Date Night: Looking to unwind after hours?



Spend an evening on the patio of the Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Dr., Williamstown. Bring friends or family and enjoy the provided drinks and snacks. Located in the center of the Williams College campus with a breathtaking view of the mountains, the event officially goes from 6-8 p.m.

Head over to the Down County Social Club beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Rd., Sheffield, for a live performance from Cory Phillips. According to event page on Facebook, spectators can expect a musical cruise filled " Family Stone, Motown rock tones and deep, midnight-radio scorching funk rock songs you can't get out of your head." The fun begins at 7 p.m. There is a $10 donation for the artsits. For more details and dinner reservations at The Stagecoach Tavern, call 413-229-8585.

The HBH Band featuring Wanda Houston will be this week's performers in the Naumkeag at Night series. From 5-8 p.m. at the gilded-age estate of Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Rd., Stockbridge, there will be live music and cocktails available in the beautiful gardens. If you love jazz and blues, this could be the event for you. $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Call 413-298-3239 x3016 for more information.


Friday Night Karaoke is back at Bosquet Mountain, 101 Dan Fox Dr., Pittsfield. DJ Laurie will host family friendly karaoke from 9 midnight. The bar will be open for the duration of the night.


Rock band Critical MASS plays a live show at Bosquet beginning at 9 p.m under the pavilion. The bar opens at 8 p.m. for the event, which has no cover charge. With a full band consisting of guitar, bass, keys, drums, and vocals, Critical MASS will play all your favorite rock and roll hit songs.

Get your salsa on from 9 p.m. to midnight at Fuel Bistro, 293 Main St., Great Barrington. DJ Gusano Rojo hosts Salsa Night, a Latin dance party. There is a $5 cover charge and party-goers must be at least 21 years of age.

Known for their impressive live performances, Louisville quintet, My Morning Jacket, is performing at 7:30 p.m. at Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. The concert, which will feature everything from psychedelic to soul to classic rock and roll, will take place outdoors. Tickets, which are standing room only, are $46 in advance and $56 the day of the show. Camp-style folding chairs are permitted. Call 413-662-2111 for more details.


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The Williamstown Theatre Festival presents the free and family-friendly play, "Once Upon a Time in the Berkshires." Directed by WTF associate artistic director Laura Savia and written by Obie Award winner Lucy Thurber, the play features stories of warriors and magical creatures along with original music and plenty of dancing. The show starts at 7 p.m. Additional performances will take place on the 14th, 15th, and 16th. Reservations are required and can be made online at or by calling the box office at 413-458-3253.


Perch yourself on a comfortable couch in the lounge at Gateways Inn and Restaurant, 51 Walker St., Lenox, for a night of food, drinks, and live music. Talented pianist Peter Primamore will play from 7:30-10:30. There is a $15 minimum food and beverage charge. Call 413-637-2532 for more information.


The Eagles Community Band plays a concert outdoors at the First Common in Pittsfield. The Trombone Ensemble will start off the evening at 6:25 p.m. before the Concert Band begins its program at 7 p.m. Founded in 1936, The Eagles Band is the oldest continuing performance ensemble in the Berkshires. The concert is free to the public.

World famous rock band, The Beach Boys, performs at 7 p.m. at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, the group's songs are often about surfing, cars, and girls and have influenced generations of rock musicians and had a profound impact on pop culture. Tickets start at $56 and can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 413-528-0100.


Legal Tender will provide the live music for this week's Live on the Lake summer concert series. Bring a chair or blanket, sit back, and enjoy the show from 6-8 p.m. at Burbank Park on Onota Lake in Pittsfield. It's the second to last concert of the summer!

Jazz guitarist Andy Kelly will play a set starting at 6:30 p.m. at Lilac Park in Lenox. It's free so bring a chair, blanket, and friends and enjoy the music and beautiful surroundings.

Don't miss out on the 21st Annual Downtown North Adams Celebration! From 5:30-9 p.m., the heart of downtown is closed to all but pedestrian traffic. Groups, businesses and organizations distribute information, hold contests and giveaways, while bands play everything from Dixieland to Rock and Roll. Local restaurants and vendors will be on hand to provide a wide variety of delicious food options. The streets are filled with delicious aromas as our local restaurants and vendors provide all kinds of wonderful food. Expect performances from JP Murphy Band, Terry A La Berry and Friends, and Trio Candela! Not to mention magicians, balloon animals, hula hoops, games, and more! Call 413-664-6180 for more information.


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