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Arts & Entertainment Calendar: June 12-18

  • Come fly away this weekend<br/>Turners Falls Aviation Weekend returns for the second year this Saturday and Sunday and if you’re interested in remote-controlled flying objects, this is the event for you. There will also be air shows of real and model airplanes, an antique car show, parachute jumping, chances to fly in a vintage airplane, a flight simulator and lots more. Admittance and most of the events are free. We’ve got the highlights listed for you under “Potpourri.”

    Come fly away this weekend
    Turners Falls Aviation Weekend returns for the second year this Saturday and Sunday and if you’re interested in remote-controlled flying objects, this is the event for you. There will also be air shows of real and model airplanes, an antique car show, parachute jumping, chances to fly in a vintage airplane, a flight simulator and lots more. Admittance and most of the events are free. We’ve got the highlights listed for you under “Potpourri.”

  • Metro Graphics<br/>Family Fun Fish Day<br/>The Discovery Center in Turners Falls is hosting a free Family Fun Fish Day Saturday that will include demonstrations, lessons and, of course, actual fishing. All equipment needed will be supplied and no fishing licenses are required. See “Potpourri”

    Metro Graphics
    Family Fun Fish Day
    The Discovery Center in Turners Falls is hosting a free Family Fun Fish Day Saturday that will include demonstrations, lessons and, of course, actual fishing. All equipment needed will be supplied and no fishing licenses are required. See “Potpourri”

  • File photos<br/>Sundays in the Park<br/>The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie (pictured) and The Snaz. See “Music” for more information

    File photos
    Sundays in the Park
    The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie (pictured) and The Snaz. See “Music” for more information

  • Sundays in the Park<br/>The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie and The Snaz (pictured). See “Music” for more information

    Sundays in the Park
    The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie and The Snaz (pictured). See “Music” for more information

  • Submitted photo<br/>Neptune’s Car<br/>The Great Falls Coffeehouse will host Neptune’s Car Friday, a duo that reviewers tell us will deliver beautiful singing and guitar playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. See “Coffeehouses.”

    Submitted photo
    Neptune’s Car
    The Great Falls Coffeehouse will host Neptune’s Car Friday, a duo that reviewers tell us will deliver beautiful singing and guitar playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. See “Coffeehouses.”

  • TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.<br/>

    TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.

  • Josh Harty <br/>& Christa Joy perform Friday<br/>Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack.  As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”

    Josh Harty
    & Christa Joy perform Friday
    Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack. As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”

  • Recorder file photo/Peter MacDonald<br/>Josh Harty <br/>& Christa Joy perform Friday<br/>Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack.  As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”

    Recorder file photo/Peter MacDonald
    Josh Harty
    & Christa Joy perform Friday
    Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack. As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”

  • TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain, pictured, with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.<br/>

    TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain, pictured, with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.

  • Come fly away this weekend<br/>Turners Falls Aviation Weekend returns for the second year this Saturday and Sunday and if you’re interested in remote-controlled flying objects, this is the event for you. There will also be air shows of real and model airplanes, an antique car show, parachute jumping, chances to fly in a vintage airplane, a flight simulator and lots more. Admittance and most of the events are free. We’ve got the highlights listed for you under “Potpourri.”
  • Metro Graphics<br/>Family Fun Fish Day<br/>The Discovery Center in Turners Falls is hosting a free Family Fun Fish Day Saturday that will include demonstrations, lessons and, of course, actual fishing. All equipment needed will be supplied and no fishing licenses are required. See “Potpourri”
  • File photos<br/>Sundays in the Park<br/>The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie (pictured) and The Snaz. See “Music” for more information
  • Sundays in the Park<br/>The Greenfield Energy Park is hosting one of its special Sundays in the Park concerts this week and performing will be two up-and-coming young bands from our region: Belle Amie and The Snaz (pictured). See “Music” for more information
  • Submitted photo<br/>Neptune’s Car<br/>The Great Falls Coffeehouse will host Neptune’s Car Friday, a duo that reviewers tell us will deliver beautiful singing and guitar playing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. See “Coffeehouses.”
  • TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.<br/>
  • Josh Harty <br/>& Christa Joy perform Friday<br/>Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack.  As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”
  • Recorder file photo/Peter MacDonald<br/>Josh Harty <br/>& Christa Joy perform Friday<br/>Singer-songwriter Christa Joy is well known in our area as a folk musician. She lives in the Pioneer Valley with her partner, Jeremy, and her mutt dog, Jack.  As for Harty, his unique blend of American music helps preserve the tradition of country, blues and folk, according to the folks at Mocha Maya’s, where the two musicans will play Friday. See “Coffeehouses.”
  • TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain, pictured, with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.<br/>

Thursday 12

Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Dave Houghton’s Hootenanny (of Fancy Trash) performs and hosts. 8 p.m. Houghton explores new ways to bring out the folk for his anti-folk and will be performing along with different musicians from Western Mass. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open Monday through Thursday. This is a self-directed, free writing time open to any writer looking for a place to work through their lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more information.

