Music | Other | School Events | Sports / Outdoors | The Clark | Theater | Night Life | Business
|Post your event|
Lenox, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
A one-day tag sale, organized and donated solely by members of the program committee, volunteers and board of directors of Ventfort Hall, will be held at the mansion at 104 Walker St.
SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK AT COLD BROOK
Lenox, 10 a.m.-noon
Cold Brook Wildlife Sanctuary will host a free spring wildflower walk. Search for meadow and woodland wildflowers and other signs of spring at our serene sanctuaries. Enjoy a leisurely walk and observe early blooming flowers. We'll learn to use guides to look up plants we discover along the way. Bring curiosity and a magnifying lens if you have one. Registration is required.
COMMUNITY BIKE RIDE
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.
The Pittsfield Department of Community Development Recreation Program’s annual Community Bike Ride event will take place at the Controy Pavilion on Onota Lake at Burbank Park. The ride begins at 10 a.m. with rider registration for this free event beginning at 9:30 a.m. The route will begin at the Controy Pavilion, head up to Pittsfield State Forest and back to the pavilion making the ride just under 6 miles round trip; a police escort will be provided for the ride. An obstacle course in addition to on site bike maintenance provided by Berkshire Bike & Board will be available before and after the ride.
USED BOOK SALE
Williamstown, 10 am - 3 pm
Used Book Sale at David and Joyce Milne Public Library, 1095 Main Street, Williamstown, MA. Bag Sale all day Saturday...buy a bag for $5 and fill it up! Sponsored by the Friends.
3RD ANNUAL FOOD TRUCK FEASTIVAL
Pittsfield, 11:00 a.m.
The Pittsfield Suns are proud to present our 3rd Annual Food Truck Feastival! This event takes place at historic Wahconah Park on Saturday, May 25th and features food trucks from all over New England. Some of this year's trucks include Chick-Fil-A, Krispy Cone, Patruno's Place, One Sweet Ride, Autumn's Bistro, the Nom Nom Hut and more! The event runs from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM and is free admission to the general public! Parking will be $3 and our food vendors set their own prices. Be sure to come on out for a day of fun and fantastic food!
OLSEN FARM POTLUCK FUNDRAISER
Williamstown, 5-8 p.m.
A potluck benefit for Olsen Farm will be held at First Congregational Church, 906 Main St. Kristen Tool and Chris Wheeler have been working to purchase family lands and rebuild their small farm since a death in the family two years ago left them facing large debts and costly repairs that have left the property unmortgageable. Bring a dish to share, participate in raffles, check out the children’s farm-inspired art display and acution and visit the donations table to support this small farm. Those unable to attend the event who would like to make a donation can mail a check to Olsen Farm at PO Box 619, Lanesborough MA 01237. See Facebook for more info.
MASS MOCA 20TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
North Adams, 5-8:30 p.m.
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art marks its 20th anniversary with a free block party featuring music, games and art; food and beverages will be for sale. Opening receptio for new exhibits by Annie Lennox, Cauleen Smith, and Suffering For Realness begins at 5:30. More information can be found here.
MOLIèRE’S “DON JUAN THE LIBERTINE”
New York, 8 p.m.
The world premiere of Daniel Hoyt Daniels’ translation May 24-June 9 The Ghent Playhouse presents “Don Juan the Libertine,” an ageless comedy based on Dom Juan or Le Festin de Pierre by Molière (1665), newly translated by Daniel Hoyt Daniels, and directed by Barbara Leavel Smith. The production runs May 24-June 9. Tickets are on sale now at www.GhentPlayhouse.org. Tickets are $22 general admission, $17 members, and $10 students. To order tickets, visit GhentPlayhouse.org or call 1-800-838-3006. For more information, visit GhentPlayhouse.org or call 518.392.6264.
GREAT BARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET
Great Barrington, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Great Barrington Farmers Market at 18 Church St. will feature more than 30 local food vendors, live music from The Lucky 5, and a new children's activity tent. This week's children's activity tent activity is presented by River Walk titled- "Water! Where does it come from' Where does it go'" Kids can make their own rain stick, sing songs, and families can enjoy self-guided Story Trail adventures on both the upstream and downstream sections of the River Walk.
BIRDING BY EAR BRUNCH
Lenox, 9-11 a.m.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary will host a new program, Birding by Ear Brunch. Participants will eat pancakes, drink coffee and listen to a talk on identifying birds by ear, and then take a short walk around the Pleasant Valley grounds to listen for the songs. The cost is $20; register online.
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.
