If youre looking for something to do this weekend, the Lewisboro-Pound Ridge area offers some interesting choices from live music events that includes blues, funk and classic rock, to an information hike through a local nature preserve.
Check out these events:
- The super group known as The Hit Men will perform at the Ridgefield Theater. The Hit Men are Gerry Polci, Lee Shapiro and Don Ciccone, all of whom were members of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, along with Jim Ryan, who played with Carly Simon and Rod Stewart, and Larry Gates, whose credits include Carole King and Bon Jovi. These five rock veterans will recreate the soundtrack of your life with hits such as Oh, What a Night, Could it be Magic, Bad, Bad Leroy Brown, and Mony, Mony. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $45. Call 203-438-5795 for info. The theater is located at 80 Ridge Road in Ridgefield, Conn.
- Local musician Andrew Kuusisto and his blues/funk band The Libertne Project will perform at Mariela's Wine Bar, 71 Westchester Ave., Scotts Corners, in Pound Ridge. Admission is free and show starts at 8 p.m.
- Cowboy Junkies will perform at the Ridgefield Theater. With songs such as "Sweet Jane, "Misguided Angel, and "Blue Moon Revisited", Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature. Showtime is 8 p.m. and tickets are $50. Call 203-438-5795 for info. The theater is located at 80 Ridge Road in Ridgefield, Conn.
- Local artist Ann Herman of Ann Charles Photography presents photo exhibit at Pound Ridge Library that presents a rare look at the endangered animals of Africa. This is the first time the exhibit is being shown in Westchester County. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
- Join the Westchester Land Trust for a hike at Old Field Preserve in Waccabuc from 1-3 p.m. The hike will be led by Brendan Murphy of the Watershed Agricultural Council. Learn more about the plants and forest of this fantastic local preserve. A short discussion at the home of Susan and Jim Henry will precede the walk. This is part of the Leon Levy Environmental Lecture and Film Series. Hike begins at the trail head of Old Field Preserve, located on the east side of Mead Street, about 1/2 mile from Route 35 and a few feet north of the corner of Mead Street and Post Office Road. Waccabuc Country Club can be used as a GPS marker (90 Mead St., Waccabuc).
- The Ridgefield Theater Barn announces two new workshops. Developing Your Acting Career, led by Susan Grace Cohen, recently of NYUs Tisch School of the Arts and Less Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, is an eight-week course for adults only, meeting every Saturday from 3:30-5:30 p.m., through March 17, with the exception of the week of spring break. Rick Hodder, coach and director of the theaters in-house improv comedy troupe "Role in the Hay Players," leads another workshop, Fundamentals of improv, which takes place through April 1 and meets Sundays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and ends with a performance. For more information, visit the Ridgefield Theater Barn website . The Theater Barn is located at 37 Halpin Lane in Ridgefield, Conn. The cost of the workshops is $320 and $340.
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