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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. […]

A Theater Performance in the Berkshires: Cindy Bella (or the Glass Slipper)

December 8th, 2009 by philhalpern

Shakespeare and Company is presenting a magically updated spin on the classic family folktale. Children of all ages will enjoy a contemporary, urban, romantic fairytale about a streetwise accordion player and the handsome cosmopolitan Prince who falls head over heels for her. “Cindy Bella” was presented as a work-in-progress last year, and now returns for its […]

"A Christmas Carol" in the Berkshires

December 3rd, 2009 by philhalpern

The Berkshire Theatre Festival is offering a holiday treat!  Dickens’ classic  will be performed just minutes away from Brook Farm Inn, Lenox MA. A Christmas Carol runs from December 12-30.  Please note the special “movie pricing” nights on Sunday, December 20 and Monday, December 28 where all seats are only $10!  Order your tickets at (413) […]

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 […]

South Mountain Concerts Starting Labor Day Weekend!

August 29th, 2009 by philhalpern

Sunday, September 6th, the Muir String Quartet will open the South Mountain Concert series at 3 PM.  This chamber concert series runs for 5 Sunday afternoons in September and October.  It’s held in a most unusual wooded setting, in a building constructed solely for this purpose.  Situtated on a wooded slope in the midst of […]

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