Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, Oct. 5-11

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ART

ART MANCHESTER

4802 Main St., Manchester, Vt.

Hours: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through Sept. 2017: Al Hirschfeld Foundation exhibition.

BARD COLLEGE

AT SIMON'S ROCK

84 Alford Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-7400

Through Oct. 30: "Fortune (Teller) Chatter" exhibition.

BASEBALL IN THE BERKSHIRES

Berkshire Mall,

655 Cheshire Road,

Lanesborough, Mass.

413-822-6738

Hours: Open Fridays from 2 to 8 p.m. and weekends noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free.

On view now: "Baseball in the Berkshires, " depicting the rich history of baseball in the Berkshires.

BENNINGTON CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.

802-442-7158

Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $9, $8 seniors, children free.

Through Dec. 23: "The Small Works Show."

BENNINGTON MUSEUM

75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1571

Gallery Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10, $9 seniors, children free.

Saturday, Oct. 7: "Photographs by Laura Gilpin and Her Circle: Gertrude Kasebier, Clarence H. White and Clara Sipprell," opens.

Through Nov. 5: Grandma Moses, "American Modern" exhibition.

Through Dec. 30: "Buy Local: Photographs from the Weicht-Isselhardt Collection."

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM

159 East Main St.,

North Adams, Mass.

Annex — 82 Summer St.,

North Adams, Mass.

413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Through Oct. 2017: "VOLUME - Esculturas Grandes, Esculturas de Mesa, Vessels, Volume in Miniature." Over 50 3-D indoor and outdoor sculptures, plus permanent collection/Iceberg/Robotic Installation and "A Chapel for Humanity."

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-7171,

berkshiremuseum.org

Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. $13, $6 children.

Saturday, Oct. 7: "Nature Culture Clash" opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. RSVP at 413-442-7171 ext. 314.

Through February 2018: Morgan Bulkeley, "Nature Culture Clash."

BRILL GALLERY

Eclipse Mill, 243 Union St.,

North Adams, Mass.

brillgallery109.com

Through Oct. 2017: "The Tattooed Ladies Along the Mohawk Trail."

CHESTERWOOD

4 Williamsville Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-3579, chesterwood.org

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed 12:30 to 2 p.m. Guided tours are available for groups 10 or more with advance reservations. $18, seniors $17, teens $9, children free.

Through Oct. 9: "Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood."

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, children and members free.

Thursday, Oct. 5: Clark After Hours event, last chance to explore the Frankenthaler exhibition, cash bar, $10, 7 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler's Paintings."

COMMUNITY ACCESS

TO THE ARTS

40 Railroad St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

cataarts.org

Through Oct. 31: "CATA's Art on Tour" series, featuring artwork by Pittsfield-based artists with disabilities, Guido's Fresh Marketplace, 1020 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

CONFLUENCE GALLERY

7012 Main St., Readsboro, Vt.

802-423-5600

Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 29: "The 2017 Painting Invitational."

CUMMINGTON

COMMUNITY HOUSE

33 Main St., Cummington, Mass.

Friday, Oct. 6: Jeanne Johns, "The Heart of the Hilltowns III" exhibition opening, 7 to 9 p.m.

CYNTHIA-REEVES

1315 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

cynthia-reeves.com

Through Oct. 7: Thomas Jackson "Emergent Behavior" exhibition.

DIANA FELBER GALLERY

6 Harris St.,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

413-232-7007

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday.

DORSET HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, Vt.

802-867-0331

Hours: Open Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: "Fenton Stoneware." "The Art and Crafts of Jessica Hill Bond."

ECLIPSE MILL GALLERY

243 Union St.,

North Adams, Mass.

eclipsemill.com

Hours: Fridays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.

Through Oct. 29: "Out on a Limb" exhibition.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY

1315 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

ferrincontemporary.com

Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On view now: Raymon Elozua exhibition, Kurt Weiser ceramics and prints, works by Peter Pincus and Robin Best.

