Suggested Events 08/23/08 – 08/29/08

Cummington Fair 2007 - (c) Sienna Wildfield

Cummington Fair 2007 ( - (c) Sienna Wildfield


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Events Happening in the Hilltowns
The following key represents the sum cost of one adult and one child:
(>$) Under $10; ($) Between $10-$19; ($$) Between $20-$44; ($$$) Over $45

Saturday – 08/23

All Day – LOCAL AGRICULTURE FAIRS – Cummington Fair, Middlesex County 4-H Fair, Deerfield Farm & Music Festival and the Shelburne Grange Fair [All Ages] (>$-$$$) LINK

7am – 9am – FAMILY RADIO – (Air Waves) Are you prepared to rock?! Join Bill & Ella on Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child every Saturday on The River 93.9FM (101.5FM in Brattleboro), or 103.3 FM WXOJ-LP to hear two hours of quality family-friendly music. [All ages] (Free) LINK

9am-10am – FAMILY RADIO & STORYTELLING – (Air Waves) Join our Hilltown Family! Spend a little time with The Hilltown Family Variety Show every Saturday on WXOJ-LP 103.3FM to hear a full hour of commercial-free, quality family-friendly music and storytelling. [Families] (Free) LINK

10am-4pm – COUNTRY FAIR – (North Adams) Storey Publishing invites eceryone to a free celebration in the MASS MoCA’s Courtyard for activities and demonstrations all day, including: raising sheep, spinning wool, growing organic produce, making cheese, and much more. [All Ages] (Free)

11am – MUSEUM ADVENTURES – (North Adams) Gallery Scavenger Hunt at MASS MoCA. Kids can explore the art on display in this guided hunt through the exhibitions. [All Ages] (Free) LINK

Noon-5pm – AGRICULTURE FAIR – (Granby) Tomato Festival at Red Fire Farm. Sample over 60 varieties of delicious tomatoes, tour the fields, participate in a 5k race and much more. Red Fire Farm’s annual Tomato Festival will be on the farm in Granby, [All Ages] (>$) LINK

2pm-10pm – AGRICULTURE FAIR & MUSIC FESTIVAL – (Deerfield) Deerfield Farm and Music Festival. The fun-filled, family festival is a celebration of local agriculture, and includes a farmers market, vendor booths with food, ice cream and other products, sheep-herding, a barbecue dinner, children’s activities, music, and other activities. [All Ages] ($) LINK

1pm – PERFORMANCE – (Amherst) Roxaboxen, an interactive performance, will be at the auditorium at the Eric Carle Museum. 658-1155 [All Ages] (Free with museum admission) LINK

7pm – CONCERT – (Northampton) Roger Salloom will be in concert with special guests at the Academy of Music. 584-8435 [All Ages] (Free) MORE INFO

Sunday – 08/24

Ware Grange Fair

1pm – 4pm – AGRICULTURAL FAIR – (South Deerfield) Pestopalooza. Delight your senses with a walk through Stockbridge Farm’s lavender, herb and vegetable gardens in South Deerfield. Enjoy the flavors and tastes of more than twenty varieties of basil. [All Ages] LINK

4pm – CONCERT – (Worthington) Pianist Rorianne Schrade will be performing at the Sevenars Concert Series. 238-5854 [Adults and children with audience skills] ($$) LINK


For more events happening this week, visit our SUGGEST AN EVENT page. There are also fun suggestions on our THINGS TO DO, PLACES TO SEE page. If you know of an upcoming event that you would like to share with other families, please feel encourage to do so by posting it HERE.

One Comment on “Suggested Events 08/23/08 – 08/29/08

  1. Friday-Sunday: Snoopy & Co. hit the town!
    The newly formed Young Actors Guild of the Berkshires brings us the smash Broadway hit, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown featuring local high school and college age thespians at a very affordable price. The production is directed by Johnny Segalla & Shea Kelly, and choreographed by Anna Rogovoy.

    Friday-Sunday, August 22-24 | Friday & Saturday: 7:30pm; Saturday & Sunday: 2pm | Berkshire Community College | 1350 West Street | 499.0886 | $10/$6/free under 3

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