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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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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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[...]
1:00 pm
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
10:00 am
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
4:00 pm
Enjoy the setting sun and a quiet stroll of the flats. Wednesday, December 19, 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Difficulty: Easy (easy pace, no elevation changes) Description: Join us for hot cider and a serene[...]
Lanesborough, MA–Nice and Easy Trail Hike @ Mt. Greylock Visitor's Center
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
FREE Thursdays, December 6th through December 27th at 10 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[...]
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
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 22 @ 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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