Crissey Farm will host a lasagna dinner and silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the CHP-WIC Program in Great Barrington. The event includes a performance by comedian Dan Schilling. Tickets are $12, $6 for children younger than 12. Information: (413) 528-0457. Saturday
GROW (Gathered Resources of Women) is planning a community "FunRaising Brunch" from 10 a.m. to noon, at 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
There will be performances by Divinitress and the Clef Hangers, as well as a silent auction, coloring contest and more.
Tickets are $15 per person, $25 for a pair, and $5 for accompanied children. Infants are welcome with their parents at no cost. Information: (413) 441-4186 or email email@example.com.
Saturday and Sunday
The Berkshire Music School will hold its a Magical Music Marathon Weekend series of performances between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day. All performances are free and will take place in the Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, behind the school's main building, which has handicap access.
During the weekend, there is a bake sale and music shop, and donations will be gratefully accepted from audience members.
Over the course of the two days, nearly 150 students, ranging in ages from 3 years old to adults, will each perform a selection or two, having collected pledges from family and friends for the music school's educational programs. Additionally, students earning the highest amount in pledges or collecting the greatest number of pledges will compete for prizes donated by area businesses and cultural organizations.
Additional programs during the marathon include a community drum circle, led by Otha Day, on Saturday, from 5 to 6 p.m.; a piano showcase on Sunday, from 3 to 4 p.m. featuring two piano, four-hand pieces or more advanced piano students; and a performance at 5:30 on Sunday by the school's student orchestra. Information: (413) 442-1411.
Bounti Fare Restaurant in Adams will host a spaghetti dinner, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., to help send the Northern Berkshire Girl Scouts to the 100th Anniversary Celebration in Washington D.C.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for children and seniors. Take out will be available. Information: Kim at (413) 663-0825 or Darlene at (413) 346-447.