The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation will hold an ice cream social at Sheep Hill on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., at 671 Cold Spring Road in Williamstown.
The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation will hold an ice cream social at Sheep Hill on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., at 671 Cold Spring Road in Williamstown. www.wrlf.org (Eagle file)

Thursday, July 25

ART

Community Access to the Arts

"I am a Part of Art" annual art show and poetry reading, 5:30 p.m. Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. Community
accesstothearts.org

Downstreet Art

Art openings and receptions citywide. Ibrahim Quarashi, MCLA Gallery 51. Michelle Lauriat, drawings on perceptions of place, 53 Main St. Solly Kh, an independent curator based in Teheran, Iran. Japanese-born choreographer/ dancers Eiko and Koma, 69 Union St. 6 p.m. Downtown North Adams.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Summer lecture and performance series related to art exhibits, Thursday evenings in July and August. Stockbridge.

Williams College Museum of Art

Art and aperitif al fresco, 4 p.m. WTF actors mine the exhibition "Now Dig This!" for inspiration. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Norman Rockwell Museum

Four Freedoms Forum: "Youth, Identity, and the Media," 5:30 p.m. Town Hall conversation. Free. Stockbridge.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

L-E-V, Israeli avante-garde contemporary dance company, 8 p.m. Dorrance Dance with Michelle Dorrance, founder of Dorrance Dance, a top tap dancer of her generation, 8:15 p.m. with live music. Free Inside/Out Performance: Vacanti Ballets, 6:15 p.m. Becket.

KID STUFF

Adams Library

"Digging Dinosaurs," 4 p.m.


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Berkshire Athenaeum

"Digging Dinosaurs" storytelling and music 1 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid" youth show, 2 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Just So Stories," 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. outdoor stage, Stockbridge.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Art and Imagination: Creative Toys," with artist/educator, Nova Rockwell, 10 to 3, Route 183, Stockbridge.

MUSIC

Adams

Live music outdoors at Adams Town Common, 7 p.m., free. www.celebrateadams.com

Berkshire Gateway Jazz

Weekend of national and local jazz musicians: Greg Caputo Big Band, Phil Woods, and the Freddie Bryant Quartet at First Congregational Church, 25 Park Place. www.BerkshiresJazz.org

Berkshire Theatre Group

Power Balladz: The Ultimate 80s Sing-Along, 7:30 p.m., Colonial Theatre, South Street, Pittsfield.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Marc Cohn, 8 p.m., 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can recitals in the galleries 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

'Party in the Park'

Jill Gallagher Band, 6 to 8 p.m., Noel Field, Route 8, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Garrick Ohlsson, piano: Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 "Pastoral," Schubert Fantasy "Wanderer," Griffes "The Night Winds," "Barcarolle" and "The White Peacock," Chopin "Fantaisie in F minor" and "Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor," 8 p.m. in Ozawa Hall, Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversation with "Southern Comfort" composer and lyricist and members of local transgendered community, free at St. Germain Stage, 4 p.m. "Southern Comfort," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "The Chosen," adaptation of Chaim Potok novel. 8 p.m. Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe Festival

"Painting his wings: A partial puppet play," 7 p.m. one family's devastating loss and their fragile journey towards reshaping their lives. ‘Pick your own price' opening night. "Moment of impact," 9 p.m., performance inspired by a real and tragic journey on Amtrak. Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 8 p.m., after a passionate chance meeting, the two married travelers decide to meet once a year to rekindle their relationship. Main Stage, Stockbridge. "Extremities," 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Mass Live Arts

"Mona's House of Dance," 8 p.m. Tina Satter and Half Straddle with New York City Players panel on new work set in tap studio in a small town. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

The Mount

"A Midsummer Nights' Dream," 6 p.m. Shakespeare & Company returns to The Mount. Lenox.

Shakespeare & Company

"Master Class," 3 p.m. "Love's Labour's Lost," 7:30 p.m. "Heroes," , 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"The Taffetas," musical, 8 p.m. Tour of the fabulous 50's. New Lebanon, N.Y.

