The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 31


Berkshire Museum: "Now Playing: Festival of Trees 2016." Final Day! Walk the red carpet to see more than 100 decorated trees, bedecked in cinematic finery, reflecting this year's movie theme, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Clark Art Institute:
Gallery talks; members of the institute's education team lead guided walks through the galleries for a personalized look at highlights from the permanent collection, an introduction to the history of the museum, and new insights into some Clark favorites, free with paid admission, 1 p.m., 225 South St., Williamstown.


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.

Pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage, and beverages; $6, $3 for kids under 12, free for kids under 3; baked goods available for purchase, 8-11 a.m., Becket Federated Church, Main Street, Becket.

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.

Wingate Residences at Melbourne: Special New Year's celebration; snacks, refreshments and a performance by the D.B. Jazz Trio, space is limited, 3 p.m.,140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. RSVP to 413-499-1992.


Berkshire Museum: New Year's Eve Magic Show — The Nerd Magician, a magic show full of pop culture and classic Hollywood film references, 11 a.m.; $15 adult, $8 child; museum members $5 adult, $3 child. "Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

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


Berkshire Bach Society: "Bach at New Year's: A Celebration of Brandenburgs — All Six Concerti" featuring the Berkshire Bach Ensemble with Kenneth Cooper, director, 6 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Tickets: 413-528-0100,


Mount Greylock State Reservation: Roads to summit closed. Visitors Center open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, 413-499-4262.

Sheffield Land Trust: New Year's Eve Day Guided Ski or Walk. Wear warm cloths and appropriate foot gear, 1 p.m., meet leader Neal Chamberlain at the Ashley Falls Woods property entrance opposite the Herb Barn, a quarter mile north of the village Green on Route 7A, Ashley Falls; 413-229-0234, or

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