Join us again this Fall of 2014 for the return of “*Melville, Haunted“ for a limited run. “Melville, Haunted” is a VOICES Theatre Company production where characters, both fictitious and real, come to visit Melville at Arrowhead. The play is introduced in a scene by Billy Budd, the protagonist from Melville’s last novel and concludes with Melville in the throes of creating “Moby Dick” at Arrowhead in 1850-51. “Melville, Haunted” will be presented within the context of a candlelight tour of Arrowhead, followed by a dessert buffet. Performances will be given for three days only—October 30th, 31st and November 1st. at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the performances are $25.00 per person; due to limited space, reservations are strongly recommended. For reservations, please call 413-442-1793 × 10 or
Celebrating “Art & Industry” in Pittsfield
“Art & Industry”, the 2014 theme of the Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development will be celebrated in many ways at Arrowhead.
On Saturday, May 24th, Michael Melle will unveil his latest sculptural work, “Checking in for Work“, a frieze of life-sized straw figures. These men and women represent factory workers through the ages heading into the red barn“factory”, being logged in by an overseer. Visitors will be able to pose with the figures, and on June 21st, meet and work with Melle as he offers a workshop on his craft.
“Summer Fun at the Farm”
June brings kids, books, chickens and dirt together for “Summer Fun at the Farm”. Held each Monday at 10: 00 a.m. throughout the summer, this storytelling hour for kids 2-5 will let them explore the farm through books and hand-on activities.
It’s a Super Saturday Event!
“Maids in the Mills” Back in October
Back by popular demand, “Maids in the Mills” will again be performed this October. Members of the original cast reprising their roles include Sally Filkins and Rodelinde Albrecht, who will join Dyan Arduini, Kevin Wixsom and Delaney Ivas, among others. Performances at Arrowhead will occur on October 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, and 12th in the Arrowhead barn at 7:00 p.m. All tickets are $25.00 per person, $15.00 for students, seniors and BHS members. For information about these performances, call 442-1793 × 14. In addition, there will be two performances at the 5 Hoosac Gallery in Adams on October 17th and 18th at 7:30 p.m. For information about these performance, call 413.776.7487.
Celebrate National Food Day at Arrowhead
Help us to celebrate the end of our incredibly successful first year of farming at Arrowhead on National Food Day. See the farm as it is prepared for winter, take a peek at our “peeps”, now full-grown and beautiful and congratulate our hard-working farmer, Kristen Laney on her success!