Festivals

Solid Sound Festival

MASS MoCA

Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festivalcurated by Wilco and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

FreshGrass Festival

Mass MoCA

FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.

Country Fair Hancock Shaker Village

September 29 - September 30, 2018

Come celebrate the Berkshires at the 21st Annual Country Fair Hancock Shaker Village. Food, music, fun for all!

Fall Foliage Festival

North Adams

A weeklong celebration of fall in North Adams ends in the annual Fall Foliage Parade through downtown with live bands and a daylong downtown celebration.

Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival

Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from more than 200 different vendors and all things garlic, from pop corn to wood-fired pizza to ice cream, with live music.

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Community events

Downstreet Art

Downstreet Art

September 27, 2018

Thursday, 5 – 8pm As summer moves to fall, join us for the last DSA of 2018. Events will include a musical performance by Pinedrop, Gallery and open studio receptions on the campus of MASS MoCA with Ferrin Contemporary, Cynthia-Reeves, the Artist Book Foundation, Studios at MASS MoCA and ROAM. The opening celebration for SPECTRUM […]

25th Annual ABC Clothing Sale

ABC (A Better Community)

September 29, 2018 9:00 AM - September 29, 2018 2:00 PM

HUGE selection of gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, and jewelry for men and women at bargain prices.

Trailblazer 5K Run/Walk

The Clark Art Institute

October 6, 2018 9:00 AM - October 6, 2018 10:00 AM

Explore the natural beauty of the Clark’s campus with a run/walk up Stone Hill and on the trails through meadows and woodlands.

Williamstown Holiday Walk

December 1, 2018

Holiday sounds and spirit will fill Spring Street in Williamstown on Saturday, December 1 for the 35th Annual Williamstown Holiday Walk! Holiday festivities with traditional New England flair: old-fashioned caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides, a Reindog Parade, a Penny Social, Santa Claus, and much more. Kick-off with the ever popular Reindog Parade will begin at 3:00 […]

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Family events

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Holiday events

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Classes & Workshops

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Well-being

Yoga Matt

BeFit Company

Matt Neely is “Yoga Matt,” bringing Strala Yoga to the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

In Touch Massage & Day Spa

A full-service spa along the Green river. Massage therapy, facials, skin care, full service hair salon, private outdoor hot tub, and a relaxed atmosphere.

Jen Messer, LMT

Williamstown Wellness

Intregrative body work including deep tissue, myofascial release, prenatal, and sports massage.

Nicole Methot, LMT

Williamstown Wellness

Massage therapy including pregnancy massage, deep tissue and sports massage, and Thai massage.

Night Sky Yoga

Mindful yoga for every body and soul with Mary Edgerton. Classes of all levels at Williams College and other locations in the community.

Nutrition Center

North Adams

Mission is to to inspire a healthy relationship with food through counseling, nutrition and culinary demonstrations.

Salon 290

A hair, skin, and nail lounge in a Victorian building.

Empire Cutz

A Williamstown landmark since 1908 and “Only 3 hours from Fenway Park.”

Tasha Yoga

Embody Yourself with Finely Tuned Alignment and Heartfelt Expression: Yoga Classes, Private Classes, Workshops, Teacher Training in Williamstown.

Tsubo Massage

An integrative wellness center that offers massage and other body work modalities that support health and vitality.

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Stockbridge

A nonprofit educational organization dedicated to empowering people and communities to realize their full potential through the transformative wisdom and practice of yoga.

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Parks & Playgrounds

Spruces Park

Williamstown

Two sculptured lion sentries guard the entrance to more than 100 acres. Walk or run on the flat 2.2 mile perimeter trail  or take a morning walk with your dog on the interior mowed paths through the fields.

Linear Park Picnic Area

Williamstown

At the enter of town, at the top of Route 43, a stone bridge crosses the Green River to a shady with picnic tables and a swimming hole that can reach several feet at its deepest.

Linear Park Trails

Williamstown

Flat walking trails wander through the woods and fields along the Green and Hoosic rivers. The Woods Loop travels through a floodplain forest along the rivers and past their confluence, and the field loop skirts ploughed land along the river bank.

Margaret Lindley Park

Williamstown

A manmade pond that’s fed by the Hemlock Brook has sandy beach and shallow areas for the little ones. Open from dawn til dusk.

Windsor Lake

North Adams

Close to town, Windsor Lake invites picnics and swimming on a sandy beach with views of the mountains. Bring a lawn chair, picnic supper and bathing suit.

Stone Hill at the Clark

Williamstown

Walking trails cross the hills, woods and pastures behind the museum with picnic tables and benches along the way to enjoy the views of the mountains. Open year-round.

Field Farm

Williamstown

At the historic art deco house and folley, picnic tables overlook the pond just off the lot next to the Folly. The gardens are open to visitors, and trails wander through fields where bobolinks nest and along the river.

Mount Hope Park

Williamstown

Where the Roaring Brook meets the Green River, tables and small grills give picnic spots just off Route 43. Follow the road through the park and uphill to find Hopper Road and trail heads for Mount Greylock.

Greylock Glen

Adams

A network of meadows, swamps and woodlands covers more than 1,000 acres on the slopes of Mount Greylock, with picnic tables by the pond, an accessible trail and a mountain biking trail and trails for walking, hiking, romping with dogs and horseback riding.

Summit of Mount Greylock

Top of Mount Greylock

Paved roads lead up the state’s tallest peak to a broad view — picnic in the meadow or climb the lighthouse tower of the World War I memorial to see still farther across the valley, or rest at the 1930s lodge.

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

Adams to Lanesborough

The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail runs north to south along Route 8, from Lanesborough and north to the visitor center in Adams — 11 miles of easy paved path with many places to rest along Cheshire Lake and the head waters of the Hoosic River.

Clarksburg State Park

Clarksburg

In 368 acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area, and the pond is surrounded by 9.5 miles of foot trails along which visitors may observe a variety of wildlife, and perhaps a moose.

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Civic

Town Hall Talk

A monthly conversation with Town Manager Jason Hoch and WilliNet’s Debby Dane.

Williamstown Cultural District

Williamstown, high in the Northwest corner of Massachusetts, is unique in its mix of contemporary and historical art, theater and music, ideas, history, and nature.

Town of Williamstown

Visit the Town’s website for meeting information, road status, voting information, and more.

Williamstown Chamber of Commerce

Serves Williamstown and neighboring communities by supporting efforts in communication, education and coordination of our members, our residents, and our visitors.

WilliNet

View our civic & cultural life through locally produced television programs.

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Camps

Baseball Camp

The Cages at the Mill @ the Williamstown Youth Center

Pack your glove, bat and cleats and spend the morning with Livingstone Speed Academy at the Williamstown Youth Center.

Berkshire Basketball Clinic

Williams College

This program runs clinics for boys ages 7-15 and girls, ages 7-17 by Williams Coach Kevin App.

Berkshire Museum Summer Camps

Pittsfield

The Berkshire Museum presents many summer camps, including hands-on experiences in robotics, natural science, theater, forensics, film, animation, and more.

Camp Discovery

Williamstown Community Preschool @ the Williamstown Youth Center

The camp for children entering grades 1-6 includes swimming, field trips, biking, sports, games, crafts, science, and nature activities.

Camp Sarsaparilla

Pownal, VT

Children enjoy art, outdoor exploration and camp craft, swimming, singing, read aloud games, riding the zip line, snacks, picnic lunches, and journal writing.

Clever Notions

Williamstown

Learn how to sew using a sewing machine, cut out patterns, upcycle old clothes, mend and alter clothes and more.

Codemakers Club

Williamstown

Basic introduction to programming through a combination of class- room instruction and hands-on exercises that are designed to be fun and engaging.

Gaming Week

Williamstown Elementary School

This fun-filled week for 7-13 year olds will feature the popular networked computer game Minecraft®. Lessons, co-op projects, and daily challenges.

Global Premier Soccer

GPS Stateline @ Williamstown Elementary School

A soccer program aimed at young players aged 4-14 years.

Green Mountain Music Camp

North Bennington, VT

Founded in 1989, it is a week-long celebration of choral, orchestra & theater ensembles.

J*Star Gymnastics

North Adams

Camps are for ages 5 and up and they will be participating in gymnastics, crafts, games and so much more!

MCLA Summer Camps

North Adams, MA

MCLA hosts Young Hacks, Science & Robotics, Creative Writing, and Sports Clinics

NIKE Tennis Camp

Williams College

Week-long tennis camp for boys and girls ages 9-18.

Overland

Williamstown & Around the World

Small groups, inspiring leadership, carefully crafted summer camp program that captures imagination, stretches abilities, strengthens bonds for 4th-12th graders.

Pine Cobble Summer Programs

Williamstown

Offers a summer of fun for young children, sports enthusiasts, and children who want a mix of outdoor games and mental challenges.

Rock On!

Pittsfield

Explore rock, blues, and jazz with a great faculty. All levels welcome from Beginners to Advanced players.

Softball Academy at Williams

Comprehensive instruction in all phases of the game and the opportunity to showcase their abilities through various drills and game scenarios.

Softball Camp

The Cages at the Mill @ the Williamstown Youth Center

Pack your glove, bat and cleats and spend the morning with us!

Squash and Beyond Camp

Williams College

Competitive squash training, outdoor recreation, and educational activity for teens ages 10 to 18

Starlight Stage Youth Theater

Williamstown

Since being founded in 1976, hundreds of young people from the Berkshire County, southern Vermont and eastern New York state area have participated in the programs.

Summer Programs at Sheep Hill

Williamstown

WRLF Summer Programs at Sheep Hill offer children different camps to encourage them to get out and experience the land firsthand.

Tennis Clinics at Williams

Williams College

Williams tennis coaches Alison Swain and Dan Greenberg run clinics for high school aged tennis players.

Tim Duncan Pottery

Williamstown

Each 5 day session will include pinch, coil, slab and hand building, as well as sculpting and wheel throwing.

Undermountain Farm Camp

Lenox

Each day includes a horseback riding lesson as well as many horse and farm related games and educational activities.

Vermont Voltage Pro Soccer Academy

Bennington, VT

An opportunity to learn and enjoy many aspects of the game of soccer in a competitive environment from a current professional player.

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