The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 8



American Legion Ladies Auxiliary: Monthly breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m. French toast or pancakes, sausage, home fries and eggs. Donation: $6. Tunnel Street, Readsboro Vt.

Berkshire School: Berkshire Natural History Conference. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presentations by local and regional naturalists and acclaimed authors. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students; includes lunch. Information or to pre-register (strongly suggested): Bellas/Dixon Math and Science Center at the school, 245 N. Undermountain Road, Sheffield.

Dalton American Legion Auxiliary: Veterans Day dinner/dance. Cocktails 4 p.m., pasta dinner 5 p.m. Dancing follows. Tickets: $10 per person from any auxiliary member or at the Legion Home. 258 North St., Dalton.

Dalton Lions Club: All-you-can-eat breakfast to fund sight and hearing programs. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, toast, juice and coffee. Tickets at the door: Adults $7. Dalton VFW, 366 E Housatonic St., Dalton.

Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market: Farm to Glass Throwdown. 5 p.m. Fundraiser for the new winter farmers market, making it the only year-round farmers market in the county. Tickets: Hotel on North, North Street, Pittsfield.

Sheffield Historical Society: Festival of the Holidays featuring Berkshire artisans. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield.

Temple Anshe Amunim: 18th Annual Read Hebrew America and Canada. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Five-week course will focus on teaching the Hebrew alphabet and basic reading skills to Jews with little or no background in Hebrew. Information: 413-442-5910. 26 Broad St., Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Grange: Family-style corned beef and cabbage dinner. 1 to 2 p.m. Cost: Adults, $12; children younger than 12, $6. Take-out available, 413-298-3185. Grange Hall, Church Street, Stockbridge,

West Stockbridge Congregational Church: Harvest Turkey Dinner. Seatings 4:30 And 6 p.m. Tickets: Adults, $15; children younger than 10, $8. Take-out available. Music by Maryann Palermo. Raffle And 50/50. Information: 413-232-4256. 45 Main St., West Stockbridge.


High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding and Driving Center: "Riding My Way Back," award-winning, short documentary about the healing of therapeutic riding for a veteran with post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. 4 p.m. Free, question and answer panel follows. 71 County Route 21C, Ghent, N.Y.


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.


Hubbard Hall: World premiere musical, "Wayward Home: A Musical Folktale." 2 p.m. Tickets: $25 general admission, $10 students. Tickets or information: or 518-677-2495. 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

WAM Theatre: "Holy Laughter" by Catherine Trieshmann. 2 p.m. Tickets: 413-236-8888, in person during box office, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, or online Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield.

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