North Salem: The American Gold CupWhen/Where: Old Salem Farm in North Salem until Sunday, Sept. 15.
Why go: The renowned equestrian event – the American Gold Cup – has come to Northern Westchester for the second year in a row. It showcases world-class equestrian competition's sheer equine power, speed and excitement. Cheer on the country's top riders and their equine partners as they compete to win the prestigious 43rd annual American Gold Cup trophy. Tickets are available at www.theamericangoldcup.com at the gate or by calling 800.237.8924
Somers: Gaming Club at LibraryWhen/Where: Friday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. at the Somers Library
Description: The library staff is asking students to join them to play all different types of games from video games (Nintendo Wii & PS3), to board games, card games, and any other type of game you want. It is open to both middle school and high school students.
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Hastings-on-Hudson: Hastings Jazz Benefit Concert
Where/When: The First Reformed Church of Hastings on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.
Why go: For the third consecutive year, a benefit concert will raise funds for Hastings Helps the Hungry and The Sharing Community of Yonkers. Three-time Grammy winning bassit John Patitucci will lead his band in the evening of jazz. There will be a silent auction.
Irvington: Church Attic Sale
Where/When: Irvington Presbyterian Church on Friday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Why go: The Presbyterian Church is throwing is annual attic sale Friday and Saturday. Stop by to browse a selection of household items, clothing, books, collectibles and more.
Pricing: Free to browse
Ossining: Dane Terry- Lyricist as StorytellerWhere/When: Ossining Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.
Why go: Pianist Dave Terry will simultaneously sing and storytell while playing the piano at the Ossining library this weekend.
Pocantico Hills: Organic GardeningWhere/When: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Why go: Stone Barns Farm Director Jack Algiere will be sharing the basics of organic gardening, from "principle to practice" at Stone Barns Saturday. She will be sharing the secrets to cultivating rich soil and growing in your own backyard.
Pricing: $18 members; $20 nonmembers
Tarrytown: Lyndhurst Landscape RambleWhere/When: Lyndhurst on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Why go: Tour the grounds of Lyndhurst in Sunday and you'll have a chance to see the greenhouse complex, rose garden and more. Dress for hilly terrain and bring rain gear. Not recommended for children under six.
Pricing: $14 adults; $13 seniors/students; $10 children
Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow: 9-11 Ceremony
Where: Sunday, September 15, 9 a.m.
When: The Washington Street side of Patriot’s Park, north of the entrance to the park. There is a 9-11 monument located near the brook on that side of the park.
Description: The Fire Departments of the Villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow will be conducting their annual 9-11 Ceremony this Sunday. Fire Department personnel will be assembling in the park between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m.