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JOSH SHARP SINGS! LIVE! (A COMEDY SHOW)
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Josh Sharp is a NYC-based comedian best known for his role as a citizen journalist in Comedy Central’s “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper.” His delightfully lewd musical “F*cking Identical Twins” did a year-long NYC run and is in development as a feature at 20th Century Fox. He’s here with a music-and-comedy performance that exists entirely within one long cover of a D’Angelo song. Yes! What to Expect Expect to laugh all night outside on the Dré Pavilion. Have dinner and drinks with us here on campus before the show, then enjoy a drink at our bar well-stocked with Bright Ideas Brewing beers and Berkshire Mountain Distillery spirits  MASS MoCA
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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The market is located in the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, at the intersection of Rte. 8 (Marshall St.) and St. Anthony Drive. Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 9 – Oct. 20, 2018. The market is dedicated to providing the community with fresh, locally produced foods and supporting area farms and food producers. The market proudly accepts SNAP benefits and doubles them through the Market Match  Program. We also accept cash, credit, debit, and WIC & senior coupons. Thank you to our lead sponsors: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Hardman Fund, Green Pastures, MountainOne, and Storey Publishing.
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CONCERT | YIDDISH MEETS LADINO, WITH SARAH AROESTE AND ANTHONY RUSSELL
Amherst, 3 p.m.
In a programs commissioned especially for Yidstock, Ladino vocalist Sarah Aroeste and Yiddish vocalist Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell join forces to explore common themes and approaches in Ladino and Yiddish music. Accompanied by pianist/accordionist Dmitri Gaskin (of Tsvey Brider) and guitarist Rob Sanzone, Sarah and Anthony will musically reconcile these long-lost cousins of Jewish music. American-born and trained in classical opera at Westminster Choir College and Yale University, Sarah Aroeste, inspired by her family's Sephardic roots in Greece and Macedonia, has spent the last 15 years bringing her contemporary style of original and traditional Ladino music to audiences around the world. Ten years after making his professional debut in the world premiere of Philip Glass's Appomattox, Anthony Russell is now a vocalist, composer, and arranger specializing in Yiddish art and folk song, khazones, and Chasidic nigunim. For tickets, a full schedule, and more information: https://yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Presented as part of Yidstock 2018 at the Yiddish Book Center
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ALAN CUMMING: LEGAL IMMIGRANT
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Alan Cumming has been described by Time Magazineas one of the most fun people in show business, by the New York Times as a ‘bawdy, countercultural sprite’ and by the Guardian as ‘European, weird, and sexually ambiguous’.  Alan Cumming is many things to many people – renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur - but to himself he is a story-teller and provocateur for hire.  For more information and tickets click here or call the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm).  Mahaiwe
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CONCERT | SOCALLED STRING QUARTET
Amherst, 7:30 p.m.
This one-of-a-kind concert by the brand new Socalled String Quartet features Josh Dolgin (aka Socalled). the mad wizard of Yiddish hip-hop, on vocals backed by members of the Common Music Collective, playing newly commissioned transcriptions of classic Yiddish theater, folk, and art songs, some of which he uncovered right here in the Yiddish Book Center's archive of Yiddish sheet music from the early twentieth century. The program presents Socalled as you've never heard him before -- stripped-down and unplugged, forefronting his genius as a performer and arranger while enlivening a new Yiddish music for the 21st century by celebrating and dusting off forgotten masterpieces for a new audience of music lovers. For tickets, a full schedule, and more information: https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Presented as part of Yidstock 2018 at the Yiddish Book Center.
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CONCERT | BEYOND THE PALE (WITH SURPRISE GUEST)
Amherst, Noon
The Bernard and Reva Broder Memorial Concert Celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year, Toronto-based fusion band Beyond the Pale brings a global, world-music approach to klezmer. In traditional and original compositions and improvisations, you'll hear hints of Balkan and Romanian music, as well as bits of bluegrass, jazz, reggae, funk, and classical. The group's most recent album, Ruckus, which features the ensembles distinctive brand of boundary-busting Yiddish Eurofolk fusion, was nominated for two 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards: for World Music Group of the Year and Instrumental Group of the Year. For tickets, a full schedule, and more information: https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yidstock Presented as part of Yidstock 2018 at the Yiddish Book Center.
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YOGA AT LAKE MANSFIELD
Great Barrington, 8 - 9 a.m.
Suggested donation of $10 to support Great Barrington Land Conservancy and Lake Mansfield. Bring a mat and join yogini Senta Reis for a wonderful outdoor yoga class at Lake Mansfield. All abilities welcome. More information at www.GBLand.org
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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CONCERT AT THE LAKE PRESENTS QUINCY
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
Each summer from June through August the City of North Adams hosts a free weekly concert series, sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union,  at Windsor Lake (intersection of Kemp and Bradley Streets). These concerts combine great music with the beautiful natural backdrop of Windsor Lake. Pack a picnic, bring a chair or blanket, and let the sweet sounds of music and water carry you away on a warm summer night. Concessions are available at the lake, but people are welcome to bring their own food. Parking is free during concerts, and swimming, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing are allowed at the lake. All cancellations will be called by 3PM on the day of the concert. For more details follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/natourism/, call 413-664-6180, or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov
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YOGA AT LAKE MANSFIELD
Great Barrington, 8 - 9 a.m.
Suggested donation of $10 to support Great Barrington Land Conservancy and Lake Mansfield. Bring a mat and join yogini Senta Reis for a wonderful outdoor yoga class at Lake Mansfield. All abilities welcome. More information at www.GBLand.org
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PAINTED PIANO PROJECT
Pittsfield, all day
Painted Piano project features 15 pianos individually decorated by local artists and displayed around Berkshire County July-August 2018 for the "Summer of Music" (reading theme for area libraries) and to celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th anniversary of his birth. Hosted by Berkshire Music School.
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RIVER WALK: WHAT'S ALL THE BUZZ ABOUT'
Great Barrington, 10:30 a.m.
Pre-registration encouraged: river@gbriverwalk.org Meet at the W.E.B. Du Bois River Park, Church and River Streets, Gt Barrington. Join Heather Cupo to discover a wide array of pollinators being supported by our native plants. Go on a treasure hunt to find precious pollinators along the Housatonic River Walk. We will seek out their homes and foods as we observe them in their local environment. More information at www.GBLand.org
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DOWNTOWN BIKE AROUND
North Adams, 6 p.m.
Every Thursday at 6:00p.m. Meet at St. Anthony’s Parking Lot, North Adams. Help shift bicycle culture in North Adams for drivers and people on bikes by joining in on a casual and group ride. For all ages! There is safety in numbers as we take to the streets to create a safer environment for sharing our roads! For more information contact: Amanda Chilson, achilson@nbccoalition.org.
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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VOLUNTEER WORK DAYS AT RIVER WALK
Great Barrington, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Upper River Walk entrance located on Dresser Ave. Pre-registration encouraged: river@gbriverwalk.org Join the River Walk Team at this weekly opportunity for community members to contribute to the care of the trail and riverside habitat. Special projects will be planned for some Thursdays. More information at www.GBLand.org
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BIDWELL HOUSE GUIDED WALK
Monterey, 1 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will offer a Native American Guided Walk of the Woodlands and Hunting Grounds.  Created in conjunction with an ongoing effort by The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area to create a Native American Heritage Trail in the region, this tour retraces the steps of the Native Americans—specifically the local Stockbridge Band of the Mohican Tribe—who lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years.  Visitors may take this as a self-guided walk using a brochure and map found on the front porch of the Museum.  Once a month, Bidwell House Museum Board of Trustees President Robert Hoogs will lead this new tour as a guided walk The cost for the guided walk will be $15 for adults $15 and $10 for seniors $10; children are free.  This fee includes a guided-tour of the house either before or after the guided walk. The self-guided walk is free.

