What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Aug 5 - Sunday, Aug 7


It's the first weekend of August and there is a lot to do around here. Teddy bears will be picnicking with our youngest community members Friday morning at Ruth Keeler Library. On Friday and Saturday nights, locals will be enjoying wood-fired pizza and live music at Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard. And on Sunday, it's picture day for our furry friends at Hayfields's Market. But that's not all. Read on for our full list of lively, local things to do this weekend.

18 things to do this weekend: Friday, Aug 5 - Sunday, Aug 7

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Hayfield's Market: Dog Days of Summer - Sun Aug 7 11:00 am

Join us this weekend for free food, dog treats & pet portraits! Why? Because it's the Dog Days of Summer! Voted "Most Animal Friendly" by Westchester Magazine. This weekend only, complimentary food for any customer who comes with their dog (or pet!). Let's celebrate our furry friends and enjoy these long summer days. DOG THEMED DESSERTS! PET PORTRAITS! Want a nice photo of your pet? A photo of you with your pet? Or even the whole family, including the pets! We will have a photo station set up with HudValley Photo. [more details]

Other Events

Katonah Museum of Art: Public Sewing Day with Amanda Browder - Fri Aug 5 10:00 am

Join Brooklyn-based artist, Amanda Browder, at the KMA for a Public Sewing Day, part of Browder's participatory public art project, “Metropolis Sunrise.” Browder will guide community volunteers in the sorting, arranging, pinning, and sewing of fabric parts which will come together to create a large colorful textile sculpture. [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Aug 5 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: Teddy Bear Picnic Story Time - Fri Aug 5 10:30 am

Bring your teddy bear for a special story time.10:30 am - 11:00 am on the library lawn. [more details]

Aldrich Museum After Hours - Fri Aug 5 5:00 pm

Aldrich After Hours returns Friday, August 5! Join us for an after-hours gathering at the Museum featuring music and art-making inspired by the current exhibition, 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, and enjoy a drink in our sculpture garden!Ridgefield's Nod Hill Brewery will be hosting a beer tasting informed by the artwork on view including special limited release brews selected by Nod Hill's resident and brewer, Kat Michaud.Enjoy guided gallery tours at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to learn… [more details]

Railyard Arts Kids Paint Night - Fri Aug 5 6:00 pm

Join us at Railyard Arts for a fun evening creating your very own painting! Individuality and freedom of expression is encouraged. Our young artists will learn a few different painting techniques as we create seasonally themed paintings. Sign up for one night or all four! Parents can take advantage of the great restaurants nearby in Croton Falls while your child paints!6-7:30pm | $30 [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider: Pizza Nights - Fri Aug 5 6:00 pm

Pizza nights with Hardscrabble Cider! Music by Bret Puchir; food truck by Big Fish. 6-8pm [more details]

Les Arts Florissants Trio at Caramoor  - Fri Aug 5 8:00 pm

Founded in 1979 by William Christie, Les Arts Florissants is one of the best-known baroque-music ensembles in the world. For this special chamber performance, Christie will be joined by two Baroque stars, French-Italian mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre and French lutenist Thomas Dunford, for a program of all-French vocal works. [more details]

Boyd Meets Girl Meditation at Caramoor - Sat Aug 6 12:00 am

Rupert Boyd, guitar / Laura Metcalf, cello / Jennifer Llewellyn, Meditation Coach Saturday August 6, 2022 at 11:00 am Adults - $25 Children - Free [more details]

Ridgefield Running Co: Saturday Shop Run
- Sat Aug 6 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]

Long Challenging Hike at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
- Sat Aug 6 9:30 am

Want to hike something a little more challenging? Come hike the Blue Trail in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation with Bonnie Robins and the Lewisboro Land Trust. The hike will start along Cross River before heading through hardwood forest, some wetlands, and up a short rock scramble (perfect for beginner scramblers). After a short break at the mountain laurel ridge, we will explore a side trail to Pell Hill. A “bring your own picnic lunch” will follow the hike, for those who would like to stay.  [more details]

Jay Walking: Guided Ride at John Jay Homestead - Sat Aug 6 9:30 am

As part of their "Jay Walking" series, Bedford Riding Lanes Association riders are invited to saddle up and join BRLA member Laura Evans for a guided ride beginning at John Jay Homestead.Sat. August 6th, 11 AM. Please register directly with Laura via email: levans10576@gmail.com.  Trailer parking available.  [more details]

Community Day at Tonnetta Lake Beach in Brewster - Sat Aug 6 12:00 pm

Community Day 2022 at Tonnetta Lake Beach! Come enjoy a day with your neighbors.  [more details]

"Wax and Fire Works" Demonstration at Oak & Oil Gallery - Sat Aug 6 1:30 pm

Live Demonstration About Creating with Encaustics. Torch in hand, artist Richard Coico will be at the gallery from 1:30 to 3pm to share his technique along with the colorful and natural materials he uses to create his artwork.The event is free and open to all.  [more details]

Aldrich Museum: Poetry Reading with Rosebud Ben-Oni - Sat Aug 6 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 9, 2022.Rosebud Ben-Oni will give a reading on Saturday, August 6.Click here to purchase tickets. [more details]

Bedford Playhouse: The Four26 - Sat Aug 6 5:00 pm

You’ve enjoyed their performances in the Playhouse Cafe, now The Four26 band appears on the Playhouse Lawn with their eclectic blend of folk, rock, and other surprises. [more details]

Hardscrabble Cider Pizza Night - Sat Aug 6 6:00 pm

Pizza nights by Hardscrabble Cider! Music by Griffin Anthony; Food truck TBD; 6-8pm  [more details]

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