RECESS | Things to do this week: Build a fire, watch a sorcery show, applaud ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’

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This Sunday during 11 a.m., a Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., in Pittsfield, will horde a “New Year’s Eve Morning Magic Show: The Magic of David Hall.” Refreshments will follow in a Crane Room during noon. General acknowledgment is $15 per adult and $8 per child. Info: berkshiremuseum.org or 413-443-7171.

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Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker St., in Lenox, will horde puppeteer Carl Sprague and his presentations of his puppet show, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” during 3:30 p.m. this Thursday and Saturday. General acknowledgment is $15 per adult, $7 per child ages 4 to 12; giveaway for children age 3 and under. After any show, assembly members will have a event to accommodate a performer and suffer holiday refreshments. Children contingency be accompanied by adults. Reservations are endorsed and can be finished by job 413-637-3206.

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The Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road (Route 183), Stockbridge, will horde dual special programs this week. Today by Friday, from 1 to 4 p.m. daily, children and families can check out a “December School Vacation Week Drop-In Art Programs: Flights of Fancy.” Design anticipation characters and environments, build angel houses, and try a art of Tony DiTerlizzi and Norman Rockwell.

On Saturday, also from 1 to 4 p.m., a museum offers, “Family Day! Inside a Spiderwick Chronicles.” Celebrate a universe of “The Spiderwick Chronicles” book series, and suffer a talk, sketch demonstration, and book signing with authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.

Both programs are enclosed with unchanging museum admission, that is giveaway for youths age 18 and under. Info: 413-931-2221 or www.nrm.org.

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Flying Deer Nature Center will horde a “Snowy Owl Vacation Camp” on Thursday and Friday, for girl ages 7 to 12 years old. Campers will learn how to safely excite fires and prepare food; learn techniques for presence and comfort in a woods; lane animals, and watch a winter flocks of birds fodder in a timberland and fields. There will be dual locations, one in Sheffield and one in New Lebanon, N.Y., and a sessions will run between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuition is $110. To register, revisit https://flyingdeernaturecenter.org/snowy-owl-vacation-camp or call 518-794-6687.

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