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ART

Becket Arts Center

"Nouveau Brut" party for fall show, 2 to 4 p.m., during noon to 4 autumnal equinox party. Route 8, Becket.

Clay Forms Studio

Exhibit of Sculpture, vintage boxes, furniture, collectibles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 30 Austerlitz Road, West Stockbridge. (413) 232-4349.

MCLA Gallery 51

‘A Marriage: I (Suburbia),' an exhibition/performance work by newly married Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, looks at what it means to be a young, same-sex, married couple. Weekend performances include the complete reading of the famed Supreme Court case on gay marriage, "Perry versus Schwarzeneger," by 25 students. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 51 Main St., North Adams. COMMUNITY

Adams High Class of 1953

Class reunion continues with a luncheon at Bass Water Grill in Cheshire. Information contact Ed Skowron at (413) 743-2881.

'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.

BerkShares Anniversary

Region's local currency celebrates seventh anniversary at 7:30 p.m.. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Berkshires Diabetes Walk

Walkers will gather at the Farnums Crossing for the walk which will run north on Route 8 and back for a total of three miles. Walk begins at 9:30 and proceeds will support the BMC Diabetes Patient Needs Fund. Advanced registration is encouraged. To register or for more information call the BHS Diabetes Education Program at (413) 395-7942.

Breakfast

Offered by Pownal American Legion Post 90, 7 to 11 a.m., Route 7, Pownal, Vt.

Dower Square

"Car Detailing Demo," 1 p.m. with Kevin McGinnis and Pittsfield Police Department, 253 Wahconah St., Pittsfield.

Farmers Market

Adams farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., located in the Depot Street parking lot, Adams.

Lee Founders Weekend

The Kiwanis Club of Lee will serve its annual Pancake Breakfast form 8-11 a.m. at St. Mary's Parish Hall, followed by an afternoon duck race to benefit the Lee Youth Association. Two bands will play that afternoon under the tent on the town green from 1-3:30 p.m. Information visit LeeFoundersWeekend.com

Meditation Class

Introduction to meditation and relaxation practice, 4 to 5 p.m., Church on the Hill annex, 55 Main St., Lenox. Information: (413) 358-5755.

Meet & Greet with Rick Latura

Meet with the Candidate for Ward 3 Council and have coffee and dessert for free with Rick. Ask him any questions and tell him your concerns. From 1 to 4 p.m. at the Italian American Club, 203 Newell St., Pittsfield. Questions call Teresa at (413) 997-2744.

Stephentown Fire Hall

The Annual Stephentown Fireman's Muster continues with the parade at 11 a.m. followed by the Fireman's Muster Competition. Come support your local fire departments as they battle each other in head-to-head competitions. 35 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown, NY.

Western Regional Equestrian Qualifier

Equus Theraputic Inc will host the Qualifier for the Massachusetts Special Olympics at Wedgewood Stable at Wirtes Farm. Spectators are welcome. Information or to volunteer call Janet Renard, program director, (413) 841-2709. www.equustherapeutic.org.

EXHIBITS

The Mount

"Confluence," a juried exhibition of large, outdoor sculptures, free with entry fee to The Mount. Pre-registration recommended. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. Information (413) 623-2068.

FILM

Berkshire Museum

"Carmen" Opera in Four Acts, performed live on April 2, 2013 from Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, Australia. Sung in French. 2 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

HEALTH & FITNESS

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.

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

Deep water circuit training, 8 to 9 a.m. and vinyasa flow, beginner/moderate, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.


KID STUFF

Williams Inn

"Barbie and Me" tea party for girls in kindergarten and first grade, sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts. Girls are invited to bring their favorite Barbie or other doll and come dressed for a tea party. 2-3:30 p.m., Williamstown. Information contact Membership Development Specialist Rebecca Dravis at (413) 588-2071.

Youth Baseball

Cal Ripken Youth Baseball League practice, for players ages 8 to 11 of all levels from Great Barrington, Monterey, Otis, Sheffield and surrounding towns, no try-outs, 2 to 3 p.m., Greene Park, Monterey; information: sgraves8@yahoo.com.

LECTURE

Lenox's Distinguished Lecture Series

"Changing Perceptions: Norman Rockwell and America," 4 p.m. Free but donations are accepted.

