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June 22, Williamstown
WTF Meet-the-Artists Dinner

Williamstown Theatre Festival presents a “Meet-the-Artists” dinner at Mezze Bistro + Bar. The evening includes cocktails and dinner with many of the artists opening the 2017 season and is an opportunity to welcome the artists to town and to support the Festival at the same time. For an invitation to this exclusive event, join WTF Friends. Cocktails at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.

June 23, Pittsfield
Movers + Shakers Party
The 2nd annual dance party to celebrate the culmination of Berkshire United Way’s “Day of Caring” will feature heavy hors’ d’oeuvres, a signature cocktail, homemade desserts from The Scoop, pop-up dance performances and more. Hancock Shaker Village, 7-11 p.m.

June 24, Kent
Spring Gala: Full Steam Ahead
The Kent Library Association’s annual fundraiser and silent auction to benefit of the Library will be held at the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association and feature live music by The Carlsons. 4–8 p.m.

July 1, Lenox
40th Season Ruby Gala

Help Shakespeare & Company celebrate 40 years with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, performances by guest artists and friends and live music from Grammy Award-winning a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock®. Dinner will be catered by Peter Platt of Old Inn on the Green and be followed by desserts and dancing with DJ BFG. 6–11 p.m.

July 7, Lenox
Tanglewood Opening Night Gala
Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony Orchestra open their 2017 Tanglewood season with a gala performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection with soprano Malin Christensson and mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and gala dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Concert begins at 8 p.m.

July 8, Ghent
Art Omi Weekend: Dancing Under the Stars
Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and live music by Nkumu Katalay overlooking the firefly-lit sculpture park, in the company of Omi’s artists-in-residence. 8 p.m.–midnight. The following day, honor the artists at a country brunch at 11 a.m., followed by a tour their studios from 1–5 p.m.

July 8, Rhinebeck
Wilderstein’s WWI-Era Lawn Party
Enjoy cocktails and picnic fare, music and lawn games, house tours, the WWI exhibit and a sculpture show, and a huge silent auction at Wilderstein’s annual benefit fundraiser. 5–8 p.m.

July 15, Kinderhook
Farm-to-table Benefit Dinner
The Sylvia Center’s 10th annual benefit dinner in the fields of Katchkie Farm will feature seasonal and local ingredients. Proceeds benefit The Sylvia Center’s programs in Columbia County. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 7 p.m.

July 22, Hudson
Olana ‘67: A Public Work of Art

Olana State Historic Site’s summer party celebrates the 50th anniversary of Olana as a public work of art. Top regional chefs will create 1967-inspired hors d’oeuvres and a DJ will spin tunes from this era on Olana’s East Lawn. 6-8 p.m.

July 28, Stockbridge
Fête Des Fleurs
Berkshire Botanical Garden’s annual summer party will be held this year at the Home of Ellen and Chris Greendale, and will celebrate the new Berkshire Eagle. 5-8 p.m.

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