What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Sep 30 - Sunday, Oct 2


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If you're looking to try something new this weekend, you're in luck. This weekend's calendar presents a wide array of activities. If you're looking for family-friendly things to do, there's an open house for the Croton Falls Fire Department, pumpkin and flower picking at Honeybee Grove Flower Farm, a magic show at the Ridgefield Library, and the annual harvest fair in Pound Ridge, among others. 

If you're looking try a new creative pursuit, you can create a fall pumpkin centerpiece, attend an Herb fair at John Jay Homestead, explore the history of Old New York, or consider identity politics through a new exhibit at the Aldrich Museum in Ridgefield. No matter your interests, you're sure to be inspired in and around North Salem this weekend.

15 things to do this weekend: Friday, Sep 30 - Sunday, Oct 2

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Croton Falls Fire Department Open House - Sat Oct 1 10:00 am

Stop in and learn more about your local fire department. 10A-2P. Fun for the whole family. Fire truck rides, ice cream truck, obstacle course, games and more. [more details]

Other Events

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Sep 30 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 materials. 
There is no registration; just come. It is a great way to meet new people, and all are welcome. [more details]

Blooms & Bubbly: Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece - Fri Sep 30 5:30 pm

It is officially pumpkin season at Honeybee Grove Flower Farm! For this week's Blooms & Bubbly event we will create a fall centerpiece using pumpkins, dried flowers and more.  Ticket includes design instruction by Elizabeth Hill, all  materials, dessert nibbles and a complimentary glass of bubbly curated by Folkways wine shop in Croton Falls. Bring your festive creation home to enjoy for this autumn season!
Evening in the flower patch is our favorite time. The temperature cools and the bumble bees curl up to sleep in the… [more details]

That’s (Not) All She Wrote Play Festival at WCT - Sat Oct 1 12:00 am

On Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will showcase a selection of plays and monologues for a staged reading. This will include a mix of genres from sly comedies to compelling dramas, written by nine local women playwrights and WCT members over 40 in "That’s (Not) All She Wrote." The playwrights will read from their own work and that of the other participants for the two-day festival directed by WCT actor/director Melissa Nocera from Yorktown. [more details]

Pumpkins & U-Pick Flowers - Sat Oct 1 9:00 am

Honeybee Grove Flower Farm will be open from 9am to 3:00pm this Saturday and Sunday for open picking! Come on down to pick your own zinnias, cosmos and branching sunflowers. This weekend we will also have carving pumpkins and heirloom pumpkins for sale!

The Details:
$30 per picking bucket
Credit Card/Debit Card/Venmo accepted.
We provide scissors for cutting and a jug to carry your blooms home
For more information please visit: www.honeybeegrove.com [more details]

Herb Fair - Sat Oct 1 9:00 am

Organized by the N.Y. Unit of the Herb Society of America, the 71st Herb Fair at John Jay Homestead will feature a great variety of herbs and home goods for purchase. This year's program will include an Herb Table, Bake Table, and Ways and Means Table, as well as other local vendors selling soaps, teas, jams and sauces, stationary, jewelry, textiles and pottery.Page Dickey, garden author and original designer of the John Jay Herb Garden, will be kicking off the day with a special garden tour at 10am.  [more details]

John Jay's Not-So-Big City: A Walk Through the History of Old New York - Sat Oct 1 11:00 am

Founding Father John Jay was a native son of New York City, but the city he knew was not the metropolis we know today. This tour takes us along many of the same streets John Jay walked as we visit locations where he lived, worked, played, and prayed. Plan to walk approximately 2 miles during this 3-hour tour of NYC. Advance registration is required. Tickets are $20 per person and $15 for members of Friends of John Jay Homestead. [more details]

Ridgefield Library: Danny Magic Show - Sat Oct 1 11:00 am

Danny Magic will perform his comedy magic show for families with children of all ages. Be mesmerized and entertained by his engaging performance! Registration is not required. This program is part of the Love Your Library celebration. [more details]

Pound Ridge Harvest Festival - Sat Oct 1 1:00 pm

Pound Ridge Harvest Festival 1P-6P on Sat, Oct 1. Live Music: Blues Traveler; Beer & Wine Garden; Food Trucks; Kids Activities; Root Beer Garden and more. Tickets: https://www.poundridgeharvestfestival.com/ [more details]

Aldrich Museum: Unpacking Identity Politics - Sat Oct 1 1:00 pm

Unpacking Identity Politics | Themed Gallery Tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone Saturday, October 1 | 1 to 2 pm $23 Non-Member; $5 Member (includes Museum Admission); All Ages As a term coined by Black feminist scholar and activist Barbara Smith and the Combahee River Collective in 1974, identity politics first questioned how marginalized communities were excluded from the feminist movement’s fight for equity. Investigate conversations around identity politics across recent generations. [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Exhibition Opening & Talk - Sat Oct 1 4:00 pm

Lewisboro Land Trust is proud to present a dramatic exhibition that recalls the Native American diaspora out of the lower Hudson Valley.Between October 1–26, the Lewisboro Land Trust, with support from The Jerome Levy Foundation, and with assistance from The Katonah Museum and the Katonah Village Library, will present a special exhibition titled “Living Memory: Indigenous Stories of Our Past, Present, and Future,” to honor the descendants of the Mohican people. [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation Annual Meeting of Members
- Sat Oct 1 5:00 pm

Annual Meeting of MembersSaturday, October 1st at Weil Preserve, 3 Willow Lane, North Salem. Join us for our Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, October 1st. This meeting will be held outdoors at Weil Preserve. Cocktails and Conversations at 5pmAnnual Meeting at 6pm. Please RSVP to amanda@nsolf.org BY MONDAY, September 26. Thank you to those who have already confirmed. [more details]

St. James Episcopal Church: Blessing of the Animals - Sun Oct 2 10:00 am

Bring your: dog, cat, horse, hamster, frog, fish, turtle, bird…Sunday, October 2nd, 10:00 am. All are welcome.St. James Episcopal Church296 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY 10560 [more details]

Pumpkins & U-Pick Flowers - Sun Oct 2 9:00 am

Honeybee Grove Flower Farm will be open from 9am to 3:00pm this Sunday for open picking! Come on down to pick your own zinnias, cosmos and branching sunflowers. This weekend we will also have carving pumpkins and heirloom pumpkins for sale!

The Details:

$30 per picking bucket

Credit Card/Debit Card/Venmo accepted.

We provide scissors for cutting and a jug to carry your blooms home

For more information please visit: www.honeybeegrove.com [more details]

deadline for submitting original fine art for jury consideration in art exhibition at the Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac - Sun Oct 2 5:00 pm

Call for original fine art, all media, for jury consideration for annual Fine Arts Show at the Putnam Arts Council, Mahopac, October 8-30.  Work must have been completed in past 3 years; 2-D work must be ready to hang, and 3-D work must be manageable by one person.  Cash awards, entry fees, size restrictions.  Hand delivery of art to PAC from 2-5pm on 10/1 or 10/2/2022.  Visit www.putnamartscouncil.com for details and directions (exhibit prospectus available on gallery page of website) [more details]

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