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Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 11 through July 17

  • MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Brook Batteau. Thursday, 8 p.m. Songwriter, guitar player and vocalist extraordinaire, say the folks at Mocha Maya’s. Admission free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.<br/>

    MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Brook Batteau. Thursday, 8 p.m. Songwriter, guitar player and vocalist extraordinaire, say the folks at Mocha Maya’s. Admission free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

  • 1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem. The Twangbusters featuring Miss Paula Bradley in concert. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. the Twangbusters are well-known roots music masters who have a blast every time they’re on the stag, say promoters. $10. info@1794meetinghouse.org.<br/><br/>

    1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem. The Twangbusters featuring Miss Paula Bradley in concert. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. the Twangbusters are well-known roots music masters who have a blast every time they’re on the stag, say promoters. $10. info@1794meetinghouse.org.

  • <br/>POTHOLE PICTURES presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” comedy-horror-rock musical starring Rick Moranis. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. The Natural Music School plays show tunes at 7 p.m. tonight. Repeats Saturday with music at 7 p.m. by Daniel Hales and the frost heaves playing indie rock, folk and country. $6 adults, $4 children under 12. Air conditioned. 625-2896.<br/>


    POTHOLE PICTURES presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” comedy-horror-rock musical starring Rick Moranis. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. The Natural Music School plays show tunes at 7 p.m. tonight. Repeats Saturday with music at 7 p.m. by Daniel Hales and the frost heaves playing indie rock, folk and country. $6 adults, $4 children under 12. Air conditioned. 625-2896.

  • 1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem: The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Based out of Hartford, Conn., the Jolly Beggars’ music, say promoters,  is characterized by tight harmonies and the use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more. $10 978-544-5200, 1794meetinghouse.org.<br/>

    1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem: The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Based out of Hartford, Conn., the Jolly Beggars’ music, say promoters, is characterized by tight harmonies and the use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more. $10 978-544-5200, 1794meetinghouse.org.

  • OLD DEERFIELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON Concert Series continues with featured performer pianist Ken Forfia. He will perform a program including works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin along with two jazz etudes to be announced. 3 p.m. In the music room of Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial St., Old Deerfield. The first half of the concert will include works by Offenback, Struas, Mozart and Rossini with a second act of a collection of recent show tunes. $10; $5 students and seniors. For more information, call Memorial Hall Museum at 774-3768 ext. 10. <br/>

    OLD DEERFIELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON Concert Series continues with featured performer pianist Ken Forfia. He will perform a program including works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin along with two jazz etudes to be announced. 3 p.m. In the music room of Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial St., Old Deerfield. The first half of the concert will include works by Offenback, Struas, Mozart and Rossini with a second act of a collection of recent show tunes. $10; $5 students and seniors. For more information, call Memorial Hall Museum at 774-3768 ext. 10.

  • MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Brook Batteau. Thursday, 8 p.m. Songwriter, guitar player and vocalist extraordinaire, say the folks at Mocha Maya’s. Admission free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.<br/>
  • 1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem. The Twangbusters featuring Miss Paula Bradley in concert. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. the Twangbusters are well-known roots music masters who have a blast every time they’re on the stag, say promoters. $10. info@1794meetinghouse.org.<br/><br/>
  • <br/>POTHOLE PICTURES presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” comedy-horror-rock musical starring Rick Moranis. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. The Natural Music School plays show tunes at 7 p.m. tonight. Repeats Saturday with music at 7 p.m. by Daniel Hales and the frost heaves playing indie rock, folk and country. $6 adults, $4 children under 12. Air conditioned. 625-2896.<br/>
  • 1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem: The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Based out of Hartford, Conn., the Jolly Beggars’ music, say promoters,  is characterized by tight harmonies and the use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more. $10 978-544-5200, 1794meetinghouse.org.<br/>
  • OLD DEERFIELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON Concert Series continues with featured performer pianist Ken Forfia. He will perform a program including works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin along with two jazz etudes to be announced. 3 p.m. In the music room of Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial St., Old Deerfield. The first half of the concert will include works by Offenback, Struas, Mozart and Rossini with a second act of a collection of recent show tunes. $10; $5 students and seniors. For more information, call Memorial Hall Museum at 774-3768 ext. 10. <br/>

Thursday 11

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Open mic night hosted by Dan, Kip and Schultzy from Curly Fingers Dupree from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. No cover. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. the Roosters. Classic rock dance music by Bruce Scofield and Mark Feller. 8 to 10:30 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover. www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 8:30 p.m. the Soul Rebels. FIG & A Little Inappropriate and Fat Bradley opens. $15, $18. www.iheg.com.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Red Sox vs. Seattle at 3:30 p.m. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Thirsty Thursdays and college night hosted by Big Dan in the Sports Bar. Beer Pong Tournament. Wear your college shirt or show your college ID to be entered in end-of-the-night prizes. 773-8313.

