Thursday, October 20, 2011

Last Events of the Season @ Bascom Lodge

Sunday, October 23: "The Galileo Affair" @ 6pm
Bill Minardi examines Galileo's conflict with the church, his trail and condemnation and the impact it had as an example of the "conflict" between science and religion.
Followed by a Prix Fixe Dinner @ 7pm (for dinner reservations call: 413-743-1591)

Wednesday, October 26: "Movie Night" @ 6pm
Rich Remsberg returns with a selection of Civilian Conservation Corps films made in the Berkshires.
Followed by a Prix Fixe Dinner @ 7pm (for dinner reservations call: 413-743-1591)

The Lodge closes on October 30th

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Bascom Lodge

Sunday, October 16: "Author, Gladys Montgomery", @ 6pm.
An illustrated presentation/discussion of her two new books: Storybook Cottages, America's Carpenter Gothic Style and An Elegant Wilderness, Great Camps and Grand Lodges of the Adirondacks.
Free & Open to the Public!

Monday, September 26, 2011

Coming to Bascom Lodge

Wednesday, September 28: "The Watershed and Us" @ 6pm.
Learn more about our watershed and how communities can protect the water quality where we all live. Presented by Alison Dixon, Berkshire Outreach manager of the Housatonic Valley Association.

Sunday, October 2nd:"BURLESQUE, BOOKS AND BASCOM LODGE! @ 6pm.
Performance, with Karen Lee, Marc Zegan & Friends.
An extravaganza!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

September 21: Tap Dance @ Bascom Lodge

Wednesday, September 21: "Tap Dance" @ 6pm
Free & Open to the Public
Recently referred to by the New York Times as the "Pied Piper of Tap Dance” and the "Mayor of Tap City” (the annual New York City Tap Festival), performer, choreographer, teacher, director and producer Tony Waag takes his audience through a rhythmic romp that represents 30 years of pursuing a career in the American art form known as Tap Dance.

To be followed by a prix fixe dinner, call 413-743-1591 for reservations!

For more event info go to

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Edith Wharton and the Mount

September 14: "Edith Wharton and the Mount" @ 6pm.
The story of Wharton's life at The Mount, the history of the estate, its architecture, landscape design and recent restoration.
Presented at Bascom Lodge
Atop Mount Greylock Adams, MA

Monday, September 5, 2011

Bascom Lodge
September 7: "All Things Locally Grown" @ 6pm.
A conversation with Barbara Zheutlin (Executive Director of Berkshire Grown) and the cheese makers from Cricket Creek Farm, which was awarded a first prize at the 2011 American Cheese Society. Free samples!
Sunday, September 11: "Valerie Carrigan, Residency Presentation", @ 6pm.
Valerie, a Creative Resident at the Lodge, will present and discuss work made while in residence on the summit of Mount Greylock!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

"Greylock in Time and Space"

Wednesday, August 17: "Greylock in Time and Space" @ Bascom Lodge
Talk and discussion at 6:00pm. Alec Gillman, DCR Interpretive Ranger at Mount Greylock State Reservation, presents an exploration of the mountain's history and nature with a PowerPoint slide show. Discover connections between man's desire to shape the mountain at the same time protect it's wildness.
Co-presented by the Berkshire Museum.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Sketchbook Club @ Bascom Lodge

Every Tuesday in June, 5:00 - 6:30PM

Meeting at Bascom Lodge students and experienced sketchers alike are invited to enjoy the highland evening beauty found at the summit of Mount Greylock.

Artist -Educator, Karen Arp-Sandel offers discussion about keeping a sketchbook for recording visual observations from drawing in nature to landscape subjects. At the end of 4 weeks all participants are invited to share their sketch books with the group & community and join for dinner at the Lodge (June 28).

Materials are simple: a small scale sketch book, your favorite drawing implement- pen, pencil or even colored pencils. Karen will demo various portable materials for easy on site sketching.

Sketch Club will meet on Tuesdays: June 7,14, 21 and 28 during the approach of Summer Solstice light. Rain or Shine. In the event of inclement weather, we will sketch natural objects or guide book subjects inside Bascom Lodge.

Cost (per daily session): $10.

To register
Or phone: 518-781-3413

Monday, April 4, 2011

Bascon Lodge's 2011 schedule of events!

Bascon Lodge's 2011 schedule of events is now posted on our website:
Check it out!
Co-sponsored by Housatonic Heritage.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Bascom Lodge reopens May 15th

Opening day is Saturday, May 14th. Festivities start at noon with a tepee raising, drumming, mountain blessing, music, story telling and mountaintop fun for the whole family!