VOICES Theater Company

"Pittsfield's ‘Glory'," 7 p.m. Cemetery, 203 Wahconah St., Pittsfield. (413) 442-1928.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Johnny Baseball," 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Opening Night, Nikos Stage. "Pygmalion," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall, Williamstown.

Friday

July 26

ART

Music & More

"Visual Metaphors" invitational show, 30 regional mixed-media artists, opening 5 to 7 p.m. show to Aug. 25. Meeting House Gallery, New Marlborough.

COMMUNITY

Congregation Knesset Israel

Rabbis Who Love the Berkshires talk: "Jewish Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and the Holy Land," 11 a.m., free. 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Shakespeare & Company.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

L-E-V, 8 p.m. Dorrance Dance with Michelle Dorrance. 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: Texture Contemporary Ballet, 6:15 p.m. Free PillowTalk: Jacob's Pillow Coast-to-Coast celebrates "Never Stand Still" documentary, 5 p.m. Becket.

KID STUFF

Adams

Movie night, "The Smurfs," starts at dusk, free, Adams Town Hall Lawn. www.celebrateadams.com.

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid" youth show, 2 and 7 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Sanctuaries

Insect Safari: Explore the sanctuary's varied habitats. 10 a.m. Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Just So Stories." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. outdoor stage, Stockbridge.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Art and Imagination: Creative Toys," with artist/educator, Nova Rockwell, 10 to 3, Route 183, Stockbridge.

Performance Space 21

Jamal Jackson Dance Youth Workshop performance, 1 p.m., ends weeklong program for youth exploring African and African-American dance. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Berkshire Gateway Jazz

Weekend of national and local jazz musicians. First Congregational Church, 25 Park Place, and other venues. Full schedule www.BerkshiresJazz.org.

Berkshire Music School

Adult chamber music play-in, Taft Recital Hall, 3 to 5 p.m. 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; (413) 442-1411.

Guthrie Center

Makem and Spain Brothers, Irish folk singers, 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can recitals in the galleries 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

Arriaga, Crumb, Schumann, with Joel Pitchon, Masako Yanagita, violin; Ronald Gorevic, viola; Molly Aronson, cello; Anne Koscielny, piano; Kezia Gorevic Fisher, cello. 7 p.m., Charlemont.

Spectrum Playhouse

"Rock On Unplugged," Delta Blues with Robin O'Herin and Andy Cohen, and Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra with Bernice Lewis and Bernie McMahon, 7:30 p.m., 20 Franklin St., Lee, (413) 394-5023.

Tanglewood

Prelude Concert with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 6 p.m. in Ozawa Hall. Panel discussion, 7:15 p.m.; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Christoph Eschenbach, conductor and piano, and Christine Schäfer, soprano: All-Mozart program -- "Ch'io mi scordi di te Non temer, amato bene," Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter," 8:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

Tanglewood Lecture Series

"Perfect Night Music: An All-Mozart Concert," professor Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox; yudkinjaf@gmail.com.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Cocktails in Great Gardens: home of Sharon Casdin, 5 to 7 p.m. 795 Rannapo Road, Ashley Falls. (413) 298-3926.

Berkshire Sanctuaries

Twilight World of Bats, 7 p.m. Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox.

THEATE5

Barrington Stage Company

"The Chosen," 2 and 8 p.m. Mainstage. "Southern Comfort," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 8 p.m. Main Stage, Stockbridge. "Extremities," 8 p.m., Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Mass Live Arts

"Mona's House of Dance," 8 p.m. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

Shakespeare & Company

Riotous Youth, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.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

"The Taffetas," musical, 8 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y.

VOICES Theater Company

"Pittsfield's ‘Glory'" 7 p.m., Cemetery, 203 Wahconah St., Pittsfield, (413) 442-1928 or 442-1793.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays@3, 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. "Pygmalion," 8 p.m., family night, Main Stage. "Johnny Baseball," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Cabaret, 11 p.m., Goodrich Hall, Williamstown.

WRITING

Fiction reading

Charles McCarry, "Shanghai Factor, 7 p.m. The Bookstore, 11 Housatonic St., Lenox. www.bookstoreinlenox.com.

