Shakespeare & Company Opens its 2018 Season with the New England Premiere of Morning After Grace by Carey Crim, Tickets for Morning After Grace are available online at shakespeare.org, or by calling Shakespeare & Company’s box office at (413) 637-3353. The Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible. Shakespeare & Company is located at 70 Kemble St. in Lenox, Massachusetts
Kimball Farms 11:00am Roots Rising, A Presentation on a young and innovative program to get young people onto farms and working in all aspects of healthy food production. Reservations requested. 637 7043
Hillsdale’s Historic Cemeteries: Pioneers, Patriots & Politics Copake, NY at 6pm, the Roeliff Jansen Community Library will host an encore presentation of “Hillsdale’s Historic Cemeteries: Pioneers, Patriots and Politics.” This illustrated talk by local historians Jeanne Kiefer and Lauren Letellier was first given on May 20th to a standing-room-only audience at the Roeliff Jansen Historical Society. Admission is free
Classical Principles for Modern Design with Thomas Jayne Award-winning interior designer Thomas Jayne shares how Edith Wharton’s and Ogden Codman’s 1897 book, The Decoration of Houses, has influenced his work. Thursday at 4:00 p.m. $10 general; free for Mount members
Free Concerts, Town of Great Barrington Summer Concert Series, Fridays, 5:30 to 7:15. The Gazebo behind GB Town Hall, 334 Main Street. All concerts are free thanks to the sponsors Berkshire Sings / Sunday Summers Ukes
Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob’s Pillow, 1906-1940 We’re thrilled to collaborate with the Williams College Museum of Art on a new exhibition in Williamstown, MA featuring costumes, photographs, paintings, and other materials from the Pillow Archives. Look inside the making of the exhibit with Archives Fellow and co-curator Caroline Hamilton in this behind-the-scenes Pillow Pick!
Circus Minimus Bushnell-Sage Library 6:00 PM 7:00 PM will be here to entertain all ages! This show gives everyone an opportunity to participate in an enthralling, whimsical celebration of the imagination. This show has been performed over 500 times around the globe. When Kevin opens his suitcase, an entire circus emerges. However, the most important performers emerge from the audience. Free as always
Bushnell-Sage Library Author Talk with Simon Winchester. 7:00 PM 8:00 PM The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created The Modern World the new title from revered New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
Bidwell House Museum History Talk—The Sun Ever Shines on Them: The Global Reach of William and Jemima Bidwell Partridge’s Family by Russ Taylor, Bidwell Descendant. Members: $10. Non-members: $15. Held at Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham. 10 a.m
Berkshire Museum Pop Up Play Day! 10 a.m. to noon Included with regular Museum admission. Children use their creativity to build and rebuild using the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground™ and the colorful Bilderhoos architectural building components, during this time for child-directed play!
Ancram Opera House Renowned monologist DAVID CALE, author of this season’s award-winning off-Broadway hit Harry Clarke, appears in Songs for Charming Strangers, his sharply witty song cycle of love at large
Community Access to the Arts (CATA) presents its annual art show, I Am a Part of Art, featuring a powerful collection of work by 125 artists with disabilities. The exhibit, part of CATA’s 25th Anniversary year, takes place in partnership with the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA and the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts in Pittsfield, MA.The first exhibit runs from July 1-August 19 at the Clark Art Institute’s Lunder Center at Stone Hill at 227 South Street, Williamstown, MA, with a free “Meet the Artists” event on August 2 from 1-2pm. The Clark Art Institute is open daily from 10-5pm during the course of the exhibit