Valentine Cabaret and Tea at Ventfort Hall

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LENOX, Mass. — On Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3:30 pm Sherri James Buxton, accompanied by Bob Shepherd, will return to Ventfort Hall to entertain at the mansion. 
A  tea shall follow the program.
Tickets to attend the concert are $45 per person, $35 per person for Berkshire County residents with ID. Reservations are required by calling 413-637-3206. Please note that all tickets are nonrefundable and non-exchangeable. Payment is required to make a reservation for an event.  Proof of vaccination, ID and masks are required. The historical mansion is located at 104 Walker Street in Lenox.
According to a press release: 
Sherri James Buxton performs a wide range of genres from standards and show tunes to jazz. Buxton has appeared on and off Broadway, and in numerous cabaret venues.  Locally she has appeared at the Pittsfield Jazz Festival and her jazz group, the Sherri James Buxton Trio, was the main attraction in the Cranwell Resort "Music Room" supper club. She has also performed at The Colonial Theatre, The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Berkshire Athenaeum, The Gateways Inn, Mission Bar and Tapas, Castle Street Café and the Seven Hills Cabaret. She teaches at the Berkshire Music School where her popular Cabaret Workshop is in the 20th season.
Bob Shepherd has been a working pianist in New England for 70 years. He plays jazz music in various venues from solo to big band and especially enjoys accompanying singers.

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Slavic Egg Decorating Workshops at Ventfort Hall

LENOX, Mass. — Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum will offer its annual Slavic Easter egg decorating demonstrations and instructional workshops on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00 am to noon and again from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  
The workshop will take place at the mansion's former gatehouse at 55 Kemble St., Lenox. Number of seats available at each session is limited. Masks will be required.
According to a press release:
This Eastern European tradition of creating intricate and beautifully decorated eggs has been passed down for generations.  Lenox resident Tjasa Sprague, who will again lead the workshop, learned the technique many years ago from her Czechoslovakian mother, Maria Krofta.
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