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Arts & Entertainment calendar: Nov. 21-27

Thursday 21


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Thursday Night Football, Saints vs. Falcons at 8:25 p.m. Watch the game at BTU and you could win $500 cash. Ask Bar Manager Kara for details, 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: Tommy Filault Trio. Acoustic rock with Sturgis Cunningham and Klondike Kohler. 8 to 10:30 p.m. No cover. 978-544-2739.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Sonny Landreth. $25, $30.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: 8 p.m. Half Shaved Jazz. Free. (Third Thursday Night Out in Turners Falls. See 863-2866.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Bruins vs. St. Louis at 7 p.m. NFL football: Saints vs. Falcons. 8 p.m. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Thirsty Thursdays & College night hosted by Big Dan in the Sports Bar. Beer Pong Tournament. Wear your college shirt or show your college I.D. to be entered in end-of-the-night prizes. 413-773-8313.


GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Writer’s Lunch, noon to 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Self-directed free writing time. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more information. ∎ Memoir writing group. 10 a.m. to noon. An eight-week memoir writing workshop led by Joannah Whitey. It is organized around the premise that we all have stories to tell — we just need to make the time to tell them. Space limited. To register, contact 772-1544.

MILLERS FALLS LIBRARY, Millers Falls: Music and Movement for Young Children series with Laurie Davidson and Tom Carroll. Thursdays at 10 a.m. Through Dec. 19. For more information, call 863-3214.


CALVIN THEATER, 19 King St., Northampton: 8 p.m. Great Big Sea in concert. Alan Doyle, Sean McCann and Bob Hallett have somehow managed to keep the dysfunctional family bar room brawl student art project musical pirate crew known as Great Big Sea going for two decades. $28.50, $38.50.

GUY KLUCEVSEK WITH TODD REYNOLDS, The Solos & Duos Series, produced by the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, concludes its 12th season with a concert by Guy Klucevsek and Todd Reynolds, 8 p.m., Bezanson Recital Hall. Klucevsek will perform a solo set then be joined by Reynolds. Promoters say Klucevsek is one of the world’s most versatile and highly-respected accordionists. He is the recipient of a 2010 United States Artists Collins Fellowship, an unrestricted $50,000 award given annually to “America’s finest artists.” Reynolds is a violinist, composer, and conductor well known for his work with amplified violin and electronics. Tickets: $10, $5 for students. They are available through the FAC box office, 545-2511 or 1-800-999-UMAS.


“ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK: My Year in a Women’s Prison” author Piper Kerman, and Tina Reynolds, Five College public policy resident, will share their experiences from prison, discuss their work to reform America’s criminal justice system, and reflect on the new Netflix series based on Kerman’s memoir. 4 p.m. Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall, UMass, Amherst.

Friday 22


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Friday Night Karaoke in the Sports Bar. 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. hosted by Dirty Johnny. No cover. All your favorite sports games on 14 HDTVs in the Sports Bar. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: 9 to 11:30 p.m. The Mark Nomad Band. A highly danceable mix of blues, funk and beyond. No cover. 978-544-2739,

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble presented by Dean’s Bean’s Music from Around the World. $15, $18. ∎ 10 p.m. Kids Choice and Huckleberry Binge. $8, $10.

LISTON’S BAR & GRILL, 324 Old North Road, Route 143, Worthington. Lonesome Brothers. 9 p.m. to midnight. No cover. 238-5353.

PEARL STREET BALLROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 9 p.m. MiMOSa. Bogl, Sleepyhead and Keys ’N’ Krates open. $15, $20.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: 9:30 p.m. T. Wraight, J. Eckerson & Friends. Rock ’n’ roll. Free. 863-2866.

ROOSTERS TAVERN, 74 Main St., Northfield: 6 to 8 p.m. Corey Knapp, local guitar talent plays soft rock, country and originals. No cover charge. Requests honored. For more information, call 498-0006.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, Main Street, Greenfield: Friday night madness with Big Dan in the sports bar. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 773-8313.


MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: The Peachy’s, tasteful mix of blues, Americana, bit of Ragtime and a smidgen of jazz. 8 p.m. Free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292,


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.

FOURTH FRIDAY CONTRADANCE, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. 8 to 11 p.m. Kristin Seibert calls. The band includes or is at least organized by David Kaynor (fiddle, maybe guitar). Sit-ins welcome. Self-determined, free-will contribution; $10 suggested; barter welcome.

