Happening this Week
FRIENDSGIVING FEAST: BERKSHIRE BUFFET
November 7th, Thursday, 5 - 7:30PM
Head to the new Berkshire Food Co-op for a community Friendsgiving Feast. Enjoy the holiday buffet with an abundance of options throughout the store including all the necessary parts of a proper festive feast—roast turkey, a pie station and wine, beer and cider samples. There will be live music by House of Kin. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Mass Center for Native American Awareness. $15.
Berkshire Food Co-op. 34 Bridge Street. Great Barrington MA. 413.528.9697.
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BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN GUITAR SUMMIT: LOCAL LEGENDS
November 7th, Thursday, 8PM
Buckle up and hold on tight as Rev Tor & Friends host the first annual Berkshire Mountain Guitar Summit. The concert will showcase 10 of Berkshire County’s very own guitar heroes, playing and singing iconic hits backed by Rev Tor & Friends. Selected by an anonymous committee of Berkshire County music industry professionals and fans, the winners will be playing the timeless hits of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers, Santana and more. There will also be a special appearance by The BTG Youth Chorus backed by the Berkshire Music School Kids Rock Ensemble. $25.
The Colonial Theatre. 111 South Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.997.4444.
NIGHT AT BERKSHIRE MUSEUM: PAJAMA READING PARTY
November 8th, Friday, 5:30 - 7:30PM
In this fun play on a night at the museum, kids are invited to wear their favorite pj’s and settle in for a cozy night of storytelling. In celebration of Family Literacy Month, authors, artists and educators throughout Berkshire County will come to share their favorite books on the theme of heroes. In addition to reading, kids can go for a story walk around the museum and choose a book to take home with them. The program is intended for children ages 1 - 10 years old. Free.
Berkshire Museum. 39 South Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.443.7171.
THE FAILURE: CONSCIOUSLY COUPLING
November 8 & 9th, Friday & Saturday, 8PM
The Fremonts have been married for eight years and they have the therapy bills to prove it. In this one-hour comedy cabaret, Stephanie Dodd from Fremont, Nebraska (Vocals/Accordion) & Justin Badger from Fremont, California (Vocals/Guitar) perform their original music and tell their story of meeting in New York, performing on Broadway, accidentally moving to Boulder and doing everything in their power to stay sane and married at the same time. Enjoy the SoMa Food Truck on-site for delicious bites before the show. $20.
The Foundry. 2 Harris Street West Stockbridge MA. 413.232.5222
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HENRY KISSINGER: A WORTHY SIGNATURE
November 9th, Saturday, 3 - 4:30PM
The incomparable, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, fifty-sixth Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger will be signing copies of the recently published book Kissinger on Kissinger, written by Winston Lord with an introduction by Dr. Kissinger. The book is a series of oral history interviews—the only ones Dr. Kissinger has ever done—offering insight and analysis into the strategic thinking involved in navigating global affairs. Famed historian and author of another Kissinger biography, Walter Isaacson, says “this is a brilliant, timely and invigorating book.” Free.
Kent Memorial Library. 32 North Main Street. Kent CT. 860.927.3761.
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