Coffeehouses

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Brook Batteau. 8 p.m. Songwriter, guitar player and vocalist extraordinaire, say the folks at Mocha Maya’s. Admission free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

SECOND THURSDAY MOSTLY WALTZ, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Recorded couple dance music, mostly waltzes. 15 to 20 minute mini-workshop each evening. No partner needed. $3 to $5 recommended to cover costs. More info: Richard Wyatt, rmwyatt@comcast.net. www.guidingstargrange.org/

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Knitting Circle at the Greenfield Public Library, 10 a.m. Bring your project to the LeVanway Meeting Room and join with other knitters to talk about knitting, crafts, and books. Free. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. the library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday for a Writer’s Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through lunch. Bring your own lunch and beverage. Contact Jane Buchanan at
772-1544 for more details.

Literary

DUSTY MILLER, author of “Danger in the Air: An Alice Ott Mystery,” will discuss and sign her book at the World Eye Bookshop, 156 Main St., Greenfield. 5 to 6 p.m. 772-2186.

“UNBUTTONED, An Evening of Spoken Word” will take place at Luthier’s Co-Op, 108 Cottage St., Eashtampton. The evening will feature writer Elizabeth MacDuffie. Presented by Easthampton City Arts+. It will open with six open-mic slots for five-minute readings. First-come, first-served basis. Free.

Music

1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem. The Twangbusters featuring Miss Paula Bradley in concert. 7:30 p.m. the Twangbusters are well-known roots music masters who have a blast every time they’re on the stag, say promoters. $10. info@1794meetinghouse.org.

COOP CONCERT at the Greenfield Energy Park, Miles Street, Greenfield. 6 to 8 p.m. Tonight: Bruce Colegrove, Sue Kranz and Austin and Elliot. Free, but donations are welcome. Part of a summer series of concerts on Thursdays. Bring something to sit on. Picnickers welcome, so are kids. Just a short walk downhill from Main Street.
www.coopconcerts.org. or
www.greenfield-ma.gov. (Department of Recreation, Energy Park).

MARINA RESTAURANT, Route 5, Brattleboro, Vt. Kevin Parry hosts open mic every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. To sign up for a 20-minute slot, call 802-257-7563. For more information, visit
www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Potpourri

GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Junior Refuge Explorers. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Four-part nature investigation for children ages 8 to 11. Each week, there will be hands-on explorations, games and activities that will allow children to actively learn about the Connecticut River and the many critters that live in the watershed. Continues July 18, 25 and Aug. 1. To register, call 863-3221.

THE NORTHFIELD FARMERS MARKET: 3 to 6 p.m. 105 Main St., in front of Northfield Coffee and Books. (New location). Vendors will offer a variety of vegetables and fruits, meat, eggs, baked goods, plants, crafts and more.

SCOTT SARICH, Colrain resident and soon-to-be graduate student at UMass-Amherst, will talk about the 28th Massachusetts Regiment in the Civil War as part of the Colrain Historical Society’s ongoing look at the Civil War in the Crocker Abbey behind the Pitt House on Main Road. Sarich is a re-enactor with the 28th Regiment, also known as the Irish Brigade. He will talk about the brigade’s war experience. The program at 7:30 p.m. will be preceded at 7 by a business meeting of the society. Refreshments will be served. This program was initially set for June 13, but had to be rescheduled due to flooding on the Pitt property.

Speakers

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: Summer Lecture Series, “Through Her Eyes, In Her Words: The Lives and Writings of Three Colonial Women.” 7:30 p.m. Free. In the Garonzik Auditorium, Koch Science Center, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield. The women of colonial times are often thought of as “seen and not heard.” This is far from the case, as we now know, say organizers. Three authors have uncovered the extraordinary lives of three colonial women — from the extensive diary of Mehetabel Chandler Coit to the life of Elizabeth Porter Phelps to the writings of Phillis Wheatley, the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book in America. Michelle Marchetti Coughlin will present the first lecture. Titled “One Colonial Woman’s World: The Life and Writings of Mehetabel Chandler Coit,” it is based on her book of the same name. Coughlin is an independent scholar and former editor who holds graduate degrees in history and English and American Literature. “One Colonial Woman’s World” reconstructs the life of the author of what may be the earliest surviving diary by an American woman. A native of Roxbury who later moved to Connecticut, Mehetabel began her diary at 15 and kept it intermittently until she was well into her 70s. A previously overlooked resource, the diary contains entries on a broad range of topics as well as poems, recipes, folk and herbal medical remedies, religious meditations, financial accounts and even some humor. An extensive collection of letters by Mehetabel and her female relatives has also survived, shedding further light on her experiences. The lectures continue July 18, 25.

