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Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of December. We’ll be adding to this list as the month progresses, so be sure to check back each week! Do you have an event you’d like to include in this list? Email us at hilltownfamilies@gmail.com…

Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of November. We’ll be adding to this list as the month progresses, so be sure to check back each week. Do you have an event you’d like to include in this list? Email us at hilltownfamilies@gmail.com…

Berkshire Family Fun for October is up! Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of October, and be sure to check back each week for more updates…

Berkshire Family Fun for September is up! Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of September…

Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of August in our column, “Berkshire Family Fun,” Western MA premier list of family activities. We’ll be adding to this list as the month progresses, so be sure to check back each week…

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: July 2013 Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of July. We’ll be adding to this list as the month progresses, so be sure to check back each week. • North Berkshire • Central Berkshire • South Berkshire To find out what’s happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, check our comprehensive list of Weekly Suggested Events, published… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: June 2013 Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of June.  We’ll be adding to this list as the month progresses, so be sure to check back each week: • North Berkshire • Central Berkshire • South Berkshire To find out what’s happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, check our comprehensive list of Weekly Suggested Events, published… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: March 23 – April 5, 2013 While there still might be fresh snow on the ground, it is officially spring… and there’s proof!  High school spring musicals are happening at both Taconic High School in Pittsfield and Mount Everett Regional High School in Sheffield; Spring egg hunts are scheduled in several towns throughout the county; there’s even the annual Spring Tonic happening at the Lenox Library! Find… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: March 9th-22nd, 2013 The community is starting to look towards spring!  Spring musicals like Oklahoma at Mount Greylock High School, maple events like MapleFest, and even Easter activities like learning how to naturally-dye eggs at the Berkshire Co-op and an egg hunt in Otis, are all starting show stirrings of spring… even the time change this weekend will bring more light to the end of your day!… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: Feb 23rd – March 8th, 2013 We’re rounding the corner into March, the month of the vernal equinox!  But we’re not there just yet, so while it lasts, get out and enjoy the snow! There are a number of events happening to get your family outdoors for winter fun. Thunderfest, Winter Fest, Notchview and Sheep Hill’s Winter Open House will have snow adventures in North Berkshire County…. Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: February 9th-22nd, 2013 Valentine’s Day is next week and school vacation week is the week after… and we’ve got you covered in Berkshire County!  In our list of events below you will find all sorts of fun activities to do with the kids and even some date night options for the parents!  If you’re looking for winter vacation camp options for the week of Feb 18-22, 2013… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: January 26th – February 8th, 2013 Ready to shake off those winter blues? There are several events coming up in Berkshire County that will get you moving and having fun! Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will host National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Winter Wildlife Day happens at the WRLF, and Williamstown’s 10th annual Snowfest will take place too! There will also be ways to supplement… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: January 12th-25th, 2013 We’re nearly a month into winter with a healthy layer of snow on the ground, a great excuse to get outdoors and enjoying the beauty of the Berkshires!  There are several opportunities to dust off and put your snowshoes to good use over the next couple of weeks!  So strap on your snowshoes and select your choice destination for winter fun, including snowshoe race… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: December 29th, 2012 – January 11th, 2013 The year ends with a flurry of marionette shows, musicals, magic shows, and community theater productions in the Berkshires, and a new year begins with a First Day Hike at the Pittsfield State Forest.  Culture and amazing natural resources to fill your days while we usher out one year and in another! Find out about these events and other community… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: December 15th – 28th, 2012 There are just a couple more weekends left before Christmas, followed by school winter vacation. Berkshire County continues to celebrate the change of season and several of the museums and community centers will have activities for kids during the week of winter vacation. – Then it’s the New Year! Cookies with origins from around the world are a staple of the holidays!… Read More

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: December 1st-14th, 2012 The holidays are here and they’re celebrating in the Berkshires!  Holiday strolls are taking place in Williamstown, Great Barrington and Stockbridge during these first two weeks of December. Santa’s making his rounds visiting Crane & Company’s Model Farm, Dalton CRA, Lilac Park, Lenox Fire Department, and the Berkshire Museum.  Gingerbread houses are being built at Hops & Vines and the Lenox Library, and latkes… Read More

Holiday Strolls in the Berkshires As the temperature slowly drops and the skies become increasingly more grey, towns across Western Massachusetts are beginning to look more and more festive by the minute!  Leafless trees now don coats of twinkling lights, streetlights are wrapped cozily in strands of deep green garland, and bright red bows decorate wreaths – welcoming both visitors and the holiday season.  Begin your family’s holiday season this weekend by… Read More

Art Assemblies for Students at MASS MoCA in North Adams Mass MoCA in North Adams, home to galleries full of unique and interesting contemporary artwork, is offering a series of Art Assemblies for students!  The performances, which will take place once each between December and June, feature a wide variety of music, dance, and storytelling and are meant to expose students to new forms of artistic expression. Performances include: Radio Jarocho’s Mexican… Read More

Family Programming at MASS MoCA: Fall 2012 Fall is the perfect season for children and families to explore MASS MoCA in North Adams together. Educational programming at the museum abounds, with the exhibition Curiosity and art-making at Kidspace, curriculum-based performances through Art Assembly, a Halloween-themed gallery quest, and the Muppet Music Extravaganza concert (All this within the restored campus of 19th-century factory buildings, making MASS MoCA the largest center for contemporary art in… Read More

Free Day at MASS MoCA Saturday, February 11th, 2012 Have you been wondering what’s inside the tall, 19th century industrial buildings at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA?  Now’s your chance!  The museum’s annual FREE Day takes place on Saturday, February 11th from 11am-8pm.  Visitors will be able to view the museum in its entirety- no exhibits will be excluded!  Along with the museum’s exhibits will be special events just for FREE… Read More

FREE TICKETS For The Family to See The Harmonica Pocket Live at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA January 24th, 2009 @ 1pm We are pleased to offer four free tickets to see The Harmonica Pocket perform live in North Adams, MA at Mass MoCA on Saturday, January 24, at 1 PM in Club B-10. ABOUT THE SHOW The Harmonica Pocket’s live children’s show aims to get families singing and moving in… Read More

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