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Pittsfield Beautiful

Pittsfield BeautifulPO Box 725. Pittsfield MA 01201 pittsfieldbeautiful.org We keep Pittsfield beautiful…one flower at a time! Pittsfield Beautiful, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, plants and maintains gardens and containers throughout the City in order to help Pittsfield be a truly welcoming community. We hope that through this example of community pride and service that this spirit…

Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield

Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield74 First Street. Pittsfield, MA 01201 413-442-3525 acommonroom.org Common Room is an affordable, accessible community space, available for a range of activities and events. Common Room is the outcome of a spectacular renovation of the historic sanctuary of Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield. Vibrant stained glass, gorgeous pine ceilings,…

Samuel Harrison House

Samuel Harrison House82 Third Street. Pittsfield MA 01201 samuelharrison.org Reverend Samuel Harrison was a renowned 19th-century civil rights advocate, writer, and preacher in Pittsfield who served as chaplain to the legendary 54th Regiment in the Civil War, and successfully fought for equal pay for Union soldiers of color. His home is now a National Historic…

Albany Berkshire Ballet

Albany Berkshire Ballet116 Fenn Street. Pittsfield MA 01201 413-445-5382 albanyberkshireballet.org Nationally recognized for its versatility and excellence, Albany Berkshire Ballet has presented the finest in classical and contemporary ballet for audiences throughout the Northeast for over 50 years. ABB works to promote the work of diverse choreographers, initiate new repertory, and educate the public -…

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Pittsfield Parade Committee

Pittsfield Parade Committee P.O. Box 1738. Pittsfield MA 01202 413-447-7763 pittsfieldparade.com The Pittsfield 4th of July Parade has an historic reputation dating back to 1824, when the procession consisted of Revolutionary War survivors, patriots, politicians and horse-drawn carriages. The parade was held off and on by various citizen groups until 1947 when it was taken…

Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village1843 West Housatonic St. (Route 20). Pittsfield MA 01201 413-443-0188 hancockshakervillage.org A living history museum with so much to see and do! Explore the Round Stone Barn, a marvel of engineering and architecture, and the oldest working farm in the Berkshires, with heritage-breed animals and extensive gardens – all on 750 beautiful acres.…

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, Pittsfield MA

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead – Owned and Operated by the Berkshire County Historical Society780 Holmes Road. Pittsfield MA 01201 413-442-1793 mobydick.org Arrowhead was author Herman Melville’s home from 1850 to 1863, where he wrote the great American novel Moby-Dick and other works. It is now home to the Berkshire County Historical Society, which offers tours, nature…

Berkshire Lightscapes Pittsfield MA

Berkshire Lightscapes

Berkshire Lightscapesberkshirelightscapes.com Berkshire Lightscapes lights up the exteriors of downtown buildings and public spaces to help illuminate and energize downtown Pittsfield. The artistic, energy efficient LED lighting is coordinated between buildings and allows for exciting light shows. Check out the following buildings after dark which all have lights: City Hall (70 Allen St.) Dunham Mall (walkway between…

Outdoor Pittsfield MA

Outdoor Pittsfield

Image courtesy of Regina Burgio. Pittsfield, Massachusetts is home to an array of outdoor activities from hiking to skiing to swimming, with ways to connect with nature in all four seasons. We are home to Pontoosuc and Onota Lake, the Pittsfield State Forrest, multiple conservation areas, Bousquet Mountain, and Berkshire County’s largest skate and BMX…