Holiday shows and ongoing art and craft exhibits in the Berkshires

Thursday December 6, 2012

Becket Arts Center

Holiday shop in the Mullen House galleries, across the street from BA,) on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. Cards, gifts, jewelry, ornaments, textiles. Route 8, Becket.

Bennington Museum Festival

Festival of Trees Around the World: Decorated trees from local organizations. Hours through Dec. 30: Thursday to Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. (802)447-1571,

Berkshire Museum Festival

‘Festival of Trees' in the galleries, more than 100 trees celebrating ‘myths and magic' through Jan. 2. Museum hours Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield. www.berk, (413) 443-7171.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays," exhibit of his holiday drawings, paintings and props through Jan. 21. Route 183, Stockbridge.

Sheffield Holiday Festival

Marketplace of Berkshire artisans -- hand-blown glass jewelry, pottery, leather goods, basketry, carved items, felted woolens, and wooden items, note cards and books -- also hand-crafted jams, jellies, preserves. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 24. Sheffield Historical Society, Old Stone Store, Route 7. (413) 229-2694.

Spencertown Holiday Shop

Spencertown Academy Arts Center's Handmade Holiday Pop-up Shop -- handcrafted organic soaps, handmade baskets, woodcrafts, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, and food -- through Dec. 23, Thursdays to Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 790 State Route 203, Spencertown, N.Y., (518) 392-3693.

Ventfort Hall

Home for the holidays: mansion decorated for a Gilded Age Christmas, opening today for month-long festivities. 104 Walker Street in Lenox. (413) 637-3206,


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