Below are listed additional links and events for great things to do locally.
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (413-662-2111; www.massmoca.org), informally called Mass MoCA, is at 87 Marshall Street in North Adams, about five miles from the intersection of Routes 2 and 7 in Williamstown. The museum is open every day, except Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. From the beginning of July to early September, hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. (Kidspace is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.) Admission: $12.50 for adults, with discounts for children and students.
The Norman Rockwell Museum (413-298-4100; www.nrm.org) is at 9 Glendale Road (Route 183) in Stockbridge, Mass., about 30 miles southwest of North Adams. The museum is open daily. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays from November to April; weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. From May to October, hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $12.50 for adults, free for those 18 and under.
“This fall, the resort broke ground on a $3.9 million, 253-foot-tall wind turbine that will generate a third of the resort’s energy consumption. By avoiding fossil fuels, Jiminy Peak hopes to save more than a half-million dollars annually and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to both a healthier bottom line and environment.” NY Times
— ski and snow shoe rentals —
297 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240
The Pillow is home to a world renowned international dance Festival that presents dance annually on three unique stages. The 2009 Festival runs June 20 through August 30 and features more than 300 ticketed and free events and offerings.
Clark Art Institute
225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267 413.458.2303
Williams College Museum of Art
15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Ste 2
Williamstown, MA 01267
Williamstown Theater Festival
July and August
Shakespeare and Company
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240
Plays and events all year
Hancock Shaker Village
Experiencial Shaker History Museum
Open year round with limited winter hours
Berkshire Theater Festival
June through October
Edith Wharton’s estate and gardens
2 Plunkett Street • Lenox, Massachusetts
Williamstown Film Festival
October 23 to November 1, 2009