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September 2018

Housatonic Heritage Walks

September 22 @ 9:00 AM - September 23 @ 5:00 PM
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Housatonic Heritage Walks, The Berkshires United States + Google Map

This 17th annual Housatonic Heritage Walks program offers 63 FREE guided walks to the most interesting historic, cultural and natural sites in Berkshire County, MA, and Litchfield County, CT. All types of heritage walks are offered, ranging from tours of historic buildings, cemeteries, and town centers, hikes on the Appalachian Trail, walks through industrial heritage sites and ruins, walks and bike rides on old country roads that have a history, behind-the-scenes tours at various performing arts venues, and strolls through…

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Seed Saving

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$25 – $35

A hands-on workshop to learn how to save seeds from your garden. Topics covered will be proper handling, collecting times, cleaning and storage. The primary focus will be native perennials and annuals. Participants will collect seeds from the grounds of BBG and be able to take some seeds home for next year’s garden

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Fall Garden Class: Bulbs: Outdoors and In

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ward’s Nursery & Garden Center, 600 South Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Ward’s staff, Margy Stalker and Linda Olszewski, will start with the basic overview of types of spring bulbs including unusual choices and their planting and continue with strategies for creating potted indoor displays of forced bulbs to enjoy in January or February while winter winds blow.

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Fall Festival Children’s Races and Family Fair

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
North Adams Office of Community Events, 105 Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247 United States
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The northern Berkshire United Way, Youth Center Inc., and City of North Adams present this annual foot race and family fair. This event is open to all ages, with categories for various age groups, and awards for group winners. The fair includes obstacle courses, games, give-a-ways, and live music by Terry A La Berry And Friends! Children’s Fair booths are hosted by local community organizations. Awards are sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union. NEW LOCATION: Houghton Street Park (adjacent to…

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Family Fun at The Pumpkin Patch

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Ioka Valley Farm, 3475 Route 43
Hancock, MA 01237 United States
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Bring the entire family and spend the day in the fall fresh air! Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins & Indian Corn! Cow Train Ride, Free Hayrides, Animal Petting Area, Pumpkin Games, Pumpkin Slingshot & much more!

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Guided Bird Walks at The Mount

September 25 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2018

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Explore Edith Wharton's original estate, including woods, wetlands, and meadows. You'll learn the skills for birding by sight and song as we look for numerous bird species, including bobolinks, bald eagles, vireos, and wood warblers.

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Herbaceous Plants

September 25 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Learn about herbaceous plants used in the garden setting, including identification, planting, fertilizing, pest control and pruning. Perennial selection will be the focus, although some time will be spent on annuals and bulbs. This offering is essential for the serious gardener. Students should dress for the outdoors. Cost for 4 classes (Tuesdays, 9/4 - 9/25) Members $175/Non-Members: $185.

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Birding at Pleasant Valley

September 26 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Vallley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Spring and fall are ideal times to look for migrant birds of all kinds. Our sanctuaries offer serene, protected landscapes to observe and study these beautiful creatures with the help of experienced and knowledgeable leaders. Bird walks are targeted toward adults, but interested young birders are always welcome. Bring binoculars or call ahead to reserve a pair; beginners welcome. Free with no registration required.

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Drafting for Garden Design

September 26 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Learn basic drafting skills necessary to record and effectively communicate scaled site plans. The course will cover reference books, drafting supplies, media/paper types, line weights, lettering, and scale reading. Drafting demonstrations will familiarize students with professional drawing techniques, and the students will begin to draft basic site plans and map-making. During the last half of the course, students will learn to develop a landscape graphic palette to illustrate trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers, as well as hardscape materials such as…

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Evening at the Beaver Ponds

September 26 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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One event on September 12, 2018 at 8:00pm

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One event on September 26, 2018 at 8:00pm

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Vallley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$3 – $6

Enjoy an evening searching for beavers and other wildlife that frequent our wildlife sanctuary ponds. Learn about the lives of beavers, their amazing recovery story, and how they continue to shape the landscape more than 80 years after their reintroduction to the area.

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