Experience the rich history, culture and nature in the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area through hiking, biking, historic homes, river experiences and more.

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Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Discover ways to navigate outdoors in winter while having fun exploring an interactive display station that features some useful tools of the trade. Investigate the wonders of maps and compass along with a few tricks[...]
6:30 pm
Hike approximately 3.5 miles under a full moon. It will be a snowshoe if conditions warrant. Cancel for rain. Debrief after the hike at Applebee’s. MEET: Contact leader directly for meeting place. LEADER: Joe Doboszynski[...]
Lanesborough, MA–Nice and Easy Trail Hike @ Mount Greylock Visitor Center 3
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Guided by a Park Interpreter, these easy-paced, two to three mile hikes are geared especially for seniors, but open to all ages. Hikes may include bird viewing, tree identification, or just a great opportunity to[...]
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Discover ways to navigate outdoors in winter while having fun exploring an interactive display station that features some useful tools of the trade. Investigate the wonders of maps and compass along with a few tricks[...]
Lakeville, CT–Atlantic Brass Quintet Performance @ The Hotchkiss School--Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
FREE ADMISSION The Hotchkiss Concert Series is thrilled to present the Atlantic Brass Quintet in concert. Serving as resident brass quintet at institutions including Boston University and the Boston Conservatory, the quintet is lauded regularly[...]
10:00 am
We will hike/snowshoe about 4 miles, halfway around Benedict Pond, then to a viewpoint. Lunch and grog after at the Barrington Brewery. Severe weather cancels. MEET: Contact leader directly for meeting place. LEADER: Nancy King[...]
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am
11:00 am
The Mount is a turn-of-the-century home, designed and built by Edith Wharton in 1902. A National Historic Landmark, today The Mount is a cultural center that celebrates the intellectual, artistic and humanitarian legacy of Edith[...]
2:00 pm
Join Co-Curators Susan Shepard and Marge Smith for a tour of “Sharon Cures: Centuries of Medicine in One Small Town.” Learn about the still-relevant debate about vaccination and deadly diseases, reminisce about the one and[...]

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