Rural Intelligence: The Online Magazine for Eastern New York, Western Connecticut and the Southern Berkshires
Saturday, April 25, 2015
 
Search Archives:
Newsletters Signup
Close it

Newsletters Signup
Close it

RI Archives: Parties

View all past Party articles.


Berkshire Grown

Columbia Land Conservancy

Trade Secrets

Great Barrington Historical Society

RBC

Classical Tents

Robin Hood Radio

Hudson Opera House

Parties & Openings


April 20 - G. Barrington
Michael Caines' Animalia

April 11 - Pittsfield
IS183 Versace Tchotchke Expo

April 11 - G. Barrington
Project Native Film Festival

[See more Parties articles]

Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Holiday Marketplace Shines

Rural Intelligence Parties and OpeningsSilka Glanzman reports from Stockbridge.
More than 100 guests gathered in Stockbridge on Friday, November 30, for a festive preview of the Holiday Marketplace at the Berkshire Botanical Garden — a jubilant kick-off to the holiday season. The Garden’s glittering Education Center was decked with sumptuous swags and greens, gorgeous garlands, ornaments and beautiful hand-made gifts from a curated selection of regional artisans. Headlining the event, the Gallery of Wreaths featured masterfully designed decor by local creatives including Peter Thorne, (pictured at left with BBG Executive Director Molly Boxer) Campo de’ Fiori’s Barbara Bockbrader, Jeannene Booher and Naomi Blumenthal. Sales from these coveted designer wreaths went to benefit Garden programming, as did proceeds from the many BBG-planted terrariums, winter bulbs, and tillandsia ornaments made for the occasion. With plenty of sipping, snacking, and shopping, the event was nothing if not merry and bright.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings
Photojournalist Lionel Delevingne and Judith Wilkinson; BBG Volunteer Lenore Sundberg with her husband Paul and Marketplace Committee Member Anna Smith.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings
Jane Iredale’s Barbara Schagen and Ellen House; The Old Mill’s Chef-Owner Terry Moore serves piping mushroom risotto.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Sarah and Bronly Boyd, along with BBG Trustees Wendy Linscott and Rob Williams.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Elizabeth Hamilton and John Greenberger; Marketplace Committee Members Carol Williams and Ingrid Taylor with BBG Trustee Jo Dare Mitchell.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Diane and David Dalton with Jay Wickliff of Crane & Co., Inc.; Bill and Joy Howe.

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings John and Ruth Littlechild with BBG Treasurer Ellen Greendale.

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

Posted by Silka Glanzman on 12/03/12 at 07:10 AM • Permalink