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Barred Owl Visits Brook Farm Inn

December 13th, 2010 by philhalpern

In the ten years we have been here we have seen many birds.  You can view some of them on our photo gallery.   This week we were visited by a barred owl.  While most owls are nocturnal, the barred owl is sometimes seen hunting during the day.  We have seen barred owls while hiking in […]

Boston Symphony Announces Tanglewood Schedule

November 30th, 2010 by philhalpern

The summer schedule of performances of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Tanglewood Music Center  has been released.  It promises to be another exciting season in Lenox Massachusetts.  Performances begin with a string quartet marathon in Ozawa Hall on June 28th followed by The Mark Morris Dance Company.  James Taylor will be performing June 30th, […]

BTF and Colonial Working Together

November 24th, 2010 by philhalpern

The Berkshire Theatre Festival and The Colonial have begun an exciting collaboration that promises to strengthen the artistic community throughout the Berkshires.  The Colonial Theater is located 10 minutes from our Lenox MA bed and breakfast, Brook Farm Inn.  Here are some upcoming events… Billy Keane opens for Barefoot Truth Coming off a very successful […]

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 […]

Fall Foliage Driving Routes

September 17th, 2010 by philhalpern

According to the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, this year’s Foliage Season is expected to be a memorable one.  Lenox MA is the most centrally located spot for viewing fall colors.  You can go hiking,  bicycle riding , horseback riding, hot air ballooning, or simply drive your car.  Here is a link to suggested driving routes: Fall […]

Emily Dickinson in Words and Song

September 11th, 2010 by philhalpern

LENOX, MA. — The Cantilena Chamber Choir will present a concert, “Emily Dickinson in Words & Song” on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. The performance at Trinity Church will feature music by Aaron Copland: “Emily Dickinson Songs” and Eliot Carter: “Musicians Wrestle Everywhere,” “Heart Not So Heavy. Also on the program is Samuel Barber’s […]

Summer Play: Revels and Revelations

August 18th, 2010 by philhalpern

Ventfort Hall Mansion and The Gilded Age Museum Written and Directed by Juliane Hiam Starring Andi Bohs Produced by Ventfort Hall in cooperation with Shakespeare & Company The extraordinary life of Belle da Costa Greene, perhaps the most influential woman of the Gilded Age that you’ve never heard of!   A story of books, art, […]

The Taster takes the stage!

August 5th, 2010 by philhalpern

Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer directs the world premiere of acclaimed Berkshire’s playwright Joan Ackermann’s mystical and magical tale of love, loyalty and desire. The Taster features Founding Company member and OBIE-award winning actor Rocco Sisto and renowned opera singer Maureen O’Flynn in this transformative tale that flows through memory and across time. The play […]

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 […]

Hummingbirds Return to Brook Farm Inn

May 22nd, 2010 by philhalpern

This morning at breakfast guests of Brook Farm Inn were delighted to see hummingbirds at the feeder outside the dining room window. Additionally, we were visited by an indigo bunting and a pileated woodpecker visited the tree stump in our back yard. After living most of my life in urban areas where wildlife was squirrels […]

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