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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

September 1-7September 8-14September 15-21 • September 22-30

SUNDAY

MONDAY
TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

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MUSIC


Freshgrass Festival 2019 • MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA • starts 10 am • Daily performances at freshgrass.com

 

Bennington Museum • Music at the Museum • Natural History, improvisational trio • 2-3:30 pm • Free

 

Music Mountain • Juilliard Quartet • 3 pm • https://www.musicmountain.org
/upcoming-concerts

 

Saratoga Chamber Players • Musical Journeys • 3 pm • Saratoga United Methodist Church • www.saratogachamberplayers.org

 

Bard College • Faculty Concert: Gorevic & Wallach (on violin & piano) • 3-5 pm • Free, open • Kellogg Music Center • https://simons-rock.edu/events

 

DANCE

 

Kaatsbaan • Alejandro Cerrudo Studio Visit (preview innovative new choreography) • 2 pm

 

THEATER

 

Shakespeare & Company “Time Stands Still” • 3 pm

 

Theater Barn • “Moonlight and Magnolias • 2 pm

 

MISC.

 

Stone Valley Arts • “Getting to Know Birds, the Backyard and Beyond” with Joel Tilley & Mary Elliot• 2-3 pm •

 

Salem Art Works • Festival of Fire • Events start 8 am • Sched. & times: salemartworks.org/fof • Info & reg. at 518-854-7674 or info@salemartworks.org

 

Upper Housatonic Valley Natl Heritage Area • 7 Hikes in Berkshire Co. • Sched: http://www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events
/heritage-walks/

 

Green Mountain Club • Hike: Waterbury Trail, Hunger Mountain, Worcester (approx. 4.4 mi.) • 8:30 am • Meet at Main St. Park • Hike leader Allison Henry 802-779-4404

 

Olana • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com
--Yoga of the Earth • 9 am
--Spots of Time: Writing & Thinking Walk • 10 am • Adv. reg. req’d; walk-ins welcome if space

 

Wiawaka Center for Women • Downton Abbey Brunch • 10 am-2 pm • 3778 Rte. 9L, Lake George, NY • Tickets at 518-668-9690 or https://wiawaka.org

 

Mass Audubon • Birds, Blossoms, & Brunch • 12-3 pm • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary • Ticket info: www.massaudubon.org/bbb

 

Hudson River Skywalk Arts Festival • 12-4 pm
• Rip Van Winkle Bridge on the Toll House Lawn, 99 NY-23, Catskill, NY (Use Toll Lane 1) • Info kburke@nysba.ny.gov • greenearts.org • 518-943-2360 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Summer Train thru the Berkshires • 1 & 3:30 pm • Depart Adams Visitor Center • Adv tix rec’d: www.berkshiretrains.org/tickets

 

“Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future,” with Jennifer Browdy, Ph.D. • 1-4 pm • Bascom Lodge, Mt. Greylock State Reservation, MA • Info & reg.: www.jenniferbrowdy.com

 

Bronck Museum • Sundays Along the River: The Whittler and the Weaver • 2 pm • 90 Co. Rte. 42, Coxsackie, NY • 518-731-6490 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Taconic State Park • Copake Iron Works National Heritage Area Site Tour • 2-4 pm • info@friendsoftsp.org • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

“Celebrating the Peace Village Within” • 2-6 pm • Peace Village Learning & Retreat Center • 54 O’Hara Rd., Haines Falls, NY • RSVP 518-589-5000 • peacevillageretreat.org

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Barn Sale • 4-8 pm


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FILM

 

Images Cinema • German Austrian Film Series • check imagescinema.org for films, time

 

MISC.

