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The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home

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2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
(413) 551-5111 http://www.edithwharton.org/

August 2020

Survival Math with Mitchell Jackson

August 10 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Monday, August 10 at 4:00 pm Jackson, in conversation with journalist Julie Scelfo, will discuss his poetic and brutally honest memoir that explores struggle and survival in contemporary urban America – and the forces that shape his life, his city, and the lives of so many black men like him.

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Walking with WordXWord

August 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 PM, repeating until August 11, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Advance Registration Required Tuesday, August 4 at 5:00 pm ONSITE REGISTER Tuesday, August 11 at 5:00 pm ONSITE REGISTER Though there is no 2020 SculptureNow exhibit, WordXWord is bringing its own brand of sculpture to the grounds, asking poets to imagine a sculpture, create a poem in response to that sculpture, and then perform their piece in Walking with WordXWord: The Unsculptured Walk.

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Friday Evenings at The Mount

August 14 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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The Mount’s Terrace Café is now open additional hours on Friday evenings serving our regular café menu along with additional snack choices and libations in a socially-distant setting on our beautiful Terrace. Reservations are not required.

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“Seeing the Body” with Rachel Eliza Griffiths

August 17 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Monday, August 17 at 4:00 pm ONLINE Griffiths' intimate poems and photographs challenge the invisible ways mourning takes up residence in a body, reckoning with death, aging, authority, art, black womanhood, memory, and the American imagination.

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Friday Evenings at The Mount

August 21 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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The Mount’s Terrace Café is now open additional hours on Friday evenings serving our regular café menu along with additional snack choices and libations in a socially-distant setting on our beautiful Terrace. Reservations are not required.

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True Conversations with Curtis Sittenfeld & Heidi Pitlor

August 24 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Curtis Sittenfeld, bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible, joins Heidi Pitlor, editor The Best American Short Stories, for an in-depth conversation on her most recent novel, Rodham, which imagines a deeply compelling what-might-have-been: What if Hillary Rodham hadn’t married Bill Clinton? This online program is free. Registration at EdithWharton.org.

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Friday Evenings at The Mount

August 28 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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The Mount’s Terrace Café is now open additional hours on Friday evenings serving our regular café menu along with additional snack choices and libations in a socially-distant setting on our beautiful Terrace. Reservations are not required.

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September 2020

Friday Evenings at The Mount

September 4 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 PM on Friday, repeating until September 4, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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The Mount’s Terrace Café is now open additional hours on Friday evenings serving our regular café menu along with additional snack choices and libations in a socially-distant setting on our beautiful Terrace. Reservations are not required.

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Friday and Saturday Ghost Tours – 5:45pm

September 11 @ 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home. The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. This tour includes a half-mile walk with steep…

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