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ART

Oil 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.

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.

Berkshire South

Tap Dancing for Adults: For beginners and those with "rusty" experience. Ages 17+. 7-8 p.m. Members $68, guests $ 82; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Preschool Scooters: Ages 1-4. Designed to get children moving with a special adult in their life. 4-5 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Active Kids: Ages 5-8.


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Bushnell-Sage Library

"Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m., Sheffield.

Chamber Nite

The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Nite event at Baba Louie's Organic Sourdough Pizza, 34 Depot St., Pittsfield. Networking will take place from 5-7 p.m. Chamber Nite events are open exclusively to Berkshire Chamber members and their employees. Registration: (413) 499-4000; dthomas@berkshirechamber.com; berkshirechamber.com.

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.

Dalton United Methodist Church

Vacation Bible School "Wilderness Escape," 6-8 p.m. Free. Ages preschool to grade 6. 755 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0521.

Eastern States Exposition

Region 6 Championships at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Gamblers Anonymous

First floor conference room at 7 p.m., BMC Hillcrest Campus, 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield. Information contact Charlie T. at (413) 637-2550.

Guthrie Center

Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County, Inc. is holding free legal clinics from 12-1 p.m. during their free lunch program. Information call (413) 854-1955. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. Hinsdale Lunch

Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County, Inc. is holding free legal clinics from 12-1 p.m. during their free lunch program. Information call (413) 854-1955. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. 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.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group

Meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m., Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

Housatonic Valley Association

Presentation about the PCB cleanup in the Housatonic River. Learn about EPA's Rest of River proposal. HVA office, 1383 Pleasant St. Route 20, South Lee. 6-7:30 p.m. Call (413) 394-9796.MotherWoman Support Group

Presentation about the PCB cleanup in the Housatonic River. Learn about EPA's Rest of River proposal. HVA office, 1383 Pleasant St. Route 20, South Lee. 6-7:30 p.m. Call (413) 394-9796.MotherWoman Support Group

MotherWoman Postpartum Support Group, moms in recovery are welcome. 1 p.m., Holyoke Midwifery Center, 230 Maple St., Holyoke. (413) 534-2700.

The Mount

"Wharton on Wednesdays," listen to Edith Wharton's short stories read by professional actors on the terrace, $5 general free for Mount Members, at 5 p.m., The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

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.

350.Berkshire Meeting

Volunteer driven movement that addresses the pressing issue of climate change by organizing campaigns that promote sustainable renewable energy practices and stopping fossil fuel infrastructure from expanding. 5:30-8 p.m., potluck starting at 5:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 174 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

DANCE

Country Dance Classes

New beginners from 6 to 7 p.m.; couples/line dances for beginner/intermediate from 7 to 9 p.m., couples and singles welcome, with instructor Cheryl Wendling, Dalton VFW on East Housatonic Street, just past LP Adams; information: (413) 443-6263.

Jacob's Pillow

Free inside/out performance: Dance Iquail, 6:15 p.m. Ballet 2014, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dorrance Dance, world premiere, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

Scottish Dancers

Great Barrington Scottish Dancers, no partner needed, beginners welcome, 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

Great Barrington Scottish Dancers, no partner needed, beginners welcome, 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

Albany Center Gallery

Featuring "The Black & White Show," an exhibition featuring regional artists who explore form and content using a monochromatic palette. 39 Columbia St., Albany, N.Y. Noon-5 p.m. (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.

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.

Knox Gallery

LocalView: Monterey Places, People, and Things, a community photography exhibit. 452 Main Road, Monterey, (413) 528-3795.

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Solo exhibition featuring the work of Maurice "Pops" Peterson. 25 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

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.SculptureNow

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

Ashintully Gardens

Yoga in the Garden: Each week will be in a different location around the gardens. Appropriate for beginners. Bring your own mat. $10 per session. 6-7 p.m. Call (413) 243-3582 to register. Sodom Road, Tyringham.

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness

Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Rachael Plaine 9-10 a.m.; Children's Yoga age 11-13 w/ Susan Barnes 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Lunchtime Yoga w/ Regina Burgio 12-1 p.m.; Gentle/Beginner Flow Yoga w/ Waterfall Perry 5:15-6:30 p.m.; Candle Light Yoga w/ Rachael Plaine 6:45-7:45 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. 55 North St. Suite 201, Pittsfield (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

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.Cancer Resource & Support Group

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.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. at the Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield, (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

Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Cardio and Core, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Splashercise, 9-10 a.m.; Family Swim, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Spin, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Spin, 4-5 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 5-6 p.m.; Arms, Abs & Tush, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Kicklates, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Water Aerobics, 6-7 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.

