What to do in North Salem this Father's Day weekend: Friday, Jun 23 - Sunday, Jun 18


Photo by Josh Willink

This weekend is all about dad. To help celebrate, Folkways Wines in Croton Falls is hosting a free bourbon and wine tasting Saturday from 2-5P. If the dad in your life is active, both the Lewisboro Land Trust and Bedford Riding Lanes are hosting special Father's Day hikes on Sunday. 

Summer concerts are back at Caramoor, there's a book sale in Ridgefield, and a farmer's market in Katonah. Whatever the dad(s) in your life are into, you're sure to find a way to celebrate him this weekend.

16 things to do this weekend: Friday, Jun 23 - Sunday, Jun 18

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Ridgefield Library: Secret Stacks Book Sale - Sat Jun 17 9:00 am

Monthly Book Sale in the Sorting RoomSaturday, June 17th - 9am-5pm 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.[Please note: this month's sale has been rescheduled from the original date of June 10th.]Sorting Room open from 9am to 5pmItems for all ages and interests – fiction, mysteries, trade paperbacks, children’s books and moreCash or… [more details]

Yellow Studio: Sensory Art Saturdays w pop art! kids - Sat Jun 17 10:00 am

Join Ms. Rosie from pop art! kids for our Saturday morning children’s programming.

For children ages 1.5 to 5 years.
An art class quite unlike any other, you can expect to be welcomed into a child-led experience where a new weekly theme will encourage imagination and exploration.
5 multi-sensory stations including a dry sensory bin, a messy sensory station, a playdough table, a makers project and a collaborative experience will be inviting your little artist to explore freely each week,… [more details]

The Aldrich Museum: Third Saturdays - Sat Jun 17 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]

Trailside Nature Museum: Wildflower Garden Volunteer Day - Sat Jun 17 10:00 am

Come lend a helping hand to make our garden even more beautiful than it already is. Call 914-864-7322 for more details. [more details]

Celebrate the Grand Opening of SPACE on Ryder Farm's 2023 Farmstand - Sat Jun 17 12:00 pm

Celebrate the grand-opening of the SPACE on Ryder Farm farmstand for the 2023 Season. 

SPACE's Farm Manager, Adam Mahon, will be on hand from 12 PM - 4 PM on Saturday, June 17 to answer questions about the produce and farming system.  The farmstand will be open Fridays - Sundays 24/day through November. A seasonal market will be open the first two weeks of December. 

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Trailside Nature Museum: Stream Exploration - Sat Jun 17 1:00 pm

Come and explore our stream with us looking and learning to identify aquatic critters!. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Beginner's Botanical Illustration - Sat Jun 17 2:00 pm

Participants will learn the basics and uses of this historical art form, drawing from observation and coloring plates with watercolor. Beginner techniques will be taught and all illustrations created will be taken home. Pre-registration is required; $15 per person; for everyone ages 6+. [more details]

Drinks for Dads - Wine & Bourbon Tasting - Sat Jun 17 2:00 pm

Bring your pops or shop our top picks for him. Alongside the spicy, robust options favored by our own dads, we’ll be opening fun Father’s Day summer wine suggestions and a few interesting bourbons too from 2 to 5pm on Saturday June 17. Location: Folkways Croton FallsCost: Free [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Community Picnic - Sat Jun 17 6:00 pm

Shawn Stevens, Drummer/Storyteller rescheduled to this Saturday — and Registration is now Re-Opened!Due to the weather forecast for Friday — rain and thunderstorms — we are rescheduling the Native American concert and community picnic to Saturday at the same time and place.We hope you can all come. If you can’t, please can you cancel your reservation at the link below? and if you are now available because of the new date, please sign up below as well. [more details]

Caramoor: Opening Night Concert feat. Audra McDonald - Sat Jun 17 7:00 pm

Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award–winning singer and actor Audra McDonald launches Caramoor’s 2023 Summer Season in a dazzling performance of beloved classics from the Great American Songbook. Blessed with a luminous soprano and an incomparable gift for dramatic truth-telling, McDonald is one of the most adored singers of her generation and perhaps the most astounding performer of our lifetimes — a once-in-a-century artist with a miraculously expressive and lyric voice.
Click here for tickets. [more details]

Bedford Riding Lanes: Father's Day Hike - Sun Jun 18 9:30 am

Join us for a special Father's Day event on the trails. 
Father-son, father-daughter, fathers-to-be, and fathers and kids of all ages are invited to join us for a special morning event.

JUNE 18th, 9:30am.
Enjoy a trail hike to a beautiful view, followed by a conversation that celebrates fathers with John Baitsell.
(Event details will be sent to registrants the day before the event. Not appropriate for toddlers or very small children)Click here to register.
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Muscoot Farm Farmer's Market - Sun Jun 18 9:30 am

Muscoot's weekly Farmers Market supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring over 20 local vendors each week. Every Sunday until November 19th.Participating vendors today include:Arlotta Foods, Bear Mountain Coffee, Bella's Bake Shop, Bongo and Capacci Pasta, Cooper's Daughter Spirits, Do-Re-Me Farms, Du Soleil/Rincon, Fi-Dough, Goode and Local, Hoffman Farms, Hummingbird Ranch, Irvington Delight Market, Krazy for Kazus, Manor Sangria, Meredith's Country Bakery, and more. [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Ferns for Father's Day - Sun Jun 18 10:00 am

Ferns for Father's Day Educational hike at Marian Yarrow Preserve in Katonah. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Big Equipment Day - Sun Jun 18 12:00 pm

Come learn all about the machines that help a farm. Get up close with tractors, mowers, and other equipment that do some of the biggest jobs here on the farm. [more details]

Caramoor: Gotta Swing! with Eyal Vilner Swing Band - Sun Jun 18 1:30 pm

Introduce your kids to swing, the energetic, rhythmic dance that originated in Harlem in the 1920s! Eyal Vilner’s Swing Band and several dancers will present for a fun, educational show that will explore the rich history of this uniquely American art form. By late afternoon, everyone will fully understand why it’s called swing … when the musicians play (or sing), they “swing the beat,” meaning they play the notes late and then catch up in the next beat. Gotta swing, baby! [more details]

Caramoor: Hot Jazz Age Frolic with Eyal Vilner Big Band - Sun Jun 18 4:00 pm

Slip on your shiny dancing shoes and get swept away by the irresistible rhythms of swingin’ jazz at Caramoor’s second Hot Jazz Age Frolic! This high-energy event takes place under an airy tent turned into a hot-to-trot dance club plucked right out of 1920s Harlem. Join us on the dance floor for a lesson, then be unabashed and strut your stuff. Or just sit back at a table with your two left feet, a cocktail in hand, and enjoy the live music by the critically acclaimed Eyal Vilner Big Band. [more details]

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