Best Bets in the Berkshires, July 4 - 10



Check out new art

"Ida O'Keeffe: Escaping Georgia's Shadow," opens today at Clark Art Institute, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. While you're there, check out ""Art's Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007-2019" also opening today, 115 South St., Williamstown. CLARKART.EDU


The circus is in town!

Bring your little ones to the Dalton American Legion Field for the Zerbini Family Circus, with shows 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Route 9, Dalton. $15, children $7 at the door. ZERBINIFAMILYCIRCUS.COM


Summer Festival kicks off

The Aston Magna season begins this week with "The Birth of the String Quartet: Castello, Caldara, Purcell, Telemann, Richter, Mozart and Haydn," with Daniel Stepner and Julie Leven, violins, Jason Fisher, viola, and Jacques Lee Woods, cello, 7:30 p.m., at Time and Space in Hudson, N.Y. and 6 p.m. Saturday at Saint James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington. ASTONMAGNA.ORG


Take a ride

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Let cabaret singers Ron and Samantha entertain you 7 p.m. Saturday on a Saturday Night Cabaret Train with Berkshire Scenic Railway, departing from Adams Station, 3 Hoosac St., Adams. Bring your own drinks. Tickets are $25. BERKSHIRETRAINS.ORG


Holiday fun

Celebrate your Fourth of July at Tanglewood with James Taylor and his all-star band, 8 p.m. today, followed by fireworks, 297 West St., Lenox. Tickets: $28-$115. BSO.ORG


Free summer fun!

Head to Jacob's Pillow Friday for Free Fun Friday, featuring free dance games, folk and hip hop classes, Families Dance Together, move along storytimes and pop up circus performances by Nimble Arts, beginning at 2 p.m., 358 George Carter Road, Becket. JACOBSPILLOW.ORG


Tony winner to perform

Tony-winning "Parade" and "Bridges of Madison County" composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown will perform at 8 p.m., Monday, July 8, at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Brown and his band will perform selections from his shows, as well as songs from his new album, "How We React and How We Recover."


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