Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, June 29 - July 5

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ART
BECKET ARTS CENTER
7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.
413-623-6635,
becketartscenter.org
Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.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.
Through July 9: "Black and White," there is nowhere to hide in black and white work.
Through July 12: "Wildscapes." Paintings, drawings and sculptures focus on wildlife and depict the beauty, chaos and serenity of the wild places on earth.
Through Dec. 23: "The Small Works Show," beautiful work in a broad variety of subjects but a size limitation of 14 inches.


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."
Saturday, July 1: Grandma Moses, "American Modern" exhibition opens.


BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM
159 East Main St., North Adams, Mass.
Annex: 82 Summer St., North Adams, Mass.
413-664-9550
Hours: Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
Thursday, June 29: "VOLUME" opening reception, 6 to 9 p.m.
Through Oct. 2017: "VOLUME: Esculturas Grandes, Esculturas de Mesa, Vessels, New York-North Adams Shuttle." Over 30 3-D large indoor and outdoor sculptures.


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


CHESTERWOOD
4 Williamsville Road,
Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-3579, chesterwood.org
Hours: 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.
Through Oct. 9: "Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood."
CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, children and members free.
Saturday, July 1: "No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts," and "As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts," exhibitions open.
Through Aug. 2017: "Picasso: Encounters."
Through September: "Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design."


COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS
40 Railroad St., Suite #6,
Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-5485, CATAarts.org
Through June 29: "CATA Art on Tour" free exhibit at Tunnel City Coffee, Spring Street, Williamstown, Mass.
Saturday July 1: "I Am a Part of Art," opens, annual exhibit created by artists with disabilities, Lunder Center, Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.


CONFLUENCE GALLERY
7012 Main St., Readsboro, Vt.
Hours: Open Saturday from 10 a.m .to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.
readsboroarts.org
Through July 30: "Botanical Art," featuring Bobbi Angell, Briony Morrow-Cribbs, Steven Perkins and Ellie Roden.


DIANA FELBER GALLERY
6 Harris St.,
West Stockbridge, Mass.
413-232-7007
Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday.
Through July 30: Summer Show, featuring Ali Moshiri, Anne Servantom-Loeb, and David Loeb.


DORSET HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, Vt.
802-867-0331
Hours: 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
Hours: 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." This year the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society at Steepletop celebrates Millay's 125th birthday and the 100th anniversary of her graduation from Vassar College.


FIDDLEHEAD AT FOUR CORNERS
338 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1000
Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Current Exhibitions: "Banned Books Exhibit." Showcasing banned books from Angelou to Silverstein to Anne Frank.


FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE AND STUDIO
92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, Mass.
413-637-0166, frelinghuysen.org
Hours: Open through Labor Day, Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, June 30: Free painting demo with Diane Firtell, 11 a.m.


GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY
40 Main St., Lee, Mass.
413-394-5045
Friday, June 30: "Phenomenon of Oil and Water with Marge Bride and Karen Jacobs" opening reception, free, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.


HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 West Housatonic St.,
Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-0188,
hancockshakervillage.org
Saturday, July 1: "DWELLING: Purpose, place and ideas," exhibition opens.
Through Nov. 21: "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children," photography, furniture, textiles and toys.
HERMAN MELVILLE'S
ARROWHEAD
780 Holmes Road,
Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-1793
Hours: Tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15, $13 seniors, $8 children.
Tuesday, July 4: "The Captain Ahab Garden Gnome," exhibit opens.


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
hvart.org
Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Friday, June 30: Juried Show opens, reception 5 to 7 p.m., 420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.


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.


LAUREN CLARK FINE ART
325 Stockbridge Road,
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.


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
History Room, 231 Main St.,
Great Barrington, Mass.
gblibraries.org
Saturday, July 1: Opening reception for exhibit of carvings by Charles W. Agar, 1 to 3 p.m.


Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way,
North Adams, Mass.
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Hours: 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." Nick Cave's largest installation to date, made up of thousands of found objects and millions of beads.


