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Housatonic Valley Art League

27 "Artists' Choice" Show and Sale. Noon-7 p.m. 420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

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

'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.

Arrowhead

Country Fair #3, Pittsfield.

Ashley House

Tours at 1 and 2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3238 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield.

Battle of Bennington

Re-enactment. 4 p.m. New York State Bennington Battlefield Historic Site, Route 67, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.


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Bennington Battle Day Weekend

Celebration with parade, cannon, soldiers and ceremonies. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Bennington Monument, 15 Monument Circle, Bennington, Vt.

Berkshire South

Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-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.; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

The Bookstore

Clinton Elliott, "Hidden: The Intimate Lives of Gay Men: Past and Present." 4 p.m. Lenox.

Cans for Stans

Can/bottle drive at Petco in Pittsfield from 9 a.m.-noon. All proceeds will go to the Berkshire Humane Society and Eleanor Sonsini shelter to sponsor senior pet adoptions and medical care. For those who have cans and bottles but cannot bring them to the collection, pick-up may be arranged by calling Debbie at (413) 743-3836.

Chess Night

Presented by the "Soldier On" program, all welcome, 7 p.m., main dining room, 360 West Housatonic St., Route 20, Pittsfield. Information: Willie Ledbetter, (413) 822-8530 or 236-5644.

Dalton United Methodist Church

Chicken Barbeque, sweet corn, potato salad, watermelon, dessert, beverage. 4-7 p.m. $10 adults and $6 children 12 and under. Takeout available. Benefits the DUMC Roof & Restoration Fund and the Dalton Fire Department. 755 Main St., Dalton. Information: (413) 684-0521.

Eastern States Exposition

Storrowton Village Open House Tours; Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Elizabeth Freeman Day

Celebrating Freedom Fighters marks the 233nd anniversary of Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman's famous court case, which contributed to the legal end of slavery in Massachusetts in the 18th century. Noon to 4 p.m. Free. Ashley House, 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield.

First Congregational Church of Chester

59th Annual Blueberry Dinner, 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Reservations recommended: Call (413) 354-6594. Adults $10, children under 12, $5.

Food Pantry

Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-5644.

Greek Fest 2014

Music, dancing, pastries and picnic food, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 73 Bradford St., Pittsfield.

Green Gargoyle

Gift and thrift shop, good quality clothing from infants to adults, household items and accessories, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church of Dalton, Main Street.

Greylock Bowl and Golf

Bowling tournament to benefit Carrick Wood will be held at 5 p.m. The fundraiser will also include a Chinese auction, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and a band. For more information or to donate auction items, contact Brandon Horn at (413) 464-4799.Lee Congregational Church

Bowling tournament to benefit Carrick Wood will be held at 5 p.m. The fundraiser will also include a Chinese auction, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, bake sale and a band. For more information or to donate auction items, contact Brandon Horn at (413) 464-4799.Lee Congregational Church

History tours of the church, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, 25 Park Place, Lee., (413) 243-1033, www.ucc-lee.org.

Lenox Academy

Walking tours at 11 a.m., 65 Main St., Lenox. Information: (413) 441-7902 or email lenoxhistory@gmail.com.

Literacy Program

Held at Pitt Park, serving children living in the Westside and Morningside neighborhoods. Activities include a literacy curriculum, sports activities and educational field trips. For more information, call Jenna at (413) 499-7650, ext. 45. Free program tickets are available at any Greylock Federal Credit Union branch.

Lord and Tailor

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

Mission House

Tours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 19 Main St., Stockbridge.

Morningside Baptist Church

Annual barbeque. $5 per person. 4-7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Apples & Pears: Upstairs-Downstairs Tour: Visit the world of housemaids and farmworkers and see how the servants of yesteryear made the Gilded Age "shine." 1 p.m. RSVP by calling (413) 298-8138; English Tea in the Gardens: 2-4 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

New Lebanon Library

Annual used book and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Midtown Mall, New Lebanon, N.Y. Information: (518) 794-8844.

