The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 27



Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires: Public skate. 2 to 3:45 p.m. Children: $4 with membership; $6 without. Adults: $6. Ice skate rental available, $3 per session. 16 Melville St., Pittsfield.

Boy Scout Troop 88: Annual Christmas tree pickup fundraiser. Starting 12:30 p.m. Pick up any tree in North Adams, Clarksburg, or Williamstown. $5. For pickup: email or call 413-662-2383, leave your name, address, telephone number and the date of pickup.

Pembury Bridge Club: Lessons for beginners and people returning to bridge or social players, who want to learn modern bridge. 5:30 p.m. Eight-week session. Refreshments. Information and to sign up: Leave name, phone number at 413-655-2416,or email South Congregational Church, 110 South Street, Pittsfield.


Drum/Bugle Corps: Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 2 to 5 p.m., Victory Temple Church, Dewey Avenue, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, 413-281-1216 or Betsy Halla, 413-822-5235.

New Lebanon Library: Together in concert: David Grover and Linda Worster – 2 p.m. An afternoon of acoustic music. Donations for the performers appreciated. Information: 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. Starving Artist Creperie: Musical Brunch. Live bluegrass, jazz, funk, classical, and other types of music from talented local performers. Breakfast served until 3 p.m. View the artwork from the adjoined Good Purpose Gallery. 11 a.m., Lee.

Ventfort Hall: Tenor Doug Schmolze and pianist Larry Wallach performing a series of German lieder (songs) by Franz Schubert, "Songs of the Flow of Life and Love: Schubert's Romantic 'Water Music.'" 3:30 p.m. Followed by a Victorian tea. Tickets: $27; information or reservations, 413-637-3206 or 104 Walker St., Lenox.

Village Church: Singing of the Christmas portion of Handel's "The Messiah." 4 p.m. Instrumentalists welcome; bring a music stand. Listeners and singers welcome. Refreshments follow. 32 Main St., Cummington.


W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site: Guided walking tours at the W.E.B. Du Bois Homesite, starting at 2 p.m., and in downtown Great Barrington, starting at 4 p.m. (Meet at the W.E.B. Du Bois River Garden at the end of Church Street by the river.) The tours are approximately one hour. Free. or 413-717-6259.


Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: London's National Theatre in HD production of Jane Eyre. 3 p.m. Tickets and information: or 413-528-0100. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

The Eagle calendar publicizes free or low-cost community-oriented events of broad public interest. These listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. The calendar puts a priority on publishing one-day events. The deadline is seven days prior to the date of the event. Emailed entries (no attachments) are preferred to; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6298, Monday through Friday, 8 to 12.


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