Saturday, December 20 from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Library Parking Lot, Hastings

Saturdays through Thanksgiving!
Monthly Winter Market 2014 - 2015
Now every other week, 9am to 1pm
Saturdays, January 3, 17 & 31, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28
Indoor at the James Harmon Community Center
44 Main Street, Hastings
Saturdays, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23
Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
Weekly Summer Market resumes May 30, 2015
Summer Hours: 8:30am to 1:30pm
Saturday, December 20 from 9am - 5pm
Holiday Giftique & Bake Sale [link]
Hastings LIbrary

Find that special holiday gift at the Hastings Library! Featuring crafts by local artisans, new library note cards, holiday books, small gift items, and delicious homemade baked goods.
Saturday December 20 & Sunday, December 21 from 10am - 4:30pm
Greenburgh Nature Center Train Show [link]
GNC, Scarsdale

Display of model trains, presented by the Yonkers Model Railroad Club. Members FREE, Non-members: Adults $10 per person, Seniors $9 per person, Children 2 to 12 $8, Children under 2 free. Includes admission to all Manor House exhibits. Event held rain or shine. No refunds.
Saturday December 20 @ 11am
Father Goose: Just Kidding [link]
Symphony Space, UWS, NYC
Family. Longtime Dan Zanes friend and collaborator Father Goose makes his triumphant return to Just Kidding with his unique, high-energy mix of hip-hop, calypso, and reggae.
Sat. Dec 20, 12pm, Sun. Dec 21, 12pm, Mon. Dec 22, 3pm, Tues. Dec 23, 3pm, Wed. Dec 24, 3pm, Thurs. Dec 25, 12pm, Fri. Dec 26, 12pm, Sat. Dec 27, 12pm, Sun. Dec 28, 12pm
It's a Wonderful Life [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Everyone will enjoy this Christmas favorite on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen. Never before has George Bailey’s plight seemed so painful. And never before has the work of his guardian angel Clarence—who shows George the good he has done in the world—been so sweet. It’s as touching and warm now as it was on the day it was released.
Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children under 12) Frank Capra. 1946. 130 m. NR. USA.
Saturday, December 20 & Sunday, December 21 @ 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm
Planetarium Shows [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

12:30pm Earth, Moon & Sun
2pmHoliday Show
3:30pm Undiscovered Worlds
December 26
12:30pm Tycho to the Moon
2pm Holiday Show
3:30pm Moons: Worlds of Mystery
December 27 & 28
12:30pm Tycho to the Moon
2pm Holiday Show
3:30pm Moons: Worlds of Mystery
December 20, 21, 27 & 28 from 2pm - 7pm, and
December 29 & 30 from 4pm - 7pm
Holidays on the Hill: Train Display [link]
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Katonah
Westchester's only holiday train show, shimmering holiday lights, hayrides and a visit from Santa himself are all part of the fun and excitement at the Holidays on the Hill celebration.
Saturday, December 20 @ 12:30pm & 4:30pm& Sunday, December 21 @ 2pm
The Nutcracker [link]
Westchester County Center

Westchester residents don't have to travel far to see a first-rate production of a holiday favorite. The Westchester Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker, the magical tale of a young girl's imaginary journey on Christmas Eve, will be at the Westchester County Center.
Saturday, December 20 @ 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, & 6pm, and Sunday, December 21@ 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm
27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin [link]
Emelin Theatre

27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin" is an original musical for the whole family about "saving the magic of Christmas" by Sesame Street, Madeline and Strawberry Shortcake songwriter Andy Street and Jonathan Kydd. A limited number of photos with Santa are available to ticket holders.
Saturday, December 20 & Sunday, December 21 (Fri, Sat & Sun's thru 12/28)
Guided Historic Tours:
A Very Duchess Holiday [link]

Lyndhurst
Anna Gould, the last owner of Lyndhurst, just happened to be the Duchess of Talleyrand and Princess de Sagan. Just like the character in Downton Abbey, Anna Gould was one of the extremely wealthy American heiresses that went to Europe and married into the aristocracy. Anna left all her couture clothing at Lyndhurst when she donated the mansion to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This holiday season, in addition to our lavish holiday decorations throughout the house, we'll be exhibiting Anna's fabulous dresses and a Christmas tree made out of all her hats. Come experience how a real aristocrat lived with our special holiday exhibition "A Very Duchess Holiday."
Saturday, December 20 from 7pm - 10pm
Rock for the Run:
A Benefit for Midnight Run [link]

Common Gound Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, Jackson Ave., Hastings

