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ART

Oil Painting Class

Taught by Charlotte Weed Gerwaski, for all levels, 7 to 9 p.m., 225 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 344-7096.

Sculpture Class

Stone carving with Myrna Lieb Citron, for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, 1 to 4 p.m., 1260 Pleasant St., Lee, (413) 243-4456. COMMUNITY

’Anonymous’ Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Berkshire Botanical Gardens

Wreaths from the Wild, 1 to 3 p.m.: Create a beautiful evergreen wreath for the holidays using the bounty of the fields and forests of the Berkshires. Construct and take home a simple evergreen wreath. Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge.(413) 298-3926, berkshirebotanical.org

Bushnell-Sage Library

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

Caregivers Workshop

"ABCs of Navigation for Caregivers" with director Bob Dean, 7 p.m. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. (413) 499-9480, ext. 202

Coat Drive

Coat Drive

Coat drive sponsored by The Children’s Clothing Exchange, to benefit men, women and children in our community. Donations of men’s, women’s, and children’s winter items will be accepted, including winter coats, boots, snow-pants, hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves. Items may be dropped off on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or Wednesdays between 9 a.m. and noon at the Pilgrim House, 30 Granite Avenue, Canaan, CT. (860) 824-7232.

Community Lunch

All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-1955.

Contract Bridge

For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center; information: (413) 243-3512.

Dower Square Community Center

Wee Read presents: Every Child Ready to Read. Help your child develop early literary skills by engaging in the 5 early literacy practices: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. 6:30-7:30 p.m. featuring Fun with Words. Located at the Dower Square Community Center, Pittsfield.

Guthrie Center

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

Hinsdale Lunch

Hinsdale Lunch

Elder Services meal offered every Wed. and Fri. at 11:30 a.m., Hinsdale Town Hall, Bingo to follow, South Street, Hinsdale; advance reservations: Meal site at (413) 655-2310 or Nutrition Program at (413) 499-0524.

Hinsdale Old Town Hall

Knitting and crochet group sponsored by the Council on Aging will hold its first meeting, 1 p.m. Meeting is free and will provide a comfortable place where people can bring their projects to work on while enjoying refreshments and sharing tips of the trade. Participants are invited to bring a project that they are working on, a project that they need help with, or to find a project idea. Infomation contact Marion at (413) 655-2292. Hinsdale.

Hoosac Valley High School

The annual Art Hathaway Holiday Dinner for the elderly residents of the community, sponsored by the Student Council. The evening will include a traditional hot turkey dinner, music and dancing, and door prizes. 4:30 p.m. in the Hoosac Valley High School cafeteria, Cheshire.

’Mark Twain Christmas’

Nook Farm Book Club, a collaboration of The Mark Twain House & Museum and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, to discuss the new book "A Mark Twain Christmas" by Carlo DiVito. Reception at 5 p.m. Mark Twain House Museum Visitors Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, Conn. Free, to register call (860) 522-9258, Ext. 317.

Orchards Hotel

Question-and-answer session with orthopedic surgeons, offered by The Joint Replacement Center in North Adams. Dr. James Whittum, Dr. Suk Namkoong and Dr. Jonathan Cluett, as well as staff from the Joint Replacement Center, will be attending. Refreshments will be served. Register by calling (413) 664-5142. 6:30-8 p.m., Williamstown.

Parents Group

"Parents Helping Parents," share experiences and get support and encouragement from other parents, free, confidential and anonymous, 6 to 8 p.m., call for location/information: (617) 926-5008, ext.102.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.

DANCE

Scottish Dancers

Great Barrington Scottish Dancers, no partner needed, beginners welcome, bring clean, soft shoes, from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., over Crystal Essence, 39 Railroad St., Great Barrington; please confirm with Jean, (518) 672-4243 or Ted, (413) 698-2944.


HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, 9 to 10 a.m., Porchlight Home Care offices, 21 High St., Lee; Sandisfield Senior Center, 11 a.m. to noon, Sandisfield; Stockbridge Senior Center, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Stockbridge.

