Thursday, July 31

ART

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Art of Cut Paper: Scherenschnitte Workshop 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stockbridge.

DownStreet Art

Art openings across downtown North Adams, last Thursday of each month, June to Sept., 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery openings, street performances and public art works.

MCLA Gallery 51

"Split/Level," Julia Morgan-Leamon solo show: Found and altered objects, assemblage, paint, sculpture and video explore rifts (and connections), July 31 to Aug. 24. Reception 6 p.m. North Adams.

Williams College Museum of Art

‘From the Gallery to the Stage: Visual Research in Set Design, with David Morris, assistant professor of theater, ‘Material Friction: Americana and American Art' show and how art can inform set design 4 p.m. on the patio. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Belanger Brothers show, Austrian haflingers, wood crafts, watershed on wheels, spinning demonstration, children's games, food, antique engines, antique tractors, Northern Berkshire Beekeepers. Battle of the Bands, 6 p.m. Bowe field, off Route 8, Adams. www.adams-agricultural-fair.org

Cruz Night

Classic cars, Center Street, Adams, 6 to 9 p.m. Concert on the Adams Town Common 7 p.m. Free.

The Mount

"What They Wore to War: Dressing American Relief Workers in the Great War," 4 p.m. In honor of the 100th anniversary of World War I, Dr.


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Alan Price will tell the story of three important American charities in France and the dress of three leaders: Edith Wharton, Nina Duryea, and Isabel Lathrop. 4 p.m. Lenox.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free Inside/Out Performance: Rukmini Vijayakumar, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Circa in "S," 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. World premiere: Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 2 and 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Lenox Library

"Sciencetellers," exciting experiments, dynamic storytelling. 11 a.m., free. info@lenoxlib.org. Lenox.

MUSIC

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: After hours special jam sessions in summer beer garden, 10 p.m. Free. North Adams.

Manchester Music Festival

"Master and Commander -- Ludwig Van Beethoven!!" The Manchester Festival Orchestra. Beethoven's 7th Symphony and the ‘Emperor' Concerto No. 5. 7:30 p.m. Manchester.

Tanglewood

Chamber Ensemble from the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra, David Angus, conductor; Heather Johnson, mezzo-soprano;Chelsea Basler, soprano; Caroline Worra, soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone; Daniel Mobbs, baritone. Beeson: "Lizzie Borden." A chamber version in seven scenes without intermission. Sung in English with supertitles. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 3 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Breaking the Code," story of Alan Turing who solved German Enigma Code during World War II, 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

World premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. Preview, Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 2 and 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," The most timeless tale of love, 6 p.m., outside in the Dell, Lenox.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Company, 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," a hilarious medley of mayhem, comedy and lunacy, 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," in which 7 actors play all the roles, 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" In this musical spoof, aspiring playwrights hope for a Broadway show. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Preview: The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse. A one-woman tour de force, "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Women at Work Festival, ending a run off-off Broadway. 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"Fool For Love," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. "The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. Williamstown.

Friday, Aug. 1

ART

Bennington First Friday

Live music 5 to 8 p.m., shops open late, sidewalk-chalking, gallery tour and art walk. Better Bennington Corporation

First Fridays Artswalk

Art shows, work by 40 regional artists opening 5 to 8 p.m. downtown. Artswalk After Party from 8-10 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts. www.FirstFridaysArtswalk.com

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

"Up in the air discdogger" show 5:45 p.m., Cruise-in 6 p.m., knife thrower, dance, pedal tractor contest. Belanger Brothers show, Austrian haflingers, wood crafts, watershed on wheels, spinning demonstration, children's games, food, antique engines, antique tractors, Northern Berkshire Beekeepers. Battle of the Bands, 6 p.m. Bowe field, off Route 8, Adams. www.adams-agricultural-fair.org

Bennington Contra Dance

Monthly dance 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. All dances are taught and beginners are welcome. One World Conservation Center, Route 7, Bennington.benningtondance.org, (802) 447-2173

Clark Art Institute

Izakaya on the Visitor Center Terrace -- an authentic izakaya, a type of Japanese drinking establishment that also serves food. Casual after-work gathering. 5 p.m. Williamstown.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Free Fun Friday arts celebration for the whole family. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Free. Great Barrington.

