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It’s Time To Plan Your Berkshires Fall Foliage Getaway

September 18th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

October, peak foliage season for the Massachusetts Berkshires, is just weeks away. If you’re an unabashed leaf-peeper, now is the time to plan your Berkshires fall foliage getaway! There is always something to see or do in the Berkshires but few things exceed the beauty or popularity of our colorful fall foliage. Bright displays of […]

The 41st Annual Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon

August 11th, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Come 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 […]

2016 Norman Rockwell Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas Events

November 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Experience America’s golden age through the eyes of Norman Rockwell. The annual and beloved Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas celebration is scheduled for December 2nd through the 4th, 2016. Norman Rockwell’s painting of the Stockbridge during Christmas season is one of his more famous works. That fame has spread to Stockbridge as well. The town […]

The Architects of Saturday Morning: Hanna-Barbera At The Norman Rockwell Museum

November 7th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

What do Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, and Jonny Quest all have in common? They’re all at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge! Come see Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning, November 12th through May 29th, 2017! If you have spent any time watching cartoons on your television since 1957, you’re undoubtedly […]

Attend the 2016 Berkshire International Film Festival

May 13th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Get set for the 11th annual Berkshire International Film Festival – June 2nd through June 5th, 2016 – featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Bruce Dern, Karen Allen, Brian De Palma, Noah Baumbach, Gregory Crewdson, and Jake Paltrow! Every year, the Berkshire International Film Festival brings the best in independent films and filmmakers to the Berkshires to showcase […]

Enjoy Lee MA Chez Nous at
Applegate Inn!

May 6th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

The only thing bad about a great restaurant is that its popularity can keep you from being able to get into it! Our own, favorite, fine and perpetually booked local restaurant, the Lee MA Chez Nous Bistro, has found a wonderful workaround for this with their new “to-go” Ordering System! Chez Nous Bistro is easily […]

John Hiatt, Joshua Redman, and Buckwheat Zydeco at Mahaiwe!

April 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

A recent announcement has singer-songwriter John Hiatt, saxophonist Joshua Redman, and American musical legend Buckwheat Zydeco at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center for the 2016 season! The Berkshires will ring with the sweet strains of rock, jazz, and zydeco as performed by legendary talents, thanks to the recent Mahaiwe 2016 season additions: John Hiatt on May […]

Romantic Berkshires Valentines Lodging Specials

January 8th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Where better to stay during your Valentine’s Day getaway than the B&B voted “best place to kiss in the Berkshires?” Let Applegate Inn set the scene for your romantic holiday with one of our Valentines lodging specials! Home to cultural icons like Tanglewood and Jacob’s Pillow Dance, outdoor recreation areas like Jiminy Peak and Butternut […]

Start The New Year Right With A Berkshires Spa Getaway

December 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The holidays can be a magical time but, let’s face it, they can also be a lot of work and stressful. Why not start your new year off right by giving yourself the rejuvenating gift of a Berkshires Spa Getaway? Applegate Inn’s convenient location in the Berkshire countryside allows us to offer the promise of […]

Discover Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

October 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Ventfort Hall Mansion in Lenox, MA is an imposing, Jacobean Revival-style mansion built by the J.P. Morgan family in the late 1800’s and is now restored as a Gilded Age Museum you can tour! If you’ve seen the film “Cider House Rules,” this Berkshires mansion may look a little familiar to you – the exterior […]

Mahaiwe Theater’s 2015 Performing Arts Summer Schedule

May 29th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The historic Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA is heating up the Berkshires once again with its jam-packed 2015 summer schedule of performing arts!

Get Set for the 2015 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival!

May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

One of the first signs of summer, the annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, is almost upon us and the Berkshires are already a-buzz with what promises to be another standout season! The annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is America’s longest-running dance festival, having been started in the 1930’s by modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn. Jacob’s […]

Berkshires 2015 Concert Season

April 11th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Berkshires are known for their rich cultural fabric – Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow Dance – and that includes live music by popular artists, as the Berkshires 2015 Concert season for the Berkshire Theatre Group shows. A while back I outlined the 2015 Season for the Berkshire Theatre Group but an upcoming concert had me realizing […]

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 […]

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 […]

All the Berkshires are a Stage!

May 26th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

It should comes as no surprise to you that the Berkshires are awash with stage productions, acting studios, and live theater venues. Whatever your favorite entertainment – song dance, drama, comedy – a Berkshires stage is bound to be putting on something you’ll love. With the numerous theater companies, stage troupes, and well-established festivals found […]

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2014

May 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The New York Times calls the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival “the dance center of the nation” and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who would disagree with that. Started by modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn in the 1930’s, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is America’s longest-running dance festival, has been designated a National Historic Landmark, […]

History of the Lee Public Library

June 29th, 2013 by Katie Pate

If you have an interest in American history or architecture, make sure to leave a little time during your Berkshires vacation to visit the Lee Library. A beautiful, quiet and historic place, stop in to browse the shelves or enjoy a quiet place to read for a while. The Lee Library is the only remaining […]

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