Things to do in and around town May 15 - 16
There is no shortage of free, fun and outdoor things to do in our weekend roundup. From pets and nature to art and music, read on for our recommendations for mostly free or low-cost ways to make the most of your weekend time.
Bring your furry friend to the Funminster Dog Show
The third annual Funminster Dog Show, benefitting Putnam Service Dogs, will take place Saturday afternoon at the Patterson Recreation Center. Compete for a trophy or ribbon in fun categories like “Wiggle Butt,” “Best Dressed,” or “Shaggiest Coat.” There will be a food truck, DJ, vendors and raffle items.
Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. More information.
Opening Day at the Hammond Museum
Spring is in full bloom at this four-acre North Salem gem. Listen to frogs croaking and bamboo creaking. Move to the jazz of Chick's Candy Store while enjoying demonstrations of tai-chi exercise, ikebana flower arranging, story time for children, and a meditative Japanese Tea Ceremony.
Saturday, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. More information
Buy some blooms for your garden at the Lasdon Park Plant Sale
Over a thousand plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables and flowers will be on sale this weekend at the annual plant sale at Lasdon Park. House plants and rare trees will also be available for purchase. “Our staff look forward to helping you find the plants that are right for your backyard garden,” said Kathy O’Connoor, Westchester Commissioner of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. More information.
Listen to live music at the Katonah Village Gazebo
Get creative with the family at the Katonah Museum of Art’s Family Day
Expanding on the theme of the still life, the Katonah Museum of Art will host a multi-disciplinary day of creative activities for the whole family to enjoy. Art-making stations will invite visitors to create still life artworks using a variety of art materials.
Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. More information
Stock up on fresh produce at the Muscoot Farm Farmers Market.
Pick up some locally roasted coffee, farm eggs and fresh produce to make a delicious, locally sourced Sunday brunch at home. Muscoot Farm supports farmers and sustainable efforts in our area, featuring more than 20 local vendors, including Northwinds Lavender Farm, Bear Mountain Coffee Roasters and Scotty’s Country Kitchen.
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. More information