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ART

Annual show

The Housatonic Valley Art League Juried Art Show and Sale runs through Aug. 25. Stop on by and take a look, Thursday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Masonic Temple, 232 Main St., Great Barrington.

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ART

Meet the artists

Schantz Galleries welcomes back Lino Tagliapietra for a reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, to celebrate "Visionary: The Art of Lino Tagliapietra," on view through July 27, 3 Elm St., Stockbridge.

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FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

Pack your beach bags

For the 21st year, North Adams is trucking in enough sand to turn Eagle Street into a fantastic family-friendly Beach Party, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by an adults-oriented fiesta, 7 to 10 p.m.

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FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

Stock up for the season

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The Berkshire Athenaeum annual summer book sale runs July 11-13, featuring thousand of books, DVDs and CDs to keep your family busy during those long summer days. Friends Night, 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and open to the public 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

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MUSIC

Concert with a view

The Mount Greylock Jazz Festival returns, with live music by The Colleen Pratt Quintet, Julia Donnaruma and her Quartet, the Wes Brow Quartet with singer Jill Connolly and more, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The best bet? It's free! At Bascom Lodge, 3 Summit Road, Adams.

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READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

New series

The Mount's new series of talks, "Wharton and Cather Shorts" highlights two different American experiences through reading the short stories of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather, 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 28, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. $10.

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MUSIC

Don't miss this show

Jeremy Kittel Trio present an evening of classical and acoustic roots music at PS21, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

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