Third Thursday will fill North Street in Pittsfield tonight with entertainers, late-summer fare, live music and high spirits.
Third Thursday will fill North Street in Pittsfield tonight with entertainers, late-summer fare, live music and high spirits. (Eagle file)

Thursday

Sept. 19

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Museum

Free and open to all Berkshire County residents, 5 to 8 p.m Third Thursday.

Berkshire Wordfest

Poetry on the Terrace, a Wordfest event: Charles Coe, Jessica Fisher, David Giannini, Mark Hart, Owen Lewis, and Ellen Doré Watson, 5:30 p.m. Free. Informal book swap. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. www.EdithWharton.org, (413) 551-5100.

Naumkeag at night

Grounds and grand house after hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Wine and sunset, learn about the Choate family, and tour the restored gardens. Wine and beer courtesy of Nejaime's Wine Cellar. Live Jazz on the Lawn by Allen Livermore Jazz Trio. Stockbridge. www.thetrustees.org.

Third Thursday

Third Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, to Benefit Elizabeth Freeman Center. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. on the corner of North Street and Park Square. Walkers encouraged to wear the flashiest shoes as they walk. Evening celebrates Italy, Newpoli group from Boston will play traditional southern Italian folks songs. Berkshire Museum will be free and open to all Berkshire County residents, 5 to 8 p.m.

OUTDOORS

Hancock Shaker Village

240-mile Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour presented by MassBike leaves from the museum and meanders through the Connecticut River Valley.