Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, July 20 -26

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ART

ART OMI

1405 County Route 22,

Ghent, N.Y.

Visitors' Center and Gallery Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fields Sculpture Park hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: Windows, Lois Dodd. Fat Bike Project, Jason Middlebrook & Kianja Strobert. Indeterminacy IV, Dove Bradshaw. Omi Pond House, Rob Fischer. Folkert de Jong. Active Turn: Home, Freya Powell. Oval Frontiers, Andreas Savva. Charley Friedman. Iran do Espírito Santo. Donald Baechler. Icarus Meets Apollo, Diann Bauer. Ribbed Dome, Jackie Ferrara. Constants, Catherine Lee. NOTICE: A Flock of Signs, Kim Beck. Chaise Gabion, Celeste Roberge. Summer and Winter, Alison Saar. X-POD & X-TOWER, Haresh Lalvani. Trees for ETs, Paula Hayes. A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels, Alice Aycock. Untitled Iron Casting, Jene Highstein. Relic II, Lauren Ewing. Cloak of Lorenzo, Bryan Hunt. Bus Shelter XI (Heidegger), Dennis Adams. It Up and Her Leaving, Robert Melee. Smoke, Richard Nonas. Victoria, Susanna, Leucantha and Eileen, Phillip Grausman. Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5 and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line, Bernar Venet. Sallie, Donald Lipski. Gunshot Landscape, Margaret Evangeline. Purification, Thomas Matsuda. Picker Sculpture, Dewitt Godfrey. Clench, Oliver Kruse. Sheep Farm, Dan Devine. Mary Ann unger. John Deere, Willard Boepple. Ellipse, Tarik Currimbhoy. Stanley Boxer. Steppe and Ripogenus, Antoni Milkowski. Untitled, Robert Grosvenor. Marriage Tree, Dennis Oppenheim. Columns, John Cross. Untitled, Tony Cragg. In the Beginning and Chickasaw, Isaac Witkin. Iron(y), Nancy Dwyer.

BECKET ARTS CENTER

7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.

413-623-6635,

becketartscenter.org

Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 20: Drawing workshop, 2 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Art Exhibition 2 opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26: Painting on Glass workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nina Evan's Studio, Great Barrington, Mass.

BENNINGTON CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.

802-442-7158

Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $9, $8 seniors, children free.

Through July 22: "Wildscapes."

Through Sept. 4: "American Artists Abroad."

Through Dec. 23: "The Small Works Show."

BENNINGTON MUSEUM

75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1571

Gallery Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10, $9 seniors, children free.

Current Exhibitions: "Grandma Moses, One of America's Most Noted Self-Taught Folk Artists." Granda Moses Schoolhouse, "Interactive Family Center." "Bennington Modernism, An Atmosphere Filled with Energy." "Gilded Age Vermont, Wealth and Prosperity Comes to Bennington." Church Gallery, "Cabinet of Curiosities." Sloane Gallery, "The Battle of Bennington - A Pivotal Point in American History."

Through Nov. 5: Grandma Moses, "American Modern" exhibition.

Through Dec. 30: "Buy Local: Photographs from the Weicht-Isselhardt Collection."

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM

159 East Main St.,

North Adams, Mass.

Annex — 82 Summer St.,

North Adams, Mass.

413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.

Through Oct. 2017: "VOLUME — Esculturas Grandes, Esculturas de Mesa, Vessels, Volume in Miniature." Over 50 3-D indoor and outdoor sculptures, plus permanent collection/Iceberg/

Robotic Installation and "A Chapel for Humanity."

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-7171,

berkshiremuseum.org

Hours: Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. $13, $6 children.

CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY

622 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.

518-828-1915,

carriehaddadgallery.com

Hours: Open daily 11 a.m to 5 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: Summer exhibit, group show featuring Mark Beard, Corinne Robbins, Claire Lofrese and more.

CHESTERWOOD

4 Williamsville Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-3579, chesterwood.org

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed 12:30 to 2 p.m. Guided tours are available for groups 10 or more with advance reservations. $18, seniors $17, teens $9, children free.

Thursday, July 20: "Painting on the Prowl" plein air painting class with Arthur Yanoff, registration required through IS183, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Walking tour of "Out of Site," with museum admission, 2 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: "Daily Arrangement," with artists Portia Munson, with admission, 11:30 a.m.

Through Oct. 9: "Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood."

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, children and members free.

Through Aug. 2017: "Picasso: Encounters."

Through Sept. 4: "Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design."

Through Sept. 24: "No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts."

Through Oct. 9: "As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler's Paintings."

COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS

40 Railroad St., Suite #6,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-5485, CATAarts.org

Thursday, July 20: Meet the Artists, 1 to 2 p.m., Lunder Center at Stone Hill, 227 South St., Williamstown.

Through July 31: "I Am a Part of Art," exhibit, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.

Through Aug. 22: "I Am a Part of Art," exhibit created by artists with disabilities, Lunder Center, Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.

CONFLUENCE GALLERY

7012 Main St., Readsboro, Vt.

Hours: Open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

readsboroarts.org

Through July 30: "Botanical Art."

DIANA FELBER GALLERY

6 Harris St., West Stockbridge, Mass.

413-232-7007

Open: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, closed Tuesday.

Through July 30: Summer Show.

DORSET HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, Vt.

802-867-0331

Open: Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: "Fenton Stoneware." "The Art and Crafts of Jessica Hill Bond."

THE EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY SOCIETY

Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, N.Y.

518-392-3362, millay.org

Open: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. House and ground tours, $16 each; grounds pass, $10; Behind the Scenes pass, $50.

Through Oct. 30: "Millay at Vassar."

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY

1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.

ferrincontemporary.com

Open: daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FIDDLEHEAD AT FOUR CORNERS

338 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1000

Open: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: "Banned Books Exhibit."

