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Arts & Culture Calendar: Nov. 15 to Nov. 21, 2018


Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Thursday, 15

Dance

Scottish Country Dance Class: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Invigorating Scottish social dancing requiring only pep and soft soled shoes. Instruction 7 to 8:30, then tea, followed by social dancing until 9:30. $6 to $8. Florence Civic Center, 90 Park St., Florence. 413-527-3407. dansstep1950@gmail.com.

Tango Class and Practica: 6 to 9:30 p.m. Beginners and fundamentals at 6, developing sequences at 7, and practica at 8. $5 to $25. Northampton Center for the Arts, 5 Strong Ave., Suite 202, Northampton. 413-549-3722. wow@henrylappen.com.

Smith College Fall Faculty Dance Concert: 8 p.m. $5 to $10. Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts, Theater 14, 122 Green St., Northampton. 413-585-3220. boxoffice@smith.edu. smith.edu/smitharts.

Literary Arts

An Evening of Shanti Arts Authors: 7 to 9 p.m. Readings by Susan Currie, James B. Nicola, Karla Van Vliet and Wally Swist. Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3097. specialcollections@joneslibrary.org.

Fall Creative Writing Workshops: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Beginners and seasoned writers welcome. $25 to $45 weekly sliding scale. Main Street Writers, 664 Main St., Suite 60, Amherst. 413-221-4652. mainstreetwriters@gmail.com.

Music

Luke Baillargeon: 6 to 8 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

The Mallett Brothers Band with The Big Empty: 8 to 11 p.m. $10 to $15. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-579-9960. leslie@stonechurchvt.com.

May Erlewine with Zoë Darrow: 7:30 p.m. Americana artist Erlewine blends folk roots, country swing, soul and rock ‘n’ roll. Darrow plays Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Theater

“Sex With Strangers” by Laura Eason: 8 to 10 p.m. Twenty-something star sex blogger Ethan tracks down his idol, the gifted but obscure novelist Olivia. They each crave what the other possesses. $8 to $12. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. kevinrt@kevinrt.com.

“Stop Kiss”: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sara, a transplant to New York from St. Louis, meets Callie, a native of the city, and the connection between them is unlike anything either has ever experienced. First performed in 1998, this engaging play examines the boundaries of sex, gender and sexuality, depicting the discrimination that existed 20 years ago and which remains an issue today. Recommended for high-school age and older. $6 to $12. Redfern Arts Center Main Theater, 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H.

Comedy

Josie’s Magical Flute — Improv Comedy: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The improv comedy troupe Josie’s Magical Flute, with special guest Laura Patrick of The Ha-Ha’s, and guest troupe Not in Charge. $7. The Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-648-7432. sheatheaterartscenter@gmail.com.

Film

Northampton Film Festival: 5:30 to 8 p.m. Visit northamptonfilmfestival.com/schedule for a schedule of films and list of Northampton locations.

Art

Pastel Workshop with Gregory Maichack: 6 to 8 p.m. Materials included. Contact Michael Frees at 413-773-5123 to register. Leyden Town Hall, 16 West Leyden Road, Leyden.

Potpourri

“From Milk Jugs to Benches: America Recycles Day Tour”: 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center and the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District for a field trip and tour of the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility. Watch the sorting process, material bailing and truck weighing. Open to ages 6 and up. Wear closed toe shoes, and bring water and a snack. Registration required at 800-859-2960. Carpool from Northfield Mountain at 9:15 a.m. 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield.

Friday, 16 Dance

Amherst International Folk Dancing: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Line, circle and couple dances from the Balkans, Middle East and Eastern Europe. No partner needed. See amherstfolkdancing.org for location. $3 to $10. Various Amherst locations. 413-549-6748. eva@amherstfolkdancing.org.

Contra Dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Steve Howland calls, with David Kaynor and Annika Amstutz, fiddles, plus bass, piano and the Back Row Band. No experience necessary. $10. Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. guidingstargrange.org/events.

Smith College Fall Faculty Dance Concert: 8 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Hampshire College’s Dance Program Presents “Clouds”: 8 p.m. Choreographed by Tim Shay in collaboration with the performers Hanna Bredvik and Sea Thomas. $5 to $10. Hampshire College’s Main Dance Studio, 893 West St., Amherst. 413-559-5889. HampDanceReservations@gmail.com.

