Friday, October 3, 2008

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Harvest Festival A festival with Appalachian melodies, a raptor show, farm demonstrations, hayrides, farm olympics, and more. Saturday, 9:00 to 3:00. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Native American Storytelling Enjoy a unique interactive performance of coyote tales, creation stories, and historic folklore with Leaf Arrow. Saturday, 2:00. Bethel Baptist Church, Mount Kisco Library

Scarecrow Invasion See 600 scarecrows representing famous artists and historical figures, created by local students. Saturday through October 31, 10:30 to 3:30. Lyndhurst

Family Art Adventures Enjoy an afternoon with Paul Ramírez Jonas for an informal gallery talk about his newly mounted exhibition, ABRACADABRA—I Create as I Speak. Then kids can enjoy activities that relate to the exhibition, including lessons about finding beauty in the everyday. Sunday, 2:00. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Louis C.K.
Comedian, actor, and writer Louis C.K. performs on stage. Saturday, 8:00. Paramount Center for the Arts

Big Band Concert Celebrate the first days of fall on Boscobel’s lawn overlooking the majestic Hudson River with the Big Band Sound, a 20-piece jazz band. Saturday, 5:00. Boscobel

The Great Jack-O'-Lantern Blaze It's the opening weekend of the annual pumpkin extravaganza! Over 4,000 hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns (above) illuminate the woodsy, darkened landscape. Spooky music and sound effects add to the effect. Saturday and Sunday through October 31. Van Cortlandt Manor

Flat Stanley Stanley, a 10-year old boy accidentally flattened by a bulletin board, searches the world for a resolution to his flatness. This adaptation of the classic children's book series by Jeff Brown is sure to entertain. Sunday, 3:00. The Performing Arts Center

Story Sundays Join us for seasonal stories and activities about nature, animals, and ecology. Saturday, 11:00. Teatown Lake Reservation

Word of Mouth: Restrooms Nine Hudson Valley literary artists present a spoken-word performance that will provoke laughter and inspire thought as they reflect upon their personal and public experiences in restrooms. Includes poetry, memoir, satire, drama, and song. Sunday, 5:30. Katonah Museum of Art

In Search of Color Join the park naturalist for a hike through the farm’s woodland and enjoy the color of fall. Sunday, 1:00. Muscoot Farm

Katonah Poetry Series 40th Gala Celebrate the 40th year of poetry at the Katonah Library with X.J. Kennedy and Jean Valentine. Sunday, 2:00 to 5:00. Katonah Poetry Series
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