5 things to do if you're on a budget this week


Can't-miss live music

New York-based Charming Disaster duo performs at Dream Away Lodge tonight from 8 to 10. 1342 Country Road, Becket. THEDREAMAWAYLODGE.COM


Bring the kids

Head to Fun Free Friday at Naumkeag, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Enjoy family-friendly activities, self-guided tours of the historic Gilded Age home, lawn games, art activities and more. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. THETRUSTEES.ORG


Opening receptions

First Fridays Artswalk features a reception for "Dreaming of Light" at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts; a reception for "iPaint on My iPad: Meditations in Light & Color," at The Kinderhook Group Real Estate; and "An Art Show from the Heart" at NUarts Studios and Gallery, 5 to 8 p.m., Pittsfield. FIRSTFRIDAYSARTSWALK.COM


Live on North

Grahm Sturz performs original music and covers at Hotel on North Friday from, 8 to 11 p.m. 297 North St., Pittsfield. HOTELONNORTH.COM


Live music outdoors!

Pack up the kids and bring your picnics and chairs: Honey Talk performs at Windsor Lake Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. 200 Windsor Lake Road, North Adams. EXPLORENORTHADAMS.COM


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