Friday, February 4, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

The Carolina Chocolate Drops The newest and youngest players in a long lineage of Black String Bands, The Carolina Chocolate Drops perform their mix of traditional roots music and blues. Friday,  8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts 

Mary Crescenzo Trio The songs of Ellington, Berlin, Gershwin, and Warren come to life with the Mary Crescenzo Trio. Friday, 7:30pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Hudson River Eaglefest The 7th annual clebration of our local eagles includes birds of prey shows, exhibits, interactive games, and crafts. The fun happens at Croton Point Part. Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Collaging Memories What do your memories look like? Discover how artists used painting and collage to share their memories of the past. Then children can create images of their own favorite memories. Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Neuberger Museum 

The Illusionist Based on a screenplay by Jacques Tati, director Sylvain Chomet employs gorgeous water-color-inspired animation to tell the story of a struggling magician and the ingenuous girl he takes under his wings in the new release "The Illusionist." Saturday and Sunday, multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center
Sneetches On Beaches Seuss comes to the stage in this dramatic adaptation. Saturday and Sunday, 3:00 pm. Children's Theatre Company of Peekskill

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