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ADAMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Adams, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Friends of Adams Free Library, 92 Park St., will hold the annual sale of nearly new, used and donated adult and children’s books, paperbacks, magazines and other items from Aug. 22-24.  The sale will be held in the lower Miller Annex. Also on sale that week will be freshly baked items and raffle tickets for gift baskets. 

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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BERKSHIRE HIGHLANDERS
Adams, 6-7 p.m.
The Berkshire Highlanders will perform a free concert at Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock.

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'LIVE ON THE LAKE'
Pittsfield, 6-8 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union and Live 95.9 WBEC FM will host their "Live on the Lake" community concert series for the 16th consecutive season. License to Groove opens this year’s concert series on July 5. Whiskey City follows on July 12, with The Bomb on July 19 and Shyne on July 16 rounding out July. In August, On Tap will perform Aug. 2, Wildcare on Aug. 9, Legal Tender on Aug. 16 and Hotshot Hillbillys on Aug. 23. A shuttle bus will be available to transport people from the parking lot at Taconic High School.

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CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
This year’s Concerts at the Lake season runs every Wednesday through Aug. 30 (excluding Aug. 16 for the Downtown Celebration). Windsor Lake is located at 200 Windsor Lake Road at the intersection of Bradley Street and Kemp Avenue. In the event of bad weather concerts will be moved indoors to GAME ON at 66 Main St. on the corner of Main Street and American Legion Drive. Rain calls will be announced by 3 p.m. on the day of the concert on Facebook.

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SIMON JOYNER CONCERT
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Simon Joyner will be playing a $5 show at MCLA Design Lab at 49 Main St. Joyner is one of America's best folk musicians working today. In the last year, he has played at Carnegie Hall with Conor Oberst, in multiple exclusive living rooms for patrons in the know, and at small and large clubs across the United States. This concert was pulled together by community members interested in growing the Northern Berkshire music scene.

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ADAMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Adams, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Friends of Adams Free Library, 92 Park St., will hold the annual sale of nearly new, used and donated adult and children’s books, paperbacks, magazines and other items from Aug. 22-24.  The sale will be held in the lower Miller Annex. Also on sale that week will be freshly baked items and raffle tickets for gift baskets. 

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B13 OPEN HOUSE
North Adams, 17:00-19:00
1st Floor CYNTHIA-REEVES Ferrin Contemporary 2nd Floor The Studios at MASS MoCA, a program of Assets for Artists The Artist Book Foundation  Followed by Bella at the Chalet. Celebrate the art and artists in Building 13 at MASS MoCA. View ongoing and new exhibitions, meet artists and see work in process in The Studios at MASS MoCA,  and browse the gallery and art library at The Artist Book Foundation.  Beer/Wine and Refreshments served  
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‘PARTY IN THE PARK’
North Adams, 6-8 p.m.
The North Adams Party in the Park will be held Thursday from July 6 to Aug. 24 at Noel Field behind the Steeplecats’ baseball diamond. The series kicks off with Five Gun Draw performing on July 6 and continues with Hotshot Hillbillies on July 13, Snake House on July 20, Critical Mass on July 27, Whiskey City on Aug. 3, Shyne on Aug. 10, The Brave Brothers Band on Aug. 17 and Mismatched on Aug. 24. People are encouraged to bring and display their classic cars.These are family-friendly events and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
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SUMMER SING
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
The Berkshire Concert Choir kicks off its popular Summer Sing series in the Taft Music Hall, located behind the Berkshire Music School at 30 Wendell Ave. A summer "sing" allows singers of all abilities and ages to sing with the Berkshire Concert Choir, now celebrating its 39th season, and is intended for all to have fun. All sings are free to the community. 