Theater

“HAIRSPRAY” the musical, presented by New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro, Vt. 7 p.m. Continues Friday, at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. This is a family friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs, say promoters. It’s 1962 in Baltimore and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her new-found power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ’do! Tickets $11 students, $13 seniors, $15 adults.

“PRIVATE EYES” presented by The Actors Theater, Brook and Main streets, West Chesterfield, N.H. “Private Eyes,” says the theater company, is a comedy of suspicion in which nothing is ever quite what it seems. An affair is taking place. Or perhaps the affair is part of the play being rehearsed. Or perhaps our hero Matthew has imagined all of it simply to have something to report to his therapist. The audience itself plays the role of detective in this “relationship thriller” about love, lust and the power of deception. 7:30 p.m. Continues Friday and Saturdays. Thursdays $12, Fridays and Saturdays $15. Reservations highly recommended. 877-666-1855, www.actors-theatre.org.

“WIT,” Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play performed by the Apron Theater Co. and the Next Stage Arts Project. 8 p.m. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, Vt. Continues 8 p.m. through Sunday; and July 18 through July 20. 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. “Wit” follows the last hours of a brilliant and exacting poetry professor undergoing experimental treatment for ovarian cancer. $10 general admission. For reservations call 802-387-0071, www.nextstagearts.org.

Friday 12

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Live music in the Extra Point Nightclub with Avedis, Hot Black and Problem With Dragons. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Music begins at 9. $5 cover charge. In the Sports Bar it’s Friday Night Karaoke with Dirty Johnny at 9 p.m. with no cover. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Barrett Anderson. Renegade Blues. 9 to 11:30 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover. www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Leon Russell. Emily Elbert opens. $50, $55. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls. Ellingtones, the Warblers. Indie/Americana/rock. 9:30 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, Main Street, Greenfield: Red Sox vs. Oakland at 10 p.m. Friday night madness with Big Dan in the sports bar. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 773-8313.

Coffeehouses

GREAT FALLS COFFEEHOUSE, Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: 7 p.m. Music by the Lonesome Brothers. The storytelling and bantering shared by Jim Armenti and Ray Mason on stage amuses and enraptures. In the Great Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Coffee and handmade baked goods available. The museum and museum store open during intermission. Sliding scale donation $6 to $12. 863-3221, greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org.

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Fireseed: Crystalline Ruby Muse on fiddle, vocals, Irish whistle and percussion, and Daniel Pac on piano, double bass, vocals and percussion. Rousing and soulful Celtic, Appalachian and original dance tunes and songs. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 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.

SECOND FRIDAY CONTRADANCE, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. Stanistreet, Weiler and more. 8 to 11 p.m., Contra dancing for all. Self-determined free will contribution; $10 suggested, barter welcome. More information, David Kaynor, 413-367-9380, davidkaynor@mac.com. http://www.guidingstargrange.org/

Films

POTHOLE PICTURES presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” comedy-horror-rock musical starring Rick Moranis. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. The Natural Music School plays show tunes at 7 p.m. tonight. Repeats Saturday with music at 7 p.m. by Daniel Hales and the frost heaves playing indie rock, folk and country. $6 adults, $4 children under 12. Air conditioned. 625-2896.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Mother Goose on the Loose. Happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap sit story hour for children ages 3 and under. Rhymes, songs and movement games. 11 a.m.
∎ Writers’ Workshop. Noon to 2 p.m. Fridays. Jane Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion and an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week as well. No charge and registration not required. Contact Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details. ■ Open for Business. 2 p.m. Reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace in the LeVanway Meeting room Mondays and Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m.

Music

CONCERTS ON THE COMMON on the South Deerfield Town Common. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Music by Larry Berger and the Electric Fence. Country rock. Rain site Deerfield Town Hall. 665-1400 Ext. 107, suea@town.deerfield.ma.us.

MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS presents Bolcom and Morris, composer/pianist William Bolcom and mezzo-soprano Joan Morris. Their annual performance of theater and cabaret music, a recollection of Edity Piaf and an early Bolcom Sonatina for violin and piani, with Masako Yanagita. 7 p.m. Federated Church, Route 2, Charlemont. Repeats Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 to $20. Air conditioned. 625-9511, www.mohawktrailconcerts.org. See Joseph Marcello’s column, Page D5.

MONTAGUE BOOK MILL, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague. Here’s what organizers have to say about the preformers: The True Jacquline, a three-piece indie art rock/noise pop/shoegaze band; Beach HJoney, which channels good vibrations from the California coast; and Beth & Brian, a former singer for Abeja, Beth Savage Marchese returns in this new project to again present her image-rich lyrics as if broadcasting a dream. 8 p.m. $6. www.montaguebookmill.com. 367-9206.