Berkshire South

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer League, ages 15+, all skill levels welcome, 6:30-8:15 p.m.; Masters Swim Team, for adults, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; American Red Cross Swim Lessons, all ages and abilities, multiple class times available. Stay Fit, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810.

Cancer Resource & Support Group

Cancer Resource & Support Group

For adults diagnosed with any type of cancer and their loved ones, meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Department, Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, park in Radiation Oncology parking lot on Wahconah Street for easy access, (413) 447-3092.

Center for Healing Arts

All levels yoga and qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 623-8713.

Dalton CRA

Pilates, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Abs, Arms & Tush, and Zumba, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

’Fit to Go!’

Increase your strength and energy with Kas Maroney, American Council on Exercise certified group instructor, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Unitarian Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 841-5834.

Healing Rhythms

Intermediate yoga sculpt, 8:30 to 10 a.m.; gentle yoga, 11 to noon; capoiera, fusion of martial arts and dance, 5 to 6 p.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Impulse Fitness

Impulse Fitness

Cardio Kickboxing, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 360 Pecks Road, Pittsfield (413) 446-7857.

Pittsfield YMCA

Pittsfield YMCA

Indoor cycle, 6-6:45 a.m.; deep water circuit training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; senior strength training, (Silver Sneakers), 9:30-10:45 a.m., Aquafit, 11 to noon; all levels yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; lunch indoor cycle, 12:15-1 p.m.; Tabata Kickboxing, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Pilates/Cycle Combo Class, 6:45-8 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Tobacco Program

Men’s tobacco treatment program, 5 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

Yoga Classes

Teen yoga, for ages 13-19, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; and, gentle/beginner yoga, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Connections, Pittsfield; information: Waterfall Perry, (413) 464-1944.

Zumba Class

From 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Steeple Valley Dance, 195 Ashland St., North Adams.


KID STUFF

Chess Club

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

New Lebanon Library

"Tales for Tots Story Hour," includes movement activities, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m., and "Hug-A-Bye Babies," age appropriate stories, songs and movement activities for babies and their caregivers, noon, 550 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., (518) 794-8844.

North Adams Library

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, (413) 662-3133.

Playgroup

"Baby and Me!" parent/infant playgroup, for babies ages four weeks to one year, social interaction, music and developmentally appropriate play activities, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

Fiction/nonfiction group, 6-8 p.m., Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. Information call (413) 842-5014 or email dgomez1@nycap.rr.com.

Ramsdell Library

Writing workshop series with Suzi Baum. Written works may be included in Out of the Mouths of Babies... An Evening of Mothers Reading to Others on March 1, the kick-off event for the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, which is held throughout the month of March. 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic. (413) 274-3738.

MUSIC

Berkshire Community College

Home For the Holidays Concert Featuring Matt Cusson, 7 p.m. Koussevitzky Arts Center, Boland Theatre. Part of the "Young Artist Series." West Street, Pittsfield. berkshirecc.edu

Berkshire Highlanders

Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.; call for location details, Bill Irvin, (413) 442-6180.

Berkshire Sings

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

Lion’s Den

Berkshire-based roots music duo Moonshine Holler to perform. Food and beverages available; no cover. 8 p.m., 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

Williams College

MidWeekMusic, 12:15 p.m., Chaplin Hall; Violin Studio Recital with students of Joanna Kurkowicz, 4 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall; Small Jazz Ensembles, 7 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown.

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ART

MCLA Gallery 51

Annual holiday show, ‘99 Sense,’ artwork in a range of styles and media from 99 cents to $99.99, opening Dec. 5, 5 to 7 p.m. Show through Dec. 30. Gallery hours daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 51 Main St., North Adams. www.mcla.edu

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.

Watercolor painting class taught by Charlotte Weed Gerwaski, for all levels, 7 to 9 p.m., 225 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 344-7096.

COMMUNITY

AARP Meeting

December Meeting at Zucco’s Restaurant. Luncheon choices will be from the menu. 1 p.m., Dalton Avenue, Pittsfield.

’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.

Bousquet Ski Area

Sparkle! - Berkshire Creative’s season celebration and annual holiday fundraiser. Featuring delectable bites from Aura Whitman and The Red Lion Inn, a cash bar, silent auction, live music by the Jereme Vinette Trio, glittering rustic-chic decor, and plenty of opportunities for networking with local creatives. Information and tickets visit www.berkshirecreative.org. 6 p.m., Pittsfield.

Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity

Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity

"Building for Tomorrow," a financial literacy training program. Learn how to manage money, get out of debt, and improve credit score using the YNAB program. Sign up in advance for an upcoming series of classes by calling Habitat at (413) 442-3181. 314 Columbus Ave., Pittsfield.

Coat Drive

Coat Drive

Coat drive sponsored by The Children’s Clothing Exchange, to benefit men, women and children in our community. Donations of men’s, women’s, and children’s winter items will be accepted, including winter coats, boots, snow-pants, hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves. Items may be dropped off on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. or Wednesdays between 9 a.m. and noon at the Pilgrim House, 30 Granite Avenue, Canaan, CT. (860) 824-7232.

Greylock Community Club

Northern Berkshire Retirees Club meeting. Elections will be held and a reminder to members that dues for 2014 are now due. Anyone who wishes to join the Northern Berkshire Retirees Club is welcome to attend. Coffee and doughnuts are available. 10 a.m., North Adams. Information call (413) 743-9476 or (413) 663-9263.

Hildene Holidays

‘A 1912 Victorian Christmas’ opens. Robert Todd and Mary Lincoln’s home is decorated throughout the month, through Jan. 1, as tit might have been for the holidays in 1912, with festive greens, carols on the organ and piano on weekends, and carolers. 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt. (802) 362-1788, www.hildene.org

Hometown Holidays

Head downtown each Thursday in December -- stores in downtown North Adams open late with holiday-themed activities like visits from Santa, ornament making workshops, roving carolers. Main Street, Eagle Street, Holden Street, Ashland Street, downtown North Adams. www.ExploreNorthAdams.com

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"Feast of Lights: External and Internal Conflicts" with Rabbi Ivan Caine at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Meditation Group

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

North County Job Search

Located at the Adams Visitors Center from 9 a.m. to noon and the North Adams Public Library from 1-4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. North Adams.

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.

Stephentown Library

Grant workshop series, featuring "How to Create a Budget." 6:30 p.m., 472 New York 43, Stephentown, NY. (518) 733-5750.

DANCE

Country Dance Classes

New beginners from 6 to 7 p.m.; couples/line dances for beginner/intermediate from 7 to 9 p.m., couples and singles welcome, with instructor Cheryl Wendling, Itam Lodge, Waubeek Road, Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield; information: (413) 443-6263.Healing Rhythms

New beginners from 6 to 7 p.m.; couples/line dances for beginner/intermediate from 7 to 9 p.m., couples and singles welcome, with instructor Cheryl Wendling, Itam Lodge, Waubeek Road, Pontoosuc Lake, Pittsfield; information: (413) 443-6263.Healing Rhythms

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

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.

Palace Theatre

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker 2013, 7:30 p.m., Albany, NY. Tickets or information visit www.nutcracker.com

FILM

New Lebanon Library

Screening of the classic film "It’s a Wonderful Life," 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

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), 9 to 2, 42 Summer St., second floor, Pittsfield, (413) 243-0654.Berkshire South

Community acupuncture treatments for trauma, addiction, pain and stress, sliding fee of $20-$50, Sunrise Studio at Berkshire Healing Arts, (above Berkshire Nautilus), 9 to 2, 42 Summer St., second floor, Pittsfield, (413) 243-0654.Berkshire South

Masters Swim Team, for adults, 7-8 a.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810.

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.Hope Group

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

Open to men and women whose cancer has returned or is advanced, free group, 4 to 5 p.m., Health Information Resource Room, near lobby, Berkshire Medical Center, North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 447-3092.

Impulse Fitness

Abs/Arms/Butt 9 to 10 a.m., 360 Pecks Road, Pittsfield, (413) 446-7857.

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.

