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5th Annual Migrations Festival 1:00 pm
5th Annual Migrations Festival @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Honoring the Migrations exhibit in the Great Hall. You are invited to the 5th Annual Migrations Festival, a celebration of human and natural diversity of the upper Connecticut River Valley and the Americas. Colorful artworks in Migrations depict scenes integral to village life, Mayan culture and the history of Lake Atitlan. Added to the exhibit are Katrina skulls created by local artists. Enjoy lively entertainment by the Fiesta del Norte Mariachi band from 2-3 p.m., Discovery Center courtyard. Outdoor refreshments. The festival is free and wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by DCR, Montague Catholic Social Ministries, RiverCulture, the Nolumbeka Project, Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center, the Guatemaya Art and Culture Connection and the people of Turners Falls.
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Great Falls Fest 2:00 pm
Great Falls Fest @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Discover us on Avenue A! Right outside the center, we are joining the fray of harvest fun this fall during the Great Falls Fest, also known as Pumpkin Fest. Kids and families come get the scoop on Massachusetts bats, a Halloween favorite and an animal that needs our help. Grab an “art-to-go” bag from 2-5:30 p.m. so you can make your own bat and imagine life as a flying mammal. Enjoy our museum exhibits during our open hours from 10 am-6 p.m.
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