Thursday, June 19

ART

IS183 Art School

Adult Student Show opening 4 to 6 p.m. Citizens' Hall, Stockbridge. Free.

COMMUNITY

The Mount

"A Sense of Place: Private Gardens of the Hudson Valley" with author Jane Garmey, 6 p.m. Lenox.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free Inside/Out Performance: New Generation Dance Company, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. The Hong Kong Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," a musical, 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

MUSIC

Dalton CRA

Concert on the Memorial Lawn with Dave Bacon Band, sponsored by the Dalton Benefit Association, 7 p.m., Free. Dalton CRA, 400 Main St., (413) 684-0260, www.dalton cra.org.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Preview: "Working on a Special Day," New England premiere, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Main stage: "Red," six-time Tony Award-winning drama about artist Mark Rothko. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, a nun who suspects a young priest of improper relations with a student, 2 and 7:30 p.


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Town Players of Pittsfield

Short staged reading of "Lives of the Great Waitresses," 5:30 p.m., repeated at 6:30 p.m. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Free.

Friday, June 20

COMMUNITY

Spencertown Academy

"Twilight in the Garden Cocktail Party" 6 to 9 p.m. Food and libations. Spencertown, N.Y.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free PillowTalk: "The Evolution of Institutions," 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: American Dance Guild, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. The Hong Kong Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. World premiere: Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It, "8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," a musical. 1 and 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club. 982 Route 100 South, Weston.

MUSIC

Guthrie Center

John Flynn, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Whitney Center for the Arts

Opera Notte, "Deception & Desire." Evening of Arias with tapas available, 7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Working on a Special Day," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 2 and 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Main stage: "Red," Six-time Tony Award-winning drama about artist Mark Rothko. 8 p.m., Dorset. Opening night reception follows.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, a nun who suspects a young priest of improper relations with a student, 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare's Will," the uncharted and tumultuous life of Anne Hathaway -- Shakespeare's enigmatic wife, 7:30 p.m., Lenox.

Saturday, June 21

ART

Shaker Museum & Library

"Utopian Benches" -- Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon presents the work of sculptor Francis Cape exploring the design of seating in intentional communities. Reception with artist. Free. New Lebanon, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Arrowhead

Country Fair #1, Pittsfield.

Becket Arts Center

Summer Solstice celebration with food, live music, dancing, children's activities and silent auction, free, 6 to 10 p.m. Becket.

Berkshire Community College

"Beethoven and Bonaparte," Jeremy Yudkin, OLLI talk, Free. 10:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Hancock Shaker Village

Shaker cooking for families 10:45 a.m. Oval box basics workshop. Make a own nest of four boxes, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pittsfield.

Sandisfield Arts Center

Historic Homes talk, 10 a.m. Sandisfield

Spencertown Academy

10th Annual Hidden Gardens Tour, talk and Garden Market 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Self-guided tour of gardens in Chatham, Hillsdale and Spencertown: Sculpture garden, wildflower meadow. Spencertown, N.Y.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

The Hong Kong Ballet, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "Carmen & Geoffrey," 4 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Ballet Program, The School at Jacob's Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. World premiere: Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

Lenox Contra Dance

Live music by Anadama, Amelia Mason fiddle, Emily Troll accordion, Bethany Waickman guitar; Calling by Jim Fownes, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Lenox

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," 1 and 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

MUSIC

Aston Magna Music Festival

"Celebrating C.P.E. Bach's 300th Birthday; and J.S. Bach's Musical Offering," under musical direction by Daniel Stepner. 6 p.m. Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, astonmagna.org. (800) 595-4849.

Guthrie Center

John Gorka, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

New York City-based modern string quartet Ethel, "Grace," exploring the idea of redemption through music. 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Ventfort Hall

"Some Romantic Evening." Music of the Gilded Age at the unveiling of "Tango!" a new bronze sculpture by Andrew DeVries. Violist Hillary Herndon and pianist Jennifer Muniz perform works by LeBeau, Brahms, Vasilenko with a finale of Astor Piazolla's Le Grand Tango. 7 p.m. Lenox.

Tannery Pond Concerts

Axel Strauss, violin, and Ilya Poletaev, piano, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Botanical Garden

"Wild Harvest: Edible and Medicinal Field Study," 10 a.m. with herbalist Dina Falconi to explore the plants of the gardens, meadows and woodland edges. Stockbridge.

Garden Conservancy

Open Days Program: Self-guided tours of eight private gardens in Falls Village, Kent, Lakeville, Sharon, Washington and West Cornwall, Conn. www.opendaysprogram.org

Hoosac Range Hike

Moderate hike, 10 a.m. with Berkshire Natural Resources Council. Trailhead on Route 2 east of North Adams. bnrc.net

Master Gardeners

Free class, "Roses for the Northern Climes" 10 a.m. gardens behind Springside House in Springside Park, Pittsfield.

Mountain Laurel Hike

Morning hike with mountain laurel in bloom to the newly reopened summit at Dry Hill. North Road parking area, 10 a.m. Free. westregion@ttor.org, (413) 298-3239 ext., 3020.

Project Native

Native Butterfly House opens for the season, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Butterfly and bug safari: Find eggs, caterpillars and butterflies to bring into the Butterfly House. 10:30 a.m. to noon, Free. Housatonic.

Tamarack Hollow

Summer solstice hike to sacred wells and springs of the highlands 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Windsor

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Working on a Special Day," 4 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Kiss Me Kate," 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Main stage: "Red," six-time Tony Award-winning drama about artist Mark Rothko. 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset. Talk-back after matinee.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, a nun who suspects a young priest of improper relations with a student, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare's Will," 3 p.m., "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 7 p.m., Tina Packer Playhouse, Lenox.

