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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Historic Deerfield Lecture Series Begins

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

There will be no hibernating at Historic Deerfield this winter season. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery, a free winter lecture series, "Textiles and Fashion in Early America", will be held starting on January 25th.  In addition, local Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn a merit badge in hearth cooking.

Call for Actors: ACT Presents "Irma La Douce"

Adapted from an Arena Civic Theatre (ACT) press release:

Arena Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the musical Irma La Douce on Sunday, December 14th, at 1PM, at the Arts Block Café (289 Main Street in Greenfield, please use the Court Square door), and Monday, December 15th, at 7PM, at the Bangs Community Center (70 Boltwood Walk in Amherst).  Come prepared to read, move, and perform a song (please bring sheet music).

Greenfield Family Finalists in Baking Contest

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

Historic Deerfield is pleased to announce the finalists in the Historic Deerfield King Arthur Flour Heritage Baking Recipe Contest, including Greenfield's own Johanna Swartzentruber and her family.  A great number of submissions were received for the contest, which asked amateur bakers to send in their best family baked dessert recipe.  The winners will be chosen on Saturday, December 6th, during Heritage Baking Day at Historic Deerfield.

Explore and Learn at Historic Deerfield in November

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

In addition to their regular programs, historic deerfield will be helping the community by offering a free workshop on preserving small collections, on November 8th, and providing an alternative to Black Friday shopping.  They have also brought back the King Arthur Flour Recipe Contest!

Arena Civic Theatre Proudly Presents Snoopy!!!

Adapted from an Arena Civic Theatre (ACT) press release:

The Arena Civic Theatre Company makes its triumphant return to Greenfield with a show last produced here in 1983 at The Roundhouse, Snoopy!!! The Musical.  Performances will take place at the Arts Block Cafe on October 17th & 24th at 7:30PM and October 18th, 19th, 25th, & 26th at 2PM.

It's Time for the Montague Common Hall Tag Sale

Adapted from a press release by Mik Muller:

On Saturday, October 11th, from 9AM to 1PM, rain or shine, the Montague Common Hall will hold its annual tag sale fundraiser to help pay for building upkeep such as repairing the doors, windows, floors, kitchen, bathrooms, etc.

October Will be Busy Month at Historic Deerfield

Adapted from Historic Deerfield press releases:

Fall kicks into full swing at Historic Deerfield during the month of October and features a robust calendar of programming including the annual ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show, a lecture about heirloom apples, and graveyard tours.

Yum! Riverside Blues & BBQ Lineup

Adapted From a Greenfield Recreation Department press release:

The Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival returns for its 4th year on Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th. “We love to showcase one of the gems of Greenfield---Beacon Park.  It is a wonderful place to hold a festival, with the surrounding mountains and Poet Seat Tower standing above,” says Christy Moore, Recreation Director for the City of Greenfield and event organizer. “It is especially beautiful at this time of year with all of the changing foliage.”

It's Harvest Time at Historic Deerfield

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

As the summer winds down, thoughts of crisp, cool days and the bounty of the harvest are not far behind. The autumn season at Historic Deerfield will feature a robust calendar of programming and events that highlight the season and give visitors the opportunity to learn, engage, and experience how early New England residents of Deerfield spent their time during the autumn season, from demonstrations of early American trades to opportunities for hands-on learning.

Free Fun Friday at Historic Deerfield in August

Adapted from a Historic Deerfield press release:

Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity this summer to experience a variety of activities, from exploring the plants early New Englanders used in their everyday lives to appreciating arts & crafts, when Historic Deerfield participates in Free Fun Friday on August 15th.

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