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FRIDAY, NOV. 29
Now that's Thanksgiving is past, it's time to get in the holiday spirit. Kick off the season with Berkshire Theatre Group at Rev Tor & Friend's Rock and Soul Holiday Show at Colonial Theatre, 8 p.m. Berkshire Theatre Group previews, "The evening will feature performances by renowned vocalist Wanda Houston, along with local favorites Gina Coleman, Tony Lee Thomas and more, complete with holiday surprises along the way." Tickets are $25 and up. Find the Colonial Theatre at 111 South St., Pittsfield.
If you're looking for some live music, but not quite ready to give in to the holidays yet, don't miss Dylan Perrillo Orchestra at Dewey Hall, 7:30 p.m. They will perform popular American music from 1890-1950, "taking a particular liking to the songbook of the 1920s." Tickets are $23 at the door.
Or check out Monica Rizzio at Egremont Barn for a special CD Release performance, 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $15.
Get up off those feet with Shire Breu-Hous and DJ Allen, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton. There is a $5 suggested cover charge. 21 and older event.
Or head to Tavern at the A for a Black Friday Party with Generation X Rock, 9 p.m. to midnight, 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield.
Race Brook Lodge hosts Roger Cohn and Lenny Sutton at Down County Social Club for a concert of "songs from a golden era of pop music," 8 to 11 p.m. According to Race Brook, " The duo's musical strength of tight harmonies and straightforward acoustic arrangements with guitar and harmonica deliver spirited covers of songs made famous by The Everly Brothers, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles and others." There's a $10 cover. Race Brook Lodge is located at 864 S. Undermountain Road, Sheffield.
SATURDAY, NOV. 30
Editor's Pick: Head to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center for their annual screening of "The Wizard of Oz" (1939) at 4 p.m. "Starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, joined by her companions the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion, this musical adventure is the quintessential family film for all." Tickets are $8, $5 for kids. $10 includes movie and a drink at Number 10.
Calling all ladies! Balderdash Cellars is hosting a Ladies Night Out at the winery in Richmond from 6 to 10 p.m. Your $10 ticket includes local vendors, food, wine, massages, wreaths, music with Gina Coleman and so much more. All proceeds will be donated to the Elizabeth Freeman Center.
If you missed The Fremonts earlier this month at The Foundry, don't miss the chance to catch them at Race Brook Lodge's Down County Social Club, 8 to 11 p.m., for an evening of "Mostly Poop Stories." There is a $10 cover.
Don't go far! Also appearing at Race Brook Lodge are Arouna & Biko, I Star and Incus for "Gratitude." Tickets are $20 at the door. With Chocolate Church on Sunday morning offered by Silvermoon Chocolates and I Star, if you decide to stay over.
The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow is back for a holiday weekend concert at Stationery Factory, 7 to 11 p.m., 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton. Tickets are $15-$45.
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