PARSONS DANCE, Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 8 p.m. This dance will showcase David Parsons’ choreography set to compositions by classical composer Rossini, jazz great Miles Davis, and experimental English guitarist Robert Fripp, among others. Also on the evening’s program is an audience favorite, Parsons’ ground-breaking 1982 piece “Caught” featuring a solo dancer performing more than 100 difficult leaps in succession, with a strobe light effect that gives the appearance of flight. The program concludes with a commissioned piece created in collaboration with renowned Brazilian singer-songwriter Milton Nascimento. Tickets: $42, $38 and $15; Five College, GCC, STCC students and youth 17 and under are $15, $12 and $10.


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. 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.


ELLEN FELD, children’s book author, will visit and sign copies of her well-known books including the Morgan Horse Series. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. World Eye Bookshop, 156 Main St., Greenfield. 772-2186.


ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: 7 p.m. Butterfly Swing Band Music and Swing Party. Playing hot classic swing grooves from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, with creative improvisation and spontaneous riffing, guaranteed to get you schmoozin’ and movin’, say promoters. Admission includes a professional dance lesson by Emily Fox of Dance Northampton! $10 at the door; $7 in advance.

CLAIRE LYNCH BAND with Hot Mustard performs at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, downtown Putney, Vt. 7:30 p.m. An evening of bluegrass and Americana music. $20 general, $18 students and seniors. For reservations and information, call 802-254-9276. Advance tickets available at

IN MEMORIAM JFK: Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra, Ng Tian, conductor performs Barber’s Adagio for Strings. 8 p.m. Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley. Concurrently, they will showcase the Skinner Organ played by the college’s organ faculty, Larry D. Schipull and MHSO concerto prize winner Elizabeth Baxter ’14, on arias by Mozart at Johann Strauss II. Free.

THE JAZZIERS, Music & Dance Dept. Chapel Jazz and Jazz Labb Ensembles in concert. 8 p.m. Bowker Auditorium, UMass-Amherst. $3 UMass students, $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors and minors. For tickets, call 545-2511 or online at

PIONEER VALLEY SYMPHONY commemoration concert in memory of JFK on the 50th anniversary of his assassination featuring the Pioneer Valley Symphony Chorus with Mary Brown Bonacci, mezzo. Josh Simpson, renowned glass artist and Poneer Valley resident will be the narrator. 7:30 p.m. Hampshire Regional School, 19 Stage Road, Westhampton. Tickets $20 adults, $17 seniors, $6 children. Tickets available by calling 773-3664 or online at


CLASSEY ACCESSORIES, an apparel show, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., lobby of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, 164 High St. Women’s shirts, sweaters, cadigans, mock cardigans, ponchos, reversible capes, wrap arounds, hats, fleece-lined wool mittens with finger holes, Pashminas accessories and more. Sponsored by the hospital’s Gift Shop to benefit patients and services.

GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Discovery Hour: Turkeys! 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Young children ages 3 to 6 and their parents are invited to join refuge staff as they explore different things about local wildlife and the places they live. Be ready to have fun, be crafty and bring your imagination as we explore the natural world around us.

GUILFORD HOLIDAY STUDIO Open House, 410 Green River Road, Guilford, Vt. 3 to 8 p.m. Nancy Detra, cards; John Dimick, paintings; Vicki Houghton, beadwork; Lis Pancake, photography and Carol Schnabel, weaving. Continues Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


“PROJECT UNSPEAKABLE,” a dramatic reading of Court Dorsey’s new play examining the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. Based on James Douglass’ book, “JFK and The Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters,” the play by Dorsey, a local peace activist and actor, alleges a close coordination and involvement in the assassination by the nation’s intelligence and military apparatus. Douglass says the agencies saw Kennedy’s push to end the Cold War, as well as the pacifism of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and civil rights leaders the Rev. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X as threats to the establishment. Public readings are scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at Leverett Elementary School and the Arms Library in Shelburne Falls, as well as the Northampton Friends Quaker Meeting House. The dramatic readings, along with readings in Boston, Portland, Ore., Gallup, N.M., Birmingham, Ala,, and Vancouver, B.C., will be followed by discussion. A reading in Orange — as well as in other locations around the country — are planned for the future.

Saturday 23


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Pioneer Panthers football raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Sports Bar. Chance to win a turkey or ham every 20 minutes plus many great donated prizes throughout this great fundraiser. Tickets for each raffle will be $1 per chance or 10 tickets for $5. After the raffle, stick around as DJ J-ill will be spinning all your favorite tunes in The Extra Point Nightclub at 10 p.m. No cover. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: The Rogues. Traditional Irish, Americana, bluegrass, Dylan, The Band and more. 9 to 11:30 p.m. 978-544-2739,

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton. 7 p.m. Stephen Kellogg. The Saint Johns Open. $22.50, $25.