North Adams Farmers Market

Weekly market in the St. Anthony parking lot featuring local farmers, food producers, craft vendors and musicians. Those in the food stamp program can get double the amount of food for the regular price. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

North Adams Museum of History and Science

Park Ranger and Museum designer Robert Campanile will share facts about the Siege of Fort Massachusetts. 2 p.m. Building 5A, Western Gateway Heritage State Park, North Adams. Information: (413) 664-4700.

Peru Town Pavilion

Summer Fun Fest, 3-9 p.m. Includes live music, food, drinks, a Native American Presentation and more. Free.

Repair Cafe

Bring your broken or damaged items to get repaired for free. Anyone is welcome to bring any non-working but repairable lamps, vacuum cleaners, and other small appliances, and all types of clothing and fabric items. 1-5 p.m. at St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Featuring 80 artisans and crafters who will display their work ranging from paintings to ceramics, fiberware to glass blowing. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. For show details, call (413) 298-5200 or visit stockbridgechamber.org.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

"Gotta Dance!," an exhibit of vintage posters from throughout the world. Open noon- 9 p.m.; Companhia Urbana de Dança, and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Doug Elkins choreography, etc., 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "Painting Cunningham," 4 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance, The School at Jacob's Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Becket.

Lenox Contra Dance

Music by Spare Parts, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Lenox.

Performance Space 21

Jamal Jackson Dance Company: "Bask in the Shade." 8 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

Studio North Dance Arts

Annual open house from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 145 State St., North Adams. For more information, class schedule and registration, visit studionorthdancearts.com or contact Jessica at (413) 662-2229 or missjessica@studionorthdancearts.com.

EXHIBITS

5 Hoosac Street Gallery

"The Mill Children," photographs shot by Lewis Hine in 1911 and 1916 at mills in Adams and North Adams, through Dec. 15. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Adams.

Albany Center Gallery

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

Becket Land Trust

Photography exhibit "Transporting the Stone to the Polishing Shed: The Story of the Becket-Chester Railway." Open house from 2-4 p.m. Also showing will be the Becket Historic Quarry Permanent Exhibit. Historic Quarry Galleries, Mullen House Education Center, 12 Brooker Hill Road, Becket. (413) 623-2100.

Clark Art Institute

Featuring "Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950-1975," "Cast for Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum" and "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith." Williamstown.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"Nature Paintings," oil and watercolor paintings by artist John Pirnak. 319 Main St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-1660. emporiumgb.com.

Inner Vision

Exhibit featuring the work of local artists Karen Andrews and Susan Sabino through Aug. 31. Open Sat. & Sun., noon to 4 p.m., corner of Furnace Cone Hill roads, West Stockbridge. Call (413) 232-4027 for private studio visit.

Knox Gallery

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

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Work of artist Abby DuBow. Great Barrington.

Meeting House Gallery

"Portals," works by twenty-nine local artists exploring the theme of doorways offering movement from one condition to another. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 57, New Marlborough.

The Old Stone Store

"The Milt Barnum All American Tool Exhibit," open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 159 Main St., Sheffield.

Otis Library and Museum

Display of paintings of artist Jim Day. 48 North Main Road, Otis.

Renaissance Gallery

New Photographic Work by Michael Lavin Flower. 420 Jenifer House Commons, Great Barrington. (413) 528-9600.

Sanford Smith Fine Art

New Paintings by Karen LeSage, featuring LeSage's large, atmospheric, minimal landscapes in vivid, luminous colors. 13 Railroad St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-6777. sanfordsmithfineart.com.SculptureNow

New Paintings by Karen LeSage, featuring LeSage's large, atmospheric, minimal landscapes in vivid, luminous colors. 13 Railroad St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-6777. sanfordsmithfineart.com.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.

Sohn Fine Art

Sohn Fine Art has expanded and moved to a new location at 69 Church St., Lenox. Selected works by artists the gallery represents are on display. A grand re-opening reception will take place from 3-7 p.m. Information: sohnfineart.com.

Susan Geller Photography

Exhibit entitled "Berkshires: Sun, Rain, Snow." Berkshire Medical Center Lobby, 725 North St., Pittsfield.

