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North Adams Happenings: Dec. 20-26
11:27AM / Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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North Adams Happenings:
December 20th through 26th
Brought to you by: MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center and the North Adams Office of Tourism & Community Events

Save the Date

NYE @ The Mohawk Tavern
Mohawk Tavern, 30 Marshall St.
9 PM – 1 AM
for more information

Come down to The Mohawk Tavern on New Years Eve to celebrate. 21+ with positive I.D. required. Top 40, Hip Hop, Dance, Throwbacks & Remixes provided by DJ Murtz. Music starts at 9pm. Be Safe and Have Fun!
January Free on the 4s
All day
for more information

MASS MoCA is free for North Adams residents on the 4th of the month through June 2018.

Bring an official ID (or utility bill) to show you’re a resident of the 01247 and MASS MoCA’s galleries are yours for the day.
Thursday, January 4
Sunday, February 4
Sunday, March 4
Wednesday, April 4
Friday, May 4
Monday, June 4
Shut The Folk Up: Ryan Jackson & Tim Martin
BYOB (Beer & Wine Only)
Must have valid ID.
for more information

It's time for the 2nd of the STFolkU Listening room series! Join us on the first Friday of every month for a special night of singer/songwriters that will make your heart melt. Hosted by Common Folk.

This month will feature Ryan Jackson of Cactus Attack and Tim Martin of Quincy - Band

$10 Donation
$8 if you bring a snack for everyone to share
Limited tickets available.
RSVP at to find out more details.

Doors at 6:00
No entry after 7:30.
January Winter's Farmer's Market 
The Green, 87 Main St.
9 AM – 1PM
for more information

Join us for our Monthly WINTER Farmers Market!

SAT. JANUARY 6TH | 9AM - 1PM inside The Green at 87 Main Street.
We're moving the market INDOORS and keeping it going throughout the winter and spring months! The North Adams Winter Farmers Market will take place every 1st Saturday of the month from November-May, from 9am - 1pm. We accept EBT/Debit/CC. Our SNAPx2 Program will have a $15 maximum, but we will continue the doubling program with this cap while funding lasts. Music from Miss Guided 10am - 1pm!

Caroline"s Scottish Shortbread
Clarksburg Bread Co.
Jaeschke Fruit & Flowers Center
MonArtistic Pet Products
Mountain Girl Farm
Natalya's Ethnic Cousine
North Yeast Bakery
Square Roots Farm
Gray Raven Farm
White Goose Gardens
Cricket Creek Farm
Kered Designs Jewelry
Thomas Pilling Woodworking

Wednesday December 20th

Preschool Storytime
North Adams Public Library, 74 Church St
(413) 662-3133
10:30 am
for more information

Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

Thursday December 21st

Ugly Sweater Dance Party
Freight Yard Pub + Restaurant, 1 Furnace St.
7 - 11:00pm
for more information

Dj and Dancing. Fun contest. Prizes and special.

Ithaca Beer Tasting
Steeple City Liquors, 76 Main Street
(413) 663-6547
4 - 7 PM
for more information

Come try Ithaca Beer Co.'s offerings!

Friday December 22nd

State Street Karaoke!
State Street Tavern,  167 State St.
9 PM – 1 AM


Karaoke! Every Friday night from 9pm – 1am.



Saturday December 23rd

North Adams Movieplex FREE
Holiday Movie: Claymation Classics
North Adams Movieplex, 86 Main St.
(413) 663-6300
for more information

North Adams Movieplex Free Holiday Events:

Saturday Dec 23rd - Claymation Classics
Sunday Dec 24th- Home Alone

(Movies subject to change without notice)
FBCNA Night In Bethlehem
First Baptist Church, 131 Main Street
(413) 663-3780 3 – 5 PM
for more information

Come and walk the journey of Mary and Joseph with your family! Crafts, storytelling and more!



Sunday December 24th

North Adams Movieplex FREE
Holiday Movie: Home Alone
North Adams Movieplex, 86 Main St.
(413) 663-6300
for more information

(Movies subject to change without notice)
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Living Hope Community Church, 45 River St.
7 – 8 PM
for more information

Join Living Hope Community Church as we celebrate our Savior's Birth! We will celebrate in song, prayer, and a beautiful candlelight service. All are invited to attend!

Monday December 25th

Be Our Guest Christmas Dinner
American Legion, 91 American Legion Dr.
11:30 AM - 1 PM

The North Adams American Legion is sponsoring a Christmas dinner, featuring ham with soup, potato, vegetable and dessert. Those needing delivery can call 413-664-9004. All are welcome.

