Best Bets: Things to do in the Berkshires, June 13 - 19

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An art-filled Fathers Day

Norman Rockwell Museum is celebrating Fathers Day with a special program, "Father's Day: Fatherhood Illustrated," with admission, 2 p.m. Sunday. Also, enjoy a look at "Woodstock to the Moon: 1969 Illustrated," and "For the People: Memories of the Old Corner House." 9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge.

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Fun for everyone

The Berkshire Mountain Faerie Festival returns to Bowe Field, with a day of programming for the whole family, including storytime and marionette shows for the kids, as well as music, artisans and merchants and more, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $10, children under age 5 get in free. 371 Old Columbia St., Adams.

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Great concerts all weekend

The 8th Annual Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend welcomes a concert by Samirah Evans and Wanda Houston Friday and Diego Figueiredo and Ken Peplowski Saturday, and more, as well as a vintage automobile display and vendors Saturday. 25 Park Place, Lee.

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Don't miss this concert

The Naumburg Trio, featuring violinist Frank Huang, cellist David Requiro and pianist Gilles Vonsattel performs a program of Beethoven, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky, 8 p.m. Saturday. Concerts are held in the Tannery on the grounds of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village and Darrow School, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon, N.Y. Tickets are $30-$39.

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Spooky history

Take a special guided Ghost Tour of the most haunted parts of The Mount, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $24, $20 ages 12-18. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. EDITHWHARTON.ORG

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Kick off the season

A summer of great concerts at the Great Barrington Gazebo kicks off 5:30 p.m. Friday with a show by Sandy & Sandy. Behind Town Hall, 334 Main St., Great Barrington.

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Take a walk on the wild side

Stop by the Berkshire Botanical Garden to check out the newly opened Lucy's Garden, a collection of 22 topiaries that were donated last fall. Among the exotic shrub animals is Jumbo the elephant with his spouting trunk of greenery.

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