5 things to do if you're on a budget this week
Don't miss a holiday classic
Mahaiwe is holding it's annual screening of Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life," 7 p.m. Friday, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Tickets are free, admission is first come, first served.
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Celebrate the solstice
Head to William Cullen Bryant Homestead for a solstice celebration, featuring a bonfire, 19th-century winter poems and the history of the Christmas tree, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. There's a $5 suggested donation. 207 Bryant Road, Cummington. THETRUSTEES.ORG
Kick off the winter season
Join Mount Greylock State Reservation for a Solstice Walk on the Bradley Farm Interpretive Trail, noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Bring the kids! Suitable for ages 8 and up. Meet at the Visitors Center, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.
Holiday fun for the whole family
Zion Lutheran Church's "Common Room Christmas" features a retelling of the Christmas story with a pop-up pageant, live music by the Jazz Vespers ensemble, and the singing of "Silent Night" by candlelight and kid-friendly glow sticks, 4 p.m. Monday. Admission is free, donations accepted. 74 First St., Pittsfield.
Sing and dance along
Keep those kids busy this winter break. Join Terry a la Berry and friends for a concert at Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 11 a.m. Wednesday. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.
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