Friday, January 22, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

The Chris O'Leary Band Expect hot blues and great harp playing from the Chris O'Leary Band. Friday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Skin Against Metal Explore Afro-Cuban rhythms with Skin Against Metal. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Bean Runner Cafe

David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen Guitarist David Bromberg and Hot Tuna founder Jorma Kaukonen, together. Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Trail Maintainence Workshop Join the dedicated volunteers in a trail blazing workshop clearing, marking, and maintaining trails. Saturday 9:30 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Eagles on an Island Join Croton Point Park naturalists to explore George's Island in search of these wonderful raptors and other birds. Saturday, 10:00 am. George's Island Park

Sea Glass Workshop Learn how sea glass forms and then make and take home a sea glass pendant. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Creature Connections From the tiniest insect to the largest tree, everything is connected. Discover how animals and their habitats are linked together. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Snowshoe Trek Adults can strap on the shoes and mush out over the fallen snow on a winter afternoon. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" The Mighty Theatre performs the Pinter classic, which details an illicit affair told from a husband’s point of view. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

The Prints of Merestead Take a print study tour with the curator and learn how to identify different types of prints. Them try your hand at printing. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Merestead

Maps and Compasses Learn to navigate using a map and compass. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Winter Woolier Visit the sheep and try your hand at carding, spinning, and weaving. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

The Man Who Knew Too Much, Twice Catch both of Hitchcock's versions of "The Man Who Knew Too Much," the original 1934 British version and the 1956 American one. Sunday, 1:30 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

Open Book The duo Open Book performs from their second album, "The Things We Keep." Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Gettysburg Catch the four-hour marathon screening of the 1993 hit film Gettysburg, starring Jeff Bridges, Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott, and thousands of extras. Sunday, 5:30 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

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