Join us at Common Ground in Hastings for our annual holiday "Rock for the Run" to benefit Midnight Run, the Dobbs Ferry organization that provides dignity and connection to our homeless brothers and sisters on the streets of New York. This year, our featured artists are The Lords of Liechtenstein. Also appearing: Nate Flaks, Zachary Unger, Alpha Whale, Jessi Mason and the Main Lines and more.
7:05-7:10 Keith Mon
7:15-7:25 Zachary Unger
7:30-7:55 Jessi Mason and the Main Lines
8:00-8:30 Nate Flaks
8:35-9:10 Alpha Whale
9:15-10:00 The Lords of Leichtenstein
Saturday, December 20 & Tuesday, December 23 @ 7pm
Candlelight Tours [link]
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
These tours will be conducted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff of the Manor Hall, the oldest standing building in Westchester County. W alk the Manor Hall at night on a Candlelight Tour, where visitors will learn some of the history of the Manor Hall, as well as early holiday traditions celebrated by Dutch settlers through the Hudson Valley. Visitors will hear about the myths and history of St. Nicholas and the celebration that started in his name, the simple Dutch celebration of Christmas Day and how the holiday was expanded by the English to include gift-giving and decoration, and how Dutch and English settlers celebrated the end of the Christmas season with "12th Night" on January 6th.
through Sunday, January 4
Westchester's Winter Wonderland [link]
Kensico Dam Plaza, Park Dr W, Valhalla

We are excited to bring this unique event to Kensico Dam Plaza... A little bit of Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park right here at home!
What will you experience at Winter Wonderland?
- A spectacular choreographed light show
- Westchester's ONLY refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink
- The Santa Experience in his workshop
- Sleigh rides and the Mini-Himalaya Ride
- A fantastic Food Truck Court and Shopping Tent
- Special Events to include storytelling, caroling, ice sculptors and more!
Saturday, December 20 @ 8pm
Cherish The Ladies - A Celtic Christmas [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/ Music Without Borders co-presentation supported by WFUV. Special Guest: TBA. Taking their name from a traditional Irish jig, Cherish The Ladies share timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide. In this program, the Ladies perform classic Christmas carols, in their signature arrangements highlighting unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies and spectacular step-dancing. A wonderful Christmas program complete with full band and traditional Irish step dancers.
Saturday, December 20 @ 8pm
The Rob Mathes Holiday Concert [link]
The Performing Arts Center, Purchase
Now entering his third decade as a PAC holiday tradition, Rob and his band of New York City All-Star musicians are back for this annual celebration. It's a heart-warming evening that features original tunes, holiday classics, and Mathes favorites to put you in the spirit of the season.
Sunday, December 21@ 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm
27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin [link]
Emelin Theatre

27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin" is an original musical for the whole family about "saving the magic of Christmas" by Sesame Street, Madeline and Strawberry Shortcake songwriter Andy Street and Jonathan Kydd. A limited number of photos with Santa are available to ticket holders.
December 21, 27 & 28 from 2pm - 7pm, and
December 29 & 30 from 4pm - 7pm
Holidays on the Hill: Train Display [link]
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Katonah
Westchester's only holiday train show, shimmering holiday lights, hayrides and a visit from Santa himself are all part of the fun and excitement at the Holidays on the Hill celebration.
Sunday, December 21 from 10am - 4:30pm
Greenburgh Nature Center Train Show [link]
GNC, Scarsdale

Display of model trains, presented by the Yonkers Model Railroad Club. Members FREE, Non-members: Adults $10 per person, Seniors $9 per person, Children 2 to 12 $8, Children under 2 free. Includes admission to all Manor House exhibits. Event held rain or shine. No refunds.
Sun. Dec 21, 12pm, Mon. Dec 22, 3pm, Tues. Dec 23, 3pm, Wed. Dec 24, 3pm, Thurs. Dec 25, 12pm, Fri. Dec 26, 12pm, Sat. Dec 27, 12pm, Sun. Dec 28, 12pm
It's a Wonderful Life [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Everyone will enjoy this Christmas favorite on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen. Never before has George Bailey’s plight seemed so painful. And never before has the work of his guardian angel Clarence—who shows George the good he has done in the world—been so sweet. It’s as touching and warm now as it was on the day it was released.
Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children under 12) Frank Capra. 1946. 130 m. NR. USA.
Sunday, December 21 @ 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm
Planetarium Shows [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

12:30pm Earth, Moon & Sun
2pmHoliday Show
3:30pm Undiscovered Worlds
December 26
12:30pm Tycho to the Moon
2pm Holiday Show
3:30pm Moons: Worlds of Mystery
December 27 & 28
12:30pm Tycho to the Moon
2pm Holiday Show
3:30pm Moons: Worlds of Mystery
Sunday, December 21 from 1pm - 4pm
Chanukah Village
download flyer
Main Street, Irvington
Visit Main Street as it is transformed into amagical holiday village. Download the flyer for all of the details and schedule of events.
Sunday, December 21 @ 2pm
The Nutcracker [link]
Westchester County Center

