Posts Tagged ‘Berkshires’

Outdoor Sculpture at Chesterwood

July 7th, 2009 by philhalpern

Chesterwood is the house & studio of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln Memorial. It’s a 10-minute ride from Brook Farm Inn, and one of the treasures of the Berkshires. You can tour the house and studio, stroll the gardens, and wander the wooded pathways. A new outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibit has just opened […]

"Carousel" is a treat!

June 20th, 2009 by philhalpern

We attended Barrington Stage Co.‘s production of “Carousel” last night, and what a treat!  Music, choreography, costumes, and a timeless script — guess that’s why it’s been a favorite musical since 1945.  The voices of the lead actors were matched by their incredible energy.  It will be performed through July 11 (at prices way below […]

First Class Millay Opens June 16th

June 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

Glenora Richards is a miniaturist who painted a sizzling miniature portrait of Edna St. Vincent Millay, which was adapted into a postage stamp. At Steepletop (Millay’s home in the Berkshires), beginning June 16th you can view an exhibit which explores the art of this amazing, 100- year old woman. The exhibit will run through September, […]

Love, God, Sex, the Meaning of Life

June 11th, 2009 by philhalpern

Did we get your attention?  Barrington Stage Co. got our attention with their ad for this play.  It’s the new two-character play by Mark St. Germain, about C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud.  Freud was about to commit suicide to end his battle with oral cancer, and the play is about big ideas, but also is […]

Memorial Day Weekend in the Berkshires

May 21st, 2009 by philhalpern

The weather is great, and the hours we’ve spent gardening  at Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, are paying off!  So everything looks green — just the right weather for hiking, or relaxing among our flowers and trees.  Also, here are some suggestions for theater performances this weekend, to keep you busy every evening. Berkshire […]

Poetry Event at Brook Farm Inn this Saturday, May 16

May 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

The public is invited to see and hear Peter Bergman, Director of the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society, this Saturday, 3:00 at Brook Farm Inn.  This celebration of the poet’s life and work, “The Four Seasons of Edna St. Vincent Millay,” will benefit the Millay Society’s restoration of Steepletop, the poet’s home in the Berkshires.  Peter […]

Complimentary Golf in the Scenic Berkshires

April 29th, 2009 by philhalpern

At Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts, we’re offering a special golf package.  The weather is gorgeous, and the golf course has beautiful Berkshires scenery to enjoy.  Here’s the deal: During May and June enjoy two complimentary 9 hole rounds of golf at the award winning Greenock Country Club with any two night stay at Brook Farm Inn.  […]

Theater in the Berkshires, April 24, 25, & 26

April 22nd, 2009 by philhalpern

This weekend is going to be warm and sunny in the Berkshires, and there’s lots to do. Here are some theater performances, all of which are just minutes from Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts: “Moonchildren” at Simon’s Rock College, Great Barrington, 413-644-4235 “Doubt” at Barrington Stage Co.’s Stage 2, Pittsfield, 413-443-9279 “A Tennessee Williams […]

This Weekend in the Berkshires

March 31st, 2009 by philhalpern

It’s spring!  This weekend, the Berkshires is a great destination for hiking during the day, and for enjoying restaurants and performances in the evening.  See Brook Farm Inn’s “Take A Hike” package.  It will be sunny, in the 50’s, perfect for being outdoors this weekend.  And in the evening on April 3rd, go to the […]

This Weekend in Lenox Massachusetts: Warm Weather & Cool Event

March 25th, 2009 by philhalpern

It’s going to be warm and sunny this Saturday in the Berkshires. Stay at Brook Farm Inn for two nights this weekend, and we’ll give you free tickets to this event. Ventfort Hall 104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 413-637-3206 www.GildedAge.org Saturday, March 28, 4 PM Four Millionaires and their Berkshire Mountains Slide Lecture by Berkshire […]