What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Mar 11 - Sunday, Mar 13


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This almost-spring weekend is full of unique and interesting seasonal things to do. There are not one but two maple sugaring demonstrations in the area, a spring preview hike with local favorite North Salem Open Land Foundation and an opportunity to get creative in Croton Falls while sipping mezcal. What's not to love about this weekend? 


7 things to do this weekend: Friday, Mar 11 - Sunday, Mar 13

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Railyard Arts Studio: Japanese Bookbinding - Fri Mar 11 1:00 pm

Railyard Arts Studio

Taught by instructor Christina Di Marco
Japanese Bookbinding developed in Japan from scrolls that were unrolled and flattened and folded into a zig zag pattern. They formed a butterfly book fold and developed into an accordion, eventually being bound on one side to form the books we now know as a Japanese stab binding. Join us as we explore this versatile art. You can bring papers made in the Turkish Marbling class or paper will be provided for you. One can use the books for journals, notes,… [more details]

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Mar 12 10:00 am

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library

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.
The group is free, open to all. 
Register here. [more details]

Muscoot Farm: Sugaring - Sat Mar 12 10:00 am

Muscoot Farm

Muscoot Farm's annual sugaring tours are being offered as a private family experience in 2022. Learn how sap turns into syrup, as well as the history of this trade, in a 30 minute session. Book your reservation soon, as it's likely to sell out.$20 per family of four.Pre-registration required.Register here. [more details]

Maple Syrup Demonstration - Sat Mar 12 11:00 am

Great Hollow Nature Preserve

Maple syrup season has arrived! Come to Great Hollow and learn all about making maple syrup right in your backyard. No fancy evaporator systems here; just a hot open fire to gather around for good conversation and to watch the process of boiling sap into syrup, or as the old-timers call it, “liquid gold.” We’ll learn how to identify and tap maple trees, hang buckets, and collect sap, and then finally, how to boil it down. Best of all, we’ll have the opportunity to taste the product of our hard… [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Annual Winter Hike & Fireside Singalong - Sat Mar 12 12:00 pm

Mountain Lakes Park

This is one of our most popular events, so please sign up soon!
Winter Hike and Fireside Singalong Saturday, March 12th from 12pm-2pm at Mountain Lakes Park - This short, brisk hike through hilly woods ends in a picturesque clearing with a freshly-lit campfire, hot cocoa and songs.
Our annual winter snowshoe is too late for snow this year, but this family-friendly event is always lots of fun, and will be a great way to enjoy the final days of winter. Song lyrics will be provided and include a… [more details]

"Copita" Workshop & Mezcal Tasting - Sat Mar 12 3:00 pm

Folkways Wines

Make a clay pinch pot with ceramicist Bracken Fern. During this one day workshop we will explore the centuries old method of making a pinch pot. You will learn techniques to give this simple form a new lease on life, by turning it into your very own Mezcal (or tequila) copita. All clay and tools will be provided. No prior experience needed.You will leave your finished cup to dry, get glazed and fired in the kiln so you will have a finished piece ready for pickup on Saturday, 3/26 from noon - 8… [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation: Second Sunday Hike - Spring Preview - Sun Mar 13 2:00 pm

North Salem Open Land Foundation

Join us at the Weil Preserve on Sunday March 13, 2022 at 2pm for a guided “Spring Preview” hike. Our knowledgeable staff will take you along a journey through the forest in search of the many signs of spring to shake the winter chill. Now is a great time to witness the emergence of early risers from flowers to tree buds, migratory birds, and insects alike.
Conditions may be muddy so proper footwear is highly advised. Our hike will be about a mile in length and may involve some off-trail… [more details]

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