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.
through December 7
Opening Reception: Ellen Crane "Transformation" [link] | Donad Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
Ellen Crane, a local Dobbs Ferry artist, will be exhibiting her photographs in the Donald Gallery at South Pres from November 2 through December 7, 2014. Ellen's pieces in this show are about movement, change, metamorphosis. The opening reception is on Wednesday, November 5th, from 5-7pm. Please come join us for a look at this exciting new work and meet Ellen Crane.
through Sunday, January 19
The New York Botanical Garden's 'Holiday Train Show®' [link] | NY Botanical Gardens,
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!
Saturday, November 22, & Sunday, November 23
The Seagull by Anton Chekhov [link] | St. John's Episcopal Church Community House,
Love triangles and a passion for artistic endeavors are on stage in the rich emotional comedy by Anton Chekhov. It tells the story of a group of actors, writers and artists who have gathered on a Russian estate where their strong desires for romance and artistic successes each crisscross as they long for the past, dream of the future and strive to be seen in the present.
Saturdays from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link] | Hastings Library Parking Lot, Hastings
Saturdays through Thanksgiving!
Saturday, November 22 from 12pm - 5pm (through December 20)
Opening: Blue Door Gallery's 7th Annual Holiday Boutique & Gift Show! [link] | Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers
All items for sale between $3 to $300.
Artists working in all media are welcome to submit.
Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23 from 1pm - 4pm (Also on 11/29 & 30)
Painted Peacock [link] | Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Make a peacock with paint and colored pencils.
Artist Brian Stephens shows you peacock images and line drawings, and explores the"rhythms of the peacock" for you to put into your drawing, November 16.
Peacock Arts Projects EVERY weekend. Join a Teaching Artist in Residence on the THIRD* Sunday in October, November, December, and January and get more art tips for your "peacock project." The teaching artists all have art on view In Strut. Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children.
Saturday, November 22 @ 5pm
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center [link] | Performing Arts Center, Purchase
The best in the world, right here at Purchase. Join us this fall as the nation's premier repertory company for chamber music brings its trademarks to our Recital Hall: extraordinary quality, beautifully crafted programs, remarkable young musicians playing alongside world-renowned artists.
Saturday, November 22 @ 6pm
ArtsWestchester's 2014 Gala: When It All Began [link] |
900 King Street, Rye Brook
We're turning back the clock to 1965, when Westchester was evolving into the rich cultural and business center it is today, and ArtsWestchester was just beginning. In a festive outfit befitting the '60s, join us for cocktails at 6:30pm, followed by dinner and dancing at 8pm. This year, ArtsWestchester will honor the extraordinary efforts of Robert Wiener, Chairman of MAXX Properties, who is dedicated to changing the lives of at-risk youth through the arts, and Westchester Medical Center, which has incorporated the healing arts into its world-class medical institution. Start bidding right now on ArtsWestchester's online gala auction at www.biddingforgood.com/artswauction, right up to the end of the gala on Nov. 22! There's something for everyone: fabulous getaways, premiere events and fine dining, designer products, and gifts for kids, too. All proceeds benefit ArtsWestchester and its programs that bring the arts to everyone in the county.
Saturday, November 22 @ 7:30pm
Matt Turk and Friends [link] | First Uniterian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings
Presented by Common Ground.
The Acoustic Music of Jerry Garcia and Old and in the Way. Matt Turk can't remember the circumstances of horse trading that landed him a cassette copy of Old and in the Way, the seminal record by Jerry Garcia (banjo), David Grisman (mandolin), Vassar Clements (violin), Peter Rowan (guitar), and John Kahn (bass) in his hands. It's fitting somehow that soon after the legendary Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY reopened, with its bar auspiciously named, "Garcia's," that Matt would gather a group of fellow virtuoso musician friends for to celebrate the legacy of Old and in the Way and other acoustic music by Garcia with a residency at Garcia's in August 2013.
Saturday, November 22 @ 8pm
The Weight - Celebrating the Music of Levon Helm & The Band [link] | Tarrytpown Music
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation.
Replicating the music of The Band is a tall order but interpreting the music of The Band is an art. Songs that have reverberated across history for decades continue to speak to millions of us. The Weight, a five-piece ensemble featuring Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante from The Band, Brian Mitchell and Byron Isaacs of the Levon Helm Band and Marty Grebb, who worked with Rick Danko and Richard Manuel of The Band, remains a vehicle through which we can continue to share those stories and dance to those back beats….Come and take a load off.
