Looking for something different to do after hours this week?
Head to Stockbridge this evening for a performance by Tom Corrigan and enjoy upbeat folk, soul and rock from the 60s through today, 8 to 11 p.m., at the Lion's Den at The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.
It's open mic night at The Gateways Inn, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bring your date and some new material to impress, or just sit back and enjoy the show in the Lounge. There is no cover, but $15 purchase of food or drink is expected per person, so be ready to order from their extensive wine and beer lists, or to enjoy a scotch or bourbon tasting. The Gateways Inn is located 51 Walker St., Lenox.
Don't miss a double bill with Starseed and The Bone Chimes' Tobi D'amor, 7 to 10 p.m., at Down County Social Club, beneath The Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield.
Celebrate this Friday the 13th at The Garden Grill & Tavern at the Berkshire Mall. Wear your best costumes and enter a costume contest presented by the Weekend Warriors and enjoy music and dancing by DJ Snake, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., 655 Cheshire Road, Lanesborough.
Love Mexican? The Annual Corzo Tequila Dinner comes to the Dream Away Lodge Friday, from 7 to 10 p.m. A five course paired menu will be offered for $75, including drinks. Reservations recommended, call 413-623-8725. Johnny Irion, Andy Cabic of Vetiver and friends be the evening's entertainment, 8 to 10:30 p.m. The Dream Away Lodge is located at 1342 County Road, Becket. More information available at thedreamawaylodge.com.
Catch a dance performance Friday night. Choreographer Tero Saarinen and the Tero Saarinen Company in collaboration with Esa-Pekka Salonene bring "Morphed" to the Williams CenterStage series, 8 p.m. According to the Williams website, in this performance "A band of seven men seduce, demand, and swagger, with both music and movement ranging from brutally aggressive to meditatively soft and minimalistic." Tickets are $10, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.
Why not make Saturday night swing night? Paula Bradley and the Twangbusters provide the live music to this month's Oldtone Productions Swing night at Dewey Hall, beginning at 8:30 p.m. If you and your date need a refresher course, come early. Jason Fenton will give a lesson at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-20, 91 Main St., Sheffield.
Or you could head to Jacob's Pillow for "How We Got To the Funk," the first dance party in their Pillow Party Series, beginning at 8 p.m. in the new Perles Family Studio. Urban Bush Women founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and dancers lead a fun journey through African American social dances from 1955 through the present, featuring live music by Craig Harris & Tailgaters Tales. Tickets are $10, available at jacobspillow.org. Jacob's Pillow is located at 358 George Carter Road, Becket.
Continuing their Food for Thought series, Hancock Shaker Village hosts Rachel Urquhart, author of "The Visionist," who will discuss the Shakers and her book. $100 tickets include seasonal buffet dinner by Brian Alberg, wine and a copy of the book, 6 p.m., 1843 Housatonic St., Pittsfield. Tickets available at hancockshakervillage.org.
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Lovers of Jazz, head to Pittsfield Saturday night for Berkshire Jazz's celebration of Dizzy Gillespie's 100th birthday, featuring a performance by the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. This event is a part of the Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival, running through Sunday.
Enjoy dinner and show at Ventfort Hall Sunday night. The Comical Mystery Tour presents "Deadly Chateau Shenanigans" during a full-course meal and cash bar at the mansion, 104 Walker St., Lenox. Tickets are $40 per person; reservations are required in advance. For more information, call 413-637-3206.
Enjoy a show among beautiful autumnal landscapes Sunday night, as the Royal Frog Ballet bring their 10th annual Surrealist Cabaret to Park Hill Orchard. The Cabaret is a walking performance, so dress for the weather. 5 p.m., 82 Park Hill Road, Easthampton. Tickets available at theroyalfrogballet.com.
Berkshire Museum's Little Cinema is screening "Crown Heights" this week, ending Monday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7.50. Berkshire Museum is located at 39 South St., Pittsfield.
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