BEDFORD, N.Y. A kite festival, yoga for kids and a renaissance fair are among the events happening around Bedford this weekend.
Friday, July 20
Brooklyn Rider : 8 p.m.
This genre-defying string quartet makes its Caramoor debut Friday. Brooklyn Rider has been garnering popular and critical acclaim across the musical spectrum, from classical to world music to rock. Admission is $15. Spanish Courtyard, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
Saturday, July 21
Kite Festival : 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Participants are invited to join the celebration by bringing a kite from home or making a guaranteed-to-fly kite in the KMA Learning Center. From the museum, head down the road to the Harvey School playing fields to watch s tunt kite performances and learn tricks of the trade from professional kite flyers. Katonah Museum of Art and Harvey School, 134 Jay St., Katonah.
"I Capuleti e i Montecchi" by Vincenzo Bellini: 8 p.m.
Bellini's "I Capuleti ed i Montecchi" tells the story of Romeo and Juliet based on the same ancient Italian sources that Shakespeare used. This performance will be semi-staged and sung in Italian with English supertitles. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
Art and Yoga for Kids: 10 a.m.
Fee is $25. Golden Temple Yoga Studio, 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah.
Sunday, July 22
Parent Day at Little Joe's Books: 10 a.m. Any parent accompanied by a child will receive 10 percent off any hot or cold espresso drink. Little Joe's Books, 25 Katonah Ave., Katonah.
A Day in the Renaissance: 12:30 p.m. A Day in the Renaissance will take your family to Italy and England in the 16th century with songs and dances, street theater, music, falcons, masks and banners and a few words from Will Shakespeare. Admission is $10. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah.
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