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Festival Latino of the Berkshires Celebrates 25 Years
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Festival Latino of the Berkshires Celebrates 25 Years

Saint James Place hosts Festival Latino of the Berkshires on Saturday, September 25th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The festivities will...
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Secret Scenic Walks and Hikes in and around Great Barrington
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Secret Scenic Walks and Hikes in and around Great Barrington

Did you know that approximately 69% of the town of Great Barrington is forested? Another 10% is farm land and...
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A Perfect Summer Wedding in the Berkshires
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A Perfect Summer Wedding in the Berkshires

Victoria on the steps of Saint James Place in Great Barrington. Saint James Place in Great Barrington was the site...
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Watch & Listen! Music of Hope
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Watch & Listen! Music of Hope

Watch and listen! "Music of Hope" is a gorgeous concert that was filmed at Saint James Place in May. Jazz...
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Restored Sedilia are Part of Our History
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Restored Sedilia are Part of Our History

Erik Schuttz, cabinetmaker, Sally Harris, SJP president, and Hurish Pajeski, facilities manager, the day of installation. History surrounds us here...
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Sustainable Wedding Ideas for in the Berkshires and Beyond
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Sustainable Wedding Ideas for in the Berkshires and Beyond

“Annually, the 2.3 million weddings held in the U.S. produce more than 1 billion pounds of trash. One wedding alone...
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Live Dance Performance: “Six by One” Olga Dunn Dance Company
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Live Dance Performance: “Six by One” Olga Dunn Dance Company

Six Diverse Dance Pieces in Our Spacious Sanctuary Space Dancer Ava Girard of the Olga Dunn Dance Company. Ava will...
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2021 Wedding Trends in the Berkshires and Beyond
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2021 Wedding Trends in the Berkshires and Beyond

What 2021 Wedding Trends Will Make it to the Berkshires? If you’ve been wondering what are the wedding trends for...
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Enjoy Live Chamber Music in The Berkshires
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Enjoy Live Chamber Music in The Berkshires

If you have questions about live chamber music in the Berkshires, we have the answers here. If you're looking for...
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Minimony? Micro-Weddings? Plan Alternative Wedding Options During COVID
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Minimony? Micro-Weddings? Plan Alternative Wedding Options During COVID

Has the ongoing COVID pandemic put a big kink in your wedding plans? Maybe you assumed that the pandemic would...
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Saint James Place Now Open for Meetings and Events! Socially-Distanced Meeting Rooms in the Berkshires
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Saint James Place Now Open for Meetings and Events! Socially-Distanced Meeting Rooms in the Berkshires

October 13, 2020 – Saint James Place has opened up our public event spaces in accordance with the COVID-19 safety...
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Inspirational Wedding Instagrams!
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Inspirational Wedding Instagrams!

We spend a lot of time on socials...and we follow quite a few cool wedding-related accounts...We want you to too!...
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Looking at Wedding Venues in the Berkshires During Corona Time?
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Looking at Wedding Venues in the Berkshires During Corona Time?

While we’re grounded in our history here at Saint James Place, we’ve created a wedding venue that is for today...
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Staff Profile: SJP General Manager Seth Keyes

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.
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We LOVE Great Barrington’s Rainbow Crosswalks for Three Reasons
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We LOVE Great Barrington’s Rainbow Crosswalks for Three Reasons

Wedding manager Laura Gratz with her daughters on Mother's Day. It’s been extremely quiet in the Southern Berkshires, like everywhere...
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Corona Virus Cancelations: Is Your Wedding a Victim of COVID-19?
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Corona Virus Cancelations: Is Your Wedding a Victim of COVID-19?

You’ve spent a year planning. Maybe a decade or more dreaming about the perfect wedding in the Berkshires. You’re counting...
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“It feels good right now to do something so concrete for my neighbors” – The People’s Pantry at Saint James Place
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“It feels good right now to do something so concrete for my neighbors” – The People’s Pantry at Saint James Place

While renovating Saint James Place, it was clear the permanent home of the People's Pantry would be an important part of...
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New Ways to Receive Wedding Guests and Then Get on With the Party
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New Ways to Receive Wedding Guests and Then Get on With the Party

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

Winter in the Berkshires is beautiful. But often there are long stretches with plenty of gray and cold – but...
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SJP Wedding Open House!
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SJP Wedding Open House!

We're excited for our next Saint James Place Wedding Open House on Saturday, February 29th anytime between 11am and 1pm....
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