Berkshires Week & The Shires of Vermont

Thursday, July 31

ART

Berkshire Botanical Garden

"Art of Cut Paper," Scherenschnitte workshop 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stockbridge.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Talk with Michael Conforti about the transformed Clark Art Institute. Great Barrington.

DownStreet Art

Art openings across downtown North Adams, 6 to 9 p.m. Street performances.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Art Lab: Daily workshop experiments 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historic property walks, 2:30 p.m.; Dis cussion about Edward Hopper from painter Philip Koch, 5:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Williams College Museum of Art

‘From Gallery to Stage: Visual Re search in Set Design," talk 4 p.m. Williamstown. COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

6 p.m. Bowe field, off Route 8, Adams. adams-agricultural-fair.org

Adams Free Library Memorial Hall

Gettysburg Address Mass Reading, 7 p.m

The Bookstore

Kevin McCaffrey poetry reading, "Laughing Cult." 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

Cruz Night

Classic cars, Center Street, Adams, 6 to 9 p.m. Concert on Town Common 7 p.m. Free.

The Mount

"Dressing Amer ican Relief Workers in the Great War," 4 p.m. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Naumkeag

Tours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Naumkeag at Night: Music, wine and beer bar. 5-8 p.m. (413) 298-8138.


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Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show to benefit libraries. Wednesday to Sunday through Aug. 10. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free Inside/Out: Rukmini Vijayakumar, 6:15 p.m.. Circa in "S," 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dance Hegin botham , 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.

Lenox Library

"Sciencetellers," 11 a.m., free. Lenox.

Mark Skinner Library

Rainbow Loom Maker Day. Lmited to 12 people. 10:30 a.m. Manchester, Vt.

Music from Salem

Free workshop. 1 p.m. For grades K-6. Salem Courthouse. Lunch, Learn and Play program, 58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

MUSIC

Adams Town Common

Just-n-Case. 6-9 p.m.; Battle of the Bands at Adams Agricultural Fairgrounds, 8 p.m.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: After hours special jam sessions in beer garden, 10 p.m. Free. North Adams.

Manchester Music Festival

"Master and Commander -- Ludwig Van Beethoven!!" 7:30 p.m. Manchester.

Music from Salem

Free open rehearsal, 4 p.m. Brown Farm, 154 Priest Road, Salem, N.Y. Directions: (518) 854-7246.

Party in the Park

Band "Greylock." 6 p.m. Antique cars on display. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Chamber Ensemble from the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra: "Lizzie Borden." 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Route 183, Lenox.

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

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 2 and 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

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

The Mount

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

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Co., 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shakes peare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Playhouse. "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival

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

Friday, Aug. 1

ART

Bennington First Friday

Live music 5 to 8 p.m., shops open late, sidewalk-chalking, art walk. Bennington.

First Fridays Artswalk

Art shows opening 5 to 8 p.m. downtown. Pittsfield. FirstFridaysArtswalk.com

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Cruise-in 6 p.m., Battle of the Bands, midway and more, Bowe field, Route 8, Adams.

Bennington Contra Dance

Monthly dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. One World Con servation Center, Route 7, Bennington.benningtondance.org, (802) 447-2173.

Congregation Knesset Israel

"Jewish Pluralism in Israel -- A Cour ageous Journey" 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 70 Kemble St., Lenox. (413) 445-4872 ext. 16.

Hancock Shaker Village

Free admission and family activities all day, Routes 20 and 41, Pittsfield.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Free Fun Friday celebration for the whole family. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Great Barrington.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Wine and Beer Tasting benefit 6-8 p.m. at Berk shire Hills Country Club poolside, Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Stroll

Actors in costume, living history from the Stockbridge Library's origin, with 1860s music, food, crafts and political debate, Red Lion Inn porch. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (413) 298-5501

Summer Outdoor Movie Series

"Rudy." Movies begin at dusk. Rain cancels the movie. Free. Clapp Park, Pittsfield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free Talk: "How Like An Angel," 5 p.m.. Free Inside/Out: Dawn Lane, 6:15 p.m.. Circa 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dance Hegin botham and Brooklyn Rider, 8:15 p.m., in Doris Duke. Becket.