Westchester residents don't have to travel far to see a first-rate production of a holiday favorite. The Westchester Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker, the magical tale of a young girl's imaginary journey on Christmas Eve, will be at the Westchester County Center.
Sunday, December 21 (Fri, Sat & Sun's thru 12/28)
Guided Historic Tours:
A Very Duchess Holiday [link]

Lyndhurst
Anna Gould, the last owner of Lyndhurst, just happened to be the Duchess of Talleyrand and Princess de Sagan. Just like the character in Downton Abbey, Anna Gould was one of the extremely wealthy American heiresses that went to Europe and married into the aristocracy. Anna left all her couture clothing at Lyndhurst when she donated the mansion to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This holiday season, in addition to our lavish holiday decorations throughout the house, we'll be exhibiting Anna's fabulous dresses and a Christmas tree made out of all her hats. Come experience how a real aristocrat lived with our special holiday exhibition "A Very Duchess Holiday."
Sunday, December 21 from 3pm - 3:30pm
Holiday Music:
The Male Glee Club of Yonkers [link]

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Gather round the Grand Hall Staircase in Glenview to hear the glee club that is a Yonkers' tradition and has won many awards.
Sunday, December 21 @ 6pm
$5 Film Series: White Christmas [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall
Presented by The Music Hall Volunteers. Series made possible in part by The New York Council On The Arts. Having left the Army following W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, as the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.
Mon. Dec 22, 3pm, Tues. Dec 23, 3pm, Wed. Dec 24, 3pm, Thurs. Dec 25, 12pm, Fri. Dec 26, 12pm, Sat. Dec 27, 12pm, Sun. Dec 28, 12pm
It's a Wonderful Life [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Everyone will enjoy this Christmas favorite on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen. Never before has George Bailey’s plight seemed so painful. And never before has the work of his guardian angel Clarence—who shows George the good he has done in the world—been so sweet. It’s as touching and warm now as it was on the day it was released.
Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children under 12) Frank Capra. 1946. 130 m. NR. USA.
through Sunday, January 4
Westchester's Winter Wonderland [link]
Kensico Dam Plaza, Park Dr W, Valhalla

We are excited to bring this unique event to Kensico Dam Plaza... A little bit of Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park right here at home!
What will you experience at Winter Wonderland?
- A spectacular choreographed light show
- Westchester's ONLY refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink
- The Santa Experience in his workshop
- Sleigh rides and the Mini-Himalaya Ride
- A fantastic Food Truck Court and Shopping Tent
- Special Events to include storytelling, caroling, ice sculptors and more!
Tues. Dec 23, 3pm, Wed. Dec 24, 3pm, Thurs. Dec 25, 12pm, Fri. Dec 26, 12pm, Sat. Dec 27, 12pm, Sun. Dec 28, 12pm
It's a Wonderful Life [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Everyone will enjoy this Christmas favorite on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen. Never before has George Bailey’s plight seemed so painful. And never before has the work of his guardian angel Clarence—who shows George the good he has done in the world—been so sweet. It’s as touching and warm now as it was on the day it was released.
Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children under 12) Frank Capra. 1946. 130 m. NR. USA.
Tuesday, December 23 @ 7pm
Candlelight Tours [link]
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
These tours will be conducted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff of the Manor Hall, the oldest standing building in Westchester County. W alk the Manor Hall at night on a Candlelight Tour, where visitors will learn some of the history of the Manor Hall, as well as early holiday traditions celebrated by Dutch settlers through the Hudson Valley. Visitors will hear about the myths and history of St. Nicholas and the celebration that started in his name, the simple Dutch celebration of Christmas Day and how the holiday was expanded by the English to include gift-giving and decoration, and how Dutch and English settlers celebrated the end of the Christmas season with "12th Night" on January 6th.
through Sunday, January 4
Westchester's Winter Wonderland [link]
Kensico Dam Plaza, Park Dr W, Valhalla

We are excited to bring this unique event to Kensico Dam Plaza... A little bit of Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park right here at home!
What will you experience at Winter Wonderland?
- A spectacular choreographed light show
- Westchester's ONLY refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink
- The Santa Experience in his workshop
- Sleigh rides and the Mini-Himalaya Ride
- A fantastic Food Truck Court and Shopping Tent
- Special Events to include storytelling, caroling, ice sculptors and more!
Wed. Dec 24, 3pm, Thurs. Dec 25, 12pm, Fri. Dec 26, 12pm, Sat. Dec 27, 12pm, Sun. Dec 28, 12pm
It's a Wonderful Life [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Everyone will enjoy this Christmas favorite on the big screen, as it was meant to be seen. Never before has George Bailey’s plight seemed so painful. And never before has the work of his guardian angel Clarence—who shows George the good he has done in the world—been so sweet. It’s as touching and warm now as it was on the day it was released.
Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children under 12) Frank Capra. 1946. 130 m. NR. USA.
 
