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The Red Lion Inn
Game of the Week is Back!
Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List
On Fridays and Saturdays, we're offering our popular Game of the Week specials. Each week, Executive Chef Brian J. Alberg offers an inspiring special entree for those who wish to try something extraordinary! Elk, Wild Boar and Rattlesnake have all been on the menu. Be adventuresome and make a reservation to try something new! Enjoy that with wine from our award-winning wine list - Sommelier Dan Thomas is here to help you select the perfect pairing! For information on reservations, click here.

Lots to Do
in the Berkshires!

April 10
David Bromberg
The Mahaiwe
Great Barrington, MA
The legendary Grammy nominee, David Bromberg, known for his eclectic combination of blues, country western, bluegrass, and rock & roll, has been strumming anything with strings since the early 1970s. He has recorded and performed with a wide range of artists, including country blues master Reverend Gary Davis, the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Chubby Checker, and George Harrison. Acclaimed as an American musical treasure, Bromberg will perform with female acoustic trio Angel Band. Click here for more information!

Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World
Saturdays, March 27 - April 24 |PLUS April Vacation Week:
April 21, 22, and 23
Shakespeare and Company, Lenox, MA
1:00 pm
Join Shakespeare & Company actors as they take you and your family through a whirlwind introduction to the life, times and work of William Shakespeare. With a bit of historical information and scenes from many of his greatest plays, actors use music, swordfights, and dance to provide a fun and accessible introduction to Shakespeare for kids of all ages. Followed by a hands-on workshop with the actors. Click here for more info...

The Things They Carried: A Staged Reading By Tim O'Brien
Barrington Stage, Pittsfield
April 16 | 7pm
April 17 | 7pm
Barrington Stage celebrates The Big Read with a dramatic staged reading of excerpts from Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, a classic work on the Vietnam War that changed the way people look at the War and those who served in it. A must see.
Tickets: $10 adults; $5 Vietnam veterans;
$5 youth ages 18 and under.
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50 Words
Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge
April 10
Behind the civilized exteriors of the middle-class marriage of Jan and Adam is a tangle of neediness, hostility and resentment.  50 Words is a minute-by-minute presentation of searing marital conflict. (Mr. Weller, author of Moonchildren, Loose Ends, many films and television dramas is scheduled to participate in the discussion.)
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April 23
Sarah Vowell
The Colonial Theatre
Pittsfield, MA

Sarah Vowell is the acclaimed author of four bestselling books and a contributing editor for NPR's This American Life. She has written documentaries and monologues about everything from the Cherokee Trail of Tears, presidential libraries and Frank Sinatra, to more personal pieces about her father's homemade cannon, a youthful obsession with The Godfather and her own Goth makeover. Click here for info...

April 24
Beatlemania Again
The Colonial Theatre
Pittsfield, MA
This incredible concert features the Beatlemania Again cast performing as the world's greatest band during three stages of their amazing dominance of the music world. The first act, "Meet the Beatles," showcases the group when they took the world by storm. The show transcends into the Sergeant Pepper-era, covering the next phase in Beatles history with many great hits and incredible costuming. Then to the final years of Abbey Road and Let It Be. This show is an amazing journey through the musical history of the Beatles, including outstanding costuming and vintage musical equipment. Click here for info...

Now through May 8th
JOHN STRITCH: The Berkshires. The Land. The Music.
Ferrin Gallery
Pittsfield, MA
This solo exhibition of limited edition silk-screened prints were created over four decades and celebrate the scenic and culturally rich Berkshires. Click here for more information.

Happy Spring!
Charming Old-Fashioned Furniture & BooksWe're offering a great way to celebrate the season... April Showers Bring Chocolate Flowers is the perfect special package for couples looking for a thrifty spring getaway with a touch of sweetness. This special includes overnight accommodations, chocolate flowers and a full country breakfast the next day! Priced from $155 Sunday - Thursday and $235 Fridays; tax and gratuities included. Package available during April 2010, blackout dates may apply. Please call 413.298.1690 to reserve this package.

