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Interplay Jazz Band

Simeon Strong House 67 Amity St., Amherst, MA

3 person combo with jazz, funk, Latin, and rock influences

AcouSticca

Simeon Strong House 67 Amity St., Amherst, MA

Postponed until Aug. 19 due to high heat and humidity.

AcouSticca

Simeon Strong House 67 Amity St., Amherst, MA

This event has been postponed due to rain. Please join us Thursday, August 26 for a rescheduled performance from AcouSticca!

AcouSticca

This event has been postponed due to high heat and humidity. Please join us Thursday, September 9th for a rescheduled performance from AcouSticca!

“Edward Hitchcock: The Untold Story” with Robert T. McMaster

In a new book, All the Light Here Comes from Above: The Life and Legacy of Edward Hitchcock, Williamsburg author Robert T. McMaster at last brings to light the many facets of one of this state's and nation's most famous sons. In his Zoom presentation, "Edward Hitchcock: The Untold Story," McMaster will examine the life of Edward Hitchcock, scientist, preacher, professor, husband, and father, with special emphasis on his Amherst years.

Acousticca

3 person combo: Paul Sticca, Dawn LePere & Jeff Starns. AcouSticca

Stories of Amherst

There is no one history of Amherst, but there are many stories of the town and its people. Join Amherst Historical Society President George Naughton to hear about the people and events which made the town what it is today.

The New Haven–Northampton Canal

After the success of the Erie Canal, canals were proposed in many areas of the young United States. Robert Madison will share his research with us, regarding the effort to build a canal from Northampton to New Haven. Begun in 1822 and completed in 1835, the canal only operated until 1847, when it was rendered obsolete by the railroad.