NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Here are some events planned in the Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and North Salem area this weekend.
Friday, May 17
Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show: All day, highlighted by the $25,000 North Salem Grand Prix, followed later in the day by a make-your-own pasta party. Old Salem’s prestigious horse show, held annually, attracts the finest riders and horses from all over the world. In addition to the exciting riding competitions, there are dozens of boutiques and peripheral events. Old Salem Farm is on June Road, between Hardscrabble and Titicus Roads in North Salem.
Saturday, May 18
Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show: All day, highlighted by the $20,000 Speed Derby, accompanied by an ice cream social. Old Salem Farm is on June Road, between Hardscrabble and Titicus Roads in North Salem.
Lewisboro Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library’s annual book sale begins at 10 a.m. and will continue until Friday, May 31. The library is still accepting donations of books, audiobooks, music CDs and DVDs. The Lewisboro Library is at 15 Main St., South Salem.
Artists’ Reception in North Salem: noon to 3 p.m. The Katonah Museum Artists’ Association invites you to the opening of its exhibit, “Elements,” a show featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture by members of the association. The exhibit runs until June 8. It’s at the Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Road, North Salem.
Pound Ridge Lobster Festival: noon to 5 p.m. The Pound Ridge Community Church’s 41st Annual Lobster Festival will offer live lobsters, cooked lobsters, littleneck clams and mussels. Most of the seafood must be preordered, but some may be available on a walk-in basis. Fresh corn-on-the-cob and homemade pies will be for sale and cannot be ordered ahead. The Pound Ridge Community Church is at 3 Pound Ridge Road (in the Hamlet), Pound Ridge.
Community Wellness Day: noon to 4 p.m. Learn some new facts about maintaining your well-being, ranging from information on health, safety and environment to financial wellness. This is a nationwide event, taking place in cities all over the country. There is no charge. It’s at the Lewisboro Town Park on Route 35 in South Salem. Proceeds will benefit the Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Vista Ambulance Corps.
Leaving No Waste: 1 p.m. Westchester’s native Lenape tribe utilized every part of a hunted animal. Experts in primitive skills will demonstrate these Native American skills and more. It’s at the Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, on Route 121 south just off Route 35, in Cross River.
Artist's Reception in Pound Ridge: 4 to 6 p.m. Meet artist Geoffrey Stein at the opening reception of Irrational Exuberance at The Lionheart Gallery, 27 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge.
Sunday, May 19
Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show: This final day of the annual two-week show begins with less spectacular classes in the morning, followed by the $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix starting at 2:30 p.m. Old Salem Farm is on June Road, between Hardscrabble and Titicus Roads in North Salem.
Lewisboro Horsemen's Association Poker Run: 9 a.m. The five mile pleasure ride through Ward Pound Ridge Reservation begins and ends at the Lewisboro Town Park parking lot, 1079 Route 35, South Salem. For more information call 914-763-5742 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pound Ridge Pride Day: noon to 5 p.m. The Pound Ridge Partnership’s 3rd Annual Pride Day begins with Beautification Activities from noon to 2 p.m., followed by an all-town block party. Music will be provided by the Pete Malinverni Jazz Trio, barbecue and southern-style food by local restaurants and the Scotts Corner Market. Family fun activities will include an air castle, hula-hoop contest, pie-eating contest and an interactive photography workshop. It’s happening in Scotts Corners, Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge.
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