Here's our list of what to do and where to go on the Fourth. Please let us know about any updates or omissions in the comments field below.
, Tanglewood, with the display following the James Taylor concert.
North Adams, Joe Wolfe Field, 9:30 p.m., rain date: July 5.
Pittsfield, Wahconah Park, 9 p.m., or at the conclusion of the Pittsfield Suns game.
Pittsfield July 4th Parade, 10 a.m., North and South Streets, downtown Pittsfield
Shakespeare & Company's Independence Day barbecue, Wednesday at 3 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox
'Reading of the Founding Documents' by the Williamstown Theatre Festival actors, 1 p.m., Williams College Museum of Arts, 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown
Williamstown July 4 Parade, 11 a.m., Winding up Route 2 from Southworth Street, and continuing down Spring Street
Mohwak Trail Concerts -- Jazz concert with John Clark and Friends, 4 p.m., on the riverbank at the Charlemont Bridge, Route 8A
Openings and closings
Retail Stores: Many closed.
Berkshire Mall: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lee Premium Outlets: Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Liquor stores: Most open.
Taverns, bars: Most open as usual.
City, county and state offices: Closed.
Post offices: Closed; no mail delivery.
Manufacturing: Most closed.
Berkshire Community College: Closed.
Berkshire Museum: Closed; Little Cinema not screening.
Hancock Shaker Village: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Chesterwood, Stockbridge: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown: Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; reading of the Declaration of Independence at 1:30 p.m.
Mass MoCA, North Adams: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
BRTA: Closed; no buses running.
Covanta Inc. (formerly Energy Answers Corp.): Closed.
Allied Waste (formerly BFI): Closed; All routes delayed one day.
Eagle: Publishes as usual. Business and advertising offices closed. Circulation call center open 7 to 10 a.m.
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