Samite, a Ugandan flutist, will perform in Bennington on Saturday.
Samite, a Ugandan flutist, will perform in Bennington on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of the Bennington Center for the Arts)

Thursday

Aug. 15

ART

Becket Arts Center

Basketmaking for Berries with Wendy G. Jensen. Ages 5, and up, with adults, fee. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. (413) 623-6635 to register, 7 Brooker Hill Rd, Becket.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Maya and Beyond: An Evening with Jarvis Rockwell," 5:30 p.m., Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-4100.

Unitarian Universalist Gallery

"Paul Glavin Watercolors, 2012-2013," on display through Aug. 25, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Williams College Museum of Art

The Debate Society Social, 5:30 p.m., discussion and demonstration of ensemble's detailed environments and invented histories. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Third Thursday

"Weird Science," free, family-friendly street festival 5 to 8 p.m. Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com/3rdthursdays.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Wendy Whelan contemporary NYC Ballet, collaboration with four choreographers, 8 p.m. La Otra Orilla, Montreal-based ensemble merges flamenco dance, contemporary choreography, imaginative video art and animation and live music, 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: Amy Marshall Dance Company, 6:15 p.m. Becket.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum

Paper plane challenge, 1 p.m., South Street, Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.


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Berkshire Theatre Group

"Peter Pan," musical at Colonial Theatre, 7 p.m., Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Adams Town Common

Live music outdoors, 7 p.m., free. www.celebrateadams.com

'Party in the Park'

Whiskey City, 6 to 8 p.m., Noel Field, Route 8, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meye and Chris Thile, with guest Aoife O'Donovan -- Goat Rodeo -- organic cross-genre project stemming from their friendship ("A chaotic situation, often one that involves several people, each with a different genda/vision/perception of what's going on") 8:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemmingway meet in L.A., new work by Mark St. Germain, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Much Ado about Nothing," Shakespearean comedy, 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Cat and the Canary," young Annabelle is named heir to Cyrus' large fortune -- if she is deemed legally sane. 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 8 p.m., 55 Lee Road/Route 20, Lenox, (413) 881-1636 or www.cranwell.com.

Chester Theater

"An Illiad," 2 and 8 p.m., re-imagining of Homer's classic. Chester.

Oldcastle Theatre

"The Fox on the Fairway," 2 and 8 p.m., Bennington, Vt.

Shakespeare & Company

"Beauty Queen of Leeane," 3 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m. "Heroes," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"They're Playing Our Song," musical, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Town Players

"Up on the Roof," 5:30, 6:15 and 7 p.m., free "Third Thursday" event, Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Ventfort Hall

"Morgan O-Yuki: The Geisha of the Gilded Age," 7 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Wharton Salon

Wharton short stories: "The Quicksand" and "The Looking Glass," 5:30 p.m. at The Mount, Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Bridges of Madison County," 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown. "Blood Play," 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

WRITING

WordXWord Festival

WXW Poetry Slam Prelims, WXW Amazing Poetry Race (Third Thursday) and Feature Night; "The Encyclopedia Show," live variety show, 8 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Friday

Aug. 16

ART

Becket Arts Center

Printaganza with Abby DuBow. Ages 6 and up with adult, fee. Artist Reception: Members Exhibit, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free, through August 25. (413) 623-6635 at 7 Brooker Hill Rd, Becket.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Museum

"Free Fun Friday," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Berkshire Museum will be open to the public free as part of the Highland Street Foundation's summer-long Free Fun Fridays program. Pittsfield.

Bennington Battle Day

Lunch at the Fire Station, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chinese auction an chicken barbecue, 4 p.m. Car cruise 6 to 8 p.m., and Las Vegas Night, 6 to 10 p.m. VSFA Convention begins 5 p.m. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, Vt.

Project Native

Open house to unveil new native butterfly house, 5 to 6:30 p.m., North Plain Road, Great Barrington, (413) 274-3433.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Wendy Whelan contemporary NYC Ballet, collaboration with four choreographers, 8 p.m. La Otra Orilla, Montreal-based ensemble merges flamenco dance, contemporary choreography, imaginative video art and animation and live music, 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: American Repertory Ballet, 6:15 p.m. Free PillowTalk: The art of promotion, 5 p.m. Becket.

