Vol. I No. 05 10/1/2020
Opening and Closing in the Time of Covid
The following in-person, socially responsible events are taking place during October:
Photo supplied by Naumkeag.
1. The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show
The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show is back with 1500 pumpkins, more chrysanthemums, and an expanded schedule. It opens on Friday, October 2, 2020, 4-9PM
Location: 5 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262
Cost: Member Child: $5; Nonmember Child: $10;
Adults: Wednesday-Thursday nonmember $20/member $15, Friday-Sunday $25/$20
Advance purchase of timed tickets is required. Tickets will not be sold on site.
To order: email firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID Safety Protocols:
- Masks are required while on property grounds (and having a good time is mandatory!)
- Guests will experience the Pumpkin Show on a one-way path through the property, and will only be allowed to walk through the show once
- Capacity is limited this year to ensure social distancing
- Parking will be on site at Naumkeag (5 Prospect Hill Road Stockbridge MA 01262). There will be no shuttle bus this year.
2. Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival
The traditional October Harvest Festival is getting a boost. It is now a month-long celebration and will include events designed to appeal to people of all ages. There will have children's activities, a botanical barnyard, workshops, classes, LIVE music and a Halloween gathering. Events start on Saturday, October 3, 2020.
Location: The Berkshire Botanical Garden, at the junction of Routes 102 and 183.
Cost: Free for BBG Members and children 12 and under; $7.50 for non-members which also includes access to all "family friendly fun" events.
Pre-order timed admission tickets at www.berkshirebotanical.org
Covid Safety Protocols: You MUST wear a mask and proper social distancing guidelines will be strictly enforced.
3. Senior Center
The Senior Center on the ground floor of the Town Offices Building is re-opening. Details and dates to follow.
4. Schantz Gallery
Schantz Gallery will present the work of photographer, Lionel Delevingne at the Stockbridge Train Station, October 9 – 25. Delevingne is a current member of the Stockbridge Cultural Council and former photographer for the New York Times. The show will feature recent work focused on an intimate relationship with nature.
Photo: Lionel Delevingne.