Thursday 5/25

Food and Habitat for Pollinators through the Season: Ashley Schenk will share tried-and-true plants and shrubs for the home garden, planting techniques, and tips for creating wildflower meadows. 7 p.m. Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. (413) 259-3223, ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

The Omer Quartet: Music of Beethoven, Debussy plus premiere of Quartet No. 4 by Rocco Havelaar. 8 p.m. Free. Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College, Amherst.

Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself): 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oldcastle Theatre Company, 331 Main St., Bennington.

Drew Paton’s Hit Parade!: 7:45 p.m. Free. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Easthampton Story Hour: Join storyteller Lynne Guyette for stories, snacks, and crafts. 10:30 a.m. Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St., Easthampton. (413) 529-1605, youthdept@ewmlibrary.org.

Rick and John: 5 p.m. Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road, Easthampton.

NAMI Connections Peer-to-Peer Support Group: Support for adults living with mental health challenges. 6 p.m. Free. Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St., Easthampton. (413) 923-8481, ellengroupinfo@gmail.com.

Nicotine Anonymous: 7 p.m. Free. Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St., Easthampton. (413) 268-0391, Howsmober@outlook.com.

Karaoke: 8 p.m. Free. Pulaski Club, 79 Maple St., Easthampton. bonnylamontagne@hotmail.com, thepulaskiclub.com/calendar.html.

David Wax Museum: 9 p.m. Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Lunch for Veterans: Noon. Free. Elks Lodge, 2 Church St., Greenfield. (413) 834-7153, chadericwright@gmail.com, franklincc.chambermaster.com/events.

Hadley Senior Center Public Forum: 3 p.m. Hopkins Academy, Rte. 9, Hadley.

Holyoke Farmers Market: 10 a.m. Free. City Hall, High Street, Holyoke. (413) 322-5510, andres.f.villada@gmail.com, facebook.com/holyokefarmersmarket.

Drag Queen Bingo: With Jenayah De Rosario and her assistant Liz. Prizes from local sponsors. 10 games-$10. 8 p.m. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. (413) 335-0576, crazedophelia@yahoo.com.

Luke Baillargeon: 6 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. (413) 532-1800, info@logcabin-delaney.com, logcabin-delaney.com.

Mater Dolorosa Church Preservation Society Of Holyoke Informational Meeting: 6 p.m. Mater Dolorosa School Cafeteria, 25 Maple St., Holyoke. (413) 627-3052, jafydenkevez@gmail.com.

4000 Miles: By Amy Herzog. 7:30 p.m. Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Comedy Garage: Joe Zimmerman. 7:30 p.m. $5. Berkshire Theatre Group, Pittsfield.

Gaylord Library Book Group: Having Our Say — The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years by Sadie and Bessie Delaney. 6:30 p.m. Free. Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College St., South Hadley. shgaylord@gmail.com.

K-Fest: A full carnival including rides, games, parades, living statues, Pickle Car, food eating competitions, Minions, 30-plus food vendors, craft beers, fireworks nightly, music on multiple stages, and more than 50 craft vendors. $10-$25 (per car load). Thursday, 5 p.m.; Friday, 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon. Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. (413) 737-2443, thebige.com.

Hampshire Regional Chorus Concert: Middle and high school choruses as well as chamber singers and featured soloists. 7 p.m. Free. Hampshire Regional High School, 19 Stage Road, Westhampton. (413) 437-5649, reb105@yahoo.com.

Friday 5/26

Amherst International Folkdancing: Line, circle and couple dances from Balkans, Middle East, Eastern Europe. No partner needed. 7:30 p.m. Amherst Center, Kellogg Street, Amherst. amherstfolkdancing.org.

Brazil: 5 and 9:45 p.m. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. amherstcinema.org.

Zack Danziger: Jazz. 6 p.m. Free. Bistro 63, 63 N. Pleasant St., Amherst. (413) 259-1600, themonkeybaramherst@gmail.com.