Music

ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: Thursday Night Jazz with Stephanie Hurley and New England Swing Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Ted Wirt and John Harrison play dinner jazz 5 to 7 p.m. Free. 774-0150, info@theartsblock.com.

COOP CONCERT at The Station, Greenfield Energy Park, 50 Miles St., Greenfield. 6 to 8 p.m. Performers Orlen and Gabriel, Russ Thomas and Charlie Conant. The Energy Park is a short walk downhill from Main Street. These concerts are child-friendly. Bring something to sit on. Free, but donations to support the series are welcome. www.coopconcerts.org, www.greenfieldrecreation.com.

THE MARINA RESTAURANT, Putney Road, Brattleboro, Vt. 7 to 10 p.m. Kevin Parry hosts open mic every Thursday. Free. Half-price meals for performers. For information and to sign up, call 802-257-7563. www.kevinparrymusic.com.

SUMMER PATIO SERIES at Chandler’s, 25 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield. Music every Thursday at 6 p.m. Tonight: Rob Fletcher performs timeless standards from the Great American Songbook. 665-1277, chandlers.yankeecandle.com.

Potpourri

“WATER POWER,” presented by the Colrain Historical Society. Charlie Lotspecih, supervisor at Holyoke Heritage State Park, will discuss the mechanics of waterpower and the transition to turbines and steam. Free. 7:30 p.m. Held in the Stacy Barn in the back of the Pitt House in Colrain Center.

MINDFUL FULL MOON WALK in Northfield’s Woodlands. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Join Kripalu Certified yoga instructor Jenny Tufts and Northfield Mountain Naturalist Beth Balzer for yoga on the trail. Participants will learn poses based on the natural world while enriching the hiking experience. Wear comfortable clothes and flexible footwear. Free. Part of the Dickinson Memorial Library “Northfield’s Woodlands” program series. To register and make sure there are still open slots, call the library at 498-2455.

Friday 13

Coffeehouse

GREAT FALLS COFFEE HOUSE, Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: 7 p.m. Neptune’s Car — Holly Hanson and Steve Hayes — an acoustic duo that plays original, contemporary folk music. The duo has become known for its intimate performance style, carefully crafted lyrics, generous harmony singing, and exceptional guitar picking, say promoters. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Coffee and homemade baked goods available. Museum and store open during intermission. Suggested sliding scale donation $6 to $12; free for children. 863-3221, greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org.

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Christa Joy and Josh Harty. 8 p.m. Joy is a singer-songwriter folk musician. Harty’s unique blend of American music has become a must-hear for those who keep the tradition of country, blues and folk close to their hearts. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

AMHERST INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING: Every Friday night, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Bangs Community Center, Boltwood Walk, Amherst Center. Dances from the Balkans, Middle Eastern Europe, more. You need not bring a partner. Live music first Fridays of the month. Some teaching. Beginners welcome. Donation. 549-6748. www.amherstfolkdancing.org.

GUIDING STAR GRANGE HALL, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield: Contra dancing for all with music by David Kaynor and Friends. Partners, special costumery and dance experience are not required. Caller David Kaynor teaches and calls the contras, plays, fiddle and leads the ensemble. All contras explained for new dancers. Admission is in the form of self determined, free will contributions (a.k.a. The Honor System) with $10 or barter equivalent suggested. 768-9650, davidkaynor@mac.com.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ “Mother Goose on the Loose,” 11 a.m. Join the happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children ages 3 and under with a grown-up every Friday morning. Rhymes, songs and movement games make up this storytime style popularized by author Betsy Diamant-Cohen. In the Picture Book Room today. ∎ Writer’s Workshop. Noon to 2 p.m. Jane Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion as well as an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week. No charge; no registration required. Contact Buchanan at 772-1544 for more information. ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable Wi-Fi and a quiet space to work.