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, June 29: "Cloud Headed," mixed media exhibition opens; 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.
Through July 23: "A Child's World."


MONTEREY LIBRARY
452 Main Road, Monterey, Mass.
montereymasslibrary.org
Through July 22: Nancy Johnson, "Re-Psychled."


NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road/Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass.
nrm.org
Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, June 30: Free Fun Friday, view exhibitions and programs free of charge.
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."


THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, Mass.
413-258-4100,
sandisfieldartscenter.org
Through June 30: Artist Sybil Perry.
Saturday, July 1: Artist Tina Grammer opening reception, free, 2 to 4 p.m.


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
Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Through Oct. 9: "Break Every Yoke: Shakers, gender equality and women's suffrage," opening reception and picnic, free, 6 p.m.
Through Nov. 12: "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."


SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.
sheffieldhistory.org
Hours: 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
Hours: Open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through July 9: "SEEDS" group photography exhibition.


SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER
930 SVAC Drive, West Road, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1405
Hours: 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
Hours: Open weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.
July 1 and 2: "First Annual Juried Photography Show," 1 to 5 p.m.


SPRINGSIDE PARK
874 North St., Pittsfield, Mass.
Friday, June 30: A Midsummernight's Dream, reception, food, cash bar, jazz performance by the Rich Vinette Quartet, $30, 7 to 10 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."


WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART
WCMA Galleries,
15 Lawrence Hall Drive,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu
Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m., closed Wednesdays.
Through Aug. 20: "Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography."
Through Aug. 20: "Accession Number." Between 1960 and 1962, WCMA acquired 396 works of art, including ancient Egyptian amulets, Chinese Qing dynasty vases, William Morris Hunt's majestic painting of Niagara Falls, and much, much more.
Through Sept. 17: "Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi." An exhibition by Meleko Mokgosi featuring large-scale paintings.

DANCE


JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
358 George Carter Road,
Becket, Mass.
413-243-9919, jacobspillow.org
Thursday, June 29: Class with Inside/Out artists: Pilobolus, all skill levels, ages 16 and up, registration required, $10, 4 to 5 p.m., Ruth St. Denis Studio; D.R.E.A.M. dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Friday, June 30: 860 Movement dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Saturday, July 1: The School at Jacob's Pillow tap dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
Through July 2: "TIRELESS: A Tap Dance Experience," tickets start at $39, Thursday through Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; NW Dance Project performance, tickets start at $25, Thursday through Saturday, 8:15 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; All Styles Dance Battle, tickets starting at $25, 8 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre.
Wednesday, July 5: Jessica Lang Dance performance, starting at $45, 8 p.m. Ted Shawn Theatre; Faye Driscoll dance performance, starting at $35, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Thunderbird American Indian Dancers performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.
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.


Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way,
North Adams, Mass.
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Friday, June 30: "The Francesca Harper Project," free with gallery admission.


FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN


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. Cost includes paddles and life vests.


BENNINGTON BATTLEFIELD
NY Route 67, Hoosick, N.Y.
Thursday, June 30: Walking tour of the Battlefield, 1 p.m.


BERKSHIRE ARTS FESTIVAL
Ski Butternut, 380 State Road, Great Barrington, Mass.
845-355-2400
July 1 – 3: Art vendors, food, music and more, $7-16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.
BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-499-9480
Thursdays in June: Play and Learn, 10 a.m.
Mondays in June: Tiny Tots story time for children 2 and younger, 10 a.m.


BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
5 West Stockbridge Road,
Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-3926,
berkshirebotanical.org
Hours: Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Saturday for guided public tours. 11 a.m. Call 413-320-4794 to arrange a 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
Hours: Open Saturday noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Rides are $2 each.


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, 11 a.m.
Saturdays: Chow Time in the Aquarium. With admission, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 1: WeeMuse Art Lab, with admission, 11 a.m.


CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Monday, July 3: Free yoga outdoors with Devin Kibbe, no registration required, 9 a.m., Fernandez Terrace.
Wednesday, July 5: Lantern workshop, free, 1 p.m.


