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Come to the the 32nd Annual Apple Squeeze in Lenox MA.

September 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

  For the 32nd annual Apple Squeeze, the Lenox Chamber of Commerce is pulling out all the stops for its extravaganza Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5. The annual street fair is a celebration that marks the beginning of the apple harvest and the beginning of the fall foliage season.  Local crafters set up […]

Fantastic Fall Foliage

September 19th, 2011 by philhalpern

Are you a fool for foliage? If so, you’re not alone. Foliage fans faithfully flock to the Berkshires for the best picturesque panoramas that fall has to offer. They know they’ll find vivid vistas at high elevation and the Berkshire landscape provides plenty of peak leaf-peeking vantage points such as Mt Greylock in the north […]

Los Angeles Times Recommends Brook Farm Inn

September 12th, 2011 by philhalpern

In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox MA bed and breakfast, was recommended for travelers!  Known for our poetry library and literary connections, we’re a natural choice for guests who come to the Berkshires to see  The Mount (Edith Wharton’s home) and Steepletop (Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home).  It’s great to […]

The Wharton Salon Presents “Autres Temps…” at The Mount

August 13th, 2011 by philhalpern

    The Mount Welcomes the Theatre Group for the Third Consecutive Year LENOX, MA–For the third consecutive season, The Mount celebrates its partnership with The Wharton Salon, which this summer will present “Autres Temps…,” based on a short story by Edith Wharton, from August 17-28, 2011. Performances will take place at the stable at […]

Summer Events at The Mount in Lenox

July 13th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Mount, home of Edith Wharton, is around the corner from Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA and our guests have been enjoying the wonderful summer events there.  If you haven’t toured the mansion and gardens, it’s a must.  And if you’ve already seen them, you will want to return for a Friday night Ghost […]

Open Marriage: Renegade Wife of the Gilded Age

June 26th, 2011 by philhalpern

Opening on June 29th at Ventfort Hall (The Museum of the Gilded Age) is a play about the life of Elsie Clews Parsons — radical thinker, Phd, Anthropologist, mother of four children, and author of several books.  Born in the late 1800s to one the wealthiest, most genteel families in America (her father was Henry […]

Gilded Age Mansion Designer Showcase

June 12th, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn staff recently got a special innkeepers’ sneak preview of Ventfort Hall’s newly decorated 2nd floor, each room having been done by a different designer.  We were wowed! And some of the items on display are available for sale.  Ventfort Hall is also known as the Museum of the Gilded Age  and is […]

Meet Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Models, Memorial Day Weekend

May 14th, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts B&B, recommends this for our guests! Tea and Talk: Art-Filled Afternoons   Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Models Saturday, May 28, 2:30 p.m. Join Curator of Archival Collections Corry Kanzenberg in welcoming back the models who posed for Norman Rockwell during his Stockbridge years, who will share their experiences! Tea and treats will be […]

Botanical Garden Events For Berkshire Visitors

April 29th, 2011 by philhalpern

At a special event for Berkshire innkeepers, we were delighted to learn about the Berkshire Botanical Garden displays and programs, that we can recommend  for Brook Farm Inn B&B guests all spring and summer.  First of all, as we spend lots of time tending our own Lenox garden, we found that the Botanical Garden is […]

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Mansion and Gardens, will open May 7

April 27th, 2011 by philhalpern

  At Brook Farm Inn, Lenox MA B&B, we’re looking forward to a new season at The Mount, with tours, lectures, and exhibits, plus lovely lunches on the patio.  Here’s the May lineup! May Special: $10 Wednesdays! May 4, 11, 18 and 25 On every Wednesday in May, adult admission to The Mount is only […]

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