When: Saturday-Sunday, Sept 27-28, 2014, 11am-5pm
Where: Audubon Nature Center
Enjoy this exciting two-day nature festival - a celebration of the annual hawk migration passing overhead. Enjoy live animal shows, nature-themed games, and environmental exhibits. Ride a Solar Carousel and help spin honey from the combs in the Red Barn, hike to Indian Spring Pond to learn about frogs, stroll through Aubodon's meadows and ancient apple orchard. In addition to scarecrow building and food, the event also features face painting and DJ music.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Live "Birds of Prey" Shows @ 1:00 & 3:00 pm (Hawk Watch Lawn) and Rehabilitated Raptor Release @ 4:15 pm (Back Patio)
Price: Members $7 /person, Non-members $10 /person. Children 4 years old and under are free. Parking is free.
Children's Book Festival @ Chappaqua
When: Saturday Sept 27, 2014 10am-4pm
Where: Downtown Chappaqua
Details: Free admission. Meet over 80 popular authors. Rain or shine. Enjoy fun food, children's activities, readings, entertainment and of course ... great books! Book reading schedule is below.
Nature Becomes a Greek God @ Wave Hill
When: Saturday, Sept 27, 2014 10am-1pm
Where: Wave Hill Garden
Details: Tammy Nguyen, a visual artist whose work is on view in Glyndor Gallery’s Sunroom Project Space this fall, takes us on a mythological journey to transform found materials in nature, such as leaves, dirt and twigs, into a portrait of a nature deity or a fantastical Greek god.
Annual Scarecrow Festival @ Scarsdale
When: Sunday Sept 28, 2014 10am 1st session and 12:15pm 2nd session.
Where: Pool Complex, 311 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale.
Details: Admission is $50 per family (all food and beverages are included in the fee). Space is limited so registration is required. Families can create one scarecrow and are asked to bring their own materials, such as old long-sleeve shirts, old jeans and scarves and hats. Straw will be provided on site.
Dumbo Arts Festival @ Brooklyn
Where: Dumbo District, Brooklyn, NY
Details: The DUMBO Arts Festival attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 400 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. Each year it seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.
Birds of Prey @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Sunday, Sept 28, 2014 2pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center
Details: Join a naturalist to see live birds of prey. Discover what makes these magnificent creatures the hunters of the sky. Includes a visit to the outdoor bird aviary to see the majestic Bald Eagles. Members $5, Non-Members $8
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