The Berkshires Calendar for July 10



Clark Art Institute: Summer Sunday — Spanish Dance Showcase. 1 to 4 p.m. Family art making, activities, and performances in celebration of "Splendor, Myth, and Vision," activities are free — gallery admission is charged. "Creating Sensing Place," 3 p.m., free lecture with curators Mark C. Taylor, professor of religion, Columbia University, and Henry W. Art, Robert F. Rosenburg Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies at Williams College. Information: 413-458-2303 or 225 South St., Williamstown.

Sheffield Historical Society: "Where the Berkshires Began," an exhibit on Sheffield, the oldest town in Berkshire County. Weekends through Sept. 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 413-229-2694 or, Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield.

The Mount: Artist-guided tour of "REMIX," an outdoor Sculpture Exhibition presented by SculptureNow and The Mount. Meet at the ticket booth at 11:30 a.m. Information:,, or 413-623-2068 or 413-551-5111. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.


American Legion Ladies Auxiliary: Monthly breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m. Homestyle country breakfast of eggs, pancakes or french toast, sausage, toast, orange juice and coffee. $6 donation. Tunnel Street, Readsboro Vt.

Bard College At Simon's Rock: Reunion 2016 and 50th Anniversary Weekend. All alumni are invited. Celebrate the college's 50-year anniversary and the anniversary classes of 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011. 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

St. Ann Parish: A Berkshire Community Celebration — St. Ann's Summer Festival. Pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m. $6 adults/$3 children younger than 12. Mass under the tent with St. Ann's Youth Ensemble, 11:15 a.m. Ice cream social from The Scoop. Information: 413-637-0157; 134 Main St., Lenox.

Stockbridge Library Association: Annual Used Book Sale, a tradition under the tent. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 16,000 gently used books, audio books, CDs, and DVDs, in 36 categories for easy browsing. Library front lawn, 46 Main St., Stockbridge.


Berkshire South Regional Community Center: Sunday Tea Dance. 2:15 to 4:45 p.m. For adults including seniors. Forty-five minute dance technique class, foloowed by dancing. Tea and light snacks. $10 per person at the door. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.


Family Flicks Under the Stars: "Pillow Talk" (1959). Presented by the Spring Street Market & Café. At sundown (around 8:15 to 8:30 p.m.) Free, for all ages. Concessions will be available on site. Bring your own chairs, blankets and bug spray. Morgan Lawn at the top of Spring Street, Williamstown.

Health & Fitness

Dewey Hall: Community Yoga with Beth Seongwan Fehrensen. 6 to 7:15 p.m. Beginner friendly, gentle to moderate, Kripalu yoga class followed by an optional 15-minute zazen meditation practice. Bring your own mats and props. Pay what you can; suggested donation $10. 91 Main St., Sheffield.

Pittsfield Sangha: Meditative Book Study. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Currently reading together "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche. Information:, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252 Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


Mission House: Colonial Collection Tour. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Mabel Choate established Mission House property to share her unique collection from objects of daily life in Colonial America. Enjoy the newly-restored Colonial Garden, designed by famed landscape architect Fletcher Steele. Members free, nonmembers $5, children 12 and younger free. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3008 or email Main Street, Stockbridge.

Naumkeag: "Outside In: The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Gardens." 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. "Family Friends: Interactive House tour for Young Explorers," 11:30 a.m. "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," 2:30 p.m. Understand Naumkeag within a historical context. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3008, or 20 Prospect Hill Road, West Stockbridge.

Kids' Stuff

Cirque Us!: "One Man's Trash: A Repurposed Circus." 5 p.m.; doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of the show. Tickets: $15. Berkcirque, 115 Gas House Lane, Great Barrington.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes: "Carnival of the Animals." 11 a.m. Free. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


Adams Ale House: Book signing with Trevor Skrocki, author of SKAB: Skin and Bones with a Few Ounces of Courage" and "SKAB: Skin and Bones with a Few Closed Wounds." 1-4 p.m. 8-10 E. Hoosac St., Adams.

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar: Elizabeth Brundage, "All Things Cease To Appear" (a novel). 4 p.m. Information: 413-637-3390 or 11 Housatonic Street, Lenox.

WordXWord: Story Slam — "Money." 7 p.m. Storytellers have five-minutes to tell their true story, relevant to the announced theme. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


Bascom Lodge: Third annual Mount Greylock Jazz Festival. Noon to 6 p.m. "Straight-up," classic jazz, from vibes, bass, drums, piano, sax and vocals. Free. Sunset beverage hour follows the festival with dinner at 7 p.m. (Reservations suggested; 413-743-1591, Mount Greylock summit, Adams.

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: David Grover and Linda Worster — together in concert. 2 p.m. An afternoon of folk/rock covers and original tunes from these local favorites. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Sevenars Music Festival: Schrade-James family musicians, featuring piano solos and duos with cello; a celebration of the life of the late Robert Schrade, pianist, 4 p.m. $20 suggested donation. Information: 413-238-5854 or Off Route 112, Ireland Street, South Worthington.

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.


Bartholomew's Cobble: Paddle the Housatonic: Guided Canoe Trips, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Learn about the river's history and what is happening to restore some of its most precious habitats and species. Paddles, life preservers and boats are provided. Member: Adult, $24; child 9 to 16, $9, Nonmember: Adult, $30; child 9 to 16, $15. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3013, or email 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.

Mount Greylock State Park: Summit Pre-Breakfast Hike, 7 a.m. Moderate 2.4-mile hike on the Overlook Trail. Meet at Bascom Lodge. Breakfast available at lodge after hike. Written in Stone: Literary Summit Walk. 2 p.m. Information: 413-499-4262. Visitor Center, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.


Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort: The Capitol Steps. 8 p.m. To reserve tickets and an optional dinner: 413-881-1636 or online 55 Lee Road, Lenox.

Hubbard Hall: Annual Shakespeare in the Park, "Othello." 7 p.m. Free. Cambridge Community Garden (Washington and Spring Street), Cambridge, N.Y.

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. Listings for museums, exhibits, theater, etc., can be found in Thursday's Berkshires Week.


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