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TURKEY SUPPER
Vermont, 5PM
The Pownal United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Route 346 and Church Street, will be serving its annual Turkey Supper. The menu includes: Roast turkey, dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, winter squash, cranberry sauce, rolls, coffee, tea or lemonade, and assorted pies with cheese. Dinner is served family style with continuous serving. Tickets at the door; no reservations needed. Eat-in cost is $14 for adults, $7 for children 4-10 years and free for children 3 years and under. Take-outs available at south side entrance; adults are $14 and a half portion of the dinner is $7.
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'HAUNTED HANCOCK'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

Haunted Hancock, a spine-chilling evening of Shaker ghosts and mystery, will be offered Thursdays in October. Walk the dark paths of the Village, venture into the basement of the Trustees’ Office to see a collection of gravestones, hear tales of ghostly sightings, and discover the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement. Participants will learn about the legend of the “woman in black” roaming the upper floors of the 1830 Brick Dwelling, where rocking chairs have reportedly been disturbed by forces unknown. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 413-443-0188. Walking tours are approximately 90 minutes and include slightly uneven terrain and stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.


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WORDXWORD STORY SLAM
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

WordXWord welcomes fall with a story slam at Dottie’s, 444 North St., with the theme "In a Slump." A story slam is a storytelling competition scored by volunteers from the audience. Typical story slams are lively, high spirited events with widely ranging responses to the theme. Dottie's will have an assortment of desserts and beverages available for purchase. WordXWord events are always free and open to all; however, parents and guardians are advised that some content may be challenging for younger children.


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PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.

Williams College invites the community to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 p.m. from Sept. 13 through Dec. 6. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector. Shows will be hosted by Williams College students Peter Knowlton ’21, Christian Lockwood ’20, Duncan McCarthy ’21, and Patrick Postec ‘21. Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Jay Pasachoff is director of the Hopkins Observatory. For reservations (required), contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.


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WILLIAMSTOWN REPAIR CAFE
Williamstown, 1-4 p.m.

Repair Café, co-sponsored by the South Williamstown Community Association and the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation, will be held at Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road (Route 7). Volunteer “fixers” can do small electrical repairs (vacuum cleaners, immersion blenders, lamps), wooden furniture repair (chairs, benches, frames), blade sharpening (knives, scissors, small tools), costume jewelry repairs (rhinestone replacement, new clasps), small bike repairs (tire or chain help), and our ever popular darners, knitters, and sewers. Repair Café is free, although donations are accepted.


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PITTSFIELD REPAIR CAFE
Pittsfield, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

The next Pittsfield Repair Cafe will meet n the basement of St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St. (entrance on Allen Street). All are welcome to bring one or two household items for free repair. This is the last repair cafe event of 2019. Cafes will resume again monthly in the spring of 2020. Volunteers at The Pittsfield Repair Cafe commonly work on lamps, small wood items, vacuums, and other small appliances. We also do hand mending and machine sewing. We sharpen scissors and garden tools, work on bikes, musical instruments, and more. Donations to help cover the cost of supplies, refreshments, and other expenses are welcome, but not required.


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SKI BUTTERNUT FOOD TRUCK & CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Great Barrington, 12pm-5pm

Food Truck Festivals of America is bringing the Ski Butternut Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to Ski Butternut. While some of Massachusetts’s most popular food trucks dish out fan favorites, craft ales and beers will be available for sale. There will also be music playing, lawn games to enjoy, and an artisan market where local artists will showcase their work. In addition to the food, beer, and fun, Food Truck Festivals of America is pleased to offer free admission to our first responders – police, fire and EMTs – with show of valid ID at the gate. General admission tickets will be available for purchase in advance online for $5, or at the gate for $10. Children 12 and under are free.


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BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING
New York, 7 p.m.

Training in bystander intervention will be at the Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, N.Y., across from Pitt Hall Road and Powell House. A potluck will precede the training at 6 p.m. This training will teach you how to safely intervene in public acts of harassment. We'll explore "do's and don'ts" of bystander intervention and consider scenarios and how to respond effectively, taking the lead from the person being harassed. Free and open to the public; for more information call 518-794-3048.


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CRAFT FAIR
North Adams, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Norad Mill is hosting a craft fair featuring crafters, artisans and makers of all kinds at The Norad Mil, 60 Roberts Drive, in the event space on the third floor.


