Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont, Sept. 6 - 12

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ART

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 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."
Through Nov. 4: "Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont."
Through Oct. 8: "1863 Jane Stickle Quilt."

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM
159 E. Main St., North Adams
Annex: 82 Summer St., North Adams
413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org
Hours:
Saturday and 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."

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 Jan. 6: "Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes," solo show of innovative works in glass.

CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY
622 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.
carriehaddadgallery.com
Through Sept. 16: "p h o t o g r a p h y," works by Robert Hite, Stephanie Blumenthal, David Seiler and more.

CASANA T HOUSE
2633 NY-23, Hillsdale, N.Y.
518-325-6105, casanatea.com
Through Sept. 30: "The Lumina Edition," an exhibit by Kenro and Yumiko Izu.

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

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Through Sept. 16: "The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musee Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy."
Through Sept. 23: "A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850-1900."
Through Oct. 8: "Jennifer Steinkamp: Blind Eye" video exhibition, six pieces conceived to interact with the Clark's setting and the architecture of the Lunder Center at Stone Hill.

CUMMINGTON COMMUNITY CENTER
33 Main St., Cummington
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Through Sept. 30: Paintings of the Berkshires by Pittsfield native Richard Roche.

ECLIPSE MILL GALLERY
243 Union St., North Adams
Hours: Friday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Sept. 7-Oct. 8: "Cross-Section," the inaugural exhibition of North Adams Fiber Artists.
Friday, Sept. 7: "Cross-Section" opening, 6 to 8 p.m.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
413-346-4004, ferrincontemporary.com
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through Sept. 16: "CRISTINA CORDOVA: CUERPO."

FIRST FRIDAYS ARTSWALK
Downtown Pittsfield.
413-443-6501, firstfridaysartswalks.com
Friday, Sept. 7: Artwork and opening receptions, 5 to 8 p.m. Free guided walking tour beginning at 5 p.m. on the First Friday at the Intermodal Center at BRTA, 1 Columbus Ave., Pittsfield.

FRELINGHUYSEN MORRIS HOUSE
AND STUDIO

92 Hawthorne St., Lenox
Open: Through Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Through October, group tours of 12 or more reserved two weeks in advance. Hourly guided tours.
Through Oct. 7: "Clues Behind the Painting."

GOOD PURPOSE GALLERY
40 Main St., Lee
goodpurpose.org
Through Sept. 10: "Through Fire."

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. $50 includes all sessions, may require admission fees.
Thursdays: The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., 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 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield.
Tuesdays: In Great Barrington.
Wednesdays: In Stockbridge.
Through Sept. 2: Annual art show and sale, Thursday through Friday 3 to 7 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HOUSATONIC VALLEY ART LEAGUE
Masonic Temple,
232 Main St., Great Barrington
Hours: Thursday to Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sept. 3-17: Small Works Show and Sale.
Friday, Sept. 7: Opening reception for Small Works Show and Sale, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

LEFT BANK
5 Bank St., North Bennington, Vt.
leftbankcalendar.org
Hours: Mondays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays, 4 to 8 p.m.
Through Oct. 12: "Color Spaces: Recent Gouache Paintings by Jane Hudson."

MASS MoCA
1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Summer hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday.
Fall hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 4.
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." Glynn presents her most ambitious project to date in MASS MoCA's signature Building 5 gallery. "The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night," illustrates the ways in which the hours of darkness continue to provoke the contemporary imagination. "Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch." Hamilton's evocative work is influenced by the sights and sounds of the southern landscape. "Etel Adnan: A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun," presents a selection of paintings in oil and ink by the prolific Arab-American artist. 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
Through Sept. 23: "SHEL•TER" exhibition.

NEW MARLBOROUGH MEETING
HOUSE GALLERY
154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough
newmarlborough.org
Hours:
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Through Oct. 7:
"New Marlborough Artists' Show."

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge
413-298-4100, nrm.org
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 October: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio."

NORTH BENNINGTON OUTDOOR
SCULPTURE SHOW

North Bennington, Vt.
On view: Summer show.

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.

SOHN FINE ART
69 Church St., Lenox
sohnfineart.com
Sept. 7-Nov. 12: "Tides and Falls," featuring work by John Atchley, Valda Bailey, Seth Resnick, Cassandra Sohn, Rachael Talibart.

SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER
930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1405, svac.org
Through Sept. 30: Juried exhibit, "Vantage Point."
Sept. 8-Oct. 28: "Graffiti and Glass" exhibit.
Saturday, Sept. 8: Opening reception, "Graffiti and Glass," 4 to 6 p.m.

SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MEDICAL CENTER
Center Corridor Gallery
100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, Vt.
svhealthcare.org/auxiliary
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Through Oct. 17: The Bennington Murals Project exhibits work from their first mural.

SVC LAUMEISTER ART CENTER
44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.
802-442-7158, artcenter.svc.edu
On view: "Native American Art and Artifacts," "The Wildlife and Nature Collection," "The Eric Sloane Collection," "The Floyd Scholz Carving Collection," "Wind Sculptures" and Covered Bridge Museum.
Through Sept. 9: Exhibition and sale of participating cartoons from "The New Yorker."
Sept. 1-Nov. 11: Exhibitions by Ben Karp and Nina Karp.

TURN PARK ART SPACE
2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge
413-232-0275, turnpark.com
Through Oct. 31:
"Landscapes" by Gene Flores.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART
WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence
Hall Drive, Williamstown
413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu
Through Nov. 11: "Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob's Pillow, 1906-1940."
Through Jan. 2: "The Field is the World: Williams, Hawai'i, and Material Histories in the Making."


DANCE

DEWEY HALL
91 Main St., Sheffield
deweyhall.org
Thursday, Sept. 6: Swing Night at the Oldtone Roots Music Festival with The Lucky 5 and Tuba Skinny, swing lesson at 7 p.m. with Jason Fenton and Elizabeth Orenstein.

PARK-MCCULLOUGH HOUSE
1 Park St., North Bennington, Vt.
parkmccullough.org
Friday, Sept. 7: Harvest Barn Dance with live music by Acoustic Crush to benefit Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless, $15, 7 p.m.


FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

2ND ANNUAL NORTH BENNINGTON
VILLAGE BLOCK PARTY
Park-McCullough House and Hiland Hall Farmhouse
1 Park St., North Bennington, Vt.
Sunday, Sept. 9: Bee Ballet performance on the lawn, potluck dinner, live music and the VAE art bus, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring a recipe to add to the village cookbook!

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." Reservations required, ages 5 and up.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday: Make Your Own Animation in our Hands-on Studio workshop. $20, instructions, materials and movie upload included. Reservations required, ages 5 and up.

BASCOM LODGE
3 Summit Road, Adams
bascomlodge.net
Sunday, Sept. 9: Printmaking demonstration and workshop with Kelly Slater for adults and children of all ages, free, 2 to 4 p.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield
413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org
Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners, for ages 6-18 months, $13, $6 child, children 3 and younger and members free, 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures, $13, $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.

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.
Thursdays: Sing and Play, 10 a.m.

FIRST FRIDAYS
Main Street, Bennington
802-442-5758, betterbennington.com
Friday, Sept. 7: Shops open late, gallery walk, live music, 5 to 8 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON ARTS MARKET
18 Church St., Great Barrington
Saturdays: Curated outdoor market of 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, 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.

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
mclvt.org
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Petting Zoo by North Meadow Farms during storytime, 10:30 a.m.

ST. JOSEPH'S FESTIVAL
OF SHARING ROOTS

414 North St., Pittsfield
Sunday, Sept. 9: Food booths representing American, African, Brazilian, French, Italian, Lebanese and Polish food, Kiddy Land, music and dancers, noon to 4 p.m.


MUSIC

BENNINGTON CHORAL SOCIETY
Bennington College, Greenwall Auditorium
1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.
Monday, Sept. 10: 
First rehearsal, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

BENNINGTON COLLEGE
1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.
bennington.edu
Wednesday, Sept. 12: 
Bennington College Music Faculty perform songs and an eclectic repertoire including classical compositions, jazz, improvisation and original music, 8 p.m., Deane Carriage Barn.

NORTH HALL ARTS FESTIVAL
Historic North Hall
40 Searle Road, Huntington
northhallhuntington.org
Sunday, Sept. 9: 
The Thomas Bergeron Quartet, $10, 2 p.m.

OLDTONE ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Route 21, North Hillsdale, N.Y.
oldtonemusicfestival.com
Sept. 6-9:
Lineup includes Anna & Elizabeth, Hubby Jenkins, Five Mile Mountain Road, fiddlers Joel Savoy and Kelli Jones, roots trio Pete's Posse, duo Eva Salina and Peter Stan, Foghorn String Band, Bill and the Belles, The Down Hill Strugglers and more.

