Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, June 27 to Aug. 2

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ART

ART OMI
1405 County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y.
Visitors' Center and Gallery Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fields Sculpture Park hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Current Exhibitions: Windows, Lois Dodd. Fat Bike Project, Jason Middlebrook & Kianja Strobert. Indeterminacy IV, Dove Bradshaw. Omi Pond House, Rob Fischer. Folkert de Jong. Active Turn: Home, Freya Powell. Oval Frontiers, Andreas Savva. Charley Friedman. Iran do Espírito Santo. Donald Baechler. Icarus Meets Apollo, Diann Bauer. Ribbed Dome, Jackie Ferrara. Constants, Catherine Lee. NOTICE: A Flock of Signs, Kim Beck. Chaise Gabion, Celeste Roberge. Summer and Winter, Alison Saar. X-POD & X-TOWER, Haresh Lalvani. Trees for ETs, Paula Hayes. A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels, Alice Aycock. Untitled Iron Casting, Jene Highstein. Relic II, Lauren Ewing. Cloak of Lorenzo, Bryan Hunt. Bus Shelter XI (Heidegger), Dennis Adams. It Up and Her Leaving, Robert Melee. Smoke, Richard Nonas. Victoria, Susanna, Leucantha and Eileen, Phillip Grausman. Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5 and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line, Bernar Venet. Sallie, Donald Lipski. Gunshot Landscape, Margaret Evangeline. Purification, Thomas Matsuda. Picker Sculpture, Dewitt Godfrey. Clench, Oliver Kruse. Sheep Farm, Dan Devine. Mary Ann unger. John Deere, Willard Boepple. Ellipse, Tarik Currimbhoy. Stanley Boxer. Steppe and Ripogenus, Antoni Milkowski. Untitled, Robert Grosvenor. Marriage Tree, Dennis Oppenheim. Columns, John Cross. Untitled, Tony Cragg. In the Beginning and Chickasaw, Isaac Witkin. Iron(y), Nancy Dwyer.

BASEBALL IN THE BERKSHIRES
Berkshire Mall, 655 Cheshire Road, Lanesborough, Mass.
413-822-6738
Open Fridays from 2 to 8 p.m. and weekends noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
On view now: "Baseball in the Berkshires, " depicting the rich history of baseball in the Berkshires.

BECKET ARTS CENTER
7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.
413-623-6635, becketartscenter.org
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Thursday, July 27: Drawing workshop, 2 to 5 p.m.; "Your Writing Journey: a workshop for people with stories to tell," $40, 2 to 5 p.m
Saturday, July 29: Yoga, bring your own mat, $10, 9 a.m.

BENNINGTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.
802-442-7158
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $9, $8 seniors, children free.
Saturday, July 29: "The Laumeister Fine Art Competition" opens.
Through Sept. 4: "American Artists Abroad."
Through Dec. 23: "The Small Works Show."

BENNINGTON MUSEUM
75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1571
Gallery Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10, $9 seniors, children free.
Current Exhibitions: "Grandma Moses, One of America’s Most Noted Self-Taught Folk Artists." Granda Moses Schoolhouse, "Interactive Family Center." "Bennington Modernism, An Atmosphere Filled with Energy." "Gilded Age Vermont, Wealth and Prosperity Comes to Bennington." Church Gallery, "Cabinet of Curiosities." Sloane Gallery, "The Battle of Bennington - A Pivotal Point in American History."
Through Nov. 5: Grandma Moses, "American Modern" exhibition.
Through Dec. 30: "Buy Local: Photographs from the Weicht-Isselhardt Collection."

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM
159 East Main St., North Adams, Mass. Annex: 82 Summer St., North Adams, Mass.
413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org
Hours: Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
Through Oct. 2017: “VOLUME – Esculturas Grandes, Esculturas de Mesa, Vessels, Volume in Miniature." Over 50 3-D indoor and outdoor sculptures, plus permanent collection/Iceberg/
Robotic Installation and "A Chapel for Humanity."

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org
Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. $13, $6 children.

CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY
622 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.
518-828-1915, carriehaddadgallery.com
Open daily 11 a.m to 5 p.m.
Through Aug. 6: Summer exhibit, group show featuring Mark Beard, Corinne Robbins, Claire Lofrese and more.

CHESTERWOOD
4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-3579, chesterwood.org
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed 12:30 to 2 p.m. Guided tours are available for groups 10 or more with advance reservations. $18, seniors $17, teens $9, children free.
Thursday, July 27: "Painting on the Prowl" plein air painting class with Arthur Yanoff, registration required through IS183, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday, July 28: Walking tour of "Out of Site," with museum admission, 2 p.m.
Through Oct. 9: "Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood."

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, children and members free.
Through Aug. 2017: "Picasso: Encounters."
Through Sept. 4: "Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design."
Through Sept. 24: "No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts."
Through Oct. 9: "As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler's Paintings."

COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS
40 Railroad St., Suite #6, Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-5485, CATAarts.org
Through July 31: "I Am a Part of Art," exhibit, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.
Through Aug. 22: "I Am a Part of Art," exhibit created by artists with disabilities, Lunder Center, Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.

CONFLUENCE GALLERY
7012 Main St., Readsboro, Vt.
Open Saturday from 10 a.m .to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
readsboroarts.org
Through July 30: "Botanical Art."