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE AND STUDIO

92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, Mass.

413-637-0166, frelinghuysen.org

Open: Thursday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Free painting demo with Terry Wise, 11 a.m.

GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY

40 Main St., Lee, Mass.

413-394-5045

Through Aug. 7: "Phenomenon of Oil and Water with Marge Bride and Karen Jacobs" exhibition.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-0188, hancockshakervillage.org

Through Nov. 12: "DWELLING: Purpose, place and ideas," exhibition; "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."

HERMAN MELVILLE'S ARROWHEAD

780 Holmes Road,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-442-1793

Hours: Tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15, $13 seniors, $8 children.

HILLTOWN ARTS ALLIANCE

Hilltown Community

Development Corporation,

387 Main Road,

Chesterfield, Mass.

413-238-0481

Hours: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through July: Group show featuring Kathryn Jensen, Gerrie Kennedy, Peggy Klineman and more.

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM

At the Wheeler Farmstead,

817 South Main St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-591-8702

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Through July: "Frank Stanley Packlick: A Man and His Passion."

HOUSATONIC VALLEY ART LEAGUE

420 Stockbridge Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

hvart.org

Gallery hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Through July 30: Juried Art Show.

IS183 ART SCHOOL OF THE BERKSHIRES

13 Willard Hill Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-5252, is183.org

Thursday, July 20: Terra Sigilatta and the Moke Fire Pot, lecture, $10, 6 p.m., Citizens' Hall.

Tuesday, July 25: Teen Tuesday, making comic strips with Anna Moriarty Lev, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL

Blake's Barn,

358 George Carter Road,

Becket, Mass.

413-243-0745, jacobspillow.org

Through Aug. 27: "Jacob's Pillow Jumps," "Inside the Dancer's Art," and "Maira Kalman's Principles of Uncertainty," exhibitions, open daily, free.

THE KINGMAN TAVERN MUSEUM

33 Main St., Cummington, Mass.

Hours: Guided tours, 2 to 5 p.m.

LANESBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY

83 North Main St.,

Lanesborough, Mass.

Through Aug. 31: "Aged: A Photography Exhibit," by Peg Williams.

LAUREN CLARK FINE ART

325 Stockbridge Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-0432,

laurenclarkfineart.com

Hours: Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, July 22: "NOCA in the Berkshires," opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: "Portrait and Figures" exhibition by Joan Barber, Richard Britell, Kris Galli and Terry Wise.

LICHTENSTEIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-499-9348

Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MASON LIBRARY

231 Main St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

gblibraries.org

Through July 31: Charles W. Agar wood carvings.

Mass MoCA

1040 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Hours: Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays. $18, $16 seniors, $8 children.

Current Exhibitions: Steffani Jemison, "Plant you now, dig you later." Elizabeth King, "Radical Small." Tanja Hollander, "Are you really my friend?" Building 6: Artists Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, James Turrell, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Gunnar Schonbeck and more. "In the Abstract," Doug Ashford, Aidas Bareikis, Sarah Braman, Tomashi Jackson, Rosy Keyser, Eric N. Mack, Rose Marcus, Rodney McMillian, Matt Saunders, Letha Wilson, and Brenna Youngblood. "The Half-life of Love," Jordan Casteel, Cynthia Daignault, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Curran Hatleberg, Deana Lawson, Dave McKenzie, Kambui Olujimi, Valeska Soares, and Billie Zangewa.

Through Aug. 2017: Nick Cave, "Until."

MCLA GALLERY 51

51 Main St., North Adams, Mass.

mcla.edu/gallery51

Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

MEETING HOUSE GALLERY

154 Hartsville New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough, Mass.

newmarlborough.org

Gallery Hours: Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through July 23: "A Child's World."

MONTEREY LIBRARY

452 Main Road, Monterey, Mass.

montereymasslibrary.org

Through July 22: Nancy Johnson, "Re-Psychled."

NEUMANN FINE ART

65 Cold Water St., Hillsdale, N.Y.

neumannfineart.com

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

Through Aug. 12: "A Canon of Beauty," group show featuring Barry DeBaun.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road/Route 183, Stockbridge, Mass.

nrm.org

Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 13: Historic Property Walks, with admission, 2 p.m.; "Andy Warhol as Filmmaker," Geralyn Huxley, 5:30 p.m.

July 24 – 28: "Painting Like the Golden Age Masters" with Dan Howe, $250, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 25: Summer Sketch Club, $7, 10 a.m. to noon.

Through Oct. 29: "Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol," and "James Warhola: Uncle Andy and Other Stories," exhibitions.

Through Oct. 31: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio."

NORTH BENNINGTON SCULPTURE

48 Main St.,

North Bennington, Vt.

Through Oct. 29: 20th annual Outdoor Sculpture Show.

SALMON FALLS GALLERY

1 Ashfield St.,

Shelburne Falls, Mass.

413-625-9833,

salmonfallsgallery.com

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Saturday, July 22: Trolley Fest, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, 14 Depot St., Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Sunday, July 23: Artist's talk: Multi-plate color etching, with Mary Teichman, 2 p.m.

Through Aug. 27: "Tom Wyatt: Reflection and Illusion," photographs on metal, and "Trina Sears Sternstein: Imagined Landscapes," oil paintings.

THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER

5 Hammertown Road,

Sandisfield, Mass.

413-258-4100,

sandisfieldartscenter.org

Through July 29: Artist Tina Grammer.

SCHANTZ GALLERIES

3 Elm St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-3044

Through July 30: "Lino Tagliapietra in New England 2017."

SCULPTURE NOW

The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Mass.

413-623-2068,

sculpturenow.org,

edithwharton.org

Through Oct. 31: Large-scale outdoor sculptures located on the ground of The Mount.