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Barn Sale • 8 am-4 pm

 

50+ Berkshire Job Fair • 11 am-2 pm • Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, MA • 413-499-2220 x 124


 


 

TUESDAY
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DANCE


Little Theater on the Farm • FREE Line Dance lessons • 6-7 pm •

 

THEATER

 

Lake Theatre • “Lunch With Mrs. Baskin”:• 6:30 pm

 

FILM

 

Crandall Library • Film & Video Festival: “Best of Enemies” • 2:30 & 6:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

University Art Museum, University at Albany • Artist-in-Residence Radames “Juni” Figueroa • 4:30 pm

 

Northshire • Saratoga store • Steve Sheinkin: “Born to Fly: The First Women’s Air Race Across America” • 6 pm • Kids & Teens

 

Mass Audubon • Birding at the Mount • Adults • 8-10 am • Reg. req’d. • The Mount (Edith Wharton’s home)

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Barn Sale • 8 am-4 pm

 

Moreau Lake State Park • 24 hr Adv res. req’d 518-793-0511 • Meet & pay at park office
--Potter’s Point Hike (Beginner) • 10 am-12 pm
--Ridge Run Hike • 10 am-1 pm

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MUSIC


Little Theater on the Farm • High Peaks Bluegrass Band • 7 pm

 

Fibhorn Gallery • Birth of the Symphony: Haydn’s 30-55: Sturm und Drang • 7-8 pm

 

THEATER

 

Lake Theatre • “Lunch With Mrs. Baskin”:• 1130 & 6:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire • Lunch at Hattie’s Restaurant w Aison Gaylin: “Never Look Back” • 12 pm • Saratoga Springs, NY • Tickets required: northshire.com

 

Scoville Memorial Library • White Hart Speaker Series: Dr. Matt McCarthy, “Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic” • 6 pm • Wardell Room, 38 Main St., Salisbury, CT

 

NYS Museum Office of Cultural Education • “An Erie Canal Book Talk and Gallery Tour” • 6-8 pm • Huxley Theater

 

Mass Audubon •
--Free Birding – Pleasant Birding at Pleasant Valley • Adult • 8-9:30 am • Beginners welcome • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
--Evening at the Beaver Ponds • All ages 3+ • 5:30-7 pm • Reg. req’d • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Timber Framing (5 days, through Sep 29) • 9 am-5 pm • Pre-register online or call 413-443-0188

 

Tri-County Branch, Women’s National Farm & Garden Assn. • Meeting: Creating gnomes • 11 am • Hartford Methodist Church, Main St., Hartford, NY

 

The Hyde Collection • Artful Afternoons • 2:30-4:30 pm • Ages 6-12, w guardians

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Critter Crawl • 4-5 pm • 24 hr Adv res. req’d 518-793-0511 • Meet & pay at park office

 

Chapman Museum • Glens Falls Walking Tour w Bob Joy • 6-7:30 pm • Start at City Hall • Reservations: 518-793-2826 or at the museum



 

THURSDAY

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MUSIC


Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library • Schroon River String Band • doors 6:30 pm, concert 7 pm

 

Colonial Theatre • Kung Fu with special guest Shokazoba • 8 pm

 

Collar Works • Evening of Sound with ‘Feel Me’ artist Adam Tinkle and friends • 5-8 pm

 

THEATER

 

Berkshire Theatre Group: “What the Jews Believe” • preview 7 pm

 

Lake Theatre • “Lunch With Mrs. Baskin”:• 1130 & 6:30 pm

 

Shakespeare & Company:
—“Taming of the Shrew” • 11 am
—“The Children” • 3 & 7:30 pm
—“Twelfth Night” • 7:30 pm


Shakespeare in the Woods • “Romeo & Juliet” 7 pm


Theater Barn • “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change • 4 & 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

NYS Museum • Lunch Bite Gallery Tour – Politics and the Canal • 12-12:30 pm • South Hall

 

Moreau Lake State Park • 24 hr Adv res. req’d 518-793-0511 • Meet & pay at park office
--Moreau Overlook Hike (Expert) • 10 am-12 pm
--Western Ridge Hike (Adv.–Expert) • 10 am-3 pm

 

Hancock Shaker Village • “Farm Friends” • 10:30 am-12 pm • Animals, story, crafts • Meet at Discovery Barn

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • Historic Property Walks • 2 pm

