Friday, May 15, 2009

Weekend Picks

What to do this weekend in northern Westchester:

Birding Cole Kettle Come see the pewee, flycatchers, warblers, and others on this approximately 3 mile hike. Saturday, 8:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Shoot Shot Bring a camera and hike along with photographer Rob Dublin as he captures the uniqueness of Croton Point's natural and historic wonders. Saturday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

The Queen and her Court The spring buildup of the hive signals the time to start beekeeping duties. Join the beekeeper as he reveals the fascinating inner social life of the bee hive. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Trail Work and Hiking Day Join the farm staff to hike our 3.5 miles of beautiful woodland trails, and help maintain the trails as you go. Saturday, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Live Jazz Performers Neil Alexander & Nail create a blend of red hot jazz and burning funk grooves. Saturday, 8:00 pm. The Bean Runner Café

Westchester Symphonic Winds One of Westchester's secret gems, the ensemble Westchester Symphonic Winds performs works by Gould, Gillingham, Brahms, and Gade. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Shad Fest Enjoy Riverlovers' 19th annual salute to the tasty fish, with live music, educational booths, children's activities, and shad samplings at Croton Point Park. Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Shad Fest 2009

Colors, Colors Everywhere Kids can use bold inks, lines, and gestures to create one-of-a-kind prints that are full of energy and fun. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Neuberger Museum of Art

Garden Work Assist the master gardener with preparing the soil and planting the seeds in the herb garden. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Pinkster Enjoy this African-American celebration of spring (above), held in the Hudson Valley as early as the 17th century. Festivities include drumming and dance, African folktales, demonstrations of traditional African instruments, and great food. Sunday, 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Phillipsburg Manor

Seeding the Soil Dirty hands, happy hearts. Come and help cultivate biodiversity at Teatown by planting the children’s garden with a variety of flowers, herbs, and vegetables. Sunday, 10:00 to 11:30 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Portfolio Day
Artists are invited to bring their portfolios for one on one constructive critiques with leading gallerists and collectors. Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Choral Concert The Choral Arts Society of Westchester and the historic West Village Chorale perform Carl Orff's “Carmina Burana” and Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Held at the Sleepy Hollow High School, 210 North Broadway. Sunday, 4:00. Choral Concert

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