SHAKER MUSEUM

Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road,

New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-9100, shakerml.org

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "Break Every Yoke: Shakers, gender equality and women's suffrage."

Through Nov. 12: "Days of Youth: The Lives of Shaker Children."

SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Old Stone Store,

137 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

sheffieldhistory.org

Hours: Open weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Current Exhibitions: "Baseball in the Berkshires," and "Where the Berkshires Began ..."

SIENNA PATTI CONTEMPORARY

80 Main St., Lenox, Mass.

siennapatti.com

Through July 24: Carina Shoshtary, "In The Beginning There Was Red."

SOHN FINE ART GALLERY

69 Church St., Lenox, Mass.

sohnfineart.com

Hours: Open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through Aug. 13: Greg Gorman's book "Private Works: 2000-2015."

SOUTHERN VERMONT

ARTS CENTER

930 SVAC Drive, West Road, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1405

Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY

ARTS CENTER

790 State Route 203,

Spencertown, N.Y.

518-392-3693,

spencertownacademy.org

Hours: Open weekends, 1 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: "The Curator as Artist," reception, 4 to 6 p.m.

Through Aug. 13: "The Curator as Artist," 1 to 5 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE STATION GALLERY

3 Depot St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-5163,

riverartproject.com

Gallery Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through Sept. 4: "The River Art Project."

TUNNEL CITY COFFEE

100 Spring St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

Hours: Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Through Sept.: Ghetta Hirsch, Ed Carson and Sharon Carson.

WELLES GALLERY

Lenox Library, 18 Main St.,

Lenox, Mass.

Hours: Gallery open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Through July 20: "Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists Guild July Art Show."

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

MUSEUM OF ART

WCMA Galleries,

15 Lawrence Hall Drive,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m.

Through Aug. 20: "Robert Rauschenberg: Autobiography."

Through Aug. 20: "Accession Number."

Through Sept. 17: "Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi."

DANCE

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL

358 George Carter Road,

Becket, Mass.

413-243-9919, jacobspillow.org

Thursday, July 20: Compagnie Marie Chouinard dance performance, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Rising dance performance, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Caleb Teicher & Company performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage; Class with Inside/Out Artists: Lindy Hop with Caleb Teicher for all level dancers ages 16 and up, registration required, $10, 4 to 5 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Compagnie Marie Chouinard dance performance, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Rising dance performance, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Samuel Samways dance performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.

Saturday, July 22: Compagnie Marie Chouinard dance performance, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Rising dance performance, 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; The School at Jacob's Pillow contemporary program performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage; Eiko Otake's "A Body at the Pillow," dance performance, noon, 2 and 5 p.m., outdoors at the Pillow.

Sunday, July 23: Compagnie Marie Chouinard dance performance, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Rising dance performance, 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Delicious Movement Workshop with Eiko Otake for all level dancers aged 16 and up, registration required, $15, 6 p.m.; Sunday Master Class with Aakash Odedra for intermediate/advanced dancer ages 16 and up, registration required, $15, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, July 26: Ballet Hispanico dance performance, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Ate9 dANCEcOMPANY performance, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Good Foot Dance Company performance, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage.

Through Aug. 25: Morning Classes: Monday Pilates, Tuesday African Dance, Wednesday Ballet, Thursday Zumba, Friday Modern, all skill levels, ages 16 and up, $10 class, 8 to 9 a.m., Ruth St. Denis Studio.

MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT

1161 Dorset West Road,

Dorset, Vt.

marblehouseproject.org

ART-Seed: Artists-in-residence present work to the public, free.

Tuesday, July 25: Dance performance by Donna Uchizono and readings by Sharifa Rhodes Pitts, 6 to 7 p.m.

PS21: PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org

Thursday, July 20: Parsons Dance open rehearsal, 6:30 p.m.

July 21 and 26: Parsons Dance dance class for teens, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

AND FAMILY FUN BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE

105 Weatogue Road,

Sheffield, Mass.

413-298-3239 ext. 3013

Through Sept. 3: Housatonic River Guided Canoe Trips, $30, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Registration required.

Through Sept. 4: Canoe Rentals at Bartholomew's Cobble, $20, Saturdays and Sundays noon to 4 p.m. Rent a boat and explore the Housatonic River on your own.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

5 West Stockbridge Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-3926,

berkshirebotanical.org

Hours: Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday though Saturday for guided tours of featured display gardens, 11 a.m. Call 413-320-4794 to arrange a private group tour. Admission $15, seniors $14, children free.

Through Sept. 24: Designers and builders re-imagine playhouse structures to delight children of all ages.

BERKSHIRE CAROUSEL

50 Center St., Pittsfield, Mass.

theberkshirecarousel.

blogspot.com

Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Rides are $2 each.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-7171,

berkshiremuseum.org

Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners. Interactive program for children ages 6-18 months, with admission, 10:30 a.m.

Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures. Children 18 months to 3 years old explore the Aquarium and other Museum galleries, with admission, 11 a.m.

Saturdays: Chow Time in the Aquarium. Help prepare meals for creatures in the Aquarium, with admission, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26: WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session for children ages 2 to 4, 10:30 a.m. Register: 413-443-7171 ext. 334.

BERKSHIRE WOODWORKERS GUILD

Berkshire Botanical Garden,

5 West Stockbridge Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

berkshirewoodworkers.org

July 22 and 23: Fine Woodwork Show and Silent Auction, $5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Thursday, July 20: Off the Wall: Soak Stain art making activity, free, 1 p.m., Lunder Center at Stone Hill.

Tuesday, July 25: Piece by Piece: Cubist Portraits children's art making event, free, 1 p.m., Fernandez Terrace.

DALTON CRA

400 Main St., Dalton, Mass.

413-684-0260, daltoncra.org

July 21 – 23: The 8th annual Dalton CRA Invitational Softball Tournament.