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • BBG’s Photography Group • 5-7 pm • Center House, 5 Stockbridge Rd. • Info: Berkshirebotanicalgarden.org

 

Brookside Museum • “A Taste Through Time” Annual Fundraiser • 5:30-8:30 pm • Info: KMArthur@BrooksideMuseum.org

 

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MUSIC


Berkshire Music School • Jason Ennis Quartet at Music@theTaft • 7:30 pm

Colonial Theatre • Police+Cars – An 80s Dance Party Featuring Best Friend’s Girl & New York’s Finest • 8 pm

 

THEATER

 

Berkshire Theatre Group: “What the Jews Believe” • preview 7 pm

 

Lake Theatre • “Lunch With Mrs. Baskin”:• 6:30 pm

 

Shakespeare & Company “Time Stands Still” • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire • Saratoga store • Robert Boyers: “The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity, the Academy, and the Hunt for Political Heresies” • 7 pm

 

Stone Valley Arts • 4th Friday Literary Open Mic • 7-9 pm •

davidmook@aol.com • 802-884-8052

 

“The Drama of Knowing – Connecting or Disconnecting?,” a talk by Henrike Holdrege • 7:30 pm • Info: 518-672-0116 or info@natureinstitute.org • Nature Institute, 20 May Hill Rd., Ghent, NY

 

Mass Audubon • Free Birding – Canoe Meadows Migrants • Adult • 8-10 am • Beginners welcome • Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Holmes Rd., Pittsfield, MA

 

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MUSIC


Salem Courthouse • Beer, Brats & Bluegrass • 3-8 pm • Info: 518-854-7053 or https://salemcourthouse.org/events/beer-brats

 

Little Theater on the Farm • An Evening with the Bluebillies • 7 pm

 

Cabaret Getaway Train • musical duo “Sam and Ron” • 7-8 pm • BYOB & snacks • Depart Adams Visitor Center • Adv tix rec’d: www.berkshiretrains.org/tickets

 

Paramount Theatre • Cheap Trick • 8 pm

 

DANCE

 

Kaatsbaan •
--Alejandro Cerrudo Workshop (contemp. dance, all levels) • 2-4 pm
--Tango Workshop, led by Master Tanguero Junior Cervila • Pre-perf. instruction, all levels • 5:30-6:30 pm
--Cervila Tango Revue w/ Junior Cervila & Guadalupe Garcia • 7:30 pm

 

THEATER


• Berkshire Theatre Group: “What the Jews Believe” • 2 & 7 pm


• Lake Theatre • “Lunch With Mrs. Baskin”• 6:30 pm


• Shakespeare & Company “Time Stands Still” • 3 & 7:30 pm

 

FILM

 

Images Cinema • Studio Ghibli: “Kiki’s Delivery Service” • 11 am

 

MISC.

 

Nature Institute • “Transformation through Nature Study” • 9 am-4 pm • Pre-reg. 518-672-0116 or info@natureinstitute.org • 20 May Hill Rd., Ghent, NY

 

Open Studio • Portrait w/ Corey Pitkin • 10:30 am-1 pm • The Hyde Collection • RSVP: 518-792-1761 x 310

 

Crandall Library • “From Post-Star to Self-Published” panel with Q&A • 1:30-4 pm

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • Wendell Minor: “Getting to Know Norman Rockwell” • 5 pm

 

Architects on Olana • Daniel Sachs & Kevin Lindores • 5:30 pm • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Northshire • Saratoga store • Robert Haller: “Another Life” • 7 pm

 

Biking Around Troy • 9 am-2 pm • Collar City Ramble Table, Troy Farmer’s Market, 2nd St. & B’way • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Build a Dry Stone Wall • 9 am-3 pm • Adv reg. rec’d; walk-ins ok, if space

 

