Imagine a place in the heart of New England…

where you can stay close to everything in vibrant villages and city centers, and also find yourself next to nothing in the great outdoors. Imagine a unique region where year-round outdoor recreation opportunities meet a vibrant art, culture, and dining scene; where you’ll get your fill of outdoor adventure by day, and explore spirited downtowns by night…all within a few minutes drive.

Imagine yourself in Western Massachusetts.

Featured Events

There’s always plenty going on in Western Massachusetts! Check out our calendar for the latest happenings and events.

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March 2020

Great Hall Exhibit: Fertile Ground – Corn, Cranberries, Tobacco, and Artists

The Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association's traveling exhibit explores connections between the Connecticut River Valley's agricultural landscape and generations of artists in the Fuller family of Deerfield. Imaginary art studios represent three generations George Fuller's painting studio, Arthur Negus Fuller's printmaking studio, and Elizabeth Brooks Fuller's en plein air (outdoor) studio. Enjoy reproductions of oil paintings, prints, and watercolors from Memorial Hall Museum's Fuller collection; learn how farming influenced these artists' work; and create your own art inspired by our local…

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Visit with the Easter Bunny!!

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

March 29th 12-3pm April 4th & 5th 12-3pm and April 10th & 11th 12-3pm

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100 Who Care – Franklin County

Small time commitment - big impact! 100 Who Care is a quick, affordable way for busy people to build community and give collectively. We meet three times a year to have an immediate impact on Franklin County and have fun doing it! We hear members' short presentations on local non-profits, then vote. Whichever charity wins the vote walks away with our collective donation - only $33 each, but collectively adding up to over $2,000! This event is our first event…

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April 2020

Great Hall Exhibit: Fertile Ground – Corn, Cranberries, Tobacco, and Artists

The Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association's traveling exhibit explores connections between the Connecticut River Valley's agricultural landscape and generations of artists in the Fuller family of Deerfield. Imaginary art studios represent three generations George Fuller's painting studio, Arthur Negus Fuller's printmaking studio, and Elizabeth Brooks Fuller's en plein air (outdoor) studio. Enjoy reproductions of oil paintings, prints, and watercolors from Memorial Hall Museum's Fuller collection; learn how farming influenced these artists' work; and create your own art inspired by our local…

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Buckland Fiber Friends

Knit, Spin, weave, felt, sew and crochet. Share yarn, tools, ideas and camaraderie.

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Contact

Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council
99 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA 01060
413-584-1900

Franklin County Regional Tourism Council
395 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-773-5463