Potpourri

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY ASTRONOMER’S CONJUNCTION, 30th annual. Friday and Saturday. Amateur astronomers learning and observing together at Northfield Mountain. Held during the dark of the moon, the weekend will be jam-packed full of slide presentations, talks, and Friday and Saturday night sky viewing through telescopes of all shapes and sizes. For ages 12 and older. Check out the conjunction website at: http://www.philharrington.net/astroconjunction/. Registration forms available from Richard Sanderson at RSanderson@springfieldmuseums.org.

LIVE MUSIC AND YOGA WITH MICHAEL NIX. Community Yoga and Wellness Center, 16 Federal St. second floor, in Greenfield, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Kelly Finn and local guitar virtuoso Michael Nix. All levels welcome. To register, call 413-774-4700 or email info@community-yoga.com. For more information, see www.community-yoga.com. $15.

MAKING CANDLES AND WRITING LETTERS at the Wyman Tavern at the Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St., Keene, N.H. 1 to 4 p.m. $5 per person or $10 per family. Visitors will learn how to make tapered and dipped candles and to write with quill pens and make envelopes for sending letters. No reservations. 603-352-1895 Ext. 5, hsccnh.org.

THE OXBOW WATER SKI SHOW TEAM will perform at 7 p.m. Oxbow Sports Center, 100 Old Springfield Road, Northampton. This year’s show theme is “Iwannaski Wedding.” Pyramids, jumps, swivel skiing, wakeboarding and barefoot skiing. Free. Shows will continue July 19 and 25, all at 7 p.m.

SUMMERFEST SIDEWALK SALES, downtown Greenfield. Friday and Saturday. Greenfield Business Association. Portion of sales benefits Greenfield Recreation Department. Shopping, eating, playing, live music, a dunking booth, a pie-eating contest, face painting, demonstrations. Free parking in municipal parking lots. Some of the local celebrities who will be in the dunking booth for half-hour shifts include Town Council President Mark Wisnewski, Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director Danielle Letourneau-Therrien, Hope & Olive and Magpie Woodfired Pizzeria co-owner James Zaccara, Recorder advertising Director Rich Fahey, and past Rotary president and local activist Penny Ricketts. Anyone who would like to volunteer for the dunking booth should contact the GBA at 413-774-2791.

Theater

“HAIRSPRAY” continues, see Thursday’s listing.

KO FESTIVAL OF PERFORMANCE continues with “Spaceman.” 8 p.m. Holden Theater, Amherst College, Amherst. Continues Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m. The depths of mankind’s last unknown frontiers — outer space and a grieving heart — are explored in this brave and funny play about a courageous woman’s one-way, solo journey to Mars. $20 adults, $16 students/seniors. 427-6147, www.kofest.com.

“MY BRONX.” Old Deerfield Productions presents a new interdisciplinary theater piece by Terry Jenoure on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. $15. Tickets available at www.olddeerfieldproductions.org and at the door on the nights of the show. The piece features original music and poetry by Jenoure. Maria Mitchell, New York dancer, and drummer Bob Weiner will both accompany her. In a press release, director Linda McInerney said, “This piece is brave, expansive, intense, musical, playful, vibrant, and brimming with color and texture. The stories are woven together like a tapestry moving from past to present, while bringing the audience on a ride through her memory. It is an amazing amalgam of forms all emanating from Terry. She celebrates her Jamaican and Puerto Rican roots, her Jazz mastery, and her poetry, all while dancing with her hand-sewn dolls on the imagined streets of her transplanted home: the Bronx.” See our cover story on page D1.

“PRIVATE EYES” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

“THE WOMAN IN BLACK” presented by Ghost Light Theater. 8 p.m. Shea Theater, Avenue A, Turners Falls. Repeats Saturday and July 20 at 8 p.m., and July 21 at 6 p.m. A ghost story to live among the classics. By Stephen Mallatrat adapted from the novel by Susan Hill. The young Arthur Kipps is sent on a mission by his law firm to settle the affairs of hermit and widower Alice Drablow. He travels to the town of Crything Gifford, where no one will speak of Mrs. Drablow. Eel Marsh House lies on a salt flat, out of town. Kipps sees visions of a mysterious woman in black, though no one will tell him who she is. Over the next few days his experiences will shape the rest of his life as he travels between the word of the living and meeting things not of this world, things that are dead. www.ghostlightmass.org, www.facebook.com/ghostlightmass.

“WIT” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

Saturday 13

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, Turners Falls: Live music in the Sports Bar with Scott Kuzmeskus from 8 p.m. to midnight. The hottest tunes spun by DJ Drew at 10 p.m. in the Extra Point Nightclub. No cover. 863-2882.

