The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 4

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ART

Berkshire Museum:
Artist talk with Morgran Bulkeley, 1 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Kimball Farms: Artist Anthony Nordoff reception with piano music by Karin Tchougourian, 2 p.m., 235 Walker St., Lenox. RSVP: 413-637-7043.

Spencertown Academy Arts Center: Winners Show artists' reception, 4 to 6 p.m., 790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Baked Potato Dinner:
Stuffed baked potato dinner with the trimmings, $8-$5, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Becket Center Church Guild Hall, YMCA Road, Becket. Take away: 413-623-5146.

Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Berkshire South Regional Community Center:
Arts and Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m.; games at 6:20 p.m., food available. St. Mark Church Parish Center, 400 Columbus Ave. Ext., Pittsfield. Information: 413-445-4506.

Bottle Drive: The Drury High School Band is holding a bottle drive, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Northern Berkshire Container Redemption Center, 1000 Mass Ave., North Adams. For pickup, call or text address to 413-884-4722.

Fall Harvest Fair: Handmade and quilted items, raffles, Santa and more, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 131 Main St., North Adams.

Food Drive: Pittsfield Rotary Club is collecting food, 9 a.m. to noon, Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

Food Pantry: Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, 413-236-5644.

Knit 'n Stitch: Chatting and project help, all ages and all skill levels welcome, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: Fall Preview Days, 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Murdock Hall, 375 Church St., North Adams.

Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County: Meeting, 2 to 4 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum Conference Room, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information: Ed Sedarbaum at ed@rainbowseniors.org or 413-441-6006 or visit rainbowseniors.org.

Richmond Craft Fair: 10 to 3 p.m., Richmond Consolidated School, 1831 State Road, Richmond.

The Old Creamery: Birthday Party event, live music, wine tastings, raffles, samples and more, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 445 Berkshire Trail, Cummington.

Ward's Nursery: Make a Gift Terrarium, $20 doesn't include container, bring a re-purposed fish bowl or jar or purchase your own, 10 a.m.; Holiday Decorating Center open house, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 600 South Main St., Great Barrington.

Western Mass. Cheer Tournament: Chicopee, Chicopee Comp, Drury, Hoosac Valley, Longmeadow, Pittsfield, South Hadley and Wahconah Regional High School compete, $7-$5, 3 p.m., Wahconah Regional High School, 150 Windsor Road, Dalton.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons:
Absolute beginners, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; beginners, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., all ages welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

FILM

Mason Library: "Chicken People" documentary screening, 7 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Weekly Meditation: Free; all are welcome. Noon, All Saints Episcopal Church library, 59 Summer St., North Adams; 413-358-2626.

HISTORY

Old Chatham Quaker Meeting:
"Paper Lanterns" screening and potluck, 6 p.m., Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, N.Y.

Stockbridge Library, Museum and Archives: Shades of Stockbridge program, historical figures come to life to talk to visitors, $5, 5 to 7 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum:
WeeMuse Art Lab, 11 a.m.; "Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Lenox Library: Ed the Wizard presents "Reading is Magic," 2 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

Mason Library: The Word Project's Kick Off, "Community Jobs," for families with babies through Pre-K, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Ramsdell Library: Fun with Fine Arts, ages 4 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

LECTURE

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center:
Winona LaDuke will present "Choosing the Path that is Green" at the 37th Annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures, 1-5 p.m., 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

LITERARY

Berkshire Athenaeum:
Friends Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Chatham Public Library: Francis Greenburger will discuss his book "Risk game: Self-Portrait of an Entrepreneur," 3:30 p.m., 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham Village, N.Y.

MUSIC

SereniTea Cafe:
'80s Karaoke Night, 8 p.m., 303 Ashland St., North Adams.

United Cerebral Palsy: Tommy T and Black Velvet perform, $20, 7 p.m., Skyline Country Club, 405 South Main St., Lanesborough.

THEATER

Aglet Theatre Company: "The Cocktail Hour," 1:30 and 7 p.m., Dewey Memorial Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield. Tickets: 860-435-6928.

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