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Questions about BerkChique!

Find the answers to the frequently asked questions.

  • What is BerkChique?
    BerkChique! is a fashionable alternative to the traditional fundraiser in the form of a Pop-Up Boutique selling clothes and accessories collected from some of the most fashionable and stylish closets in the Berkshires. Here you will find a wide variety of upscale clothing and accessories – including hard-to-find designers and one-of-a-kind items — at unbelievable prices.
  • Where is BerkChique?
    This year BerkChique! will be housed at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240.
  • When is BerkChique?
    April 26-28, 2024
    The times this year are:
    Friday, Date April 26, 2024: First Dibs Party
    VIP Access 5:30 – 8:30 pm, $100
    General Access 6:30 to 8:30 pm, $25 or 2 for $40
    Saturday, April 27, 2024: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, FREE ADMISSION
    Sunday, April 28, 2024: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, FREE ADMISSION
  • Do I need a ticket to attend BerkChique?
    You only need a ticket to attend the First Dibs Party on Friday night. All First Dibs tickets include complimentary refreshments, and the first chance to shop the great deals at BerkChique!.
  • Who are the beneficiaries of BerkChique?
    All of the proceeds from BerkChique! go to local non-profits including Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, WAM Theatre, the Berkshire Humane Society, Community Access to the Arts (CATA) and Berkshire Art Center.
  • What type of donations is BerkChique looking for?
    We are looking for new and gently-used women’s and men’s clothing, shoes, and accessories including belts, handbags, jewelry, and scarves. We are unable to accept used lingerie and workout wear.
  • How do I donate clothing and accessories to BerkChique?
    We want to make it as easy as possible for you to donate. Click here to visit our donation page and we will contact you to schedule a pick-up.
  • Is my donation to BerkChique tax deductible?
    Yes. A donation acknowledgement letter from Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum will be provided to you after the event for your donation. It is up to you to keep a list of what you donated and to value it for tax purposes.
  • How do I volunteer to help with BerkChique?
    So glad you asked. BerkChique! is run by volunteers and we can use all the help we can get. The tasks include helping to prepare the clothes and accessories for sale (sorting, hanging, pricing, steaming, etc.) and helping to staff the event on the weekend of the sale. We are a happy and fun crew – come join us. Click here if you would like to volunteer.