Berkshires Week and the Shires of Vermont

Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, June 28 - July 4

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ART

ANNA FARRINGTON GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN

49 Eagle St., North Adams

49eaglestreet.com

Through July 15: "Glitche" immersive installation by Sam Okerstrom-Lang.

THE ARTIST BOOK FOUNDATION

1327 MASS MoCA Way, Building 13, North Adams

413-398-5600, artistbkfoundation.org

Through Sept. 29: "Carole Feuerman: Swimmers" exhibition of hyperrealist artist Carole Feuerman. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ART MANCHESTER

artmanchestervermont.com

Friday, June 29: Opening celebration at the Institute for Illustration Gallery, 4 to 6 p.m., 4802 Main St., Manchester. "Town and Country" on view through July.

Saturday, June 30: Opening of Vermont Guild of Furniture Makers' summer gallery space, 3 to 5 p.m., 32 Center Hill Road, Manchester.

ART OMI

1405 County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y.

518-392-4747, artomi.org

Current exhibitions: Benjamin Cadena, "Over the Line." Ana Tiscornia and Liliana Porter. Caroline O’Donnell and Martin Miller, "Primitive Hut." Dove Bradshaw, "Indeterminacy IV." David Shrigley, "Memorial." Angela Bulloch, Tony Tasset and Matt Wedel, sculpture. Gosia Wlodarczak, "Grass: Frost Drawing for Omi." Tom Burr, "A Few Golden Moments." Jason Middlebrook and Kianja Strobert, "Fat Bike Project." OCAD University Students and Mark Tholen, "The Steam Canoe." Craig Shillitto, "Barbacoa." Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, "ReActor." Andreas Savva, "Oval Frontiers." Freya Powell, "Active Turn: Home." Rob Fischer, "Omi Pond House." Charley Friedman, "Squirrel Gang." Iran do Espírito Santo, "Playground." Diann Bauer, "Icarus Meets Apollo." Folkert de Jong, Donald Baechler, sculpture. Catherine Lee, "Constants." Jackie Ferrara, "Ribbed Dome (Rebuilt)." Harrison Atelier, "Species Niches." Paula Hayes, "Trees for ETs." Yoandy Rizo Fiallo, "Nest: Points of View." Bryan Hunt, "Cloak of Lorenzo." Jene Highsten, "Untitled Iron Casting." Laurent Ewing, "Relic II, (Decoy)." Oliver Kruse, "Interfere" and "Clench." "Augmented Reality: Peeling Layers of Space Out of Thin Air," curated by John Cleater. Dennis Adams, "Bus Shelter XI, (Heidegger)." Robert Melee, "It Up, and Her Leaving." Richard Nonas, "Smoke." Tarik Currimbhoy, "Ellipse." Thomas Matsuda, "Purification." Forrest Myers, "Valledor." Stanley Boxer, "Retrospective." Dewitt Godfrey, "Picker Sculpture." John Cross, "Columns." Nancy Dwyer, "The Age of the Death of Irony." Tony Cragg, "Untitled." Philip Grausman, "Victoria, Susanna, and Eileen." Robert Grosvenor, "Untitled." Margaret Evangeline, "Gunshot Landscape." Antoni Milkowski, sculpture. Bernar Venet, "Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5, and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line." Beverly Pepper, "Paraclete." Dennis Oppenheim, "Marriage Tree." Mary Ann Unger, "Misericordia." Dina Recanati, "Trees." Donald Lipski, "Sallie, and Dirt Ball." Willard Boepple, "John Deere, and Room." Alice Aycock, "A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels."

BENNINGTON MUSEUM

75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

802-447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org

Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On view now: "Bennington Modernism," "Gilded Age Vermont," "Grandma Moses," "Grandma Moses Schoolhouse," "Early Vermont," "Cabinet of Curiosities" in the Church Gallery, "The Battle of Bennington — A Pivotal Point in American History" in the Sloane Gallery, "Bennington Pottery — From the Beginning."

Through Sept. 9: "Thinking about Extinction and Other Droll Things: Recent Prints and Drawings" by Edward Koren.

Through Sept. 16: "CAMBIUM (Into the Woods): Works by Bill Botzow."

June 30-Nov. 4: "Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont," featuring paintings by Ronald Slayton, Francis Colburn, Wallace Weir Fahnestock, as well as photographs, furniture from Civilian Conservation Corps cabins, archival documentation of New Deal projects, such as letters, as well as transcriptions and audio recordings of Vermonters created by the Federal Writers Project.

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM

159 E. Main St., North Adams

Annex: 82 Summer St., North Adams

413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org

Summer hours: Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

On view: "Faculty-Artists from New England Colleges," "The Next Generation: Jeanne Jalandoni," and "Edwardian Era Fashion: Collection of Greg Lafave," and ongoing exhibitions from the permanent collection, including Eric Rudd's Iceberg Installation, Robotic Sculpture and more. Annex: "A Chapel for Humanity."

Thursday, June 28: Seasonal opening reception, for exhibitions "Faculty-Artists from New England Colleges," "The Next Generation: Jeanne Jalandoni" and "Edwardian Era Fashion: Collection of Greg Lafave," 6 to 9 p.m.

Sunday, July 1: Museum talk, "The Cultivation of Stillness" by Michael McGrath, 3 p.m.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN

Center House Leonhardt Galleries,

5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge

413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org

Through Oct. 8: "Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Lithographs," "Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden," with admission, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield

413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

On view: "Curiosity Incubator," "Lab 102," "World in Miniature," "Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection," "Rocks and Minerals," "The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation," "Berkshire Backyard" and the Aquarium.

Through Sept. 3: "Art of the Hills" juried art exhibition.

BROWN COW CAFE

139 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

On view: "Shift Trade" student art show, with support from Vermont Arts Exchange.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield

bushnellsagelibrary.org

Through June: Judy Fox exhibition.

July 1-31: An exhibition of paste paper and collage by Robin Schmitt and Ruth Drysdale.

Friday, July 6: Reception, 5 to 7 p.m.

CANFIELD GALLERY

Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road,

Arlington, Vt.

marthacanfieldlibrary.org

June 30-Aug. 15: "The Arlington Artists," curated by Rockwell model Don Trachte Jr.

Saturday, June 30: Opening reception, 2 to 5 p.m.