CYNTHIA-REEVES
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.
cynthia-reeves.com
Through Aug. 19: Mabel Poblet, "Bouyancy."

DIANA FELBER GALLERY
6 Harris St., West Stockbridge, Mass.
413-232-7007
Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday.
Through July 30: Summer Show.

DORSET HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, Vt.
802-867-0331
Open Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Current Exhibitions: "Fenton Stoneware." "The Art and Crafts of Jessica Hill Bond."

THE EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY SOCIETY
Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, N.Y.
518-392-3362, millay.org
Open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. House and ground tours, $16 each; grounds pass, $10; Behind the Scenes pass, $50.
Through Oct. 30: “Millay at Vassar.”

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.
ferrincontemporary.com
Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FIDDLEHEAD AT FOUR CORNERS
338 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1000
Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Current Exhibitions: "Banned Books Exhibit."

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE AND STUDIO
92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, Mass.
413-637-0166, frelinghuysen.org
Open Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, July 28: Free painting demo with Terry Wise, 11 a.m.
Saturday, July 29: "Has Your Creativity Been Hiding" workshop led by Kinney Frelinghuysen, with admission, 10 a.m. to noon.

GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY
40 Main St., Lee, Mass.
413-394-5045
Through Aug. 7: "Phenomenon of Oil and Water with Marge Bride and Karen Jacobs" exhibition.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-0188, hancockshakervillage.org
Through Nov. 12: "DWELLING: Purpose, place and ideas," exhibition; "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."

HERMAN MELVILLE'S ARROWHEAD
780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-1793
Tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15, $13 seniors, $8 children.

HILLTOWN ARTS ALLIANCE
Hilltown Community Development Corporation, 387 Main Road, Chesterfield, Mass.
413-238-0481
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through July: Group show featuring Kathryn Jensen, Gerrie Kennedy, Peggy Klineman and more.

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
At the Wheeler Farmstead, 817 South Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.
413-591-8702
Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Through July: "Frank Stanley Packlick: A Man and His Passion."

HOUSATONIC VALLEY ART LEAGUE
420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, Mass.
hvart.org
Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Saturday, July 29: Art Auction, caller Alan Chartock, 32 paintings will be auctioned, partial proceeds to benefit CATA and the Housatonic Valley Art League, $5 bidding card, 5 to 7 p.m.
Through July 30: Juried Art Show.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
Blake's Barn, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, Mass.
413-243-0745, jacobspillow.org
Through Aug. 27: "Jacob's Pillow Jumps," "Inside the Dancer's Art," and "Maira Kalman's Principles of Uncertainty," exhibitions, open daily, free.

THE KINGMAN TAVERN MUSEUM
33 Main St., Cummington, Mass.
Guided tours, 2 to 5 p.m.

LANESBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY
83 North Main St., Lanesborough, Mass.
Through Aug. 31: "Aged: A Photography Exhibit," by Peg Williams.

LAUREN CLARK FINE ART
325 Stockbridge Road, Suite, Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-0432, laurenclarkfineart.com
Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Through Aug. 6: "Portrait and Figures" exhibition by Joan Barber, Richard Britell, Kris Galli and Terry Wise.
Through Aug. 20: "NOCA in the Berkshires," featuring glass works by David J. Benyosef, Carrie Gustafson, Peter Houk, Caleb Nichols and more.

LICHTENSTEIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-499-9348
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MASON LIBRARY
231 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.
gblibraries.org
Through July 31: Charles W. Agar wood carvings.

MASS MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $18, $16 seniors, $8 children.
Current Exhibitions: Steffani Jemison, “Plant you now, dig you later.” Elizabeth King, “Radical Small.” Tanja Hollander, “Are you really my friend?” Building 6: Artists Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Gunnar Schonbeck and more. “In the Abstract,” Doug Ashford, Aidas Bareikis, Sarah Braman, Tomashi Jackson, Rosy Keyser, Eric N. Mack, Rose Marcus, Rodney McMillian, Matt Saunders, Letha Wilson, and Brenna Youngblood. “The Half-life of Love,” Jordan Casteel, Cynthia Daignault, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Curran Hatleberg, Deana Lawson, Dave McKenzie, Kambui Olujimi, Valeska Soares, and Billie Zangewa.
Through Aug. 2017: Nick Cave, “Until.”

MCLA GALLERY 51
51 Main St., North Adams, Mass.
mcla.edu/gallery51
Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
Thursday, July 27: "3 Second Stories" opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m.

MEETING HOUSE GALLERY
154 Hartsville New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough, Mass.
newmarlborough.org
Gallery Hours: Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, July 28: "Out of Many, One: e pluribus unam" opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m.
July 29 – Aug. 27: "Out of Many, One: e pluribus unam."

NEUMANN FINE ART
65 Cold Water St., Hillsdale, N.Y.
neumannfineart.com
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Through Aug. 12: "A Canon of Beauty," group show featuring Barry DeBaun.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road/Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass.
nrm.org
Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 27: Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School, with admission, 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Summer Sketch Club, $7, 10 a.m. to noon.
Through Oct. 29: "Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol," and "James Warhola: Uncle Andy and Other Stories," exhibitions.
Through Oct. 31: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio."

NORTH BENNINGTON SCULPTURE
48 Main St., North Bennington, Vt.
Through Oct. 29: 20th annual Outdoor Sculpture Show.

SALMON FALLS GALLERY
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, Mass.
413-625-9833, salmonfallsgallery.com
Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Through Aug. 27: "Tom Wyatt: Reflection and Illusion," photographs on metal, and "Trina Sears Sternstein: Imagined Landscapes," oil paintings.

THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, Mass.
413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org
Through July 29: Artist Tina Grammer.

SCHANTZ GALLERIES
3 Elm St., Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-3044
Through July 30: "Lino Tagliapietra in New England 2017."

SCULPTURE NOW
The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.
413-623-2068, sculpturenow.org, edithwharton.org
Through Oct. 31: Large-scale outdoor sculptures located on the ground of The Mount.

SHAKER MUSEUM
Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.
518-794-9100, shakerml.org
Open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Through Oct. 9: "Break Every Yoke: Shakers, gender equality and women's suffrage."
Through Nov. 12: "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."

SHEEP HILL
671 Cold Springs Road, Williamstown, Mass.
802-442-7108
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Painting Landscape with Watercolor workshop, four consecutive Tuesdays, $120, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register: annjkremers@yahoo.com.

SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.
sheffieldhistory.org
Open weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Current Exhibitions: "Baseball in the Berkshires," and "Where the Berkshires Began..."

SOHN FINE ART GALLERY
69 Church St., Lenox, Mass.
sohnfineart.com
Open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through Aug. 13: Greg Gorman's book "Private Works: 2000-2015."

SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER
930 SVAC Drive, West Road, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1405
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY ARTS CENTER

790 State Route 203, Spencertown, N.Y.
518-392-3693, spencertownacademy.org
Open weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.
Through Aug. 13: "The Curator as Artist,” 1 to 5 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE STATION GALLERY
3 Depot St., Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-5163, riverartproject.com
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through Sept. 4: "The River Art Project."

TUNNEL CITY COFFEE
100 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass.
Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Through Sept.: Ghetta Hirsch, Ed Carson and Sharon Carson.

TURN PARK ART SPACE
2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge, Mass.
turnpark.com
Through Oct.: "Wood Works" exhibition featuring Ben Butler and Jim Holl.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART
WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Through Aug. 20: “Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography.”
Through Aug. 20: “Accession Number.”
Through Sept. 17: “Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi.”


DANCE

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
358 George Carter Road, Becket, Mass.
413-243-9919, jacobspillow.org
Thursday, July 27: Ballet Hispanico dance performance, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; ate9 dANCEcOMPANY dance performance, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Gemma Bond Dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Friday, July 28: Ballet Hispanico dance performance, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; ate9 dANCEcOMPANY dance performance, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Ologunde dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Saturday, July 29: Ballet Hispanico dance performance, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; ate9 dANCEcOMPANY dance performance, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; The School at Jacob's Pillow Contemporary Program performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Sunday, July 30: Ballet Hispanico dance performance, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; ate9 dANCEcOMPANY dance performance, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Sunday Master Class with ate9 dANCEcOMPANY for intermediate/advanced dancers ages 16 and up, online registration required, $15, 10 a.m.
Through Aug. 25: Morning Classes: Monday Pilates, Tuesday African Dance, Wednesday Ballet, Thursday Zumba, Friday Modern, all skill levels, ages 16 and up, $10 class, 8 to 9 a.m., Ruth St. Denis Studio.

PS21: PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.
800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org
Thursday, July 27: Parsons Dance open rehearsal and work-in-progress, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 28: Parsons Dance dance class for teens, 10 to 11:30 a.m.


FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

18TH ANNUAL BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz, N.Y.
Sunday, July 30: Live music and entertainment, children's activities, pancake breakfast and more, $7, children under 12 are free, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

THE ABODE OF THE MESSAGE
5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.
wildwomanfest.com
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Wild Woman Fest: Five days and four nights of dance, yoga, meditation, workshops, bonfires and more.

ADAMS FREE LIBRARY
92 Park St., Adams, Mass.
413-743-8345
Thursday, July 27: "Drum to the Beat" with Otha Day drum circle, 6 p.m.

BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE
105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield, Mass.
413-298-3239 ext. 3013
Through Sept. 3: Housatonic River Guided Canoe Trips, $30, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Registration required.
Through Sept. 4: Canoe Rentals at Bartholomew's Cobble, $20, Saturdays and Sundays noon to 4 p.m. Rent a boat and explore the Housatonic River on your own.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-3926, berkshirebotanical.org
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Saturday for guided tours of featured display gardens, 11 a.m. Call 413-320-4794 to arrange a private group tour. Admission $15, seniors $14, children free.
Through Sept. 24: Designers and builders re-imagine playhouse structures to delight children of all ages.

BERKSHIRE CAROUSEL
50 Center St., Pittsfield, Mass.
theberkshirecarousel.blogspot.com
Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Rides are $2 each.

BERKSHIRE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
berkshirechildren.org
Sunday, July 31: Kids 4 Harmony Summer Gala Concert with Emanuel Ax, 6 p.m. reception and 7 p.m. concert, Robert Boland Theatre, Berkshrie Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield, Mass.

