Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 7pm
Irvington Farmers Market [link]
Main Street School Parking Lot
Wednesday, August 27
Sounds of Summer
New Music Documentaries:
Everything is Forever [link]

Jacob Burns
20,000 Days on Earth Aug 28
Thursday, Aug. 28 @ 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
From a Child's Perspective [link]
Washington Irving's Sunnyside, 3 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown

Parents and children are invited to travel back to the 19th century and view the home of Washington Irving through a child’s eyes. Explore Sunnyside as a family home, specially set with period toys and children’s clothing. Stay before or after your tour to play games, race through a scavenger hunt, try on period clothing (photo-op!), and participate in hands-on-activities. This week's theme: Writing and Children's Literature We strongly recommend purchasing tickets for this program in advance as capacity is limited. 
Thursday, August 28 @ 2pm
Stories in the Garden [link]
Wave Hill, Bronx

Each week in July and Augu st, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories, bringing these classics and more to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult companions. Stories in the Garden take place at 2PM, outdoors in good weather. In inclement weather we meet in Wave Hill House. Free with admission to the grounds.
Thursday, August 28, concert begins @ 6:30pm
FINAL Sunset Jazz
Bob DeVos Organ Quartet

Lyndhurst
The summer jazz concerts have become a summer institution. Join us on the bowling alley hill with a picnic and enjoy the music as the sun sets over the Hudson River. $10 per car.
Thursday, August 28 @ 7pm
Thunder from Down Under [link]
Paramount Hudson Valley

Australia's Thunder From Down Under, the internationally acclaimed male revue, is a sizzling hit and has become one of the hottest tickets in Las Vegas. The sexy Aussie imports crackle with high energy as they show off their buffed bodies to adoring fans who can't seem to get enough of them. 18+ Adults only.
Thursday, August 28
Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries [link]
Jacob Burns
20,000 Days on Earth Aug 28

Fridays from 10am - 4pm (Fridays thru November 21)
Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market [link]
Cedar Street

Friday, August 29 from 6:30pm - 8pm
Jazz, Blues, & More @ Dusk [link]
Yonkers Waterfront Amphitheater
Free Summer Concert Series. Download flyer for details.
Friday, August 29 from 6:30pm - 8pm
Live Music! Bob Mover Quartet, Bird's
Birthday Bash! [link]

Pierson Park, W. Main St. at the Hudson River, Tarrytown

Presented by Jazz Forum Arts. Five, free Friday evening performances, presented in association with the Village of Tarrytown Parks & Recreation Department at the newly redesigned Pierson Park.
Friday, August 29 @ 7pm
FINAL Free Friday
Undiscovered Worlds [link]

Hudson River Museum, Planetarium, Yonkers
Museum is open and admission free from 5pm – 8pm.
Through the discovery of exoplanets—the hundreds of planets that orbiting stars beyond the sun—we learn that our solar system is not alone in the universe. New technology and recent endeavors like the Kepler Telescope have aided the discovery of exoplanets that brings us closer to the possibility of finding an Earth-like world. How will our view of our place in the universe change? Co-written with Alan Lightman (author of Einstein's Dreams) this show features an original orchestral score.
Saturdays from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Library Parking Lot, Hastings

Summer Market resumes! Every Saturday through November.
Saturdays from 8:30am – 1pm (thru Nov 22)
Tarrytown Farmers Market [link]
Patriot's Park on N. Broadway (Rt. 9)
Now in its 6th year, the market has expanded with even more vendors!
Saturdays
Hartsdale Farmers Market
DeSanti Plaza, across from the E. Hartsdale
Metro North Train Station

Live Music
Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day from 10am - 7pm
The New York Renaissance Faire [link]
600 Route 17A, Tuxedo Park
The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food music and dance - set within the majestic groves of Sterling Forest in Tuxedo Park, New York. Through Sept 21.
Saturday, August 30, Sunday, August 31 & Monday, September 1 from 10am - 5pm
CORNucopia [link]
Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow

Feast on a bounty of corn-centric delicacies, take part in a bevy of hands-on, corn-related activities at the Lower Hudson Valley's only corn festival. Play games like Konk a Crow and Ring a Cob in the CORNival area. Compete in corn shucking races and learn how to make a corn husk doll. Enjoy both historic and modern cooking demonstrations (using corn as the main ingredient, of course), and discover the irresistible charm of English country dancing in the barn. Traverse a kid-sized mini maize maze and design a one-of-a-kind scarecrow. Tour the 18th-century Manor House and Mill, and watch how corn is ground on a quern stone. Enjoy live folk music. All visitors get a free bag popcorn as they enter! Other maize-inspired food selections include cornbread, corn salsa and chips, and corn chili, plus sweet corn ice cream from the Blue Pig and draft beers and draft root beer from Captain Lawrence Brewery.
Saturday, August 30 from  10am - 5:30pm, Sunday, August 31 from  10am - 5:30pm and Monday, Sepetember 1 from 10am - 4pm
Woodstock-NewPaltz Art & Crafts Fair [link]
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz

At the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair you can experience one of America's largest variety of art & craft demonstrations, be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, as well as experience the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods.
Saturday, August 30, Sunday, August 31, & Monday, September 1
Family Adventures: SousaKazooza! [link]
The NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx

Kids learn about John Philip Sousa and two of America's distinct instruments, the sousaphone and kazoo. Participants make bandleader hats and receive a kazoo with which to march around. On Labor Day, September 1, participants are encouraged to come back and take part in a performance in the Ross Hall, for families and friends!
Saturday, August 30 & Sunday, August 31 from 1pm - 4pm
Make a Feathered Cape [link]
Hudson river Museum, Yonkers
Look at Mandy Greer's bird designs and create your own feathered cape.
September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Stars and Moons on a String
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.
Teaching Artist here September 7!
Saturday, August 30 & Sunday, August 31 from 1pm - 4pm
Stars and Moons on a String [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.Teaching Artist here August 3 and September 7! (Also on Sept 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28)
Saturdays @ 7:30pm
Worldfest 2014 [link]
Untermyer Park, 945 N. Bway, Yonkers (just south of the Hastings Border)

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council is proud to announce its summer performance series for 2014, held every Saturday at 7:30 pm in Untermyer Park. Remember to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets, and come by early to tour the garden. Rain Site: Call 914 375-3435 - After 2PM Performance date, Untermyer.org
The events are admission free and open to the public.
8/30 Sounds of Korea: Korean Cultural Center
09/06 "Broadway on Broadway" Revue: Broadway and Westchester Talents God Bless America!
Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day from 10am - 7pm
The New York Renaissance Faire [link]
600 Route 17A, Tuxedo Park
The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food music and dance - set within the majestic groves of Sterling Forest in Tuxedo Park, New York. Through Sept 21.
Sunday, August 31 & Monday, September 1 from 10am - 5pm
CORNucopia [link]
Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow

Feast on a bounty of corn-centric delicacies, take part in a bevy of hands-on, corn-related activities at the Lower Hudson Valley's only corn festival. Play games like Konk a Crow and Ring a Cob in the CORNival area. Compete in corn shucking races and learn how to make a corn husk doll. Enjoy both historic and modern cooking demonstrations (using corn as the main ingredient, of course), and discover the irresistible charm of English country dancing in the barn. Traverse a kid-sized mini maize maze and design a one-of-a-kind scarecrow. Tour the 18th-century Manor House and Mill, and watch how corn is ground on a quern stone. Enjoy live folk music. All visitors get a free bag popcorn as they enter! Other maize-inspired food selections include cornbread, corn salsa and chips, and corn chili, plus sweet corn ice cream from the Blue Pig and draft beers and draft root beer from Captain Lawrence Brewery.
Sunday, August 31 from  10am - 5:30pm and Monday, Sepetember 1 from 10am - 4pm
Woodstock-NewPaltz Art & Crafts Fair [link]
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz

At the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair you can experience one of America's largest variety of art & craft demonstrations, be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, as well as experience the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods.
Sunday, Aug 31 @ 11am.
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.
Sunday, August 31 from 1pm - 4pm
Make a Feathered Cape [link]
Hudson river Museum, Yonkers
Look at Mandy Greer's bird designs and create your own feathered cape.
August 31
September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
Stars and Moons on a String
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.
Teaching Artist here September 7!
Sunday, August 31 from 1pm - 4pm
Stars and Moons on a String [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.Teaching Artist here August 3 and September 7! (Also on September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28)
Sunday, August 31 from 2pm - 4pm
Art & Science Sunday [link]
The Science Barge, Yonkers
Art and Science Sundays, a mainstay of the Barge’s summer activities, runs from 2-4 pm every Sunday at the Yonkers waterfront from July through October. Games and activities are geared towards children aged 4 to 10 and relate to nutrition, botany, the Hudson River, and renewable energy, among other topics. The program is sponsored by the Junior League of Bronxville.
The full schedule is as follows:
August 31: Create & Launch Japanese Fish Sock Kites
September 7: Blue Crab Blitz
September 14: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Plant Part Puzzle
September 21: Fishy Origami
September 28: Blowing in the Wind—Build Your Own Wind Turbine
October 5: The Bee’s Knees Recycling Art
October 12: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Blue Crab Catch
October 19: Real Deal Fish Printing
October 26: Jack-O-Lantern Painting
Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day from 10am - 7pm
The New York Renaissance Faire [link]
600 Route 17A, Tuxedo Park
The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food music and dance - set within the majestic groves of Sterling Forest in Tuxedo Park, New York. Through Sept 21.
Monday, September 1 from 10am - 5pm
CORNucopia [link]
Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow

Feast on a bounty of corn-centric delicacies, take part in a bevy of hands-on, corn-related activities at the Lower Hudson Valley's only corn festival. Play games like Konk a Crow and Ring a Cob in the CORNival area. Compete in corn shucking races and learn how to make a corn husk doll. Enjoy both historic and modern cooking demonstrations (using corn as the main ingredient, of course), and discover the irresistible charm of English country dancing in the barn. Traverse a kid-sized mini maize maze and design a one-of-a-kind scarecrow. Tour the 18th-century Manor House and Mill, and watch how corn is ground on a quern stone. Enjoy live folk music. All visitors get a free bag popcorn as they enter! Other maize-inspired food selections include cornbread, corn salsa and chips, and corn chili, plus sweet corn ice cream from the Blue Pig and draft beers and draft root beer from Captain Lawrence Brewery.
Monday, Sepetember 1 from 10am - 4pm
Woodstock-NewPaltz Art & Crafts Fair [link]
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz

At the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair you can experience one of America's largest variety of art & craft demonstrations, be entertained by the best regionally based musicians, as well as experience the very best the Hudson Valley has to offer in both New York State wines and locally produced handcrafted specialty foods.
Tuesday, September 2, Wednesday, September 3, Thursday, September 4, Friday, September 5, Saturday, September 6 & Sunday, September 7
2014 Jazz Fest [link]
Around White Plains

September sizzles with a six-day celebration of jazz in downtown White Plains, culminating in an outdoor jazz concert with delicious food from area restaurants on Sunday, September 7. Follow the link above for the complete line-up.
 
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Take Me to the River
Music & Arts Festival
[link]
Draper Park, Hastings
Sat, Sept 6 from 12noon - 10pm
Rain date Sun, Sept 7
Celebrate The End of Summer!
Hudson Valley’s Premier Outdoor
Summer Festival
Two Stages, 21 Bands, Big Art, Fun Kids Activities And Community
Delicious, Locally Sourced Food + Drink from 12+ Vendors
Reducing Carbon Footprint with Solar Stage, Recycling Centers and more


Live Butterfly Exhibit EXTENDED FOR ONE WEEK

Where: Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Now through August 10 from 10AM-3PM (CLOSED FRIDAYS)
How Much: Free for members and children under 2; $9 for adults, $8 for seniors/students, $7 for children ages 2-12.

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Take Me to the River
Music & Arts Festival
[link]
Draper Park, Hastings
Sat, Sept 6 from 12noon - 10pm
Rain date Sun, Sept 7

Celebrate The End of Summer!
Hudson Valley’s Premier Outdoor
Summer Festival

Two Stages, 21 Bands, Big Art, Fun Kids Activities And Community
Delicious, Locally Sourced Food + Drink from 12+ Vendors
Reducing Carbon Footprint with Solar Stage, Recycling Centers and more


FALL COMMUNITY MUSIC WEEK
September 6th-13th, 2014
The Music Conservatory of Westchester
will offer tours of its facility, free classes, and group lesson observations. Classes included Music Skills (K – 3rd grade), Adult/Youth Chorus, Jazz and Rock Jam, Brass Ensemble, World Percussion, Intro to Piano, Musical Theatre (Teen/Youth), String Ensemble, and Chamber Strings.

