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April 23 to 29 calendar of events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

School Vacation Week Berkshire South: Get Unplugged, a full week of free, fun and educational programs with Berkshire Co-op Market and Berkshire South Regional Community Center, begins Monday. Full Story
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Things to do in the Berkshires, April 23

Another weekend is almost here, and there's a host of happenings you can venture to. Full Story
 
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Salem Art Works celebrates International Sculpture Day

Studio and foundry demonstrations, art shows
04/22/2015 06:40 PM EDT
SALEM, N.Y. >> Worldwide in its scope but local in its imprint, International Sculpture Day hits this corner of the world with a free celebration at Salem Art Works on Friday that will link sites around the globe and celebrate the arts through the International Sculpture Center. 
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Dalton's Crane & Co. museum opens center for paper arts
04/22/2015 06:35 PM EDT - DALTON >> Paper can record memories. It can also be made from them. "If someone wants to make paper from a baby blanket, we can do that," said Peter Hopkins, a consultant and blogger for Crane & Co. Full Story

African Children's Choir comes to North Adams on U.S. tour
04/22/2015 06:26 PM EDT - The touring African Children's Choir blends the voices of nine boys and nine girls. Full Story

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Documentary 'A Will for the Woods' breathes life into green burial

Activist at the end of his life joins movement, saves open space
04/22/2015 06:28 PM EDT
PITTSFIELD >> In death, Clark Wang of Durham, N.C., helped keep alive his little corner of the Earth. 
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Walt Whitman will float on silent music in Sandisfield
04/22/2015 06:33 PM EDT - SANDISFIELD >> One hundred and fifty years ago, on April 9, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Full Story

Literary Death Match live at the Mount
04/22/2015 06:28 PM EDT - LENOX >> Something that calls itself a "Literary Death Match" might not have been exactly what Edith Wharton would have considered a polite thing to do. Full Story

Sheep shearing welcomes warmer weather
04/22/2015 06:32 PM EDT - RUPERT AND WILLIAMSTOWN >> Since ancient times, sheep's wool has been a staple for human clothing, providing both quality and warmth. Full Story

Southern Vermont Restaurant Week gives a break in mud season
04/22/2015 06:30 PM EDT - Take big-city quality gourmet dining. Put it in a rural setting. Mix in the first warm outdoors temperatures in six months. Full Story

Kate Abbott: Along the Hoosic art answers the river
04/22/2015 06:25 PM EDT - You have to be me to walk down the only available path with a bagel and a map and still lose a contradance band and an entire art show. Full Story

Bennington Battle Monument opens
04/22/2015 06:20 PM EDT - The Bennington Battle Monument and gift shop at 15 Monument Circle, Old Bennington, has just opened for the season and will stay open from 9 a. Full Story

Alpacas welcomes spring in Shaftsbury
04/15/2015 05:02 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY >> On the border of Vermont and New York, Sandy Gordon lives happily with 35 alpacas and a llama named Pie Face Charlie. Full Story

Kate Abbott: A bit of Earth Day
04/15/2015 05:02 PM EDT - From the corn field at the top of the hill, we could hear the spring peepers in the swamp on the far side of the ridge. Full Story

River Walk to hold Earth Day cleanup
04/15/2015 05:04 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> Housatonic River Walk will hold its annual Earth Day Workday from 9 a. Full Story

Earth Day and outdoor events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
04/15/2015 05:22 PM EDT - Alchemy Initiative: Raised Bed Building workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Farm tour, heritage pork, poultry and lamb all on pasture and woodland. Full Story