Healing Rhythms

Hike and Yoga, join Chantal Leven for a 40 minute group hiking experience in Kennedy Park then another 40 minutes of yoga back at the studio, 7:30 a.m.; Gentle Yoga, 9-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Hike and Yoga, join Chantal Leven for a 40 minute group hiking experience in Kennedy Park then another 40 minutes of yoga back at the studio, 7:30 a.m.; Gentle Yoga, 9-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Senior Sneakers Classic, 9:30-10:45 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Lunch Cycle, 12:15-1 p.m.; Tabata Kickboxing, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.; Tabata Boot Camp: 6:30-7:30 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.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club: Bring your favorite stuffed animal to get a raffle ticket.

Chess Club

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

Kindergym & Swim

Open play, group games and activities, circle time, songs, crafts, snacks and swimming for toddlers and their parents/guardians, follows Central Berkshire school schedule, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Mount Greylock

Little Explorers Nature Discovery Hour: For families with children ages 5-8. Go for a short hike, listen to a story or play a nature learning game. Led by park interpreter Meshell. Meet at the visitor center. 9:45-11:15 a.m. For more information, contact (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Tyke Hike: An easy exploratory hike for families and children's groups. Come for the hike, followed by your own picnic lunch. 11 a.m., visitor center; Kidleidoscope: Three-part pre-school aged program focusing on forest themes. Forest animals, Geology and Plants will be some of the topics offered by this program. 1:30 p.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest - follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. Trustees members and children: Free. Nonmembers: $15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

New Lebanon Library

Build a Sunflower Castle: Story hour includes, crafts, songs and movement activities. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Creating Together: A Parent-Child Experience: Children ages 4 and up and their parents/caregivers are invited to explore the galleries during this interactive art experience, creating personal artworks with a variety of materials and techniques. 10-11:30 a.m. Stockbridge.

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.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Firebird." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge.Summer Parks Playground Program

Featuring "Firebird." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge.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.

LECTURE

Financial Seminar

Williams College Economics professor Stephen Sheppard will speak at a financial seminar targeted for women that will be hosted by Berkshire Bank Wealth Management. 4-7 p.m. Stone Hill Center at the Clark Art Institute. RSVP: Marianne Fresia, (413) 881-0120; mfresia@berkshirebank.com.

Gateways Inn

Martin Bookspan, "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcaster, speaks about his career in a talk entitled "I was there! Stories From 60 Years in the Broadcast Booth," $15 in advance, $20 at door, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 51 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-2532.

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

Memoir writing group, 1-3 p.m., third floor small office, Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield; information: (413) 842-5014.MUSEUMS

Memoir writing group, 1-3 p.m., third floor small office, Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., 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

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.Chesterwood

"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.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.

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.

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. 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.

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

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

Berkshire Highlanders

Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Berkshire Sings

Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered. Everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary. 6:45-8:15 p.m., free. Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-2810.

Berkshire Summer Strings

The community is welcome to join a community sing at 9 a.m. under the pavilion at French Park. Community members are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join the Community Orchestra Hour at 4 p.m. Additional information is available at berkshiresummerstrings.com.

Clark Art Institute

Met in HD: "Rigoletto" - Verdi's towering tragedy in Las Vegas in 1960. Williamstown.

Lilac Park

Free concert at 6:30 p.m., Main Street, Lenox.

Live on the Lake

Featuring "Greylock," sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union & Live 95.9 WBEC-FM, shuttle service available from Taconic High School on Valentine Road, parking also available on Vin Hebert Boulevard, from 6 to 8 p.m., Burbank Park, Onota Lake, Pittsfield.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival, performances daily in the galleries: fellows 1:30 p.m., faculty 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Berkshire Choral Festival: Enjoy inspired short performances of American vocal music by the gifted singers of the Berkshire Choral Festival. Free with museum admission. 2:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum

"Women of Faith Ensemble." 6:30 p.m. 130 River Drive, Hadley.

Tanglewood

Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. "Strauss and his World," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, music by Berg, Korngold and Zemlinsky. 8 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Lenox.Windsor Lake ConcertFeaturing Bernice Lewis at 6:30 p.m., 200 Windsor Lake Road, North Adams, (413) 664-6180 or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov.

Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. "Strauss and his World," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, music by Berg, Korngold and Zemlinsky. 8 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Lenox.Windsor Lake ConcertFeaturing Bernice Lewis at 6:30 p.m., 200 Windsor Lake Road, North Adams, (413) 664-6180 or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov.

Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. "Strauss and his World," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, music by Berg, Korngold and Zemlinsky. 8 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Lenox.Windsor Lake ConcertFeaturing Bernice Lewis at 6:30 p.m., 200 Windsor Lake Road, North Adams, (413) 664-6180 or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov.

Thomas Hampson, baritone; Wolfram Rieger, piano. "Strauss and his World," celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, music by Berg, Korngold and Zemlinsky. 8 p.m., Ozawa Hall. Lenox.Windsor Lake ConcertFeaturing Bernice Lewis at 6:30 p.m., 200 Windsor Lake Road, North Adams, (413) 664-6180 or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov.

OUTDOORS

Ashintully Gardens

Ashintully Afternoons: Wander through an intimate setting of outdoor sculpture and elegant gardens nourished by a glistening stream. Call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3008. Free. Donations appreciated. 1-5 p.m. Sodom Road, Tyringham.

Bascom Lodge

Berkshire Grown, all things edible from the Berkshires. 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

Use the clues and follow the map to find a hidden story of the Mohican tribe along Main Street in Stockbridge. Take a walk and learn about local history. Download map at thetrustees.org/in-search-of-the-mohicans.

Mount Greylock

"Nice & Easy Hike," Easy-paced, one to two-hour, one to two-mile walks geared especially for seniors, but open to all ages. Various hikes including a butterfly walk; tree and wildflower identification; bird viewing or healthy heart trail hike. Be prepared for the weather, wear sturdy footwear, bring a light snack, bug spray, sunscreen, and drinking water. 10 a.m. Meet at the Visitor Center, Rockwell Road, Lanesborough, and carpool to location.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag Historic House & Garden Tours: Tour Naumkeag, The Trustees of Reservations' Gilded Age mansion, complete with original furnishings, tools and art. Guided and self-guided house tours available with the last guided tour at 4 p.m. Trustees of Reservations members and children: Free. Nonmembers: $15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Preview: "The Golem of Havana," BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Staged reading of work in progress 7:30 p.m. Free. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Mystery of Irma Vep" 7 p.m., Main Stage, "Benefactors," 7 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," a "comic and gripping duet" (San Francisco Chronicle) on the persistence of love, 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"Out of the City," a comic play about late-life identity. 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset.

Mass Live Arts/14

"Crime or Emergency" by Sibyl Kempson and Composer Mike Iveson Jr., 8 p.m., Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

The Mount

Beethoven Love Elegies. 8:30 p.m. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. (800) 838-3006, romanticcentury.org.

Shakespeare and Company

Behind-the-Scenes Tour, 10:30 a.m. "Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 2 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Living on Love," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "A Great Wilderness," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. "Robin Hood," 7:30 p.m., Poker Flats Field. ‘62 Center, Main St., Williamstown. (413) 597-3400, wtf.org.

Tomorrow

ART

Norman Rockwell Museum

Cecilia Beaux: A Modern Painter in a Gilded Age with Alice Carter, 5:30 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge.

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.COMMUNITY

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.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.

Bartholomew's Cobble

Help The Trustees of Reservations monitor and care for Cobble trails and plant communities. 9 a.m.-noon. Contact Conservation Ranger Rene Wendell for more information at (413) 229-8600 or email bcobble@ttor.org.

Bennington Midnight Madness

Downtown celebration, shops open late, music and fun. betterbennington.com.

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 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; 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.

Book Mobile

Free books for children at Monroe Town Hall at 11 a.m. and Gabriel Abbott Memorial School in Florida at noon. Information: (413) 664-4821 or ccberkshire.org.Cheshire Community Center

Free books for children at Monroe Town Hall at 11 a.m. and Gabriel Abbott Memorial School in Florida at noon. Information: (413) 664-4821 or ccberkshire.org.Cheshire Community Center

Quilting session. New members are welcome, beginners can learn to quilt at any time. 1 p.m., School Street. Information contact Betty King at (413) 743-3275. Cheshire.

Community Health Programs

Weekly Farmers' Market. 3-6 p.m. 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Information: (413) 528-0457.

