What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Dec 9 - Sunday, Dec 11

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The word of the weekend is 'festive.' At this point in December, we're reaching peak holiday season. There's holiday cocktail sipping at Folkways in Croton Falls, a first-ever Mistletoe Market at Honeybee Grove Flower Farm in Somers (Santa will be there!), a holiday stroll in Katonah, gingerbread house pop-up card making in Croton Falls, and the list goes on (and on).

Not feeling the holiday vibes? There are still plenty of activities to take part in - from a gardening chat at the Keeler Library to a book sale at the Ridgefield Library, high school hockey at the Brewster Ice Arena, family yoga and more.  Whatever mood you're in this weekend, there's something for you. Read on for our full round-up.



19 things to do this weekend: Friday, Dec 9 - Sunday, Dec 11

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FEATURED EVENTS

Folkways Wines: Holiday Cocktail Sipping & Chocolate Tasting - Fri Dec 9 5:00 pm

Come along for a special free holiday cocktail tasting at Folkways. We are joined by PM Spirits, one of our most coveted artisanal spirit importers. Come cheers with us and taste some festive specialty chocolate. [more details]


Mistletoe Market at Honeybee Grove - Sun Dec 11 11:00 am

Join us at the farm for some holiday magic! Our first annual Mistletoe Market at Honeybee Grove is sure to be a festive afternoon this holiday season. 

Details: 
Sunday, December 11th
11:00am to 4:00pm

Santa will be there, riding in style on the VW Picture bus for photos with Santa. There will be wreath decorating (tickets required), local artisan vendors and much more.

The market is free to enter and will take place outdoors on the farm grounds. [more details]


Other Events

Keeler Library: Friday Painters & Artists - Fri Dec 9 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 Holiday Stroll - Fri Dec 9 5:00 pm

Save the date for Friday fun! 
Katonah Holiday Stroll Friday, Dec. 9 from 5 - 8:00 p.m.
Music, shopping & community events all through Katonah.
We will be hosting pop-ups with artist Alissa Leigh and Andrea Roman. [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Holiday Lights on the Farm - Fri Dec 9 5:00 pm

Get into the holiday spirit and see the farm decked out in a new light! In addition to the dazzling decorations, participate in a variety of activities including cookie decorating, crafts, games, and more. On Saturdays, the event will include a holiday market where you can purchase gifts and other treats. Registration is required and general admission is $25, which grants access for up to 4 guests. Additional tickets may be purchased for $5 per person as an add on.
[more details]


BYSNS Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Greeley - Fri Dec 9 6:15 pm

Varsity Ice Hockey @ Greeley (BIA)

Friday, December 9th 2022
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
[more details]


Holiday at the Hammond with the Hathaway Big Band - Fri Dec 9 7:30 pm

Holiday at the Hammond with the Hathaway Big Band, Friday, December 9The Norm Hathaway Big Band plays it like it was! An eighteen piece band will have you tapping your toes and shaking a leg to favorite tunes.Come and experience authentic music of the 30’s and 40’s. Find your best partner for the Waltz, the Lindy or the Rumba and enjoy a fabulous evening of dance and music!Doors open at 7:30pm, music and dancing 8-10pmTickets $20, free for North Salem residents (with thanks to the North Salem… [more details]


Ridgefield Library: Monthly Book Sale - Sat Dec 10 9:00 am

The Friends of the Ridgefield Library invite you to stop by the Friends Sorting Room on the Lower Level of the Library for their monthly Secret Stacks Book Sale, held on the second Saturday of the month.Sorting Room open from 9am to 5pmItems for all ages and interests – fiction, mysteries, trade paperbacks, children’s books and moreCash or charge accepted (charges over $10)The Friends of the Ridgefield Library accept book donations! Leave your donated books on the cart(s) outside the Friends… [more details]


Keeler Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Dec 10 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]


Family Yoga - Sat Dec 10 10:30 am

Join Tula Yoga for Wellness for Playful Partner yoga with kids. $30/adult/child $5 additional children 1 hour.  Sign up at tulayogaforwellness.com [more details]


Railyard Arts: Gingerbread House Pop-Up Card - Sat Dec 10 10:30 am

At this family workshop, children ages 3-12 along with their grown up will create in 3D using Model Magic clay and a variety of art materials to build a fun holiday pop-up card. Instructor Wendy Podell will lead you through the construction of this make-and-take home 3D model, so join us to create your seasonal masterpiece as you build memories together.*Note Children must be accompanied by an adult for this family workshop (no charge for adults) $30 per child [more details]


Visit With SANTA & Craft Fair - Sat Dec 10 11:00 am

Come enjoy shopping at our 1st Annual Winter Craft Fair and bring the kids to visit with Santa! $5.00/child to visit bring your phone/camera for pictures!! Kids Activities will be available, hot cocoa bar, raffles, and more! [more details]


Montauk Catch Club Pop-Up Fishmonger on the patio at Folkways Wines - Sat Dec 10 11:00 am

Montauk Catch Club - found at John Jay Farmer’s Market over the summer, will be slinging fresh fish at Folkways. Taste some wine and get stocked up on fresh caught fish cut right in front of you. 

This is the first in a series of pop-ups at Folkways. Montauk Catch Club will be at Folkways Dec 10, Dec 24, Dec 31 and every other week thereafter. [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Sew a Stocking - Sat Dec 10 1:00 pm

Learn how to sew by hand and take home a piece of the farm as we repurpose our feed bags into holiday stockings! Tickets are $10 per person with the option to pre-register or purchase tickets at the door. [more details]


Aldrich Museum Writer's Workshop: Call & Response - Sat Dec 10 1:00 pm

Join Aldrich Educator and Ridgefield Poet Laureate Barb Jennes for an afternoon of ekphrastic writing, using 4-5 favorite works from the current 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone exhibition as inspiration. Ekphrasis is the act of responding to a work of art in poetry or prose. It can be thought of as a personal response to the "call" of a painting, sculpture, or other artistic work. [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Holiday Lights on the Farm - Sat Dec 10 5:00 pm

Get into the holiday spirit and see the farm decked out in a new light! In addition to the dazzling decorations, participate in a variety of activities including cookie decorating, crafts, games, and more. On Saturdays, the event will include a holiday market where you can purchase gifts and other treats. Registration is required and general admission is $25, which grants access for up to 4 guests. Additional tickets may be purchased for $5 per person as an add on. [more details]


Aldrich Museum: Brunch with the Director - 2023 Preview - Sun Dec 11 11:00 am

Executive Director Cybele Maylone will give members a sneak peek of the artists, exhibitions, and programs that will be taking place in 2023.Light breakfast will be served. RSVP to Kris Honeycutt, khoneycutt@thealdrich.org by Friday, December 9. Free for members [more details]


Muscoot Farm: Ready for Winter - Sun Dec 11 1:00 pm

How do animals prepare for winter? Through stories and activities, we will learn how animals (farm and wild) get ready for the cold, snowy months. [more details]


Railyard Arts: Glass Fusion Ornaments Workshop - Sun Dec 11 1:30 pm

Learn the art of glass fusion in this fun holiday workshop. Working with colored glass you will create two ornaments from various designs. Pick up the following week to give as gifts or adorn your home holiday display.Sun, Dec. 11 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. $60 [more details]


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