DOWNSTREET ART
North Adams, Mass.
downstreetart.org
Thursday, June 29: DSA events include performances by Nimble Arts Circus and music on BOOM Music Stage, including Sandy McKnight, Sammy Brown and Chad Tarves.


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: Read, sing, play and talk during circle time and continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM and Every Child Ready to Read, for ages up to five and their caregiver. 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.


HILDENE
1005 Hildene Road,
Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1788, hildene.org
Through June: "Celebration of Peonies" at Hildene, a spring phenomenon in historic gardens. Check in at Welcome Center.
Tuesday, July 4: "Farm Chores Program" $30 for a family of four, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Register: farm@hildene.org.


HOMETOWN FUN AND FIREWORKS FESTIVAL
Willown Park, West Road,
Bennington, Vt.
802-447-3311, bennington.com
Tuesday, July 4: Vendors, outdoor fair, fireworkds at dusk, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
LENOX LIBRARY
18 Main St., Lenox, Mass.
Tuesday, July 4: Terry A La Berry and Friends' 12th Season of Family Concerts, 11 a.m.


MAC-HAYDN THEATRE
1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.
518-392-9292,
machaydntheatre.org
June 30 and July 1: "The Trials of Alice in Wonderland," $8-10, 10:30 a.m.
MERCK FOREST
3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vt.
802-394-7836, merckforest.org
Thursday, June 29: Farm Chores for Children, $2.50, 2 to 4 p.m.


NAUMKEAG
The Trustees of Reservations
Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-8138
Sunday, July 2: "Behind the Velvet Curtain" $5 with admission, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; "Family Style" house tour, $5 with admission, 11 a.m.; "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," house tour, $5 with admission, 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 4: Yoga with a View program, $20, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
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
Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5: "Kids Create" family art workshop, $7, 10 to 11:30 a.m.


NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY
74 Church St.,
North Adams, Mass.
naplibrary.com
Thursday, June 29: Jay Mankita presents "Playful Earth," and interactive public concert for people of all ages, 6 p.m.


PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, Mass. 

413-637-0320, massaudubon.org
Friday, June 30: Firefly frolic, free, 8 to 9:30 p.m., Canoe Meadows Community Garden Pavilion.
Wednesday, July 5: Evening at Beaver Ponds, $8/$4, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Registration suggested.


SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass.
Tuesday, July 4: "We Hold These Truths" Fourth of July Celebration, music, food, children's crafts and a reading of the Declaration of Independence, 1:30 to 5 p.m.


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.


SPECTRUM PLAYHOUSE
20 Franklin St., Lee, Mass.
413-394-5023,
spectrumplayhouse.org
Saturday, July 1: Families First program, "Bowey the Clown," free, 11 a.m. to noon.


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 SUMMER FESTIVAL HORSE SHOW
Harold Beebe Farm, Route 7 North, East Dorset, Vt.
802-489-4945,
vt-summerfestival.com
Tuesday, July 4: New England's largest hunter/jumper competition opens.


WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD
207 Bryant Road,
Cummington, Mass.
Saturday, July 1: Farm Dinner with Wheelhouse Farm, $80, 5 to 7:30 p.m.


FILM


BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
June 30, July 1 – 3: "I, Daniel Blake," 7 p.m., Monday matinee 1:30 p.m.


IMAGES CINEMA
50 Spring St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
imagescinema.org
Saturday, July 1: "JAWS" Swim-a-Long, $8, 8:30 p.m., Sand Springs Recreational Center, 158 Sand Springs Road, Williamstown, Mass.
Tuesday, July 4: 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour, free, 2:30 p.m.


MUSIC


ASTON MAGNA FESTIVAL
352 Main St.,
Great Barrington, Mass.
888-492-1283, astonmagna.com
Hours: Concerts $40 in advance, $45 at the door, 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 1: "Arias and Sinfonias From Biblical Oratorios."


BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY
Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Sydelle and Lee Blatt
Performing Arts Center,
36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-236-8888,
barringtonstageco.org
July 3 and 4: David Lutken and Friends, American folk, $35, 8 p.m.


