Executive Director of Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., Cheryl Mirer, updates us on Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. operations and the Gift Card Store.


BSC's 2020 season includes the acclaimed one-man play Harry Clarke, an outdoor concert version of South Pacific, a staged reading and three special one-night-only concerts! Click here to view the digital brochure.

Barrington Stage Company
Box Office: 413.236.8888

Get Grilling!

Choose from an extensive selection of Weber grills at Carr. We are an authorized service center for Weber, we can assemble and deliver your grill, plus qualified buyers can take advantage of 0% interest charges for 6 months. We also have the new Weber SmokeFire grill and we are the exclusive source for Big Green Egg grills and accessories in the Berkshires!

Pittsfield – N. Adams – Lenox – Lee – Gt. Barrington – Enfield – Avon

All stores are closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

Carr Hardware
547 North St., Pittsfield

Yoga Strong (via YouTube) with Victoria Fiorini
Starts Wednesday, May 20, 5:30-6:30 pm

Join Victoria Fiorini on our BYDF YouTube Channel for a Yoga Strong class held every Wednesday evening from 5:30-6:30 pm. ~ Donations appreciated & welcomed at ~ Thank you for your support!

Come ride the wave, boost your core strength and work your alignment with Yoga Strong. Each powerful ladder flow begins with a series of strong poses, then adds more creative movements and transitions to the sequence to test our limits. You’ll build heat through continuous movement adding on with new poses working towards a complete flow. This is the sweaty, muscle building practice you’ve been looking for — prepare to get your heart rate up, feel strong in your body, work your alignment and drop into the flow.

Event Details Here:   


How to Move Your Life Forward (via Webinar) with Kathi Riley
Saturday, May 23, 2-3pm

Join Kathi Riley via on-line webinar for a special workshop on “How To Move Your Life Forward”.

A one hour class about how to move your energy and gain forward momentum!  Any project that is stuck, see it blossom!  Enjoy learning how to gain control of your energy systems so you can be more effective in your world.  

By showing up for this small window of time, you will tap into your awareness and create results that feel super-human!  You will learn tools to wake your brain up, remove blockages of energetic flow in your body that allow you to bring thoughts into form and feel more grounded in your newfound reality.  The three energetic exercises you will learn are a repeatable process to make your pipe-dreams become your waking reality.

You Will Learn:

1: How to stimulate your brain to gain clarity about your goals and dreams, and think concise thoughts.

2: How to utilize your new-found clarity to create the change you are hoping for.

3: What is holding you back from actually living the life of your dreams and how to safely usher your dreams into your life.

This is a FREE class as a replacement to the in-studio workshop planned for this date.
Click here - - to enroll in this FREE webinar and receive a recording of it as well! 


*We offer these classes free of charge as a gift to our community during these challenging times. While donations are not expected or required, we very much appreciate any contribution you’d like to make to help support our teachers and studio. To make a contribution please visit Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for following us on this virtual journey and for being the wonderful, loving, supportive community that you are.*

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
55 North St., Pittsfield
413. 418.4001
Find @berkshireyogadancefitness on Facebook!

Dory & Ginger’s online store is never closed!

You can shop from your couch at

New items loaded daily!

If you prefer, call 413-770-3679 and we can help you shop via FaceTime. We offer curbside delivery and free local delivery.

Thank you for all the continued support and we look forward to seeing you all in the store again this June! 

Dory & Ginger
299 North St., Pittsfield
Follow @doryandginger on Facebook
Follow @doryandginger on Instagram

Virtual Education
From Berkshire County Historical Society at Herman Melville's Arrowhead

The Berkshire County Historical Society strives to provide at home education programs that engage the whole family. They offer a video series, scavenger hunts, and other activity sheets that are engaging and educational. 

Stanwix’s Scavenger Hunt: Stanwix was Herman and Lizzie’s second eldest child, who was born at Arrowhead. He played in the woods and fields and knew them well! Click the link for the printable scavenger hunt board! Click here for the second worksheet. 

