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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 […]

Art Walk in Lenox, Massachusetts, Memorial Day Weekend

May 10th, 2008 by philhalpern

On Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, there will be an Art Walk in Lenox, Massachusetts. Our many galleries will be exhibiting and having receptions.  One you won’t want to miss is DeVries Fine Art.  Andrew DeVries is a wonderful sculptor, and his reception is from 1:00-4:00 on May 24th.  We at Brook Farm Inn […]

Stay at Brook Farm Inn and Enjoy the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

May 8th, 2008 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts, is close to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington.  This wonderfully restored theater, one of the Berkshires’ best attractions, has announced its program for May through December, and there’s something for everyone. Judy Collins will be performing June 1st, then there’s Renee Fleming, more classical music, Paul Taylor Dance […]

Close Encounters With Music Presents

April 30th, 2008 by philhalpern

The Close Encounters With Music Company will be presenting “GYPSY!” on Saturday, May 24 at 6PM. The performance will be at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA. The works of Bizet, Haydn, Monti, Ravel and Brahms will be featured. Yehuda Hanani is artistic director. The theater is only a 20 minute drive […]

Saving The Mount…One Brook Farm Inn Guest at a Time

April 29th, 2008 by philhalpern

You may have been reading or hearing lately about the financial difficulties of The Mount, famed estate of the author, Edith Wharton. Brook Farm Inn is within walking distance of this treasure in Lenox, Massachusetts. A tour of the mansion and gardens are a must for every visitor to the Berkshires, and many wonderful events […]

Return to the Gilded Age in Lenox

April 27th, 2008 by philhalpern

Here in Lenox, Massachusetts, one of the local treasures is Ventfort Hall, an 1893 Gilded Age “cottage,” built by the sister of J.P. Morgan. You can take tours, and also enjoy historic exhibits and events there. During the month of May, there are a number of events, and it’s within walking distance of the Brook […]

We're the Blog of the Week!

April 23rd, 2008 by philhalpern

Lenox Massachusetts: Brook Farm Inn’s blog has been named Blog of the Week on www.iloveinns.com. This is a great website directory of bed and breakfasts, and it makes us pretty proud. We enjoy sharing information about what’s happening here in the Berkshires, and it’s nice to know that our blog is considered “creative and informative.” […]

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