Berkshire Museum presents the enchanted world of Festival of Trees 2012: Myths & Magic

The 28th annual holiday event opens Friday, November 16, 2012
with a gala party

PITTSFIELD — Visit a wondrous world of enchantment when Festival of Trees 2012: Myths & Magic opens at the Berkshire Museum on Friday evening, November 16, 2012, with a Gala Opening Celebration, and is on view to the public from Saturday, November 17, through Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The 28th annual holiday event will feature more than 100 twinkling holiday trees, decked in colorful ornaments representing the mythical, magical realms of legend and lore, arranged throughout the Museum’s galleries.

The much-anticipated Festival of Trees will feature creatively decorated holiday trees sponsored by businesses, schools, and community organizations, inspired by this year’s theme of Myths & Magic. This year, the exhibitions will remain on view and the trees will be clustered around the artworks in the upstairs galleries with many of the trees in the Ellen Crane Memorial Room.

Opening Celebration for Festival of Trees 2012: Myths and Magic
Friday, November 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Abracadabra, it’s a family-friendly evening of enchanting entertainment and delicious treats, all among the glittering trees gracing the galleries. Tickets: $50 adult, $25 child; Museum members $30 adult, $15 child. To purchase Festival of Trees Gala tickets call 413.443.7171, ext. 45 or email

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