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Berkshire International Film Festival Returns for 2021

The Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) returns for 2021 – music to the ears of many local film fans. However, the festival will take place in September this year, rather than June. September 9-13, 2021 offers an extra day to the normally weekend-long event. In addition to the extra day, venues will expand to include…

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Explore Historic Stockbridge MA

“The temperature’s rising; it isn’t surprising. We’re having a heat wave.” Or so the song goes. But when the mercury climbs, we dream of cool mountain air and the welcoming shade of an ancient elm. All of which can be found when you explore historic Stockbridge, MA. Picture historic cottages enveloped by ornate gardens with…

Twin waterfalls cascading down a granite rock face in the Berkshires of MA

Bash Bish Falls: A Must-Do Hike in the Berkshires

A hike through the forest to see thundering falls cascading down a granite rock face into a deep emerald pool is simply heavenly on a hot summer day. However, it’s equally enticing on a cool and crisp fall afternoon when foliage is at its peak in the mountains of the Berkshires. Two Routes to Bash…

Exterior view of Norman Rockwell Museum, white building with gabled roofs, cupolas, and expansive green lawn

7 Reasons to Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum

When it comes to art, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In light of this fact, which artist was able to captivate the hearts of millions of people with his art? Norman Rockwell. His charming and often funny scenes portraying American life had enormous appeal for countless millions and would come to have…

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The Arts Return to the Berkshires

Isn’t it thrilling when flowers start popping up in springtime? And as we move toward summer, it’s wonderful to see bare tree limbs sprout new leaves and flowers. It’s the normal cycle of life, going from dormancy to full life. Something similar is happening right here as the arts return to the Berkshires for the…

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Your Guide to the Beautiful Berkshire Botanical Garden

Spring is in the air! Driving through the Berkshires or hiking through its delightful forests amidst flowering trees, plants, and wildflowers is invigorating and breathes in life for us. Plan a day’s excursion to immerse yourself in the area’s native vegetation. To get you started, here’s your guide to the beautiful Berkshire Botanical Garden. Why…

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5 Wineries and Wine Tasting Rooms in the Berkshires

When thinking of fine wine, does California come to mind? You can find great wine here in the Berkshires as well. In fact, Western Massachusetts is quietly becoming one of the country’s newest wine areas. One reason is because the soil is fertile and the air is crisp. Come out for a visit and investigate…