Come on, guys: Mount Greylock Regional School students will present the classic American musical comedy "Guys and Dolls" at the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance on the Williams College campus. Tickets are $6 for students or seniors and $8 for adults and are available at the door. For more info, click here.
Food for thought: For the month of March, as part of Pittsfield's First Fridays Artswalk, painters and photographers Nick DeCandia, Susan Geller, Grier Horner, Judith Lerner and Leo Mazzeo will show food-related works personally meaningful to each of them at The Marketplace Cafe at 55 North St. The show will open with a free reception for the public to meet the artists on Friday, March 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.
All that junk: The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present the Cowboy Junkies, who for more than 20 years have remained true to their unique artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature, creating a critically acclaimed body of original work that has endeared them to an audience unwavering in its loyalty. The show is at 8 p.m. in Great Barrington. Buy online or call the box office at 413-528-0100.
Read Rebecca Dravis's column for ideas of where to take the family this weekend.
Bowl for a cause: Adams Community Bank will host a Family Fun Night Bowl-A-Thon Fundraiser to raise money for its Relay For Life team at Mount Greylock Bowl & Golf from 5 to 10 p.m. For information, call 413-743-1100.
That's sweet: Local legend Bobby Sweet will perform at the The Dream Away Lodge in Becket. As a performer, Sweet has shared the bill with some of the top country and folk artists, including Vince Gill, Bill Staines, Bill Morrissey, Deana Carter, Bryan White, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Jonathan Edwards, and Sawyer Brown. As a sought-after lead guitarist he has played shows opening for George Jones, Asleep at the Wheel, Willie Nelson, The Bellamy Brothers, Waylon Jennings, and many others. Bobby toured in 2008-2009 with Arlo Guthrie’s Lost World Tour, and again with Guthrie in 2010-2011 on his Journey On Tour.
Pour some sugar: Douglas Whynott, author of the new book "The Sugar Season: A Year in the Life of Maple Syrup," and "One Family's Quest for the Sweetest Harvest," will give a reading and a talk at The Bookloft, located at the Barrington Plaza off of Route 7, at 4 p.m. Whynott has written for The New York Times Book Review, the Boston Globe, Outside, Smithsonian, Reader’s Digest, Omni, New England Monthly, the Massachusetts Review, Discover, and Writer’s Chronicle. The Boston Globe said "The Sugar Season" "offers a skillful and fascinating peek behind the curtain of one of the region’s oldest and most beloved traditional industries."
But first, eat some ...: The Cheshire Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Saint Mary's Church Hall on Church Street. The cost is $8 for adults and $6 for seniors and children under 12. Proceeds will be used to purchase new equipment and various training classes. Will there be maple syrup for the pancakes? We suspect ...