Happening this Week
BERKSHIRE THEATRE CRITICS PANEL: SUMMER REVIEW
September 13th, Friday, 10:30AM - 12PM
Come hear the Berkshire Theatre Critics Panel review the entire 2019 summer on stage. Each year they have an enormous amount of productions. The panel will share their thoughts about this year’s winners and losers and the season at large. Take this opportunity to share your opinion about your favorites (and less favorite) to encourage dialogue about the many fascinating productions this summer and the many challenging topics they covered. Free.
Berkshire Museum. 39 South Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.443.7171.
ARTS NIGHT OUT: PLUSHY LOVE
September 13th, Friday, 7 - 9PM
Create your own one-of-a-kind mini plush character in this fun IS183 evening workshop. Work with instructor Brielle Rizzotti who will teach you introductory hand-sewing techniques and help you explore the fundamentals of character design to bring your original plush creation to life. With imagination, whimsy, some practical skills and a beverage of your choosing (the event is BYOB). This adult workshop is sure to be a blast. And who knows? You might even create the next famous kid’s character! $35 Non-members, $10 Members.
IS183 Art School Citizens Hall. 13 Willard Hill Road. Stockbridge MA. 413.298.5252
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BUTTERFLY CELEBRATION FESTIVAL: WINGED WONDERS
September 14th, Saturday, 10AM - 3PM
In honor of their new Butterfly House, Sharon Audubon Center is hosting a special day-long celebration of the amazing world of butterflies. The day includes fun for the whole family from the tours of the Butterfly House and the Pollinator Garden to the “Pollinator Bioblitz”—an insect catching and butterfly ID activity—to Monarch Life Cycle Activities for kids. There will also be a Butterfly Boutique, crafts for kids, live music and food. $10 Adults, $5 Children 12 & Under.
Sharon Audubon Center. 325 Cornwall Bridge Road. Sharon CT. 860.364.0520.
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WALKING TOUR: LITCHFIELD ARCHITECTURE
September 14th, Saturday, 10 - 11AM
Back by popular demand, the Litchfield History Museum’s walking tour of Litchfield reveals the town’s history and stories that have been preserved in the stunning architecture. Learn about the lives of past residents and how their personalities shaped their architectural choices which in turn shaped the town as we know it. Free members, $5 Non-members.
Litchfield History Museum. Litchfield CT 860.567.4501
THE WAY OF NATURE: YOGA, PERMACULTURE, MEDITATION
September 14th, Saturday, 2 - 5PM
Weaving the principles of permaculture, indigenous wisdom, yoga and social justice, this class leads you in a journey of inner and outer discovery. Through the development of a spiritual, physical and mental connection to the earth, you’ll explore your spiritual and emotional inner worlds as reflections of the outer world. This workshop introduces a way to develop and integrate spiritual practice, connect to nature, connect with the local community and learn practical physical life skills. $30.
Sruti Yoga Center. 268 Main Street. Suite B. Great Barrington MA. 413.591.8422.
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