Friday, January 8, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Levon Helm Legendary singer and drummer of the Band, Levon Helm performs tunes from his most recent CD’s, including the Grammy winning Dirt Farmer. Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Will Van Sise Guitarist Will Van Sise and his band, The Wolf Pack, will amaze and entertain. Friday,  9:00 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Wintering Birds Exploration Join a journey in search of eagles, owls, waterfowl and other birds. Meet at the boat launch at the end of the Croton-Harmon Train Station. Saturday, 9:00 am. Croton Point Nature Center

Art Show: Bedford The free-admission, two-day art sale features affordable works in all media to help local charities such as the Bedford Hills Correctional Center, Midnight Run, Mt. Kisco Child Care Center, and Hope’s Door. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Art Show: Bedford

New Year Hike Kick off the year with a hearty hike in the frosty air to look at ice formations along Bailey Brook and seek out signs of winter wildlife. Saturday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Early American Corn Husk Dolls Craft a homespun action figure out of corn husks. Saturday, 11:00 am. Croton Free Library

Seeing the Bud for the Trees Come join the park naturalist and have fun identifying different trees by their bud shapes. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

Breakfast with the Birds Enjoy morning refreshments from inside the museum as you watch the birds eat breakfast at the outdoor feeding station. Saturday, 10:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Recycled Birdfeeder Workshop Come make a variety of bird feeders from recycled materials to hang in your yard. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Two Guitars Brian Conigliaro and Gus Wieland, also known as Two Guitars, play a great acoustic mix of blues, jazz fusion, and original tunes. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Jim Gaffigan Comedic triple threat, Jim Gaffigan, is sure to make you guffaw. Saturday, 7:00 and 9:30 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Mansion Tour Learn how an elegant Georgian-style mansion influenced decorating and furnishing trends across America. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Merestead

Winter on the Farm Find out how the farmyard animals and birds adjust to the winter habitat. Sunday, 1:00 and 2:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Attracting Birds in Winter Discover the joys of feeding birds in winter. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

Licoln and Whitman Noted Lincoln scholar, Philip Kunhardt will discuss how President Lincoln inspired Walt Whitman’s crowning masterpiece “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d.” Sunday, 5:30 pm. Katonah Museaum of Art

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