Suggested Events 01/24/09-01/30/09

Inaugural Address Viewing at Elmer's in Ashfield, MA

Community members packed the house at Elmer's in Ashfield, MA as they gather together to share and watch Obama's inaugural address on a big screen TV. - (c) Tony(a) Lemos of Ashfield, MA


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.


There are so many great events happening this weekend, with many great reasons to visit our local museums.

On Saturday, the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield is hosting a free day with opening day festivities for the exhibit, Race to the Top.  Events include ice carving, dog sledding, lecture on Inuit wisdom and an early evening party. Click here to read more.

Then on Sunday, the Stone Hill Center’s winter wonderland setting at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown will provide the perfect backdrop for free fantastic family fun from 12:30 to 3:30 pm with more dog sledding, snowshoe excursions, snow sculpting and painting, sledding and a campfire complete with hot chocolate.  Click here to read more.

In case you missed it this week, check out the post The Wonderment of Museum to find out how to get the most of your visit to museums.


Keeth from The Harmonica Pocket co-hosts this week’s episode of HFVS. On Saturday, tune in from 9-10am to 103.3FM (Northampton, MA) or listen on-line at Then after lunch time, head over to Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA to see them perform live at 1pm in Club B-10 . You’ll be happy you did!

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Events Happening in the Hilltowns

Saturday – 01/24/09

Sunday – 01/25/09

Weekday 01/26-01/30

Monday starts the fifteen day Chinese New Year Celebration!  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.

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