Summer is winding down, but the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem is still offering plenty of outdoor activities with a chance to get to know their ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa and Zephyr – including an opportunity to spend a night under the stars at the compound. Plus, as always, there’s plenty of live music at local venues.
Friday, Aug. 17
Sleeping With Wolves: 7 p.m.-9 a.m. The Wolf Conservation Center's new nocturnal adventure experience provides a chance to camp out overnight with the 25 wolves that call the WCC home. With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature's nighttime chatter, you'll feel like you're camping under the stars with wild wolves. $275 per four-person tent; singles: $150, but you must bring your own tent. Visit www.nywolf.org for more info. The WCC is at 7 Buck Run, South Salem
Saturday, Aug. 18
Gossett Brothers Farm Market: 9 a.m.-1p.m. Fresh produce, meats and cheese, as well as seafood are available. 1202 Route 35 at Gossett Brothers Nursery in South Salem.
Evening Howl for All Ages: 6:30-8 p.m. Join the Wolf Conservation Center for a special Evening Howl and enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America and enjoy a sunset howl with the wolves. You’ll observe the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves as well. Cost is $16 for adults and $13 for children under 12. Preregistration is required. Visit www.nywolf.org. 7 Buck Road, South Salem
Live Music at Mariela’s: 8 p.m. Mariela’s Wine Bar presents an evening with singer/songwriter/guitarist Drew Bordeaux. Admission is free. 71 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
Sunday, Aug. 19
Live Music at North Star: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dennis Collins and Mike DiMeo will perform at the North Star restaurant in Pound Ridge. Collins, who is accompanied on piano by DiMeo, has recorded with stars such as Roberta Flack, Sting, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Sheryl Crow and Faith Hill. 85 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge. Call 914-764-0200 for more information.