Friday, July 24, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Folk Arts Day Music, demonstrations and crafts. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden

King of the Meadow Trek into the meadow, equipped with nets and patience, in search of Monarch butterflies. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Peter and the Wolf Conductor Michael Barrett and the Orchestra of St. Luke's perform Prokofiev’s masterpiece of music and storytelling. Saturday, 4:00 pm. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Midsummer Night Music The outdoor concert series continues with “Fanfare and Superman,” featuring pieces by Copland, Bach, and Bernstein. Saturday, 6:00 pm. Lasdon Park

Bangalore Breakdown The cross cultural Jazz ensemble Bangalore Breakdown features internationally acclaimed composer and arranger Premik Russell Tubbs. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Beanrunner Cafe

Tap Kids Showcase Over 60 amazing young American Tap Dancers showcase their skills. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

200 Motels Guitar player Frank Zappa also made several wacked-out movies. 200 Motels features Zappa's band, The Mothers of Invention, along with Ringo Starr, Theodore Bikel, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Saturday, 10:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Farm To Table: Spring Honey Harvest greens and vegetables in the field. Then cook everything up using spring honey and other seasonal foods. Sunday, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Stone Barns Center For Food and Agriculture

Fashion Drawing Workshop Karen Dietshe, Professor of Fashion Illustration at the Parsons School of Design, leads an informative class in fashion drawing. Sunday, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

Life in a Flash Search for those quick and beautiful fly-bys, dragonflies and butterflies. Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

Steve Chizmadia Enjoy the folk sounds of guitarist Steve Chizmadia. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Sean Kelly Lecture Listen to Sean Kelly, founder of the Sean Kelly Gallery in Chelsea, which is known for diverse, intellectually driven, and unconventional exhibitions. Sunday, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Singer/Songwriter Showcase An acoustic invitational jam session includes Mishti Roy, Mani Cregan, and others. Sunday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm. 12 Grapes Music & Wine Bar

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