Summer Outdoor Movie Series

"Rudy." Movies begin at dusk (around 8:30 p.m.) Rain cancels the movie. Free. Clapp Park, Pittsfield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free PillowTalk: "How Like An Angel," 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Dawn Lane, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon performance Space. Circa in "S," 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. World premiere: Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin Dance Company: "Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore." A live performance of an original score by Guy Klucevsek for accordion and violin that evokes both Klezmer and Indian music. 8 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Adams movie night

Movie outdoors, Adams Town Hall Lawn, 6 p.m., free.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin, Modern Dance For Kids. Lionel Popkin and his company will introduce the world of modern dance through a performance exploring the joys of movement and music and giving the audience an opportunity to try a few modern dance moves themselves. 1 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Chesterwood

"Chesterfest" new Americana music series held outdoors. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music and dance, 40 artists on four stages -- including Cheryl Wheeler, Brother Sun, John Gorka, Nields, The Duhks, Aoife O'Donovan, Christine Lavin and Don White, Tracy Grammer, Spuyten Duyvil, Kim and Reggie Harris, Magpie, Annie and the Hedonists, Clayfoot Strutters, Grand Slambovians, Great Bear Trio, Ronny Cox, and the Andrew and Noah Band -- dancing, camping, workshops, crafts, international foods, Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y. www.FalconRidgeFolk.com

Guthrie Center

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

Lenox Library

Tanglewood pre-concert lecture "Tchaikovsky's Perfectly Romantic Serenade for Strings and Schumann's Last Symphony," Professor of Music Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m. Lenox.

Mass MoCA

Music with Glen Kotche of Wilco under Natalie Jeremijenko's "Tree Logic," 4:30 p.m. Bang on a Can contemporary music festival: After hours special jam sessions in summer beer garden, 10 p.m. Free. North Adams.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. Lenox.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert, members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m. Ozawa Hall. This Week at Tanglewood panel discussion with moderator Martin Bookspan and guest artists, 7:15 p.m., Shed. The Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Memorial Concert, Boston Symphony Orchestra with Marcelo Lehninger, conductor; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; Thomas Rolfs, trumpet (Shostakovich). Tchaikovsky: "Serenade for strings"; Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1; Schumann: Symphony No. 4. 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Breaking the Code," story of Alan Turing who solved German Enigma Code during World War II, 2 and 8 p.m., Mainstage. "The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

World premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Preview, Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Company, 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"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. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare's classic, bawdy comedy set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 7 p.m., "Julius Caesar," in which 7 actors play all the roles, 8 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" In this musical spoof, aspiring playwrights hope for a Broadway show. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse. A one-woman tour de force, "Stoop Stories," 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club. 982 Route 100 South, Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. "The Visit," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

Saturday, Aug. 2

ART

Bennington Museum

Norman Rockwell Arlington Models Reunion. Open to the public, presentation by curator Jamie Franklin, meet and talk with Rockwell models and hear their stories, preview of the in-production film "Our Neighbor Norman" and more. Free to residents of Bennington County.

Chesterwood

"A Conversation with Artist-in-Residence Julie McCarthy" with exhibit "An Oasis of Beauty," 4 p.m. Free. Stockbridge.

Clark Art Institute

Clark Inspired: Michael Govan, Williams, Class of 1985; Director/CEO of Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and Clark Trustee, will share thoughts about how the Clark and Williamstown have shaped his career. 3 p.m. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Judging of adult sheep and goats 10 a.m., youth cattle 10 a.m., horse pull 11 a.m., sheep dog demonstration 12:30 p.m., birds of prey 1 p.m. Dancing, music, truck pull, Western Mass. Master Gardeners, crowning of fair prince and princess. Belanger Brothers show, Austrian haflingers, wood crafts, watershed on wheels, spinning demonstration, children's games, food, antique engines, antique tractors, Northern Berkshire Beekeepers. Battle of the Bands, 6 p.m. Bowe field, off Route 8, Adams. www.adams-agricultural-fair.org

Bidwell House Museum

Summer Garden Party, live music, silent and live auction at 1914 to 1936 Berkshire Summer School of Art. Benefits the museum. 4 to 7 p.m., Art School Road, Monterey.

