Friday, November 5, 2010

Weekend Picks

My picks for what to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Steve Frieder Quintet The award-winning Steve Frieder Quintet provides an  evening of jazz standards and improvisations. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Hike to the Leatherman's Cave Come hear the lore of the Old Leatherman on this 2.5 mile hike with renowned storyteller Jonathan Kruk. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Seeing Stories Kids ages 4 to 5 can listen to stories from around the world and use their imaginations to create, tell, and act out their own tales. Saturday, 10:00 am. Jacob Burns Film Center

Pack Chat Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the important role of wolves in the natural world. Saturday, 11:00 am. Wolf Conservation Center

Movie and Discussion Enjoy a screening of Harvest, which tells the story of three generations of a family coming together to spend one last summer with its grand patriarch, followed by a discussion with Director Marc Meyers and Producer Jody Girgenti. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

Mozart's Requiem The Croton Chorale perfrom Mozart's Requiem. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Croton Chorale

Hawk Watching Come and catch a glimpse of the hawks. Sunday, 11:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Farm to Table: Fall Harvest Learn how to celebrate and enjoy the bountiful fall harvest. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Our Ancestor's Muse Music from Copland House's Derek Bernel joins the world-renowned Borromeo String Quartet for two modern classics: Bermel's Soul Garden, and Osvaldo Golijov's The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Merestead

Poetry Reading Poets Julie Sheehan and Steve Huff read from their works. Sunday, 4:30 pm. Hudson Valley Writers Center

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