Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, Sept. 20 - 27

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ART

THE ARTIST BOOK FOUNDATION

1327 MASS MoCA Way, Building 13, North Adams

413-398-5600, artistbkfoundation.org

Through Sept. 29: "Carole Feuerman: Swimmers" exhibition of hyperrealist artist Carole Feuerman. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ART OMI

1405 County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y.

518-392-4747, artomi.org

Current exhibitions: Benjamin Cadena, "Over the Line." Ana Tiscornia and Liliana Porter. Caroline O’Donnell and Martin Miller, "Primitive Hut." Dove Bradshaw, "Indeterminacy IV." David Shrigley, "Memorial." Angela Bulloch, Tony Tasset and Matt Wedel, sculpture. Gosia Wlodarczak, "Grass: Frost Drawing for Omi." Tom Burr, "A Few Golden Moments." Jason Middlebrook and Kianja Strobert, "Fat Bike Project." OCAD University Students and Mark Tholen, "The Steam Canoe." Craig Shillitto, "Barbacoa." Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, "ReActor." Andreas Savva, "Oval Frontiers," Freya Powell, "Active Turn: Home." Rob Fischer, "Omi Pond House." Charley Friedman, "Squirrel Gang." Iran do Espirito Santo, "Playground." Diann Bauer, "Icarus Meets Apollo." Folkert de Jong, Donald Baechler, sculpture. Catherine Lee, "Constants." Jackie Ferrara, "Ribbed Dome (Rebuilt)." Harrison Atelier, "Species Niches." Paula Hayes, "Trees for ETs." Yoandy Rizo Fiallo, "Nest: Points of View." Bryan Hunt, "Cloak of Lorenzo." Jene Highsten, "Untitled Iron Casting." Laurent Ewing, "Relic II, (Decoy)." Oliver Kruse, "Interfere" and "Clench." "Augmented Reality: Peeling Layers of Space Out of Thin Air," curated by John Cleater. Dennis Adams, "Bus Shelter XI, (Heidegger)." Robert Melee, "It Up, and Her Leaving." Richard Nonas, "Smoke." Tarik Currimbhoy, "Ellipse." Thomas Matsuda, "Purification." Forrest Myers, "Valledor." Stanley Boxer, "Retrospective." Dewitt Godfrey, "Picker Sculpture." John Cross, "Columns." Nancy Dwyer, "The Age of the Death of Irony." Tony Cragg, "Untitled." Philip Grausman, "Victoria, Susanna, and Eileen." Robert Grosvenor, "Untitled." Margaret Evangeline, "Gunshot Landscape." Antoni Milkowski, sculpture. Bernar Venet, "Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5, and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line." Beverly Pepper, "Paraclete." Dennis Oppenheim, "Marriage Tree." Mary Ann Unger, "Misericordia." Dina Recanati, "Trees." Donald Lipski, "Sallie, and Dirt Ball." Willard Boepple, "John Deere, and Room." Alice Aycock, "A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels."

BENNINGTON MUSEUM

75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org

Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On view now: "Bennington Modernism," "Gilded Age Vermont," "Grandma Moses," "Grandma Moses Schoolhouse," "Early Vermont," "Cabinet of Curiosities" in the Church Gallery, "The Battle of Bennington — A Pivotal Point in American History" in the Sloane Gallery, "Bennington Pottery — From the Beginning."

Through Nov. 4: "Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont."

Through Oct. 8: "1863 Jane Stickle Quilt."

Sept. 15-Dec. 30: "Where Did You Come From Anyway?"

Saturday, Sept. 22: Free admission all day, with a visit from the Vermont Arts Exchange Art Bus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., "Grandma Moses: Her Life and Work," at 1 p.m., and a reception with artist Pat Musick at 3 p.m.

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM

159 E. Main St., North Adams

Annex: 82 Summer St., North Adams

413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

On view: "Faculty-Artists from New England Colleges," "The Next Generation: Jeanne Jalandoni," and "Edwardian Era Fashion: Collection of Greg Lafave," and ongoing exhibitions from the permanent collection, including Eric Rudd's Iceberg Installation, Robotic Sculpture and more. Annex: "A Chapel for Humanity."

