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Oct
5
Sat
She Shapes History @ Berkshire Museum
Oct 5 2019 @ 12:00 AM – May 25 2020 @ 11:45 PM
Oct
17
Thu
Arrowhead after Dark @ Arrowhead
Oct 17 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Join us for a twilight tour of the Pittsfield Cemetery and learn about the famous people of Pittsfield buried there. Meet at the cemetery at 203 Wahconah Street. Please call ahead to reserve a spot.
Thursdays, October 17 and 24, 5 p.m. Please call 413-442-1793
$15 Members, $20 Not yet members

Downtown Pittsfield Trick or Treat!
Oct 17 @ 5:00 PM
Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. and downtown businesses are hosting a Trick or Treat in downtown Pittsfield on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 5 to 7 pm. Visit downtown businesses in your best Halloween costume to score some free #DowntownTreats! Look for the orange pumpkin in the window! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Participating businesses: Golden Phoenix (445 North St.) Funky Phoenix (441 North St.) Framework (437 North St.) Berkshire Community College (at Framework, 437 North St.) J&M Pipe & Tobacco (411 North St.) Methuselah Bar and Lounge (391 North St.) Clark Vintage Lighting LLC (342 North St.) Berkshire International Market (340 North St.) Liberty Pizza (308 North St.) Berkshire Paint and Sip (305 North St.) K’s Merchandise (301 North St.) Hotel on North (297 North St.) YMCA (292 North St.) BFAIR (Sotille Park, North St.) Pittsfield Police Dept.’s Copsicle (Intersection of North and Columbus Streets) Berkshire County Arc (Persip Park, North St.) Steven Valenti’s Clothing (157 North St.) Panchos (156 North St.) Guardian (Palace Park, North St.) ServiceNet, Inc. (141 North St.) Crawford Square (137 North St.) Berkshire Fitness and Wellness Center TKG Real Estate Barrington Stage Company- Wolfson Center (122 North St.) Albany Berkshire Ballet (116 Fenn St.) That’s a Wrap Cafe (132 Fenn St.) Berkshire Bank (99 North St.) Berkshire General Store (75 North St.) Indulgence Hair Salon (75 North St.) Lee Bank (75 North St.) Marketplace Cafe (53 North St.) Hot Harry’s (37 North St.) Deidre’s Special Day (2 South St.) Peace Train Tees (2 South St.) Patrick’s Pub (26 Bank Row) Cross Insurance and Cross Surety (101 South St.) We would love to see photos of your kids enjoying Downtown Trick or Treat! Use the hashtags: #DowntownTreats #HeartOfTheBerkshires And tag Downtown Pittsfield! Thank you to our sponsor: The Outlet at Pine Cone Hill
American Underground @ Boyd-Quinson Mainstage
Oct 17 @ 7:00 PM

World Premiere

Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner
By BRENT ASKARI
Directed by JULIANNE BOYD
In the not-so-distant future, an interracial couple enjoys a visit from their college-aged son when a young Muslim woman arrives at their back door. She’s looking for safe passage via a new Underground Railroad as Muslims are being detained and imprisoned. Suddenly, a government official knocks on their door wreaking havoc on the family. They must decide how much to risk to save an innocent woman. This riveting thriller takes us inside a stark vision of an unapologetic America.
American Underground will have talkbacks following the performances on October 10 and October 17.
American Underground
Haunted Hancock @ Hancock shaker village
Oct 17 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Oct
18
Fri
American Underground @ Boyd-Quinson Mainstage
Oct 18 @ 7:00 PM

World Premiere

Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner
By BRENT ASKARI
Directed by JULIANNE BOYD
In the not-so-distant future, an interracial couple enjoys a visit from their college-aged son when a young Muslim woman arrives at their back door. She’s looking for safe passage via a new Underground Railroad as Muslims are being detained and imprisoned. Suddenly, a government official knocks on their door wreaking havoc on the family. They must decide how much to risk to save an innocent woman. This riveting thriller takes us inside a stark vision of an unapologetic America.
American Underground will have talkbacks following the performances on October 10 and October 17.
American Underground
The Equalites @ The Garage
Oct 18 @ 8:00 PM
Oct
19
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Oct 19 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
2019 KidsAct! Jr Fall @ Barrington Stage Company
Oct 19 @ 11:00 AM
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2019 KidsAct! Jr Fall
Welcome to the Jungle!
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:00AM
Barrington Stage Company
122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Join Barrington Stage Company for an exciting theatre program for young people ages 4-6! This six-week theatre workshop series entitled “Welcome to the Jungle!” will focus on building acting, singing, and storytelling skills through fun theatre games and creative play, as well as the sharing of an original story with music for parents and friends on the final day of the program! We’ll explore our wildest animal selves and create a world in which lions and monkeys meet, parrots and snakes sing and dance, and everybody has a roooooaring fun time! This class will meet on six, consecutive Saturdays from 11-11:50AM at the Wolfson Center in downtown Pittsfield starting on Saturday, October 19th! Our final sharing will be on Saturday, November 23rd. KidsAct! Jr. is an amazing place for young folks to be their full selves! Come join in the fun!
American Underground @ Boyd-Quinson Mainstage
Oct 19 @ 7:00 PM

World Premiere

Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner
By BRENT ASKARI
Directed by JULIANNE BOYD
In the not-so-distant future, an interracial couple enjoys a visit from their college-aged son when a young Muslim woman arrives at their back door. She’s looking for safe passage via a new Underground Railroad as Muslims are being detained and imprisoned. Suddenly, a government official knocks on their door wreaking havoc on the family. They must decide how much to risk to save an innocent woman. This riveting thriller takes us inside a stark vision of an unapologetic America.
American Underground will have talkbacks following the performances on October 10 and October 17.
American Underground
Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival–Veronica Swift with Stephanie Nakasian @ The Colonial Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 PM
Oct
24
Thu
Farm Friends @ Hancock Shaker Village
Oct 24 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Farm Friends @ Hancock Shaker Village

Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

Arrowhead after Dark @ Arrowhead
Oct 24 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Join us for a twilight tour of the Pittsfield Cemetery and learn about the famous people of Pittsfield buried there. Meet at the cemetery at 203 Wahconah Street. Please call ahead to reserve a spot.
Thursdays, October 17 and 24, 5 p.m. Please call 413-442-1793
$15 Members, $20 Not yet members

Comedy Garage: Gus Constantellis @ The Garage
Oct 24 @ 7:30 PM
Oct
26
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Oct 26 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Halloween at Hancock @ Hancock shaker village
Oct 26 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Witches, ghosts, and goblins roam the Village. Trick-or-treat in costume and learn how Shakers celebrated Halloween. Get spooked with ghost stories and fortune-telling, bob for doughnuts, hop on a “flying” Shaker broom, and meet Valerian the Garden Witch. All ages welcome.

 

The Best + The Wurst @ Hancock shaker village
Oct 26 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Sample the best regional beers and hard ciders and enjoy live music on an autumn afternoon. Old-world and Shaker-style sausage, made with regionally sourced meats, and additional beverages will be available for purchase. Come early and enjoy the grounds — tickets include admission.

Oct
31
Thu
Farm Friends @ Hancock Shaker Village
Oct 31 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Farm Friends @ Hancock Shaker Village

Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

Nov
2
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Nov 2 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Nov
8
Fri
Pajama night @ Berkshire museum
Nov 8 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM