ART

DownStreet Art

Art openings across downtown North Adams, last Thursday of each month, June to Sept., 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery openings, street performances and public art works.

Housatonic Valley Art League

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

MCLA Gallery 51

"Things You See," Sara Farrell Okamura and Hideyo Okamura, Reception 6 p.m. North Adams.

The Mount

"The Artistic Lure of the Gilded Age," artist Darren Waterston will join Wharton scholar Roxana Robinson and Rachel Dickstein, director of a stage adaptation of "The House of Mirth," 6 p.m. Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Historic Property Walks, 2:30 p.m.; The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator: Explore the little-known twenty-year illustration career of painter Edward Hopper. 5:30 p.m.

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.


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25 Union St., Pittsfield.

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.

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

Introduction to Healthy Living: For adults. 6:30-8 p.m. Members $55, guests $80; 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.

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.

The Bookstore

Peter Gizzi & Tom Gizzi, poetry: In Defense of Nothing; Performance: Music. 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

Boy’s Club Camp

The General Electric Pensioners and Quarter Century Club will hold their annual picnic from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations: Ann Taylor at (413) 443-4701.

CATWALK Fashion Show

CATWALK Fashion Show to benefit Berkshire Humane Society. 6-8 p.m. Naji’s Mediterranean Cuisine, 401 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. For more information, visit catwalkboutique.org.

Columbia County Fair

Animals, contests, horse pulls and pig race, music and entertainment, midway rides and Oak Ridge Boys at the 174th fair in Chatham, N.Y. columbiacountyfair.com.

Community Health Programs

Weekly Farmers’ Market, 3-6 p.m. 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Discover Tyler Street Fair

Annual Discover Tyler Street Fair will take place from 5-8 p.m. Pittsfield. Visit facebook.com/discovertylerstreet for more information.

First United Methodist Church

"Taste of Ghana," 4 p.m. Featuring Ghanaian cuisine, a sit-down meal, a presentation, music, dance and spoken word performed by ROPE members. $10 for meal, $12 for meal and the program. All proceeds benefit ROPE activities. 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield.

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.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"The Indians of the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley" presented by author David King 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 at 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.

Natural Bridge State Park

Native American Display and Activities: An ongoing display of native crafts and tools from both the past and present as well as activities. Native Inspired Games at 10:30 a.m. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

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.

Pownal United Methodist Church

Peach Shortcake Supper, 5 p.m. Take-outs available. Corner of Route 346 and Church Street, Pownal, Vt. (802) 823-7769.

Spencertown Academy

Annual Festival Of Books: a giant used book sale, readings by nationally known and local authors, and a children’s program. Spencertown, N.Y.

Sugar Hill

Caregiver Support Group directed by Neurologist Dr. Jay Ellis. Available for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia and memory impairments. This gathering offers participants mutual support and education along with resources on the latest medical advances to assist those with dementia and Alzheimer’s. 2-3 p.m., 45 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0100.

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.

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.

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.

Clark Art Institute

"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.

Deerfield Community Center

25th annual exhibit of paintings featuring a memorial exhibit of paintings by Elice Davis Pieropan. Free. Open noon-5 p.m. For more information, call Carol at (413) 665-4332.

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

Lanesborough Public Library

Photo exhibit by Nicholas De Candia entitled "us three," comprised of photographs of De Candia’s wife of 40 years. For more information, call (413) 442-0222.

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. Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 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

"Ethan Frome," 7 p.m. Suggested free-will donation of $10 per person. 104 Walker St., Lenox. For more information, visit gildedage.org.

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.; Zumba w/ Rachael Plaine 6:30-7:30 p.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.

Healing Rhythms

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

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. Richmond Library

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. Richmond Library

Blood pressure checks by Emilie Jarrett of Community Health Association, 3 to 4 p.m., State Road, Richmond.

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., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Museum

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

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: 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.Richmond Library

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.Richmond Library

Children’s Story Hour, 3:30 p.m., State Road, Richmond.

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

Pittsfield Sangha

Guest speaker Rev Sam Trumbore, 6 p.m. 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

All genre, 1-3 p.m. Third Floor of the Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield. Jhena Faeran, President: (413) 442-7380 or email bwr.information@gmail.com.Lenox Library

All genre, 1-3 p.m. Third Floor of the Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield. Jhena Faeran, President: (413) 442-7380 or email bwr.information@gmail.com.Lenox Library

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

Writers Read

Marie Gauthier, James Kelleher and Brian Clements, 5:30 p.m. Good Purpose Gallery, 40 Main St., Lee.

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," "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell," "Curator’s Choice: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio". 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," "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell," "Curator’s Choice: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio". 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

"Early Work of Eric Rudd, 1966-1980." Opening reception from 6-9 p.m. Free. "Figuring in" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." 159 East Main St., North Adams.Susan B. Anthony Museum

"Early Work of Eric Rudd, 1966-1980." Opening reception from 6-9 p.m. Free. "Figuring in" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." 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

Abode of the Message

Fanna-Fi-Allah magic of Pakistani Qawwali in its traditional form. New Lebanon, N.Y.

Berkshire Concert Choir

Summer Sings, 7:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., 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.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag at Night: Music & Sunsets, 5-8 p.m. (413) 298-8138.

New Lebanon Library

Rick Leab in concert, 6:30 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Party in the Park

Whiskey City. A display of antique and customized cars will be present as well. 6-8 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

"Wait WaitÅ Don’t Tell Me!" NPR’s oddly informative weekly hour-long news quiz program is again live at Tanglewood, hosted by Peter Sagal, along with judge and score-keeper Carl Kassell. 8 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew’s Cobble

Eco-Volunteers: 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.

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.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag at Night: Music & Sunsets, 5-8 p.m. (413) 298-8138.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Romance in Hard Times," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 & 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Michael V. Gazzo’s "A Hatful of Rain," 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. "A Lover’s Tale: Scenes by Giuseppe Verdi, Charles Ludlam and Alexandre Dumas," 8 p.m., Larry Vaber Stage at The Unicorn Theatre, 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," 60th anniversary revival of the classic murder mystery. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Lowe; based on "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw, 2 and 7:30 p.m., Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," homage to Anton Chekhov, 3 p.m. "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," set in the Jazz Age Bayou, 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," in which 7 actors play all the roles, 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Preview: A fresh take on "Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekhov, 7:30 p.m., Weston. "The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns," a sequel, 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club, Weston.

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