PEARL STREET BALLROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 8:30 p.m. Rubblebucket. And The Kids and Body Language opens. $15, $18.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: Afternoon: Dr. Who 50th Anniversary debut on big screen. Call for time. 9:30 p.m. 863-2866.

ROOSTER’S TAVERN, 74 Main St., Northfield: 7 to 9 p.m. The Falltown String Band. No cover. For more information call 498-0006.

ROUTE 63 ROADHOUSE, 32 Federal St., Millers Falls: AfterGlo. Current and classic hits. 9:30 p.m. 659-3384.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St.. Bruins vs. Carolina at 1 p.m. Saturday Night madness with Tyler downstairs in Taylor’s Tavern. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 773-8313.


MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Christa Joy, singer-songwriter, folk musician, with special guest Susan Cattaneo, singer-songwriter. 7:30 p.m. Free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292,


TOPHILL MUSIC CONTRADANCE PARTY, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Rodney Miller and Stringrays with master caller Lisa Greenleaf. The Stringrays include master fiddler Rodney Miller, Max Newman on guitar, and Stuart Kenney on upright bass and five-string banjo. Matt Kenney will guest on percussion. $10.

Fairs & Festivals

HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Baked goods, including cakes, pies, breads, candy, baked beans and more. There will also be crafted wood items from Grandpa’s Workshop and mini-raffles. There will be tag sale items featuring new and used items in Grandma’s Attic. Fresh wreaths and cemetery boxes also available. Luncheon served as well. United Church of Bernardston, located on Church Street in Bernardston.

LITTLE DRUMMER CRAFT FAIR, Franklin County Technical School, 82 Industrial Boulevard, Turners Falls, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A juried craft fair with more than 60 artists and craftspeople from the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Held indoors, free parking. Refreshments will be served by culinary students.

MAKERS MARKET at the Parlor Room at Signature Sounds, 32 Masonic St., Northampton. Noon to 8 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. A hip new invitational craft show featuring contemporary, one-of-a-kind goods and gifts. Buy local, handmade, original art and craft from 18 prime vendors and enjoy a Saturday evening reception with DJ, beer, wine and snacks from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the International Language Institute scholarship fund. Jewelry, pottery apparel, home decor, fashion accessories, handbags, glassware, paintings, prints, mosaics, toys and more. Free admission.

MISTLETOE MART & CRAFT FAIRE at Saint James Episcopal Church, Federal and Church streets, Greenfield. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handmade creations of area crafters. Full menu lunch available at Saint James Cafe. Many themed gift basket raffles, annual cookie walk featuring cookies, bars and brownies to fill pre-sized priced containers. Free parking behind the church and metered parking on the street.


CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls. 10:30 a.m. Join naturalist Dawn Marvin Ward for a hands-on nature program designed for families with young children. For more information, call 863-3214.


ARTS BLOCK, 289 Main St., Greenfield: 8 p.m. Randy Smith and His Band of Merry Men performs with an all-star cast to perform an acoustic show of original music from both his solo career and with 8084. With special guests Hirsh Gardner and Holly May. Tickets $10 in advance online; $12 day of show and at the door. Tickets available at See our cover story, D1.

CALVIN THEATER, 19 King St., Northampton: 8 p.m. Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute act, in concert. $27.50.

“EARTHAWARE” CD release celebration. 7:30 p.m. Shelburne Falls Yoga, 1 Deerfield Ave., Shelburne Falls. Original instrumental music. Kate Pousont Scarborough and Loren Feinstein have produced their first album featuring Feinstein’s original compositions performed on a range of instruments. Light refreshments, music and dancing.

HILLTOWN HARMONY/MOHAWK SELECT CHORUS CONCERT, Trinity Church, 17 Severance St., Shelburne Falls. 3 p.m. A fall concert of eclectic selections. Hilltown Harmony is directed by Shelley Roberts and the Scott Halligan directs the Mohawk Trail Regional School music program. Amy Roberts Crawford is the accompanist. Free. Please bring anon-perishable food item to share. Donations will be given to local food pantries to help those in need.

