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The Town of Williamstown Massachusetts was founded in 1765 and is located in Berkshire County in the northwestern corner of the state.

Williamstown is home of the Sterling and Clark Art Institute which houses one of the worlds largest collections of Renoir as well as other impressionists. The Williams College Museum of Art has fine collections as well. Williamstown Theatre Festival which operates during the summer months brings marvelous Broadway and Hollywood performers to the town.

The town is acknowledged by Norman Crampton in his book The 100 Best Small Town in America which ranked Williamstown as the 18th best American Small Town, the only community in Massachusetts included in the top 100!!

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Sotheby's Institute of Art Information Session
Looking to learn more about the art world? Find out how Sothebys Institute of Art Masters Programs can help you get ahead. *Please be advised event details will be updated.

When: Nov 10, 2015 12 AM to Nov 10, 2015 12 AMin Williamstown, Massachusetts (Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00 )
Orrin Evans, jazz piano

Two time Grammy nominee and Pew Fellow,Orrin Evanshas been recognized as one of the most distinctive and inventive pianists of his generation. In a short span of time Orrin Evans has earned the titles of pianist, composer, bandleader, teacher, producer and arranger.The New York Timesdescribed the pianist as a poised artist with an impressive template of ideas at his command, a quality that has undoubtedly assisted in keeping Orrin Evans at the forefront of the music scene.

The latest release by Evans,It Was Beautymarks his 20th recording as a leader and his seventh release for the label, Criss Cross, which he began recording for at age 21. In his 20-year plus career, he hass been critically acclaimed for his imposing chops, and his propulsive take on rhythm and harmony alike.



When: Oct 25, 2015 8 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: free (Sun, 25 Oct 2015 20 )
Art & Architecture Tours


When: Sep 12, 2015 12 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: Member: FREE. Nonmember: $5

(Sat, 12 Sep 2015 00 )
Cocktails with a View


When: Sep 20, 2015 12 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: Members: FREE Nonmembers: $15

(Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00 )
Field Hockey vs Colby (away)
Williams vs Colby

When: Sep 19, 2015 11 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 11 )
Women's Soccer vs Colby (away)
Williams vs Colby

When: Sep 19, 2015 11 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 11 )
Men's Soccer vs Colby (away)
Williams vs Colby

When: Sep 19, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 13 )
Fall Convocation 2015

Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces 5-6 exceptionally interesting Williams graduates who will receive Bicentennial Medals. Convocation will take place in Thomoson Memorial Chapel due to renovations to Chapin Hall at this time.

An all-campus picnic will follow on Chapin Lawn. All are welcome.

Please visit the Convocation website for more information!



When: Sep 19, 2015 11 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 11 )
Men's Soccer vs Connecticut Col. (home)
Connecticut Col. vs Williams

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Men's Soccer vs RPI (away)
Williams vs RPI

When: Oct 10, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Oct 2015 13 )
Men's Soccer vs Tufts (home)
Tufts vs Williams

When: Oct 24, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 Oct 2015 13 )
Mathematics Colloquium Information Session (Required for all Senior Math Majors)

Pizza at 12:30 pm in the Math/Stat library - Open only to senior Math majors. Mathematics Colloquium Information Session (required of all senior Math majors) to follow at 1:00 pm.



When: Sep 16, 2015 12 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 16 Sep 2015 12 )
Field Hockey vs Mount Holyoke (home)
Mount Holyoke vs Williams

When: Sep 16, 2015 6 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18 )
Faculty Recital: Ronald Feldman, cello; Doris Stevenson, piano

This collaborative performances showcasesthe talents ofRonald Feldman,cello, andDoris Stevenson,piano. Their program features works ofBeethoven, Barber, andMenotti, and is sure to have a surprise or two to please anyone who loves music for the cello.



