If you're looking for something to do this weekend, here are some activities to consider.
Art: Creative and Agricultural
MUSCOOT FARM Route 100, Somers (914) 864-7282
Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Visions - artwork by Eugene Bender and Jo-Ellen C. Bossom
Eugene Bender, almost blind since birth, has created oil portraits remarkable for their detail and sensitive color. Jo-Ellen Bossom works in mixed media to create whimsical portraits and animals. No charge.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Farmers Market
The weekly market will feature fresh produce from New Paltz, Beacon, Pound Ridge, Kinderhook, Highland, Staatsburg, Gardiner and other local farms.
A Peek Behind the Scenes
LASDON PARK AND ARBORETUM Route 35, Somers (914) 864-7263
Sunday 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tour the Lasdon Family Summer Residence
Group tours of the estate house, conducted by a Lasdon horticulturist. Stop afterwards at the converted pool house, now called the Shop at Lasdon, for information about the park, plants and gardening items. No charge.
Can You Canoe?
CROTON RIVER BOAT RAMP Croton-on-Hudson
Sunday, time depends upon tides, Canoe Trip.
It is off the beaten path, so to speak, but experienced canoers might like to paddle up the Croton River to the rapids that block upstream passage. Be prepared to get wet. Two person limit per boat. Adults only, $15 per person. For further information call (914) 762-2912 ext. 110.
Music on the Green
DANBURY CITY CENTER The Danbury Green on Ives Street, Danbury, CT
Friday 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Summer Concert Series presents Abraxas, a tribute to Santana.
Saturday 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Ridgefield Symphony playing Mendelssohns Hebrides Symphony and Italian Symphony and Bachs Orchestral Suite #3 in D Major.
No admission. Suggested donation is $2 per person, $5 per family. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Chairs will also be available for rent.
Music in the Garden
HAMMOND MUSEUM 28 Deveau Road, North Salem (914) 669-5033
Friday 8 p.m. Jazz and Swing
The Norm Hathaway Moonlight Swing Band playing old favorites and popular standards. Tickets are $5 to $15. Bring your lawn chairs and refreshments.
Antique Buffs and Bargain Hunters
KEELER TAVERN 132 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. To 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Antiques and Treasures Sale
Antiques, collectibles, and gently used furnishings for sale. No admission fee. Early Buying Hour: Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., $10 admission.
RIDGEFIELD LIBRARY 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Saturday 1 p.m. To 4 p.m. Tina and Her Friends
Artists Reception for exhibition of works by Tina Phillips and her friends and students. Mixed media. No charge.
Meet, Eat & Share Some Thoughts
KINGSLEYS DELI & PIZZERIA 252 June Road, North Salem (914) 669-5324
Friday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. North Salem Republican Club
Everyone is invited to attend this monthly first Friday get-together to hear and join in the open discussion of community, state and national politics. No charge.
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