4 events not to miss this week, Feb. 9-15
A night of glitz, glamour and bingo
Come to Tourists for Drag Queen Bingo from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The featured queens will lead multiple rounds of bingo with show-stopping performances in-between. The winner of each round will receive a drink ticket and entry into a drawing to win a weeknight winter stay at Tourists. Tickets are $25 in advance at exploretock.com/tourists/; $30 at the door. Each ticket includes a drink ticket and bingo card. Additional cards can be purchased $2 for 1 or $5 for 3. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition in Pittsfield. Tourists is at 915 State Road, North Adams.
Warm up with a day of winter fun
North Adams WinterFest 2020, hosted by the North Adams Office of Tourism and Community Events will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. WinterFest will include a farmers market, an annual chowder cook-off, ice sculpting, horse-drawn wagon rides, s'mores, and more. All events are free to the public. Activities include:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Ice sculpting, Main and Eagle streets
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Community Spin-In, All Saints Parish Hall
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Fun in the Snow, Colegrove Park
10 a.m.to 3 p.m. — Farmers Market, 81 Main St.
10 a.m. to noon — Hot cocoa and cookies, MountainOne, 93 Main St.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Kids' Winter Carnival, games and activities, First Baptist Church, use the Main Street entrance
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Open gym at J Star Gymnastics
Noon to 2 p.m. — Chowder cook-off at The Green, 85 Main St.
Noon to 2 p.m. — Community campfire and s'mores, Holden Street
1 to 3 p.m. — Horse-drawn wagon rides, Main Street
2 to 4 p.m. — Free ice skating and skate rentals, Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink, 1267 Church St.
Remember a country music legend
The legendary Patsy Cline comes to life in the national touring show, "Memories of Patsy" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Colonial Theatre. This tribute concert takes the audience on a trip back in time, to the days when the amazing singer graced the stages of America. The songs are woven into the fabric of American music — "Crazy," "Walkin' After Midnight," "I Fall to Pieces," "She's Got You," "San Antonio Rose," "Sweet Dreams" and many more. Tickets: $29.50 and $39.50, available at the box office. The Colonial is at 111 South St., Pittsfield.
Raise a glass for a good cause
Take a tour of local spirits and international wines at The Red Lion Inn from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. The inaugural event is hosted by The Red Lion Inn with Nejaime's Wine Cellars. Raffle prizes will include magnums of wine, tours of Berkshire Mountain Distillery, and a night at the Inn, including dinner. All raffle proceeds go to CATA - Community Access to the Arts. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes a Red Lion Inn souvenir wine glass. For more information, call 413-298-5545 and to purchase tickets visit eventbrite.com.
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