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

Center House Leonhardt Galleries,

5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge

413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org

Through Oct. 8: "Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Lithographs," "Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden," with admission, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield

413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

On view: "Curiosity Incubator," "Lab 102," "World in Miniature," "Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection," "Rocks and Minerals," "The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation," "Berkshire Backyard" and the Aquarium.

Through Jan. 6: "Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes," solo show of innovative works in glass.

CASANA T HOUSE

2633 NY-23, Hillsdale, N.Y.

518-325-6105, casanatea.com

Through Sept. 30: "The Lumina Edition," an exhibit by Kenro and Yumiko Izu.

CHESTERWOOD

4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge

413-298-3579, chesterwood.org

Hours: Open May 26-Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $20, $10 teens, kids free. Grounds: $10, $5 teens, kids free.

Through Oct. 8: "40th anniversary of Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2018."

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St., Williamstown

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Through Sept. 23: "A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850-1900."

Through Oct. 8: "Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye" video exhibition, six pieces conceived to interact with The Clark's setting and the architecture of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill.

Thursday, Sept. 20: Looking and Lunching, focusing on an outdoor installation of carved stone benches by American neo-conceptual artist Jenny Holzer, noon.

Sept. 22 and 23: IS183 and The Clark present "Fine Art Video Animation," a two-day class led by Laleh Khorramian, $225 doesn't include materials, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register: is183.org/classes/photography.

Tuesday, Sept. 25: Frederic Ogee presents the free lecture, "Truth and Nature in British Art," 5:30 p.m., Manton Research Center.

CUMMINGTON COMMUNITY CENTER

33 Main St., Cummington

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Through Sept. 30: Paintings of the Berkshires by Pittsfield native Richard Roche.

CYNTHIA-REEVES

1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

cynthia-reeves.com

Sept. 25-Nov. 3: Allison Gildersleeve, "In the Retelling."

ECLIPSE MILL GALLERY

243 Union St., North Adams

Hours: Friday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Through Oct. 8: "Cross-Section," the inaugural exhibition of North Adams Fiber Artists.

EQUINOX VILLAGE GALLERY

49 Maple St., Manchester, Vt.

equinoxvillage.com

Sept. 20-Oct. 15: Pat Musick's "The Shape of Her Words" series.

Thursday, Sept. 20: Opening event for "The Shape of Her Words" exhibition, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE

AND STUDIO

92 Hawthorne St., Lenox

Open: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. Through October, group tours of 12 or more reserved two weeks in advance. Hourly guided tours.

Through Oct. 7: "Clues Behind the Painting."

GUILD OF BERKSHIRE ARTISTS

rwsag.org

Creating Art Outdoors sessions, daily through October, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your own supplies and lunch. $50 includes all sessions, may require admission fees.

Thursdays: The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Fridays: In Lenox.

Saturdays: Meet at the municipal parking lot across from Post Office, Center Street, West Stockbridge.

Sundays: On the grounds of the Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge.

Mondays: At Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield.

Tuesdays: In Great Barrington.

Wednesdays: In Stockbridge.

HOOSIC RIVER REVIVAL

hoosicriverrevival.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Community paint out with David Lane, $20, 1 to 4 p.m., Noel Field, North Adams. Registration required.

LABSPACE

2642 NY-23, Hillsdale, N.Y.

labspaceart.blogspot.com

Hours: Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Through October: "Colorforms" group show featuring Elisa Lendvay, Elisa Soliven, Hannah Foster and Susan Scott and "Lots of little things," a solo exhibition from Austin Thomas.

LEFT BANK

5 Bank St., North Bennington, Vt.

leftbankcalendar.org

Hours: Mondays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays, 4 to 8 p.m.

Through Oct. 12: "Color Spaces: Recent Gouache Paintings by Jane Hudson."

MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT

1161 Dorset West Road, Dorset, Vt.

marblehouseproject.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: ART-Seed, work from our session six artists-in-residence including installation, open studios and readings, 2 to 5 p.m.

MASS MoCA

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Fall hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays.

Gallery tours: Daily, free with admission.

Admission: Adults $20, seniors/veterans $18, students with ID $12, kids (6–16) $8, kids 5 and younger free, EBT/WIC cardholder $2.

