5 things to do if you're on a budget this week, Nov. 27 - Dec. 4
Check out the galleries
Take a look at "Travels on Paper" at Clark Art Institute's First Sundays Free event, offering free admission 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 1, 225 South St., Williamstown.
Join Berkshire Bach's annual Thanksgiving weekend Messiah Sing with conductor Frank Nemhauser, 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at First Congregational Church, 251 Main St., Great Barrington. Donations welcome.
Take a lunch break
Take a break with Williams College students and faculty Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 12:15 p.m. in Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.
READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS
An evening with the author
Author of "Dept. of Speculation," Jenny Offill speaks at Bard College at Simon's Rock Poetry & Fiction Reading Series, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Blodgett House, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. SIMONS-ROCK.EDU
Reserve a pass this weekend
Take advantage of the long weekend and head to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and catch a last look at Rafa Esparza's "Staring at the Sun," visit the Berkshire Museum's Festival of Trees, or see "Finding Home" at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Museum passes for reduced or free admission to local museums are available at Berkshire Athenaeum, Great Barrington Libraries, North Adams Public Library, Lenox Library, Bushnell-Sage Library and more. Visit your local library or reserve online.
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