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Fall Foliage Brings Theater to the Berkshires

September 4th, 2014 by philhalpern

  Fall foliage season is starting in the Berkshires, and with it comes a fresh variety of theater performances. Fall Foliage Season at Shakespeare & Co. Right around the corner in Lenox, MA you’ll find fall offerings, beginning September 5 and going right through December. The first two weeks of the season feature Vanya and […]

“Kiss Me Kate” at Barrington Stage Co.

June 24th, 2014 by philhalpern

“Kiss Me Kate” is a fabulous production, now being performed at the Barrington Stage Co. in Pittsfield, MA. We saw it over the weekend and had a great time. The musical comedy is based on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”  and was first performed in 1948. The music and lyrics were written by Cole Porter.  Like […]

Tanglewood Relay Run and Concert June 27 plus Garrison Keillor

June 11th, 2014 by philhalpern

Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is the ultimate destination of The Tanglewood Relay Run.  It will take place June 27th, followed by an evening concert at Ozawa Hall featuring the Kenny Barron Trio.  The relay takes 24 hours, and teams of 10 to 14 runners will participate in the 30 legs of […]

The Clark Art Institute, a Berkshires Art Museum, Re-Opens July 4th

June 3rd, 2014 by philhalpern

Among the events to celebrate this July 4th is the re-opening of the famous Berkshires art museum, The Clark Art Institute. Founded by Sterling and Francine Clark,   The Clark opened in 1955 and has been known ever since for its outstanding collection of American and European paintings and sculpture.  Among our favorites are the […]

Jazz in the Berkshires – Berkshire Gateway Jazz June 5, 6, 7 and 8

May 27th, 2014 by philhalpern

  An annual jazz festival is drawing visitors to the Berkshires on the weekend of June 5, 6, 7 and 8. It’s the Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend, which started three years ago and has been growing ever since.  The festival takes place in downtown Lee, MA, just a few minutes from our Lenox inn. Here’s […]

Hummingbirds Return to Brook Farm Inn

May 16th, 2014 by philhalpern

Hummingbirds Hummingbirds have returned to Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA.  The hummingbird feeder is hanging right outside the large picture window of the dining room, so guests and birds can enjoy breakfast together.  We’ve posted some photos here in the blog, and there are many more to see in the photo gallery on our […]

Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Berkshires

May 7th, 2014 by philhalpern

  Memorial Day Weekend events in the Berkshires will offer lots of cultural opportunities and outdoors activities too .  The warm weather is bringing us a lovely spring, so the natural beauty of the Berkshires will be a great backdrop for hiking and sightseeing.  Here’s a sampling of what visitors to Brook Farm Inn can […]

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 […]

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