KID STUFF

Adams Movie Night

"Oz the Great and Powerful," starts at dusk, free, Adams Town Hall.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Peter Pan," musical at Colonial Theatre, 7 p.m., Pittsfield.

Minerva Arts Center

"The Lion King," 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Williamstown.

MUSIC

Berkshire Music School

Recital with faculty members Beth Craig, cello; Rahima Hohlstein, piano, and Cindy Ogulnick, violin, works by Vaughn Williams, Chopin, Barber and Gershwin, 4 p.m., 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 442-1411.

Guthrie Center

"Woodie Sez," David M. Lutken as Woodie Guthrie performs to benefit Guthrie Center, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Troubador series, folk music. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Mucca Pazza, marching band rock, weekend residency. North Adams.

The Mount

"Music After Hours," with John Sauer and Jeannie Lauren, classic jazz, 5 to 8 p.m., terrace, 2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; www.EdithWharton.org.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 6 p.m., Ozawa Hall. "This Week at Tanglewood" panel, 7:15 p.m.; Boston Pops Orchestra, Michael Feinstein and Friends, at 8:30 p.m. in the Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Lecture

"Come Dance with Me! A Pops Tribute to Jimmy van Heusen and Sammy Cahn," professor Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Cocktails in Great Gardens: home of Douglas and Wilmer Thomas, 5 to 7 p.m.101 Selleck Hill Road, Salisbury, Conn. (413) 298-3926.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Much Ado about Nothing," 2 and 8 p.m., Mainstage. "Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Cat and the Canary," 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 8 p.m., Route 20, Lenox, www.cranwell.com.

Chester Theater

"An Illiad," 8 p.m., Chester.

Oldcastle Theatre

"The Fox on the Fairway," 8 p.m., Bennington, Vt.

Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Young Company perform, 5 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children,"7:30 p.m. "Beauty Queen of Queen Leeane," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"They're Playing Our Song," musical, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Upstreet Barbers

"Kaufman's Barber Shop," 8 p.m., 442 North St., Pittsfield.

Ventfort Hall

"Morgan O-Yuki," 4 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Wharton Salon

"The Quicksand," "The Looking Glass" 7 p.m., members performance and 5th Anniversary party. The Mount, Lenox.

Williams Theatre Lab

Open lab weekend: Evening performances of work developed and conceived in the workshops and alumni initiated projects of the 2013 Lab. panel discussions, master classes. ‘62 Center, Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays@3, 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. "The Bridges of Madison County," Family night, 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Blood Play," 8 p.m., NIkos Stage, Williamstown.

WRITING

WordXWord Festival

WXW Poetry Slam Semi-finals and Encyclopedia Show.Local artists and nationally recognized authors and performers. Pittsfield.

Saturday

Aug. 17

ART

Summer Arts/Crafts Show

More than 80 jury-select artisans and crafters,10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free, 50 Main St., Stockbridge. (413) 298-5200, www.stockbridgechamber.org.

Williams College Museum of Art

"72 Degrees: L.A. Art from the Collection" opens -- show highlights work by artists in Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Bennington Battle Day

Sports parade an fireman's muster, 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Awards dinner at Elks Lodge, 6 p.m. Bennington, Vt.

Greek Fest 2013

Food, live music, pastries, dancing, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 73 Bradford St. Pittsfield. (413) 442-8113, www.christisrisen.com.

Repair Cafe

Bring in lamps, small electrical appliances, blades for sharpening and clothes for mending, other items, 1 to 5 p.m., basemen, St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield. 413) 212-8589.

Sandisfield Arts Center

"Looking Backwards: ‘40s and ‘50s America," 10 a.m. What those years meant to those who came of age during World War II. Sandisfield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Wendy Whelan contemporary NYC Ballet, 2 and 8 p.m. La Otra Orilla, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: School at Jacob's Pillow Jazz/ Musical Theatre Program, 6:15 p.m. Free PillowTalk: Carmen, A Gyspy Geography -- Ninotchka Bennahum's new book explores Carmen, 4 p.m. Becket.

Lenox Contradance

Live music by Spare Parts, 8-11:30 p.m., new dancers at 8 p.m. Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox. (413) 528-4007. www.lenoxcontradance.org.

