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ART

IS183 Art School

"Landscapes, Farmscapes, Cityscapes, Mindscapes" artists including Maggie Mailer, Rob MacIness and Cynthia Wick, opening 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Stonover Barn Gallery. Lenox.

Painting Class

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

Pop UP Gallery

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always by appointment with an artist. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details. 25 Union St., Pittsfield.

Williams College Museum of Art

"Painting the Solution to the Mind/Body Problem" with Joseph Cruz, Williams professor. 4 p.m. on the patio. Williamstown.

"Painting the Solution to the Mind/Body Problem" with Joseph Cruz, Williams professor. 4 p.m. on the patio. Williamstown.

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.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Book sale, 4 to 8 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Friends' Members-only afternoon, join at the door. (413) 499-9480.

The Berkshire Bombers

The Berkshire Bombers are holding a Dining to Donate fundraiser for the Travis Roy Foundation at Arizona Pizza - lunch or dinner. 20% of the bill will be donated by Arizona Pizza for the Travis Roy Foundation. Mention the Berkshire Bombers fundraiser to your server.

Berkshire Business Builders

For all business people looking for an opportunity to network, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 55 Church St., Pittsfield; Kathy Hazelett, (413) 442-8581.

Berkshire Museum

"PechaKucha Pittsfield #11" presentations from the community, 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Berkshire South

Swim Lessons, ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Preschool Gymnastics, ages 3-5, 3-3:45 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Recreational Gymnastics, ages 5-8, 4-5 p.m. ages 8-12, 5-6 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Cooking With Kassie: Cheat Free Desserts. For adults. Food for fitness. 7-8 p.m. Members $27, guests $32; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Lake Mansfield Swim Lessons, free for Great Barrington residents, Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

Berkshire South Bridge Club

Join certified bridge director Dan Philip for this ACBL sanctioned. 1-4 p.m. For more information, or to request a partner, email Dan at dhphilip1@aol.com. Table fee $6 per player. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Young Professionals

The Berkshire Young Professionals are holding a networking social at Ramblewild Forest Adventures in Lanesborough. 5-7 p.m. To register, go to berkshirechamber.com, call (413) 499-4000 or email byp@berkshirechamber.com.

Eastern States Exposition

Aunt Helen's Garden Tour at the Storrowton Village Museum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"The Process of Aging" with therapist, Maggie Bittman at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Meditation Group

Meditation and discussion, 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: (413) 358-2626 or (508) 237-4252.Neighborhood Watch

Meditation and discussion, 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: (413) 358-2626 or (508) 237-4252.Neighborhood Watch

All residents of the Westside neighborhood invited to learn how everyone can work together to make the neighborhood safe, refreshments provided. 6 p.m. at the Pitt Park. More information (413) 442-3181.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:45 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.Planetarium Show

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:45 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.Planetarium Show

Williams College astronomy students host free shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector at 8 p.m., Milham Planetarium, Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College, Williamstown. Reservations recommended: Michele Rech at (413) 597-2188. Others admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.

Skinner Appraisal Day

Knesset Israel sponsors Skinner of Boston appraisal day for antiques, noon to 6 p.m., free at Ventfort Hall, 104 Walker St., Lenox.

Vacation Bible School

The First Congregational Church is holding Vacation Bible School from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. All children entering kindergarten through fifth grade are invited. All youth entering grades 6 to 12 are invited for more adventure-type fun. Information: (413) 743-1677. Adams.

DANCEHealing Rhythms

DANCEHealing Rhythms

Shake Your Soul; Be moved with Sage Peeler. No experience necessary, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

Jacob's Pillow

Dance Theatre of Harlem, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group in "Moses(es)", 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free inside/out: Abarukas, 6:15 p.m. Becket.

Line Dance Lessons

Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, at 6:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams. Information call Mary Ellen Dean (413) 663-9718.

