Winter in Western Mass – Things to do…

Old Mill Inn - Winter 2013From November 28 – March 1 get 20% off a two night stay.* You can bet there will be snow on the ground, but it adds to the charm of the Inn and the cold temperatures won’t stop our waterfall! Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping doesn’t get better than the stores at Yankee Candle Village www.YankeeCandle.com . Their flagship store is just a short drive down the road in Deerfield. With fabulous Christmas lights and decoration, and of course their world-famous candles, visitors come from all over the country just to visit this famous store. Experience extraordinary dining after a day of shopping at Chandler’s restaurant, situated just behind Yankee Candle.

Good Stock FarmAre you an aspiring chef, or perhaps just a hands-on foodie? Our lovely neighbors at Good stock Farm offer cooking classes taught by Sanford D’Amato, a James Beard Award winning chef, author and restaurant owner with four decades of international experience cooking and teaching. You can learn a few of his 1000+ recipes in his own kitchen with personalized classes offered year-round. Check out Good Stock’s class schedule. Good Stock Class participants get a 10% discount off their stay at the Old Mill Inn.

Northampton is just a few miles away from bucolic Hatfield, but is rich in cultural capital and is widely known as a premiere dining and entertainment destination in the Pioneer Valley. Catch a show at the Iron Horse music hall or the Calvin Theater www.iheg.com and then experience fine dining at one of Noho’s many diverse establishments visit noho.com.

1398123_678989408792505_1244917445_oButterflies in the middle of winter? You bet! Experience Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens, open year round and offering the unique an opportunity to stroll in an 8,000 square-food indoor conservatory , surrounded by more than 4,000 butterflies in a tropical environment. The conservatory is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, and you can also pick up a meal in their Monarchs Restaurant.

Interested in wandering a little farther afield and a drive with views of the snow-covered hills? If you’re a Norman Rockwell fan, you’re about from the Normal Rockwell Museum, and the picturesque Town of Stockbridge, offering what many consider the best of small-town New England and “the most famous Main Street in America,” immortalized in Rockwell’s paintings and instantly recognizable to his fans, especially this time of year when the town is blanketed in snow.

*Excludes Valentine’s Day and major holiday weekends

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Weather

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
9:59 AM EST on December 12, 2017
Expires:
1:00 PM EST on December 12, 2017
Snow
Tuesday 12/12 90%
Snow
Cloudy with rain and snow this morning changing to all rain for the afternoon. High 39F. Winds light and variable. Chance of precip 90%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/13 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High around 25F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.