Holidays return in the Berkshires — even in an uncertain year, we can find music and storytelling and lights in the dark, and an energy in local places ...READ ARTICLE
Local news reimagined
You want to know what to do this weekend. You want to find places only the local people know. You want to meet people who feel the same way? Come out and explore …
We live in a rare place in Western Massachusetts. We have minds at work out here in the country, and minds at play too. I live and write here. I’m a local journalist, so I get to walk behind the scenes and talk with people about what they love. We all want connection — we want to laugh, share ideas, dance barefoot and listen to music on a mountain at night … Let’s go see what we can find.
Want to know what’s happening in town this weekend? From North Adams to Lenox, we’re seeing a new energy in the Berkshires. Wherever we are in the pandemic now, locals are adapting and new voices are coming in. If you’re looking for nightlife or a good cup of coffee, a vintage t-shirt or an artisan fair … take a look through our Berkshire towns.
The town names above also become links to their town pages — two to three of themGO DOWNTOWN
Theater and music
We have singer-songwriters, folk and bluegrass legends, emerging composers and Yo-yo Ma … sometimes all of them together. We’re known around the world for the people who come here to play, and they can be global travelers or as local and familiar as the farmer’s market on the corner. Or both. And we can dance to the beat.FIND ART • MUSIC • THEATER
This is the season for spice and texture — evergreens and candlelight and makers gathering to show what they create by hand …READ ARTICLE
A web spreads overhead in the branches like sails. The strands glimmer as though they’re touched by moonlight. I’m walking up the path in Edith Wharton’s forest, in this winter’s Nightwood at the Mount. And this pathway is new. ...READ ARTICLE
Winter makers and winter harvests are coming to us this week — as the Norman Rockwell Museum opens a retrospective on internationally known illustrator Leo Leonni, the nights are warming up with music.READ ARTICLE