A Delightful Quarantine: Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 and 7 p.m. Ashfield Community Theater presents this comedy. 7 p.m. $6-$12. Ashfield Town Hall, 412 Main St., (Rte. 112), Ashfield. (413) 625-9413, shelburnejackieb@gmail.com, acth.org.

Dancing at Lughnasa: Brian Friel’s moving Irish masterpiece about family bonds, courage, and humor, set in Donegal, Ireland, 1936. 7:30 p.m. $12-$14. Barre Players Theater, 64 Common St., Barre. (978) 355-2096, diana.canterbury@gmail.com, barreplayerstheater.com.

Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself): 7:30 p.m. Oldcastle Theatre Company, 331 Main St., Bennington, VT.

41st Annual Gas Engine Show and Giant Flea Market: 11:30 a.m. Field beyond the Inn at Crumpin-Fox, Rte. 10, Bernardston, VT.

Jazz: 7 p.m. Free. The lounge VT, 4 High St., Brattleboro. (802) 380-9423, marti_bafu@hotmail.com, facebook.com/TheLoungeinVT.

Audio Jane: 7 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Electrio: 8 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Karaoke Dance Party: With DJ Nub. 8 p.m. Free. Pulaski Club, 79 Maple St., Easthampton. thepulaskiclub.com/calendar.html.

Participate in Cultural Chaos ‘17!: Local business and organizations are invited to offer a family-friendly activity during Easthampton Cultural Chaos. Check website for details. 10 a.m. Free. Cottage Street, Easthampton. arts@easthampton.org, easthamptoncityarts.com/culturalchaos.

Two Week Notice: 9:30 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

4th Fridays Contra Dance: 8 p.m. $10-$12. Guiding Star Grange #1, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield.

Home Body with Tang Sauce: 9 p.m. Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Lunch for Veterans: Noon. Free. Elks Lodge, 2 Church St., Greenfield. franklincc.chambermaster.com/events.

John Nowak: 7 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. (413) 532-1800, info@logcabin-delaney.com, logcabin-delaney.com.

Karaoke: TNT Productions. 8:30 p.m. Pioneer Tavern, 32 Federal St., Millers Falls.

Dance Party: DJ Miami Hypez. 10 p.m. Free. Platform Sports Grill and Bar, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton.

Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra Open Air Rehearsal: Under the artistic direction of Peter Blanchette. 6 p.m. Free. First Churches, 129 Main St., Northampton. (413) 584-7327, ncfa@nohoarts.org, nohoarts.org.

Italian Conversation Circle: 3:30 p.m. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 587-1011.

Shawn Colvin: 7 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton.

Long Journey: 8 p.m. Mocha Maya’s, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.

Parts of a Book Storytime and Craft: Learn all about the parts of a book and make your own book to take home. All ages welcome. 10:30 a.m. Free. Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College St., South Hadley. (413) 538-5047, shgaylord@gmail.com, gaylordlibrary.org.

Speaker Sisterhood of South Hadley: Increase confidence, boost public speaking skills, have fun, and maybe even change the world. 9 a.m. Free. Ohana School of Performing Arts, 470 Newton St., South Hadley. (413) 335-4894, amber@speakersisterhood.com.

Holly and Evan Band: 9 p.m. The Red Lion Inn (Lion’s Den), 30 Main St., Stockbridge. (518) 843-0431, kathyfromamsterdam@gmail.com, redlioninn.com.

Playhouses in the Garden Opening Reception: The season’s featured exhibition. Tour structures with designers and builders who’ve re-imagined playhouses to delight all ages. 5 p.m. Free. Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge. (413) 298-3926, info@berkshirebotanical.org, berkshirebotanical.org.

Triple Creek Coffeehouse Open-Mic Night: 7 p.m. Palmer Historical and Cultural Center, 2072 Main St., Three Rivers.

From the Sea, To Somewhere Else: North Star Players presents. 7:30 p.m. $5. The Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls.

Lounge Night: Featuring DJ Gil-T. 10 p.m. Free. Taphouse Grille, 1506 Riverdale St., West Springfield. (413) 363-1000, chris@taphousegrillema.com.

