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Sep
22
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Sep 22 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Sep
24
Sun
Backstairs Tour @ The Mount
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran The Mount through this behind-the-scenes tour.

The Backstairs Tour ticket includes:

-The Backstairs tour
-Mimosas on the Terrace
-Up to 30 minutes of Q&A with the interpreters following the tour
-Full admission to The Mount for the day
-Regular guided house and garden tours

There will not be a Backstairs Tour on July 2, September 3, September 17, October 1, and October 8.

The Mount is a Massachusetts Cultural Council UP designated organization welcoming participants of all disabilities. Please contact Nicole Williams at 413-551-5100 or by email, nwilliams@edithwharton.org, to discuss accommodations needed to participate fully in this event. Caregivers are admitted free-of-charge.

Sep
28
Thu
Sally Bedell Smith’s Prince Charles @ The Stable at The Mount
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrated royal writer Sally Bedell Smith discusses her New York Times best-selling biography, Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life.

Sally Bedell Smith is the author of the bestselling biographies of William S. Paley, Pamela Harriman, Princess Diana, President John and Jacqueline Kennedy, President Bill and Hillary Clinton, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. A contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1996, she previously worked at Time and The New York Times, where she was a cultural news reporter. She was awarded a Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Service Award for magazine reporting in 1982 and was a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center in 1986. She received the 2012 Washington Irving Medal for Literary Excellence, an award presented by the Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York. Elizabeth the Queen won the 2012 Goodreads Choice Award for best book in history and biography, the only major book award decided by readers. Sally lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, Stephen. They have three grown children.

The Mount is a Massachusetts Cultural Council UP designated organization welcoming participants of all disabilities. Please contact Nicole Williams at 413-551-5100 or by email, nwilliams@edithwharton.org, to discuss accommodations needed to participate fully in this event. Caregivers are admitted free-of-charge.

Sep
29
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Sep 29 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Oct
1
Sun
TreeSisters Berkshire Grove Launch @ The Main House at The Mount
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us on the beautiful grounds of The Mount as we introduce TreeSisters: Women Seeding Change – an extraordinary new organization, led by women, with the mission of reforesting the tropics and rebalancing our planet.

We’ll meet in the grove of trees by Edith Wharton’s Italian Garden for an event hosted by Amber Chand, Anni Crofut, Alyssa Wright and Jennifer Browdy. During the event, you’ll learn more about TreeSisters reforestation revolution and vibrant global community. The program features a powerful new performance, “The Grove Dance,” choreographed by Anni Crofut with dancers and choir from Moving Arts Exchange.

Bring a blanket and/or low lawn chair as the performance will take place on a gently sloping hillside grove near Edith Wharton’s Italian Garden. Afterwards we’ll retire to the Terrace for refreshments.

Free and open to the public: everyone welcome, but reservations are strongly encouraged.

The Mount is a Massachusetts Cultural Council UP designated organization welcoming participants of all disabilities. Please contact Nicole Williams at 413-551-5100 or by email, nwilliams@edithwharton.org, to discuss accommodations needed to participate fully in this event. Caregivers are admitted free-of-charge.

Oct
6
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 6 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday Night Fright

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home to writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 2-hour ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Oct
7
Sat
TAG SALE TAG SALE TAG SALE!!
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

TAG SALE TAG SALE TAG SALE!!
Saturday, October 7th from 10 am to 3 pm
Come to our giant one-day Tag Sale, organized and donated solely by members of the program committee, volunteers and board of directors. Proceeds to benefit our stabilization efforts. What could be more appropriate than a one-day tag sale of cast-offs that could become valued treasures for you, you and you! “Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure” John Dryden (1631 – 1700).  Only at historic Ventfort Hall — the Berkshires other sweet pleasure!