Friday, December 10, 2010

Weekend Picks

My picks for activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Rashomon Akira Kurosawa's 1950 classic, on the big screen. Friday, 7:30 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Nanci Griffith The Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith performs, celebrating the release of her new album "the Loving Kind." Opening the show will be husband and wife duo The Kennedys. Friday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Breakfast With the Birds Enjoy breakfast while watching the birds at the birdfeeders, then take a hike to see seasonal sparrows, woodpeckers, juncos, and other woodland birds. Saturday, 9:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

A Day in the Life of a Printmaker Join Gary Lichtenstein as he sets up his printmaking studio to demonstrate the collaborative process of silkscreen printing in conjunction with his current exhibition, Gary Lichtenstein: 35 Years of Screenprinting. Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Holiday Sale Peruse works by the region's best clay artists and potters. Saturday, 11:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Peekskill Clay Studios

Pre-Count Birding Help prepare for the Christmas Bird Count by finding the places the birds have settled in for the winter. Saturday, 8:00 am.Teatown Lake Reservation 

Holiday Craft Fair Local artisans sell their handmade bowls, jewelry, toys, clothing, ornaments, books, embroidery, basketry, weaving, and more. There will be a bake sale, craft activities for children, music, and plenty of time to shop. Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Raptor Round-Up Take a stroll around the Wildlife Loop to learn about Teatown’s raptors, and meet some of them close–up. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Watts Up?  Kids in grades 3 to 6 can discover static electricity, its properties, and its role in natural phenomena. Saturday, 2:00 pm. John C. Hart Memorial Library

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