Music

ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: Gokh-Bi System. 8:30 p.m. Dance to hip hop and soul inspired world rhythms. Gokh-Bi System has shared the stage with music greats: Michael Franti, Toots and The Maytals, Kanye West, Damian Marley, Tribe Called Quest Angelique Kidjo, Femi Kuti and Erykah Badu. $7 in advance, $10 at the door. 774-0150, info@theartsblock.com.

BOOKMILL MUSIC SERIES, Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague Center, Bear Grass/Rosary Beard. 8 to 10 p.m. $5. Promoters tell us that Bear Grass attracts listeners with the quirky songs of Katie Hammon and its blend of folk, rock and homespun trip-hop.

FLUTE AND MARIMBA CONCERT at the Community Church of North Orange and Tully. 7 p.m. Community Church of North Orange and Tully, 48 Main St., North Orange. Erin Pulley on flute, and Kyle Dubois on marimba. Refreshments served.

THE STATE OF THE ARTS TOUR continues as Ethan Stone and guests perform in concert. 7 p.m. Butterfield School Auditorium, 94 South Main St., Orange. Stone, Boston based songwriter/recording artist is from Athol. Her performs exclusively in venues where alcohol is not consumed. Critic Walter Bardwell writes: “Ethan writes great songs, and arranges them well, but his new approach to live performance is completely insane! He’s running all over the stage playing multiple instruments, and it sounds like a full band is playing. It sounds and looks incredible!.” $3 ages 18 and under, $6 adults 19 and older in advance; $5 and $10 at the door. Tickets available at the Trail Head Store, 1 South Main St., Orange. Half proceeds will go to the DARE program in Orange.

Potpourri

BRUCE’S BROWSER, 1497 Main St., Athol, continues its observation of Gay Pride Month with a screening of a new film, “Reaching for the Moon,” a drama about the tempestuous love affair between American Poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) and Brazilian landscape architect Carlota de Macedo Soares. Discussion encouraged after the movie. All welcome.

BURLESQUE FIGURE DRAWING EVENT at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Union Station, downtown Brattleboro, Vt. 7 to 9 p.m. Models from Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School adorned in burlesque costumes and striking theatrical poses, artists of any experience level will find a serious — or not so serious — alternative to traditional life drawing classes. This evening of sketching in a cabaret atmosphere comes complete with music and cash bar. 21 and older admitted. Bring your own drawing supplies. $15, $10 for BMAC members). Pay at the door. For reservations call 802-257-0124 Ext. 101.

CHAIR YOGA at the Montague Senior Center 62 Fifth St., Turners Falls. 10:30 to 11:15. All stretches are done on a chair or with the support of a chair, so its great for people who can’t get down on a yoga mat (or back up from one!) Folks in wheelchairs and yoga beginners from anywhere in Franklin County welcome. Led by Jean Erlbaum. $1 donation. Tuesdays through June 24.

RELAY FOR LIFE, starts Friday at 6 p.m. and continues into Saturday. 24-hour walkathon to benefit the American Cancer Society held annually at Franklin County fairgrounds, 89 Wisdom Way, Greenfield. www.relayforlife.org/franklincountyma.

SHELBURNE FALLS FARMERS MARKET. 2 to 6:30 p.m. Baptist Corner Lot, Main and Water streets, Shelburne Falls. Third Friday Picnics during market hours. People are asked to bring a picnic dish to share and a chair. Vendors will have fresh salad fixings for sale with free salad dressings offered by the market. Through Oct. 24.

“TWO ROADS” presented by Mohawk Arts and Education Council. 7 p.m. Mohawk High School Auditorium, Buckland. An intriguing blend of monologues, poetry, and short plays. The show examines the themes of decision and consequence. This innovative collection of dramatic works features the writings of literary greats such as Susan Glaspell, David Sedaris and Robert Frost, along with original student-written monologues. Free. For more information, email lblaszak@mohawkschools.org.

Theater

“SHAKESPEARE’S WILL” presented by Shakespeare & Co. 7:30 p.m. 70 Kemble St., Lenox. This provocative, one-woman play by Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen imagines the bold and unapologetic journey of Shakespeare’s enigmatic wife, Anne Hathaway, and the couple’s unconventional courtship and marriage, say promoters. Through Aug. 24.

Saturday 14

Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Kristin Hoffmann. 8 p.m. Ethereal, renaissance-pop songstress and multi-instrumentalist is building a prolific career that reads like a lifetime achievement awards speech, say promoters. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

CONTRA DANCE at Buckland Public Hall, Upper Street, Buckland. 7 to 10 p.m. Featuring Steve Howland and Friends. Refreshments served. All dances called and beginners welcome. Benefit for the Buckland Public Library. 625-9412.

