Farrell Ballet at Jacob's PillowJuly 5-9, 2006
Posted 26 January 2006 - 11:45 AM
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Posted 26 January 2006 - 12:12 PM
Posted 26 January 2006 - 02:26 PM
Posted 26 January 2006 - 07:48 PM
Don't kid yourself, the Berkshires are muggy, too, in the summer.
Posted 27 January 2006 - 06:39 AM
Berkshires mugginess is not on a par with the Washington summer, as Jacob's Pillow is not situated in a swamp like Washington. Sounds like a great getaway to me.....interesting dance offerings! AND---not too far from Saratoga, so a trip to SPAC to see NYCB is a definite possiblity for a great dance-oriented vacation!!!!!
Posted 09 February 2006 - 03:49 PM
Sure, there are lots of links from the Jacob's Pillow page, but "user reviews" are most welcome!
For example, the weather in Saratoga when I was there about the same time of year in the 60's was quite muggy by day and verged on the chilly by midnight, when a breeze always came up. But that was then, a long time ago.
Posted 09 February 2006 - 04:02 PM
Posted 09 February 2006 - 04:06 PM
Lee (or Lennox?) Massachusetts, in the Berkshires in western part of the state. Tanglewood is right nearby.
Uh, for the geographically uninformed, where is Jacob's Pillow?
Unless you have a local friend who's willing to chauffeur you around, you need a car. The Berkshires have plenty of attractions where you can spend pleasant daytime hours. I enjoyed the Shaker village tour very much.
Posted 09 February 2006 - 07:52 PM
I also associate "Becket" with Jacob's Pillow, but looking at the map, that's a bit out of the way.
Lenox also has "The Mount" (Edith Wharton's home) and a number of other wonderful old homes, the Norman Rockwell museum. Route 7 has little dots all along, indicating a very, very scenic route.
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