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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.
A community is defined by feelings of fellowship. The Library serves as the centerpiece of all small town communities. The Tri-State region is home to several incredible libraries that epitomize the inexplicable personalities of their respective surroundings. Our local libraries culminate the
Sunshine warms your body but moonlight illuminates your soul. A full moon and clear skies on the horizon will create majestic conditions for headlamp hiking this weekend. The moon’s reflection over a fresh blanket of snow amplifies our expansive Berkshire night sky. Explore
On February 23 at 11 am, Noble Horizons physical therapists, Kaitlyn Duerr, PT, DPT, and Kim Tormay OTR/L will present, “Chronic Pain Management without Opioids: Utilizing Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain Management.” Kim Tormay is a registered and licensed occupational
Join Johanna Lindsay on Jan. 12 from 5pm-9pm to toast her new exhibit at PLACE. in Millerton, NY. Johanna’s photography will be featured through March 12th at Millerton’s unique gallery space that combines art, furnishings, and fashion. Read our interview with
SATURDAY: Sinterklaas Festival (Rhinebeck, NY); Ski Swap & Sale (Lakeville, CT); Great Mountain Forest Wreath Workshop (Falls Village, CT); Sweethaven Farm Pop-Up Shop (Salisbury, CT); Festival of Trees & Gala (Salisbury, CT); SUNDAY: Salisbury Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights in Salisbury, CT (Sunday)
The village of Rhinebeck, New York will be hosting a day long, colorful celebration that features children’s workshops, dance, theatre, music, and lots more bring out your friends and family and join them. For more information about the festival visit their website
The coming weeks are a celebration of family, community, and generosity. The White Hart Inn will host a local Holiday Market, featuring handmade gifts from residents throughout our community. Browse unique gifts while enjoying the comforts of the Inn’s quintessential
Celebrating Life in England and New England On November 10 and 11, Crescendo presents its fall choral program with music of rejoicing and remembrance. Featured British composers are the beloved 17th century composer Henry Purcell and 20th century Britain’s eminent composer Sir
A village-wide Scarecrow Contest, Pancake Breakfast, Beer Fest, 5K rail-trail run, local food, games, crafts, and more! Wander Main Street for attic treasures and previously-loved books and jewelry in the villages’ churches. Admire the beautiful quilt show. Purchase homemade baked
Crescendo presents the famed Polish harpsichordist Władysław Kłosiewicz who is coming to Lakeville, Connecticut, the former home of the visionary performer Wanda Landowska, to play a concert in honor of her legacy. There will be one performance on Saturday, October
On August 8 at 6:30 pm, Noble Horizons invites you to celebrate summer at a free outdoor concert with the Zolla Boys, a highly acclaimed traditional bluegrass band. Guests are invited to bring picnics at 5:30 pm, which may be enjoyed pond side or at a