FIDDLEHEAD AT FOUR CORNERS

338 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1000

Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: "Banned Books Exhibit."

FIRST FRIDAYS ARTSWALK

Downtown, Pittsfield, Mass.

firstfridayartswalk.com

Friday, Oct. 6: "Not Just Pink" reception, 5 to 8 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave.; "Through the Lens," open 5 to 8 p.m., Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave.; guided tour, 5 p.m., Intermodal Center at BRTA, 1 Columbus Ave.; "Memories in the Making" reception, 5 to 8 p.m., Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., 33 Dunham Mall; "Reunited: The History of NuArts," 5 to 8 p.m., NUarts Studios and Gallery, 311 North St., Pittsfield, Mass

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS

HOUSE AND STUDIO

92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, Mass.

413-637-0166, frelinghuysen.org

Hours: Open Thursday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY

40 Main St., Lee, Mass.

goodpurpose.org

Through Nov. 13: "Real and Surreal."

GREAT BARRINGTON

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Historical Society Museum

at the Wheeler Farmstead,

817 South Main St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Through Oct. 2017: "Growing up in the 50s," exhibit.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

1843 West Housatonic St.,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-0188,

hancockshakervillage.org

Through Nov. 12: "Dwelling," and "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."

HERMAN MELVILLE'S

ARROWHEAD

780 Holmes Road,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-442-1793

Hours: Tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15, $13 seniors, $8 children.

Through Oct. 15: "Fairy Houses" exhibit on view.

HOFFMAN POTTERY

103 Great Barrington Road,

Route 41, West Stockbridge, Mass.

413-232-4646,

ehoffmanpottery.com

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

HOUSATONIC VALLEY

ART LEAGUE

420 Stockbridge Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

hvart.org

Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

KNOX GALLERY

Monterey Library,

452 Main Road, Monterey, Mass.

montereymasslibrary.org/

knox-gallery

Through Oct. 21: Maureen Kelleher, "Mixed Media."

LAUREN CLARK FINE ART

325 Stockbridge Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-0432,

laurenclarkfineart.com

Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

THE LEFT BANK

5 Bank St., North Bennington, Vt.

leftbankcalendar.org

Through Oct. 20: "Buddhas and Ensos," recent works by William Wester.

LICHTENSTEIN CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-499-9348

Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MASS MoCA

1040 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $18, $16 seniors, $8 children.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Liz Glynn, "The Archeology of Another Possible Future" opening reception, 5:30 p.m.

MCLA GALLERY 51

51 Main St., North Adams, Mass.

mcla.edu/gallery51

Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Through Nov. 19: "Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project."

MEETING HOUSE GALLERY

154 Hartsville New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough, Mass.

newmarlborough.org

Gallery Hours: Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 8: "20th Annual New Marlborough Artists" exhibition.

NEUMANN FINE ART

65 Cold Water St., Hillsdale, N.Y.

neumannfineart.com

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

Through Oct. 7: "Two Worlds," Dan Peterson and Christina Painter.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road/Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass.

nrm.org

Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through Oct. 29: "Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol," and "James Warhola: Uncle Andy and Other Stories," exhibitions.

Through Oct. 31: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio."

NORTH BENNINGTON

SCULPTURE

48 Main St.,

North Bennington, Vt.

Through Oct. 29: 20th annual Outdoor Sculpture Show.

NO. 6 DEPOT

6 Depot St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

sixdepot.com

Through Oct. 30: Dez Ryan Odegaard, "Color and Form" exhibition.

RICHMOND-WEST STOCKBRIDGE

ARTISTS GUILD

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall,

Main Street,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

rwsag.org

Hours: Thursday and Friday, 3 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 3 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Studio Tour, meet 23 local artists in 13 studios, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Specific studio locations can be found online.

SALEM ART WORKS

19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y.

518-854-7674

Saturday, Oct. 7: Open Studios and Pop-Up Exhibitions, artist in residence shares work-in-progress.

SALMON FALLS GALLERY

1 Ashfield St.,

Shelburne Falls, Mass.

413-625-9833,

salmonfallsgallery.com

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Through Oct. 29: "The Figure Speaks: Clayworks

SCULPTURE NOW

The Mount, 2 Plunkett St.,

Lenox, Mass.

413-623-2068,

sculpturenow.org

Through Oct. 31: Large-scale outdoor sculptures located on the ground of The Mount.

SHAKER MUSEUM

Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road,

New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-9100, shakerml.org

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "Break Every Yoke: Shakers, gender equality and women's suffrage."

SOHN FINE ART

69 Church St., Lenox, Mass.

sohnfineart.com

Oct. 6 - Nov. 26: "Into the Woods."

SOUTHERN VERMONT

ARTS CENTER

930 SVAC Drive, West Road, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1405

Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Through Oct. 15: "Vermont Artists Then and Now" exhibition.

Through Nov. 5: Fall Solo Show.

SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY

ARTS CENTER

790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y.

518-392-3693,

spencertownacademy.org

Hours: Open weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: "4th Annual Juried Regional Art Exhibition" themed "Inspiration and Influences," opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE STATION GALLERY

3 Depot St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-5163,

riverartproject.com

Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TURN PARK ART SPACE

2 Moscow Road,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

turnpark.com

Through Oct. 2017: "Wood Works" exhibition featuring Ben Butler and Jim Holl.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

MUSEUM OF ART

15 Lawrence Hall Drive,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m.

On view now: "The Presence of Absence: Medieval Art and Artifacts," "Barbara Takenaga," and "Pink Art."

Thursday, Oct. 5: Season Celebration, celebrate fall exhibitions, 5 p.m.

DANCE

MAHAIWE PERFORMING

ARTS CENTER

14 Castle St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

mahaiwe.org

Oct. 7 and 8: Paul Taylor Dance Company performs "Roses" and "Arden Court" by Paul Taylor and "Continuum" by Lila York, $10-$65, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. There will be a pre-show talk with Suzanne Carbonneau an hour before the performances.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

AND FAMILY FUN


ANTIQUE FIRE TRUCKS

AND EQUIPMENT SHOW

Ski Butternut, 380 State Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

skibutternut.com

Oct. 7 and 8: Scenic Fall Foliage Chairlift Rides, $5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8: See over 40 antique fire trucks, fire and safety equipment, free, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

5 West Stockbridge Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-3926,

berkshirebotanical.org

Hours: Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Columbus Day. Admission $15, seniors $14, children free.

BERKSHIRE CAROUSEL

50 Center St., Pittsfield, Mass.

theberkshirecarousel.

blogspot.com

Hours: Open noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-7171,

berkshiremuseum.org

Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners. Interactive program for children ages 6-18 months, with admission, 10:30 a.m.

Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures. Children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Aquarium and other Museum galleries, with admission, 11 a.m.

Saturdays: Chow Time in the Aquarium. Help prepare meals for creatures in the Aquarium, with admission, 12:30 p.m.

FALL FLY-IN/AVIATION DAY

Chapin Field, 177 Plains Road, Cambridge, N.Y.

Saturday, Oct. 7: See all types of planes, antique cars and motorcycles, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FIRST FRIDAY

Main Street, Bennington, Vt.

802-442-5758

Friday, Oct. 6: Live music, stores open late, gallery tour and art walk, 5 to 8 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES

Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.

Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic, Mass.

gblibraries.org

Monday: Closed for Columbus Day.

Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders Play & Learn Playgroup, no registration required, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Saturdays: Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts: Arts and crafts for children, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

1843 West Housatonic St.,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-0188,

hancockshakervillage.org

Thursday, Oct. 5: Farm Friends for kids ages 2 to 5; weekly theme is "cows," free for children, $20 parent/caregiver, 10:30 a.m.

