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Guided Outdoor Excursions – Hiking, Biking or Kayaking

June 14th, 2013 by philhalpern

Experience the beauty and peacefulness of nature and discover the hidden treasures of the Berkshires through a personally guided hike, bike tour, or kayaking excursion.  Hikes include opportunities to witness spectacular views and beautiful trails. On a biking tour, you can enjoy the hilly back roads or a more relaxing ride on the rail trail.  […]

Shakespeare & Co., Lenox MA – Now Playing!

June 5th, 2013 by philhalpern

A master class with famed opera singer Maria Callas is an intimidating affair. Just ask Sophie, her first “victim” in Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning Master Class. McNally takes us inside Callas’ infamous sessions, which she conducted late in her career. Callas—played by the inimitable Elliot Norton and IRNE Award winner Annette Miller—regales us with the […]

Memorial Day Marathon

May 26th, 2013 by philhalpern

  The winner of the Memorial Day Marathon in Lenox MA is Ian Mulikin.  He is pictured above with Dolores Blais.  Ian attributed his victory to the good night sleep he got at Brook Farm Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Congratulations to him and Dolores.  We hope to see them back again next year to defend […]

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA APPOINTS ANDRIS NELSONS

May 16th, 2013 by philhalpern

Andris Nelsons and his wife Kristine Opolais May 16, 2013 – Andris Nelsons has been appointed the 15th Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since its founding in 1881. The announcement was made today by Chairman of the BSO Board of Trustees Ted Kelly, BSO Board of Trustees Vice Chairs Stephen B. Kay and […]

Spring Events in Lenox, MA

April 22nd, 2013 by philhalpern

Lenox  offers special events this spring.  In addition to the historic homes and Berkshires cultural attractions that start their seasons in May, guests of Brook Farm Inn can look forward to these: Sat.-May 25,-RHURBARB FESTIVAL-Roche Reading Park Sat.-May 25, “LENOX MARATHON”-Lenox & Tanglewood Sun.-May 26,-“LENOX MARATHON” Fri. ,-June 14,-“LENOX MOTORCAR CLASSIC” Hope to see you […]

Robert Jacob former owner of Brook Farm Inn

March 13th, 2013 by philhalpern

  We are sad to hear of the passing away of our friend Bob Jacob.  Bob and his wife Betty are former owners of Brook Farm Inn.  Bob and Betty came by the inn about a year after we bought the inn and introduced themselves.  Pictured above Bob is reading some of his poetry at […]

Edith Wharton’s Birthday Bash Jan. 26 in Lenox, MA

January 23rd, 2013 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn is lucky to be right near The Mount, a Berkshires treasure.  This was the home of author, Edith Wharton.  It’s usually open to visitors May through October, but this weekend there will be a special event.   Bring your party hats and musical horns, and be there on Saturday, January 26 from 11 […]

Lenox Valentine Event – Chocolates and Romantic Storytelling

January 22nd, 2013 by philhalpern

Valentine’s Day brings to Lenox, MA the  traditional romantic event at Brook Farm Inn, our Victorian B&B. All guests who reserve between February 14th and February 17th will receive complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries. And on  Saturday, February 16th, a professional storyteller will perform folktales with romantic themes during teatime in our firelit library.   ******************************************************************************************  

Melissa Etheridge at Tanglewood

January 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

Come to Lenox in the Berkshires for these concerts. Tickets go on sale January 22. Melissa Etheridge Live Friday, June 21, 7:00pm, Shed Melissa Etheridge has been a core Island Records artist since the release of her critically acclaimed eponymous RIAA double-platinum debut album. For several years, Etheridge’s popularity built around such memorable songs as […]

Snow in the Berkshires!

December 23rd, 2012 by philhalpern

Yesterday we went hiking on Yokun Ridge near Olivia’s Overlook.  We took the Walsh Trail, which is a nice loop with beautiful vistas of the freshly fallen snow on the mountains and woods surrounding Lenox MA.  Yokun Ridge is one of the many trails within minutes of our Brook Farm Inn bed and breakfast. The […]

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