NORTH SALEM, N.Y. Fresh local produce for sale, a hootenanny and a Big Band concert are among the events around North Salem this weekend.
Saturday, July 7
John Jay Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Local farmers, bakers and craftsmen will offer a variety of produce, meats, fish, dairy products, baked goods and handcrafts at this farmers market on the lawn of the historic John Jay Homestead. Click here for a list of vendors. The market, which will continue every Saturday through Oct. 15, is at 400 Jay St. in Katonah.
The Aldrich Exchange: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Buy local garden produce and fresh flowers, learn to prepare healthy food and how to quilt at Buy, Share and Eat Locally. The event takes place at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
Woody Guthrie Hootenanny: 6 p.m. Scott Urgola & Friends will star at the 10th annual Woody Guthrie Hootenanny in honor of Guthrie's 100th birthday. Come to listen, sing along, or even bring your own instrument. Its at the historic Mount Zion Church on Primrose St. in Reis Park, Somers.
Sunday, July 8
Muscoot Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fresh produce, meats, cheese, soaps, candles, honey, maple syrup, flowers, fish, delicacies from local farmers and artisans' handcrafts are available. The Muscoot Farmers Market will continue every Sunday through October. Muscoot Farm is on Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35 in Somers.
Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden: 2-3 p.m. Join the Lasdon horticulturalist for a walk through a fragrance garden, shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park and Arboretum is located on Route 35 in Somers.
The Norm Hathaway Big Band: 6-8 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and listen to Big Band hits from Benny Goodman, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and more. The Norm Hathaway Big Band, led by North Salems Norm Hathaway, was formed to bring back the way we were. The free concert will be held in Bailey Park at the intersection of Routes 100 and 202 in Somers.
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