Friday, October 17, 2008

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Teatown Fall Festival Enjoy an array of seasonal fun, from pumpkin decorating (right) to hay rides. There will be live music, live raptors, and lively eco-activities for the whole family. Park at the IBM complex on Route 134 and catch a shuttle bus. Saturday, 10:00 to 4:00. Teatown Lake Reservation

Legend Weekend Event The grounds of Philipsburg Manor are lit by candle lanterns and bonfires and transformed into a haunted landscape visited by goblins and ghosts from Hudson Valley folklore. Saturday and Sunday evening. Philipsburg Manor

In Search of "Clay Babies" These objects are rare and unique to Croton Point Park. Learn how they formed, then join a hike to find them. Saturday, 1:00. Croton Point Park

If Hudson Only Knew Join Native American author Evan Pritchard for this lecture and slide show on the Algonquin civilization and their sacred geography along the Hudson River as it was in 1609. Saturday, 1:00. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Look! Think! Make! Children ages 8-10 will be guided to conjure a short story based on one of the museum's figurative paintings. Then they can join a workshop creating relief painting constructions from corrugated cardboard and other materials using their narratives as inspiration. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00. Neuberger Muesum of Art

Il Trovatore Verdi's opera is performed in a tradtional 15th century staging at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center. Saturday, 8:00, Sunday, 2:00. Taconic Opera

John Sebastian and David Grisman The creator of "Dawg" bluegrass, John Sebastian and David Grisman, lead singer of the Lovin' Spoonful, perform. Saturday, 8:00. Paramount Center for the Arts

The Eternal Bach Four artists, two performing on modern instruments and two on Baroque instruments, illuminate solo works by J.S. Bach. Saturday, 4:00. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Pete Hop and the Wallbangers Guitarist Pete Hop performs. Saturday, 9:00. Lucy's Lounge

Family Discovery Sunday This historical program for families includes a short tour and a themed activity. Sunday, 10:00 to 12:00. John Jay Homestead

Nick Lowe and Graham Parker Punk rockers Nick Lowe and Graham Parker rock out together. Sunday, 7:00. Tarrytown Music Hall

utumn Celebration
Music, hayrides, pumpkin painting, fall crafts, games, pony rides and a whole lot more! Sunday, 11:00 to 3:00. Muscoot Farm

Lost Pond Hike Enjoy the fall foliage and scenery during a 1 mile walk to Lost Pond. Sunday, 11:30. Westmoreland Sanctuary

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