The New England Air Museum, Toys for Tots

New England Air Museum 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, CT

The New England Air Museum will host a Toys for Tots Toy Drive from Tuesday November 2nd through Saturday December 11th. The museum will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in support of the program to bring some holiday cheer to those less fortunate by way of a new toy. Free youth admission with an unwrapped […]

Connecticut Science Center, Exhibits

Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science and engaging multimedia exhibits, this exhibition reveals how the scientific studies of mummies provide a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations. Mummies of the World: […]

Norman Rockwell Museum, Exhibits

Norman Rockwell Museum 9 Route 183 (Glendale Ave), Stockbridge, MA

Jan Brett – Stories Near & Far With over forty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation’s foremost and most widely read author/illustrators for children. This lively exhibition explores the breadth of Brett’s art and the travel experiences that have inspired her many children’s books and characters. Favorite stories, from Gingerbread Friends, […]

Springfield Museums, Exhibits

Springfield Museums 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA

Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin!, November 6, 2021–January 16, 2022.  Ai Weiwei: Tradition and Dissent, July 17, 2021–January 2, 2022. Springfield Preservation Trust Awards 2021, November 16, 2021–February 20, 2022. Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin! November 6, 2021–January 16, 2022 Wood Museum of Springfield History » First Floor Dive […]

Bright Nights at Forest Park

Forest Park 300 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA

Bright Nights at Forest Park will kick off its 27th season on Wednesday, November 24, with a special guest flipping the switch on all 675,000 lights. In addition to the magical lighting display illuminating the three-mile drive, Santa’s Magical Forest will be welcoming visitors to enjoy, snacks, souvenirs, and whirl on the carousel. Santa will […]

Norman Rockwell Museum, Thanksgiving

Norman Rockwell Museum 9 Route 183 (Glendale Ave), Stockbridge, MA

We love company; bring yours this holiday weekend!  NRM is open Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm. Book your tickets here. Explore the newest family-friendly special exhibition Jan Brett: Stories Near & Far. Plus, enjoy a Joyful Holidays Family Day on December 4 from 11 a.m. to […]

Titanic Museum, Looking for a Little History?

Titanic Museum 208 Main Street (rear of Henry's Jewelry), Indian Orchard, MA

Exclusive to the THS Titanic Museum Store The White Star Line: An Illustrated History 1869 – 1934 $40.00 If you are looking for a concise, accurate account on the White Star Line, this book is for you. A big, handsome, hardcover beauty published by the Titanic Historical Society is chock full of glorious color illustrations. […]

Williamsburg General Store, Holiday Shopping

The Williamsburg General Store 12 Main St - Village Center, Williamsburg, MA

Williamsburg General Store has been a family-owned business operating in the Hilltowns since 1977. The building itself was built in 1876, how’s that for town history! Our bakery is always churning out delicious, scratch-made baked goods, including our famous Wrapples, and other goodies like pies, scones, coffee cakes, and savory breads. We pride ourselves on […]

The Longmeadow Shops, Letters to Santa

The Longmeadow Shops 690 Bliss Road, Longmeadow, MA

It’s time to send those letters to Santa. Drop your letter in the Santa Mailbox near Delaney’s Market at The Longmeadow Shops. The elves at The Longmeadow Shops will make sure that letters placed in the mailbox will make it to the North Pole. Santa receives so many letters that he may not have time […]

West Springfield, Feztival of Trees

The Feztival will return this year at the Clarion Hotel and Aqua Lagoon Waterpark at 1080 Riverdale St., West Springfield. It will be open Nov. 26-27,10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nov. 28,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-3, 4 to 7 p.m.; Dec. 4., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Dec. 5,10 […]

Richardson’s Candy Kitchen, It’s the Holidays!

Richardson’s Candy Kitchen 500 Greenfield Road, Deerfield, MA

Wrap up your holiday shopping early this year with gifts that bring comfort and joy — chocolate! Choose one of our beloved box assortments, seasonal sweets or some tried-and-true favorites like our Famous Dixies. Because we anticipate a busier than usual holiday season, we encourage you to order your Christmas gifts and Chanukah gifts online early — for […]

Bounce! Trampoline Sports, Black Friday!

Bounce! Trampoline Sports 1250 St. James Ave, Springfield, MA

We are closed for Thanksgiving, but back on Friday.  Have some fun and getting some gifts off you list with our gift card promotion. Thursday, November 25th: CLOSED Friday, November 26th: 11am-10pm **Toddler Time will be suspended 11/26** Open Bounce!® time is where you get to experience the fun of bouncing and jumping to your heart’s […]

Six Flags, Holiday Toy Drive

Six Flags New England 1623 Main Street, Agawam, MA

Spread the joy, give a toy! To kick off the holiday season, we will be hosting a Toy drive to benefit the YMCA of Greater Springfield. The holiday season is the season of giving and helping others. The Holiday Capital of New England invite families to spread the joy of the holiday season and give a […]

MassMutual Center, Annual Festival of Trees

MassMutual Center 1277 Main Street, Springfield, MA

Kicking off the day after Thanksgiving, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield opens the 21st Annual Festival of Trees - CLOSED Monday & Tuesday, open Wednesday through Sunday. A stroll through this colorful forest of whimsical, beautiful and creative Christmas trees, all donated and decorated by area businesses, organizations, families and individuals, will put […]

Springfield Museums, Annual Gingerbread Competition

Springfield Museums 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA

The Springfield Museums are pleased to present the Gingerbread: Under the Sea exhibition. In this 12th annual holiday exhibit, visitors will dive into the enchanted waters and journey to the bottom of the sea where fantastical creatures and colorful plants are interpreted as culinary creations! Walking into this year’s Under the Sea gallery is like diving […]

Westfield, DecemberFest

In-person events will kick off on Small Business Saturday, November 27 with the Mayor’s Tree Lighting on Park Square. Festivities will begin with Cocoa and Carols at 6pm, featuring the Westfield High School Brass Ensemble, led by Patrick Kennedy and the Westfield High School Show Choir, conducted by Korey Bruno. Cocoa will be provided, while three giant […]

Santa Claus is Coming to Holyoke Mall!

Holyoke Mall 50 Holyoke St, Holyoke, MA

Santa Claus IS coming to town! Holyoke Mall will be welcoming Santa back to the shopping center this holiday season and he will be available for visits and photos in Cafe Square! Children, families, and even pets are invited to visit with Santa daily starting Friday, November 26th through Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th.   There […]

Yiddish Book Center, Hanukkah

Yiddish Book Center 1021 West Street, Amherst, MA

Chanukah, oy khaneke! Who knew that “menorah,” the familiar American Jewish term for the Hanukkah candelabrum, comes from Ladino? In Yiddish, the nine-branched candle holder is a khanike-lempl (Hanukkah lamp), and in Israeli Hebrew it’s a hanukia. That’s not the only linguistic confusion surrounding the Festival of Lights. According to Dovid Braun, “there are more […]

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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

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Springfield Museums, Pop-up Vaccination Clinic

Springfield Museums 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA

The Springfield Museums will host Commonwealth of Massachusetts Pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics the weekends of November 13-14 and November 20-21; with second-dose clinics December 4-5; December 11-12. The clinics will be open on those dates from 10am -5pm on Saturdays; 11am -5 pm on Sundays. Preregistration is available, walk-ins welcome. The vaccination is free. […]