BASCOM LODGE
3 Summit Road, Adams, Mass.
413-743-1591
Sunday, July 2: Duo Eamon, 6 to 7 p.m.


BECKET ARTS CENTER
7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.
413-623-6635, becketartscenter.org
Friday, June 30: The Hilltown Singalong, 7 p.m.


BERKSHIRE MUSIC SCHOOL
30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-1411,
berkshiremusicschool.org
Wednesday, July 5: Summer lessons, classes and workshops begin.


BOSTON UNIVERSITY TANGLEWOOD INSTITUTE
Trinity Church, 88 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.
bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood/
Thursday, June 29: French Horn workshop, BUTI Student Recital, free, 10 a.m.;
Thursday, June 29: Percussion workshop, BUTI Student Recital, free, 7 p.m., West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox.
Friday, June 30: Clarinet Student Recital free, 10 a.m.; Oboe Student Recital, free, noon; Tuba and Euphonium Student Recital, free, 2 p.m.; Saxophone Student Recital, free, 4 p.m.; Trombone Student Recital, free, 6 p.m.; Bassoon Student Recital, free, 8 p.m.
Friday, June 30: Double Bass Student Recital, free, 10 a.m.; Viola Student Recital, free, 12:30 p.m.; Cello Student Recital, free, 3 p.m.; Violin Student Recital, free, 5:30 p.m., Church on a Hill, 169 Main St., Lenox, Mass.
Friday, June 30: Electroacoustic Composition Student Recital, free, 7 p.m. West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox, Mass.
Saturday, July 1: Trumpet Student Recital, free, 10 a.m.; String Quartet Student Recital, free, noon;
Saturday, July 1: Flute Student Recital, free, 10 a.m.; Junior Strings Intensive Student Recital, free, 1:30 p.m., Church on the Hill, 169 Main St., Lenox, Mass.
Monday, July 3: Boaz Sharon, piano, BUTI Faculty Recital, free, 7 p.m.


CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Tuesday, July 4: Summer concert with Beatles cover band Across the Pond, free, 6:30 p.m.


DEWEY HALL
91 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.
413-229-2357, deweyhall.org
Thursday, June 29: Jamie Laval, fiddle, $20, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
THE DOWN COUNTY
SOCIAL CLUB
Beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield, Mass.
Hours: Concerts every Thursday 8 to 11 p.m., $10.
Thursday, June 29: GoldenOak.


THE GUTHRIE CENTER
2 Van Deusenville Road,
Great Barrington, Mass.
guthriecenter.org
June 30 and July 1: Tom Paxton and the Don Juans, $60, doors at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.


HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 West Housatonic St.,
Pittsfield, Mass.
413-443-0188,
hancockshakervillage.org
Saturday, July 1: Sarah Lee Guthrie, American roots music, $20, doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m.


JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES
196 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-4360 ext. 10,
jewishberkshires.org
Thursday, June 29: "A Panorama of Jewish Liturgical Music,' with Cantor John Haddon, free, Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.


LIVE ON THE LAKE
Burbank Park on Onata Lake, Pittsfield.
Wednesday, July 5: License to Groove performs, 6 to 8 p.m.


THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home,
2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Saturday, July 1: Music After Hours program, featuring The Wanda Houston Band, free, 5 to 8 p.m.


MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS
Saturday, July 4: Free family jazz concert with John Clark Jazz Quartet, 4 p.m., Federated Church, Route 2, Charlemont, Mass.


NAUMKEAG
The Trustees of Reservations
Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-8138
Thursday, June 29: Naumkeag at Night summer concert series, $10, 5 to 8 p.m.


NEW LEBANON LIBRARY
550 State Route 20,
New Lebanon, N.Y.
Friday, June 30: Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly will perform traditional American and Celtic folk songs, gospel, dance tunes and original works, donations welcome, 6:30 p.m.


