The Berkshires Calendar for Oct. 21


Mass Audubon: "Picture This: Your Great Outdoors" photo contest exhibit open house, 1-3 p.m., 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox.

Thompson Giroux Gallery: Joseph Yetto solo exhibition artist reception, 4 to 6 p.m., 57 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.

Williams College Museum of Art: "Clifford Owens: Your Head is Attached to Your Body" artist talk, 3 p.m., 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.


Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Berkshire County Sheriff's Office: Humvee Push, food, music and entertainment, to benefit Special Olympics Programs, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Berkshire Crossing Parking Lot, Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Healthcare: Harvest Run, 5K and fun run, registration at 8:30 a.m., Paterson Field House at Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m.; games at 6:20 p.m., food available. St. Mark Church Parish Center, 400 Columbus Ave. Extension, Pittsfield. Information: 413-445-4506.

Bottle Drive: Pittsfield Lions can and bottle drive. Call 413-448-2855 for pick up.

Boy Scouts Troop 28: Roast Beef Dinner, $12, 5-7 p.m., American Legion, Route 7, Sheffield.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Wheat Weaving Workshop with JoAnn Catsos, 10:30 a.m., to 12:30 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield. Registration required: 413-229-7004.

Dalton Senior Center: Craft fair and bake sale, hot lunch available, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 40 Field Street Ext., Dalton.

Dalton United Methodist Church: Chicken parmesan dinner, $10, 5-7 p.m., 755 Main St., Dalton. Information: 413-684-0521

Fall Harvest Supper: Turkey dinner, 5:30 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Route 43, South Williamstown. Reservations required: 413-458-4947.

Freemasons of the 31st Masonic District: Winter wear collection and open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at lodges in Pittsfield. Lee, West Stockbridge and Great Barrington.

Knit 'n Stitch: Chatting and project help, all ages and all skill levels welcome, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

PopCares: Chicken dinner and auction to benefit local families fighting cancer, 5:30 p.m. to midnight, Greylock Works, 508 State Road, North Adams. Information: 413-281-1094.

Repair Cafe: Bring your broken or damaged items to get repaired for free. Anyone is welcome to bring any non-working but repairable lamps, vacuum cleaners, and other small appliances, and all types of clothing and fabric items, 1-5 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

United Methodist Church of Lenox: Tag, book and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 Holmes Road, Lenox.

Wahconah High School: Girls flag football game to benefit the moments house, $7-$5, 6 to 9 p.m., 150 Windsor Road, Dalton.

West Cummington Congregational Church: Annual auction and dinner, 4:30 auction registration, 5:40 dinner, 7 p.m. auction, Parish House, 27 West Main St., West Cummington.

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation: Honey tasting, 4 p.m., Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. Register: 413-458-2494.


Berkshire Ballroom: Spooktacular Social Ballroom Dance, with music and swing lesson by Dan DeBenedetto, $15, 7 to 10:30 p.m., ITAM, 22 Waubeek Road, Pittsfield.

Chesterfield Square Dance: Caller Bob Livingston and the Falltown String Band, $8, 7 to 10 p.m., Chesterfield Community Center, Main Road, Chesterfield.

Lenox Contra Dance: Music by ContraPositive, calling by Quena Crain, $12, 7:45 into session, dancing 8-11 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox.

Line Dance Lessons: Absolute beginners, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; beginners, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., all ages welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.


Weekly Meditation: Free; all are welcome. Noon, All Saints Episcopal Church library, 59 Summer St., North Adams; 413-358-2626.


Berkshire Athenaeum: "The First Big Dig," history of the Hoosac Tunnel with Anne O'Connor, 2 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

North Adams Public Library: Robert G. Ousterhout, author of "John Henry Haynes: a photographer and archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881-1990," 2 p.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.


Berkshire Museum: Pop Up Play Day, 10 a.m. to noon; "Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m.; Flashlight Scavenger Hunt, $5, 6 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Mason Library: Coding with Minecraft, for ages 9 and up, 1-4 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-2403.

Ramsdell Library: Fun with Fine Arts, ages 4 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.


Behold Rural Adventures: Join ecologist David Hunt for "Foraging for Sustenance," $25-$15, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wyomanock Farm & Preserve, Wyomanock Road, Stephentown, N.Y. Register: 518-794-6680.

Berkshire Museum: Olli Distinguished Speaker Series, "How Digital and Social Media Has Disrupted Journalism" with Shawn McIntosh, $15, 2 p.m.; Learners Lab, learn how to make a Bloody Mary, with admission, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Foliage Trains, $14-$10, 10 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3 p.m.; "Spirited" trains for adults, $40, 5:30 p.m., 98 Crowley St., North Adams. Tickets:

Ward's Nursery: Houseplants 101 with Nancy Hall, 10 a.m., 600 Main St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-0166.

Whitney Center for the Arts: Andrea Feldman will present a slideshow talk about painting to transform the physical and emotional stress of illness, 2 p.m., 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Williams College: U.S. Colombianx Editorial Committee hosts inaugural interdisciplinary symposium on "U.S. Colombianidades and the Future of Latinx Studies," 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Oakley Center, 90 Denison Park Drive, Williamstown.


The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar: Elizabeth Elliot, "Climate Change and Nature: While Choice is Ours," 6 p.m., 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

Roeliff Jansen Library: "Write Your Heart Out: A Workshop to Discover Yourself in Words and Meditation" by Claudia Ricci, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y. Register: 518-325-4101.

Sandisfield Arts Center: Story Slam, theme "Rescue," $10, 4 p.m., Route 57, Sandisfield. Storytellers register:


Dewey Hall: Universal Set 50th Anniversary concert and fundraiser, $15, 7 to 10 p.m., 91 Main St., Sheffield.

Guthrie Center: Hootenanny Nite, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. Tickets: 413-528-1955.

Hubbard Hall: CCS Drama Club and HH Youth Chorale Fall Cabaret, $10, 7 p.m., 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

The Lion's Den: Accoustic Marshpit, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

Adams Free Library: "Evening of Song" with Ron Ramsay and Samantha Talora, $20, 7:30 p.m., 92 Park St., Adams.

Rainbow Restaurant: Blue Light Jazz, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.


Great Barrington Farmers' Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Church St., Great Barrington.

Mass Audubon: Pleasant Valley Volunteer Day, 12:30 to 4 p.m., 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Register:

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