Writers Read

Mark Farrington and David Giannini, 5:30 p.m. Free. Good Purpose Gallery, 40 Main Street, Lee. (413) 394-5045.

Saturday

July 27

ART

Otis Cultural Council

Sixth Annual Otis Arts Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Free. Farmington River Elementary School, 555 N. Main Road, Route 8, Otis.

COMMUNITY

Clark Art Institute

Stone Hill Fifth Anniversary Celebration, 1-4 p.m.: Admission to Stone Hill Center free all day, and free tours of the exhibition Kidspace @ the Clark: Lions, and Tigers, and Museums, Oh My!Cookout on the lawn and free cake and ice cream at 3:30 p.m. Kids and grownups can build a fairy house in the woods along the Nan and Howard Paths. Free. Williamstown.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"An Enchanted Evening for Families," evening of music, dancing and activities inspired by "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," 5 to 8 p.m., Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-4100.

Sandisfield Arts Center

"Local heroes II," a night of thanks and good cheer for the local heroes among us, 7 p.m. Sandisfield.

DANCE

Lift Ev'ry Voice

Olga Dunn Dance Company in "High Note to Heaven," a celebration of gospel dance, and jazz music at the Dunn Studios Up Close! Space. 7 p.m., 321 Main St. Great Barrington. Benefits student dance scholarships. www.olgadunndance.org or (413) 528-9674.

Jacob's Pillow

L-E-V, 2 and 8 p.m. Dorrance Dance with Michelle Dorrance, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: School at Jacob's Pillow Contemporary, 6:15 p.m. Free PillowTalk: Michelle Dorrance and composer Toshi Reagon, 4 p.m. Becket.

HISTORY

Bidwell House Museum

History talk: "The Garden in the Woods: Archaeology at Kampoosa Bog in Stockbridge." Finds of a 4000-year-old settlement. 10 a.m. Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham.

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace

"A Day in the Life of Young Susan B," noon. A theatrical performance about a typical day in the life of Susan B. Anthony at age 6, performed by local children and adults. Free. Adams.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid," young show, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

David Grover Concert

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

Science Program

"Science in Pittsfield Parks," learn about the environment with science educator Lisa Provencher, 10 to noon, Pitt Park, West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-0692.

Williamstown Library

Musician Tom Sieling performs a family music show, "Howl at the Moon with a Ground-Dweller Tune!" 2 p.m. Routes 2 and 7, Williamstown. (413) 458-5369.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

Joe Iconis and family, composer and lyricist of "The Black Suits" in an evening of song, 10:30 p.m. Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Choral Festival

Britten's Spring Symphony and Vivaldi's Gloria (sung in Latin), 7:30 p.m. Springfield Symphony and the 150-voice Festival Choir conducted by Nicholas Cleobury. Free talk about the works at 6:15 p.m. Berkshire School, Sheffield. (413) 229-1999.

Berkshire Gateway Jazz

Weekend of national and local jazz musicians. First Congregational Church, 25 Park Place, and other venues. Full schedule www.BerkshiresJazz.org.

Guthrie Center

Grand Slambovians, 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Troubador series, folk music. Great Barrington.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Manhattan Transfer, jazz a cappella group, 8 p.m. Tim Hauser, a former New York City cab driver, founded harmony vocal quartet 40 years ago -- the group has won Grammy awards in jazz and pop, and were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1998. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can summer festival recitals, 4:30 p.m. Bang on a Can All-Stars, 8 p.m. North Adams.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

Arriaga, Crumb, Schumann, with Joel Pitchon, Masako Yanagita, violin; Ronald Gorevic, viola; Molly Aronson, cello; Anne Koscielny, piano; Kezia Gorevic Fisher, cello. 7 p.m., Charlemont.