Parkinson’s Exercise Group

Medical clearance required, $5 per session, from 2 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center, Medical Arts Complex, fifth floor, Pittsfield; information: (413) 447-3075.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Medical clearance required, $5 per session, from 2 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center, Medical Arts Complex, fifth floor, Pittsfield; information: (413) 447-3075.Pittsfield Family YMCA

Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 10:30-11 a.m.; All in One, 12:15-12:45 p.m.; Aquafit, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Indoor Cycling, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Step Into Shape, 5:45-6:30 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45-7:45 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Public Health Clinics

Clinics will be offered by the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Northern Berkshire. 3-4 p.m. at the VNA & Hospice headquarters, 99 Hospital Avenue on the campus of North Adams Regional Hospital, North Adams.

’Tea and Talk’

A support group for adult women with a brain injury, call (413) 443-0200 before first meeting, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Brain Injury Association-Massachusetts, Western Regional Office, 180 Elm St., Suite C, Pittsfield.

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 from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, (413) 822-9593.

Yoga Depot

Yoga and meditation class, gentle-all levels, 7-8:15 p.m., Crawford Square, 137 North St., Pittsfield; (413) 281-9775.

’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.

Zumba

Latin-inspired, easy to follow, dance fitness class with live drumming, drop-ins welcome, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Terpsichore, 395 North St., Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine, (413) 822-2034.

KIDS’ STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Play & Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Country Day School

BCD & Me, lead by Jeni Wrightson. Includes stories, music, dance, and creative play on the school’s historic Brook Farm campus. 9-9:45 a.m. in the library. Information or to register call (413) 637-0755, ext. 116. Route 183, Stockbridge.

Berkshire South

Preschool Gymnastics, ages 3-5. Beginning tumblers focus on tumbling skills, stretching, and coordination, 3-3:45 p.m.; Recreational Gymnastics, ages 5-8. Learn and build upon basic tumbling and balance beam skills, 4-5 p.m.; Co-Ed Basketball League, ages 15+. Drop in with some friends and teams will be put together on site, 6:30-8 p.m.,15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810. Dalton Public Library

Preschool Gymnastics, ages 3-5. Beginning tumblers focus on tumbling skills, stretching, and coordination, 3-3:45 p.m.; Recreational Gymnastics, ages 5-8. Learn and build upon basic tumbling and balance beam skills, 4-5 p.m.; Co-Ed Basketball League, ages 15+. Drop in with some friends and teams will be put together on site, 6:30-8 p.m.,15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810. Dalton Public Library

Pre-school story time, 10 a.m. 462 Main St., Dalton.

Lenox Community Center

Art class for grades 1-5, conducted by Deb Carter. Various art projects will include spin art, clay and more. 4 to 5 p.m. To register email Laura at Lmiskinis@townoflenox.com or call (413) 637-5530. Lenox.

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.

LECTURE

Berkshire Community College

"Animals of the North: What Will Global Climate Change Mean for Them?" with Susan Morse of Keeping Track. There will be an opportunity to sign up to become a Berkshire Wildlife Tracker. 6:30 p.m., Paterson Field House at Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

LITERARY

Writers Round Table

Read any work in progress for feedback; leadership rotates, 2 to 4 p.m., Lenox Library, 16 Main St., Lenox. (413) 637-1900.

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.

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

"Radical Traditionalism," on view through January; "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.

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.

Crane Museum

Exhibits include 19th century letterhead artistry, hand-bordering station and moments in Crane history captured on Crane paper, 1 to 5 p.m., South Street, Dalton, (413) 684-6380.

The Mount

Edith Wharton’s 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 tours, 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 exhibitions are "Wendell Minor’s America" and "Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4, Sat. and Sun. 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.Susan B. Anthony Museum

World’s largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "Wendell Minor’s America" and "Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4, Sat. and Sun. 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.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 "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

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.

Vespers Service

Sunset evening prayer service with candles and silence, 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield.

Williams College

The Williams College Department of Music presents The Lysander Jaffe, 7 p.m., Williamstown.Zion Lutheran Church

The Williams College Department of Music presents The Lysander Jaffe, 7 p.m., Williamstown.Zion Lutheran Church

Jazz Vespers, a brief time of worship which incorporates elements of jazz, blues, and gospel into the ancient tradition of Evening Prayer, 6 p.m., 74 First St., Pittsfield.

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, 9-5.