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September 22, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hemp

Bascom Lodge

30 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough, Massachusetts

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Presentation on the Health and Economic Benefits of Hemp with an Update on Commercial Hemp Production by Ralph Brill.

Ralph Brill has been active in the Hemp Industry for the past few years and will give a Presentation on the History and Future of Hemp Fibers, CBD, Foods, HempCrete and more.

Upcoming Events

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A two-part seminar with Kim Maxwell

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A two-part seminar with Kim Maxwell

September 16, 2019, September 23, 2019, September 30, 2019|5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Norfolk Library

This seminar begins the study of ancient Greek literature with a close reading of The Iliad, to be followed by a reading of The Odyssey in September. ... MORE

Lenox Historical Society Annual Meeting/Pot Luck Supper:

Lenox Historical Society Annual Meeting/Pot Luck Supper: "Lenox Preservation - Past, Present and Future"

September 16, 2019|6:00 pm

Lenox Community Center

Lenox Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting/Pot Luck Supper on Monday, September 16 at the Lenox Community Center. All membe... MORE

Barbara Berenson to Speak on Massachusetts Leaders in the Suffrage Movement

Barbara Berenson to Speak on Massachusetts Leaders in the Suffrage Movement

September 17, 2019|4:15 pm

Williams College

Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers, will discuss the woman suffrage movement and give ... MORE

Sharon Coleman: Conflict as a Doorway to Radical Connection

Sharon Coleman: Conflict as a Doorway to Radical Connection

September 17, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Mason Library

In the Community Room MORE

Basic Black

Basic Black

September 17, 2019|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Clark Art Institute

Beinecke Fellow Jared Sexton presents “Basic Black.” What would happen, what would be enabled theoretically and practically if we re-imagined ... MORE

Speaker Series: Sion Dayson, author of

Speaker Series: Sion Dayson, author of "As a River"

September 19, 2019|6:00 pm

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

Set in Bannen, Georgia in 1977, the book explores family secrets and the fault lines of southern history. Bannen, a small town nestled amid pine fo... MORE

Lecture:

Lecture: "We can invent our way out of this!"

September 20, 2019|6:00 pm

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Join a lecture with Howard Lieberman titled "We can invent our way out of this!" The talk is presented by Daniel's Art Party at Simon's Rock. Whate... MORE

Dramatic Reading of Grimm's Fairy Tales

Dramatic Reading of Grimm's Fairy Tales

September 20, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Shaker Dam Coffeehouse

This is not to be missed!!! Hear the iconic stories of Grimm's Fairy Tales come to life with help from local business owner Ari Meyerowitz. We hope t... MORE

Fascism and Racial Laws in Mussolini’s Italy

Fascism and Racial Laws in Mussolini’s Italy

September 21, 2019|10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sandisfield Arts Center

In his talk and slide presentation, historian and part-time Sandisfield resident Dr. Robert A. Maryks will tell a story of the impact of the racia... MORE

Distinguished Lecture: Eugene J. Johnson, “Inventing the Opera House”

Distinguished Lecture: Eugene J. Johnson, “Inventing the Opera House”

September 22, 2019|4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lenox Library

Eugene J. Johnson traces the invention of the opera house, a building type of world wide importance. Italy laid the foundation theater buildings in th... MORE

Hemp

Hemp

September 22, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

Presentation on the Health and Economic Benefits of Hemp with an Update on Commercial Hemp Production by Ralph Brill. Ralph Brill has been active i... MORE

Old and Rare Books Talk & Appraisals by Brattle Bookshop Owner & Antiques Roadshow Guest Appraiser Kenneth Gloss

Old and Rare Books Talk & Appraisals by Brattle Bookshop Owner & Antiques Roadshow Guest Appraiser Kenneth Gloss

September 23, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lee Library

Kenneth Gloss will discuss and show some of his favorite finds and describe some of the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book incre... MORE

2019 Library Conversations — Morning Sessions

2019 Library Conversations — Morning Sessions

September 24, 2019, October 29, 2019|9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Mount

Go inside Wharton’s elegant library for lively conversation in a truly intimate setting surrounded by her expansive collection.  Each session will ... MORE

WRITERS READ

WRITERS READ

September 24, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Lee Library

Susan Lewis (www.susanlewis.net) is the author of ten books and chapbooks, including Zoom, winner of the Washington Prize, and Heisenberg’s Salo... MORE

Peter Zheutlin: The Dog Went Over the Mountain

Peter Zheutlin: The Dog Went Over the Mountain

September 24, 2019|5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Mason Library