Performance Space 21

PearsonWidrig Dancetheater, "Ordinary Festivals and Other Works," 8 p.m. Chatam, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum

"WeeMuse: Countdown to Kindergarten," 5 to 7 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Peter Pan," musical at Colonial Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m., Pittsfield.

David Grover Concert

David Grover and Grover's Gang, free concert series at Great Barrington Bandstand, 10 a.m., behind Town Hall.

Science Program

"Science in Pittsfield Parks," 10 a.m., Conte Community School, West Union Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-0692.

MUSIC

Berkshire Music School

Drum workshop featuring African, Guatemala, jazz, marimba, timpani, trap set and more, for all ages, 10 to noon, Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 442-1411.

Mass MoCA

Mucca Pazza, marching band rock, weekend residency. North Adams.

The Mount

"Music After Hours," with Elizabeth Casius and Heard, 5 to 8 p.m.,

2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; information: www.EdithWharton.org.

Stockbridge Sinfonia

Berkshires' community orchestra plays music of Mozart, Beethoven, Smetana, and Thomson, 2 p.m. Free. Norman Rockwell Museum, Route 183, Stockbridge. www.stockbridgesinfonia.org, (413) 637-4059.

Tanglewood

Pre-Rehearsal Talk at 9:30 a.m.; rehearsal for Saturday program at 10:30 a.m.; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Bernard Haitink, conductor; Isabelle Faust, violin; Camilla Tilling, soprano: Mozart "Violin Concerto No. 5" and Mahler, "Symphony No. 4," 8:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

Tanglewood Lecture

"Mahler's ‘Classical' Symphony No. 4 and Mozart's Last Violin Concerto," Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

Tannery Pond concerts

Vassily Primakov returns with duo partner and friend for more than a decade, Natalia Lavrova. Primakov plays Chopin, followed by the duo, on two pianos, playing Rachmaninov. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Tamarack Hollow

Berkshire Plateau "drowned lands" watershed backcountry hike at Tamarack Hollow in Windsor. Register www.massaudubon.org or (413) 584-3009.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Much Ado about Nothing," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Musical Theatre Apprentices perform 10-minute musicals, 10:30 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Cat and the Canary," 2 and 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 8 p.m., 55 Lee Road/Route 20, Lenox, (413) 881-1636 or www.cranwell.com.

Chester Theater

"An Illiad," 8 p.m., Chester.

The Mount

"Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights' Dream," 12:30 p.m. Lenox.

Oldcastle Theatre

"The fox on the fairway," 2 and 8 p.m., Bennington, Vt.

Shakespeare & Company

Behind-the-scenes tour, 10:30 a.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 2 p.m. "Beauty Queen of Leeane," 3 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 a.m. "Love's Labour's Lost," 7:30 p.m. "Master Class," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"They're Playing Our Song," musical, 4 and 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Ventfort Hall

"Morgan O-Yuki: The Geisha of the Gilded Age," 4 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Wharton Salon

"The Quicksand," "The Looking Glass"3 p.m. at The Mount, Lenox.

Williams Theatre Lab

Open lab weekend: Afternoon and evening performances of work developed and conceived in the workshops and alumni initiated projects of the 2013 Lab. panel discussions, master classes. ‘62 Center, Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Bridges of Madison County," 3:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Main Stage, . "Blood Play," 3:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

WRITING

WordXWord Festival

WXW Poetry Slam Finals and WXW Finale Week-long festival in the downtown Upstreet Cultural District -- words spoken, written and sung, in non-traditional venues from barbershops to storefronts. Poetry readings, workshops, songwriter showcases, poetry slams, young audience events, storytelling, word-based contests, "friends-of-the-festival" events from book signings to staged readings of plays, art exhibits and scrabble tournaments. Local artists and nationally recognized authors and performers. Pittsfield.

Sunday

Aug. 18

ART

Arts and Crafts Show

More than 80 jury-selected artisans and crafters, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free, 50 Main St., Stockbridge. (413) 298-5200, www.stockbridgechamber.org.

Drawing Workshop

Botanical Drawing Workshop Alchemy Initiative, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Bascom Lodge, summit of Mount Greylock. www.AlchemyInitiative.org.

SculptureNow Tour

"Confluence," juried exhibition of large, outdoor sculptures at The Mount, free tour at 10:30 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, (413) 623-2068.

