Today

ART

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Watercolor painting workshop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Aug. 22. Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge.

Housatonic Valley Art League

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

Norman Rockwell Museum

Historic property walk 2:30 p.m. "The Hidden Hopper" on exhibit, 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.

Williams College Museum of Art

"Palate to Palette: The Aesthetics of Art and Wine" with Peter Pedroni, professor of economics, using landscape paintings to taste wine and talk art, 4 p.m., on the patio. Williamstown.

"Palate to Palette: The Aesthetics of Art and Wine" with Peter Pedroni, professor of economics, using landscape paintings to taste wine and talk art, 4 p.m., on the patio. Williamstown.


Advertisement

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 Business Builders

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

Berkshire Museum

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

Berkshire South

Introduction to Healthy Living: For adults. 6:30-8 p.m. Members $55, guests $80; Cooking With Kassie: Gluten Free Meals: For adults. 7-8 p.m. Members $27, guests $32; 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; Tai Chi Bang Immortal Flute: For adults. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Members $85, guests $100. Single class: Members $16, guests $19. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

Berkshire South Bridge Club

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

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

Cummington Fair

Animals, contests, horse pulls, music and midway rides at Cummington Fairgrounds. cummingtonfair.com.

Eastern States Exposition

Storrowton Village Open House Tours; Newtown Kennel Club Dog Show at the Better Living Center; Northeast Reining Horse Show at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Game Night

Board & card games taught, open to ages 12 to 99, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Union Block, third floor, Dalton. Info: Jeannie (413)553-3533 or www.2FlightsUp.com.

Greenock Country Club

Lee Northern Mills Visioning Event, 5:30-9 p.m. 220 West Park St., Lee. For more information, call (413) 442-1521 ext. 22.

Home Instead Senior Care

Support group for care partners of individuals with Early Stage Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss. 10 a.m. 364 South St., Pittsfield. To register, contact Bobbie Orsi at (413) 442-0907.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

Staged reading of "Anna’s Brooklyn Promise" with Milton Lestz at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, 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.

Meditation Sangha

Offered by Pittsfield Sangha, 6 p.m., by donation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: (413) 358-2626 or (508) 237-4252.The Mount

Offered by Pittsfield Sangha, 6 p.m., by donation, 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.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

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.

South Kent

Introduction to a Photography Workshop, 7-9 p.m. 170 South Kent Road, South Kent, Ct.

Sweetwood of Williamstown

"Wine, Chocolate and Socrates," an evening to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. 7 p.m. 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. RSVP: (413) 458-8371. $10 suggested donation.

Third Thursday

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

WordXWord Festival

Poetry Slam semi finals, Dottie’s Coffee Lounge, 444 North St., Pittsfield. PechaKucha Pittsfield, 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum. Week-long festival of slam poets, spoken word, wxw365.com.

Writers Read

Marie Gauthier, 6 p.m. Good Purpose Gallery, Main Street, Lee.

DANCEHealing Rhythms

DANCEHealing Rhythms

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

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. Families Dance Together

Jacob’s Pillow and the Becket Arts Center offer a weekly intergenerational dance class led by Pillow artist-educator Jeff Bliss. Adults accompanied by a youth aged 5-18 years old discover how simple movements can create an exciting dance. Registration between 4:30-5 p.m. at the Pillow’s Tea Garden every Thursday through Aug. 21. Classes run from 5-6 p.m. $15/class ($10 for members) for 1 adult and 1 youth. $5/class for each additional adult/youth. Jacob’s Pillow, Becket.

Jacob’s Pillow

"Gotta Dance!," an exhibit of vintage posters from throughout the world. Open noon-9 p.m.; Free Inside/Out Performance: Julia Kulakova Dance, 6:15 p.m.. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. LeeSaar The Company, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. 385 George Carter Road, 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.

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. Open noon-5 p.m. 39 Columbia St., Albany, N.Y. (518) 462-4775. albanycentergallery.org.

