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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

October 6-12October 13-19October 20-26 • October 27-November 2

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TUESDAY

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THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

27

 

MUSIC


Simon’s Rock • Faculty Concert: A Two of Harps • 3 pm • Kellogg Music Center

Close Encounters with Music • American Premiere of Andre Hajdu’s “Kohelet” (Ecclesiastes), narrated by Sam Waterston • 5 pm • Event at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA

 

THEATER

 

Bridge Street Theatre • “The Subject was Roses” • 2 pm

 

Home Made Theater • “Mamma Mia!” • 2 pm • Spa Little Theater

 

Shakespeare & Company • “Pipeline” • 2 pm • Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA

 

Bennington College • “Everybody” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins • 8-9:30 pm • VAPA Lester Martin Theater • 802-440-4547

 

MISC.

 

Oblong Books • ”How to Cook Everything: Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition” by Mark Bittman • 2 pm • Book signing only! Purchase of this book required to join signing line • 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY • 845-876-0500 • oblongbooks.com

 

Children’s Museum at Saratoga • Making Connections Autism Program • 9:30 am-12 pm • 69 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, NY • cmssny.org

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Free Costume Competition • 5:30 pm • www.littletheater27.org

 

World Awareness Chidren’s Museum • “Arts Alive: Food, Fun, and Fashion” • 5-7:30 pm • Event at Surfside On the Lake Hotel and Suites, 400 Canada St., ake George, NY • Info & tickets: wordchildrensmuseum.org/artsalive/

 

 

28

 

MISC.


Performing Arts Center • Creative Life: A Conversation Series with Rakim • 7 pm • 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY • 518-442-4038

 

Skidmore • “Forever Suspect – Racialized Surveillance of Muslim Americans in the War on Terror,” by Dr. Saher Selod • 7 pm • Gannett Auditorium

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Western Ridge Hike • 10 am-3 pm • 518-793-0511

 

 

 

 


 

 

TUESDAY
29

 

MUSIC


Williams College • Visiting Artist Series: Cappella Pratensis • 7:30 pm • Thompson Memorial Chapel

 

MISC.

 

Clark Art Institute • “Earth Diplomacy: Dine Arts of Reciprocity, 1966-1968” by Clark Fellow Jessica Horton • 6 pm

 

Skidmore • “Raab Visiting Artist Lecture: Peter Korn, from Center for Furniture Craftsmanship” • 6 pm • Filene Recital Hall

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Lake Ann Loop • 10 am-3 pm • 518-793-0511

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Horticulture Certificate Program, Level 1: Soil & Soil Amendments (four Tue, thru Nov 19) • 5:30-8:30 pm • Reg: berkshirebotanicalgarden.org

 

Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation • Twilight Cemetery Tour of Greenridge Cemetery • 518-587-5030 • www.saratogapreservation.org

 

Haunted House • 6-8 pm • Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell, 3230 Church St., Valatie, NY • 518-758-6222


30

 

MUSIC


Fibhorn Gallery • The Penguin Café Orchestra on vinyl • 7-8 pm • 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, NY

 

Williams College • Visiting Artist Series: Drew Petersen, piano • 7:30 pm • Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

 

THEATER

 

Shakespeare & Company • “Pipeline” • 12:30 pm • Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA

 

MISC.

 

Oblong Books • White Hart Speaker Series: ”The Seine: The River that Made Paris” by Elaine Sciolino • 6 pm • White Hart Inn, 15 Under Mountain Rd., Salisbury, CT • 845-876-0500 • oblongbooks.com

 

Bennington College • Reading: Ariana Reines • 7-8 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall

 

 


 

THURSDAY

31

 

MUSIC


Williams College • Visiting Artist Series: Master Class with Drew Petersen, piano • 4:15 pm • Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall

 

Capital District Jazz • A Halloween Event with Dom Minasi with the DTR Trio • 7:30 pm • Spring St. Gallery, 110 Spring St., Saratoga Springs, NY • www.cdjazz.org

 

THEATER

 

iTheatre Saratoga • “Pontypool” • 7:30 pm • Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • https://pontypool.brownpapertickets.com

 

Shakespeare & Company • “Pipeline” • 7:30 pm • Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA

 

FILM

 

Bennington College • “The Haunting” (1963) • 7-9 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall

Mahaiwe • “Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993, PG) • 7 pm

 

MISC.

 

Moreau Lake State Park • High Rock Trail Hike • 11 am-3 pm • 518-793-0511

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • Historic Property Walk • 2 pm

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Haunted Hancock • 7 pm • Ages 12+ • Res: 413-443-0188


Nov. 1

 

THEATER


iTheatre Saratoga • “Pontypool” • 7:30 pm • Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • https://pontypool.brownpapertickets.com

 

Shakespeare & Company • “Pipeline” • 7:30 pm • Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA • www.WAMTheatre.com • 413-274-8122

 

MISC.

 

Northshire
- Saratoga • Kate DiCamillo and “Beverly, Right Here” • 6 pm • Tickets required
- Manchester • Weekend Writer’s Retreat • dwood@northshire.com

 

Mass Audubon • Twilight Owl and Wildlife Prowl • 6-7:30 pm (all ages 7+) • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox MA • Reg req’d.

 

 

 

2

 

THEATER


Mahaiwe • “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” captured live at the Bridge Theatre, London • 2 pm

 

iTheatre Saratoga • “Pontypool” • 7:30 pm • Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • https://pontypool.brownpapertickets.com

 

Shakespeare & Company • “Pipeline” • 7:30 pm • Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA • www.WAMTheatre.com • 413-274-8122

 

’62 Center for Theatre and Dance • SITI Company: “The Bacchae” • 8 pm • MainStage

 

MISC.

 

Mass Audubon • Birding the Berks Series • Waterfowl on Berkshire Lakes & Ponds • 8-11:30 am • Berkshire Lakes, Various Towns • Reg req’d.

 

Berkshire Scenic Railway • Séance Message Circle • 7 pm (departs Lenox, MA) • www.berkshiretrains.org

 

Saratoga Arts • Small Still Life Photography • 10 am-4 pm • Saratoga-arts.org/education