Friday, February 18, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Los Lobos and Taj Mahal This double bill features Taj Mahal, a living legend of the blues and American “roots” music, and the East L.A. Los Lobos (left). Friday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall  

Light Riders Multi-instrumentalist Premik Russell Tubbs and his jazz band perform. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Harbingers of Spring Are the red maples showing color? Is the skunk cabbage melting through the ice? Take a hike to look for those very first signs that of spring.  Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Sugarhouse Chat Stop by the sugarhouse to chat with museum staff as they turn sap into maple syrup. Saturday, 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation 

Great Backyard Bird Count Learn how to participate in this annual nationwide event. Count birds at the bird feeders and then take a walk out on the property to count more birds. Saturday, 9:00 to 11:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

107th Annual Lincoln Parade Join the parade and reenactment of Lincoln's stop at the Peekskill train station to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s historic train journey from his home in Springfield to his Inauguration in 1861. Saturday, 10:30 am.  Peekskill Lincoln Society

Cold Frame Construction Join the farm carpenter to learn how to build a cold frame so you can get an early start to the vegetable growing season. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

KJ Denhert Catch the "Urban Folk and Jazz" that has earned KJ Denhert 4 Independent Music Award nominations. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Winter Farm Tour Get face-to-face with the livestock in their winter shelters and learn about what’s growing in the greenhouse and main field. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

The Levins The self-styled "acoustic world folk pop duo," The Levins (left), perform live. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peeekskill Coffee House


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Northern Westchester Home said...

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