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Posts Tagged ‘Berkshires’

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 […]

Hummingbirds Return to Brook Farm Inn

May 16th, 2011 by philhalpern

You know that spring is in full bloom and summer is not far behind when the hummingbirds return.  This morning at breakfast we had our first sighting of the year.  Linda planted some lupines in our garden earlier this spring and with our feeder, we should have lots of our tiny friends this year.  the […]

Medal of Arts Goes to Jacob’s Pillow & James Taylor

March 5th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Berkshires cultural scene  is well known to our guests, who enjoy concerts, theater, museums and galleries here. At Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, we’re proud that James Taylor is among the local residents.  Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is another of our neighbors, where we and our guests enjoy modern dance performances.  So we’re […]

Shakespeare & Co. Offers Presidents’ Weekend Entertainment

February 14th, 2011 by philhalpern

It’s here! The Mystery of Irma Vep. Among the Presidents’ Weekend offerings in the Berkshires, is this play at  Shakespeare & Co. You can walk there from our Lenox B&B. “Even a bouquet of wolfsbane could not keep laughter from the door. A masterpiece.” (The New York Times) The notorious Kevin G. Coleman is back […]

Earth Wind and Fire at Tanglewood

January 15th, 2011 by philhalpern

When all the snow melts in the Berkshires at Brook Farm Inn bed and breakfast, we will have Earth Wind and Fire.   Yes, the popular Jazz and R&B group from the 70′s will be appearing at The Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox Massachusetts.  The performance will be on Saturday June 25th at 7:00 PM.  Tickets […]

Colonial Carriage Weekend

September 30th, 2010 by philhalpern

October first through the third is Colonial Carriage Weekend in the Berkshires. This will be our fourth drive, continuing the Gilded Age tradition of Coaching in the Berkshires. The Berkshires, of western Massachusetts, known for its natural beauty, provided a favorite coaching setting for many members of the Coaching Club of New York at the […]

Lenox B&B Guests Recommend “ART”

July 29th, 2010 by philhalpern

At Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox MA, both innkeepers and guests want to recommend  “Art” at the Barrington Stage Co.  This is great theater, right near our Lenox inn.  This summer, theater in the Berkshires could not be better.  Here’s more information. Critics & Audiences Love ART! ~ Art is 90 minutes of ferocious fun!  Starring […]

Capitol Steps at Cranwell

July 22nd, 2010 by philhalpern

We saw the Capitol Steps troupe perform at the Cranwell Resort in Lenox MA last night.  Capitol Steps has been coming to the Berkshires for several years.   Every year they get funnier.  This year’s troupe consists of five talented and professional performers who satirize public and political figures in witty song parodies.   Everyone is a […]

Berkshire Horseback Adventures Visits Brook Farm Inn

May 15th, 2010 by philhalpern

Today we had a visit from our friends Brian and Charlotte from Aspinwall Adult Equestrian Center. They stopped by on two beautiful Icelandic horses. They dropped off some brochures for Berkshire Horseback Adventures. Many of our guests enjoy riding along the beautiful shaded trails of Kennedy Park and Lenox Mountain. You can enjoy breathtaking views […]

Happy Birthday / Anniversary Package

April 8th, 2010 by philhalpern

Celebrate a special day in the Berkshires with champagne (or sparkling cider) and a personalized cake. With some advanced notice we will have the bubbly on ice, and a decorated cake waiting in your room upon arrival. Cost $35.00 **********************************************************************

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