Finding flowers: Berkshire Community College Foundation will hold its third annual Berkshire Orchid & Tropical Show at the Paterson Field House, BCC’s Main Campus, 1350 West St., today and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The show will showcase 15 unique exhibits and a variety of vendors selling plants, accessories and artwork. Workshops and educational talks will also be open to attendees. Proceeds from the event will benefit BCC’s Ralph Hoffmann Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy Center and Greenhouse, as well as the Foundation’s Annual Fund. Admission to the show is $5 per person.
Read Rebecca Dravis's column for ideas on what to do with the family this weekend.
Book it to Vermont: The Stamford Community Library will hold a one-day book sale at the Stamford School today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale, which features a wide variety of titles for all ages, is running in conjunction with the annual Stamford Seniors Craft Fair. In addition to the book sale, the library will hold a silent auction for a unique wooden mailbox, built by the late Stamford resident Edson Slade.
That's the spirit: The spirits of past Sheffield residents come alive during the annual Spirit Walk today at 2 p.m. Actors playing the role of those residents stand alongside their respective graves at the Center Cemetery on Berkshire School Road, eager to tell the stories of their lives. The cost is $5, free for kids & Historical Society Members.
Heaven and hell: The First Congregational Church of Williamstown will offer a free viewing of the provocative film "Good People Go To Hell, Saved People Go To Heaven" at the church, 906 Main St., today at 11:20 a.m. Following the viewing, the film's director North Adams native Holly Hardman will her work. The documentary film examines fundamentalist evangelical Christian faith in rural southern Louisiana in the years after Hurricane Katrina and offers fresh insight into the complex and controversial world of Christian evangelical belief.
For a good cause: The AYJ Fund Wine and Chocolate Tasting will be held at the Freight Yard Pub in North Adams from 3 to 6 p.m. For a $25 donation guests can enjoy music, wine, chocolate, a silent auction and more while supporting the AYJ Fund. The mission of the AYJ Fund is to bring smiles to kids with cancer, keep them connected to friends and school through technology and to support the research of Gliomatosis Cerebri and other brain cancers to find the cures. The AYJ Fund was created in honor of Anna Yan Ji Arabia of North Adams. To learn more check out AYJ Fund on Facebook or www.AYJfund.org.