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What to Do With the Grown-Ups: Weekend of August 5

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 Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Symphony and Italian Symphony and Bach’s 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.

We Paint!

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

KINGSLEY’S 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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