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

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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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