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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BIDWELL HOUSE FAMILY TOUR
Monterey, 2 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will offer a Family Tour designed for families with children 12 and under.  This new tour will explore the Bidwell House from the perspective of Adonijah Bidwell’s children, who would have been the first youngsters to live in the house. Using games, conversations and activities, this interactive walk through the house will teach visitors how people lived in the Berkshires hundreds of years ago while also finding connections to life today. The fee for this tour is the same as general admission, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 student 13-18, free for children 12 and under.

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 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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BIDWELL HOUSE FAMILY TOUR
Monterey, 2 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will offer a Family Tour designed for families with children 12 and under.  This new tour will explore the Bidwell House from the perspective of Adonijah Bidwell’s children, who would have been the first youngsters to live in the house. Using games, conversations and activities, this interactive walk through the house will teach visitors how people lived in the Berkshires hundreds of years ago while also finding connections to life today. The fee for this tour is the same as general admission, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 student 13-18, free for children 12 and under.

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BIDWELL HOUSE FAMILY TOUR
Monterey, 2 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will offer a Family Tour designed for families with children 12 and under.  This new tour will explore the Bidwell House from the perspective of Adonijah Bidwell’s children, who would have been the first youngsters to live in the house. Using games, conversations and activities, this interactive walk through the house will teach visitors how people lived in the Berkshires hundreds of years ago while also finding connections to life today. The fee for this tour is the same as general admission, $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 student 13-18, free for children 12 and under.

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BIDWELL HOUSE GUIDED WALK
Monterey, 1 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will offer a Native American Guided Walk of the Woodlands and Hunting Grounds.  Created in conjunction with an ongoing effort by The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area to create a Native American Heritage Trail in the region, this tour retraces the steps of the Native Americans—specifically the local Stockbridge Band of the Mohican Tribe—who lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years.  Visitors may take this as a self-guided walk using a brochure and map found on the front porch of the Museum.  Once a month, Bidwell House Museum Board of Trustees President Robert Hoogs will lead this new tour as a guided walk The cost for the guided walk will be $15 for adults $15 and $10 for seniors $10; children are free.  This fee includes a guided-tour of the house either before or after the guided walk. The self-guided walk is free.

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TOMATO WORKSHOP SERIES
Dalton, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
White Goose Gardens at Holiday Brook Farm will host a workshop on canning tomatoes instructed by Kate Carney-Pike. The workshop will include information on how to learn to preserve tomatoes then enjoy your harvest all winter long. Learn safe canning procedures using the hot water bath canning method. Each participant will take home their jar of freshly canned tomatoes. The cost is $20; RSVP online.

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