When: Sep 25, 2015 8 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: free (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20 )
Women's Tennis vs ITA Regional Championships @Middlebury (away)
Williams vs ITA Regional Championships @Middlebury

When: Sep 25, 2015 9 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09 )
Log Lunch: "The Future of Outdoor Recreation: Overcoming the Perfect Storm Threatening The Great Outdoors"

Bruce Ward. Lunch reservations ($4) thru url: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WhFdwjuvw6z6KADGGHbvun318XQoufvMaRkGyX_r5TI/viewform?usp=send_form or dlewis@williams.edu



When: Sep 25, 2015 12 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12 )
Field Hockey vs Bowdoin (away)
Williams vs Bowdoin

When: Sep 20, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 13 )
Men's Soccer vs Bowdoin (away)
Williams vs Bowdoin

When: Sep 20, 2015 12 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 12 )
Women's Tennis vs Wellesley (home)
Wellesley vs Williams

When: Sep 20, 2015 2 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 20 Sep 2015 14 )
CES Fall picnic and summer intership presentations

CES Fall picnic at 6:00pm. Summer internship presentations 7:00pm



When: Sep 16, 2015 6 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 16 Sep 2015 06 )
Artisan Cheesemaking in the Berkshires
There are a very limited number of scholarships available for this event for active NOFA/Mass beginning farmer members, to apply please click here. We anticipate the workshop to fill up quickly, pre-registration well ahead of time is highly recommended. For more information contact Glenn Oliveira, Education Events Organizer, at glenn@nofamass.org or 774-678-9644. Description: Come see how Cricket Creek Farm makes their award-winning cheese, Maggies Round! Experience the science and art of cheesemaking, demonstrated in the farmstead creamery! This workshop is perfect for home cheesemakers, avid cooks, cheese lovers, food enthusiasts, or anyone looking to witness a fascinating day in the life of a cheesemaker! Bring a friend and enjoy a glimpse into the Cricket Creek creamery! All participant will leave with their own Maggies Round cheese to enjoy at home. Cricket Creek Farm is a growing, productive, multi-faceted organism. Their grass-based dairy farm is one of the oldest dairy farms in the region, but is infused with new life and energy. Their primary activity is raising dairy cows for delicious milk. They are licensed to sell raw milk from the farm. The rest of their milk is made into artisanal cheese on site in the farmstead creamery. About the Instructor: Suzy Konecky is a Brooklyn native, and a longtime lover of cheese. She received her Bachelor's of Science from Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Science. She studied in the department of International Agriculture and Rural Development, with a focus on the agricultural economics of Venezuela and the impact of widespread GMO development in India. Suzy was inspired by the vibrant agricultural community of the Finger Lakes region of New York and has since been following her passion for nourishing food. She now manages the creamery at Cricket Creek Farm cheese production, inventory, marketing and sales. When she's not cheese-ing, she likes to dance to 80s music, spin yarn, go for walks outside, and pick flowers. Lunch: Lunch will be potluck style from 12:00 12:45pm. Bring a dish to share. To Join Nofa/Mass goto www.nofamass.org/membership



When: Nov 7, 2015 9 AM to Nov 7, 2015 3 PMin Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: 100 - 125 USD (Sat, 07 Nov 2015 09 )
Managing Grazing Land for Increased Health, Productivity and Profit
There are a limited number of registrations available for this workshop, pre-registration well ahead of time is recommended.; For more information, Glenn Oliveira, Education Events Organizer, at glenn@nofamass.org or 774-678-9644.
Description:
Passionate about purveying profitable pastures?; Did you know the answers are right under your feet?; Join in on the "grass whispering" with veteran grass farmer and grazing professional Troy Bishopp as he leads participants through the plant-animal-microbe dynamic of managing grazing land.; Workshop topics will include practical goal-setting; pasture planning and recordkeeping; measuring grass production and fertility; grazing management techniques; reading the soil surface; improving animal and financial performance; infrastructure concerns: and learning to use pasture systems that reduce stress and fun to use. This day-long workshop will be held at Cricket Creek Farm, a grass based dairy farm that is in its second year of using Troy's grazing plan.; This connection between farm and presenter will create a dynamic and effective learning environment for participants. About Instructor Troy Bishopp:
"In grasslands we trust" is a motto Troy Bishopp, aka "The Grass Whisperer lives by.; The Central New York native contract grazes organic dairy heifers and backgrounds beef cattle on the family's 6th generation farm while also serving as the region's grazing specialist with the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition.; He is a family man, professional speaker, award-winning photographer and free-lance writer for local, state and national publications. He inspires would-be graziers at www.thegrasswhisperer.com Lunch: Lunch will be served from 12:30 to 1:30pm.; The cost of lunch is included with the registration cost. Refund Policy: Refunds are given up until 10 days prior to the event minus a 15% processing fee. No refunds are provided within 10 days of event. For information on our refund and inclement weather policy, click here. To Join Nofa/Mass goto www.nofamass.org/membership.