Cornwall Contra Dance

Live old time music by Still, the Homegrown Band and a special guest caller. All ages and left feet welcome, 7 p.m. at the Cornwall Town Hall, 24 Pine St., Cornwall, Conn. motherhouse.us

Gear Up For Lyme

The Gear Up For Lyme Mt. Equinox Uphill Bike Climb, 5.4-mile bike race up Mt. Equinox. All funds raised help fund research for a Lyme disease cure. as well as support the charities of the Rotary Club of Manchester. www.gearupforlyme.com. Manchester.

Hancock Shaker Village

Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend. Blacksmiths form Berkshire County, Connecticut, Capital District, and New England showcase art and artisanship. All weekend. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pittsfield

Mount Washington Church Fair

Quilt raffle, art and crafts, flowers, fashions, children's games. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Church of Christ, East Street and Cross Road, Mount Washington. Benefits non-sectarian charities.

Sandisfield Arts Center

"Stuck down here: The fix of American Poverty," 10:30 a.m. Sandisfield

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

World premiere: Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "Chalk and Soot: Composing & Choreographing," 4 p.m., Blake's Barn. Alumni Reception, 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance, The School at Jacob's Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Circa in "S," 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Becket.

Performance Space 21

Lionel Popkin Dance Master Class, a dance class in Skinner Releasing Technique. 11 a.m. Lionel Popkin Dance Company: "Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore." A live performance of an original score by Guy Klucevsek for accordion and violin that evokes both Klezmer and Indian music. 8 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Arrowhead

"Stick Your Hands in History," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. An opportunity for middle school children to curate a one-week exhibit on the theme of Art and Industry. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 12:30 (sensory-friendly) and 3:30 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

August Klughardt: Schilflieder; Ted Hearne: "Crispy Gentlemen," and Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major, 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington

Berkshire Choral Festival

Kent Tritle and Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Elgar, Dream of Gerontius (English). Sheffield.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music and dance, 40 artists on four stages -- including Cheryl Wheeler, Brother Sun, John Gorka, Nields, The Duhks, Aoife O'Donovan, Christine Lavin and Don White, Tracy Grammer, Spuyten Duyvil, Kim and Reggie Harris, Magpie, Annie and the Hedonists, Clayfoot Strutters, Grand Slambovians, Great Bear Trio, Ronny Cox, and the Andrew and Noah Band -- dancing, camping, workshops, crafts, international foods, Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y. www.FalconRidgeFolk.com

Guthrie Center

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Lenox Library

Tanglewood pre-concert lecture "From Silent to Synthesizer: Film Music through the Ages," Professor of Music Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m. Lenox.

Manchester Music Festival

Family concert, "The Thrill of the Orchestra!" with the Manchester Festival Orchestra, to benefit MMF education programs. 3 p.m. Manchester.

Mass MoCA

Bang on a Can marathon with Steve Reich and Glen Kotche, 4 to 10 p.m. North Adams

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. Lenox.

Music from Salem

"Brahms as Protégé and Master," 8 p.m. Brahms' Piano Trio No. 2, Scenes from Fairytales for clarinet, viola and piano by Schumann. Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, N.Y.

Tanglewood

Pre-rehearsal talk, 9:30 a.m. Shed. Rehearsal, Sunday program, 10:30 a.m., Shed. John Williams' Film Night with the Boston Pops Orchestra, 8:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

Tannery Pond Concerts

Pianist Gleb Ivanov, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Breaking the Code," story of Alan Turing who solved German Enigma Code during World War II, 2 and 8 p.m., Mainstage. "The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 3 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Retrospective 10-year celebration 6 p.m. to midnight. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

World premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 2 and 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Preview, Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 2 and 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," The most timeless tale of love, 12:30 p.m., outside in the Dell, Lenox.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Company, 2 and 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare's classic, bawdy comedy set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 2 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., outside in the Rose Footprint. Preview: "Henry IV, Parts I & II," power, comedy and rebellion collide in this whirlwind adaptation, 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," in which 7 actors play all the roles, 8 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," the uncharted and tumultuous life of Anne Hathaway -- Shakespeare's enigmatic wife, 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" In this musical spoof, aspiring playwrights hope for a Broadway show. 4 and 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston Playhouse. A one-woman tour de force, "Stoop Stories," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Women at Work Festival, ending a run off-off Broadway. 2 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

