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Downtown Pittsfield Newsletter: Oct. 13
11:18AM / Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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Trick or Eat in Downtown Pittsfield!

Support our local restaurants on Halloween weekend and score some Halloween candy treats with your meal!


A Cheesy Classic.

The Mish Mush Burger: mushrooms, caramelized onions, manchego fondue

Mission Bar + Tapas
438 North St., Pittsfield
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Deidre's Special Day
2 South St., Suite 100, Pittsfield
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Taste the season with a Pumpkin SPIKED Latte from Patrick's Pub!

Double Espresso Vodka with Pumpkin Cream Liqueur and Baileys, shaken with Caramel Liqueur and Cream.

Patrick's Pub
26 Bank Row, Pittsfield
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The NY/LA Edge: Performance Workshop
Saturdays beginning October 24

12 to 2 pm
5 sessions: $200 (Financial aid is available) 

Veteran of the stage and screen, Alison England brings a lifetime of experience (including on- and off-Broadway, UCLA, CalArts, The Julliard School, American Academy of Dramatic Arts) to the Berkshire Music School with her internationally renowned acting workshop The NY/LA Edge. This is the perfect chance for actors, singers, dancers, and performers of all genres and levels to work with Alison in a small, intimate environment. Space is limited due to social distancing guidelines. 

To register, call 413-442-1411.

Berkshire Music School
30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

Berkshire Opera Festival presents
"The Trial of Susan B. Anthony"

This timely song cycle will portray the legendary trial that was pivotal in the quest for equal rights for women, and marks the 100 year anniversary of women's voting rights in America.

Performed by Connecticut's own mezzo-soprano Adriana Zabala, accompanied by pianist Myra Huang, Ms. Zabala will play all of the roles in this performance, from the judge to the jury and even Susan B. Anthony herself.

The world premiere of this FREE virtual performance is October 26, 2020 at 8 pm, with a live Q&A immediately following the premiere. The performance will also be available on-demand through November 8, 2020.

To register for this virtual performance and to submit your questions for the panel, please visit 


House-made Berry Bars and Dream Bars are the perfect way to sweeten up your Fall!

Available at all locations.

Marketplace Cafe - Pittsfield
53 North St., Pittsfield
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Yoga on Mt. Greylock
with Rachael Plaine

Sunday, October 18, 1 to 2 pm

Bundle up and join us on Sunday, October 18 at 1 pm for one last "Yoga on Mt. Greylock" class of the season.

Stretch and strengthen your body while quieting your mind and nourishing your spirit on the highest mountain in Massachusetts. Enjoy breathtaking mountain views as you surround yourself with nature and become one with the beautiful Berkshires in this all-level, outdoor yoga class 3,491 feet in the sky!

All ages and levels welcome. Pre-registration required.

Click Here for More Info or to Register!

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
"Find Joy Through Movement"
55 North St., Pittsfield
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OLLI at BCC presents 
Stephen Miller, Trump Rallies and the White Nationalist Agenda: An Online Conversation
Featuring Award-Winning Journalists Jean Guerrero and Carl Hoffman
Wednesday, October 14, 7 pm Eastern
Free & open to the public on Zoom

Pre-registration required at
Presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College.
Sponsored by Berkshire Gas.
More information: 413.236.2190 or


This year more than ever, Berkshire Community Action Council needs your support to keep a child warm this winter.

For more information or to sponsor, call
Melissa in Pittsfield at 413-418-3668
Aleta in North Adams at 413-663-3014


After debuting online in virtual galleries, "Art of the Hills: Narrative" is now open in our REAL LIFE galleries!

 Plan your visit:

Art of the Hills features the work of artists living and working within 60 miles of the museum. This year’s jurors, artists Amy Myers and Seung Lee, have selected a diverse collection of 2D and 3D works that together create a rich and colorful experience that invites visitors to explore the myriad of stories that can be found in each work.

Visit the virtual exhibition:

This exhibition is generously sponsored by Lee Bank.

Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
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