SOUTH STREET CAFE AND BAKERY
105 South St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-2433
Friday, June 30: Flaca Music concert, free, noon to 4 p.m.
SUMMER SONATINA
INTERNATIONAL PIANO CAMP
Thursday, June 29: Piano concert and the Summer Sonatina Singers, free, 7 p.m., Bennington Center for the Arts, Route 9, Bennington, Vt.


TACONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy,
57 Seminary Avenue,
Manchester, Vt.
802-362-7162, taconicmusic.com
Saturday, July 1: NextGen Concerts: Chamber music intensive, student ensembles perform complete works for string quartet and piano quintet, $10 donation, 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 2: Beethoven, Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major, op. 11; Vladigerov, Chant for Violin and Piano, op. 21; Still, Suite for Violin and Piano; Schumann, Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, op. 44. Joana Genova and Austin Hartman, violins; Ariel Rudiakov, viola; Nathaniel Parke, cello; Molly Morkoski, piano. Special guests Todd Palmer, clarinet; Elizabeth Wright, piano; $25, $10 children, 4 p.m.


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, June 29: Mark Morris Dance Group, Tanglewood Music Center Fellows with Mark Morris, "Lou 100: In Honor of the Divine Mr. Harrison," 8 p.m. at Seiji Ozawa Hall.
Saturday, July 1: John Mellencamp with Emmylou Harris and Carlene Carpenter, $36-299, 7 p.m. at The Shed.
Sunday, July 2: Tanglewood Music Center Chamber MusicBrass Extravaganza, 10 a.m. at Seiji Ozawa Hall; Natalie Merchant, $27-109, 7 p.m. at the Shed.
July 3 and 4: James Taylor and his All-Star Band, $27-108, 8 p.m. at The Shed.
Wednesday, July 5: "Apollo's Fire," Clevelant Baroque Orchestra, 8 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.

TEMPLE ANSHE AMUNIM

26 Broad St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-5910, ansheamunim.org
Sunday, July 2: "The Blessings of Liberty," a service honoring the founding of the USA, free, 3 p.m.


WINDSOR LAKE CONCERTS
100 Windsor Lake Drive,
North Adams, Mass.
413-664-6180
Hours: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5: The Eagles Band.


READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS


BENNINGTON BATTLE MONUMENT
15 Monument Circle,
Bennington, Vt.
802-447-0550
Tuesday, July 4: The Annual Reading of the Declaration of Independence and more, 1 to 3 p.m.


THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
100 Art School Road,
Monterey, Mass.
413-528-6888,
bidwellhousemuseum.org
Saturday, July 1: History talk: "Massachusetts-New York Border Wars in the 1700s " with Gary Leveille,$15, 10 a.m.


THE BOOKSTORE & GET LIT WINE BAR
11 Housatonic St., Lenox, Mass.
413-637-3390,
bookstoreinlenox.com
Thursday, June 29: Holly Morse, "Spangled Ruin," 5:30 p.m.
CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Sunday, July 2: "In and Around the Landscape: Helen Frankenthaler's Paintings, 3 p.m.


JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
Blake's Barn, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, Mass.
413-243-0745
Friday, June 30: "Tap Today," PillowTalk, free, 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 1: "Radical Bodies," PillowTalk, free, 4 p.m.


JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES
196 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-4360 ext. 10, jewishberkshires.org
Monday, July 3: "Fruits, Flowers, Table Settings and the Colors of Wine," with Dr. Jon Greenberg, 10:45 a.m., Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.


MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave.,
Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2607
Wednesday, July 5: "Writers in Love: The Brownings and the Fitzgeralds" with Barry Deitz, free, 8:30 p.m.


Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way,
North Adams, Mass.
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Saturday, July 1: "RISK! Podcast Live," $9-12, 8 p.m.


THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home,
2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Thursday, June 29: Le Café Français: Join us for les conversations et les croissants on The Mount's Terrace. Reservations required, $10, 8:30 a.m.; Literary Roundtable, lively discussion of Wharton's literary legacy, with admission, 3:30 p.m.
Friday, June 30: Lenox Day, admission to The Mount is free to all Lenox residents. House and garden tours throughout the day. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 5: 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.


QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Maple Street Cemetery,
Adams, Mass.
Hours: Open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 8.
Sunday, July 2: Tours by member of the Adams Historical Society.


STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM, AND ARCHIVES
46 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.
413-298-5501
Saturday, July 1: Cemetery Walk: "Red Lion Inn: From Stagecoach Stop to Town Center," $5 donation, 4 p.m., Stockbridge Cemetery, Main Street (Route 102), Stockbridge.


SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER
100 Hospital Drive,
Bennington, Vt.
Wednesday, July 5: "Look Good Feel Better" program to all women undergoing radiation, chemotherapy and other forms of treatment, 10 a.m. to noon. Register: 800-227-2345.


TEMPLE ANSHE AMUNIM
26 Broad St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-442-5910, ansheamunim.org
Wednesday, July 5: "Gospel Truth Part Two," with Rabbi Josh and Pastor John Nelson. Bring your own lunch, $5, noon.
WILLIAMSTOWN RURAL
LANDS FOUNDATION
wrlf.org
Friday, June 30: Firefly hike and campfire, $3, $6 family, 8 to 10 p.m., Sheep Hill, Williamstown, Mass.
Saturday, July 1: Hike over Berlin Mountain. 9 a.m.; meet at Petersburg Pass, Petersburgh, N.Y.
WILLIAMSTOWN
THEATRE FESTIVAL
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St.,
Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-3253, wtfestival.org
Sunday, July 2: "Lawn Talk: The Model American," free, 1:15 p.m., Front Lawn.
Tuesday, July 4: "Declaration of Independence Reading," free, 1:30 p.m.


THEATER


BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY
Sydelle and Lee Blatt
Performing Arts Center,
36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-236-8888,
barringtonstageco.org
Through July 8: "The Birds," $15-48, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Through July 15: "Ragtime," $15-70, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. Sunday; Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.


BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP
111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.
413-997-4444, BerkshireTheatreGroup.org
Through July 15: "Million Dollar Quartet." $65. Shows Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., matinees 2 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday, Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge, Mass.
Through July 22: "Children of a Lesser God." Shows Monday Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., matinee Saturday at 2 p.m.


CAPITOL STEPS AT CRANWELL SPA & GOLF
55 Lee Road, Route 20,
Lenox, Mass.
413-881-1636, capsteps.com/live
Friday, June 30: "Orange is the new Barack," 8 p.m. daily except Tuesday.


CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY
15 Middlefield Road,
Chester, Mass.
413-354-7771, chestertheatre.org
Through July 9: "I and You," $38, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday.


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 8: "Downstairs," starring Tyne and Tim Daly, $39-$52.


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 July 2: "Anything Goes."


MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
14 Castle St.,
Great Barrington, Mass.
413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org
Saturday, July 1: London's National Theatre in HD broadcast of "Salomé" (rated R), $10-17, 7 p.m.


OLDCASTLE THEATRE COMPANY
331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-0564, oldcastletheatre.org
Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and the Saturday following opening night at 2 p.m. $39, $12 student.
Through July 9: "Moonlight and Magnolias," by Ron Hutchinson.


SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
70 Kemble St., Lenox Mass.
413-637-3353, shakespeare.org
Saturday, July 1: 40th Season Ruby Gala. 6 p.m. Reservations: 413-637-1199 ext. 105.
July 4 and 5: "Cymbeline," 6 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Through July 16: "4,000 Miles" by Amy Herzog. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sunday at 3 p.m.


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 July 2: "A Comedy of Tenors."


WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY
12 Park St., Weston, Vt.
802-824-5288,
westonplayhouse.org
Through July 9: "Really Rosie," Tuesday through Saturday 1 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., $8-15, 982 Route 100, Weston, Vt.
Through July 15: "Once," $50-67, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday.


WILLIAMTSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.
413-458-3253, wtfestival.org
Through July 9: "The Model American."
Through July 16: "The Roommate."


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