Events

Apr
27
Mon
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
Apr 27 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

Apr
28
Tue
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

Apr
29
Wed
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
Apr 29 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

Apr
30
Thu
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
Apr 30 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

May
1
Fri
Bird Walks at Canoe Meadows @ Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary
May 1 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Instructor: Noreen Mole – Sanctuary Volunteer and past President of Hoffmann Bird Club

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Spring and Fall are the seasons to look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Preregistration is not required.Bring binoculars, beginners welcome .Instructions and Directions:  Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them. Registration not required.

Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
May 1 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4) @ Berkshire Museum
May 1 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our Facebook Page or weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

 

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4)| Fridays | 11 – 11:30 am | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Free with Museum Admission

May
2
Sat
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
May 2 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

Chow Time @ Berkshire Museum
May 2 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Join our staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. With your help we’ll prepare some heaping salads for some of our largest reptiles as we discuss what the aquarium animals eat here in the museum and what they would find in the wild. Once all the food is prepared, watch as aquarium staff goes behind the scenes to feed the reptiles and fish. See the seahorses suck up tiny shrimp and watch as the tortoises devour the salads you helped make just minutes before. In between feedings we’ll talk more about each species and what they’re eating, as well as answer many questions you might have, like what exactly is a skink and why is it eating a monkey biscuit!

 

Chow Time | Saturdays | 12:30 – 1 pm | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Included in museum admission

May
3
Sun
Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm @ Hancock Shaker Village
May 3 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our signature event, 10 am to 4 pm every day.

May
8
Fri
Bird Walks at Canoe Meadows @ Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary
May 8 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Instructor: Noreen Mole – Sanctuary Volunteer and past President of Hoffmann Bird Club

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Spring and Fall are the seasons to look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Preregistration is not required.Bring binoculars, beginners welcome .Instructions and Directions:  Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them. Registration not required.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4) @ Berkshire Museum
May 8 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our Facebook Page or weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

 

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4)| Fridays | 11 – 11:30 am | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Free with Museum Admission

May
9
Sat
Chow Time @ Berkshire Museum
May 9 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Join our staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. With your help we’ll prepare some heaping salads for some of our largest reptiles as we discuss what the aquarium animals eat here in the museum and what they would find in the wild. Once all the food is prepared, watch as aquarium staff goes behind the scenes to feed the reptiles and fish. See the seahorses suck up tiny shrimp and watch as the tortoises devour the salads you helped make just minutes before. In between feedings we’ll talk more about each species and what they’re eating, as well as answer many questions you might have, like what exactly is a skink and why is it eating a monkey biscuit!

 

Chow Time | Saturdays | 12:30 – 1 pm | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Included in museum admission

May
14
Thu
Butler @ St. Germain Stage
May 14 @ 7:30 PM – Jun 13 @ 9:00 PM

Tues-Sat at 7:30pm; Sat at 4pm (excluding 5/16); Sun at 3pm. Thursday matinees on 6/4 and 6/11 at 4pm

 

By Richard Strand
Directed by Joseph Discher

New England Premiere

Based on actual events that changed the lives of over 10,000 slaves, Butler is the recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award. The comedy, set at the beginning of the Civil War, follows Benjamin Butler, a successful Massachusetts lawyer, who has just been promoted to Major General and given command of Fort Monroe in Virginia. The inexperienced but shrewd Butler soon finds himself in the middle of an explosive situation, exacerbated by an equally shrewd runaway slave.

“It’s part comedy, part historical drama and part biography, often all at once, and sometimes none of those…Just call it splendid… exceedingly enjoyable production… In short, it’s a hoot… these men use wordplay that is by turns sarcastic, droll and witty” –The New York Times

“an excellent and engrossing play laced with humor” –CurtainUp

 “a fascinating and entertaining historical play… a very significant piece of theater, a timeless exploration of social conscience and individual responsibility.” –BroadwayWorld

 

May
15
Fri
Bird Walks at Canoe Meadows @ Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary
May 15 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Instructor: Noreen Mole – Sanctuary Volunteer and past President of Hoffmann Bird Club

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Spring and Fall are the seasons to look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Preregistration is not required.Bring binoculars, beginners welcome .Instructions and Directions:  Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them. Registration not required.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4) @ Berkshire Museum
May 15 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our Facebook Page or weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

 

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4)| Fridays | 11 – 11:30 am | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Free with Museum Admission

May
16
Sat
Chow Time @ Berkshire Museum
May 16 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Join our staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. With your help we’ll prepare some heaping salads for some of our largest reptiles as we discuss what the aquarium animals eat here in the museum and what they would find in the wild. Once all the food is prepared, watch as aquarium staff goes behind the scenes to feed the reptiles and fish. See the seahorses suck up tiny shrimp and watch as the tortoises devour the salads you helped make just minutes before. In between feedings we’ll talk more about each species and what they’re eating, as well as answer many questions you might have, like what exactly is a skink and why is it eating a monkey biscuit!

 

Chow Time | Saturdays | 12:30 – 1 pm | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Included in museum admission

May
22
Fri
Bird Walks at Canoe Meadows @ Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary
May 22 @ 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Instructor: Noreen Mole – Sanctuary Volunteer and past President of Hoffmann Bird Club

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.  Spring and Fall are the seasons to look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Preregistration is not required.Bring binoculars, beginners welcome .Instructions and Directions:  Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them. Registration not required.

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4) @ Berkshire Museum
May 22 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our Facebook Page or weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

 

WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 2-4)| Fridays | 11 – 11:30 am | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Free with Museum Admission

May
23
Sat
Chow Time @ Berkshire Museum
May 23 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Join our staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. With your help we’ll prepare some heaping salads for some of our largest reptiles as we discuss what the aquarium animals eat here in the museum and what they would find in the wild. Once all the food is prepared, watch as aquarium staff goes behind the scenes to feed the reptiles and fish. See the seahorses suck up tiny shrimp and watch as the tortoises devour the salads you helped make just minutes before. In between feedings we’ll talk more about each species and what they’re eating, as well as answer many questions you might have, like what exactly is a skink and why is it eating a monkey biscuit!

 

Chow Time | Saturdays | 12:30 – 1 pm | Berkshire Museum | 39 South St | (413) 443-7171 | Included in museum admission