On view: Liz Glynn: "The Archaeology of Another Possible Future." "The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night," "Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch," "Etel Adnan: A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun." Building 6 features work by artists including James Turrell, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Gunnar Schonbeck, and more.

MCLA GALLERY 51

51 Main St., North Adams

413-662-5320, mcla.edu/gallery51

Through Sept. 23: "SHEL•TER" exhibition.

NEW MARLBOROUGH MEETING

HOUSE GALLERY

154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough

newmarlborough.org

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 7: "New Marlborough Artists' Show."

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge

413-298-4100, nrm.org

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gallery talks at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

On view: "Norman Rockwell's 323 "Saturday Evening Post" Covers."

Through Oct. 28: "Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition."

Through October: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio."

NORTH BENNINGTON OUTDOOR

SCULPTURE SHOW

North Bennington, Vt.

On view: Summer show.

SCULPTURE NOW

On the grounds of The Mount

2 Plunkett St., Lenox

413-623-2068, sculpturenow.org, edithwharton.org

Through Oct. 31: Exhibition of large, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists.

SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield

sheffieldhistory.org

Sept. 8-Oct. 21: "Everyday Heroes: Uniforms of Distinction."

SOHN FINE ART

69 Church St., Lenox

sohnfineart.com

Through Nov. 12: "Tides + Falls," featuring work by John Atchley, Valda Bailey, Seth Resnick, Cassandra Sohn, Rachael Talibart.

SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER

930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1405, svac.org

Through Sept. 30: Juried exhibit, "Vantage Point."

Through Oct. 28: "Graffiti and Glass" exhibit.

SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER

Center Corridor Gallery

100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vt.

svhealthcare.org/auxiliary

Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Through Oct. 17: The Bennington Murals Project exhibits work from their first mural.

SVC LAUMEISTER ART CENTER

44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.

802-442-7158, artcenter.svc.edu

On view: "Native American Art and Artifacts," includes more than 300 paintings, 50 bronzes, 50 Hopi Kachinas, 85 hand-woven Navajo rugs and numerous pieces of Native American pottery, jewelry and baskets. "The Wildlife and Nature Collection," "The Eric Sloane Collection, "The Floyd Scholz Carving Collection," "Wind Sculptures" and Covered Bridge Museum.

TURN PARK ART SPACE

2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge

413-232-0275, turnpark.com

Through Oct. 31: "Landscapes" by Gene Flores.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence

Hall Drive, Williamstown

413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

Through Nov. 11: "Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob's Pillow, 1906-1940."

Through Jan. 2: "The Field is the World: Williams, Hawai'i, and Material Histories in the Making."

Thursday, Sept. 20: Talk Together, "Dance We Must," an open discussion facilitated by curators, scholars and Williams college staff, 7 p.m.

DANCE

BENNINGTON COMMUNITY DANCE CIRCLE

The Yoga Place, 532 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-442-5331

Friday, Sept. 21: Nataraja, a monthly gathering for the local dance community, $5 donation, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

JACOB'S PILLOW

358 George Carter Road, Becket

jacobspillow.org

Sept. 21-23: Adam H. Weinert in "Dance of The Ages," $50, 4 p.m., Bakalar Studio.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

1ST FOOD TRUCK AND CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Copake Country Club

44 Golf Course Road, Craryville, N.Y.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Kids activities and family lawn games, outdoor bar, live music and more, noon to 5 p.m.

ANIMAGIC. MUSEUM OF ANIMATION, SPECIAL EFFECTS, AND ART

135 Main St., Lee

413-841-6679, mambor.com

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday: "Hollywood in the Berkshires." Reservations required, ages 5 and up.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday: Make Your Own Animation in our Hands-on Studio workshop. $20, instructions, materials and movie upload included. Reservations required, ages 5 and up.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM

1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

pittsfieldlibrary.org

Thursday, Sept. 20: Preschool Play and Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m. Lego Club, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: 5th Annual Curiosity Day STEAM event, stomp, roar and read with a guest T-Rex,10:30 a.m. to noon.

Monday, Sept. 24: Tiny Tots Storytime, 10 a.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield

413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners, for ages 6-18 months, $13, $6 child, children 3 and younger and members free, 10:30 a.m.

Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures, $13, $6 child, children 3 and younger and members free, 11 a.m.

Saturdays: Chow Time in the aquarium, $13, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 12:30 p.m.

THE BIG E

1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield

413-737-2443, thebige.com

Sept. 14-30: Midway, car shows, circus and acrobatic acts and live music by Max Creek, The Glen Campbell Xperience, Alex2e and more.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield

413-229-7004, bushnellsagelibrary.org

Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Wednesdays: Chess Club, 3:15 p.m.

Thursdays: Sing and Play, 10 a.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON ARTS MARKET

18 Church St., Great Barrington

Saturdays: Curated outdoor market of local and regional handmade gifts and products, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES

Mason Library, 231 Main St.,

Great Barrington, 413-528-2403

Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St.,

Housatonic, 413-274-3738

gblibraries.org

Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders play and learn group, for babies up to 5 years and their caregivers, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mason.

Saturdays: Fun with Fine Arts, book and reading-related crafts for children ages 3 and up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20: STEAM for Homeschoolers, ages 7 and up, 1:30 to 3 p.m.; Book Club for Kids, for kids grades 4-6, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Mason.

Friday, Sept. 21: Astronomy Night with Nick Costello, "Our Place in the Universe," for families with children ages 6 and up, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Mason. Registration requested.

HARWOOD HOMESTEAD

549 Cedar Hill Road, Pownal, Vt.

discoverpownal.com

Saturday, Sept. 22: Harvest Festival, featuring a "Taste of Pownal" farmers' market, kids' activities and live music from local bluegrass favorites the Hale Mountain Pickers, $5, free for children under 12, 4 to 7 p.m.

LEE LIBRARY

100 Main St., Lee

leelibrary.org

Thursdays: Brain Builders, ages 5 and under, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Fridays: Wii gaming for teens, 3:30 p.m.

Mondays: Babies and Books, ages 1 and under, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Wednesdays: Teen Chess for teens, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Kiwanis Krafts and Reading with Kids, 10:30 a.m.

LENOX APPLESQUEEZE

lenox.org

Downtown Lenox

Sept. 22 and 23: 150 food and crafts vendors, kids activities and musical performances, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center

mclvt.org

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Storytime, stories, rhymes, music, movement, process art, crafts and free play to encourage pre-literacy skills for young children and their caregivers, 10:30 a.m.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY

74 Church St., North Adams

413-662-3133, naplibrary.com

Sept. 21 and 22: Friends annual book sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Elizabeth's Parish Center, 70 Marshall St., North Adams.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE

4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt.

northshire.com

Saturday, Sept. 22: Kate DiCamillo and Harry Bliss, "Good Rosie!" storytime, 2 p.m.

PERU FAIR

perufair.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Pig roast, pony rides and hay rides and lots of entertainment, $6, free for children under 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All parking at Bromley Mountain.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM

AND ARCHIVES

46 Main St., Stockbridge

413-298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org

Wednesdays: Littles Story Time, songs, big books, fingerplays and bounces with Ms. Jenney, followed by open play time, 2:30 p.m.

FILM

WILLIAMS COLLEGE GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Images Cinema,

50 Spring St., Williamstown

Monday, Sept. 24: "Toni Erdmann."

MUSIC

BENNINGTON COLLEGE

Deane Carriage Barn

1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.

bennington.edu

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Ravish Momin in concert, 7 to 9 p.m.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM

1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

pittsfieldlibrary.org

Tuesday, Sept. 25: Concert by Too Human, songs from the Great American Songbook, 7 p.m.

THE BIG E

1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield

413-737-2443, thebige.com

Court of Honor Stage

Thursday, Sept. 20: The Voice Live, 3 and 8 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21: Max Creek, 8 p.m. The Glen Campbell Xperience, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: The Glen Campbell Xperience, 3 p.m. Grandmaster Flash, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: The Glen Campbell Xperience, 3 p.m. NRBQ, 8 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 24: The Drifters and The Platters, 3 and 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25: The Drifters and The Platters, 3 and 8 p.m.

The E Stage

Thursday, Sept. 20: Alex2e, 1:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21: Lyssa Coulter, 1:30 and 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Wildee, 1:30 and 4 p.m. Amasa Hines, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: Axis, 1:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 24: Tom Ingram, 4 and 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25: The Kings Duo, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Jeremy Turgeon Quintet, 4 and 6:30 p.m.

