Friday, October 2, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Poetry Reading Colette Inez, Gretl Clagget, and Alison Woods read from their works. Friday, 7:30 pm. Hudson Valley Writer's Center 

Indgo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers—better known as Indigo Girls—sing tunes from their new album, Poseidon And The Bitter Bug, as well as some favorites. Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall 

400 Years on the Hudson The Hudson River Ramblers perform tales of the mighty river’s creation and colonists, sloops and steamboats, pirates and patriots, plus three revolutions! Friday, 7:30 pm. Croton Free library

Peekskill Rotary Horse Show & Country Fair Enjoy pony and hay rides, bounce and slide rides, horse-riding competitions, a craft fair, and a food tent. At the Blue Mountain Reservation. Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Peekskill Rotary

Stone Barns Harvest Fest Festivities will include live music, farm market, hayrides, and games. There will be kid's workshops on cooking, gardening, bees and honey, kestrels, and more. Adults can learn about cooking and gardening. Everyone can enjoy the Pie Bake-Off! Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture 

Teatown History Hunt Using a map and clues, discover fascinating facts about the local landscape. Saturday, 10:30 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Rock and Rollover Explore nature's "art of the ground," where kids will explore under rocks and logs to discover earth's small creatures from within. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center 

Birds of Prey A Teatown naturalist will share fascinating facts about birds of prey native to New York and how their bodies are adapted for survival in the wild. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Yorktown Library

Legends of the Little People Storyteller Jonathan Kruk tells tales of leprechaun lairs, elfin dens, faerie eyries, and a troll bridge. Saturday 2:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Nature Journaling Using simple techniques, participants will learn how to keep an ongoing nature journal. Saturday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Tarot Reading Start the new (Jewish) year with a reading from Hudson Valley Tarot. Saturday, 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Two Guitars Brian Conigliaro and Gus Wieland perform as Two Guitars and play a mix of blues and jazz fusion. Saturday, 7:30 pm. BeanRunner Cafe

Music from Copland House Catch a performance by musicans from Copland House. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Merestead

Stephen Clair Self-proclaimed "urban roots troubador" Stephen Clair performs. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Rabbit Hole M & M Production performs the life-affirming play “Rabbit Hole.” Sunday, 2:00 pm. Hendrick Hudson Free Library

Poetry Reading Join the poets and editors of Toadlily Press for the launch reading of BY WAY OF, the fifth book of the Quartet Series. Sunday, 6:00 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

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