“Broadway, Baby!” is the the theme of the Fine Arts Center’s annual gala, auction and preview on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6-11:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. Tickets are $125 per person, which includes a $75 tax-deductible gift to the Fine Arts Center. Call the Box Office at 545-2511 or purchase them online at fineartscenter.com.
The UMass Amherst Libraries are accepting applications for the 2017 Du Bois Fellowships. Full-time faculty or independent scholars with a Ph.D. are eligible to apply. Fellows will receive a stipend of $4,500 for an eight-week library residency with a housing allowance of $2,500, as well as a research allowance of $600. The deadline for applications is April 10.
The EweMass Wool Blankets are baaaack! Woven in Massachusetts from wool produced in Massachusetts, the blankets contain at least 20 percent wool from sheep at the Hadley Farm, and some of the other wool is from sheep belonging to alumni or families of alumni. Blankets are offered for sale each year in several sizes, but quantities are limited.