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 in the house where Herman Melville wrote "Moby-Dick," hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours of the house on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits include "Edwin Hale Lincoln, Home City: Photographs of Pittsfield, Massachusetts," architectural and natural images, 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

"PaperWorks: The Art and Science of an Extraordinary Material," through Oct. 26; "Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Bidwell House

Bidwell House

Colonial history museum with 18th and 19th-century furnishings, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens and 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Open Thurs.-Mon., 11 to 4, guided tours on the hour, grounds open daily, 100 Art School Road, Monterey. Information: (413) 528-6888 or www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.

Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

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.

Hancock Shaker Village

Living history museum includes 18 historic buildings, heirloom medicinal and vegetable gardens, Shaker furniture, crafts, tools and clothes; also, craft and cooking demonstrations, lectures and workshops. Featuring "A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA," works of photographer Noel Vicentini, on display through Oct. 27. Village is open daily from 10 to 5 for self-guided visits through Oct. 28. Route 20, Pittsfield, (413) 443-0188.

Mass MoCA

Mass MoCA

"Xu Bing: Phoenix," on view through Oct. 27; Year-Round Gallery House hours and Kidspace, the child-centered gallery, open 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Tuesdays. 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. (413) 662-2111.

The Mount

Edith Wharton's historic house and gardens, open daily 10 to 5, Thurs. 10 to 8, May-October. Tours, contemporary outdoor sculptures, outdoor cafe and gift shop, special events throughout the summer including free music Fri. and Sat. evenings, 2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; information: www.EdithWharton.org.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag House & Gardens Gilded Age mansion, 20 acres of landscaped grounds, guided house tours and special garden, 10 to 5. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, (413) 298-8138.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration, featured exhibits are "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic," "Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion and Us" and "Norman Rockwell: Happily Ever After," open Mon.-Sun., 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

Steepletop

Former historic house and garden museum of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, tours at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, 436 East Hill Road, two miles in from Route 22, south of Route 203, Austerlitz, N.Y., (518) 392-3362 or www.millay.org.

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 "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. 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

Bard College at Simon's Rock

The Simon's Rock Piano Quartet with Guest Violinist; program features Brahms' great Piano Quintet in F minor along with works by Mozart and Prokofiev, 3 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Bascom Lodge

‘Wind and Rain: An Evening of Poetry and Song' -- celebrate the elements on Mount Greylock in an evening of songs, poems and stories with poet Rosemary Starace and singer-songwriter JoAnne Spies, with, Shawn Stevens, Mohican storyteller and musician. Guitar, dulcimer, rattles, flute and chimes. (413) 743-1591.

The Big E

Randy Houser, 7:30 p.m., 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

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.

FreshGrass Festival

Bluegrass weekend with Devil Makes Three, Sam Bush, The Deadly Gentlemen, Sarah Jarosz, Greensky Bluegrass, Sam Bush and more, through Sunday. MASS MoCA stages in North Adams. www.massmoca.org.

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.

South Mountain

Pianist Menahem Pressler, 3 p.m. in the South Mountain Concert Hall located on Routes 7 and 20, Pittsfield.

Spectrum Playhouse

Open Mic Night hosted by local musician Robin O'Herin, 7 p.m. 20 Franklin St., Lee. (413) 394-5023, www.spectrumplayhouse.org

Stockbridge Festival Chorus

Rehearsals for spring concert April 27 which is to feature Mendelssohn's "Elijah," 1 to 3 p.m., church sanctuary, First Congregational Church, Main Street, Stockbridge, (413) 243-6076.


OUTDOORS

The Mount

What's Out There -- a walking tour and talk exploring the landscape of the property, 3-4:30 p.m., Lenox

Mount Greylock

Summit, for all ages, 1 and 3 p.m., meet at summit, Adams. Information: (413) 499-4262.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah," F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway meet in L.A., new work by Mark St. Germain, 7:30 p.m.; "Love & Take Out" with guest star Heather Mac Rae, 9:30 p.m., Pittsfield.

Shakespeare & Company

‘Accomplice,' comic and elusive thriller in which nothing is as it seems, 2 p.m. 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Better Late" by Larry Gelbart, 2 p.m., 654 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. Tickets call (518) 794-8989.

Tomorrow

ART

First Congregational Church of Lee

"Love Makes a Family," a photo-text exhibit on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 25 Park Place, Lee.

Open Studio

Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p.m., IS183, Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge; information: (413) 298-5252, Ext. 100.

COMMUNITY

Active Parenting Workshops

All parents or guardians with children ages 5-12 in their care are encouraged to attend these workshops sponsored by the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership. The event is free, with pizza served and Big Y gift cards for those who attend all three meetings. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at The Christian Center, 159 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. Information call (413) 442-6948.

