Lenox 250th Kick Off Fundraiser – November 5, 2016
The Cocktail party fundraiser will feature live music and a silent auction. The best of Lenox shops, artisans, and restaurants will participate. Tickets are $75. Proceeds will go to funding 250th Anniversary events.
Lenox Oral History DVD – To Be Released February 11, 2017
Lenox Library (Free) Lecture Series – Lenox at 250
Session 1 – February 19, 2017, 4 PM – Lenox 1767-1880, Panel Discussion – Charles Flint, Lucy Kennedy, Carole Owens, Bernard Drew (Early History, Shiretown Era, Mid 19th Century)
Session 2 – March 19, 2017, 4PM – Lenox 1880-2016 – Cornelia Gilder, Richard Jackson, David Roche, Olga Weiss (Gilded Age, Music Inn)
March 5, 2017 – Sunday – Celebration of First Proprietor’s Meeting
May 4, 2017 – Town Meeting Lenox History Books and Oral History DVD Available for Purchase
May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day – Re-dedication of Paterson Egleston
Village Walking Tour 1 – June 17, 2017, 11AM to 12:30 PM, Meet at Academy Building, 65 Main
Village Walking Tour 2 – Cliffwood, Yokun September 16, 11AM-12:30PM, Meet at Academy Building, 65 Main
Lenox 250th Parade! October 7, 2017 — Float Applications Due Sept. 23, 2017
- Parade Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM
- Rain Date: Sunday, October 8
- Application Deadline: September 23, 2016
- Theme: Lenox Throughout The Years
The parade will consist of floats, fire trucks, ambulance vehicles, police vehicles, antique cars & trucks, high school bands, other bands, horse wagons and carriages, organizations, VFW, etc.
The parade will merge at Triangle Park with everything entering from the Lenox Highway Department, Church-on-the-Hill, Greenwood Street, St. Ann Avenue, Franklin Street and Cliffwood Street.
Public viewing of the Parade will be from Triangle Park on Main Street to the main entrance to Shakespeare & Co., 70 Kemble Street, on both sides of the road. We hope to have a Viewing Stand in front of the Adams Community Bank for the judges to rate the floats in front of Lenox Fire Department and Town Hall.
The Parade will finish at the entrance to Shakespeare & Co., 70 Kemble Street. We plan to have speeches, food vendors, activities for children, and more.
- Main Street at Town Garage to the Monument
- Walker Street to 20 Kemble Street ending at Shakespeare & Co.’s main entrance
- Cliffwood Street from Yokun Street
- Greenwood Street
- St Ann Avenue
- Housatonic Street to Church Street and Franklin Street
Parade Entry Applications can be picked up at the Town Hall, the Library, or downloaded from our website at Lenox 250 Parade Float Application AAApril Final
Charles Flint, Chairman – 637-1634 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Roche, Lenox Selectman – email@example.com
Dan Clifford, Fire Chief – firstname.lastname@example.org
John McNinch, Old Heritage House Tavern – email@example.com
Chief Steve O’Brien, Lenox Police Chief – LenoxChief@townoflenox.com
Christopher J. Ketchen, Town Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Olga Weis, 250th Chair – email@example.com