THE CUE BAR, 747 Putney Road, Brattleboro, Vt., DJ Tom Mayo, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Free pool tables all night. Menu until midnight. Every Saturday, 802-579-1785.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Burrie & Friends. Progressive folk. 9 to 11:30 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover. www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. Mark Mulcahy. $12. ∎ 10 p.m. The Mutherload. $8, $10. www.iheg.com.

PEARL STREET CLUBROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 8:30 p.m. mc chris. Tribe One and Jesse Dangerously and Dr. Awkward opens. $15, $18. www.iheg.com.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield: Red Sox vs. Oakland at 10 p.m. Saturday night madness with Tyler downstairs in Taylor’s Tavern. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 773-8313.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls. Willie and the Poor Boys, Spacecrab, The Sweaty Discomforts. Rockin! 9:30 p.m. Free. 413-863-2866, thevoo.net.

SITZMARK, West Dover, Vt.: Kevin Parry plays classic acoustic rock poolside. 4 to 7 p.m. Free. 802-464-3384, www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Coffeehouses

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Rick Murname, rooted in the sounds of classic timeless pop music. With special guest Siobahn Hotaling, electronic music and acoustic-based songs. 7:30 p.m. Free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292,
info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

BALKAN DANCE with Xopo. Shelburne Falls Yoga Studio, 1 Deerfield, Ave., Shelburne Falls. 7 to 8 p.m. No experience needed, instruction by Becky Ashenden. Cean, soft-soled shoes only.

TOPHILL MUSIC QUEBECOIS CONTRADANCE PARTY, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. 8 to 11:30 p.m. Tidal Wave, Eric Favreau on fiddle, Sabin Jacques on accordion and foot percussion, Rachel Aucoin on piano and Stuart Kenney on upright bass and five-string banjo. Caller: Will Mentor. $10. More information, Alice Kenney, tophillmusic@aol.com. www.guidingstargrange.org/

MONADNOCK SQUARES at Recreation Center, 312 Washington St., Keene, N.H. 8 to 10:30 p.m. Caller Don Bachelder; Bernie Porter, cuer. Mainstream and plus-level dance.

Fairs & Festivals

ROWE OLD HOME DAY: Parade at 11 a.m. with floats, vintage cars, etc. from Pelham Lake causeway to Town Hall. Followed by band concerts, church auction, fun and games for the kids, chicken barbecue at 5 p.m. followed by fireworks display at Pelham Lake Park.

Films

POTHOLE PICTURES: “Little Shop of Horrors” concludes. See Friday’s listing.

Music

1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem: The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. 7:30 p.m. Based out of Hartford, Conn., the Jolly Beggars’ music, say promoters, is characterized by tight harmonies and the use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more. $10 978-544-5200, 1794meetinghouse.org.

CARILLONNEUR GERALD MARTINDALE performs on UMass-Amherst’s carillon. 7 to 8 p.m. In the Old Chapel building. Music will also be heard throughout the campus. The repertoire includes popular songs such as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Music of the Night” and Richard Rodgers’ “Edelweiss,” “light” classics “Andante and Air” from “Orfeo” by Cluck and “Minuets I and II” by J.S. Bach. Free.

“MOHAWK TRAIL CONCERTS presents Bolcom and Morris. See Friday’s listing.

MONTAGUE BOOK MILL, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague: the Ivy Leaf, traditional Irish music; and The Ephemeral Stringband, traditional American music including old-time stringband music, early country and bluegrass and shape note sacred hymns. 8 p.m. $10. 367-9206, www.montaguebookmill.com.

A PERFECT SPOT OF TEA at Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum, 130 River Drive, Hadley continues. Seating at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on the museum’s back veranda. Local musicians will perform while guests sip tea and taste pastries donated by local restaurants. Saturdays through Aug. 31. For more information, call 584-4699 or go to www.pphmuseum.org.

STEPHEN KATZ, virtuoso cellist, and Eric Phelps, stellar singer songwriter, in concert. 7:30 p.m. Pioneer Valley Cohousing Great room, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Amherst. Sliding scale $10 to $20.

VALLEY LIGHT OPERA will do a summer “sing out” of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Gondoliers.” 2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 102 Middle St., Route 9, Hadley. Soloists provided — audience members join in the choruses. Some scores will be available to borrow; bring one if you have one. Donations accepted. Bill Venman conducts; Gretchen Saathoff accompanies.

Potpourri

THE ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: The Ha-Ha Sisterhood presents its special 10th-anniversary show at The Happier Valley Comedy Show. Girls Night Out perform improvised comic theater. 8 p.m. $7 advance; $10 at the door. www.theartsblock.com.