'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.

BerkshireWorks

Job club with Millie Calesky, personal and professional coach, allows job seekers to expand their network of contacts and serves as a support group throughout the job search process, from 1 to 2 p.m., optional networking at 12:45 p.m., 160 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 499-2220, Ext. 154 or online at www.berkshireworks.org.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"Great Jewish Opera Singers" with teacher, actor, and Opera buff Peter Podol. 1 p.m. following lunch. Pittsfield.

Master Gardener Hotline

Gardening questions answered by Master Gardeners, 9 to noon, leave a message and call will be returned the following Monday between 9 and noon, (413) 298-5355.

Meditation Sangha

Pittsfield UU Meditation Sangha, learn how to handle stress and find peace, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., George Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield.

MTEL Classes

The Education Department at MCLA will be holding several classes designed to help prepare for the MTEL, which needs to be passed as a requirement for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Each test will focus on a specific test. Courses available are Foundations of Reading, Communication & Literacy Skills, and Gen. Curr. Math Sub-Test. Courses are $50 for general public and $25 for MCLA students. Complete registration form and payment at least 14 days before course begins. Information contact the Education Department at (413) 662-5381 or email m.delisle@mcla.edu.

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.

Sheffield Senior Center

Bob Dean, director of Navigation for Caregivers, will present a program designed to help persons who are caring for a parent, spouse or older relative, as part of the Focus on Health series. 3:30 and 6 p.m., registration required and space is limited. Donations are welcome. (413) 229-7037. Sheffield.

DANCE

Line Dance Classes

With instructor Cheryl Wendling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St., Ext., Dalton, (413) 443-6263.

Line Dance Lessons

Berkshire County Line Dancers, for beginners of all ages, at 6:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Curran Highway, North Adams.

FILM

Bennington College

A screening by Susan Slotnick of her documentary "Reflections of Our Lives Through Dance" about her prison dance program. Discussion to follow. 7 p.m., VAPA Kinoteca, Bennington College, Bennington VT.

Williams College

Screening of the film "Deaf Jam" to launch the 2013-2014 Social Change Film Series. 7 p.m., Williams College, Williamstown. Trailer can be viewed at http://www.deafjam.org.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture Clinic

Community acupuncture treatments for trauma, addiction, pain and stress, sliding fee of $20-$50, Sunrise Studio at Berkshire Healing Arts, (above Berkshire Nautilus), 5 to 7 p.m., 42 Summer St., second floor, Pittsfield, (413) 243-0654.

Berkshire Medical Center

Berkshire Medical Center

Parkinson's Exercise Group, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., 5th Floor Medical Arts Complex, Pittsfield. Medical clearance required, $5/session. (413) 447-3075 for questions.

Berkshire South Community Center

Berkshire South Community Center

Master's Swim Team; for adults- competitive swimmers or just those looking to stay in shape. 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Beginner's Ballroom, for adults, 7-8:30 p.m., Pittsfield. (413) 528-2810.

Cancer Group

"Women Facing Cancer," for all women facing the challenges of having cancer, Noon to 1 p.m., Health Information Resource Room, near the lobby, Berkshire Medical Center, (413) 447-3092.

Dalton CRA

Hi-Lo infusion, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Hatha yoga, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Gentle Yoga

For all levels, focus on creating sequencing, breath work and meditation, drop-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine: (413) 822-2034.

Healing Rhythms

The 30-Day Challenge: Thrive No Matter What; Set one goal for your health, career, or business. Take one daily action and post it on a private Facebook page. Contact Chantal at (413) 522-3621. Breath and fitness yoga, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, building 8A, Lenox; information: (413) 637-2727.

Impulse Fitness

Body Blast, 9 to 10 a.m.; Cardio Circuit, 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.; Cardio Kickboxing 5-6:30 p.m.; Porter Plaza, 360 Pecks Road, Pittsfield, (413) 446-7857.

Overeaters Anonymous

12-step meeting, 7 p.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Parkinson's Exercise Group

Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Garage, 1 p.m., Fairview Hospital campus, Lewis Avenue, Great Barrington; medical clearance required, $5 per session; information: (413) 854-9740.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Indoor cycle, 6 to 6:45 a.m.; senior strength training (Silver Sneakers), 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; gentle yoga, 11 to 12:15; Interval Mondays, noon to 1; indoor cycle, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.; "Strength and Motion," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; evening yoga, 6:45 to 8 p.m., 292 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650, ext.13.