FRIENDS OF THE

WEST STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY

West Stockbridge Town Offices/Library, 21 State Line Road,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

July 22 and 23: Used book sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON BANDSTAND

Behind Town Hall, Main Street, Great Barrington, Mass.

Through Aug. 26: Concerts by children's entertainer David Grover, free, every Saturday at 10 a.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES

Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.

gblibraries.org, 413-528-2403

Ramsdell Public Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic, Mass.

413-274-3738

Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders Play & Learn Playgroup, no registration required, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Fridays: Ramsdell Storytime for Tots: Stories and crafts for kids under five, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Saturdays: Ramsdell Fun With Fine Arts: Arts and crafts for children, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

HEMMINGS MOTOR NEWS

222 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-768-9711, hemmings.com

Thursday, July 20: Cruise In, family-friendly car gatherings, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

HILDENE

1005 Hildene Road,

Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1788, hildene.org

Tuesday, July 25: "Farm Chores Program" $30 for a family of four, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Register: farm@hildene.org.

JACOB'S PILLOW

358 George Carter Road, Becket.

jacobspillow.org

Friday, July 21: Families Dance Together, intergenerational dance class for children aged 5 to 18, registration required, $5, $1 kids, 5 to 6 p.m.

LEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

3 Park Place, Lee, Mass

July 14 and 15: Artisans and Creative Crafters Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Church Park.

LENOX LIBRARY

18 Main St., Lenox, Mass.

Tuesday, July 25: Terry A La Berry and Friends' 12th Season of Family Concerts, 11 a.m.

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE

1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

518-392-9292,

machaydntheatre.org

July 21 and 22: "Hi, Ho, Robin Hood," $8/10, 10:30 a.m.

MASS AUDUBON

Pleasant Valley

Wildlife Sanctuary,

Lenox, Mass.

massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

Sunday, July 23: Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip on the Housatonic River, registration required, $35, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., New Lenox Road, Lenox, Mass.

MERCK FOREST

3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vt.

802-394-7836, merckforest.org

Thursday, July 20: Farm Chores for Children, $2.50, 2 to 4 p.m.

MIDNIGHT MADNESS

Main Street and downtown,

Bennington, Vt.

Thursday, July 20: Family event, downtown shops open late.

THE MOUNT

Edith Wharton's Home,

2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.

413-551-5111, edithwharton.org

Tuesday, July 25: Books & Blooms storytime for children aged 2 to 8, weather permitting, free, 10 a.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

Naumkeag, 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-8138

Thursday, July 20: "Family Style" house tour, $5 with admission, 1 p.m.; Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Saturday, July 22: "Behind the Velvet Curtain" $5 with admission, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday.

Sunday July 16: "Teas from the Garden," $20, 2 to 3:30 p.m.; "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," house tour, $5 with admission, 2:30 p.m.

Monday, July 24: Yoga with a View program, $20, 9 to 10 a.m.

Through Sept. 4: "The Secret Gardens of Naumkeag" interactive installation.

Through Oct. 9: "The Three Lives of Naumkeag House Tour," daily, every hour, $15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "Shaping a Landscape Garden Tour," daily, $20, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Through Oct. 9: "Outside In: The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Garden Tour," $20, Wednesday 1:30 p.m. and Saturday 11:30 a.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

nrm.org

Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 20: "Draw in! Sketching Our World" family art workshop, $7, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

July 24 – 28: Painting Like the Golden Age Masters with Dan Howe, $250, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26: "Kids Create" family art workshop, $7, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY

74 Church St.,

North Adams, Mass.

413-662-3133 ext. 14,

naplibrary.com

Thursday, July 20: MASS MoCA Tour and art making, registration required, 6 p.m., 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass.

Wednesday, July 26: Boston Bruins mascot Blades will visit for storytime and games, 2 p.m.

NOTCHVIEW RESERVATION

Route 9, Windsor, Mass.

413-684-4535

Saturday, July 22: Star gazing program, telescopes and interpretation to view stars and planets, $5, beginning at dusk.

PITTSFIELD 3RD THURSDAYS

North Street, Pittsfield, Mass.

Thursday, July 20: "Food" theme, 5 to 8 p.m.

PS21

PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY,

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org

Friday, July 21: "Stories from the Longhouse," told by Stephanie Marie Fox, 1 p.m.

THE ROBBINS-ZUST FAMILY MARIONETTES

Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-822-0663,

robbins-zustfamily

marionettes.com

Friday, July 21: "Carnival of the Animals," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: "Three Little Pigs," free half-hour show, 11 a.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Monday, July 24: "Three Little Pigs," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Wedneday, July 26: "Punch and Judy," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

SHEFFIELD LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

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413-229-7004,

bushnellsagelibrary.org

Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3 to 4 p.m.

Wednesdays: Mah Jongg Night, drop in style. Beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m.

SPECTRUM PLAYHOUSE

20 Franklin St., Lee, Mass.

413-394-5023,

spectrumplayhouse.org

Through July 21: CIP Berkshire presents "Once Upon a Mattress G2K," $12/$5 under 5, 2 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and Thursday.

STOCKBRIDGE FAMILY FUN DAY

Beckwith Estate,

37 Interlaken Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

37interlaken.com

Saturday, July 22: Mansion tours, guided hikes, live music and more, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

46 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.

413-298-5501

Wednesdays: Littles Library Time, for children under 3, 10 a.m.

TURN PARK ART SPACE

2 Moscow Road,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

413-232-0275, turnpark.com

Thursday, July 20: Art for Kids, registration required, $20, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register: 518-755-7968, info@turnpark.com.

VERMONT SUMMER FESTIVAL HORSE SHOW

Harold Beebe Farm,

Route 7 North, East Dorset, Vt.

802-489-4945,

vt-summerfestival.com

Through Aug. 13: New England's largest hunter/jumper competition.

