Friday, March 4, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Lady Got Chops The Women's Music and Arts Festival
kicks off with Rhonda Denet and The Bad Cats, Friday at 7:30 pm, and continues with the hot sounds of guitarist Jane Getter on Saturday at 5:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

President Andrew Johnson Annette Gordon-Reed—the recipient of a 2010 MacArthur Fellowship, National Humanities Medal, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award—discusses the President who succeeded Lincoln. Friday, 6:30 pm. John Jay Homestead

Hudson River Walk Stroll the shoreline of the park and watch for eagles. Saturday, 10:00 am. Croton Point Park 

Puzzlethon! Benefit the Autism Society of CT by creating and sponsoring your own jigsaw puzzle. Saturday, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art 

Starlight Starbright Hike to Hidden Valley Field to view the night sky. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Maple Sugaring Spend an afternoon finding out all there is to know about making maple syrup. Sunday, 11:00 to 2:30 pm. Muscoot Farm 

Elaine Romanilli Singer/songwritier Elaine Romanilli performs her folk-infused tunes. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House 

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood The stars of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Sunday, 7:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

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