The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 2

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ART

510 Warren Street Gallery:
"Survey Lens," small works by Peggy Reeves, opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m., 510 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.

Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists' Guild: Holiday Art Show and sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Town Hall, Main Street, West Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Botanical Garden:
Holiday Marketplace featuring 20 craft vendors, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge.

Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Hoosac Valley Tinseliner train ride celebrates a vintage American Christmas, departs at 1, 3, 5 & 7 p.m., from Adams Station, Hoosac Street, Adams. Tickets: hoosacvalleytrainride.com.

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m.; games at 6:20 p.m., food available. St. Mark Church Parish Center, 400 Columbus Ave. Extension, Pittsfield. Information: 413-445-4506.

First Congregational Church of Lee: Holiday Fair featuring fresh-cut trees, bake sale, Santa's attic, raffles and more, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 25 Park Place, Lee.

Food Pantry: Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, 413-236-5644.

Friends of the Pittsfield Council on Aging: Annual bazaar with a visit from Santa, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 330 North St., Pittsfield.

Gingerbread House Competition: Theme: "Lenox Through the Years," includes silent auction, public will award a People's Choice Award, 1 to 3 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

Knit 'n Stitch: Chatting and project help, all ages and all skill levels welcome, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Lanesborough Elementary School: Craft fair and bake sale to benefit the Lanesborough/New Ashford Scholarship Fund, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 188 Summer St., Lanesborough.

Lenox Historical Society: Annual open house, "Celebrating James Van Der Zee: the Lenox Connection" exhibit features some of Van Der Zee's earliest photographs taken in Lenox during the early 20th century, noon to 3 p.m., Museum of Lenox History, 65 Main St., Lenox.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: Fall Preview Day, checkin at 10:45 a.m. in Murdock Hall, 375 Church St., North Adams.

Monterey Community Center: Made in Monterey Holiday Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monterey Community Center, New Marlboro Road, Monterey.

Naumkeag: Christmas in Stockbridge event, free self-guided tours and hot beverages, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

North Adams Public Schools: Greenhouse Educational Program open house, 9 a.m. to noon, 931 South Church St., North Adams.

Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County: Meeting, 2 to 4 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum Conference Room, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information: Ed Sedarbaum at ed@rainbowseniors.org or 413-441-6006 or visit rainbowseniors.org.

Sacred Heart Parish: Christmas Gift Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1 Meadow Lane, Pittsfield.

Special Olympics of Massachusetts: Cop on Top Fundraiser, 9 a.m., Walmart, 555 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield.

The Stationary Factory: Handmade Holiday Festival featuring nearly 70 vendors, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Holiday open house and market with live music, bake sale and kids activities, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish: Christmas Bazaar with raffles, auctions and bake and candy shops, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 159 Church St., Cheshire.

Stockbridge Main Street: Main Street at Christmas event, featuring historic house tours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; holiday storytime, 11 a.m.; caroling luminaria walk, 6 p.m.; Berkshire Lyric and the Blafield Children's Chorus concert, 7:30 p.m., Main Street, Stockbridge.

Trinity Church: Christmas Fair and Silver Tea, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 88 Walker St., Lenox.

Williamstown Holiday Walk: Run with the Reindeer 5K, screening of "Elf," "Souperbowl" cook-off, reindog parade, holiday music and more, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Church Street and Walden Street, Williamstown. Info: Chamber Calendar on williamstownchamber.com.

Women's Service League of First Congregational Church: Holly Fair with crafts and a visit from Santa, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jonathan Edwards Room, 4 Main St., Stockbridge.

Zion Lutheran Church: Holiday craft fair and bake sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 74 First St., Pittsfield.

DANCE

ITAM Lodge:
Dancing with music by DJ Fred M., $7, 7 to 10:30 p.m., 93 Waubeek Road, Pittsfield.

Line Dance Lessons: Absolute beginners, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; beginners, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., all ages welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

FILM

Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries: "Heart of a Dog," following wine and cheese social, 7 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Weekly Meditation: Free, all are welcome, noon, All Saints Episcopal Church library, 59 Summer St., North Adams; 413-358-2626.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum:
WeeMuse Art Lab, 11 a.m.; "Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Children's Art Show for ages 7 to 12, 3 to 4 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Community Bible Church: "Angels Aware" Christmas musical, 6 p.m., 160 Bridges Road, Williamstown.

Nutshell Playhouse: "Top Bananas!" 11 a.m., The Spectrum Playhouse, 20 Franklin St., Lee.

Ramsdell Library: Fun with Fine Arts, ages 4 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Ward's Nursery: Santa visits, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 600 Main St., Great Barrington.

LECTURE

Chatham Public Library:
"How the Post Office Created America: A History," 3:30 p.m., 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham Village, N.Y.

Lenox High School: Sandra Steingraber to speak on PCBs, fracking and pipelines are impacting ecological and human health, 5 p.m., 197 East St., Lenox.

Richmond Free Public Library: Becky Cushing of Mass Audubon will present "The Winter Sanctuaries," 11 a.m., 2821 State Road, Richmond.

Roeliff Jansen Library: "The Case for College in Prison" with Ellen Lagemann, 4 p.m., 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

MUSIC

Ellen Lynch Photography:
Violinists Charlotte Malin and Abraham Brody and pianist Bob Logan will perform a contemporary exploration of classical music, 7:30 p.m., 34 A Main St., Chatham, N.Y.

Rainbow Restaurant: Dan Gingras performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.

SereniTea Cafe: Karaoke night, "Country Night," 8 p.m., 303 Ashland St., North Adams.

Williams College Department of Music: Williams Jazz Ensemble performs, directed by Kris Allen, 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.

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