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CALF CUDDLING
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Hancock Shaker Villages introduces a new program, Calf Cuddling, on Sundays. Sixty-minute sessions for up to two people are $100. Registration is required online or by calling 413-443-0188. Learn about the farm at Hancock Shaker Village and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing and walking the village’s newest additions. This wellness trend is the village’s most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health programs, such as goat yoga. Sessions are recommended for those ages 5 and older. The weekly program continues through Nov. 10.

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BOY SCOUT TROOP 38
Pittsfield, 1:00 p.m.
Light up the canvas for a cause!  Join us SUN 10/20/19 1-3pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit Boy Scout Troop 38. You'll learn to paint this colorful image of "Summer Campfire” on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snack and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sun-1020-1pm-open-to-the-public-summer-campfire-pittsfield-ma or by calling (413) 205-8346.
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SOLARIZE MASS OPEN HOUSE
Williamstown, 2-4 p.m.

The Solarize Mass Plus Williamstown-North Adams campaign will be holding an open house at the home of the Swann family at 64 Candlewood Drive. This is an opportunity to see the components of a residential photovoltaic (PV) system and how it seamlessly plug into and serve a home’s electrical system. In addition to PV, this fall’s northern Berkshire campaign is promoting electricity storage systems, aka house batteries. This is the first time a Solarize Mass Plus campaign has included battery storage. The local campaign runs through Dec. 31.

 


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OPEN MIC
Pittsfield, 3-5 p.m.

A free open mic, poetry and music will be held at Bob's, 21 First St., every Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., with optional discussion after the show. Friendly and air-conditioned environment. For more info, send an email or look on Facebook.


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CANDIDATE FORUM
North Adams, 5:30 p.m.

MCLA and the North Adams Chamber will host a City Council Candidate and School Committee Forum on at the HiLo on Union Street. The entrance is located on the Canal Street side of the building. Parking is available in the designated lot across Canal Street.  Additional parking available in the designated lot on Willow Dell.  There is street parking on Union Street and along Willow Dell.


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EDUCATOR OPEN HOUSE
North Adams, 6-7:30 p.m.

Teachers, administrators and homeschoolers are invited to the North Adams Public Library to learn about the library's online resources and databases, explore STEM kits, find out how to compliment curriculum with library resources across the state, donate to or take a book from our Educator Book swap, and enjoy light refreshments while networking with other educators. RSVP by email or call 413-662-3133, ext. 14.


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HEARING ON WOMEN'S ISSUES
Great Barrington, 5-7 p.m.

A public hearing on women and girl's issues will be held at the Mason Public Library at 231 Main St. Citizens of Great Barrington and surrounding towns, government officials, and organizations that advocate for women and families in the region are invited to attend and encouraged to participate by offering testimony.


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'HAUNTED HANCOCK'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

Haunted Hancock, a spine-chilling evening of Shaker ghosts and mystery, will be offered Thursdays in October. Walk the dark paths of the Village, venture into the basement of the Trustees’ Office to see a collection of gravestones, hear tales of ghostly sightings, and discover the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement. Participants will learn about the legend of the “woman in black” roaming the upper floors of the 1830 Brick Dwelling, where rocking chairs have reportedly been disturbed by forces unknown. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 413-443-0188. Walking tours are approximately 90 minutes and include slightly uneven terrain and stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.


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PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.

Williams College invites the community to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 p.m. from Sept. 13 through Dec. 6. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector. Shows will be hosted by Williams College students Peter Knowlton ’21, Christian Lockwood ’20, Duncan McCarthy ’21, and Patrick Postec ‘21. Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Jay Pasachoff is director of the Hopkins Observatory. For reservations (required), contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.


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HARVEST BAZAAR
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mt. Greylock Extended Care will host its annual harvest bazaar at 1000 North St. The event will feature,more than 15 vendors, featuring handcrafted jewelry, gifts, handmade soaps and jams, knitted items and more.


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CRAFT FAIR
Vermont, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Stamford Seniors will present their annual craft fair at Stamford Elementary School. In addition to craft and gift items, there will be a basket raffle, a Chinese auction, a restaurant raffle and more.