Dalton United Methodist Church

Vacation Bible School "Wilderness Escape," 6-8 p.m., free, ages preschool to grade 6. 755 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0521.

Eastern States Exposition

Region 6 Championships at the Coliseum; Summer Concert Series featuring the Ethel Lee Ensemble at the Storrowton Gazebo. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"Teaching Shalom in the Shadow of Tibet" with Rabbi Everett Gendler and Mary Gendler, Ed.D. 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.The Mount

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

"Backstairs Tour," learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran Edith Wharton's home, $28, includes admission, tour, glass of champagne, at 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox. Tickets: EdithWharton.org; Bingo Night 5 to 8 p.m. Free. Lenox residents are invited to walk the grounds at twilight. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag Historic House & Garden Tours: Tour Naumkeag, The Trustees of Reservations' Gilded Age mansion, complete with original furnishings, tools and art. Trustees of Reservations member and children: Free, Nonmembers: $15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

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.

PHS Class of 1957

The Pittsfield High School graduation Class of 1957 will hold its 2014 summer luncheon for members of the class and their guests at the Italian-American Club on Newell Street. Socializing will begin at 11 a.m. Those interested can call Paul Venti at (413) 655-0139 or visit the class's website at phs1957.com for information.Planetarium Show

The Pittsfield High School graduation Class of 1957 will hold its 2014 summer luncheon for members of the class and their guests at the Italian-American Club on Newell Street. Socializing will begin at 11 a.m. Those interested can call Paul Venti at (413) 655-0139 or visit the class's website at phs1957.com for information.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.

Third Thursday

Downtown community celebration and street fair, 5 to 8 p.m. Pittsfield.

DANCE

Contra Dance

Friendly dance, 8 p.m. Dewey Hall, Sheffield.Healing Rhythms

Friendly dance, 8 p.m. Dewey Hall, Sheffield.Healing 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

Free inside/out performance: Emery LeCrone Dance, 6:15 p.m. Dorrance Dance, world premiere, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. 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.

National Museum of Dance

Denise Warner Limoli on Bolshoi Ballet and its "Don Quixote." 7 p.m. Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (518) 584-2225 ext. 3001.

EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

"The Black & White Show," an exhibition featuring regional artists who explore form and content using a monochromatic palette. 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.

Clark Art Institute

Cast for Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum: The objects exhibited show the range of artistic expression and variety of sculptural forms realized during China's Bronze Age; Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith: The exhibition explores the crucial role that industrial color and its relationship to nature played in the work of one of the twentieth century's most influential and celebrated sculptors. Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

Eclipse Eagle Gallery

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

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"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. Reading: Geoffrey Young and Peter Gizzi at 5:30 p.m. Summer hours Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment, 40 Railroad St., second floor, Great Barrington.

Good Purpose Gallery

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

Knox Gallery

LocalView: Monterey Places, People, and Things, a community photography exhibit. 452 Main Road, Monterey, (413) 528-3795.

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Solo exhibition featuring the work of Maurice "Pops" Peterson. 25 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

Lee Library Gallery

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

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

Welles Gallery

Featuring two Berkshire artists, Nina Evans and Barbara Quart. Nina Evans will show paintings on glass for wall or functional table tops and Barbara Quart will show oil paintings of figures and some landscapes. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Lenox Library.

FILM

Basilica Hudson

Screening: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye preceded by Bim Bam Boom + Q&A with the filmmaker Marie Losier. 8 p.m.

Ventfort Hall

"Cider House Rules" starring Tobey Maguire, Michael Caine and Charlize Theron. 7 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox.

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.

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness

All Levels Yoga w/ Mary Parkman 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Kala Gresser 9-10 a.m.; Children's Yoga Age 7-10 w/Susan Barnes 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop-ins welcome. 55 North St. Suite 201 Pittsfield. (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

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.

Crane & Company Blood Drive

At the Dalton American Legion. Call for appointment at (413) 664-2527, email: cagero@crane.com or contact the Red Cross at 1-800-GIVE LIFE. A positive ID is required. All walk-ins are welcome. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 258 North St., Dalton.Dalton CRA

At the Dalton American Legion. Call for appointment at (413) 664-2527, email: cagero@crane.com or contact the Red Cross at 1-800-GIVE LIFE. A positive ID is required. All walk-ins are welcome. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 258 North St., Dalton.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.

