Oct. 12, 2013 Article by Dave Read Views of the gardens at Naumkeag in Stockbridge, MA and surrounding landscape on an overcast October afternoon during the fall foliage season in the Berkshires. It was the country estate of New York lawyer and politician Joseph Hodges Choate. Stanford White, the famous architect designed it in 1885… read more
Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival May 26, 2013 The 2013 Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival is scheduled for Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Chesterwood, a National Trust Historic Site. The event will take place 10am-4pm, rain or shine. Located in Stockbridge, MA, and initiated in 1974, this show has always been one of the region’s most popular… read more
Restaurants near Stockbridge MA Article by Dave Read. Restaurants near Stockbridge and West Stockbridge are some of the most popular in the Berkshires, thanks perhaps to their proximity to Tanglewood which makes them readily accessible to visitors from Boston and New York. Other popular local attractions and tourist destinations include Berkshire Theatre Festival, Norman Rockwell… read more
March 25, 2016 Article by Dave Read Hotels and Inns in Stockbridge, MA, the Berkshires town that is associated with former resident Norman Rockwell, are kept busy by visitors to popular local attractions such as Tanglewood, Chesterwood, Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Naumkeag, and the Berkshire Theatre Festival. On BerkshireLinks.com, you can find… read more
How to get to the Berkshires Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires. The town of Stockbridge in the Berkshires is a popular destination for Berkshire county visitors because it is… read more
Chesterwood in Stockbridge, MA was the studio and home of Daniel Chester French who created the Lincoln Memorial, The Minute Man and other sculptures and monuments.
The main exhibition scheduled at Norman Rockwell Museum during the summer of 2012 is Howard Pyle: American Master Rediscovered. which will include Pyle’s paintings alongside related works by contemporary American and European artists, as well as selected paintings by Norman Rockwell.
The 2012 summer schedule of the Berkshire Theatre Festival begins with a production of the long-time audience favorite A Chorus Line, which runs at The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield and includes two world premieres. THe BTF’s main building in Stockbridge, called the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, was originally known as the Stockbridge Casino; it was built in… read more
Orleton Farm, Stockbridge, Mass. Orleton Farm in Stockbridge, Mass. is home to the Colonial Carriage and Driving Society, which sponsors annual events that could be classified “quintessentially Berkshire” – events that are remnants of the Gilded Age, when parts of the Berkshires looked to be extensions of European aristocrary. In winter there is the Classic… read more
The Berkshire Theatre Festival schedule has been expanded to include a new series of readings in the Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. The readings are scheduled for Sundays at 4PM Sun., beginning January 16, running through March 27, 2011. Called “Stories for a Sunday Afternoon” and hosted by Gail Ryan, the programs will feature local artists and… read more
Popular venues and organizations schedule special holiday and Christmas events every year that may be of interest to people planning to visit the Berkshires. Some events are singular and some are annual favorites among Berkshire county residents as well as with tourists. This page will be updated as more events are announced or as schedule… read more
The town of Stockbridge, Mass. celebrates the 21st annual Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas, December 4th and 5th, 2010. This event celebrates Norman Rockwell’s popular depiction of what for many is the quintessential small New England Town; Rockwell began painting the image in 1956, but did not complete it until December 1967. The highlight of… read more