Week ahead Oct. 3 to 10

Horses and carriages will parade through the Southern Berkshires in the annual Berkshire Coaching Weekend. Bartholomew’s Cobble will give wagon rides as the leaves turn, a bestselling writer will visit the Clark Art Institute … Columbus Day weekend is coming in with jazz, art festivals and soundscapes of Caribbean music, free film and theater. (The photo at the top is courtesy of Berkshire Coaching Weekend.)

 

Monday Oct. 3

 

Music

Bennington College — Chamber jazz duo PoetryMusic, Chris Lee on vibes/percussion and Colleen O’Brien on voice/cello, combines poetry, music and visual images, 8 p.m. Deane Carriage Barn 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

 

Outdoors

Hoffmann Bird Club — Monthly meeting and talk, ‘Cuba: Birds, People, Cars and Cigars’ with Rich Guthrie, Host of WAMC Public Radio Talk Show ‘Birding With Rich Guthrie,’ 7 p.m. Guardian Life Insurance, 700 South St. Pittsfield  hoffmannbirdclub.org

 

Tuesday Oct. 4

 

Art

Clark Art Institute — Exploring Text and Image in the Spanish golden Age, talk 12:30 p.m. The Convenient Fiction of Authorship, 5:30 p.m.: Clark Fellow Martha Buskirk explores copyright in the art world, issues of authorship, ownership and public interest in their intersection. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303; clarkart.edu

Williams College Museum of Art — David Zink Yi rehearsal 1:10 p.m. to repare for solo show of life-sized carved mollusks and wooden sound sculptures. Born in Peru and trained as a sculptor in Germany, Zink Yi has studied percussion in Cuba for more than a decade, and many of his videos reflect the influence of Afro-Caribbean music. 15 Lawrence Hall drive, Williamstown 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

 

Books and Writing

Bard College at Simon’s Rock — Poetry & Fiction Series: Mark Wunderlich 7 p.m. Poet with three collections reads from his work. Blodgett House, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. 413-644-4400, simons-rock.edu

Marble House Project — Artseed readings by novelists Carin Clevidence and Virginia Zimmerman, 6 p.m., free. Artists in residence present their work. 1161 Dorset West Road, Dorset, Vt. marblehouseproject.org

 

Wednesday Oct. 5

 

Art

Williams College Museum of Art — David Zink Yi rehearsal 11 a.m. to repare for solo show of life-sized carved mollusks and wooden sound sculptures. Born in Peru and trained as a sculptor in Germany, Zink Yi has studied percussion in Cuba for more than a decade, and many of his videos reflect the influence of Afro-Caribbean music. 15 Lawrence Hall drive, Williamstown 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

 

Books and Writing

Bennington College — Poetry at Bennington presents Mary Ruefle ’74, author of My Private Property (forthcoming, 2016) and nine other books of poetry, 7 p.m. Tishman Lecture Hall 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

 

Conversations

Berkshire Theatre Group — Creating a Trauma-informed Community, 5:30 p.m. Talk to increase awareness about mental health and the way teachers, lawyers, police officers, business owners and locals respond to it. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. 413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Music

Bennington College — The Power of Drum 8 p.m., drum set clinic and concert with Will Calhoun, Jonathan Joseph and Ronnie Burrage. Deane Carriage Barn 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

Common Folk — Moon Hooch in concert 7 p.m. Elks Lodge 487, 100 Eagle St., North Adams. explorenorthadams.com

 

Outdoors

Mass Audubon — Berkshire residents get in free, first Wednesdays. Evening at the Beaver Ponds walk and talk 6 p.m. Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. 413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Hoffmann Bird Club — Springside Park bird walk, 8 a.m. Looking for songbirds and sparrows. Route 7, Pittsfield. 413-442-6327, hoffmannbirdclub.org

 

Theater

Barrington Stage Company — ‘Camping with Henry and Tom,’ 7 p.m. In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Wilson G. Harding head into the Maryland woods. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

 

Thursday Oct. 6

 

Art

Art Omi — Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, ‘ReActor’ experimental performance series of social relationship architecture in a habitable sculpture. OMI International Arts Center 1405 N.Y. County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y. artomi.org