Sunday, Aug. 3

ART

Williams College Museum of Art

Field Trip to Field Farm, 2 p.m. Former home of WCMA's Edward Hopper painting, former home of Lawrence H. Bloedel ‘23 and outpost of the museum's collection. Outdoor sculptures, architecture designed by Edwin Goodell, Jr. and Ulrich Franzen ‘42. South Williamstown

COMMUNITY

40th Adams Agricultural Fair

Judging of adult cattle 10 a.m., youth sheep and goats 10 a.m., ox pull 11 a.m., sheep dog demonstration 1 p.m., Demolition derby 2 p.m. Awards 5 p.m. Belanger Brothers show, Austrian haflingers, wood crafts, watershed on wheels, spinning demonstration, children's games, food, antique engines, antique tractors, Northern Berkshire Beekeepers. Battle of the Bands, 6 p.m. Bowe field, off Route 8, Adams. www.adams-agricultural-fair.org

Hancock Shaker Village

Age of Iron Blacksmithing Weekend. Blacksmiths form Berkshire County, Connecticut, Capital District, and New England showcase art and artisanship. All weekend. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pittsfield

Robert Frost Stone House

"Frost's Letters: To an Editor," professor Donald Sheehy on editing the recently published Letters of Robert Frost, Volume 1: 1886 - 1920 by Harvard University Press. 2 p.m. Free. Shaftsbury.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Circa in "S," 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. World premiere: Dance Heginbotham and Brooklyn Rider in "Chalk and Soot," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Sunday Film Event -- "Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter," 4:30 p.m., Blake's Barn. Becket.

HISTORY

Bascom Lodge

"Berkshires During the Civil War, Seen through the Eyes of 10 Residents," 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock

Melville Hike

Re-enact Herman Melville's meeting with Nathaniel Hawthorne, 9 a.m. to noon with readings. Monument Mountain, Route 7, Great Barrington.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Adams town concert

Live music 4 p.m. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun. www.celebrateadams.com

Barrington Stage Company

"Doin' What Comes Naturally," starring Alix Korey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Jewish Federation

"An Evening with the Phantom" with Broadway's Jeff Keller, 7:30 p.m. Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Folk music and dance, 40 artists on four stages -- including Cheryl Wheeler, Brother Sun, John Gorka, Nields, The Duhks, Aoife O'Donovan, Christine Lavin and Don White, Tracy Grammer, Spuyten Duyvil, Kim and Reggie Harris, Magpie, Annie and the Hedonists, Clayfoot Strutters, Grand Slambovians, Great Bear Trio, Ronny Cox, and the Andrew and Noah Band -- dancing, camping, workshops, crafts, international foods, Dodds Farm, 44 CR 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y. www.FalconRidgeFolk.com

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Four Tops, one of Motown's most consistent hit makers, 7 p.m. Great Barrington.

Music from Salem

"Brahms as Protégé and Master," 4 p.m. Brahms' Piano Trio No. 2, Scenes from Fairytales for clarinet, viola and piano by Schumann. Park-McCullough Carriage Barn, North Bennington.

Sevenars Music Festival

The Allant Piano Trio, 4 p.m. Mendelssohn's Trio Op. 49, Beethoven's Op 70, No. 1 ("Ghost") and works by Kelly-Marie Murphy and Sun-Young Park. Worthington.

Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra with Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin. Haydn: Symphony No. 6, "Le Matin"; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D, K.218; Beethoven: Symphony No. 2. 2:30 p.m. Shed. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Housatonic Valley Association

Paddle Housatonic River in South Lee, 3 p.m., withUpper Housatonic Valley Heritage Area and the Berkshire Natural Resources Council. Families welcome. Free.

Massachusetts Audubon

Canoeing Buckley Dunton Lake, 9 am-noon. Children must be at least 10, accompanied by an adult and know how to swim. Becket.

Master Gardeners

Free class "Choosing, Growing, and Harvesting Vegetables" 10 a.m. gardens behind Springside House in Springside Park, Pittsfield.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. and 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 3 p.m., Dorset.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

"The Dancing Fox: Wisdom Tales of the Middle East," outdoor show with masks and puppets, 8 p.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield.

