Thursday

September 27

ART

Williams College Museum of Art

Talk in Contemporary Art with internationally recognized artist Jessica Stockholder, 7 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Hall, Williams College, Williamstown.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dr. Ruth, All the Way," 7:30 p.m., 36 Lin den St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-8888.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Puppetmaster of Lodz," 7 p.m., Uni corn Theatre, Stock brige. (413) 298-5576.

Friday

September 28

MUSIC

Williams College

Avery Sharpe: So journer Truth "Ain't I a Woman" project, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dr. Ruth, All the Way," new play by Mark St. Germain, 7:30 p.m., 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-8888.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Puppetmaster of Lodz," 7 p.m., Uni corn Theatre, Stockbrige. (413) 298-5576.

The Garage

"Moby Dick Rehearsed," Orson Welles' adaptation, 7:30 p.m., Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 997-4444.

Shakespeare & Company

"The 39 Steps," 7:30 p.m., 70 Kemble S., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Saturday

September 29

ART

Berkshire Arts Festival

Juried show 10 to 6, Shake speare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Berkshire Museum

Family-friendly activities as part of "Rethink! American Indian Art," with quill-worker David Holland, 11 a.m., free with museum admission, 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

COMMUNITY

Hancock Shaker Village

Country Fair, family event with Shaker-inspired art, food, also chicken games with races at 11 and 2, fair 10 to 5, Route 20, Pittsfield, (800) 817-1137.

Lee Sportsmen's Association

Centennial celebration: hot air balloon rides, hot rod show, Medieval games, firearms demonstrations, 9 to 6, Fairview Street, Lee, (413) 243-9721.

MUSIC

Dalton United Methodist

Gospel music concert, "Pathway," non-perishable food items accepted at door, 6:30 p.m., 755 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0521.

'Music & More'

Latin-jazz vocalist and composer Maria Rivas, clarinetist Paul Green, 4:30 p.m. Jazz, Latin, Klezmer and Sephardic music, Meeting House, Route 57, New Marlborough, (413) 229-2785.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Knapsackers

Tyrngham bicycle and hike, hike to Tyringham Cobble overlook for lunch, then bike to Ashintulley Gardens, helmets required; information: Kathy Lee, (413) 443-9562 or klee@nycap.rr.com.

Natural Resources Council

Night hike in North Adams, fire and s'mores, 6 p.m.; (413) 499-0596.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dr. Ruth, All the Way," 4 and 8 p.m., 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-8888.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Puppetmaster of Lodz," 7 p.m., Uni corn Theatre, Stockbrige. (413) 298-5576.

Shakespeare & Company

"The 39 Steps," 7:30 p.m., 70 Kem ble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Sunday

September 30

ART

Berkshire Arts Festival

Juried show in ceramics, painting, jewelry, glass, wood and mixed media, 10 to 5, Shake speare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Grown

"Tomatoes 101," 1:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Hillsdale, N.Y.; (413) 528-0041.

Hancock Shaker Village

15th annual Country Fair, 10 to 5, Route 20, Pittsfield, (800) 817-1137.

MUSIC

South Mountain Concerts

Brentano String Quarter with Crhistine Brandes, soprano: Haydn and Beethoven, 3 p.m., South Mountain Con cert Hall, Route 7, Pittsfield, (413) 442-2106.

Stockbridge Library

Elizabeth Morse, principal harpist for Berkshire Symphony, 4 p.m., Main Street, Stockbridge, (413) 298-5501.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dr. Ruth, All the Way," 3 p.m., 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-8888.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Puppetmaster of Lodz," 2 p.m., Uni corn Theatre, Stockbrige. (413) 298-5576.

Shakespeare & Company

"The 39 Steps," 2 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Monday

October 1

Tuesday

October 2

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Community College

Pride Fall Fun Fest, food, games, T-shirt decorating, prizes, all welcome, 11:30 to 1, Quad. West Street, Pittsfield.

LITERARY

Berkshire Athenaeum

"Call Me Melville," with Wintergreen performing "Songs from the Civil War , history and poetry, 7 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480.

Wednesday

October 3

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dr. Ruth, All the Way," 7:30 p.m., 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-8888.

Town Players

Open auditions for staged reading of "Sorry Wrong Number" by Lucille Fletcher, 6 p.m., at Morningside Com munity School, 100 Burbank St., Pittsfield.

WORKSHOP

Berkshire Grown

"Tomatoes 101," 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., The Kitchen Table Cooking School, Hills dale, N.Y.; (413) 528-0041.