Clear the Shelters: August 18 @ Berkshire Humane Society
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Help Us “Clear the Shelter” on August 18!

On Saturday, August 18, animal shelters around the country are participating in “Clear the Shelters,” a nationwide pet adoption drive hosted by NBC and Telemundo owned stations. The goal is find loving homes for homeless animals. More than 150,000 pets have found their forever families since the event began in 2015.

Berkshire Humane Society is excited to participate in this year’s event. All adoption fees will be discounted on August 18 — $1 off for every day the animal has been at our shelter. Stop by on Saturday, August 18 to find your new furry best friend!

Woofstock 5K & Dog Walk @ The Common in Pittsfield
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pittsfield Cooperative Bank presents

NEW to Woofstock 2018: 5K Run timed by Berkshire Running Center

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Join Berkshire Humane Society for our annual fundraiser celebrating you and your dog! Enjoy family-friendly activities, food trucks, craft fair, live music, raffles & games…plus, participants are invited to run or walk with or without a dog. Everyone is encouraged to collect pledges to help support homeless animals and the mission of Berkshire Humane Society. Fundraising perks & assistance are available.

Woofstock 2018
Sunday, September 9, 2018
The Common on First Street, Pittsfield, MA
Grand Marshal – Max, the little retriever mix

Special thanks to our 2018 Title Sponsor, Pittsfield Cooperative Bank


9:00 – 9:45 A.M. 5K Registration  — and —  9:00 – 10:45 A.M. Dog Walk Registration
Check-in at least 15 minutes before your event. Turn in your pledges and collect your t-shirt and prizes. Leashed dogs are welcome. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

9:30 A.M. Preliminary Canine Games
Free games for dogs and their people. Finals will be held at noon.

10:00 A.M. 5K Run – See the route
Runners will enjoy a 5K timed by Berkshire Running Center. Leashed canines are invited to participate. Route TBA. Please check-in by 9:45 a.m.

11:00 A.M. Dog Walk
Walkers will take a stroll around downtown Pittsfield led by our 2018 Grand Marshal (TBA). Leashed canines are invited to participate. Please check-in by 10:45 a.m.

12:00 P.M. Final Canine Games
Ribbons will be awarded! You must compete in the preliminary games to qualify for finals. 

12:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Festival
Enjoy our family-friendly festival with live music, craft fair, food trucks, beer tent, games, raffles & more!

There are many ways to participate in Woofstock 2018.
Visit our Woofstock page for more info and to register.

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Carr Hardware 90th Anniversary @ Carr Hardware - Pittsfield,
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Carr Hardware & Supply is turning 90 years old! Visit any of their 4 locations in the Berkshires on Saturday, Sept. 22nd to celebrate. Purchase a yellow bucket for a donation of $4.99, then get 25% off any regular priced items you can fit in the bucket! (Excludes power tools, gift cards, town trash stickers, sale/clearance items) Best of all, the $4.99 from each bucket sale will benefit Berkshire Humane Society!

This is an all day event, but representatives from the shelter will be present from 9a.m. to 3p.m. Stop by our table to say hello. Car raffle tickets will be available for purchase, along with BHS merchandise. (Stay tuned for info about a BHS table at other locations.)

For more complete hours and info, contact your local Carr Hardware.

13th Annual Pasta Night at Zucco’s Family Restaurant @ Zucco's Family Restaurant
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our 13th annual Pasta Night hosted by Zucco’s Family Restaurant!

Tuesday, September 25 from 5-8PM

Dinner includes choice of spaghetti or ziti with either 2 meatballs, 2 hot or sweet sausages, or a combo, plus bread and butter.

50/50, Raffle and Lottery Tree

Adults are $10

Children under 12 are $5

Proceeds support Berkshire Humane Society and its mission. “To Go” orders are available.

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Lenox Catwalk Clothing Drive @ Berkshire Humane Society
Sep 28 – Dec 31 all-day

Berkshire Humane Society is excited to announce it plans to open a second location of its popular Catwalk Boutique in Lenox. Dates are TBD.

Catwalk Boutique is entirely stocked by community donations. A charitable clothing drive to collect items for the Lenox store kicks off on Monday, September 24. All women’s clothing and outerwear, jewelry, shoes, handbags, wallets, scarves, hats, and gloves will be accepted. Please no lingerie, undergarments, bathing suits, men’s or children’s clothing.

Donations may be dropped off at Berkshire Humane Society at 214 Barker Road in Pittsfield and Purradise at 301 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington. Pick-ups in Lenox may be scheduled by emailing

Catwalk GB Clothing Drive @ Michele’s Salon + Day Spa
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm

Catwalk Boutique in Great Barrington is seeking chic, contemporary clothing donations to benefit homeless animals. Donations will be accepted by Michele’s Salon + Day Spa every Wednesday in October beginning on October 3rd. All donors will receive a coupon to Catwalk Boutique.

100% of profits will benefit the homeless animals of Berkshire Humane Society

Michele’s Salon + Day Spa
54 Stockbridge Rd., Great Barrington

Requested Items:
All Women’s Clothing & Outerwear
Accessories such as Scarves, Hats & Gloves
Please, NO lingerie, undergarments, bathing suits, men’s or children’s clothing.

Dogs & Drafts @ Bright Ideas Brewing
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join Berkshire Humane Society for Dogs & Drafts at Bright Ideas Brewing!

Saturday, October 13
12PM – 2PM
Bright Ideas Brewing Outdoor Patio

Have a beer. Bring your dog. Help a homeless pet.
Leashed, friendly dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio of Bright Ideas Brewing.

Berkshire Humane Society will be collecting donations at dog-friendly Bright Ideas Brewing in North Adams.

Requested Items:
Pet Food
Soft Dog Treats
Cat & Kitten Toys
Dog & Puppy Toys/Chews
Cleaning Supplies
Paper Products

Dine to Donate at Luau Hale @ Luau Hale
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Treat your family to dinner at Luau Hale on October 18th and have 15% of your dinner donated to help homeless animals. This dine-to-donate event will be from 5pm to 9pm.

Luau Hale is located at 569 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240.