SBCC Newsletter

June 20, 2024

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  • Chamber News
  • June Spotlights
  • New Member Welcome
  • Library Events
  • News & Announcements
  • Quick Guide to This Weekend
  • Event Calendar
  • Save the Dates

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SBCC Mission Statement:

"To promote business prosperity and a healthy, inclusive community by providing information, services and advocacy for its members."

Southern Berkshire Towns: Alford, Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, 

Mt. Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield & Sheffield

Chamber News

Last Chance to Register for

Networking Before Nine

Join the Southern Berkshire Chamber for an informative networking breakfast from 7:45 to 9am at Fairview Hospital, outside under the tent, on the side lawn by the doctors' offices. 

The topic of this event will be Developing our Future Workforce. 

Space is limited. Please register by Friday, June 21.


Read the June Spotlight Profiles


New Chamber Members!

Local Libraries

Salon Luna

Boston Symphony Orchestra / Tanglewood

Barbato Disposal

By The Way Berkshires (BTW Berkshires)

Chelsea Proulx Photography

CRM Home Watch

Fuel Coffee


Sugar & Rye

Barrington Stage Company

Optimal Wellness Center

Music Mountain

Shire Video

Mend. Sustainable Spa & Retail

Clark Green + Bek

Bon Dimanche

Knollwood Antiques LLC

Mason Library

July 9 - Author Talk: The Swan's Nest Link

Bushnell-Sage Library

June 28 - Summer Reading Kick-Off Link

News and Announcements

Berkshire Pulse Welcomes First Executive Director

WSBS Announces 2024 Sounds of Summer Concert Series Lineup, Starting July 9

Greenagers to Host Aerial Rescue Workshop for Tree Climbers at April Hill Farm, August 9

Berkshire Mobile Farmers Market Adds Market at Monterey Community Center on Tuesdays, Starting June 25

The Clark to Offer Free Admission on July 4 to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Its Grand Reopening

Downtown Pittsfield Inc. Announces Call for Student Mural Artists, Deadline June 30

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health to Offer 4-Day Leadership Retreat; Application Deadline July 1

TriTown Connector Expands with Late Night Hours, Starting June 20

Quick Guide to This Weekend

Friday, June 21

Safe Streets and Roads for All Public Input Meeting, 10am - BRPC at the GB State Road Fire House

Warehouse/Sample Sale, 10am-4pm - T.P. Saddleblanket

Food Truck Friday, 11am-2pm - Lee Bank in Pittsfield

Designer Showhouse, 11am-4pm - Construct

Wine Tasting and Oyster Pop-Up, 1pm - Dare Bottleshop

La Cage Aux Folles, 2pm - Barrington Stage Company

Sheffield Farmers' Market, 3-6pm

Growing Up MAD, 5pm - Norman Rockwell Museum

Fantastic Fireflies Family Hike, 5:30pm - BNRC at Thomas & Palmer Brook

Great Barrington Summer Concert at the Gazebo, 5:30-7:15pm

Family Movie Night, 5:30pm Dinner/6:30pm Movie - Berkshire South Regional Community Center

Movie: It Happened One Night (1934), 7pm - The Mahaiwe

Performance: Love Letters, 7:30pm - Monterey Community Center

La Cage Aux Folles, 8pm - Barrington Stage Company

Saturday, June 22

Great Barrington Farmers Market, 9am - 1pm

Warehouse/Sample Sale, 10am-2pm - T.P. Saddleblanket

Artist Workshop: Joke in a Box with Emily Flake, 11am - Norman Rockwell Museum

Fly-in and Drive-in, 11am-2pm - Walter J. Koladza Airport in Great Barrington

Designer Showhouse at Cassilis Farm, 11am-4pm - Construct

Totally MAD Artmaking Activities, 11am-4pm - Norman Rockwell Museum

Bidwell Country Fair, 12-5pm - Bidwell House Museum

Berkshire Busk! Preview Day, 1-10pm in Lenox

La Cage Aux Folles, 2pm - Barrington Stage Company

Performance: Love Letters, 3pm - Monterey Community Center

Poetry on the Piazza: Rodney Jones & Owen Lewis, 4pm - Chesterwood

Season Opening Gala, 5pm - Jacob's Pillow

Sheffield Contra Dance, 6pm - Dewey Hall

La Cage Aux Folles, 8pm - Barrington Stage Company

Ben Folds - Paper Airplane Request Tour, 8pm - The Mahaiwe

Sunday, June 23

Freestyle Movement Practice, 9:30am - Dewey Hall

Blessing of the Animals, 10:30am - First Congregational Church of Great Barrington

La Cage Aux Folles Deeper Look: "Gender Roles," 11am - Barrington Stage Company

Designer Showhouse at Cassilis Farm, 11am-4pm - Construct

Pride Paddle, 2pm - Mass Audubon

Concert: Simone Dinnerstein Plays Bach and Keith Jarrett, 3pm - Music Mountain

La Cage Aux Folles, 3pm - Barrington Stage Company

Events Calendar
(Click image to go to event website)

June 20-22 - T.P. Saddleblanket

Warehouse / Sample Sale

June 20 - Catwalk Boutique

One Day Sale

June 20 - Dare Bottleshop

Wine Tasting Party

June 20 - Berkshire South


June 20 - Tanglewood

Popular Artists Concert

Starting June 21 - Lee Bank

Anniversary Events

From June 21 - Norman Rockwell Museum

Weekend Events

June 21 & 22 - Monterey Community Center

Play Performance

June 22 - Great Barrington Airport

Fly-In / Drive-In

June 22 - Bidwell Museum

Bidwell Country Fair

June 22 - Berkshire Busk!

Preview Day

June 22 - Chesterwood

Poetry Event

June 22 - The Mahaiwe

Ben Folds on Tour

June 23 - First Congregational Church of Great Barrington

Blessing of the Animals

June 23 - Mass Audubon

Pride Paddle

June 23 - Music Mountain


Starting June 25 - Fairview Hospital

Destination Better Health Workshops

June 25 - Ventfort Hall

Tea & Talk

Save The Dates

June 27 - Ventfort Hall

Piano Extravaganza

June 29 - Tom's Toys

Stuffed Animal Sleep Over

June 29 - Seekonk Tree Farm

Farm Tour

June 29 - Sandisfield Recreation Committee Family Fun Day

June 30 - Sandisfield Arts Center

Writing Workshop

June 30 - Bushnell-Sage Library

Author Talk

June 30 - Sheffield Land Trust

Annual Meeting

July 2 & 16 - Bidwell House

Herb Gardening Workshops

July 5-7 - Berkshire Arts Festival

July 6 - Schumacher Center for a New Economics


Starting July 9 - WSBS

Sounds of Summer Tuesday Concerts

July 25 - Volunteers in Medicine

Birthday Gala

August 23 & 24 - Saint James Place

Musical Performance

September 1 - Berkshire International Film Festival

Annual Gala

September 14 - Rural Recovery Center

Smash the Stigma Event

Sept. 20 - LitNet

Annual Fundraiser

September 20 - Berkshire HorseWorks

10th Anniversary Gala

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