When: Oct 5, 2015 9 AM to Oct 5, 2015 5 PMin Williamstown, Massachusetts
Cost: 75 - 94 USD (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09 )
Field Hockey vs Smith (home)
Smith vs Williams

When: Sep 22, 2015 6 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18 )
Carol Gobin opening artist reception
Opening artist reception Carol Gobin, September 5th 5- 7 pm Show runs September 5th- 30th

When: Sep 5, 2015 5 PM to Sep 5, 2015 7 PMin Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 17 )
Concert in the Library

Victor Hill, Thomas T. Read Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, and a professional harpsichordist, will present a free concert in the Math-Stats Library on Sunday, January 24, at 3:00. All are invited.

The program includes music of Bach, Scarlatti, and Jacques Duphly (1715-1789), a celebrated composer at the French Court who died on the very day after the Storming of the Bastille. The concert will last about an hour and is suitable for families. Some seating on the Psychology floor provides a view of the harpsichordist from above.

Victor Hill studied in Amsterdam with the eminent Dutch harpsichordist Gustav Leonhardt (1928-2012). He has played more than 900 concerts throughout the United States and in Europe. For this performance he will play the double-manual harpsichord of 18th century Franco-Flemish design that was custom-built for him by Richard Kingston in North Carolina.



When: Jan 24, 2016 3 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15 )
Women's Soccer vs Middlebury (away)
Williams vs Middlebury

When: Oct 27, 2015 3 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15 )
Men's Soccer vs Endicott (away)
Williams vs Endicott

When: Oct 13, 2015 7 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19 )
Men's Soccer vs Hamilton (home)
Hamilton vs Williams

When: Oct 21, 2015 3 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15 )
Women's Soccer vs Skidmore (away)
Williams vs Skidmore

When: Oct 14, 2015 7 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 14 Oct 2015 19 )
Women's Tennis vs NEWITT (away)
Williams vs NEWITT

When: Oct 16, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13 )
Women's Tennis vs NEWITT (away)
Williams vs NEWITT

When: Oct 18, 2015 9 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09 )
Football vs Trinity (Conn.) (away)
Williams vs Trinity (Conn.)

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Football vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (away)
Williams vs Wesleyan (Conn.)

When: Nov 7, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Nov 2015 13 )
Football vs Middlebury (away)
Williams vs Middlebury

When: Oct 17, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13 )
Field Hockey vs Connecticut Col. (home)
Connecticut Col. vs Williams

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Field Hockey vs Middlebury (away)
Williams vs Middlebury

When: Oct 28, 2015 6 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18 )
Field Hockey vs Hamilton (home)
Hamilton vs Williams

When: Oct 21, 2015 6 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18 )
Field Hockey vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (away)
Williams vs Wesleyan (Conn.)

When: Oct 17, 2015 12 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 12 )
Field Hockey vs Tufts (home)
Tufts vs Williams

When: Oct 24, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 24 Oct 2015 13 )
Field Hockey vs Skidmore (home)
Skidmore vs Williams

When: Oct 6, 2015 6 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 18 )
Women's Tennis vs Middlebury Invitational (away)
Williams vs Middlebury Invitational

When: Oct 11, 2015 9 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Oct 2015 09 )
Women's Soccer vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (away)
Williams vs Wesleyan (Conn.)

When: Oct 17, 2015 11 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 11 )
Men's Soccer vs Wesleyan (Conn.) (away)
Williams vs Wesleyan (Conn.)

When: Oct 17, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13 )
Women's Tennis vs Middlebury Invitational (away)
Williams vs Middlebury Invitational

When: Oct 10, 2015 9 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09 )
Women's Soccer vs MIT (home)
MIT vs Williams

When: Oct 11, 2015 12 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Oct 2015 12 )
Women's Tennis vs Amherst (home)
Amherst vs Williams

When: Oct 3, 2015 1 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13 )
Women's Tennis vs NEWITT (away)
Williams vs NEWITT

When: Oct 17, 2015 9 AM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 09 )
Men's Soccer vs Babson (away)
Williams vs Babson

When: Oct 18, 2015 2 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Sun, 18 Oct 2015 14 )
Men's Soccer vs Middlebury (away)
Williams vs Middlebury

When: Oct 28, 2015 2 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14 )
Men's Soccer vs Oneonta St. (home)
Oneonta St. vs Williams

When: Sep 9, 2015 4 PM in Williamstown, Massachusetts (Wed, 09 Sep 2015 16 )

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