IOKA VALLEY FARM

3475 Route 443, Hancock, Mass.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

LEE LIBRARY

100 Main St., Lee, Mass.

leelibrary.org

Mondays: Babies and Books playgroup for infants up to 12 months old and their parent/caregivers, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays: Teen Chess, 3 to 4 p.m.

Thursdays: Brain Builders for Children up to age 5, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Thursday Crafternoons, 3 to 4 p.m.

LENOX 250

Lenox, Mass.

lenox250th.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Anniversary Parade, 11 a.m., Main Street, Walker Street and Kemble Street, with a rain date of Sunday; followed by "The Big Event," featuring live music, car show, circus performers and more, noon to 3:30 p.m., Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY

74 Church St., North Adams, N.Y.

413-662-3133 ext. 14,

naplibrary.com

Tuesday: Toddler storytime for children up to 3 years old, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Preschool storytime for children ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m.

ROELIFF JANSEN

COMMUNITY LIBRARY

9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

roejanlibrary.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Pumpkin Festival, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with storytime for kids up to age 6, followed by pumpkin decorating for kids ages 2-18, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a pizza and movie night, 5:30 p.m. Sign up at 518-325-4101 by Oct. 5.

ROTARY ROUNDUP

Saturday, Oct. 7: The Bennington and Catamount Rotary Clubs are hosting a roundup with food, music, a live auction and a tag sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., CB Brush Building, 190 North St., Bennington.

SHEFFIELD LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

413-229-7004,

bushnellsagelibrary.org

Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m.

Wednesdays: Mah Jongg Night, drop in style. Beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m.

ST. JOHN PAUL II PARISH

21 Maple St., Adams, Mass.

413-743-0577

Oct. 7 and 8: Fall Fest, Bazaar and Kids Fest, featuring homemade goods, a silent auction, kids fair and more, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Notre Dame School.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY,

MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

46 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-5501

Wednesdays: Littles Library Time, for children under 3, 10 a.m.

FILM

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES

Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.

Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic, Mass.

gblibraries.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: "Dear White People," 7 p.m., Mason Library.

JEWISH FEDERATION

OF THE BERKSHIRES

196 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

jewishberkshires.org

Monday, Oct. 9: "The Magnificent Voyage of Christopher Columbus," 10:45 a.m., Knesset Israel Congregation, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.

THE SERENITEA CAFE

303 Ashland St.,

North Adams, Mass.

413-346-4624

Thursday, Oct. 5: Dinner and a movie night, "The Princess Bride," $15, 7:30 p.m. Drink and desserts available for purchase.

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH

74 First St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: "Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World," free, 6:30 p.m.

MUSIC

ASTON MAGNA MUSIC FESTIVAL

St. James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.

888-492-1283, astonmagna.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: "Bach Father & Son & Their Peers" $40-$45, 7 p.m. with pre-concert talk at 6 p.m.

BARD'S THE ORCHESTRA NOW

Sunday, Oct. 8: TON String Quartet performs to benefit Kids Need Music, $25, 2 p.m., Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y. Tickets at spencertownacademy.org.

BENNINGTON BAROQUE

benningtonbaroque.org

Sunday, Oct. 8: "We Love Telemann!" 3 p.m., Park-McCullough Carriage Barn, 1 Park St., North Bennington.

BENNINGTON COLLEGE

1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.

bennington.edu

Monday, Oct. 9: Taiko Japanese Drum Performance, 7 to 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM

1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-499-9480

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Jazz Prodigy Concert, free, 7 p.m.

CONCERTS AT THE CHURCH

First United Methodist

Church of Hillsdale,

State Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Saturday, Oct. 7: The Auction Project performs, $10, 5 p.m.

DOTTIE'S COFFEE LOUNGE

444 North St., Pittsfield, Mass.

dottiescoffeelounge.com

Sunday, Oct. 8: Domingo Brunch with live music.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF LEE

25 Park Place, Lee, Mass.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Atwater-Donnelly Duo perform traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance, $10-$15, 2 p.m.

