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Watch & Listen! Music of Hope


July 16, 2021

Watch and listen! “Music of Hope” is a gorgeous concert that was filmed at Saint James Place in May. Jazz and Classics for Change wants you to enjoy it too! Click the play arrow below and enjoy musicians are Ashley Bathgate, cello, and Gili Melamed-Lev, piano. JCfC’s mission is to connect and to heal through […]

Restored Sedilia are Part of Our History


June 18, 2021

History surrounds us here at Saint James Place. The newest old elements at our arts and culture center are two restored sedilia. They’re gorgeous! What ARE sedilia, you may ask? (We have two seats, so to be correct in Latin we should write sedile…but we’re going to stick with sedilia for this post, if you […]

Sustainable Wedding Ideas for in the Berkshires and Beyond


May 5, 2021

If the pandemic has taught us anything here in the Berkshires, it’s that the traditions we hold dear are strong, resilient, and adaptable. Who knew a micro wedding could rival the most elaborate gala in beauty, elegance, and joy? As we have been forced to adapt to changes in traditions that we once viewed as […]

Live Dance Performance: “Six by One” Olga Dunn Dance Company


April 9, 2021

Six Diverse Dance Pieces in Our Spacious Sanctuary Space The highly regarded and always innovative Olga Dunn Dance Company will perform at Saint James Place on May 15th at 7:00 pm. We’re thrilled to have the company here as the first performance – live dance performance at Saint James Place! – since the shut-down of […]

2021 Wedding Trends in the Berkshires and Beyond


January 19, 2021

What 2021 Wedding Trends Will Make it to the Berkshires? If you’ve been wondering what are the wedding trends for 2021…and what 2021 wedding trends in the Berkshires you’ll see a lot of, this post is for you. These ideas are tailored to the pandemic for the most part: we bet many will continue even […]

Enjoy Live Chamber Music in The Berkshires


January 4, 2021

If you have questions about live chamber music in the Berkshires, we have the answers here. If you’re looking for things to do in the Berkshires – listening to live music is a great choice. Music and arts and culture organizations are slowly opening up again with live music and performance. Governor Baker announced that […]

Minimony? Micro-Weddings? Plan Alternative Wedding Options During COVID


November 20, 2020

Has the ongoing COVID pandemic put a big kink in your wedding plans? Maybe you assumed that the pandemic would be over by now. Many of us did. But it’s clear that it will continue well into 2021, and if you still want to marry in style, you need to accept that reality and find […]

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 […]