Looking for ideas to fill up your itinerary this weekend? The Pound Ridge/Lewisboro area is offering an eclectic list of events that range from live concerts featuring Liza Minnelli and Thomas Dolby to art exhibits and tag sales.
Check out these events:
- Fun With Music at Pound Ridge Library, 11 a.m.
The library presents Fun With Music featuring Laura DAmico, a music program for children ages 5 and under. There is no fee but registration is required. Call the library at 914-764-5085. The library is at 179 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge.
- Stamford Center for the Arts Presents Liza Minnelli, 8 p.m.
The center will award its Emerging Young Artist Scholarship at a performance by Liza Minnelli. The gala includes a cocktail party, concert tickets and parking; tickets cost $350. Tickets for the concert only are $185, $110 and $95 plus handling charges. Buy tickets at SCALive.org or call the box office at 203-325-4466.
- Live Music at Marielas Wine Bar, 8 p.m.
The Libertine Project, a funk/blues band, will perform live at Marielas Wine & Espresso Bar. Admission is free. Marielas is at 71 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge. Call 914-764-3424 for more info.
- Thomas Dolby at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Thomas Dolby, one of the legends of electronic music, will appear at the Playhouse with special guests Aaron Jonah Lewis and Ben Belcher. His solo career includes two of the most recognizable hits of the genre, She Blinded Me With Science and Hyperactive. Dolby is a five-time Grammy winner and has been making synth music for more than 30 years. Tickets are $35. Call 203-403-2690 for info.
- Wolf Conservation Center Presents: Wolves of North America, 11 a.m.
Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families. Guests will visit ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa and Zephyr, as well as the center's critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Pre-registration is required. Fees are $13 for adults and $11 for kids under 12. Call 914-763-2373 or visit www.nywolf.org for more information.
- Music at North Star, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dennis Collins and Mike DiMeo will perform at the North Star restaurant in Pound Ridge. Collins, who is accompanied on piano by DiMeo, has recorded with stars such as Roberta Flack, Sting, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Sheryl Crow and Faith Hill. North Star is at 85 Westchester Ave. Call 914-764-0200 for more information.
- Color of Light Art Exhibit at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, 9 a.m. to 4p.m.
This is an exhibition by White Plains artist and teacher Susan Stillman. The exhibit features paintings that reflect Stillman's fascination with the transformative effect of light and color on ordinary scenes. The "Color of Light will be on view from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through June 3 at the Gallery in the Park. Admission to the exhibit is free; parking is $5 with a permit, $10 without one. Call 914-864-7317 for more information. Gallery in the Park, is at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 and 121, in Cross River.
- Katonah Museum of Art Presents Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
In celebration of the Chinese astrological Year of the Dragon, the museum will present an exhibition of photography produced the last 10 years in China by Chinese photographers. Subjects will include landscapes, portraits, architecture and images that document daily life, The show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The museum is at 34 Jay St., Katonah.
- Lisl Steiner Giveaway & Tag Sale, 10 a.m.
Renowned Pound Ridge photographer will have a tag sale/giveaway of many of personal items shes collected throughout the years, including books, clothes, artwork and memorabilia. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Copias Home and Garden Center, 475 Smith Ridge Road.
- Wolf Conservation Center Presents: Evening Howl for Pups of All Ages
Enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why spring is a magical time for packs in North America. Guests will take a short sunset hike to howl with ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa and Zephyr and behold the centers critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves. All guests will be served weather-appropriate treats. Bring flashlights. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday. Pre-registration is required. Call 914-763-2373 or visit www.nywolf.org. The fee is $16 for adults and $13 for children under 12.
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