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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Events

Upcoming events in the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area.

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Education

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We seek to to tell the story of the Upper Housatonic Valley by interpreting our unique heritage in compelling and engaging ways.

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The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area includes nine towns in Connecticut and twenty in Massachusetts.

EVENTS

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We’ll be re-exploring the northern extent of the Myrin Preserve like we did late last winter when we trailed the momma bear and cubs and found the porcupine up in an ancient ash. Park on[...]
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am
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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[...]
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm
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The Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. — Box Office: 413-528-0100 https://www.mahaiwe.org/Upcoming%20Events
Lanesborough, MA–Stump the Ranger! @ Mt. Greylock Visitor's Center
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Saturday, December 8th, 15th, and 29th, at  1:00pm-2:00pm. Come out and meet the cool Park Ranger for a fun, informative and engaging question and answer presentation about everything Mount Greylock. Discover a multitude of amazing[...]
Dec 16 @ 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[...]
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The Bidwell House Museum, in collaboration with the Monterey Community Center, is excited to announce a new off-season program titled “History Talk Replay”.  Join friends and neighbors one afternoon a month at the Monterey Community[...]
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Mondays and Fridays through December 21st, from  10:00am-4:00pm. 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[...]
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm
1:00 pm
The Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s timeless tragedy La Traviata. — Box Office: 413-528-0100 https://www.mahaiwe.org/Upcoming%20Events

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