Friends Are Flowers, Flowers Friends
PHILLIS WARDENS GARDEN, 531 Bedford Center Road, Bedford Hills -- or -- THE MEYER GARDEN, 39 Lockwood Road, Cortlandt Manor
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
You can start your tour at either location to see a few of Westchesters most exciting private gardens. Directions to a third garden will be provided when you arrive. The third garden, in Cortlandt Manor, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets: $5 per garden, children under 12 are free.
For Cryin Out Loud!
THE TOWNE CRIER 130 Route 22, Pawling (845) 855-1300
Friday 8:30 p.m. The John Németh Blues Band
Think of B. B. King, Ray Charles or Junior Parker and you have some idea of Némeths style and delivery. Tickets: $25
Saturday 8:30 p.m. The Marc Black Band
Folk musician Black has recorded with Art Garfunkel, John Sebastian, Richie Havens, PDQ Bach and a great variety of other talents. Paul Winter said of Marc Black, His songs are great and his singing is superb. Tickets: $25
Need a Good Laugh?
RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE East Ridge Street, Ridgefield, CT (203) 438-5795
Sunday 8 p.m. Stand-Up Comedy -- for Grown-ups Only
Saturday Night Live comic Gilbert Gottfried, also known as Iago the Parrot in Disneys Aladdin, will give a one-man show. Special Guest: Christine OLeary. Tickets: $40
Music Has the Charms to Soothe the Savage Beast...
CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah
Thursday 7:30 p.m. Introductions: Claire Huangci
The 20-year-old pianist will make her Caramoor debut with pieces by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Chopin and Tchaikovsky. Tickets: $20 - $30.
Friday 8 p.m. Encounters: Kahane and Weilerstein
Singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane and cellist Alisa Weilerstein meld their talents to create an evening of passionate and eclectic music. Tickets: $30 - $40.
Saturday 8 p.m. Orchestra and More
The Orchestra of St. Lukes, with guests, violinist Jennifer Koh and cellist Alisa Weilerstein, will perform Beethovens Overture to Egmont, Brahms Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, and Mendelssohns Symphony No. 4 in A Major (The Italian Symphony). Spanish maestro, Pablo Heras-Cased will conduct. Tickets: $16 - $67.
Sunday 4:30 p.m. Prizing the Pulitzer, Part II
Pulitzer Prize-winning music performed by a chamber group including Paul Lustig Dunkel on flute, Susie Park on violin, Joshua Roman on cello, and several other equally talented musicians. Conducted by Michael Barrett. Tickets: $16 - $46
Alternative: Enjoy the concert al fresco, with a picnic on the lawn. Tickets: $10
Going Going Gone!
ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH 296 Titicus Road, North Salem
Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The 53rd Annual Country Auction
People wait in groups at the barrier until opening time. Then they rush up the driveway, already immersed in auction fever. By the end of the day, everything is gone. Items are on sale until noon, then the auction bidding begins. No entry fee.
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