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ART

Hoffman Pottery

Summer open house featuring new handbuilt and coiled functional ware of the Helix Collection, garden sculptures of frogs, turtles and gremlin masks by Elaine Hoffman, potter-in-residence, also plate-painting for all ages, 10 to 6, 103 Great Barrington Road, West Stockbridge, (413) 232-4346.

Oil Painting Class

Taught by Charlotte Weed Gerwaski, for all levels, 7 to 9 p.m., 225 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 344-7096.

Sculpture Class

Stone carving with Myrna Lieb Citron, for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, 1 to 4 p.m., 1260 Pleasant St., Lee, (413) 243-4456. COMMUNITY

'Anonymous' Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Community Lunch

All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-1955.

Contract Bridge

For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center; information: (413) 243-3512.

Hinsdale Lunch

Hinsdale Lunch

Elder Services meal offered every Wed. and Fri. at 11:30 a.m., Hinsdale Town Hall, Bingo to follow, South Street, Hinsdale; advance reservations: Meal site at (413) 655-2310 or Nutrition Program at (413) 499-0524.

Parents Group

"Parents Helping Parents," share experiences and get support and encouragement from other parents, free, confidential and anonymous, 6 to 8 p.m., call for location/information: (617) 926-5008, ext.102.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.

'Sit & Knit'

For beginners and those with experience, 6 to 8 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield.

DANCE

Healing Rhythms

Beginner Tango, 6 to 7 p.m.; Tango practica, 7 to 7:30 p.m.; intermediate tango, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Jacob's Pillow

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 8 p.m. -- New York City contemporary ensemble, ancers from Brazil, Korea, France, Portugal, Romania, and across the U.S. Shantala Shivalingappa, classical south Indian dance style Kuchipudi, 8:15 p.m., with live music. Free Inside/Out Performance: Art of Motion Dance Theatre, eastern and western multiiscplinary new work. 6:15 p.m. Becket.

Scottish Dancers

Great Barrington Scottish Country Dancers, no partner needed, bring clean, soft shoes, from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., over Crystal Essence, 39 Railroad St., Great Barrington; please confirm with Jean, (518) 672-4243 or Ted, (413) 698-2944.

Great Barrington Scottish Country Dancers, no partner needed, bring clean, soft shoes, from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., over Crystal Essence, 39 Railroad St., Great Barrington; please confirm with Jean, (518) 672-4243 or Ted, (413) 698-2944.

EXHIBIT

Le Petit Musee

"Sarah Sutro: Watercolors," through July at Wild Sage, 333 North St., Pittsfield; open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; (413) 447-7000.

Welles Gallery

Works of four Berkshire women artists, art on glass, oil landscapes, nature photography and Hebrew painting, opening reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Lenox Library, Main Street, Lenox, (413) 637-0197.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, 9 to 10 a.m., Porchlight Home Care offices, 21 High St., Lee; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, Walker Street; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Otis Senior Center.

Cancer Resource & Support Group

Cancer Resource & Support Group

For adults diagnosed with any type of cancer and their loved ones, meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Department, Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, park in Radiation Oncology parking lot on Wahconah Street for easy access, (413) 447-3092.

Center for Healing Arts

All levels yoga and qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 623-8713.

Dalton CRA

Pilates, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Abs, Arms & Tush, and Zumba, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

'Fit to Go!'

Increase your strength and energy with Kas Maroney, American Council on Exercise certified group instructor, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Unitarian Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 841-5834.

Gentle Yoga

For all levels, focus on creating sequencing, breath work and meditation, drop-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., and 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine: (413) 822-2034.

Healing Rhythms

Yoga sculpt, 8:30 to 10 a.m.; capoiera, fusion of martial arts and dance, 4 to 5 p.m., and family capoiera, 5 to 6 p.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Living Well Workshop

"What You Eat Matters," good health begins with food you eat, bring a food log of your past week's meals (and snacks) along with questions, free, 6:30 p.m., Living Well Chiropractic, Nutrition and Massage, 140 Pleasant St., North Adams, (413) 663-5500.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Performance cycle, 6 to 7 a.m.; deep water circuit training, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; senior strength training, (Silver Sneakers), 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Aquafit, 11 to noon; all levels yoga, 11 to 12:15; lunch indoor cycle, 12:15 to 1 p.m.; cardio kickboxing, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Tobacco Program

Men's tobacco treatment program, 5 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

Yoga Classees

Teen yoga, for ages 13-19, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; and, gentle/beginner yoga, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Connections, Pittsfield; information: Waterfall Perry, (413) 464-1944.

