Berkshire Bike N Fly, by the Great Barrington Rotary Club

 

The unique 4th annual Southern Berkshire Bike N Fly event is really growing in popularity.

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This year 115 cyclists participated in the 20 mile fun children’s ride, the 35, and 50 mile and through the very scenic route on back roads of the Berkshires hills starting and finishing at the Great Barrington Airport. More images of Berkshire Bike N Fly

Corn of the cob takes Limo a ride to the Concord

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Owner Dan of Taft’s farm, recites the events that took place about 20 years ago. At that time a call came in from Taft’s Farm to Abbott’s Limousine, making 2 dozen ear of corn, packed in dry ice in a Styrofoam container, the passenger here. This corn was to be picked that morning, placed in the Limousine and head out to meet the Concord which was flying out of Logan, to London’s Heathrow Airport.

I personally remember this trip, as I drove the limoisine for this V.I.P. to it’s destination and still marvel at the idea behind this special order. As it turns out, the fresh ears of corn, were to be Read more about the Limo Ride for Taft Farm Corn

Abbott’s Limousine Fully Supports Berkshire Crafts Fair

Abbott’s Limousine and Livery service supports the arts and education with thinking outside the box. Abbott’s Limo encourages parents that participate in extra curricular activities with their children to promote free thinking and creativity, this event is a demonstration for kids getting together share their talents and get ideas from one another.

August is a busy month for Berkshire County; stop in to Monument Mountain High school August 12th- 14th from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. will be the 38th year for the Berkshire crafts fair.

Anyone under 12 will get in for free, people 12 and over pay $7.00. The fair will be showcasing 89 different artists with 36 of them being new artists. From contemporary and traditional jewelry, to furniture, ceramics, textiles, glassware, and more ranging in prices there will be something for everyone.

August 13th will be demonstration day where visitors can expect to see artisans from California to Florida to Maine at work, where there will be half hour craft demonstrations throughout the day. So come and enjoy the show of all different types of art created by the many hardworking artists, they would love to have you honor their creations, this fair will encourage the [pinit]creativity and inspire many young future artists; many minds will be influenced by these experienced artists. Many new artists such as Melanie Anderson who works with wearable Fiber; hand dyed clothing, cotton, wools, and silks or new jewelry makers including Debra Abrams or Micheal Alexander will be glad to show off their latest creations of art. Also, many new artists such as Robbie Heidinger , Nancy Magnusson, and Maya Machin are going to be showing many of their new pottery creations including many different types of hand-molded and wheel-thrown house and garden decorations created from glazed stoneware, clay, red earth-ware, salt-fired ceramics, tiles, and terracotta.

The day will be fun for both artists and visitors, so swing by any day from the 12th to the 14th from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening. For more information visit the Berkshire Crafts Fair site today! Stay updated with Berkshire County happenings by subscribing to Abbott’s Limousine and getting updates right in your email as they are posted.

Jordan Lader Benefit at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington Ma Take a Limousine

The Berkshires group page on FaceBook is reporting that there will be a benefit event coming up that will help out non-profits like FODfest, The Railroad St Youth Project, Greenagers, and The International Day of Peace/Pathways to Peace. Abbott’s Limousine is there!

They have an awesome line-up that includes some of the Berkshires Finest home-grown musicians at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA. This will be the 7th annual 7th Annual Jordan Loder and Friends
Reunion Concert to be held on Sunday, December 26 at 7PM.

The musicians that will be preforming are:
Meg Hutchinson, One Straw Revolution, Jordan Lader and Friends, Ian Stewart, Higher Organix, and the special guests will include: Bob, Sue, and Max MacVeety, Todd Mack, Rob Sanzone, Wanda Houston, mrlei, Sean Barry, Peter Putnam, Rob Kelly, Jeff Stevens, Charlie Tokarz, Jay Galarneau, Jennifer Schulthiess, Jon Suters, Matt Kelly, Tyler Gasek, The Aposoul, Will Curtiss, Michael Johnson, Will Conklin and more!

This is quite the lineup starting with a meet and greet in the Mahaiwe promenade with special tickets. There will also be a post-show wine and cheese to help out the benefits also. All tickets and pricing can be found on the Mahaiwe Theater web site.

You can find this awesome event posted on the facebook event page, 7th Annual Jordan Lader and Friends Reunion Concert

Abbott’s Limousine and Livery Service is taking reservations now for this event you can find our contact information to reserve yourself or group a ride right on the site here. We wish everyone well and for a fantastic new year, see you soon!

Great Barrington Farmers Market fill up a Limo

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The Abbott’s Limousine family is starting to notice that the days are getting a little shorter and the nights a little cooler meaning the growing season is coming to an end. It is nearing the end of the season for Farmers markets of which Great Barrington’s will wrap up on the final weekend of October. Now is the time you should take advantage of this local market  because of it being harvest season and locally produced things are plentiful. Abbott’s Limo is taking full advantage of the fresh harvest.

This is the 19th season for the Farmers Market in Great Barrington so they are well established and their motto is always local always fresh. Great Barrington Farmers Market is a 100% producer only market. Their vendors offer an extensive array of local products such as Vegetables, mushrooms, meat, eggs, maple syrup, honey, baked goods, Jams, dips, and more. Great Barrington Farmers Market Cont.