The season kicks off on Thursday, May 16th with a youth theme presented by General Dynamics Mission Systems.
Featuring performances from the Breffny Irish Dancers, Youth Alive, the Reid Middle School Orchestra, the Taconic Guitar Ensemble, Kids 4 Harmony, Berkshire Theatre Group and Rock On!
Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness will be doing FREE Zumba at 6:30pm on Park Square.
And, the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Zone will feature a Third Thursday: All Styles Dance Battle
Jacob’s Pillow kicks off the first of Discover Pittsfield’s Third Thursday street festivals with an All Styles Dance Battle. The battle is free to enter and open to participants of all ages, abilities, and styles. Berkshire-favorite DJ BFG spins tracks live and community judges will decide who will be the crowned winner—for bragging rights, a $250 cash prize. Click here for more information.
Palace Park (brick archway next to BSC building/Panchos on North St)
5:30pm Breffny Irish Dancers
6:00pm Youth Alive
6:30pm Berkshire Pulse youth drummers led by Aimee Gelinas with guest dancers
Persip Park ( Corner of Columbus & North)
5:00 pm Reid Middle School Orchestra
Taconic Guitar Ensemble
5:45pm Kids 4 Harmony
6:30pm Berkshire Theatre Group
6:45pm -8pm Rock On! Winter Rock
6:30pm Zumba with Rachael Plaine BYD&F
Dance Zone with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Battle Contest 6-7:30pm
3rd Thursday runs May-September.
3rd Thursdays season sponsors include Berkshire Bank, General Dynamics Mission Systems, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
3rd Thursdays is organized by the City of Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development. For more information on 3rd Thursdays please email email@example.com or call 413-499-9348. 3rd Thursdays are held 5pm-8pm, rain or shine, and there is plenty of free parking throughout downtown’s Upstreet Cultural District.
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