What To Do In Lewisboro, Pound Ridge Area This Weekend

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Joy Kills Sorrow will kick off the Lewisboro Library's folk concert series Saturday night. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Joy Kills Sorrow

LEWISBORO/POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – There’s a lot going on this weekend, but unfortunately a major snow storm headed this way could impact some events. Check with the venue before you make plans. Barring Mother Nature’s intrusion, this year’s folk concert series at the Lewisboro Library kicks off with Joy Kills Sorrow and classic rock fans can check out guitar legend Johnny Winter at the Ridgefield Playhouse.

Friday, Feb. 8

Watch it at the Library: 10:30 a.m. The Pound Ridge Library will present a screening of the movie, “Hope Springs” starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carrell. Bring a lunch to enjoy after the film. Beverages will be provided. The event is co-sponsored by Neighbor-to-Neighbor. For more information, call the library at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Fun with Music: 11 a.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents “Fun with Music” featuring Laura D’Amico for children ages 5 and younger. Registration is required. For more information, call the library at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Chess at the Library: 3:30 p.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents chess for all ages. Call the library for details at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Saturday, Feb. 9

Gossett Brothers Farm Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Gossett Brothers Farm Market features fresh produce, meats and cheese, as well as seafood. The market is at 1202 Route 35, at Gossett Brothers Nursery in South Salem.

Writing the Memoir: 10:30 a.m. Sign up for the Pound Ridge Library’s memoir-writing group and put those memories down on paper. The event is led by Josina van der Maas and is open to writers of all abilities. Registration is required. Call the library for details at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Second Saturday Review of Literature: 10:30 a.m. This month’s book is “Vaclav and Lena” by Haley Tanner. Come for thoughtful readings, lively discussions and light refreshments at the Pound Ridge Library. Copies of the book are available at the library. Call the library for details at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Hooked Rugs: Folk Art Exhibit: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents “Hooked Rugs by Mary Parker: An American Folk Art Goes Local,” a display of hooked rugs, which continues through Wednesday in the library’s art gallery. The display is open during regular library hours. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge

Winter Wolves: 11 a.m.  Join the Wolf Conservation Center to learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why this season is such a magical time for packs in North America. Guests will visit ambassador wolves Alawa and Zephyr, as well as the centers's critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Guests will enjoy hot beverages in its woodstove-heated classroom. Dress for the cold weather. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for kids under 12. Registration is required. Visit www.nywolf.org. 7 Buck Run, South Salem

Lewisboro Library Folk Concert Series: 8 p.m. As part of its ongoing folk series concerts, the Lewisboro Library presents Joy Kills Sorrow. The Boston-based string band brings a decidedly modern sensibility to an old-world sound, channeling the talents of its individual members into elegant arrangements and well-crafted songs. Admission prices for adults are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Seniors are $12 at the door and children 12 and younger are free. The concerts are now presented through a partnership with Common Ground Community Concerts. To order advance tickets or to get more information on all the Common Ground concerts, please click here. 15 Main St., South Salem

Johnny Winter at Ridgefield Playhouse:  8 p.m. Johnny Winter has been a guitar hero without equal.  He always has been one of the most respected singers and guitar players in rock, and the clear link between British blues-rock and American Southern rock (a la the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd). Tickets are $47. Click on http://www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/johnny-winter to purchase tickets or call 203-438-5795. 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, Conn.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Artic Fest: Wings and Wolves: Noon The Wolf Conservation Center’s Arctic Fest: Wings and Wolves will allow guests to learn about the harsh habitat that some very special animals call home. Master falconer, Brian Bradley of Skyhunters in Flight, will present his feathered ambassadors that call the high arctic home and will do a flight demonstration too. Guests also will visit resident arctic gray wolf Atka and of course the center’s other ambassador wolves, Zephyr and Alawa, as well as its critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Guests will enjoy hot beverages in its woodstove-heated classroom. Space is limited. Dress for cold weather. Cost is $20. Visit www.nywolf.org for more info. 7 Buck Run, South Salem

Storm Preparedness 101: 4 p.m. Lewisboro town emergency management committee members will lead a workshop on what residents need to know to prepare for a major storm and how to cope in the aftermath (lack of power, communications, etc.) Registration is required. Call the library at 914-763-3857. 15 Main St., South Salem

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