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

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Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
8:00 am
Audience: Adult Fee: Free Explore Edith Wharton’s original estate, including its woods, wetlands, and meadows. Learn skills to bird by sight and sound as we look for numerous bird species, including bobolinks, woodpeckers, vireos, and[...]
4:00 pm
Historians Cornelia Brooke Gilder and Ronald Epp will join together to present the story of the impact the Berkshires had on the development of the Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island led by George[...]
7:00 pm
2 pm–june 30–july 3-5-6-7-10-13-14-17-20-21 8 pm–june 28-29–july 5-6-12-13-19-20   In the summer of 1954, in a small radio station in Cleveland, an unknown disc jockey heard the sound that would change America. And the rest[...]
Stockbridge, MA–“The Skin of Our Teeth” Performance @ Berkshire Theatre Festival--THE FITZPATRICK MAIN STAGE
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
2 pm –7/13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 8 pm – 7/ 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, aug 2, 3 Winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize, this theatrical masterpiece is a wildly entertaining and[...]
Lenox, MA–Miloš Classical Guitar Performance @ Tanglewood (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
J.S. BACH Suite No. 2 in C minor, BWV 997 GRANADOS from 12 Spanish Dances: No. 5, Andaluza No. 2, Oriental ALBÉNIZ Asturias VILLA LOBOS Five Preludes LENNON/McCARTNEY (arr. Sergio Assad) Blackbird LENNON/McCARTNEY (arr. Sergio[...]
2:00 pm
8 pm–june 28-29–july 5-6-12-13-19-20 In the summer of 1954, in a small radio station in Cleveland, an unknown disc jockey heard the sound that would change America. And the rest is music history. Rock and[...]
Stockbridge, MA–“The Skin of Our Teeth” Performance @ Berkshire Theatre Festival--THE FITZPATRICK MAIN STAGE
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
8 pm – 7/ 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, aug 2, 3 Winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize, this theatrical masterpiece is a wildly entertaining and thought-provoking explosion of time and space. Meet the[...]
Lanesboro, MA– “Klezmer Music” performance @ Bascom Lodge at the Summit of Mt. Greylock
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public. ESTABLISHED IN 1898, THE RESERVATION WAS THE FIRST LAND PRESERVED-IN-TRUST FOR THE CITIZENS OF MASSACHUSETTS AS A WILDERNESS PARK; THE FLAGSHIP PROPERTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION.[...]

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