Friday, October 30, 2009

Weekend Picks

Haunted happenings and other activities and things to do this holiday weekend in Northern Westchester

Halloween Tales Storyteller Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi performs  tales of goblins, ghosts, and the witch who puts the happy into Halloween. Friday, 4:00 pm. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Lasdon Costume Party Pass the welcoming committee of ghouls and enjoy live music, refreshments, and an astronomy program. Friday, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

The Overlook Hike to the Overlook to enjoy the view and a tasty snack of fruits and cheeses. Saturday, 1:00 pm.  Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Scales and Cold Blooded Tails Learn about the wonderful world of reptiles. Saturday 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Halloween Parade and Carnival The annual Yorktown Halloween parade kicks off at the corner of Commerce Street and Underhill Avenue. Kids will march to the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center for carnival rides, a costume contest, games, and pumpkin decorating. Saturday, 3:45 pm.

Exploring the Underworld Beneath the leaf litter is a world of mysterious creatures. Find out who is lurking under rocks and leaves. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Seeing Stories A uniquely spooky workshop where young children will listen to not-too-scary stories from around the world and tell and act out their own haunted tales. Animated movies and an activity using the green screen will round out this exciting program. Saturday, 10:00 am. Jacob Burns Media Arts Lab

Something Wicked This Way Comes This adaptation of Ray Bradbury's dark fantasy stars Jason Robards and Jonathan Pryce. Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Haunted House Teachers, students, and community volunteers join artistic forces to create a night of ghoulish fun for all ages. Saturday, 5:00 to 10:00 pm. Katonah Art Center

Frankenstein with Live Music Catch the classic horror film, "Frankenstein" on the big screen with the original score performed live by the BQE Project chamber ensemble. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Susan Kane Singer-songwriter Susan Kane shares tunes from her second album, Highway Bouquet. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

At the Heart of Brahms Some of Brahms' most enduring and powerful chamber music is performed by Trio Solisti. Sunday, 4:00 pm. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

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