Berkshire Paint and Sip will host a variety of get-togethers all across the tri-state region as participants will exhibit their artistic creative abilities. All proceeds will go towards helping out a variety of organizations within our listening area. Here are some locations  where you can participate in creating and painting your very own masterpiece:

Tuesday, March 3rd: A painting of spring birds on a 12 by 24 canvas at the Back Water Grille at Queechy Lake (just off route 295) in Canaan, New York from 6 to 8 pm. Your $35 donation will benefit The Berkshire Humane Society which also includes painting materials and instruction.

Wednesday, March 4th: A painting of a spring mountain meadow on a large 16 by 20 canvas at Jackson's Old Chatham House, 646 Albany Turnpike in Old Chatham, New York from 6 to 8 pm. Your $45 donation will assist Lady Red's Crush U-12 softball team and all painting materials will be provided along with instruction.

Thursday, March 5th: A painting of an Irish flowering pot on a hand made sign made from reclaimed wood on a large 16 by 20 canvas at Berkshire Paint and Sip's main location, 305 North Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Your $35 donation benefits The Irish Sister City Group and will include all painting materials and snacks.

Saturday, March 7th: A painting of a monogrammed pine forest on a hand made sign made from reclaimed wood at Berkshire Paint and Sip's main location in Pittsfield from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Your $40 donation goes toward Team Gavin which assists children with disabilities and includes all painting materials and snacks.

Sunday, March 8th: You will create an image of a sunflower on a reclaimed wood, hand-made serving tray from 1 to 3 pm at St. Luke's Lutheran Church on route 9 in Valatie, New York. Your $35 donation will help out The Tri-Village Seniors and includes all painting materials and instruction. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted in the premises.

Friday, March 13th: You will paint an inspired image of Sheffield Big Elm on a large 16 by 20 canvas from 6 to 8 pm at Bogie's Restaurant on route 7 in Great Barrington. Your $35 donation benefits the Mount Everett Regional High School's bowling team and includes all painting materials and instruction. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Sunday, March 15th: A unique undersea turtle silhouette will take center stage as you will exhibit your completed work on a large 16 by 20 canvas. This get together takes place from 2 to 4 pm at Mount Everett High School, 491 Berkshire School Road in Sheffield, Massachusetts as your $35 donation will assist in funding an upcoming trip to The Galapagos Islands and includes painting materials, snacks and non-alcoholic sips. Alcohol is not permitted.

 

More events will be held during the second half of the month and we'll keep you posted in a future article. Reservations are required by logging on to Berkshire Paint and Sip's web site. A reminder: Berkshire Paint & Sip Instructors Michelle Iglesias and Laura Wainwright will join Ron Carson for a special "Leap Year" Saturday morning chat between 8:45 and 9 am on YOUR Home Town Station as they will bring you detailed information on all upcoming classes. Tune in to 860 AM OR 94.1 FM. Download the FREE WSBS app from your local app store or Google Play to your Smart Phone, tablet or mobile device. You can also listen via our web site and while you're there get step-by-step instructions to access our programming via Google Home and Amazon Alexa devices.