Events - Lenox 250th Anniversary


Calendar of Events – 2016 

May 5- Thursday Town Meeting – Entries for 250th Anniversary logo contest will be on display; winner will be announced at the meeting.
November 5 –  Saturday –  7 to 10 pm The Kick-Off Fundraiser for the Lenox 250th Anniversary Celebration will be held at The Lenox Club.  The cocktail party fundraiser will feature live music and a silent auction.  The best of Lenox shops, artisans, and restaurants will participate.  Tickets are $75.  All proceeds will fund 250th Anniversary events.  Visit us often for more details.

Calendar of Events – 2017

December 3 to April 15 Exhibit at Museum of Lenox History I  – Lenox The First 100 Years
February 11- Saturday,
7 pm
Video Launch:   Judy Seaman’s “Lenox Through The Years,” the history video about Lenox, will be viewed for the first time at a town-wide screening at the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. Free and open to public.
February 19 – Sunday, 4 pm The Distinguished Lecture Series:  Lenox at 250, Session I at the Lenox Library
March 5 – Sunday, 3 pm Interfaith Gathering at Church on the Hill
March 5 -Sunday, 7 pm  First Proprietor’s Meeting – Founders Day Enactment, 7 pm
March 19- Sunday, 4 pm The Distinguished Lecture Series:  Lenox at 250, Session II at the Lenox Library, 4 pm
April 7- Friday, 7 pm Fundraiser at Ventfort Hall; Reception and Dessert with Speaker Cornelia “Nini” Gilder and Lucy Kennedy, 7 pm
April 23 – Sunday, 4 pm The Distinguished Lecture Series:  The newly published book Images of America: Lenox, Lenox Library ,4 pm
April 29 – August 26 Exhibit at Museum of Lenox History II – Lenox: 80 years – Wars, the Gilded Age, Inventions
May 4 – Thursday, 7 pm Town Meeting –New pictorial history book  Images of AmericaLenox and DVDs Lenox Through the Years available at the meeting
May 22 – through Apple Squeeze Hay and Stick Sculptures: Lenox Memorial and Middle High School students have been working with Michael Melle to craft hay and stick figures representing different time periods of Lenox history. See them here and there on the streets of Lenox on or about May 22 through Apple Squeeze.
May 20  Saturday Cancelled – Native American event cancelled
May 27- Saturday, 4 pm Alumni through the Ages – All Lenox High School Alumni Invited to a Reception, 4 pm
May 29 – Monday – Memorial Day, 12 pm Memorial Day Parade
Rededication of Paterson-Egleston Monument
June 1 – Saturday, 7 pm Thursday 7:00 pm Lenox Library and the Town of Lenox present: Free Beatles concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of “Sgt. Pepper”
June 17 – Saturday, 1 pm   Village Central Walking Tour North Portion – Lucy Kennedy – Sponsored by Blue Spark Financial
June 30 – Friday Lenox Day at The Mount Free admission to all Lenox residents
June 30 through Summer Photography Exhibit at The MountLife in the Dale: Augustus Martin’s Lenox
July 6 through August 2 Celebrate Lenox 250th with Color! Paint/Photo-Out Lenox
Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists’ Guild
throughout the town of Lenox
July 14 – Friday, 3 pm Lecture at The Mount – Author Cornelia “Nini” Brooke Gilder on Edith Wharton’s Lenox
$10 General/Members free
July 14 & 15 – Fri, Sat, 9:30 am
The Civil War – A Living History at Lilac Park Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunter Infantry; Friday setup, events start Saturday 9:30 am
August 4- Friday Plein-Air Artists – Art show and sale at Lenox Town Hall
August 5- Saturday, 3-5 pm Plein-Air Artists – Reception and final sale at Lenox Town Hall
August 12- Saturday, 10 am Lenox Dale Industry – A presentation at LenoxDale Firehouse and Walking Tour with Charles Flint and Jan Chague
August 19 – Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
August 20 – Sunday, 10 am-1 pm
The Gilded Age – Garden and Flower Show   at Town Hall – Lenox Historic Society and Academy Garden Club. Deadline for application submission is August 1, 2017.

Cornelia Broke Gilder lecture at 10:30 am at Lenox Town Hall

Get application here.

August 25 – Friday, 3 pm THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MUSIC INN – Friday, August 25, 2017, 3:00 pm at Lenox High School
September Exhibit at Museum of Lenox History III – The Modern Era in Lenox
September 16 -Saturday, 1 pm Cliffwood/Yokun Walking Tour – Lucy Kennedy – Sponsored by Blue Spark Financial; 1pm;  Meet at BUTI on West St. at 1pm and walk the site of current and former in-town estates: Groton Place, Ethelwynde, Stoneover, Belvoir Terrace and others. Limited to first 20 people.
September 17, Sunday, 1 pm Kennedy Park Walking Tour  – Walking Tour: Discovering Historic Kennedy Park with Jan Chague- 1 pm
September 23- Saturday, 1 pm Church on the Hill Cemetery Walking Tour – Lucy Kennedy – Sponsored by Blue Spark Financial; 1pm
October 7 – Saturday,
11:00 am (Rain Date October 8, Sunday)
Lenox 250th Anniversary Parade – Theme: Lenox Throughout The YearsParade runs from Town Garage to Shakespeare & Co.

October 22- Sunday, 1:30 pm A Presentation: Discovering Historic Kennedy Park – with Jan Chague at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary 1:30 pm
November 5 – Sunday –
A 250th Afternoon Social at Lenox Community Center at noon
November 19 – Sunday
3:00 pm
Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Worship Service
November 19 at 3:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church
88 Walker Street, Lenox
December 3rd – Sunday, 3 pm Cantilena Choir Concert – The World’s Greatest Christmas Carols!
Christmas at Trinity!
Trinity Episcopal Church
88 Walker St.
3:00 pm – dedicated to Lenox 250th Anniversary