NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Here are some weekend events in the North Salem area to keep you busy during the chilly winter days.
Friday, Jan. 25
Caregivers Coffee & Chat: 10:30 a.m. Nannies, au pairs, moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers are invited to get together for coffee or tea. Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem.
Fundamentals of Charcoal Drawing: 12:30 p.m. Artist Mark Cassata is teaching a four-week workshop for adults at the Somers Library about creating art with charcoal. This is the final class. The program is open to North Salem residents. It’s at the Somers Library, 82 Primrose St., Somers. To register call (914) 232-5717. You will receive a list of required supplies.
Spanish Wine Tasting: 5 to 8 p.m. The Front Street Cellar is holding a Spanish wine tasting at 3 Front St. in the old Croton Falls Train Station.
Patricia Adams: 6:30 p.m. Jazz performer, Patricia Adams, will make a rare local appearance at Mamma Rosa Ristorante, 252 Route 100, Somers. For more information, call (914) 232-8080.
Rock Star Fantasy Show: 7:30 p.m. The show features student bands WTF and Rhetorical Countdown with special guest appearances. Proceeds benefit The Jack Baumler/Michael Robson Family Relief Fund. The suggested donation is $5. North Salem Middle/High School Auditorium, 230 June Road.
Saturday, Jan. 26
Tote Basket Workshop: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spend a cloudy winter day learning to weave a basket under the guidance of the Westchester Area Basketmakers Guild’s Mary Ann Williams. The fee for materials is $25. Muscoot Farm, Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35, Somers.
Sunday, Jan. 27
Butter Churning: 1-3 p.m. Try your hand at making butter with an antique butter-churner and learn how to make butter at home with a more modern method. Muscoot Farm, Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35, Somers.
Gardening Under Lights: 2 p.m. Find out how to grow beautiful flowering plants by using artificial lights. Learn about the different types of plant lights and how the light spectrum affects flowering. Lasdon Park and Arboretum, Route 35, Somers.
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