Friday, October 10, 2008

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Harmon Open House The MTA opens the doors to its largest equipment facility (left) and lets visitors explore new trains, old trains, and all the cool equipment needed to keep them running. Catch a shuttle bus from the Croton-Harmon Station. Saturday, 10:00 to 3:00.

Brick Making Bonanza Croton Point Park was known for its brick making operations throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Relive this old tradition by preparing clay and molding them into bricks. Saturday, 1:00. Croton Point Park

Bird Banding See birds up close and learn about bird migration, feeding habits, habitat preference, and the importance of bird banding for bird conservation. Saturday, 10:00. Westmoreland Sanctuary

The Duchess There's only one place in Westchester to see the new movie starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes. Saturday and Sunday, multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center

The Colors of Fall How many of colors in the rainbow can you find on a color scavenger hunt? Learn what happens to leaves to make them change color and other interesting facts about seasonal changes. Saturday, 10:00. Teatown Lake Reservation

Gil Paris Catch the tunes of Grammy Award nominee guitarist Gil Paris. Saturday, 9:30. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Todd Rundgren Iconic rocker Todd Rundgren performs on stage. Saturday, 8:00. Tarrytown Music Hall

Pumpkin Pickin'
Take a hayride to the farm’s pumpkin patch. Select the perfect pumpkin for your jack-o-lantern or homemade pie. Sunday, 11:00 to 3:00. Muscoot Farm

Authors Reading Writers Gary Gildner and Peter Selgin read from their works. Poet and writer Gary Gildner is the author of 20 books, including Blue Like the Heavens: New and Selected Poems and his latest, Cleaning a Rainbow. Peter Selgin's book include Drowning Lessons and Life Goes to the Movies. Sunday, 4:30. Hudson Valley Writers Center

Doug Ferony and his Orchestra Listen to classics from the the American song book performed by Doug Ferony. Sunday, 7:00. Paramount Center for the Arts

Photo by Caboose_Rodeo

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