Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bridge of Flowers Shelburne Falls
The bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls, Ma is located just off route 2 on the Mohawk Trail. It is a beautiful place to visit. This is a foot bridge so, you can talk your time walking across it while admiring the flowers and the views.

The bridge of flowers is not the only sight to see. There are natural glacial potholes, quaint shops and galleries including a glass blowing studio. Read more about this famous location at Flower Bridge of Shelburne Falls.

The bridge has had its ups and downs. It was renovated in the 1980's and cleaned up after it survived the wrath of hurricane Irene. 
It is free to visit. Donations are encouraged. Visit for more information.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Brimfield, Massachusetts - Antique Fair 3 times Annually

The Brimfield Antique and Collectible Show takes place three times a year outdoors in the quaint town of Brimfield, Massachusetts. Brimfield is located near Sturbridge, Massachusetts easily off the Mass Pike (route 90) and onto route 20. The show offers 23 fields full of antiques from Majolica pottery, Roseville Art Pottery, chenille bedspreads. Bakelite jewelry, antique quilts, vintage cameras and victorian furniture. You never know what you will find at the Brimfield fair.
Admission varies depending on the field that you wish to visit. Parking ranges between $6 and $10 dollars. There are hotels to stay at located in Sturbridge if you would like to make a weekend of it. To learn more about this antique show visit; 
The Brimfield Antiques and Collectible Show

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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Art & Soul, Northfield, Massachusetts

Art & Soul located at 105 Main street in the Green Trees Gallery is a fantastic little shop for hand made gifts and art. When you are driving through Northfield on route 10 North, be sure to check out this eclectic shop.

Art & Soul is an art and gift boutique featuring the work of local artists and crafters. We carry jewelry , handbags, Beehive Pewter, Melissa & Doug toys, painted wine glasses, cards for every occasion, and more!

1 (413) 498-0000

  Tue:9:30 am-4:00 pm
Wed:9:30 am-6:00 pm
Thu - Fri:9:30 am-4:00 pm
Sat:9:00 am-2:00 pm

Northfield Coasters Handmade

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Western Mass Region Defined

Western Massachusetts is what Wikipedia calls a loosely defined area of Massachusetts.It includes Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire Counties along with the Pioneer Valley. It also includes parts of Swift River Valley and the Quabbin Reservoir.
Western Massachusetts has a great number of attractions including the Berkshires and Mt. Tom. The Big E is held in West Springfield, MA, annually. There are great art festivals and museums like the Clark in Pittsfield, MA. Dr. Suess was born in Western, Ma. So, was Emily Dickinson along with many other famous writers, painters, actors, comedians and radio personalities. Western Massachusetts is host to a plethora of colleges including Smith, Holyoke and Amherst College.
There are plenty of things to do like shopping for antiques and eating at fantastic restaurants. This blog will help to break down events and activities by town. Enjoy the site.