Williams College Museum of Art — David Zink Yi solo show of life-sized carved mollusks and wooden sound sculptures opens 5:30 to 7 p.m. Born in Peru and trained as a sculptor in Germany, Zink Yi has studied percussion in Cuba for more than a decade, and many of his videos reflect the influence of Afro-Caribbean music. 15 Lawrence Hall drive, Williamstown 413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu

 

Conversations

Green Mountain Academy — ‘NASA’s Apollo Missions,’ 5:30 p.m. with Dr. John Delano of SUNY Albany, 57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt. 802-867-0111, greenmtnacademy.org

Williams College — Inequality and Climate Justice, 7 p.m., Maxine Burkett ’98, Associate Professor of Law at University of Hawaii at Mānoa, explores the impact of climate change on vulnerable communities as part of the year’s Confronting Climate Change Initiative. Griffin Hall Room 3, 844 Main St., Williamstown. williams.edu

 

Music

Berkshire Theatre Group — Jonathan Edwards, 8 p.m. Country classics from a four-decade career. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. 413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Theater

Barrington Stage Company — ‘Camping with Henry and Tom,’ 7 p.m. In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Wilson G. Harding head into the Maryland woods. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

WAM Theatre — ‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ with David Adkins and Corinna May, 7 p.m. with talkback: An artist on trial for selling a long-lost Vermeer to a Nazi leader tries to prove it was his own forgery. BTG Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. 413-997-4444; wamtheatre.com

 

Friday Oct. 7

 

Art

Art Omi — Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, ‘ReActor’ experimental performance series of social relationship architecture in a habitable sculpture. OMI International Arts Center 1405 N.Y. County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y. artomi.org

First Fridays Artswalk — Regional artists hold receptions for 5 to 8 p.m. monthly shows at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, the Berkshire Museum and more than a dozen popup locations and galleries. Tours leave from the Intermodal Center. Celebration at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave. North and South Streets, Pittsfield.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts — The Visual Poetry of Suburban Pittsfield by Artist Morris Bennet, paintings around the city, opens 5 to 8 p.m. as part of Artswalk. Show through Oct. 29. 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. 413-499-9348, discoverpittsfield.com

Norman Rockwell Museum — Meet Rockwell’s Models 3 p.m. and find out what it was like to pose for him. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100; nrm.org

Shire City Sanctuary — Art opening in the gallery 5 to 8 p.m. 40 Melville St., Pittsfield. 413-236-9600, shirecitysanctuary.com

 

Community

Bennington First Friday — Downtown celebration with live music, shops open, live entertainment, gallery tour and art walk, fun at the Chocolate shop, jazz concerts at the Masonic Hall, opening nights at Oldcastle Theatre and more, 5 to 8 p.m., Routes 7 and 9, Bennington, Vt. 802-442-5758, betterbennington.com

60th Annual Mountain Market — Food, local crafts, honey, maple syrup, live music and more. Home-made Baked Bean Dinner and Cross-Talk Band 6 to 8 p.m. Peru Community Center, 3 East Main Road, Route 143, Peru, Mass. 413-655-2613

 

Film

Norman Rockwell Museum — ‘My Man Godfrey’ Rockwellian Movie Night 5:30 p.m.: a homeless man becomes butler to an eccentric rich family following a scavenger hunt in Manhattan. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100; nrm.org

 

Halloween

13 Nights at Jiminy — Haunted resort and tour of Jericho Valley’s haunted past with giant swing, zip ride and more. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. 37 Corey Road, Hancock. 13nightsatjiminy.com

 

Music

Pittsfield CityJazz Festival — Local musicians in Jazz about Town jazz crawl at locations downtown and opening of monthlong exhibit of work by award-winning photojournalist Ken Franckling who will sign his book, ‘Jazz in the Key of Light’ 5 to 8 p.m. at The Whit, 42 Wendell Ave. BerkshiresJazz.org

Vermont Arts Exchange — Eric Despard Latin Jazz Quartet 8 p.m. in Main Street Music Series. Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington, Vt. 802-442-5549, vtartxchange.org

Williams College — Williams Chamber Players 8 p.m.High Baroque, Eastern Folk, concert of Bach, Handel, Golijov and Cowell. Free. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown 413-597-2127, music.williams.edu

 

