Kick back, relax, enjoy the after-hours



Get your trivia on at Lion's Den, 6 to 8 p.m., followed by live music by Tom Savoy, 8 to 11 p.m., at the Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.


Shire City Sessions comes to Hotel on North, 5 to 6:30 p.m. with members of The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow Billy Keane, Tory Hanna and Chris Merenda. Find Hotel on North at 297 North St., Pittsfield.

Down County Social Club welcomes Cura Cura to the stage, 7 to 10 p.m., beneath The Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield. There is a $10 suggested donation to the artists.

Make it movie night and head to Mahaiwe for a screening of "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (1994), 7 p.m. Starring Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce, two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret. Tickets are $8. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.


Weekend Warriors Entertainment is bringing a night of burlesque with the women of Red Hot and Ladylike to Tavern at the A, 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $20. Tavern at the A, 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield. For more information, visit

Looking for some live music? Enjoy some live music at Club Helsinki for a show by Boss Hog, 9 p.m., 405 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y. This is a 21 and older venue.

Or head to Chester Common Table and see the Cartoon Moons perform, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., 30 Main St., Chester.


The 4th Annual Berkshire Craft Beer Festival kicks off with a 5K Charity Chug Run at 12:15, with $60 VIP admission to the festival from noon to 5 p.m., and general admission starting at 1 p.m., $40. All attendees must be 21 or older. Come and enjoy samples by Nine Pin, Shire Breu-Hous, Bright Ideas, Stowe Cider, Shock Top, Harpoon, Lost Nation and more with live music by Whiskey Treaty Road Show, Changes in Latitudes and T Bone Daddy. Tickets available at Pittsfield Common, First Street, Pittsfield.

After Beer Fest, head on over to Rainbow Restaurant and catch Luke DeRoy performing at 6 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.


Get your week started with an amazing date at Mahaiwe. Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge takes the stage, 7 p.m. According to Mahaiwe, "Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of America's favorite female singer-songwriters for more than two decades." Tickets are $71-$146.

Dharmasoul performs with Allie McGuirk, 8 to 10 p.m., at Dream Away Lodge, 1342 County Road, Becket.


Clark Art Institute and Images Cinema have teamed up to present a French film series honoring the career of Agn s Varda. The series begins with a screening of "Le Bonheur," (1965) 7 p.m. Happy with his wife Th r se, young carpenter Francois begins an affair with milie. Tickets are $10, $8 seniors and students.


Visit the Red Lion Inn for a free tasting of ros s from around the world, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bottles available for purchase.


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