BEDFORD, N.Y. – A world famous music festival, an art session for kids and a farmers' market are among the events happening around Bedford this weekend.
Friday, June 22
School’s Out/Art’s In: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop into the Katonah Museum of Art's learning center on this last half-day of school and join teaching artists for an exploration of Chinese-inspired art. This Friday, kids can make their own creative photo puzzle. Children under age 6 must participate with an adult.The museum is at 134 Jay St., Katonah.
Second Annual Hanna Monte Benefit Concert: 6:30 p.m. Come to the library for an evening of classical music, wine and hors d'oeuvres. All proceeds will go to Good For Kids' Hanna Scholars Program, which supports the education of young women living in LaCarpio, a refugee camp in Costa Rica. Hanna Monte, a Somers High School alum who died of cancer in 2001, was dedicated to helping LaCarpio. Suggested donation is $20 for adults and $10 for students. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah.
Saturday, June 23
John Jay Homestead Farm Market: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.The market offers a variety of baked goods, including cheeses, wine, meats, fresh seafood, prepared foods, as well as an assortment of hand-crafted condiments and local & regional products. Visitors can take advantage of Homestead guided tours during market hours. John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, Jay Street, Katonah.
Opening Night of 2012 Caramoor International Music Festival: 8:30 p.m. Katonah's Caramoor opens its season with a performance of Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by the Orchestra of St. Luke's, with Roberto Abbado conducting. Violinist Gil Shaham is the soloist. For more information, visit Caramoor's website. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
Sunday, June 24
Classical Guitarist Jason Vieaux Performs: 4:30 p.m. The renowned classical guitarist will play a varied program for the Caramoor audience. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
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