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BCHS Welcomes Author, Music Writer

The program begins at 5:30 pm.

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BCHS Talk on Shays' Rebellion

Abbott is an independent researcher and 18th century living history practitioner living in North Canaan, Conn.

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Literary Hike to Monument Mountain

Celebrate that time Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville took a hike up Monument Mountain in 1850 by walking in their footsteps.

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BCHS Presents 'Sailing Towards My Father'

The performance takes place at Herman Melville's historic home Arrowhead at 5:30 pm.

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BCHS Hosts Author Lorraine German

This free event will take place at Herman Melville's historic barn at Arrowhead beginning at 5:30 pm. Reservations are not required. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

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BCHS Pub Crawl

The event, which is presented in partnership with Berkshire Mountain Distillers, will explore various aspects of downtown Pittsfield history paired with themed cocktails and craft beer served at downtown pubs.

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BCHS Lecture on Early History of Brewing in Pittsfield

The presentation will be followed by a tasting from Berkshire Brewing Co., Hot Plate Brewing Co., and Shire Breu-Haus at Berkshire Theatre Festival's "The Garage" at 111 South Street.

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Berkshire County Historical Melville Fellows To Present Written Works

The free readings take place at the Berkshire Athenaeum at 5:30 pm; reservations are not required. In addition, both fellows will present original artwork inspired by their time at Melville's home.

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Berkshire County Historical Society Virtual Lecture

The virtual lecture will take place at 5:30 pm

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Berkshire County Historical Society Elects Board of Directors and Officers

Election of board members and officers for 2023, a review of 2022 activities, and readings by current Melville Fellows were part of the meeting.

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Arrowhead: Yuletide Reading's with Kevin O'Hara

Reservations are required for the readings which will take place at 5:30 and 6:30 pm, Tickets are $10 for BCHS members and $15 non-members.

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Berkshire County Historical Society Architectural and Agricultural Walk

Long-time Arrowhead tour guide John Dickson will begin with an enlightening tour of the Arrowhead grounds providing an overview and evolution of the architectural features of the building from the 1780s to the present.