Thompson Giroux Gallery

"Friend of a Friend," a group exhibition. Opening from 4-6 p.m. 57 Maikn St., Chatham, N.Y. For more information, visit thompsongirouxgallery.com.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Ashintully Gardens

Yoga in the Garden: Each week yoga will be held in a new spot in the gardens. 1-2 p.m. To register, call (413) 243-3582 or sign up at tracyremelius.com.

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness

All Levels Yoga w/ Regina Burgio & Kelly Ziemba 9-10 a.m.; Journey Dance w/ Antoinette Simms 10:15-11:15 a.m. Drop-ins welcome. 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield. (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

Dalton CRA

Adult Lap Swim, 7-9:30 a.m.; Spin, 7:15-8:15 a.m.; Arms, Abs & Tush, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Spin, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 9-10 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Family Swim, 1:15-2:15 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.Healing Rhythms

Adult Lap Swim, 7-9:30 a.m.; Spin, 7:15-8:15 a.m.; Arms, Abs & Tush, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Spin, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 9-10 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Family Swim, 1:15-2:15 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.Healing Rhythms

Slow Flow Yoga, 8:30-10 a.m.; 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

Overeaters Anonymous

Meets from 11:30 to 12:30, Fairview Hospital, fourth floor, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington.

Pilates

Pilates Mat Class, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Berkshire Physical Therapy, 740 Williams St., Pittsfield; registration: (413) 358-1007.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Tabata, 8-8:45 a.m.; Cardio Kickboxing, 9-10 a.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Prenatal Yoga

No experience necessary, 10:30 a.m., Zaanti Yoga Studio, 449 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 496-9642.

Tai Chi Easy/Qigong

For health and relaxation, adaptable for all ages and almost any stage of health practice, free for returning soldiers, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information/registration: Sherilyn Mindermann, (413) 446-1791.

KID STUFF

Arrowhead

"Stick Your Hands in History," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Middle school children to curate a one-week exhibit on the theme of Art and Industry. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club: Flap your wings like a bird for a raffle ticket.

Berkshire County Youth Fair

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Berkshire County 4-H Fairgrounds, Utility Drive, Pittsfield. Youth fair books are available for anyone wishing to enter. Call the 4-H Office at (413) 448-8285 to find out where to pick up a book, or visit mass4h.org/news-events/4-h-fairs and click on Berkshire County 4-H Youth Fair.

Berkshire Museum

"Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 2 & 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

The Christian Center

Summer activity for kids of all ages from 10-11:30 a.m. Lunch will follow at noon. Free. For more information, call The Christian Center at (413) 443-2828 or to go christiancenterpittsfield.org. 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield.Great Barrington Bandstand

Summer activity for kids of all ages from 10-11:30 a.m. Lunch will follow at noon. Free. For more information, call The Christian Center at (413) 443-2828 or to go christiancenterpittsfield.org. 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield.Great Barrington Bandstand

"Tanglewood for Tots," David Grover performs every Saturday through Aug. 30 at 10 a.m., behind Town Hall, Great Barrington.

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. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Rockwell and Hopper: Illustrating Our World: Explore the art of Norman Rockwell and Edward Hopper during this activity-filled day offering storytelling, art making and a special signing of "Edward Hopper Paints His World" with author Robert Burleigh. Free with museum admission. 1-4 p.m.

LECTURE

Canaan Historical Society

Lecture by Jack Sullivan in honor of DDay. 2 p.m. 13 Warner Crossing Road, Canaan, N.Y. Free. For more information/directions, call 781-4228.

LITERARY

Great Barrington Historical Society

Meet and greet book signing, "Legendary Locals of the Southern Berkshires," by Gary Leveille, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. South Main St., Great Barrington.

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 hourly tours from 10 to 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

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." Exhibitions: "An Oasis of Beauty: Photographs by Julie McCarthy" and "Selected Works by Albert Paley" through Oct. 13. 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 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.

New England Holocaust Institute and Museum

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 45 Eagle St., North Adams. (413) 644-6371 or (413) 644-9103.

