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Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA 01240

                    Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA 01240  413-637-0975 Springtime at Whistler's Inn, Lenox, MAhttp://www.whistlersinnberkshires.com

Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA 01240  413-637-0975

The 2015 Tanglewood summer season in the Berkshires is amazing!   Whistler’s Inn, located in the heart of the Berkshires, is excited to announce the following artists:   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.”  There is so much more… 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 LenoxWhistler’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.  
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                                               Library at Whistler’s Inn

 

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 LenoxMassachusetts! 

Please refer to our website:

Check out local venues in the Berkshires!
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Berkshire Coaching Weekend

Theatre 

 Berkshire Theatre Group:  http://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org
The Colonial Theatre:   http://www.thecolonialtheatre.org
The Mahaiwe Theatre:  http://www.mahaiwe.org
Barrington Stage Company:  http://www.barringtonstageco.org
Shakespeare & Company:  http://www.shakespeare.org
Williamtown Theatre Festival:  http://www.wtfestival.org
Music
Close Encounters with Music in the Berkshires http://www.cewn.org
 
Museums
 Norman Rockwell Museum:  http://www.nrm.org
Special Exhibition:  We The Peoples:  Norman Rockwell’s United Nations
MASS MoCA Events – Contemporary Art Museum – http://www.massmoca.org
Art, Dance and Music
The Clark Art Institute – Featured European and American art
Special Exhibitions:  Whistler’s Mother – Grey, Black and White, Van Gogh and Nature, Thomas Schütte – Crystal http://www.clarkart.edu/
The Berkshire Museum – Immortal Present:  Art and East Asia, Berkshire Now:  Joan Palano Ciolfi, Objectivity:  A Look into the Permanent Collection….  Visit the following website for more information:  http://berkshiremuseum.org
The Lichtenstein Center, Pittsfield, MA – Local and regional arts and crafts gallery:  http://discoverpittsfield.com/directory/lca/
The Herman Melville Museum:   http://www.mobydick.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:
The Mount – Edith Wharton’s House – Check the following website for tours:  http://www.edithwharton.org
Fall in the Berkshires

Fall in the Berkshires

 Festivals in 2015
The Tanglewood schedule for 2015 will be available by the end of the year.  Take a look at the following links for further information: Visit the following website for more information: http://www.tanglewood.org
 The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival has an amazing turnout this season which includes the following dance groups:   Nederlands Dans Theatre 2, Big Dance TheaterCompany Wang Ramirez  in Monchichi and much more…  http://www.jacobspillow.org Also, visit Mass Moca:  http://www.massmoca.org.
Sports
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.
Kennedy Park
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.
Biking
The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail  – Pittsfield to Adams (11 miles long):
Other bike routes…
Lee:  http://www.housatonicheritage.org/uploaded_files/Lee%20Bike%20Route.pdf ——————————————————————————————————————
 Nearby Hiking and cross-country skiing trails:  Kennedy Park in LenoxMonument Mountain, StockbridgeMt. GreylockPittsfield…  .More Berkshire Trails ——————————————————————————————————————
Horseback Riding: Undermountain Farm, Lenox:   http://www.undermountainfarm.com
Aspinwall Stables:  http://www.aspinwallstables.com
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Whistler's Inn, Lenox, MA

Autumn at Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA 01240

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(DISCOUNTS ON GROUP RATES ARE AVAILABLE IN MAY, JUNE AND SEPTEMBER).


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

Courtyard at Whistler’s Inn, Lenox, MA

Veranda at Whistler's Inn

Veranda at Whistler’s Inn

 

 

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