Mass Live Arts/14

Choreographer Faye Driscoll's "Thank You for Coming: Attendance," 8 p.m. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington. EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

Featuring, "The Black & White Show," an exhibition featuring regional artists who explore form and content using a monochromatic palette. Open noon-5 p.m. 39 Columbia St., Albany, N.Y. (518) 462-4775, albanycentergallery.org.

Art On Main

"Mia Le Comte: Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 1966-2003," until September 3. The Gallery at Barnbrook Realty, 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

Eclipse Eagle Gallery

Featuring, "Evolution." 243 Union St., North Adams. Noon-5 p.m. (617) 512-4477

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

Featuring "Wake Up Assemblage," a multimedia collage with antique/retro imagery by artist Florin Ion Firimita. 319 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-1660.

Geoffrey Young Gallery

"The Meaning of Life," a cartoon-based group exhibition curated by artists Sue and Phil Knoll, featuring 17 artists and 100 paintings, prints, and drawings through Aug. 2. Summer hours Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment, 40 Railroad St., second floor, Great Barrington.

Good Purpose Gallery

Featuring "Duet in Color," an exhibit of works by Charles Steinhacker and Linda Clayton. 40 Main St., Lee.

Lee Library Gallery

Artists of the Gloria Malcolm Arnold Studio will show paintings in a wide variety of media and subject matter. Opening reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Main St., Lee, (413) 243-1169.

Mason Library

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. SculptureNow

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. SculptureNow

"Common Ground," a new, juried exhibition of 25 large-scale, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists, June 1-Oct. 31, at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, (413) 623-2068, annjon@bcn.net, www.sculpturenow.org, www.edithwharton.org.

FILM

Unitarian Universalist Church

Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice will screen "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" about the internationally acclaimed artist, features unprecedented access to Ai from the close of the 2008 Beijing Olympics (for which he helped design the acclaimed ‘Bird's Nest' stadium) to his arrest and 81 day detention in 2011, 7:30 p.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture

Pittsfield Community Acupuncture offers treatments for pain, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and to encourage general well being. 9 a.m to 1:15 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome. 42 Summer St., Pittsfield. (413) 243-0654.

Blood Pressure Clinic

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

BMC

Parkinson's Exercise Group, 5th Floor Medical Arts Complex, BMC. 2-3 p.m. Medical clearance required, $5/session. Call (413) 447-3075 with questions.

Center for Healing Arts

Yoga/qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for the Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information/registration: (413) 623-8713.Dalton CRA

Yoga/qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for the Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information/registration: (413) 623-8713.Dalton CRA

Boot Camp, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Cardio Circuit, 5:15-6:15 a.m.; Spin, 6-7 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Sculpting Strength, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Water Works, 9-10 a.m.; Muscle Mix, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton.

Healing Rhythms

Intermediate Yoga Sculpt - with Chantal Leven. 8:30-10 a.m. Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

NAMI Support Group

Confidential support, education, advocacy, information and referrals for individuals with mental illnesses and their families. Support groups meet second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. John's Church, (use red door entrance), 35 Park St., Williamstown, and private dining room, (next to cafeteria, use Wahconah Street entrance), Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-1666.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Confidential support, education, advocacy, information and referrals for individuals with mental illnesses and their families. Support groups meet second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. John's Church, (use red door entrance), 35 Park St., Williamstown, and private dining room, (next to cafeteria, use Wahconah Street entrance), Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-1666.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 10:30-11 a.m.; Kick Some Abs, 12-12:30 p.m.; All in One, 12:30-1 p.m.; Cardio Kickboxing, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45-7:45 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Tobacco Program

Women's tobacco treatment program, 6 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weight loss support group, every Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, (413) 445-4747.

Yoga Depot

Yoga and meditation class, gentle-all levels, 7-8:15 p.m., 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield; (413) 281-9775.

'Yoga for You'

Small classes exploring the use of your breath, with flexibility, strength and endurance postures, followed by complete guided imagery relaxation, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m., takes place in Stockbridge, call for more information: Nancy Simanson, (413) 298-3319.

Zumba

Latin-inspired, easy to follow, dance fitness class, drop-ins welcome, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: 55 North St. Suite 201, Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine, (413) 822-2034.

