Best Bets in the Berkshires for May 30 - June 5


Visit Mass MoCA for free

Calling all North Adams residents — it's that time of year again for Mass MoCA's Free on the 3s. Bring proof of your North Adams zip code and get into the galleries for free Monday, June 3. You'll get a chance to see Annie Lennox's new exhibit "Now I Let You Go ..."


Fun 50 years in the making

Wish the Norman Rockwell Museum a happy anniversary on Friday, May 31, as the institution celebrates 50 years. The celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with new exhibits and cupcakes while they last.


Free concert at Arrowhead

Step back in time for a Civil War ballroom experience with the Victorian Quadrille Orchestra and the Small Planet Dancers. The free open-air concert with lawn seating will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Herman Melville's Arrowhead at 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.


Family fun at annual fest

Kick off summer at WGBY's Asparagus Festival on Saturday, June 1, at the Hadley Town Common on Route 9. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m stop by for food, live music and a visit with Curious George and The Cat in the Hat. Free, with a suggested donation of $20 a family.


Get behind a local band

The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow will hold an album release party at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage at 30 Union St., Pittsfield. The band brings together five Massachusetts singer-songwriters for an Americana, rock-roots vibe.


Root for the home team!

This weekend marks the opening seasons for both the Pittsfield Suns and the North Adams Steeplecats. Both teams have home games, with the Suns taking to home plate Thursday, May 31, and June 1, 2, 4 and the Steeplecats on June 5.


Choir marks 15 years

Join Cantilena Chamber Choir to celebrate 15 years of making music Saturday, June 1, with a concert filled with highlights from the group's 15 seasons. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Church at 88 Walker St., Lenox. Tickets, $35, $25 for seniors.



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