On the cusp of turning sixty-five, Peter Zheutlin and his beloved Albie, a rescue dog of similar vintage, take a poignant, often bemusing, and keenly ... MORE

Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts

Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts

September 25, 2019|5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Clark Art Institute

Anthony Grafton presents “Images in the Margins: Renaissance Readers Draw the Meanings of their Texts.” Anthony Grafton considers the meaning ... MORE

The White Hart Speaker Series: Dr. Matt McCarthy

The White Hart Speaker Series: Dr. Matt McCarthy

September 25, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart Speaker Series is presented in collaboration with The White Hart Inn & Scoville Memorial Library RSVP Required New York Times bes... MORE

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

Book Club: BLK FMNNST Loaner Library

September 26, 2019|5:00 pm

MASS MoCA

A community book club featuring selections from exhibiting artist Cauleen Smith’s BLK FMNNST Loaner Library 1989–2019 — paintings of the cover... MORE

 The Drama of Knowing – Connecting or Disconnecting?  A talk by Henrike Holdrege

The Drama of Knowing – Connecting or Disconnecting? A talk by Henrike Holdrege

September 27, 2019|7:53 pm

The Nature Institute

For the past 21 years we have worked at The Nature Institute to develop ways of knowing that allow us to experience our connectedness with the world a... MORE

Today’s Poets in Conversation with the Masters

Today’s Poets in Conversation with the Masters

September 28, 2019|4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sandisfield Arts Center

Join us for this unique poetry program with poems of masters such as Frost, Auden, Wilbur, Plath, Owen, Boland, Kumin, Bynner, and Yeats performed by ... MORE

Artist Talk & Booksigning - Wendell Minor: Getting to Know Norman Rockwell

Artist Talk & Booksigning - Wendell Minor: Getting to Know Norman Rockwell

September 28, 2019|5:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Jump into the process of creating a children’s picturebook with Wendell Minor, whose new illustrated story, Hi, I’m Norman, employs a first-per... MORE

Classic Literature Book Club

Classic Literature Book Club

September 28, 2019|10:00 am - 11:30 am

Mason Library

Discuss The Chosen by Chaim Potok, in celebration of Rosh Hashanah - whether you're Jewish or not! MORE

Forests and Climate Change

Forests and Climate Change

September 29, 2019|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bascom Lodge

Presentation on how the presence or lack of forests impact climate. MORE

Dreaming in America (WordXWord)

Dreaming in America (WordXWord)

September 30, 2019|7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Berkshire Museum

Poets tackle the American Dream or poets dream in America. We’ll hold these truths to be self evident. Poet? Poets Creating Conversation challeng... MORE

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Brenda Shaughnessy

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Brenda Shaughnessy

October 3, 2019|7:00 pm

Bard College at Simon's Rock

The Poetry & Fiction Series welcomes poet Brenda Shaugnessy, who will read from her latest book, The Octopus Museum. Shaugnessy is the author o... MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Laurence Gadd: Lies of War

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Laurence Gadd: Lies of War

October 4, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com Fri... MORE

Speaker Series: Steve Luxenberg, author of

Speaker Series: Steve Luxenberg, author of "Separate"

October 6, 2019|4:00 pm

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is pleased to welcome Steve Luxenberg, author of Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and Americ... MORE

“Foresters for the Birds: Realizing Habitat and Broader Conservation Goals”

“Foresters for the Birds: Realizing Habitat and Broader Conservation Goals”

October 7, 2019|7:00 pm

Guardian Life Insurance Co.

Hoffmann Bird Club Monthly Meeting Jeff Ritterson Field Ornithologist at Mass Audubon “Foresters for the Birds – Realizing Habitat and Broader ... MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Karen Chase: Oedipus in the Backseat with Patrick Donnelly: Little Known Operas

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Karen Chase: Oedipus in the Backseat with Patrick Donnelly: Little Known Operas

October 10, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com Thu... MORE

Meet a Rockwell Model

Meet a Rockwell Model

October 11, 2019|3:00 pm

Norman Rockwell Museum

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who will share their personal experiences. MORE

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Michael Horner: Damage Control-Public Relations for the Perfectly Fine Family

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar Presents-Michael Horner: Damage Control-Public Relations for the Perfectly Fine Family

October 11, 2019|5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bookstore

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox, MA 01240 Call: 413-637-3390 website: www.bookstoreinlenox.com Fri... MORE

Deep Adaptation Dialogue

Deep Adaptation Dialogue

October 13, 2019|1:00 pm

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Exploring the challenging Deep Adaption work of UK professor Jem Bendell, this is one of several retreats being held globally this fall, inviting part... MORE

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