Natural Selections: Flora and the Arts explores through more than 20 objects how nature has inspired, impressed, and enlightened society long before the publication of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" in 1859.
When: Apr 16, 2016 12am to Dec 23, 2016 12am in Deerfield, MA Cost: $5-$14
Weekends, September 10 - November 20 Drop-in anytime. Learn the basics of weaving at the History Workshop this fall. Take a turn using our small floor loom and make a woven wall hanging to take home. Using burlap as a warp and a range of bright and beautiful materials as the weft, everyone can become a weaver. Explore the many examples of beautifully woven and unique textiles throughout our historic houses and in the Flynt Center of Early New England Life when you pick up a copy of the Textile Treasure Trail at the Visitor's Center at Hall Tavern. Upon completion of the Trail, visitors will receive a small gift.
When: Sep 10, 2016 12am to Nov 20, 2016 12am in Deerfield, MA
From traditional New England lunch fare to romantic candlelight dinners, experience extraordinary dining at Chandler's. This award-winning restaurant at Yankee Candle Flagship features a menu that changes regularly and one of the region's best wine cellars.
Deerfield Massachusetts was founded in 1673 and the town is located in Franklin County. Deerfield was the earliest community settled in Franklin County.
Deerfield is the site of a major craft fair each year which is considered to be on of the most important craft fairs in the northeast. The towns' museum offers 19 exhibit rooms and a number of concerts throughout the season. Those in town are able to tour 13 of the historic residences in the town.
Remember to bring your camera and visit the Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation located on Route 116 just off Route I-91 in Deerfield. Drive up and park at the mountain top for beautiful panoramic views of the the Connecticut River Valley and the Connecticut River winds through the farm of the area.