BEST BETS for May 31 to June 6



Four days of films

Berkshire International Film Festival opens tonight with a screening of "American Animals" at Mahaiwe, followed by three days of screenings at four locations in Pittsfield and Great Barrington, $12-$20. BIFFMA.ORG


Catch some live jazz

The Bennington Lions Club and Laumeister Art Center present an evening of music with jazz band Sage City Six, with the Ukulele String Ensemble at SVC's Laumeister Art Center, Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, two for $25. 44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt. ARTCENTER.SVC.EDU


Exhibition opens

Grab a first look at Bill Botzow's exhibition "Cambium," featuring eight watercolor/mixed media works on paper and wood sculptures, opening Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington, Vt. On view through Sept. 16. BENNINGTONMUSEUM.ORG


Show your pride

Don't miss the 2nd Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Festival at the First Street Common in Pittsfield, Saturday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. There will be speakers, a community resource fair, live music and drag performances by Philly Pina, Boxxa Vine, Gemini Dabarbay, Nancy NoGood, Noelle Diamond, Millennial and Unique Nelson. BERKSHIREPRIDE.BLOGSPOT.COM


Get outside

Grab the kids and head out to Family Fun Day at Pleasant Valley, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be live music, kids crafts and educational exhibits, nature exploration stations, raptor shows and more, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. MASSAUDUBON.ORG


Live music

Drop in for some live and original music along with funk, fusion, rhythm and blues and jazz classics by Satyrdagg, at Harvest Brewing Saturday from 8 to 11:30 p.m. 201 South St., Bennington, Vt. HARVESTBREWING.ORG


Season begins

Tina Fabrique opens the cabaret season at Barrington Stage with "Ella in Concert," songs from Ella Fitzgerald's "Great American Songbook" at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Sunday and Monday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. BARRINGTONSTAGECO.ORG


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