Friday, December 11, 2009

Weekend Events

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

The Derek Trucks Band Recently featured on the cover of Rolling Stone's "New Guitar Gods" issue, Derek Trucks is an innovative guitar virtuoso. Friday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Brian Regan one of the premier comedians in the country, Brian Regan shares his balance of sophisticated writing and physicality. Friday, 7:00 and 10:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall 

Decorations From Nature Create beautiful decorations from natural materials. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Tracking and Tracing Kids can learn how to identify signs and patterns of animals on the move. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center
Scat! Who left that pile in the forest? Get the scoop on poop in this entertaining and educational program. Saturday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Evening Candlelight Tours  Experience an 18th-century celebration of "Twelfth Night" with a candlelit visit to the Manor.  Saturday, 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Van Cortland Manor

Christmas on the Farm Sip mulled cider, sample holiday goodies, listen to carolers, and enjoy a tour of the farm by lantern. Saturday and Sunday, 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Stand Up Comedy Night Comedian Freddie Ricks gets you guffawing. Saturday,  8:00 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Rhonda Denet Enjoy a night of smooth R&B with the Rhonda Denet Project. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar 

Holiday Bird Count Join the all day count of winter bird species, part of the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. Sunday. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Farm To Table: Winter Roots Enjoy some farming as you harvest greens and cook everything up  using winter root vegetables and other seasonal foods. Sunday, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Stone Barns Center For Food and Agriculture

Wildlife Treats Help to decorate a tree for wildlife using natural treats for the holiday season. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Hodie! Hodie!  Women chamber singers perform medieval and renaissance carols, Sweelinck’s Hodie Christus Natus Est, and modern works by Damijan Mocnik, Kurt Weill, and others. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Croton Free Library

Lincoln's Poets Noted Lincoln scholar Philip Kunhardt sheds light on how Lincoln was revered by poets and writers in the years after his assassination. Sunday, 5:30 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

Handel’s Messiah The season's classic is presented by The Taghkanic Chorale. Sunday, 4:00 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church

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