KIDS' STUFF

Adams Free Library

Sword demonstrations for ages 8 and up by the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship, includes discussion linking the book and the sword, an adult must accompany children, at 6 p.m., 92 Park St., Adams, (413) 743-8345.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club, recite a poem or sing a song to get a raffle ticket. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.Dalton Public Library

Summer Reading Club, recite a poem or sing a song to get a raffle ticket. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.Dalton Public Library

Pre-school storytime. Includes stories, videos, crafts and snacks. 10-11 a.m. No storytime during school vacation or on snowdays. 462 Main St., Dalton.

Lenox Library

Preschool story/craft for children ages 3 to 5, program features stories, songs and a craft related to the stories, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Youth Department, Main Street, Lenox. Information: (413) 637-0197, Ext. 105; Lenox author Eileen Rosenthal, "Bobo the Sailor Man!", 11 a.m., free.

North Adams Public Library

Featuring storyteller Rona Leventhal. She will present, "Boom-a-Rang Tales: Stories that Pop, Plop, Zing, and Bang!" This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. 6:30 p.m. For more information, or to register for any programs, call the NAPL Youth Services Department at (413) 662-3133 ext. 14.Summer Parks Playground Program

Featuring storyteller Rona Leventhal. She will present, "Boom-a-Rang Tales: Stories that Pop, Plop, Zing, and Bang!" This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. 6:30 p.m. For more information, or to register for any programs, call the NAPL Youth Services Department at (413) 662-3133 ext. 14.Summer Parks Playground Program

Playground leaders will provide "drop-in" activities for children, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., at Clapp Park, Pitt Park and Deming Park, Pittsfield. Information: Rebecca Tefft at (413) 499-9370.

LITERARY

Boswell's Books

Bill Newman to discuss his book "When the War Came Home." 6:30 p.m., 10 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.Lenox Library

Bill Newman to discuss his book "When the War Came Home." 6:30 p.m., 10 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.Lenox Library

Writers Round Table. Leadership rotates weekly. Bring copies of new work for discussion. Information call coordinator at (413) 637-1900. 2-4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

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 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

The Herman Melville Museum offers new hours for tours: 10 & 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. No reservations are necessary. 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. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person; "Winged Art," be inspired by the beauty all around you in Butterflies and create a butterfly-inspired work of art. Transform yourself with a butterfly mask, or fly your very own butterfly puppet home. Each week will feature a different family-friendly art project. Included with regular Museum admission, 2 p.m. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person; "Winged Art," be inspired by the beauty all around you in Butterflies and create a butterfly-inspired work of art. Transform yourself with a butterfly mask, or fly your very own butterfly puppet home. Each week will feature a different family-friendly art project. Included with regular Museum admission, 2 p.m. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

An authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Fully equipped colonial homestead on unpaved country lane. 18th and 19th century furnishings and tools, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens, 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, picnic sites. Museum open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided tours on the hour. Grounds open daily. 100 Art School Road, Monterey, (413) 528-6888. Chesterwood

An authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Fully equipped colonial homestead on unpaved country lane. 18th and 19th century furnishings and tools, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens, 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, picnic sites. Museum open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided tours on the hour. Grounds open daily. 100 Art School Road, Monterey, (413) 528-6888. Chesterwood

Summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, best known for his sculptures of the "Minute Man" and the seated figure of "Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial." The 122-acre-property includes woodland trails. Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Massachusetts Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. Exhibitions: "An Oasis of Beauty: Photographs by Julie McCarthy" through Oct. 13, and "Selected Works by Albert Paley," June 14 to Oct. 13. June hours: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July and August: open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Information: www.chesterwood.org or (413) 298-3579.

Clark Art Institute

Art museum and international center for research and scholarship features public and educational programs. Open Tues.-Sun. through June, 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 & Studio

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 & Studio

Art Deco home of an artistic couple who championed abstract art in the ‘30s and ‘40s. View their paintings and Cubist masterpiece collection, period furniture and gardens on 46 acre estate bordering Tanglewood. "Points of Contact," an intimate 2-man Studio exhibit featuring Morris and Holtzman, two of the founders of the AAA. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, hourly guided tours, Thursday 10 a.m. tour, half price for Berkshire County residents, 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, (413) 637-0166.