Butterfly Swing Band: Swing Lessons and Live Music: 7 p.m. Fun, danceable, joyous music with a classic swing groove. Lindy Hop or East Coast Swing dance lessons from 7 to 8; live music and dancing from 8 to 10:30. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Drum & Dance Fridays: 8 to 11 p.m. A hybrid between a boogie and a drum circle. $5 to $10; free for children ages 9 and under. Karuna Yoga, 25 Main St., Northampton. 413-658-7011. jasper@dancespree.org.

“EI8HT” — Senior Thesis Dance Performance: 7 to 9 p.m. PVPA’s Class of 2019 dancers present student-choreographed works set on dancers in grades 7 to 12. Directed by Felice Santorelli. $3 to $10. Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School, 15 Mulligan Drive, South Hadley. 413-552-1580. lcappello@pvpa.org.

Literary Arts

Afternoon Book Discussion: 1 to 2 p.m. Focusing on “The Witches: Salem, 1692,” by Stacy Schiff. Tea and light refreshments are served. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

“Best Book Sale Ever”: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Like new donated books, audio books on CD, DVDs, music CDs. Members only; join at the door, $15 minimum. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3090. info@friendsofthejones.org.

Music

Cartoon Moons: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Vocal harmonies, clarinet, guitar, concertina and more. Free. Chester Common Table, 30 Main St., Chester. chestercommontable@gmail.com.

Curtis Rich and Friends: 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Favorites from the great American rock/pop era, plus blues, country and snippets of TV/opera/movie themes. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

Tom Savoy Trio: 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Platform Sports Bar, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-341-3161.

F. Alex Johnson: 5 to 7 p.m. Two sets of songs from 27 years of making music. Free. Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road, Easthampton. 413-203-5754. alex@colorwaymusic.com.

“Glamourama Llama”: 8 to 11:30 p.m. Unlimited by genres or trends, Llama Lasagne is an ever-evolving circus of musicians hosting themed costume parties for fun and charity. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. The Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 774-272-1411. llamalasagne@gmail.com.

Party of 2: 7 to 11 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

“The Ways of Zion Do Mourn”: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by Pioneer Valley Cappella. Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood Ave., South Amherst. info@pioneervalleycappella.org.

SheepDip: 9 p.m. Playing classic rock. $5. Willie McCoys, 401 Winchester St., Keene, N.H. 603-499-8156. williemccoys.com.

Theater

Improv JAM Theater Workshop: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For students in grades 6 to 12. Explore the world of improv using theater games and scene work. $20. MoCo Arts, 40 Roxbury St., Keene, N.H. 603-357-2100. info@moco.org.

Ja’Duke Presents “Mamma Mia”: 7 to 10:30 p.m. $12. Greenfield High School, 1 Barr Ave., Greenfield. 413-218-2954. jadukesceneshop@gmail.com. jadukeshows.com.

“Sex With Strangers” by Laura Eason: 8 to 10 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga y el Maestro”: 7:30 p.m. An intimate indoor performance directed by Stacy Klein. Drawn from the art and life of the British-born Mexican artist Leonora Carrington and her encounter with the Chilean Jewish filmmaker and writer Alejandro Jodorowsky. $30 to $45. Double Edge Theatre, 948 Conway Road, Ashfield.

Comedy

Comedy Night Featuring Julia Scotti, Jon Ross and Anita Wise: 7 p.m. Scotti is a nationally-headlining comedian, former teacher, author, speaker and woman of transgendered experience. $18 in advance; $23 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

“wellRED Comedy Tour: From Dixie with Love”: 8 p.m. Featuring Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan. $28.50. Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton. 877-987-6487.

Film

Northampton Film Festival: 5:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Art

Guilford Holiday Open Studio: 3 to 8 p.m. Paintings and cards by John Dimick, weaving by Carol Schnabel, beadwork by Vicki Houghton, maple products by Mary Ellen Franklin, mosaics and stained glass by Susan Rosano, and whimsy soaps by Hanako Jones. 410 Green River Road, Guilford, Vt. 802-257-1894.

Festivals & Fairs

Thanksgiving Farm Fare: 4 to 7 p.m. Shop for your Thanksgiving celebration at a festive food fair featuring local farmers, food producers and artisans. 242 Chesterfield Road, Keene, N.H. 603-357-7278. jdavenson@stonewallfarm.org.

Snow Farm Seconds Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Glassware, pottery, jewelry, clothes and accessories, ornaments and more. Cafe for homemade lunch or snacks. Blow-your-own glass ornament for ages 8 and up ($25). $5 parking fee to benefit scholarship fund. Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, 5 Clary Road, Williamsburg. 413-268-3101. lisa@snowfarm-art.org.

Potpourri

“The Gilded Cage: Northampton’s Last Water-Powered Elevator”: 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Masonic Block, which opened in 1898, featured a water-powered elevator that was decommissioned in 2017. Free. Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St., Northampton. 413-584-6011. stansherer@historic-northampton.org.

Thanksgiving Meat Raffle: 6 p.m. Turkeys, steaks, hams and more. Raises money for the Shelburne Falls Fraternal Order of the Eagles’ scholarship fund. Eagles Club, 52 State St., Shelburne Falls.

Saturday, 17 Dance

“EI8HT” — Senior Thesis Dance Performance: 7 to 9 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Smith College Fall Faculty Dance Concert: 8 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Hampshire College’s Dance Program Presents “Clouds”: 8 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Sacred Circle Dance Master Class: 1:30 to 5 p.m. With Bobbi Bailin. $15 to $25 donation requested. West Cummington Parish House, 27 West Main St., West Cummington.

Literary Arts

“Best Book Sale Ever”: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Storytime with Randall de Sève and Pamela Zagarenski: 2 p.m. Join New York Times bestselling author de Sève and two-time Caldecott-honor winning artist Zagarenski as they read “Zola’s Elephant.” $6 to $22.50 museum admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. workstudy@carlemuseum.org.

Selwyn Cudjoe: 3 to 4:30 p.m. The UMass Press and the Jones Library present a talk by Cudjoe, author of “The Slave Master of Trinidad.” Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3223. ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

WriteAngles Writers’ Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. With speakers, panels, workshops, meetings with literary agents, a legal clinic and networking opportunities. Mount Holyoke College’s Willits-Hallowell Center, 26 Park St., South Hadley.

Music

“A Night in Rio de Janeiro”: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Amy Rose, Haley Peltz and Zack Danziger come together for the first time ever with music from Brazil — Bossa Novas and Choros. $10 to $20. Pioneer Valley Co-Housing, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Amherst. 413-835-1484. amyrosemusician@gmail.com.

AEIOUkes: 10 a.m. to noon. A community ukulele club meets to sing together and practice playing. New members of all levels and listeners welcome. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

The Marcus King Band: 8:30 p.m. $22.50. Pearl Street Night Club, 10 Pearl St., Northampton.

The Ballroom Thieves: 8 to 11 p.m. Vintage jazz style. Odetta Hartman opens. $15 to $20. The Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls. flora@signaturesounds.com.

Brattleboro Pub Sing: 3 to 5 p.m. Pub songs, work songs, sea shanties, traditional, etc. Led by Tony Barrand and Amanda Witman. Free. McNeill’s Brewery, 90 Elliot St., Brattleboro, Vt. brattleboropubsing@gmail.com.

Music by Date Night: 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

eRATT, Johnny CVGE, Chris Focus and Teddy: 10 p.m. Local hip-hop music and art. $10. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Flamenco Concert Featuring Ida y Vuelta: 7 to 9 p.m. Wine reception. $15 to $20. Northampton Community Music Center, 139 South St., Northampton. 413-585-0001. sam@ncmc.net.

Hubby Jenkins of Carolina Chocolate Drops with Eli Catlin: 7 p.m. Jenkins shares his love of old-time American music, the thread of African-American history that wove itself through country blues, ragtime and jazz. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

“Keep Hope Alive”: 7:30 p.m. Joining the 80 women in the Brattleboro Women’s Chorus and director Becky Graber will be Cathy Martin on piano, Julian McBrowne on bass, and Lisa McCormick on guitar and with her ukulele orchestra. $10 to $20. The Brick Church, 190 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-254-8994. BrattleboroWomensChorus.org.

Intimate Evening with Two Singer-Songwriters: 7 to 9 p.m. Original music by Dave Dersham and Jason Threlfall. Light snacks and drinks offered. $10 to $15. Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, 121 North Pleasant St., Amherst. 413-253-2848.

