Archive for the ‘Seasons’ Category

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 […]

“The Santaland Diaries” — A Berkshires Holiday Tradition

December 8th, 2011 by philhalpern

It’s at Shakespeare & Co., Lenox Massachusetts,  through December 30th. Brook Farm Inn guests have been to the opening this past weekend, and loved it.  It’s a laughter-filled holiday performance. Critics say, “Sardonic Santaland delights!” Ryan Winkles takes the stage in The Santaland Diaries, the Berkshires’ newest holiday tradition (each year a new S&Co actor […]

Festival of Trees Is a Berkshires Holiday Tradition

November 21st, 2011 by philhalpern

  Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for Under the Big Top: Festival of Trees 2011 at Berkshire Museum.  The 27th annual holiday event, featuring more than one hundred and fifty dazzling, decorated trees filling the Museum’s galleries,  runs through Monday, January 2, 2012.  Special exhibitions of vintage circus memorabilia and photography add to the […]

Ghost Tours — A Halloween Tradition At The Mount

October 17th, 2011 by philhalpern

Ghost Tours for Halloween are a tradition at The Mount!  This mansion, formerly Edith Wharton’s home, is right here in Lenox, near Brook Farm Inn.   October 21, 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, $20    On October 28 at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm, The Mount will offer enhanced and extended ghost tours in celebration of Halloween. These tours […]

Driving Tours For Scenic Berkshires Fall Foliage

October 4th, 2011 by philhalpern

We have a series of spectacular driving tours all mapped out. Follow the maps and driving directions here, or set the GPS. Either way the beauty of the Berkshires is waiting for you.Tour 1: North Central Berkshire Approximately 64 miles Tour 2: Central Berkshire Approximately 78 miles Tour 3: South Berkshire Approximately 48 miles Tour […]

Fantastic Fall Foliage

September 19th, 2011 by philhalpern

Are you a fool for foliage? If so, you’re not alone. Foliage fans faithfully flock to the Berkshires for the best picturesque panoramas that fall has to offer. They know they’ll find vivid vistas at high elevation and the Berkshire landscape provides plenty of peak leaf-peeking vantage points such as Mt Greylock in the north […]

“War of the Worlds” Coming to the Berkshires!

August 25th, 2011 by philhalpern

Shakespeare & Co. continues its popular Fall Foliage season with “War of the Worlds,” based on Orson Welles’ thrilling radio broadcast about Martians invading Earth.  This production features half a dozen seasoned actors playing a variety of outrageous roles as they bring the tale of Martians and mayhem to life on the stage.  It’s an […]

It’s Spring! Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm

April 10th, 2011 by philhalpern

The Berkshires’  Hancock Shaker Village is showcasing “Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm,”  from April 16 through May 8. Guests of  Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts,  will receive a discount to meet the piglets, lambs, calves, chicks and ducklings, and tour the buildings and gardens too. You can make memories with a special Behind-the-Scenes guided […]

April (Fools?) at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

April 4th, 2011 by philhalpern

Guests of Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox Massachusetts B&B, love the Norman Rockwell Museum.  Enjoy it by booking our Spring Lovers’ Package, or any time.  Here’s the lineup for April. It’s that time of year again! Norman Rockwell’s April Fools illustrations were a popular tradition on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. Can you […]

Snowy Berkshires, Massachusetts

January 18th, 2011 by philhalpern

We had a great time snowshoeing in Pleasant Valley MassAudubon Wildlife Refuge the other day, here in Lenox, Massachusetts.  Today we’ve had a few more inches of snow and the upcoming weekend promises to be another fine one for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and beautiful scenery. Our Lenox bed and breakfast guests love coming back for afternoon […]