What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Oct 21 - Sunday, Oct 23

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Another fall weekend is here, chock full of things to do ranging from active and social to intimate and cozy, and everything in between. The Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus, a nonprofit led by North Salem resident Andy Pelosi, is hosting its annual benefit event Friday night. Elsewhere, if you like art, the Katonah Museum of Art kicks off its Creative Community Fridays, with programming for toddlers, preschoolers and seniors. North Salem High School's varsity soccer teams begin playoff action at home this weekend. There's also a big book sale in Ridgefield, hiking at Ward Pound Ridge, a fire department open house in Somers and so much more. Read on to find a weekend activity that's just right for you.



16 things to do this weekend: Friday, Oct 21 - Sunday, Oct 23

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FEATURED EVENTS

The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus' Annual Benefit - Manhattanville College - Fri Oct 21 6:00 pm

The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus is a 501 non-profit gun control advocacy organization that works with colleges and universities across the country to oppose legislative policies that would force loaded, concealed guns on campuses. The Campaign's annual benefit will include cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music & a silent auction. The program begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $50 for North Salem School District residents. [more details]


Other Events

Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Friday - Stroller Tours - Fri Oct 21 9:30 am

Join us for the first Stroller Tour of the new exhibitions that celebrate the work of illustrator Jerry Pinkney. Meet other local parents and enjoy a conversational tour that explores themes of tenacity, resilience, and civil rights history through picture books.  [more details]


Ridgefield Library General Book Sale - Fri Oct 21 10:00 am

It's the Big Sale! Stop by for a great selection of fiction and nonfiction books. Sale starts Friday, October 21st from 10am-8pm (Entry fee of $10 between 10am-12pm; free for members of the Friends of the Ridgefield Library) [more details]


Ruth Keeler Memorial Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Oct 21 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]


Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Friday: Artful Families - Fri Oct 21 10:30 am

Are your young children ready for their first museum experience? Meet up with friends and neighbors for gallery visits, picture books, and art projects all geared towards 2-5 year olds. This week’s theme is music and musical instruments.  [more details]


Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Friday - Senior Socials - Fri Oct 21 1:00 pm

In the company of art-loving guests and an expert docent, local seniors are invited to explore the work of artist Jerry Pinkney and the next generation of illustrators he influenced. Socialize over coffee and treats after the tour.  [more details]


North Salem HS Varsity Girls Soccer 1st Round Sectionals vs Pawling - Fri Oct 21 2:00 pm

Come out and support your North Salem Tigers! The girls face Pawling in the 1st round of sectionals playoffs at Volunteers Park in North Salem. [more details]


Lewisboro Land Trust: Long Fall Hike - Sat Oct 22 9:00 am

Hike the back way into Ward Pound Ridge Reservation from Lewisboro Town Park with LLT board member Paul Collura. This long (4-5 miles), brisk fall hike will feature fall colors as the group makes their way through the forest and along Cross River to Kimberly Bridge before returning to the town park. This hike is rated moderate in speed and terrain. Wear sturdy shoes, warm layers, and carry water and snacks as needed. This hike is recommended for age 9 & up due to length and pace. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome. [more details]


Ridgefield Library General Book Sale - Sat Oct 22 9:00 am

It's the Big Sale! Stop by for a great selection of fiction and nonfiction books. Hours for Saturday, October 22 are from 9am-6pm.  [more details]


Somers Volunteer Fire Department Open House - Sat Oct 22 10:00 am

Come and join us at our annual open house! We will have food/beverages, giveaways, fire/EMS demonstrations, bounce houses and more! Come check out the SVFD and learn about what we do. [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Farm to (S)Table - Sat Oct 22 10:00 am

Take a walk around the farm with one of our educators to discover how farmland is used to supply food to livestock and poultry and how farm animals, themselves, naturally forage. Please know that this activity will heavily involve walking and is not recommended for children under the age of 10. [more details]


Hilltop Hanover Farm: Birdhouse Gourd Crafts - Sat Oct 22 10:30 am

Join us to create your own sustainably-grown birdhouse, working with gourds shaped specifically for this! This event is suitable for kids age 4 and up. Registration required:$20 eachMax family price $50[more details]


North Salem HS Varsity Boys Soccer 1st Round Sectionals vs. Pleasantville - Sat Oct 22 11:00 am

Come out and support your North Salem Tigers! The boys face Pleasantville in the 1st round of sectionals playoffs at Tompkins Field. [more details]


The Aldrich Museum: October dance performance - Sat Oct 22 5:00 pm

Choreographed by Phoebe Berglund with music by Celia Hollander. October is an abstract dance built on repetitive formal structures inspired by the work 4 Into 3 by Cecile Abish, included in the current exhibition 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone. Choreographed and performed by Phoebe Berglund in collaboration with dancers Elanor Bock, Emily Kessler, and Jade Manns. Music by Celia Hollander. [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Run the Farm - Sun Oct 23 8:30 am

Run the Farm is a series of trail races, including a 5 mile trail race and two "Kids Run The Farm" age appropriate trail races. [more details]


Ridgefield Library General Book Sale - Sun Oct 23 10:00 am

The Big Sale continues! Stop by for a great selection of fiction and nonfiction books.

Sunday hours run from 10am-5pm.  [more details]


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