FILM

BERKSHIRE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

Lenox High School, 197 East St., Lenox, Mass.

Monday, July 24: "Big Sonia," 4 p.m.; "Bang! The Bert Berns Story," 8 p.m.

IMAGES CINEMA

50 Spring St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

imagescinema.org

Sunday, July 23: Family Flicks Under the Stars, "Finding Nemo," 8:15 p.m.

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

Adams Visitors Center,

3 Hoosac St., Adams.

Friday, July 21: "Beauty and the Beast," 7:30 p.m.

TURN PARK ART SPACE

2 Moscow Road,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

413-232-0275, turnpark.com

Friday, July 21: Under the Gate House, Children's Short Animation Series 2 will screen animated films from around the world, bring a blanket or chairs, 3:15 p.m. RSVP: info@turnpark.com.

MUSIC

ASTON MAGNA FESTIVAL

352 Main St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

888-492-1283, astonmagna.com

Concerts: $40 in advance, $45 at the door, 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: "Voices and Viols; Music from the Court of Isabella D'Este" with Deborah Rentz-Moore and Aaron Sheehan, voice, with viols Josquin Agricola, Obrecht, Isaac, Martini, Trombonicino.

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY

Mr. Finns Cabaret,

Sydelle and Lee Blatt

Performing Arts Center,

36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-236-8888,

barringtonstageco.org

Sunday, July 23: Eli Newberger & the Hot Six, "The Genius of Cole Porter," $35, 8 p.m.

Monday, July 24: Eli Newberger & the Hot Six, "Duke Ellington Swings!" $45, 8 p.m.

BASCOM LODGE

3 Summit Road, Adams, Mass.

413-743-1591, bascomlodge.net

Sunday, July 23: JoAnne Spies and the Elemental Orchestra, free, 6 p.m.

BENNINGTON CHAMBER MUSIC CONFERENCE

Bennington College,

Greenwall Auditorium,

1 College Drive,

North Bennington, Vt.

cmceast.org

July 22 and 26: Artist-Faculty concert, free, 8 p.m.

BERKSHIRE CHORAL INTERNATIONAL

245 North Undermountain Road, Sheffield, Mass.

413-229-1999,

berkshirechoral.org

Saturday, July 22: Verdi, "Requiem," with conductor Tom Hall, $20-$45, pre-concert lecture at 6:15 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY TANGLEWOOD INSTITUTE

Trinity Church, 88 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.

bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood/

All recitals are free and take place at Trinity Church, unless noted.

Thursday, July 20: Brass Quintet, BUTI faculty recital, 6 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Chamber Music, Young Artists Wind Ensemble, BUTI student recital, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Young Artists Piano Program, BUTI student recital, 11 a.m., West Street Theatre, 45 West St., Lenox.

Sunday, July 23: Vento Chiaro Woodwind Quintet, BUTI faculty recital, 7 p.m.

Monday, July 24: Boaz Sharon, piano, BUTI faculty recital, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 25: Justin Casinghino, composition, BUTI faculty recital, 7 p.m.

BREAD AND ROSES COFFEE HOUSE

South Congregational Church,

110 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Friday, July 21: Linda Worster and David Grover perform, by donation, 7 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Tuesday, July 25: Summer concert with Capital Brass, free, 6:30 p.m.

COMMON FOLK ARTIST COLLECTIVE

North Adams, Mass.

commonfolk.org

Thursday, July 20: Arc Iris reimagines Joni Mitchell's "Blue Album," 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 100 Eagle St., North Adams.

DALTON CRA

400 Main St., Dalton, Mass.

413-684-0260, daltoncra.org

Thursday, July 20: The Eagles Band perform, free, 7 p.m. Rain date July 21.

DANBY OLDE COUNTRY AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

Power's Field, 245 Tifft Road, Danby, Vt.

802-293-5515

July 20 – 22: Thursday, 4 to 10:15 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. $60 weekend pass, $20 Thursday, $25 Friday or Saturday, $15 Nights Only Pass, children under 15 free.

THE DOWN COUNTY SOCIAL CLUB

Beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield, Mass.

Hours: Every Thursday from 8 to 11 p.m., $10 donation.

Thursday July 20: The Page Turners.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

1843 West Housatonic St.,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-443-0188,

hancockshakervillage.org

Wednesday, July 26: Shaker Music Barn Series featuring Anna & Elizabeth, $20, doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m.

THE GUTHRIE CENTER

2 Van Deusenville Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

guthriecenter.org

Friday, July 21: Jonathan Edwards, $20, doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, $25, doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC AT TURN PARK

2 Moscow Road,

West Stockbridge, Mass.

Sunday, July 23: Jazz-pop Israeli artists Florie Namir, noon.

LIVE ON THE LAKE

Burbank Park on Onota Lake, Pittsfield, Mass.

Wednesday, July 26: Shyne performs, 6 to 8 p.m.

MANCHESTER MUSIC FESTIVAL YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT

Southern Vermont Arts Center, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1956, mmfvt.org

Thursday, July 20: Public Chamber Music talk and recital, 5:30 p.m.; Manchester Music Festival Concert featuring works by Liebermann, Arensky, Sollima, and Dvořák, 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Masterclasses, $15, 11 a.m. with David Requiro, cello, and 2 p.m. with Michael Brown, piano, Telscher/Snopek Home, Stratton Mountain, Stratton, Vt.

Sunday, July 23: Manchester Music Festival Young Artists Concert, $10, 2 p.m.

MARLBORO MUSIC

Persons Auditorium,

Marlboro College,

2472 South Road,

Marlboro, Vt.

802-254-2394

Saturday, July 22: Program at 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: Program at 2:30 p.m.