CHATHAM BOOKSTORE

27 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.

chathambookstore.com

June 28-Aug. 18: "New Horizons" by Annalee Johnson.

CHESTERWOOD

4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge

413-298-3579, chesterwood.org

Hours: Open May 26-Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $20, $10 teens, kids free. Grounds: $10, $5 teens, kids free.

Through July 19: Summer plein-air painting with IS183, $205, Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Friday, June 29: Preview opening reception of 40th anniversary of Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2018. Reception with cash bar followed by a farm-to-table fundraising event catered by Peter Platt, Old Inn on the Green, in the Studio Garden, $200-$225, 5:30 to 7 p.m., invitation only.

June 30-Oct. 8: "40th anniversary of Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2018."

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St., Williamstown

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Gallery talks, daily at 11:15 a.m. and 2 p.m. after July 1.

Through Sept. 3: "Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900."

Through Sept. 16: "The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy."

June 30-Oct. 8: "Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye" video exhibition. The exhibition consists of six pieces including a new projection, "Blind Eye," conceived by the artist to interact with the Clark’s 140-acre setting and the architecture of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill.

July 1-Sept. 23: "A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850-1900."

Friday, June 29:Free Fun Friday. Enjoy free admission to the Clark from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, July 1:Featured Talk, "Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye" 1:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS

40 Railroad St., Great Barrington

413-528-5485, CATAarts.org

July 1-Aug. 19: CATA's Annual Art Show "I Am a Part of Art," featuring vibrant paintings and drawings by CATA artists with disabilities, on view at Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.

DAVID AND JOYCE MILNE

PUBLIC LIBRARY

1095 Main St., Williamstown

milnelibrary.org

Through July:Rochelle Ward paintings on view.

DOWNSTREET ART

Downtown North Adams

413-662-5253 or downstreetart.org

June 28:Downtown art festival including monthly gallery openings, street performances and public art works, free, 5 to 8 p.m.

ECLIPSE GALLERY

Eclipse Mill, 243 Union St., North Adams

June 29-July 29:"Objects of Desire."

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY

1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

413-346-4004, ferrincontemporary.com

Spring and fall hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through July 22: "DIRECTIONS: Sergei Isupov."

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE

AND STUDIO

92 Hawthorne St., Lenox

Open: June 21 through Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Sunday; September to Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday to Saturday. May through October, group tours of 12 or more reserved two weeks in advance. Hourly guided tours.

June 21-Oct. 7: "Clues behind the Painting," Master Cubist paintings by Picasso, Braque and Gris, mounted on pedestals, allow visitors to see historic labels and stamps usually hidden from view on museum walls. These clues often tell compelling stories in the history of art.

Friday, June 29: Painting demo with Hannah Supranowitz, oil portraiture, with admission, 11 a.m.

Saturday, June 30: Color Workshop with artist and director Kinney Frelinghuysen, free with admission. 10 a.m. to noon.

GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY

40 Main St., Lee

goodpurpose.org

June 27-Sept. 10: "Through Fire."

Thursday, June 28: "Through Fire" opening recpetion, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

GUILD OF BERKSHIRE ARTISTS

rwsag.org

Creating Art Outdoors sessions, daily through October, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your own supplies and lunch. Check Facebook for weather or location details. $50 includes all sessions through October, may require admission fees.

Thursdays: The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

Fridays: In Lenox.

Saturdays: Meet at municipal parking lot across from Post Office, Center Street, West Stockbridge.

Sundays: On the grounds of the Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge.

Mondays: At Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield.

Tuesdays: In Great Barrington.

Wednesdays: In Stockbridge.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield

413-443-0188, hancockshakervillage.org

Through Sept. 3: "Anything But Simple: Shaker Gift Drawings and the Women Who Made Them."

HISTORIC SALEM COURTHOUSE

58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

518-854-7053, salemcourthouse.org

Through July 10: "On Perception," featuring Zorica Langa, Seth Butler, Matthew Bartik.

HOFFMAN POTTERY

103 Great Barrington Road, West Stockbridge

413-232-4646, ehoffmanpottery.com

June 30-July 2: Meet the Artist open house. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HOUSATONIC VALLEY ART LEAGUE

Masonic Temple,

232 Main St., Great Barrington

hvart.org

Shows open Thursday through Sunday, 11 to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, open until 7 p.m.

June 28-July 22: Annual Juried Art Show & Sale.

Friday, June 29: Annula show opening reception, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

IS183 ART SCHOOL OF THE BERKSHIRES

13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-5252, is183.org

Sunday, July 1: Close Your Eyes and Draw workshop, 1 to 5 p.m., $70, MCLA Design Lab, 49 Main St., North Adams.

Mondays, July 2-Aug. 6:Painting with Pastels with Joe Baker, $310, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

KNOX GALLERY/MONTEREY LIBRARY

452 Main Road, Monterey

413-528-3795, MontereyMassLibrary.org/knox-gallery/

Through July 21: Ellen Grenadier, "My Life With Clay… So Far!"

THE LEFT BANK

5 Bank St., North Bennington, Vt.

leftbankcalendar.org

Gallery hours: Monday 11 to 6 p.m. and Friday 4 to 8 p.m. and by appointment.

Saturday, June 30: Shirley Jackson Day Celebration, 7 p.m.

THE LIGHTNING JAR

194 North St., Bennington, Vt.

benningtonareaartscouncil.org, lightningjarvt.com

Through July 13: "Bright Ideas."

MARBLE HOUSE PROJECT

1161 Dorset West Road, Dorset, Vt.

marblehouseproject.org

Saturday, June 30: A community event featuring work fromthe Session Three artists-in-residence including performance, open studios, and readings, 2 p.m.

MASS MoCA

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Fall, Winter, Spring hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays.

Summer hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday, beginning June 23.

Gallery Tours: Daily, free with admission.

Admission: Adults $20, seniors/veterans $18, students with ID $12, kids (6–16) $8, kids 5 and younger free, EBT/WIC cardholder $2.

On view: Liz Glynn: "The Archaeology of Another Possible Future." "The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night," "Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch." "Etel Adnan: A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun." Building 6 features work by artists including James Turrell, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Gunnar Schonbeck and more.

