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The Great

Greenfield DinoFest

Local Arts  Local Food  Local Lizards

Saturday, October 7, 2017

 DinoFest, presented by Piti Theatre and PVMA, is a celebratory day of performances, food, activities for children, a panel discussion, chalk art, dino films with live music and more starting at 9:30 am outside the Second Congregational Church on the Town Common!

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Rehearsal track from Dexter and the Dinosaurs, “Giant Birds of Greenfield” by Mirin/Ferguson

from dinotracksdiscovery.org

from dinotracksdiscovery.org

Events a glance

(all events are free unless otherwise noted)

9:30 – 11 am: Children’s dinosaur-themed activities and information for all ages on the lawn of Second Congregational Church

11 am: Dexter and the Dinosaurs, a musical theatre performance featuring Piti Theatre’s Youth Troupe in Parish Hall at Second Congregational Church

11:30 am: Panel Discussion at the Second Congregational Church about the Dexter and the Dinosaurs production, Deep Time/Local History, Dexter Marsh and his contemporaries and more! Featuring dinosaur, geology and local historyDinoFestPoster.Final.web experts as well as artists from Piti Theatre.

12:30 pm: Locally grown treats at your favorite Greenfield eatery!

2 PM – 5 PM: Greenfield Historical Society will be open and highlighting Dexter Marsh with a few original dinosaur tracks and some hands-on plaster casts on display. 43 Church Street

6:00 pm: Real Pickle Brine and Katalyst Kombucha powered reception at 170 Main Street

7:00 pm: DinoMovies Through the Ages – a live musical multimedia event created by electronic musician Lysha Smith and featuring cellist Wayne Smith at 170 Main Street. SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED. CLICK HERE TO RESERVE.

There is no charge for reserving. This is a pay what you think it’s worth event (ie, you are welcome to make a donation afterwards).

8:00 pm: NEW! Extinction Stinks Film Screening: “Microwaves, Science and Lies”, a French documentary investigating corporate influence and corruption at the World Health Organization in regard to exposure limits for non-ionizing microwave radiation (ie, cell towers, wi-fi, etc.). 170 Main Street. Reservations: email info”at”ptco.org. Free. Watch the trailer.

Watch it on-demand on Vimeo ($5).

In the News . . . check out the front page Recorder article celebrating PVMA’s new DinoTracksDiscovery.org website

Thank You Sponsors!



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Baystate Tax Service

Better World Auto Club

Greenfield Savings Bank

Katalyst Kombucha

Real Pickles

Tire Warehouse


Pro-Tech Automotive

Trolley Stop Antiques


PrintThis program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


This program  is supported in part by a grant from the Greenfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Special Thanks to the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association

Contact us about Sponsorship and Raffle Prize Donation Opportunities!

Want to volunteer?

info”at”ptco.org or 413-625-6569