What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Nov 18 - Sunday, Nov 20


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It's the weekend before Thanksgiving. You may be planning to use the time this weekend for last minute preparations. If so, you'll want to drop by Folkways Wines' "Big Thanksgiving Wine Tasting" to select the perfect wines for your holiday table. Elsewhere around the area, it's Creative Community Friday at the Katonah Museum of Art, LUMAGICA is open for the season at Harvest Moon, there's bluegrass music, a 5K trail race, arts and crafts for kids and more. Read on for our top picks.

10 things to do this weekend: Friday, Nov 18 - Sunday, Nov 20

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The Big Thanksgiving Wine Tasting - Sat Nov 19 2:00 pm

Come join Folkways Wines for our annual Thanksgiving Tasting! We are opening up all of our favorite Thanksgiving dinner wine pairings. So grab your friends & family and come taste some wine! The Big Thanksgiving Wine Tasting will take place from 2-5 pm at Folkways in Croton Falls. FREE [more details]

Other Events

Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Friday - Stroller Tours - Fri Nov 18 9:30 am

Meet fellow parents and caregivers of babies 0-18 months to start the day with a culturally invigorating stroller-friendly tour of the current exhibitions. [more details]

Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Friday - Artful Families - Fri Nov 18 10:30 am

We invite 2 to 5-year-olds and their caregivers to enjoy story time in the Atrium, explore original picture book art in the galleries, and get creative in the Learning Center. [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Nov 18 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 Nov 18 1:00 pm

Senior adults come together for an engaging art experience with docent-led tours. [more details]

LUMAGICA at Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard Tranforms into Enchanted Forest - Fri Nov 18 4:00 pm

LUMAGICA at Harvest Moon Farm Holiday Trail Returns

Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard in North Salem will once again transform into an enchanted forest after apple-picking season is over; and this year the LUMAGICA spectacular holiday trail is longer with several new and brilliant displays. The natural landscape of the Orchard is a canvas for design and creative and immersive storytelling and will be filled with over 750,000 lights, whimsical creatures, and many surprises. [more details]

Ruth Keeler Library: Thanksgiving Kiddie Crafternoon
- Sat Nov 19 10:30 am

Join us to say thanks to our local community helpers, first responders & everyday heroes! We will have supplies available to make a "thankful hand" at the Library event on Saturday 11/19, 10:30-11:30am. You may also make a hand on your own and drop off to the Library or Rec Dept. (Rec Dept dropbox at 270 Titicus Road is available 24/7). Please have all "thankful hands" submitted no later than Monday 11/21. [more details]

Aldrich Museum: All Ages Discovery Tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone - Sat Nov 19 1:00 pm

Saturday, November 19 | 1 to 2 pm. Free; All ages welcome, Family-friendlyJoin us for this in-person gallery tour of The Aldrich’s current exhibition, 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone, guided by our Museum Educators! [more details]

The Westchester Bluegrass Club presents Mile Twelve - Sat Nov 19 7:00 pm

Mile Twelve is a modern string band from Boston, Massachusetts. Winners of the 2020 IBMA New Artist of the Year award, they have been making waves in the acoustic music world with their seamless blend of expertly-crafted songs, creative arrangements, and virtuosic execution. The band takes its name from the mile marker that sits at Boston’s southern border, a road sign they’ve passed countless times while heading out on tour. [more details]

Green Chimneys Conquer The Forest Trail Run 5K - Sun Nov 20 9:00 am

The 6th Annual Conquer the Forest Trail Run is a 5K with just about every type of terrain anyone could want in a race: long gradual slopes, lakeside trails, undulating hilltops, remote meadows, technical rocky trails, and open fields. While there are some challenging sections, it’s a safe and enjoyable course suitable for many levels. The trail run also serves as a fundraiser in support of Green Chimneys. All proceeds go towards therapeutic education programs for children with special needs. [more details]

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