Bits & Bytes: Grillsdale 2019; Mumbet Walk to Freedom; BHS horse show; ’30 Years of Sculpture’; West Stockbridge art show

Grillsdale 2019 to highlight culinary bounty of Columbia County, Berkshires Hillsdale, N.Y. — Back for its fourth consecutive year, Grillsdale 2019 will spotlight the culinary talent and bounty of Columbia County and the Berkshires Saturday, Aug. 24, from 7 to 11 p.m. in Roeliff Jansen Park. The event will feature original grilled small plates from

Bits & Bytes: Josh Billings RunAground; Berkshire BioBlitz; ‘Escaped Alone’ at WAM Theatre; ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the Whit; ‘Historic New England’ at Chesterwood

In addition to surveying local species, Berkshire BioBlitz will include family events such as bird banding, microscope and specimen set-ups, and a hands-on water filtration activity, as well as interactive walks and conversations that will run throughout the day.

Bits & Bytes: West Stockbridge Chamber Players; Alex Kershaw at Knosh & Knowledge; Alison Stewart at Williams; comedian Brooke Van Poppelen; Stockbridge Halloween events

The West Stockbridge Chamber Players will perform a harvest concert Nov. 1. Led by clarinetist and artistic director Catherine Hudgins, the West Stockbridge Chamber Players is an ensemble made up of Boston- and Berkshire-based musicians. The concert will feature works by Beethoven, Martinů, and Mozart.