Posts Tagged ‘massachusetts’

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 […]

Herbie Hancock at Tanglewood

April 11th, 2010 by philhalpern

Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project Tour will be performed at The Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, MA on Monday August 9th, 7:30 PM.  Tickets go on sale to the public on April 20th.  Donors can order tickets now. Hancock utilizes the universal language of music to express  central themes of peace and global responsibility.  His […]

Mt. Greylock Reopens Today!

May 22nd, 2009 by philhalpern

After being closed for 2 years, the road to the highest peak in Massachusetts will be opening today.  The newly repaired road makes it possible for you to drive to the top of Mt. Greylock, where you’ll find Bascom Lodge, a visitors’ center.  The view from Bascom Lodge is incomparable, and on the way are scenic overlooks. The […]

Berkshire Fools Festival This Weekend!

April 2nd, 2009 by philhalpern

Here’s a unique way to celebrate spring’s arrival — the Berkshire Fools Festival, in Pittsfield Massachusetts. (It’s only ten minutes from Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox.) Today through Sunday, April 5th, the festival will make you smile, with theater, music, art exhibits, and activities. The festival was kicked off yesterday with goofy clowns and mimes in […]

Vacations Are Good for Your Health!

October 22nd, 2008 by philhalpern

We’re well aware of the news that’s making everyone feel stressed these days, so here’s important information. In a newspaper article titled “Take a vacation and you may live longer,” Drs. Kay Judge and Maxine Barish-Wreden wrote, “Vacations may lead to decreased heart attacks and longer lives.” That’s right–you will live longer if you take regular vacations. Using […]

Colors of Fall Foliage in the Berkshires

September 2nd, 2008 by philhalpern

Callers to Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts are asking about fall foliage — they want to know if the leaves are changing yet.  The answer is, a little bit.  You can see a few maples with orange leaves at the end of some branches, and even though the days are beautiful and warm, the evenings get […]

A Summer Chocolate Celebration in the Berkshires

July 31st, 2008 by philhalpern

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Massachusetts will have a Summer Chocolate Celebration this Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 6:30 PM.  The featured speaker is Francine Segan, a food historian and author whose lectures are very entertaining. Francine has written an article about Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, for the Berkshire Eagle, calling our breakfast one of […]

Colors of War at Ventfort Hall

July 4th, 2008 by philhalpern

Colors of War: A Story of Love and Courage produced by Ventfort Hall in cooperation with Shakespeare & Company Written and Directed by Mary Guzzy Susannah Melone returns as Annie Haggerty June 26 – Aug 31, Thurs & Fri 7:30pm, Sat 4pm, Sun 10am Tickets $25 Reservations 413-637-3206 The moving story of Civil War hero […]

Berkshires Arts Festival, July 4th Weekend

July 3rd, 2008 by philhalpern

If you enjoy craft fairs — and even if you usually don’t — this one’s for you!  The Berkshires Arts Festival is an annual juried arts festival, at the Butternut ski area in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.  There are 175 juried artists, and you’ll find a varied selection of pottery, jewelry, everything you can think of, […]

Herman Melville and Norman Rockwell, Together in the Berkshires

May 22nd, 2008 by philhalpern

Who would have thought? An exhibit combining Norman Rockwell and Herman Melville!  It’s opening tomorrow night at Arrowhead, Melville’s home in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.  And that’s very close to Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox, Massachusetts.  The exhibit features the original color study of Rockwell’s mural showing Pittsfield in 1854, and includes clothing, tools, and other items […]