Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Fall Foliage Canoe Trips in the Berkshires

September 20th, 2010 by philhalpern

At Bartholomew’s Cobble in Sheffield, MA, the Trustees of Reservations are sponsoring fall foliage canoe trips.  The dates are Sundays, Sept. 26 and October 3rd, also Monday October 11th, from 9:00 to 12 Noon.  Your Brook Farm Inn innkeepers are members of the Trustees of Reservations, because the organization protects and maintains many Berkshires hiking trails and outdoor […]

New England Travel Tips

September 6th, 2010 by philhalpern

This is New England fall foliage season.  For travel  in the Berkshires, we recommend Karen Brown’s New England.  This guide is among many published by Karen Brown, and it’s a reliable way to find inns, B&B’s, and also to find help in planning your itinerary. Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, MA, in the heart of Berkshires foliage scenery, […]


January 21st, 2010 by philhalpern

  DISCO UNDER THE DOME: STUDIO 18 at the Lenox Library A night of 70s favorites featuring groovy DJs spinning the hits, cash bar with roll-back pricing, and the SuperFly VIP Lounge – all presented by the Lenox Library Association!   DATE: Saturday, January 30th, 2010 TIME: 8:00 PM to after midnight LOCATION: The Sedgwick […]

Raptor has Breakfast at Brook Farm Inn

December 17th, 2009 by philhalpern

A few weeks ago, before our grounds became snow covered for the winter, a guest noticed a large bird in the wooded area outside the breakfast room window. Brook Farm Inn is located in the heart of the Berkshires, so more than 30 species of birds common to Massachusetts have been sighted on our property. […]

Lenox Thanksgiving Antique and Vintage Collectible Show

October 30th, 2009 by philhalpern

Friday,Saturday, Sunday…November 27th, 28th and 29th  Lenox Village will celebrate Thanksgiving in New England with an “Antique and   Vintage Collectible Show” at the Historic Lenox Town Meeting Hall. The Lenox Chamber of Commerce is helping the environment of the future by recycling the past with “Treasures and Memories of Olde”.      Silent Auction will highlight […]

Events at The Mahaiwe

October 21st, 2009 by philhalpern

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is in Great Barrington, 20 minutes from Brook Farm Inn.  Here’s the exciting lineup for the next couple of weeks! TimesTalks: Conversation with novelist John Irving “Live in HD” Wednesday, October 28 at 7pm $17 / $15 Mahaiwe Members We very excited to bring you another great live HD digital cinema […]

Fall Foliage Update

October 6th, 2009 by philhalpern

The leaves are changing.  Northern Vermont has peaked and the brilliant colors are coming toward the Berkshires.  On our home page you can link to suggested driving tour to see the best scenery.  There is also an  interactive peak foliage map from the Boston Globe.  or you can click on the links below.  According to the […]

Fall Foliage Forecast

September 27th, 2009 by philhalpern

The Boston Globe is predicting a brilliant fall foliage season. The rainy weather this past summer combine with the cool dry weather in September will yield brilliant colors in October. Many of the trees in our yard are turning yellow, gold and red. Below are links to the Globe article and a link to a […]

Berkshires Harvest Festival, Oct. 3rd and 4th

September 26th, 2009 by philhalpern

Next weekend we plan to go to the Harvest Festival at Berkshire Botanical Garden.  It’s an old-fashioned community event with food, music, crafts, rides & games, and a giant tag sale.  A great way to enjoy the crisp October weather.

The Cantilena Chamber Choir

September 24th, 2009 by philhalpern

The Cantilena Chamber Choir Andrea Goodman, Director   SHAKESPEARE IN WORDS AND MUSIC   with Jonathan Epstein And Ariel Bock   Love in the Afternoon-an Interlude with Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Choral Music on Shakespearean texts by Vaughan Williams, Hector Berlioz, John Newell and John Rutter   With the Steve Murray Ensemble and Anita Stuart piano […]