Save the Date
April 29, Red Hook
Primrose Hill Spring Gala & Auction
Primrose Hill, a Waldorf-inspired school, will hold its 3rd-annual fundraising event in a historic Dutch barn. Don your farm chic attire, and enjoy local food and craft beer, regional wines, live music and dancing. All proceeds go toward the scholarship fund and building project. 6-10 p.m.
May 4, Poughkeepsie
Art and Soul Gala
The Vassar Haiti Project’s 5th annual event funds the staffing, supply and operation of a medical center in northwest Haiti that serves thousands of local residents. The reception will feature Haitian art, live entertainment from Vassar student musicians, and cuisine from Poughkeepsie restaurant, Twisted Soul. 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
May 6, Stockbridge
The Jet Age: A Mod Soirée
Berkshire Country Day School’s annual fundraising gala will benefit its Financial Aid Program.
May 8, Great Barrington
Construct will hold its annual fundraiser which will include tastings from 29 area restaurants, distillers and wine vendors, and live music by The Lucky Five. This year’s honoree is The Jane and Jack Fitzpatrick Trust. Crissey Farm, 5:30 p.m.
May 9, Great Barrington
BMS Dinner & Wine Pairing Benefit
An elegant evening to benefit Berkshire Music School. The event begins with cocktails, hors ‘d oeuvres and a silent auction at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30p.m. and a live auction. Music by BMS faculty members.
May 13 & 14, Lenox
“Everyday People” Gala & Performances
CATA’s annual performances and gala celebrating the artistry of people with disabilities will take place at Shakespeare & Company. Saturday’s gala evening includes cocktails at 5 p.m., a performance at 6 p.m., and a buffet reception with music and dancing. Sunday’s matinee performance begins at 1 p.m.
May 19, Litchfield
The Litchfield Historical Society will host a silent auction fundraiser of miniature artwork from area artists. Proceeds from the evening benefit the educational mission of the Society. 6–8 p.m.
May 20, Pittsfield
Debut Party for Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World
Berkshire Museum presents an electric celebration for its new exhibit with live music from the Berkshire Jazz Collective featuring Andy Wrba, chart-topping food, complimentary beer, wine and a signature cocktail, and other exciting surprises. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
May 20, Dalton
The Factory Gala
IS183 Art School of the Berkshires presents a mash-up of Warhol’s pop art, Lucille Ball on the assembly line, Factory Records punk rock mohawks, spikes and leather, and Charlie’s Chocolate Factory to create a truly one-of-a-kind evening. Cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by dinner by Peter Platt of Old Inn on the Green at 7 p.m., and a dance party with J-Wolf beginning at 8:30 p.m. The Stationery Factory.
May 20, Torrington
Warner Theatre Gala
The 19th annual fundraising event will feature a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception, silent and live auctions, and dinner and entertainment. 5:30 p.m.
May 20, Rhinebeck
A Masked Ball at Astor Courts
This year’s Winnakee Land Trust gala will honor community leader Sally Mazzarella in an evening that will include cocktails on the portico, dining and dancing under the Guastavino vaulted glass ceiling in the historic indoor tennis court, and an eclectic silent auction. 6:30-11 p.m.
May 28, Sharon
Raptors & Riesling
Meet the resident raptors and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a tent on the lawn at Audubon Sharon. 5-7 p.m.