Theater

Barrington Stage Company — ‘Camping with Henry and Tom,’ 8 p.m. In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Wilson G. Harding head into the Maryland woods. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

Bennington College — Student Drama Production of ‘Dry Land’ 8 p.m. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

Ghent Playhouse — ‘The 39 Steps,’ comedy based on John Buchan’s 1915 spy thriller with four actors in dozens of roles, 8 p.m. 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y. 800-838-3006, ghentplayhouse.org

Oldcastle Theatre — “The Ride Down Mount Morgan,” new Arthur Miller play — a poet turned insurance tycoon crashes his car in the snow, and the hospital summons his daughter … and two wives, 7:30 p.m. Bennington, Vt.

WAM Theatre — ‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ with David Adkins and Corinna May, 7 p.m.: An artist on trial for selling a long-lost Vermeer to a Nazi leader tries to prove it was his own forgery. BTG Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. 413-997-4444; wamtheatre.com

 

Saturday Oct. 8

 

Art

Art Omi — Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, ‘ReActor’ experimental performance series of social relationship architecture in a habitable sculpture. OMI International Arts Center 1405 N.Y. County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y. artomi.org

Bidwell House — Historic textiles and slow embroidery, talk and stories about household linen, common embroidery motifs, heritage and history with hands on freeform embroidery projects, 11 a.m. 100 Art School Road, Monterey. 413-528-6888, bidwellhousemuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — Sensing Place: Plein Air Watercolors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Marilyn Cromwell of IS183 School of the Berkshires leads a gentle hike to capture in watercolor some of the vibrant colors and forms of fall on Stone Hill. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Paradise City Arts — 22nd annual Fall art festival with 250 juried exhibitors in painting, sculpture, woodwork, ceramics, textiles, glass and mroe, art and craft demonstrations, artisanal dining, live music, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Screening of ‘Hamilton’s America’ and silent auction. Transported: Planes, Traisn and Automobies exhibit, family activities and sculpture garden. Three County Fairgrounds, 54 Old Ferry Road at Route 9, Northampton. paradisecityarts.com

Shire city Sanctuary — Sewing circle 1 to 3 p.m. with instruction on new machines; projects welcome. 40 Melville St., Pittsfield. 413-236-9600, shirecitysanctuary.com

 

Books

Clark Art Institute — New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult speaks 1 and 4 p.m. about her new novel, ‘Small Great Things,’ the story of Ruth Jefferson, a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital, with book signings at 2 p.m. and a reception at 5. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Music & More — Award-winning Authors 4:30 p.m.: Simon Winchester hosts novelist, essayist and Natioal Book Critics Circle Awardwinner Nicholson Baker. Meetinghouse, 154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Road, New Marlborough. 413-229-2159, newmarlborough.org

 

Community

Behold New Lebanon — Townwide museum with programs including local foods and preserving, farming, historic buildings, music and art. Visitors Center, Old Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. 518-720-7265, beholdnewlebanon.org

Berkshire Botanical Garden — 2016 Harvest Festival: Art and crafts, artisans and food, giant tag sales, plant sale, bulbs and garden goods, haunted house, pony rides and games. Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. berkshirebotanical.org

Berkshire Coaching Weekend — Horses and carriages drive Berkshire back roads from Orleton Farm in Stockbridge to Elm Court Estate in Lenox, leaving at 11 a.m. and arriving at noon. Presentation of coaches at noon with picnic lunch. Coaches leave Elm Court at 1:15 p.m. berkshirecoachingweekend.com

Hoosac Valley Service — Berkshire Scenic Railway arrated train rides between North Adams and Adams 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3 p.m. Legends Train with story of the Hoosac Tunnel, local ghost stories and walking tour of South view cemetery at dusk, 5:30 p.m. All trains will depart from 98 Crowley Ave., North Adams; approximately one hour round trip, 8 miles round trip. hoosacvsalleytrainride.com

Mountain Market — 60th Annual market gathering with food, local crafts, honey, maple syrup, live music and more. pancake breakfast, 8 to 10 a.m. and home-made beef stew at noon. Peru Community Center, 3 East Main Road, Route 143, Peru. 413-655-2613

