HFVS Giveaway (Tickets): Elizabeth Mitchell & Western MA Illustrators’ Guild Artists


To the Eric Carle Museum
Birthday Bash and Children’s Book Festival
With Elizabeth Mitchell in Concert!

Elizabeth Mitchell, a perennial favorite of the Hilltown Family Variety Show, will be performing at the Eric Carle Museum‘s Birthday Bash and Children’s Book Festival this Saturday, June 13th @ 10am, in Amherst, MA.  The festival is from 10am-5pm.

The museum as offered Hilltown Families four free family passes for the event (2 adults and up to 4 children) .  Here’s your chance to win passes to meet many great illustrators and see Elizabeth Mitchell in concert!


Birthday Bash and Children’s Book Festival
with Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild
June 13, 2009
10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Elizabeth Mitchell concert is at 10am)
Celebrate, connect and create!
In honor of Eric Carle’s 80th birthday and the 25th anniversary of the Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild (WMIG), The Carle is hosting a day filled with book-signings, readings, and demonstrations by WMIG artists, hands-on activities in the Art Studio, and special performances by Smithsonian Folkways Children’s music recording artist Elizabeth Mitchell. Complimenting the art in the galleries will be an exhibit of original art by some of New England’s favorite illustrators as well as an art sale, silent auction, and raffle. Click here for more information.

This event sponsored by FamilyFun magazine and The Bank of Western Massachusetts.

Participating artists include:


Your chance to win a free family pass (2 adults and up to 4 children)is as easy as 1-2-3 (4)! To win simply

  1. POST A COMMENT BELOW and be sure to tell us your
  2. FULL NAME and where you
  3. LIVE (TOWN/STATE) PLEASE include your town and state to be eligible. We’ll randomly draw a winner from those who leave a comment (along with their name and town/state) and contact the winner via email, so be sure to leave an
  4. ACCURATE EMAIL in the email field of the comment box (we never share your email address).

IT’S THAT SIMPLE! — Deadline is Thursday (06/11/09) @ 7pm (EST).


  1. kelli ann ferrigan & co. said,

    June 14, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    lucky, lucky, lucky!! cheers, kelli & co.

  2. June 11, 2009 at 7:34 pm

    Congratulations to the following four families on winning a family pass to the Eric Carle Museum Birthday Bash and Children’s Book Festival with Elizabeth Mitchell in Concert this Saturday, June 13th @ 10am, in Amherst, MA:

    Lyza Fennell of Southampton, MA

    Kerri LaPlante of Westhampton, MA

    Jara Malikin of Florence, MA

    The Jensen Family of Leeds, MA

  3. Robin Sidel said,

    June 11, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    we also <3 Elizabeth Mitchell and the Eric Carle Museum!!

    thanks for the offer


  4. Amy said,

    June 10, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    We’re in Goshen, MA and we’d love to go—love Eric Carle–and children’s illustrators—sounds like fun!! —Amy Coyne

  5. elizabeth said,

    June 10, 2009 at 11:57 am

    WoW! we would love to attend such a grand party! with respect, the jensen family in leeds

  6. Jara Malikin said,

    June 9, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    Florence, MA

    We’d love to be part of the festivities and see Elizabeth Mitchell.

  7. Kerri LaPlante said,

    June 9, 2009 at 10:22 am

    Thanks for the great offer.

    Kerri LaPlante
    Westhampton, MA

  8. kelli ann ferrigan & co. said,

    June 9, 2009 at 9:43 am

    can’t be there– just chiming in to say how much we’d love to, tho’ !!

    xo from up here

  9. Lyza Fennell said,

    June 8, 2009 at 8:37 pm

    Southampton, MA.

    We LOVVVVVE Elizabeth Mitchell!

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