Free Zumba in Park Square

Every 3rd Thursday May-Oct. All ages and levels welcome. Latin inspired, easy to follow, dance fitness class 6:30-7:30 p.m. Park Square in Pittsfield w/ Rachael Plaine (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

Healing Rhythms

Intermediate Yoga Sculpt, 8:30-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.Home Instead Senior Care

Intermediate Yoga Sculpt, 8:30-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.Home Instead Senior Care

Early Alzheimer's Support Group. Family caregivers can learn more about early staged Alzheimer's disease. This group is co-facilitated by Jay Ellis, DO and Donna Smith. To register or more information, call (413) 442-0907. 364 South Street, Pittsfield. Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Early Alzheimer's Support Group. Family caregivers can learn more about early staged Alzheimer's disease. This group is co-facilitated by Jay Ellis, DO and Donna Smith. To register or more information, call (413) 442-0907. 364 South Street, Pittsfield. Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Meets from 5-6 p.m. at the MS Resource of the Tri-State Area office, 85 Main St., Suite 212, North Adams. No registration required. Information (413) 664-2011.

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 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.

KIDS' STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Play & Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m.; Robb Preskins - "Comedy & Magic," 1 p.m. 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

Play & Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m.; Robb Preskins - "Comedy & Magic," 1 p.m. 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.

Huntington Public Library

Ed the Wizard performance, 2:30 p.m.

Lenox Library

Lionheart Puppet Company, "The Reluctant Dragon." 11 a.m. 18 Main St., Lenox, (413) 637-2630.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest-follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Trustees members and children: Free. Nonmembers: $15; Children's Discovery Days: A fun-filled afternoon including a Children's tour of the house, Edwardian-era lawn games and a Garden Adventure in the landscaped grounds. 2-5 p.m. Trustees members and children: Free. Nonmembers: $15. (413) 298-8138, naumkeag@ttor.org.

New Lebanon Library

Family Crafts Night: Make seashell treasure boxes. All materials provided. For ages 5 and up. 6:30 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.Summer Parks Playground Program

Family Crafts Night: Make seashell treasure boxes. All materials provided. For ages 5 and up. 6:30 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.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.

LITERARYLenox Library

LITERARYLenox 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. 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

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 Walk 2:30 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 Walk 2:30 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

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

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

Berkshire Summer Strings

The community is welcome to join a community sing at 9 a.m. under the Pavilion at French Park. Community members are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join the Community Orchestra Hour at 4 p.m. Additional information is available at berkshiresummerstrings.com.

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

"Vim, Vigor and a Touch of the Modern," chamber music by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Verdi and Kenji Bunch. 7:30 p.m. Manchester.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag at Night: Music & Sunsets: Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the Top Lawn with a jazz band, lectures and stunning gardens. Wine & beer cash bar. $10. 5-8 p.m. (413) 298-8138.

Party in the Park

Phil N the Void performs, antique cars, 6 to 8 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

2014 Festival of Contemporary Music will highlight works by American composers, as part of Tanglewood's season-long focus on American music. Through July 21.

OUTDOORS

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.

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

Use the clues and follow the map to find a hidden story of the Mohican tribe along Main Street in Stockbridge. Take a walk and learn about local history. Download map at thetrustees.org/in-search-of-the-mohicans.

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. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Breaking the Code," Alan Turing who solved German Enigma Code in World War II, 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"A Little Night Music," 2 and 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. "The Mystery of Irma Vep," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. "Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Political parody, 8 p.m. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox (413) 881-1636.

Chester Theatre Company

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

Dorset Theatre Festival

World premiere, "Out of the City," a comic play about late-life identity. 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset.

Mass Live Arts/14

"Crime or Emergency" by playwright Sibyl Kempson and Composer Mike Iveson Jr., 8 p.m., Bard College, Great Barrington.

Mixed Company

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

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 6 p.m., outside in the Dell, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles" by Amy Herzog, winner of the Obie Award for Best Play and a finalist for the Pulitzer, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Julius Caesar," 3 p.m., Lenox. Midusmmer Night's Dream," 7:30 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," 8:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Sharon Playhouse

"Falsettos," 2 & 7 p.m. Sharon, Conn.

The Theatre Barn

"Black Coffee," 8 p.m. New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8989.

Town Players of Pittsfield

"Applause, Applause!" songs 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Free.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Living on Love," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "A Great Wilderness," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. "Robin Hood," 7:30 p.m., Poker Flats Field. Williamstown.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown Theatre Festival actors, 4 p.m. 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, 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.