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Things to do in the Berkshires this weekend

Dance off your Thanksgiving meal and connect with old friends this weekend
Celebrate all the things you have to be thankful for all weekend long at one of the many fun nightlife events happening in the Berkshires. Full Story
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    Shaker historic sites in Berkshires, New York gather together

    New York State Museum show highlights the people behind the prayers
    11/24/2014 04:18 PM EST
    ALBANY, N.Y. >> In the New York State Museum's warehouse-sized storage space in Rotterdam, N. 
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    Festival of Trees blends with 'Lions, Tigers and Bears' photos
    11/24/2014 03:56 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> A tiger cub lies stretched out on the mother tiger's shoulder as she stretches out beside a fallen branch. Full Story

    Manchester Merriment is warming up Vermont
    11/24/2014 03:54 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Why settle for 12 days of Christmas when you can have 36? Full Story

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    Colonial house museum benefit will light candles, bonfire

    11/26/2014 11:19 AM EST
    MONTETREY >> The 1750s Georgian Saltbox residence of the Rev. Adonijah Bidwell will brighten with harvest decorations for the Bidwell House Museum's eighth annual fall benefit party, a Colonial holiday of Thanksgiving, from 74 to 7 p. 
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    Concert will range from Piaf to Saint-Saens
    11/26/2014 11:05 AM EST - MANCHESTER, Vt. >> "I see the city festive and delerious," Edith Piaf sings in "La Foule," the Crowd — and the Manchester Music Festival will echo her over the holidays. Full Story

    PantoLoon parody features comic crosstalk, familiar tunes
    11/26/2014 11:03 AM EST - GHENT, N.Y. >> The Ghent Playhouse will present the PantoLoons' 15th production, "Ali Baba and the Four Tea Thieves," a new version of the "Two Thousand and One Nights" story of Ali Baba in the tradition of pantomime. Full Story

    Mary Verdi, family return for show at the Colonial
    11/26/2014 10:58 AM EST - PITTSFIELD — Mary Verdi will return for her fifth annual Christmas show on Saturday, Nov. Full Story

    Holiday events about town in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    11/26/2014 10:52 AM EST - THEATER Aglet Theatre: Jamie du Pont MacKenzie as Charles Dickens reading "A Christmas Carol," 6 p. Full Story

    Bennington kicks off Our Hometown Holiday celebration
    11/26/2014 10:49 AM EST - BENNINGTON >> Tuba players from around the region will converge on Bennington this weekend. Full Story

    Craft classes and festival feature repurposed gifts
    11/26/2014 10:43 AM EST - As the holiday season takes shape, friends and family looking for innovative, creative and economical approaches to gift-giving this year can find their share of workshops and inspiration across the Berkshires from artists and teaches who "upcycle" everyday household items into repurposed, hand-crafted surprises. Full Story

    Ingenuity gives depth to locally made holiday gifts
    11/26/2014 10:40 AM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN >> It's winter in the Berkshires, and snow is in the air — but no one needs to venture too far into the cold to find holiday gifts. Full Story

    Manchester Lions 'Elf Express' ready to roll
    11/26/2014 10:33 AM EST - MANCHESTER, Vt. >> The annual Elf Express, hosted by the Manchester Lions Club with Christopher Pop-In-Kins, will depart at 10 a. Full Story

    Shaftsbury's Chocolate Barn highlights local flavors
    11/26/2014 10:17 AM EST - SHAFTSBURY >> Is life without chocolate a life worth living? For many people, the answer is a no-brainer: Of course not. Full Story

    Local farms and greenhouses offer holiday greenery
    11/24/2014 04:03 PM EST - With the first snowfall of the year on the ground and lights shining from rooftops, people begin to bring evergreens and winterberry indoors to welcome the winter season. Full Story

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    More art in German trove identified as looted

    BERLIN (AP) — The Jewish Claims Conference said Friday it has already identified a painting stolen by the Nazis among a newly published inventory of hundreds of works that belonged to late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, and pushed for more time to investigate others. Full Story