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"; Mama, Your Boy (and Girl) Should Be an Illustrator!: Join Rockwell Center curator Joyce K. Schiller, Ph.D. for a look at the promise and realities of life as a working illustrator in the early twentieth century America for Edward Hopper, Norman Rockwell and many other artists. Free. 3 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"; Mama, Your Boy (and Girl) Should Be an Illustrator!: Join Rockwell Center curator Joyce K. Schiller, Ph.D. for a look at the promise and realities of life as a working illustrator in the early twentieth century America for Edward Hopper, Norman Rockwell and many other artists. Free. 3 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.Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

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.Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

Fourty Acres, an 18th-century farm on the banks of the Connecticut River that showcases life in rural New England over three centuries. Guided tours from 1 to 4:30 p.m., 130 River Drive, Hadley. (413) 584-4699.

Rudd Art Museum

"Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Free admission. Open noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

"Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Free admission. Open noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.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.

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.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

Second Annual 10-Minute Musicals starring BSC's Musical Theatre apprentices. 10 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Bennington Chamber Concerts

Nico Muhly: "Duet No. 1, Chorale Pointing Downwards," Laura Schwendinger, "High Wire Act," and Krzysztof Penderecki: Sextet (2000), 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Sonny & Perley. 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Guthrie Center

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

Mass MoCA

Elysian Fields dream pop sound, 8 p.m. North Adams.

The Mount

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

Norman Rockwell Museum

The Stockbridge Sinfonia, 2 p.m. Free.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

22 Strutis - A cello and sitar duo, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. 130 River Drive, Hadley.

Seeds of Harmony

Concert featuring Emily Hearn. 6:30 p.m. 545 N. Main St., Lanesborough.

Stockbridge Sinfonia

Community orchestra, music of Mozart, Beethoven, Massenet, and Gould. YeeJin Yuk, piano soloist, 2 p.m. Free. Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge.

Tanglewood

Pre-Rehearsal Talk, 9:30 a.m. Shed. Rehearsal, Saturday program, 10:30 a.m. Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra. Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Bernstein: "Candide," sung in English. 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "The Long History and Strange Fortune of Voltaire's and Bernstein's Candide," 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

Ashintully Gardens

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

Bascom Lodge

Fred Moran on fly rod and reel from the 1600s to the present day, 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary

"Enjoying Your Herb Harvest," 10-11:30 a.m., Community Gardens, 350 William St., Pittsfield.

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

Scenic Summit Tours: Short, easy walks and talks with Park Interpreter Mike to discover the landscape, ecology and history of the highest point in Massachusetts. Bring a light snack and drinking water. Offered at 1 and 3 p.m. Meet at the Mount Greylock summit; Family Friendly Hikes: Explore the beauty of Mount Greylock in this series of easy-paced guided hikes suitable for families with children able to walk one to three miles on an easy to moderate trail. Bring a snack, bug spray, sunscreen and drinking water. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meet at the visitor center and carpool to location. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Marvelous Marble Tour: For all ages. Easy walk to explore the geological history and remains of the 19th to 20th century marble quarry. Multiple times, meet at the visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Tamarack Hollow

Highland "Ghost Town" natural and cultural history trek 9 a.m. Tamarack Hollow and Notchview Windsor.Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

Highland "Ghost Town" natural and cultural history trek 9 a.m. Tamarack Hollow and Notchview Windsor.Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation

Morning drop-in nature discovery programs, explore the Dietze Interpretive Center, and afternoon hikes. Pond and meadow exploration led by interpreter/naturalist Maria Dunlavey at 10 a.m. Guided nature hike along Hemlock Brook at 1 p.m., wear water shoes, swimming at Margaret Lindley Park to follow. Hikes meet at 1 p.m. at Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, and carpool to the trailhead. www.wrlf.org, (413) 458-2494, e-mail interpreter@wrlf.org.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dancing Lessons," 2 (sensory friendly) and 8 p.m., Mainstage. "Romance in Hard Times," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Wardrobe Ensemble work in progress 11 a.m. Free clowning workshop with Pi Clowns, 1 p.m. Pi Clowns perform, 3 p.m. ‘Thanks for the Scabies, Jerkface!' and ‘Riot.' Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Design for Living," 2 & 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre. A Hatful of Rain," 2 & 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Dorset Theatre Festival

