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Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015

March 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The recently announced Williamstown Theatre Festival 2015 season schedule will be heating up the Berkshires from June 30th through August 23rd – where will you be? The Williamstown Theatre Festival has been bringing the finest actors, directors, designers, and playwrights to the Berkshires stage since since 1955, with each season providing both classic and new […]

Maple Sugaring Time in the Berkshires!

March 7th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

You may be forgiven for being a little skeptical of what I’m about to tell you, if you’re one of the many who is currently hip-deep in snow, but spring really is just right around the corner and with it: Maple Sugaring Time! If you’re scratching your head at that, it’s clear you are not […]

Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season

February 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season is on and already white hot with what is looking to be one of their best seasons, ever – have you gotten your tickets, yet? Originally known as the The Berkshire Playhouse, the Berkshire Theatre Group was founded in 1928 has seen an incredible number of talented musicians and […]

Applegate Inn – Your Berkshires Skiing Headquarters!

February 14th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Applegate Inn’s location in Lee, MA makes it the perfect home-base for any and all of your Berkshires skiing getaway plans! Winter in the Berkshires means cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing and more! Our central location means easy access to all the Berkshires skiing you can handle without sacrificing comfort.

Get Ready for the 2015 Tanglewood Season

January 24th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The recently announced 2015 Tanglewood season is looking especially exciting, packed as it is with special events: this year celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood Music Center as well as the inaugural season of Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Andris Nelsons. To commemorate its 75th anniversary season, Tanglewood Music Center has commissioned over 30 […]

Have A Berkshire Valentine’s Day Getaway

January 17th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

There’s a reason Applegate Inn was rated the “best place to kiss in the Berkshires.” Take advantage of our Berkshire Valentine’s Day specials and see for yourself why we say February is for lovers! The Berkshires are a wonderful place to show your love for that special someone. Romance is expressed in a myriad of […]

Berkshires New Year’s Eve Special at Applegate Inn!

December 13th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Applegate Inn wants to help you ring in the 2015 New Year in comfort and style by offering you the opportunity to take advantage of our Berkshires New Year’s Eve Special! Every year we craft a Berkshires New Year’s Eve Special to help you get the most out of your end-of-the-year Berkshires getaway. Designed with […]

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

December 6th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” is a clever reworking of a classic favorite, presented on stage by the Berkshires own Shakespeare & Company. Most of us have seen the classic Frank Capra Christmas film, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, and even those of us who haven’t know […]

The Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas Weekend

November 22nd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Step into one of Norman Rockwell’s most famous paintings at the annual Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas Weekend, December 5 – 7, 2014! Stockbridge, Massachusetts is like many small towns in the Berkshires: quiet, friendly, quaint, and so picturesque it looks like it could be right out of some Norman Rockwell painting. Where Stockbridge differs […]

Berkshire Museum’s Festival of Trees 2014

November 15th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshire Museum’s annual Festival of Trees exhibit – on view from November 14th through January 4th, 2015 – will take you into the wild with this year’s theme “On Safari!” The much-anticipated, 30th annual Festival of Trees – On Safari will feature creatively bedecked Christmas trees sponsored and created by local businesses, schools, and community […]

Planning Your Berkshires Skiing Vacation

October 18th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

As we enter into autumn and enjoy the beauty it brings, thoughts of winter are not far behind – which means now is the time to book your Berkshires skiing vacation! You don’t have to look far in the Berkshires for good places to ski – they’re everywhere! – but each one is a little […]

Berkshires Ghost Tours at Edith Wharton’s The Mount

October 11th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

If you’re looking for a little something spooky to do this Halloween, how about a Berkshires Ghost Tour at Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount? The Mount, was designed by Edith Wharton in 1902 as her home and writer’s retreat and is now both a historic site and the only monument to Edith Wharton in the […]

Berkshires Fall Foliage Events, 2014

September 22nd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

There’s never a bad time to visit the Berkshires but one of the most popular times is now – autumn – when the Berkshires fall foliage comes to life with beautiful colors and the area abounds with fun things to do and see. While many parts of the country begin to wind down once summer […]

Edward Hopper at the Norman Rockwell Museum

September 13th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Prominent American artist Edward Hopper was known primarily for his realistic oil paintings but the current Norman Rockwell Museum exhibit presents his lesser known side with “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator.” Edward Hopper’s realist paintings are touchstones of the American twentieth century. His images have become an integral part of the very grain […]

The Berkshires Clark Art Institute

August 25th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

There isn’t any one reason why the Berkshires became the cultural destination it is but, if you were looking for a cause, The Clark Art Institute would be a major contender. The Clark Art Institute’s collection includes a broad array of pieces, from European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, and decorative arts that […]

Visit Mount Lebanon Shaker Village

August 16th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Shakers are known for their mode of simple living and their iconic architecture and furniture. Did you know the single, largest Shaker community in the US was once very close by: the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village. The Mount Lebanon Shaker Village was founded in 1787 and remained the single largest communal society in America for […]

Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic 2014

July 26th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic 2014, scheduled for August 7th through the 10th, is a four-day celebration of wines from around the world paired with locally sourced cuisine as prepared by celebrity chefs, and all on the incomparable Tanglewood grounds. If that doesn’t get you running towards the Berkshires, nothing will. As with so […]

Chesterfest – The New Americana Music Festival 2014

July 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Chesterfest, The New Americana Music Festival, is a series of concerts at Chesterwood in Stockbridge, MA, every Friday, July 11 through August 29, 2014. When people hear “Americana” attached to a music festival, the first thing that leaps to their minds is folk or bluegrass: banjos, fiddles, and a wash-tub bass performing old-timey tunes. While […]

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