Things to do in and around North Salem the weekend of August 6 – 8


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Food, music, art. It’s the perfect trifecta for a lovely summer weekend. No matter what you’re in the mood for this weekend, there’s something to suit your taste. From family-friendly community events to elegant evenings, there are plenty of opportunities to get outside and do something different with your family, friends and neighbors on this very sunny summer weekend.

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Spend a family evening in the park
The Lewisboro Playground Improvement Project is hosting the last of its three-part summer “Evening in the Park” event series at the Lewisboro Town Park. It’s the perfect way to kick off the weekend with kids. There will be games, food trucks, live music, raffles and more. Advance tickets are required and proceeds will help fund a much-needed revitalization of the Lewisboro Town Park playground.
Friday, August 6; 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Learn haiku writing

The Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden is hosting a haiku-writing class for middle and high school students on Saturday afternoon. Learn the popular form of short poetry as well as other forms of poetry from ancient Japan. Free with museum admission.
Saturday, August 7; 1:00 p.m.

Get down at the gazebo
The Brewster Fire Department is hosting a free concert at the new Morningthorpe Bridge in Brewster on Saturday afternoon. The Red White & Brews will be performing starting at 4:00 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available for sale.
Saturday, August 7; 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Dribble, pass, shoot at the park
North Salem Girl Scout Brianna Conway is hosting a free soccer clinic for students entering Grades 1 and 2. The clinic will take place at Joe Bohrdrum Field Park in North Salem. Experience is not required but cleats, shin guards, water bottle and a happy attitude are. Monetary donations are accepted and will go to help purchase soccer equipment for underfunded schools.
Saturday, August 7; 10:00 a.m.

Light up the night sky

The Town of Pound Ridge is hosting a fireworks night on Saturday night, complete with foods trucks and music by DJ Dieter. The event is free for town residents. Out of towners must register for a $30 parking permit with the Pound Ridge Police Department by Friday, August 6.
Saturday, August 7; 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Catch a few flicks

The Katonah Classic Stage, a new non-profit professional theatre company, is hosting an outdoor film festival on the Bedford Playhouse lawn Saturday night. Seating begins at 7:30 p.m. and the films will be shown at sundown.
Saturday, August 7; 7:30 p.m.

Pig out at a classic pig roast
Pound Ridge’s Kahlo Collective is hosting a pig roast on Sunday afternoon to help raise funds for sustainable agriculture. The get together will also feature live music by Smokey Hormel.
Sunday, August 8; 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Looking for more inspiration? Check out the North Salem Post’s Community Calendar. Community members are always welcome to post their own events.

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