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WinterFest Draws Hundreds to Downtown North Adams

This year's annual Chowder Cook-off saw 348 ballots cast for the People's Choice Award and write-ins for the most unique chowder "Only in North Adams" out of the nine contestants.

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North Adams Hosts 22nd Annual Winterfest Celebration

There's fresh snow on the ground, and just in time, the 22nd annual Winterfest celebration, which offers many indoor and outdoor, family-friendly activities, will be held Saturday, Feb. 16.

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North Adams Winterfest Returns for 22nd Year

The celebration offers indoor and outdoor, family-friendly activities, all of which are free to attend.

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Williamstown's Spruces to Host Winter Festival on Feb. 16

The event will include a scavenger hunt, tractor-drawn wagon rides and a nature walk led by WRLF Executive Director David McGowan. There will be hot chocolate courtesy of Williams College, s'mores in a fire pit and food available for purchase prepared by Eat, the restaurant in the nearby Colonial Plaza.

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ThunderFest Returns This Weekend With Snow Train Rides

The train rides echo those from the 1930s though the 1950s that brought winter sports enthusiast to the Berkshires. According to the ProAdams press release, the trains would arrive in Adams on what is now the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and skiers could then test their skills on the Thunderbolt Ski Trail.

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Winter Carnival Draws Families to Springside Park

Snow problem. There wasn't any. But that didn't stop the Springside Conversancy from hosting a winter carnival to bring families out to the park. A few dozen families found their way to Springside Park Saturday afternoon for a series of games and competition.

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WinterFest Set for Saturday in North Adams

Due to expected warmer weather and rain this week, Sunday's activities at Windsor Lake have been cancelled for this year's event.

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New 'Winter Carnival' Planned at Springside Park

A new version of the winter carnival is set for Springside Park. The Springside Conservancy is hosting an array of children's activities - from ice skating to sledding to snowshoeing - at the park on Feb. 17. from noon until 4 p.m. The goal is to get families back into the park for a few hours of winter outdoor recreation.

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