Adults and children alike will have several things to do this weekend in the Lewisboro/Pound Ridge area. Kids can use their imagination as they build LEGO creations at the Lewisboro Library or experience the Renaissance world at the Caramoor Center. Music lovers can purchase tickets to Brooklyn Rider’s Caramoor debut Friday night and visit North Star restaurant on Sunday for food and live music.
Friday, July 20
Lego Creations: 4 p.m. The Lewisboro Library will be holding its weekly LEGO Club meeting. Children entering grades one to five are welcome to join. Registration is required for each week—call 914-763-3857 for more information. The Lewisboro Library is located at 15 Main Street, South Salem.
Brooklyn Rider: 8 p.m. Brooklyn Rider, a genre-defying string quartet with a unique performance style, will be making its Caramoor debut. The group has received popular and critical acclaim across the musical spectrum—from classical, to world music, to rock. NPR credits Brooklyn Rider with "recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble." The show will be held in the Spanish Courtyard and attendees are advised to arrive 30 minutes prior to concert time. Reserved tickets range from $30 to $40, while general admission is $20. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Caramoor website. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is located at 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
Saturday, July 21
Gossett’s Farm Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit Gossett Brother’s Nursery to choose from a variety of local foods and products, including organic fruits and vegetables, meats, cheeses, pastries and more. The market is located at 1202 Route 35 at Gossett Brothers Nursery in South Salem.
Wolves of North America: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why spring is a special time for packs in North America. Whether living in the tundra or the desert, the wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate the births of this year’s pups. Guests will have the opportunity to visit Ambassador wolves Alawa and Zephyr, as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. The fee for adults is $13, and children under 12 pay $11. Pre-registration is required via online. http://www.nywolf.org/visit/program-calendar The WCC is located at 7 Buck Run, South Salem.
Live Music at Mariela’s: 8 p.m. Dave Keyes will be performing at Mariela’s Wine Bar. Keyes is a keyboardist and band leader who has played with some of the most important figures of blues, roots and folk music in New York. Over the last decade Keyes has worked in many roles as a band leader and conductor for both Broadway shows and television, most notably conducting over 600 performances during the six-year run of the Grammy winning Broadway musical “Smokey Joe’s Cafe.” Admission is free. Mariela’s is located at 71B Westchester Ave. in Pound Ridge. Call 914-764-3424 for more info.
Sunday, July 22
A Day in the Renaissance: 12:30 to 5 p.m. This program will take your family to 16th century Italy and England with songs and dances, street theater, music, masks and banners, and a few words from Shakespeare. Those attending are invited to come in costume, bring a picnic, and have fun! The event will be held on the Picnic Lawns and in the Venetian Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Caramoor website. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is located at 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
Live Music at North Star: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dennis Collins and Mike DiMeo will be performing during dinner hour at North Star restaurant. Collins has recorded with stars such as Sting, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Celine Dion. DiMeo will be accompanying Collins on the piano. North Star is located at 85 Westchester Ave. in Pound Ridge. Call 914-764-0200 for more information.
A Celebration of Wildlife and Art at Ward Pound Ridge: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit features watercolor images and sculptures on display at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River. “Watershed Wildlife Watercolors” features the work of wildlife artist Paul Thiesing and will run through Sept. 3. Admission is free, but parking is $5 with a Park Pass and $10 without the pass. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is located at the junction of Route 35 and Route 121 South in Cross River. Call 914-864-7317 for more info.