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer estate of the great American writer, Edith Wharton. Daily tours of the house and gardens May-October. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Trails and walking paths. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5111 for more information. 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers," and "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." "Historic Property Walks," explore Norman Rockwell Museum's 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage; and Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission, Museum members free. 2:30 p.m.; "Norman Rockwell: A Life," learn more about Norman Rockwell during this talk with Laura Claridge. Free with Museum admission, Museum members free. 5:30 p.m. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221. North Adams Museum of History and Science

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers," and "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." "Historic Property Walks," explore Norman Rockwell Museum's 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage; and Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission, Museum members free. 2:30 p.m.; "Norman Rockwell: A Life," learn more about Norman Rockwell during this talk with Laura Claridge. Free with Museum admission, Museum members free. 5:30 p.m. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221. North Adams Museum of History and Science

Three floors, 25 permanent exhibits - farming, immigration, railroading, industry, education, barracks replica from Fort Massachusetts, Black Light Gallery, military and more, one temporary gallery - now showing Famous Former Residents, children's hands-on Grandma's Attic area, in restored freightyard coal distribution center Building 5A Western Gateway Heritage State Park. Thurs-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Info 413-664-4700 or nahs@bcn.net or www.northadamshistory.org Susan B. Anthony Museum

Three floors, 25 permanent exhibits - farming, immigration, railroading, industry, education, barracks replica from Fort Massachusetts, Black Light Gallery, military and more, one temporary gallery - now showing Famous Former Residents, children's hands-on Grandma's Attic area, in restored freightyard coal distribution center Building 5A Western Gateway Heritage State Park. Thurs-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Info 413-664-4700 or nahs@bcn.net or www.northadamshistory.org Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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.Williamstown Historical Museum

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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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.Williamstown Historical Museum

Visitors find a diverse collection of artifacts, documents and photos related to Williamstown's past. "Big Days in a Small Town," an exhibit focusing on how townspeople celebrated important public occasions over the years, is currently on display. Free. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Researchers welcome. Located in the Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown. (413) 458-2160.

MUSIC

Adams Town Concert

Live music 4 p.m. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun. celebrateadams.com.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

From Berkshires to Broadway, 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Dalton CRA

Concert in the Memorial Lawn, Eagles Band, 7 p.m., Free. 400 Main St., (413) 684-0260, www.daltoncra.org.

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.

Manchester Music Festival

"Inner Fire/Outward Flame," chamber music for strings and piano by Brahms and Chopin. 8 p.m. Southern Vermont Arts Center, West Road, Manchester. (802) 362-1956.

Party in the Park

Featuring "Loose Change." A display of antique and customized cars will also be on display during this event. Free. 6-8 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Emerson String Quartet. Shostakovich: Quartets Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. 7:30 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Extended concert with two intermissions. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Citizen Science Along the Appalachian Trail

Learn more about Phenology Monitoring and begin tracking seasonal changes on the Appalachian Trail. Presented by Silvia Cassano of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. For more information, call the Mason Library at (413) 528-8002 or email scassano@appalachiantrail.org or info@gbtrails.org.

Clarksburg State Park

Interpreter guided nature walks around the pond, at 10 a.m., all walks meet at the pond, 1199 Middle Road, Clarksburg, (413) 663-6312.

Mount Greylock

Junior Rangers, for boys and girls ages 8 to 12 years old. The Junior Rangers program is a fun way for children to get acquainted with the state parks and outdoor recreation skills, while discovering the natural and cultural resources of the region. Led by DCR park interpreters Mike and Meshell. 10 a.m.-noon. Pre-registration by July 9th is required for this six session series. Parents or guardians are required to attend the Junior Ranger sessions and the graduation ceremony part. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Healthy Heart Walk, easy 3/8 mile fitness hike on Healthy Heart woodland trail. Designed for seniors but all ages welcome. 10 a.m., visitor center; Junior Ranger Program, for children ages 7-12. This free program allows children to learn about their local parks in a fun and safe environment. 10:30 a.m. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

THEATER

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Beckett Project, Faculty in Theatre Karen Beaumont and Aimee Michel, short works of Samuel Beckett, 6 p.m. Great Barrington.

