Friday, September 25, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Joan Osborne The singer performs tracks from her latest release, "Little Wild One." Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Far Away Farm Open House Enjoy the alpacas and Icelandic horses at this stunning Yorktown Heights farm. Visit the store to buy alpaca products. Local author Amy Kefauver will be on hand to sign copies of  her book Here I Am: Alpacas in America, which features photos of the farm's inhabitants. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Far Away Farm Alpacas

Katonah Fall Festival Enjoy a day of music, food, entertainment, games, crafts and fun for all. Early risers can also catch—or join—the 9th Annual Katonah 5K Run, which starts at 8:30 am. Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Katonah Chamber

Birds and Nature Author Winter Donaldson will read her new picture book, The Missing Crest, and engage readers in related activities. Saturday, 11:00 am. Ossining Public Library

Sculpture Garden and Gallery Tour Artist Edward Tufte hosts an informal look at his exhibition "Seeing Around." Saturday, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

International Coastal Cleanup Join the worldwide event involving 76 countries to help clean up our shorelines. Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

Scarecrow Making Workshop Have fun making and decorating a scarecrow. Bring clothes and a hat. Stuffing and burlap will be provided. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm 

Dave Fields Blues guitarist Dave Fields gives an electrifying performance. Saturday, 9:30 pm to 12:30 am. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Menopause The Musical An uplifting production that includes parodies from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s and offers a salute to women who are experiencing The Change. Saturday, 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm; Sunday, 2:00 pm.  Paramount Center of the Arts

Fred Smith Jazz Band The former musical director for the Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, Fred Smith has been trumpeter of choice for many main line Swing groups through the years. Saturday,  7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Children's Book Day Washington Irving's home is the storybook setting for this festival for young readers who can meet more than sixty of their favorite authors and illustrators. Sunday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sunnyside

Farm Chores Pitch in and lend a hand with chores like collecting eggs  or tearing out a bed in the greenhouse. Sunday, 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Story Sunday Join a reading of A Seed is Sleepy and engage in activities about nature, animals, and ecology. Sunday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Square Dancing Grab a partner... Sunday,  1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

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