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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Programs & Initiatives

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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The Berkshire Historical Society, in collaboration with the Berkshire Athenaeum, explores the history of Pittsfield through its neighborhoods. As they have evolved, the story of Pittsfield’s ethnic communities, the families, the stores, the churches, the[...]
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The Berkshire Historical Society, in collaboration with the Berkshire Athenaeum, explores the history of Pittsfield through its neighborhoods. As they have evolved, the story of Pittsfield’s ethnic communities, the families, the stores, the churches, the[...]
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We invite your family to our Steep Rock Preserve to find out Who Made Those Tracks? Find out how to read stories told in the snow and earth with this interactive family workshop. Bring the[...]
Feb 16 @ 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[...]
Pittsfield, MA–Barrington Stage Company’s 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co--at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm
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Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm & Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm 10 TEN MINUTE PLAYS x 10 PLAYWRIGHTS = 100 MINUTES OF PURE JOY  
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Snow Date– February 22 In 1580 in Ferrara, Italy, an ensemble of professional female singers–probably the first one of their gender–became renowned for their technical and artistic virtuosity. This ensemble, the ‘Concerto delle Donne’, performed[...]
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm
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Performances–Feb 15 & 16 at  7:30 p.m.  and Feb 17 at  2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and senior citizens. Cash or check only: buy at the door-reservations are not necessary HOTCHKISS.ORG/ARTS ~ (860)[...]
Pittsfield, MA–Barrington Stage Company’s 10×10 New Play Festival @ Barrington Stage Co--at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm & Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm 10 TEN MINUTE PLAYS x 10 PLAYWRIGHTS = 100 MINUTES OF PURE JOY  

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