"The Mousetrap," 3 & 8 p.m., Dorset. Talk-back after matinee.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 12:30 p.m., Lenox.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"My Fair Lady," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

Behind-the-scenes tour, 10:30 a.m.; "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 2 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 3 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m. "Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of Irving Berlin tunes. 4 and 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Town Players of Pittsfield

Town Players of Pittsfield is staging a reading of "Mum Bett's Minute" by Jesse Waldinger at the Ashley House on Cooper Hill Road, Ashley Falls. Free. 3 p.m.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rembrandt." 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse. "The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Williams College Theatre Lab

Annual open lab weekend -- a festival of presentations & performances from workshops. 10th anniversary celebration in the evening with returning alumni & students performing. (413) 597-4839

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

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ART

Housatonic Valley Art League

27 "Artists' Choice" Show and Sale. Noon-7 p.m. 420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

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.

Spencertown Academy

Opening reception for "Off the Beaten Path: Prints by J. Ann Eldridge and Photographs by Bill Duffy," 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Spencertown, N.Y.

Williams College Museum of Art

Field Trip to Field Farm, 2 p.m. Former home of WCMA's Edward Hopper painting, former home of Lawrence H. Bloedel ‘23 and outpost of the museum's collection. Outdoor sculptures, architecture designed by Edwin Goodell, Jr. & Ulrich Franzen ‘42. South 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.

Ashley House

Tours at 1 and 2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield.

Battle Day Parade

Bennington Battle Day. 12:30 p.m. Downtown Bennington.

Berkshire South

Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-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.; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Jump In: Designed for individuals who have trouble participating in traditional land-based exercise programs and who want to support one another in improving their fitness levels. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Members $50, guests $75. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

Breakfast Buffet

All-you-can-eat, take-outs available, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Upton Lodge of Masons, AF&AM, 120 Church St., Cheshire; $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for children.

Dalton American Legion

The Kittredge School Reunion Committee will hold its third annual reunion at 4:30 p.m. Dalton.

Hancock Shaker Village

Advanced Oval Box workshop. Pittsfield.

Literacy Program

Held at Pitt Park, serving children living in the Westside and Morningside neighborhoods. Activities include a literacy curriculum, sports activities and educational field trips. For more information, call Jenna at (413) 499-7650, ext. 45. Free program tickets are available at any Greylock Federal Credit Union branch.

Masonic Building

All-you-can-eat breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, french toast, pancakes and more. Sponsored by Naomi Chapter No. 17, Order of Eastern Star. 8-11:30 a.m. 172 Church St., North Adams.

Mission House

Tours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 19 Main St., Stockbridge.

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.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; English Tea in the Gardens: 2-4 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

New Lebanon Library

Annual used book and bake sale. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Midtown Mall, Routes 20 and 22, New Lebanon, N.Y. Information: (518) 794-8844.

Poker Run & Car Show

To benefit Polish Community Club, car show starts at 10 a.m. and the Poker Run begins at noon. Registration fee is $20 per poker player; car show only is $10. A picnic will begin at 6 p.m. Polish Community Club, 55 Linden St., Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Summer Arts & Crafts Show

Featuring 80 artisans and crafters who will display their work ranging from paintings to ceramics, fiberware to glass blowing. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. For show details, call (413) 298-5200 or visit stockbridgechamber.org.

WordXWord Festival

Week-long festival, of words spoken, written & sung, in venues from barbershops to storefronts. Pittsfield. wxw365.com.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

"Gotta Dance!," an exhibit of vintage posters from throughout the world. Open noon-5 p.m.; Doug Elkins choreography, etc., 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. A Jazz Happening, benefit for The School at Jacob's Pillow. 5 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Becket.