Mass MoCA

1040 Mass MoCA Way,

North Adams, Mass.

massmoca.org

Saturday, July 22: Booker T. Jones, 8 p.m.

MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS

The Federated Church, Route 2, Charlemont, Mass.

Saturday, July 22: Christopher Hall, $20, 7:30 p.m.

MONUMENT MOUNTAIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

600 Stockbridge Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

Thursday, July 20: Glenn Miller Orchestra, $40, 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC FROM SALEM

Hubbard Hall, 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

518-232-2347,

musicfromsalem.org

Sunday, July 23: "Out of old Mythologies" concert program, $25 suggested ticket, 4 p.m.

PARTY IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES

Noel Field, 310 State St.,

North Adams, Mass.

Concerts: 6 to 8 p.m., free.

Thursday, July 20: Snake House perform.

PS21: PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21st CENTURY

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org

Saturday, July 22: The Twelfth Annual Paul Grunberg Memorial Bach Concert: Simone Dinnerstein performs the "Goldberg Variations," 8 p.m.

SEVENARS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sevenars Academy,

Ireland Street,

South Worthington, Mass.

413-238-5854, sevenars.org

Concerts: 4 p.m.; $20 suggested donation.

Sunday, July 23: Violin/piano concert by Walls James duo.

SHIRE CITY SESSIONS

First Street Common,

Pittsfield, Mass.

shirecitymusic.com

Monday, July 24: Drew Angus with special guest Izzy Heltai, free, 6 p.m.

SOUTH STREET CAFE AND BAKERY

105 South St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-2433

Thursday, July 20: That Strange concert, free, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: Banulis and Miller Jazz duo, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday.

SUMMER SONATINA INTERNATIONAL PIANO CAMP

Thursday, July 20: Piano concert and the Summer Sonatina Singers, free, 7 p.m., Bennington Center for the Arts, Route 9, Bennington, Vt.

SUPERTONE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Roe Jan Park, 116 Old Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Saturday, July 22: Local food and art, featuring music by Ian Felice, Mail The Horse, The Wayside Drifters, Black Lake and more, $48, 1 p.m. to midnight.

TAMARACK HOLLOW NATURE & CULTURE CENTER

tamarackhollow.com

Mondays: Tamarack Hollow & Gaia Roots World Music present West African and Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, drums provided, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, Mass.

TANGLEWOOD

Boston Symphony Orchestra,

297 West St., Lenox, Mass.

888-266-1200, bso.org

Thursday, July 20: Emerson Quartet; Andrè Schuen, baritone, Thomas Adès, piano, Harold Robinson, double bass, Schubert's Summer Journey, Program 2, 8 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.

Friday, July 21: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Gustavo Gimeno, conductor, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, "Bernstein "Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety" and Tchaikovsky "Symphony No. 4," $11-$104, 8 p.m., The Shed; Prelude Concert, 6 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.

Saturday, July 22: Sunday program rehearsal, 10:30 a.m., pre-rehearsal talk at 9:30 a.m., $13- $33; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Adès, conductor; Emanuel Ax, piano, Britten "Sinfonia da Requiem," Adès "... but all shall be well," Beethoven "Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor," $21-$104, 8 p.m., The Shed.

Sunday, July 23: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Ken-David Masur, conductor, Nikolai Lugansky, piano, Kernis "Musica Celestis," Prokofiev "Piano Concerto No. 3," Tchaikovsky "Symphony No. 2, Little Russian," $21-$104, 2:30 p.m., The Shed.

Sunday, July 23: Posh Picnic at Tanglewood to raise money for The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative's educational initiatives, catered lunch, $160, noon. Tickets: berkshirefilm.org.

Monday, July 24: Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Thomas Adès, conductor, TMC Conducting Fellows, Britten "Four Sea Interludes" and "Passacaglia" from "Peter Grimes," Adès "Polaris," Sibelius "The Bard" and "Symphony No. 7," 8 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall.

Wednesday, July 26: Takács Quartet, Garrick Ohlsson, piano: Haydn, Beethoven and Elgar, 8 p.m.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL

Late-Night @ The Log,

78 Spring St., Williamstown.

wtfestival.org

Thursday, July 20: Christin Milioti, 10:30 p.m.

July 21 and 22: Baby Wants Candy, 10:30 p.m.

WINDSOR LAKE CONCERTS

100 Windsor Lake Drive,

North Adams, Mass.

413-664-6180

Wednesdays: at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday July 26: The Brave Brothers.

READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

BASCOM LODGE

3 Summit Road, Adams, Mass.

413-743-1591, bascomlodge.net

Thursday, July 20: Galaxies Over Greylock, a night photography workshop and presentation with Tim Little, $145. Registration required: workshops@capenightphotography.com.

Wednesday, July 26: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps on Mount Greylock, free, 6 p.m.

BECKET ARTS CENTER

7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket, Mass.

413-623-6635,

becketartscenter.org

Tuesday, July 25: Marty Lasker lecture series, 7:30 p.m.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield, Mass.

bushnellsagelibrary.org

Saturday, July 22: Author talk with Annette Libeskind Berkovits, "Confessions of an Accidental Zoo Curator," 3 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Monday, July 24: Yoga on the Terrace, free, 9 a.m.

Wednesday, July 26: "Brought to Light: Works on Paper at the Clark," free, 1 p.m., Manton Research Center; Orchestrating Elegance Book Club, Mark Twain, "The Innocents Abroad," registration required, 7 p.m.

DORSET HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Route 30 at Kent Hill Road, Dorset, Vt.

802-867-0331

Thursday, July 20: Third Thursday lecture, Bill West, "The Hunting Camps of Beech Ridge."

THE EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY SOCIETY

Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, N.Y.

