Things to do and see in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, Dec. 24 - 29


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Manchester Community Library: Sneak peek of season 6 opener and "Downton Abbey"-inspired afternoon tea. Sunday 3 p.m. First hour of episode one, followed by a discussion and audience reaction and an afternoon tea. Raffles and door prizes. Feel free to dress in Downton-era attire. Registration required; (preferred) or 802-549-4577. 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.


Norman Rockwell Museum: School vacation week workshops — Drop In On Art! Monday through Friday, Dec. 8-31, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Invent story lines and design characters, plots, and settings inspired by the art on display. For children of all ages. Every day is different. Free with museum admission, members free. Stockbridge, Mass.


Ventfort Hall: Tea & Concert, "Songs of the Flow of Life and Love: Schubert's Romantic 'Water Music.'" Sunday 3:30 p.m. Tenor Doug Schmolze and pianist Larry Wallach. Reservations recommended: $22 in advance, $27 on the day of the event; 413-637-3206. 104 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.

West Stockbridge Chamber Players: Winter Concert. Wednesday 6 p.m. Tickets: $35, or 413-232-4270. West Stockbridge Congregational Church, 45 Main St., West Stockbridge, Mass.


Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: London's National Theatre in HD production of "Jane Eyre." Sunday 1 p.m. Shortened English-language version. Tickets and information: or 413-528-0100. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.


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