Zumba Class

From 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Steeple Valley Dance, 195 Ashland St., North Adams.

KID STUFF

Adams Library

"Having fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs," multimedia presentation by Paulette Morin, 6 p.m., Adams Library, 92 Park Street, Adams, 413-743-8345.

Becket Athenaeum

Summer Storycraft program for children through age 5 and their caregivers, 10-11:30 a.m., Becket.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Story time with crafts and songs, 10 a.m., and "Having fun with Fossils and Dinosaurs," multimedia presentation by Paulette Morin, 1 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Chess Club

Beginners welcome, 3 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, (413) 229-7004.

Healing Rhythms

Kids martial arts conditioning, 4 to 5 p.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

New Lebanon Library

"Tales for Tots Story Hour," includes movement activities, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m., and "Hug-A-Bye Babies," age appropriate stories, songs and movement activities for babies and their caregivers, noon, 550 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., (518) 794-8844.

North Adams Library

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, (413) 662-3133.

Playgroup

"Baby and Me!" parent/infant playgroup, for babies ages four weeks to one year, social interaction, music and developmentally appropriate play activities, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

Reading Workshop

"Understanding Your Child's Literacy Development and Public School Expectations," free assessment of your child's reading level, Pre K-12, 7 p.m.; call to register: Lisa Lausier, reading specialist, (413) 443-5574. Location given upon registration.

LECTURE

Bascom Lodge

Lecture and beer tasting with local brewers from Barrington Brewery discussing the process of making their sun-powered brews, 6 p.m., free, summit of Mount Greylock, Adams; information: (413) 743-1591

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

Fiction/nonfiction group, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., (side door), Pittsfield; information: (413) 842-5014.

MUSEUMS

Animagic

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run."Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.

Arrowhead

Museum in the house where Herman Melville wrote "Moby-Dick," hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours of the house on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits include "Edwin Hale Lincoln, Home City: Photographs of Pittsfield, Massachusetts," architectural and natural images, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

Becket Land Trust

Historic quarry and forest featuring hundreds of artifacts and dynamic vistas, year-round outdoor quarry museum and expansive nature preserve, self-guided historic walk, open daylight hours year round, free admission, coordinating exhibits and programs at 12 Brooker Hill Road, Route 8, Becket; quarry is off Route 20, 456 Quarry Road, Becket, (413) 623-2100 or www.becketlandtrust.org.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Garden features 15 acres with 23 display beds representing over 3,000 regionally appropriate plant species, significant trees, unique shrubs and exotic botanical collections. Open year-round to visitors, corner of routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. Information: (413) 298-3926 or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.

Berkshire Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Chesterwood

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

Clark Art Institute

Art museum and international center for research and scholarship features public and educational programs. Open Tues.-Sun., 10 to 5. 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

Crane Museum

Exhibits include 19th century letterhead artistry, hand-bordering station and moments in Crane history captured on Crane paper, 1 to 5 p.m., South Street, Dalton, (413) 684-6380.

Hancock Shaker Village

Living history museum includes 18 historic buildings, heirloom medicinal and vegatable gardens, Shaker furniture, crafts, tools and clothes; also, craft and cooking demonstrations, lectures and workshops. Featuring "A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA," works of photographer Noel Vicentini, on display through Oct. 27. Village is open daily from 10 to 5 for self-guided visits through Oct. 28. Route 20, Pittsfield, (413) 443-0188.

The Mount

Former home of famed writer Edith Wharton, historic house and gardens, grounds open daily May through October, 10 to 5. Tours, outdoor cafe and gift shop, special events throughout the summer, 2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; information: www.EdithWharton.org.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration, featured exhibits are "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic" and "R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line," open Mon.-Sun., 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 298-4100.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders

Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.; call for location details, Bill Irvin, (413) 442-6180.

Berkshire Sings

With pianist Robert Kelly, adult and teen beginning and experienced singers welcome, includes pop, folk, jazz standards and show tunes, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-2810.Concerts at Windsor Lake

With pianist Robert Kelly, adult and teen beginning and experienced singers welcome, includes pop, folk, jazz standards and show tunes, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-2810.Concerts at Windsor Lake

Free live music, 6:30 p.m. Concessions available. 200 Bradley St., North Adams. www.northadams-ma.gov, (413) 664-6180.

Lilac Park concerts

Bernice Lewis, 6:30 p.m. Main Street, Lenox. (413) 637-3646.

