Events

Feb
15
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 15 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
16
Sat
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 16 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Washington Depot, CT–Who Made Those Tracks? Offered by Steep Rock Association @ Steep Rock Preserve
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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 family for a different type of outing in the preserve: a hunt to discover tracks and identify who made them.

Feb
18
Mon
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 18 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
19
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 19 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
20
Wed
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 20 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
21
Thu
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 21 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
22
Fri
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 22 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Falls Village, CT– Historic Guided Walk of Falls Village with the Town Clerk (sponsored by the Appalachian Mt. Club)
Feb 22 @ 9:45 am

Falls Village is a Registered National Historic District. It once was a station stop on the Housatonic Railroad and producer of cannons for the Civil War. Through this village, 3 miles of the Appalachian Trail passes where many hikers have witnessed the thunderous action of the Great Falls.

Join Mary, Falls Village Town Clerk, as she takes us back in time to a charming mid-19th century village with examples of Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire and Queen Anne styles of architecture, stories of the Railroad, Iron Works & the failed stone canal.

This 2-mile guided walk will include the Iron Bridge road walk, streets of the village and a stop at the Toymakers Cafe, a popular hiker restaurant.

For those interested, we will walk/hike to Falls Overlook & on the Old Race Track Loop Trail adding another mile.

Bring comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots, snacks, water and $(cash only) if eating at cafe. Dress for the weather.

Meet at  9:45 for a 10:00 start at junction of Railroad & Main Street in front of Town Hall
(GPS Ref: 108 Main Street, Falls Village, CT); or carpool/caravan from Stop & Shop, junction of Rtes. 44/7, Canaan, CT leaving promptly at 9:20.

Please register w/L. Jill Oneglia. L Jill Oneglia (860-309-4244, jaoneglia@icloud.com)

Falls Village, CT–The Mountain Lion Returns: Presentation by Sue Morse @ Houstonic Valley Regional High School
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a magnificently iIlustrated presentation by wildlife researcher Sue Morse. Mountain lions are not only being seen in eastern North America, some are attempting to recolonize their former ranges. Scientists have now documented mountain lion dispersal and even occupancy in a growing list of eastern states. Sue Morse has studied mountain lions in a broad diversity of habitats, from Alberta to the Arizona/Mexico border. She will discuss mountain lion biology and ecology, and give us the low-down on the latest confirmations of mountain lions in the east.

Program is sponsored by the Salisbury Association, Audubon Sharon, Dutchess County Land Trust, Goshen Land Trust, Housatonic Valley Association, Norfolk Land Trust, Sharon Land Trust, and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust.

Feb
23
Sat
Norfolk, CT–Winter Weekend in Norfolk Festival
Feb 23 all-day

When you arrive in town, we’ll have an information center at 2 Station Place (Norfolk Hub), complete with maps, more schedules and friendly people who’ll do their best to answer all your questions.

New this year are a cooking class, lessons in how fires were made before matches were invented, free cider and doughnuts courtesy of the volunteer ambulance service and a skating lesson. The library is having special puppet show and the Chamber Music Festival is presenting a musical afternoon among friends in which the audience is join a discussion about the music.

Of course, that’s not all…there’s live music at Infinity Hall, art shows, craft demonstrations, a pop-up mini-maker space and lots, lots more… visit weekendinnorfolk.org and our Facebook page often.

Winter Weekend

Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 23 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
24
Sun
Norfolk, CT–Winter Weekend in Norfolk Festival
Feb 24 all-day

When you arrive in town, we’ll have an information center at 2 Station Place (Norfolk Hub), complete with maps, more schedules and friendly people who’ll do their best to answer all your questions.

New this year are a cooking class, lessons in how fires were made before matches were invented, free cider and doughnuts courtesy of the volunteer ambulance service and a skating lesson. The library is having special puppet show and the Chamber Music Festival is presenting a musical afternoon among friends in which the audience is join a discussion about the music.

Of course, that’s not all…there’s live music at Infinity Hall, art shows, craft demonstrations, a pop-up mini-maker space and lots, lots more… visit weekendinnorfolk.org and our Facebook page often.

Winter Weekend

Feb
25
Mon
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 25 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
26
Tue
Pittsfield, MA–10×10 Intersection Panels at the Berkshire Athenaeum @ Berkshire Athenaeum
Feb 26 all-day

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 workplaces tell a broad view of the city’s history. Panels include historic photos, map and text.

Feb
27
Wed
Gt. Barrington, MA–‘Climate Change, Beer, and Solar Energy’ @ Barrington Brewery
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Mass Audubon’s Berkshire Sanctuaries for: ‘Climate Change, Beer, and Solar Energy’ at Barrington Brewery.  Join us for a solar-powered brewery tour by co-owner, Andrew Mankin followed by complimentary apps and social gathering. Learn how climate change impacts beer production, and how solar energy can be a great alternative energy source. Bring your friends, meet new friends and share your ideas.

Event starts at 6pm with a brief tour of the solar energy usage at Barrington Brewery from co-owner Andrew Mankin, followed by a discussion on the impacts of climate change with Zach Adams from 6:30-7:30pm. Share your ideas, and learn how to take action.

Zach Adams, an educator at Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, is a life-long naturalist who graduated from Juniata College where he studied environmental science and researched the impacts of invasive berry producing plants on migratory birds in wetlands.

For more information call (413) 637-0320 or visit www.massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley.

https://www.massaudubon.org/program-catalog/pleasant-valley/66367-climate-cafe

Sep
7
Sat
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 7 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
8
Sun
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 8 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
14
Sat
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 14 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
15
Sun
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 15 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
21
Sat
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 21 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
22
Sun
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 22 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
28
Sat
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 28 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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Sep
29
Sun
2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS – 60+ FREE EVENTS IN THE BERKSHIRES, MA & LITCHFIELD COUNTY, CT
Sep 29 all-day

FOR DETAILED SCHEDULE OF ALL EVENTS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE –“2019 HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS”—-

www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks

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