Saint James Place eagerly awaits its reopening!

Looking at Wedding Venues in the Berkshires During Corona Time?


July 30, 2020

While we’re grounded in our history here at Saint James Place, we’ve created a wedding venue that is for today and the future. If you’re looking for wedding venues in the Berkshires for your 2021 wedding, we may be your perfect place. Everything has gone sideways in 2020 with COVID-19: you may have postponed your […]

Staff Profile: SJP General Manager Seth Keyes


June 23, 2020

Profile of Seth Keyes, Saint James Place’s general manager who oversees the management and booking of all performances and events here in Great Barrington.

We LOVE Great Barrington’s Rainbow Crosswalks for Three Reasons


May 12, 2020

It’s been extremely quiet in the Southern Berkshires, like everywhere in the Northeast and across the United States. Not many people here in Great Barrington walking and none shopping on Main Street; few people going in and out of restaurants. This pandemic time has forced our bodies and minds inside. But on Wednesday, May 6th, […]

Corona Virus Cancelations: Is Your Wedding a Victim of COVID-19?


April 10, 2020

You’ve spent a year planning. Maybe a decade or more dreaming about the perfect wedding in the Berkshires. You’re counting down the days to that once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon trip. And the idea of all of the most important people in your life all in one room? Goosebumps! But all of that planning and dreaming left out […]

“It feels good right now to do something so concrete for my neighbors” – The People’s Pantry at Saint James Place


March 24, 2020

 COVID-19 has a significant impact on our society and on each of us personally, even in the Berkshires. Here at Saint James Place, our building remains closed except for a very important section down at the bottom floor facing Taconic Avenue: The People’s Pantry. Many members of our Southern Berkshire community depend on daily wages […]

New Ways to Receive Wedding Guests and Then Get on With the Party


March 3, 2020

Consider the wedding reception line. There are definite benefits. EVERYONE wants to talk to the happy couple – a reception line is one easy way to make sure everyone does.

Brightening the Winter with Schubert and Brahms: Q & A with Violinist Peter Zazofsky


February 7, 2020

Winter in the Berkshires is beautiful. But often there are long stretches with plenty of gray and cold – but not a lot of snow. We all turn inward at these times. That’s why we’re so excited about Close Encounters With Music’s (CEWM) February 22nd performance here at Saint James Place. They call it a […]

SJP Wedding Open House!


January 24, 2020

We’re excited for our next Saint James Place Wedding Open House on Saturday, February 29th anytime between 11am and 1pm. If you’re getting married in 2020 or 2021 (or 2022…it’s never too early!), stop by, have a signature cocktail, and tour our beautiful historic venue in the heart of Great Barrington. (Snow date March 7.) […]

Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Berkshire Voices, and Dynamic Performance


January 21, 2020

Berkshire Playwrights Lab provides playwrights with the space to create. Through readings, workshops and fully-staged performances, BPL provides a structure for emerging and established playwrights in the Berkshires. Saint James Place is honored to provide the performance space for this weekend’s Berkshire Voices production: Jane Denitz Smith’s I Am, You Are, We Were.  Berkshire Voices is […]