Animals As Leaders with Veil of Maya: 8 p.m. Worcester Palladium, 261 Main St., Worcester.

Motown — The Musical: 8 p.m. $79. Hanover Theatre, 2 Southbridge St., Worcester.

Billy Winn, Nick Lavallee and Friends: 9 p.m. $20. Dick Doherty’s Beantown Comedy Escape Worcester, 257 Park Ave., Worcester.

Saturday 5/27

Amherst Summer Farmers Market: 8 a.m. Free. Spring Street parking lot, Amherst. (978) 360-8116, amherstfarmersmarket.com, amherstfarmersmarket.com.

Fiddlers Green Contradance: Recommended for ages 12 and up. No experience or partner needed. Sit-in musicians welcome. 7:30 p.m. Munson Library, 1046 Southeast St., Amherst. (413) 461-0445, FGinfo@fiddlersgreencontra.org, fiddlersgreencontra.org.

A Delightful Quarantine: See Friday’s listing for event details.

The Listening Ear: Christian McEwen offers “open listening” sessions at the Ashfield Farmers Market. 9 a.m. Free. The Town Common, Main St., Ashfield. (413) 584 2930, christianmcewen@gmail.com, christianmcewen.com.

Dancing at Lughnasa: See Friday’s listing for event details.

Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself): See Thursday’s listing for event details.

41st Annual Gas Engine Show and Giant Flea Market: Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. Field beyond the Inn at Crumpin-Fox, Route 10, Bernardston, VT.

6th Annual Brattleboro Brewers Festival: Noon. $30-$35. Brattleboro Brewers Festival, 40 University Way Vabec Fields, Brattleboro. (802) 254-4577, bobg@wtsa.net, brattleborobrewersfestival.com.

Easthampton Farmers and Makers Market: 9 a.m. Free. Easthampton City Hall parking lot, 50 Payson Ave., Easthampton. (978) 810-8334, easthamptonfarmersmarket@gmail.com, easthamptonmarket.com.

Tom and Corrie: 3 p.m. Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road, Easthampton.

Lonesome Brothers: 9:30 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Marc Delgado: 7 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Them There Ghosts: 8 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: 4 p.m. Free. The Bookloft, 332 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. (413) 243-2382, MssEnn29@gmail.com.

The Fawns, Tree Fort, Beach Honey: 8:30 p.m. The Root Cellar, 10 Fiske Ave., Greenfield. rubwrongways@gmail.com.

Gabrielle Yetter — Martha the Blue Sheep: Gabrielle Yetter will be signing copies of her new book, Martha the Blue Sheep. 10:30 a.m. World Eye Bookshop, 134 Main St., Greenfield. (413) 772-2186, jessicaweb@comcast.net.

TopHill Music Contradance Party: 8 p.m. $10-$12. Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield.

Haydenville Craft Fair: 43rd annual Haydenville Craft Fair Saturday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Phinney Pottery, 3 Grove St., Haydenville. (413) 268-3228, phinneypottery@yahoo.com.

The Claudia Quintet: Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares concert. 7:30 p.m. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. jazzshares.org,

CO2: 7 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. (413) 532-1800, info@logcabin-delaney.com, logcabin-delaney.com.

Mount Tom Lodge AM and AF Semi Annual Tag Sale: 9 a.m. Holyoke Masonic Building, 235 Chestnut St., Holyoke. (413) 331-8668, gstreetvinyl@gmail.com.

Michael Metivier and Nathan Hobbs Blehar: Singer/songwriter/poet Michael Metivier (Oweihops) and guitarist/songwriter Nathan Hobbs Blehar present folk music for birdwatchers. 8 p.m. $10. Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague. ctesongs@gmail.com.

AEIOUkes: 10 a.m. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton.

Dance Party: Join DJ Miami Hypez. 10 p.m. Free. Platform Sports Grill and Bar, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton.

Northampton Spanish Conversation Group: 3 p.m. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 587-1011.

