What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21


Photo by Irina Iriser

Spring is in full bloom in our area, with local events popping up designed to bring us outside and spending time with one another. To get you ready for Memorial Day entertaining, Folkways Wines in Croton Falls is hosting a spring rose tasting on Saturday. The Katonah Museum of Art is hosting Creative Community Fridays while the Aldrich Museum is hosting Third Saturdays--two great ways to enjoy art locally at little to no cost. 

Elsewhere in the area, there's a blacksmith workshop at Muscoot Farm, a plant sale at Lasdon Park, a photography exhibit at The Hammond Museum and so much more. What will you get up to this weekend?

16 things to do this weekend: Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21

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Spring Rosé Tasting - Sat May 20 2:00 pm

Through rosé-tinted glasses. Here’s to a full season of beach days, picnics and barbecues ahead. Folkways Wines is taking it al fresco as we unleash all our new rosé arrivals, so come help us raise a glass (or two) on our patio from 2 to 5pm on Saturday May 20th. Cost: Free; Location: Folkways Wines in Croton Falls [more details]

Other Events

Katonah Museum of Art: Creative Community Fridays - Fri May 19 9:30 am

9:30-10:30 - Stroller Tours; Start the day with a conversational stroll through the galleries. Adults with babies 0-18 months.

10:30-11:30 - Artful Families; Spark the imagination of 2- to 5-year-olds with stories, artmaking, and gallery experiences inspired by the artworks on view.1:00-2:00PM - Senior Social; Seniors enjoy an afternoon of insightful art discussions, followed by refreshments. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Blacksmith Workshop - Sat May 20 9:00 am

Register for this unique full-day workshop with Master Blacksmith, Bill Fitzgerald, to make your own items in our blacksmith shop. Workshop is from 9am-2pm, so wear comfortable shoes and bring a lunch. Preregistration and a fee are required. Workshop is available for adults 18 and older. [more details]

Friends of Lasdon Park Plant Sale - Sat May 20 9:00 am

Great selections for your vegetable and herb gardens!Everything you could want for your summer vegetable gardens is here: Tomatoes, Peppers, Squash, Zucchini, Cucumber, Broccoli and more!Growing a vegetable garden for fresh organic food is more important than ever. Consider growing your own organic vegetables in your backyard, on your patio, and even indoors.RAIN OR SHINEFree Parking and AdmissionPlease bring your own wagon or cart. [more details]

The Aldrich Museum: Third Saturdays - Sat May 20 10:00 am

Visit the Museum for FREE the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a Story Time at 10:30 am and an all-ages Discovery Tour of our current exhibitions at 1 pm. [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation: Membership Day - Sat May 20 10:00 am

Have you been thinking about becoming a member of NSOLF but still have questions? Come enjoy a walk at Baxter and meet some of our Staff and Trustees. They will have the answers to your questions... and more!  [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Bon-Appe Treat! - Sat May 20 1:00 pm

Fasten your aprons! In this class, participants will be making and feeding a treat for one of our animals to enjoy while learning about the diets of our farm animals. Pre-registration is required; everyone ages 6 and up welcome. Participants will meet at Muscoot’s Activity Building. [more details]

Hammond Museum: Sarah Corbin Photographer: A Tribute -- Opening Reception - Sat May 20 2:00 pm

This exhibition covers over forty years of Sarah Corbin's photographs of equestrian, landscape, and alternative photographic techniques.Sarah was an inveterate global travel photographer and taught traditional darkroom and digital photography at the university level for over twenty years. Her images attempt to capture her emotional response to a particular event or scene in time and place, and her hope was to share and recreate it in the eyes of the viewer with each photograph. [more details]

Pollinator Garden Workshop with Lewisboro Land Trust - Sat May 20 2:00 pm

Pollinator Garden Workshop at Onatru Farm Park - this Saturday at 2pmLearn about different pollinator plants and how to create a garden of any size that will help wildlife flourish!Pollinator plants provide valuable sources of food and shelter for wildlife. At this garden workshop, local nature educator Deanna Novak will teach us about the different plants and provide recommendations that will inform the creation of your own one-of-a-kind pollinator garden. [more details]

Harvest Moon Farm Pizza Night feat. Goat Rodeo - Sat May 20 6:00 pm

Music by Goat Rodeo. Food truck: Bazodee Street Foods. 6-9PM [more details]

The Westchester Bluegrass Club presents " The Grass Messengers " - Sat May 20 6:30 pm

The Grass Messengers, Formed in 2020 to satisfy New York City's urge for tight harmonies in Bluegrass music. The Grass Messengers combine for over 40 years collectively of professional bluegrass experience, and feature 3 of NYC'S finest musicians. Seattle native two-time Grammy nominee Chris Luquette(Dirty Kitchen), has teamed up with banjo player Ellery Marshall, and guitarist Christian Apuzzo. Ellery hails from LA and has lived in NYC nearly 20 years. His playing echoes the greats. [more details]

Uncle Cheef Lounge: Philip Harper - Sat May 20 7:30 pm

PHILIP HARPER (Baltimore, 1965) started playing trumpet when he was ten years old under tutorage of his older brother, Danny. Later he studied at Hartt School of Music with Jackie McLean. At the age of 18 Philip moved to New York, where he started working and recording extensively, with such musicians as “Little” Jimmy Scott, Jimmy McGriff, Betty Carter, Etta Jones, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Bill Cosby and Cedar Walton.  [more details]

Friends of Lasdon Park Plant Sale - Sun May 21 10:00 am

Great selections for your vegetable and herb gardens!Everything you could want for your summer vegetable gardens is here: Tomatoes, Peppers, Squash, Zucchini, Cucumber, Broccoli and more!Growing a vegetable garden for fresh organic food is more important than ever. Consider growing your own organic vegetables in your backyard, on your patio, and even indoors.Sunday, May 2110 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.RAIN OR SHINE Free Parking and Admission Please bring your own wagon or cart. [more details]

*Grand Opening* The Rose Room - Beauty & Wellness Boutique! - Sun May 21 12:00 pm

We invite you to a beauty & wellness event at the Wainwright House celebrating the grand opening of The Rose Room.
Featuring hand-crafted cocktails and specialty beverages, light fare, and a fresh variety of beauty & wellness vendors. Promoting inner and outer beauty, The Rose Room welcomes you to participate in outdoor yoga, soothing plant therapy, and social media-worthy photos in an immersive floral experience.
Take a tour of the newly-designed studio space located inside the historic… [more details]

Uncle Cheef: Soulful Sundays Brunch - Sun May 21 12:00 pm

“Soulful Sundays” presents Cover Story: an exciting R&B & Doo Wop singing group with upright bass accompaniment from NYC. These gentleman of music really know how to put on a show! Singing all your favorites including Motown classics and more. [more details]

What We Remember And Why: A Writing Workshop at The Aldrich Museum - Sun May 21 1:00 pm

Why are some memories "frayed at the edges"? And what can we do to excavate memories we thought were long lost? These are questions we'll consider, inspired by the fabric collages in Hangama Amiri's exhibition A Homage to Home. Join Aldrich Educator Barb Jennes and fellow writers as we plumb the deep well of memory, returning with poetry and prose. [more details]

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