Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer and the Beacon Cinema management will officially unveil the renovations and upgrades with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m.
The Beacon also will announce an entirely new Everyday Value price schedule effective Friday, Dec. 15. The Cinema will streamline the customer ticket purchasing experience by providing touch screens at the ticket counter where you can choose your own seats. This allows for time to relax in the lobby, enjoy refreshments or wait for friends rather than stand in line and rush for seats. The Beacon will be adding sitting areas in the lobby for additional comfort.
Its recently completed renovations in all 6 theaters include state-of-the-art luxury leather electric recliners, new carpeting, and now, the best cinema value in town! The "selfie" contest is still in effect until Dec. 31, with prizes ranging from a movie ticket 10-pack to the Grand Prize of a weekend in Cancun, Mexico! Details are available here.
Be there at the first ever Berkshire County's Got Talent! Root on the 12 finalists who are competing for $1,000. The best part? You, the audience, will be the 5th judge! Hold on to your program, because it will give you the opportunity to vote for your favorite.6-8 p.m.
Berkshire Paint & Sip welcomes children ages 6 and older (adults, too!) to paint "Whimsical Winter Owl" on a 16x20 canvas. The $25 fee includes all painting materials, instruction and a light snack.1-3 p.m.
Berkshire Running Center invites everyone to its 6th Annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk! Come in festive clothes and join friends for a jolly jaunt to raise money for the Eagle Santa Toy Fund. Gather at BRC at 8 a.m. to venture out on the 2-mile loop to be completed as few or as many times as desired. This is a non-competitive community event. FREE.
The next class at Yummy Treasures, located at 10 Commercial Street, is a herringbone stitch bracelet class. This a beginner-level class, with some beading experience helpful. $20 plus supplies.11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Berkshire Concert Choir and Zion Lutheran Church present the 4th annual Yule For Fuel, a community sing-along featuring a dozen beloved Christmas carols complete with choir, organ, piano and a few surprises! FREE. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the Pittsfield Area Council of Congregations' Emergency Fuel Oil Fund. 3 p.m.
It's the early '80s in small town Virginia and perms are all the rage. Thirteen-year-old Aurelie dreams about getting one to fit in at her new school, but when her clueless parents bring her to a hairdressing academy to save a few bucks, things go incredibly wrong. This is the story about adolescence, socially awkward family members and bad hair.
Pittsfield's city-owned community arts center, the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, features nine working artist studios, a ceramics studio, a community room and an art gallery with changing exhibitions, classes, performances and more!
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