ThunderFest is a two day celebration of winter in the Berkshires. It all starts with the 82nd Anniversary Thunderbolt Ski Run. More than 100 expert back-country skiers race up and down the state's tallest mountain, Mount Greylock on the historic and challenging Thunderbolt Ski Trail. Spectators welcome. After the race, join the fun in downtown Adams at ThunderFest. Local food, brews, live music, outdoor recreation vendors and family fun. Free admission. ThunderFest is held outdoors, so dress warm. It's where the hardy come to party! Day two includes a classic Nordic ski race and a snowshoe race in the beautiful Greylock Glen. These are fun events, open to all ages and skill levels.
When: Mar 4, 2017 12am to Mar 5, 2017 12am in Great Barrington, MA
Barnbrook Realty name is derived from its first location in 1976 in a small barn along a babbling brook on Route 7. Today, Barnbook is located in downtown Great Barrington at 271 Main Street - the most visible location in Berkshire County. Our growth is the result of our integrity and our loyalty to our clients.
When: Mar 23, 2017 12am to Mar 24, 2017 12am in Great Barrington, MA
A bluegrass band at their core, North Carolina quintet Steep Canyon Rangers have become a festival favorite. Danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band, the band has been backing banjo front man Steven Martin on tour for years, earning a 2013 Grammy win for Best Bluegrass Album, Nobody Knows You. Noam Pikelny has emerged as the preeminent banjoist of his generation, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the "pros' top banjo picker," Noam is a founding member of Punch Brothers, a string ensemble which the Boston Globe calls "a virtuosic revelation" and the New Yorker describes as "wide-ranging and restlessly imaginative."
The Town of Great Barrington was founded in 1761 and is located in the southwestern corner of Massachusetts in Berkshire County.
Tourism is of major importance in the town which is encouraged by a combination of outdoor activities and cultural offerings as well as restaurants, B&B's and small inns. There are activities that help carry tourism though the four seasons like skiing for winter, fall foliage and summer culture along with the beauty of spring.
Residents note that Great Barrington is a wonderful community to raise a family or run a business and enjoy the pleasure of small town living.