Peru Library — Silent Auction begins 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Fall Bake Sale. Bids on 28 vintage and antique art pieces and prints through Saturday Nov. 19. 6 West Main Road, Route 143, Peru, Mass. 413-655-8650, perulibrary@gmail.com

Piston Poppers — Wings, Wheels and Warbirds Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Municipal Airport, 832 Tamarack Road, Pittsfield. 413-448-9790, discoverpittsfield.com

 

Film

Images Cinema — ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ animated film, 2 p.m. A storyteller in a coastal town accidentally summons a mythical spirit and sets out to save his family and learn the story of his Samurai father. 50 Spring St., Williamstown. 413-458-1039, imagescinema.org

 

Food

Hancock Shaker Village — Harvest Supper. 4 p.m.: Tour of the historic Village, emphasizing the Shaker agricultural legacy, followed by a gourmet dinner in the Brick Dwelling with tastings of beer, wine, ale and spirits. 1843 West Housatonic St., Routes 20 and 41, Pittsfield. 413-443-0188; hancockshakervillage.org

 

Halloween

13 Nights at Jiminy — Haunted resort and tour of Jericho Valley’s haunted past with giant swing, zip ride and more. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. 37 Corey Road, Hancock. 13nightsatjiminy.com

 

Music

Berkshire Theatre Group — Liz Longley: Weightless Tour, 8 p.m. Award-winning singer / songwriter who has won top honors at songwriting competitions across the country. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. 413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center — ’Tristan und Isolde,’ live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera, noon. Pre-broadcast talk 10 a.m. with composer Scott Eyerly. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. 413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org

Mass MoCA — Suite for the Summer Rain / Dance of the Yellow Leaf,’ 8 p.m. Film composer / singer-songwriter Peter Salett’s meditative music unspools alongside Michael Arthur’s improvised art illustrations. 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. 413-662-2111, massmoca.org

Pittsfield CityJazz Festival — Local musicians in Jazz about Town jazz crawl at locations downtown and monthlong exhibit of work by award-winning photojournalist Ken Franckling, author of ‘Jazz in the Key of Light,’ at The Whit, 42 Wendell Ave. BerkshiresJazz.org

Williams College — Musekiwa Chingodza, visiting artist from Zimbabwe and international preformer on mbira (thumb piano), ngoma (drum) and hosho (gourd percussion), singing and dance, 8 p.m. Free. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown. 413-597-2127, music.williams.edu

 

Outdoors

Mass Audubon — Berkshire Summit Hike 9:30 a.m., 6-mile round trip to Race Brook Falls and Mount Race in Mount Washington State Forest. Meets at trail head. 413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Steepletop — Walk through the groudns with head gardener 10 a.m. to noon with a selection of Millay’s nature poetry. Home of Pulitzer prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Gardens, grounds and nature trail marked with lines from Millay poems. 436 East Hill Road off Route 22, Austerlitz, N.Y. 518-392-3362, millay.org

Williams College — Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association keynote 7 p.m. ’62 Center, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. 62center.williams.edu

 

Theater

Barrington Stage Company — ‘Camping with Henry and Tom,’ 8 p.m. In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Wilson G. Harding head into the Maryland woods. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

Bennington College — Student Drama Production of ‘Dry Land’ 8 p.m. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

Ghent Playhouse — ‘The 39 Steps,’ comedy based on John Buchan’s 1915 spy thriller with four actors in dozens of roles, 8 p.m. 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y. 800-838-3006, ghentplayhouse.org

Green Mountain Academy — ‘National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors,’ Live in HD, a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, the host of The Late Late Show, 3 p.m. Burr and Burton Academy – Riley Center for the Arts, Manchester, Vt. 802-867-0111, greenmtnacademy.org

Hubbard Hall — ‘Peter and the Starcatcher,’ 7:30 p.m. Peter Pan before he became Peter Pan. 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. 518-677-2495, hubbardhall.org

Oldcastle Theatre — “The Ride Down Mount Morgan,” new Arthur Miller play — a poet turned insurance tycoon crashes his car in the snow, and the hospital summons his daughter … and two wives, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington, Vt.