“The Other Mozart”: 8 p.m. The true, forgotten story of Nannerl Mozart, sister of Amadeus, and a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer. Written and created by Silvia Milo. $20. Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main St., Northampton. 413-584-9032, ext. 105. boxoffice@aomtheatre.com. aomtheatre.com.

Paul Kaplan and Ben Tousley: 7:30 to 10 p.m. $10 to $30. Mount Toby Friends Meeting, 194 Long Plain Road (Route 63), Leverett. 413-336-2589. diacrowe@yahoo.com.

“The Ways of Zion Do Mourn”: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by Pioneer Valley Cappella. Edwards Church, 297 Main St., Northampton. info@pioneervalleycappella.org.

Ray Mason: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A staple of the Pioneer Valley music scene, Mason and his road-worn 1965 Silvertone guitar have been tirelessly touring since 1982. Free. Bread Euphoria Bakery & Cafe, 206 Main St., Haydenville. 413-268-7757. hilaryemersonlay@gmail.com.

The Station: 7 to 11 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

Old Flame: 7:30 p.m. Playing psychedelic indie rock. $6 to $15. Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse, 6 Center St., Wendell. 978-544-5557. wendellfullmoon.org.

Thalia Zedek Band, Damon & Naomi and Danny Oxenburg & Bear: 9 p.m. $10. The Root Cellar, 10 Fiske Ave., Greenfield. 413-773-3290.

Tom Nielson and Lynn Waldron: 7 p.m. Enjoy music, satire, and social commentary. Proceeds benefit GRACE Cares. $10 to $20 suggested donation; free for children. Blue Heron Pond Studio, 773 Guilford St., Brattleboro, Vt. zoe@gracecares.org.

Theater

Ja’Duke Presents “Mamma Mia”: 7 to 10:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

“Sex With Strangers” by Laura Eason: 8 to 10 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga y el Maestro”: 7:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Comedy

Happier FAMILY Comedy Show: 3 to 4 p.m. Interactive, high-energy improv comedy show held the third Saturday of every month. $5 to $10. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. scott@happiervalley.com.

Not in Charge: 7 p.m. A fast-paced, high-energy short form improv show inspired by the improvisers’ life experiences. $10. Happier Valley Comedy Theater, 1 Mill Valley Road, Hadley.

Film

Northampton Film Festival: 1 to 10:30 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“If Music be the Food of Love”: 7:30 p.m. This PG-13 comedy is about a single mother who is looking to fit a part-time boyfriend into her hectic life. Produced by Warwick resident Cheri Robartes. Warwick Town Hall, 12 Athol Road, Warwick.

Art

Saturdoozy!: 6 to 10 p.m. An arts focused children’s night out. Dancing, games, crafts, karaoke, face-painting, a movie and pizza. Register at studio4noho.com. $20 to $30. STUDIO4, 25 Main St., Suite 444, Northampton. 413-570-4491. jenscdt@gmail.com.

Guilford Holiday Open Studio: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Leverett Crafts and Arts’ Youngest Artists Work: 10 a.m. to noon. Celebrate students in Fieldsteel Art after-school art classes who have been exploring painting, collage and clay, and combining these techniques to make beautiful whimsical art. Free. Leverett Crafts & Arts, 13 Montague Road, Leverett. 413-548-9070. leverettcraftsandarts@gmail.com. fieldsteelart.com.

New Parents Paint and Sip: Noon to 2 p.m. Learn about local parent resources and relax while making art with other parents. Free pizza. Child care provided. Free. Springfield City Library — Mason Square Branch, 765 State St., Springfield. 413-263-6853. ckelley@springfieldlibrary.org.

Festivals & Fairs

Hadley Holiday Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, food, a raffle and a silent auction. Free. Hopkins Academy, 131 Russell St. (Route 9), Hadley. 413-563-7002. twinjla@gmail.com.

Hartsbrook Holiday Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A festive day of candle dipping, gingerbread decorating, jump rope making, pony rides, a treasure hunt for young children and artisan crafts. The Hartsbrook School, 193 Bay Road, Hadley. 413-586-1908. development@hartsbrook.org.

