Best Bets in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, Oct. 4 -10



Fall exhibition

Forty paintings appear in the The Vermont Pastel Society Juried Show at SVC's Laumeister Art Center, daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., now through Nov. 17. 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.



Fall fun and flavors

Head to Belmont for Mount Holly Cider Days, featuring fresh cider by the gallon, food and crafts vendors, a huge library book sale and more, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m., Maple Hill Road, Belmont, Vt.



Final concert of the year

Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Jazz Concert Series concludes its 2018 season with a concert by pianist and composer Chris Bakriges and Grammy award winning violinist Zach Brock, Saturday at 8 p.m., Historic Memorial Hall, 14 W. Main St., Wilmington, Vt.



Take a studio tour

Twenty artists in 10 locations in Dalton, Pittsfield, Richmond, Lenox, West Stockbridge, Great Barrington and South Egremont welcome visitors during the Guild of Berkshire Artists studio tour, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Get a map of participating studios at BERKSHIREARTISTS.ORG


Don't miss this show

Grammy-award winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti performs at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $41-$175. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. MAHAIWE.ORG


Live performances streamed

The Met: Live in HD production of Verdi's "Aida" screens at Clark Art Institute Saturday from 12:55 to 4:25 p.m., 225 South St., Williamstown. Tickets are $25. CLARKART.EDU


Annual festival

St. John Paul II Parish hosts the annual Fall Fest, Bazaar and Kids Fair Sunday from 9 to 4 p.m. Check out handmade goods and fall decor for sale, a silent auction, bake sale, and kids fair at the Notre Dame School behind the church, 21 Maple St., Adams. ADAMSCATHOLICCHURCHES.ORG


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