Shakespeare & Company — Staged reading of Hamlet with Finn Wittrock (American Horror Story and The Big Short) and company actors, 7 p.m. 70 Kemble St., Lenox. 413-637-1199, shakespeare.org

WAM Theatre — ‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ with David Adkins and Corinna May, 2 and 7 p.m.: An artist on trial for selling a long-lost Vermeer to a Nazi leader tries to prove it was his own forgery. BTG Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. 413-997-4444; wamtheatre.com

 

Sunday Oct. 9

 

Art

Arrowhead — En Plain Air painting day, artists and spectators welcome. Rain date Oct. 9. 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. 413-442-1793. mobydick.org

Art Omi — Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, ‘ReActor’ experimental performance series of social relationship architecture in a habitable sculpture. OMI International Arts Center 1405 N.Y. County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y. artomi.org

Clark Art Institute — Violence in the Air: Painting for King Philip IV’s Hunting Lodge, talk 3 p.m. with Margaret Carroll, professor of art at Wellesley College. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Paradise City Arts — 22nd annual Fall art festival with 250 juried exhibitors in painting, sculpture, woodwork, ceramics, textiles, glass and mroe, art and craft demonstrations, artisanal dining, live music, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Screening of ‘Hamilton’s America’ and silent auction. Transported: Planes, Traisn and Automobies exhibit, family activities and sculpture garden. Three County Fairgrounds, 54 Old Ferry Road at Route 9, Northampton. paradisecityarts.com

Sandisfield Arts Center — Fairy Tales Brought to Life, 4 p.m.: Baritone Ben Luxon and Sandisfield Players present stories from around the world inspired by the art of Robin Crofut-Brittingham. Opening reception for show of Crofut-Brittingham’s mythological and natural landscapes, 2 p.m. Show through Oct. 30. 5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield. 413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org

 

Community

Adams Ramblefest — Annual celebration of Mount Greylock noon to 5 p.m. with music, food, craft beer and local wine, vendors and demonstrations, camp fire and pumpkin decorating. 9 a.m. half-marathon and 10 a.m. 8K run. Adams Visitors Center, 3 Hoosac St., Adams. exploreadams.com

Autumn in Austerlitz — 20th annual festival 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with farmers market, 1830s re-enactors, live music, antiques, children’s entertainment, silent auction, quilt raffle and hot and cold fare. Route 22, Austerlitz, N.Y. 518-392-0062, oldausterlitz.org

Berkshire Botanical Garden — 2016 Harvest Festival: Art and crafts, artisans and food, giant tag sales, plant sale, bulbs and garden goods, haunted house, pony rides and games. Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. berkshirebotanical.org

Berkshire Coaching Weekend — Horses and carriages drive Berkshire back roads from Orleton Farm in Stockbridge to Southmayd Farm, a private residence, leaving at 11 a.m. and arriving at noon. Coaches return to Stockbridge between 1:15 and 1:50 p.m. berkshirecoachingweekend.com

Hoosac Valley Service — Berkshire Scenic Railway arrated train rides between North Adams and Adams 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3 p.m. All trains will depart from 98 Crowley Ave., North Adams; approximately one hour round trip, 8 miles round trip. hoosacvsalleytrainride.com

 

Film

Images Cinema — ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ animated film, 12:30 p.m. A storyteller in a coastal town accidentally summons a mythical spirit and sets out to save his family and learn the story of his Samurai father. 50 Spring St., Williamstown. 413-458-1039, imagescinema.org

 

Halloween

Houghton Mansion — Ghost tours 6 p.m. Looking for local spirits. 172 Church St., North Adams. 413-663-3486, houghtonmansionghosttours.org

13 Nights at Jiminy — Haunted resort and tour of Jericho Valley’s haunted past with giant swing, zip ride and more. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. 37 Corey Road, Hancock. 13nightsatjiminy.com

 

Music

Leavitt Amp Concert Series — Peter Mulvey performs 2 p.m., Indy folk / rock singer / songwriter known for wry lyrics and percussive guitar. Free concert in Colegrave Park, North Adams. 413-662-5320, leavittampnorthadams.com

Pittsfield CityJazz Festival — Local musicians in Jazz about Town jazz crawl at locations downtown and monthlong exhibit of work by award-winning photojournalist Ken Franckling, author of ‘Jazz in the Key of Light,’ at The Whit, 42 Wendell Ave. BerkshiresJazz.org

