Photo John Dolan
Friday, September 15
A four-course dinner featuring local organic farms, prepared in the field by Brian Alberg, a regional chef and founding chair of Berkshire Farm & Table. This dinner is classic Berkshires: down-to-earth, soulful, and fun.
One of the most influential banjo players in the world. A five-string bluegrass sensation. “Legendary musicians are supposed to make their pyrotechnics look easy but the banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka has a way of making his humble instrument seem a little too easy.” ~New York Times
What happens in the Village after the last bell rings? On this after-hours tour, your guide will lead you through the darkening Village where you will hear tales of ghostly sightings, learn about the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement, and perhaps catch a few spirit sightings of your own! Do any spirits remain….
Timber Framing Workshop
September 20 – 24
Learn the craft of traditional timber framing using 18th and 19th century tools and techniques. Registration and details here
The Instructors: Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have been offering this workshop since 1985 and are continually improving the quality and scope. We are confident that you will find it comprehensive and enjoyable.