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FALL FOLIAGE ZITI SUPPER
North Adams, 4-7 p.m.
St. Elizabeth's of Hungary will hold its annual ziti supper at the Parish Center. Dinner includes ziti and meatballs, salad, bread and butter, and a beverage. Desserts will also be available. The cost is $10 per person, with kids 12 and under $7.

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FALL FOLIAGE CHILDREN’S PARADE
North Adams, 5 p.m.
Children from throughout the Northern Berkshires are encouraged to make costumes and enter the parade. This year's theme is "Magic in the Berkshires.” Participants must arrive at the corner of Main and Eagle streets at 5 p.m. Parade begins at 5:30 p.m. and will proceed west on Main St. to City Hall. Ribbons will be given to all participants. Group and float winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade on Sunday, Oct, 1. Please note that groups should be 10 or less children, as there are only 10 metals that will be awarded per category/prize.

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FALL FOLIAGE MAGIC IN THE BERKSHIRES COMMUNITY DANCE
North Adams, 7 p.m.-midnight
A community dance for all ages will be held at Game On, 66 Main St., featuring live music withLicense to Groove, dancing, light refreshments, games and more, with the theme of "Magic in the Berkshires."

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Astronomy students at Williams College will host free shows for the public at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory on Main Street. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (recommended) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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FALL FOLIAGE DOG PARADE: MAGIC IN THE BERKSHIRES!
North Adams, 10 - 11 a.m.
This year’s costume can be inspired by Magic in the Berkshires! This event is FREE, but donations to local animal rescues are accepted. (Thank you) Registration begins at 10AM. Parade begins at 10:30AM. Meet us at the Veterans Memorial Park on the corner of Eagle St. and Route 2. The parade will begin at the Veterans Memorial Park  and conclude at the new North Adams Dog Park in the Houghton St. Park and awards will be given in these costume categories: Funniest, Best Group (of dogs), Best Duo (dog + owner), Best Individual costume, Most Creative Interpretation of the Theme. Dog Parade winners are invited to walk in the 62nd Annual Fall Foliage Parade, beginning at 1pm on Sunday, October 1st. We encourage winners to walk in the parade! It’s so much fun! Prizes and goody bags provided by Bark N’ Cat.
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FALL FOLIAGE CRAFT FAIR
North Adams, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Downtown North Adams, Main Street between Holden & Eagle, will host dozens of local artisan and crafter booths for this annual event.

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BUDDY WALK OF THE BERKSHIRES
Dalton, 10 a.m.
Hosted by Berkshire County Arc and the Berkshire County Arc Down Syndrome Family Group, this one mile walk starts and ends at Craneville Elementary School where there will be a family picnic, a raffle, live music and other fun activities. Funds from the event will directly benefit people living in Berkshire County providing social opportunities for individuals and families, special therapies not covered by other insurance, community activities for children with disabilities, Down Syndrome awareness events, conference sponsorships and scholarships, and ongoing research in the area of Down Syndrome. Register online. http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event'llr=hnv7exzab&oeidk=a07eec47dv249f5aaa7
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READING TO ROVER
North Adams, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Children of all ages and abilities are invited to come to the Youth Services Department and read to or spend time with our special furry friends, Seymour and friends. Children may bring a favorite book from home or choose one from the library's wonderful book collection and spend a short time reading to a dog.  Children who are not yet confident around dogs are also welcome to spend time just sitting quietly with one of our dogs. Therapy dogs are a wonderful way for children to practice reading to a non-judgmental partner.

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ANNUAL DOG PARADE
North Adams, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Owners are encouraged to make costumes and enter their dogs into this parade, with registration at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. This year's parade theme is "Magic in the Berkshires.” Categories are: funniest, best duo (owner and dog), best group (dogs), best small dog, best medium-sized dog, and best large dog. Prizes will be awarded following the parade and ribbons will be given to all participants. Dog parade winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: A HISTORICAL LOOK AT EDUCATION IN WILLIAMSTOWN
Williamstown, 11:00 a.m.
The WHM hosts a lecture at the Milne Public Library, at 1095 Main Street in Williamstown on Saturday, September 30 at 11 a.m., "Back to School:  A Historical Look at Education in Williamstown."  Beloved former school principal and enthusiastic community presence, Jane Allen, will present a lecture schools in Williamstown.  Both a walk down memory lane and an informative  presentation, this lecture is not to be missed!
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SWEDISH MEATBALL SUPPER
Lenox, 5 - 7 p.m.
The United Methodist Church of Lenox will serve a Swedish Meatball Supper at the church, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, Massachusetts. The meal will include Swedish meatballs, noodles, green beans, salad, bread, dessert & beverage. $13 Adults/Teens - $7 Children 5 - 12 years and Children under 5 years free. For reservations/information call 413-442-4738 or email shirleyjoslinperkins@gmail.com - include name, phone/cell# and number of people. Walk-ins will be welcome!
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BRIEN CENTER WALK OUT OF DARKNESS PAINT & SIP
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Symbolic to the cause! Join us on SAT 9/30/17 7-9pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Walk Out of Darkness Brien Center's Team. You'll learn to paint this inspirational image of "Sunshine Dragonflies" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, donation and snack included for $35. CASH BAR. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Paul Newman and Robert Redford are Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the 1969 Western classic directed by George Roy Hill. Outlawed robbers, the two antiheros flee to Bolivia in search of a better criminal career. Katharine Ross co-stars as the Sundance Kid’s lover, Etta Place. Runtime: 1 hr 50 min. Cost: $7 Tickets available day of film or by ordering onlineMahaiwe
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THE ROADSIDE BLUES BAND
Williamstown, 7 p.m.
From the group that has brought you to your feet during our Blues & Brews Fundraiser each year, The Roadside Blues Band is BACK with an all new fall concert! Featuring the dynamic vocals of Bill Lanchantin and soulful strains & rhythms from Mitch Throop, Michael Krauss, and Peter Maine, this special concert performance will surely have you movin’ and groovin’! A cash bar will be available for 21+ with ID, but ALL AGES are welcome. Make sure to come back to hear them in February at our ever-popular Blues & Brews Fundraiser where you can enjoy chili, jambalaya, and local brews while dancing the night away! September 30 at 7pm $25 General Admission/$15 Student Buy Tickets
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SAMEER GUPTA
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Sameer Gupta is “kinetic, bass-heavy, and tender” percussionist (The Jazz Observer), with roots in the Indian Classical tradition. He’s here with a propulsive band featuring Marc Cary, for a magical evening of tracks from his new album, A Circle Has No Beginning. Mass MoCA
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THEATER OF WAR PRODUCTINOS: ANTIGONE IN FERGUSON
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Both compelling theatre and searing social justice project, Antigone in Ferguson is a radical and unlikely staging of Sophocles’ classic tragedy, conceived in response to the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Antigone’s themes of integrity and human folly, set down in the fifth century BCE, resonate through the ages, illuminating the recent clash between public authorities and American citizens as they call for justice in police brutality cases. Bryan Doerries, author of The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Trgedies Can Teach Us Today, directs this timely adaptation.  62 Center
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BRING YOUR DOG TO THE MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
North Adams Farmers Market hosts "Bring Your Dog to the Market" at the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot. Special market vendors will include animal rescue agencies and animal-themed products. As always, patrons of the market can find fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, canned goods, baked goods, eggs, and meat.

