Friday, May 27, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Rosanne Cash The eldest child of Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash joined the Johnny Cash Show at age 18—and has been performing every since. Friday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

U-Pick Vegetables and Beekeeping Festival Come enjoy harvesting your own organically grown vegetables in the lovely fields. From 12:00 to 2:00, welcome the new bee colonies with activities such as bee education, honey tasting, sample desserts, and observing the bees in their new hives. Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center

Spring Bird Walk. Get up early to take a walk with a naturalist to view resident and migratory bird species along the trail. Saturday, 8:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Animals and Acrobats Capturing the fun of an early American traveling circus, Ringmaster Jonathan Kruk leads a cast of clever characters, including fire juggling, daring acrobats, birds of prey demonstrations, tightrope walkers, magicians, and more! Saturday to Monday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Van Cortlandt Manor 

Tour the Wildflower Garden Take a tour of the Luquer-Marble Wildflower Garden while the flowers are at their peak. The garden is home to over 70 species of flowers and ferns. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

NY Latin Jazz Percussionist Tony Pastrana and his band, NY Latin Jazz, bring high energy grooves as they play from their new CD, "NY Latin Jazz." Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe 

Meet the Baby Animals Come and have a close encounter with some new baby animals. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm 

Antigues Fair Enjoy the 26th annual fair and garden show. Monday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lasdon Park 

WeMustBe Christine Dominguez and T. Xiques, known as WeMustBe, play an assortment of instruments and continuously switch it up on stage to create their own "Organic Pop" sound. Sunday, 6:15 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

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