XFinity Arena

Friday, Sept. 21: B.B. King's Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson, $29, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Ice-T, 7:30 p.m.

EAGLES BAND

eaglescommunityband.org

Sunday, Sept. 23: Free Small Ensembles Concert, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield.

FORT SALEM THEATER

11 E. Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

518-854-9200

Saturday, Sept. 22: "Cheese, Chocolate, Wine, Woman and Song," a multimedia dessert event collaboration with Gardenworks Farm, $40, 7 p.m., at Gardenworks Farm, 1055 County Route 30, Salem, N.Y.

NEW MARLBOROUGH VILLAGE ASSOCIATION

Historic Meeting House Route 57, New Marlborough

413-229-2785, newmarlborough.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Neave Trio performing Haydn, Schumann, Shostakovich, $25, 4:30 p.m.

SOUTH MOUNTAIN CONCERTS

South Mountain Concert Hall

Route 7, Pittsfield

413-442-2106

Sunday, Sept. 23: The Juilliard String Quartet performs, "Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3," Beethoven; "String Quartet," (world premiere) Lembit Beecher; and "Quartet in F Major, Op. 96," Dvorak., 3 p.m.

TAMARACK HOLLOW NATURE  AND CULTURAL CENTER

1515 Savoy Hollow Road, Windsor

tamarackhollow.com

Mondays: West African and Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. Drop-ins welcome; drums provided.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

Bernhard Music Center,

54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown

music.williams.edu

Friday, Sept. 21: Faculty Recital, Ronald Feldman, cello, Doris Stevenson, piano, 8 p.m.

READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

THE ABODE OF THE MESSAGE

5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-8095, theabode.org

Thursdays: Meditation, breathing and movement practices with receptive listening to Sufi teachings, 7 p.m.; Message Class is preceded by dinner at 6 p.m.

Sundays: Meditation Class, 10 a.m; Universal Worship service, 11 a.m. and is followed by brunch.

BASCOM LODGE

3 Summit Road, Adams

bascom-lodge.net

Sunday, Sept. 23: Mountaintop Walk, discover the 1930s period of great park building, when government work programs like the Civilian Conservation Corps created special places for recreation, fee, 1-2 p.m.

BENNINGTON BATTLEFIELD

NY-67, Hoosick, N.Y.

Thursday, Sept. 20: Tour of the Battlefield, 2 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 21: Early bird tour of the Battlefield, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Book Discussion Group discusses "Letters and Journals Relating to the War of the American Revolution, and the Capture of the German Troops at Saratoga" by Baroness Riedesel, 6 p.m., Brown's Walloomsac Taproom, Hoosick, N.Y.

BENNINGTON COLLEGE

CAPA Symposium,

1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.

bennington.edu

Thursday, Sept. 20: Elizabeth Coleman Center for the Advancement of Public Action's Fall 2018 Public Policy Forum @ CAPA series presents "Gender and Race in America," led by Jay Diaz, ACLU of VT; Barbara Rachelson, Vermont State Representative and member of House Judiciary Committee; and Kesha Ram, former Vermont State Representative, 7 to 8:30 p.m., CAPA Symposium.

Monday, Sept. 24: Ruth D. Ewing Lecture Series, Catherine Lutz presents "The Costs of War," exploring short- and long-term effects of the wars launched by the U.S. in Afghanistan and Iraq in the wake of 9/11, 7 p.m., CAPA Symposium.

BENNINGTON FREE LIBRARY

101 Silver St., Bennington

Saturdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 13: Free Your Fiction workshop led by Sarah Weiler, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register: sarah.weiler@goddard.edu or 802-681-5871.

BENNINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Friday, Sept. 21: Calvin Coolidge reenactor Tracy Messer reads Coolidge's "Vermont is the State I Love," accompanied by Coolidge's great granddaughter Jennifer Sayles Harville, 2 p.m. at the Bennington Station, Depot Street, Bennington, Vt.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

Center House Leonhardt Galleries,

5 W. Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge

413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Seed Saving, $35, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinner from the Ground Up: A Menu to Welcome Fall, $65, 2 to 5 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23:Cider Making 101, $45, noon to 2:30 p.m.

