5 things to do if you're on a budget this week
Last event of the season
Don't miss the final DownStreet Art evening of the summer, featuring the unveiling of the "Imaginarium" mural, the opening reception for "Yellow Bowl Project" at MCLA Gallery 51, and live music by Chad Tarves, House Sparrow and 8 Foot River, tonight from 5 to 8 p.m., North Adams. DOWNSTREETART.ORG
Grab a drink
Enjoy a summer evening outdoor under the lights at Mass MoCA's Chalet and catch a glimpse of the Bike Around Parade as they pass through, tonight from 6 to 10. Entry is free, drinks are on you. 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. MASSMOCA.ORG
Williams Visiting Artist Series
Enjoy a night of jazz and blues when Grammy-winning Kenny Garrett plays at the '62 Center for Theater and Dance, joined by Corcoran Holt, Rudy Bird, Marcus Baylor and Vernell Brown, tonight at 8 p.m., 1000 Main St., Williamstown. MUSIC.WILLIAMS.EDU
Enter the kids
Get the kids dressed up and down to North Adams for the Annual Children's Parade, Friday at 5 p.m. This year's theme is "Magic in the Berkshires" and all participants get a ribbon. Main Street, North Adams. EXPLORENORTHADAMS.COM
Hear from the artists
Sangram Majumdar, Dominic Terlizzi and Karla Wozniak will discuss the "Fortune (Teller) Chatter" exhibit on view in the Daniel Arts Center through Oct. 30, 5 p.m., Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. SIMONS-ROCK.EDU.
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