Yoga Depot

Yoga Depot

All-levels yoga, practice using posture flow, breath work and deep relaxation, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 137 North St., Pittsfield; Waterfall Perry: (413) 464-1944.


KID STUFF

Berkshire S. Regional Community Ctr.

Basketball Basics, for ages 5-8; 4-5 p.m. Fitness Exploration, for ages 8-12; explore a different way to exercise, stay healthy, and have fun. 5-6 p.m., (413) 528-2810. Pittsfield.

Kindergym

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

LECTURE

Bard College at Simon's Rock

"Woman, Nation, Colony" discussion with Simon's Rock Professors Chris Coggins, Brendan Matthews and Francisca Oyogoa. 3:30 p.m. McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center, 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 in the house where Herman Melville wrote "Moby-Dick," hours 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guided tours of the house on the hour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits include "Edwin Hale Lincoln, Home City: Photographs of Pittsfield, Massachusetts," architectural and natural images, 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

"PaperWorks: The Art and Science of an Extraordinary Material," through Oct. 26; "Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Bidwell House

Colonial history museum with 18th and 19th-century furnishings, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens and 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Open Thurs.-Mon., 11 to 4, guided tours on the hour, grounds open daily, 100 Art School Road, Monterey. Information: (413) 528-6888 or www.bidwellhousemuseum.org.

Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

Hancock Shaker Village

Living history museum includes 18 historic buildings, heirloom medicinal and vegetable gardens, Shaker furniture, crafts, tools and clothes; also, craft and cooking demonstrations, lectures and workshops. Featuring "A Promising Venture: Shaker Photographs from the WPA," works of photographer Noel Vicentini, on display through Oct. 27. Village is open daily from 10 to 5 for self-guided visits through Oct. 28. Route 20, Pittsfield, (413) 443-0188.

Mass MoCA

Mass MoCA

"Xu Bing: Phoenix," on view through Oct. 27; Year-Round Gallery House hours and Kidspace, the child-centered gallery, open 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Tuesdays. 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. (413) 662-2111.

The Mount

Edith Wharton's historic house and gardens, open daily 10 to 5, Thurs. 10 to 8, through October. Tours, contemporary outdoor sculptures, outdoor cafe and gift shop, special events throughout the summer including free music Fri. and Sat. evenings, 2 Plunkett St., off Route 7, Lenox; information: www.EdithWharton.org.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag House & Gardens Gilded Age mansion, 20 acres of landscaped grounds, guided house tours and special garden, 10 to 5. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, (413) 298-8138.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration, featured exhibits are "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic," "Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion and Us" and "Norman Rockwell: Happily Ever After," open Mon.-Sun., 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

Steepletop

Former historic house and garden museum of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, tours at 11:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30, 436 East Hill Road, two miles in from Route 22, south of Route 203, Austerlitz, N.Y., (518) 392-3362 or www.millay.org.

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, 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 "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. 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

Berkshire Hillsmen

Pittsfield's men's barbershop chorus meeting, all men who like to sing a capella in four part harmony are welcome, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Route 41 and Church Lane, Richmond; information: Dan Burkhard, (413) 298-4773.

Berkshire Lyric Chorus

Berkshire Lyric Chorus

Rehearsals for new season, 7 p.m. Pittsfield Unitarian Church, Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. More info at berkshirelyricinfo.org or (413) 298-5365.

Berkshire Music School

Adult Cabaret Workshops, Sherri James Buxton, 7:30 and 7:45 - 9:15 p.m. Registration call (413) 442-1411.

Drum/Bugle Corps

Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 6 to 8 p.m., Pilgrim Memorial Church, Wahconah Street, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, (413) 281-1216 or Betsy Halla, (413) 822-5235.

Eagles Band Rehearsals

Eagles Wind Symphony rehearsal, new members welcome to sit in, bring a music stand, from 7 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield. Information: (413) 499-2071.

Hilltown Choral Society

Hilltown Choral Society

Rehearsals from 7:30-9 p.m., at the Worthington Historical building at the intersection of Routes 143 and 112 in the Worthington Town Center. Information contact Jeff Hunt at (413) 499-7320 or jeffcomusic1@aol.com.

Lichtenstein Center

Folkloric and contemporary Afro-Caribbean and West African drumming, percussion and singing class with Aimee Gelinas of Gaia Roots, beginner/intermediate class at 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced class at 7 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield; information: aimee@gaiaroots.com.

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 Olivia Daly, 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.