Spoken Interludes: Fall 2014 [link]
Riverview, One Warburton Ave, Hastings
Tuesday, September 9, Wednesday, October 8, Monday, November 3, Wednesday, December 3
Produced by DeLauné Michel. Supper Buffet 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Spoken Interludes 7:30 – 8:30 writers read with a Q&A. Book signing 8:30 - 9:00. Books sold by The Village Book Store of Pleasantville. $25 at the door for Chutney Masala (cash or checks). Reservations: rsvp@spokeninterludes.com
Tuesday, September 9th
Bestselling, critically-acclaimed author, journalist, & lecturer Gail Sheehy reads from her new book, Daring: My Passages
Bestselling, critically-acclaimed writer, editor, & publisher Michael Korda reads from his new book, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee
Best-selling writer/blogger/cook Jenny Rosenstrach reads from her new book, Dinner: The Playbook: A 30-Day Plan for Mastering the Art of the Family Meal
Wednesday, October 8th
#1 New York Times best-selling, award-winning writer Wally Lamb reads from his new novel, We Are Water
Critically-acclaimed debut writer Vanessa Manko reads from her new novel, The Invention of Exile
Award-winning writer Peggy Rambach reads from her new novel, The Lons
Monday, November 3rd
Co-anchor of Nightline and the weekend editions of Good Morning America Dan Harris reads from his new book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story
Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine magazine, Dana Cowin reads from her new book, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen: 65 Great Chefs Teach Me How to Cook
Award-winning, best-selling writer Kathryn Harrison reads from her new book, Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured
Wednesday, December 3rd
Best-selling, critically-acclaimed writer, chef extraordinaire and owner of NYC's lauded restaurant Prune, Gabrielle Hamilton reads from her new book, Prune
Best-selling writer Jane Green reads from her new novel, Tempting Fate
Bestselling writer Jean Hanff Korelitz reads from her new novel, You Should Have Known


Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries [link]
Jacob Burns
Ndiphilela Ukucula: I Live to Sing Aug 25
Tosca's Kiss Aug 26
Everything is Forever Aug 27
20,000 Days on Earth Aug 28


Art & Science Sunday on The Science Barge, Yonkers [link]
Art and Science Sundays, a mainstay of the Barge’s summer activities, runs from 2-4 pm every Sunday at the Yonkers waterfront from July through October. Games and activities are geared towards children aged 4 to 10 and relate to nutrition, botany, the Hudson River, and renewable energy, among other topics. The program is sponsored by the Junior League of Bronxville.
The full schedule is as follows:
August 24: Totally Tissue Flourishing Flowers
August 31: Create & Launch Japanese Fish Sock Kites
September 7: Blue Crab Blitz
September 14: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Plant Part Puzzle
September 21: Fishy Origami
September 28: Blowing in the Wind—Build Your Own Wind Turbine
October 5: The Bee’s Knees Recycling Art
October 12: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Blue Crab Catch
October 19: Real Deal Fish Printing
October 26: Jack-O-Lantern Painting

SUMMER MARKETS:
Visit our Seasonal page [link] for the Rivertown Farmers Markets

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival [link]
Boscobel House and Gardens
through August 31
** Othello by William Shakespeare
Directed by Christopher V. Edwards
Othello, newly married to Desdemona, is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favor of the younger Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair, with devastating consequences.
The Two ** Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare.

Directed by Eric Tucker.
Shakespeare's take on friendship, young love, constancy and fickleness, this romantic comedy takes us from the courtly world of Verona and Milan to the wildness of the forest where, it seems, anything can happen.
** The Liar by David Ives
Adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille. Directed by Russell Treyz
Take one young man who cannot tell the truth, his manservant who cannot tell a lie, add two beautiful young women, a jealous lover and then sit back to enjoy the hilarious consequences in David Ives' brilliantly witty adaptation of this classic comedy.



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