What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Oct 7 - Sunday, Oct 9


Photo by Kenny Eliason

Fall events are in full swing in North Salem and the surrounding area. The North Salem Historical Society kicks off the weekend Friday evening with their fall fundraiser, held at the former Grant Schoolhouse. Preschoolers are invited to Ward Pound Ridge to learn about the nocturnal creatures who live all around us. There's also high school sports, an art museum evening, bluegrass music, a historical reenactment and so much more. Read on for our full roundup and start making your weekend plans.

18 things to do this weekend: Friday, Oct 7 - Sunday, Oct 9

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The Grant Schoolhouse ~ North Salem Historical Society's Fall Fundraiser - Fri Oct 7 6:00 pm

An evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to benefit the North Salem Historical Society. Friday October 7th, 2022 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at the Grant Schoolhouse. Now a private residence.

Tour the grounds and the first two floors of this historic structure that has seen several modifications over the years. Delectable farm fresh fare will be offered by Purdys Farmer & the Fish together with curated wine pairings from Folkways Wines.  An invitation is required for this event.  [more details]

Other Events

Friends and Family CPR - Fri Oct 7 10:00 am

Friends and Family CPRCost: $30 per person attending the classOctober 7, 10a.m.-12 p.m., IN-PERSON at Northern Westchester HospitalFriends and family CPR teaches lifesaving skills. Through this class you will learn how to perform adult and child CPR and treatment of choking with videos and hands on demonstration. These skills are taught by American Heart Association instructors. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of participation.*Please Note: You will… [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Oct 7 10:30 am

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library

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]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Preschool Hike - "Creatures of the Night" - Fri Oct 7 1:30 pm

Learn about some of the interesting "Creatures of the Night" that live in nature around us as we take a 1-mile nature walk through some woods and meadows. This program will be led by Deanna Novak, a specialist in nature-based early education. Our friend "Hootie", the spectacled owl, will make an appearance at the end of the hike in the meadow.

This program is designed for ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome. Sturdy shoes suggested. Steady rain and other inclement weather cancels.  [more details]

NSHS Varsity field hockey vs. Rye Neck - Fri Oct 7 4:30 pm

Varsity Field Hockey vs. Rye Neck from 430-6:00 p.m. at the high school field hockey field. [more details]

Aldrich Museum: Aldrich After Hours - Fri Oct 7 5:00 pm

We’re back with Aldrich After Hours in October featuring wine and beer, mini interactive tours, and more inspired by the current exhibition, 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. Enjoy a drink outdoors in the Sculpture Garden and meet new friends in the Museum galleries during these bi-monthly social gatherings. [more details]

The Towne Crier Cafe Presents Mike Burns and Highway 53 - Fri Oct 7 6:30 pm

Mike Burns brings his award winning songs to the Cafe! Playing along with Mike will be David Dunaway on Bass!  Mike plays Acoustic music  Bluegrass, Country and Roots music with a great vocal as well.  Come on out and give Highway 53 a listen!  [more details]

NSHS Varsity football vs. Eastchester - Fri Oct 7 6:30 pm

Varsity Football vs Eastchester from 6:30-830 p.m. at JJHS Cross River [more details]

Ridgefield Running Club: Saturday Shop Run - Sat Oct 8 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! [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Oct 8 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]


Join reenactor Tom Hunt at John Jay Homestead for a fun presentation about American history!Are you interested in learning more about what life was like in New York during the colonial era? Then make sure to stop by John Jay Homestead on Saturday, October 8, between 11am and 1pm for a presentation from reenactor Tom Hunt about what it was like to prepare for winter in the 18th and 19th centuries.  [more details]

Bobo's Cafe Dig Pink event - Sat Oct 8 11:00 am

Coffee fundraiser for breast cancer presented by the North Salem High School volleyball team. We pay for your coffee and you donate! [more details]

Katonah Fire Department Backyard Blaze - Sat Oct 8 4:00 pm

Katonah FD's "Backyard Blaze" Returns Saturday, October 8, 4-8 PM! 65 Bedford Rd, Katonah [more details]

2nd Annual Pegasus Gala - Sat Oct 8 4:00 pm

On Saturday, October 8th, Pegasus presents our 2nd Annual Gala, “The Boots and Bling Barn Ball” at Pegasus Farm. The evening will include a sunset cocktail hour, dancing, live music by country singer Jessica Lynn, delicious buffet dinner by Ledley Foods, drinks, and more!Our Annual Gala is our opportunity to share our life-changing mission and recognize all we have achieved together over the past 45 years. This year’s theme is Boots and Bling.  [more details]

Tenacity & Resilience: 1st Look - Sat Oct 8 5:00 pm

Be the first to see the Katonah Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney, at a 1st Look party for the Museum's upper level members. From 5pm to 7pm [more details]

Katonah Museum of Art: Tenacity & Resilience: 1st Look - Sat Oct 8 5:00 pm

Be the first to see the Katonah Museum of Art’s newest exhibition, Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney, at a 1st Look party for the Museum's upper level members. From 5pm to 7pm  [more details]

Muscoot Farm Farmers Market - Sun Oct 9 9:30 am

Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 9:30 am-2:30 pm Muscoot's weekly farmers market supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring over 20 local vendors each week. [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation: 2nd Sunday Hike - Sun Oct 9 10:30 am

Second Sunday Hike - Fall Colors Hike; October 9th at 10:30am at Bloomerside Preserve [more details]

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