Friday, September 5, 2008

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Yorktown Grange Fair Westchester's last true grange fair! Enjoy old-fashioned livestock shows and exhibits, ferris wheels and other rides, music, contests, and food. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 to 9:00. Yorktown Grange Fair

Bedford Treasure Hunt This family-oriented day on the Village Green features an architectural treasure hunt, revolutionary re-enactors, colonial games, and pony rides. Saturday, 12:00 to 4:00. Bedford Historical Society

Big Band & Sunset Picnic Celebrate the last days of summer on Boscobel’s lawn overlooking the Hudson River (above). Bring a picnic supper, and listen and dance as the orchestra recreates the swinging sounds of the big band era. Saturday, 6:00. Boscobel

Breakfast with the Birds Spring migration is in full swing. Take this opportunity to view a number of migratory species and summer breeding birds. Saturday, 8:00. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Fairy House Rules Come decorate the point with miniature fairy houses. Saturday, 1:00. Croton Point Park

Insect Investigations Late summer is a great time to search for flitting, crawling, and hopping six and eight legged creatures. Some are insects, others not, some may even drive you buggy! Saturday, 100. Teatown Lake Reservation

Clucky, the Brave Little HenThe world premier of a play about a chicken that dreams of living free-range. The performance is held in the vegetable field with blanket seating. Saturday and Sunday, 11:00. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Hot Tuna The blues and roots group Hot Tuna is a reminder of some wild and happy times. The concert will feature an acoustic set with Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, and Barry Mitterhoff. Saturday, 8:00. Tarrytown Music Hall

The Upsouth Twisters Enjoy the exciting mix of Cajun, Zydeco, Delta, and early rock and roll of the Upsouth Twisters. Saturday, 9:30 to 12:30. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Kabluey Directed by Scott Prendergast, this movie tells the tale of Salmon, who is recruited by his harried sister-in-law (Lisa Kudrow) to babysit her monstrous offspring. Saturday, 8:00; Sunday, 3:00. Paramount Center for the Arts

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