LEAF PEEPER CONCERT SERIES

leafpeeperconcerts.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: "From Russia With Love," with Voxare Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Time & Space Limited, 434 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y.

MASS MoCA

1040 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

massmoca.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Ani Cordero with The Jota Sete Duo, 8 p.m.

MONTEREY COMMUNITY CENTER

Main Road, Monterey, Mass.

413-528-2963

Thursday, Oct. 5: Karl Finger will perform the songs from colonial times through the civil war era, to immigration, the dust bowl, the Great Depression, the labor movement to songs of political social satire and societal commentary, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

SOUTHERN VERMONT COLLEGE

Everett Theatre, 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington, Vt.

svc.edu

Saturday, Oct. 7: The Progression Ensemble performance, featuring music by Gene Pritsker, Eric Despard, Conrad Kehn, Bjorn Bolstad Skjelbred, and Yuji Takashi, free, 2 p.m.

SOUTH STREET

CAFE AND BAKERY

105 South St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-2433

Thursday, Oct. 5: That Strange concert, free, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Banulis and Miller Jazz duo, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday.

TAMARACK HOLLOW

NATURE & CULTURE CENTER

tamarackhollow.com

Mondays: Tamarack Hollow & Gaia Roots World Music present West African and Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, drums provided, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, Mass.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall,

54 Chapin Hall Drive,

Williamstown, Mass.

music.williams.edu

Friday, Oct. 6: Zivanai Masango and Pachedu, free, 8 p.m.

READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

BENNINGTON COLLEGE

1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.

bennington.edu

Monday, Oct. 9: "Theatre and Protest: Tahrir Tales," Rebekah Maggor, 6:30 to 8 p.m., CAPA Symposium.

BERKSHIRE AGRICULTURAL VENTURES

berkshireagventures.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Authors Andy Fisher and Brian Donahue will present "A Path Forward: Growing Our Local Food Economy for Regional Food Security," $15, 10 a.m., Dewey Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-7171,

berkshiremuseum.org

Friday, Oct. 6: WordXWord: Fiction of Now, free, 7 p.m.

THE BOOKSTORE

AND GET LIT WINE BAR

11 Housatonic St., Lenox, Mass.

bookstoreinlenox.com

Thursday, Oct. 5: Iggy McGovern, "The Eyes of Isaac Newton," 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Dolores DeLuce and Winslow Eliot, "Souls and Serendipity, " 2 p.m.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

bushnellsagelibrary.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Ann-Elizabeth Barnes talk, "Samuel Harrison: Abolitionist, Activist, and Chaplain of the Mass 54th," 3 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

clarkart.edu

Saturday, Oct. 7: Author Maria-Christina Sayn-Wittgenstein Nottebohm, "Old Masters Rock," 11 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: John Healey, "The Samurai of Seville," talk and book signing, 2 p.m.

HOFFMANN BIRD CLUB

Sunday, Oct. 8: Half day trip to Stafford Hill, 7 a.m., meet at Allendale Shopping Center, Cheshire Road, Cheshire.

MASS AUDUBON

Pleasant Valley

Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, Mass.

massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Evening at Beaver Ponds, $4-$8, 5 to 6:30 p.m.

MCLA

375 Church St.,

North Adams, Mass.

mcla.edu

Thursday, Oct. 5: Jana Laiz, author of "Weeping Under This Same Moon," 7 p.m., Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium.

THE MOUNT

2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.

413-551-5100, edithwharton.org

Friday, Oct. 6: Ghost tours, for ages 12-18, $24, 5:45 and 7 p.m.

MUSIC AND MORE

AT THE MEETING HOUSE

Historic Meeting House,

Route 57,

New Marlborough, Mass.

413-229-2785,

newmarlborough.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Author Simon Winchester interviews author Roy Bount, Jr., $10-$15, 4:30 p.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-8138

Saturday, Oct. 7: "Behind the Velvet Curtain" $5 with admission, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday.

