Date night ideas: Looking for non-spooky fun?
THURSDAY, OCT. 24
Don't miss the Rat Pack Undead at Stationery Factory for one night, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Stationery Factory previews, "Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. are back in the spotlight, back from the dead crooning their hearts out for the literally undead show that critics have raved blew them away and left them wanting more. Having come back from the dead, The Pack adds a spookish spin to their biggest hits." Tickets are $18-$25.
If you're looking for a few laughs, Berkshire Theatre Group's Comedy Garage series welcomes Gus Constantellis to the Garage at Colonial Theatre, 7:30 p.m. According to Berkshire Theatre Group, Constantellis "is a gay comedian whose material deals heavily with his large immigrant family, Greek heritage, relatable dating life, his complicated love for New York City, and his observations about the gay community." Tickets are $5. Following the show, bring your ticket to Methuselah Bar and Lounge for a $5 drink.
The Egremont Barn welcomes Allman Brothers tribute band Hittin' the Note, featuring Bob Toriani, Tom Doherty, Dan Girouard, Zach Longhi, John Henselar, Joel Turcotte and Jeff Turcotte, 8 to 10 p.m. Find the Barn at the Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.
Head into the weekend with a great date night at Club Helsinki Hudson's Eclectic Rock Showcase, 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Club Helsinki says "Eclectic Rock Showcase 3 is NOT a Halloween party but it will have all the weirdness and excitement of Halloween. ... Eclectic Rock Showcase 3 features variety and fun with the legendary Bunnybrains and local soul star VEMilO, as well as the top-flight musicianship of William Lawrence of Felice Brothers. Also appearing are Copake garage rock heroes The Wild Weeds who have blossomed into regional stars with recent shows in Troy, Saratoga and Northampton." Tickets are $10. For general admission shows, tables and seating in the club can be guaranteed only with a dinner reservation, call 518-828-4800.
Hotel on North welcomes Tom Savoy for some live music, 8 to 11 p.m., 297 North St., Pittsfield.
SATURDAY, OCT. 26
Mass MoCA hosts Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller's Parlour Game, 8 p.m. at Club B10. On their website, MoCA offers a sneak peek and says "In their latest endeavor Parlour Game, violinist Jenny Scheinman and drummer Allison Miller ... dig into the rootsier elements of jazz along with formidable pianist Carmen Staaf and bassist Tony Scherr. From the classic format of the piano quartet, they explore swing, gogo, backbeats, and ballads while honoring the groove, the conversation, the game, and the women who made jazz a social music." Tickets are $18 in advance, $28 on the day and $44 preferred.
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