SBCC Newsletter

November 16, 2023

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  • Chamber News
  • November Spotlights
  • New Member Welcome
  • Library Events
  • Announcements
  • Quick Guide to This Weekend
  • Last Chance: Thanksgiving Meal Pre-Orders
  • Event Calendar
  • Save The Dates
  • News from Our Towns
  • Job Openings

Thank you to our 2023 newsletter sponsors:

Adams Community Bank,

Berkshire Bank,

Berkshire Money Management,

Fairview Hospital,

Greylock Federal Credit Union,

Lee Bank,

NBT Bank (Salisbury Bank),

Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

SBCC Mission Statement:

"To promote business prosperity and a healthy, inclusive community by providing information, services and advocacy for its members."

Southern Berkshire Towns: Alford, Egremont, Great Barrington, Monterey, 

Mt. Washington, New Marlborough, Otis, Sandisfield & Sheffield

Chamber News

Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll

December 9, 2023

Holiday Stroll Activity Preview

The 2023 Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll is coming to downtown Great Barrington on Saturday, December 9!

Just like in previous years, there will be tons of FREE family-friendly activities for people of all ages.

To see returning activities and check out what is new this year, take a look at the Activity Preview by clicking here.


New Chamber Members!

Local Libraries

Single Step Travel Planners LLC


BARE Electrolysis & Laser Hair Removal

Branches School of the Berkshires

JRC Remodeling

Everyday Money Management

Berkshire Humane Society's Catwalk Boutique

Berkshire Bounty

Himalayan High

Boston Early Music Festival

Arnold Law Group

Berkshire Technology Projects

Gotham Wellness Berkshires

For Your Wellbeing

OLLI at Berkshire Community College

Mason Library

Wednesdays - Read & Wag


Bushnell-Sage Library

November 18 - Singing Bowl Sound Healing Workshop


News and Announcements

Jacob's Pillow Announces Royal Ballet of the United Kingdom to Perform at 2024 Festival

Arnoff Moving and Storage Elevates Nic Arnoff to VP of Fleet, Compliance and Safety

NBT Bank Contributes $75,000 to CHP Berkshires

Williamstown Chamber of Commerce Announces Schedule for Williamstown Holiday Walk, December 1-3

Flu and COVID Vaccination Clinic, December 2

Information | Registration

Berkshire Pulse 2023 Impact Report Available Now

Construct Announces $500,000 Grant for Cassilis Farm Affordable Housing Project in New Marlborough

Greylock Federal Credit Union Appoints Ann Deely as Director Emeritus

Quick Guide to This Weekend

Friday, Nov. 17

Book Signing: Head Over Heels - Joanne Woodward & Paul Newman by Melissa Newman, 5pm at Scout House

TapRoot Sessions: Danish Duo Gangspil: Workshop 6pm & Concert 8pm - Dewey Hall

Great Barrington Fire Department Turkey Roll, 6:30-9pm at the GB VFW

BIFF Environmental Film Screening with Q&A: Fashion Reimagined, 7pm at Lenox Town Hall

Guinevere: A Female Tribute to Crosby, Stills & Nash, 7:30pm - The Colonial Theatre

Mat Kearney - Acoustic Trio, 8pm - The Mahaiwe

Saturday Nov. 18

Food Drive, 8:30am - 4:30pm - Sheffield Kiwanis in the Price Chopper GB Parking Lot

Holiday Bazaar, 9am-4pm - First Congregational Church, GB

Berkshire Natural History Conference, 9am-4pm at Berkshire School

Berkshire Grown Winter Farmers Market, 10am-2pm at the Housy Dome

Singing Bowl Sound Healing Workshop, 2pm - Bushnell-Sage Library

Wandering Dance Festival, 7pm - Colonial Theatre

Yasser Tejeda, 8pm - Race Brook Lodge

Samantha Bee, 8pm - The Mahaiwe (very limited tickets avail.)

Sunday, Nov. 19

Met Opera in HD - Anthony Davis's X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X, 1pm - The Mahaiwe

Mohican Plant Medicines, 2pm - The Clark

The Tony Bennett Songbook, 3pm - Saint James Place

BIFF Environmental Film Screening with Wine Tasting: Living Wine

Rockers Film Screening and Ska Concert Featuring Wanda Houston, 6pm - Race Brook Lodge

The Tony Bennett Songbook, 7pm - Saint James Place

Last Chance: Thanksgiving Pre-Orders

Guido's Fresh Marketplace: Thanksgiving Menu Order by 11/17

Taft Farms: Thanksgiving Menu | Thanksgiving Pies Order by 11/17

The Southfield Store: Thanksgiving Menus available in store, Order by 11/19

The Marketplace Thanksgiving Menu

Order by 11/17

High Lawn Farm Cheese & Charcuterie Platters, Order by 11/22

Events Calendar
(Click image to go to event website)

Nov. 16 & 30 - Bidwell House

Candlelight Tours

November 17 - Scout House

Book Signing with BIFF

From November 17 - Mahaiwe


November 17 - BIFF

Environmental Film Screening

November 18 - Sheffield Kiwanis

Food Drive

November 18 - First Congregational Church of Great Barrington

Holiday Bazaar

Nov. 18 - BCC & Berkshire School

Berkshire Natural History Conference

November 18 - Berkshire Grown

Winter Market

Nov. 18 - LitNet of South Berkshire

College Application Workshop

November 18 - Berkshire Theatre Group / Jacob's Pillow / Berkshire Pulse

Wandering Dance Festival

November 19 - Saint James Place


November 21 - Berkshire South

Community Thanks Supper

Starts Nov. 24 - Naumkeag


November 24 - Great Barrington Historical Society

Pie Friday/Exhibit Opening

Save the Dates

November 25 - Berkshire Bach Society

Messiah Sing

November 25 - Sandisfield Arts Center

Author Reading

Nov. 28 - Great Barrington Public Theater Readings

Nov. 29 - BCC

Alumni Music Fest

Nov. 30 - Ventfort Hall

Performance & Tea

Dec. 1-3-Williamstown Chamber

Holiday Walk

Dec. 2 & 3 - GBAM

Holiday Market

Dec. 2 & 3 - Race Brook Lodge

Holiday Market

December 9 - Gould Farm

Holiday Market

News from Our Towns

HWW Customers Can Now Apply for $300 Reimbursement for Filtration, Other Costs

Remarks and Refreshments with Senator Mark and Representative Pignatelli, 11/29

Jobs, Job Fairs & Training

Catamount Mountain Resort - Ski Lift Attendant

Tom's Toys - Apply in person

Norman Rockwell Museum - Chief of Curatorial Affairs | Curator of Exhibitions

Ventfort Hall - Director of Programming and Events

Kilpatrick Athletic Center - Certified Personal Trainers | Service Desk Staff

Jacob's Pillow - Associate Artistic Director | Director of Finance

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