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.

TANNERY POND CONCERTS
110 Darrow Road, Mount Lebanon, N.Y.
On the grounds of the Mount Lebanon Shaker Village and the Darrow School
888-820-1696, tannerypondconcerts.org
Saturday, Sept. 8: Gilles Vonsattel, piano, $39/$30, 8 p.m.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE
Bernhard Music Center,
54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown
music.williams.edu
Friday, Sept. 7: Williams Chamber Players, 8 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall
Wednesday, Sept. 12: MIDWEEKMUSIC, free, 12:15 p.m. Artist-in-residence Matthew Gold leads a group of Williams students, faculty and friends in a performance of "In C" by Terry Riley, Chapin Hall.


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, 7 p.m.; Message Class is preceded by dinner at 6 p.m.
Sundays: Meditation Class, 10 a.m; Universal Worship service, 11 a.m. and is followed by brunch.

BENNINGTON COLLEGE
CAPA Symposium,
1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt.
bennington.edu
Thursdays, Sept. 6-Oct. 18: Elizabeth Coleman Center for the Advancement of Public Action's Fall 2018 Public Policy Forum @ CAPA series.
Thursday, Sept. 6: "Public Policy and How to Make Social Change," led by Eileen Scully.

BENNINGTON FREE LIBRARY
101 Silver St., Bennington
Saturdays, Sept. 8-Oct. 13: Free Your Fiction workshop led by Sarah Weiler, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register: sarah.weiler@goddard.edu or 802-681-5871.

BENNINGTON MUSEUM
75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8: "Woody Guthrie: Dustbowl Balladeer," a presentation by Mark A. Greenberg, 2 p.m.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
pittsfieldlibrary.org
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Making Sauerkraut, a fermentation demonstration by Mark Phillips, 7 p.m.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Center House Leonhardt Galleries,
5 W. Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge
413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org
Saturday, Sept. 8: Macro Photography in the Garden, $45, 2 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Drafting for Garden Design, five classes, $275, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

CHESTERWOOD
4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge
413-298-3579. chesterwood.org
Thursday, Sept. 6: Nejaime's wine seminar, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Registration is required through Nejaime's Wine Cellar, 413-298-3454 and 413-637-2221.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown
clarkart.edu
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Beatriz Colomina presents the free lecture, "The Secret Life of Modern Architecture or We Don't Need Another Hero," 5:30 p.m., Manton Research Center.

HOFFMANN BIRD CLUB
Sunday, Sept. 9: 
Housatonic Flats walk, 7:30 a.m., 439 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.
Monday, Sept. 10: Monthly meeting, "Conservation of Cliff and Barn Swallows, two species in Decline in the Northeast,"
by Mara Silver of Northeast Swallow Conservation, 7 p.m., Guardian Life Insurance, 700 South St., Pittsfield.

HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS
housatonicheritage.org
Saturday, Sept. 8: Walk the Old Mill Trail along the East Branch of the Housatonic River, 9 a.m. to noon, Old Dalton Road and Route 8, Hinsdale. Register: dregan@hvatoday.org or 413-394-9796. Tour of the Colonial Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m., 111 South St., Pittsfield. History Hike on the Bidwell House Royal Hemlock Trail in the steps of the early settlers, 10 a.m. to noon, Art School Road, Monterey. Register: bidwellhouse@gmail.com or call 413-528-6888. History Walk on the Hancock Shaker Trail, 1 to 3 p.m., meet at the Visitors Center at Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield. Register: 413-443-0188 ext. 0 or info@hancockshakervillage.org. Hike and Explore the Civilian Conservation Corps in October Mountain State Forest: A "New Deal" in building parks, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Woodland Road and Valley Street. Hike to "The Richmond Boulder Train," 1 to 2:30 p.m., Perry's Peak Road, Richmond. Register: wedwards44@hotmail.com or 413-698-3458.
Sunday, Sept. 9: Explore the Nature Conservancy's Drury Preserve and Moon in the Pond Organic Farm, 9 a.m. to noon, Barnum Street. Register: rwendell@TNC.org or call 413-229-0232. A guided tour of the Mission House, 10 to 10:45 a.m., Main Street, Stockbridge. An interpretive stroll the Housatonic River Walk, Berkshires' National Recreational Trail, 10 to 11 a.m., meet at the Du Bois River Garden Park, Church and River Street, Great Barrington. Exploring the Becket Land Trust's Historic Quarry and Forest, 10 a.m. to noon, Quarry Road, Becket. Hike to the Keystone Arches Railroad Bridges, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., meet at the Chester Railway Museum, 10 Prospect St., Chester. Register: dpiercedlp@aol.com or 413-354-7752. Stockbridge Community Bike Ride, 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., park at overflow parking at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Route 183, Stockbridge. Register: kraftery@roadrunner.com or 413-298-4910. Tour the Pine Island Dairy Farm and their anaerobic methan digester, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1474 Hewins St., Sheffield. A gentle walk on the Shay's Rebellion section of the Appalachian Trail, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Sheffield Road, Sheffield. Explore the gardens and landscape of The Mount, 3 to 4:30 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