Performance Space 21

Dance Omi: Critical Response to Dance Omi Alumni Works-in-Progress. Director Christopher K. Morgan will facilitate a showing of works-in-progress by dance artists who are alumni of Dance Omi. 2 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

EXHIBITS

5 Hoosac Street Gallery

"The Mill Children," photographs shot by Lewis Hine in 1911 and 1916 at mills in Adams and North Adams, through Dec. 15. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Adams.

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.

Becket Land Trust

Photography exhibit "Transporting the Stone to the Polishing Shed: The Story of the Becket-Chester Railway." Also showing will be the Becket Historic Quarry Permanent Exhibit. Historic Quarry Galleries, Mullen House Education Center, 12 Brooker Hill Road, Becket. For more information, call (413) 623-2100.

Clark Art Institute

Featuring "Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950-1975," "Cast for Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum" and "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith." Williamstown.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"Nature Paintings," oil and watercolor paintings by artist John Pirnak. 319 Main St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-1660. emporiumgb.com.

Inner Vision

Exhibit featuring the work of local artists Karen Andrews and Susan Sabino through Aug. 31. Open Sat. & Sun., noon to 4 p.m., corner of Furnace Cone Hill roads, West Stockbridge. Call (413) 232-4027 for private studio visit.

Knox Gallery

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

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Work of artist Abby DuBow. Great Barrington.

Meeting House Gallery

"Portals," works by twenty-nine local artists exploring the theme of doorways offering movement from one condition to another. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 57, New Marlborough.

The Old Stone Store

"The Milt Barnum All American Tool Exhibit." Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 159 Main St., Sheffield.

Otis Library and Museum

Display of paintings of artist Jim Day. 48 North Main Road, Otis.

Sanford Smith Fine Art

New Paintings by Karen LeSage, featuring LeSage's large, atmospheric, minimal landscapes in vivid, luminous colors. 13 Railroad St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-6777. sanfordsmithfineart.com.

SculptureNow

Free guided tour of "Common Ground," a new, juried exhibition of 25 large-scale, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists, 11:30 a.m. Ongoing from 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.

Susan Geller Photography

Exhibit entitled "Berkshires: Sun, Rain, Snow." Berkshire Medical Center Lobby, 725 North St., Pittsfield.

Thompson Giroux Gallery

"Friend of a Friend," a group exhibition. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 57 Main St., Chatham, N.Y. For more information, visit thompsongirouxgallery.com.

The Wit Gallery

"Bodies and Water," an artists' talk and reception, 4-6 p.m. Gateways Inn, 51 Walker St., Lenox. RSVP: (413) 637-8808 or info@thewitgallery.com.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Bullitt and Chapel Brook Reservations

Yoga & Hiking Adventure: Hike to a beautiful waterfall, with yoga on the way. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Pre-register by calling (413) 243-3582 or sign up at tracyremelius.com. Ashfield.

Co-Dependent Meeting

12-step meeting every Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, (use entrance on right of building), Dalton; information: (413) 684-2137.Dalton CRA

12-step meeting every Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, (use entrance on right of building), Dalton; information: (413) 684-2137.Dalton CRA

Adult Lap Swim, 9-11 a.m.; Family Swim, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0260.

Healing Rhythms

Heart-Centered Yoga Flow, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Aquafit, 8-9 a.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 9-10 a.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Recovery International

Aquafit, 8-9 a.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 9-10 a.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Recovery International

A self-help, after-care method for persons suffering from nervous problems and fears, non-sectarian, meets every Sunday, at 2 p.m., in the Autumn Room at St. Mark's Church, West Street, Pittsfield; use the Albro Street entrance.

KID STUFF

Bascom Lodge

Nutshell Playhouse, original music, puppets and clownerie. 3 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 2 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest - follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

New Lebanon Country Market

Kid's Market: Children will be selling items they have made. New Lebanon, N.Y. To reserve a spot, contact tistryagrace@gmail.com.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Carnival of the Animals." 11 a.m. Marketplace Cafe, 55 North St., Pittsfield.

LECTURE

Clark Art Institute

Hollis Clayson on how her long relationship with the Clark has helped shape recent scholarship and perspectives. 3 p.m. Williamstown.