ASHFIELD FARMERS MARKET on Ashfield Town Common. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 21 vendors offering a variety of locally grown and locally made farm products. Annual and perennial plants, vegetable starts, organic eggs, mixed greens, flowers, honey, maple syrup, pork, beef, elixirs, full selection of vegetables, hard cider, mead, bread, pastries and coffee. Turkish prepared food, apples, peaches, blueberries and weekly musical entertainment. 625-6365. Every Saturday through October.

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY ASTRONOMER’S CONJUNCTION, concludes, see Friday’s listing.

GREENFIELD FARMERS MARKET at Court Square, Greenfield. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 25 vendors offering a variety of locally grown and produced farm products and locally made crafts. Starter vegetable plants hanging baskets, perennial and annual flower plants, herb plants and culinary herbs, mixed greens, baby spinach, microgreens, honey, maple syrup, homemade jams, fresh baked breads, cookies, grass-fed lamb, beef, goat and pork, locally raised poultry and new this year sustainable Cape Cod fish and more. Check the website at www.greenfieldfarmersmarket.com for vendors, entertainment and events at the market. Every Saturday through fall.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: ∎ Open Hearth Cooking: Hot Weather, Cold Hearth. Demonstrations in Hall Tavern Kitchen. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the hot summer, come learn how people in early New England kept cool, and preserved summer produce. Open hearth cooks will demonstrate how to make cooling beverages including lemonade and switchel. See what’s growing when you visit the Cook’s Garden dedicated to the memory of Margaret Quinn Orloske Included with general admission. Continues July 20 and 27. ∎ “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Folk Art Studio!” Family program; history workshop. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in any time. Visitors will have an opportunity to connect with folk art that is on display throughout the village and through art activities at the History Workshop. Folk art works are often useful things made by ordinary, untrained people who happen to be gifted with imagination and skill. The choice addition of color, pattern, picture and design make something meaningful out of a routine bedcovering, a directional sign or a child’s toy. The History Workshop will be transformed by folk art that we make with our visitors. Try your hand at some different folk art media, and make a project to take home. Daily through Aug. 18. 775-7127, www.historic-deerfield.org.

SHELBURNE FALLS ART WALK, 4 to 8 p.m. Many galleries will be open to visitors. For example: Meet the artists of Salmon Falls, 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, 2 to 8 p.m. Reception for the artists and the public, 5 to 7 p.m. Music by Trine Cheile, Celtic fusion. Artist demonstrations from 2 to 5 p.m. at the gallery. Barbara Johnson — painting; Belinda Lyons Zucker — Polymer clay mask making for dolls and fabric figures; Leonore Alaniz — Botanical prining; Lilin Tseng — Stringing a ball-jointed doll; Rebecca Clark — pastels; Jennifer Kapitulik — making a quilted potholder; Liz Canali — felting demonstration; Bob Compton — blacksmithing from noon to 5 p.m.. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com.

NORTHFIELD DAYS OF HISTORY. ∎ Saturday: walking tours of the Northfield Inn and Schell Chateau sites, and the Schell Bridge. The D.L. Moody Birthplace Museum, and Northfield History Museum, on Moody and Pine streets, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ∎ Sunday: Walking tours of the Northfield Inn and Schell Chateau sites, and Schell Bridge. The D.L. Moody Birthplace Museum, and Northfield History Museum, on Moody and Pine streets, will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. At 7 p.m., there will be an evening vespers service, in the Moody tradition, on Round Top, on the former Northfield Mount Hermon School campus. Blankets, rather than chairs, are suggested for the hillside service.

SUMMERFEST SIDEWALK SALES concludes, see Friday’s listing.

YELLOW BIRD’S INTERTRIBAL POWWOW, Indian Plaza, 475 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont. Saturday and Sunday, opens at 10 a.m. Observe Native American heritage. Featuring music, dance, crafts and food. Donations only. 413-339-4096

Theater

“HAIRSPRAY” concludes. See Thursday’s listing.

“MY BRONX” continues, see Friday’s listing.

“PRIVATE EYES” concludes. See Thursday’s listing.

“SPACEMAN” continues. See Friday’s listing.

“WIT” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

“THE WOMAN IN BLACK” continues. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday 14

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NASCAR, PGA and Red Sox vs. As at 4 p.m. on 14 HDTVs. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. T-Bone and His Uke. With bassist extraordinaire Joe the Plucker. Call for time. 978-544-2739. No cover. www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton. 7 p.m. The Blues Broads: Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli, Annie Sampson and Dorothy Morrison. $20, $25. www.iheg.com.

THE MONTAGUE INN, Route 63, Montague: Free Pool Sunday. 768-7336.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: TNT Karaoke. 9 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Red Sox vs. Oakland at 4 p.m. Free pool all night with Big Dan in the sports Bar. 773-8313.

