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From Bikes To Planes, A Day Of Family Fun

Festival: Berkshire Bike-N-Fly Festival

If you want to ride a bicycle through the scenic Berkshires, soar through the sky in an airplane or listen to local musicians, then plan to make a trip to the seventh annual Berkshire Bike-N-Fly Festival at the Great Barrington Airport on Aug. 19.
The event is presented by both the airport and the Great Barrington Rotary Club. Richard Stanley, chairman of the Rotary Bike-N-Fly Committee, said it started as part of Great Barrington’s 250th anniversary.

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The Hootenanny Returns

Food: Grillsdale

Grillsdale — an event featuring food, drinks and music — is returning for its second year to Roeliff Jansen Park in Hillsdale on Aug. 26, and its creators are planning to make it “bigger and better.”

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Celebrating Music, Dance And Culture

Festival: 12th Annual Rock, Rattle And Drum Pow Wow

The 12th Annual Rock, Rattle and Drum Pow Wow will be held at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds Aug. 12 and 13, and Falls Village resident Sandy Rhoades couldn’t be more excited. In fact, the festivities will be part of his birthday celebration.
“There’s nothing I enjoy more than dancing on my birthday,” said Rhoades, who is about to turn 78.
Rhoades has been invested in Native American culture since he was 13 years old, when his Scoutmaster gave him traditional regalia and said he would be a dancer. 

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A Weekend Packed With Fun

This weekend is overflowing with exciting summer festivities featuring art, music, family fun and more. Here is a list of just some of the events that will be held throughout the Tri-state area.

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Sheffield Antiques Show Celebrates 69th Year

Coming up shortly in our neck of the woods is the Sheffield Antiques Show, which will be held Aug. 11 and 12 at Mt. Everett Regional School, located at 491 Berkshire School Road in Sheffield, Mass. According to the organizers, it is the 69th year for the event, making it one of the longest running shows in the country. 

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The Show That Started It All

On the Trail

Coming up Aug. 6 to 12 is the original antiques week in Manchester, N.H. The week is highlighted by the state’s Antiques Dealers Association Show —the oldest continuously operating antiques show in the country. And it has roots right here in Salisbury, because it was managed from the 1940s to the 1980s by our very own late resident Russell Carrell. 

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Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival July 7 to 9. Balloon launches will be at 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. The festival will be held at Barton Orchards at 63 Apple Tree Lane in Poughquag, N.Y. Activities will include a petting zoo, hayrides, food trucks and vendors, a tap room, bakery and farmer’s market, fire pits, ball toss, live music and fireworks. For details, go to www.balloonfesthv.com.

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It’s Worth The 3-Month Wait

Food

Each winter, Carmello Penna performs a yearly ritual of making pancetta in his home kitchen. 
Penna has been the head salad chef at the Tanglewood music festival in Lenox, Mass., going on 20 years. Originally from Rome, Italy, Penna now lives in Pittsfield, Mass. He is a retired welder, having worked mostly for General Electric, but also on steel bridges and other structures in the area. 

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Antiques Show Coming To Fairgrounds

On the Trail

If you’re looking for antiques, you should consider heading to Rhinebeck, N.Y., over Memorial Day weekend.
Barn Star’s Antiques at Rhinebeck will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. This weekend has been a tradition for great antiques shows for many years under various promoters, but more than 140 exhibitors — offering the most popular styles in antiques, art and home décor — are expected this year under the direction of Frank Gaglio.

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Rock Doc Gives Fun Look At The Stooges

Streaming: ‘Gimme Danger’

For anyone who was 14 in 1975 and forming a rock band, the song to start with was Deep Purple’s “Smoke On the Water,” because it had a very simple riff.
Move ahead a few years and a similar kid was probably taxing his brain with “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges because every punk band in the world covered it, and the riff was even simpler.
But what none of the punk pretenders had was a shirtless, bug-eyed, twitching freak apparently in the last stage of a complete mental breakdown for a lead singer.

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