BERKSHIRE LYRIC
413-298-5365, berkshirelyric.org
July 31 – Aug. 4: Summer Choral Music Camp for children ages 6 to 13, sing with the Blafield Children's Chorus, 9 a.m. to noon., Pittsfield Unitarian Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org
Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners. Interactive program for children ages 6-18 months, with admission, 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures. Children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Aquarium and other Museum galleries, with admission, 11 a.m.
Saturdays: Chow Time in the Aquarium. Help prepare meals for creatures in the Aquarium, with admission, 12:30 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Thursday, July 27: Off the Wall: Soak Stain art making activity, free, 1 p.m., Lunder Center at Stone Hill.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Piece by Piece: Cubist Portraits children's art making event, free, 1 p.m., Fernandez Terrace.

COLUMBIA COUNTY YOUTH THEATRE
Chatham High School, 50 Woodbridge, Ave., Chatham, N.Y.
columbiacountyyouththeatre.org
July 27 and 28: "The Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon," $7.

DOWNSTREET ART
North Adams, Mass.
downstreetart.org
Thursday, July 27: Thread Ensemble, BOOM Music stage performers at The Matchstick Architects and Christine Bile, 5 to 8 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON BANDSTAND
Behind Town Hall, Main Street, Great Barrington, Mass.
Through Aug. 26: Concerts by children's entertainer David Grover, free, every Saturday at 10 a.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES
Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.
gblibraries.org, 413-528-2403
Ramsdell Public Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic, Mass.
413-274-3738
Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders Play & Learn Playgroup, no registration required, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Fridays: Ramsdell Storytime for Tots: Stories and crafts for kids under five, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts: Arts and crafts for children, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN FAIR
Dorr Feild, 815 Bonnet St., Manchester Center, Vt.
leadrugs.org/green-mountain-fair
July 27 30: Local entertainment, live music, rides, crafts and food.

HILDENE
1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1788, hildene.org
Tuesday, Aug. 1: "Farm Chores Program" $30 for a family of four, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Register: farm@hildene.org.

JACOB'S PILLOW
358 George Carter Road, Becket.
jacobspillow.org
Friday, July 28: Families Dance Together, intergenerational dance class for children aged 5 to 18, registration required, $5, $1 kids, 5 to 6 p.m.

LENOX LIBRARY
18 Main St., Lenox, Mass.
Thursday, July 27: Debbie O'Carroll, "Build a Better World Magic Show," 11 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Terry A La Berry and Friends' 12th Season of Family Concerts, 11 a.m.

LIFT EV'RY VOICE
Saturday, July 29: Lift Ev'ry Voice: South County, dance performance, book sale and more, $20, 6 p.m., Great Barrington Train Station, 46 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE
1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.
518-392-9292, machaydntheatre.org
July 28 and 29: "Hi, Ho, Robin Hood," $8/10, 10:30 a.m.

MASS AUDUBON
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox, Mass.
massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley
Sunday, July 30: Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip, October Mountain Forest, $35, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Buckley Dunton Lake, Becket. Online registration required.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Berkshire Residents free admission day, bring your ID, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MERCK FOREST
3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vt.
802-394-7836, merckforest.org
Thursday, July 27: Farm Chores for Children, $2.50, 2 to 4 p.m.

THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Books & Blooms storytime for children aged 2 to 8, weather permitting, free, 10 a.m.

NAUMKEAG
The Trustees of Reservations
Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-8138
Thursday, July 27: "Family Style" house tour, $5 with admission, 1 p.m.; Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Saturday, July 29: "Behind the Velvet Curtain" $5 with admission, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday; "Build It Yourself: Adirondack Chair," $280 includes materials, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m to 1 p.m., registration required.
Sunday July 30: "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," house tour, $5 with admission, 2:30 p.m.
Monday, July 31: Yoga with a View program, $20, 9 to 10 a.m.
Through Sept. 4: "The Secret Gardens of Naumkeag" interactive installation.
Through Oct. 9: "The Three Lives of Naumkeag House Tour," daily, every hour, $15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Through Oct. 9: "Shaping a Landscape Garden Tour," daily, $20, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Through Oct. 9: "Outside In: The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Garden Tour," $20, Wednesday 1:30 p.m. and Saturday 11:30 a.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
nrm.org
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 27: "Draw in! Sketching Our World" family art workshop, $7, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "Kids Create" family art workshop, $7, 10 a.m.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY
74 Church St., North Adams, Mass.
413-662-3133 ext. 14, naplibrary.com
Thursday, July 27: Summer reading storytime and activities, 6 p.m.

POWNAL VALLEY FAIR
Route 346, Pownal, Vt.
Saturday, July 29: Games, prizes, car show, vendors and more, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

PS21
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.
800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org
Friday, July 28: "Songs and Sounds of Freedom," 1 p.m.

THE ROBBINS-ZUST FAMILY MARIONETTES
Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.
413-822-0663, robbins-zustfamilymarionettes.com
Friday, July 28: "Jack and the Beanstalk" $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: "Rumplestiltskin," free half-hour show, 11 a.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
Monday, July 31: "Rumplestiltskin," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "Firebird," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

THE ROE JAN LIBRARY
9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.
roejanlibrary.org
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Introductory computer coding classes for teens, 5:30 p.m. Register: 518-325-4101.

SHEFFIELD LIBRARY
48 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.
413-229-7004, bushnellsagelibrary.org
Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m.
Wednesdays: Mah Jongg Night, drop in style. Beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
46 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-5501
Wednesdays: Littles Library Time, for children under 3, 10 a.m.