THE WEST DOVER INN, 100 Route, West Dover, Vt.: Kevin Parry plays classic rock and roll on acoustic guitar. 1 to 4 p.m. Outdoors on the patio. In case of rain, music will move indoors. Every Sunday in July. Free. 802-464-5207, www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Library

ERVING PUBLIC LIBRARY, 17 Moore St., Erving: 175th anniversary party celebrating the incorporation of the Town of Erving in 1838. 4 to 6 p.m. Wearing 19th-century attire is encouraged. Play traditional games and enjoy cake created by MaKensey Bailey.

Music

1794 MEETINGHOUSE, 26 South Main St., New Salem: Natraj, world-jazz ensemble with special guest Indian classical bamboo flute virtuoso Carl Clemnts. 4 p.m. $15. 978-544-5200, www.1794meetinghouse.org.

OLD DEERFIELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON Concert Series continues with featured performer pianist Ken Forfia. He will perform a program including works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin along with two jazz etudes to be announced. 3 p.m. In the music room of Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial St., Old Deerfield. The first half of the concert will include works by Offenback, Struas, Mozart and Rossini with a second act of a collection of recent show tunes. $10; $5 students and seniors. For more information, call Memorial Hall Museum at 774-3768 ext. 10.

PIONEER VALLEY BRASS in concert. 3 p.m. Swift River Valley Historical Society, New Salem. Free. This will be the 750th musical service funded by the trust fund set up by the first Universalist Parish of North Dana in the early 1920s before the flooding of several Swift River Valley towns created the Quabbin Reservoir for Boston’s drinking water. The program in New Salem will include “Ein Feste Burg” by Luther; “Go Lovely Rose,” by Whitacre; “Molly on the Shore” by Grainger; “Le Basque” by Marais; a “Moon Medley” including “Fly Me to the Moon” by Howard; “I Don’t Want to Live on the Moon” by Moss; “How High the Moon” by Lewis; and “Moonlight Serenade” by Mille; “Vaudeville Spectacular,” arr. by Nagle; “Rainforest,” by Graham; and the “March Bravura” by Duble.

ROYALSTON MUSIC FESTIVAL, 1 Athol Road, Royalston. Noon to 5:30 p.m. Free. Featured band is Zydeco Connection, which will perform high-energy dance band serving up a spicy gumbo of Louisiana zydeco, blues, two-steps, waltzes and boogie woogie —from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Other artists scheduled: Melanie and the Blue Shots, Nexus, Nobody’s Fat, Linq, Sandra Bruso and Work In Progress. Family fun: food, face painting, ice cream, T-shirts and dancing. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket to sit on and some shade.

SEVENARS ACADEMY, Route 112 at Ireland St., South Worthington. 4 p.m. the Schrade/James Family musicians. Piano solo, piano duo and cello. 45th traditional family concert. The Schrade/James Family musicians are unique among musical families, with three generations (ages 23 to 88) still performing together yearly at Sevenars. Admission: by suggested donation $20 at the door. Refreshments included. 238-5854, www.sevenars.org.

TWILIGHT ON THE TAVERN Lawn concert on the Tavern Lawn, downtown Putney, Vt. 5:30 p.m. Darlingside. String rock quintet with an exhilarating sound at the intersection of rock, classical and folk music. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, the concert will take place at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill. Free. Food will be available. 802-387-5772, www.twilightmusic.org.

Potpourri

THE BUCKLAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, 20 Upper St., Buckland Center. Open 2 to 4 p.m. A former school house that now houses three floors of artifacts and town records. Also, the Wilder Homestead, 129 route 112, Buckland, will be opened 2 to 4 p.m. A furnished 1775 saltbox with five fireplaces, a 1779 English barn with antique barn, loom and a shoemaker’s shop. 625-9763.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Folk Art Studio!” continues. See Saturday’s listing.

NORTHFIELD DAYS OF HISTORY concludes, see Saturday’s listing.

YELLOW BIRD’S INTERTRIBAL POWWOW concludes, see Saturday’s listing.

Theater

“MY BRONX,” concludes, see Friday’s listing.

KO FESTIVAL OF PERFORMANCE presents “Taliesin” performed by Mettawee River Theatre Co. 8 p.m. Outdoors on the Amherst College Observatory Lawn, off Snell Street, Amherst. Based on a medieval Welsh tale of sorcery and intrigue, with live music, puppets and movement. Rain date July 15. $8 adults, $6 children under 12.

“SPACEMAN” concludes. See Friday’s listing.

“WIT” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

Monday 15

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. MLB Home Run Derby at 8 p.m. on 14 HDTVs. 863-2882.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: Bingo. 9:30 p.m. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Free pool all night in the sports bar. Country music with host Kathy and her candy bowl Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Monday Madness with Big Dan in the Sports Bar. 773-8313.

