Friday, December 18, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Stratospheerius Enjoy the "flammable fusion and fiddle trip funk" of Stratospheerius. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

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

"13" The Edge, Random Farms Kids' Theater's program for high school and college students, presents this musical about growing up. Friday, Saturday, Sunday; multiple times. Tarrytown Music Hall

Annual Christmas Bird Count Help this very important census and hike the trails to count wintering birds. Saturday, 8:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Sand Candles Make a mold out of sand to create a unique candle design. Then add items from nature such as leaves and seeds, pour in the wax, and watch it cool. Saturday, 8:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary 

Winter Farm Tour Get face-to-face with the livestock in their winter shelters and learn about cold-weather growing techniques. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Candle Making for Kids Come with a smile, leave with some candles. Saturday 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center 

Moscow Boys Choir  Founded in 1957, this choral ensemble is among Russia`s most prestigious all-boy choirs. Saturday, 7:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Winter Adaptations Hike Take a hike with a park naturalist and learn about the winter adaptations of the woodland animals. Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Indoor Farmer's Market Come inside and find fresh produce, delicious baked goods, maple syrup, honey and jams, wine and dairy products. Sunday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Westchester County Center

Mammals Explore the world of the highest form of life on Earth and learn what makes them so successful. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Story Sundays: The Big Snow Enjoy a winter story and some related crafts. Saturday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Winter Solstice Party Come celebrate the start of winter with a potluck supper and bonfire. Sunday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

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