What to do in North Salem this Mother's Day weekend: Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8


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It's a busy Mother's Day weekend in Northern Westchester. If you're still looking for last minute gift ideas, check out our post on 6 Mother's Day activities that aren't brunch. Otherwise, if you're looking for other things to do with (or without) mom, we've rounded up the best local events. From a comedy show at The Ridgefield Playhouse to mud & merlot right here in North Salem, there's plenty to see, do and experience all weekend long.

Things to do this weekend: Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8

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Ridgefield Playhouse: Steve Solomon - My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, & I'm in Therapy! - Sun May 8 7:30 pm

Happy Mother’s Day! Every mom will receive a complimentary glass of Freixenet Ice Cuvee!
“Steve is Alan King, Billy Crystal, a smidgen of Don Rickles and George Carlin all thrown in!” – Variety
The three-time award winning “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m In Therapy” has sold-out crowds throughout the world – and after nearly 10,000 performances and 1 million tickets sold, it has become one of the longest running one-man comedy shows in history.  [more details]

Other Events

Aldrich After Hours: Karla Knight - Fri May 6 5:00 pm

Join us for an after-hours gathering in the galleries and Sculpture Garden and enjoy a chance to visit face-to-face with Aldrich friends and staff!This evening celebrates artist Karla Knight and the release of her first Museum publication, Karla Knight: Navigator. Knight will be signing books in her own pictographic language.
Broken Symmetry brewery, from Bethel, CT, will be on site hosting a beer tasting throughout the event. [more details]

Railyard Arts Studio: Mud and Merlot - Fri May 6 6:00 pm

Instructor Bracken Feldman
Back by popular demand! Need a night out? Come on over to Railyard Arts pottery studio and try something new. Learn to throw clay on the wheel, create a bowl, and have some fun while drinking your own favorite wine (BYOB). Sign up now because classes fill quickly!$75 per person. Registration required. [more details]

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard: Family Storytelling - Sat May 7 11:00 am

Join us this Saturday for a great family event! Hudson Valley's very own master storyteller Jonathan Kruk will entertain and enthrall with his interactive storytelling show! [more details]

The Norm Hathaway Big Band plays Swing for Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine - Sat May 7 7:30 pm

Yorktown Stage Theater

The Norm Hathaway 18-piece Big Band with jazz vocalist Stephanie Purcell will present a unique musical show on May 7 at the Yorktown Stage Theater to raise funds for humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Revisit the times of the legendary Clubs of NYC – the Cotton Club, Birdland, and Glen Island Casino... recreated right here in Yorktown! The show will include Ukrainian guest vocalist Christina Yavdoshnyak and dancers Oksana and Hlib from the Fred Astaire Studios. Don’t miss it! [more details]

Lewisboro Land Trust: Mother's Day Hike at Marian Yarrow Preserve - Sun May 8 11:00 am

After enjoying breakfast in bed (hopefully!), we invite all moms (and other ladies) to ditch the family for a couple of hours and join us for a brisk social hike. Our Executive Director and local mom, Shantala DuGay-Iyengar, will lead the group along the large loop of the preserve, passing through wooded forest, wetlands, along a stream, and by the hidden lake. All adult ladies (regardless of motherhood status) are welcome, as well as babies under 2 in carriers and friendly dogs on leash. [more details]

North Salem Open Land Foundation: Second Sunday Hike - Bees, Butterflies & Blossoms - Sun May 8 2:00 pm

Celebrate Mother's Day with a special program at Weill Preserve. We will take a short, easy hike and then chat with local beekeeper Andy Hatt.
[more details]

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This article has been updated from an earlier version.

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