WRITING

Monterey Cultural Council

New York Times best-selling author B. B. Haywood, aka Beth Feenan, reception 4:30 p.m. at the Monterey General Store, 448 Main Road., (413) 528-5900. Free.

Sunday, June 22

COMMUNITY

Bennington Great Race

Great Race old car rally and race stops in town for lunch. Classic cars begin arriving c. 12:20 p.m. and stay for an hour. greatrace.com.

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry shortcake, sundaes, pies, jams and jellies to benefit Stephentown Historical Society, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. under the tent at the Berry Patch, Route 22, Stephentown N.Y.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

The Hong Kong Ballet, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. World premiere: Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," 3 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Songwriters Cabaret #1" featuring Will Aronson and Noel Carey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Celebration of Jewish Music

"My Heart is in the East: a concert of songs, stories, and dance interpretation, celebrating the land of Israel," poetry and stories with Jewish music and modern dance. 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel, North Adams

Performance Space 21

Repast Baroque with guest harpsichordist Dongsok Shin in an all-J.S. Bach program, 2 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Adams annual race

George Coope Memorial Road Race -- Kids Fun Run, 5K & 10K Run and 1-mile walk, 8:30 a.m., Adams Visitor Center, Hoosac Street, Adams. www.celebrateadams.com

Bascom Lodge

‘The Great Barrington Fairgrounds,' presentation about the past, the present and future plans for historic site. 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Field Farm

NatureSnap: Photography Workshop, 7 to 11 a.m. Williamstown. Trustees of Reservations.

Tamarack Hollow

Waterfalls and big trees hike 10 a.m. at Chapel Brook Falls, Ashfield. (413) 532-1631

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Working on a Special Day," New England premiere, 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 5 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Main stage: "Red," Six-time Tony Award-winning drama about artist Mark Rothko. 3 p.m., Dorset.

"Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley, a nun who suspects a young priest of improper relations with a student, 2 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare's Will," the uncharted and tumultuous life of Anne Hathaway -- Shakespeare's enigmatic wife, 3 p.m., Lenox. Preview, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare's classic, bawdy comedy set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 7 p.m., Tina Packer Playhouse, Lenox.

WAM Theatre

"How the World Began" by Catherine Trieschmann, 3 p.m. Staged reading, No. Six Depot Café and Roastery, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge.

Monday, June 23

ART

Bascom Lodge

Alaa Awad, Egyptian painter and muralist has a solo exhibition at MCLA Gallery 51 opening on June 26. He will talk about his work tonight. 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

FILM

Knesset Israel

"Kings of Comedy," wit of Billy Crystal, 7:30 p.m., free. Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Songwriters Cabaret #1" featuring Will Aronson and Noel Carey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Tuesday, June 24

COMMUNITY

Arrowhead

Farm Day. Spend time with the chicks and young plants at Melville's Arrowhead Farm (Free all day). Pittsfield.

FILM

Movie Tuesdays: "You Were Never Lovelier," Fred Astaire with Rita Hayworth. 8:30 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

HISTORY

Ventfort Hall

Karen Shepard, "The Celestials: North Adams Meets, the Chinese," 4 p.m. tea and talk, Lenox.

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

MUSIC

Eagle Band

Summer band standards from Leroy Anderson to John Philip Sousa, Broadway show tunes, patriotic favorites and marches, 7 p.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield. Free.

Mass MoCA

Rock ‘n' rock shape-shifter Beck, one of the most respected musicians of his generation, in concert, 8:30 p.m. North Adams

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversations With: "From Film to Stage: Adapting ‘Una Giornata Particolare' for a Theatre," free, general seating, 4 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Working on a Special Day," New England premiere, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Preview, "The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful," 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Wednesday, June 25

COMMUNITY

Bascom Lodge

Big Elm Brewery talk about brews, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock

Dalton CRA

20th Annual Golf Tournament, benefits the Dalton Youth Center programming and youth scholarships for camp and sports programs. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Wahconah Country Club, Dalton. Register by June 23. Dalton CRA, 400 Main St., (413) 684-0260, (413) 684-0260, www.dalton cra.org.

Spencertown Academy

"Story: The Invisible Foundation" workshop led by former Disney Broadway producer Michele Steckler, 7 p.m. Spencertown, N.Y.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Trey McIntyre Project, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Free Inside/Out Performance: Sayat Nova Dance Company, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. "Unreal Hip-Hop," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The WPTC Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," a musical for young audiences. 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club. 982 Route 100 South, Weston.

OUTDOORS

Alford Springs Hike

Moderate hike partially off-trail, 10 a.m. with Berkshire Natural Resources Council. Alford Springs Trailhead, Alford.

Berkshire Museum

Butterfly Garden Planting Workshop, 9 a.m. Project Native staff explain host and nectar plants that attract butterflies, then plant the Berkshire Museum's first butterfly garden. Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate," 2 and 7 p.m., Mainstage. "Working on a Special Day," New England premiere, 7:30 p.m., post-show discussion, St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Preview, "The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful," 7 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"Madagascar," the story of a young man's mysterious disappearance. 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Main stage: "Red," Six-time Tony Award-winning drama about artist Mark Rothko. 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset.

Shakespeare and Company

Preview: "A Servant of Two Masters," outrageous and wily servant Truffaldino secretly signs on with two masters simultaneously, 5:30 p.m., outside in the Rose Footprint, Lenox.