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September 23 is the Autumnal Equinox! Come to the UMass Sunwheel at sunrise and sunset to witness the first of each for the new season. Learn about astronomy, the seasons, and the sunwheel by viewing this exciting event.

What is “spirit of place?” Can you identify it in your backyard? How about in historic landscapes? UMass Amherst Libraries is hosting the traveling exhibition, “A Genius For Place,” this spring, featuring photographs of North American landscape designs from the “Country Place Era.” Take in the exhibit, learn about the history of the estates featured, and ask yourself questions about the spirit of these places, your place, and how it may influence landscape architecture to amplify natural elements.

Imago: ZooZoo Thursday, April 11th at 7:30pm UMass Fine Arts Center in Amherst Hilltown Families and the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall at University of Massachusetts in Amherst have partnered up to offer two family 4-packs of tickets to two lucky families to see Imago: ZooZoo on Thursday, April 11th at 7:30pm, at UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall in Amherst, MA! Deadline to enter to win: 4/8/13 by 11:59pm (EST).  More details… Read More

Christian Folk Art from India Dec. 12th-16th, 2011 Augusta Savage Gallery at UMass The Augusta Savage Gallery at the University of Massachusetts’ Fine Arts Center will be hosting a show of Christian Folk Art from India opening with a reception on Monday, December 12th from 5-7pm and running through December 16th. Each piece in the collection is a painted cloth scroll depicting a Christian story or concept- the scrolls were used by… Read More

Buffy Sainte-Marie at the Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA Friday, October 15th, 2010 @ 7pm     Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win free tickets to see adult venues in the Pioneer Valley for a PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT! You pay for the sitter, we’ll pay for the tickets! This month we are pleased to offer a chance to win a pairs… Read More

Win Free Tickets to See DAN ZANES AND FRIENDS: FAMILY DANCE PARTY At the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall in Amherst, MA SHOWTIME: Friday, October 23rd at 7pm Family Fun Pre-Show Party begins at 6pm Hilltown Families and the UMass Fine Arts Center have partnered up to offer a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Dan Zanes and Friends: Family Dance Party at the Fine Arts Center Concert… Read More

Autumnal Equinox Sunrise & Sunset Gatherings at the UMass Sunwheel in Amherst, MA The public is invited to witness the passing of the seasons by joining Dr. Judith Young of the U.Mass. Dept. of Astronomy to watch the Sun rise and set over the tall standing stones in the U.Mass. Sunwheel for the Autumnal Equinox of 2009. The sunrise and sunset events will be held on both Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 22… Read More

Cirque du Soleil: Alegría (tickets) We’re very excited to be able to offer a family 4-pack of free tickets to see the Alegría, a Cirque du Soleil classic and an internationally acclaimed production that has entertained more than 10 million people worldwide since its world premiere in Montreal in April 1994. Alegría will be performing 8 shows at the Mullins Center at UMass in Amherst, MA, from September 16-20, 2009. Tickets range… Read More

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