Don’t Miss

From April 14 to May 6 — Baby Animals come to Hancock Shaker Village. Have you ever held a lamb or felt a chick nest in your hair? Spring brings new life to the round stone barn.

On April 21, Greylock WORKS will host some local nightlife — DJ BFG will spin music within LJ McZawa’s immersive light wizardry until midnight, with immersive bass on the dance floor. (21+)

On June 9, The Clark Art Institute opens its summer show, Women in Paris, 1850-1900 — Impressionists like Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Rosa Bonheur, and their contemporaries.

On June 26, ‘The Closet’ and Tony Awardwinner Matthew Broderick will open Williamstown Theatre Festival in a tale about a man stuck at a dead end until a stranger sashays into his life.

All summer long, hike or drive up Mount Greylock for a 90-mile view from the summit and events at Bascom Lodge — from bagpipers to the annual jazz festival in July.

Sept. 14 to 26, FreshGrass returns to Mass MoCA with a contemporary and global take on Bluegrass in three days of concerts, from Grammy winners to emerging talents.