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Local Attractions

Explore numerous cultural experiences right here in the Franklin County region of the Pioneer Valley.  This area offers a diverse array of cultural activities that showcase the region's rich heritage and artistic vitality.  There is a thriving art scene where local galleries and artist studios exhibit a wide range of works including paintings, sculptures, pottery, and photography. 

Delve the history of the area by visiting Historic Deerfield, an outdoor museum showcasing colonial-era homes and artifacts.

Enjoy live music and theater performances at venues such as the Shea Theater Arts Center in Turners Falls or the Academy of Music in Northampton, which frequently hosts concerts, plays, and dance performances.  Also experience the region's agricultural heritage and vibrant community spirit at farmers markets held in many of the towns in Franklin County. 

This area has amazing farm-to-table dining experiences at local restaurants and cafes that highlight the region's fresh produce and artisanal products. Visit breweries and wineries in the area for tastings and tours.

Franklin County's cultural landscape is characterized by a blend of tradition and innovation, making it a compelling destination for those seeking authentic experiences and artistic inspiration in a picturesque New England setting.


Agricultural Fairs

Arts & Crafts

Art Tours


Farmer’s Markets & Local Produce




Town Historical Societies 


For more information about what to do in the Franklin County area, click here for the local Chamber of Commerce website.

Click here to learn more about local happenings in each town. 

If you have any questions about the area, contact Wanda at 413-768-9848 or email hello@wandamooney.com.    Check out the latest listings for sale on the recommended search categories page.



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