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin Dance Co: "Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore." 8 p.m. Chat ham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Adams Movie Night

Movie outdoors, "The Lego Movie." Adams Town Hall Lawn, 6 p.m., free.

Barrington Stage Company

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

Performance Space 21

"Lionel Popkin, Modern Dance For Kids."1 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Chesterwood

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

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music and dance, 40 artists on four stages. Workshops, art, food, Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y. FalconRidgeFolk.com.

Guthrie Center

Richard Shindell, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Music with Glen Kotche of Wilco under upside-down trees, 4:30 p.m. Bang on a Can contemporary music: After hours jam sessions in beer garden, 10 p.m. Free. North Adams.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m., Lenox.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert, members of the BSO, 6 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Panel, 7:15 p.m., Shed. Serge and Olga Kous sevitzky Memorial Con cert, BSO, 8:30 p.m. Shed. Route 183, Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Tchaikovsky and Schumann, 2:30 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St.

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

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage. Nöel Coward's "Design for Liv ing," 8 p.m., Unicorn, Stock bridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

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

Ensemble for the Romantic Century

"Beethoven Love Elegies," 8:30 p.m. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. (800) 838-3006.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," Buckland School, Shelburne Falls. 8 p.m.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Company, 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m.. "Mid sum mer Night's Dream," 7 p.m., "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare on Main Street

"Othello," 7:30 p.m., Burr & Burton, Manchester.

The Theater Barn

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

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"Bear (of the Berkshires)" and "The Rem brandt." 6 p.m. West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Playhouse. "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, "The Roads Home," 3 p.m., Ni kos Stage. "The Visit," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

Saturday, Aug. 2

ART

Bennington Museum

Norman Rockwell Arlington Models Re union. Open to all. Free to residents of Bennington County. Route 9, Bennington.

Chesterwood

"A Conversation with Artist-in-Residence Julie McCarthy" 4 p.m. Free. Stockbridge.

Clark Art Institute

Michael Govan, Director of Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Glenn Lowry, 6th director of MOMA; Earl Alexander Powell III, director of National Gallery of Art tell how the Clark shaped their careers. 3 p.m. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Sheep, goats, cattle judging 10 a.m., horse pull 11 a.m., sheep dogs 12:30 p.m., birds of prey 1 p.m. Dancing, music, truck pull. Bowe field, Adams.

Bidwell House Museum

Summer Garden Party, live music, silent and live auction. Benefits the museum. 4 to 7 p.m., Art School Road, Monterey.

Cornwall Contra Dance

Music by Still, the Hometown Band. All ages welcome, 7 p.m. at the Cornwall Town Hall, 24 Pine St., Cornwall, Conn. motherhouse.us

Gear Up For Lyme

Mount Equinox Uphill Bike Climb, 5.4-mile bike race. Benefits research for a Lyme disease cure, charities of the Rotary Club of Manchester.

Hancock Shaker Village

Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend. Smiths, forges, displays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pittsfield.

Mount Washington Church Fair

Quilt raffle, art and crafts, flowers, fashions, children's games. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Church of Christ, East Street and Cross Road, Mount Washington.

Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

Celebration of Native American art, music and culture. Noon to 8 p.m. Unity Park, Turners Falls. (413) 773-9818.

Sandisfield Arts Center

"Stuck down here: The fix of American Poverty," 10:30 a.m. Sandisfield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "Chalk and Soot: Composing & Choreographing," 4 p.m. Alumni Reception, 5 p.m. Free Inside/Out: Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance, The School at Jacob's Pillow, 6:15 p.m. Circa 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Becket.

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin Dance Master Class, 11 a.m. Lionel Popkin Dance Company: "Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore," 8 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Arrowhead

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

Barrington Stage Company

"Hairspray Jr." 12:30 (sensory-friendly) and 3:30 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Spectrum Playhouse

Terry A La Berry. 11 a.m. 20 Franklin St., Lee.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

August Klughardt: Schilflieder; Ted Hearne: "Crispy Gentlemen," and Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington.

Berkshire Choral Festival

Kent Tritle and Springfield Symphony Orch estra, Elgar, "Dream of Gerontius," Sheffield.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music dancing, Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y. FalconRidgeFolk.com

Guthrie Center

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, folk music, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Manchester Music Festival

Family concert with the Manchester Fes tival Orchestra, to benefit MMF education programs. 3 p.m. Manchester.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can marathon with Steve Reich and Glen Kotche, 4 to 10 p.m. North Adams

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Lenox.

