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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.

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Aug 18 @ 2:15 pm
2:15 pm
New York City Ballet principal Sara Mearns is acclaimed as “a dancer who leaves everything she owns on the stage while realizing movement fully, all the way to her fingertips” (The New York Times). As[...]
Lenox, MA–Boston Symphony Orchestra @ Tanglewood (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Aug 18 @ 2:30 pm
2:30 pm
François-Xavier Roth, conductor Yo-Yo Ma, cello Members of the BSO horn section SCHUMANN Concert Piece for four horns and orchestra SCHUMANN Cello Concerto BRAHMS Serenade No. 1 617-266-1492
3:00 pm
GLAZUNOV: String Quartet #1 in D Major, Op. 1 (1882) BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133 (1826) SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 47 (1842) http://www.musicmountain.org/upcoming-concerts Box Office: (860) 824-7126 Email: info@musicmountain.org Music Mountain[...]
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
[Free] Wear your walking shoes as poets, dancers, and other performers respond to the SculptureNow exhibition on the beautiful grounds of The Mount/Edith Wharton’s Home. In partnership with Jacob’s Pillow, Lift Ev’ry Voice, and The[...]
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Directed by Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Michelle Dorrance, this lively, heartfelt evening showcases choreography and improvisations created in just three weeks by dancers of the Tap Program of The School at Jacob’s Pillow. Participants of The[...]
Lenox, MA–Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra @ Tanglewood (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor TMC Conducting and Vocal Fellow Program to include MAHLER Symphony No. 4 617-266-1492
10:30 am
Join us for a scavenger hunt hike! We’ll bring hand lenses and a field microscope to take a look at the little things. Please bring water and snack and wear sturdy footwear. Directions: Thomas and[...]
10:30 am
Family Hiking Series with BNRC, GBLC, and CHP Description: Join us for a scavenger hunt hike! We’ll bring hand lenses and a field microscope to take a look at the little things. Please bring water[...]

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Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

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