PassportHolyoke.org

Passport Holyoke Events

SEPTEMBER
 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30  
OCTOBER
 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
NOVEMBER
 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30  

Upcoming Events

Terrarium Workshop

Donít let the thought of impending winter get you down. Learn how to make lovely miniature indoor gardens under glass. If you create these gardens in the early autumn, the plants will have matured in time for holiday gift giving and you can share a bit of greenery with friends and family. Attendees will each make a terrarium. Presented by Master Gardener Shari Petrucci.
Reservations necessary.

when: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:30 am
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: $50 per participant, all inclusive. Proceeds benefit the restoration of Wistariahurst Museumís gardens.
info: http://wistariahurst.org/events/terrariums-workshop/
Print Event     Top

Hawks Over Holyoke

With Mount Tom in its borders, Holyoke is a key stop in the annual hawk migration. Come downtown to celebrate these special birds. Live bird demonstrations featuring "Eyes on Owls" and "Hawks with Tom Ricardi" will highlight this day of family fun.

when: Sunday, September 21, 2014
10am-3pm
where: Holyoke Heritage State Park
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: FREE
Print Event     Top

Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind Ė Textiles in the Connecticut River Valley: Fashion and Frugality: English Patterned Silks and Connecticut River Valley Womenís Fashion in the 18th Century

Ned Lazaroís talk will explore the ownership and survival of three elaborate 18th-century brocaded silk gowns worn in the Connecticut River Valley. Woven on a draw loom, patterned silks like brocades took weeks or months to make, and were extremely costly. A significant investment, these garments continued to be worn and altered as fashions changed, enriching their stories even further for 21st-century fashion scholars and enthusiasts.

when: Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: $7 general/$5 members, pay at door
info: http://wistariahurst.org/events/historical-lecture-series-threads-that-bind-textiles-in-the-connecticut-river-valley-fashion-and-frugality-english-patterned-silks-and-connecticut-river-valley-womens-fashion-in/
Print Event     Top

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

Wistariahurst will grant free admission for two for historic house tours with the Admission Card on Museum Day Live! For more information and to obtain a free admission card go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/‎.

For Museum Day Live on September 28 ONLY tours will begin at:
12:15 pm
12:45 pm
1:15 pm
1:45 pm
2:15 pm
2:45 pm
3:15 pm

Attendees must present a Museum Day Admission Card to gain free entry which can be accessed online at www.smithsonian.com/museumday. Each card provides museum access for two people, and one admission card is permitted per household.

Participants interested in touring Wistariahurst are encouraged to schedule a tour time in advance as group tour sizes are limited.

when: Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
info: http://wistariahurst.org/events/smithsonian-magazine-museum-day-live-2/
Print Event     Top

An Afternoon Concert with Bella Voce

Join Bella Voce as they present selections from Opera, Broadway and the American Songbook taking you on a journey from La Scala to 42nd Street to Tin Pan Alley! Works by Mozart, Humperdinck, Bizet, Jerry Noble, Krieger, Bernstein, Porter, Gershwin and more! Bella Voce features Lisa Woods, mezzo-Soprano and Teri LaFleur, Soprano with Jerry Noble piano accompanist.

when: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: Tickets are $12 general / $10 for members and seniors
info: http://wistariahurst.org/events/an-afternoon-concert-with-bella-voce/
Print Event     Top
Next Stop Holyoke 2014
Survey
Survey

Event spotlight

Flora and Fun in the Wistariahurst Gardens: Performance by the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet

The gardens will come to life in this very unique and enchanting site-specific ballet performance outdoors and around the gardens.

You are also invited to take part in the magic by creating your very own fairy crown or magic wand.

Performances are at 1:30 and 3:00, with fairy craft activities taking place at 2:00 and 3:30. Event is Rain or Shine (indoor accommodations provided).

This event is part of Next Stop: Holyoke.

when: Saturday, October 11, 2014
1:30-3:30pm
where: Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
price: Performances are FREE; crafts are $3.

Partners

Links

Funded in part by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Business and Technology/Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

This project was made possible by a grant administered by the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.