Datenight ideas: Movies under the stars, big names in the barn this weekend
Catch Roomful of Teeth at Mass MoCA, 8 p.m. Head over early for dinner at Lickety Split Cafe, Gramercy Bistro, Bright Ideas Brewing, or A-oK Berkshire Barbeque. Tickets are $28, $44 preferred. Seating is general admission.
Mary Ann Palermo and First Take Band provides the music at 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington. Greg Hall and the Barnhouse Band perform at Dream Away Lodge, 8 to 10 p.m., 1342 County Road, Becket.
Take movie night off the couch and into the park, to a screening of "The Goonies," beginning around 8 p.m. in Colegrove Park, North Adams.
Don't miss "I Loved Lucy," a play starring Sandra Dickinson as Lucille Ball and Lee Tannen as himself at Club Helsinki, 8:30 p.m., 405 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y. Club Helsinki previews the show: "This is the side of Lucy we rarely got a chance to see — the private side — the way she really was and the way she chose to live her life toward the end of her life." Tickets are $50-$85 and include a post-show dessert and champagne reception with the stars. Get your tickets at helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com.
The Egremont Barn has live music by The Transmitters, 8 to 11 p.m. According to the Barn, "With every note being played like the last note of the night, the Transmitters always deliver with high-energy entertainment full of sonic surprises. Expect to dance, let go and lose yourself deep in the groove." Tickets are $10. The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.
Editor's Pick: Hancock Shaker Village's Shaker Barn Music series welcomes Nellie McKay, 7:30 p.m., with opener Corey Laitman. Hancock Shaker Village says, "Nellie McKay isn't the type to offer an unthinking inducement to romance. A singer-songwriter drawn to the inherent tensions between surface and substance, she has earned her reputation for unruly drolleries." Learn more about the artist at nelliemckay.com. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Find Hancock Shaker Village at 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield.
Berkshire Salsa brings Latin Night to Tavern at the A, beginning with a salsa lesson with David Aloka and Isabel Burlingham at 9 p.m. and following up with salsa, bachata, merengue music by a DJ from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Bring cash for admission. Tavern at the A, 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield.
Get out your dancing shoes on for the end-of-season dance party at Jacob's Pillow with DJ Justin Allen, 9 p.m., 358 George Carter Road, Becket. Tickets are $25, or are included with your ticket to the Saturday night shows by Boston Ballet or Urban Bush Women.
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