Shakespeare and Company

Preview: "Henry IV, Parts I & II," power, comedy and rebellion, 2 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," the uncharted and tumultuous life of Anne Hathaway -- Shakespeare's enigmatic wife, 4 p.m., Lenox." The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," a hilarious medley of mayhem, comedy and lunacy, 7:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"Gutenberg! The Musical!" In this musical spoof, aspiring playwrights hope for a Broadway show. 2 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 3 p.m., Weston Playhouse. A one-woman tour de force, "Stoop Stories," 3 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club.

Whitney Center for the Arts

"The Year I Was Gifted," Monica Bauer solo show, seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Women at Work Festival, ending a run off-off Broadway. 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown.

Monday, Aug. 4

COMMUNITY

The Mount

J. Michael Lennon on "Norman Mailer: A Double Life," 4 p.m. with tea. Lenox

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Aftermath," 4 p.m., A harrowing Polish thriller based on a savage 1941 massacre and cover-up at the hands of Catholic Poles. Nominated for 7 Polish Academy Awards. Lenox.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Doin' What Comes Naturally," starring Alix Korey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Manchester Music Festival

Young Artists Concert. Chamber music performed by participants of the full-scholarship Young Artists Program. 7 p.m. Manchester.

St. John's summer concert

Free noontime concert, violinist Emily Kalish in works composed for her by James Bergin, Larry Wallach, Gary Philo, Amy Reich. Williamstown.

THEATER

Berkshire Theatre Group

World premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge. Talk-back follows performance.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

FILM

Performance Space 21

"To Dance Like a Man." Identical Cuban triplets Angel, César and Marcos, 11, want to be chosen for a role in an important ballet in Havana. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

HISTORY

Ventfort Hall

Cassandra Albinson, "Edwardian Opulence: Your Day in Court, or How to Meet the Monarch," 4 p.m. tea and talk, Lenox.

MUSIC

Clark Art Institute

Free Concert: Oxen of the Sun, 6 p.m. soul folk band. Williamstown.

Eagle Band

Eagles Stage Band, Big Band dance music and swing, 7 p.m. Springside Park, Pittsfield. Free.

Manchester Town Green

Concerts on the Green featuring Don't Leave Band, 6-8 p.m., Manchester.

Tanglewood

Tanglewood on Parade. Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra with Stéphane Denève, Keith Lockhart, Leonard Slatkin, and John Williams, conductors. Program to include Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture." 8:30 p.m. Shed. Fireworks to follow the concert. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Becket Arts Center

"This Just In ." new information about the solar system, free at 7:30 p.m. Becket

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," 7:30 p.m., post-show discussion, St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

‘Hunchbacks of Notre Dame,' 7 p.m. ‘Riot,' 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," The most timeless tale of love, 6 p.m., outside in the Dell, Lenox.

Shakespeare and Company

Tuesday Talk, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," 5 p.m. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare's classic, bawdy comedy set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 7 p.m., Lenox.

Temple Anshe Amunim

Scene Study workshop with HRC Showcase Theatre in Hudson, N.Y. 10:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage, Williamstown.

Wednesday, Aug. 6

COMMUNITY

Bascom Lodge

‘Greylock in Time and Space,' Alec Gillman, DCR Interpretive Ranger at Mount Greylock State Reservation, on the mountain's history and nature, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Free Inside/Out Performance: Texture Contemporary Ballet, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"Ballet Russes." An intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 and 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

Michael Haydn: "Divertimento in C Major," and Yehezkel Braun Piano Trio 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington

Tanglewood

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen with Paavo Järvi, conductor, and Lars Vogt, piano. All-Brahms program: "Academic Festival" Overture, Piano Concerto No. 1 and Symphony No. 2. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Evening at the Beaver Ponds, 6:30-8 p.m. Learn about the natural history of beavers. Not recommended for children under age 3. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

‘Solo: A two person show,' 7 p.m. ‘Riot,' 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," James Naughton in one-man show. 7 p.m., Main Stage. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 7 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 8 p.m. Chester.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," 2 p.m., "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m., "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. Preview: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.