Friday, August 14, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Fine Arts and Crafts Fair Over 90 regionally and nationally known artists share their traditional and alternative crafts at the Garrison Landing Riverfront Park. Take free rides upon the sloop Woody Guthrie and enjoy regional food and live music. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Garrison Arts Center

History Under the Stars Bring a tent, a picnic, and your flashlight, and join us for colonial crafts, a campfire, and an overnight camping experience. Saturday, 6:00 pm. John Jay Homestead

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

Pop Goes the Weasel! Learn about weasel adaptations, native members of the weasel family, and reasons they are so important to the balance of nature. Saturday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Evening Howl Enjoy a sunset hike to howl with the wolves. Saturday, 7:00 pm. Wolf Conservation Center

Swinging Set Jazz Ensemble Enjoy the sounds of Christine Sotmary, Craig Purpura, John Digiulio, and Bert Rechtschaffer outdoors near Jan Peek Gazebo. Saturday, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Downtown Peekskill

In the Loop A laugh-out-loud political satire on diplomatic misunderstandings and behind-the-scenes power plays. Saturday and Sunday, multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center

The Mojomatics Creators of authentic Chicago-style Blues, the Mojomatics deliver an explosive array of originals and covers from their CD, "My Kind of Crazy." Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Harvest Day Join the farm's master gardener as she harvests the vegetables. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Canoe the Croton Join a guide and paddle up the Croton River against the tide and current and through scenic high cliffs. Sunday, check for time. Teatown Lake Reservation

Camp Cooking Extravaganza Join us in the fine art of cooking over an open fire! Help with the preparations, cooking, and consuming of yummy camp foods. Sunday, 3:30 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

An Evening with Mas Masumoto Third-generation organic farmer and award-winning author David Mas Masumoto joins the farm staff for hors d’oeuvres and a four-course tasting menu. Sunday, 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

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