What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Jul 29 - Sunday, Jul 31


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How do you plan to spend your one wild and precious last weekend of July? If you're thinking of live music, artistic endeavors, active pursuits or just a leisurely farmer's market, this is the weekend for you. Here in North Salem, there's the not-to-be-missed 63rd (!!) annual auction at St. James. There are also free local events at Ruth Keeler library, hiking in Waccabuc, a farmer's market in Mt. Kisco and so much more. What will you do this weekend?

15 things to do this weekend: Friday, Jul 29 - Sunday, Jul 31

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St. James 63rd Auction - Sat Jul 30 10:00 am

St. James 63rd Auction
Saturday, July 30 | 10AM - 2PM
With our boutique, silent auction, quilt raffle, white elephant, country kitchen & BBQ grill.
Viewing 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Live auction under the tent: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
296 Titicus Road, North Salem914-669-5563www.stjamesns.com [more details]

Other Events

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Jul 29 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]

Ruth Keeler Library: Sea Turtle Necklaces - Fri Jul 29 4:00 pm

Each weekday the Library has fun activities including painting rocks, sand art, pirate treasure chests and maps and messages and more outside at the library. If it is raining we will move inside.

Except for a few program with limited supplies, most programs require no registration. [more details]

Tie-Dye Workshop at Railyard Arts Studio
- Fri Jul 29 5:30 pm

Instructor Kristy Amendola teaches children 8 and up fun tie-dying techniques to create their own tie-dyed shirt. $40 per child. [more details]

Caramoor: Shemekia Copeland - Fri Jul 29 8:00 pm

In the context of a divided America, Shemekia Copeland’s songwriting transmits a sense of solidarity and hope. Her latest album, Uncivil War, builds on the musically and lyrically adventurous territory she’s been exploring for over a decade, blending blues, R&B, and Americana into a sound that is now hers alone. Come experience the unrelenting power of this award-winning vocalist who has become one of the most talented and passionately candid artists on today’s roots music scene.  [more details]

Ridgefield Running Co: Saturday Shop Runs - Sat Jul 30 7:00 am

Every Saturday morning at 7:00 AM, rain or shine anywhere from 4-7 miles; the route is posted on Facebook and Strava pages the day before. (You do not need a Facebook account to access). All paces welcome!We kindly ask that if you are unvaccinated that you wear a mask while inside the store.BYO hydration and fuel, please, including water. The store's water cooler is not available to customers at this time.RRC reserves the right to send off the runners in small groups to avoid large clusters. [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Hike for Health - Sat Jul 30 10:30 am

This Saturday, July 30, from 10:30am-12pm - Hiking 101 at Old Field Preserve. Would you like to start hiking, or get out on some beautiful wooded trails away from cars and roads? But, maybe you’re not sure where to go, and a bit nervous about the possibility of getting lost or how to stay safe? Spend an hour hiking with Bonnie Robins, LLT co-chair emeritus and Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) certified hike leader to learn all the basics of how to experience the joy of Lewisboro trails safely. [more details]

All of the Sky: Five Poets, Five Saturdays at the Aldrich Museum - Sat Jul 30 5:00 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. [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider: Pizza Night - Sat Jul 30 6:00 pm

Join us for pizza night from 6 - 9 pm.Music by RAQUEL & THE WILDFLOWERS. Food from Westchester Burger Truck [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider: Pizza Nights - Sat Jul 30 6:00 pm

6:00 - 9:00 pm at Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard. Enjoy music by JOE K and food from Moonlight Mobile Kitchen [more details]

Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K - Sat Jul 30 7:00 pm

Barbara Nevins and Southwest Cafe present the 16th annual Southwest Cafe Margarita 5k to benefit Ability Beyond. The yummy margarita you know and love will be waiting for you at the post-race fiesta!The Southwest Cafe Margarita 5K continues to support Ability Beyond, an organization dedicated to empowering every person, no matter their ability, to live, work and thrive as members of their community.  [more details]

Farmers Market at Muscoot Farm - Sun Jul 31 9:30 am

Muscoot's weekly farmers market supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring over 20 local vendors each week. [more details]

Katonah Museum of Art: Family Day - Sun Jul 31 12:00 pm

Traditional dance, food, and crafts are re-imagined in this fun afternoon of family activities. Participate in dances from around the world with Milerka Rodriguez, concoct cultural culinary bites with Ms. Jessica of Curiosity Club, and enjoy craft-inspired art projects with a twist.Members Free. Non-members: Adults $12. Seniors, students, and children (under 12) $6. [more details]

Caramoor: Handel's Theodora - Sun Jul 31 4:00 pm

3:00pm / Join us for a lecture with MIT professor emeritus and Handel scholar Ellen T. Harris.Theodora stands out as one of Handel’s finest creations. Composed in 1749 at the twilight of his career, this penultimate major work was undervalued at the time but recognized now as the masterpiece it is. An oratorio brimming with dramatic intensity (and often staged as an opera), Theodora traces the tragic tale of the eponymous Christian martyr facing persecution at the hands of the Romans. [more details]

Bedford Playhouse: Broadway in Bedford - Leading Ladies - Sun Jul 31 5:00 pm

The Leading Ladies are back to sing more of your favorites. From classic character songs to eleven o’clock numbers, you’ll be cheering for more from these incredible powerhouse performers!Featuring:Janine DiVita (Grease, Mystery of Edwin Drood, If/Then, Anything Goes, Young Frankenstein, Finding Neverland) Meg Doherty (Wicked, Hairspray, Tommy, The Full Monty) Celia Hottenstein (Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Desperate Measures) DeAnne Stewart (Jagged Little Pill, Beautiful).  [more details]

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