MONADNOCK TRI STATE DANCE, Elmm Community Center, Durkee Street, Winchester, N.H. 7 to 11 p.m. Music by Champagne Jam.

TOPHILL MUSIC CONTRADANCE PARTY, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Music by Emerald Rae on fiddle, Matthew Kenney on percussion and Stuart Kenney on bass and banjo. Steve Zakon-Anderson calls. $10 to $12. www.guidingstargrange.org/events.

Fairs & Festivals

CULTURAL CHAOS: Day-long festival and block party dedicated to culture, food and innovative businesses. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cottage Street, Easthampton. The Cottage Street Cultural District’s businesses, artists and musicians represent Cultural Chaos. The festival coincides with the spring Cottage Street Open Studios and Art Walk Easthampton. Rain date Sunday, June 15. 527-8278, arts@easthampton.org.

NORTHAMPTON BEER FESTIVAL at Northampton Fairgrounds. 2 to 6 p.m. Music by NRBQ at 3 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Each attendee receives a commemorative beer mug and five samples. Additional 4 oz.-samples are $1 each. Gates open at 1 p.m. More than 25 brewers will be represented. www.thesummerbrewfest.com.

Music

BONESHAKER in concert at Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 7:30 p.m. A Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares concert. Featuring Mars Williams, reeds, Kent Kessler, bass, and Paul Nilssen-Love, drums. $15. Tickets at www.jazzshares.org and at the door.

CAMERON’S WINERY, 766 Swanzey Road, Swanzey, N.H. Summer concert series and summer events continue. 6 to 8 p.m. Corey Knapp performs classic rock, country. Reception for artist Waltraud Bunl, pastels, oils and acrylics, watercolors.

THE PARLOR ROOM, 32 Masonic St., Northampton: Tracy Grammer, American folk performer, in concert. 7 p.m. $15 advance, $18 at the door.

TALL HEIGHTS, two Boston-based musicians playing and singing hauntingly beautiful and intricate harmonies with guitar and cello. 7:30 p.m. 1793 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Bernardston. Pat and Tex LaMountain with John White on bass and Rick Mauran on drums, will perform alternate sets. $12 advance, $15 at the door. For advance tickets email tickets@bernardstonunitarian.org or at World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield or 7 South Bakery or Fall Town Spirits, both in Bernardston.

THE WILLIE J LAWS BAND, Last Prophet of the Funky Texas blues performs at Village Lyceum, Unitarian Church on the Common, Petersham. 2 p.m. History of the Blues narrated performance, followed by a Texas Gulf Coast Dinner at 5 p.m. and a Community Blues Jam and dance at 7 in the Davis Memorial.

Potpourri

THE ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 8 p.m. The Happier Valley Comedy Show, the Ha-Ha’s and Keaton. All-new, spontaneously created comic theater on the second Saturday of the month. $10 advance, $13 at the door. 774-0150, info@theartsblock.com.

CANAL DAYS ALONG THE BIKE PATH: Take a springtime stroll along the bike path in Turners Falls with local historian Ed Gregory, industrial history buff, Steve Winers and Kim Noyes, Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center. 10 a.m. to noon.

FISH PRINTING FOR FAMILIES at the Turners Falls Fishway, First Street, Turners Falls. Noon to 2 p.m. Print your own T-shirt or tote bag and discover the intricate beauty and important function of fish fins and scales. Drop in any time. Bring a T-shirt or other material to use for fish printing. Free. No registration required. Appropriate for ages 5 and older.

FAMILY FUN FISH DAY, Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Adults and children of all ages can join Discovery Center staff, staff from the State of Massachusetts, educators from Northfield Mountain, the Western MA Fly Fisherman, and volunteers in a day of fishing fun. Activities will include a live sturgeon exhibit, hands-on fly fishing demonstrations, fly-tying lessons, fishing at Unity Park, fishing games for young children, fish printing, aquatic insect investigations, raffles, and more! All equipment is provided and no fishing licenses are required to participate. Free and fully handicapped accessible. http://greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org/

FLAG RAISING AND HIKE sponsored by the DRWA and Catamount Hill Association. To join the hike, meet at Route 112 and the Charlemont Road in Shattuckville, Colrain. There will be car pooling to the trail head. You will pass the house foundations of some of the families who were at the first flag raising in May 1812. Explore the Farley home and barn foundation and Dorcas and Peter Shippee’s rock wall house site. Bring water, lunch and unscented bug repellent. For more information, contact Muriel Russell at 624-3311.