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. In the LeVanway Meeting room. For more information, contact Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Self-directed free writing time. Bring own lunch and beverage. ∎ Open for Business. Reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace in the LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays through Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m.

WHATELY LIBRARY, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately: Wiggly Worms with Rachel Roberts. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the class includes a story time with a featured book, multiple hands-on thematic art and science activity stations and educational games about earthworms.

Potpourri

GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Junior Rangers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Four part nature education workshop for young naturalists ages 8 to 11. Children with a parent or guardian should meet at the center and each day they will explore themes related tot he Connecticut River watershed. Free. To register call 863-3221. Continues July 22, 29.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Folk Art Studio!” continues. See Saturday’s listing.

Tuesday 16

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. All-Star game on 14 HDTVs at 8 p.m. Two free games of pool with each pitcher of beer. Red Sox vs. Padres on 14 HDTVs. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 10 p.m. Latin Night. No cover. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: Nick’s Sweet ’80s Movie Night: “Stand By Me.” 9 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Trivia at 7 p.m. Open Beer Pong tournament with Megan starts at 9 p.m. 773-8313.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Self-directed free writing time. Bring your own lunch and beverage.

Literary

GREENFIELD SPOKEN WORD, the third Tuesday of every month, 9 Mill St., Greenfield. Doors open at 7 p.m., open mic at 7:30. Ten five-minute open mic slots. Featured readers read for 20-25 minutes. Book signing and selling of local writers’ works. Come out to read. Bring your chap books to sell. Tables at no cost. $1 to $5 sliding scale donation. www.humanerrorpublishing.com/

Music

APPLE HILL CENTER, Nelson, N.H., in the Louise Shonk Kelly Concert Barn, at the center’s campus. 7:30 p.m. Works by Britten, Dvorak and Deak played by summer session No. 3 faculty. $25 advance, $30 same day.

COMMON PEOPLE CONCERTS on the Common in Gill. 7 p.m. The Breeze of Turquoise. World Music, locally played. In case of rain, the concerts take place in Gill Congregational Church. Free. Refreshments available by Friends of Gill. Tuesdays through Aug. 13.

MUSIC AT THE STATION, Greenfield Energy Park, Miles Street, Greenfield: 7 to 8 p.m. Bring something to sit on. Repeats July 23, 30. Greenfield Military Band performs Broadway hits and pops on Tuesdays in July. A volunteer group, the Greenfield Military Band has around 30 members from throughout the Pioneer Valley and North Quabbin Region. It welcomes new members. Call its director, Al Benjamin, at 978-249-8296 if interested. http://greenfieldmilitaryband.org.

Potpourri

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Folk Art Studio!” continues. See Saturday’s listing.

Wednesday 17

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Hump Night Karaoke with Dirty Johnny from 9 p.m. to midnight. No cover. 863-2882.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: Quiznite with Quizmaster Alex. 8 p.m. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Restaurant Appreciation Night. Come in wearing your work shirt or show a pay stub and receive a special prize from Big Dan in the Sports Bar. Free pool for bar/restaurant employees. Sign up for complimentary prizes and giveaways. 773-8313.

Dance

LINE DANCING at the Moose Lodge, 20 School St., Greenfield. 7 p.m. Beginner to intermediate. Ring the doorbell for admittance. $5 per session. For more information, call Pat at 665-4260, jokellogg@aol.com.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Self-directed free writing time. Bring your own lunch and beverage.

Music

THE PORTER-PHELPS-HUNTINGTON MUSEUM, 130 River Drive, Route 47, Hadley, Wednesday Folk Traditions. Today: Jose Gonzalez and Criollo Clasico performs contemporary rhythms of Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. $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 performs at Mary Lyon Church, 17 Upper St., Buckland. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

WATERMELON WEDNESDAYS CONCERTS West Whately Chapel near the corner of Williamsburg and Conway roads, West Whately. 7:30 p.m. Tim O’Brien. Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist from Nashville, Tenn. According to the Watermelon Wednesday’s website, this show has sold out. www.watermelonwednesdays.com.

Potpourri

GREAT FALLS FARMERS MARKET, Avenue A and Second Street, Turners Falls, next to the Great Falls Discovery Center. 2 to 6 p.m. Fresh in-season local produce, perennials, annuals, vegetable plants, crafts and baked goods. Entertainment is frequently provided. Rain or shine. More information on Facebook.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Folk Art Studio!” continues. See Saturday’s listing.

NO STRINGS MARIONETTE COM, “The Treasure Hunt.” Peskeomskut Park, Avenue A, between 6th and 7th street, or the Carnegie Library, 1 Avenue A, both in Turners Falls, depending upon the weather. Free.

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