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: 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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Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 22-24

BERKSHIRES- Greetings! I am sure everyone is trying to thoughtfully schedule every last fun-filled event in their planners that the Berkshires has to offer this summer. Last week was quite enjoyable for me because I went to the Eleanor Sonsini shelter in Pittsfield for my BFF pet column and was there at the perfect time to see(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 15-17

BERKSHIRES — Even though the homework load and long school days will be here in a blink of an eye, the school bell has not rung yet. Enjoy the August air, carefree nights and time with family and friends until then. The events in the Berkshires are always pleasurable and ongoing and there are plenty of plays,(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 8-10

BERKSHIRES — There’s a saying that August is the Sunday of summer. And with one week behind us and only a few more until the kids head back to school, I hope everyone is enjoying all that the Berkshires has to offer in the summertime? I know I am. This has been one of my busiest(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 1-3

BERKSHIRES — It is officially August, can you believe it? Before you know it we will see pigments of fall on the trees. I have had one busy week because I started my new job at Marshalls Department Store in Lenox. Unfortunately I have not had time to go on any good hikes, which I love to(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: July 25-27

THE BERKSHIRES — Hello, everyone! Hope you all enjoyed my first Weekend Lowdown last week for The BFF. Last week I had a some fun exploring some of my favorite spots in the Berkshires, too. Some highlights were going to Shiro’s Sushi Lounge in Pittsfield with my mom (there is also one in Great Barrington); watching “Maleficent”(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: July 18-20

THE BERKSHIRES —Hi everyone, Songmei here with your Berkshire Family Focus Weekend Lowdown. As a new summer intern here at the BFF, I am very excited to inform you about fun-filled events in the Berkshires every weekend. This weekend brings about outdoor concerts and performances, marionettes, plays, an animal-free circus and so much more. So many(…)

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