Friday, February 12, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

John Mayall Storied rocker John Mayall performs classics and hits from his latest CD, Tough. Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Great Backyard Bird Count Join in the Great Backyard Bird Count. The museum has a large observation window, so you can count from inside. Saturday, 9:00 am; Sunday, 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary 

Native American Toys An archaeologist helps children create toys that were a staple of the Native American childhood. Saturday, 1:00 p.m. Croton Point Park Nature Center 

Valentine Crafts Mother Nature will provide some of the materials needed to make personalized gifts for loved ones. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation 

Chinese New Year Celebration  In honor of the Lunar New Year (Year of the Tiger), enjoy traditional stories, music, dance, and food from China. Saturday, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Coyote Howl After learning a bit about the coyote, take a short walk and have some howling good fun! Saturday, 7:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

The Burton Greene Trio Eclectic composer and performer Burton Greene performs with Ed Schuller and George Schuller. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe 

Animal Encounters: Snakes Have some slithering good fun and meet some snakes. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Winter Farm Tour Get face-to-face with the farm's livestock in their winter shelters and learn about what’s growing in the four-season greenhouse and main production field. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

The African Queen—and Champagne Passion burns as hot as the blazing sun in this classic starring  Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart. After the screening, enjoy a Valentine's Day champagne reception. Sunday, 5:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center 

The Rhonda Denét Project Valentine’s Day dinner seating features live music with Rhonda Denét, a singer with a repertoire that spans from Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, and Anita Baker to Stevie Wonder. Sunday. 12 Grapes Music & Wine Bar

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