Barrington Stage Company

Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Mystery of Irma Vep," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. "A Little Night Music," 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Preview, "Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Shows nightly at 8 p.m. Box Office: (413) 881-1636. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox.

Chester Theatre Company

"Annapurna," on the persistence of love, 2 and 8 p.m. 15 Middlefield Road, Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

World premiere, "Out of the City," a comic play about late-life identity. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Mixed Company

"Table Manners," 8 p.m. 37 Rossetter St., Great Barrington.

Shakespeare and Company

Preview: "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theatre Barn

"Black Coffee," Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie mystery. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

Pythagoras Theatre: "The Rembrandt" by Edith Wharton and "The Bear of the Berkshires" (adapted from Chekhov). 6 p.m. 14 Main St. weststockbridgehistory.org.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

World premiere of the pop-rock musical, "Analog and Vinyl," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"June Moon," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "A Great Wilderness," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Tomorrow

ART

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Needle-Felting Workshop: Create an owl using wool, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stockbridge.

Monterey Library

Photography Monterey," opening 7 p.m. 452 Main Road, Monterey, (413) 528-3795.

Pop UP Gallery

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always by appointment with an artist. 25 Union St., Pittsfield. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details.Vermont Arts Exchange

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always by appointment with an artist. 25 Union St., Pittsfield. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details.Vermont Arts Exchange

Opening of works by painter Matthew Marks, on exhibit in the Sage Mill Gallery through June 30. Bennington.

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.

Bennington Contra Dance

Caller Fern Bradley, music by Tenpenny Bit, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. All dances are taught and beginners are welcome. One World Conservation Center, Route 7, Bennington. benningtondance.org, (802) 447-2173.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum book sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pittsfield.

Berkshire South

American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Members $150, guests $200 plus $84 materials and certification fee; Ballet I & II, ages 3-6, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Ages 5-8, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30-5:30 p.m., Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397, berkshiresouth.org.

Bingo

Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 4:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, (413) 243-1079.

Eagle Street Beach

Truckloads of sand brought to Eagle Street, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., sand sculptures. ‘Adult' Fiesta, margaritas, 7 to 10 p.m. North Adams.

Eastern States Exposition

Northeast Paso Fino & Northeasy Peruvian Horse Association Horse Shows at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.Green Gargoyle

Northeast Paso Fino & Northeasy Peruvian Horse Association Horse Shows at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.Green Gargoyle

Gift and thrift shop, good quality clothing from infants to adults, household items and accessories, 10 to 4, bookstore from 1 to 3. First Congregational Church of Dalton, Main Street.

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.

Knesset Israel

"Speaking Truth to Power: Jeremiah to God," 11 a.m., Shakespeare & Company, Lenox.

Lord and Tailor

Gift and thrift shop, array of spring & summer clothing, $2 jeans. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield.

Meditation Group

Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 8:15 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, (413) 663-5830.MotherWoman Support Group

Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 8:15 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, (413) 663-5830.MotherWoman Support Group

Circle of Moms: We Are All In This Together. Free childcare, snacks, and parking. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Community Action Family Center, 90 Federal St., Greenfield. (413) 774-1000 ext. 2048; Postpartum Support Group, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. MotherWoman Office, 220 Russell St., Hadley. (413) 387-0703.

New Moms Group

Sponsored by GROW, drop-in support group for pregnant women and new moms, babes in arms welcome, 10 to noon, Bizzy B's Boutique, 6 Burbank St., Pittsfield, www.gatheredwomen.org.

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.