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RICHMOND CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
Break out the brushes for this autumn favorite!  Join us SAT 10/26/19 7:30-9:30pm for a Paint and Sip to benefit the Richmond Consolidated School. Learn to paint this seasonally spirited image of “Autumn Maple Tree with Football” (football is optional) on a large 16x20 canvas. All painting materials, instruction, snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-1026-730pm-open-to-the-public-autumn-maple-tree-with-football-optional-pittsfield-ma or by calling (413) 205-8346.
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CRAFT FAIR
Vermont, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Stamford Seniors will present their annual craft fair at Stamford Elementary School. In addition to craft and gift items, there will be a basket raffle, a Chinese auction, a restaurant raffle and more.


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CALF CUDDLING
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Hancock Shaker Villages introduces a new program, Calf Cuddling, on Sundays. Sixty-minute sessions for up to two people are $100. Registration is required online or by calling 413-443-0188. Learn about the farm at Hancock Shaker Village and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing and walking the village’s newest additions. This wellness trend is the village’s most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health programs, such as goat yoga. Sessions are recommended for those ages 5 and older. The weekly program continues through Nov. 10.

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NORTH CANAAN ELEMENTARY PTO
Connecticut, 2 p.m.
Painting with a purpose!  Join us SUN 10/27/19 2-4pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit North Canaan Elementary School PTO. You’ll learn how to paint this locally inspired image of "Cheshire Lake in Autumn" on a large 16x20 canvas. At VFW, 104 S. Canaan Road, Canaan, CT. All painting materials, instruction, snacks and donation included for $35. Beverages available for purchase. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sun-1027-2pm-open-to-the-public-cheshire-lake-in-autumn-canaan-ct or by calling (413) 205-8346.
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OPEN MIC
Pittsfield, 3-5 p.m.

A free open mic, poetry and music will be held at Bob's, 21 First St., every Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., with optional discussion after the show. Friendly and air-conditioned environment. For more info, send an email or look on Facebook.


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WORDXWORD STORY POETS
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

The Poets Creating Conversation series returns with Other[ed] in America at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St. In a time when “othering” has been weaponized, poets are asked to reflect on the consequences of being othered - the experience of being seen as “less than” because of race, origin, language, faith, gender, economic status, sexuality, age, (dis)abilities, (mental) health, etc. WordXWord events are always free and open to all; however, parents and guardians are advised that some content may be challenging for younger children.


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'HAUNTED HANCOCK'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

Haunted Hancock, a spine-chilling evening of Shaker ghosts and mystery, will be offered Thursdays in October. Walk the dark paths of the Village, venture into the basement of the Trustees’ Office to see a collection of gravestones, hear tales of ghostly sightings, and discover the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement. Participants will learn about the legend of the “woman in black” roaming the upper floors of the 1830 Brick Dwelling, where rocking chairs have reportedly been disturbed by forces unknown. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by calling 413-443-0188. Walking tours are approximately 90 minutes and include slightly uneven terrain and stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.


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"CORNUCOPIA" ON SLATE OR CANVAS FUNDRAISER
North Adams, 6 p.m.
Create yourself a festive cornucopia on Slate or Canvas!  Join us FRI 11/1/19 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip to benefit the American Legion Auxiliary's Veterans and Children & Youth Programs. You’ll learn how to paint this seasonal image of “Cornucopia” on an authentic roofing slate tile (various sizes to choose from) or on a large 16x20 canvas. At the North Adams American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Sips available for purchase. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/fri-111-6pm-open-to-the-public-cornucopia-on-slate-or-canvas-north-adams-ma or by calling (413) 205-8346. — with North Adams American Legion Post 125.
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PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.

Williams College invites the community to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings at 8 p.m. from Sept. 13 through Dec. 6. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector. Shows will be hosted by Williams College students Peter Knowlton ’21, Christian Lockwood ’20, Duncan McCarthy ’21, and Patrick Postec ‘21. Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy Jay Pasachoff is director of the Hopkins Observatory. For reservations (required), contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.


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"WINTER STROLL" FOR GLENDALE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY
Stockbridge, 1:00 p.m.
Show support and socialize while creating this serene scene!  Join us SAT 11/2/19 1-3pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser hosted by the Glendale Women’s Auxiliary to benefit the Food Pantries in Southern Berkshire County. You'll learn to paint this elegant image of "Winter Stroll” on a large 16x20 canvas. At Stockbridge Grange #295, 51 Church Street, Stockbridge, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Snacks and non-alcohol sips provided. Bring your own additional sips if you would like. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-112-1pm-open-to-the-public-winter-stroll-stockbridge-ma or by calling (413) 205-8346.
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