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THE ARTSLAND FESTIVAL
Williamstown
Three directors. Three countries. One Festival. The ArtsLand Foundation, a Boston-based leading producer and promoter of Eastern European and Eurasian theater, brings three preeminent directors from Armenia, Russia, and Uzbekistan to MASS MoCA this August. Distinct in their style and approach to directing, Vahan Badalyan, Lev Erenburg, and Boris Gafurov share a commitment to live theater and a passion for ensemble acting. Each director will workshop one project with American.  MASS MoCA
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LIFE AND TIMES AT MUSIC INN
Lenox, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
From the '50s through the '70s, the Music Inn was the happening place in Lenox. Join us for a lively celebration of this unique piece of Berkshire history at The Mount. Bring your story to share! $10 general; free for Mount members.  
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LIFE AND TIMES AT MUSIC INN
Lenox, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
From the fifties through the seventies, the Music Inn was the happening place in Lenox. Join us for a lively celebration of this unique piece of Berkshire history. Bring your story to share! ***NOTE: This event has been moved to Lenox Memorial Middle & High School***
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LATIN NIGHT & SALSA LESSON
Pittsfield, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Join Berkshire Nursing Families and Berkshire Salsa for a fun Latin Night of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Merengue, Cha-cha, Cumbia, and More! @Tavern at the A. > Salsa Lesson 8-9 PM (included in cover) (No partner or dancing experience needed to take the lesson. ;) > Dancing from 9pm to 1:00am If your birthday is between August 20th and August 25th, just bring at least 1 other friend and you enter for FREE when they pay their cover. Location: Tavern at The A 303 Crane Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201 ... Admission $10 Students $8 with valid school ID There is no ATM on the premises. Please bring cash for admission. The bar does accept credit cards and cash. Kitchen open until 10 PM. For more information you can call Alan Franco at (413) 464-1969, or ask your questions on this event page.  
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KARAOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN
Pittsfield, 8 p.m.
Bousquet will open the restaurant and bar this Friday from 5-8pm prior to our KARAOKE FRIDAY. Karaoke is going from 8-11pm and is always a fun event. SHARE THIS MESSAGE AND GET THE WORD OUT. Karaoke takes place every Friday night in July and on the 11th and 25th of August. Come out for a great meal or a few cocktails while enjoying the calm views of the mountain.
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MOVIE AT THE AIRPORT
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Submarines crash, station wagons run out of gas, and a human pyramid saves the day in "The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!," a 1961 screwball comedy about the Cold War. The star-studded cast “propelled” the film to Best Picture at the Golden Globes. Mass MoCA sponsors the screening at the Harriman-West Airport. Tickets are sold at the gate and are $14 per car, $7 for adults, and $3 for kids under 12. The rain date for the event is Aug. 27. B.Y.O.C. (bring your own chair), but don’t B.Y.O.B. (full bar on-site).
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READSBORO ARTS SUMMER CONCERTS
Vermont, 8 p.m.
Country Music with Sass! Readsboro Arts Summer Concerts welcomes The Sweetback Sisters, with a fresh take on the golden age of country music featuring vibrant vocal harmonies in a six-piece rockin' country band. “Americana darlings with a roadhouse edge”— NPR Friday, August 25 at 8pm in the historic EJ Bullock Building, 7012 Main Street, Readsboro, VT. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available by calling 802-423-5600 or concerts@readsboroarts.org. Readsboro Arts is a locally grown nonprofit arts group founded in 2006, supporting the arts in Readsboro and surrounding communities.
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CELEBRATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S 40TH SEASON
Lenox, 8:30 p.m.
In celebration of the company's 40th Season, Shakespeare & Company presents a special August event series, Storytellers and Songwriters. Each event will explore various characters through solo performances by veteran Company artists, many including live music and original compositions from acclaimed musicians and songwriters, including Michi Wiancko, Kris Delmhorst, and the BSO Tanglewood Music Composer Fellows. All pieces will be performed in the Tina Packer Playhouse and tickets range from $20 to $50.

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LENOX LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Lenox, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Lenox Library's 22nd annual book sale will be held this year Aug. 25-27 at the Lenox Library, 18 Main St. This year's "Bargains in Books" event will feature thousands of books in 40 categories, all donated from Berkshire homes. For a donation of $5, book dealers and members of the public can gain early admission from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, August 25. “First look” admission numbers will be available beginning at 8 am. The sale continues with free admission from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Visitors to the event are asked to bring their own bags and boxes.

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FUN DAY
Egremont, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Blue Rider's iconic family friendly celebration at French Park in North Egremont, MA. This year, special guest performer, Bari Koral brings her infectious, kid-friendly pop tunes to Fun Day! Pony rides, hay rides, bounce house, wholesome food, games and face painting too! Great fun for the whole family! A silent auction with amazing items donated from Berkshire area businesses from 10-3. Location: French Park 35-, 65 Prospect Lake Rd, Egremont, MA 01230 Cost: JUST SHOW UP More information: (413) 528 5299
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LENOX LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Lenox, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Lenox Library's 22nd annual book sale will be held this year Aug. 25-27 at the Lenox Library, 18 Main St. This year's "Bargains in Books" event will feature thousands of books in 40 categories, all donated from Berkshire homes. For a donation of $5, book dealers and members of the public can gain early admission from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, August 25. “First look” admission numbers will be available beginning at 8 am. The sale continues with free admission from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Visitors to the event are asked to bring their own bags and boxes.