GREENFIELD FARMERS MARKET, Court Square and Town Common. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Locally grown and produced farm products and locally made crafts. Every Saturday. www.greenfieldfarmersmarket.com.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hall Tavern Kitchen. “Cooking with Herbs.” Experience the signs, sounds and aromas of hearth cooking with the use of herbs, adding freshness and flavor to seasonal dishes. Continues June 21 and June 28. Admission $14 adults, $5 children 6 to 17. Free for children under 6. 775-7214, historic-deerfield.org.

NORTHAMPTON GARDEN TOUR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance available at Forbes Library, Bay State Perennials, Cooper’s Corner, Hadley Garden Center and State Street Fruit Store. $20 on day of tour, sold only at Forbes Library and garden No. 1. www.forbes.library.org.

RELAY FOR LIFE concludes. See Friday’s listing.

TURNERS FALLS AVIATION WEEKEND at Turners Falls Airport, 1 Aviation Way, Turners Falls. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Unique and vintage airplanes on display, antique car show, free airplane rides for children under 18, paid rides for adults in vintage airplanes, parachute jumping display, Mass. DOT aeronautics flight simulator, local vendors serving food and crafts. Rain or shine. For more information, www.turnersfallsairport.com. Model Airplane Air Show Sunday. See Sunday’s “Potpourri” listing.

Theater

JCPA SHOWCASE 2014, Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton. 4 p.m. An end-of-the-year review for students from the Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts of Turners Falls. Singing, dancing and acting. Adults, $12; seniors and children 12 and under, $10. www.jaduke.com/shows

“SHAKESPEARE’S WILL” continues. 7:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday 15

Dance

DANSE CAFE, French and Breton dance. 3 to 6 p.m. Leverett Crafts & Arts, 13 Montague Road, Leverett. Monthly dance with instruction to live music. Dances are easy to learn, friendly, forgiving and fun. French Cafe ambience with hors d’oeuvres potluck. $7. 548-9330, cynthia@crocker.com.

Music

KEVIN COLLINS, classical guitar and friends, in concert. 2 p.m. UU Meetinghouse, 121 North Pleasant St., Amherst. Featuring flutist Emily Sapa and guitarist Ronna Erickson playing music of Brouwer, Bach, Loeillet and Granados. $15 donation suggested. Children free. 256-8899 or music@redbarnmusic.com.

NORTHAMPTON BREWERY, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. Banish Misfortune performs traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs and songs. 5 to 8 p.m. Every Sunday. Free.

THE NORTHAMPTON FLUTES perform in concert. 2 p.m. Rowe Historical Society, 282 Zoar Road, Rowe. The trio of professional flutists play music from around the world arranged specially for them. Their varied repertoire include many genres: Broadway, Irish jibs, popular favorites, baroque and modern. They perform Brazilian, Japanese and Hebrew music. 339-4238, www.rowehistoricalsociety.org.

THE PARLOR ROOM, 32 Masonic St., Northampton. The Nields Kids Show. 3 and 4:15 p.m. Nerissa and Katryna Nields. An alt-rock band whose music has always had a sound that translates across the generations. They also perform folk and traditional songs.

TWILIGHT ON THE LAWN, Putney Tavern lawn, downtown Putney, Vt. presents Kat Wright and Brett Hughes. 6 p.m. Americana music quartet featuring soaring vocal harmonies evoking timeless mountain traditions and bluesy soul. In case of rain, the concert will be at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 802-387-5772, www.twilightmusic.org.

Potpourri

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: Father’s Day at Historic Deerfield. Dads and grandfathers receive free admission to the museum today. historic-deerfield.org.

TURNERS FALLS AVIATION WEEKEND concludes with the fourth annual model airplane show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Turners Falls Airport, 140 Industrial Blvd., Turners Falls. Free. Combat flying, full model airplane show with demos, first-person view quads and wings, hands on training with real models, extreme flight planes and helicopters, raffles, model airplane simulators, kids table and activities, food and vendors. www.franklinrc.com.

Theater

“SHAKESPEARE’S WILL” continues at 3 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Monday 16

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Sunshine Story Time, 10 a.m. Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. There’s half an hour of story time and a few minutes of visiting and play time for active young children made possible by funding from the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details. ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable Wi-Fi and a quiet workspace. Mondays and Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m.

