Hilltown Families

An important element within the city of Holyoke, Gateway City Arts connects artists, artisans, and creators of all kinds with the community through classes, community conversations, markets, and other exciting events....

Western MA native, Deborah Baronas, has an exhibit at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, now through April 2014. Baronas will show a body of work that examines the lives of 19th...

Vacant paper mills line the narrow strip of land between Water Street and the Connecticut River in Holyoke, MA. Near the end of the 19th Century, Holyoke, with more than 25...

The Holyoke History Walk: A Virtual Tour of the City Have you ever walked, biked, or driven through downtown Holyoke and wondered about the history of the city’s numerous old buildings? ...

Wistariahurst Museum Hosts Victorian Game Day & Beethoven’s Wig Marjorie Latham of the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA writes: Are you and your kids looking for some great ways to have...

History Comes Alive in Holyoke Marjorie Latham of Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA writes: For most people, Wistariahurst is a museum. But when Allerton Kilborne enters the home on Cabot Street,...

Children’s Museum in Holyoke It’s winter here. The ground is cold, but not yet snow-covered. The days have been getting shorter and we’ve hit the point at which they will grow...

Willie Nelson & Family at Mountain Park Holyoke, MA Sunday, August 8th, 2010 @ 7pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, responsible, we are told, for converting the pagan Irish to Christianity. He used the shamrock to illustrate how three...

I Scream You Scream We All Scream …  For Ice Cream! On Tuesday April 17th from 12pm until 8pm participating Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops around the world will be hosting Ben...

Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival March 10th – March 31st, 2007 Through collaborative community effort, the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival will be offering a spectacular array of award-winning, entertaining films...

VALENTINE’S DAY 2007 Happenings in the hilltowns and beyond for Valentine’s Day. Discover upcoming events and links for your family that are Valentine-ish, including dances, crafts, chocolate and more…