Friday, June 24, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Fish Tales Walk the river's edge and search for artifacts that lead to incredible, improbable and totally audacious stories. Saturday, 10:00 am. Croton Point Nature Center 

Lenape Life Experience what a day in the life of the indigenous people of the Hudson Hills and Highlands would have been like 400 years ago by visiting a wigwam and longhouse, playing games, and using replicated tools and artifacts. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Jam and Jelly Making Learn how to make wonderful jams and jellies using what's in season. Saturday 10:00 am. Hilltop Hanover Farm 

Butterflies of Teatown Explore the fields and forest in search of butterflies. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Greek Mythology The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents stories of gods and heroism from the ancient civilization by the sea. Saturday, 11:00 am. Croton Free Library 

Nest Watch Come along as a naturalist checks and records which nests have eggs and which have babies. Saturday, 10:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

HMS Pinafore Opening night of Gilbert and Sullivan's musical in the Venetian Theater. Saturday, 8:30 pm. Caramoor   

The YaYas Pop folk musicians The YaYas perform their tunes. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

NPR's "From the Top" Join acclaimed pianist and host Christopher O`Riley and a slew of extraordinary young musicians for a broadcast recording of NPR's "From the Top." Sunday, 4:30 pm. Caramoor

Chelpa Ferro: Visual Sound A Brazilian collective of visual artists, Chelpa Ferro, presents a performance that turns everyday consumer items into sound-creating devices. Sunday, 6:00 pm. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

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