SPONSOR

     SPONSOR

 

FRIDAYS/ JUNE-AUGUST THE MOUNT
Coffee, croissants, and French conversation on the terrace every Friday morning in July and August in honor of Edith Wharton’s love affair with France! Petit Dejeuner is open to all French speakers. Conversation begins at 8:00 and costs $5. Reservations must be made the Wednesday prior at petit.dejeuner.francais@gmail.com
JULY 29 GREAT BARRINGTON DIG & DINE
Great Barrington will once again play host to a dazzling spectacle—two hundred diners dressed entirely in white, enjoying a summer’s meal in the middle of Main Street. Castle Street Café will combine efforts with Naji’s and Old Inn on the Green to cater the meal. Berkshire Mountain Bakery will provide dinner rolls. Entertainment will be provided by Sandy & Sandy. Tickets are $45 and available at Evergreen Fine American Crafts, 291 Main Street, Great Barrington.
AUGUST 4 PECORINO THOUGHTS AND MEWESINGS/ RUBINER'S SEMINAR
6:30-8:00pm @ Rubiner's Cheesemongers and Grocers/ $50 per person. Please register in advance. Call 413.528.0485
AUGUST 8 FETE DES FLEURS/ BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Annual summer cocktail party, this year honoring the Lenox Garden Club. Held with the BBG’s “Grow Show.” The theme is “water.” 5:30-7:30 p.m.
AUGUST 8 WINE & CHEESE PAIRING SEMINAR
3:00-5:00pm @ Rubi's coffee and sandwiches/ Explore the storied, sometimes stormy, marriage of cheese and wine through rigorous tasting and discussion. Learn the essential elements of a successful pairing and put the time-honored classics to the test. $75 per person. Please register in advance. Call 413.528.0488.
AUGUST 9 CHEF & FARMER BRUNCH/ MILLERTON
Hudson Valley chefs and farmers participating. Fundraiser for the North East Community Center on the lawn at No. 9 Restaurant. 11 a.m.—1 p.m.
AUGUST 13 - 16 TANGLEWOOD WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC
AUGUST 14 IS183 ART SCHOOL: GARDENS REIMAGINED
2015 Artists Residency: This summer, IS183 Art School faculty artists will create work inspired by one of Naumkeag's landscaped gardens. Preview event is 8/14 from 6-8pm and closing public reception is planned 8/30, from 4-6pm. The works, many of which are for sale, will be on view daily from 1-4pm at IS183 Art School in Stockbridge. (413)298-5252 x100
AUGUST 22 WINE & CHEESE PAIRING SEMINAR
3:00-5:00pm @ Rubi's coffee and sandwiches/ Explore the storied, sometimes stormy, marriage of cheese and wine through rigorous tasting and discussion. Learn the essential elements of a successful pairing and put the time-honored classics to the test. $75 per person. Please register in advance. Call 413.528.0488.
AUGUST 27 FOOD TRUCK VILLAGE/ KINDERHOOK VILLAGE SQUARE
Black Forest Flammkuchen, Lekker, Cue Truck, Hungry Traveler, Slidin' Dirty, Sweet Central Express, Wandering Dago, Enjoyaball, Pippy's Hot Dog Truck, Chatham Brewing, S&S Farm Brewery plus live music. 5-9 rain or shine.
SATURDAYS - 9/26 THE SCHOOL IN KINDERHOOK: EL ANATSUI EXHIBIT
Solo exhibition of work by El Anatsui, who was just awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, the Venice Biennale’s highest honor. 'Five Decades' is a comprehensive survey spanning the last fifty years of Anatsui’s celebrated career, from compositions in painting, wood, and clay, to the magnificent metal works for which he is renowned. SEE OUR BLOG FOR PHOTOS FROM THE EXHIBIT 
THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS THE CHALET SESSIONS/ MASS MOCA
The Chalet, located in MASS MoCA’s Courtyard C, is open on Thursday and Friday nights, through August 28, beginning at 5:30pm. Music and arts events begin at dusk, link HERE for the event listing. Admission is free (bring cash for the bar). 


Farmers markets are open all over the region. See our listings for markets in Great Barrington, Sheffield, Millerton, Lenox, Pittsfield, Williamstown, Hudson and Amenia. (Pictured above courtesy Uprising Farm (Pittsfield Farmers Market, and Raven & Boar, now at the Great Barrington Market.) READ MORE


Interviews with FARMERS from the Berkshires, revealing an integrity of place. Pictured above: Anne Banks/ Earthborn Garden and Sean Stanton/ Blue Hill Farm


CHEESE and BREAD are among the artisanal products produced in the region. Pictured above: Making chevre at Rawson Brook Farm; kneading dough at Berkshire Mountain Bakery.