Best Bets for June 7 - 13



Be the first to hear

A new permanent sound art installation, "Silo Songs," based on Shaker music and history opens at Hancock Shaker Village from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The contemporary score features Sam Amidon, Rhiannon Giddens, Eamon O'Lear and Caroline Shaw capturing the ecstatic feel of Shaker worship services. 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield. HANCOCKSHAKERVILLAGE.ORG


Bring your appetite

Head to the annual Rhubarb Festival Saturday and enjoy rhubarb treats of all kinds. Start with a pancake breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m., sample rhubarb foods at the Savory Rhubarb Contest, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while supplies last, and pick up homemade pies, ice cream, preserves, tacos and more during the festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 18 Main St., Lenox. LENOXRHUBARBFESTIVAL.COM


Exhibition opens

The Summer Solo Show opens at Southern Vermont Arts Center Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring the work of Keith Batten, Patricia Busso, Anne Cummings, Myles Danaher, Tanya Gabriele and more. On view until July 8. 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester. SVAC.ORG


Take the tour

Take a free artist guided tour of SculptureNow, a juried exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculptures on the grounds of The Mount at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by the opening celebration at 5:30 p.m. The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. SCULPTURENOW.ORG


Bring the whole family

Get into Hildene free Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and visit the house and gardens, the Museum Store, the Pullman car Sunbeam, Dene Farm, the teaching greenhouse, floating boardwalk and 12 miles of scenic trails. HILDENE.ORG


Catch some music at the lake

Bring your picnic blankets or lawn chairs to Windsor Lake on Wednesday for an outdoor performance by Trio Candela and guests, 6:30 p.m., 100 Windsor Lake Drive, North Adams. EXPLORENORTHADAMS.COM


The kids can come too!

"Anne of Green Gables," based on the novel by L.M. Montgomery, opens at Weston Playhouse at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Anne Shirley is a spunky, red-headed orphan sent to live with a farmer and his sister on Prince Edward Island. The only problem? They thought they were adopting a boy! Running through June 30. Second Stage at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston, Vt. WESTONPLAYHOUSE.ORG


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