Happening this Week
WINTER TRAILS DAY: SNOW DAY!
January 19th, Saturday, 10AM - 3PM
This year Winter Trails Day at Notchview is offering even more than free skiing lessons, free guided snowshoe hikes and 50% off all rental equipment. This year’s event include “Snow-ga” (yes, snow yoga), a s’mores bonfire, back country skiing for beginners, fort-making for kids and an introductory knitting class on making a basic wool hat. Free.
Notchview. 83 Old Route 9. Windsor MA. 413.684.0148
WINTER STUDIO FESTIVAL OF PLAYS: IMPORTANT VOICES
January 19th - 20th, Saturday & Sunday
The Winter Studio Festival of Plays is a weekend of play readings that brings the community together for refreshing and thoughtful entertainment. Presenting work from important voices in the cultural landscape, these playwrights tackle relevant and challenging topics including immigration, adoption, addiction, sexual abuse, and the ramifications on individuals, families and community. Each reading is followed by a talk-back with the director and the actors. Individual tickets: $25 Adult, $10 Student, 5 Readings: $75 Adults, $30 Students.
Shakespeare & Co. 70 Kemble Street. Lenox MA. 413.637.3353
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ELVIS BIRTHDAY BASH: KEEPING THE KING ALIVE
January 19th, Saturday, 9PM
Without Elvis we would probably not have the Beatles, the Stones or even Bob Dylan. The Annual Elvis Bash at Helsinki Hudson, celebrating the would-be 84th birthday of the King this year, has invited Mark Gamsjager and The Lustre Kings to lead the charge. Over the span of several decades, they have been keeping the sound of the King and early rockabilly alive across the United States and around the world. They’ll be joined by other members of the region’s talented rock ‘n’ roll revival scene. $20 Advance, $25 Day of.
Club Helsinki. 405 Columbia Street. Hudson NY. 518.828.4800
SHANDELL’S PAPER MARBLING WORKSHOP: PAINT MAGIC
January 20th, Sunday, 9AM - 4PM
There’s an art to dropping paint on liquid. Marbling the art of floating paint on a liquid and printing it on a medium has been around for hundreds of years. Create beautiful images on paper as you learn this traditional technique from the experts at Shandell’s. Call in advance to register as classes are limited in size!
Shandell’s. 500 S Main Street. Sheffield MA. 413.248.1063
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INHERITANCE: AUTHOR DANI SHAPIRO TALK
January 20th, Sunday, 2 - 4PM
Enjoy a special event with New York Times bestselling author Dani Shapiro to celebrate the release of her new book, Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity and Love at standout local restaurant Community Table. In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. She woke up one morning and her entire history--the life she had lived--crumbled beneath her. Meet the author at this discussion and signing complete with light refreshments and cash bar.
Community Table. 223 Litchfield Turnpike. Washington CT. 860.868.0525