MCLA GALLERY 51

51 Main St., North Adams

413-662-5320, mcla.edu/gallery51

June 28-July 21: "Urban Textures by Betty Vera" exhibition.

Thursday, June 28: Opening reception for "Urban Textures."

NEW MARLBOROUGH MEETING

HOUSE GALLERY

154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road,

New Marlborough

newmarlborough.org

Through July 22:Small works juried art show.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge

413-298-4100, nrm.org

Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily gallery talks at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

On view: "Norman Rockwell's 323 "Saturday Evening Post" Covers."

Through Oct. 28: "Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition."

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

Saturday, June 30: "Art, Mindfulness and Self-Reflection" workshop with Katie Atkinson, $20, 5 to 7 p.m.

RIVER ART PROJECT

2 Depot Road, Stockbridge

413-298-5163, riverartproject.com

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

Through Sept. 2: "The River Art Project."

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER

5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield

413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org

Hours: Open during performances, private showings by appointment.

Through June 30: Neil Nourse.

SCHANTZ GALLERIES CONTEMPORARY GLASS

3 Elm St., Stockbridge

413-298-3044, schantzgalleries.com

Through June 26: "Nature in Glass: A Delicate Balance."

Friday, June 22: "Nature in Glass" artists' reception, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m., RSVP.

SCULPTURE NOW

On the grounds of The Mount

2 Plunkett St., Lenox

413-623-2068, sculpturenow.org, edithwharton.org

Through Oct. 31: Exhibition of large, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists.

SIENNA PATTI CONTEMPORARY

80 Main St., Lenox

siennapatti.com

Through July 9: Julia Maria Kunnap, "Overgrown."

SOHN FINE ART

69 Church St., Lenox

sohnfineart.com

Through Sept. 2: "Light + Dark."

SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER

930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1405, svac.org

Through July 8: Summer Solo Shows.

June 30-July 22: Photographer George Kalinsky exhibit "Taking Shots," focusing on George’s iconic array of sports photography.

stART SPACE

263 Depot St., Manchester Center, Vt.

startspace.art

Through Aug. 18:Summer Show 2018.

SVC LAUMEISTER ART CENTER

44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.

802-442-7158, artcenter.svc.edu

On view: "Native American Art and Artifacts," includes more than 300 paintings, 50 bronzes, 50 Hopi Kachinas, 85 hand-woven Navajo rugs and numerous pieces of Native American pottery, jewelry and baskets. "The Wildlife and Nature Collection," works by Manfred Schatz, Carl Brenders, Bob Kuhn, Richard Schmid, Huihan Liu and Charles Frace. "The Eric Sloane Collection," a look at Americana as through the artist's eyes, the eyes of a traveler of this country from the 1920s into the 1980s. "The Floyd Scholz Carving Collection," bird carvings. "Wind Sculptures" and Covered Bridge Museum.

June 25-Sept. 9: Exhibition and sale of participating cartoons from "The New Yorker."

TURN PARK ART SPACE

2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge

413-232-0275, turnpark.com

Through Oct. 31: "Landscapes" by Gene Flores.

WELLES GALLERY

Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox

lenoxlib.org

July 3-15: "Light and Motion."

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence

Hall Drive, Williamstown

413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

Through Aug. 31: "The Seeds of Divinity."

Through Sept. 3: "The Topography of Color."

June 29-Nov. 11: "Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob's Pillow, 1906-1940." Gathering over 350 materials, including more than 30 costumes and accessories, over 200 photographs, five original antique costume trunks and a dozen original artworks from both the Jacob's Pillow Archives and Williams College Special Collections.

June 29 and July 4: "Which WALLS work would you choose?," Take your favorite Williams Art Loan for Living Spaces (WALLS) work off the wall, bring it to a cozy corner in the museum, and spend some time in its company, free, 1 to 4 p.m.

Monday, July 2: "Dance We Must" opening celebration with performances by Adam H. Weinert and Williams College artist-in-residence in dance Erica Dankmeyer, reception at 5:30 p.m., performances at 6 p.m.

DANCE

BERKSHIRE SOUTH REGIONAL COMMUNITY CENTER

15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington

413-528-8414

Sunday, July 1: Sunday Tea Dance, ballroom dancing for adults, including seniors, with instructor Ron Tritto, $10, 2:15 to 4:45 p.m.

Monday, July 2: Intermediate/Advanced Rumba, four-week class, $65-$55, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL

Ted Shawn Theatre,

358 George Carter Road, Becket

413-243-0745, jacobspillow.org

Performances at Ted Shawn Theatre: Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.

Performances at Doris Duke Theatre: Wednesday through Saturday, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2:15 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Thursdays and Fridays: Ticket-holders are invited to stay in the theater immediately after the show in order to enjoy the Post-Show Talk.

June 27-July 1: Pilobolus, dance performance. Ted Shawn Theatre. Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.

June 27-July 1:Ephrat Asherie Dance performs the world premiere of "Odeon," a high-energy, hybrid hip-hop work set to and inspired by the music of early 20th-century Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, played live. Doris Duke Theatre.

Sunday, July 1:Ephrat Asherie hosts the second annual dance battle, featuring festival artists, participants of The School at Jacob's Pillow, regional street artists and surprise judges, 8 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre.

July 4-8:Batsheva - The Young Ensemble will perform the award-winning "Naharin's Virus." Ted Shawn Theatre.

July 4-8:Nicola Gunn, dance performance. Doris Duke Theatre.

2018 Inside/Out Performance Series

Free, 6:15 p.m. In the event of rain, call 413-243-0745 after 5 p.m. to find out if the performance has been moved.

Thursday, June 28: Wild Rhythm.

Friday, June 29:Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami.

Saturday, June 30:The School at Jacob's Pillow Gaga Program.

Wednesday, July 4:Emma Portner, "An Evening Of Twos."

Morning Classes

Open to participants of all experience levels, ages 16 and older.

Mondays: Pilates with Sean P. Gallagher, 8 to 9 a.m., bring your own mat.

Tuesdays: Ballet with Ian Spencer Bell, 8 a.m.

Wednesdays: African dance with instructor Marilyn Sylla and drumming by Sekou Sylla, 8 a.m.

Sunday Master Classes

Classes are open to intermediate/advanced dancers ages 16 and older. $15 per class or $80 for a six-class card. Registration: 413-243-9919, ext. 165.

Sunday, July 1: Ephrat Asherie Dance, 10 to 11 a.m.

Classes with Inside/Out Artists

For all experience levels, ages 12 and older, $10 per class. Registration: 413-243-9919 ext. 165.

Thursday, June 28:Lindy Hop with Wild Rhythm, 4 to 5 p.m.

PillowTalks

PillowTalks are held Fridays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays at 4 p.m. at Blake’s Barn, free and open to the public. A curated series of entertaining and informative discussions with choreographers, writers, filmmakers and cultural experts.

Friday, June 29: "Dancing on Air," a behind-the-scenes look at the internet resource known as Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive.

Saturday, June 30:"Through You," dancer/filmmaker Lily Baldwin is forging new territory with a unique blend of dance, storytelling, cinema, virtual reality, mixed reality, and interactive technology, demonstrated and discussed here.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.

802-362-2607, mclvt.org

Wednesdays: Shake Your Soul, an engaging, fun and creative dance class for adults, no experience necessary, $10 suggested donation, 9 to 10 a.m.

PS21

2690 Route 66, Chatham, NY 12037

518-392-6121, ps21chatham.org

Saturday, June 30: PS21 Theater Opening Night Celebration and Revue, a variety of the talented artists who performed over the past 12 years under the tent return for this celebration: Guy Klucevsek, TAKE Dance, physical comedian Hilary Chaplain, Vanaver Caravan and Parsons Dance. $50 general/$40 members/$10 students. 8 p.m.

SHEFFIELD CONTRA DANCE

860-671-0494, sheffieldcontradance.wordpress.com

Saturday, June 30: All Maine evening with Clarak Stickney, fiddle; Jaime Oshima, guitar; Hannah Chamberlain calling, $8-$10, 8 to 11 p.m., Dewey Memorial Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

ADAMS FREE LIBRARY

92 Park St., Adams

Thursday, June 28: "Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles, Revealed," 6 p.m.

Friday, June 29: Ukulele story time, 10 a.m.

ANIMAGIC. MUSEUM OF ANIMATION, SPECIAL EFFECTS, AND ART

135 Main St., Lee

413-841-6679, mambor.com

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday: "Hollywood in the Berkshires," Academy Award-winning animators, special effects engineers will tell you how Berkshire talent made these movies possible: "2001 Space Odyssey," "The Matrix," "Chicken Run," "X-Men," "Predator," "Zelig," "Wallace and Gromit," "Lord of the Rings." Call to reserve your time. Ages 5 and up.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday: Make your own Animation in our Hands-on Studio Workshop. Academy Award-winning animators and special effects engineers will teach you how to make your own animated movies. $20, instructions, materials and movie upload included. Call to reserve your time. Ages 5 and up.

BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE

105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield

413-298-3239 ext. 3013, thetrustees.org

Sunday, July 1: Guided Housatonic River Canoe Adventures, $15-$25, 9 to 11 a.m.

BENNINGTON BATTLE MONUMENT

15 Monument Circle, Bennington, Vt.

802-447-0550, historicisites.vermont.gov

Wednesday, July 4: Historic games and Colonial fun, leading up to the reading of the Declaration of Independence, takes place on the grounds of the Monument, bring a chair or blanket. Free for events admission to Monument: $5, $1 youth, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM

1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

413-499-9480, pittsfieldlibrary.org

Thursday, June 28: Summer reading kick-off with the Pittsfield Suns.

Friday, June 29: Reading As Partners Program. Come in and register you and your little as a reading team; for every 15-minutes of reading together, earn a letter in the alphabet. Geared toward parents with children who can not yet read independently.

Monday, July 2: Make It Mondays, school-age makerspace program where each week participants will tinker, experiment, explore and create, 2 to 4 p.m. Registration encouraged.

Tuesday, July 3: Preschool storytime, 10 a.m; Summer Screen Movie Night, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4: "Ology" workshop series for grades 3-7, we explore a new –ology book each week, 1 to 3 p.m.

BERKSHIRE FOOD TRUCK AND

CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Great Barrington Fairgrounds,

775 Main St., Great Barrington

foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com

Saturday, June 30: 30 plus food trucks, along with local, regional and national craft brewers, and the artists village, noon to 5 p.m., VIPs enter at 11 a.m., $30.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM

39 South St., Pittsfield

413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners, for children ages 6-18 months, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and members free, 10:30 a.m.

Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures, children ages 18 months to 3 years explore the aquarium and other galleries with songs, stories and playtime, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and members free, 11 a.m.

Saturdays: Chow Time in the aquarium, $13, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 30: Pop-Up Play Day, children can build and rebuild with the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 10 a.m. to noon.

BERKSHIRE SCENIC RAILWAY

berkshiretrains.org

Saturday, June 30: Hoosac Valley Train Rides, $8-$12, 1 or 3 p.m., 3 Hoosac St., North Adams.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP

Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

Friday, June 29: "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," free, 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. day of the event.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield

413-229-7004, bushnellsagelibrary.org

Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Wednesdays: Chess Club, 3:15 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St., Williamstown

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Friday, June 29: Free Fun Friday. Enjoy free admission to the Clark from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative.

DANIEL'S ART PARTY

Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Road, Great Barrington

simons-rock.edu

Through July 1: Performing arts and community-engagement festival featuring three weeks of unique and fun shows for all, including a pop-art ballet, campus-wide hunt for theatrical creatures, choral concert gone awry, secular Sunday celebration, multimedia event honoring our local firefighters, fun-loving agricultural variety show in partnership with Moon In The Pond Farm and rollicking country musical farce, $10-$15, $5 kids. All access pass: $50 adults, $25 kids.

DISCOVER POWNAL

Wednesday, July 4: Commemorate the Fourth of July, learn about the Veteran Farmer’s Coalition and local food initiatives at the Vermont Veterans Home, enjoy a homemade lunch featuring Pownal farm products and bring the kids for some old-fashioned fun and games, $5, children younger than 12 free, noon to 2 p.m., American Legion, 5970 Route 7, Pownal, Vt.

