Central Berkshire County

Saturday, Nov 15

Festival of Trees (Pittsfield) Saturday, November 15 - Sunday, January 4 | All Day
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission: $13 adult; $6 child (under 18)

Festival of Trees features creative holiday trees sponsored by businesses, schools, and community organizations, inspired by this year’s theme of On Safari. Visitors can expect to see lots of wonderful trees with animals incorporated into the designs – from cuddly stuffed...
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Thursday, Dec 18

Play & Learn with Jenn (Pittsfield) Thursday, December 18 | 10:00 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

A weekly playgroup and story time, cosponsored by Pittsfield Coordinated Family and Community Engagement, recommended for children ages 1.5 to 5, featuring stories, songs and games. pittsfieldlibrary.org. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older,...
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Story Time (Dalton) Thursday, December 18 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dalton Library
62 Main St., Dalton
Free

A weekly story time for children ages 0 to 5, featuring two stories, a snack and a craft project. daltonlibrary.org.
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'A Christmas Carol' (Pittsfield) Thursday, December 18 | 7:00 pm
The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street, Pittsfield
$27-$37

Celebrate the timeless holiday tradition of A Christmas Carol with the whole family and revel in the joy and redemptive power of Christmas as told in the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser who is shown the error of his...
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Friday, Dec 19

Preschool Videos (Pittsfield) Friday, December 19 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

A weekly series of 20-30 short films featuring some of the most beloved storybook characters and stories. This week's movies are: Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms Scaredy Squirrel Stone Soup Groups are welcome. No registration required. Children under 10 years old may not...
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WeeMuse Adventures (Pittsfield) Friday, December 19 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

A weekly playgroup and story time at the Berkshire Museum at which children ages 18 months to 3 years old can explore the aquarium and three museum galleries, featuring songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time and more. Older siblings are welcome. berkshiremuseum.org.
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'A Christmas Carol' (Pittsfield) Friday, December 19 | 7:00 pm
The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street, Pittsfield
$27-$37

Celebrate the timeless holiday tradition of A Christmas Carol with the whole family and revel in the joy and redemptive power of Christmas as told in the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, the infamous miser who is shown the error of his...
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Saturday, Dec 20

Breakfast with Santa (Peru) Saturday, December 20 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peru Fire House
11 East Main St. (Route 143), Peru
$8 adults; $5 children 5-10; free children under 4.

Parents and children are invited to the Peru Fire House to share a breakfast with Santa. Be sure to bring your camera. facebook.com.
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Michaels Kids Club (Pittsfield) Saturday, December 20 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Michaels
Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
$2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Sessions starting every half hour from 10 a.m. to noon.  See a store associate to join the fun! For a list of weekly activities go online to michaels.com.
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Upstreet Holiday Festival (Pittsfield) Saturday, December 20 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Palace Park
North Street, Pittsfield
Free

This new community festival will take place Dec. 13 and 20 and will feature:  a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus; free train rides from Roaming Railroad; live music; crafts and face painting from Michael's (Dec. 13 only); a cookie decorating...
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Chow Time at the Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield) Saturday, December 20 | 12:30 pm
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

Join museum staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. Free with Museum admission. berkshiremuseum.org.
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Holiday Recital (Pittsfield) Saturday, December 20 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Berkshire Music School (Taft Recital Hall)
30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

Berkshire Music School’s music students of instructors Simon Brown, Rahima Hohlstein and Jean Stackhouse will perform a holiday recital in the Taft Recital Hall. Call 413-442-1411 for more information. berkshiremusicschool.org.
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