Music from Salem

"Brahms as Protégé and Master," 8 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, N.Y.

Music Mountain

New Black Eagle Jazz Band, 6:30 p.m. 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, Conn.

Music OMI

Collaborative new works with contemporary sculpture. 5 p.m. 1405 Route 22, Ghent, N.Y.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

"Bella Voce," soprano and mezzo-soprano, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.130 River Drive, Hadley.

Seeds of Harmony

Caravan of Thieves. Bradley Farm, 545 North Main St., Lanesborough. 6:30 p.m. (413) 499-2723 or (413) 443-2481.

Tanglewood

Pre-rehearsal talk, 9:30 a.m. Shed. Re hearsal, Sunday program, 10:30 a.m., Shed. John Williams' Film Night with the Boston Pops Orchestra, 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

"From Silent to Syn thesizer: Film Music through the Ages" 2:30 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St.

Tannery Pond Concerts

Pianist Gleb Ivanov, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Sheep Hill

Pond and meadow exploration, 10 a.m.; Guided hike through WRLF trails, 1 p.m. wrlf.org.

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

Cemetery Tour. 4 p.m. at cemetery gate, Main Street, Stockbridge. (413) 298-5501

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Breaking the Code," 2 & 8 p.m., Main stage. "The Golem of Havana," 3 & 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Retrospectical, 10-year celebration 6 p.m. to midnight. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 2 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. "De sign for Living," 2 and 8 p.m., Unicorn. Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

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

Ensemble for the Romantic Century

"Beethoven Love Elegies," 8:30 p.m. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. (800) 838-3006.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"The Dancing Fox:" Mountain School lawn, Shrewsbury. 7:30 p.m. (518) 854-9357.

The Mount

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

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" 2 & 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," 2 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m. "Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare on Main Street

"Othello," 7:30 p.m., Burr & Burton, Manchester.

The Theater Barn

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

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" and "The Rembrandt." 11 and 6 p.m. West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Playhouse. "Stoop Stories," 2 & 7:30 p.m., Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, 2 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 3:30 & 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 3:30 & 8 p.m., Nikos. Williamstown.

Sunday, Aug. 3

ART

Williams College Museum of Art

Field Trip to Field Farm, 2 p.m. Outpost of the museum's collection. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Cattle, sheep and goats judging 10 a.m., ox pull 11 a.m., sheep dogs 1 p.m., Demolition derby 2 p.m. Bowe field, Adams.

Bascom Lodge

"Berkshires During the Civil War," 6 p.m. Free. Top of Mount Greylock

Hancock Shaker Village

Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Routes 20 and 41, Pittsfield.

Melville Hike

Hike re-enacts Herman Melville's meeting with Nathaniel Hawthorne, 9 a.m. to noon. readings. Monument Mountain, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Robert Frost Stone House

Talk on recently pub lished "Letters of Rob ert Frost," 2 p.m. Free. Shaftsbury.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Circa in "S," 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Film "Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter," 4:30 p.m., Blake's Barn. Becket.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

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

MUSIC

Jazz with Nina Simopoulos

Adams Farmers Market 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Adams town concert

Open Mic Nite 4 p.m. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun. celebrateadams.com

Barrington Stage Company

"Doin' What Comes Naturally," starring Alix Korey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Jewish Federation

"An Evening with the Phantom" music with Broad way's Jeff Keller, 7:30 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox High School, 197 East St.

Clark Art Institute

Cellist Yehuda Hanani and pianist Lydia Artymiw perform Bach. 4 p.m. Williamstown.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music and dance, 40 artists on four stages, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Four Tops, 7 p.m. Great Barrington.

Music from Salem

"Brahms as Protégé and Master," 4 p.m. Brahms piano trio, Scenes from Fairy tales by Schumann. Park-McCullough House, North Bennington.

Music Mountain

Penderecki String Quartet, Geoffrey Burleson, piano, 3 p.m. Falls Village, Conn.

