Events Calendar

Auditions - Click here for more information

The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Rt. 308, Rhinebeck, NY:Up in One Productions will hold auditions for “Clue” July 29 at 1 pm and July 30-31 at 7 pm. Email Producer Diana di Grandi at upinoneprod@aol.com.

Pine Plains Memorial Hall talent show auditions, Pine Plains, NY:Show off your talent during auditions on July 28 at 6 pm in the community room above the Pine Plains Free Library at 7775 South Main St. Those who make the cut will perform on Aug. 6 at 5 p.m. at the Lions Club pavilion. Contact Cris at Cris4PPMH@gmail.com or text 845-901-9822.

Books - Click here for more information

Amenia Library, 3309 NY-343, Amenia, NY, 845-373-8273

Beardsley & Memorial Library Central Library, 40 Munro Pl, Winsted, CT

The Cornwall Library, 30 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT, 860-672-6874, www.CornwallLibrary.org: 

David M. Hunt Library, 63 Main St., Falls Village, CT, 860-824-7424, www.huntlibrary.org:A conversation with Kathleen Flynn, a Falls Village native and author of “The Jane Austen Project,” Aug. 5, 4 pm.

Darren Winston Bookseller, 81 Main St, Sharon, CT, 860-364-1890

Classes/Workshops - Click here for more information

Kinderhook Village Hall, 6 Chatham Road, Kinderhook, NY, 845-235-2545 or 617-780-8120:Padmalaya Yoga, Classes: Tuesdays, 9-10:30 am; Thursdays, 4:30-6 pm.

Padmalaya Yoga Studio,  65 Main St., Millerton, NY, 845-235-2545 or 617-780-8120:Classes: Mondays, 5:30-7 pm, Wednesdays, 9:30-11 am & 5-6:30 pm, Saturdays 9-10:30 am. 

Sacred Space at Metta, 17 Glen Pond Road, Red Hook, NY, 845-430-8917:Padmalaya Yoga Classes: Thursdays, 10-11:30 am.

Dance - Click here for more information

Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY, www.bardavon.org

Cornwall Town Hall, 24 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT: Cornwall Contra Dance, Aug. 5, 7 pm.

Jacob’s Pillow, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA, www.jacobspillow.org:85th anniversary festival season runs through Aug 27. Go to the website for the full schedule.

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY, www.kaatsbaan.org:Extreme Ballet showcase, July 29 at noon, Aug. 19 at noon.

Monument Mountain Regional High School, Rte. 7, Great Barrington, MA

Family Fun - Click here for more information

Antique Engine Show at the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7), Kent, CT, www.ctamachinery.com, 860-927-0050:See the earliest gasoline engines in operation, July 22, 9 am to 4 pm. Free admission, food available.

Berkshire Bike-N-Fly Festival at the Great Barrington Airport, 70 Egremont Plain Road, Great Barrington, MA, www.berkshirebikenfly.org: Bike rides of varying lengths, scenic airplane, bi-plane and helicopter and balloon rides, Aug. 19, 9 am to 4 pm.

Farmers Markets - Click here for more information

North Canaan:Wednesdays, June 7 to Sept. 20, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Stadium System Retail Store, 297 Ashley Falls Road. Rain or shine. To become a vendor, contact Wendy at Stadium System at 860-824-4300 or email  stadiumsystemstore@gmail.com.

Kent:Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at 9 South Main St. Call 860-592-0061 for details.

West Cornwall:Saturdays, May 13 to Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Wish House Lawn near the Covered Bridge. Details at www.cornwallfarmmarket.org.

Galleries - Click here for more information

The Alison Palmer Studio, 48 Stone Fences Lane, South Kent, CT,  860-927-4680:

Argazzi Art, 22 Millerton Road, Lakeville, CT, 860-435-8222: “Peter Woytuk: Uniques 2017,” also new works by Victor Mirabelli, Kathy Moss and Tom Lieber, through Sept. 17.

Carrie Haddad Gallery, 622 Warren St., Hudson, NY, www.carriehaddadgallery.com: Summer exhibit, a group show of paintings, through Aug. 6; Abstractions, Aug. 9 to Sept. 24, opening reception Aug. 12, 5-7 pm.

Holiday Events

Goshen Farmers Holiday Market, Thomas of Villanova Church,
71 North St, Goshen, CT, 860-307-5426:Dec 18, 1-4 pm.
Lakeville Interiors, 7 Holley Street, Lakeville, CT, 860-435-9397:Holiday Open House to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Connecticut. Children’s activities, refreshments, design inspiration, merriment, and Leitz Leather Pop-Up Shop, Dec 17, 12-7 pm.

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Movies - Click here for more information

The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival, Duffin Theater, Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East Street, Lenox, MA:Films will be shown on Mondays through Aug. 14 beginning at 4 pm. All presentations are open to the public. Season passes are available at www.knessetisrael.org or 413-445-4872, ext 10.

Four Brothers Drive In, 4957 Rt. 22, Amenia, NY, www.playeatdrink.com

Gilson Cafe Cinema, 354 Main St., Winsted, CT, 860-379-5108, www.gilsoncafecinema.com 

Museums - Click here for more information

The American Museum of Tort Law 654 Main St., Winsted, CT, 860-379-0505:The Museum is a national institution honoring and celebrating the right of trial by jury, and tort law–the law of wrongful injuries. The Museum has a dynamic mix of artifacts, state of the art audiovisual presentations, and creative programming.

Beckley Furnace Historic Industrial Site, 140 Lower Road, East Canaan, CT, www.beckleyfurnace.org:Historic iron furnace on the Blackberry River, Connecticut’s designated Industrial Monument. Docents on site Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm.

Music - Click here for more information

Bard Summerscape at Bard College, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, 60 Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, www.fishercenter.bard.edu:Seven weeks of music, opera, theater, dance, film and cabaret performances, through Aug. 20; fully staged American production of Dvořák’s “Dimitrij,” July 28 to Aug. 6. Go to website for full calendar.

Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY, www.bardavon.org:Dweezil Zappa, July 28, 8 pm; “The Met: Live In HD,” 10 operas broadcasts from Oct. 7 to April 28, 2018.

Nature - Click here for more information

Breadloaf Mountain Hiking Trail, Corner of Routes 4 and 7, Cornwall Bridge, CT:Hiking with views,  trail is clearly marked. Follow  Appalachian Trail north to Pine Knob Loop or south toward Kent. 

Bull’s Bridge, Rte 7, South Kent,  CT:Scenic, historic covered bridge, waterfalls, old power station, riverwalk, Appalachian Trail, fly-fishing.

Talks- Click here for more information

American Museum of Tort Law, 654 Main St. (Route 44), Winsted, CT:Spotlight on animal rights, Aug. 9, 7 pm. Call 860-379-0505 or email martha@tortmuseum.org to preregister.

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, 2801 Sharon Turnpike, Millbrook, NY, www.caryinstitute.org: Scientist Shannon LaDeau will discuss mosquitoes July 28, 6:30 pm.

The Performance Hub, 45 Main St., Torrington, CT, www.performancehubusa.com: SpeakEasy poetry/spoken word series welcomes Jack Sheedy as the featured reader Aug. 6, 7 pm. 

Theater - Click here for more information

The Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Rt. 7, Ancram, NY, www.ancramoperahouse.org: “We’re Gonna Die,” Aug. 4-12; Summer Theatre Workshop: Crafting The Monologue meets four consecutive Wednesdays, July 26 to Aug. 16, 6 to 8:30 pm  for actors of all levels, details at www.ancramoperahouse.org/classes.

Bard College, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, 60 Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, www.fishercenter.bard.edu: