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Happening this Week

Happening this Week

by Charlotte Penrose

A VENERATED VENUE: LIFE AND TIMES AT MUSIC INN
August 25th, Friday 3 - 4:30PM

For long-time Berkshire residents and visitors, the Music Inn needs no introduction. From the fifties through the seventies it was the happening place in Lenox, serving up American and African-American musical tradition from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Bruce Springsteen, Billie Holliday and so many musical legends. This lively celebration of such a unique piece of Berkshire history invites all to share their stories, watch excerpts from the Music Inn Documentary and fill you in on the next phase of Music Inn.  Tickets can be purchased online. $10 GA, Free for Members of The Mount.
Lenox High School. 179 East Street. Lenox MA. 413.551.5100
While in Lenox discover our favorite things!


“FUN DAY” @ BLUE RIDER STABLES
August 26th, Saturday 10AM-4PM

This Saturday, Blue Rider Stables is hosting their 23rd Annual “Fun Day” at French Park. There is fun to be had for all ages, in particular for our younger friends! Popular NYC children’s singer Bari Koral will be bringing her “infectious, kid-friendly pop-tunes” to the Berkshires alongside healthy & delicious food, vaulting demonstrations, pony rides, hay rides and more! All funds raised at the event support this wonderful community organization that offers Equine Therapy. Free.
French Park. Baldwin Hill Road. North Egremont MA. 413.528.5299
While in Egremont discover our favorite things!


THRILL OF THE GRILL: GRILLSDALE 2017
August 26th, Saturday 6:30-11:30PM

The ULTIMATE for a smokin’ good time, this redefined hootenanny returns to highlight the bounty of Columbia, Dutchess and Berkshire counties. Featuring local foods, local libations, live music and local chefs who have been tasked with preparing their best grilled small plates. Awards will be given out for “People’s Choice” and “Judges Selection” with last year’s Champ Jack Peele of celebrated JACuTERIE returning to defend his title! $75 Adults, $25 Kids 12 & Under ($35 for Music & Fireworks).
The Hilltop Barn. Roeliff Jansen Park. 116 Old Route 22. Hillsdale NY
While in Hillsdale discover our favorite things!
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REFURBISHING FUNITURE: USING & RESTORING ANTIQUES
August 29th, Tuesday 4PM

For this week’s Tea Talk at Ventfort Hall, Master Restorer Frank MacGruer share his secrets for the care of antique furniture and show “before and after” images of his successes. With a proclivity toward the sustainable nature or conservation of well-made furniture of any age, MacGruer will teach to evaluate a piece's physical/functional condition, surface and reflective qualities, and best practice maintenance program and products. $26 Advance, $32 Door.
Ventfort Hall. 104 Walker Street. Lenox MA. 413.637.3206
While in Lenox discover our favorite things!



Have you attended one of our Happening This Week events recently? What did you think? We would love your feedback. Email: cpenrose@berkshirestyle.com

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