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17. Hotchkiss School 14. Music Mountain 12. Hancock Shaker Museum 13. Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 11. Shakespeare & Company 6. Chesterwood 9. Berkshire Theatre Festival 8. The Norman Rockwell Museum 7. Berkshire Botanical Garden 10. Tanglewood 2. Berkshire School 1. Berkshire Choral Festival 3. Sheffield Historical Society 4. Butternut Ski Area 5. Catamount Ski Area 14. Music Mountain 15. Lime Rock 17. Hotchkiss School 16. Salisbury School

 

 

1. Berkshire Choral Festival • One of America's most prestigious festivals presents major choral-orchestral works with 225 singers, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, leading soloists and world-renowned conductors in a stunning natural setting Picnic on the lawn before the concerts. Visit their Web site

2. Berkshire School Coeducational, college-preparatory boarding school located in Sheffield, MA. Grades 9-12 and postgraduate. Visit their Web site

3. Sheffield Historical Society Visit the historic Dan Raymond House and other 18th- and 19th century buildings. Tours, special events, monthly programs. Research center open for family, house and social history of Sheffield and surrounding areas. Visit their Web site

4. Butternut Ski Area • Visit their Web site

5. Catamount Ski Area • Visit their Web site

6. Chesterwood • May - October. Visit the 122-acre estate of sculptor Daniel Chester French, the artist who inspired the nation. View working models of The Lincoln Memorial, The Minuteman and many other public monuments. Admission charge. Visit their Web site

7. Berkshire Botanical Garden May - October. Fifteen acres of intimate landscapes including annual and perennial gardens, terraced herb garden, ornamental vegetable gardens, a pond and woodland trail. Educational programs. Gift shop. Tours available. Admission charge. Visit the Web site

8. The Normal Rockwell Museum • The world's largest collection of original Norman Rockwell artwork. The museum, surrounded by the beautiful Berkshire hills, is on a 36-acre estate in Stockbridge, MA. It hosts special exhibitions featuring noted illustrators. Open every day May - Oct 10 -5; Nov. - April 10 -4 weekdays and 10 - 5 weekends. Visit their Web site

9. Berkshire Theater Festival Late June - August. Since 1928, America's foremost actors have graced the stage of the Berkshire Theater Festival in outstanding theatrical productions. Berkshire Playhouse Mainstage, Unicorn Theater, BTF Plays! Theater for Young Audiences. Visit their Web site

10. Tanglewood • July - August. Summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, offering concerts by the BSO as well as chamber music, jazz, and pop performances in magnificent natural surroundings. Visit the Web site

11. Shakespeare & Company • "An extraordinary comedy of actors." - The New York Times. Celebrating two new climate-controlled theaters in its new 63-acre home in historic Lenox Center. Shakespeare, Berkshire writers, modern plays. Visit their Web site

12. Hancock Shaker Museum • Explore Shaker life by visiting 20 historic buildings and farm. Changing exhibitions, presentations of crafts, music, worship, life, and first-person portrayals offer a variety of experiences. Open daily, year-round. Visit their Web site

13. Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival • June - August. International festival of the world's best dance, complemented by free showings, talks, exhibits, and access to archives on historic grounds. Also a professional school and year-round community programs. Visit the Web site.

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14. Music Mountain Located in Lakeville, CT. Music Mountain, the oldest continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival in the United States, celebrated its 73rd Season in 2002. Founded in 1930 as the permanent home of the Gordon String Quartet, Music Mountain's unique and beautiful campus on 132 acres in the Berkshire foothills is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Visit their Web site.

15. Lime Rock Park •
Located in Lakeville the track hosts NASCAR Busch, Professional Sports Car and SCCA Pro Racing organization events. Visit their Web site

16. Salisbury School Located in Salisbury, CT, Salisbury is a boys private Episcopal boarding high school. Visit their Web site

17. Hotchkiss School The Hotchkiss School is an independent boarding school located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Visit their Web site

 


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