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throughout the Fall
Tours: Untermyer Gardens Conservancy [link]Untermyer Gardens , 945 North Broadway, Yonkers

Public tours are given by docents on weekend days (see below for schedule). Please join us at the 945 North Broadway Parking lot for a 90 minute tour of the gardens. No reservations are required. We request a ten dollar donation for each individual on the tour. Children twelve and under are free. As the tour goes down the Vista Steps and then back up a woodland path to the Temple of Love, we suggest sturdy shoes. Strollers are not advised for the tours. Check website for add'l Fall dates.


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Holiday Gift Idea...
from PIVOT [link]
They've Extended their Open House ---
Join PIVOT for a special Open House Sale at the PIVOT loft space (Lower Level #9),145 Palisade Street, Dobbs Ferry, on December 20 & 21 from 11-5pm and find holiday gifts for family and friends with a real purpose!

PIVOT is a social enterprise of the Osborne Association (a registered 501[c]3) that creates art furniture from salvage and vintage items, employing people who have faced significant life challenges — giving them a second chance. PIVOT is currently featuring a collection of art furniture pieces, home decor items and lighting for the home made from recycled musical instruments.

Westchester's Winter Wonderland [link]
through Sunday, January 4
Kensico Dam Plaza, Park Dr W, Valhalla
We are excited to bring this unique event to Kensico Dam Plaza... A little bit of Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park right here at home!
What will you experience at Winter Wonderland?
- A spectacular choreographed light show
- Westchester's ONLY refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink
- The Santa Experience in his workshop
- Sleigh rides and the Mini-Himalaya Ride
- A fantastic Food Truck Court and Shopping Tent
- Special Events to include storytelling, caroling, ice sculptors and more!


Holidays on the Hill:
Train Display [link]
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Katonah.
Holidays on the Hill will be open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekends, December 20, 21, 27 and 28 and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays December 17, 18, 19, 29 and 30.
Westchester's only holiday train show, shimmering holiday lights, hayrides and a visit from Santa himself are all part of the fun and excitement at the Holidays on the Hill celebration.

The New York Botanical Garden's
'Holiday Train Show®' [link]

NY Botanical Gardens, NYC
through Sunday, January 19
Step into this annual New York tradition where model trains zip around landmark replicas in the glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Explore 250 acres of crisp winter landscapes during tours of the Garden's many collections, experience festive evening events, and take care of your holiday shopping list!

Christmas Carol [link]
Friday, December 20 & Saturday, December 21 @ 3:30, 4:45, 6pm
Old Dutch Church, Sleepy Hollow
Nestle in to the cozy confines of the Old Dutch Church and let master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, complete with musical accompaniment, regale you with his adaptation of this Charles Dickens classic. Performances last about an hour. Afterwards, enjoy complimentary admission to A Holiday Open House at Philipsburg Manor, just across the street from the Old Dutch Church. Browse our museum shop and discover creative gifts for everyone on your list. 

Holiday Tours and
Candlelight Tours
[link]

Holiday Tours: December 17 at 12pm and 3pm. Candlelight Tours will be on December 19, 20, and 23 at 7pm.
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site is located at 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
These tours will be conducted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff of the Manor Hall, the oldest standing building in Westchester County.  You can take the daytime Holiday Tour, or walk the Manor Hall at night on a Candlelight Tour, where visitors will learn some of the history of the Manor Hall, as well as early holiday traditions celebrated by Dutch settlers through the Hudson Valley. Visitors will hear about the myths and history of St. Nicholas and the celebration that started in his name, the simple Dutch celebration of Christmas Day and how the holiday was expanded by the English to include gift-giving and decoration, and how Dutch and English settlers celebrated the end of the Christmas season with "12th Night" on January 6th.


The Nutcracker [link]
Westchester County Center

Friday, December 19 @ 10am, Saturday, December 20 @ 12:30pm & 4:30pm& Sunday, December 21 @ 2pm

Westchester residents don't have to travel far to see a first-rate production of a holiday favorite. The Westchester Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker, the magical tale of a young girl's imaginary journey on Christmas Eve, will be at the Westchester County Center.

Invasive Vine Cutting &
Trail Work [link]

Saturday
, January 17 from 10am - 1pm
Farragut Avenue (East Side)>
Saw Mill River Parkway going NORTH, Take Exit 13, Farragut Avenue. After you exit, turn right into the parking lot BEFORE you reach Saw Mill River Road.

Please join us with our on-going battle against the vines that are killing native trees and taking over the river habitat!


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