What to do in North Salem this weekend: Friday, Apr 22 - Sunday, Apr 24
A glorious spring weekend is in store for Northern Westchester. As mild temps and sunny skies will rein, it will be an ideal time to take advantage of the various events happening throughout our area.
Kick off the weekend with a good deed by donating blood at the Hank Myers Memorial Blood Drive. For an unforgettable Friday date night, check out Pilobolus Big Five-Oh! at the Ridgefield Playhouse. On Saturday, get the whole family out the door for an important cause at the Brewster Cares 5K. Early Sunday, revel in the majesty of horse country as riders from throughout the region participate in the Golden's Bridge Hounds spring hunter pace.
Read on for our top picks for the weekend.
10 things to do this weekend: Friday, Apr 22 - Sunday, Apr 24
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The Ridgefield Playhouse: Pilobolus Big Five-Oh! - Fri Apr 22 8:00 pm
For this 50th anniversary celebration, Pilobolus questions its own “givens,” turns its traditions sideways, and brings its past into the future. As fresh and vibrant as ever, Pilobolus – that feisty arts organism – puts the “Oh!” in BIG FIVE OH!, and continues to morph its way thrillingly into audiences’ hearts and minds.
The celebration includes signature works from vintage classics to their trend setting innovative work in shadow. [more details]
Hank Myers Memorial Blood Drive - Fri Apr 22 12:00 pm
In celebration of the life of Hank Myers. Hank was a beautiful soul who routinely practiced random acts of kindness. He loved his family, friends, and community and would often surprise them with special treats - their favorite pastry, flowers, a cup of fresh coffee. Strangers were also on the receiving end of his kindness-it knew no limits! Sign up: nybc.org Call: 1-800-933-2566 Stop by for goodies and be entered into a sweepstakes to win tickets to a Mets v. Yankees game! [more details]
Lewisboro Land Trust: Earth Day Educational Hike - Coexisting with Wildlife - Fri Apr 22 5:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with us and learn about "Coexisting with Wildlife" with naturalist Leah Cass. This program will focus on how we can proactively prevent interactions with wildlife and what to do if we see wildlife up close. We will also discuss some action steps that can be taken to help support the wildlife in our area. Animals to be covered include black bears, coyotes, bobcats, copperheads, and bats. We are sure this will be a lively topic with lots of stories and tips! [more details]
Brewster Cares 5K & Family Fun Run - Sat Apr 23 8:00 am
Join us for the BREWSTER CARES 5K & Family Fun Run to raise money for our Homeless Shelter and Warming Station. Saturday, April 23, 2022 8:00 am Start Race Day Information Location: Start and Finish at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church 31 Prospect Street, Brewster, NY 10509 Prizes: Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall both Men and Women, as well as age group medals in 6 different age groups. 14 and younger; 15-24; 25-34; 35-44;45-54; 55+ [more details]
NSHS Varsity Girls Lacrosse vs. Briarcliff - Sat Apr 23 10:00 am
The Tigers will take on Briarcliff at Volunteer's Park in North Salem.
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden Welcome Celebration - Sat Apr 23 12:00 pm
The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden heartily welcomes everyone back for a diverse and exciting 3 seasons of relaxing garden strolls, art exhibitions, cultural programs, tea ceremonies, workshops, tai chi and meditation sessions, and of course our Annual Moon Viewing concert of traditional Japanese music. Museum Hours: Wednesdays - Saturdays 12-4pm [more details]
Guitar Workshop with Petey Hop - Sat Apr 23 2:00 pm
Petey Hop is an accomplished singer/frontman, as well as a sought-after sideman. Blues "Rock-a-Boogie" musician Mitch Woods regularly calls him to be one of his East Coast Rocket 88’s. Pete has played The Rhythm and Roots Festival, The Michael Arnone Crawfish Festival, The Chenango Blues Festival with Mitch Woods. Pete has also shared the stage with his idols, Hubert Sumlin, and Pinetop Perkins.This workshop will cover the following:2:00-2:30 Blues Jam Primer. A rundown on types of Blues… [more details]
Katonah Art Walk - Sat Apr 23 4:00 pm
The first Katonah Art Walk of the season is this Saturday, April 23 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. [more details]
Golden's Bridge Hounds spring hunter pace - Sun Apr 24 8:00 am
Covering miles of North Salem's beautiful hunt country, the GBH pace offers beautiful natural fences, stone walls, and cross-country jumps, all with go-arounds. Whether you chase the hunt time or just amble along, everyone has fun. We hope to see you there!Time: Gates open at 8 a.m., with rides beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Pleasure riders MUST start by 10 a.m., and the last hunt-division teams must go out by 11 a.m. Registration required. [more details]
Dave Keyes: Meet and Greet and Performance - Sun Apr 24 2:00 pm
Solo or sideman, everyone knows Dave is the King of the Keys. This New York native keyboardist, singer, and songwriter is a 30 year veteran of the Blues, Roots, and Americana music scene. Come join us for some rockin' rhythm boogie and blues energy!$25 per person (HVBS Member: $20 per person). Tickets required. [more details]
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