Cider House Rules – The adaption of the John Irving novel stars Tobey Maguire. It was filmed at the Museum of the Gilded Age. (Teens)
Cider doughnuts – These sweet confections are available most everywhere there are orchards, but the Berkshires variety (such as those sold at Bartlett's Apple Orchard) are arguably the best.
Norman Rockwell: America's Best-Loved Illustrator – The pictorial biography of the area's most famous artist. (Grade school to preteen)
Tanglewood Tales – Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote this volume of Greek tales while living in a cottage on what is now the Tanglewood property. (Preteens and teens)
Saturday Evening Post cover – Norman Rockwell became the artist equivalent of a rock star, creating numerous covers for this fabled magazine. Look up images online, and see if you can create your own.