Bowl for Kids' Sake - Masquerade Bowl
Bowl for Kids' Sake is about helping kids in our community. All proceeds from the event go directly towards matching local children facing adversity with caring, reliable adult mentors.
New this year, the Masquerade Bowl has moved to the fall. So dust off your bowling shoes and join us on November 2nd and 3rd because we will be celebrating Bowl-O-Ween -- every bowler's favorite holiday! We invite you to come dressed in your most creative, colorful, and eye-catching costumes. All are welcome -- costumed or not -- but we'd love to see everyone get into the Bowl-O-Ween spirit.
Here’s how to get involved:
1. Register online by clicking on the Bowl for Kids’ Sake link or call us at (413) 259-3345
2.Build a team of at least 4 or get your whole office, team, or family involved.
3.Raise $75 per person to get in on the bowling fun.
4.Once you’ve raised your $75, the bowling and shoes are on us.
Daffodil Fun Run
The Daffodil Fun Run is a 5k road race (run/walk) in Amherst that raises funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County. In this fun and festive community event, participants race past many of the 50,000 daffodils that were planted in celebration of the Town of Amherst’s 250th anniversary. The event is held each year at the beginning of spring, when the daffodils are in full bloom.
To learn more about this wonderful event, go to www.DaffodilFunRun.com!
Amherst Crafts on the Common
The Amherst Crafts on the Common is one of the best-established and most well-respected craft fairs in New England. It takes place on the Amherst Town Common on the second Saturday of July every year. Shoppers will delight in beautiful handcrafted and one-of-a-kind products from all over New England. The fair also includes live music, a Silent Auction, food booths hosted by a variety of local and regional restaurants, and a fabulous children’s book sale with thousands of gently-used, pre-loved children’s books at bargain prices organized by children’s book author/illustrator Diane deGroat.
2014 application will be posted in January 2014.
Northampton Winter Craft Fair
The Northampton Winter Craft Fair is the perfect place to enjoy a fun-filled day while doing your holiday shopping. The fair takes place at Northampton High School on the first weekend of December every year. The fair features one-of-a-kind handmade crafts from 90 juried artisans, delicious food from Nancy Jane’s Catering, a fabulous silent auction on Saturday and plenty of free parking. The fair also features a fabulous children’s book sale with thousands of gently-used, pre-loved children’s books at bargain prices organized by children’s book author/illustrator Diane deGroat. ustrator Diane deGroat.