Looking to wind down after the work day is done?
The DownStreeet Art (DSA) program continues today with a variety of musical acts, new art exhibitions, and a community bike ride. The featured performance will be from Boston's Thread Ensemble, a musical trio that improvises on two violins and a vibraphone. The BOOM Music Stage performers include The Matchstick Architects and Heart of Gold. The Matchstick Architects perform a combination of country, jazz, blues, folk, and Americana. Heart of Gold is an acoustic emo project started by Devan and Brittany Gardner of Pittsfield. Local rapper Seth Brown will also perform freestyles. Additionally, a community bike ride will take place downtown at 7 p.m. Various art exhibitions will be on display at the MCLA Gallery and MASS MoCA. Visit downstreetart.org for more information.
Catch Bill and the Belles breathe new life into the sounds of Country Music at another edition of Naumkeag at Night. The show, which includes cocktails, will take place outdoors in the gardens of Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Rd., Stockbridge, from 5-8 p.m. Admission price is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
In the mood for cocktails? Come to Chesterwood, 3 Williamsville Rd., Stockbridge, for a Summer Cocktail Party along with a special preview of a new installation featuring the work of Daniel Chester French. The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call (413) 298-3579 for more information.
Spend a beautiful summer evening on the patio of the Williams College Museum of Art, 15 Lawrence Hall Dr., Williamstown, for drinks, snacks, and casual conversation. Food and drink will be provided from 6-8 p.m. Call (413) 597 2429 for more details.
Singer and music historian, Harvey Granat will present famed composer Harold Arlen from 7-9 p.m. as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Rd., Great Barrington. Admission price starts at $16.
Don't miss another opportunity to see Capitol Steps at Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort, 55 Lee Rd., Lenox. The nationally acclaiemd comedy group begins their show filled with political satire and song parodies at 8 p.m.
Drag Bingo at Fuel Bistro, 293 Main St., Great Barrington, is back by popular demand! Come at 9 p.m. for the start of the bingo and have a great time playing along with hostess Boxxa Vine. Bingo cards provided on site to go along with great prizes.
- The Clark, 225 South St., Williamstown, is hosting StorySLAM from 7-9 p.m. Members of the Williamstown community and beyond are invited to hear and tell stories that center around the theme of nature. Have you ever had a profound or unexpected experience in nature? How has the natural world opened your eyes or changed your perspective? On the evening of the event, names of those interested in sharing stories are chosen at random, and those selected are invited to tell a five-minute story. A panel of judges provides feedback and prizes are awarded. Call (413) 458-2303 for more information.
Contemporary singer-songwriter, Grant Stinnet performs live at the Hotel on North, 2987 North St., Pittsfield from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Stinnet notably attempts to create a powerful full-band sound with a single acoustic guitar. His deeply passionate lyricism is combined with a customized guitar featuring three separate signal outputs to capture individual bass and percussion parts from the guitar, as well as an on stage looper and vocal harmonizer for presenting a foot tapping, heart grabbing one of a kind performance.
It's Free Fun Friday! Come to the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 6 East St., Stockbridge at 8 p.m. for a free performance of Joseph Kesselring's play, "Arsenic and Old Lace," presented by Berkshire Theatre Group. Call (413) 997-4444 for more details.
Join DJ Laurie for some Friday night karaoke at Bosquet Ski Resort and Summer Family Fun Cetner, 101 Dan Fox Dr., Pittsfield. The restaurant and bar will open at 5 p.m. and food will be served until 8 p.m. when the karaoke will begin. There will also be a kid friendly menu on hand. Call (413) 442-8316 for more information.
The Summer Music Series at Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd., Hancock, returns at 3 p.m. with a performance from multi-instrumentalist, Jack Waldheim. You can expect everything from Americana and Rock-Pop to Rock-a-billy. Call (413) 738-5500 for more information.
Summer baseball in the Berkshires is coming to an unfortunate close. Don't miss the North Adams SteepleCats' final home game of the summer. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m at Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St., North Adams. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ballpark.
The Pittsfield Suns take the field once again at Wahconah Park, 105 Wahconah St., for a 7 p.m. game. Not to mention the game's theme is Oktoberfest. Expect a night filled with baseball, bier and kraut. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ballpark.
Debbie Zecher and Joe Rose will provide live entertainment from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Gateways Inn and Restaurant, 51 Walker St., Lenox.
Perch yourself on one of the comfortable couches in the lounge and enjoy some late-night fare and classics from the American songbook. There is a $15 food and beverage minimum per person.
Come get your free jersey at the Pittsfield Suns game at 7 p.m. at Wahconah Park, 105 Wahconah St., Pittsfield. The first 500 fans to arrive at the ballpark aged 15 and older will receive A League of Their Own-inspired Suns jerseys. Tickets to the game can be purchased online or at the ballpark.
If last night was about the adults, tonight is about the kids! It's Youth Jersey Giveaway night at the Pittsfield Suns game. The first 500 fans aged 14 and under will receive A League of Their Own-inspired Suns jerseys. First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Wahconah Park, 105 Wahconah St., Pittsfield. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ballpark.
Take a stroll over to Burbank Park on Onota Lake for the summer Live on the Lake Community Concert Series from 6-8 p.m. Lee-based rock band, On Tap will be on hand to provide the live music. Bring a chair or blanket, pack a picnic, and enjoy! Call (413) 499-9348 for more information.
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