518-392-3362, millay.org

Sunday, July 23: Garden Conservancy Day, $7 self-guided tours, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

GEOFFREY YOUNG GALLERY

40 Railroad St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-404-6060

Hours: Open Wednesday

to Saturday, 11 a.m .to 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Bobby Houston reading, 5:30 p.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Tuesday, July 25: "Ansel Adams: The Man and His Photography" lecture, $20, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt.

HERMAN MELVILLE'S ARROWHEAD

780 Holmes Road,

Pittsfield, Mass.

413-442-1793

Tuesday, July 25: The Mastheads Authors reading from their works, free, 6 p.m.

HEVREH OF SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE

270 State Road,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-6378, hevreh.org

July 20 – 23: Festival of Jewish Books, lectures, talks, author readings and more, co-presented with Jewish Federation of the Berkshires.

HOUSATONIC RIVER WALK

Great Barrington, Mass.

gbriverwalk.org

Saturday, July 15: Guided Tree Walk with Tom Ingersoll, free, 9 to 11 a.m., Du Bois River Garden Park.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL

Blake's Barn,

358 George Carter Road,

Becket, Mass.

413-243-0745

Friday, July 21: "A Body in Places," PillowTalk, free, 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: "Artist-Driven Archives" PillowTalk, free, 4 p.m.

THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES

196 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-442-2200,

jewishberkshires.org

Monday, July 24: Fedora Horowitz, "Only Yesterday ... 1941-1958," 10:45 a.m. at Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.

KNESSET ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE

16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, Mass.

413-445-4872 ext. 10,

office@knessetisrael.org

Friday, July 21: Dr. Hillel Ben Sasson, "Resistance as a Religious Virtue: Confronting the Divine in Rabbinic Literature," $25, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass.

LEE LIBRARY

100 Main St., Lee, Mass.

413-243-0385

Tuesday, July 25: Writers Read with Rich Murphy, "Body Politic," Sarah Sousa, "Split the Crow," and Stephen Welch.

LENOX LIBRARY

18 Main St., Lenox, Mass.

Tuesday, July 25: The Lenox Library and The Bookstore in Lenox present Paul DeForest Hicks, "John E. Parsons: An Eminent New Yorker in the Gilded Age," 6 p.m.

THE MASTHEADS INAUGURAL WRITERS' RESIDENCY

Monday, July 24: Tess Chakkalakal, "Why save authors' houses?" 6:30 p.m., Hotel on North, North Street, Pittsfield.

MONTEREY LIBRARY

452 Main Road, Monterey, Mass.

montereymasslibrary.org

Monday, July 24: Adult book discussion, "Me Before You," by Jojo Moyes, 7:30 to 9 p.m.

THE MOUNT

Edith Wharton's Home,

2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.

413-551-5111, edithwharton.org

Thursday, July 20: Le Café Français: Conversations and croissants on The Mount's Terrace, reservations required, $10, 8:30 a.m.; Literary Roundtable, with admission, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: Backstairs Tour, learn about the daily lives of the men and women who ran the Mount, $23, 10:30 a.m.

July 24 and 25: Summer Lecture Series, Julia Scelfo discusses her book "The Women Who Made New York," reservations required, $30, 4 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 26: Wharton on Wednesdays. Edith Wharton short stories read by professional actors, $10, 5 p.m.; Ghost Tour, tour of the most haunted parts of the estate. Not recommended for children under 12, $24, $20 teens, 7:30 p.m.

MOUNT GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION

30 Rockwell Road,

Lanesborough, Mass.

413-499-4262

Thursday, July 20: Story Walk, 10 a.m.; "Winged Creatures" educational program, 1 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Discover Greylock Hike, 10 a.m.; "Furry Friends Friday," self-guided children's tour, 1 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Thoreau Hike on Bellow's Pipe, 10 a.m., meet at Notch Road gate parking lot.

Sunday, July 23: "Waterfall Wonders!" self-guided walking tour, 10 a.m.; Tower Talk, 2 p.m.

Monday, July 24: Find Your Way, kids navigation program, 10 a.m.; Trails and Tales Hike, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, July 25: Living History Program, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, July 26: Self-Guided Nice and Easy Nature Hikes geared towards seniors, 10 a.m.; "Kidleidoscope," nature-themed story and activity hour, 1 p.m.

MUSIC AND MORE

AT THE MEETING HOUSE

154 Hartsville New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough, Mass.

newmarlborough.org

Saturday, July 22: The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 lecture and demo, free, 4:30 p.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road,

Stockbridge, Mass.

nrm.org

Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, July 20: "Learning from the Masters: The Famous Artists School" opening and book launch, with admission, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26: Curatorial Conversations: Exploring the Art on View, with admission, 1:30 p.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE

4869 Main St.,

Manchester Center, Vt.

802-362-2200, northshire.com

Thursday, July 20: John Healey, "Samurai of Seville," 6 p.m.

Friday, July 21: Jon Katz, "Talking to Animals," 6 p.m.

Saturday, July 22: Children's author Heather Preusser, "A Symphony of Cow Bells," 11 a.m; film screening of "Saltwater Buddha and author discussion with Arnie Kozak, 6 p.m.

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE

Maple Street Cemetery,

Adams, Mass.

Hours: Open 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 8.

Sunday, July 23: Tours by member of the Adams Historical Society.

THE SUMMER CELEBRATION OF JEWISH MUSIC

Thursday, July 20: Charles Hersch, "Jews and Jazz," 5:30 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

TEMPLE ANSHE AMUNIM

26 Broad St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-442-5910, ansheamunim.org

Thursday, July 20: Lunch and Learn with Phil Halpern, "Jews in Comedy," bring your own lunch, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 25: "The Face of Evil," play analysis series with Dr. Barbara Waldinger, $15, 10 a.m.

VENTFORT HALL MANSION AND GILDED AGE MUSEUM

104 Walker St., Lenox, Mass.

413-627-3206

Talks: 4 p.m., $32.

