Noted author Tom Piazza will discuss The Auburn Conference, his new historical novel that features Herman Melville, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and other notable figures appearing at a fictionalized tiny upstate New York college in 1883.
Join us on Park Square for the ceremonial planting of a young elm tree on Plant a Tree Day. The tree will be planted to honor the Berkshires first known environmentalist Lucretia Williams’ historic effort to save the towering Pittsfield elm in 1789. Learn about the woman who threw herself before the woodsman’s axe to […]
Tuesday, October 10 – , 5:30 pm When you think of archaeology, you might think of Egypt, Ancient Greece, or Mexico before considering Massachusetts. But here in our state we have some fascinating archaeology and some sites with memorable stories to tell. This lecture takes you from Boston to the Berkshires showing sites from thousands […]
Join licensed leader Kathleen Schoenberg on a new adventure in ecotherapy. Start your Sunday with a guided, gentle stroll on the peaceful nature trail at Arrowhead. Forest bathing can elevate your mood, reduce stress and improve your health. The walk will be less than a mile and includes several breaks for meditation and mindful activities. […]