Friday, September 19, 2008

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst With more than 300 booths, the selection of fine crafts represents the best work of artisans from across the nation. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 to 5:00. Lyndhurst

Clay Workshop Learn the art of Raku, a pottery technique developed in 16th century Japan. Saturday, 12:30 to 2:00. Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Gardens

Fall Warbler Migration Exploration Join a naturalist as we hear, seek out, and identify these "confusing fall creatures." Saturday, 8:00. Croton Point Park

My Forest Some of the world's coolest animals can be found right in our own backyards! This live animal program shows us why our forest is so important--to us and our wildlife. Saturday, 1:00. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Look! Think! Make! Children ages 8-10 can closely observe works of art and learn to train their eye and trust their instincts. Mood, climate, season, and location in landscapes are examined, followed by a lesson in basic print-making techniques. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00. Neuberger Muesum of Art

Rosie: A One-Woman Play This play tells story of Rosie the Riveter, and is a tribute to the nearly six million women in the American workforce during World War II. Saturday, 11:00. Croton Free Library

Live Animal Experiences! Come meet a chinchilla, wallaby, kinkajou, gecko and more! Saturday, 2:00. Registration required. Yorktown Library

Sights and Sounds of Southern Mountain Music Join experts in various styles of southern mountain music for the tales and photos behind the tunes they play. Saturday, 7:30. Croton Free Library

Adding ‘Natives’ to Your Landscape Learn about the shrubs, trees, and wildflowers that are native to the area and how to can incorporate them into your own backyard. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00. Teatown Lake Reservation

Dinner and a Movie Bring a picnic dinner, buy fresh vegetables, and watch “The Next Industrial Revolution,” a film that explores how businesses are transforming themselves to work with nature and enhance profitability. Saturday, 7:00 to 9:00. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Trouble the Water The Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning film (above) tells the tale of Kimberly Rivers Roberts and her 9th Ward neighbors throughout the rise of the floodwaters, the retreat to higher ground, and the return to the devastation of Katrina. Multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center

Johnny Feds Enjoy the tunes of blues guitarist Johnny Feds and da Blues Boys. Saturday, 9:30 to 12:30. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Fall Foliage Cruise Benefit Support the HOPE for Youth Foundation and take a cruise on the Commander from the Peekskill Riverfront Green up the Hudson. Sunday, 1:00. Hudson Highland Cruises

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