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Your Berkshire Summer Lineup

Posted on July 11, 2022Written by 1Berkshire Marketing Team

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Summer is here and so is your opportunity to explore all the Berkshires has to offer!

Whether you prefer lazy days spent in nature or discovering world renowned art exhibits, there are plenty of reasons to visit the Berkshires this summer.

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Kick off your summer stay in the Berkshires with the world premiere of B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching. Catch the iconic gothic thriller Dracula, the musical Irish love story Once, and a collection of songs examining life and love in Songs For A New World. Buy tickets today!

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Don’t miss Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern featuring 75+ sculptures and drawings by Auguste Rodin. Deepen your understanding of the artist’s legacy with a free lecture on June 18, then stroll the gorgeous grounds – take in a spectacular view atop Stone Hill.

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Described by The New Yorker as “Some of the most adventurous programming in the area,” Chester Theatre offers intimate, vital storytelling at the Town Hall Theatre in Chester. Make a trip to the Berkshires this summer and catch their exciting season, June 23 to August 21. Buy your tickets today!

For over 100 years, music lovers have enjoyed concerts at the Music Shed and this summer is no exception. Attend thrilling performances featuring acclaimed artists now through August. Come early before the concerts to stroll the grounds or enjoy a brookside picnic. Admission for kids under 19 is free!
Ready for your next summer getaway? Stay at the iconic Red Lion Inn! Immerse yourself in the charm of quintessential New England complete with dining, lodging, and relaxing amenities such as the heated pool and hot tub. Experience the return of The Lion’s Den, a swanky cocktail bar with an upscale vibe, re-opening June 17 – the perfect setting for a romantic date or friendly rendezvous.
This summer, explore a 24-acre “museum of living things” at the Berkshire Botanical Garden featuring an evolving display of flowering annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees. ART/GARDEN features Symbiosis, an indoor/outdoor art exhibit. Enjoy online and on-campus classes, workshops, lectures throughout the year.
Tour this Gilded Age home and garden on your next visit to the Berkshires. Don’t miss ViewEscapes, a stunning exhibition by master kinetic sculptor, George Rickey. Enjoy a leisurely tour through the garden from 11am to 2pm, and be sure to catch a specialty house tour (see website for details). Visit now through September 11th for an unforgettable experience.
Try a Cultural Cocktail this summer featuring 15 handcrafted libations inspired by world-class institutions. This arts tribute highlights recipes created in collaboration with arts organizations served at bars, restaurants, and events throughout the region including BMD’s outdoor bar in Sheffield. Discover where to order your soon-to-be favorite cocktail this summer on the Cultural Cocktails website!
Book your mid-week Berkshire stay at one of 5 historic inns offering comfortable and elegant accommodations in a country setting. Fuel up for each day’s adventure with a gourmet breakfast – see a play, catch a concert, go antiquing, or hike to a breathtaking summit. Experience summer in the Berkshires with a memorable mid-week getaway.
Celebrating its 45th season of theater in the Berkshires, Shakespeare & Company presents classic and modern theater for all ages on indoor and outdoor stages. Treat yourself this summer to a cultural adventure, from stage to scenic vista in the bucolic town of Lenox, full of upscale shops and eclectic dining. Get your tickets today!
Newly renovated in the heart of downtown Lenox, Gateways Inn | Dine + Drink is home to elevated lodging and curated dining experiences under new Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin. Exceptional dinner, weekend brunches, and several special music events will make this inn a must-visit Berkshires summer destination.
Visit the Berkshires this summer and stay in the heart of Williamstown at Northside Motel. Located walking distance to world-class attractions – a theater, museum, and college campus – plus restaurants and shops, your visit is sure to be memorable. Book your room today for a welcoming and charming stay in the Berkshires!
Visit the premiere aerial adventure park in the Berkshires! Situated within an 11-acre hemlock grove and divided by a 250-foot ravine, Ramblewild is the largest park in the area and a truly unique experience. Venture into the trees for an immersive nature adventure that will connect you to friends, family, and the Berkshire outdoors!
The Berkshires’ local mountain will be hosting the Bousquet Summer Concert Series with live outdoor music slopeside from June to August. From folk, jazz, indie, and Americana – Bousquet will be the place to be for summer music, food, drinks, and some other fun surprises!
Hop on board the Berkshire Flyer and be transported from NYC to the Berkshires this summer. Train tickets are on sale, so book today and get your summer planning underway. For more inspiration follow @theberkshireflyer and @visittheberkshires on Instagram.
The 2022-23 Official Guide to the Berkshires is your comprehensive, year-round resource for planning the perfect Berkshire itinerary. There’s something for everyone and every budget. Find where to stay, play, dine, and more! Order your copy today.

 

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