COMMUNITY

Greek Fest 2013

Food, live music, pastries , dancing: A taste of Greece without the travel, rain or shine, noon to 6 p.m. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 73 Bradford St. Pittsfield. (413) 442-8113, www.christisrisen.com.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Wendy Whelan NYC Ballet, 2 p.m. La Otra Orilla, Montreal- 2:15 p.m. Master class: La Otra Orilla. Becket.

Performance Space 21

"Dance Omi @ PS21: Critical Response to Dance Omi Works-in-Progress," 2 p.m. Free. Chatam, N.Y.

FILM

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire

"Hava Nagila (The Movie)," 11 a.m., The Triplex, Great Barrington.

HISTORY

North Adams Historical Society

Commemoration of the Siege of Fort Massachusetts, 2 p.m. Free. Museum of History and Science, Western Gateway Heritage State Park, (413) 664-4700.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum

"D.W. Counts Down to Kindergarten," 1 and 3 p.m. Arthur's younger sister prepares to start school. City Stage Co., Inc, Boston Children's Museum. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Peter Pan," musical at Colonial Theatre, 2 p.m., Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

"Free to Be...You and Me" with Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, and Letty Cottin Pogrebin, 7 p.m. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the record album, book and Emmy Award-winning ABC television special. Benefits Free To Be Foundation and Mahaiwe. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Mucca Pazza, marching band rock, weekend residency. North Adams.

Stockbridge Sinfonia

Berkshires' community orchestra plays music of Mozart, Beethoven, Smetana, and Thomson, with Christine Singer, reception to follow concert, 6 p.m. Free. Norman Rockwell Museum, Route 183, Stockbridge. www.stockbridgesinfonia.org, (413) 637-4059.

Tanglewood

Leonard Bernstein Memorial Concert with Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor, and Emanuel Ax, piano: Mozart "Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat," and Mahler, Symphony No. 1," 2:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew's Cobble

Fabulous Ferns 1 to 3 p.m. to explore river and unique wood and meadow habitat with abundant wildlife. Canoe trip down the Housatonic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sheffield. (413) 229-8600

Bascom Lodge

"Project Pangaea and the Extension of the Appalachian Trail," plans for extending the Appalachian Trail through Canada,, Iceland, Western Europe and other countries (and islands), ending in Morocco. 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversation with Mark St. Germain, 1 p.m., free at St. Germain Stage. "Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Much Ado about Nothing," 5 p.m., Mainstage. Music Theatre Apprentices perform 10-minute musicals, 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret. Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 3 p.m., 55 Lee Road/Route 20, Lenox, (413) 881-1636 or www.cranwell.com.

Chester Theater

"An Illiad," 2 p.m., Chester.

Oldcastle Theatre

"The Fox on the Fairway," 2 p.m., Bennington, Vt.

Shakespeare & Company

Author's talk with Olympia Dukakis, 10:30 a.m. "Love's Labours Lost," 2 p.m. "Master Class," 3 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m. "Beauty Queen of Leeane," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Taconic Stage Company

"My Brilliant Divorce," one-woman comedy show with Susan Fullerton, 3 p.m., St. John in the Wilderness Church, 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, N.Y., (518) 325-1234.

Theater Barn

"They're Playing Our Song," musical, 2 p.m.,New Lebanon, N.Y.

Upstreet Barbers

"Kaufman's Barber Shop," 8 p.m. Shakespeare & Co., 442 North St., Pittsfield.

Ventfort Hall

"Morgan O-Yuki: The Geisha of the Gilded Age," 10 a.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Wharton Salon

"The Quicksand," "The Looking Glass" 3 p.m. at The Mount, Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Bridges of Madison County," 2 p.m., Main Stage, "Blood Play," 2 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

WRITING

Chabad

"Torah Workshops in Tanglewood Country," 10 a.m. Pittsfield.

Monday

Aug. 19

COMMUNITY

Book Sale

Friends of the Adams Free Library, 9 to 5, Park Street, Adams.

The Mount

Ghost Tour, 7:30 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox; www.EdithWharton.org.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Hannah Arendt," 4, and "When Comedy Went to School," 8 p.m., Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox.

MUSIC

Becket Arts Center

Kristina Bachrach, soprano, pianist Bretton Brown perform songs by Hugo Wolf, Lee Hoiby, and Henri Duparc, 7 p.m. Becket Washington School, 12 Maple Street, Becket. (413) 623-6635.

Tanglewood

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals with Josh Ritter, 7 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

West Side Community Arts Project, teenage women working with Berkshire actors and writers create their own show, 7 p.m. St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Cat and the Canary," 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 8 p.m., 55 Lee Road/Route 20, Lenox, (413) 881-1636 or www.cranwell.com.

Tuesday

Aug. 20

COMMUNITY

Book Sale

Friends of the Adams Free Library, noon to 7, Park Street, Adams.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"100 Years of Dance on Camera," 8:30 p.m., free, with Deirdre Towers, former producer of the annual Dance on Camera festival. Chatham, N.Y.

HISTORY

Ventfort Hall

"Louisa May and the Influential Mr. Alcott," Pulitzer-Prize-winning book. Lenox.

KID STUFF

Lilac Park

Terry A La Berry and Friends, sponsored by Lenox Library, 11 a.m., Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Summer Sketch Club," drawing and painting class, for ages 7 and up, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Route 183, Stockbridge.

MUSIC

Springside Park

"Concerts in the Arboretum," 7 p.m., 874 North St., Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Much Ado about Nothing," 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," 7:30 p.m., post-show discussion, St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill, 8 p.m., Main Stage. "The Cat and the Canary," 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Shakespeare & Company

"Beauty Queen of Leeane," 3 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m. "Heroes," 8:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Wednesday

Aug. 21

COMMUNITY

Book Sale

Friends of the Adams Free Library, 9 to 5, Park Street, Adams.

Elizabeth Freeman Day

Celebrate Ealizabeth Freeman, who sued for her freedom in 1781. Music, talks, dancing and community festivities 5 to 7 p.m., free, at the Ashley House. Exhibit on Freeman's life and legacy. Ashley House, Sheffield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Martha Graham Dance Company re-stages her "Rite of Spring," 8 p.m. Kyle Abraham/Abraham.in.Motion, "Pavement," emotional chronology of Black America, 8:15 p.m. Becket. Free Inside/Out Performance: A Palo Seco Flamenco, New York City-based Flamenco company, 6:15 p.m. Becket.

HISTORY

Bascom Lodge

"The WPA and CCC in Massachusetts: Projects in the 1930s," 6 p.m. Free. Summit of Mount Greylock.

Congregation Knesset Israel

"Maimonides and His World,"10 a.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire

Rabbis Teach: mysticism, social justice, health, free, 11:45 a.m., 270 State Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-6378.

KID STUFF

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Creating Together," 10 to 11:30 a.m., Route 183, Stockbridge.

MUSIC

Bascom Lodge

Mike Martin on ukulele, original music and improvisations, 6 p.m., Mount Greylock, Adams, (413) 743-1591.

Concerts at Windsor Lake

Free live music, 6:30 p.m. 200 Bradley St., North Adams. www.northadams-ma.gov.

Lilac Park concerts

Wanda Houston Big & Bigger, 6:30 p.m. Main Street, Lenox. (413) 637-3646.

'Live on the Lake'

Greylock, music from 6 to 8 p.m., Burbank Park, Onota Lake, Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Much Ado about Nothing," 2 and 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Staged reading of new play, 7:30 p.m. Free. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill, 7 p.m., Main Stage. "The cat and the Canary," 7 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps

Political comedy in song, 8 p.m., 55 Lee Road/Route 20, Lenox, (413) 881-1636 or www.cranwell.com.

Chester Theater

"An Illiad," 8 p.m., re-imagining of Homer's classic, Chester.

Shakespeare & Company

Behind-the-scenes tour, 10:30 a.m. "Heroes," 3 p.m. Studio series, New work: "A Thousand Words" by Gwendolyn Rice, 5 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m. "Beauty Queen of Leeane," 8:30 p.m. with Q&A. Lenox.

Upstreet Barbers

"Kaufman's Barber Shop," 8 p.m., , 442 North St., Pittsfield.

Ventfort Hall

"Morgan O-Yuki: The Geisha of the Gilded Age," 7 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Wharton Salon

"The Quicksand," "The Looking Glass" 5:30 p.m. at The Mount, Lenox.