Listings, Events, Attractions 12/1-12/31/09Nov. 10-Dec. 20, Nature Views: Near and Far.
The Robert Floyd Photo Gallery & Learning Center presents a photo exhibit for Nov./Dec: "Nature Views: Near and Far" by Mark Kassis. Exhibit runs from Nov. 10 through Dec. 20. Reception, Sunday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 6 p.m. Refreshments. Will be at 2 East St. at Route 10/College Highway, Southampton, MA 01073. Call 529-2635 for more info.
Through Dec. 31, Bound by Fashion Exhibition.
Worcester Art Museum at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. What lengths will some people go to be fashionable? This exhibit examines 13 Europeon paintings between the 16th and 20th century that feature the corset and investigates the psychological and physiological effects that it had on women. Members of the Museum are free. For non-members, $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students with ID, Free for kids 17 and under, free Saturday mornings 10 a.m. to noon.
Through Dec. 31, Family Scavenger Hunt: Where in the World is Helen Merriman?
Worcester Art Musesm from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Helen Bigelow Merriman was one of the original founders of the Worcester Art Museum. Pick up the new family scavenger hunt "Where in the World is Helen Merriman?" and find four of these important portraits in the galleries! Members of the Museum are free. For non-members, $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students with ID, Free for kids 17 and under, free Saturday mornings 10 a.m. to noon.
Through Jan. 3, Twelve Zodiacal Animals.
Worcester Art Museum from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate the year of the Ox! According to Chinese astrology and lunar calendar, 2009 is the year of the Ox, and 2010 is the year of the Tiger. Members of the Museum are free. For non-members, $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students with ID, Free for kids 17 and under, free Saturday mornings 10 a.m. to noon.
Dec. 3-Jan. 4, New Holyoke, 1999-2009.
Wistariahurst welcomes local artists and photographers in an exhibition entitled "New Holyoke, 1999-2009." Please join us for the exhibit opening on Thurs. Dec. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery admission is $3. Light refreshments served.
Dec. 2-6, Yiddish Operetta.
Nearly 70 years since the Yiddish stage was silenced by World War II, voices will rise again to revive Avrom Goldfaden's Yiddish Operetta, Shulamis, premiering at Harvard University's historic Agassiz Theater, Dec. 2-6. This landmark bilingual production of Shulamis will premiere a century since the death of Goldfaden, considered by many critics the father of Yiddish Theater. Shulamis was the very last production of interwar Yiddish theatre in Warsaw in 1939. Performances will be Dec. 2, 3, 5, and 6 at 8 p.m., with matinee Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission, with $10 discount tickets for students and seniors. All performances will take place in Harvard's historic Agassiz Theater in picturesque Radcliffe Yard in Cambridge, MA. The Agassiz Theater is located just a few blocks from the Harvard Square T Station at 5 James Street, Cambridge. For more info, please visit our website a www.shulamis.org
Through Dec. 4, In the East Gallery.
Janet Palin and Louise Minks: A New Landscape, A Shared Vision.
Dec. 5, Winter Soiree at Wistariahurst Museum.
On the evening of Sat. Dec. 5 from 6 to 10 p.m., Wistariahurst will be aglow with holiday spirit as the museum celebrates the season. Wistariahurst Museum welcomes you to enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and a raffle in the elegant atmosphere of the historyical Skinner family house. Tickets are $30 and $25 for members of Friends of Wistariahurst. For more info or a schedule of other upcoming events, please visit ww.wistariahurst.org
or call us at 322-5660.
Dec. 6, Chamber Music at Wistariahurst.
On Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m., Chamber Music at Wistariahurst, hosted by David Perkins, will kick off its 5th season with a celebration of masterpieces by the Viennese composer, Franz Schubert. Light refreshments will follow the concert. Tickets are $15. For more info or a schedule of other upcoming events, please visit a href="http:www.wistariahurst.org" target="new">ww.wistariahurst.org or call us at 322-5660.
Dec. 9, Garden Talk.
On Wed., Dec 9 at 6:30 p.m. Wistariahurst Museum will present its final Garden Talk in the 2009 Garden Workshop series. Master Gardener Toi Graham will explain how to plant a wildflower meadow and how to plant wildflowers as perennials in your garden. Garden talks are a $5 donation to benefit garden restoration projects at Wistariahurst. For more info or a schedule of other upcoming events, please visit a href="http:www.wistariahurst.org" target="new">ww.wistariahurst.org or call us at 322-5660.
Dec. 12, uNi Coffeehouse Concert Series.
Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Greater Springfield. On Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. presents Debra Cowan and Jeff Davis. The concert will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 245 Porter Lake Drive, Springfield, MA. For info or reservations, call 562-3990 or visit uNiCoffeehouse.org. $15 at the door. Debra Cowan is joined by Jeff Davis to present a diverse mix of songs and tunes; Celtic, Appalachian, and New England sources will be featured.
Dec., Frequent Skier Card.
Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain Frequent Skier Card now includes one free day of skiing/riding and the ability to save $25 on midweek, non-holiday lift tickets, and $15 on weekends and holiday lift tickets. The Frequent Skier Card is one of New England's best valued lift ticket products goes on sale today for $89. The newly improved card includes one day of free skiing/riding as well as the ability to save.