The weather forecast calls for scorching temperatures this weekend, but if you want to get out of the house, there are plenty of area events to keep you entertained. From classical music to farmers markets, check out some of the activities below:
FRIDAY, JULY 22
Caramoor will present Prizing the Pulitzer, Music From the Copland House at 8 p.m. in the Spanish Courtyard. There will be a post-concert panel discussion with refreshments. Order tickets online at caramoor.org, or call (914) 232-1252.
SATURDAY, JULY 23
Get your French on at the Gossetts Farmers Market. From 11a.m. to 1 p.m., acclaimed chef Andre Molle from Le Chateau Restaurant will make his debut Farmer's Market appearance. Walk with him and find out how he selects the tastiest foods from the market, comes up with some menu ideas and uses his French magic to transform into delectable dishes.
He'll be accompanied on his walk and in his open air kitchen by long-time friend and fellow chef, Sue Vales of the Horse and Hound Inn. Sue is a seasoned farmer's market chef and well familiar with the local bounty of foods we have here in the area. The public is encouraged to come to the demonstration, chat with the chefs and get inspired to cook local.
Gossett's Farmer's Market is held every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gossett Brother's Nursery, 1202 Route 35, in South Salem.
Chill Out at the Pound Ridge Pool at the Town Park with a live concert the Saints Come Marching In! The concert, which is free, is from 5-7 p.m. For more information, call the Recreation Department at (914) 764-0947.
The Wolf Conservation Center will present guest lecturer Willia Berloni, renowned animal trainer for the stage and screen. He is the author of the book, Broadway Tails: Heartfelt Stories of Rescued Dogs Who Became Showbiz Superstars.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. After the talk, guests can visit with Atka, the WCCs ambassador wolf, and the ambassador wolf pups will also be on view. Go to www.nywolf.org to register.
Caramoor presents Oumou Sangare and her band the Songbird of Wassoulou at 8 p.m. on the Spanish Courtyard. Order tickets online at caramoor.org, or call (914) 232-1252.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
There will be a farmers market in Pound Ridges Scotts Corner business district, along Westchester Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market will feature such items as jams and marmalades, soaps, lotions and candles, breads, muffins, soups, meats, Italian fruit pies, cheeses, and an array of produce. Call (914) 764-0015 for more info.
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