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Festival of Trees 2018 at Berkshire Museum

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The Festival of Trees at the Berkshire Museum in downtown Pittsfield, MA, is an annual holiday tradition that has grown from a handful of holiday trees, to an exhibition of more than 100 decorated trees.

This year discover Festival of Trees 2018: Often Heard, a  collection of dazzling, decorated trees, each depicting a favorite song. The 2018 Festival  will feature more than 100 holiday trees, each depicting a popular song. From hip-hop to doo-wop, blues and jazz to pop, country, and rock, can you guess the song titles from the decorations on each tree? All the trees festooned with musical themes are sponsored by businesses, schools, and community organizations in this beloved annual celebration of the holiday season.

The museum is also hosting an after hours viewing on Saturdays. When the twinkling lights are ablaze on every tree but the galleries are dark. The indoor forest of imaginatively decorated trees festooned with musical motifs offer a dreamy atmosphere during evening hours, and guessing the song title that matches each tree’s décor becomes more of a challenge at night!

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, November 17, 2018 through Sunday, January 6, 2019:
Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, noon to 5 pm

After Hours: Saturdays, November 17, November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22: 5 to 7pm

LOCATION:
The Berkshire Museum
39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA.

COST:
$13 adult. $6 child
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free
After Hours: $5, Museum members $3

MORE:
berkshiremuseum.org
facebook.com/BerkshireMuseum

 

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Festival of Trees 2016 at Berkshire Museum

screen-shot-2016-11-16-at-7-59-34-pmThe Festival of Trees at the Berkshire Museum in downtown Pittsfield, MA, is an annual holiday tradition that has grown from a handful of holiday trees, to an exhibition of more than 100 decorated trees. This year’s theme for the decorations is a celebration of cinema, titled Now Playing: Festival of Trees 2016!

The organizations, businesses, and schools that participate in the Festival of Trees came up with innovative and original ways to decorate their movie-themed trees. Visitors can expect to see holiday trees that celebrate the classics of the cinema, including High NoonStar Wars, Casablanca, Jaws, and the best of the Disney studios.

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WHERE:
The Berkshire Museum is located at 39 South Street (Route 7), in Pittsfield, MA.

WHEN:
The Festival of Trees runs from November 19 through December 31, 2016. 
Monday – Saturday, 10 – 5pm
Sunday, noon to 5pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

COST:
$13 adult; $6 child (under 18)
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free

MORE:
For more info on this collection, visit BerkshireMuseum.org

 

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