Music Mountain is the home of the oldest continuing summer chamber music festival in this country. Each season they offer a Chamber Music Series of 16 concerts, mainly on Sunday afternoons, a popular Saturday evening series of Jazz concerts, and a number of special events including two Friday night concerts of Baroque music. Whether you sit outside or inside, listening to live music in this setting is not to be missed.
Rustling Winds Creamery is the place to go if you are in the mood for delicious, locally made, naturally produced cow and goats’ milk cheeses. All of their cheeses are made from natural ingredients and do not contain preservatives or additives. Hand cut and are priced per pound, Rustling Wind cheeses are sold in vacuum sealed packages. Along with cheeses the Rustling Wind Creamery sells jams, jellies, chutneys, pickles, relishes, maple products and goat milk soap. They also sell hand knit sweaters and hats made from their own sheep’s’ wool.
148 Canaan Mountain Road
Built more than 175 years ago and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Falls Village Inn was restored in 2010. The spacious, new dining room is large enough for parties or intimate for a romantic dinner for two. In the summer, you can choose to dine al fresco on their old-time porch. Serving fresh caught seafood and locally grown produce that changes seasonally, the Eatery offers a wide range of dishes (Fried Atlantic Oysters, Fish & Chips, Flat Iron Steak, Rustic Style Lemon Chicken, Short Rib Ragu, and Chicken Pot Pie) on their menu. The relaxed atmosphere in the Tap Room is perfect for enjoying a classic cocktail like The Falls Village Inn Old Fashioned made with small batch, locally-made Berkshire Bourbon; locally-sourced Grade A Certified Organic, 100% Pure Crown Maple Syrup; Angustura bitters; and muddled cherry, orange and lemon, served on the rocks. The bar menu includes the usual burgers, fries, and tasty sandwiches, but it also offers clam chowder, chicken pot pies, crab cakes, and grilled steaks. A friendly atmosphere, and delightful food and drink, it’s where the action is.
The Falls Village Inn is two hours and 15 minutes north of New York City or two hours and 30 minutes west of Boston. See our article on the Inn here.
For dining reservations, call: 860-824-0033
This well-established farm sells only plants that can survive in Zone 5. They can help you plan your garden also.
Music Mountain is one of the premiere destinations in the United States for intimate chamber music concerts. Home of the oldest continuing summer chamber music festival in this country, Music Mountain was founded in 1930 as the permanent home for the Gordon String Quartet, one of the leading string quartets of its time
255 Music Mountain Rd, Falls Village
Built more than 175 years ago and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Falls Village Inn was restored in 2010 with celebrated New York interior designer Bunny Williams (a Falls Village resident) overseeing the design and decoration. The five guest rooms are a perfect combination of simple sophistication and comfort. A friendly atmosphere, cozy rooms, and delightful food and drink, it’s where the action is.
Accomodations include wireless internet, HD flat-screen TV with satellite service, and a continental breakfast. The Falls Village Inn is two hours and 15 minutes north of New York City or two hours and 30 minutes west of Boston. See our article on the Inn here.