South Mountain Music Festival — Johannes String Quartet and Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, 3 p.m. Routes 7 and 20, Pittsfield. 413-442-2106, southmountainconcerts.org

 

Outdoors

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Fall Foliage Wagon Rides 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rides around the big field in leaf season. Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013, thetrustees.org

Hoffmann Bird Club — Stafford Hill / Cheshire bird walk, 7 a.m. Looking for migrating birds and sparrows. Meet at Allendale Shopping Center, Cheshire Road, Pittsfield. 413-884-4961, hoffmannbirdclub.org

Naumkeag — Wildlife Photography 10 a.m., Workshop with birders and photographers. Watercolors with a View, art workshop in the gardens. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. 413-298-3239 est. 3008, thetrustees.org

 

Theater

Barrington Stage Company — ‘Camping with Henry and Tom,’ 3 p.m. In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Wilson G. Harding head into the Maryland woods. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888, barringtonstageco.org

Bennington College — Student Drama Production of ‘Dry Land’ 8 p.m. VAPA Lester Martin Theater, 1 College Drive, Bennington, Vt. bennington.edu

Ghent Playhouse — ‘The 39 Steps,’ comedy based on John Buchan’s 1915 spy thriller with four actors in dozens of roles, 8 p.m. 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y. 800-838-3006, ghentplayhouse.org

Hubbard Hall — ‘Peter and the Starcatcher,’ 2 p.m. Peter Pan before he became Peter Pan. 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. 518-677-2495, hubbardhall.org

Oldcastle Theatre — “The Ride Down Mount Morgan,” new Arthur Miller play — a poet turned insurance tycoon crashes his car in the snow, and the hospital summons his daughter … and two wives, 7:30 p.m. Bennington, Vt.

WAM Theatre — ‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ with David Adkins and Corinna May, 2 p.m.: An artist on trial for selling a long-lost Vermeer to a Nazi leader tries to prove it was his own forgery. BTG Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. 413-997-4444; wamtheatre.com

 

Monday Oct. 10

 

Art

Art Omi — Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, ‘ReActor’ experimental performance series of social relationship architecture in a habitable sculpture. OMI International Arts Center 1405 N.Y. County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y. artomi.org

Paradise City Arts — 22nd annual Fall art festival with 250 juried exhibitors in painting, sculpture, woodwork, ceramics, textiles, glass and mroe, art and craft demonstrations, artisanal dining, live music and silent auction 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Transported: Planes, Traisn and Automobies exhibit, family activities and sculpture garden. Three County Fairgrounds, 54 Old Ferry Road at Route 9, Northampton. paradisecityarts.com

 

Books and Writing

Northshire Bookstore — Pulitzer prizewinning novelist Geraldine Brooks reads from ‘The Secret Chord,’ a novel drawing on the life of King David, 7 p.m. 4869 Main St., Manchester, Vt. 802-362-2200, northshire.com

 

Community

Berkshire Carousel — Raptor Project birds visit the carousel. Open hours noon to 5 p.m. 50 Center St., Pittsfield. 413-499-0457, berkshirecarousel.com

Berkshire Coaching Weekend — Horses and carriages drive Berkshire back roads from Orleton Farm in Stockbridge to The Mount at 2 Plunkett St. in Lenox, leaving at 11 a.m., passing through Stockbridge at 11:15 and arriving at noon. Presentation of coaches at noon. Coaches leave The Mount at 1:15 p.m. berkshirecoachingweekend.com

49th Annual Mount Greylock Ramble — Columbus Day hike from downtown Adams and base of Cheshire Harbor Trail. Berkshire Mountain Faerie Festival will celebrate Ilvermorny, J.K. Rowling’s U.S. School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, at the summit. Raffle for an official Harry Potter or Hermione Granger wand. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. exploreadams.com

Naumkeag — Tours free for Massachusetts residents, and 10:30 a.m. architecture talk. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. 413-298-3239 est. 3008, thetrustees.org

 

Film

Images Cinema — ‘Bringing Up Baby,’ 7 p.m. Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant chase a lost lepoard in this comedy classic. Part of 100 Years of Images: A Centennial Film Series. 50 Spring St., Williamstown. 413-458-1039, imagescinema.org

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