network

Tonight from 5 to 7 p.m., the Berkshire Young Professionals will host its monthly social networking event at Mass MoCA in North Adams. Festivities will take place at The Chalet, the museum’s beer garden, where attendees will have the opportunity to tour exhibits while networking with one another and enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres from Freight Yard Pub. A cash bar will also be available.

Be sure to bring your business cards to enter into the door prize drawing.

As always, BYP networking socials are free for BYP membership cardholders or $5 without the card. Learn more at www.berkshirechamber.com/byp. live music

At 8 Saturday night, Massachusetts-based group The Naked Stills will perform at The Parlor Cafe in North Adams. There’s no cover, just some tunes inspired by the pioneering folk, blues and rock movements of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

For more information about The Parlor, visit theparlorcafe.com or call (413) 346-4279.

hang out

Also happening in North Adams, from noon to midnight Saturday, is the "Hangar Hangout" at the Harriman-and-West Airport at 836 State Road. Tickets are $25 per person, general admission and free for youths under age 15.


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Performing acts hail from Boston to the Berkshires and include: Beau Sasser Trio, Kidd Ryddim, Sean Byrne, Honeycomb, Frido-Lay, Phifer, Political Animals, The Romano Project, Outer Stylie, Rebel Alliance and Fungus Amungus.

Tickets are available at Wild Oats in Williamstown, Head Eaze shops in North Adams and Greenfield, and Eagle Street Music on Main in North Adams. For more information, call (413) 664-6180.

release party

In Lenox at 9:30 Saturday night, local hip-hop outfit Nostalgia will host a CD release party for their album "Timeless," at Firefly Restaurant. The event is free, and will include live performances and filming for an upcoming music video for the song "Moment in Time." Learn more at www.facebook.com/nostalgiamusicgroup.

music fest

From 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday is the inaugural Bud Light Music Festival at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock. The free event is open to the public and will include local bands and performers Bernice Lewis, Chris Merenda and The Wheel, The Rev Tor Band and T Bone Daddy.

There will be food vendors and the Adventure Parks at Jiminy will be open for use at regular admission prices. For more information, visit jiminypeak.com/peak-music-series.

staged

At 2 Sunday, the Whitney Center for the Arts in Pittsfield will host Town Players of Pittsfield’s staged reading of "Beyond Therapy" by Christopher Durang, directed by Kevin Paul Wixsom. Tickets are $5. Learn more about the farcical comedy www.townplayers.org.