Suggested Events 11/29/08-12/05/08
SUGGEST AN EVENT
If you have a family-friendly event or educational program happening in Western Massachusetts that you’d like to let us know about, post your event on our “Suggest An Event” page.
The 5th Annual Gorge aprés Gorge community walk/run happens along the Westfield River at the Chesterfield Gorge in West Chesterfield, MA. It’s free and happens Sunday morning (11/30/08) at 10am. Click here to read more.
Saturday – 11/29
- 7am-9am – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child on The River and 103.3FM WXOJ.
- 9am-10am – Hilltown Family Variety Show on 103.3FM WXOJ.
- 9am-5pm – Have the kids give a gift to the Forbes Library Annual Giving Tree in Northampton.
- 10am – Santa arrives at Yankee Candle in Deerfield, MA. Live holiday music, sleigh rides. Free.
- 10am – Santa Parade marches through downtown Florence. Free.
- 11am – Following Santa’s march down Main Street in Florence, visit with local children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka at Cup and Top Cafe in Florence, MA. Free.
- 11-4pm – At the Historic Deerfield Museum the Members of the Society of the 17th Century offer a taste of English life as it was for the first Thanksgiving, including cooking on an open hearth.
- 12:30 – 2:20pm – The Collins/Moylan Memorial Skating Rink in Greenfield will have a public skate. Skate rentals available. 413.772.6891
- 1-5pm – At the Historic Deerfield Museum in Deerfield, families can participate in a “Handmade Gifts” workshop.
- 2pm –The Neverending Story will be showing at the Colonial Theater in Pittsfield, MA.
- 2pm & 3pm – Picture Book Theatre presents Rooster’s Off to See the World and The Very Lonely Firefly at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst.
- 4 – 6:50pm – There will be a public ice skate at the Mullins Center Ice Rink at UMass in Amherst. Skate rentals available. 413.545.399.
- 6pm – Thanksgiving Gratitude Revival at The Art Bridge in Shelburne.
- Holiday light display at Look Park in Florence, MA (through 01/01/09).
Sunday – 11/30
- Registration deadline for the Old Sturbridge Village Crafts at Close Range Day.
- Festival of the Trees is happening until 01/01 at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA.
- Live holiday music, sleigh rides and more at Yankee Candle in Deerfield, MA. Free.
- 1pm & 3pm – The Paper Bag Players perform at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst.
- 3 – 4:50pm – There will be a public ice skate at the Mullins Center Ice Rink at UMass in Amherst. Skate rentals available. 413.545.3990
- 4-6pm – There will be a family contra dance at the Montague Grange in Montague, MA.
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.
You can also check out Keegan’s post here for weekday events that happen around the valley for the little sprouts.