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Herman’s 200th Birthday Celebration
August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pmVariable
Thursday, August 1, all day. Herman’s 200th birthday with a multi-event, day-long extravaganza co-presented with the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Starting with free tours of the Athenaeum’s Herman Melville Memorial Room at noon, a 1pm dedication of the Literary Landmark plaque at the Library, then tours at Arrowhead.
At 4:30, the party begins at the Country Club of Pittsfield: cash bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a special program with Tina Packer, Founding Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company, Prosecco toast, and birthday cake. Benefits Berkshire County Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead. The Benefit is a ticketed event: $85 for one ticket, and $160 for two. Please RSVP by Friday, July 26.
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