Tuesday December 26th

Pop Cares Basketball Game - Police vs. Students
Drury High School, 1130 Church St.
6:30 – 9 PM
$2-5/person (no student will be turned away due to fee)
for more information

A fun for all, police vs. students fundraiser for PopCares, Inc.

Bake Sale,  Contests, Music!



From Our Neighbors

Wednesday 12/20

Snowman Storytime at Milne Library
Milne Library, 1095 Main Street, Williamstown or 413-458-5369
for more information

Milne Library in Williamstown is hosting a Snowman Storytime followed by a craft on Wednesday December 20 at 6:30pm. This is a free family friendly event! 


Ongoing through New Year's Day.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Display

Look Memorial Park, 300 N. Main St., Florence
(413) 584-5457
5 – 9 PM
for more information

Beginning the day after Thanksgiving and running through New Year’s Day, the Park comes alive with our Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Display. All of the Park’s beautifully decorated holiday displays are designed and handcrafted by members of our maintenance staff. Walk, bike or drive through the Park and take in the spirit, beauty and simplicity of an old fashioned holiday season. This is a FREE holiday event. Donations are appreciated.

Saturday 12/16 - Sunday 12/17

Hancock Holidays
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 W Housatonic St, Pittsfield
(413) 443-0188
10 AM – 4 PM
Free/members,  $8-20/non-members
(advance ticketing not required; included in admission / FREE to members)
for more information

Saturday December 9/Sunday December 10
Saturday December 16/Sunday December 17
Open 10am-4pm
(advance ticketing not required; included in admission / FREE to members)

Celebrate the holiday season at Hancock Shaker Village. There’s magic in the air. Wreaths on doors. Twinkling lights illuminating the village. It reminds us of long-ago winter days filled with wonder. Delight in life’s simple gifts, and relax, play, shop, dine, make things, and make memories at the Village. Walk, ski, or snowshoe (weather permitting) our Farm & Forest Trail. Say hello to the baby cows and other heritage breeds that live in our barn. Visit the 19th century Brick Dwelling with a guide (tours at 11am and 1pm). Witness blacksmithing demonstrations on Saturdays. Shop for the holidays in Shaker Mercantile for hand-crafted goods you can’t find anywhere else, several made here at the Village. Visit the kids’ holiday craft drop-in workshops Saturdays 11-3. Enjoy warm food and drink at Seeds Market Cafe.

We have the picture-perfect backdrop for your family holiday photo. Come sit in our antique Shaker sleigh trimmed with holiday decorations in front of the famous Round Stone Barn. Be sure to visit our children’s holiday craft workshop. Saturdays between 11am-3pm beginning November 25 drop in and create a different craft each week. Warm up with complimentary cocoa.
Start a magical family tradtion.

Thursday 12/21

Wrap It Up: 10 Ceramic Artists, 1 Night Only!

Hops & Vines, 16 Water Street, Williamstown 
(413) 884-1372
4 – 8 PM
for more information

Wrap up your holiday shopping! Join us for a night of shopping handmade wares made by 10 local ceramic artists -- you're bound to know at least one of us, maybe more!

Shop, chat, get a bite to eat, and enjoy some holiday cheer at Hops & Vines.
Shop the work of:
Stephanie Boyd: Stephanie Boyd Works
Anne Hogeland: Berkshire Mountain Pottery
Suzy Konecky: GroundWork Pottery
Amrita Lash: Amrita Lash Pottery
Ann McCallum
Helen Olshever
Jackie Ziter Sedlock: Jackie Sedlock Pottery
Gail and Phil Sellers: River Hill Pottery
Sandra Thomas: SandraWare
Mollie O. Trova: Mollie O. Pottery


Ongoing through December.

Whimsical, Wonderful Festival of Trees
Berkshire Museum, 39 South St. Pittsfield
for more information

Holiday exhibit with more than 100 trees decorated with imagination and tales of fantasy and whimsy, strange juxtapositions and marvelous scenes, and a quizzical, fanciful treasure hunt for hidden objects. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash, a career retrospective that includes paintings, sculpture, and a site-specific installation.

Saturday 12/23 - Sunday 12/24

Rummage & Flea

Berkshire Mall, Old State Road & Route 8, Lanesborough
(413) 445-4400
Sat 11am-9pm / Sun 10am-6pm
for more information

Beginning December 16th, every Saturday & Sunday from Open-Close, Weekend Warriors Entertainment will be transforming the Berkshire Mall into an indoor market, called the "Rummage & Flea". Now when you come to enjoy the mall, you will also be able to shop from a wide variety of local vendors!


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