Happening this Week
SOTHEBY’S IN LITCHFIELD: SOCIETY APPRAISAL DAY
July 11th, Thursday, 5 -7:30PM
July 12th, Friday, 11AM - 3PM
The Litchfield History Museum is hosting a Society Appraisal Day where Sotheby’s experts will be on hand to consult on items in your collection and the process of consigning items in a Sotheby’s auction. For even more inside scoop, Senior Vice President at Sotheby’s New York and Head of Department for Americana, Erik Gronning, is giving a presentation on Friday evening. Mr. Gronning is a noted furniture scholar who has written extensively on late-17th and early-18th century American furniture. The presentation followed by a reception and silent auction where drinks and light refreshments will be served. Appraisal Day is free with suggested $20 donation, Lecture and Reception $75 - 250.
Litchfield Historical Society. 7 South Street. Litchfield CT. 860.567.4501.
SO THIS IS MY FAMILY: MR. GREEN PART 2
Friday, July 12 at 2PM
In Jeff Baron’s beloved and award-winning play, Visiting Mr. Green, a chance encounter brought two unlikely lives together. Three years later, the relationship between the two, 90-year-old Mr. Green, and young executive, Ross, is going strong. In this touching continuation, two additional characters bring thorny conflict to this heartwarming and funny story. There will be a talkback with playwright and director, Jeff Baron, immediately following the reading. $10 suggested donation.
The Unicorn Theatre. 6 East Street. Stockbridge MA. 413.997.4444.
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PAULA POUNDSTONE: COMIDIENNE EXTRAORDINAIRE
July 12th, Friday, 8PM
Paula Poundstone is a humorist, author and comedian known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit. When she isn’t collecting hotel soaps while on tour or panel-ing on NPR’s #1 show, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!, Paula hosts the popular Maximum Fun podcast, Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone. Nobody is a comedy field guide to life complete with taste tests, cats of the weeks and leading experts in everything from beekeeping to ping pong to prosopagnosia (say that 3 times fast). $55 - 75
Infinity Hall Norfolk. 20 Greenwoods Road West. Norfolk CT. 860.542.5531.
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DOG DANCE: MAN’S BEST DANCE PARTNER
July 13th, Saturday, 11AM
Back by popular demand, this participatory event for beloved canines and their dance-loving companions will be led by professionals from Jacob’s Pillow’s Curriculum in Motion program. Participants and their leashed canines will be led through a series of simple and fun movements, designed to highlight the beauty of our pets and the unique relationship we share with our dogs. This family-friendly event includes a group dance, giveaways, raffle featuring local pet vendors, and more! Free with suggested $10 - 20 donations to the Berkshire Humane Society.
Jacob’s Pillow. The Great Lawn. 358 George Carter Road. Becket MA. 413.243.9919.
(ALMOST) FULL MOON PADDLE
July 14th, Sunday 5 - 8:30PM
Enjoy a 2-3 mile canoe trip while taking in the sights and sounds of the evening on the Housatonic River. Watch the moon rise as you paddle a flat stretch of the river through the Darey Wildlife Management Area. Participants should be 10 and up. Canoes and equipment will be provided but feel free to bring your own boat and/or gear! Space is limited and participants must register in advance. Free.
Woods Pond. Willow Creek Road. Lenoxdale MA. 413.298.7024.