Tanglewood

Pre-rehearsal talk at 9:30 a.m.; rehearsal for Saturday program at 10:30 a.m.; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Andris Nelsons, conductor, and Kristi Opolais, soprano; Lioba Braun, mezzo-soprano; Dmytro Popov, tenor; Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass; and Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor: Verdi Requiem, 8:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

Tanglewood Lecture Series

"The Overwhelming Verdi Requiem," lecture with professor Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox; yudkinjaf@gmail.com

Tannery Pond concerts

Miró Quartet, chamber group in residence at the University of Texas at Austin, 8 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTOORS

Bartholomew's Cobble

Herpetology Walk: Family-friendly stroll with a naturalist to learn about frogs, toads, salamanders, and snakes. 10 a.m., Sheffield.

Master gardeners

Choosing, growing and harvesting vegetables, 10 a.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield. Free, (413) 743-5193.

Project Native

Bug and butterfly safari, 9:30 a.m. Butterfly House. Free, Housatonic.

Tamarack Hollow

Chesterfield Gorge exploration of the Westfield River Watershed, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (413) 532-1631, ext. 10 or pvregion@ttor.org.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Southern Comfort," 4 and 8 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "The Chosen," 8 p.m. Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe Festival

Free community workshop, 1:30 p.m., Fringe artists teach performance techniques. "Moment of impact," 5 p.m. "A monolog dedicated to Dexter," 7 p.m. "Painting his wings: A partial puppet play," 9 p.m. Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 2 and 8 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. "Extremities," 2 and 8 p.m. Unicorn Stage, Stockbridge.

Lift Ev'ry Voice

Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts post-performance discussion on African-Americans in baseball and local history after "Johnny Baseball." Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

Mass Live Arts

"Mona's House of Dance," 8 p.m. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

The Mount

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

Performance Space 21

"Hilary Chaplain: A Life in Her Day," 8 p.m. Winner of the Solo Show Award at the International Fringe Festival in New York City. Chatham, N.Y.

Shakespeare & Company

Tour, 10:30 a.m. "Love's Labour's Lost," 2 p.m. "Master Class," 3 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m "None but the Lonely Heart," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"The Taffetas," musical, 4 and 8 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y.

VOICES Theater Company

"Pittsfield's ‘Glory'" 7 p.m., Cemetery, 203 Wahconah St., Pittsfield, (413) 442-1928 or 442-1793.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Pygmalion," 3:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Johnny Baseball," 3:30 p.m., 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Cabaret, 11 p.m., Goodrich Hall, Williamstown.

Sunday

July 28

ART

Clark Art Institute

"George Inness: Sacred and Profane Spaces," 3 p.m. Adrienne Baxter Bell explores George Inness's engagement with art. Free. Williamstown.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts

"Portraits of Berkshire County Elders," photography exhibit: Reception for elders. Part of summer-long festival celebrating African-American life. www.liftevry
voice.org. 28 Renne Ave, Pittsfield.

COMMUNITY

Blueberry Festival

Pancake breakfast 9 to 11 a.m.,live music, 19th-century crafts, antiques, children's activities, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Austerlitz Historical Society, Austerlitz, N.Y.

Summer Sundays

Music, children's activities, IS183 art initiative, 4 p.m. to dusk. "The Incredibles," by Images Cinema, Morgan Lawn, on top of Spring Street. (413) 458-9077

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

L-E-V, 2 p.m. Dorrance Dance, 2:15 p.m. with live Master Class: Michelle Dorrance. Becket.

HISTORY

Shaker Museum & Library

39th annual Shaker Seminar, immersion in Shaker history. July 24 through today. Information: hancockshakervillage.org.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid" youth show, 3 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Knox Trail Inn

Nutshell Playhouse. Original music, clownerie and puppets. 11 a.m., Route 23, East Otis, (413) 269-4400.

MUSIC

Adams

Adams Historical Society presents the Eagles Stage Band, 3 p.m., free, Adams Visitor Center, Hoosac Street.

Barrington Stage Company

Joe Iconis and family, composer and lyricist of "The Black Suits" in an evening of song, 8 p.m. Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Bascom Lodge

Sounds of Argentina. Tomás Murmis and friends lead musical journey through the folk landscapes of South America. 6 p.m. Free. Summit of Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Gateway Jazz

Weekend of national and local jazz musicians. First Congregational Church, 25 Park Place, and other venues. Full schedule www.BerkshiresJazz.org.

Berkshire Music School

Berkshire Music School students and faculty perform 2 p.m. at Pugzee's Farm, Washington Mountain Road, Becket. (413) 442-1411.

Challahpalooza

Berkshire Music Festival with Sam Glaser, famous Jewish musician. Duffin Theater. Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St. Lenox.

Performance Space 21

"Berkshire Bop Society" community lawn dance concert, 6 p.m. Tribute to Thelonius Monk with Lincoln Mayorga, piano, Sheri Bauer-Mayorga, vocals, Otto Gardner, bass, and Ted MacKenzie, drums. Chatham, N.Y.

Sevenars Concerts

American Music for Piano Duo: Jazz, classical, and more, Kirk Whipple and Marilyn Morales, composer/pianists, 4 to 6 p.m. Worthington.

Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra with Christoph Eschenbach, conductor, and Garrick Ohlsson, piano: Dvorak "Carnival Overture" and "Symphony No. 9, From the New World," and Prokofiev, "Piano Concerto No. 3," 2:30 p.m. in the Shed, Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bascom Lodge

"Bugs, Bones and Birds." Walk with local naturalist Lisa Provencher. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. Summit of Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Sanctuaries

Canoe Trip to Upper and Lower Goose Ponds, Lee and Tyringham, 8 a.m. to noon. Pleasant Valley Sanctuaries, Lenox.

Garden Conservancy

Open Days Program: Three private gardens open to the public, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Richmond, MA; and Canaan and New Lebanon, N.Y. (888)842-2442.

Susan B. Anthony Pedal and Plod

Traditional biathlon, 8:30 a.m., Adams Town Common. www.celebrate adams.com

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Southern Comfort," 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "The Chosen," 5 p.m. Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe Festival

"Painting his wings: A partial puppet play," 3 p.m. "Moment of impact," 6 p.m. "A monolog dedicated to Dexter," 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

GFour Productions presents "Menopause The Musical," 3 p.m. Great Barrington.

Shakespeare & Company

Author's talk with Governor Deval Patrick and First Lady Diane Patrick, 10:30 a.m. "Mother Courage and Her Chilren," 2 p.m. "None but the Lonely Heart," 3 p.m. "Love's Labour's Lost," 7:30 p.m. "Master Class," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Theater Barn

"The Taffetas," musical, 2 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y.

Williams Theatre Lab

An evening of readings and presentations from the first three weeks of the 2013 Lab. 7:30 p.m., ‘62 Center, Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Johnny Baseball," 2 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

Monday

July 29

ART

Norman Rockwell Museum

"The Art of the Picture Book," with illustrator, Mary Jane Begin, 10 to 4 and "Summer Sketch Club," drawing and painting class, 10 to noon, Route 183, Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

Adams

Susan B. Anthony Street Fair, Park Street, Adams, 6 to 9 p.m. www.celebrateadams.com. Rain date July 30.

Congregation Knesset Israel

"What's New in Jewish Bioethics?" 10 a.m., 70 Kemble St. at Shakespeare & Company, Lenox.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

American and International Jewish films. "Odrinary Miracles: The Phogo Leagu'es New York," 4 p.m., and "Dandelions," 8 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox.

Clark Art Institute

Homericana film: "The Yearling," 3 p.m. Free. Williamstown.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid" youth show, 1 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can recitals in the galleries, 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

THEATER

Berkshire Fringe Festival

"A monolog dedicated to Dexter," 7 p.m. "Painting his wings: A partial puppet play," 9 p.m. Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 8 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

WRITING

The Mount

"Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves." Henry Wiencek, 4 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Tuesday

July 30

FILM

Performance Space 21

"The Magic Flute," Ingmar Bergman's film of Mozart's opera sung in Swedish, 8:30 p.m., free. Chatham, N.Y.

HISTORY

Ventfort Hall

Lee Stookey will take us down under with "Tunnel Visions: New York's Subway Ceramics," artistic beauty of the underground stations, the ceramic beavers at the Astor Place stop or the jaunty sailing ships at Columbus Circle. Lenox.

