By Berkshires Week and the Shires of Vermont

Thursday, July 24

ART

Community Access to the Arts

"I Am a Part of Art," annual art show and poetry reading, 5 to 7 p.m., Free. Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield. Exhibit through Aug. 24.

Mass Live Arts/14

Art installation/animation "Empire!" inspired by Andy Warhol’s 1964 8-hour silent film. Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. masslivearts.org

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography," Dr. Gail Levin, 5:30 p.m. Historic property walk, 2:30 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge.

Williams College Museum of Art

"A Look Behind the Slide," Raphael’s "School of Athens," 4 p.m., Williamstown. COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

David Fromm, "What We Do For Fun Here." 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

The Mount

Backstairs Tour, 4 p.m. edithwharton.org.

Writers Read

Irene Mitchell, Leah Nielsen, John L. Stanizzi and Dr. Barry L. Zaret. 5:30 p.m. Good Purpose Gallery, 40 Main St., Lee.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

Free Inside/Out: Marta Renzi & The Project Co., 6:15 p.m.. Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dorrance Dance, 8:15 p.m.


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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Paul Taylor Dance Company, 60th anniversary season program, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

FILM

Basilica Hudson

Screening: No Man’s Land (terra De Ninguem) + Q&A with the filmmaker Salome Lamas. 8 p.m. Hudson, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Preview: Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 and 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Lenox Library

Greg McAdams, "The Greg and Axel Show," magic. 11 a.m., free. Lenox.

MUSIC

Manchester Music Festival

"Spanish Poetry / German Romanticism." Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G minor, Ludwig Thuille’s Sextet for Winds and Piano, Joaquin Turina’s Oración del Torero. 7:30 p.m. Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester.

Party in the Park

"Arthur Holmes Blues Band." Antique cars on display. 6 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

National Youth Orchestra of the USA, David Robertson, cond.; Gil Shaham, violin. Samuel Adams: New work; Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"; Britten: Violin Concerto; Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel) "Pictures at an Exhibition," 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 3 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Breaking the Code," Alan Turing who solved German Enigma Code during World War II, 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield,

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Benefactors," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre. Preview, World Premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre

"High Dive" one-woman show. Chester

Clark Art Institute

London National Theatre: "King Lear," 2 p.m. 225 South St., Williamstown.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Mass Live Arts/14

"L.A. Party" and "An Evening with William Shat ner" by Phil Soltanoff, 8 p.m., Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington.

The Mount

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

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles" 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare’s Will," life of Anne Hath away, Shakespeare’s wife, 3 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" 8 p.m., Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 7:30 p.m., Playhouse. Preview: "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Living on Love," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. "Robin Hood," 7:30 p.m., Poker Flats Field. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Friday, July 25

ART

Mass Live Arts/14

"Empire!" Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (413) 274-8645.

COMMUNITY

Knesset Israel

"The War Over Spirituality," 11 a.m. Shake speare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Summer Outdoor Movie Series

"Zookeeper." Movies begin at dusk. Rain cancels a movie. Free. Clapp Park, Pittsfield.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

Free PillowTalk: "Mark Morris on Music," 5 p.m., Blake’s Barn. Free Inside/Out: Sim erson & Co., 6:15 p.m.. Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dorrance Dance, world premiere, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Paul Taylor Dance Company, 60th anniversary season program, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Performance Space 21

Carapace Farm Puppetry with "The Sky is Falling" 1 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Chesterwood

"Chesterfest" new Americana music series held outdoors. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Guthrie Center

Tom Paxton, folk music at site of Alice’s Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

Shostakovich’s autobiographical 8th String Quartet, experiences of WWII, and Brahms’ Piano Quintet, 7 p.m. Charlemont.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert, members of the BSO, 6 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Panel with Martin Bookspan, 7:15 p.m., Shed. BSO, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor, and Paul Lewis, piano. Beethoven" Overture to "The Creatures of Prometheus"; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K.414; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian. 8:30 p.m. Shed.Route 183, Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "Mozart’s Piano Concerto and Men del ssohn’s Italian Symphony." Lecture with Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. Tickets: Yudkinjaf@gmail.com or at the door.