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DOG DANCE
Becket, 11 a.m.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance celebrates National Dog Day with an invitation for dogs and their caregivers to participate in a dance choreographed just for them. This dance highlights the special relationship we share with our pets and will also feature local pet vendors and the opportunity to win prizes. Participants and their leashed canines will be guided through a series of making patterns, practicing gestures, and showing off tricks. After 45 minutes of rehearsal, there will be a short 15 minute “performance” to demonstrate what the dogs and their companions have learned. RSVP encouraged online. Donations to the Berkshire Humane Society are suggested; a donation wish list can be found on the website.

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LONDON’S NATIONAL THEATRE IN HD:
Great Barrington, 2 p.m.
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. The cast includes Andrew Garfield playing Prior Walter, Denise Gough playing Harper Pitt, Nathan Lane playing Roy Cohn, James McArdle playing Louis Ironson and Rusell Tovey playing Joe Pitt. $17 / $10 everyone 21 and under (Box Office only) Tickets available online or by calling or stopping by the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Tues-Sat, noon to 6pm).  
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RAINBOW SENIORS WOMEN'S MEETING
Pittsfield, 2-4 p.m.
A monthly women's discussion group, led by LGBTQ senior women for LGBTQ senior women, is held on the fourth Saturday of every month in the Garden Room of the Unitarian Universalist Church at 175 Wendell Ave. Information online.
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JUDITH BLACK AS LUCY STONE, MEET LUCY STONE
Adams, 3 p.m.
Judith Black will portray Lucy Stone in a first person presentation about a renown suffragist and abolitionist. This event will follow the “Anthony Family Reunion BBQ” and the unveiling of “The Hands of Friendship” exhibit. Location: Stay tuned for more information  
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SUFFRAGIST PORTRAYAL
Adams, 3 p.m.
The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum welcomes Judith Black portraying suffragist Lucy Stone at the Adams Commons. This event is being presented by the museum and the Adams Suffrage Centennial Celebration Committee. The event will include an introduction by the museum’s Executive Director Colleen Janz and Bill Kolis, member of the Adams Suffrage Centennial Committee, who will be introducing the plans for a potential statue to be built in town honoring Susan.

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HOT SUMMER SWING
Great Barrington, 3-8 p.m.
Berkshire Bash announces live summer music festival Hot Summer Swing on the grounds of Ski Butternut. The day long events include a line-up of live music featuring national and local performers Squirrel Nut Zippers, Lucky 5, Blue Light Trio and more. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door, Limited Quantity $100 VIP Package includes Exclusive Seating and Post Party with artists. Kids 12 and under are free. Free parking, bring blankets and chairs.

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CABARET TRAINS
North Adams, 7 p.m.
Berkshire Scenic Railway's newly restored Hoosac Valley Line, which runs between Adams & North Adams, announces the return of “Saturday Night Cabaret Trains” on select Saturday nights this summer. The Berkshires’ beloved musical duo of Samantha Talora & Ron Ramsay are back for this sophomore season of Cabaret Trains to entertain on the rails during the one-hour leisurely excursion on Saturdays July 15 and 29, Aug. 12 and 26 and Sept. 9 and 23. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online.
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QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Adams, 1-4 p.m.
The Quaker Meeting House, built in 1782 by the East Hoosuck Meeting of the Society of Friends, will be open on Sundays from July 2 to Oct. 8. The meeting house, essentially unchanged since its construction, is located in the Maple Street Cemetery.  It was the place of worship of  the family of  Susan B. Anthony, born in Adams in 1820.  Free tours are given by members of the Adams Historical Society and the Adams Historical Commission.

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LENOX LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Lenox, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Lenox Library's 22nd annual book sale will be held this year Aug. 25-27 at the Lenox Library, 18 Main St. This year's "Bargains in Books" event will feature thousands of books in 40 categories, all donated from Berkshire homes. For a donation of $5, book dealers and members of the public can gain early admission from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, August 25. “First look” admission numbers will be available beginning at 8 am. The sale continues with free admission from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Visitors to the event are asked to bring their own bags and boxes.

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