MUSEUMS

Animagic

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

Museum 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

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" and "Selected Works by Albert Paley" through Oct. 13. The residence is closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Information: www.chesterwood.org or (413) 298-3579.

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.

New England Holocaust Institute and Museum

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 45 Eagle St., North Adams. (413) 644-6371 or (413) 644-9103.

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.

Rudd Art Museum

Wine, Cheese and Art, 3-5 p.m.; "Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Open noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

Wine, Cheese and Art, 3-5 p.m.; "Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Open noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.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, 11:30 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.

MUSIC

Adams Farmers & Artisans Market

Jazz at the Visitors Center with Nana Simopoulos & Friends. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Adams town concert

Live music 4 p.m. featuring Champagne Jam. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food & fun.

Barrington Stage Company

10-Minute Musicals starring BSC's Musical Theatre apprentices. 7 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Bascom Lodge

Old-time Americana roots music with duet "Moonshine Holler." 6-7 p.m. For dinner reservations following the program, call (413) 743-1591 or mail@bascomlodge.net. Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Jacque Carnahan. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Drum/Bugle Corps

Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 2 to 5 p.m., Victory Temple Church, Dewey Avenue, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, (413) 281-1216 or Betsy Halla, (413) 822-5235.

Lichtenstein Center

"Mostly Jazz" jam session, for musicians of all ages and abilities (except beginners) to play jazz, meet other musicians and socialize, from 3 to 5 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield; information: Art Niedeck, (413) 442-2665.

New Lebanon Country Market

Featuring Katerina and Allen Livermore from The Limbshakers. New Lebanon, N.Y.

Sevenars Music Festival

Lynelle James, piano, 4 p.m. A program of Bach, Chopin, Ravel, and Ligeti. Worthington.Starving Artist Creperie

Lynelle James, piano, 4 p.m. A program of Bach, Chopin, Ravel, and Ligeti. Worthington.Starving Artist Creperie

Musical Brunch. Live bluegrass, jazz, funk, classical, and other types of music from talented local performers. Breakfast served until 3 p.m. View the artwork from the adjoined Good Purpose Gallery. 11 a.m., Lee.

Sugar Hill Folk Festival

10th annual Sugar Hill Folk Festival, 2-4:30 p.m. Free. Proceeds from the sale of refreshments will go to the Alzheimer's Association. Information: (413) 684-0100. 45 Main St., Dalton.

Tanglewood

Leonard Bernstein Memorial Concert by Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, 2:30 p.m., Shed. The Last Southern Gentlemen with Ellis Marsalis & Delfeayo Marsalis, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

Whitney Center for the Arts

Finding Henry Purcell concert. 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $20. tix@t hewhit.org or (413) 443-0289. 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew's Cobble

Housatonic Canoe Trips: Paddle the winding Housatonic as it passes through fields and floodplain forests. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Pre-register by calling (413) 229-8600 or email bcobble@ttor.org. 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.

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

Scenic Summit Tours: Short, easy walks and talks with Park Interpreter Mike to discover the landscape, ecology and history of the highest point in Massachusetts. Bring a light snack and drinking water. 1 and 3 p.m. Meet at the Mount Greylock Summit. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Love, Death, and Literature: A story of Inspiration: Educator and researcher Linda Neville will take visitors on an exciting journey into the events that brought Nathaniel Hawthorne to North Adams and discuss how places like Natural Bridge inspired his work. Free. 10 a.m. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Romance in Hard Times," 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield." Dancing Lessons," 5 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Free clowning workshop with Pi Clowns, 1 p.m. Pi Clowns perform, 3 p.m. Live music, 5 p.m. ‘Thanks for the Scabies, Jerkface!' and ‘33.' Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"My Fair Lady," 2 p.m., Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Henry IV, Parts I & II," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 3 p.m., Lenox." The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of Irving Berlin tunes. 2 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

WAM Theatre

"Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," staged reading, 3 p.m. No. Six Depot Café and Roastery, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rembrandt." 11 a.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 2 p.m., Nikos Stage.

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 to 5.