The Weekend Lowdown

A weekly wrap-up of Family and Kid Friendly Things To Do in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts, on the weekends.

Weekend Lowdown: Nov. 7-9

THE BERKSHIRES — Whether your children are teens, homeschooled, preschoolers or middle school-aged children the calendars are brimming with activities for all ages. From art to science to films and more, I’m cutting to the chase today and bringing you my BFF Picks for the weekend right away. For more events and activities go to(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Oct. 31-Nov. 2

THE BERKSHIRES — This weekend’s lowdown is all about Halloween — trick-or-treat times, Halloween parties, library celebrations and more. And we’ve even thrown in a few non-Halloween shows, fundraisers and free family days. So here is your short and sweet BFF Picks for the weekend. Remember you can always find more family events and activities(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Oct. 24-26

THE BERKSHIRES — The calendars are overflowing with Halloween Events this weekend and we couldn’t narrow them down to only 10 so we decided to simply direct you to our HALLOWEEN EVENTS PAGE and bring you all the other fun happening happening in the region in our Weekend Lowdown. From multiple opportunities to view family-friendly(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Oct. 17-19

  THE BERKSHIRES — Fall illness has hit the Berkshire Family Focus headquarters — the McIlquham household. Coughing and sniffling is commonplace. Vicks rubs have become a part of our nighttime routine and over the counter medications help us get through the day. What would be wonderful? If one of our readers would send us their(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Oct. 3-5

  THE BERKSHIRES — Happy first day of October. When I was in elementary school I remember a teacher telling our class that it was good luck to say “Rabbit, rabbit, rabbit” at the beginning of each month. Why? I never asked, but after a quick Google search last night I found that it’s an old(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 26-28

THE BERKSHIRES — Fall is the air and festivals fill up the calendar this weekend from North to South Berkshire County. Local businesses are gearing up for Halloween and there is spooky (and not so spooky) fun to be had in Hancock and Cheshire this weekend with the opening of Jiminy Peak’s 13 Nights and(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 19-21

THE BERKSHIRES — Fall is in the air  … you can feel it, smell it AND Berkshire area fall festivals have arrived. From weekend-long music, pumpkin and town festivals to movie nights, family hikes and football competitions, there is no lack of activity this weekend. Once again, it’s just figuring out which event to attend. Good luck(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 12-14

THE BERKSHIRES — For many, New Years is the time to regroup, refresh, make resolutions and get your life together. My new year always begins in September, when the kids are back to school and I can take a breath, reorganize my house, my schedule and get the kids back on track — with homework, sports, chores(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 5-7

BERKSHIRES — I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend! I am sad to say that I will only be doing the Weekend Lowdown’s every other week since I will soon be busy with school at Berkshire Community College. It has surely been a great experience being an intern at BFF. I would like to(…)

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The Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 29-31

THE BERKSHIRES — School is officially here, for most! And by next week the 2014-2015 academic year will have begun for everyone. The kids probably aren’t cheering, but stay-at-home parents can take a breather and have a little quiet time since the kids will be occupied for seven or more hours. But only for a short while,(…)

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