BERKSHIRE GROWN'S 20TH

ANNUAL HARVEST SUPPER

BerkshireGrown.org/HarvestSupper

Monday, Sept. 24:More than two dozen Berkshire Grown-member chefs and local beverage producers serve a wide selection of tastings, $85, 6 to 8 p.m., Ski Butternut, 380 State Road, Great Barrington.

THE BOOKSTORE & GET LIT WINE BAR

11 Housatonic St., Lenox

bookstoreinlenox.com

Friday, Sept. 21: Michael Lally, "Another Way to Play: Poems 1960-2017," 5:30 p.m.

FIELD FARM

554 Sloan Road, Williamstown

thetrustees.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Midcentury Architecture Tour at the Folly, $10, 1 to 2 p.m.

HILDENE

The Lincoln Family Home

1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt.

Tuesday, Sept. 25: "Is Our Democracy in Danger?" with Brian Dubie and Sue Minter, free, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Both speakers have been in public service and both ran for Governor of Vermont and lost.

HOFFMANN BIRD CLUB

Sunday, Sept. 23: Bird walk at Linear Park, 7:30 a.m., off Route 2.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: A walk along field, wetland and hedgerow, 7:30 a.m., meet at 303 Rannapo Road.

HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS

housatonicheritage.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Tour the Merwin House and hear the story of its past and present, 10 to 11 a.m., meet at 14 Main St., Stockbridge. Migrating to the Housatonic River: A Powerpoint Presentation on the History of Hinsdale, 10 to 11 a.m., Hinsdale Town Hall, 39 South St., Hinsdale. Register: PepaWhite@aol.com. Discovering the Footprints of Jacob's Pillow Dance, 10 a.m. to noon, meet at the Hunter House at Jacob's Pillow, 358 George Carter Road, Becket. Register: jlopez@jacobspillow.org. Retracing Native American Histories on the Landscape at the Bidwell House, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 100 Art School Road, Monterey. Register: bidwellhouse@gmail.com. History hike at the Berkshire Natural Resource Council's Basin Pond Reserve, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., meet at Basin Pond parking, Becket Road, Lee. Register: mauman@bnrc.org. Balance Rock and it's Prehistoric Significance on Herman Melville's Writing, 1 to 2 p.m., Balance Rock State Park, Peck's Road, Lanesborough. Register: pbergman89@aol.com. Encountering W.E.B. Du Bois: National Historic Site tour, 1 and 2 p.m., meet at the DuBois Homesite, 612 S. Egremont Road, Great Barrington.

Sunday, Sept. 23: An interpretive stroll on the Housatonic River Walk: Berkshires' National Recreation Trail, 10 to 11 a.m., meet at the Du Bois River Garden Park at Church and River Streets, Great Barrington. Explore Berkshire Natural Resource Council's Clam River Preserve, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammertown Road, New Marlborough. Register: mauman@bnrc.org. The Sheffield Green: Then and Now, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Sheffield Historical Society Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield. Register: sheffieldhistoricalsociety@gmail.com. The History and Nature of Mount Greylock's Summit: A Mountaintop Walk, 1 to 2 p.m., meet in front of Bascom Lodge, 3 Summit Road, Adams. Register: pdudek11211@yahoo.com. How to Find Iron Industry History Hidden in the Woods, 1 to 3 p.m., meet at Fountain Pond, Great Barrington. A Walk on the Shay's Rebellion Section of the Appalachian Trail, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Lime Kiln Road or Sheffield Road, Sheffield.

MASS AUDUBON

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary,

472 West Mountain Road, Lenox

Canoe Meadows

309 Holmes Road, Pittsfield

413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Register for programs online or by phone.

Friday, Sept. 21: Birding at Canoe Meadows, free, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25: Birding at the Mount, 8 to 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. Register: edithwharton.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Birding at Pleasant Valley, free, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Evening at Beaver Ponds, $3-$8, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

MILHAM PLANETARIUM

Williams College, Old Hopkins Observatory

829 Main St., Williamstown

Fridays: Astronomy students at the college host free shows, 8 p.m.

