New Year's Day activities in northern Westchester


Photo by Anna Tarazevich

The beginning of a New Year calls to mind ideas about fresh starts, healthy habits and good intentions. Whether you're resolved to spending more time outdoors in 2023 or to fostering more local connections, there are a handful of local activities that will help you start your year off right. Read on for our roundup of ‘Day 1’ events happening in and around North Salem this Sunday.

St James Episcopal Church: First Annual New Year’s Day Breakfast and Prayer Service
The North Salem church invites locals to usher in the new year with peace, introspection and fellow community members.
9:00 a.m.

Lewisboro Land Trust: First Day Hike at Mt. Holly Preserve
Get a healthy start to 2023 by getting outside with Lewisboro Land Trust for a brisk hike with neighbors, family, and friends. Lewisboro Land Trust board member and preserve steward Paul Collura will lead a guided hike of Mount Holly Preserve, which has over 50 acres with 1.5 miles of trails. Hot chocolate will be served by Lewisboro Boy Scout Troop 1. All ages and friendly dogs on leash are welcome.
11:00 a.m.; registration requested

Ridgefield Running Co.: Resolution Run/Walk
Join the recently named Best Running Store in America for their annual Resolution Run and declare your goals for 2023. Meet at the Ridgefield High School parking lot near the tennis courts for a 7.5 or 3.3 mile-run or a 1-mile walk and enjoy hot coffee and breakfast when you return. This is a non-competitive fun run.
9:00 a.m.; registration required

Hayfields Market: Cars & Coffee
2023 doesn’t need to be the year you give up caffeine or your appreciation for fine automobiles. Keep some joy in your life at Hayfields’ monthly gathering for motorheads. Bring your own or ogle the parking lot. Families and friendly dogs on leash are always welcome.
8:00 a.m.; reservations suggested

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