Events

Greenfield Military Band

Tuesday, July 7th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Energy Park
50 Miles Street
Greenfield

The Greenfield Military Band will perform every Tuesday at the Energy Park, Miles Street, Greenfield on July 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 7 to 8 PM, free tho donations will be accepted. The Greenfield Military Band celebrates 113 seasons this year and perform mixes of marches, familiar hits, pop tunes, oldies, overtures and more. Always bring your own chair/blanket.

Meet Local Author Ariel Swan

Wednesday, July 8th 2015 - All Day at Greenfield Public Library
402 Main St.
Greenfield

 

As part of Escape the Ordinary, the library’s Summer Reading Program, GPL is pleased to host local author Ariel Swan on at Wednesday, July 8 in the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room.  Swan will read from and discuss The Nightingale Bones, which tells the story of Alice Towne, a twenty-seven-year old woman blessed with supernatural abilities.  Alice leaves a disapproving Boston husband to housesit for a summer in tiny Hawthorne only to find someone there has been waiting for her. This program is free to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library and supported by the World Eye Book Shop.

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

Wednesday, July 8th 2015 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Mendenhall Center, Smith College
122 Green Street
Northampton

July 8-11, July 22-25, 10:30 AM

Hooray! Hooray! NCTKids is bringing everybody’s favorite first grader to the stage in this lively musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s beloved Junie B. Jones book series. Junie B. (the B. stands for Beatrice only she does not like Beatrice, just B.) sings and dances her way through First Grade with the help of her teacher Mr. Scary, the Cafeteria Lady and friends like Sheldon and Herb and even that tattle- tale, May. Grab your top-secret personal beeswax journal and join us for all the fun of JUNIE B. JONES: THE MUSICAL.

Tickets can be bought at newcenturytheatre.org or by calling 413-585-3220.

$10 General admission, $8 groups (per ticket)

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

Thursday, July 9th 2015 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Mendenhall Center, Smith College
122 Green Street
Northampton

July 8-11, July 22-25, 10:30 AM

Hooray! Hooray! NCTKids is bringing everybody’s favorite first grader to the stage in this lively musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s beloved Junie B. Jones book series. Junie B. (the B. stands for Beatrice only she does not like Beatrice, just B.) sings and dances her way through First Grade with the help of her teacher Mr. Scary, the Cafeteria Lady and friends like Sheldon and Herb and even that tattle- tale, May. Grab your top-secret personal beeswax journal and join us for all the fun of JUNIE B. JONES: THE MUSICAL.

Tickets can be bought at newcenturytheatre.org or by calling 413-585-3220.

$10 General admission, $8 groups (per ticket)

Historic Northampton

Friday, July 10th 2015 - All Day at Historic Northampton
48 Bridge Street
Northampton

What: Muse Memory Museum, an exhibition by Neal Parks

Where: Historic Northampton

When: July 10 to August 9, 2015

Opening reception: Friday, July 10, 5-8pm (Arts Night Out)

Public Talk: Sunday, July 19, 2pm. What Mean These Stones?

Native American and Colonial Placemaking along the Great River

Christine DeLucia, Assistant Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College.

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

NCTKids: JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Mendenhall Center, Smith College
122 Green Street
Northampton

July 8-11, July 22-25, 10:30 AM

Hooray! Hooray! NCTKids is bringing everybody’s favorite first grader to the stage in this lively musical adaptation of Barbara Park’s beloved Junie B. Jones book series. Junie B. (the B. stands for Beatrice only she does not like Beatrice, just B.) sings and dances her way through First Grade with the help of her teacher Mr. Scary, the Cafeteria Lady and friends like Sheldon and Herb and even that tattle- tale, May. Grab your top-secret personal beeswax journal and join us for all the fun of JUNIE B. JONES: THE MUSICAL.

Tickets can be bought at newcenturytheatre.org or by calling 413-585-3220.

$10 General admission, $8 groups (per ticket)

Cello Concert at Charlemont

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Charlemont Federated Church
175 Main Street
Charlemont

Pioneering cellist Matt Haimovitz will bring his fresh approach and his 1710 Gofriller cello to Mohawk Trail Concerts Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, at the Federated Church on Route 2 in Charlemont.

The Friday concert begins at 7 p.m., Saturday at 7:30.  Doors open a half-hour before performance.  Tickets $23, on line at www.mohawktrailconcerts.org, or at the box office, cash or checks only.  Children under 16 are admitted free.

Falltown String Band

Friday, July 10th 2015 - 7:00 pm at Great Falls Coffee House
2 Avenue A
Turners Falls

The Falltown String Band will perform at the Great Falls Coffeehouse, Friday, July 10, at 7:00 pm.

The coffeehouse takes place in the historic Great Hall of the Great Falls Discovery Center at 2 Avenue A, in downtown Turners Falls.  Doors open at 6:30 pm. Coffee and homemade baked goods are available. The museum and museum store are open during intermission. Suggested sliding scale donation $6–$12, free for children. Donations help the Friends of the Discovery Center provide free nature programming for the public. The Discovery Center is wheelchair accessible. For more information, please call the Discovery Center at (413) 863-3221 or online at greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org

Happier Valley Comedy Show

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 12:00 am at Arts Block Cafe
289 Main St.
Greenfield

All-new monthly improv comedy show featuring The Ha-Ha’s and their special guests from Boston and beyond. Each show is completely new and different. Check www.happiervalley.com for the details about this month’s show. Tickets are $10 online in advance at The Arts Block website or $13 at the door. This show is PG-13.

Bernardston Farmers Market

Saturday, July 11th 2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at United Church of Bernardston
58 Church St.
Bernardston

Every Saturday through October 3rd, 10am to 1pm at the United Church of Bernardton parking lot.  Local, fresh farm produce and other products!

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