Goat yoga classes will be held at Hancock Shaker Village, led by certified yoga instructor Alison Walter. Tickets are $25 and include admission to Hancock Shaker Village. Register online or call 413-443-0188. Beginners are welcome; bring a mat or a towel. Classes take place in a fenced-in pasture adjacent to the Round Stone Barn. About 15 goats roam the pasture during the class. Goat yoga classes are ideal for adults and for responsible children ages 6 and up. The class is intended to be a meditative experience. Children are welcome to visit the baby animals in the Round Stone Barn’s Dairy Ell after the class.
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Hancock Shaker Villages introduces a new program, Calf Cuddling, on Sundays. Sixty-minute sessions for up to two people are $100. Registration is required online or by calling 413-443-0188. Learn about the farm at Hancock Shaker Village and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing and walking the village’s newest additions. This wellness trend is the village’s most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health programs, such as goat yoga. Sessions are recommended for those ages 5 and older. The weekly program continues through Nov. 10.
MOLIèRE’S “DON JUAN THE LIBERTINE”
New York, 2 p.m.
The world premiere of Daniel Hoyt Daniels’ translation May 24-June 9 The Ghent Playhouse presents “Don Juan the Libertine,” an ageless comedy based on Dom Juan or Le Festin de Pierre by Molière (1665), newly translated by Daniel Hoyt Daniels, and directed by Barbara Leavel Smith. The production runs May 24-June 9. Tickets are on sale now at www.GhentPlayhouse.org. “Don Juan - the Libertine” at the Ghent Playhouse, 6 Town Hall Place in Ghent, NY, runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 24-26, May 31-June 2 and 7-9. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8:00pm, while Sunday matinees begin at 2:00pm. Tickets are $22 general admission, $17 members, and $10 students. To order tickets, visit GhentPlayhouse.org or call 1-800-838-3006. For more information, visit GhentPlayhouse.org or call 518.392.6264.
"PROCESS & PERFORMANCE: 2019"
New York, 3 p.m.
Albany Berkshire Ballet will present a diverse selection of new works of dance developed through its unique Process & Performance initiative in the black box theatre at PS21 in Chatham, N.Y. Through Process and Performance, ABB's evolving initiative to develop new repertory, Associate Artistic Director Mary Talmi has brought together top dance faculty from around the region to create works in a wide variety of dance mediums. Works by Erica Dankmeyer and Janine Parker of Wiiliams College, Eric Otto of Skidmore will be featured, along with repertory created by dual Artistic Directors Madeline Culpo and Mary Talmi, will be brought to life by company dancers Anna Acker, Ruslan Sprague, Marie Buser, Vincent Brewer, Lisa McBride. Tickets are $15 and available online.
EXHIBIT OPENING CELEBRATION
Pittsfield, 5-7 p.m.
Hancock Shaker Village announces an opening celebration in honor of two special exhibitions, "Borrowed Light: Barbara Ernst Prey" and "While Mighty Thunders Roll: Popular Artists Sing the Shakers." Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or by calling 413-443-0188. Both exhibitions are on view May 26 through Nov. 11.
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
The Suitcase Junket will perform at the first installment of Hancock Shaker Village’s popular Shaker Barn Music. Advance tickets are $20; day-of tickets are $25. Opening for The Suitcase Junket is Eliza Edens, a Berkshires-bred singer-songwriter based in Philadelphia. Combining adventurous fingerpicking with a knack for heart-tugging melody, Edens writes songs that swell into meditations on memory, nature, time, love, and loss — belonging somewhere between a tumbledown front porch stoop and a hazy bar in the big city.
W. Stockbridge, Noon
Please join us at the Stanmeyer Gallery and Shaker Dam Coffeehouse on Memorial Day for a free coffee tasting. We'll have a barista on site to help you become a coffee connoisseur as you sample coffees from different countries and learn to identify their flavor notes. All are welcome to this event and there will be snacks and baked goods available for purchase.
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
The North Adams Public Library hosts toddler story time for ages birth to 3 years old on the second floor; siblings are welcome. One or two stories will be read read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.
North Adams, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The North Adams Public Library is hosting an After-School Storytime and Craft every Tuesday for children ages 3-6; siblings welcome.
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
MassDOT will hold a Capital Investment Program (CIP) public meeting, per information shared with municipalities across the commonwealth, at Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, 1 Fenn St., #201. This is the public’s opportunity to provide comments that will help guide capital investments in transportation between 2020 and 2024. Investments include everything from highway and municipal projects to regional airports, rail and transit, including the MBTA and Regional Transit Authorities, and bicycle and pedestrian initiatives, as well. For those who may not be able to attend the meeting, public comments will be accepted via email until 5 p.m. on June 7.
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
The North Adams Public Library hosts preschool story time for ages 3 to 6 years old on the second floor; siblings are welcome. Several stories will be read, with time to share ideas and thoughts as well as a craft.
BUILDING YOUR TOOLKIT: RAISING HEALTH YOUTH
North Adams, 5:30 p.m.