FLYING DEER NATURE CENTER

5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-6687, flyingdeernaturecenter.org

July 2-6: Cottonwood Camp Week 3, an exciting day camp for children who love to spend time outdoors with friends, learning about the forest and all its valuable teachings: mysterious animal tracks, edible plants, curious insects, shelter, primitive fire-making and other wilderness skills, not to mention songs, games and stories. Ages 6 to 12. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON ARTS MARKET

18 Church St., Great Barrington

Saturdays: Curated outdoor market featuring local and regional handmade gifts and products, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES

Mason Library, 231 Main St.,

Great Barrington, 413-528-2403

Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St.,

Housatonic, 413-274-3738

gblibraries.org

Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders play and learn group, reading, singing, playing and talk during circle time with fun table-time activities, for babies up to 5 years and their caregivers, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mason.

Saturdays: Fun with Fine Arts, book and reading-related crafts for children ages 3 and up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ramsdell.

HILDENE

The Lincoln Family Home

1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1788, hildene.org

Through Aug. 11: Farm Chores at the Goat Dairy, for children ages 3-12, Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. An up-close and personal encounter with the farm, the friendly Nubian goats and staff, $20-$30 family of four. Register: 802-379-0519.

LEE LIBRARY

100 Main St., Lee

leelibrary.org

Thursdays: Brain Builders, ages 5 and under, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; D&D gaming for teens, 3:30 p.m.

Fridays: Wii gaming for teens, 3:30 p.m.

Mondays: Babies and Books, ages 1 and under,10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays: Teen Chess for teens, 3:30 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.

802-362-2607, mclvt.org

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Mondays: Tiny Tots Storytime for babies and toddlers ages 0-2, 10 a.m.

Thursdays: Play and Learn for preschoolers, ages 3-5, 10 a.m.

MARTHA CANFIELD LIBRARY

528 East Arlington Road, Arlington, Vt.

802-375-6153, marthacanfieldlibrary.org

June 26-29: Libraries Rock! Music Video Camp for students ages 7-12, write script, choose cast and make costumes and props, 1 to 3 p.m.

Tuesdays: Preschool Storytimes for ages 2-5, 10 a.m.

MASS AUDUBON

413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Call to register for programs.

Friday, June 29: Firefly Watch at Canoe Meadows, suggested donation of $4, $10 family, 8 to 9:30 p.m.

MCCULLOUGH FREE LIBRARY

2 Main St., North Bennington, Vt.

mcculloughlibrary.org

Friday, June 29:Lego club builds and solves mazes, 1 to 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 30:Follow That Book! Storytime at MAYCA Gymnastics Studio, 10 a.m. to noon, Benmont Mill, 160 Benmont Ave., Bennington, Vt.

THE MOUNT

2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

413-551-5111, edithwharton.org

Friday, June 29: Free Fun Friday, special family activities throughout the day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-8138, thetrustees.org

Hours:10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15, children $5, members and children younger than 6 admitted free. Includes one free tour.

Programming subject to change.

Monday, July 2:Family Yoga and Picnic, adults $5-$10, 10:15 a.m. to noon.

NORTH ADAMS FOURTH OF JULY

Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St., North Adams

Wednesday, July 4:Celebrate the nation’s independence at this local fireworks display, which takes place after the North Adams SteepleCats baseball game, free, 9:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY

74 Church St., North Adams

413-662-3133, naplibrary.com

Tuesdays: Toddler Story and Sing Along, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesdays: Preschool Story and Craft Time, 10:30 a.m.

PITTSFIELD SUNS BASEBALL SEASON

105 Wahconah St., Pittsfield

413-445-7867, pittsfieldsuns.com

June 28 and 30, July 2: Home Games.

Wednesay, July 4: Home game and fireworks.

SALEM FOURTH OF JULY

Main Street, Salem, N.Y.

salemnychamber.com

Wednesday, July 4: Annual parade, followed by the Art and Plow Fest, live country music and food vendors in the park, "pop-up galleries" on Main Street and an evening event at Salem Art Works.

STEEPLECATS BASEBALL SEASON

Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St., North Adams

413-398-4060, steeplecats.org

June 30, July 1 and 4: Home games. Games start at 6:30 p.m., Sunday games start at 4:30 p.m.

STEEPLECATS CUB CLUB

SteepleCats and North Adams Public Library

Sunday, July 1: Ballpark Sundays, story and playtime before the game, 3:30 p.m., Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St., North Adams.

Monday, July 2: Steeple Story Time, book readings held by players and library staff, 3:30 p.m., Baseball Museum, Main Street, North Adams.

STEPHENTOWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY

472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

stephentownlibrary.org

Thursdays: Playgroup for ages 5 and under, 10 a.m.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES

46 Main St., Stockbridge

413-298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org

Wednesdays: Littles Story Time, songs, big books, fingerplays and bounces, followed by open play time, 2:30 p.m.

VERMONT SUMMER FESTIVAL

HORSE SHOW

Harold Beebe Farm, East Dorset, Vt.

vt-summerfestival.com

July 3-Aug. 12: New England's largest hunter/jumper competition and the richest sporting event based on a purse in the state of Vermont, offering more than $750,000 in prize money. 25th anniversary season.

FILM

BRANDON TOWN HALL

Route 7, Brandon, Vt.

Donations welcome. Live music for silent films provided by Jeff Rapsis.

Saturday, June 30: "The Adventures of Prince Achmed," 1926.

NORTH ADAMS MOVIES

UNDER THE STARS

Colegrove Park, North Church Street, North Adams

413-664-6180

Free movies under the stars, starting at dusk.

Thursday, June 28: "Wizard of Oz."

MUSIC

ASTON MAGNA MUSIC FESTIVAL

413-528-3595, astonmagna.org

Tickets: $40. All concerts preceded by talk with Daniel Stepner, an hour before the program. All concerts in Great Barrington followed by a reception with the artists.

Saturday, June 30: "Dueling Violins, Genial Gambas: The Music of Leclair, Stradella, Caldera, Marais, Ste. Colombe, Couperin," 6 p.m., Saint James Place.

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY

Mr. Finn's Cabaret

Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center,

36 Linden St., Pittsfield.

413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

Monday, July 2: 2018 Music Theatre Conservatory, "Best of Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don’t Know, But Should," $20, 9:30 p.m.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY

TANGLEWOOD UNIVERSITY

bu.edu

Concerts free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Concerts at Trinity Church

88 Walker St., Lenox.

Thursday, June 28: French Horn Workshop student recital, 10 a.m.

