4 events not to miss this week, Sept. 15-21
It's Apple Squeeze time!
Join local shops, restaurants, artisans, musicians, farm stands and performers as Lenox celebrates the apple harvest at the 40th annual Lenox Apple Squeeze. The two-day fall festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy more than 100 food, craft and informational vendors, live musi and a kids' area. Parking shuttled from Tanglewood main lot — $5 per car. for more information, visit lenox.org/lenoxapplesqueeze.
Experience a night of Vegas-style magic
Come to the Tavern at the A for non-stop laughter and mind-boggling slight of hand magic, Vegas style! Smoothini Returns: Las Vegas comedy magic will be held at 8 p.m. Friday. Live DJs until 1 a.m. Open to adults 21-plus with an ID. Tickets: Advance, $20, at eventbrite.com; at the door. $25. The Tavern at the A is at 303 Crane Ave, Pittsfield.
Big Easy fun in the 413
Take a trip to New Orleans with Rev Tor & Friends as they celebrate the life, music and spirit of three New Orleans legends: Dr. John, Charles Neville and Art Neville. "A Night in New Orleans" concert will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, and will feature two sets of Big Easy-flavored jams. Berkshire County's own Benny "fingers" Kohn will be at the grand piano for a set of Dr. John classics; and Rev Tor will lead a set full of The Meters and Neville Brothers NOLA Funk, featuring Max Creek's Mark Mercier as well as a special appearance by Khalif Neville. The night will feature many fan favorites including: "Right Place, Wrong Time," "Aiko Aiko," "Yellow Moon," "Cissy Strut" and more. Pre-show entertainment will be provided by Tom Corrigan at 6:30 p.m. at The Garage. Tickets: $25, berkshiretheatregroup.org. The The Colonial Theatre is at 111 South St., Pittsfield.
Walk a mile for a good cause
The 9th annual Walk a Mile March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence will be held during Third Thursday in Downtown Pittsfield. Walking in the march is free, but most walkers also raise money to support Elizabeth Freeman Center. The money raised will support free and confidential services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence throughout Berkshire County. To register, visit pledgereg.com/walkamile2019. You'll be given your own fundraising page that you can forward to friends, family, coworkers, anyone and everyone, to ask them to help sponsor your walk. Those who register to walk and raise $55 or more, will get a 2019 Walk a Mile T-shirt. Day of registration begins at 5 p.m.; the walk starts at 6 p.m. at the corner of North Street and Columbus Avenue. Shoes, shoe decorations and signs are available at the walk. Come early to get the best shoes! For more information, visit elizabethfreemancenter.org.
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