OUTDOORS

Project Native

Butterfly open house, reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Native Butterfly House open 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, free. Housatonic

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Breaking the Code," 2 and 8 p.m., Main stage. "The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre. "Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," David Ives,3 and 8 p.m., Dorset. Opening night reception follows.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century

Beethoven Love Elegies. 8:30 p.m. The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. romanticcentury.org

Mass Live Arts/14

"L.A. Party" and "An Evening with William Shatner" by Phil Soltanoff, 8 p.m., Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles" 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Performance Space 21

The Actors’ Ensemble in "Mrs. Ripley’s Trip" and "Uncle Ethan Ripley" (two one-act plays), 8 p.m., Chatham. N.Y.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Servant of Two Masters,"5:30 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shake speare (Abridged)," 7 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" 8 p.m., Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

Featuring "The Bear (of the Berkshires)" and "The Rembrandt." 6 p.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 7:30 p.m. Playhouse. "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club. Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, Five Mike Lake by Rachel Bonds, 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. Backstage Tour, 6 p.m., Main Stage Lobby. "Robin Hood," 7:30 p.m., Poker Flats Field. "Living on Love," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage, Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Saturday, July 26

ART

IS183 Art School

Meet faculty artists: Monika Sosnowski, Stephanie Mad delena and Karen Arp-Sandel. 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge.

Mass Live Arts/14

Art installation/animation "Empire!" by Nature Theatre of Oklahoma. Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. masslivearts.org

Meetinghouse Gallery

"Portals," Mixed-media show opens: Works by the 29 artists, painting and photography to fabric and even shrapnel. Hours: Friday, Saturday Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Marlborough.

Otis Cultural Council

Seventh Annual Arts Festival, 50 artists and craftspersons, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moonshine Holler, noon to 2 p.m.. Farmington River Elementary School, Route 8, Otis. Free.

COMMUNITY

Bidwell House Museum

History Talk: "Love and Separation: the Great Problem for Ordinary Americans in the 19th Century." 10 a.m. Nicholas Marshall, Professor of History at Marist College. Held at Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham.

Community Tag Sale

Stephentown Historical Society townwide event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., field next to Gard ner’s Coffee Shop on Route 22 in Stephentown, N.Y. stephentown-historical.org or (518) 733-5170.

Farm Fresh Fundraiser Dinner

Benefit hosted by ABC Kitchen and ABC Cocina Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. 6 p.m. friendsofthefarmer.com Copake Country Club, Copake Lake, N.Y.

West Stockbridge Library

Annual book sale, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Town Hall, Route 102, West Stockbridge.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dorrance Dance, world premiere, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "A Chat with Chet," 4 p.m., Blake’s Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Contemporary Program, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Becket.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Paul Taylor Dance Company, 60th anniversary program, 3 and 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

National Museum of Dance

Celebration of National Dance Day. 1-4 p.m. 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. dancemuseum.org, (518) 584-2225.

KID STUFF

Arrowhead

"Stick Your Hands in History," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum

"Kitchen Ka-Boom" fun science experiments, all kid-safe, using items found in almost any kitchen. 30 South St., Pittsfield.

LECTURE

Western Gateway Heritage State Park

Illustrated lecture: "The Great War ... 100th Anniversary." 2 p.m. North Adams. Information: (413) 663-6312.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

Beethoven trio in B-flat, Donald Crockett’s "Celestial Mechanics" and Fauré piano quartet, 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington

Berkshire Choral Festival

Tom Hall and Springfield Symphony Orch estra, Bach, St. John Passion. Sheffield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Peter Schickele: 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre. 8 p.m. Pittsfield.

Guthrie Center

Tom Paxton, folk music at site of Alice’s Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: Terry Riley In C in Izhar Patkin’s "The Wandering Veil" gallery, 4:30 p.m., free. Bang on a Can all-stars: David Lang Death Speaks with vocalist Shara Worden, 8 p.m. North Adams.