Sunday, November 23 @ 11am & 1:30pm
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse [link] |
Emelin Theater, Mamorneck
Lilly, who is used to being the brightest and loudest mouse around, will also have to get used to sharing the spotlight with her new baby brother in this charming adaptation of Kevin Henkes's award-winning children's book. Gripped with anger after losing her purse, Lilly draws a mean portrait of Mr. Slinger and hides it in his book bag. But when she gets her purse back and opens it outside of school, she finds a surprising note: "Today was a difficult day. Tomorrow will be better." Suddenly wracked with guilt, Lilly sets out to make up with her teacher. But villainous bicycle-riding bullies, a spotlight-stealing baby brother and the dreaded "uncooperative chair" will test our heroine's resolve. Ages 4+
Monday, November 24 @ 7:30pm
Irvington Stage Door: Wendy's Shadow - Stage Reading [link] | Irvington Town Hall Theater
The second installment of Irvington Stage Door tells a familiar tale in a very new way. Wendy's Shadow, based on the novel "Peter and Wendy" by J.M. Barrie, will be presented as a musical reading.
Tuesday, November 25 @ 6:30pm
Small Business Marketing Workshop Series | Greenburgh Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford
Presenter: David Fischer, Solutions for Growth, LLC
Join us and learn some great new marketing strategies to help you grown your business. These sessions will be interactive with time to ask questions, share experiences, gain real world insights. To register for one, two, or all three events call Carol at 721-8208 or email
Tuesday, November 25 @ 6:30pm
"Offers and Promotions: Increase & Reward Loyalty while Driving Customers to Your Door"
Tuesday, December 2 @ 6:30pm
"Event Marketing" Raise Your Profile in the Market by Running Successful Events"
Tuesday, November 25 @ 7pm (Series continues: 12/16, 1/27, 2/24, 4/14, 5/12)
Harlan Jacobson's Talk Cinema [link] | The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
Don't wait for the release date, join Westchester's hottest film club and say you saw it here first. Renowned critic Harlan Jacobson hand-picks only the best — the selection of the night may be a quirky indy comedy, a provocative foreign film, or the next breakout hit. We can't reveal the titles just yet, but we can tell you they're all films you'll be talking about. Plus, each screening features a guest speaker; you'll rub elbows with critics, scholars, and filmmakers during the post-film discussions. In recent seasons, audiences have previewed films such as Obvious Child, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Silver Linings Playbook, and The Artist. What future hit will you see?
Wednesday, November 26 from 1pm - 5pm
Pre-Thanksgiving Irvington Farmers Market [link] | Main Street School Auditorium, Irvington
Thanksgiving is less than a week away…have you planned your menu yet? Whether your are hosting the entire shindig, or are just contributing one dish – we will have everything you need at our Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Farmer's Market to make the holiday special – and local. From fresh sausage, leeks, cornbread and herbs for your stuffing, to organic baby spinach and kale for your salads, to freshly-ground spices and orchard fruit for pies and fresh, creamery meadow butter (in rolls!) for your pie crusts or to slather on Wave Hill's crusty breads -we've thought of everything. Saratoga Crackers will be there with their delicate hand-rolled crackers – the perfect foil to Consider Bardwell cheeses: something to tide guests over while they wait for the bird.
Saturday, November 29 from 12noon - 7pm
Customer Appreciation Day! Meet New York Knicks Legend John Starks! download flyer | The Prime, Hastings
The PRIME American Grille (Formerly The Primeburger of New York City) is celebrating its one-year anniversary serving Hastings-on-Hudson and Westchester county. In honor of the occasion, we want to thank all of you by hosting our Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Nov. 29th. Download the flyer for all of the details!
Saturday, November 29 @ 4pm - Sunday, January 4 @ 10pm
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!
Sunday, November 30 from 10am – 4pm
New York Reptile Show [link] | Westchester County Center, White Plains
Thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates on display and for sale. Books, supplies, cages, and more! 200 + vendor tables. Buy breeder direct and save! Sorry, no personal pets allowed. All children must be accompanied by an adult over 21.