Postpartum Group

"This Is Harder than I Thought," drop-in support group for mothers of infants and toddlers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Room, 48 Elizabeth St., Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Library Association

Annual three-day book sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (413) 298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org.

Summer Outdoor Movie Series

"Monsters University." Movies begin at dusk. Free. Clapp Park, Pittsfield.

Weekly Meditation

"Meditation in the Chapel," by Pittsfield Sangha, noon to 12:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center chapel, 725 North St., Pittsfield. Information: (413) 358-2626.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free PillowTalk: Talking About Dance, 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free inside/out performance: Williams College Dance Department, 6:15 p.m. Dance Theatre of Harlem, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group in "Moses(es)", 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre Becket.

Mass Live Arts/14

Choreographer Faye Driscoll's "Thank You for Coming: Attendance," 8 p.m. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

Featuring "The Black & White Show," an exhibition featuring regional artists who explore form and content using a monochromatic palette. 1st Friday reception, 5-9 p.m. 39 Columbia St., Albany, N.Y. (518) 462-4775. albanycentergallery.org.

Art On Main

"Mia Le Comte: Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 1966-2003," until September 3, The Gallery at Barnbrook Realty, 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

Eclipse Eagle Gallery

Featuring "Evolution." 243 Union St., North Adams. (617) 512-4477.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

Featuring "Wake Up Assemblage," a multimedia collage with antique/retro imagery by artist Florin Ion Firimita. 319 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-1660.

Geoffrey Young Gallery

"The Meaning of Life," a cartoon-based group exhibition curated by artists Sue and Phil Knoll, featuring 17 artists and 100 paintings, prints, and drawings through Aug. 2, summer hours Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment, 40 Railroad St., second floor, Great Barrington.

Good Purpose Gallery

Featuring "Duet in Color," an exhibit of works by Charles Steinhacker and Linda Clayton. 40 Main St., Lee.

Lee Library Gallery

Artists of the Gloria Malcolm Arnold Studio showing paintings in a wide variety of media and subject matter. Main St., Lee, (413) 243-1169.

Mason Library

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. SculptureNow

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. SculptureNow

"Common Ground," a new, juried exhibition of 25 large-scale, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists, June 1-Oct. 31, at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, (413) 623-2068, annjon@bcn.net, www.sculpturenow.org, www.edithwharton.org.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Aikido

Japanese martial art of self defense, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: Kim Rivers: (413) 499-8625.

Dalton CRA

Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Boot Camp, 5:45-6:15 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Hi-Lo Infusion, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Splashercise, 9-10 a.m.; Spin, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Spin, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 5-6:30 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Easy Exercise

Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.

Healing Rhythms

Mindful cycling, sculpting and yoga, cardio, strengthening and stretching class, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Nar-Anon Meeting

12-step support group for families and friends of addicts, 7 to 8 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

Overeaters Anonymous

Fairview Hospital, noon to 1, 29 Lewis Ave., ambulance building, Great Barrington.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11-2:15 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Gentle Yoga

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11-2:15 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Gentle Yoga

Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse will lead classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation and deep relaxation. All ages and levels welcome. 10-11 a.m. at Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. (413) 458-8371.

Yoga for Babies

"Itsy Bitsy Yoga," for babies eight weeks to crawling, 2 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center, North Street, Pittsfield. Preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

Yoga

Kripalu-style yoga with integrated breathing techniques, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Chatham, N.Y.; call for location: Hildy Kronen, (518) 781-4483.

Yoga Depot

Moderate Flow Yoga, 9-10 a.m. "Candlelight Yoga," all levels yoga class in a candlelit studio, drop-ins welcome, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: 55 North St. Suite 201, Pittsfield. Rachael Plaine: (413) 822-2034.

KIDS' STUFF

Adams Free Library

Ukulele storytimes with guest Julie Stepanek, sponsored by the Friends of the Adams Free Library Inc., 10 a.m., Park Street, Adams, (413) 743-8345.

