Friday, November 6, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester
Geoff Hartwell Singer/songwriter Geoff Hartwell performs original tunes from his second album, "Hate To See You Go." Friday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Keb` Mo` Band Singer-songwriter and guitarist Keb` Mo`s music draws heavily on country blues, with touches of soul and folksy storytelling. Friday, 8:00 pm. The Tarrytown Music Hall

Choices for Sustainable Living Expo The Expo will feature "green" exhibits, informative workshops, local house tours, and events for all ages. Co-hosted by the Hudson Highlands Land Trust and Teatown Lake Reservation. Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Garrison

Wormania Discover the secret, underground life of worms. Make a worm bin to take home stocked with red worms for home composting. Saturday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Sand Candles Collect sand and create candles to take home. Saturday 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Pinot Noir Exposed Enjoy a tasting of pinot noir from California, Burgundy, Oregon, New Zealand and more. Saturday, From 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Suburban Wines & Spirits 

The Red Balloon Catch the wonderful tale of a boy and a balloon that mysteriously follows him through the streets of Paris. Showing with "White Mane," a magical fable by the same filmmaker. Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm. Jacob Burns Fim Center 

Who Are You? Kids can learn the science of fingerprinting and how to can solve a C.S.I. mystery using chocolate and a paintbrush! Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Croton Free Library

Rising Stars Concerts Young artists perform works by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Dvorak and Brahms. Both concerts are appropriate for families. Saturday, 8:00 pm; Sunday, 4:00 pm. Caramoor Center for the Arts

In Search of Animals' Signs Hike along the farm roads in search of animal signs and tracks. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

The Public Tile Project The opening of the Tile Project, which features over 2,000 tiles created by students from across the Hudson Valley. From 1:00 to 2.30 pm there will by activities including making Dutch ware and Dutch flags, straw weaving, creating kaleidoscopes, and decorative paper cutting. At 2:30 pm you can walk the 1½ mile Tile Path from the museum to the Peekskill Waterfront. Sunday 1:00 to 3:30 pm. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art 

Caring for the Indoor Garden Learn about the light requirements, watering and fertilizing needs of plants grown indoors. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

Kicking and Screaming: The Musical! Emmy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jiles performs her 1 woman show about her years at Radio City. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Reading: Parenting Issues Readings by Susan Gregory Thomas, the author of Buy, Buy Baby: How Consumer Culture Manipulates Parents and Harms Young Minds, and Allison Gilbert, author of Always Too Soon: Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents. Sunday, 4:30 pm. Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Poetry Reading The Katonah Poetry Series and the library present Mark Doty, winner of the 2008 National Book Award for Poetry. Sunday, 4:00 pm. Katonah Village Library

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