Birds of a Feather
MUSCOOT FARM, 51 Route 100 (off Route 35), Somers, 914-864-7282
Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon - 4 p.m. Water colorist Joe Mullins has been painting for years, but 2011 brings him to Muscoot for the first time. See his lovely landscapes and other works on display at the Main House. No admission fee.
Sunday, 8 a.m. If you love birds and you’re an early riser, you can join Arthur Green, leading a bird walk through the back fields of the farm. Wear good shoes and bring your binoculars. No charge.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Muscoot’s weekly Farmers Market selling fresh produce, meat, fish, cheese, honey, maple syrup, flowers, baked goods and more! No admission fee.
Definitely Not for the Birds
BIRDSTONE FARM, 20 Boutonville Road, Cross River, 914-763-3184
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The second annual Great Estate and House Tour to benefit the Wolf Conservation Center. Six local homes will be visited and a noontime lunch will be available at the Bedford Post. Tickets: $75 for the tour, $25 for the lunch. The tour fee is completely tax-deductible.
Film Buffs and Philosophers
SOUTHEAST MUSEUM, 67 Main Street, Brewster, 845-279-7500
Saturday, 2 p.m. Filmmaker Jonathan Fein will discuss his PBS prime time special, “Objects and Memory,” a documentary film exploring ordinary things and how they become valued sources of emotion and experience. Admission is free.
Looking for a Bird in a Gilded Cage?
PATTERSON FLEA MARKET, 3167 Route 22, Patterson, 845-265-4414
Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Anyone can sell or buy at the weekly flea market. If you are on the selling end, you should arrive on Sunday at 7 a.m. to get a 20’ x 20’ space for $35. No reservations are required. Food will be on sale too. Note: In case of rain, the market will be canceled.
“Living Out the Best of Your Life”
THE TOWNE CRIER CAFE, 130 Route 22, Pawling, 845-855-1300
Friday, 8:30 p.m. Jack Grace peppers top quality country music with lots of wit and some out-loud laughs. His band is the perfect backup. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Sloan Wainwright, just one of the talented Wainwright family members, will bring her “smoky and smooth” contralto and her soulful songs. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
Sunday, 1 p.m. Students from Pawling’s Guitar Studios will showcase their talents, accompanied by director/instructor George Krzyzewski, his son Joe and his daughter Anna. Tickets: $10.
Sunday, 7 p.m. The Open Mic Finals, featuring high-caliber talent from all over the tri-state area. Tickets: $8