BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM FALL CELEBRATION
|SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 17, 2018|
Monterey, 4-7 p.m.
The Bidwell House Museum's 12th annual fall fund-raising party, "A Fall Celebration of Our Early Berkshire History," will be held in the lovely parlors of the Bidwell House Museum. The event will feature Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Bonney Hartley talking about the work being done on a new Native American Heritage trail through the Berkshires, music by Michael Mosca, a fall-inspired signature cocktail and hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door. For reservations, call 413-528-6888 or go online.
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FILL THE PANTRY 'SONGS AND SAYINGS'
|SUNDAY - NOVEMBER 18, 2018|
Great Barrington, 2:30 p.m.
"Songs and Sayings" concert, with JoAnne Spies and Wes Buckley, will raise funds for The People's Pantry, a volunteer organization in operation since 1999 dedicated to feeding the hungry in south Berkshire county, at the Friends Meeting House on Route 23. There is a suggested donation of $10 to $20; guests are encouraged to bring canned goods and non-perishables that can be savored on Thanksgiving.
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'LOOKING AHEAD TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'
|TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 20, 2018|
Great Barrington, 9:30-11 a.m.
Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School welcomes parents, grandparents and caregivers to a “Looking Ahead to Elementary School” morning in the Steiner School Library, 35 West Plain Road. During the first part of the morning, families will learn more about the depth and richness of the Steiner Waldorf curriculum, visit classes in progress, discover how kindergarten students transition to the grades and discuss academic, social and artistic aspects of the school’s elementary program. To reserve a spot, RSVP by email.
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SIMON WINCHESTER TALK
|SATURDAY - NOVEMBER 24, 2018|
Sandisfield, 4-6 p.m.
The Sandisfield Arts Center presents a book talk by the revered New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester on his latest book, "The Perfectionists: The Story of Precision." Tickets are $25 and are available on the Sandisfield Arts Center website. Books will be available for purchase after the talk and the author will be available to autograph copies. "The Perfectionists" 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.
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