OUTDOORS

Mount Greylock

"Nice and Easy Hike," easy-paced, two-hour, one to two-mile walk geared for seniors but open to all ages, different trail featured each week, 9 a.m., call Visitor Center for location and meeting place, (413) 499-4262.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"On the Town," Leonard Bernstein musical, 2 and 7 p.m., Mainstage."Muckrakers," 7:30 p.m. St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Lion in Winter," Christmas 1183 -- King Henry II, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine and their sons, Richard, Geoffrey and John, play political chess, 7 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre

"Arms on Fire," a young singer in search of a career break who meets a factory worker living in New York's Hell's Kitchen. 8 p.m., Chester.

Shakespeare & Company

Behind the scenes tour, 10:30 a.m. "Master Class," 3 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 p.m. "Heroes," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

TriArts Sharon Playhouse

"Spamalot," area premiere, 2 p.m., 49 Amenia Road, Route 343, Sharon, Conn.; (860) 364-7469 or www.triarts.net.

Ventfort Hall

Summer play, "Morgan O'Yuki: Geisha of the Gilded Age," 7 p.m., Walker Street, Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Animal Crackers," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown. "American Hero," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

Tomorrow

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

ART

Berkshire Arts Festival

Featuring over 200 exhibitors of fine arts and crafts, plus musical and children's entertainment, 10 to 6, Ski Butternut, 380 State Road/Route 23, Great Barrington.

Hoffman Pottery

Summer open house featuring new handbuilt and coiled functional ware of the Helix Collection, garden sculptures of frogs, turtles and gremlin masks by Elaine Hoffman, potter-in-residence, also plate-painting for all ages, 10 to 6, 103 Great Barrington Road, West Stockbridge, (413) 232-4346.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Summer Lecture and Performance Series, events relating to art exhibits, Route 183, Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

'Anonymous' Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Farmers' Market

Vendors and entertainment, featuring Maple Madness Cooking Contest, rain or shine, 3 to 7 p .m., Harris Street, near post office, West Stockbridge.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

"Picnic at the Pillow," includes Kids' Corner for children to learn dance steps and take part in free family dance activities. 5 p.m.; Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 8 p.m. -- New York City contemporary ensemble, dancers from Brazil, Korea, France, Portugal, Romania, and across the U.S. Shantala Shivalingappa, classical south Indian dance style Kuchipudi, 8:15 p.m., with live music. Free Inside/Out performance: Sayat Nova Dance Company, named for 18th-century Armenian Troubador, 6:15 p.m., Becket.

EXHIBITS

Dewey Memorial Hall

"Wall Sculptures," one-artist show with Penny Pitts, on display through July 27, open daily (except Wed.), 10 to 5, Sun. 1 to 5, Library Room, Route 7, Sheffield.

JULY 4th ACTIVITIES

EPOCH at Melbourne

Patriotic music with Joe Cybulski, celebration for residents and guests, 3 p.m., 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield; reservations: (413) 499-1992.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

"Musical Independence Day," free family concert from Jazz to Rock, 4 p.m., with John Clark on French horn, Michael Rabinowitz on bassoon and friends, on the riverbank at the Charlemont Bridge, Route 8A.

North Adams Fireworks

Celebration of Independence Day and baseball, 9:30 p.m. Fireworks begin after the SteepleCats game at Joe Wolfe Field. North Adams.

Pittsfield July 4 Parade

Procession down North Street with theme "America the Beautiful," 10 a.m., www.pittsfieldparade.com.

Shakespeare & Company

12th annual July 4th celebration with special guests Gov. Deval Patrick and State Sen. Benjamin Downing, All-American barbecue at 1:30 p.m., and reading of Declaration of Independence, 3 p.m., sculpture show at 4:15 p.m.,70 Kemble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Williamstown Chamber

Annual July 4 parade, 11 a.m., Route 2 at Southworth Street through Spring Street, followed by barbecue, Williamstown.

Williams College Museum of Art

"The Founding Documents Come to Life," WilliamstownTheatre Festival actors read the Declaration of Independence and the British reply, 2 p.m.. Visit documents in galleries. Museum open 1 to 4 p.m. Williamstown.

MUSEUMS

Animagic

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run."Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.

