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Friday, June 21, 2024

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The Bidwell Country Fair

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

The Bidwell Country Fair returns on June 22 from 12-5 pm and everyone is invited to this fun and free community event! There will so much to do on the grounds of the Museum including: –Diane Taraz performing her show “Come to the Fair” -Additional musical performances by Moonshine Holler and Oakes and Smith -The […]

Free

Herb Gardening in the Berkshires, Part I

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

In the first of two workshops about herb gardening, join gardener Pat Parkins as she explores how to plan an herb garden for both culinary and medicinal uses. You will have the opportunity to work on a rough design for your own herb garden and learn how to prepare the ground to receive your new […]

Herb Gardening in the Berkshires: Planning Your Garden

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Learn how to create and use your herb garden in this two part series! In the first of two workshops about herb gardening, join gardener Pat Parkins as she explores how to plan an herb garden for both culinary and medicinal uses. You will have the opportunity to work on a rough design for your […]

Stories From The Berkshire Militia

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

For the third presentation in our summer history talk series, learn about militias active in the late 18th Century Berkshires. Timothy Abbott, from Spencer’s Additional Continental Regiment, will share the stories of soldiers from Berkshire County who enlisted in the Continental Army & State Levies. Their involvement in the American Revolutionary era and their experiences […]

Stories From The Berkshire Militia

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

For the third presentation in our summer history talk series, learn about militias active in the late 18th Century Berkshires. Timothy Abbott, from Spencer’s Additional Continental Regiment, will share the stories of soldiers from Berkshire County who enlisted in the Continental Army & State Levies. Their involvement in the American Revolutionary era and their experiences […]

Herb Gardening in the Berkshires, Part II: Harvesting, Drying, and Making

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

In the 2nd workshop in our herb garden series, Pat Parkins will show you what to do when you’re your herbs have sprouted and are ready to be harvested. Starting with a sampling of medicinal plants readily found in our area, we will talk about what to harvest, how to identify the plants, how to […]

Herb Gardening in the Berkshires, Part II: Harvesting, Drying, and Making

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Join us for the 2nd workshop of our herb gardening series. In the 2nd workshop in our herb garden series, Pat Parkins will show you what to do when you’re your herbs have sprouted and are ready to be harvested. Starting with a sampling of medicinal plants readily found in our area, we will talk […]

A Meditative Forest Walk

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

On this meditative walk, your guide Hannah Fries will invite you to slow down, engage your senses, and take a closer look at nature all around you. She’ll share tidbits of natural history and a few poems along the way, for an inspiring mix of mindfulness, science, and poetry. This walk will last approximately one […]

A Meditative Forest Walk at the Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Hannah Fries guides you through the Bidwell Woods On this meditative walk, your guide Hannah Fries will invite you to slow down, engage your senses, and take a closer look at nature all around you. She’ll share tidbits of natural history and a few poems along the way, for an inspiring mix of mindfulness, science, […]

A Meditative Forest Walk at the Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Hannah Fries guides you through the Bidwell Woods. On this meditative walk, your guide Hannah Fries will invite you to slow down, engage your senses, and take a closer look at nature all around you. She’ll share tidbits of natural history and a few poems along the way, for an inspiring mix of mindfulness, science, […]

A Meditative Forest Walk at the Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Hannah Fries guides you through the Bidwell Woods. On this meditative walk, your guide Hannah Fries will invite you to slow down, engage your senses, and take a closer look at nature all around you. She’ll share tidbits of natural history and a few poems along the way, for an inspiring mix of mindfulness, science, […]

A Meditative Forest Walk at the Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA, United States

Hannah Fries guides you through the Bidwell Woods. On this meditative walk, your guide Hannah Fries will invite you to slow down, engage your senses, and take a closer look at nature all around you. She’ll share tidbits of natural history and a few poems along the way, for an inspiring mix of mindfulness, science, […]