Signature Sound Concerts – Presents Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna performs with special guest Lucy Wainwright-Roche

Details:  April 3rd, 2011 7pm

Phone: 413-665-4036

Signature Sounds Concerts
Memorial Hall – 51 Bridge Street
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370

Lori is a long time Berkshires resdient living in Stoughton, Massachusetts with her husband and children.  Her sound is a Boston folk favorite with lyrics about love, pain and pathos of domestic life.  Musical artists Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood, Alison Krauss, Keith Urban, and LeAnn Rimes are among the many that have recorded McKenna’s songs in recent years.

Signature Sound Concert Series

As a young woman faith and spirituality were ever present in her life; “I think I made better choices in my life because I felt [my mother was with me].”

Lori’s latest album track. “Still Down Here” is a prayer that all the loved ones who leave their earthly burdens behind remember the ones still here on Earth, still in need of their love and guidance. With a daughter so empathetic to the human condition and so loyal and loving to her family and community, one guesses that Lori’s mother, Lorraine is looking down, very proud.

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Discover wine country here in the Hudson Valley.

The first time I visited John Bruno’s Oak Summit Winery,   “wow . . . had no idea there was such a wonderful place hidden right here in Millbrook”.

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Just off route 44, you drive down a rural road, climb through the forest, at the top there is a clearing, the sun streams down on Dutchess Cardigan.  His home sits atop this ravelly loam of rich nutrients and well balanced minerals that feed his vines.    

 

John loves the pino grape.  Oak Summit’s PINOT NOIR vines are all traditional DIjon clones grafted on American rootstock.  The vines are hand-planted and hand-trained onto a VSP trellis system.  Every year the Bruno’s prune and typically discard at least 30% of the crop to maintain the intensity and character of their wine’s trademarks.  

 Simply the best, nothing less will do.

BEST OF THE HUDSON, GRAND WINE LUNCHEONS

This unique gourmet experience is a masterful pairing of the best wines and foods of the Hudson Valley.  The Bruno’s serve the freshest, seasonal foods grown or raised in the Hudson Valley.  The luncheon menu is hosted and prepared by the Bruno’s lovely home overlooking their vineyard.  


Oak Summit owners John C D Bruno, CFMP and his wife Nancy Lynn Bruno, SSA also host this grand experience on the third Sunday of each month at Noon, or by appointment.  


Seating is by reservation only.  Call (845) 677 9522 for availability.

OAK SUMMIT WINERY
372 OAK SUMMIT ROAD
MILLBROOK, NY 12545

http://oak summit vineyard.com

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Historic St. James Church Celebrates its Bicentennial

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Historic Hyde Park Church Celebrates its Bicentennial

 

Founded in 1811, the St. James Episcopal Church was the site of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s baptism and Eleanor Roosevelt’s funeral. Queen Elizabeth and King George VI of England has attended mass here.

To celebrate the bicentennial, events begin Fall thru Christmas 2011 highlighting the past, present, and future of the church. 

Presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson attended Eleanor Roosevelt’s funeral here in 1962.

The bicentennial events emphasize this community focus with special experiences for all.

St. James Chapel is located at 10 East Market Street, Hyde Park. The historic St. James Church is located at 4526 Albany Post Road-Route 9, Hyde Park.

For details on upcoming events call 845.229.2820 or visit www.  st james hyde park.org .

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Hayrides, sleigh rides, weddings, and more.

Whether you are a beginning rider or an expert, Western Riding Stables has a horse for you.  Five thousand terrific acres of trails here in the Berkshires that match your ability.

Take a romantic moonlit ride in the valley or meander into town on horseback.

Western Riding Stables

Get back in touch with nature.

Western Riding Stables are located in Millerton, just down the road from Hilltop House Bed & Breakfast.

Safe and fun lessons for every one.

Western Riding Stables
228 Sawchuk Road
Millerton, NY
518-789-4848
www.western riding stables.com

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