Friday, October 16, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Verdi’s Macbeth Verdi’s operatic rendition of Shakespeare’s tragedy is performed by The Taconic Opera. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 pm; Sunday, 2:00 pm. Yorktown Stage

The Enchanted Cottage Part of the Maryknoll International Film Festival, catch the The Enchanted Cottage (1945) from director John Cromwell. Friday, 7:30 pm. Maryknoll Society Center

The Ya Yas A quirky blend of personalities and musical influences, the Ya Yas perform tunes from their latest album. Friday, 7:30 pm. Beanrunner Cafe

Open Mike Night Calling all poets, fiction writers, essayists, and other writers! Friday, 8:00 pm. Hudson Valley Writer's Center

Teatown Fall Festival Celebrate fall with eco-crafts, hayrides, farm animals, music, pumpkin carving, scarecrows, and much more! Saturday, 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Brick Making Bonanza Croton Point was known for its brick making operations throughout the ninteenth century and early twentieth century. Relive this tradition by preparing clay and molding it into bricks. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Our Changing Fields and Forests Take an informative hike to discover the changes around us. Saturday 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

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

An Evening with T. Coraghessan Boyle Award-winning American author and Peekskill native T. Coraghessan Boyle will participate in a Q&A at the Field library, followed by a book-signing and cocktail party in the theater lobby. The evening will end with the theatrical showing of The Road to Wellville, based on a Boyle novel. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Michelle LeBlanc Enjoy the sounds and songs of Michelle LeBlanc and her jazz quartet. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Croton Free Library

The Straight Up Dirties Three accomplished musicians, The Straight Up Dirties deliver classic Rock with style and showmanship. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Raptor Migration at Hook Mountain A thrilling experience awaits you watching the beautiful raptors soar and glide over and along the side of the mountain.  Sunday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Bedford Audubon Society

Autumn Celebration Music, hayrides, pumpkin picking, fall crafts, games and a whole lot more. The Model A Ford Club will also have their antique cars on display. Sunday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Hawk Watching Enjoy the sights of hawks, eagles and vultures soaring through the sky on their journey south for the winter. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Curator Talk The curator of the exhibition "Bold, Cautious, True," Kevin Sharp brings the current exhibition to life as shares the history behind the art. Sunday, 5:30 pm Katonah Museum of Art

No comments: