Posts Tagged ‘Edith Wharton’

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 […]

Come to the Berkshires this weekend

February 19th, 2014 by philhalpern

 On Saturday, February 22nd, in Edith Wharton’s cozy Drawing Room readers will make Wharton’s story come to life in the very house where she wrote it.  Be sure to peer out the windows upon the snowy Berkshire landscape where she gleaned inspiration for the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts! It’s the annual  Ethan Frome marathon reading, 1:00-5:00 at The Mount.   […]

Edith Wharton’s Birthday Bash Jan. 26 in Lenox, MA

January 23rd, 2013 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn is lucky to be right near The Mount, a Berkshires treasure.  This was the home of author, Edith Wharton.  It’s usually open to visitors May through October, but this weekend there will be a special event.   Bring your party hats and musical horns, and be there on Saturday, January 26 from 11 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Halloween at The Mount in Lenox, MA

October 25th, 2010 by philhalpern

Special Halloween events are taking place all week at The Mount in Lenox, MA.  Guests of Brook Farm Inn can enjoy the thrills and chills! Edith Wharton’s Favorite Ghost Stories Monday-Thursday, October 25-28 at 4 p.m. Enjoy daily readings of Edith Wharton’s favorite ghost stories by Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, […]

The Mount, in Lenox Massachusetts, Is Open

May 6th, 2010 by philhalpern

Famed author, Edith Wharton, lived at The Mount, within walking distance of Brook Farm Inn B&B in Lenox. The beautiful mansion and gardens are now open for the season, offering guided tours, lectures and readings. We offer our guests discount coupons for admission. Starting May 28th, we also offer an all-inclusive package including room reservations, […]

Visit 4 Berkshire Attractions on One Pass

September 18th, 2008 by philhalpern

Four of the Berkshires’ most visited attractions have combined under the name “American Icons” to make your visit to the area more convenient and affordable.  Now through the end of October you can visit The Hancock Shaker Villiage, the largest working farm from the Shaker era; The Mount Estate and Gardens, the home of the great […]

The Mount in Lenox Massachusetts Announces '08 Lecture Series

June 24th, 2008 by philhalpern

A favorite of summer visitors to Brook Farm Inn in Lenox Massachusetts has always been the author lecture series at The Mount, home and gardens of Edith Wharton. Lectures take place on Mondays at 4 PM, starting July 7th, and they’re followed by tea and book-signing. We’re also glad to announce  Wharton on Wednesdays at 5 PM in […]