Berkshire County is offering a variety of indoor and outdoor events this warm cloudy weekend including music festivals, hikes, and farmer’s markets.
Saturday, July 30
This daylong family-friendly also includes vendors, food trucks, beer tastings, outdoor crafts, demonstrations, and athletic trainings beginning at 1 p.m.
From 11 to 1, the Berkshire County Outdoor Recreation Summit will feature conversations about the Berkshires outdoor economy, mountain biking and cycling, and new initiatives celebrating outdoor recreation. The afternoon will offer a guided hike to the summit, yoga, a cornhole tournament, and outdoor activities.
The Bousquet summer concert series will be hosting its pinnacle event with solo performances in the afternoon and a concert featuring Whiskey Treaty Road Show in the evening.
Downtown Pittsfield Inc. concludes its summer outdoor movie series this Friday at Clapp Park, located on West Housatonic Street, with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Frozen 2."
Families can bring their blankets and lawn chairs beginning at dusk, around 8:30, to watch as Elsa discovers the truth about her family's past and the origin of her powers while also saving the kingdom with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.
In case of rain, the film will be postponed to Aug. 5.
Music in the Park
First Congregational Church, Lee
Sunday, July 31
The Lee Cultural Council and the Starving Artist Café sponsor the Sundays In The Park series starting at 12:30 p.m. in front of First Congregational Church, located at 25 Park Plaza.
This Sunday, Dos Matchsticks will be performing their indie rock music from 12:30 until 1:20. Following their performance Cello & Violin Duo Bel Canto Chamber Players.
Powered by Roots Rising, the market is open every Saturday rain or shine from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. through Oct. 8.
Each week the market will have fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables, along with meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods by local vendors. Participants can shop for flowers, and artisan goods while listening to music and participate in family activities.
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Continue your weekend at Naumkeag with its guided meditation led by local meditation teacher Sandrine Harris this Friday.
Participants are required to wear comfortable clothes and need to bring their own yoga mat, blanket, or chair.
Tickets are $12 for members or $20 for non-members. Registration is required. The class starts at 4 p.m. so participants have to arrive early to park and walk to the gardens. Admittance will not be permitted after 4.
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