Sevenars Music Festival

Allant Piano Trio, 4 p.m. Mendelssohn, Beet hoven ("Ghost"), works by Kelly-Marie Murphy and Sun-Young Park. Worthington.

Tanglewood

BSO, Augustin Hadelich, violin. Haydn, "Le Matin"; Mozart, Beethoven. 2:30 p.m. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew's Cobble

Housatonic canoe trip 8:30 a.m. through field and floodplain forests. (413) 229-8600

Housatonic Valley Association

Paddle Housatonic River in South Lee, 3 p.m., with Berkshire Natural Resources Coun cil. Families welcome. Free.

Massachusetts Audubon

Canoeing Buckley Dunton Lake, 9 a.m.-noon. Becket. (413) 637-0320.

Master Gardeners

"Choosing, growing, and harvesting vegetables" free 10 a.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana,"3 p.m., St. Ger main Stage, Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Political parody, 8 p.m. Lenox.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

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.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"The Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," 8 p.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield.

Shakespeare and Company

"Henry IV, I & II," 2 p.m. "Shake speare's Will," 4 p.m., Lenox." The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare on Main Street

"Othello," 2 p.m., Burr & Burton, Manchester.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg!" 2 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 3 p.m., Playhouse. "Stoop Stories," 3 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Lab

Scenes from Lucy Thurber's "Hill Town Plays." Q&A to follow. 7 p.m. Williamstown.

Monday, Aug. 4

COMMUNITY

The Mount

"Norman Mailer: A Double Life," 4 p.m. Lenox.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Aftermath," 4 p.m. murder of jews in Ger man-occupied Poland. Lenox High School.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Doin' What Comes Naturally," 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Manchester Music Festival

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

Plainfield Congregational Church

"Cartes Postales," 7 p.m. Main St., Plainfield.

St. John's summer concert

Free noontime concert, violinist Emily Kalish. Williamstown.

THEATER

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Political parody, 8 p.m. Lenox.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

ART

The Bookstore

Rachel Fletcher, "Infinite Measure: Learning to Design in Geometric Harmony with Art, Architecture, and Nature," 7 p.m., Lenox.

Naumkeag

"FlowerSnap," photo workshop 1-4 p.m. Register (413) 298-3239 ext. 3008.

COMMUNITY

Becket Arts Center

"This Just In." new information about the solar system, free at 7:30 p.m. Becket.

Ventfort Hall

"Edwardian Opulence: How to Meet the Monarch," 4 p.m. tea and talk, Lenox.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"To Dance Like a Man." 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Clark Art Institute

Free Concert: Oxen of the Sun, 6 p.m. soul folk band. Williamstown.

Eagle Band

Eagles Stage Band, Big Band music and swing, 7 p.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield. Free.

Manchester Town Green

Don't Leave Band, 6-8 p.m., Manchester.

Tanglewood

Tanglewood on Parade. 8:30 p.m. Shed. Fireworks to follow the concert. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., discussion, St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

‘Hunchbacks of Notre Dame,' 7 p.m. ‘Riot,' 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Dorset Theatre Festival

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

The Mount

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

Shakespeare and Company

Tuesday Talk, 5 p.m. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 7 p.m., Lenox.

Temple Anshe Amunim

Scene Study workshop with HRC Show case Theatre, 10:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown.

Wednesday, Aug. 6

COMMUNITY

Bascom Lodge

‘Greylock in Time and Space,' on the mountain's history, nature, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

The Bookstore

Rachel Urquhart reads from her novel, "The Visionist." 7 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

Mark Skinner Library

Presentation of Rally Dogs 101 with ca nine obedience and agility exhibitor Free. 48 West Road, Manchester. (802) 362-2607

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors. Free Inside/Out: Texture Contemporary Ballet, 6:15 p.m.. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"Ballet Russes." 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

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

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

Michael Haydn: "Divertimento in C Major," and Yehezkel Braun Piano Trio 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington.

Live on the Lake

WYKYD. 6 p.m. Burbank Park, Pittsfield.

Tanglewood

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bre men with Paavo Järvi, conductor, and Lars Vogt, piano. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Evening at the Beaver Ponds, 6:30-8 p.m. West Dugway Road, Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

‘Solo: A two person show,' 7 p.m. ‘Riot,' 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

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

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," 2 p.m., "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.