Music, Music, Music
THE TOWNE CRIER CAFE , 130 Route 22, Pawling, 845-855-1300
Friday, 8:30 p.m. If youve ever been a fan of Tom Petty, R.E.M. or the Everly Brothers, you might like to catch High Irons. Their covers are pure and their original work is fluid and strong. Tickets: $12.50 in advance, $17.50 at the door.
Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Back to the Garden 1969 is their name. The group of five musicians got together just to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Woodstock and had such a good time, they never broke up. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Lugwrench: Trying to keep their spirits up through the recent long, frigid winter, five experienced musicians got together to create a big sound at a low volume. Inspired by U2, Pink Floyd, the Beatles and Elvis Costello, their goal is to take the crowd on a trip with us. Tickets: $10.
All-American Music for July 4th Weekend
CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS , 149 Girdle Ridge Road (off Route 22), Katonah, 914-232-5035
Friday, 8 p.m. Music at Thomas Jeffersons Monticello will include violins, bagpipes, flutes, guitars, banjos, piano, cello, voices and an amazing glass armonica, similar to one invented by Benjamin Franklin. Tickets: $30 - $40, children under 16, half price.
Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Its the American Roots Music Festival with the David Grisman FolkJazz Trip, Ollabelle, James Maddock, Brother Sun, the Sweetback Sisters and Spuyten Duyvil. Tickets: $20 - $40, children under 16, half price.
Sunday, 8 p.m. Celebrate Americas birthday with Pops, Patriots and Fireworks. Music by the Orchestra of St. Lukes. Tickets: $30 - $70, children under 16, half price.
Photography, Food and Old-fashioned Ice Cream
MUSCOOT FARM , 51 Route 100 (off Route 35), Somers, 914-864-7282
Saturday and Sunday, noon - 4 p.m. An Eclectic Exhibit, featuring photographs by John Lucas. In the Main House. No admission fee.
Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Muscoots weekly Farmers Market selling fresh produce, meat, fish, cheese, honey, maple syrup, flowers, baked goods and more.
Sunday, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Muscoot Fourth of July celebration features old-fashioned games and ice-cream making. Bring the kids or grandkids. No admission fee.
Stars and Stripes Forever!
VETERANS PARK SCHOOL , 70 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, Conn.
Saturday, 6 p.m. A Concert by the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus will be held at the school field. In case of rain, the concert will be held indoors. No admission fee.
More Music, Music, Music
IVES CONCERT PARK , Mill Plain Road, Danbury 203-837-9226
Friday, 8 p.m. Grammy-winner guitarist, songwriter Peter Frampton begins his worldwide tour just over the border in Connecticut. Tickets: $37 - $77 for reserved seats, $27 for general admission lawn seats.
Saturday, 8 p.m. Its the 40th Anniversary tour for the legendary Earth, Wind and Fire. Tickets: $51 to $97 for reserved seats, $32 for general admission lawn seats.
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