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ELYSE HARNEY

STAIR GALLERIES

Save the Date

July 21, Washington
Five Senses Festival Ball
Pilobolus invites you to the kickoff for its inaugural Five Senses Festival, with designer Bruce Mau, food by Chef Joel Viehland, a violin performance by Simone Porter, art installations by William Kentridge, Marylin Minter, Mark Mennin and Lauren Booth, performances by Pilobolus and more. 6 p.m.

July 21, Ghent
Kick Up Your Heels
This benefit for High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding & Driving Center will include dinner, dancing, games, a silent and a live auction, and a bonfire. 6-11 p.m.

July 21, Hudson
Olana Summer Party

Olana State Historic Site’s summer party will feature hors d’oeuvres inspired by Olana and created by some of the region’s best chefs, paired with wine and signature cocktails. 5-7 p.m.

July 22, Lenox
BFMC Posh Picnic at Tanglewood

The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative presents its 5th annual fundraiser. Enjoy a gourmet catered lunch on the lawn and Shed seating for a matinee performance of The Boston Symphony Orchestra. This year, BFMC honors award-winning filmmaker and writer Kent Jones, and announces the new Community Film Fund. 12-2:30 p.m.

July 23, Pittsfield
Barrington Stage Company Gala

The evening kicks off with cocktails, followed by a performance from Tony Award winner Laura Benanti in her solo show of songs and humorous anecdotes, Tales from Soprano Isle. A Tuscan feast completes the evening’s activities.

July 25, Richmond
WAM Theatre 2018 Gala
Actor Bill Bowers hosts a midsummer night’s cocktail party with music and entertainment, food and drink, a silent and a live auction, and more. Berkshire Equestrian Center, 5:30 p.m.

July 27, Pittsfield
GALAxy: Party in the Cosmos

In conjunction with Josh Simpson’s Galactic Landscapes exhibit, the Berkshire Museum presents cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner offerings from The Marketplace Catering, live and silent auctions, and a dance party with DJ BFG. 6-10 p.m.

July 28, Germantown
A Summer Frolic
This year’s Friends of Clermont summer gala will include cocktails for the adults, activities for the kids and food for everyone from Pippy’s Food Truck. Clermont State Historic Site, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

July 29, Great Barrington
The Mahaiwe Gala
Comedian Whoopi Goldberg will headline a festive evening to benefit the performing arts center’s year-round programs and to honor founding board member Sharon Casdin. 8 p.m.

July 29, Lakeville
Chef and Farmer Brunch
This year’s benefit for The North East Community Center will honor Julie Schroeder and her family with the Community Center’s Service Award. Meet your local chefs and farmers, enjoy brunch, silent and live auctions, live music and more. Hotchkiss School’s Fairfield Farm, 11 a.m.

August 4, Monterey
Bidwell House Summer Gala
The annual fundraising party for the historic 1750s Bidwell House Museum will honor Jill Hornor and Yo-Yo Ma, and include live music from the O-Tones, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and an art show. Held at the former Berkshire Summer School of Art. 4–7 p.m.

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