Date-night ideas: Get spicy with a night out cooking

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Berkshire Environmental Action Team presents an evening with traveling composer-performer Ben Cosgrove at Dewey Hall, 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $15, available at


Catch's tribute band The McCartney Years at Berkshire Theatre Group's Colonial Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Berkshire Theatre Group previews, "The McCartney Years is a period-true, technically stunning and explosive live concert show that performs the music of Paul McCartney spanning two decades from The Beatles to Wings. Songs include hits like 'Hey Jude,' 'Jet,' 'Let It Be,' 'Band On The Run,' 'The

Editor's Pick: Try spicing up date night with a hands-on cooking class at Shiro Berkshires in Great Barrington. Held once a month, the class teaches how to make one traditional Asian dish and includes light appetizers and one free drink. Pre-registration is required; tickets are $45 per person. At this evening's class, you'll learn to make Pho — a traditional Vietnamese dish — and wonton ramen.

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The Egremont Barn hosts The Juke Drifters, Old Time Honk-Tonk Harmonies with Cowboy Jim and Sarah Gottlieb Cross, Pete Adams, Brian Kantor, Lukas Schwartz, Chops LaConte, with special guest Lauren Ambrose, 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $10. Find the Barn at the Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Don't miss Pittsfield Rotary's 2020 auction, beginning with a cocktail preview and silent auction at 5 p.m., followed by a live auction at 6:30 p.m. and an after-party around the pool with DJ BFG, 10 p.m. to midnight, at the Holiday Inn, 1 West St., Pittsfield. Tickets are $10 for the auction only or $30 for the auction and after-party. More information on Facebook or Eventbrite.

HiLo North Adams welcomes Neil Young tribute band Harvest and Rust, 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 online in advance, $15 at the door. Find HiLo at 55 Union St., North Adams.


The Down County Social Club at Race Brook Lodge presents a concert by Louise Bichan and Ethan Setiawan, 8 to 11 p.m. According to Race Brook, "Orkney (Scotland) born fiddler Louise Bichan and Indiana mandolinist Ethan Setiawan join forces to explore fiddle traditions from Scotland to Appalachia, via Scandinavia and Canada. New compositions, informed by these traditions and by the wealth of inspiration their current home of Boston has to offer, blend together with age-old tunes." Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is $10. Race Brook Lodge is located at 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield.

Celebrate Groundhog Day with a screening of "Groundhog Day" 7 p.m. at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Tickets are $8, $5 kids.


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