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Weekend Outlook: Trivia, Easter Bunny Meet & Greets, and More

By Sabrina DammsiBerkshires Staff
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Berkshire County is having a variety of events including Easter Bunny meet and greets, festivals, and more. 

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Clark Art Institute, Williamstown 
The Clark Art is offering free admission to the galleries, special exhibitions, and activities from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. 
This month's theme is "Portals," to complement the museum's latest exhibition "Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch."
The day will also feature a pop-up display of works on paper from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
More information here


K&M Bowling Grand Opening
555 Dalton Ave, Pittsfield 
The newly renovated tenpin bowling alley is having its grand opening. Participate in open bowl from 3 to 8 and then conclude the night with cosmic bowling from 8 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. 
The cost of open bowl is $6.50 a game plus $3.50 for shoe rentals. Cosmic Bowling costs $16 per person, including shoe rentals, for 2 hours of bowling. 
Renovations are recommended and can be made by calling 413-344-4349 or via Facebook. For more information on the alley check out our last article


Easter Festival at the North Adams Armory
North Adams Armory, North Adams
Join the Easter Bunny for photos, games, crafts, and cottontail obstacle races from 11 until 1. 
More information here
Movie Night For Adults
Becket Athenaeum, Becket
Join the Becket Athenaeum for a showing of "Women Talking" this Saturday starting at 6:30 p.m.
Popcorn, candy, and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided but visitors are welcome to bring their own beverage including alcohol. 
Children over 13 may come with an adult at the discretion of their guardian but should be aware the film is PG-13. 
Registration appreciated. More information here.
Lecture Series: Behind the Curtain
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox
Discuss the historical source material that informed Shakespeare's "The Contention: Henry VI, Part II" starting at 10:30 a.m.
This free discussion is part of Shakespeare & Company's lecture series: Behind the Curtain. The conversation will be hosted by Vice President of Shakespeare & Company's Volunteer Company Ann Berman. 
He will lead with conversation alongside the director, cast members, design-team members, or others joining as guest speakers. 
Reservations are required. More information here
Metallic Couture Disco 
The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
Support the growing and sustaining visual artists in Berkshire County over an evening of cocktails, small plates, and dancing starting at 7 p.m.
The event will feature New York City drag performer Brita Filter and music by DJ Ryan Brown. During the event they will be celebrating Vicki Bonnington & Joe Wheaton, "who have made distinct contributions to the cultural landscape of our region."
Tickets cost $32. More information here
Talk & Create With Bruno Miguel
Mass MoCA, North Adams 
Artist Bruno Miguel will walk you through his work that is on view in Kidspace's "Defining Moments."
Enjoy a free cup of coffee and a treat from Lickety Split while creating art inspired by Miguel's colorful work. 
More information here.
Spring Craft Fair
Hoosac Valley Middle School, Cheshire 
Shop from more than 90 vendors from 9 to 3. Information here
North Adams Indoor Farmer's Markets
Terra Nova Church, 85 Main St.
The market will be open from 9 until 1 and will feature local vendors including Red Shirt Farm, Square Roots Farm, Senecal's Sugar House and more. 
More information here
Meet the Easter Bunny
Currency Coffee Co., Allendale Underground, Pittsfield 
The Easter Bunny will be available for photos from 11 until 3 p.m. There will not be a photographer present so bring your own camera or phone. 
More information here
Dead Man's Waltz Performance  
The Egremont Barn
The Dead Man's Waltz band will perform starting at 7:30. The performance features classic tunes by the Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers Band and The Band. 
Tickets cost $20. More information here.
Get BArT Smart Fundraiser
BArT Charter Public School, Adams
There will be a fundraising trivia night starting at 6 p.m. Proceeds support the school's college preparatory program. 
More information here
Musical Bingo
Mingo's Sports Bar, North Adams
Mingo's is hosting a musical bingo fundraiser for the Gabriel Abbot Memorial School PTG. Cost is $25 per person. Proceeds go toward a new playground at the Florida school. 
The event will feature chances to win prizes and live music by DJ Bizz.
More information here


Clark Art Institute, Williamstown 
The Clark Art is offering free admission to the galleries, special exhibitions, and activities from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. 
This month's theme is "Portals," to complement the museums latest exhibition "Portals: The Visionary Architecture of Paul Goesch."
The day will also feature a pop-up display of works on paper from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
More information here

Multiple Days 

Easter Bunny Hop Train
Hoosac Valley Train Ride, Adams 
The Easter Bunny will hop onto the Hoosac Valley Train to give out colored eggs.
The train departs at noon, 1 and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children up to 13 years of age, and $2 for toddler. 
More information here
Nora Krug's Graphic Memoir Exhibit 
Norman Rockwell Museum 
The exhibit will feature explore Nora Krug's personal experiences and historical events in an attempt to understand, reckon with, and depict the past and take something useful away from it. 
Publications and illustrations from award winning artist Nora Krug's graphic memoir "Belonging: A German Reckons With History and Home" will be on display in addition to an illustrated edition of historian Timothy Snyder's "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century."
The exhibit will be on display from March 18 through June 18. More information here
'The Importance of Being Earnest'
Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge
Berkshire Waldorf High School students will perform Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" this Friday through Sunday. 
The performances will be at 7 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, and at 2 on Sunday.
Tickets at the door cost $10 for students, $20 for adults, and $50 for the entire family.
More information here.  

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EforAll Showcase and Gala at Hot Plate Brewing Company

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Entrepreneurship for All Berkshire County will celebrate the nine graduates of the 2023 Spring Accelerator Program and award nearly $7,000 in seed capital at their Showcase and Gala at Hot Plate Brewing Company on Thursday, June 8 at 5:30pm.
Entrepreneurship for All Berkshire County (EforAll) began its seventh Accelerator in February 2023 and will celebrate the nine businesses who have completed this intensive program. They spent 12 weeks learning from experts on a variety of topics about business. With the help of 27 volunteer mentors, the entrepreneurs have developed their plans to build and sustain their businesses. 
The ceremony will feature pitches from nine graduates, a speech presented by one of the graduating cohort members, and distribution of the $7,000 prize pool. Prior to the ceremony, the graduates have been invited to table and showcase their businesses as well as sell goods between 5:30pm and 6:30pm. The ceremony will begin at 6:30pm. 
The event will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday, June 8.
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