Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA 01240 413-637-0975
The 2015 Tanglewood summer season in the Berkshires will be amazing! Whistler’s Inn, located in the heart of the Berkshires, is excited to announce the following artists: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga (June 30), Diana Krall (June 21), Huey Lewis and the News (June 28), Wynton Marsalis (July14), James Taylor, Yo Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax performing together in “A Distant Mirror,” (Aug 13). A Stephen Sondheim tribute conducted by Keith Lockhart (June 20), “Sondheim on Sondheim.” and John WIlliams conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Film Night. There will be a special event when circus performers will perform to orchestral music in “Cirque de la Symphony.” So much more to come… Come join the fun and stay at Whistler’s Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts!
WHISTLER’S INN is located in Lenox, Massachusetts in the heart of the beautiful Berkshires. Accommodations include a buffet breakfast and complimentary sherry available in the library. Only two blocks from the village center of Lenox, Whistler’s Inn is in close proximity to all cultural venues in the Berkshires. Featured on the Travel Channel, Whistler’s Inn is a historical English Tutor mansion filled with charm and elegance. Whistler’s Inn is furnished with antiques, and there is a library brimming with books. Guests enjoy sitting next to the fireplace, sipping sherry and perhaps listening to a guest play the grand piano in the music room.
The Carriage House at Whistler’s Inn
There are many of cultural events taking place in the Berkshires throughout the year. Check out the schedule of events taking place at The Colonial Theatre this season: http://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org/on-our-stages, as well as the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: http://www.mahaiwe.org/, where there is opera, dance and singing! There is something here for everyone!
Autumn in the Berkshires
The beautiful Berkshires boast a rich plethora of museums and galleries, including the Norman Rockwell Museum, Chester French’s studio at Chesterwood, the Edith Wharton Estate (The Mount), Herman Melville’s house where he wrote Moby Dick), the Ventfort Hall Gilded Age Museum and the Hancock Shaker Village. Williamstown, just up the road from Lenox, offers the famous Clarke Art Museum and Mass MoCa. These are just some of the local treasures that draw tourists to the lovely village of Lenox, the most centrally located town in the Berkshires. Plan a stay at Whistler’s Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts!
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Check out local venues in the Berkshires!
Special Exhibition – Mort Künstler – The Art of Adventure – November 8, 2014 – March 8, 2015
Art, Dance and Music
The Berkshire Museum - Objectivity: A Look into the Permanent Collection, Butterflies, and much more…. Visit the following website for more information: http://berkshiremuseum.org
Events at Ventfort Hall: Tours available of gilded age museum, plays and concerts. Walker Street, Lenox, Info. (413) 637-3206
Please refer to the following website for special autumn presentations
Fall in the Berkshires
Festivals in 2015
The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival has an autumn performance on October 18 and 19. Kyle Abraham will perform In The Watershed at Mass Moca Info. (413) Moca.1111 or http://www.massmoca.org. Jacob’s Pillow will have quite a summer season for 2015. The 2015 schedule will be out by the end of the year. http://www.jacobspillow.org
The Berkshires have a lot to offer in sporting activities such as: zip lining, horseback riding, tennis, biking, gulf, swimming. Balloon rides are also available over the Berkshires.
The Berkshires are also a destination for sports and physical fitness buffs. Biking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, horseback riding and yoga (Kripalu Yoga Center) are popular, including the famous Josh Billings Triathlon which takes place on September 14. Please refer to the sites below for further information on sporting venues.
The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail - Pittsfield to Adams (11 miles long) -
Other bike routes…
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(DISCOUNTS ON GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE IN MAY, JUNE AND SEPTEMBER).
A view from Kennedy Park in Lenox
Thomas B. Allen, National Geographic, ”When I think of Whistler’s Inn I remember with affection the warmth and hospitality of the family that runs it – and the irresistible library it houses…”
Courtyard at Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA
Veranda at Whistler’s Inn
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