Happening this Week
BECOME A CHOCOLATIER: HOLIDAY BARK
November 23rd, Saturday 3 - 5PM
Kids ages 3-10 can show their thanks this season by making the most delicious gift in the world—chocolate! Chocolate can be an amazing part of a healthy lifestyle and Alissa Monteleone, founder of Simply Good Thinking, will help you craft your own chocolate bark creations using indulgent, and surprisingly good for you, ingredients. She’ll be joined by artist Alyssa Robb who will help you package your creations beautifully using patterns and stamps to compose festive playful designs for handmade wrapping paper and cards. $35
Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens. One Green Hill. Washington CT. 860.868.0740.
GREYLOCK WORKS: FESTIVE HOLIDAY MARKET
November 23rd, Saturday, 10AM - 4PM
In what has quickly become one of the most attended holiday markets, Greylock Works’ Festival offers exciting and exquisite design in addition to local food. With over 70 thoughtfully curated makers and farmers in 30,000 square foot open market, it is certainly worth the trip. $5 Individual, $10 Family, Free for kids under 12.
Greylock Works. 508 State Road. North Adams MA.
THANKSGIVING TABLE: CRAFTING A CANDLE CENTERPIECE
November 24th, Sunday, 2 - 4PM
Join the talented and creative team at Ward’s Nursery for a fun afternoon of holiday candle centerpiece-crafting. Bring your kids along as you use natural, dry and fresh, plant material to craft balanced and visually interesting centerpieces for your Thanksgiving table. Bring your own pruners and gloves. $25
Ward’s Nursery. 600 South Main Street - Rte. 7. Great Barrington MA. 413.528.0166.
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A SUNDAY FOR MOZART:
PARANASSUS STRING QUARTET: MOZART AND BEETHOVEN
November 24th, Sunday 2 - 3:30PM
“An Afternoon with Mozart and Beethoven” will be performed by the Parnassus String Quartet of Yale School of Music with clarinetist and Waterbury Symphony Orchestra Cultural Ambassador Dr. Vincent de Luise. The recital will begin with Beethoven’s “Serioso” after which they will be joined by de Luise for a performance of Mozart’s “Stadler.” These two chamber music masterpieces are emblematic of the texture and nuance of the genre and convey the intimate exchange between instruments by two genius composers.
Gunn Memorial Library. 5 Wykeham Road. Washington CT. 860.868.7586
THE ORCHESTRA NOW: RAVEL, MOZART & MIDSUMMER
November 24th, Sunday 3PM
The Orchestra Now’s resident conductor, Zachary Schwartzman, is leading the orchestra in selections from Mendelssohn’s score for Shakespeare's classic—A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The program also includes Ravel’s tribute to composer François Couperin and one of Mozart’s final symphonies, his 39th. Free.
Hudson Hall. 327 Warren Street. Hudson NY. 518.822.1438.