Arrowhead

Museum in the house where Herman Melville wrote "Moby-Dick," hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours of the house on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits include "Edwin Hale Lincoln, Home City: Photographs of Pittsfield, Massachusetts," architectural and natural images, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

Becket Land Trust

Historic quarry and forest featuring hundreds of artifacts and dynamic vistas, year-round outdoor quarry museum and expansive nature preserve, self-guided historic walk, open daylight hours year round, free admission, coordinating exhibits and programs at 12 Brooker Hill Road, Route 8, Becket; quarry is off Route 20, 456 Quarry Road, Becket, (413) 623-2100 or www.becketlandtrust.org.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Garden features 15 acres with 23 display beds representing over 3,000 regionally appropriate plant species, significant trees, unique shrubs and exotic botanical collections. Open year-round to visitors, corner of routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. Information: (413) 298-3926 or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org

Berkshire Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House

Colonial history museum with 18th and 19th-century furnishings, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens and 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Open Thurs.-Mon., 11 to 4, guided tours on the hour, grounds open daily, 100 Art School Road, Monterey. Information: (413) 528-6888 or www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.

Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

Clark Art Institute

Art museum and international center for research and scholarship features public and educational programs. Open 10 to 5. 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

Crane Museum

Exhibits include 19th century letterhead artistry, hand-bordering station and moments in Crane history captured on Crane paper, 1 to 5 p.m., South Street, Dalton, (413) 684-6380.

Frelinghuysen Morris House

"Exploring Shapes," summer show featuring interactive exhibits using IPADS and/or cardboard shapes. Home of abstract artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen with frescoes, sculptures and murals, their work and their collection. Hourly guided tours Thurs.-Sun., 10 to 3. Lenox. Information: (413) 637-0166.

Hancock Shaker Village

Living history museum includes 18 historic buildings, heirloom medicinal and vegatable gardens, Shaker furniture, crafts, tools and clothes; also, craft and cooking demonstrations, lectures and workshops. Featuring "A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA," works of photographer Noel Vicentini, on display through Oct. 27. Village is open daily from 10 to 5 for self-guided visits through Oct. 28. Route 20, Pittsfield, (413) 443-0188.

The Mount

Former home of famed writer Edith Wharton, historic house and gardens, grounds open daily May through October, 10 to 5. Tours, outdoor cafe and gift shop, special events throughout the summer, 2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; information: www.EdithWharton.org.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag House & Gardens Gilded Age mansion, 20 acres of landscaped grounds, guided house tours on the hour beginning at 10:30 a.m., last tour at 4:30 p.m., special garden tours on Thursdays at 11 and 1, open daily through Oct. 15, 10 to 5. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, (413) 298-8138.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration, featured exhibits are "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic" and "R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line," open Mon.-Sun., 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 298-4100.

Steepletop

Former historic house and garden museum of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, tours at 11:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30, 436 East Hill Road, two miles in from Route 22, south of Route 203, Austerlitz, N.Y., (518) 392-3362 or www.millay.org.

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, 10 to 4, 67 East Road, Adams; private tours: (413) 743-7121.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.

MUSIC

Guthrie Center

Hootenanny Nite, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington; tickets: (413) 528-1955.

Tanglewood

Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, Rock and Roll and Songwriter hall-of-famer, with songwriter and fiddle player Sara Watkins, founder of grammy-winning trio Nickel Creek, 7 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox. Fireworks to follow the concert.

Vespers Service

Sunset evening prayer service with candles and silence, 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"On the Town," Leonard Bernstein musical -- three sailors on shore leave in "New York, New York," includes Coney Island Ballet, 2 p.m., Mainstage. "Muckrakers," a young activist brings home a political hacker, 4 p.m. St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"The Lion in Winter," Christmas 1183 -- King Henry II, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine and their sons, Richard, Geoffrey and John, play political chess, 8 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. "Oklahoma!" Rogers & Hammerstein musical, 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Chester Theatre

"Arms on Fire," a young singer in search of a career break who meets a factory worker living in New York's Hell's Kitchen. 2 and 8 p.m., Chester.

Shakespeare & Company

"Love's Labour's Lost," Shakespearean romantic comedy, 7:30 p.m. "Heroes," Tom Stoppard's translation of Gerald Sibleras' comedy about three World War I veterans restive in a retirement home, 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"Don't Dress For Dinner," farce, 8 p.m. Bernard plans for a rendezvous with his mistress, and his wife stays in town for a tryst of her own. New Lebanon, N.Y.

Ventfort Hall

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Animal Crackers," 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown. "American Hero," 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

Most of these listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. Prices vary for arts and entertainment events. Ongoing events must be updated monthly. Information must arrive at least a week before the date of publication and be sent to Mary Ellen Sondrini, Calendar, The Berkshire Eagle, P.O. Box 1171, Pittsfield 01202; emailed to news@berkshireeagle.com, or faxed to (413) 499-3419. Questions: (413) 496-6238, Monday through Friday, 9-5.