KID STUFF

Adams Library

"Howl at the Moon with a Ground-Dweller Tune," a family music program by singer/songwriter Tom Sieling, 2 p.m., Adams Library, 92 Park Street, Adams, 413-743-8345, Adams.

Lilac Park

Terry A La Berry and Friends, family concert sponsored by Lenox Library, 11 a.m., Lilac Park, Lenox.

MUSIC

Clark Art Institute

Free concert with Jammin' Divas, raditional and contemporary original folk music with elements of improvisation from many cultures, 6 p.m. Williamstown.

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire

"Fascinating Rhythms: The Music of George Gershwin and Jerome Kern," annual summer concert with Rabbi Deborah Zecher, Joshua Zecher-Ross and Joe Rose, 7:30 p.m., 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can summer festival through Aug. 4, recitals in the galleries 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. with faculty and fellows, evening concerts with all-stars. North Adams.

Tanglewood

"Motomasa Sumidagawa," film screening, 8 p.m., Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Chosen," 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Southern Comfort," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 8 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

The Mount

"Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights' Dream," 6 p.m. Lenox.

Shakespeare & Company

"Master Class," 3 p.m. Tuesday talk with cast of "Master Class," 5 p.m. "Moter Courage and Her Children," 7:30 p.m. "Heroes," 8:30 p.m. Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Johnny Baseball," 7:30 p.m., with talkback, Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

WRITING

Tuesday project

WordXWord Story Slam Semi-final 2, 8 p.m., yBar, 391 North St., Pittsfield. wXw365.org.

Wednesday

July 31

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

3e étage, étoiles, soloists and dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet, 8 p.m. Bodytraffic, L.A. company will perform varied program including music of Ella Fitzgerald and other jazz greats, 8:15 p.m. Free Inside/Out Performance: Jessica Gaynor Dance, six-member modern dance company based in Brooklyn, N.Y., 6:15 p.m. Becket.

HISTORY

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

Barrington Stage

"Little Mermaid" 2 an 7 p.m. at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Don Jordan and Nutshell Playhouse featuring clowns, puppets and music, 1 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Creating Together: A Parent-Child Experience," 10 to 11:30 a.m., Route 183, Stockbridge.

MUSIC

Eagles Band

Selections celebrating Verdi's and Wagner's 200th birthdays and the 70th anniversary of "Oklahoma." 7 p.m. Kimball Farms, Walker Road, Lenox.

Lilac Park concerts

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

'Live on the Lake'

Concert series, Sirsy, 6 to 8 p.m., Burbank Park, Onota Lake, Pittsfield.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can recitals in the galleries 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Berkshire Choral Festival, 2:30 p.m., Route 183, Stockbridge.

Tanglewood

Mark Morris Dance Group with Tanglewood Music Center Fellows and Mark Morris, choreographer and director; Purcell "Dido and Aeneas" and Britten, "Curlew River," Fully-staged productions, sung in English, 7:30 p.m. in Ozawa Hall, Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bascom Lodge

"Landscaping for Birds and Other Wildlife," with Leslie Reed-Evans, naturalist and director of Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation. 6 p.m. Free. Summit of Mount Greylock.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Chosen," 2 and 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Southern Comfort," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

30 Live! free music series, 7 p.m. "The Ape Woman," rock opera based on sideshow sensation Julia Pastrana, 8 p.m. ‘Pick your own price opening night.' Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Same Time, Next Year," 7 p.m. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre

"Body Awareness," 8 p.m., Phyllis, a college professor, her partner Joyce, a high school teacher, and Joyce's adult son, Jared, host Frank, a guest artist at "Body Awareness Week." Chester.

Shakespeare & Company

Tour, 10:30 a.m. "Heroes," 3 p.m. Studio series, new works: "Ben Johnson Lives" by Lee Kalcheim, 5 p.m. "Les Faux Pas," 5:30 p.m. "Mother Courage and Her Chilren," 7:30 p.m. "Master Class," 8:30 p.m. with Q&A. Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Johnny Baseball," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.