What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Jul 8 - Sunday, Jul 10

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Hello, weekend! We know it's only been a short week but we're still so glad to see you. After all, it's summer and there is so much to do in our area this weekend. We've rounded up nearly 20 different local events happening, from pirate scavenger hunts for kids to an old-fashioned hootenanny, you're guaranteed to find something you're into on this list. Read on for details.



17 things to do this weekend: Friday, Jul 8 - Sunday, Jul 10

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Ruth Keeler Library: Pirate Scavenger Hunt - Fri Jul 8 4:00 pm

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Backyard Children's Programs. 4pm at the library, weekdays in July. Friday, July 8: Pirate Scavenger Hunt [more details]


Ridgefield Library: Monthly Book Sale - Sat Jul 9 9:00 am

The Friends of the Ridgefield Library invite you to stop by the Friends Sorting Room on the Lower Level of the Library for their monthly Secret Stacks Book Sale, held on the second Saturday of the month.Sorting room open from 9A-5P Items for all ages and interests - fiction, mysteries, trade paperbacks, children's books and moreCash or charge accepted (charges over $10) [more details]


Lewisboro Land Trust: Paint with Nature - Sat Jul 9 10:00 am

Create one-of-a-kind paintings and sun prints using objects found in nature!This program will start with a hike along the Nature Trail to gather materials (please bring a basket or bucket). We will finish at the meditation garden where local artist and art educator, Jessica Soininen-Eddis, will guide participants in creating their own set of paint brushes and work of art. We will also have sheets of sun paper (aka cyanotype photograph paper) for each participant to create a sunlight prin. [more details]


Ruth Keeler Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Jul 9 10:00 am

Conversation with Local Gardeners meets monthly on the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 am. Bring your questions and ideas to this informal group of local expert garden enthusiasts.
This group is free, open to all.  [more details]


Ruth Keeler Library: Read to a Dog! - Sat Jul 9 10:00 am

This therapy dogs loves to be read to and he doesn’t care if you are a good reader or just a beginner. This program provides children with a comfortable and non-judgmental environment to practice their reading skills.
Registration is required. [more details]


Harvest Moon: Blueberry Picking - Sat Jul 9 12:00 pm

Blueberry tickets now on sale!

July 6th - 8th

We will make tickets available according to picking and crop conditions, which are monitored daily. [more details]


Folkways Wines Greek Wine Tasting with Knit Wine - Sat Jul 9 2:00 pm

Wish you were in Greece right now? Let us teleport you! Join us Saturday for a Greek wine tasting with Knit Wine - we will be tasting some captivating examples. [more details]


Chinese Calligraphy Demonstration with Wang Mansheng - Sat Jul 9 2:00 pm

A lifetime practitioner of Chinese calligraphy, which has traditionally been considered China’s finest art form, Wang Mansheng will discuss and demonstrate the different script forms, their history, and how they have been appreciated.  Free with museum admission.   The exhibition will be on view through August 13th.For more information, please see www.hammondmuseum.org [more details]


Folkways Wines: Ceramic Spoon Workshop - Sat Jul 9 3:00 pm

Join us for a hands-on workshop to make ceramic spoons at Folkways! Following a short demo, students will have the opportunity to create their own spoons. All are welcome, regardless of skill level. The workshop will be paired with a wine tasting. Spots are very limited.Click here to purchase tickets.

Saturday July 9, 3-4:30pm
All materials will be provided, and the class fee includes firing for two ceramic spoons and a tasting. Finished pieces can be picked up at Folkways. [more details]


19th Annual Woody Guthrie Hootenanny - Sat Jul 9 5:00 pm

Scott Urgola and friends celebrate the 19th annual Woody Guthrie Hootenanny, a FREE event at Reis Park. Somers Historical Society and Scott organize this event where all are welcome to participate with instruments and songs.  [more details]


Brewster Summer Music Series : 1/3 of Sophie - Sat Jul 9 6:00 pm

 Join us for the FREE Brewster Summer Music Series, an exciting lineup of music this summer at the gazebo at Veteran's Park, 1 Morningthorpe Ave, Brewster (a short walk from the Brewster train station!)Putnam County-based band 1/3 of Sophie brings you funky, spacy, groovy covers of popular and not-so-popular songs!1/3 of Sophie is:Brian Sanyshyn - trumpet & keyboardsSeamus Carey - drums Rob Davies - bassMatt Vanacoro - keyboardsJess Vanacoro - vocals. [more details]


Ridgefield Fireworks - Sat Jul 9 7:00 pm

Gates open at 6pm. Since 1871, Fairfield County Bank has been thrilled to operate in a town abundant in patriotic spirit. Though Ridgefield's Family 4th tradition, let's toast our American pride!Parking at RHS, SRMS, Barlow Mtn and Scotland Elementary.Shuttle buses provided at elementary schools listed.Parking passes $20/carAll proceeds go to Family Fourth CommitteeFood trucks available all night! Something for everyone!Passes available at Town Hall & Fairfield County Bank. [more details]


North Salem Open Land Foundation: Second Sunday Hike - Sun Jul 10 10:00 am

SECOND SUNDAY HIKE -- BEES, BUTTERFLIES AND BLOSSOMS July 10, 2022, 10AM - at Weil PreserveJoin us at the Weil Preserve on Sunday, July 10, 2022, at 10am for a firsthand look at beekeeping with a local beekeeper, Andy Hatt. We'll follow that with a short hike and chat about bees and other pollinators, and why they are so important to our ecosystem. Registration is required. [more details]


Harvest Moon: Blueberry Picking - Sun Jul 10 10:00 am

Blueberry tickets now on sale!

July 6th - 8th

We will make tickets available according to picking and crop conditions, which are monitored daily.  [more details]


North Salem Historical Society Strawberry Festival - Sun Jul 10 1:00 pm

1:30 p.m. puppet show; 2:45 p.m.  tug-of-war - Croton Falls Fire vs. North Salem Bridle Trails Assoc.3:00 p.m. puppet show, craft table, music, games and shortcakes! [more details]


Caramoor: The Chevalier - Sun Jul 10 4:00 pm

2022)—On July 10, Caramoor presents The Chevalier, a concert theater work about Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a prolific 18th-century composer, virtuoso violinist, abolitionist, general of Europe’s first Black regiment, acquaintance of both Mozart and Marie Antoinette, and the finest fencer in Europe, whose story was nonetheless forgotten by history. Called “absorbing and illuminating” by Chicago Classical Review, The Chevalier is written and directed by Bill Barclay. [more details]


Northern Bravehearts Hockey - Sun Jul 10 6:30 pm

Northern Bravehearts Special Hockey Program at Brewster Ice Arena. Beginners welcome. Equipment will be provided on site. Coaches and mentors will assist players on and off the ice. Special hockey/sled hockey is combined. Age 5 and up welcome. Email us for more information: goal12e.421@gmail.com, Mike@Mikebonellihockeysolutions.net, Mattyice1158@gmail.com [more details]


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