What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Jul 22 - Sunday, Jul 24


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We're coming off a stunningly hot week...and heading into a stunningly hot weekend. And yet, events and activities must go on. It is summer, after all. There are art-making workshops, live musical performances, farmer's markets, and so much more. Pack your portable fan and plenty of water - there's so much to do this hot summer weekend.

16 things to do this weekend: Friday, Jul 22 - Sunday, Jul 24

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Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters - Fri Jul 22 10:30 am

Join a fun and informal group of painters and artists, beginners and experienced, on Friday mornings at the library at 10:30 to work together. There is no instruction and you can draw, paint or work in any medium you choose. You must bring your own materials.
There is no registration, just come. It is a great way to meet new people and all are welcome. [more details]

Make Your Own Neptune and Mermaid Wands - Fri Jul 22 4:00 pm

Family-friendly fun at 4:00 p.m. for all ages. Program from 4PM to 5PM at the Ruth Keeler Memorial library. [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider Pizza Nights - Fri Jul 22 6:00 pm

Music: Tobacco Road
Food Truck: Mac's
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. [more details]

Caramoor: A Night at the Opera with Stephanie Blythe & Laquita Mitchell - Fri Jul 22 7:00 pm

On Site Opera presents an evening of operatic comedy and tragedy featuring international star Stephanie Blythe. In Lesson Plan, Blythe stars as an acclaimed opera diva who thinks she will be teaching a master class with trained singers at a prestigious conservatory. Instead, due to a scheduling faux pas, she takes the stage for a group of liberal arts students at a community college — a group with little singing… [more details]

Mike Burns and Highway 53 - Sat Jul 23 10:00 am

Come to the Pleasantville Farmers Market July 23 to hear Mike Burns along with Richard Neal Mandolin. Banjo and guitar and David Dunaway Acoustic Bass will be playing some of Mike's award-winning songs along with with some old country blues numbers. Mike has toured extensively over the years and is looking forward to playing at one of the great farmer's markets in our area.  [more details]

Harvest Moon: Children's Seed Bomb Workshop
- Sat Jul 23 11:00 am

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard invites Miss Mel back to the Farm for a FREE workshop for children! Your "future farmers" can take part in a hands-on, seed bomb-making workshop where they will be guided on how to create clay covered mounds of seeds that can be taken home to start their own flower patch! Miss Mel will open her program with a book reading.  [more details]

Railyard Arts Wet Feltmaking Workshop - Sat Jul 23 1:00 pm

Join textile artist, Christine Vogensen, for this Beginning Wet Feltmaking class. In this three hour class, students will learn how to combine merino wool, soap and water to create a colorful bowl. This is an active and hands-on class during which students will use their arms and shoulders to repeatedly roll and manipulate the wool (much like rolling out cookie dough.) Students will leave class with a completed project that will fully dry at home. [more details]

Photography Gallery opening show and Experimental Jazz Concert - Sat Jul 23 4:00 pm

Free show by Duo East, two accomplished jazz musicians who will be performing experimental jazz music at the Garden at Satori.    Satori Gallery will be opening a new photography show, “Magical Water Lilies”, featuring recent work by photographer Gary Sapolin.   [more details]

Aldrich Museum: 5 poets, 5 Saturdays
- Sat Jul 23 4:00 pm

As part of its All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays series, The Aldrich will host five noted contemporary poets –Mahogany L. Browne, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Eileen Myles, Emily Skillings, and Nathalie Handal – for Saturday readings held in person in the Museum beginning on July 23, 2022.The five poets selected for this series each bring their varied perspectives from a diverse range of backgrounds and will read selections that reflect the role feminist writers, artists, and leaders have played. [more details]

Mike Burns and Highway 53 - Sat Jul 23 5:00 pm

Come to to the beautiful Mt Zion Church  located at Reis park in Somers.  Mike Burns along with Richard Neal  Mandolin. Banjo and guitar and David Dunaway  acoustic bass  will be playing some of Mike's award-winning songs along with with some old country Blues numbers. If the weather cooperates with us the show will take place outside the church and will also be a strictly acoustic event. [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider Pizza Night featuring the music of John Praino - Sat Jul 23 6:00 pm

 Show up ready to eat, drink and sing along! MUSIC: JOHN PRAINO; FOOD TRUCK: Hudson Valley Sandwich [more details]

SPACE on Ryder Farm Summer Soiree - Sat Jul 23 6:00 pm

Join us July 23 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for a farm-sourced menu from our friends at Hayfields Market, tours of Ryder Farm’s historic grounds, and captivating live performances from exciting SPACE alumni, including singer/songwriter Ellen Winter. This immersive dining experience will celebrate the core tenets of the artist residency at SPACE and be hosted by Daniel K. Isaac, Ikechukwu Ufomadu and Jenny Rachel Weiner. Proceeds benefit SPACE’s residency programs. [more details]

Caramoor: Concert on the Lawn - Rachael & Vilray - Sat Jul 23 8:00 pm

Lake Street Dive singer-songwriter Rachael Price and composer, singer, and guitarist Vilray turned their shared love for the jazz music of the 1930s and ’40s into a heart-warming collaboration between friends. After meeting at the New England Conservatory of Music, the duo later reunited for a performance that sparked songwriting inspiration. Performing a mixture of original songs and forgotten treasures, Rachael & Vilray welcome you to an evening rich with nostalgia for an era gone by. [more details]

Muscoot Farm Farmer's Market - Sun Jul 24 9:30 am

9:30 am-2:30 pm on the front lawn at Muscoot Farm. Muscoot's weekly Farmers Market supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring over 20 local vendors each week. [more details]

Putnam Chorale Summer Ensemble - Sun Jul 24 3:00 pm

The Putnam Chorale's Summer Ensemble is getting ready for its summer performance, titled Broadway Matinee! Hear them sing showstoppers from Broadway musicals that are familiar and sublime. You'll hear hits from Beautiful, Man of La Mancha, Rent, Hair, Cats, The Lion King and so many others. Suggested donation is $10 for adults at the door. [more details]

Caramoor: Michael Gordon’s Field of Vision (World Premiere) - Sun Jul 24 4:00 pm

*Please bring your own seating for this event. Bang on a Can composer Michael Gordon has produced a strikingly diverse body of work, ranging from major orchestral commissions to site-specific works in the wilderness, to surround-sound experiences like Decasia and Timber. Transcending categorization, his music tells stories about place and memory. Gordon’s Field of Vision is a large-scale site-specific work for Caramoor’s Sunken Garden and the surrounding field. [more details]

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