The 413: Enjoy full-moon hikes, live jam sessions in the Berkshires

So many things, so little time — that's the case when it comes to looking for things to do in the Berkshires after dark. This weekend alone, you can slurp soup for a cause, jam to a new band, hike under a full moon and much more. Here's a look at just some of what's in store:


- Explore the playful side of yoga through an "Acro Class and Jam" presented by members of Berkshire AcroYoga and Berkshire Thai & Fly, at SRUTI Berkshire Yoga Center, 33 Railroad St., Great Barrington. There will be an AcroYoga/Vinyasa class held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., to learn and explore individual and partner moves, followed by an Acro Jam from 7:30 to 9:30, to practice and play with other acroyogis. The drop-in fee is $24 for the class and jam, or $5 for the jam only. This meet-up continues at the same time and place each Thursday.


- The opening reception for the exhibition, "inDIVISIBLE," will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Eclipse Mill Gallery, 243 Union St., North Adam. Billed as a "timely exhibition which explores themes of democracy, identity, and interconnectedness within this contentious political climate," the juried group show curated by Alexandra Foradas and features work by: Mariella Bisson, J Carpenter, Jenna DeLuca, DETEXT, Yael Eban, Barry Goldstein, Sarah Kusa, Thomas Lail, Dina Noto, John Richey, Emilie Selden, Sarah Sutro, and Ian Trask. The show runs through May 13 during gallery hours, noon to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and by appointment.


- New England's newest crossover tribute group, the Steal Your Peach Band, will at 7:30 p.m., bring its "infectious mix of the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers" to The Station Factory, 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. With two drummers, two guitarists, bass, and keys, the band's line-up mirrors those of both the Dead and the Allmans: Tor Krautter (Rev Tor) on guitar and vocals; Dan Teichert (Xavier) on drums and vocals; Andrew Costa (Rev Tor) on keys; Jeremy Walz (Soul Sky) on guitar and vocals, Andy Crawford (Rev Tor) on drums, and Brian O'Connell (Gordon Stone Band) on bass. Bud Johnson of the Kindbuds opens with the Kind Bud's Kind Dubs. This is an all ages show, $15 general admission.

- The Civitan Club's annual Soupfest returns to Pittsfield at a new location, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1 West St., from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and include musical entertainment, raffles, a silent auction, soup, soup and more soup, with all proceeds to benefit local soup kitchens and food pantries. Tickets are available at the door or by contacting Dawn Giftos at 413-822-3124.

- The Misty Blues Duo (Gina Coleman on vocals, Ben Kohn on keys), will play from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Adams Ale House, 8 East Hoosac St., in Adams.

- Mary Ann Palermo and First Take head south to Fuel, 293 Main St., Great Barrington, playing jazz, funk, blues and more from 8 to 11 p.m.

- Vermont-based acoustic funk duo, Beard and Glasses, play the taproom at Bright Ideas Brewing on the Mass MoCA campus, in North Adams, from 8 to 10 p.m. Pay what you can to support the band.

- Notchview Reservation, Route 9 in Windsor, will host another Brew Moon Snowshoe & Hike event from 7 to 10 p.m. With the full moon lighting your way, ski, snowshoe or hike Notchview's trails on a self-guided woodland adventure, then gather inside with fellow enthusiasts at the Visitor Center for a beer and wine tasting accompanied by delicious treats. Cost is $20 general admission, $12 for members of the Trustees of Reservations.


Sounds and Tones Records presents an evening of alternative bands starting at 7 p.m., at the Adams Elks Lodge, 63 Center St., Adams. The lineup includes: Allston's The Heavies (rock), North Adams roots rock outfit Flannel Dan and the Panhandle Band; Colourful Hill, an alt-rock group from Springfield, and Lee pop punk group Cabin Pressure. Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets are $10 general admission.

- The Funk Box Dance Studio, 307 North St., Pittsfield, will host a "FUNDation" break dance battle featuring competitors of all ages, from 4 to 7 p.m. There will also be raffles and a bake sale — additional donations welcome — with all proceeds benefiting an April 29 international Funkdation Hip Hop Festival in Pittsfield. Word!

- The Rev Tor Band will take the window seat at Mission Bar + Tapas, 438 North St., Pittsfield, starting at 8 p.m. No cover.

- Truly Independent Wrestling presents "Forward March: Road to the Championship," starting at 6 p.m., at Pilgrim Memorial Church and Parish House, 249 Wahconah St., Pittsfield. This is a packed amateur and semi-pro wrestling bill with winners going on to the Truly Independent Wrestling Championship rounds. Regional competitors and matches confirmed thus far include: Benjamin Blackwell vs. Kennedi Copeland; "Mr. Must See" Tyler Vincent vs. Shane Alden; Scotty Aero vs. "The Savage" Damon Ravage; High Voltage Omar Pietri vs. The Rickety Rocket; Zack Clayton vs. Kalvin Michael Strange; "The Wolf" C.J. Scott vs. Lance Madewell; Roman Dominguez vs. Tyrek; teams The Street (Angel Kross & Elite Terrell) vs. The Spirit Squad (Kenny & Mikey); as well as DangerKid & Jamar Justice; InZanely Rude (Zane Bernardo & RJ Rude) and The Echo Boomers ("Firework" Foxx Vinyer & Jimmy Limits). Tickets to this all-ages event are free for kids ages 5 and under; $5 for ages 6-12, and $10 for teens and adults, general admission, and can be reserved by calling 413-281-6075.

- Laurie Scoco returns to host Karaoke Night from 8 to 11 p.m., at the Tamarack Lounge at Bousquet ski area, 101 Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield. No cover, just bravery and maybe a little talent required.

- Hilltop Orchards and Furnace Brook Winery, 508 Canaan Road, Richmond will host its monthly Full Moon Trek, Bonfire & Wine Tasting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Advance registration for guests age 21 and up is required and can be done at The cost is $14 per person, which includes the guided hike with Holly Brouker, bonfire, live entertainment, and tasting of up to six Furnace Brook wines. This will be a snowshoe event if there is snow; price including snowshoe rental is $30 or BYO gear.

- Easy listening duo Garson & Sullivan (Kathy Garson on keyboards and vocals, Jim Sullivan on guitar and vocals), will play "Bene Musica!" from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at The Rainbow Restaurant, 109 First St., in Pittsfield. No cover.

- The Left Side Soul band (Ric Anderson on bass and vocals; Carlos Merle on drums and percussion, and Bryan H. on guitar and vocals) will play funk, rock, R&B and soul, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., at Firefly Gastropub & Catering Co., 71 Church St., in Lenox.


- Berkshire Running Center's final race in the Frosted Mug 5K series takes place at 11 a.m. at Zucchinis Restaurant, 1331 North St., in Pittsfield. Run by Pontoosuc Lake then relax with fellow racers and a frosty mug of suds and a buffet lunch. Fees are $30 in advance, $35 day of. Register online:


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