4 things not to miss this week, May 19-25
FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL
Mark your calendars! The Pittsfield Suns will host the third annual Food Truck Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25. The festival will include food, games, music and craft vendors. Participating food trucks include Jan's Country Kitchen, Grampie's Dog House, Sweet Peas, Riga-Bello's Fried Dough, The Chuck Wagon, Flavors of Lebanon, Marco Concessions, Ozzie's Steak and Eggs, The Nom Nom Hut, Krispy Cones Soft Serve Ice Cream, O'Pablo's Food Truck, and Old Texas Soda Company. Craft Vendors include Glenna's Tupperware, Lularoe, Pittsfield Veterinary, I Do Photobooth, Touchstone Crystal, Cathy's Crafts, Rosebud Jewelry, Brilliant Ink, Sonsini Animal Shelter, Berkshire Dream Center and BBE Office Interiors. Entertainment will include James Hartwig, from noon to 1 p.m.; Smoke and Mirrors, from 1 to 2 p.m.; Hotshot Hillbillies Band, from 2 to 4 p.m.; Duffy and Erin, from 4 to 5 p.m., and the Four One Trio, from 5 to 6 p.m. Admission to the festival at Wahconah Park on Wahconah Street, Pittsfield is free. Parking is $3.
YE OLD VENTFORT TAG SALE
Come to Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum's giant one-day tag sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. What could be more appropriate than a one-day tag sale of cast-offs that could become valued treasures? The mansion is at 104 Walker St., Lenox.
PARADISE CITY ARTS FESTIVAL
Kick off the summer with one of the region's largest craft and fine arts festivals. Some 200-plus of the country's best makers and artists will be in Northampton for the three-day festival. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Memorial Day. Wood-turning demonstrations, a sculpture workshop for children and a participatory silk marbling booth are part of the fun. The indoor festival take place at Three County Fairgrounds, 54 Old Ferry Road, Northampton All buildings and the dining tent are connected by covered walkways. Free parking. Tickets: $14 for adults; $12 for seniors (65 and over), $8 for students with ID, free for children 12 and under, eventbrite.com.
WELCOME CAMPERS WEEKEND
The Wild Honey Pie is back with Welcome Campers, an all-inclusive music festival, for a seventh straight year! Head to Camp Lenox this Memorial Day weekend for an unforgettable music festival meets adults-only summer camp. The all-inclusive weekend includes lodging in bunkhouses, food (served buffet style), alcoholic drinks and tons of activities — kickball, dodgeball, swimming, yoga, karaoke, nature hikes, dance parties, DJ sets, basketball, pingpong, kayaking, astrology readings, tye-dying and arts and crafts. General admission tickets: $300 at eventbrite.com. Ticket sales end Saturday, May 25 at 5 p.m. The 21+ event is being held at Camp Lenox, 2034 North Main Road, Otis.
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