VERMONT ARTS EXCHANGE
48 Main St., North Bennington, Vt.
vtartxchange.org
July 31 – Aug. 4: Artology Camp for children ages 6 to 9, $225, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

VERMONT SUMMER FESTIVAL HORSE SHOW
Harold Beebe Farm, Route 7 North, East Dorset, Vt.
802-489-4945, vt-summerfestival.com
Through Aug. 13: New England's largest hunter/jumper competition.


FILM

BENNINGTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS
44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.
thebennington.org
Friday, July 28: "Where the River Flows North," film screening and talk including reflections by filmmaker Jay Craven, $12/$5 students, 7 p.m.

BERKSHIRE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Lenox High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass.
Monday, July 31: “Keep Quiet,” 4 p.m.

CANTILENA CHAMBER CHOIR
Duffin Auditorium, Lenox Memorial Middle and High School, East Street, Lenox, Mass.
518-791-0185
Friday, July 28: "Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices" screening, $15, 7 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Monday, July 31: "The Picasso Summer," free, 7 p.m.

FREE CLASSIC MOVIE WEDNESDAYS
Bringing You Vermont,
Merchant's Park, North Street, Bennington, Vt.
802-753-7639
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "The Searchers" (1956).

MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT
1611 Dorset West Road, Dorset, Vt.
marblehouseproject.org
ART-Seed, artists-in-residence present work to the public.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Film screening by Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib and lecture on sustainable architecture by Mimi Hoang and Eric Bunge, free, 6 to 7 p.m.

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS
Adams Visitors Center, 3 Hoosac St., Adams.
Friday, July 28: "The Secret Life of Pets," 7:30 p.m.


MUSIC

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY
Mr. Finns Cabaret, Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org
Sunday, July 30: Jenny Giering: Upfront and Personal, $25, 8 p.m.
Monday, July 31: Michele Lee, "Nobody Does It Like Me…The Music of Cy Coleman," $40-$50/VIP $75, 7 p.m.

BASCOM LODGE
3 Summit Road, Adams, Mass.
413-743-1591, bascomlodge.net
Sunday, July 30: Morrighan's Flight, free, 6 p.m.

BECKET ARTS CENTER
7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.
413-623-6635, becketartscenter.org
Friday, July 28: The Hilltown Singalong, 7 p.m.

BENNINGTON CHAMBER MUSIC CONFERENCE
Bennington College, Greenwall Auditorium, 1 College Drive, North Bennington, Vt.
cmceast.org
July 29 and Aug. 2: Artist-Faculty concert, free, 8 p.m.

BERKSHIRE BASH LIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS
SKi Butternut, 380 State Road, Great Barrington, Mass.
berkshirebash.com
Saturday, July 29: Berkshire Blues Bash with Roomful of Blues, bring a blanket or chair, $45/$100 VIP, children free, 3 to 8 p.m.,

BERKSHIRE SCENIC RAILWAY
hoosicvalleytrainride.com
Saturday, July 29: Saturday Night Cabaret Train with Samantha Talora and Ron Ramsay, bring your own snacks and drinks, $20, 7 p.m., departure from North Adams Station, 98 Crowley Ave., North Adams.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TANGLEWOOD INSTITUTE
Trinity Church, 88 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.
bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood/
All recitals are free and take place at Trinity Church, unless noted.
Thursday, July 27: Percussion Ensemble, BUTI student recital, 6 p.m., West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox.
Saturday, July 29: Young Artists Piano Program, BUTI student recital, 11 a.m., West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox; Young Artists Orchestra with Paul Haas, conductor, Bach/Stokowski "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565," Shostakovich "Symphony No. 10," $12, 2:30 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall, 297 West St., Lenox.
Sunday, July 30: Chamber Music, Young Artists Wind Ensemble, BUTI student recital, 10 a.m., West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox; Young Artists Wind Ensemble with H. Robert Reynolds, conductor, Gillingham, Husa, Jacob, Mackey, Reed and Schoenberg, $12, 2:30 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall, 297 West St., Lenox.
Monday, July 31: Young Artists Orchestra Faculty, BUTI faculty recital, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Tanglewood on Parade Chamber Music, Young Artists Orchestra, free, 2:30 p.m., Chamber Music Hall; Tanglewood on Parade, Young Artists Orchestra and Chorus with Paul Haas and Katie Woolf, conductors, prices vary, 4 p.m., Koussevitzky Music Shed, 297 West St., Lenox.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Young Artists Piano Program, BUTI student recital, 7 p.m.

THE GUTHRIE CENTER
2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, Mass.
guthriecenter.org
Friday, July 28 and 29: Seth Glier CD Release, $25, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.

HUNTINGTON SUMMER MUSIC SERIES
The Gazebo, intersection of Route 20 and Route 112
Thursday, July 27: The Hot Shot Hillbillies perform, bring a chair or blanket, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

KRIPALU CENTER FOR YOGA & HEALTH
57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
kripalu.org
Saturday, July 29: Yoga at Tanglewood, bring your mat, $13, 10:15 a.m., 297 West St., Lenox, Mass.

LIVE MUSIC AT TURN PARK
2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge, Mass.
Sunday, July 30: Parham Haghighi performs, 2 p.m.

LIVE ON THE LAKE
Burbank Park on Onota Lake, Pittsfield.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: On Tap performs, 6 to 8 p.m.

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org
Sunday, July 30: 2017 Mahaiwe Gala: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, $80-$750, 7 p.m.

MANCHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT

Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1956, mmfvt.org
Thursday, July 27: Manchester Music Festival Young Artist Concert, Chausson, Franck and Schubert, 8 p.m.
Friday, July 28: Manchester Music Festival Young Artists perform in Yester House, 4 to 6 p.m.; Washington County Band concert, free, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: Masterclasses, Dimitri Murrath, viola, Axel Strauss, violin, $15, 11 a.m.
Sunday, July 30: Manchester Music Festival Young Artists Concert, $10, 2 p.m.

MARLBORO MUSIC
Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, 2472 South Road, Marlboro, Vt.
802-254-2394
Saturday, July 29: Program at 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: Program at 2:30 p.m.

MASS MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.
massmoca.org
Saturday, July 29: "Bang on a Can All-Stars: Road Trip," $5-$24, 8 p.m.

MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS
The Federated Church, Route 2, Charlemont, Mass.
Saturday, July 29: Amy Burton and John Musto, $20, 7:30 p.m.

THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Friday, July 28: Music After Hours program, featuring Jon Suters with guest Jonathan Talbott, free, 5 to 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: Music After Hours program, featuring The Bob Meyer Project, free, 5 to 8 p.m.

MUSIC AT THE SOUTHFIELD CHURCH

234 Norfolk Road, New Marlborough, Mass.
413-229-8109
Saturday, July 29: Norfolk Music Festival Fellows, free, 4 p.m.

MUSIC IN THE PARK
Weisbuch Pavilion, Shatford Park, New Lebanon, N.Y.
Sunday, July 30: The Ukeville Stringband, The Hale Mountain Pickers, Shut Up and Dance, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

MUSIC FROM SALEM
Hubbard Hall, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.
518-232-2347, musicfromsalem.org
Saturday, July 29: Music from Salem Listening Club “L’elisir d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love) by Gaetano Donizetti, presented by Peter Subers and members of the Hubbard Hall Opera Theater cast performing live excerpts, $10, 2 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: “Whatever a moon has always meant” concert program, $25 suggested, 4 p.m.

PARK-MCCULLOUGH HOUSE
Carriage Barn, 1 Park St., North Bennington, Vt.
802-442-5441, parkmccullough.org
Saturday, July 29: Folk Music: Long Journey, $12, 7 p.m.

PARTY IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES
Noel Field, 310 State St., North Adams, Mass.
All concerts 6 to 8 p.m., free.
Thursday, July 27: Critical Mass performs.

PS21: PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21st CENTURY
2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.
800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org
Friday, July 28: The Rory Block Gospel and Blues Fest Weekend, material from the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal repertoire with a new twist: the steel guitar, 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: The Rory Block: Sisters of Slide, Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar, 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: The Rory Block: A Gospel Choir Fest, a gathering of local gospel choirs, 2 p.m., Old Methodist Church, 8 Church Lane, Chatham Center, N.Y.

READSBORO ARTS SUMMER CONCERTS
802-423-5600, readsboroarts.org
Saturday, July 29: The Stockwell Brothers, $15, 8 p.m., EJ Bullock Building, 710 Main St., Readsboro, Vt.

ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY
9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.
roejanlibrary.org
Sunday, July 30: Broad Street Chamber Players, 5 p.m.

THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, Mass.
sandisfieldartscenter.org
Saturday, July 29: Bobby Sweet concert, $15, 8 p.m.

SEVENARS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sevenars Academy, Ireland Street, South Worthington, Mass.
413-238-5854, sevenars.org
All concerts at 4 p.m.; $20 suggested donation.
Sunday, July 30: Greenwood Players concert.

SHIRE CITY SESSIONS
First Street Common, Pittsfield, Mass.
shirecitymusic.com
Monday, July 31: Born Without Bones with guest Luke Tobin, free, 6 p.m.

SOUTH STREET CAFE AND BAKERY
105 South St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-2433
Thursday, July 27: That Strange concert, free, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: Banulis and Miller Jazz duo, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday.

TAMARACK HOLLOW NATURE & CULTURE CENTER
tamarackhollow.com
Mondays: Tamarack Hollow & Gaia Roots World Music present West African and Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, drums provided, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, Mass.

TANGLEWOOD
Boston Symphony Orchestra, 297 West St., Lenox, Mass.
888-266-1200, bso.org
Thursday, July 27: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; “Birds in Music,” 8 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.
Friday, July 28: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Charles Dutoit, conductor, Yefim Bronfman, piano, Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak, $11-$104, 8 p.m., The Shed; Prelude Concert, 6 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall; Free Recital by TMC Fellows, from Messiaen "Catalogue of the Birds," 7 a.m., Pleasant Valley Barn, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, Mass.
Saturday, July 29: Sunday program rehearsal, 10:30 a.m., pre-Rehearsal talk at 9:30 a.m., $13-$33, The Shed; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Charles Dutoit, conductor, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, Paul Groves, tenor, Tanglewood Festival Chorus Children’s Chorus$21-$104, 8 p.m., The Shed; Free recital by TMC Fellows, from Messiaen "Catalogue of the Birds," 7 a.m., Pleasant Valley Barn, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, Mass.
Sunday, July 30: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Bramwell Tovey, conductor, Pinchas Zukerman, violin, Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, $21-$104, 2:30 p.m., The Shed; TMC Chamber Music Concert including Messiaen "Oiseaux exotiques," 10 a.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: Tanglewood on Parade with Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and guests, fireworks to follow, free, 8 p.m., The Shed.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
Late-Night @ The Log, 78 Spring St., Williamstown.
wtfestival.org
July 27 – 29: Late Night Cabaret, $30, 10:30 p.m.

WINDSOR LAKE CONCERTS
100 Windsor Lake Drive, North Adams, Mass.
413-664-6180
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Bang on a Can.


READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
100 Art School Road, Monterey, Mass.
413-528-6888, bidwellhousemuseum.org
Saturday, July 29: History Talk, "Travels with Satan: My Fifty Years as a Witchcraft Historian" with John Demos, $15, 10 a.m., Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham, Mass.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Friday, July 28: "StorySLAM: Nature," 7 p.m.
Monday, July 31: Yoga on the Terrace, free, 9 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "Brought to Light: Works on Paper at the Clark," free, 1 p.m., Manton Research Center; Orchestrating Elegance Book Club, Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad," registration required, 7 p.m.

CONGREGATION AHAVATH SHOLOM
15 North St., Great Barrington, Mass.
ahavathsholom.com
Monday, July 31: Judith Schumer, "A Family's Journey to Freedom: Escaping the Holocaust through the Far East," 7:30 p.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
greenmtnacademy.org
Tuesday, Aug. 1: “Entrepreneurship in Classical Music” lecture, $20, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
Blake’s Barn, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, Mass.
413-243-0745
Friday, July 28: “Curating Performance,” PillowTalk, free, 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: “Focus on Vision '22” PillowTalk, free, 4 p.m.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES
196 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
jewishberkshires.org
Thursday, July 27: "Japan Attacks America at Pearl Harbor... A First Person Eyewitness Account," 10:45 a.m., Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.
Monday, July 31: Dr. Avraham Horowitz will discuss A. B. Yehoshua's novel "The Extra," 10:45 a.m., Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.

LENOX LIBRARY
18 Main St., Lenox, Mass.
Friday, July 28: Tanglewood pre-concert talk, "Flawless Masterpieces of Beethoven, Brahms and Dvorak," with Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: Tanglewood pre-concert talk, "A Jazzy Piano Concerto and an Orchestral Extravaganza," 2:30 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2607
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "Grandma Moses, American Modern?" illustrated talk, free, 7 p.m.

THE MASTHEADS INAUGURAL WRITERS' RESIDENCY
Monday, July 31:
Lawrence Buell, "Ecocriticism and transcendentalism" 6:30 p.m., Hotel on North, North Street, Pittsfield.

MILNE PUBLIC LIBRARY

1095 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-5369
Saturday, July 29: Jay Pasachoff will speak about the upcoming solar eclipse, 1:30 p.m.,

THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Thursday, July 27: Le Café Français: Conversations and croissants on The Mount’s Terrace, reservations required, $10, 8:30 a.m.; Literary Roundtable, with admission, 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 30: Backstairs Tour, learn about the daily lives of the men and women who ran the Mount, $23, 10:30 a.m.; WordXWord Festival TEAM Poetry Slam, bouts scheduled for 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., championship at 7 p.m.
July 31 and Aug. 1: Summer Lecture Series, Randall Fuller discusses his book "The Book that Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation," reservations required, $30, 4 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Wharton on Wednesdays. Edith Wharton short stories read by professional actors, $10, 5 p.m.; Ghost Tour, tour of the most haunted parts of the estate. Not recommended for children under 12, $24, $20 teens, 7:30 p.m.

MOUNT GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION
30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, Mass.
413-499-4262
Friday, July 28: Discover Greylock Hike, 10 a.m.; "Furry Friends Friday," self-guided children's tour, 1 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: Ask The Ranger, 1 and 2 p.m., meet at the contour map; Savenger Hunt, 10 a.m.
Sunday, July 30: "Walking with Thoreau" 1 p.m.
Monday, July 31: Find Your Way, kids navigation program, 10 a.m.; Trails and Tales Hike, 1 p.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
nrm.org
Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 27: "James Warhola: Uncle Andy and Other Stories" talk, with admission, 5:30 p.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE
4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2200, northshire.com
Friday, July 28: Sarah Healy, "The Sisters Chase," 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 29: Mike Lupica "Point Guard," 4 p.m.

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Maple Street Cemetery, Adams, Mass.
Open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 8.
Sunday, July 30: Tours by member of the Adams Historical Society.

SOUTHERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER
100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vt.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Look Good Feel Better program for women with cancer, 10 a.m. to noon. Register: 800-227-2345.

TEDxBERKSHIRES
tedxberkshires.com
Monday, July 31: Live talks, TED videos, Kripalu provided lunch and meditation, $40, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge.

TEMPLE ANSHE AMUNIM
26 Broad St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-5910, ansheamunim.org
Thursday, July 27: Lunch and learn with Phil Helpern, "Jewish Comedy," bring your own lunch, $5, 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: "The Faces of Evil," play analysis series with Dr. Barbara Waldinger, $15, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 2: Jesse Waldinger, "The Dreyfus Affair: An Illustrated Lecture," bring a lunch, $5, 11:30 a.m.

