"To read Both/And is to follow a life’s journey that is both unfathomably foreign and strikingly familiar." Click the link to read more about our Senior Editor's reflection on Huma Abedin's new memoir.
8:00 AM - 11:00 am | Monument Mountain Hike with Huma Abedin ($49)
1:00 PM - 2:45 pm | Flying Squirrel with Huma Abedin (Complimentary )
7:00 PM - 8:15 pm | Sip & Sketch: A Gilded Age Gathering with Huma Abedin ($99)
Sunday May, 8
8:00 AM - 8:45 am | Community Table Breakfast with Huma Abedin (Complimentary)
5:00 PM - 5:45 pm | Cardio Drumming with Huma Abedin (Complimentary)
Exclusive Activities Lead by our Specialists and Huma Abedin
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN HIKE: Monument Mountain has inspired poets, novelists, and painters for almost two centuries. Walk in the footsteps of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville as we experience the Housatonic River Valley’s splendor from over 1600 feet. We will recount the famous 1850 trip that inspired Melville’s Moby Dick on this vigorous hike. $
FLYING SQUIRREL: Frolic like the playful creatures of the outdoors and take flight 35 feet above the ground. Wearing a full-body harness and helmet, you are lifted up while holding a rope. Work cooperatively with the instructor and your group as they lift and release you in this liberating journey. $
SIP & SKETCH: A Gilded-Age Gathering “The Sketch Club” was founded by author and Berkshire native William Cullen Bryant and included many illustrious figures of the 18th century. Its goal was to cross-fertilize art, literature, and other disciplines to cultivate an atmosphere of creativity. Asher B. Durand, George Inness, and Thomas Cole were among its notable members, as well as telegraph inventor Samuel Morse. Each meeting began with impromptu sketching or verse-writing. Nick Grimaldi takes you to the wondrous Wyndhurst mansion for a glass of wine and a reimagined Sketch Club, marrying local history with creative expression. Unleash your inner artist, commune with your fellow travelers, and let the scenic vistas inspire you as they did for countless artists throughout history. Whether you prefer pencils, paints, or charcoals, we have everything you need to capture your vision of the Berkshires and take it home with you. $
CARDIO DRUMMING: Join this high-energy cardio workout that combines traditional aerobic movements with the powerful beat and rhythm of the drums.
Meet your Leaders
Huma Abedin has spent her entire career in public service and national politics, beginning as an intern in First Lady Hillary Clinton's office in 1996. After four years in the White House, she worked in the U.S. Senate as senior advisor to Senator Clinton and was traveling chief of staff for Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign. In 2009, she was appointed deputy chief of staff at the U.S. Department of State. Huma served as vice chair of Hillary for America in 2016, resulting in the first woman elected nominee of a major political party. She currently serves as Hillary Clinton's chief of staff. Born in the United States and raised in Saudi Arabia, Huma moved back to the U.S. in 1993. She lives in New York City with her son, Jordan. BOTH/AND: A Life in Many Worlds is her first book.
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