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Category Archives: Berkshire Events

Berkshire Museum Festival of Trees 2018 – Often Heard

November 17, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshire Museum Festival of Trees 2018Berkshire Museum Festival of Trees 2018 – Often Heard opens today, November 17th, and runs through January 6th, 2019. Come see more than 100 dazzling Christmas trees, each decorated to depict a popular song.

The annual Berkshire Museum Festival of Trees is a popular Christmas Tree decorating event. The festival sees local businesses, schools, and other groups competing to decorate their tree in innovative and original ways. They also have to follow each year’s particular theme. Past themes have included salutes to the silver screen, animal safari, and the future.

This year’s theme is pop music. Each tree in the festival has been decorated around a different, popular song. The genre could be hip-hop, blues, jazz, country, rock, what have you. Can you guess which song the tree’s decorations are hinting at?

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Lee Founders Weekend 2018 – Come Join In the Fun!

August 13, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Lee Founders Weekend 2018The town of Lee, MA turns 241 in 2018 and our annual birthday celebration – Lee Founders Weekend 2018 – is scheduled for Friday, September 14th, through Sunday, September 16th, 2018. Come out and help us celebrate during this popular, annual Berkshires event!

Lee Founders Weekend is always a great time. Lee celebrates the town’s birthday with three days of fabulous food, music, and fun in the Berkshires – and YOU are most definitely invited! Come join in as we celebrate Berkshires style with a Founders Day Parade, Duck Derby, 5K Road Race, Taste Of Lee, live music, and lots more!

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Shop Fine, Handcrafted Gifts at Berkshire Crafts Fair 2018

July 13, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshire Crafts Fair 2018Looking for that perfect, unique item to offset a room or to give as a gift? You’re likely to find it at Berkshire Crafts Fair 2018! This annual, juried show draws master artisans from all over the country to exhibit their wares. August 10th through the 12th, 2018, in Great Barrington, MA.

The annual Berkshire Crafts Fair is not your typical arts and crafts show. Every year, artisans, from Washington to Florida, submit their applications in hopes of being accepted. Of the hundreds of applications received, only the very best are chosen. Making the Berkshire Crafts Fair as much an exhibition of fine art as it is an arts and crafts shopping opportunity.

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Come Out For the 2017 Lenox Apple Squeeze Harvest Festival!

September 4, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

The Lenox Apple Squeeze is a free, 2-day harvest celebration and street festival. Artisans, farm stands, performers, and lots of happy visitors fill downtown Lenox with music, laughter and plenty to do, see, eat, and drink. Don’t miss out: September 23rd and 24th, 2017.

It can be difficult to face the end of summer, especially since it always seems to disappear almost as soon as it arrives. Welcoming fall rather than mourning summer is the key – and one of the best ways to celebrate fall is by attending the 38th annual Lenox Apple Squeeze.

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The 41st Annual Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon

August 11, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon 2017Come to the Berkshires this September for the 41st Annual Josh Billings Runaground Triathlon. “The Josh,” scheduled for Sunday, September 17th, 2017, is one of the oldest and largest bike-canoe-run triathlons in the country.

The Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon has been held in Southern Berkshire County every year since 1976. This makes it one of the oldest continuous annual triathlons in the country, second only to California’s Eppie’s Great Race, which is two years older. The Josh Billings Triathlon includes a 27 mile bike ride, a 5 mile canoe/kayak/SUP sprint, and a 6.2 mile run.

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