Tuesday, August 30, 2005

First Friday in North Adams -- flute and guitar music; MoCA dance party Sunday

Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005; From: Rod Bunt <tourist@bcn.net>

North Adams This Week

First Friday activities in North Adams - Papyri Books, 49 Main Street, will present a flute and guitar duo performing acoustic folk music on First Friday Sept. 2 from 7 to 9 pm. Liz Stell of Lanesboro on flute and Roger Tremblay on guitar play a mix of Celtic, Scandinavian and
American tunes. Roger also sings American classics backed up with finger-style guitar. Refreshments will also be available.

MASS MoCA Alt Cabaret, Friday, September 2, 8:00 PM, featuring Don Edwards. This renowned cowboy poet keeps alive traditional verse of the Old West with ballads that evoke the sights, sounds, and feelings of frontier living. A historian, author and musicologist as well as musician, Edwards is the living embodiment of this most distinctive expression American culture. Courtyard Café or Club B-10. $16 adv/$19 day of
Call 413 MoCA-111 for additional information.

Farmer's Market this Saturday Morning, September 3 - North Adams Farmer's Market sales continue this weekend at the Saint Anthony's Municipal Parking Lot, across from the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art on Marshall Street. Fresh produce and other locally grown items will be offered for sale Saturday morning beginning at 8:00 AM. Although the market is open until noon, the public is urged to get to the parking lot early, as some of the most desirable items are sold quickly. The weekly event is backyard-gardener-friendly. Local folks with even a small amount of produce are certainly welcome to join the sale. Registration forms are available by calling the Mayor's Office of Tourism, 6 west Main Street, North Adams at 413-664-6180, or by registering the morning of market - day between 7:30 - 8:00 AM and paying a $2.00 plot fee. Sales will be conducted through the first weekend in October, weather permitting.

MASS MoCA Dance Party, Sunday September 4, 7:30 PM
New Orleans R&B Dance Party, featuring Walter Wolfman Washington,
mixing up funk, soul, and blues. With the classic Big Easy R&B sound, Washington storms into town to raise the roof and lower inhibitions at a dance party not to be missed. The event will be held in Courtyard C or Hunter Center, depending on the weather. $14 adv/$17 day of
Call 413 MoCA-111 for additional information.

Now taking applications for the Autumn Arts Festival in Downtown North Adams, to be held on October 1st, the day before the annual Fall Foliage Parade. This is an autumn arts festival featuring local artists' work. The event came about with the acknowledgement of the many talented artists who reside and work here, and the belief that such a vibrant group deserves more opportunities to exhibit and sell locally. Call the Mayor's Office of Tourism for details, 413-664-6180


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