Friday, July 17, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Summer Hike Join the staff and hike the farm’s beautiful woodland trails. Saturday, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Modern Times In his masterpiece, Charlie Chaplin executes some of his most famous (and funniest) slapstick routines, sings, falls in love—and wins our hearts as a tramp struggling to survive in modern industrial society. Saturday and Sunday, 12:00. Jacob Burns Film Center

Wildsenses Children can heighten their senses while learning how different animals use theirs. Saturday, 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Midsummer Night Music The outdoor music series continues with “Broadway and Hollywood Favorites,” featuring Tony Award-winning sooprano Debbie Gravitte. Saturday, 6:00 pm. Lasdon Park

Classical Rock Violinist Praised by Time Out New York as a “Sublimely gifted musician,” Daisy Jopling will return to the BeanRunner Café to strut her stuff. Saturday, 7:30 pm. BeanRunner Café

L'Elisir D'amore This production of Donizetti's heartwarming comedy features alternative music the composer inserted into later revivals of the opera. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

The Christopher Dean Band Playing blues from their most recent CD, "Three Times A Fool," The Christopher Dean Band rocks the house. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor Meet author Judi Barrett and illustrator Ron Barrett, whose book Animals should definitely not wear clothing is featured in the Learning Center. Explore the exhibition Dress Codes and enjoy hands-on art activitiesay. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

Canoe the Croton Join a guide and paddle up the Croton River against the tide and current and through scenic high cliffs. Sunda. Teatown Lake Reservation

Artist Tour Artist Kate Clark and curator Mónica Ramírez–Montagut discuss the artist's work. Sunday, 2:30 pm. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Wildflower Hike Join the farm staff and discover the wildflowers that grow in the surrounding forest. Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Check the Turtle Traps Take a hike to look for tracks, buck rubs, and bird nests and check the turtle traps in Bechtel Lake. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Robert Cray Band Multi Grammy award winner and blues great, Robert Cray draws from R&B, rock, pop, and jazz. Sunday, 7:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

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