Archive for the ‘literary events’ Category

Poetry Workshops At Brook Farm Inn

October 1st, 2011 by philhalpern

There is poetry here! We’re delighted to announce that James Arthur, the Amy Clampitt Poet of 2012, will  present  two resident workshops in May. You can experience four full days of writing, critique, and literary discussion at the inspiring Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts; the program includes buffet breakfasts and a nightly literary salon, […]

April is Poetry Month

April 16th, 2011 by philhalpern

There is poetry here….our guests at Brook Farm Inn, a Lenox MA B&B,  enjoy our “Poem of the Day” and the many volumes of poetry that we enjoy sharing.  So we’re glad to celebrate April as National Poetry Month.  Here’s a poem written by William Shenstone who lived 1714-1763.  Even though it’s from the 18th […]

Halloween at The Mount in Lenox, MA

October 25th, 2010 by philhalpern

Special Halloween events are taking place all week at The Mount in Lenox, MA.  Guests of Brook Farm Inn can enjoy the thrills and chills! Edith Wharton’s Favorite Ghost Stories Monday-Thursday, October 25-28 at 4 p.m. Enjoy daily readings of Edith Wharton’s favorite ghost stories by Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, […]

The Mount, in Lenox Massachusetts, Is Open

May 6th, 2010 by philhalpern

Famed author, Edith Wharton, lived at The Mount, within walking distance of Brook Farm Inn B&B in Lenox. The beautiful mansion and gardens are now open for the season, offering guided tours, lectures and readings. We offer our guests discount coupons for admission. Starting May 28th, we also offer an all-inclusive package including room reservations, […]


February 27th, 2010 by philhalpern

 And all I saw from where I stood Was three long mountains and a wood. Over these things I could not see: These were the things that bounded me… “Renascence,” 1912 At Brook Farm Inn “there is poetry here,” so we’re proud to be supporters of Steepletop and excited to have the opportunity to take a […]

Valentine’s Day is Special at Our Lenox Bed and Breakfast

January 15th, 2010 by philhalpern

At Brook Farm Inn, we’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day with chocolate-dipped strawberries & love stories… Visitors will find flowers and chocolate-dipped strawberries in their rooms when they arrive.  And on Sunday, February 14th there will be a special afternoon tea by the library fireplace.  Linda, the inn’s resident professional storyteller, will present love stories from […]

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, by Candlelight

December 15th, 2009 by philhalpern

Herman Melville Arrowhead, long known as the home where Herman Melville wrote his epic novel, Moby Dick, will be shown in a unique way this winter. The Berkshire Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, will feature special “Candlelight and Chocolate Tours” of its beautifully decorated 1783 farmhouse during the holiday season. […]

Ghostly Readings this week at The Mount

October 23rd, 2009 by philhalpern

The Mount is around the corner from Brook Farm Inn, and the gracious, Gilded Age drawing room is the perfect setting for these readings.  Can’t wait!  Come join us! October 26, 2009 – October 31, 2009 Description “For the ghost should never be allowed to forget that his only chance of survival is in the tale of […]