The Berkshires Calendar for May 29



Becket Art Center: Washington-Becket School exhibit. Noon to 4 p.m. Information: 413-623-6635. 7 Brooker Hill Road, off Route 8, Becket.


Canaan Protective Fire Co.: Belly-Busting Buffet Breakfast. 8 a.m. to noon. Pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, ham, hash browns, corned beef hash, fruit salad, Bucky's bagels, and more. Adults $9, ages 5 to 12 $4.50, younger than 5 free. At the fire house, 2126 State Route 295, Canaan, N.Y.

North Chester Chapel Association: Annual business meeting. 11 a.m. At the chapel on North Chester Road, off East River Road, across from Smith Road in North Chester.


Berkshire Pulse: Performance Celebration Fundraiser 2016. 2 p.m. Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

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: House tours. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experience Naumkeag as it would have looked like while the servants prepared the house for the Choate family's return from their New York City residence. Chinese Garden First Look, 1 to 4 p.m.; re-open to the public for the first time since the renovation began in 2014. "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," 2:30 p.m. Understand Naumkeag within a historical context. Cost: Member, $5; nonmember: $15. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3008, or 20 Prospect Hill Road, West Stockbridge.


Hubbard Hall: Curiosity Forum: "If Walls Could Talk Stone Walls of New York and New England," presented by John Delano, a professor of chemistry at SUNY-Albany. Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m. Free. Freight Depot, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.


Barrington Stage Company: Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Broadway's Leslie Kritzer, "Leslie's Back!" 9 p.m. Box office: 30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.; or 413-236-8888. Sydell and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield.

"Berkshire Lyric Chorus: Ninety-voice chorus with soloists and orchestra. 3 p.m. Mozart Requiem and Arvo Pärt's Salve Regina. Tickets at gate or online. Information: or 413-298-5365. Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, 297 West St., Lenox.

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.

North Hall Association: North Hall Arts Festival 2016 — Opera & Song Showcase. 2 p.m. Songs and opera arias by French composers with selections from Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" and Offenbach's "Tales of Hoffmann." Art gallery open. $15 at door. Students free. Information: 413-667-5543 or North Hall, 40 Searle Road (off Route 66), Huntington.

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.


Hoffmann Bird Club: Hilltown Ramble. 6:30 a.m. A search for migrating song birds, starting in Windsor and going to Hawley Bog. Information: 413-684-3724 or Meet at Moran Wildlife Management Area, Route 8A in Windsor.

Mount Greylock State Park: Robins vs. Hawks Lawn Game. 11 a.m. High-energy tag game that teaches about camouflage. Information: 413-499-4262. Visitor Center, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.


The Ghent Playhouse: "The Imaginary Invalid — The Hypochondriac." 2 p.m. Translated and directed by Barbara Leavell Smith; original music composed by Catherine Schane-Lydon. Tickets: $20, $17 Playhouse members, $10 students with ID; 1-800-838-3006 or Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y.

Mac-Haydn Theatre: Lerner and Loewe's masterpiece, "My Fair Lady." 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets: $34; 518-392-9292 or 1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

Town Players of Pittsfield: Three short staged readings. 2 p.m. "Antigone," written and read by Richard Matturro; "The Seven Deadlies" by Amy Sarah LaMena and "Double D" by Jim Dalglish, both directed by Thomas Suski. $5 admission. Information: Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

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