Open Farm Stand

November 29, 2015 - November 30, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Chicoine family farm
116 Oliver St

OPEN Farm Stand at the Chicoine Farm.

Sunday’s 12 Noon to 4:00

or by Appointment

call Bill Chicoine (413) 336-8707.

100% Grass Fed Beef, Organic Free Range Chicken  Eggs, Pork & Bacon, Grass Fed Beef Liver Dog Treats

stop by and a member of the Chicoine family  will be there to help you.

for more information visit us on FaceBook

Local, sustainable, ethical farming generation after generation.


Christmas Concert

November 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm at St. Valentine’s Church
127 King Street

Christmas Concert
Lisa Woods, Mezzo-Soprano, Terri LaFleur, Soprano, Jerry Noble, Pianist, Patricia O’Connor, Soprano and Kyle LaFleur, Flute will present a concert at St. Valentine’s Church, 127 King Street, Northampton, November 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.   Please join these talented performers as they celebrate the holiday season by performing many favorites from ‘Do You hear What I Hear?’ to ‘Mister Santa’, ‘Jingle Bell Rock!’ and many more!  Please join these very talented singers and musicians for what will be a very magical afternoon.

General Admission – $15
Seniors: 60+ – $10
Children 12 & under – $5

Dance for Parkinson’s Fall Series II

December 1, 2015 - 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm at Studio Helix/Thornes Market
150 Main Street

Come dance! This class is modeled after the Dance for PD® classes developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group and is designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and their spouses, family members, friends, and care givers. Classes will integrate various movement forms such as ballet, modern, folk dance, improvisation, and rhythmic styles to engage participants in an aesthetic experience that develop artistry while also addressing various PD-specific concerns such as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation, and depression. Classes are appropriate for anyone with PD and no dance training is required!

*Fall Series II* Tuesdays, 2:15pm-3:45pm, October 27 – December 15, 2015 (NO CLASS November 24)

Location: Studio Helix, Thornes Marketplace, 3rd Floor – accessible via elevators

Cost for 7-week series: by October 20 › $110/person ~ after October 20 › $135/person

Parking: Accessible parking is available on Level 3 of the Gare Municipal Parking Garage and in the Armory Street Parking Lot behind Thornes Market

Instructors: Fritha Pengelly, MFA, GCFP with Michelle Marroquin, MFA

For more information or to register for this class contact Fritha at 413.586.2524 or

Southampton Mother’s Club Annual Christmas Auction

December 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at William Norris School
Pomeroy Meadow Rd

The Southampton Mother’s Club’s annual Christmas Auction will be held at the William Norris School on Pomeroy-Meadow Rd. in Southampton. Delicious homemade soups will be available for sale prior to the start of the auction. Come enjoy a cup of soup! Refreshments will be served.

Silent auction/preview at 6:00pm
Regular Actuion at 7:00pm

The Valley Talent Showcase

December 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Gateway City Live
92 Race Street

The Valley Talent Showcase:

November features celebrity judges Charles Neville, Roger Salloom and State Representative Aaron Vega and special musical guests Vic Rosario and Addis Revolution.

The contest features performers from the Springfield/Hartford/Pioneer Valley area, working in any form of artistic expression and including both solo and group acts. Prizes are given for the best first and second place performers and include $50-$100 gift certificates to local area businesses as well as cash prizes. Creativity and originality receive bonus points from the judges.

To be a contestant send an email with your name, address, email, photo/video or audio sample of your suggested performance to

A suggested donation of $3 at the door goes towards providing cash prizes to the winners. For details please visit or contact Mark Sherry at or 413-374-7671.

The Valley Talent Showcase: Round 3

December 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Gateway City Live
92 Race Street

Special Musical Guests: Americana band “From The Woods”

Celebrity Judges: Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse and Founder of Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares, Glenn Siegel

Featuring performers from the Springfield/Hartford/Pioneer Valley area, working in any form of artistic expression and including both solo and group acts of all ages.

Prizes given for the best first and second place performers and include $50-$100 gift certificates to local area businesses as well as cash prizes. Creativity and originality receive bonus points.

To be a contestant send an email with your name, address, email, photo/video or audio sample (or web link) of your suggested performance to Please also note if you are 21 or older. A house sound system, guitar & bass amps and a drum set will be available for your use as necessary.

Suggested donation of $3 at the door goes towards providing cash prizes to the winners.

Details at

VJC Big Band and Guest Vibraphonist, Richard Greenblatt- Tribute to Terry Gibbs’ Dream Band

December 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at

The Vermont Jazz Center’s 18 piece big band with vibraphonist Rich Greenblatt play the high-energy swinging arrangements of Terry Gibbs’ legendary Dream Band. Special guests Jill Connolly and Mark Anagnostpolus on vocals for this annual VJC Scholarship fundraiser concert.

Tickets $25-40 sliding scale, $35-50 reserved table
At door, on-line, In the Moment Records, reserved by phone.

Please call ahead for handicap access.

Christmas Craft Fair

December 5, 2015 - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm at Hatfield Congregational Church
41 Main Street

Join the Hatfield Congregational Church for their annual Christmas Craft Fair including a gift basket and gift card raffle, hand made crafts, jewelry, books, Christmas decor items, floral arrangements and a hot lunch food and bake sale!

Gingerbread Fair

December 5, 2015 - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at Sunderland Congregational Church
91 South Main Street

The Sunderland Congregational Church hosts a Gingerbread Fair! Crafts, a bake sale, a quilt raffle and a coffee can raffle will be available. Orders will be taken for butter braided breads and cookie dough.

The event lasts from 9am-3pm. Lunch will be served from 11am-2pm.

St. John’s Episcopal Church Christmas Fair

December 5, 2015 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church
48 Elm Street

Come shop, eat lunch, sing carols, lend your presence to help make the Fair a great community success!

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