Join nbCC for a community discussion: Building Your Toolkit: Raising Healthy Youth A discussion about youth mental health and preventing alcohol and other drug misuse. Wednesday, May 29 at 5:30PMHoliday Inn, Main Street, North Adams Createatoolkitoffreeresourcestosupporttheyouthinyourlife PresentationofstudenthealthsurveydatabyNorthBerkshireYouth Remarks from Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington with introduction from North Adams Mayor Tom Bernard Presentation on depression, anxiety and substance use by Dr. Tony Siracusa OpportunityforQ&A This event is free and open to the public. No registration necessary. Light refreshments. For more info, call Wendy at (413) 663-7588, ext. 14. https://www.facebook.com/events/432322937332695/
GIRL SCOUT DAISY REGISTRATION
Dalton, 6-7 p.m.
The Girl Scouts of Central & Western Massachusetts will hold a free “Daisy Girl Scouts Launch Party” at the Dalton Free Public Library, 462 Main St. Girls currently in Pre-K and Kindergarten will complete a fun activity to earn their first patch while parents/guardians learn how Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character and how to form a Daisy troop. Should girls choose to join, they can do so this spring for $55 and enjoy Girl Scout membership through September 2020. For information, call Laurie at 413-224-4028 or send an email.
Pittsfield, 10:30 a.m.
Farm Friends, a Hancock Shaker Village program designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers, will be held Thursdays. Each week, children meet a farm animal, enjoy a story, and make a simple craft. This program is included with admission (free to members).
TALK ON TURKISH KURDISTAN
Pittsfield, 10:45 a.m.
Chris Andersen will talk about his childhood adventures in Asia Minor in a program titled “Turkish Kurdistan" at Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road in Pittsfield, is part of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires’ Connecting With Community series. Anderson will share about how he found a way to discover the rich and hidden culture of the Kurds and, on the way, experienced self discovery, as well. In this program he shares the risks and the adventures that drove him in this direction. The program precedes a kosher lunch at noon ($2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age, $7 for all others). Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling 413-442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.
CARDINAL PAINT & SIP TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMERS
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
It's a new Cardinal Creation! Join us on THU 5/30/19 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. You’ll learn how to paint this beautiful seasonal image of "Cardinal in Bloom" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/thu-530-6pm-open-to-the-public-cardinal-in-bloom-pittsfield-ma or call (413) 205-8346
PITTSFIELD SUNS VS. BRISTOL BLUES
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Come celebrate Opening Day at Wahconah Park with the Pittsfield Suns as they take on the Bristol Blues at 6:30! Wahconah Park will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary and there will be fireworks following the game!
HERBERG MIDDLE SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
A free concert will be held on the evening of May 30, 2019, in the Herberg Middle School auditorium for all family, friends and community members to celebrate the culmination of a half year project called, A Journey into Latin America Through Music. The Concert Band and Concert Chorus will premiere two new arrangements by Joseph Smith, along with other Latin American music selections. Following the student performances, La Voz de Tres will perform a set of music for the audience. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Pittsfield Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency. It has also been made possible by generous funding from Guardian Life Insurance and the HMS PAC.
Great Barrington, 6 p.m.
Let these cute little birds blend in with the blossoms on this bright spring branch! Join us on FRI 5/31/19 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Undermountain PTO. You’ll learn how to paint this beautiful Spring image of “Birds on Blossoming Branch" on a large 12x24 canvas. At Bogies, 935 S. Main St, Great Barrington, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash bar and food for purchase. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/fri-531-6pm-open-to-the-public-birds-on-blossoming-branch-great-barrington-ma or call (413) 205-8346
2019 GUTHRIE CENTER TROUBADOUR SERIES
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
Guthrie Center 2019 Troubadour Series presents Jeffrey Foucault. NPR Music describes Jeffrey Foucault's music as "Mesmerizing, meditative...alluring and relatable all at once." Go to https://guthriecenter.org/troubadour-series/ for tickets and information.
- Building Your Toolkit: Raising Health Youth
- 2019 Guthrie Center Troubadour Series Presents Seth Glier
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Westfield Starfires
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Bristol Blues
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Nashua Silver Knights
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Brockton Rox
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Worcester Bravehearts
- Pittsfield Suns vs. Westfield Starfires
- May, 21 - Putting Theory into Practice
- May, 17 - A Life-Changing Incident and What Comes After
- May, 02 - Fellowship Season
- May, 01 - Professor Faison?s Diary Donated to National Archives
- May, 01 - Finding a Path to Poetry
Lakeside Bar & Grill Serving Seafood and more with a smile ! Daily 11am-10pm. (413)447-9780. Outside or Inside Dining Available. Take out.