Adams Youth Center

Play & Learn Group for young children and their families. Art and movement activities, educational toys and themes. Circle time and snack. 10-11 a.m. East Street, North Adams.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Films for preschoolers will be shown at 10 a.m.; Summer Reading Club: Blue Shirt Day- Wear a blue shirt to the library to get a raffle ticket. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum

Caterpillar Lab: More than 50 different species. 2:30 to 5 p.m. Night of Science: Wacky, experiments, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; WeeMuse Adventures: each week will feature a different experience: songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time and more. Geared toward ages 18 months to 3 years. Free. 11-11:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Mac-Haydn Children's Theatre

"Aladdin," musical, 10:30 a.m., $10 for children of all ages, special rates for groups, 1925 NY 203, Chatham, N.Y., (518) 392-9292, machaydntheatre.org.

Natural Bridge State Park

Forest Friends Learn and Play: A nature lesson focusing on a different animal friend every week followed by a fun craft and/or game based on the animal. For children of all ages. 3:30 p.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Northern Berkshire YMCA

Friday Night Fun Club, for kids 8-14. Gym activities, swimming, Wii games and more. Information/to register call (413) 663-6529. 6-8 p.m., 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams.

Pittsfield State Forest

Children's Nature Program: stories, arts and crafts, environmental education for children under 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the ski lodge. 10 a.m; Meet Smokey Bear! Stories, arts and crafts environmental education for children under 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the ski lodge. 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve Antil at (413) 442-8992.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring Little Red Riding Hood. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Tickets: $5. 29 Main St., Stockbridge.

Stockbridge Library

Pre-school storycraft; songs, stories, and a craft. 10 a.m., no pre-registration necessary. 46 Main St., Stockbridge. (413) 298-5501.

Summer Parks Playground Program

Playground leaders will provide "drop-in" activities for children, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., at Clapp Park, Pitt Park and Deming Park, Pittsfield. Information: Rebecca Tefft at (413) 499-9370.

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 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

The Herman Melville Museum offers new hours for tours: 10 & 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. No reservations are necessary. 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. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

An authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Fully equipped colonial homestead on unpaved country lane. 18th and 19th century furnishings and tools, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens, 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, picnic sites. Museum open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided tours on the hour. Grounds open daily. 100 Art School Road, Monterey, (413) 528-6888.

Chesterwood

Summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, best known for his sculptures of the "Minute Man" and the seated figure of "Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial." The 122-acre-property includes woodland trails. Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Massachusetts Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. Exhibitions: "An Oasis of Beauty: Photographs by Julie McCarthy" through Oct. 13, and "Selected Works by Albert Paley," June 14 to Oct. 13. June hours: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July and August: open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Information: www.chesterwood.org or (413) 298-3579.

Clark Art Institute

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

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

Art Deco home of an artistic couple who championed abstract art in the ‘30s and ‘40s. View their paintings and Cubist masterpiece collection, period furniture and gardens on 46 acre estate bordering Tanglewood. "Points of Contact," an intimate 2-man Studio exhibit featuring Morris and Holtzman, two of the founders of the AAA. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, hourly guided tours, Thursday 10 a.m. tour, half price for Berkshire County residents, 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, (413) 637-0166.

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer estate of the great American writer, Edith Wharton. Daily tours of the house and gardens May-October. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Trails and walking paths. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5111 for more information. 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers," and "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221. North Adams Museum of History and Science

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers," and "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221. North Adams Museum of History and Science

Three floors, 25 permanent exhibits - farming, immigration, railroading, industry, education, barracks replica from Fort Massachusetts, Black Light Gallery, military and more, one temporary gallery - now showing Famous Former Residents, children's hands-on Grandma's Attic area, in restored freightyard coal distribution center Building 5A Western Gateway Heritage State Park. Thurs-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Info 413-664-4700 or nahs@bcn.net or www.northadamshistory.org.

Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

North Family guided tour at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., 1824 Meetinghouse tour at 1 p.m.; "The Great Stone Barn: Past, Present, Future" exhibit in Poultry House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Monday, free admission, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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. Williamstown Historical Museum

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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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. Williamstown Historical Museum

Visitors find a diverse collection of artifacts, documents and photos related to Williamstown's past. "Big Days in a Small Town," an exhibit focusing on how townspeople celebrated important public occasions over the years, is currently on display. Free. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Researchers welcome. Located in the Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown. (413) 458-2160.

