What to do in the Berkshires?
What is there to do in the Berkshires, besides what’s on the schedule at Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow, Clark Art, MASS MoCA, Barrington Stage, Shakespeare & Co., Williamstown and Berkshire Theatre Festivals, etc.? Well, there is far more than can reasonably be posted all at once, so we’re going to begin listing events individually right here and updating the post from time to time as warranted.
Jazz concert – The Parker/Byrd Trio – Fri., Sept. 6, 2013, 8PM – Pittsfield, MA
Participating in the First Fridays Artswalk, Pittsfield Sept. 6, 2013, BerkshiresJazz.org presents The Parker/Byrd Trio. The performers include pianist Warren Byrd, drummer Tom Parker, and Dan Broad on bass. The jazz concert will be held at Baba Louie’s Backroom, 34 Depot Street, Pittsfield. Parker/Byrd Trio tickets at BerkshiresJazz.org,; the restaurant of course also makes dinner available separately.
Berkshire Music School – Family Fun Fest Sept. 7, 2013
Berkshire Music School is holding a Family Fun Fest Sat. Sept. 17 from 2 – 4pm, on the lawn of the school, 30 Wendell Ave. in Pittsfield and phone is 413-442-1411. Activities include musical games and an Instrument Petting Zoo!. Get more details: Berkshire Music School.
Bike rides in the Berkshires – September & October
The Berkshire Bike Path Council has announced a couple of upcoming events that are of interest to anybody who want to ride their bicycle in the Berkshires. Their mission is the establishment of a multi-use recreational path of approximately 75 miles that will span Berkshire county from Vermont to Connecticut.
- Sept 19-22 – Berkshire to Boston Cycling Tour starting at Hancock Shaker Village
- Oct 6 – Stockbridge Community Ride starting at Stockbridge Town Hall
Fall foliage events
We have just updated our guide to Fall Foliage events in the Berkshires, and will be adding listings as we learn of them.