Art On Main

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

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.

Carrie Haddad Gallery

"Playful," an exhibit featuring new fresco secco art by Phyllis Palmer, Play-Doh constructions by new media artist Fernando Orellana and wooden wall sculpture by Stephen Walling. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 622 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y. (518) 828-1915. carriehaddadgallery.com.

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.

Epoch at Melbourne

Photography work by nature photographer Maria Brodeur. Free. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

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.

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

"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.

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.

FILM

Ventfort Hall

"The Age of Innocence," 7 p.m. Suggested free-will donation of $10 per person will gain admission to the film. For more information, visit gildedage.org. 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

Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Kala Gresser 9-10 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.

Center for Healing Arts

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

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

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

Free Zumba in Park Square

All ages & 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. Hillcrest Educational Center

Intermediate Yoga Sculpt, 8:30-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. Hillcrest Educational Center

Social Skills Group for school-aged children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, and other learning challenges. Registration required by calling (413) 499-2031. 6-7 p.m., 788 South St., Pittsfield. Home Instead Senior Care

Social Skills Group for school-aged children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, and other learning challenges. Registration required by calling (413) 499-2031. 6-7 p.m., 788 South St., Pittsfield. 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, geared for ages 11/2 to 31/2, 10 a.m.; Craft Activity, "Let it Rain, Rain Stick," 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.

Berkshire Museum

Winged Art, 2 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

The Christian Center

Free haircuts for children, 9 a.m.-noon. 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. For more information, call (413) 443-2828.Dalton Public Library

Free haircuts for children, 9 a.m.-noon. 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. For more information, call (413) 443-2828.Dalton Public Library

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

Lenox Library

Preschool story/craft for children ages 3 to 5, program features stories, songs and a craft related to the stories, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Youth Department, Main Street, Lenox. Information: (413) 637-0197, Ext. 105.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Children’s Discovery Days: A fun-filled afternoon including a Children’s Tour of the house, Edwardian-era lawn games and a Garden Adventure. 2-5 p.m. (413) 298-8138.

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

Duffin Theatre

Free program, "Challenges for Israel in a Turbulent Middle East," 7 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call (617) 559-3600 or newengland@fidf.org.

Pittsfield Sangha

Speaker Manny Mansbach, 6 p.m. 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

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.

New Lebanon Library

Author Debby Mayer will read from her memoir "Riptides & Solaces Unforseen," Q&A and book signing to follow. 7 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

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.

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

"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.Susan B. Anthony 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.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 Concert Choir

Summer sings program, 7:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield.

The Colonial Theatre

Irish Rovers The Farewell Tour, Irish charm and songs that have captivated audiences since 1964, 8 p.m., Pittsfield.

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.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Jonny Lang, a Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Naumkeag

Music & Sunsets, concert with wine in the gardens, 5-8 p.m. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Quintessential, a creative and accomplished a cappella group. 5:30 p.m. Free with museum admission.

Party in the Park

WYKYD. A display antique and customized cars. 6-8 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew’s Cobble

Eco-Volunteers: Care for Cobble trails and plant communities. 9 a.m.-noon. Wheatogue Road, Sheffield, (413) 229-8600.

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

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

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversations With: "The Process is the Thing (Part 2): Reimagining Romance in Hard Times." 4 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Romance in Hard Times," BSC Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessons," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Michael V. Gazzo’s "A Hatful of Rain," 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Clark Art Institute

London National Theatre in HD: ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,’ 2 p.m. Williamstown.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"The Mousetrap," 60th anniversary revival of the classic murder mystery. 8 p.m., 104 Cheney Road, Dorset.

The Mount

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

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Lowe; 2 and 7:30 p.m., Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 3 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Theater Barn

"The Addams Family." They’re creepy and they’re kooky! 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Town Players of Pittsfield

"Mum Bett’s Minute" 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Free.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

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

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.