Five things to do if you're on a budget this week


Thanksgiving Day 5K

The 2nd Annual free Thankful 5K run and walk will take place Thanksgiving morning at 8 a.m. at Berkshire Running Center, 34 Depot St., Pittsfield. Work up an appetite and consider buying a shirt to benefit Autism Connections. Registration is required for this race. BERKSHIRERUNNINGCENTER.COM


Live on North

Local duo Satellite Shine, featuring Darren O'Brien and Matt Alibozek, will perform classic covers of Van Morrison, Tom Waits, Peter Frampton, and covers of current popular music, Friday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hotel on North, 297 North St., Pittsfield. HOTELONNORTH.COM


Local author presentation

Chatham resident and children's book author Jim Carroll will present his books, "The Boy and the Moon," and "Papa's Backpack," Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ellen Lynch Photography, 34A Main St., Chatham, N.Y. Bring the kids! ELLENLYNCH.COM


Exhibition opening reception

Jeffrey L. Neumann presents an exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings, "Hometown," at Neumann Fine Art, 65 Cold Water St., Hillsdale, N.Y., on view now through the end of the year. Join him for an artist reception Saturday at 6 p.m., where he will present a framed gicl e print of "Hillsdale, April afternoon" to the Town of Hillsdale. NEUMANNFINEART.COM


Local blues/folk acoustic duo Woodford Way, Kyle Mangini and Jeff Lynch, will perform original music and covers of old favorites at the Lion's Den at the Red Lion Inn, Sunday from 8 to 11 p.m., 30 Main St., Stockbridge. REDLIONINN.COM


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