Weekend Fun: Local Art, History and More

Take a look at Patch's picks for great weekend activities in-and-around town.

There are tons of ways to keep busy around Putnam County this weekend, and we're here to help you decide which happenings are for you.

Here are the details for three great events. Scroll down to the end of this article for information on a few more.


When/Where: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday/ at  (on Main Street in the Village of Brewster)

Why go: Pieces by Brewster resident Dawn Willis will be on display this weekend and next (same times). Her works focus on a mix of natural, local beauty—think —and urban scenes.

Pricing: Free


When/Where: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday/ (on Route 312 in Southeast)

Why go: This event, hosted by the Annual Putnam County Antique Machinery Association, is in its fifth year. Folks will have a chance to shell corn, pump water and taste some pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven, which will be mounted to a 1952 Chevy Truck. There will be hot dogs and ice cream, too, plus plenty of other fun things, like hayrides. 

Pricing: $5 (donation requested for parking)


When/Where: 2 p.m. Saturday/ (on Main Street in Brewster)

Why go: Author and professor Dr. Richard A. Greenwald will take folks on a trip back in time, to the period of the garment workers. He's slated to deliver a lecture about the group's unions, politics and more, which will focus on themes of class, ethnicity and gender.

Pricing: Free

More things to do this weekend:

  •  in Carmel
  •  in White Plains
  •  in Brewster (and regional tag sales)
  •  in Southeast
  •  in Southeast
Peter Hansen September 15, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Patterson Blues & BBQ - Patterson Firehouse, rte 311, Patterson, NY. Free admission. Live music for all six hours (2-8PM), kids activities, food & beverage for sale, classic car show raffle of a BBQ/Smoker combo, and more. Bring a blanket/lawn chair and relax in beautiful weather in the company of wonderful people. Bask in the knowledge of all the good l local causes you are supporting. Welcome.


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