Holiday House Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features food/baked goods, Christmas items, crafts, a children’s gift shop, a silent auction, homemade doughnuts and more. Free. Westhampton Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Tob Hill Rd., Westhampton. 413-527-6069. erika.subocz@gmail.com.

Holiday Village: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arts and crafts, children’s items, collectibles, a bake sale, silent auction, live music, breakfast and lunch. Federated Church, 175 Main St., Charlemont. 413-337-5580.

OES Snowflake Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Craftspeople and lunch (corn chowder, sandwiches and a bake sale). Free. Republican Masonic Lodge, 215 Munson St., Greenfield. nadamoyurka@northampton-k12.us.

Thanksgiving Farm Fare: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Snow Farm Seconds Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Makers Market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A craft show featuring one-of-a-kind goods and gifts. Free. The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton. flora@signaturesounds.com.

Silver Bell Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade baked goods, hand crafted items, cards, paintings, prints and a wide variety of unique holiday gifts. Also a tag sale, silent auction and Chinese raffle. Raffle tickets are $2 each or three for $5. Coffee and snacks available all day, with lunch from 11 to 2. Lunch is $5 to $10; children under 6 eat for free. The Mary Lyon Church, 17 Upper St., Buckland. 413-625-9440.

Potpourri

Pioneer Music Department Fundraiser: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Try out and buy a name brand, high-quality mattress and pillows. Brands such as BeautyRest, Therapedic, Simmons and more in sizes from twin to California king. Up to 50 percent off showroom price. All items ship to your door, and old mattresses can be removed upon delivery. Pioneer Valley Regional School Gymnasium, 97 F. Sumner Turner Drive, Northfield. 413-498-2931, ext. 217.

Sunday, 18 Literary Arts

Community Book Celebration with Dr. Sharon Saline: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Plus educator Hilary Gollis. Free. Lander-Grinspoon Academy, 257 Prospect St., Northampton. 413-584-6622. efrank@landergrinspoon.org.

“Field Notes: An Afternoon of Storytelling”: 2 p.m. Farmers and chefs from throughout the Pioneer Valley will tell true stories from their life experiences. Presented by CISA. $15. Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main St., Northampton. 413-665-7100. noah@buylocalfood.org.

“From Story to Stage: The Littlest Matryoshka Comes to Life”: 1:30 p.m. Join the creators of “The Littlest Matryoshka” as they present on the process of bringing this book to stage. $4.50 to $5. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. workstudy@carlemuseum.org.

Gallery of Readers Series: 4 to 6 p.m. Featuring Opal Gayle and Vanessa Adel reading their recent work. Free. Smith College’s Seeyle Hall, Room 106, 10 Elm St, Northampton. 413-584-7080. caroledelstein@galleryofreaders.org.

The Glory of Mary Book Launch and Lecture: 1 p.m. Book launch of “Many Faces, One Mary — Homegrown Gardens and Shrines of Our Lady.” Lecture by Rev. DiMascola. Free. Elms College Library Theater, 291 Springfield St., Chicopee. marysgardenproject@gmail.com.

Jones Poetry Reading: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Featuring poets Emily Liebowitz and Emily Skillings. Followed by a Q&A. Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3223. ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

Odyssey Bookshop Shakespeare Group Reads Coriolanus: 11 a.m. Led by UMass Professor Arthur Kinney. Free. Contact the Odyssey Bookshop for the Amherst location. 413-534-7307. web@odysseybks.com.

Reading and Discussion with Abdi Nor Iftin: 4 to 6 p.m. Author of “Call Me American,” a memoir of fleeing civil war in Somalia and emigrating to Maine. Monadnock Waldorf School, 98 South Lincoln St., Keene, N.H. info@monadnockwaldorfschool.org.

Third Annual Tellabration: 4 to 6 p.m. With storytellers Motoko Dworkin, Donna Dufresne and Gail N. Herman. Ends with a spontaneous telling time. Free. Mill 180 Park, 180 Pleasant St., Easthampton. 413-977-1538. art@susannawhite.com.

Music

Banish Misfortune, Traditional Irish Music: 3 to 6 p.m. Traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs, songs and craic. Free. Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. 413-586-4997. davemeuser@msn.com.

Bob Dylan: 8 p.m. $55 to $125. Symphony Hall, 34 Court St., Springfield. 413-788-7033.

“Keep Hope Alive”: 4 p.m. See Saturday’s listing.