VENTFORT HALL MANSION AND GILDED AGE MUSEUM
104 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.
413-627-3206
All talks at 4 p.m., $32.
Tuesday, Aug. 1: "Keeping up with the Vanderbilts: Architectural Rivalries," Dr. Gary Helm Darden.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART
WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.
413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu
Thursday, July 27: "The Pigment Library with Narayan Khandekar, Harvard Art Museums" talk, free, 5 p.m.

WILLIAMSTOWN RURAL LANDS FOUNDATION
wrlf.org
Saturday, July 29: Over East Mountain via the Chestnut Trail, The Class of '98 Trail and the Appalachian Trail, 9 a.m., Greylock School, Phelps Avenue, North Adams.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-3253, wtfestival.org
Friday, July 28: "Fridays@3: Blue Skies Process," reservations required, 3 p.m., The Clark Auditorium, 225 South St., Williamstown.
Sunday, July 23: Lawn Talk: "Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow," bring lunch and a blanket, 1:15 p.m., Front Lawn, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.


THEATER

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY
Mr. Finn’s Cabaret
Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org
Through July 29: "Speech & Debate," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 3 p.m., Saturday.
Through Aug. 5: "Taking Steps," by Alan Ayckbourn, performances Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m., and Sunday at 5 p.m., opening night July 23, Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Stockbridge, Mass.
Through Aug. 13: BSC Youth Theatre presents "Bye Bye Birdie," $12-$16, Wednesday through Friday 7 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday matinees, 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP
111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-997-4444, BerkshireTheatreGroup.org
Through Aug. 6: "The Music Man," shows 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, matinees 2 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Through Aug. 19: "Arsenic and Old Lace," preview Thursday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 8 p.m., showings Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, matinees Wednesday and Saturday, 2 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 East Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.
Through Aug. 26: “Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo,” previews July 20 at 7 p.m., July 21 at 8 p.m. Performances Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., matinees 2 p.m. Saturday, Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge, Mass.

CAPITOL STEPS AT CRANWELL SPA & GOLF
55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox, Mass.
413-881-1636, capsteps.com/live
Through Sept. 1: "Orange is the New Barack," 8 p.m. daily except Tuesday.

CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY
15 Middlefield Road, Chester, Mass.
413-354-7771, chestertheatre.org
Wednesday, Aug. 2: "Every Brilliant Things," 8 p.m.

DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL
104 Cheney Road, Dorset, Vt.
802-867-2223, dorsettheatrefestival.org
Shows Wednesday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Sunday 2 p.m.
Through July 29: "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery," a family-friendly comedy.

DOUBLE EDGE THEATRE
948 Conway Road, Ashfield, Mass.
413-628-0277, doubleedgetheatre.org
Through Aug. 6: "We The People," Wednesday through Sunday 8 p.m.

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE
1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.
518-392-9292, machaydntheatre.org
Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., and alternating Wednesdays at 2 p.m. $15-$36.
Through Aug 6: “Sweeney Todd.”

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org
Thursday, July 27: London's National Theatre in HD Broadcast, Tony Kushner's "Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika," $10-$17, 7 p.m.

METTAWEE RIVER THEATER COMPANY
mettawee.org
Thursday, July 27: Outdoor productions of "Before the Sun and Moon," an ancient Korean folk tale, 8 p.m., Methodist Church lawn, Sandgate, Vt.

OLDCASTLE THEATRE COMPANY
331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-0564, oldcastletheatre.org
Through Aug. 6: Mauritius, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m.

PITTSFIELD SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
The Common, First Street, Pittsfield, Mass.
Performances Thursday through Sunday at 8 p.m.
Through Aug. 6: "Twelfth Night."

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
70 Kemble St., Lenox Mass.
413-637-3353, shakespeare.org
July 27, 29 and Aug. 1 "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Thursday and Tuesday 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m., grounds open 90 minutes early for picnicking, The Dell at The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.
Through Aug. 6: "Cymbeline," 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Through Aug. 13: "Intimate Apparel," 7:30 Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday.

THE THEATER BARN
654 Columbia Pike, Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.
518-794-8989
tbarn.org
Thursday through Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday 4 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.
Through Aug. 6: "Nunsense."

TOWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD
Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-9279, townplayers.org
Sunday, July 30: Staged reading of "After the Darkness" by Joe Starzyk, $5, 2 p.m.

WAM THEATRE
413-274-8122, wamtheatre.com
Tuesday, Aug. 1: The Clark Art Institute and Williamstown Theatre Festival collaborate to present a reading of "Smart People," by Lydia R. Diamond, followed by discussion, 5 p.m., Clark Art Institute Manton Research Center, 225 South St., Williamstown.

WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY
12 Park St., Weston, Vt.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org
Through July 29: “Lost in Yonkers,” $45-$57, Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 2 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.
Through Aug. 6: "Tenderly," $15-$35, Tuesday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m, Sunday 3 p.m., OtherStages, 982 Route 100, Weston, Vt.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-3253, wtfestival.org
Through July 29: "The Clean House," 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday to Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Saturday matinee 3:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Main Stage.
Through Aug. 6: “Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow," 7:30 p.m. celebration Thursday, showings at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, matinee Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with a talk back, and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. 


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