Best Bets: Fun things to do in the Berkshires and Shires of Vermont for June 2 - 8

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Glass Exhibit

The art of glass making

Stop by the Southern Vermont Arts Center and explore the different age-old techniques — such as blown and stained glass — of glass art. The Vermont Glass Guild exhibit 'Modern Alchemy: The Art of Glass,' features local artists. Free.

www.svac.org

Kid Friendly

Clown around with Bowey

Looking for some free, awesome balloon art (because, really, it is an art) and a fun afternoon? Take the kiddies to see Bowey the Clown from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 4, at the Spectrum Playhouse in Lee, Mass.

www.spectrumplayhouse.org

Party

20 years for town library

Celebrate the Martha Canfield Library's 20th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5. The free event at the Arlington, Vt., library promises exhibits of history and art, music and light refreshments honoring its past, present and future.

www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org

Literary

Wharton's legacy lasts

Spend your Sunday afternoon sitting on the terrace at Edith Wharton's Lenox, Mass., home listening to authors Sophie McManus and Stephanie Clifford. This 'Inspired by Edith' series talk at 4 p.m. is $10 general; $8 members.

EdithWharton.org

Music

Giving divas a good name

From Barbra to Celine to Britney, no diva is safe in

Christina Bianco's new show 'Diva Moments,' which you can catch Sunday and Monday, June 5, 6 at Barrington Stage Company's Mr. Finn's Cabaret in Pittsfield, Mass. Tickets are $35.

barringtonstageco.org/

Tribute Band

Sing a long to The Eagles

If you groove to 'Take it Easy' and then Hotel California — a band that recreates The Eagles signature sound — is for you. The music starts 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Mass. $45, $30

www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

Shakespeare

'The Taming' on stage

Take the banter of the Bard's 'The Taming of the Shrew,' mix in politics and playful battle of the sexes and you've got Shakespeare and Co.'s 'The Taming,' which opens Saturday, June 4 and runs through July 30 in Lenox, Mass.

www.shakespeare.org


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