Sunday, Oct. 8: "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," house tour, $5 with admission, 2:30 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "The Three Lives of Naumkeag House Tour," daily, every hour, $15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; "Shaping a Landscape Garden Tour," daily, $20, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; "Outside In: The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Garden Tour," $20, Wednesday 1:30 p.m. and Saturday 11:30 a.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

nrm.org

Thursday, Oct. 5: Historic Property Walk, with admission, 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 6: Meet Rockwell's Models, with admission, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Painting Like Rockwell with Dan Howe, with admission, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Curatorial Conversations: Exploring the Art on View, with admission, 1:30 p.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE

4869 Main St.,

Manchester Center, Vt.

northshire.com

Friday, Oct. 6: Archer Mayer, "Trace," 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Nancy Kilgore, "Wild Mountain," 7 p.m.; Shelley Rotner, "Grow! Raise! Catch!," kids presentation, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Laura Schenone, "The Dogs of Avalon: The Race to Save Animals in Peril," 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orvis, Main Street, Manchester, Vt.

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE

Maple Street Cemetery,

Adams, Mass.

Hours: Open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 8.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Tours by member of the Adams Historical Society.

WILLIAM CULLEN

|BRYANT HOMESTEAD

207 Bryant Road,

Cummington, Mass.

thetrustees.org

Oct. 6 - Oct. 8: Historic House Tours, $10, hourly from 1 to 3 p.m.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

Griffin Hall, Room 3,

84 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

williams.edu

Thursday, Oct. 5: "What Psychology Can Tell Us About Criminal Justice," with Laura Smalarz, 7 p.m.

THEATER

AGLET THEATRE COMPANY

860-435-6928

Saturday, Oct. 7: "No Exit," $20-$30, 1:30 and 7 p.m., Dewey Memorial Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY

30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.

barringtonstageco.org

Through Oct. 22: "Gaslight," 7 p.m. Thursday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, matinee 3 p.m. Sunday.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP

The Colonial Theatre,

111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

berkshiretheatregroup.org

Through Oct. 22: "Lost Lake," Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., matinees 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Red Green, "I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe," comedy show, $57, 7 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

clarkart.edu

Saturday, Oct. 7: Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, Bellini's "Norma," $25, 12:55 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 8: National Theatre of London's "Obsession," $18, 2:30 p.m.

DORSET PLAYERS

104 Cheney Road, Dorset, Vt.

dorsetplayers.org

Through Oct. 15: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

GHENT PLAYHOUSE

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y.

800-838-3006,

ghentplayhouse.org

Through Oct. 22: "Greater Tuna," $10-$22, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

MAHAIWE PERFORMING

ARTS CENTER

14 Castle St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

mahaiwe.org

Saturday, Oct. 7: Met Opera Live in HD: Bellini's "Norma," 1 p.m., preceded by Scott Eyerly lecture, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 11: Met Opera Live in HD: Bellini's "Norma," 1 p.m., preceded by Scott Eyerly lecture, 11:30 a.m.

OLDCASTLE THEATRE COMPANY

331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

oldcastletheatre.org

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Amy Hayes will present a workshop on delivering Shakespearian monologues, $40, 7-9 p.m. Registration required.

Through Oct. 15: "Broadway Bound," by Neil Simon, $39-$50, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Thursday and Sunday.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY

70 Kemble St., Lenox Mass.

413-637-3353, shakespeare.org

Through Oct. 8: "God of Carnage," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.

TWO OF US PRODUCTIONS

Performing Arts Center

at Taconic Hills,

73 County Route 11A,

Craryville, N.Y.

518-758-1648

Through Oct. 15: "Peter Pan: The Musical," $14-$20, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday.

WESTON PLAYHOUSE

Weston Playhouse

at Walker Farm,

Route 100, Weston, Vt.

westonplayhouse.org

Through Oct. 8: Joe Iconis and Family, Thursday through Sunday at 8 p.m., matinee Saturday at 4 p.m.


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