What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Nov 4 - Sunday, Nov 6


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This weekend we settle into shorter days and longer nights. The clocks go back early Sunday, bringing an extra hour to rest and recharge. For those who like to get a jump start on their holiday shopping, the Fine Day Holiday Fair is happening both Saturday and Sunday in South Salem. Also in South Salem, learn about wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center. Closer to home, the Ruth Keeler Library has several events through the weekend. Read on for our full roundup.

11 things to do this weekend: Friday, Nov 4 - Sunday, Nov 6

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Fine Day Holiday Fair - Sat Nov 5 and Sun Nov 6 9:00 am

MEET ✴︎ SHOP ✴︎ UNWIND Explore our exquisite outdoor Holiday Fair at the stunning Onatru Farm Park. Meet over 60 talented artisans and makers from around the country and discover the most brilliant gifts for the holiday season. Saturday and Sunday, Nov 5-6, from 9am-3pm. $20 admission at the door or online. [more details]

Other Events

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library: Westchester Breathes - Fri Nov 4 9:30 am

Participate in a program of gentle movement, breathing and relaxation exercises that reduce the experience of stress and anxiety and have a positive impact on your health and well being. 

This is an ongoing program offered by the Westchester Library System that increase a sense of calm and well-being. These exercises are simple and evidence-based – which is to say …they work!

Westchester Breathes is grounded in the work of Dr. Richard Brown and Dr. Patricia Gerbarg. [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Nov 4 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]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Preschool Harvest Hike - Fri Nov 4 1:30 pm

Preschool Harvest Hike at Leon Levy Preserve: Join us for our November Preschool Hike and celebrate the harvest season as we approach Thanksgiving. Early-education specialist Deanna Novak will lead hikers into Leon Levy Preserve up to Black Mansion where everyone can enjoy snacks & a story together! Children will learn about animals who are busy preparing for winter. This program is designed for ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome. Sturdy shoes suggested. [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation: Hike at Halmi-Hearst-Mead Preserves - Sat Nov 5 9:00 am

Join us on Saturday, November 5 to explore Halmi-Hearst-Mead Preserves by way of Mountain Lakes. Follow our NSOLF signs to the parking lot in the Camp Morty section of Mountain Lakes. We will meet at the pavillion by the parking area. From there we will head into our preserves through varied terrain. This will be a moderately paced hike. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy boots and bring your own water. Email Amanda@nsolf.org to register. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Animal Interactions - Sat Nov 5 10:00 am

Have you been wanting a more up-close view of Muscoot's animals? Join us for the opportunity to enter one of our enclosures where you will see, touch, and learn more about an animal of the farmer’s choice! Due to the nature of this program, pre-registration is required, with tickets being $25 per person, and only available to those 8+. [more details]

Katonah Museum of Art: Saturday Story Corner - Sat Nov 5 10:30 am

Join us in our cozy reading corner on select Saturday mornings. [more details]

Wolf Conservation Center: Wolves of North America - Sat Nov 5 11:00 am

Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why it’s a special time for packs in North America. Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the woodlands of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they prepare for winter! Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Nikai as well as potentially behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves too.  Pre-registration is required. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Farmer's Market - Sun Nov 6 9:30 am

Muscoot's weekly Farmers Market supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring over 20 local vendors each week.9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the front lawn. [more details]

Daryl's House presents Mike Burns and Highway 53 - Sun Nov 6 12:00 pm

Daryl's House has a great brunch on Saturday and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Stop by and give Mike Burns a listen along with Richard Neal and David Dunaway bringing you Mike's award-winning songs and fine playing. Call for reservations; no charge but seating gets tight on Sundays.  [more details]

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library: Author Talk - Lucy Sante - Sun Nov 6 3:30 pm

Author Talk, "Nineteen Reservoirs: on their Creation and the Promise of Water for New York City" by Lucy Sante – co-sponsored with the North Salem Historical Society – in person at the library.From 1907 to 1967, a network of reservoirs and aqueducts was built across over one million acres in upstate New York, including Greene, Delaware, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. This feat of engineering served to meet New York City’s ever-increasing need for water, sustaining its inhabitants and cementing it as a center of industry. [more details]

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