LADY DAY AND PREZ TRIBUTE SHOW featuring vocalist Melissa Shetler and her father Scott Shetler on saxophone. 8 p.m. Open Music Collective, 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vt. $10. 802-275-5054,


ARTS & LEISURE AUCTION, an annual fundraiser for United Way of Franklin County. Cohn Family Dining Commons at Greenfield Community College, One College Drive in Greenfield. 6:30 p.m. Art work, travel opportunities, sporting events, services, etc. Items include Red Sox tickets for four lower-box seats to any home game of your choice during the 2014 season and two Boston Celtic tickets. Also, artwork by Hale Johnson, Martha Stiles, Jim Moore and other local artists; a two-night stay and dinner at The Hermitage Inn in Wilmington, Vt., and gift certificates to local restaurants, gift baskets, flower arrangements, garden items, jewelry, books, hand-made quilts and pottery. For a preview of the items, see the window displays at Wilson’s Department Store and World Eye Bookshop or visit the United Way Facebook page. There will be hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and beer and wine. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Please call to reserve tickets 413-772-2168 or email

FRONTIER FOOTBALL PARENTS ASSOCIATION’S annual turkey raffle in support of Frontier Football. 6 p.m. Polish American Citizens Club, 46 South Main St., South Deerfield. Raffle prizes including local business goods and gift certificates, crafts, bottles of cheer and turkey dinners complete with local potatoes and butternut squash.

GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Watershed Investigators: Beavers! Come experience life as a beaver, learn about these amazing engineers of nature and try your hand at building a beaver dam. Wear clothing that can get dirty. Geared towards grades 2 to 5, but everyone welcome.

GUILFORD HOLIDAY STUDIO OPEN HOUSE concludes. See Friday’s listing.

HISTORIC DEERFIELD: ∎ “From Nature to Color: Fun with Natural Dyes.” Noon to 4:30 p.m. History workshop. Flower blossoms, leaves, roots, bark, nuts and even insects have been used to infuse fabric with brilliant color. The science of natural dyeing is in knowing how to harvest and process these materials and how to make dye recipes using mordant to bind color to fiber. Experiment as we use dye plants we have harvested from our own garden, like marigolds and coreopsis, and things we have collected from the wild, such as sumac and black walnuts. As you learn about the colors used in colonial dye pots, you can dye a small cloth bag to take home with you. Included with general admission. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 30. ∎ “Brighten Your Holiday Table.” 1 to 4 p.m. Museum Gift Shop and Bookshtore. Make your holiday table shine — bring in your silverware or stainless, your pewter or brass candlesticks or serving platters or plates. Working with Museum Gift Shop staff, and with free polishing cloths from Cape Cod Metal Polishing Co., wipe away years of tarnish. A customer participation event. ∎ Open Hearth Cooking: Thanksgiving Dishes. Hall Tavern Kitchen. Come see how hearth cooks prepare traditional Thanksgiving dishes using hearth cooking methods. Learn about the history of harvest celebrations and the evolution of the American Thanksgiving Holiday. Included with general admission.


ED GREGORY will give a PowerPoint presentation pertaining to the “New” dam at Turners Falls; 1969-1971, 10 a.m., Greenfield Savings Bank, Avenue A, Turners Falls.


“ANNIE” presented by Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts. 6 p.m. at Yankee Candle Theater, Routes 5 & 10, South Deerfield. 6 p.m. Continues Sunday at 2 p.m. In the depths of the 1930s, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist Oliver Warbucks. Musical numbers will include “Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow” and a “A New Deal for Christmas,” which will be sung right next to a Christmas tree. Tickets $12 general admission; 65 and over and 12 and under $10. 863-0001,

ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst, presents “Mister Seahorse” and “A House for Hermit Crab.” Productions by Picture Book Theatre. 2 p.m. Continues Nov. 29 and 30 at 2 and 3 p.m. A stick-puppet show, “Mister Seahorse” follows a male seahorse as he carries his mate’s eggs through the ocean, meeting a variety of underwater creatures. “A House for Hermit Crab” teaches children the months of the year and addresses the challenges of finding a new home. Tickets $5. Call the museum at 658-1126. Museum admission not required to see the performance.

AUTUMN MARKET, third annual, Buckland Shelburne Elementary School, 24 Mechanic St., Shelburne Falls, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors from all over western Massachusetts, plus a raffle and live music by Adela and Jude. Produce, food, live music. or call Chris Dwight at 413-73-5666.

Sunday 24


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NFL Sunday Ticket, every game on 14 HDTVs. Patriots vs. Broncos on Sunday Night Football at 8:30 p.m. Munchie Bar, BTU Wheel, Prizes, Giveaways, Contests. Chances to win Patriots vs. Browns tickets. No cover. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: John Sheldon — Up Close & Personal. Experience the talent of Sheldon on guitar. 8 to 10 p.m. 978-544-2739,

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

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. NFL Sunday ticket is on at Taylor’s. Patriots vs. Broncos at 8:30 p.m. Watch all your favorite teams on 11 50-inch HDTVs with Kathy in the Sports Bar opening at noon and Erinn downstairs in the Tavern. Free pool all night with Big Dan in the sports Bar. 773-8313.


