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.