MUSIC

Abode of the Message

Ishwari Keller & Sruti Ram of SRI Kirtan chanting the names of the Divine. Meditation Hall 7 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Featuring Rochelle and Paul Chamlin. 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire Music School

Chamber Music Play-In with Paul Green, 3 to 5 p.m. 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Chesterwood

"Chesterfest" new Americana music series held outdoors. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Guthrie Center

Harpeth Rising, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Pioneer blues guitarist Buddy Guy, a Rock and Roll Hall-of-famer and six-time Grammy winner. 8 p.m. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

American songs by Stephen Foster, Charles Ives and Elliot Carter, Janacek's impressionist piano "In the Mists" and Strauss' rarely heard setting of Tennyson's poem "Enoch Arden" for speaker and piano, 7 p.m. Charlemont

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Lenox.

New Lebanon Library

Coffeehouse Night with Linda Worster at 6 p.m. Donations for the performer appreciated. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

North County Community Chorus

Summer mini-concert. 7:30 p.m. Free. Donations will be collected toward production costs and to be donated to local charities. North Adams.

Otis Cultural Council

Oakes & Smith duo, original and traditional songs, 7:30 p.m., Knox Trail Inn, Route 23, Ea. Otis. (413) 269-4400, free.

Tanglewood

Behind-the-scenes BSO experience: come to the Beer Garden at 9:30 a.m. Listen to a short pre-rehearsal talk, and then enter The Shed for a closed BSO rehearsal. Reservations required: contact dwhite@bso.org. Prelude concert: Members of the BSO, 6 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Panel 7:15 p.m. Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conductor; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin. All-Dvorak program, 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "The Great Czech Tunesmith: An All-Dvorak Program." Lecture with Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30-4 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. Reservations: yudkinjaf@gmail.com or at the door.

OUTDOORS

Mount Greylock

Little Explorers Nature Discovery Hour: For families with children ages 10 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Go for a short hike, listen to a story or play a nature learning game. Wear sturdy shoes or sneakers and weather appropriate clothing, bring a snack and water. Meet at the visitor center. 10 a.m.; Discover Greylock Hikes: this hike explores many of the exciting and hidden features on Mount Greylock. Wear sturdy footwear, bring a lunch, bug spray and drinking water. Meet at visitor center and carpool to location. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Geology Walk and Talk: an informal discussion to talk a deeper look at the geology of the Natural Bridge and the forces that lead to its creation. 1 p.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

THEATER

Bard College at Simon's Rock

The Beckett Project, Faculty in Theatre, Karen Beaumont and Aimee Michel, present various short works of the playwright Samuel Beckett, 6 p.m. Great Barrington.

Barrington Stage Company

Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 2 and 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Mystery of Irma Vep," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. "A Little Night Music," 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. Preview, "Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Shows nightly at 8 p.m. Box Office: (413) 881-1636. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox.

Chester Theatre Company

"Annapurna," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"Out of the City," 8 p.m., Dorset. Opening night reception follows.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"The Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," 8 p.m. Park-McCullough House lawn, North Bennington.

Mixed Company

"Table Manners," a comedy by Alan Ayckbourne. 8 p.m. 37 Rossetter St., Great Barrington.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles" 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Performance Space 21

Hudson Air Radio Plays: Stories of crime and mystery, 8 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Spectrum Playhouse

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." 7 p.m. 20 Franklin St., Lee.

The Theatre Barn

"Black Coffee," 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

Pythagoras Theatre Works: "The Rembrandt" and "The Bear of the Berkshires" 6 p.m. 14 Main St. weststockbridgehistory.org.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Analog and Vinyl," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. Backstage Tour, 6 p.m., Main Stage Lobby. "A Great Wilderness," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. "June Moon," 8 p.m., Main Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. 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 William 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.