Best Bets in the Berkshires and Shires of Vermont for June 30 to July 6
Head 'down street' for art
It's officially the start of the summer art scene in northern Berkshire County. DownStreet Art 2016 will host a kick-off celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 30, spanning from Main Street to MASS MoCA campus.
Bob Dylan to come to Lenox
The legendary singer-songwriter will blow through Tanglewood like a rolling stone (see what we did there?) on Saturday, July 2. Special guest Mavis Staples will join Dylan at the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Lawn tickets $37.50.
July kicks off First Fridays
Wander around downtown Bennington, Vt., on Friday night for some live music, special store promotions and dinner specials. From 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 1, enjoy different activities and a gallery tour and art walk.
Beloved dance troupe returns
Innovative and internationally acclaimed dance company MOMIX will perform at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, Mass., on Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3. The show will include audience favorites.
Round and round we go!
Take a fun ride at the grand opening of the Berkshire Carousel in Pittsfield, Mass. The hand-carved horses take a spin for the first time at 10 a.m. Friday, July 1. Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Meet us at the airport for film
It's our favorite time of the summer — when you get to watch an outdoor movie on the door of an airplane hangar at the North Adams, Mass., airport. Watch "Around the World in 80 Days" in the best venue. $14 a car load to get in.
Groovy tunes with meaning
Co-founder of the Greenwich Village Folk Festival, Rod MacDonald will be performing at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 1, at the Meetinghouse Café in Bennington, Vt. He is perhaps best known for his song "American Jerusalem." $15
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