A center for artist research and development, the Pillow announces an active, year-round season with its expanded Creative Development Residency program.
Cape Codder Water Park
Cape Codder Resort & Spa’s new 30,000-square foot indoor Water Park is the only one of its kind on Cape Cod! The Water Park features two thrilling body slides, a 300-foot lazy river with waterfalls and rapids, kids’ spray deck, a water-play area for toddlers, family-friendly park restaurant and more beneath a giant retractable roof for sunny days. The existing Indoor Wave Pool, with its two-foot waves, 50- and 80-foot water slides and 24-person whirlpool was seamlessly incorporated into the Water Park. Adventure awaits kids of all ages at this new spot featuring four body slides (ranging from 50 feet to 160), a 300-foot “Stormy River,” kiddie spray pool and play area, wave pool and snack bar. The Water Park will be under a retractable roof, providing plenty of fun in sun or rain.
Whydah Pirate Museum
Whydah Pirate Museum is a new 12,000-square foot Museum in West Yarmouth. Its exhibits and treasure trove features the world’s only authenticated pirate treasure ever discovered. The Museum is an attraction for all ages where visitors touch, see and interact with exhibits including pirate treasure discovered in 1984 off the coast of Wellfleet by renowned explorer Barry Clifford of Cape Cod. After touring the United States for ten years, the treasure is being permanently displayed at the Museum. The Whydah was a fully rigged galley ship built by the British to travel between Africa, the Caribbean and Great Britain. During one of its voyages in 1717, it was captured by the famed pirate Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy. Over the following year, the Whydah and its crew pirated 53 vessels, collecting their riches and treasures.
Mill 180 Park
Opened September 2016 at 180 Pleasant Street, Easthampton
Easthampton’s Mill 180 Park is truly a park for the 21st Century. It was designed to emulate all of the great urban parks – Central Park in New York City, Hyde Park in London and Ueno Park in Tokyo – reimagined for an indoor space. Through the use of hydroponics, computerized sound, and HVAC systems, Mill 180 Park brings the outside in, surrounding visitors with green space and a remarkable sense of the natural world.
Autobahn Indoor Speedway
Opened October 2016 at the Hampshire Mall, 347 Russell Street, Hadley
European style indoor go-karting arrives in Hadley, MA. Autobahn’s 34,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility in is the largest completely indoor karting facility in Massachusetts. This means perfect racing conditions every day. Satisfy your “need for speed” in one of our unique, high speed electric Italian pro-karts that reach speeds of up to 50 mph.
Da Vinci – The Genius
October 23 – February 26 at Museum of Science, Boston
Rediscover the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci in the most comprehensive exhibition on the Renaissance master to tour the world.
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
June 2017, Springfield
The only museum to honor the life and work of Springfield native, Theodor Seuss Geisel. The Museum will feature highly interactive experiences for children, with a strong focus on promoting literacy, as well as artwork, memorabilia, and furniture from Ted’s home studio.