Paradise City Arts Festival: Saturday through Monday, 10 a.m. $8-$14. Three County Fairgrounds, Old Ferry Road, Northampton. (800) 511-9725, info@paradisecityarts.com.

Western MA Humanists: 2 p.m. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton.

The Writing Room: 9:30 a.m. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton.

Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot Celebrating the Music of Billy Joel: Berkshire Radio Group presents. 8 p.m. $45. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Village Hill: 8 p.m. Mocha Maya’s, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.

From the Sea, To Somewhere Else: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

K-Fest: See Thursday’s listing for event details.

Sunday 5/28

The Band Wagon: Part of the Musicals series. 2 p.m. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. amherstcinema.org,

Jazz on the Rocks: Rob Desgres, guitar; Mark Dunlap, bass; Scott Paquette, drums 11 a.m. Free. Cushman Market, 491 Pine St., Amherst. (413) 549-0100, info@cushmanmarket.com.

A Delightful Quarantine: See Friday’s listing for event details.

Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself): See Thursday’s event listing for details.

41st Annual Gas Engine Show and Giant Flea Market: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

2017 Memorial Day Brattleboro Dawn Dance: Contra dancing. 8 p.m. $20-$30. Gibson-Aiken Center, 207 Main St., Brattleboro. rwlindsay@gmail.com, dawndance.org.

Spring Circus Shows: 7 p.m. $5-$25. Austine Gym, 209 Austine Dr., Brattleboro. (802) 254-9780, info@necenterforcircusarts.com, necenterforcircusarts.org/events/shows.

Al Miller, Poet, with Mark Fraser, Cellist: Miller, Vietnam combat veteran, will read his poetry accompanied by Fraser, cellist, performing original compositions to go with the poems. 4 p.m. Free. Federated Church of Charlemont, 175 Main St., (Rte. 2), Charlemont. (413) 367-9960, mfraser61@yahoo.com.

Haydenville Craft Fair: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

CAKE: 8 p.m. $35. MASS MoCa, 1040 MASS MoCA WAY, North Adams.

MASS MoCA Building 6 Grand Opening: 10 a.m. MASS MoCa, 1040 MASS MoCA WAY, North Adams.

Allman, Neville, Pitchell, Charles, and King Celebrate The Allman Brothers, Ray Charles, and B.B King: 7 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton.

Banish Misfortune: Traditional Irish music: 5 p.m. Free. Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. (413) 586-4997, davemeuser@msn.com, banishmisfortune.com.

Paradise City Arts Festival: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

Orchestral Masterworks for Two Violas: The Slapin-Solomon Duo performs four major pieces from the orchestral repertoire, including music by Beethoven, Wagner, Rossini, and Tchaikovsky. 3 p.m. Free. South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal St., South Hadley. violaduo@gmail.com.

K-Fest: See Thursday’s listing for event details.

Forest Fusion Fest: Shokazoba and the Deja Brew present: one evening, three bands, one DJ, grassroots! 7 p.m. $10. Deja Brew, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell.shokazoba@gmail.com.

Monday 5/29

Rusted Root: Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity into its own distinct and undeniable vision. 7 p.m. $15-$40. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-0100, mahaiwe.org/RustedRoot.

Haydenville Craft Fair: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

Memorial Day Trail Race: 8:15 a.m. $50. Memorial Day Trail Race, USA, Lenox. info@memorialdaymarathon.com, trailrunner.com/event/memorial-day-trail-race.

Forbes Library Poetry Discussion Group: 7 p.m. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 587-1011.

Paradise City Arts Festival: See Saturday’s listing for event details.

River Valley Sangha: Thich Nhat Hanh Sangha. Mindfulness practice. 6 p.m. Free. Edwards Church, 297 Main St., Northampton. (207) 841-5419, mtodd21@hotmail.com.

Qigong: 10 a.m. Free. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. (413) 665-2642, director@sunderlandpubliclibrary.org, sunderlandpubliclibrary.org.

