Sunday, October 24, 2010

Last Week of the Season at Bascom Lodge

This is the last full week for breakfast, lunch & dinner at the Lodge, with Sunday's dinner as the season's grande finale.
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Lodge reopens in May, 2011. Season runs may through October for breakfast, lunch & dinner, 7 days a week, plus dining.

2011 reservations are now being accepted for various functions including weddings, parties, anniversaries, conferences and lodging. For rates and reservations call 413-743-1591 or email:

Saturday, October 23, 2010

October 27 at Bascom Lodge

The Final Wednesday Night Event of the 2010 Season at Bascom Lodge!

October 27: "Using Theatre to Benefit Women and Girls"
WAM co-founders, Leigh Strimbeck and Kristen van Ginhoven, will talk about how they use theatre to benefit women and girls. They will discuss why reading 'Half the Sky" by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn inspired them to found WAM Theatre
. Some selections from their November production of Tony nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl's contemporary farce, 'Melancholy Play' (which will benefit the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts) will be read by the cast.

Free and Open to the Public!

Event starts at 6.
Prix fixe dinner to follow at 7.
Reservations required for dinner

WAM Theatre is based in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and the Capital Region of New York State.

WAM Theatre’s philanthropic mission is two-fold. First, to produce professional theatrical events for everyone, with a focus on women theatre artists and/or stories of women and girls. Second, to donate a portion of the proceeds from those events to organizations that benefit women and girls worldwide.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

An Evening of African Drumming and Song

October 20: "An Evening of African Drumming and Song"
The UMass Dartmouth Kekeli African Music and Dance club, an ensemble of American musicians, will present a demonstration/performance of traditional African music. The ensemble is led by Professor royal hartigan, and performs the traditional music and dance of West Africa, including processional, warrior, court, social, harvest, and recreational styles. They travel to Ghana, West African each year to live with the people in villages, and learn traditional songs, dances, and instrumental music.
Talks are free and open to the public.
Talks starts at 6.
Dinner served after the talk and will be served Family-style and priced according to menu (reservations required for dinner: 413-743-1591).