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Saint James Place Now Open for Meetings and Events! Socially-Distanced Meeting Rooms in the Berkshires

October 19, 2020

October 13, 2020 – Saint James Place has opened up our public event spaces in accordance with the COVID-19 safety guidelines provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as per Step 2 Phase 3. Our Sanctuary space is 3,400 square feet and available for groups of 104; the Great Hall is 1,140 square feet and open […]

Inspirational Wedding Instagrams!

October 4, 2020

We spend a lot of time on socials…and we follow quite a few cool wedding-related accounts…We want you to too! Read on! Here are a few Instagram accounts from Berkshire-based businesses we really enjoy and think you will too. Some are wedding adjacent – like where you might go for drinks after your wedding reception. […]

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.) […]