Saturday, September 27, 11am – 2pm: Michaelmas Garden Celebration

“There’s something growing here!”

Please join us as we gather in the gardens to celebrate the power of community, the beauty of the season, our growing farming and garden program, and to inaugurate our new green classroom. Bring a picnic and a blanket and share in the day’s activities with a special Michaelmas biodynamic preparation stirring and spreading, the creation of biodynamic preparation 500 as we fill horns and bury them in the earth, our green classroom ribbon cutting with the 8th grade class of 2014, live music and more!

  • 11:30am -1:00pm Music with Erika Ludwig and Hicks O’Lydian
  • 12:00pm Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting with the Class of 2014
  • 12:30pm Michaelmas Biodynamic Preparations with Christiana and Dr. Basil Williams
  • 1:15pm Biodynamic Preparation 500 horn-stuffing and
    burying with Hanna Bail of Threshold Farm


Tuesday, October 14, 9am: Open House

GBRSS Early ChildhoodOpen Houses offer an opportunity to meet our faculty, see our students’ work, and learn more about Waldorf education.

For more information, please contact Rocyn Coe at 413-528-4015 x. 106 or

We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday, November 15, 10am – 4pm: Holiday Handcraft Fair

Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School Holiday Handcraft Fair

Save the Date!

GBRSS invites the community to our 42nd annual Holiday Handcraft Fair Saturday, November 15th, from 10am to 4pm at the school, 35 West Plain Road, Great Barrington.

A creative welcome to the holiday season with family fun including puppet shows, hayrides, candle dipping and gifts to make and give, the GBRSS Holiday Handcraft Fair celebrates the joys of a handmade holiday.

Highlights include: Carnival Games, maple sugar cotton candy, a photo booth with dress-up costumes, the Children’s Craft Room where youngsters can make presents themselves, and the Pocket Lord and Lady, whose many pockets are filled with small gifts.

The Handcraft Room, the centerpiece of the Fair, offers a large selection of warm, soft handmade items, including baby booties, winter accessories, soft toys and classic Waldorf dolls.

At the Little People’s Shop, children third grade and younger can choose gifts for friends and family.

The Country Store also stocks one-of-a-kind gifts and gourmet treats, and the Cafe serves lunch, warm drinks and desserts.

Every year, GBRSS Early Childhood faculty  perform an original Puppet Play. Check back for details.

The event is held rain or shine; free parking and admission. For more information, call 413-528-4015.