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Things to do in the Berkshires

Visitors to the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts will never be at a loss for things to do. Discover a wealth of wonderful attractions that will delight young and old alike. Wintertime means great skiing at such family-friendly destinations as Catamount Ski Area and Ski Butternut. Summer brings out music lovers who flock to Tanglewood for memorable outdoor concerts. Anytime of year is perfect to visit Hancock Shaker Village, a beautifully restored and authentic-looking Shaker village.

Berkshire Ballet: The Nutcracker at Colonial Theatre

The magic of the holiday season comes alive this winter at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, when the Albany Berkshire Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, The Nutcracker. A whimsical glimpse of an enchanted world filled with toys that come alive, The Nutcracker is a cherished Christmas tradition whose powerful music has captivated performance halls for over a hundred years. Featuring lavish sets, elaborate costumes and graceful choreography, this unique performance of The Nutcracker ballet in Pittsfield will also include area dance students, who will be spotlighted alongside the professional dancers from the Albany Berkshire Ballet. An annual holiday tradition, the Albany Berkshire Ballet troupe has been delighting audiences with The Nutcracker each winter for over 30 years.

An opulent feast of sight and sound, The Nutcracker will be performed at Colonial Theatre four times during the holiday season, with two shows each on Saturday December 8 and Sunday December 9. Ticket prices range from $25-39 for adults, $23-37 for seniors and $19.50-$27 for children under 12; advance ticket purchases can be made online or at the Colonial Theatre box office (closed Sunday). Treat your family or friends to the fantastical world of The Nutcracker and enjoy a holiday tradition whose popularity has spanned generations.