Posts Tagged ‘Ventfort Hall’

All This and Heaven Too! in Lenox, MA

December 30th, 2013 by philhalpern

Here’s a great winter afternoon program, within walking distance of our Lenox B&B, Brook Farm Inn. See it on January 4, 2014. All This, and Heaven Too at Ventfort Hall A period drama honored with three Academy Award nominations in 1940, the film All This, and Heaven Too will be featured at Ventfort Hall Mansion […]

Christmas Week Theater in the Berkshires

December 22nd, 2011 by philhalpern

Open Marriage: Renegade Wife of the Gilded Age   At Ventfort Hall in Lenox, MA, also known as the Museum of the Gilded Age, you can catch this one-person show all week, between Christmas and New Year’s.  We at Brook Farm Inn have seen it, with great delight.  Other really good choices include “The Santaland […]

Open Marriage: Renegade Wife of the Gilded Age

June 26th, 2011 by philhalpern

Opening on June 29th at Ventfort Hall (The Museum of the Gilded Age) is a play about the life of Elsie Clews Parsons — radical thinker, Phd, Anthropologist, mother of four children, and author of several books.  Born in the late 1800s to one the wealthiest, most genteel families in America (her father was Henry […]

Gilded Age Mansion Designer Showcase

June 12th, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn staff recently got a special innkeepers’ sneak preview of Ventfort Hall’s newly decorated 2nd floor, each room having been done by a different designer.  We were wowed! And some of the items on display are available for sale.  Ventfort Hall is also known as the Museum of the Gilded Age  and is […]

Walk to August Concerts from our Lenox B&B

August 7th, 2010 by philhalpern

Summer concerts in Lenox, in the Berkshires, are yours to enjoy weekdays.  On Mondays, although Tanglewood doesn’t have concerts scheduled, Ventfort Hall does!  And you can walk from Brook Farm Inn B&B to this lovely intimate, mansion performance. Here’s the schedule: Ventfort Summer Concert Series   World-Class Performers  An Intimate Space An Atmosphere of Elegance      Monday […]

Ooh La La! Paris 1890- Unlaced!

July 1st, 2009 by philhalpern

Paris 1890 – Unlaced!  is the title for Ventfort Hall’s summer theater.  Ventfort Hall, here in Lenox just a few minutes’ walk from Brook Farm Inn, is also known as the Museum of the Gilded Age.  This mansion is a great setting for the one-woman show, which provides a humorous yet poignant glimpse into Parisian […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ventfort Hall in Lenox MA, Library Restoration

May 19th, 2008 by philhalpern

The public and is invited to a Library Restoration Sneak Preview and Ribbon-Cutting Saturday, May 24, 2008 – 4pm – 8pm .  A Wine Reception, Victorian Tea, Sweets and Savories will follow the ceremonies.  The cost of the event is $35 per person.   RSVP to Ventfort Hall at 413-637-3206 Ventfort Hall is located a short […]

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 […]