Mohawk Trail Concerts

Shostakovich’s autobiographical 8th String Quartet, and Brahms’ Piano Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Charlemont.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Music Mountain

Swingtime Big Band, 6:30 p.m. 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, Conn.

Otis Cultural Council

Lisa Gutkin, Grammy Award-winning fiddler, music of many cultures, "Culture Hopping Express," Knox Trail Inn, Route 23, East Otis. (413) 269-4400. Free.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum

West and Jackson, guitar duo performing instrumental jazz, pop and original songs. 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. 30 River Drive, Hadley. (413) 584-4699 pphmuseum.org.

Seeds of Harmony

Concerts at Bradley Farm, Patty Larkin. 545 North Main St., Lanesborough. Coop opens at 4 p.m., concert begins at 6:30 p.m.

Tanglewood

Talk, 9:30 a.m., Shed. Rehearsal, Sunday program, 10:30 a.m. Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor; Camilla Tilling, soprano; Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano; Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor. Mahler: Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection." 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "Mahler’s Spectacular Second Symphony." With Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. Tickets: Yudkinjaf@gmail.com or at the door.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Fete des Fleurs: Garden celebrates its 80th year. Food, drinks, music. Stockbridge

Bartholomew’s Cobble

Reptile Roundup, 10 a.m. Search fields and wetlands for snakes, turtles and amphibians with a naturalist. Sheffield.

Massachusetts Audubon

Canoe Trip to upper and lower Goose ponds in search of ravens, hawks, herons, and songbirds, 8 a.m.-noon. Previous canoe experience required. Lee and Tyringham.

Master Gardeners

Free class, "Designing a Cottage Garden" 10 a.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield.

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

"Crickets VI," gala fundraiser, food & drink, silent auction, jazz band. 6:30 p.m. Lenox.

Tamarack Hollow

Chesterfield Gorge exploration of the Westfield River, 11 a.m. (413) 532-1631.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 3 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Breaking the Code," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield,

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Benefactors," 2 & 8 p.m., Unicorn The atre. "Cedars," 2 & 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset. Talk-back after matinee.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century

Beethoven Love Elegies. 8:30 p.m. The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. romanticcentury.org

Mass Live Arts/14

Theatrical video/live performance pieces "L.A. Party" and "An Evening with William Shatner" by Phil Soltanoff, 8 p.m., Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington.

The Mount

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

Oldcastle Theatre

"4,000 Miles" 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Performance Space 21

"Mrs. Ripley’s Trip" and "Uncle Ethan Ripley" 8 p.m., Chatham. N.Y.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shake speare (Abridged)," 2 p.m. "Shakespeare’s Will," 3 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" 4 and 8 p.m., Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Playhouse, Weston."Stoop Stories," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," 2 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Saturday Morning Live, 10:30 a.m., Main Stage Lobby. "Living on Love," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Sunday, July 27

ART

IS183 Art School

Meet faculty artists: Monika Sosnowski, Stephanie Mad delena and Karen Arp-Sandel. 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

Adams Pedal and Plod

Susan B. Anthony Tradition biathlon event, Adams Town Common, 8:30 a.m. Adams

Austerlitz Blueberry Festival

15th annual festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. early 19th-century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, vendors and foods. Blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Austerlitz Historical Society, Austerlitz, N.Y.

Hildene Award Luncheon

Paul Bruhn and Sarah Dopp will be honored at noon Reservations (802) 367-7960.

The Mount

Backstairs Tour, 10 a.m. Lenox.

Summer Sundays

Spring Street, 5 to 8 p.m. "Summer Sundays Celebrates the Arts," mobile mural painting, live music, performances. Yoga on Morgan Lawn 7 to 8 p.m. Williamstown.

