Friday, January 14, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Big Stakes The classic 1922 western film "Big Stakes" comes to life with live music by the Devil Music Ensemble. Friday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Hemingway's Cat This eclectic jam band is led by composer and guitarist Lorah Yaccarino. Combining elements of Rock, Blues, and Jazz with exotic riffs and rhythms their sound is original and upbeat. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Hot Flicks Catch "The King's Speech" or "Black Swan." Or both. Friday through Sunday, multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center

Fine Art Workshop This two-day program offers guidance from instructors and gives artists the chance to work from live models and a reference skeleton. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 to 5:00 pm. Studio No. 9  

Tracks in the Snow Many animals are about searching for food, and leaving their tracks in the snow. We’ll follow tracks to see what animals are doing in the cold winter world. Saturday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Cross Country Skiing Zip across the park in the snow. Saturday, 10:00 am. Croton Point Park

Bluebird House Construction Learn how to build a home for bluebirds. Saturday, 11:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Great Big Faces Caricaturist Paul Merklein draws famous faces and people right from the audience. Who will he draw next? Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Croton Free Library

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