What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Feb 24 - Sunday, Feb 26
We're closing out the month of February this weekend. In honor of Black History Month, the North Salem Republican Town Committee is hosting a free event featuring Jim Coleman. The Keeler Library is hosting three free events: a conversation with its directors, a conversation with local gardeners and a graphic novel workshop.
Elsewhere in our area, the Open Land Foundation invites volunteers to join it for vine cutting, Yellow Studio is hosting a screenprinting workshop, photographers (and aspiring photographers) are invited to a black & white photography hike at Ward Pound Ridge, there's wines to sample at Folkways Wines and so much more. What will you get up to this weekend?
11 things to do this weekend: Friday, Feb 24 - Sunday, Feb 26
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Black History Month Celebration feat Jim Coleman - Sat Feb 25 3:00 pm
The North Salem Republican Town Committee, along with The Westchester Republican County Committee, cordially invite you to a free community event:Black History Month Celebration featuring guest speaker Jim Coleman Fortune 500 executive, economic developer, author, investor & farmerMr. Coleman will share his family's story of slavery, freedom, a mother's love and economic empowerment as only Jim can tell it - straight from his family history book! [more details]
Yellow Studio: A Surprisingly Simple Screenprinting Primer - Fri Feb 24 6:00 pm
This 3-hr workshop will arm you with the knowledge and materials you need to begin your own printmaking journey. Whether you want to make abstract prints on paper or print text onto t-shirts, you’ll go home knowing how to do it. Participants will create their own stencil on a reusable screen and use water-based inks to explore fundamental printmaking techniques. Workshop fee includes your own screen, squeegee, and stencil medium. We will provide both paper and fabric substrates for printing. [more details]
North Salem Open Land Foundation: Vine Cutting at Weil Preserve - Sat Feb 25 9:30 am
Join Executive Director John Baker to help clear vines and invasive plants at Weil Preserve. Please bring your own garden/work gloves and wear sturdy shoes. We will provide the rest. No experience is necessary. Please register in advance. [more details]
Keeler Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Feb 25 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. Please check the web page to see if it is meeting by zoom or in person.
This group is free and open to all.
Keeler Library: Conversation with the Directors - Sat Feb 25 10:30 am
We love the library and hope you do too! So tell us what you love and what you'd like us to change or improve. Or stop by to chat about your favorite books. [more details]
Keeler Library: Create Your Own graphic Novel with Finn Northshield - Sat Feb 25 11:00 am
If you're looking to explore the world of graphic novel creation, then the Create Your Own Graphic Novel class taught by Finn Northshield is the perfect opportunity. This three-part program will walk you through creating a graphic novel from concept to completion. The program is capped at 10 participants, so you'll get plenty of personalized attention from Finn. [more details]
Pop up fishmonger at Folkways Wines - Sat Feb 25 11:00 am
Pop up fishmonger - Montauk Catch Club - at Folkways Wines from 11AM - 1PM. Pre order available. [more details]
Muscoot Farm: Sugar Shack Chats - Sat Feb 25 12:00 pm
Stop by Muscoot’s Sugar Shack anytime from 12pm-3pm to learn about how we make maple syrup! [more details]
Folkways Wines - Not Winter Not Spring Wine Tasting - Sat Feb 25 1:00 pm
Join us for our Not Winter Not Spring Tasting from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. We will be opening up some vinos that slay for this transitional period. Come through and say hi! Cheers to (almost) spring!
Lewisboro Land Trust: Black & White Photography Hike - Sun Feb 26 10:00 am
Winter is a wonderful season to appreciate the striking contrasts of black and white nature photography. Please join us to learn about this artform from local photographer and nature enthusiast, Robert Cummings, who will provide an introduction to the technical, aesthetic, and conceptual aspects of black and white photography while hiking along the Cross River trail. [more details]
Bedford Riding Lanes: Winter Hike & Dog Walk - Sun Feb 26 10:30 am
Trail events are $5 for our members, $10 each for non-members. Location and details will be sent out to registrants the day before each event. Most trail walks will be approximately an hour. **PLEASE NOTE - registrations within 2hrs of the event will not likely receive information in time to participate.All events are weather-permitting. [more details]
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