MASS AUDUBON
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary,
472 West Mountain Road, Lenox
Canoe Meadows
309 Holmes Road, Pittsfield
413-637-0320, massaudubon.org
Register for programs online or by phone.
Friday, Sept. 7: Birding at Canoe Meadows, free, 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8: Canoeing Upper and Lower Goose Ponds, $25-$35, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Birding at the Mount, 8 to 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. Register: edithwharton.org.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Birding at Pleasant Valley, free, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Evening at Beaver Ponds, $3-$8, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

MONTEREY COMMUNITY CENTER
468 Main Road, Monterey
ccmonterey.org
Saturdays: Outdoor yoga program, for adults and accompanied children 12 and up, $10, 11 a.m. to noon. If rain, class held indoors.

THE MOUNT
Edith Wharton's Home
2 Plunkett St., Lenox
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Friday, Sept. 7: Amy Clampitt Memorial Reading with Natasha Trethewey, $12, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11: Guided Bird Walks with Mass Audubon, free, 8 to 10 a.m. Space limited, register online. Outdoor yoga, $10 suggested donation, 8:30 a.m. Exploring the Library talk, $25, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: CATA Annual Poetry Reading, 5:30 p.m. RSVP: 413-528-5485 or sarah@CATAarts.org.

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK
McAuley Road, North Adams
Friday, Sept. 7: Cub Cadet Hour, for ages 2-6, 11 a.m. to noon.
Saturday, Sept. 8: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and noon; Discovery table, 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 9: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Building the Bridge, noon.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Nice n' Easy Walk, 10 to 11 a.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.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge
413-298-4100, nrm.org
Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 6: Historic property walk, 2 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 7: Meet Rockwell's Models, 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8: Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms" paintings, 1 to 4 p.m.

NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE
4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt.
northshire.com
Saturday, Sept. 8:
Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice, with MoveOn Manchester. RSVP: actionnetwork.org/events/rise-for-climate-march-2.
Saturday, Sept. 8:
Christy Mihaly, "Hey, Hey, Hay (A Tale of Bales and the Machines that Make Them)," kids storytime, 11 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 10:
Bess the Book Bus after-school storytime, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Andrea Gabor, "After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upended the Business of Reform," 6 p.m.

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Maple Street Cemetery, Adams
Hours: Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. through Columbus Day.
Sundays: Free tours by members of the Adams Historical Society and the Adams Historical Commission.

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD
207 Bryant Homestead, Cummington
thetrustees.org
Saturday, Sept. 8:
Goat yoga, $20, 9 to 10 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8: Living History Performance Tour, "A Fiery & Still Voice," $28, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 9:
"William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor and Conservationist," $10, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.


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 Sept. 8: "Well Intentioned White People," by Rachel Lynett, directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene, $15-$48, Performances Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday at 3 p.m.

OLDCASTLE THEATRE COMPANY
331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-0564, oldcastletheatre.org
Through Sept. 9: David Auburn's "Proof." $39-$65, Thursday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
70 Kemble St., Lenox
shakespeare.org
Through Sept. 9: "Mothers and Sons," by Terrence McNally, directed by James Warwick. $30-$65. Performances Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., matinees Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.

THE THEATER BARN
654 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.
518-794-8989, thetheaterbarn.org
Sept. 7-23: "The Decorator," by Donald Churchill. Hilarity is piled upon hilarity as a painter portrays the absent husband of a woman having an affair. $27-$29. Performances: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.


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