West Stockbridge Library

Annual book sale, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Town Hall, Route 102, West Stockbridge.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

Mark Morris Music Ensemble Concert, 11 a.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dorrance Dance, 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Film : Paul Taylor: Creative Domain, 4:30 p.m., Blake’s Barn. Becket.

FILM

Images Cinema

Family Flicks under the Stars. "Jurassic Park" on Morgan Lawn, top of Spring Street, sundown. in case of rain, films at Images at 8 p.m. Williamstown.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Adams town concert

Live music 4 p.m. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun. www.celebrateadams.com

Ashintully Gardens

Jazz in the gardens of former estate, 4 to 5 p.m. Tyringham.

Bascom Lodge

WPA looks for traditional music in 1930s New England, talk 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Celebration of Jewish Music

"Give Me a Song and Dance," 8 p.m. Mu sic ians of Temple Anshe Amunim and Knesset Israel, with dancing, food and drink. Sherri James Buxton, clarinetist Paul Green, keyboardist Alan Gold, at Knesset Israel, Pittsfield.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: Julia Wolfe: "Cruel Sister" in teresita Fernandez’s "As Above so Below,’" 4:30 p.m.. Talk with Julia Wolfe. North Adams.

Music Mountain

Harlem String Quartet with Misha Dichter, piano. 6:30 p.m. 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, Conn.

Park McCullough House

Summer Sundays concert: Zuill Bailey, cello, 4 p.m. North Bennington.

Sevenars Music Festival

Musicians from the Manchester Music Festival, 4 p.m. Mozart’s E-flat Piano Quar tet, K. 493, Brahms Piano Quartet, Op. 25 in G minor, and more. Worthington.

Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Gabriela Montero, piano; vocal soloists, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, John Oliver, conductor. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2; Verdi: Overture to "Nabucco," "Va, pensiero" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from "Nabucco," finale of "Aida," Act II. 2:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The Skivvies. Center Stage, 7:30 p.m.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire East Canopy Tours

The 4th Annual Berkshire East Wind Festival, 12 p.m. For more information, go to fourthannualberkshireeast.eventbrite.com or contact Marianna at (617) 524-3950 ext. 142 or marianna@massenergy.org. Charlemont.

Tamarack Hollow

Boulders natural/cultural history and plant/tree hike 9 a.m., free. Boreal Forest Treasures: Evergreen wild crafting workshop at Bascom Lodge, 4 to 6 p.m.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 3 p.m., St. Ger main Stage. "Breaking the Code," 5 p.m., Mainstage. "Presto Change-O," new musical, 7 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

Benefit Performance: A Salon of Song and Satire "Thee Mee and We" 3 p.m. Hunter-Wade Studio, 40 Church St., Chatham, N.Y.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 3 p.m., Dorset.

Ensemble for the Romantic Century

Beethoven Love Elegies. 4 p.m. The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. (800) 838-3006.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," 8 p.m. Pettingill Field, Cummington.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles," 2 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Midsummer Night’s Dream," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 5:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" 2 p.m., Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Town Players of Pittsfield

Staged reading of "God of Carnage," 2 p.m., Whitney Center, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Stoop Stories," 3 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, 7 p.m. 42 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Fool For Love," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

Monday, July 28

ART

Bascom Lodge

Art talk with gallery owner Leslie Ferrin and artist/curator Julia Morgan-Leamon, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Art Lab: Daily Workshop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring sketchbooks. Register (413) 931-2221.

COMMUNITY

Adams fair

Susan B. Anthony Street Fair, Adams Visitor Center, Depot Street, 6 to 9 p.m. Adams

The Mount

Rebecca Mead, "My Life in Middle march," 4 p.m. with tea; Ghost Tour, 7 p.m. Lenox.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Brave Miss World," 4 p.m., Israeli beauty queen who was raped embarks on a quest for jglobal awareness against sexual violence. " Hunting Elephants," 8 p.m. Sir Patrick Stewart in Israeli film, comic bank heist caper. Lenox.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 1 p.m., Berk shire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Tommy Tune: Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales." 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Concert Choir

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

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: World Premiere Composer Concert, 4:30 p.m. Performances daily in the galleries: Fellows 1:30 p.m., faculty 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

Performance Space 21

Community Sing: Rounds with Sheri Bauer Mayorga, 7:30 p.m., Chatham, N.Y.

