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FALL INTO THE BERKSHIRES @ gWORKS

Our FESTIVE 2018 holiday marketplace will be NOVEMBER 17th!

Immerse yourself in beautiful and delicious handcrafted gifts at the 2017 FESTIVE! A new holiday market at Greylock WORKS celebrating the unique magic of the Northern Berkshires.

Set in an expansive, light-filled mill, the festival marketplace offers music performances, food crafters, local farmers, fermenters and distillers, and the region’s best artisans and textile curators.

Come to discover all your holiday gifts and wants, and stay for programs and workshops that invite visitors into the true stories of our artisans.

Click HERE to see 2017 FESTIVE photos.

HOW TO GET HERE

We are located at 508 State Road in North Adams, along Route 2.

Our newly renovated Weave Shed is located within a 240,000 sf textile mill currently undergoing an exciting restoration. We are a scenic 1 hour drive from the Albany and Hudson train stations, 30 mins North of Pittsfield in Massachusetts and 30 mins South of Bennington in Vermont.

TIME & TICKETS

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018. DETAILS to be announced very soon…

PARALLEL EVENTS

During your visit to the Berkshires, be sure to check the calendars at Mass MoCA, The CLARK, and WCMA.

FESTIVE PROGRAMMING

To complement our fabulously talented artisans’ gorgeous array of handmade holiday gifts, and to add sustenance to your holiday shopping experience, gWorks’ Fall FESTIVE will include a local selection of delicious fresh food and free acoustic entertainment throughout the day.  Here is a sampling from FESTIVE 2017.

FOOD + DRINKS ON SITE

Brian Alberg, Executive Chef + V.P. of Culinary Development at Main Street Hospitality has prepared a special menu for FESTIVE.  You’ll see the grill set up as you enter from gWorks’ new south parking lot!

  • Grilled Lila’s Lamb with Naan & Greek Salad
  • House made Brats with Hosta Hill Kraut
  • Raven & Boar Farm Pork Meatballs with Parmesan and Grilled Focaccia
  • End of Harvest Vegan Chili
  • Red Lion Inn Brownies

CRISP catering will also be there to welcome you with their mobile wood-fired pizza oven. Pizza de Jour will include:

  • Smoked duck bacon, leeks, mushrooms, white sauce
  • Roasted squash, goat cheese, balsamic drizzle
  • Margherita
  • Pesto, sausage, roasted red peppers

They will also be selling East Coast Oysters with signature mignonettes!

 

No. Six Depot will be vending their exquisite hand roasted, highest quality, most ethical green coffees and natural teas.

 

Holiday Libations will include:

  • Dan Thomas’ signature craft cocktails: Hot Mulled Apple Cider  with Berkshire Mountain Distillers Bourbon or Rum; Red Lion Recipe Bloody Mary’s with Berkshire Mountain Distillers Ice Glen Vodka; Pomegranate G&T’s with Greylock Gin, Fever Tree Tonic, Pomegranate; Spiced Pear Margarita’s; No. 6 Depot Irish Coffee’s
  • Bright Ideas Brewing: FESTIVEbrew and Mosaic
  • Savory Headwater Cider concoctions: Rye –  Quercus Cider, Redemption Rye, Elderflower Liqueur; Rum – Quercus Cider, Privateer Rum, Allspice Dram. (Potential Maple Syrup Rinse); Autumn Mimosa – Glass Prosecco, Quercus Cider, Gran Manier float

MUSIC + POETRY ALL DAY

Local Indie Musicians generously coordinated by Karl Mullen:

  • Long Journey: Amrita Lash and Karl Mullen: a fierce folk duo
  • Sarah McNair, North Adams’ indie-folk performer
  • Norm Burdick, 86-year old local “legend” musician
  • Rachel Laitman, singer-songwriter who “soothes peoples’ souls”
  • Izzy Heltai, North Adams’ contemporary folk artist
  • North Adams’ own: Quincy

 

Spoken Work Artists coordinate by Zach Finch:

 

 

FACILITATED DISCOURSE + ADVENTURE

FEATURED PARTICIPANTS

Jackie Sedlock Pottery
Brian Alberg
No. Six Depot Roastery + Cafe
Liz Hamann Studio Potter
Pat Rotondo
Parsons School of Design Alumni
Tavernier Chocolates
Susanna Haas Jewelry / Borter's Jewelry
The Celadon Studio
CRISP
Lapis+Lime
Cape Cod Shibori
Weathertop Farm
Valerie Carrigan / Messenger Press
Headwater Cider
MCLA Design Lab
Maine Grains
Cortney Burns (photo: Chad Robertson)
Chelsea Green Publishing
Stephanie Boyd Works
Mount Williams Greenhouses
Carrie Gustafson
Bright Ideas Brewing
Rachael Mamane
Libbie Pike Jewelry / FreeFall Laser
Izzy Heltai (photo: augustarosephoto.com)
Heart Grown Wild
Primo Botanica
Mission Maple
Ramblewild
Scout Millinery
p.m.reed CARRY GOODS
Zachary Finch, Sarah Trudgeon, Jessica Fisher
Chris Miano
Michael Wainwright
CRISP
Lisa Anderson Studio
Klō Organic Beauty
Lucksmith Metals
TOURISTS
Search Enclosed
Sarah McNair
Tracie Beasley
Quincy
Storey Publshing
Long Journey
Borealis Studios - Devin Burgess
Danny O Studio
Norman Burdick
Sam Falco Design
Petit Pilou
Tom Kenny Wood Bowls
Lazy Bear Tea
AEC Design
The School for Style
Rachel Laitman
Food Sol
Asia Luna
Kent Glass Works
Laughing Coyote Woodworks
Nina Z Jewelry
Borealis Studios - Jerilyn Virden
davistudio
Green Meads Farm Herbals
Gray Raven Farm
Grace Hill Farm
The Hudson Standard

Milkweed Image Credit: Mary Holland