Sunderland Knitting Circle: 10 a.m. Free. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. (413) 665-2642, director@sunderlandpubliclibrary.org, sunderlandpubliclibrary.org.

Tuesday 5/30

Mohawk Trail Concerts Benefit Event: Benefit for Mohawk Trail Concerts with a concert by Astrid Schween, cello; and Estela Olevsky, piano. Wine, food and an auction as well. 5 p.m. $50. Amherst Women’s Club, 35 Triangle St., Amherst. (413) 625-9511, info@mohawktrailconcerts.org, mohawktrailconcerts.org/spring-event.

C.U.L.T. (C.U. Last Tuesday) Open Mic: Themed open mic, open to all. Check Facebook for theme. 7 p.m. Free. New City Brewery, 180 Pleasant St., Easthampton. tsturm2010@gmail.com.

Open Mic: 8:30 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I: Tuesday and Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford.

Karaoke with DJ Greg Reil: 9:30 p.m. Free. Platform Sports Grill and Bar, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton.

MotherWoman Support Group: Drop-in support group for pregnant women and mothers up to 1 year post-birth. 10 a.m. Free. Criterion Child Enrichment Center, 228 King St., Stop and Shop Plaza, Northampton. (413) 587-1471, earlychildhood@northampton-k12.us.

Northampton Jazz Workshop: Hartford-based vocalist Nick Mathis will be the guest soloist with the Green Street Trio followed by an open jazz jam session. 7:30 p.m. Free. City Sports Grille, 525Pleasant St., Northampton. paulphiliparslanian@gmail.com.

The Northamptones: 7 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton.

Spin a Yarn Knitting Club: 1 p.m. Lilly Library, 19 Meadow St., Northampton.

Yoga: 8:30 a.m. Lilly Library, 19 Meadow St., Northampton.

Southampton Book Club: The Collected Works of Amy Hempel. 1 p.m. Free. Edwards Public Library, 30 East St., Southampton. (413) 527-9480, jdouglass@cwmars.org.

The Spirituality of Suffering — From the Unitarian Perspective: Cindy Frado discuss spirituality from the perspective of a Unitarian minister. 10 a.m. Free. Amherst Community Connections, 121 N. Pleasant St., Amherst. accinamherst@gmail.com.

Wednesday 5/31

What is Biomimicry?: 7 p.m. Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West St., Amherst.

Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself): See Thursday’s listing for event details.

Anxiety Free Fundraising for Arts-based Social Justice Projects: 9 a.m. $15-$70. Eastworks, 116 Pleasant St., suite #160, Easthampton. (413) 230-1896, alyssa@alyssafwright.com.

Open Mic: 7 p.m. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton.

Weaving Wednesday: Drop-in to learn how to weave using a loom, and practice with this hands-on activity. 3:30 p.m. Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St., Easthampton. (413) 529-1605, youthdept@ewmlibrary.org.

All Ages Open Mic: With Host F. Alex Johnson. 7 p.m. Free. Brew Practitioners, 36 Main St., Florence. (413) 584-2444, info@colorwaymusic.com, brewpractitioners.com.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I: See Tuesday’s listing for event details.

Irish Slow Session: 6:30 p.m. Free. DeCice Hall at The Marian Center, 1365 Northampton St., Holyoke. lvbisession@yahoo.com.

Noah Lis: 6 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. (413) 532-1800, info@logcabin-delaney.com, logcabin-delaney.com.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Northampton/Amherst Chapter: Open meeting. CCL works to build constructive relationships with members of Congress to pass carbon fee and dividend — a non-partisan climate change solution. 7 p.m. Free. Forbes Library, Watson Room, 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 586-8885, butleresl@gmail.com.

Film Screening — Moana: Outdoor showing on the library lawn. 8:30 p.m. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 587-1012, reference@forbeslibrary.org, cinemanorthampton.org/moana.

The Robert Cray Band: 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre, 19 King St., Northampton.

Tong Ren Energy Healing: Noon. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton.

The Writing Room: 9:30 a.m. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton.

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