Plainfield Congregational Church

Preludes and Ballads: Chopin, Viardot-Garcia, Rachmaninoff, Irina Bazik, piano, Junko Watanabe, soprano. 7 p.m. Main St., Route 116, Plainfield.

St. John’s summer concert

Free noontime concert, violist Michael Strauss, guitarist Wiktoria Strauss, and pianist Scott Bailey in works by Telemann, Bach, Serghi, and Bloch. Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

The Skivvies. Center Stage, 7:30 p.m.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

"Presto Change-O," A staged reading of a new musical about illusionists. 7 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stock bridge. Talk-back follows performance.

Tuesday, July 29

ART

Becket Arts Center

"What do I See?" talk on art masterpieces, 7:30 p.m. Becket.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Art Lab 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge. Register (413) 931-2221.

COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

Susie Dwarkin, The Commons. 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

Ventfort Hall

Susan Gillotti, "Women of Privilege: 100 Years of Love and Loss in a Family of the Hudson River Valley" 4 p.m. tea and talk, Lenox.

FILM

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin with Films of Georges Melies: "A Trip to the Moon," "Impossible Voyage," "Palace of the Arabian Nights," "Baron Munch ausan’s Dream," 8:30 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KIDS STUFF

Norman Rockwell Museum

Summer Sketch Club: Bring a sketchbook, drawing pad, bottled water, insect repellent, hats and sunscreen; other art supplies are provided. Ages 7 and up. 10 a.m.-noon.

MUSIC

Clark Art Institute

Free Concert: Misty Blues, 6 p.m. on the lawn. 225 South St., Williamstown

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: "Art of Ann Hamilton," 4:30 p.m. North Adams.

Manchester Music Festival

Young Artists Concert. Chamber music 7 p.m. Manchester.

Manchester Town Green

Concerts on the Green, Dana & Sue, 6 to 8 p.m., Manchester.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., post-show discussion, St. Germain Stage. "Breaking the Code," 7 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 6 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare and Company

Tuesday Talk, "Julius Caesar," 5 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Fool For Love," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Main Street, Williamstown.

Wednesday, July 30

ART

Norman Rockwell Museum

Art Lab: Daily workshop 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring sketchbooks. (413) 931-2221.

COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

Erik Tarloff, All My Yesterdays. 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

The Mount

Wharton on Wednesdays: Wharton’s short stories read by professional actors. 5 p.m. on the terrace, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

Free Inside/Out Performance: New York Celtic Dancers, 6:15 p.m., Circa in "S," 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dance Hegin botham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

"Hairspray Jr." 2 & 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum.

Milne Library

Ed the Wizard, 6:30 p.m., free. Routes 2 and 7, Wil liamstown.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Creating Together: 10 a.m. Stockbridge

Project Native

Butterfly & Bug Safari. Free. 1-2:30 p.m. Route 41, Housatonic.

MUSIC

Bascom Lodge

‘Blues and Tap: A Cultural Intersection’ with Robin O’Herin and Stefanie Weber. 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock

Clark Art Institute

Met Live in HD: Puccini’s ‘La Rending,",’ 225 South St., Williamstown.

Live on the Lake

"Blackwater." 6 p.m. Burbank Park, Pittsfield.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can Morton Feldman, "Why Patterns" in Mark Dion’s "Octagon Room," 4:30 p.m. at the museum. Concert at Windsor Lake, free, 7 p.m. North Adams.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Breaking the Code," 2 and 7 p.m., Mainstage. "The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Work in progress 7:30 p.m. Free. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 7 p.m., Main Stage. "Design for Living," 7 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset.

Shakespeare and Company

"Julius Caesar," 3 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "Shakespeare’s Will," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Fool For Love," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.