Tuesday, July 25: "Cads, Trollops and Traitors," Robert Asplund.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

WCMA Galleries,

15 Lawrence Hall Drive,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

Thursday, July 20: "Robert Rauschenberg: Appropriating the Archive," talk, free, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26: "On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss," faculty-led discussion, noon.

THE WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD

207 Bryant Road,

Cummington, Mass.

Thursday, July 20: "Touch the Air," a film with music by Alice Spatz and poetry by William Jay Smith, produced by composer Alice Spatz and filmmaker Eric Shepherd, $15, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: "Poetry in the Hilltowns," at Bryant Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Frank Gado lecture, "William Cullen Bryant's Importance to American and Why it is Insufficiently Appreciated," 12:50 p.m.; Colin Harrington, "Asking Me to See: Seven Poems of Japan," 2:30 p.m.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St.,

Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-3253, wtfestival.org

Friday, July 21: Backstage Tour, reservations required, 6 p.m.; "Fridays@3: Noura," reservations required, 3 p.m., The Clark Auditorium, 225 South St., Williamstown.

Sunday, July 23: Lawn Talk: "The Clean House," bring lunch and a blanket, 1:15 p.m., Front Lawn, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.

THEATER

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY

Mr. Finn's Cabaret

Sydelle and Lee Blatt

Performing Arts Center,

36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-236-8888,

barringtonstageco.org

Through July 29: "Speech & Debate," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 3 p.m., Saturday.

Through Aug. 5: "Taking Steps," by Alan Ayckbourn, performances Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m., and Sunday at 5 p.m., opening night July 23, Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Stockbridge, Mass.

BERKSHIRE PLAYWRIGHTS GROUP

Saint James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-3544,

berkshireplaywrightslab.org

Wednesday, July 26: Staged Reading Series with audience talk-back, 7:30 p.m.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP

111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

413-997-4444,

BerkshireTheatreGroup.org

Thursday, July 20: "The Music Man," All-American Barbecue, catered by Firefly, 5:30 p.m., in The Garage, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Through July 22: "Children of a Lesser God," shows Monday Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., matinee Saturday at 2 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: "The Music Man," shows 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, matinees 2 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

Through Aug. 26: "Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo," previews July 20 at 7 p.m., July 21 at 8 p.m. Performances Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., matinees 2 p.m. Saturday, Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge, Mass.

CAPITOL STEPS AT CRANWELL SPA & GOLF

55 Lee Road, Route 20,

Lenox, Mass.

413-881-1636, capsteps.com/live

Through Sept. 1: "Orange is the New Barack," 8 p.m. daily except Tuesday.

CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY

15 Middlefield Road,

Chester, Mass.

413-354-7771, chestertheatre.org

Through July 23: "Skeleton Crew," 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL

104 Cheney Road, Dorset, Vt.

802-867-2223,

dorsettheatrefestival.org

Shows: Wednesday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Sunday 2 p.m.

Through July 29: "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery," a family-friendly comedy.

DOUBLE EDGE THEATRE

948 Conway Road,

Ashfield, Mass.

413-628-0277,

doubleedgetheatre.org

Through Aug. 6: "We The People," Wednesday through Sunday 8 p.m.

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE

1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

518-392-9292,

machaydntheatre.org

Shows: Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., and alternating Wednesdays at 2 p.m. $15-$36.

Through July 23: "Saturday Night Fever."

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

14 Castle St.,

Great Barrington, Mass.

413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org

Thursday, July 20: London's National Theatre in HD Broadcast, Tony Kushner's "Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches," $10-$17, 7 p.m.

METTAWEE RIVER THEATER COMPANY

mettawee.org

Friday, July 21: Outdoor productions of "Before the Sun and Moon," an ancient Korean folk tale, 8 p.m., Park-McCullough House lawn, North Bennington, Vt.

Wednesday, July 26: Outdoor production of "Before the Sun and Moon," an ancient Korean folk tale, 8 p.m., PS21, 2980 NY-66, Chatham, N.Y.

OLDCASTLE THEATRE COMPANY

331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-0564,

oldcastletheatre.org

July 21 – Aug. 6: Mauritius, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 2 p.m. and the Saturday following opening night at 2 p.m.

PITTSFIELD SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK

The Common, First Street,

Pittsfield, Mass.

Performances: Thursday through Sunday at 8 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: "Twelfth Night."

PS21

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org

Friday, July 21: Staged Reading: "Dishwasher Dreams," 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 23: Staged Reading: Jim Farrell's "The Velocity of Geography," 2 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY

70 Kemble St., Lenox Mass.

413-637-3353, shakespeare.org

July 20, 22 and 25: "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Thursday and Tuesday 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m., grounds open 90 minutes early for picnicking, The Dell at The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Sunday, July 23: "Intimate Apparel," talk with director Daniela Varon and actors, 2 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: "Cymbeline," 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

Through Aug. 13: "Intimate Apparel," 7:30 Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday.

THE THEATER BARN

654 Columbia Pike, Route 20,

New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-8989

tbarn.org

Shows: Thursday through Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday 4 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.

Through July 23: "Spider's Web"

WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY

12 Park St., Weston, Vt.

802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

Through July 29: "Lost in Yonkers," $45-$57, Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 2 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.

Through Aug. 6: "Tenderly," $15-$35, Tuesday through Saturday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m, Sunday 3 p.m., OtherStages, 982 Route 100, Weston, Vt.

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.

413-458-3253, wtfestival.org

Through July 23: "Where Storms are Born," Thursday 2 and 7:30, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday matinee 3:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Sunday, Nikos Stage.

Wednesday, July 26: "Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow," 7:30 p.m. first curtain.

Through July 29: "The Clean House," 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday to Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Saturday matinee 3:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m., Main Stage.


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