5 things to do if you're on a budget this week
Festival of new music opens
I/O Fest opens with "Anthem," tonight at 7:30, followed by an audience reception and the second concert of the festival, "Night Jams 1" at 10, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. MUSIC.WILLIAMS.EDU
Berkshire residents, head to Mass MoCA anytime between now and Jan. 19 and get in free. Don't miss a last look at Elizabeth's King's exhibition "Radical Small," closing Jan. 22, or Tanja Hollander's "Are You Really My Friend?" on view through Feb. 11. Galleries are open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday. 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. MASSMOCA.ORG
Don't miss local favorite Wanda Houston, returning to Firefly Gastropub Friday at 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox. FIREFLYLENOX.COM
Take a winter hike
Join the Great Barrington Land Conservancy and the Berkshire Natural Resources Council for a guided hike of the CHP Walking Loop Trail, Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Bring your snowshoes, if weather permits. Meet at the new trailhead kiosk, 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Register: 413-499-0596.
Take the kids
Take the whole family out Saturday and enjoy a free children's concert by David Grover, 11 a.m., at The Garage at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. Call 413-997-4444 for tickets. BERKSHIRETHEATREGROUP.ORG
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