Be sure to check the last-minute specials page on our website for a variety of dates with super special rates...  Click here to view! For more details on packages and specials, please contact our Reservations Department by phoning 413.298.1690 or emailing us
Or to check other dates and availability please click here!
Easter - Let Us Do the Cooking!

Private Dining in the Treadway Room

We love holidays! Join us for Easter on Sunday, April 4th, from noon to 4PM. Executive Chef Brian J. Alberg is offering a special four-course Easter Dinner menu! In addition to the other courses, choose from the following
delicious entrees: Maple Cured Berkshire Ham with Scalloped Potatoes, Roasted Carrots & Merlot Reduction; Top Round of Spring Lamb with Roasted Baby Potatoes, Balsamic Braised Kale & Rosemary Jus; Herb Roasted Poussin with Root Vegetable Risotto, Stewed Zucchini & Lemon-Thyme Puree; Grilled Trout Medallions with Lyonnaise Potatoes, Swiss Chard & Shallot-Riesling Butter; or Sweet Pea Risotto with Fiddlehead Ferns & Roasted Fennel. Easter dinner is $45 for adults and $19.95 for children 12 and under. If you join us for Easter dinner, we can offer you a special rate of just $95 (+taxes) for a deluxe guestroom on Sunday, April 4th (Sunday night stays only). Please call 413.298.1690 or email us for information and reservations - seating is limited! Click here to view the entire menu!
Fun for the Whole Family!

April 3- April 25, 2010
Baby Animals on the Shaker FarmBaby Animals on the Hancock Shaker Farm, Hancock, MA
Hancock Shaker Village is entering its 50th year with long-term goals to develop its endowment, a 20-year plan to restore its historic buildings and to find educational connections between its Shaker heritage and its current, and future, visitors. Visit the adorable heritage breed spring chicks, lambs, piglets, and calves filling the famous Round Stone Barn! Baby Animals is open from 10-4 daily with selected historic buildings in the village also open for exploration. We are providing our guests with a special coupon giving a $2 discount off admission during the Baby Animals exhibit. In addition, Hancock Shaker Village is offering special Behind-the-Scenes tours at 2PM daily ($27/person; reservations recommended).
Please click here for more info...

March 27 - April 11
Painting Party at Hoffman Pottery, West Stockbridge
Bring the whole family! Hoffman Potter supplies the plates, bowls, mugs or tiles and colored glazes - you supply the creativity! After you decorate the piece, they will apply a clear glaze and fire it so your finished product will be functional. Also, take advantage of their Early Spring Sale on discontinued items and seconds. Please call 413.232.4646 for more details.

Attention Runners!
Memorial Day Marathon
The Inaugural Memorial Day Marathon Weekend will take place on May 29-30, 2010 with the start and finish at the iconic Tanglewood Music Center just up the road from the Inn! The weekend will feature The Memorial Day Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, The Berkshires 10K & 5K races and a Pre-Race Expo at Tanglewood. To view the course maps, please click here. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Use promo code RLI for 15% off your race registration fee (military, fire, and police personnel receive 25% off the registration fee - cannot be combined with the RLI discount).  To register, please click here. If you are interested in a marathon weekend travel package, The Red Lion Inn - the official hotel partner of The Memorial Day Marathon - in conjunction with Running Away will be offering special packages in conjunction with this event.  Email for info!
Our Gift Shop is now on Facebook! Fan Up and Keep Up with the Latest Arrivals!
Quilt at The Red Lion Inn Gift Shop
The Red Lion Inn's Gift Shop now has its own page on Facebook. and see what we're up to - dinner specials, events, check out photos posted by our guests, plus our Facebook Friday offers that are always a good deal. We'll tweet lunch and dinner specials, Lion's Den performers and Berkshire events.


Fan Up on the Lion's Den Facebook page!
Lion's Den
We'll keep you posted on all the happenings in the Lion's Den -  just click here and become a fan of our beloved pub! 

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