EXPERIENCE MUSIC AT UNITED presents The Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra with Ng Tian Hul, conductor, Larry Schipull, organ and Elizabeth Baxter, soprano. 4 p.m. Main Sanctuary at United Church of Christ Church, 300 Appleton St., Holyoke. Suggested donation $10, $5 students and seniors. Reception follows. 532-1483,

MARK ERELLI with Hayley Reardon Trio, folk, Americana, singer-songwriter. Noon. Windham Ballroom at Popolo, 36 The Square, Bellows Falls, Vt. $18 advance, $20 at the door, $30 best in house. 802-460-7676,

VOICES OF UMASS: University Chorale, Women’s Choir and Recital Choir conducted by Professor Stephen A. Paparo and graduate students. 3 p.m. St. John’s Church, 48 Elm St., Northampton. Free.


HISTORIC DEERFIELD: “From Nature to Color: Fun with Natural Dyes” continues. See Saturday’s listing.


“ANNIE” concludes. See Saturday’s listing.

Monday 25


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Monday Night Football featuring 49ers vs. Redskins at 8:30 p.m. on 14 HDTVs. Win a Corona Cooler, the same one as on the commercials; one entry with each Corona or Corona Light purchase. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. the Dadz with special appearance by Lord Jeff. The Northamptones open. $20, $25.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Bruins vs. Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. NFL football 49ers vs. Redskins at 8:30 p.m. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Free pool all night in the sports bar. Country music with Host Kathy and her candy bowl. Monday Madness with Big Dan in the Sports Bar. 773-8313.


MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Monday Night football featuring San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins. 8:30 p.m. Admission free. Please tip the bartenders. 625-6292.


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. 772-1544 ext. 5, ∎ Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Self-directed free writing time. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details. Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace. Free.


EURIDICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA performs music for strings, harpsichord, organ, flute, recorder and soprano by J.S. Bach. 8 p.m. Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass-Amherst. 8 p.m. Free.

“A LEGACY OF RURAL MUSIC, PEOPLE, PLACE,” (Editor’s note: In the printed edition of this calendar, this event was listed under the incorrect date)12:45 to 2 p.m. Mohawk Regional School, Buckland. 1800 to 1940s string band musicians and a storyteller will take the audience on a journey through time, where local scenes, people, and place are interwoven and revealed. Each piece of music is related to a specific story, which will accompany it. The performance was created this summer at Silvery Moon & Golden Slippers musician’s mentorship workshop in Ashfield sponsored by Country Dance & Song Society.

Tuesday 26


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Two free games of pool with each pitcher of beer. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 10 p.m. Latin Dance Night. No cover.

ROOSTER’S TAVERN, 74 Main St., Northfield: Open Mic Night. 4 to 8 p.m. Local talents can play their own music. All ages. Call or stop in to reserve your spot. Artists receive complimentary food for their performance. No cover. Contact on us on Facebook. 498-0006.

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.


GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Preschool story hour and craft time fun. Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts with Sally Ahearn. 10 to 11 a.m. In the LeVanway Meeting Room. No sign up required. Free. For more information, call the children’s librarian at 772-1544 ext. 5. Music


EDIE CLARK will present a program, “Baked Beans and Fried Clams: How Food Defines a Region.” 7 p.m. Historical Society of Cheshire County, 246 Main St., Keene, N.H. A celebration of regional food favorites along with an examination of how contemporary life has distanced us from these classics. 603-35201895,

Wednesday 27


BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Gobble Til You Wobble 2013. Night Before Turkey Day kick off party at BTU. Sports Bar opens at noon; Nightclub opens at 9 p.m. Outdoor Cafe Type area set up in front of Sports Bar and Nightclub for the night with Outdoor Liquor License. DJ Drew spins all the hottest tunes from 9 p.m. until closing. Come party it up at BTU the night before the Big Turkey Day Game with Turners Falls vs. Greenfield. No karaoke tonight. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Barry Kingston and The Screaming Souls. $15, $18.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Annual Night Before Thanksgiving Day Party. Bruins vs. Detroit at 7:30 p.m. 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.


LINE DANCING at the Moose Lodge, 20 School St., Greenfield. (Editor’s note: These classes will not be held the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Christmas Day or on New Year’s.) 7 to 10 p.m. Beginner to intermediate. Ring the doorbell for admittance. $5 per session. Beginner lessons at 7 p.m. Intermediate at 8. For more information, call Pat at 665-4260,

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