Arts & Culture

1794 Meetinghouse

New Salem, MA
A cultural center in north central Massachusetts. The historic meetinghouse, located in central Massachusetts, presents a diverse range of musical concerts and performing arts events.

The Center at Eagle Hill

Hardwick, MA
The Center is a place to celebrate the culture of Central Massachusetts and beyond. The Center provides a new venue for learning, creating, exhibiting, performing, and enjoying art.

Athol Cinemas 8

Athol, MA
All new, state of the art movie theater with recliners, reserved seating and so much more located in the the North Quabbin Commons shopping center.

Other Live Performances

Friendly Town Live

Orange Community Band

Tool Town Live

Starry Starry Night
New Years Eve

Tool Town Open Mic

Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse

Barre Players Theater

The Village Lyceum


Historical Societies and Museums


Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Athol Historical Society
1307 South Main St
Athol, MA 01331

Barre Historical Society

Harvard Forest Fisher Museum
324 N Main St
Petersham, MA 01366


Phillipston Historical Museum

50 State Rd
Phillipston, MA

Orange Historical Society
41 N Main St
Orange, MA

Engine House Museum

Main Street (Route 2)
Erving, MA

Petersham Historical Society

10 North Main Street
Petersham, MA

Royalston Historical Society

2 Athol Road
Royalston, MA

Swift River Valley Historical Society

40 Elm Street
New Salem, MA


The Petersham Craft Center

Route 32 North Main Street, Petersham 

Discover the arts of the North Quabbin. Nestled in the heart of Petersham the Shop offers a wide range of unique art and crafts created by New England artists. Painting, photography, textiles, jewelry, pottery, clothing, ironwork, paper works, glass, and much more fill the Shop. Books by regional authors and beautiful note cards by area artists fill out the shelves.

Local Artists and Artisans

Bill Byrne

Blue dog Leather and Saddles

Bob Ellis

Bonnie House

Brian Hall

Carole Moisan


CC’s Rugs

CMB Wood Creations

Colonial Hill Alpaca Farm

Dale Monette

David Brothers

David Buddington

Doug Feeney Woodworking

Edward Hastings


Good Dirt Pottery

Helen R. Haddad

Jeff’s Custom Work

John Burk

Julie Pepper

Kerry Stone

Kim Bolton

Leni Gaudet

Lorraine ‘Lori’ flye

Lou’s Upcycles

Lydia Grey

M.E. Kane

Madsahara Art

Michael Humphries Woodworking

Mitchell R. Grosky Photography

Mike Phillips Photography

Mountain Cat Trees

New England Fiber Arts

New Moon Traditions

Nicol Wander

Pearson’s Pagoda

Pertersham Boards & Bowls Inc.

Peter/Ross Creative Photography

Petersham Leathers

Photos from the valley

Popple Camp Alpaca Farm

R Sacco Oil on Canvas

R. Bruce Cannon

Rachel’s Everlasting

Renaissance Girl Artwork

Ron Jacobs- Rustic Wood Creations

Samuel Scherer

Sara- Anne Photography

Scott Design

Sean & Helen Franchi

Shirley Lewis

Susan Paju

Susan Paquet

Susan Pepper Aisenberg

Teresa Bovino

Tom Kellner Sculpture and Design

White Picket  Studio

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