The Berkshires Calendar for June 19



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. Infomration: 413-229-2694 or, Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield.


Dewey Hall: in Sheffield: Annual pancake breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m. Choice of plain or blueberry pancakes with pure maple syrup. Adults, $7; children 12 and younger for $3. A raffle will also be held. 91 Main St., Route 7, Sheffield.


Sandisfield Arts Center: "Inside Jacob's Pillow and the World of Dance with Anna-Marie Holmes, lecture/performance, 2 p.m., $20 adults, $10 students. Information: 413-258-4100 or 5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield.

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.


Naumkeag: "Outside In: The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Gardens." 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.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.


Bascom Lodge: "Men's Health and Myths" with John Kozinski. 6 p.m. Free. Dinner available at 7 p.m.; reservations required, 413-743-1591 or On the summit of Mount Greylock, Adams.


Bascom Lodge: Celebrate Father's Day to the mellow tones of the Wes Brown Trio with Jill Connolly. Dinner (choice of beef braised in red wine with tomatoes and cloves, $36, or chicken cacciatore, $35) at 7 p.m. Reservations: 413-743-1591 or Music in the dining room, 7 to 9 p.m. (No music charge.) On the summit of Mount Greylock, Adams.

Congregation Knesset Israel: "Brunch, Blues, and Bach: A Gala Event." 10 a.m. Featured will be performances by Dr. Eli Newberger and his band of Boston jazz musicians, Elie and the Hot 6, along with the Kids4Harmony Ensemble. The groups will perform separately and together. Tickets: $150 per person. Information or to purchase: 413-445-4872, ext. 10, or 16 Colt Road 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.

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: Father's Day Canoe Trips, 11 a.m. to 1 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 Breakfast Hike, 7 a.m. Moderate 2.4-mile hike on the Overlook Trail. Meet at Bascom Lodge. Breakfast available at lodge after hike. Summit Tour — Boreal Forest Walk, 2 p.m. Discover the story behind the summit's unique boreal ecology. Meet at Mount Greylock summit. Information: 413-499-4262. Visitor Center, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

Richmond Recreation Committee: Annual Reach the Beach 5K Run/Walk. Race at 9:30 a.m.; registration begins 8:30 a.m. Entrance fee: $20 race day for adults and $15 for ages 15 and younger. Information and registration: or berkshirerunningcenter-com_online_registration. Camp Russell in Richmond.


Town Players of Pittsfield: Fully staged production of "Win/Lose/Draw" by Ara Watson and Mary Gallagher. 2 p.m. Tickets: 413-443-9279. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

WAM Theatre: Fresh Takes Play Reading, "The Oregon Trail." 3 p.m. $20. Information: No. Six Depot Roastery & Café, 6 Depot St. West Stockbridge.

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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