NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Here are some end-of-winter weekend events planned in the Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and North Salem area.
Friday, March 15
Pack Chat for Kids: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Introduce your children, aged four to eight, to the mythology of wolves and their importance in the natural world. Bring your camera for extra fun. The fee is $13 for adults, $11 for children under 12. It’s at the Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run Street, South Salem. Register on the website.
Hear the Wolves Howl: 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Wolf Conservancy invites you to take a short hike into the woods, howl with Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa and Zephyr, and learn why this is a wolf’s favorite time of year. Please bring a flashlight. This is a family event and pre-registration is required. The Wolf Conservation Center is at 7 Buck Run St., South Salem.
Front Street Wine Tasting: 5 to 8 p.m. The tasting of Old World Wines, canceled by the March 8 snowstorm, is rescheduled for March 15. The Front Street Cellar is at 3 Front Street in the old Croton Falls Train Station.
Cowgirls Night Out: 6:30 to 9 p.m. North Salem Girl Scout Troop 2013 is hosting a mother/daughter barbecue, complete with line dancing led by a professional caller, door prizes, a photo booth and more. It’s in the North Salem High School cafeteria. Tickets are $20 per person and 25 percent of the proceeds goes to the Michael C. Robson Scholarship Fund and the Baumler family. For further information, contact Kelly Chefalas at (914) 276-1474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Libertine Project: 8 to 11 p.m. Welcome spring by sipping, snacking, dancing and enjoying the live music of The Libertine Project at the Mariela Rossi Wine Lounge, 71 Westchester Avenue, Scotts Corners (Pound Ridge).
Schoolhouse Theater: 8 p.m. The newly renovated theater is presenting its first show of the 2013-14 season, “Ten Unknowns” by Jon Robin Baitz. Performances will continue on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. until March 30. Tickets range from $33 to $35. Call (914) 277-8477 or visit the website. The Schoolhouse Theater is at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls.
Saturday, March 16
Meadow Pond Fundraiser: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. South Salem’s Meadow Pond Elementary School will hold its Ninth Annual Tag Sale, to benefit the school’s various educational programs. If you want first dibs, there is a $5 fee for entering the premises between 8 and 9 a.m. The Meadow Pond School is on Smith Ridge Road in South Salem.
Save A Tree: 10 a.m. to noon. Bob DelTorto of www.vinecutter.com presents a vine-cutting workshop. Meet at the parking lot of the Pound Ridge Town Park on Westchester Avenue. Bring your loppers, gloves and brush saws.
Auction for Friends of Karen: This year Purdys’ landmark Blazer Pub will hold its annual auction to raise funds for Friends of Karen throughout the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Corned beef and cabbage highlight the menu, which includes many pub specialties. The Blazer Pub is at 440 Route 22, Purdys.
Dogs vs. Wolves: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Canine behavior researcher Julie Hecht will talk about dogs and their special qualities. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $16 for adults, $13 for children under 12. It’s at the Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run St., South Salem.
Meet the Artist: 4 p.m. The Art Gallery at Croton Falls’ Schoolhouse Theater will serve light refreshments while you meet internationally renowned artist Tom Christopher and emerging artist, Michael Mapes, both of whom have works on exhibit this month. The Schoolhouse Theater is at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls.
Schoolhouse Theater: 8 p.m. The newly renovated theater is presenting its first show of the 2013-14 season, “Ten Unknowns” by Jon Robin Baitz. Call (914) 277-8477 or visit the website. The Schoolhouse Theater is at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls.
Sunday, March 17
Restaurant Week: Three local restaurants are among those participating in The Hudson Valley’s Annual Restaurant Week which runs from March 11 to March 24. They are DiNardo’s on Westchester Avenue in Pound Ridge, 121 Restaurant on Route 121 in North Salem and Primavera, just off Exit 8 of Route 684 (on Route 22) in North Salem. Prix-fixe meals are typically $20.95 for lunch and $29.95 for dinner. (Taxes, tips and beverages are not included)
Schoolhouse Theater: 3 p.m. The newly renovated theater is presenting its first show of the 2013-14 season, “Ten Unknowns” by Jon Robin Baitz. Call (914) 277-8477 or visit the website. The Schoolhouse Theater is at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls.
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