History Detectives: Use these videos to get engaged in historical objects, and how to learn more about these objects. Click here for our first video, and the printable worksheet

Melville Quiz: Looking to test your knowledge of Melville? Take our quiz

Postcard Tour: Take a tour of historic Pittsfield with our interactive postcard tour. Available on our Community Stories page. 

Memory Mapping: Take a trip down memory lane, and make a map for us! Check this flyer for more details. 

For more info, visit

The Berkshire General Store is OPEN!

Hours/days of operation are Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm.

Berkshire General Store
75 North St., Pittsfield

Recognizing Bias & Creating Welcoming & Affirming Workplace Culture in your Business

The 2nd in a 3-part Zoom series
Wednesday, May 20, 2 pm


A Discussion with:

Gwendolyn VanSant

Shirley Edgerton
(NAACP, ROPE and Pittsfield Public Schools)

*Participation in the first session is not required to attend*

Click here to register for one or both upcoming sessions!


Join us for Part 3 on May 27 at 2 pm:

 Diversity & Belonging: Stewarding Culturally Sensitive and Inclusive Environments

Gwendolyn VanSant and Stephanie Wright (BRIDGE)



This training is presented by BRIDGE in collaboration with NAACP Berkshire County.

Co-hosted and co-sponsored by Berkshire Bank, Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation (PERC), Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., and the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC).

Virtual Paint Parties with Berkshire Paint and Sip!

Unlike a Facebook or YouTube video, where you can only view and make text comments, this is an interactive party. You'll be able to talk directly with the instructor, see the painting demonstration in real time, ask for help and get critiques on your work. It's just like being at a live class in the studio, only you get to be in your jammies!

When you reserve your seat, an email will be sent to you with a log in code to the party (held on Zoom. Registration is free and easy). Early registration is recommended to ensure you are prepared for the start of class and that you get your ticket before it is sold out.

Paint "Mount Greylock at Dusk"
Thursday, May 21, 5 to 7 pm

A virtual Paint and Sip Fundraiser to benefit the Berkshire Community College Honors Program. Learn how to paint a locally inspired image of Mt Greylock at Dusk".

$15 (includes donation, but no materials) - list of suggested supplies will be emailed to you upon registration.

$28 (includes materials and donation) - pick up times at Pittsfield studio will be emailed to you upon registration.

Click here to register!

Paint "Sheffield Covered Bridge"
Saturday, May 23, 6 to 8 pm

A virtual Paint and Sip Fundraiser to benefit the Mt. Everett High School. Learn how to paint the locally inspired image of “Sheffield Covered Bridge” pictured above.

$15 (includes donation, but no materials) - list of suggested supplies will be emailed to you upon registration.

$25 (includes materials and donation) - pick up times at Pittsfield studio will be emailed to you upon registration.

Click here to register!


Berkshire Paint and Sip
305 North St., Pittsfield
Follow @berkshirepaintandsip on Facebook.

Learn from Home with BTG!

Berkshire Theatre Group is now offering live weekly online classes and talks, for all ages, on their Facebook page, presented by their incredible artists and alumni!

All videos will be available on BTG's
website, after the video is complete. A weekly schedule will be sent out via email from BTG (sign up here), and posted on social media.

Learn from Home with BTG Facebook LIVE Schedule:

Wednesday, May 20

2:30pm: Face the Music: Storytelling Through Song with Jacob Kerzner
3:30pm: Learn a Song and Sing-along with Kathy Jo Grover
4pm: BTG PLAYS! Online Playwriting Program, with Travis Daly; Allison Rachele Bayles; Lillian Colvin; and Sadiya Quetti-Goodson

Thursday, May 21
11am: Baking with Savannah
Friday, May 15
10am: T O R C H  PILATES + CONDITIONING with Isadora Wolfe
2pm: Casual Fridays with David Adkins and Jenn Harris
3pm:  "Presidents in Crisis" a series of talks by David L. Auerbach

“Show Us Your Joy Pittsfield: Photo Challenge”!

No prizes. No winners. Share your joyful Pittsfield moments and memories with us and we all win!

Email photos to and we will share them on our social media to spread the joy to all of our followers! Please include the photo credit.

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