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Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” 10:00 am
Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm
Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” PaperJam is a community art show curated by Exploded View – all inspired by paper. On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls is an exhibit exploring the transition from hand-made to machine-made paper, the paper industry’s arrival in Turners Falls, and the rise and fall of the village’s paper mills. This programming made possible with the support of DCR, RiverCulture, and the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.  
Sunday Movie Matinee: Dynamite, Whiskey, & Wood 2:00 pm
Sunday Movie Matinee: Dynamite, Whiskey, & Wood @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Movie Matinee: Dynamite, Whiskey, & Wood Join us for a showing of the movie, Dynamite, Whiskey, & Wood: Connecticut River Log Drives 1870-1915, by Ed Klekowski, Elizabeth Wilda, and Libby Klekowski. True stories and tall tales are brought back to life!  
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Canal Drawdown and Powertown History Stroll 5:00 pm
Canal Drawdown and Powertown History Stroll @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Canal Drawdown and Powertown History Stroll Take a stroll back in time along the Canalside Rail Trail during the annual water draw down of the canal. Discover rich industrial history with local historian Ed Gregory, DCR’s Janel Nockleby, and Northfield Mountain’s Kim Noyes. Wear walking shoes and meet at the entrance of the Center for this two-mile walk on flat terrain. FREE. Register at: 800-859-2960.  
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Paper Trail Talk then Walk 1:00 pm
Paper Trail Talk then Walk @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Paper Trail: Talk then Walk Explore the history of four major paper mills in Turners Falls with local historians and DCR staff: Bill Wilson, Ed Gregory, Sheila Damkoehler, and Janel Nockleby. A one-hour presentation in the Great Hall with Q&A, followed by a short, easy walk afterwards, weather permitting.  
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