Cornell Hill Fire Tower Tour • 10 am • Camp Saratoga • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Dearborn’s Light Infantry, 1777 • 10 am • Saratoga Natl. Historical Park, 648 Rte. 32, Stillwater, NY • 518-670-2985 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Gateway to the Hudson River Water Trail • 10 am • Ingalls Ave. Boat Launch, Troy • 518-274-3050 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Chapman Museum • 19th Annual Cemetery Tour • 10, 10:30, 11, & 11:30 am, and 12 &12:30 pm • Reservations: 518-793-2826

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Autumn-Inspired Handmade Filled Pasta • 10 am-1 pm • Adv reg re’d: berkshirebotanicalgarden.org; walk-ins ok, if space

 

Burden Iron Works Museum • Tour • 10 am-2 pm • 1 E. Industrial Pkwy., Troy, NY • 518-274-5267 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Housatonic Heritage Walk: Discovering the footprints of Jacob’s Pillow • 10 am-2 pm • HousatonicHeritage.org/events

 

Bennington Museum • Community Day: Civil Rights, Diversity & “Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future” • 10 am-5 pm • Free •

 

Hancock Shaker Village • 22nd Annual Country Fair (2 days) • 10 am-6 pm

 

Monarch Butterfly Walk • 11 am-12 pm • Camp Saratoga, Gansevoort, NY • 518-450-0321 • info@wiltonpreserve.org • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Trolleyfest • 11 am-5 pm • Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, 14 Depot St., Shelburne Falls, MA • sftm.org

 

Angel Names Assn. Memorial Walk • Reg.12 pm, walk 1:15 pm • Spa Park • angelnames.org

 

New Skete Monastery • Blessing of the Animals • Arrival 2 pm, blessing 3:30 pm • newskete.org

 

Hancock Shaker Village • “Row by Row” • 2-3 pm • Walk the fields & learn about regenerative farming methods • Meet at garden shed

 

Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl • 3-7:30 pm • Start at Druthers Brewing Co., 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-5030 • Info, tix at saratogapreservation.org

 

Upper Housatonic Valley Natl Heritage Area • 5 Hikes in Berkshire Co. • Full sched: HousatonicHeritage.org/events/heritage-walks/



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MUSIC


Club Helsinki • Storm Large • 8 pm

 

THEATER

 

Berkshire Theatre Group: “What the Jews Believe” 2 pm

 

Shakespeare & Company “Time Stands Still” • 3 pm

 

FILM

 

Images Cinema • Studio Ghibli: “Kiki’s Delivery Service” • 1 & 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire • Saratoga store • Marion Abrams & Hilary Emerson Lay: “Art Sparks: Draw, Paint, Make & Get CreaPve with 53 Amazing Projects”

 

Green Mountain Club • Hike: LaChute River Walk, Ticonderoga (approx. 6 mi) • 9:30 am • Meet: Main St. Park • Leaders Larry Walter & Vivian Bebee 802-775-3855. Call before for final details.

 

Cornell Hill Fire Tower Tour • 10 am • Camp Saratoga • info@wiltonpreserve.org • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Dearborn’s Light Infantry, 1777 • 10 am • Saratoga Natl. Park, 648 Rte. 32, Stillwater, NY • 518-670-2985 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Hancock Shaker Village
• 22nd Annual Country Fair • 10 am-5 pm

 

Bike Tour of Saratoga Spa State Park • 10:30 am • Meet at Natl Museum of Dance • 518-587-5030 • Info, tix at saratogapreservation.org

 

Mass Audubon • Hawk Watch Picnic at Old Baldy • Adults • 10:30 am-1 pm • Old Baldy Wildlife Sanctuary, Otis, MA • Reg. at massaudubon.org/pleasantvalleyprograms

 

Upstate Model Railroaders • G-Scale layout • 11 am-3 pm • Taste of the North Country, Glens Falls City Park

 

Canines Crossing at the Park • Celebrate the Working Dog • 11 am-4 pm • Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville, NY • kmorse@hudsoncrossingpark.org • 518-350-7275 • www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

 

Housatonic Valley Natl Heritage Area • 5 Hikes in Berkshire Co. • Sched: http://www.HousatonicHeritage.org/events