NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - If you are looking for something to do in the upcoming weekend here are some suggestions:
Warm Up to History
Saturday 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. The North Salem Historical Society is sponsoring a gathering of friends and neighbors at its newly renovated headquarters. Wine and appetizers will be served. Attire is casual. Tickets are $50 per person. Space is limited, so book ahead.
Conversations with Local Gardeners
Saturday 10 a.m. Expert local gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions and give you some new ideas. Spring is right around the corner. There is no registration and there is no charge.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The North Salem Lions Club is offering a course in defensive driving that will qualify you for a slight discount on your car insurance and a reduction of bad-driver points on your DMV driving record. Coffee and water will be available and lunch is included. Tickets are $45 person, paid at the door. Registration is suggested. Contact Martin Aronchick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stroll the Reservation, Enjoy the Wildlife
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - noon Adam Zorn and Ginny Powers of the Bedford Audubon Society will lead a leisurely stroll through the reservation, focusing on identifying trees and bushes and whatever birds and wildlife you encounter along the way. There is no charge.
Guitars, Guitars and Guitars at The Towne Crier
Friday 8:30 p.m. Paris-born Stephane Wrembel started classical music training when he was 4 years old but discovered gypsy music in his teens and became an international expert. He graduated summa cum laude from Berklee and has composed the soundtracks for the films "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" and Woody Allens "Midnight in Paris." Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Saturday 8:30 p.m. Singer/songwriter/guitarist Chris Smither considers himself a one-man rock-n-roll band, but he plays everything from Tin Pan Alley to acoustic folk blues. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Seating is limited, so call ahead. 845-855-1300
Sunday 7:30 p.m. Poco, the country rock ensemble that gained platinum success early on, is still led by Rusty Young 40 years later. The group is still recording and still acclaimed. The guest star is Matt Turk. Tickets are $50 in advance, $55 at the door.
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