Friday, September 4, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Green Corn Festival Celebrate Native American culture and enjoy traditional music and dance, plus open-hearth cooking demonstrations, games, hands-on crafts, and more. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Philipsburg Manor

Nature Scavenger Hunt Sharpen your observation skills on this self-guided scavenger hunt using our nature check list. Go at your own pace while discovering nature's treasures. Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Searching for Beach Glass Explore the Hudson River shoreline for beach glass to discover how they form, their color variations, and how common they might be. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

Teatown History Hunt Using a map and clues, discover the natural and human history of Teatown. Part quest, part hike, this program will have you knee deep in fascinating facts about the local landscape. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Stone Barns Inside Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the livestock, greenhouse and planting fields. Get up close and personal with the animals and find out the staff's favorite places at the farm. Saturday, 11:00 am. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh This funny, warm collection includes the classics Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, and Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Buried in Blue Enjoy the mix of rock, blues, R&B and pop classics fromBuried in Blue. Friday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Kid's Nature Hike Children use their eyes and ears to explore what's happening in the forest during 3/4-mile walk. Sunday, 11:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Fairy Walk Do you believe in fairies? Come to Muscoot Farm and become a believer. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

10K Run The peekskill celebration starts off with a race at the Division Street Gazebo. Sunday, 7:45 am. Peekskill Celebration

Hot Tuna Discover the power and depth of American blues and roots music with Hot Tuna. Sunday, 7:00 pm. The Tarrytown Music Hall

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