David Ellefson of Megadeth with Bumblefoot of Guns N’ Roses, Dead By Wednesday and Disguise the Curse: 5 p.m. Grammy Award-winning Megadeth bassist embarks on a tour of live music and storytelling. Joined by Bumblefoot of Guns N’ Roses and other metal bands. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Hampshire Choral Society Fall Concert with Young People’s Chorus: 3 to 5 p.m. $5 to $15. Mount Holyoke College’s Abbey Chapel, 50 College St., South Hadley. andrik22@gmail.com.

Irish Music Night in the Wheelhouse: 7 to 10 p.m. Every third Sunday. (Not an open session for performers.) Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Kirtan with Dave Russell: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call and response group singing of powerful melodic Sanskrit chants from sweet to totally rocking. $12 to $20 suggested donation. The Yoga Sanctuary at Thornes Market, 150 Main St., Third Floor, Northampton. 413-374-0789. dave@daverussellkirtan.com.

Michael Haydn’s Requiem in C Minor: 3 to 5 p.m. Directed by Allan Taylor with orchestra and soloists. $5 to $15. Mount Holyoke College’s Abbey Chapel, 50 College St., South Hadley. hampshirechoral@gmail.com.

“Rootstock: Flow”: 8 to 11 p.m. Performances by Shantyman and The Medicinal Purpose. $5 to $8. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-650-2670. cait@gatewaycityarts.com.

The Sarah Clay Trio in Song: 2 to 3 p.m. Clay returns with a new song collection called Moon & Stars, performed with a light, jazz twist. With free raffle. Free. Springfield City Library — Central Library, 220 State St., Springfield. 413-263-6828. mjaquith@springfieildlibrary.org.

Eliza Gilkyson with Jim Henry and Tracy Grammer: 7 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton. 413-341-3317.

Violin and Piano Duo Recital Featuring Amanda Stenroos and Andrew D’Antonio: 7 to 8:30 p.m. $12 to $15. Northampton Community Music Center, 139 South St., Northampton. 413-585-0001. sam@ncmc.net.

Vocal Voyagers: 5 to 7 p.m. A participatory singing circle, where participants use simple structures to spontaneously create a layered web of voices. $10 to $15. Florence Community Center, Creative Resonance Studio, 140 Pine St., Florence. 831-454-6342. musicglenn@yahoo.com.

Theater

Ja’Duke Presents “Mamma Mia”: 2 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

“Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS”: 1 to 2 p.m. $10. MoCo Arts, 40 Roxbury St., Keene, N.H. 603-357-2100. info@moco.org.

“Leonora and Alejandro: La Maga y el Maestro”: 7:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Film

“My Mexican Shivah” Screening and Q&A with Ilan Stavans: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Set in Polanco, a Jewish quarter of Mexico City, this is a gentle comedy about how the death of a man results in the celebration of his life. $4 to $8. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst. 413-256-4900. programs@yiddishbookcenter.org.

Northampton Film Festival: Noon to 9 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Festivals & Fairs

Annual Holiday Craft Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Raffles and food. Free. Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 80 Locust St., Northampton. tsherman@smithtec.org.

Snow Farm Seconds Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Makers Market: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. See Saturday’s listing.

Potpourri

Winter Youth Track Program: 4 to 6 p.m. Indoor track program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade 8. Runs 10 weeks. Register at runreg.com/sugarloaf-youth-track. $90. Smith College Indoor Track, 106 Lower College Lane, Northampton.

Ray Brown Memorial 9K for K9 2018 Trail Run: 9 a.m. A 5.6-mile trail run or 3-mile walk on dirt roads of the Wendell State Forest. Run starts at 9, walk at 9:05. Registration starts at 8. To benefit the Friends of the Franklin County Regional Dog Shelter. $20 to $35. Wendell State Forest, 392 Wendell Road, Millers Falls.

Mutts Gone Nuts: 3 p.m. A canine comedy show. $29.50. The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main St., Keene, N.H.

Monday, 19 Dance

English Country Dancing: 7 to 9:30 p.m. No partner needed. Bring soft-soled shoes. Live music. $8 to $10. Munson Library, 1046 Southeast St., South Amherst. robinhayden.o@gmail.com. amherstecd.org.