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FALL BAZAAR
North Adams, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
VFW Post 996 – Mohawk Trail will host a fall bazaar, featuring Chinese auction, fish bowl, raffles, baked goods and more.

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FALL FESTIVAL
Williamstown, Noon-3 p.m.
Local residents are invited to the annual Fall Festival at the Hopkins Forest. This event celebrates the changing of the seasons and the bounty of our wooded environments, and features music, apple butter and cider production, refreshments, a canopy walkway, an active honey bee hive, and children’s activities including a crafts table. There will also be hands-on activities including traditional shake-splitting and a cross-cut saw competition. The festival is free to the public and appropriate for all ages. It is located at the junction of Northwest Hill Road and Bulkley Street in Williamstown.

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FALL FOLIAGE PARADE
North Adams, 1 p.m.
The 62nd annual Fall Foliage Parade, with the theme "Magic in the Berkshires," steps off at the Ocean State Job Lots parking lot, and conclude on Ashland Street after passing though downtown via Main Street.

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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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MY SCHOOL COLOR RUN
Cheshire, 10:45 a.m.
The Hoosac Valley Middle & High School Ladycanes Soccer team will host their first annual My School Color Run (check in starts at 9am) to raise money for the school’s girls soccer team. The My School Color Run is an untimed 5K fun run/walk for all ages and fitness abilities and it’s open to the entire community. Along the route, participants will pass through vibrant color zones, making it a very colorful experience. Additionally, each pre-registered participant is provided with a single powder color packet that will be thrown in the air at the final color celebration at the finish line. Participants that register by 9/15/17 will receive a My School Color Run t-shirt, race bib and a color packet. They can sign up for the run by going online.

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MOMENTS HOUSE PAINT & SIP-STARRY NIGHT
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
Paint like THE master! Join us SUN 10/1/17 2-4pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Moments House in Pittsfield. You'll learn to paint one of the most famous images of all time: "Starry Night" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Crossroads Cafe, 195 Onota St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. CASH BAR. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE – ROOTS & REVIVAL TOUR
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline,” Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Five-time GRAMMY winner and New York Times best-selling author, Wynonna has received over 60 industry awards, with countless charting singles, including 20 No.1 hits such as “Mama He’s Crazy,” “Why Not Me,” and “Grandpa, (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good Ole Days).” Wynonna, along with her band The Big Noise, will explore the past, present and future of Wynonna’s extensive 33-year career on the 2017 Roots & Revival Tour. http://www.mahaiwe.org/Wynonna
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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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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BUSY BEE PRESCHOOL PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Lee, 6 p.m.
Colorful and Crisp! Join us WED 10/4/17 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Busy Bee Preschool. You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Autumn Maple Tree" on a large 16x20 canvas. At the Locker Room, 232 Main St, Lee, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $30. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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THE ACADEMY AT CHARLEMONT INFORMATION SESSION
North Adams, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
The Academy at Charlemont - We're closer than you think! Please join us for an information session at the North Adams Public Library. Find out about our rigorous academic program, inspired creative arts, welcoming and ethical community and impressive college outcomes. Pizza will be served. Contact Director of Admissions Martha Tirk with any questions or call 413-339-4912 ext. 113.
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AUSTEN RIGGS WALK OUT OF DARKNESS PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Follow the colors into the light... Join us on THU 10/5/17 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit Berkshire County Walk Out of Darkness for Suicide Prevention campaign. You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Autumn Maple Tree" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Rd, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. Cash Bar & Raffles. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Astronomy students at Williams College will host free shows for the public at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory on Main Street. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (recommended) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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