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The Mount, Berkshires Home of Edith Wharton in Western Massachusetts

April 29th, 2014 by philhalpern

The Mount was the estate of famed author, Edith Wharton.  Located in Lenox, MA, it’s near our inn.  The Mount will open for the 2014 season on Saturday, May 3rd.  Visitors can enjoy a guided tour through the mansion and amble the acres of breathtaking formal gardens, all designed by the author herself. We’re told that […]

Discount Tickets to the Clark Art Institute

March 22nd, 2014 by philhalpern

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Clark Art Institute! Brook Farm Inn will sell you two discounted tickets when you reserve a room for tw during the month of August. Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect: Visitor Center – New building designed by Tadao Ando – Spacious special exhibition galleries – Unique dining and shopping opportunities – Beautiful views of […]

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA – Current Exhibits

March 6th, 2014 by philhalpern

The museum is only minutes from our Lenox B&B.  Link to it from www.brookfarm.com/arts-entertainment.   Wendell Minor’s America, through May 26, 2014 Take a journey through history, from sea to shining sea, through the art of Wendell Minor, our nation’s premier historical picture book illustrator. The artist’s many acclaimed children’s books reflect his love of […]

All This and Heaven Too! in Lenox, MA

December 30th, 2013 by philhalpern

Here’s a great winter afternoon program, within walking distance of our Lenox B&B, Brook Farm Inn. See it on January 4, 2014. All This, and Heaven Too at Ventfort Hall A period drama honored with three Academy Award nominations in 1940, the film All This, and Heaven Too will be featured at Ventfort Hall Mansion […]

Tanglewood 2014 Program Announcement

November 25th, 2013 by philhalpern

BOSTON SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2014 TANGLEWOOD SEASON, JUNE 28-AUGUST 30; TICKETS GO ON SALE SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, AT 888-266-1200 AND WWW.TANGLEWOOD.ORG 2014 TANGLEWOOD SEASON WELCOMES ANDRIS NELSONS FOR HIS FIRST FESTIVAL APPEARANCES AS BSO MUSIC DIRECTOR DESIGNATE, CONDUCTING FOUR PERFORMANCES WITH THE BOSTON SYMPHONY AND TANGLEWOOD MUSIC CENTER ORCHESTRAS ANDRIS NELSONS LEADS THE BOSTON SYMPHONY IN […]

Kripalu Lodging Special

October 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn in Lenox MA is located a mile from the Kripalu Yoga Center.  Many visitors to Kripalu prefer the quiet atmosphere of our 15 room Country Inn with private bathrooms.  Since many of the programs at the center begin early in the morning, we are offering a special no-breakfast rate for guests who […]

The First Annual Millay-A-Thon

August 27th, 2013 by philhalpern

At Steepletop, the Berkshires home of Edna St. Vincent Millay , the first annual Millay-a-Thon will take place on September 15th. Beginning at 11:00, the  Collected Poems will be read aloud by staff, volunteers, and anyone else who wishes to participate. Starting with Renascence (1912) and ending with her final sonnet, the goal is to […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us”

July 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

This summer, Norman Rockwell Museum explores the continued artistic legacy of the Rockwell family, shining a spotlight on Jarvis Rockwell’s more than 60 years of creative exploration. “Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us” is on view July 13 through October 20, 2013. Pictured here are Jarvis Rockwell setting up his exhibit with the help of […]

Tanglewood Labor Day Weekend

July 7th, 2013 by philhalpern

Two new popular artist performances just announced! Donal Fox: Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project Saturday, August 31, 1pm, Ozawa Hall Back by popular demand, composer, pianist and innovator Donal Fox will perform his Scarlatti Jazz Project at Seiji Ozawa Hall August 31, Labor Day Weekend. Mr. Fox has forged a unique amalgam of jazz, Latin, and […]

Guided Outdoor Excursions – Hiking, Biking or Kayaking

June 14th, 2013 by philhalpern

Experience the beauty and peacefulness of nature and discover the hidden treasures of the Berkshires through a personally guided hike, bike tour, or kayaking excursion.  Hikes include opportunities to witness spectacular views and beautiful trails. On a biking tour, you can enjoy the hilly back roads or a more relaxing ride on the rail trail.  […]

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