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Berkshire Botanical Garden

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5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
(413) 298-3926 http://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

July 2019

The Woodworkers Guild Show

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$3 – $5

Each summer, the Garden hosts the Berkshire Woodworkers Guild Fine Arts Show and Silent Auction, when Guild members exhibit and sell unique, hand-made products ranging from furniture to musical instruments. Guild members also provide ongoing demonstrations highlighting their trade and providing an educational component to the weekend event.    

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August 2019

Animals and Us: Exploring Our Connections. Nature Matters

August 2 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet animal educators, wild, domestic and exotic, maintained by Nature Matters. Nature Matters is home to a diverse collection of animal educators. Many of these animals came to us because they were unable to survive in the wild due to an injury, or they were born in captivity and have never learned how to fend for themselves. This is an interactive, family-friendly, with hands-on opportunities. Free with Garden admission.

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Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator

August 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share fascinating facts and information about many different magnificent birds, demonstrate some of their unique behaviors and inspire children of all ages to appreciate, respect and conserve these important members of our wild kingdom. Free with Garden admission.

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The Grow Show

August 10 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on August 11, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Backyard gardeners are the celebrity growers at the 49th annual Grow Show, where their summer harvest and floral designs are spotlighted in this upbeat, judged event featuring nearly 80 horticulture classes in divisions including annuals, perennials, biennials, vegetables, fruits and berries, container grown plants and dish gardens, among others. It’s considered the “You Grow it and We Show it” event of the season — a time when busy gardeners have an opportunity to exhibit their bounty and enjoy a festive…

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Contained Exuberance Walkabout

August 10 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Walking tour with designers of this years. Where the Wild Things Are. Container gardens on display throughout the Garden. Free with admission.

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The Grow Show

August 11 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on August 11, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Backyard gardeners are the celebrity growers at the 49th annual Grow Show, where their summer harvest and floral designs are spotlighted in this upbeat, judged event featuring nearly 80 horticulture classes in divisions including annuals, perennials, biennials, vegetables, fruits and berries, container grown plants and dish gardens, among others. It’s considered the “You Grow it and We Show it” event of the season — a time when busy gardeners have an opportunity to exhibit their bounty and enjoy a festive…

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Basic Drawing Skills: Observing Nature

August 12 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Drawing is a great way to observe nature and have fun recording what you see. However, it may cease to be fun if you can't achieve the likeness of your subject or you are not sure how to begin your drawing. This two-day drawing workshop will give you the basic concepts and skills to get started. Open to any level student from beginner to those with drawing skills.

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Basic Drawing Skills: Observing Nature

August 13 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Drawing is a great way to observe nature and have fun recording what you see. However, it may cease to be fun if you can't achieve the likeness of your subject or you are not sure how to begin your drawing. This two-day drawing workshop will give you the basic concepts and skills to get started. Open to any level student from beginner to those with drawing skills.

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Portraits from a Garden: Summer’s Treasures

August 14 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Bring to life the beauty of garden flowers with colored pencil and graphite. In the classroom, design a composition of flowers or found garden treasures brought from your own garden. Embellish with a butterfly, or a bee or two. Students will have fun working on compositional ideas to make your own garden story. Basic colored pencil techniques will be covered. All levels.

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Portraits from a Garden: Summer’s Treasures

August 15 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Bring to life the beauty of garden flowers with colored pencil and graphite. In the classroom, design a composition of flowers or found garden treasures brought from your own garden. Embellish with a butterfly, or a bee or two. Students will have fun working on compositional ideas to make your own garden story. Basic colored pencil techniques will be covered. All levels.

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Portraits from a Garden: Summer’s Treasures

August 16 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Bring to life the beauty of garden flowers with colored pencil and graphite. In the classroom, design a composition of flowers or found garden treasures brought from your own garden. Embellish with a butterfly, or a bee or two. Students will have fun working on compositional ideas to make your own garden story. Basic colored pencil techniques will be covered. All levels.

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Mammals in the Backyard with Rick Roth

August 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Get to know our mammals, learn about their natural history, and help develop an appreciation and respect for these wild animals that often live in our own backyards.The talk will feature live specimens including a fisher cat, gray fox, skunk, flying squirrels and more. Free with Garden admission.

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Dog Days of Summer

August 18 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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A tail-wagging event for families and their canines. Dog friendly vendors, activities, and a romping good time. Free with admission.

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Fall Hive Management for Successful Overwintering of Beehives

August 24 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10 – $15

An in-depth program on fall hive management of honeybees that will focus on how to prepare your beehives to survive the winter, including hive preparation, feeding, and pest control. Ken will provide beekeepers with critical information and most especially timing of important management techniques to prepare hives for the cold. Weather permitting, he will do a hive inspection in the BBG apiary. Bring protective equipment.

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October 2019

Harvest Festival

October 12 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$7

Considered one of the Berkshire’s most iconic autumn events, the Garden’s Harvest Festival is held on Columbus Day weekend and encompasses the entire 15-acre Garden campus, which is brimming with children’s activities, pony and hay rides, games, live entertainment, over 100 regional artisan vendors, a farm market, tag and plant sales, and education offerings scheduled throughout the weekend. Proceeds from this event benefit the Garden’s horticulture and education programs.

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Berkshire Botanical Harvest Festival

October 12 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Children’s activities, pony and hay rides, games, live entertainment, over 100 regional artisan vendors, a farm market, tag and plant sales and more! A great family event!

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Harvest Festival

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$7

Considered one of the Berkshire’s most iconic autumn events, the Garden’s Harvest Festival is held on Columbus Day weekend and encompasses the entire 15-acre Garden campus, which is brimming with children’s activities, pony and hay rides, games, live entertainment, over 100 regional artisan vendors, a farm market, tag and plant sales, and education offerings scheduled throughout the weekend. Proceeds from this event benefit the Garden’s horticulture and education programs.

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Berkshire Botanical Harvest Festival

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Children’s activities, pony and hay rides, games, live entertainment, over 100 regional artisan vendors, a farm market, tag and plant sales and more! A great family event!

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December 2019

Holiday Marketplace

December 7 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 8:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This annual year-end event finds the Garden transformed into a glistening holiday market featuring the Gallery of Wreaths, a Garden tradition offering one-of-a-kind wreaths created by some of the area’s most talented designers and artists. A holiday plant sale features hand-selected flowering plants, traditional centerpieces and holiday swags, and regional craft vendors offer a range of products from hand-made giftware and jewelry to beeswax and felted products.

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Holiday Marketplace

December 8 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 8:00am

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This annual year-end event finds the Garden transformed into a glistening holiday market featuring the Gallery of Wreaths, a Garden tradition offering one-of-a-kind wreaths created by some of the area’s most talented designers and artists. A holiday plant sale features hand-selected flowering plants, traditional centerpieces and holiday swags, and regional craft vendors offer a range of products from hand-made giftware and jewelry to beeswax and felted products.

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