Friday, October 8, 2010

Weekend Picks

What to do and where to do it this weekend in Northern Westchester

Poetry Reading Hear poets Emily Fragos and Timothy Donnelly read their work. Friday, 7:30 pm. Hudson Valley Writers' Center

God Tiny Listen to the Indie/Psychedelic/Rock of God Tiny. Friday, 8:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House 

Going Nutty Beechnuts, acorns, hickory nuts, and more are on the forest floor. Who is feasting on all the goodies that nature provides? Come find out. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Rock Trail Hike Climb the newest trail, named for the six rocks which it passes along its route. Experienced hikers only for this 7-mile hike. Saturday, 10:30 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

AquaFest Celebrate the Old Croton Aqueduct with two days of tours, music, and "eco-art" all along the trail. Events in Croton and Ossining will be held Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Storytime Yoga Kids in grades 3 to 4 can explore playful yoga poses, songs, and breathing techniques. Saturday, 11:00 am. Croton Free Library

Yorktown Fall Festival Enjoy music, food, and activities. Saturday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Yorktown Fall Festival

Creature Connections Explore the food web, animal life cycles, and the relationships between predators and prey in this live animal program. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

The New York Uproar Enjoy the Soul, Blues, R&B, and Rock of the New York Uproar. Saturday, 9:00 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Pumpkin Picking Take a hayride to the pumpkin field and pick out your favorite pumpkin. Sunday, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm 

Walkable Westchester Jane and Walt Daniels, authors of the Walkable Westchester guide, show you where to hike. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center 

Farm to Table Hands-on Cooking Learn how to use hardy, leafy greens for sustained health and vitality. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Jazz Jam Come out and play some music! All instruments and vocalists welcome. Hosted by the Jon Osborn Band. Sunday, 6:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe


Anonymous said...

Don't forget the Yorktown Street Festival. It was a huge hit last year and is expected to be even better this year.

Northern Westchester Home said...

Thanks for the tip! I've added it to the listing.

David said...

Aquefest too -

Northern Westchester Home said...

Thanks, David. Aquafest sounds great. And I thought I had found all the cool stuff! It is now on the list.