09.04.14 - 04.30.15 Public Art Project: Jennifer Williams University Museum of Contemporary Art
Williams created two large artworks on the prominent south facade of the Fine Arts Center. She talks about her work.
09.05.14 - 10.31.14 Haunted History Tours Downtown Northampton
Meet at Kirkland Ave., in between Thornes Marketplace and the E. John Gare Parking Garage. Preregistration recommended. See valleyghosttours.com for more information.
09.10.14 - 12.31.14 Jewish Family Jam Lander-Grinspoon Academy
Jewish music class for children 3 and under, their parents, and caregivers.
09.11.14 - 09.25.14 Historic Property Walks Norman Rockwell Museum
Learn about the buildings on the museum's 36-acre property.
09.12.14 - 09.28.14 The Big E Eastern States Exposition Grounds
This year's Big E hosts the 50th anniversary exhibit of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Other attractions include a daily parade, Walk-Around Impresonators, Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, butter sculpture, a wine and cheese barn, horse shows, car shows, shopping, food, music, and much more. Through Sept. 28.
09.12.14 - 09.28.14 A Grizzly Experience Eastern States Exposition Grounds
Entertaining and educational looks at grizzly bears. Part of The Big E.
09.13.14 - 12.13.14 English Country Dance Munson Library
The second Saturday of each month. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Bring soft-soled shoes.
09.20.14 - 09.21.14 Amherst Poetry Festival Downtown Amherst
Featuring readings and discussions, theatrical performances, and a booksellers' row at Sweetser Park, the Emily Dickinson Museum, and throughout downtown Amherst.