Literary Arts

Creative Writing Classes for Adults 55 and Older: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $76.50 to $90. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. workstudy@carlemuseum.org.

Great Books Discussion Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Meets the third Monday of each month. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. hcethatsme@gmail.com.

Poetry Discussion Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Discussing the work of poet CAConrad. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

Soul Centered Writing Group: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Spiritual writing group for all faiths. By donation. Doors of Light, 91 Long Hill Road, Leverett. 413-687-7748. insacredlife@yahoo.com.

Music

Amherst Jazz Orchestra: 7:30 to 10 p.m. With vocalist Ethel Lee. Free. Union Station Grand Ballroom, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-253-1607. info@amherstjazzorchestra.com.

Slapin-Solomon Duo: 7 to 8 p.m. Music Mondays concludes its 2018 season, featuring local Pioneer Valley violists Scott Slapin and Tanya Solomon. $5 to $10. Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College St., South Hadley. 413-250-3540. anzfam4@gmail.com.

Film

“Intelligent Lives” Screening and Discussion with Dan Habib: 3 to 5 p.m. The film stars three young adults with intellectual disabilities who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate school and the workforce. Free. Keene State College, 229 Main St., Keene, N.H. 603-352-1304. KarenP@mds-nh.org.

Tuesday, 20 Literary Arts

Andre Dubus III, “Gone So Long”: 7 p.m. Free. Odyssey Bookshop, 9 College St., South Hadley. 413-534-7307. web@odysseybks.com.

Music

Covers for a Cause Presents Community Cornucopia: 8:30 p.m. After Monte’s March, let the party and fundraising continue! Food, drinks and local bands singing about food and drinks, to benefit the Food Bank. $5 to $50 suggested donation. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Northampton Jazz Workshop: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. New York City-based trombonist, composer and arranger Sara Jacovino will be the guest soloist with the Green Street Trio, followed by an open jazz jam session. $5. City Sports Grille, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton. paulphiliparslanian@gmail.com.

Underground Songwriters Club Hosted by Lexi Weege: 7 p.m. $5 donation to bands. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Film

“Whose Streets?” Screening and Discussion: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A film recounting the events of Ferguson from the eyes of the men and women living there. Free. Keene Public Library, 60 Winter St., Keene, N.H. 603-352-0157. bushmichael11@gmail.com.

Potpourri

Beginning Chess for First and Second Grade Children: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 413-584-7451 to sign-up. Free. Goodwin Memorial Library, 50 Middle St., Hadley. luna.hadleylibrary@gmail.com.

Pumpkin Centerpiece Workshop: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Join Adrienne, owner of Passalongs Farm in Florence, as she offers a workshop on creating your own pumpkin display. $60. Inspire Studio, 245 Main St., Room 207, Northampton. inspirestudionoho@gmail.com.

Wednesday, 21 Dance

Salsa Wednesdays with McCoy and DJ Roger Jr.: 8 p.m. Dance with McCoy and DJ Roger Jr. Dance instruction from 8 to 9, followed by Latin dance night. $3 cover; $10 dance lesson and cover. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Literary Arts

Speaker Sisterhood Greenfield: 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Build speaking skill and confidence with communication coach Carlyn Saltman. First and third Wednesdays. First meeting is free; $30 per month with a three-month commitment. Call or email for the private Greenfield address. 413-522-0789. carlyn@carlynsaltman.com.

Music

Jimmy Just Quit Thanksgiving Bash: 8:30 p.m. Western Massachusetts rock/groove cover band, playing everything from acoustic/folk to heavy metal. $5. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Whiskey Johnson: 7 to 11 p.m. Johnson plays a variety of rock ’n’ roll music from the 1970s to the present. $3. Wheelerville Community Club, 698 East Main St., Orange. 978-544-3960. wheelervillecc@gmail.com.

Open Mic at The Harp: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. The Harp Irish Pub, 163 Sunderland Road, North Amherst. dalereynolds@live.com.

Rusted Shame: 9 p.m. Free. Eagles Sports Bar, 75 Cottage St., Easthampton. 413-320-6269. shamerusted@gmail.com.

Wheelhouse Karaoke: 8 p.m. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Art

Drop-in Art Buffet: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Materials provided. Free. Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St., Easthampton. 413-527-1031. slevine@ewmlibrary.org.