What a beautiful time of year — the flowers are starting to make their entrance, the air is crisp and the sun is warm. To add to the newness of Spring, visit the Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm, just down the road in Pittsfield. Hancock Shaker Village kicks off its 2013 season with Baby Animals [...]
Pianist Gerold Moore, tenor Will Ferguson and mezza soprano Jeniffer Rivera stayed with us the other week,for a Close Encounters with Music concert with cellist Yehuda Hanani at Tanglewood. What amazing talent!
The Examiner.com had an interesting bit of news for cycling enthusiasts — that the Berkshire Cycling Classic, held in Lenox, this year on May 6, has been named the American stop on the fifteen event UCI World Cycling Tour! Pretty big news for our great little town! And they’ve agreed not only to this year, [...]
That’s right — in just a couple of months, on Father’s Day weekend, Lenox will be hosting the Berkshire British Motorcar Festival. In its second year, and freshly renamed, this event is one you won’t want to miss. The festival presents British Motorcars (New and Classic for show and/or purchase), British Automobilia and Fashion, and British Food [...]
A big thanks to our friends at Visit New England for this great list of 90 things to do in Massachusetts! Like you needed anymore reasons, right? Well, this list has something for everyone, and even mentions a great to-do right here in Lenox! Venfort Hall, Mansion and Gilded Age Museum is an imposing Jacobean Revival-style [...]
The weather is going to be just lovely this weekend — 54 degrees on Sunday! And sunny throughout. Plus, as an added bonus, we change the clocks, too, so we will get an extra hour of sunshine on Sunday. Isn’t it a great time to escape to Lenox?
Right here in Lenox you will find our favorite theatre — Shakespeare and Company. Not only are their performances not to be missed, they have also provided us with the inspiration to rename our rooms here at Gateways. Rooms will be renamed after female Shakespearean characters so that Desdemona, Portia, Viola and Hermia will now become household [...]
What would Fall be without apples? Especially those fresh from the tree. Well, just a few weeks ago the Lenox Chamber of Commerce had their 32nd Annual Apple Squeeze: a harvest festival filled with crafts, food and festivities. And Rosemary was honored to be asked to judge their Apple Pie Contest! It was a lovely afternoon, [...]
The Norman Rockwell Museum, located less than 15 minutes away from the Gateways Inn, is featuring an exhibit called “It’s a Dog’s Life: Norman Rockwell Paints Man’s Best Friend.” As explained in the exhibit’s write up, “Throughout Norman Rockwell’s career, dogs of all kinds—from wide-eyed beagles to shiny collies—made frequent appearances in his art. [...]
The 24th annual Tanglewood Jazz Festival runs from Friday, September 2 to Sunday, September 4 at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Held for the first time in conjunction with the Tanglewood Food and Wine Festival, the Labor Day weekend event will feature some of some of the greatest living artists of Jazz in the intimate Ozawa Hall, and [...]