THE MOUNT

2 Plunkett St., Lenox

edithwharton.org

Thursday, Sept. 20: "Represent! Why Representation in Education and the Media Matters, 4 p.m.

MOUNT GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION

30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough

Friday, Sept. 21: Interpreter's Choice Hike, 1 p.m. Campground Critters, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Equinox Discovery Hike, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scenic Summit Tours, 1 and 2 p.m. Creatures of the Night, 7 p.m. Night hike, 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: Mountaintop Heritage Walk, 1 to 2 p.m. Scenic Summit Tours, 1 and 2 p.m. Summit Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mondays: We Can Do It!: CCC Discovery Station, open hours, 10 a.m.t o 4 p.m.

Wednesdays: Nice and Easy hike for seniors, 10 a.m.

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK

McAuley Road, North Adams

Friday, Sept. 21: Cub Cadet Hour, for ages 2-6, 11 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and noon; Discovery table, 2 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Building the Bridge, noon.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Nice n' Easy Walk, 10 to 11 a.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-8138, thetrustees.org

Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15, children $5, members and children younger than 6 admitted free. Includes one free tour.

Through Oct. 8: The Three Lives of Naumkeag guided tour, starting on the half hour. $20. Sculpting a Landscape garden tour, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. $5. A Gentleman's Farm in the Berkshires: Farm Tour of Naumkeag, noon and 2 p.m.

Fridays through Sept. 28: Mindfulness and Meditation in the Garden, $20, 9 to 10 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: Walking with Goats, $15, 10 a.m. to noon.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge

413-298-4100, nrm.org

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20: Historic property walk, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 22: Narrative Art Matters, with Alice A. Carter, with admission, 1:30 p.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE

4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt.

northshire.com

Friday, Sept. 21:Michael Kingsbury presents Best of Vermont Stortyellers event, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26: Jodi Picoult in conversation with Chris Bohjalian, $35-$50, 6 p.m., Maple Street School, 322 Maple St., Manchester, Vt.

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE

Maple Street Cemetery, Adams

Hours: Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. through Columbus Day.

Sundays: Free tours by members of the Adams Historical Society and the Adams Historical Commission.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM

AND ARCHIVES

46 Main St., Stockbridge

stockbridgelibrary.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Amanda Stern, author of "Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life," 4 p.m.

VENTFORT HALL

104 Walker St., Lenox

gildedage.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Spectacular Jubilee to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the 1893 housewarming hosted by the original owners, $150, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Reservations: 413-637-3206.

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD

207 Bryant Homestead, Cummington

thetrustees.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Homestead Harvest Festival, with tour and barn tours, historic outdoor cooking demonstration, vendors and more, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tractor rides at 10, 11 a.m. and noon. Cheese and cider tasting, 4 to 5 p.m. and beer garden, 5 to 8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23: 19th Century Children's Garden Tour & Nature Craft, $3-$6, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Meet the Caretaker tour, " $20, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dinner in the Barn: Farm to Table Meal with Wheelhouse & The Trustees, $85, 5 to 7 p.m.

WORDXWORD

WordXWordFestival.com

Monday, Sept. 24: Food in America, 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

WORTHINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

worthingtonhistoricalsociety.org

Saturday, Sept. 22: Afternoon of the Living Dead, 4:30 p.m. Priscilla Burton Benjamin Clapp, Samuel Clapp, James Benjamin Jr., Sybil (Sibbel) Holten, and Amanda Smith Sadler rise again to greet the living and tell their story.

THEATER

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

14 Castle St., Great Barrington

mahaiwe.org

Sunday, Sept. 23: Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian Lewis Black, $70-$130, 7 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY

70 Kemble St., Lenox

shakespeare.org

Sept. 13-Oct. 7: "HIR," by Taylor Mac, directed by Alice Reagan. Performances: Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.

THE THEATER BARN

654 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-8989, thetheaterbarn.org

Through Sept. 23: "The Decorator," by Donald Churchill. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as a painter portrays the absent husband of a woman having an affair. $27-$29. Performances: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

TOWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD

413-443-9279, townplayers.org

Sept. 21 and 22: Encore presentation of "Just Say Cheese," $12-$15, 7:30 p.m., Pittsfield High School Theatre, 300 East St., Pittsfield.


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