Friday, June 29:Clarinet Workshop student recital, 10 a.m. Oboe Workshop student recital, noon. Tuba & Euphonium Workshop student recital, 2 p.m. Saxophone Workshop student recital, 4 p.m. Junior Strings Intensive student recital, 6 p.m. Trombone Workshop student recital, 8 p.m.

Monday, July 2:Faculty recital with Franziska Huhn, harp, 7 p.m.

Concerts at West Street Theatre

45 West Street, Lenox.

Thursday, June 28:Percussion Workshop student recital, 7 p.m.

Friday, June 29:Electroacoustic Composition Workshop student recital, 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 30:Trumpet Workshop student recital, 10 a.m.

Concerts at Church on the Hill

169 Main St., Lenox.

Friday, June 29: Double Bass Workshop student recital, 10 a.m. Viola Workshop student recital, 12:30 p.m. Cello Workshop student recital, 3 p.m. Violin Workshop student recital, 5:30 p.m. Bassoon Workshop student recital, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 30: Flute Workshop student recital, 10 a.m. String Quartet Workshop student recital, 12:30 p.m.

B'SHALOM CHORALE

413-518-1836, BShalomChorale@gmail.com

Wednesdays: Wednesday rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m., Hevreh of Southern Berkshires, 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

FORT SALEM THEATER

11 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

518-854-9200, fortsalemtheater.com

Sunday, July 1:Deborah Weiler's "America," Mainstage, 2 p.m. Returning for her third concert performance on the Mainstage Steinway Grand, the classically-trained Weiler celebrates Americana with patriotic and regional music, influenced by her boogie-woogie and spiritual roots. $20.

GREAT BARRINGTON GAZEBO

Behind Town Hall, 334 Main St., Great Barrington

Friday, June 29:Berkshire Sings and the Sunday Strummers Uke Emsemble, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m.

HISTORIC PARK-MCCULLOUGH

1 Park St., North Bennington

802-442-5441, parkmccullough.com

Saturday, June 30:Michael Chinworth concert, $10, 8 p.m.

KILLINGTON RESORT

4763 Killington Road, Killington, Vt.

800-621-6867, killington.com

June 30-July 8:Music in the Mountains Concert Series, $25, Saturday at 7 p.m., Ramshead Lodge.

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

375 Church St., North Adams

413-662-5000, mcla.edu

June 4-29: Violin Repair Workshops, small class sizes and hands-on learning, Monday-Friday. mcla.edu/Academics/continuing-education/violinrepair.

MASS MoCA

1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Thursday, June 28: DJ Elixer + iamsam at the Chalet, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 29: Ray LaMontagne with Neko Case, $52-$66, 7 p.m.

MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS

Federated Church, 175 Main St., Charlemont.

413-625-9511, mohawktrailconcerts.org

Saturday, June 30: Adaskin String Trio with Thomas Gallant, oboe, $20, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4: Free Family Jazz Concert with Miro Sprague, piano, Erik Miller, trombone, Marty Jaffee, bass, 4 p.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-8138, thetrustees.org

Thursday, June 28: Naumkeag at Night, The Empty Bottle Ramblers, $5-$10, 5 to 8 p.m.

PS21

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org

Saturday, June 30: Theater opening night celebration and revue, $50, 8 p.m.

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER

5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield

413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org

Saturday, June 30: Bobby Sweet in concert, $15, 8 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE SINFONIA

1045 West St., Pittsfield

413-442-3289, stockbridgesinfonia.org

Saturdays: Rehearsal, 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield. Bring a stand.

TACONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

802-362-7162, taconicmusic.org

Friday, June 29: Master class with the Enso String Quartet, $10, 2 to 4 p.m., Zion Episcopal Church, 5167 Main St., Manchester Center.

Saturday, June 30:"Summer Festival Concert II: Elgar, Turina, Harrison, Beethoven," $10-$25, 7:30 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Riley Center for the Arts, 143 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

Sunday, July 1:"NextGen Concert I," nine talented young musicians ages 20–26 participate in the Chamber Music Intensive, studying with experienced coaches and performing complete works, $10, 4 p.m., Burr and Burton Academy Riley Center for the Arts, 143 Seminary Ave., Manchester.

TAMARACK HOLLOW NATURE

AND CULTURAL CENTER

1515 Savoy Hollow Road, Windsor

tamarackhollow.com

Mondays: West African and Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. Drop ins welcome; drums provided.

TANGLEWOOD

Boston Symphony Orchestra

297 West St., Lenox.

888-266-1200, bso.org

Concerts at the Shed

Saturday, June 30: Live from Here at Tanglewood with Chris Thile, 5:45 p.m.

Monday, July 2:The Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 3:James Taylor at Tanglewood, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4:James Taylor at Tanglewood, 8 p.m.

Concerts at Seiji Ozawa Hall

Friday, June 29:Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, 8 p.m.

Thursday, July 5:Boston Symphony Chamber Players with Rudolf Buchbinder, piano, 8 p.m.

VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Summer Festival Tour

vso.org

Monday, July 2: "Gifts of Nature," $28-$35, 7:30 p.m., Hunter Park, 410 Hunter Park Road, Manchester Center.

WESTON PLAYHOUSE

THEATRE COMPANY

MainStage, 12 Park St., Weston, Vt.

Second Stage at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston, Vt.

802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

Through July 7: Our Town Cabaret, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

413-443-0279, thewhit.org

Saturday, June 30: "Opera Notte," an evening of Italian art songs and arias, $15, 8 p.m.

READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

THE ABODE OF THE MESSAGE

5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-8095, theabode.org

Thursdays: Meditation, breathing and movement practices with receptive listening to Sufi teachings. Message Class is preceded by dinner at 6 p.m. in the Razzaq Dining Room. Class held at 7 pm.

Sundays: Meditation Class, encounter new and familiar forms of meditation and deepen one's practice, 10 a.m.

Sundays: Universal Worship service, ordained spiritual leaders explore themes and subjects common to all traditions. They light candles representing the world's religious traditions and read from their sacred texts, often introducing participants to an experience of the connections, teachings, music, or rituals of these traditions, 11 a.m. and is followed by brunch.

BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE

105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield

413-298-3239 ext. 3013, thetrustees.org

Thursday, June 28: Full Moon Canoe Trip, $15-$25, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 1: Guided Housatonic River Canoe Adventures, $15-$25, 9 to 11 a.m.

BERKSHIRE NATURAL RESOURCES COUNCIL

413-499-0596, bnrc.org

Saturday, June 30: Library in the Wilderness workshop, free, 10 a.m. to noon, Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Learn about local flora and fauna and find out how to check out a backpack fully equipped for an outdoor adventure.

BERKSHIRE SCENIC RAILWAY

berkshiretrains.org

Saturdays: Tour the Lenox Station Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox.

BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM

100 Art School Road, Monterey

413-528-6888, bidwellhousemuseum.org

Friday, June 29: Family tour, $10, 2 p.m.

Saturday, June 30: "The Sun Ever Shines on Them: The Global Reach of William and Jemima Bidwell Partridge's Family," history talk by Russ Taylor, $10-$15, 10 a.m., Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham.

THE BOOKSTORE & GET LIT WINE BAR

11 Housatonic St., Lenox

413-637-3390, bookstoreinlenox.com

Friday, June 28: Ilan Stavans, "The Oven," 5:30 p.m.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY

48 Main St., Sheffield

413-229-7004, bushnellsagelibrary.org

Friday, June 29:Author talk with Simon Winchester, "The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created The Modern World," 7 p.m.

CASANA T HOUSE

2633 NY-203, Hillsdale, N.Y.

casanatea.com

Saturday, June 30: "Blade Runner & Screen Legacies," with Sandy Lieberson and Peter Biskind, free, 6 p.m., followed by dinner, $30, 7:30 p.m.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE

225 South St., Williamstown

413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Through June 30: Highlights of the Collection Gallery Talk, daily 11:15 a.m.

July 1-Aug. 31:Highlights of the Collection Gallery Talk, daily 11:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.

July 1-Aug. 26:Featured Talk, "Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye," Sundays and Fridays, 1:30 p.m.

EDNA ST. VINCENT

MILLAY SOCIETY

Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road,

Austerlitz, N.Y.

518-392-3362, millay.org

Sunday, July 1:"Hiking Steepletop," explore areas of the property not included in the regular guided tours, $25 admission, reservations are recommended, 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Visitors Center at 9:45 a.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LAND CONSERVANCY

River Walk

Cottage Street to Bridge Street, Great Barrington

gbland.org

Thursdays: Volunteer Work Days at River Walk, contribute to the care of the trail and riverside habitat, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., meet at the entrance on Dresser Avenue. Register: river@gbriverwalk.org.

Through August: Yoga at Lake Mansfield with Senta Reis, $10 suggested donation, 8 to 9 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, beginning July 1. Bring a mat.

GREEN MOUNTAIN ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room

57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt.

802-867-0111, greenmtnacademy.org

Talks are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.

Thursday, June 28: "A Fresh Look at Our Town," 5:30 to 7 p.m.

HILDENE

1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt.

802-362-1788, hildene.org

Wednesday, July 4: A communal reading of orator and abolitionist, Frederick Douglass's 1852 speech, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" Discussion and refreshments to follow. 10 a.m.

IS183 ART SCHOOL

OF THE BERKSHIRES

13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-5252, is183.org

Fridays, June 15-July 20:Telling the Story workshop with Chris Newbound, $205, 10 a.m. to noon, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

JACOB'S PILLOW

DANCE FESTIVAL

358 George Carter Road, Becket

413-243-0745, jacobspillow.org

PillowTalks

Friday, June 29:"Dancing on Air," a behind-the-scenes look at the internet resource known as Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive, free, 5 p.m., Blake's Barn.

Saturday, June 30: "Through You," dancer/filmmaker Lily Baldwin is forging new territory with a unique blend of dance, storytelling, cinema, virtual reality, mixed reality and interactive technology, demonstrated and discussed here, free, 4 p.m., Blake's Barn.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES

196 South St., Pittsfield

413-442-4360, jewishberkshires.org

Programs at Knesset Israel, unless otherwise stated,

16 Colt Road, Pittsfield

Friday, June 29: "Leonard Bernstein Uncovered: Behind the Scenes with Martin Bookspan at Tanglewood," lunch available for purchase or bring your own. Free, 10:30 a.m. at Tanglewood, 297 West St., Lenox.

Monday, July 2:"Israel, the Environment, and the future of Zionism: An Evening with Alon Tal and Gil Troy," 7 p.m. at Shakespeare & Company, Bernstein Theater, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

KNESSET ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE

16 Colt Road, Pittsfield

413-445-4872, knessetisrael.org

Weekly: Ongoing egalitarian minyan service every week on Sundays at 8:45 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 5:45 p.m.

Saturdays: Visitors and guests are welcome to Knesset Israel’s weekly Shabbat prayer services and dynamic Torah study at 9:30 a.m., followed by lunch.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY

138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.

802-362-2607, mclvt.org

Tuesday, July 3: Manchester Memories: Locals Sharing Local Stories of Yesteryear, free program, 1 p.m.

MASS AUDUBON

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary,

472 West Mountain Road, Lenox

413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Register for programs online or by phone.

Tuesdays: Birding at the Mount, 8 to 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. Space is limited, register at edithwharton.org.

Thursday, June 28: Nature Walks for Health and Happiness, $5, members free, 10 a.m. to noon, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.

Wednesday, July 4:Berkshire Residents Free Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.

MONTEREY COMMUNITY CENTER

468 Main Road, Monterey

ccmonterey.org

Saturdays, June 30-Sept. 11: Outdoor yoga program with a rotating schedule of local yoga teachers, for adults and accompanied children ages 12 and older, $10, 11 a.m. to noon. In case of rain, class will be held indoors.

THE MOUNT

Edith Wharton's Home

2 Plunkett St., Lenox

413-551-5111, edithwharton.org

Thursday, June 28:"Classical Principles of Modern Design" with Thomas Jayne. Award-winning interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne discusses Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's 1897 book "The Decoration of Houses," and the art of classical simplicity and balance in interior design, 4 p.m., $20/$15 Members.

