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Easter Events in the Berkshires
11:00AM / Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Hippity, hoppity, Easter's on its way ... and so are lots of fun family events in the Berkshires. If you have one you want included on this list, just email us at


Saturday, March 24

Lenox: Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum will offer its annual Slavic Easter egg decorating demonstrations and instructional workshops from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. Lenox resident Tjasa Sprague, who will again lead the workshop, learned the technique many years ago from her Czechoslovakian mother, Maria Krofta. The fee for each workshop, which includes all materials, is $30 for advance reservations and $35 for day-of admission. Children should be at least 12 years of age.  Reservations are recommended at 413-637-3206.

Sunday, March 25

Lanesborough: Peace Train Tees in the Berkshire Mall will sponsor a free visit with The Easter Bunny near the food court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be crafts for kids while they wait their turn; parents should bring cameras to take their own photos.

Saturday, March 31

Clarksburg: The annual VFW Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Town Recreation Field, West Cross Road, 10 a.m. The hunt is free.

Dalton: Egg Hunt, 11 a.m.: Join the community on the Dalton Community Recreation Association Memorial Lawn for its annual egg hunt. Boys and girls preschool-aged through grade 5 may participate. Participants are reminded to bring their own baskets. There will also be a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Candy generously donated by the Benefit Association.

Lanesborough: Peace Train Tees in the Berkshire Mall will sponsor a free visit with The Easter Bunny near the food court from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a special sensory friendly, quiet time from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. There will be crafts for kids while they wait their turn; parents should bring cameras to take their own photos.

Lenox: The LCC Easter Egg Scramble will be held at Lilac Park on Main Street. The event starts promptly at 11 a.m. so arrive a few minutes early to line up. Children should bring Easter baskets and cameras for pictures with the Easter bunny. In case of rain or snow, the hunt will be held in the Lenox Community Center.

Pittsfield: The Eggstravaganza Egg Scramble will be held at Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St., for Pittsfield children ages 2 to 9. Hunts will be held at 10:30 a.m. for 9-year-olds, 10:40 a.m. for 7- and 8-year-olds, 10:55 a.m. for 5- and 6-year-olds, 11:10 a.m. for 4-year-olds and 11:25 a.m. for 2- and 3-year-olds. Children should bring their own basket and a camera for a special visit by Mr. Bunny. A prize will be awarded in each age group for those who find the lucky golden egg.

Pittsfield: Easter Treat Bags, 10 to noon: Michaels store at 555 Hubbard Ave., $2 per project for children ages 3-8 and $5 per project for children ages 6 and older to reserve 30 minutes for crafting an Easter treat bag. All supplies are included. Sessions will start every half hour. See a store associate for additional information.

CANCELLED South Egremont: Blue Rider Stables at 15 Farm Lane will hold its annual candy-free Easter egg hunt  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free; refreshments and other activities such as hay bale maze, pony rides and face painting are available for purchase. The event will be held rain or shine.

Stockbridge: The Stockbridge Library on Main Street from 11 to noon. There will be songs to sing, telling stories, and an Easter egg hunt at 11. Don't forget to bring your baskets! This event will be held rain or shine.


Sunday, April 1

Cheshire: Annual Easter egg hunt at Cheshire Elementary School at noon. As usual, it will be broken down into three age groups: Toddlers-4; 5-7; 8-10. Bring your snow boots and your baskets.

Lenox: Peter Cottontail will be dropping some eggs at Blantyre. Join in some festive spring fun – see how many treat-filled eggs you can find, scattered around our Event Lawn, at 10:30 a.m.. Find a golden egg and receive a special prize. There will be a special toddler-sized egg hunt on our event lawn. The cost is $15 donation/family; proceeds to benefit Berkshire United Way. Included for hotel guests. Please provide your own basket.

Pittsfield: South Congregational Church at 110 South St. will host its annual Easter service at 10 a.m. followed by an Easter egg hunt. All are welcome.

Stockbridge: The First Congregational Church will hold its Easter Festival Service, featuring great hymns, the Easter Story, love breaking forth, Easter Egg hunt for children and much more, starting at 10 a.m.


Saturday, April 7

Cheshire: Whitney's Farm will host Egg Hunts at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be two sections set up according to age. At 11 a.m., children ages 2-5 years old, and at 3 p.m., children ages 6 and older. Prizes for both age groups will fit in the following categories; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & Grand Prize.

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