WHATELY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately. The film Labor Day,” filmed in Shelburne Falls, will be shown at 3 and 6 p.m.

Literary

THE ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: Bloomsday Celebration. 7 p.m. Along with other international enthusiasts of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” — the epic tale of one fictitious Leopold Bloom and a day in his life in 1904 — The Literacy Project celebrates Bloomsday on the traditional June 16. Bloomsday is celebrated the world over, from Brooklyn and to Dublin (where it all began) to Genoa, Italy and Szombathely, Hungary — the very real town where the fictional Bloom’s fictional father was born. Lively Irish music by Rosie Caine and the Wilde Irish Women and twisty gorgeous passages from “Ulysses” read with Irish lilting voices by local actors. Readings promise to be erotic, funny and lucid. Irish dancers, photo booth where you can have your picture taken with a bust of James Joyce. Come dressed in Edwardian costume, or just enjoy the others who will. See our cover story Page D1.

Tuesday 17

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m.

∎ Preschool Story Hour. 10 a.m. Parents with kids 5 and under are invited for a weekly hour of story and craft time fun. Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts with Sally Ahearn. In the LeVanway Meeting room. No sign up required. Free. For more information, call the children’s librarian at 772-1544, ext. 5. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Literary

GREENFIELD WORD, 9 Mill St., Greenfield. Doors open at 7 p.m.; open mic at 7:30. Ten open mic slots, five minutes. Third Tuesday of the month.

Music

APPLE HILL CENTER FOR CHAMBER MUSIC opens its Tuesday night concert series for the summer. 7:30 p.m. Louise Shonk Kelly Concert Barn, Nelson, N.H. Tonight: works by C.P.E. Bach, Martinu and Bridge performed by summer session one faculty.$30 in advance and same day reservations, $15 student and unreserved seating if available. Outside seating free. 603-3371 ext. 1, applehill.org.

CALVIN THEATER, 19 King St., Northampton: Patty Griffin in concert. Parker Millsap opens 8 p.m. Tickets $25, $35, $45. www.iheg.com.

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Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Belle Amie and The Snaz. 8 p.m. Amelia Nields Chalfant, Isabella Deherdt, and Alouette Batteau, met at the Institute for Musical Arts in Goshen, a rock ’n’ roll camp for girls. The trio writes and arranges original songs with professional confidence and skill. Their debut video, “Speak Up,” won both the Best Youth Video and the Audience Favorite Award at the 2012 Ashfield Film Festival. At ages 11, 11, and 13, the members of Belle Amie are too young to have a Facebook page, but they’ve already received radio play and “Speak Up” is on YouTube. The Snaz are four Vermont teenagers: Dharma Ramirez (16, singer, guitarist and songwriter), Mavis Eaton (16, keyboardist), Zack James (14, drums) and Nina Singleton-Spencer (15, bass). The band started in 2011 with a bunch of songs and few local gigs. In the fall of 2012, the Snaz gained the attention of Grammy Award-winning music producer, Peter Solley, who has been working with them ever since, say promoters. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. See Sheryl Hunter’s Sounds Local column Page D5.

Dance

LINE DANCE LESSONS every Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, School Street, Greenfield. Beginner to intermediate. $5 per session. Ring the doorbell for admission. Beginner lessons at 7 p.m.; intermediate at 8. Call Pat at 665-4260 or email jokellogg@aol.com for more information.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Noon to 2 p.m. STEM Story Hour. Join Donna Rivers, educator and story reader, for this preschool story time focused on science, technology, engineering and math. Over the course of six sessions, families will build a STEM box of their own with tools and materials provided by the program. Registration at the Children’s Room. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-544 for more details. ∎ Chess Club. 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Contact calderrossi@gmail with questions. The first Monday of the month will feature a speed chess tournament.

Music

PARLOR ROOM, 32 Masonic St., Northampton: The Revelers, founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys. 7 p.m. $17 advance, $20 at the door.

PORTER-PHELPS-HUNTINGTON MUSEUM, 130 River Drive, Hadley. Evelyn Harris, a powerhouse vocalist, former member of Sweet Honey In the Rock and a Grammy-nominated composer. $10, $2 children 16 and under. Picnickers welcome on the museum grounds beginning at 5 p.m. Smoke-free site. 584-4699, www.pphmuseum.org.

SHELBURNE FALLS MILITARY BAND begins its summer season at 7 p.m. At the band shell on the grounds of the Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School, Mechanic Street, Shelburne Falls. New conductor Megan Cooney.

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