Friday, June 29:Free Fun Friday, special family activities throughout the day. Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, July 2:Summer Lecture Series, "Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life" by Thomas Bailey and Katherine Joslin, $30, $25 members, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, July 3:Guided Bird Walks, presented in partnership with Mass Audubon, free, 8 to 10 a.m. Space is limited, register online.

Wednesday, July 4:Wednesday Shorts. Enjoy summer afternoons on the Terrace while listening to professional actors read short stories written by Wharton and her contemporaries, 5 p.m. $10/ free for members. Ghost Tours, take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home, $24 adult; $20 ages 12-18, 7:30 p.m.

MOUNT GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION

30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough

413-499-4262

Friday, June 29: Growing Up Wild, 10 a.m.; Discover Greylock Hike, 1 p.m.

Saturday, June 30: Scenic Summit Tour, 1 and 2 p.m.

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK

McAuley Road, North Adams

Friday, June 29: Marble Meandering, discover the formation of marble 550 million years ago, 10 a.m.; It's a Blast, guided walk from the Blast Rock through the quarry mill foundation, 2 p.m.

Saturday, June 30: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; It's a Blast, noon.

Sunday, July 1: Creatures of the Ancient Sea Discovery Table, 1 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 4:Creatures of the Ancient Sea Discovery Table, 1 to 4 p.m.

NAUMKEAG

The Trustees of Reservations

5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge

413-298-8138, thetrustees.org

Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15, children $5, members and children younger than 6 admitted free. Includes one free tour.

Through Oct. 8: The Three Lives of Naumkeag guided tour, starting on the half hour. $20. Sculpting a Landscape garden tour, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. $5. A Gentleman's Farm in the Berkshires: Farm Tour of Naumkeag, noon and 2 p.m.

Monday, July 2: Yoga with a View, $12-$20, 9 to 10 a.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE

4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt.

northshire.com

Saturday, June 30: Andrea Cale, "The Corn Husk Experiment," 6 p.m.

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE

413-236-2190, berkshireolli.org

Thursdays, June 7-28: "Digital Media, Democracy and the Networked Public Sphere," 10 to 11:30 a.m. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Thursdays, June 7-28: "Science Conversations," 12:30 to 2 p.m. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield.

Fridays, June 8-29: "Stress and Disease from Retirement, Being Different, or a Caregiver," 10:30 to noon, at Kimball Farms, 235 Walker St., Lenox. Registration required; cost varies.

Fridays, June 8-29: "Logophilomania!" 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Kimball Farms. Registration required; cost varies.

Fridays, June 8-29: "Distant Neighbors: Latin America in the Age of Trump 2018," 2:45 to 4:15 p.m., at Kimball Farms. Registration required; cost varies.

Saturday, June 30: "Leonard Bernstein at 100" with Jeremy Yudkin, $15, $10 members, 17 and younger free, 3 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

SHAKER MUSEUM | MOUNT LEBANON

202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

518-794-9100, shakerml.org

Guided tours: Free for children ages 12 and younger and active military, $10, $8 seniors. Advance reservations recommended for groups of 10 or more.

Sunday, July 1: Tour, 2 p.m.

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD

207 Bryant Road, Cummington

413-684-0148, thetrustees.org

Programming subject to change.

June 2-30: William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist, tours are held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., $9-$15.

Saturday, June 30: Tea on the Veranda, $5-$10, after the 1 p.m. Homestead tour.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE

Milham Planetarium, Old Hopkins Observatory

Main Street, Williamstown

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Astronomy students host free show, audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 8 p.m. Reservations: 413-597-2188.

THEATER

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY

30 Union St., Pittsfield

St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield

Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield

barringtonstageco.org

413-236-8888

Through July 7: "The Royal Family of Broadway," by Rachel Sheinkin, music and lyrics by William Finn, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse, $15-$75, Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Friday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m., Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.

Through July 14: "The Cake," by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Jennifer Chambers. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. $15-$48.

Sunday, July 1: Reading of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House," $15, 8 p.m., Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP

Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 E. Main St., Stockbridge.

Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge.

Through June 30: "Church & State," by Jason Odell Williams, directed by Charlotte Cohn. Performances: Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m., $56, Unicorn Theatre. Evenign performances followed by talkbacks.

June 28-July 21: "Coming Back Like a Song!" by Lee Kalcheim, directed by Gregg Edelman, music direction by Daniel Mollet. It's 1956, and three of America's great songwriters are at a crossroads in their lives; rock 'n roll is now king, and their careers could be over. Follow the story of three old friends and music icons on Christmas Eve in New York City, as they drink, fight and sing. Performances: Preview: $45, Thursday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 6 p.m., Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. $66. Fitzpatrick Main Stage.

Sunday, July 1: 90th Anniversary Gala, cocktail reception and dinner, 5 p.m., and opening performance of "Coming Back Like a Song!" $125 and up.

CAPITOL STEPS

Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort,

55 Lee Road, Lenox

413-637-1384, capitolsteps.cranwell.com

June 29-Aug. 31: "Make America Grin Again," $49, 8 p.m. daily except Tuesdays.

CHESTER THEATER COMPANY

15 Middlefield Road, Chester

413-354-7771, chestertheatre.org

June 21-July 1: "Bar Mitzvah Boy," by Mark Leiren-Young, directed by Guy Gen-Aharon, $42.50, Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m., matinees Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Talkbacks follow Thursday matinees and Saturday evening performances. Cast Conversations follow the Friday evening performances.

DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL

Dorset Playhouse,

104 Cheney Road, Dorset, Vt.

802-867-2223, dorsettheatrefestival.org

June 21-July 14: "Cry It Out," by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Marc Masterson, $48-$58, Thursday through Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday and Wednesday at 2 p.m.

FORT SALEM THEATER

11 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.

518-854-9200, fortsalemtheater.com

June 29 and 30: "Our Time." A new comedy by Emmy Award-winner Ken Levine. Three guys and a gal, Baby Boomers, struggle to break into the world of comedy in 1975 Los Angeles, $15-$30, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Mainstage, in repertory.

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE

1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

machaydntheatre.org

Through July 1: "Cabaret," $15-$39.50, Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m., matinees Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY

70 Kemble St., Lenox

shakespeare.org

Through July 15: "Morning After Grace" by Carey Crim, directed by Regge Life, $18.75-$50, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday,Saturday and Sunday at


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