Friday, June 17, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Trio Shalva The Israeli American jazz collective, Trio Shalva, performs tunes from their debut album "Riding Alone," with its striking blend of Jazz, World Music, and Jewish Folk. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe 

Bird Watching Walk Take a morning bird walk through the farm's pastures and hiking trails to identify species. Satureday, 9:30 am. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Hike the Teatown-Kitchawan Trail In honor of National Trails Day, adults and older kids can hike this 6 mile trail with a naturalist. Enjoy views of the Croton Reservoir, stream crossings, and open meadows. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservatio

Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival Pete Seeger and friends are back again to sing, inspire, and raise awareness (and cash) for keeping the Hudson clean and pristine. The festival features lots of music, plus storytellers, family entertainers, boat rides, and more. The fun happens at Croton Point Park, Saturday and Sunday. Clearwater Hudson Festival

Map and Compass Treasure Hunt Use a map and compass to travel through a special course in search of lost treasure. Saturday, 10:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Wolf Pup 101 Celebrate the arrival of two wolf pups! Enjoy learning about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families. Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am. Wolf Conservation Center 

Los Loney Boys The Texican Rock 'n' roll trio of brothers, Los Lonely Boys, are back on tour in support of their fourth studio album, Rockpango. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Father's Day Fishing A once a year chance for dads and their kids ages 5-12 to fish in the lake (catch and release only). Sunday, 2:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Whittling Demonstration Watch a whittler as he demonstrates the art and craftsmanship of a skill that many of our great grandfathers once enjoyed. Sunday 1:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

La Traviata, on Screen One of the most popular operas in the canon, Verdi's "La Traviata" is captured on film. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

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