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THRU MARCH 31 SIX DEPOT
Shows in the Cafe Gallery: Orrin’s Ladder, John Clarke’s mixed media drawings/ What A Daily Writing Practice Looks Like, the hand-bound journals of Suzi Banks Baum.
APRIL 10-12 FOOD BOOK FAIR
Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Where food culture and food systems meet. Founded in 2012, The Food Book Fair is guided by new ideas in food and writing that span the arts, sciences, education, activism, technology, politics and entrepreneurship.
APRIL 11 IS183 ART SCHOOL
The Versace Tchotchke EXPO with hibachi and mariachi. Dinner/Dance.
MAY 6 FIELD STUDY TO BARTHOLEMEW'S COBBLE: WILDFLOWERS AND FERNS AT THEIR SPRING BEST Join ecologist and plant geek Drew Monthie for a plant walk and talk at Bartholomew’s Cobble, a Trustees of Reservations property in Sheffield, MA. Long noted for its exceptional collection of rare plants, this unique site contains a world-class collection of ephemeral wildflowers and ferns native to the northeast woodland.
MAY 8 - 9 ANNUAL PLANT SALE AT BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN On the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden.
MAY 16 - 17 TRADE SECRETS
A celebrated and highly attended garden event that includes a rare plant and garden antique sale and a four-garden tour. This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Trade Secrets, the signature fundraiser for Women’s Support Services (WSS) of the Northwest Corner of Connecticut.
SEPTEMBER 6 OUTSTANDING IN THE FIELD
Tickets go on sale for Sunday, September 6th event at LILA'S FARM. Host Farmer: Lila Berle, Lila’s Farm, Great Barrington, MA/ Guest Chef: Brian Alberg, The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, MA. Lila’s Farm in the Berkshires is among the most beautiful sites on tour. Sheep are the story here, and rancher Lila Berle will give an overview of the surroundings. Tickets go on sale March 20 11AM PT/ 2PM ET