Cost: Admission $10 Adults & $5 Children 7-12 yrs., children under 7 free.
Wednesday, December 3
Spoken Interludes [link] | Riverview, One Warburton Avenue, Hastings
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: email@example.com
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
Thursday, December 4 @ 6:30pm
The Ossining Documentary & Discussion Series: Inequality for All [link] | Ossining Library's Budarz Theatre
The engaging documentary 'Inequality for All' is rich in detail on how the 'haves' are leaving everyone else behind.
As always, FREE! The Program Starts at 6:30 & seating begins at 6:15. Following the Screening, join us for Conversation!
Thursday, December 4 @ 7pm
David Benoit's Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown [link] | Paramount Hudson Vallley
In 1965, the first ever "Peanuts" animated special took place. It was a landmark event and it was the start of a tradition that would continue year after year. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is a tradition enjoyed around the world by fans of all ages. Now, 50 years later, Contemporary Jazz Piano Legend, David Benoit is paying tribute to this incredible piece of entertainment history, with "David Benoit's Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown".
Friday, December 5 from 6pm - 9pm
Hastings Friday Night Live: Destination Hastings & FNL Lights up the Night [link] | All around Hastings
Check the website for info on a new, exciting event to
Friday, December 5 @ 7pm
Westchester All Stars Christmas For Wounded Veterans Concert [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley
Join us for the 3rd Annual Westchester All Stars Christmas For Wounded Veterans Concert Featuring Our returning guest emcee, Actor/comedian Tony Darrow (Goodfellas/The Sopranos/Analyze This), Rock &Roll Hall of Fame member and Guitarist from The RASCALS, Gene Cornish, Actress Jen Lilley from Days Of Our Lives/MTV, Guitar legend Earl Slick from David Bowie/John Lennon, Actor/Singer Dominic Chianese "Uncle Junior from the Sopranos, Jon Cobert, Kristen Capolino, Tom Dudley Blues Buddha, Dave Keyes, Duchess Di, Bill Edwards, Scott Staton, The Renovators, Daisy Jopling, Joni Blondell and Chuck St. Troy. This show is to raise awareness and funds for our true American heroes. All the proceeds from this great night of Holiday music and laughs will be distributed to wounded veterans organizations including The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Veterans Adaptive Sports Inc., so they can further their mission to lend a helping hand to the men and women who put themselves in harms way on our behalf. Make this show the kickoff you your family's Christmas season while supporting this great cause. Watch for other guests to be add.
Saturday, December 6 @ 10:30am
NY International Children's Film Festival [link] | Mercy College Lecture Hall, Dobbs Ferry
Two Programs of Award Winning Films from the New York International Children's Film Festival.
Saturday November 8, Best of the Fest.
Saturday December 6, ¡VIVA NYICFF!
Saturday, December 6 @ 5pm
Dobbs Ferry Holiday Tree Lighting
| corner of Cedar and Main
Expect a visit from Santa and some carolers from the schools too.
Saturday, December 6 @
A Show of a Different Variety download flyer | Stolen Moments/Pickwick Theater 39 Cedar St., Dobbs Ferry
Sketch Comedy, Music & Dance Without All the Preservatives! Presented by Hot Lips Production. A satirical look into the headline news & the people who bring it to us. Tickets @ $25 with complimentary post show wine & dessert reception Reserve @ Hlpcomedy@gmail.com or call/text (845) 475-7126.
Saturday, December 6 @
Live at Upstream: Fred Gillen Jr. [link] | Upstream Gallery, Hastings
Folk Rock, Songs of Hope and Struggle.
Saturday, December 6 @ 8pm
The Andy Statman Trio [link] | Irvington Town Hall Theater,
85 Main Street,
Presented by Common Ground.
Had there been a planetarium in 19th century Galicia, or a kosher deli in Depression-era Kentucky, Andy Statman's music might have been playing in the background. Meandering through time, geography and culture, the man and his inimitable hybrid sound move freely among the before, the after, and the present.
Saturday, December 6 from 8pm - 10pm
H'SAO [link] | Purple Crayon, Hastings
This Montréal-based quartet of brothers from Chad, H'sao combines complex harmonies with primal rhythms. Their intensity and honesty has been capturing the hearts of small audiences and large crowds alike since 2001, including the Queen of England! H'sao's unique blend of modern sound and traditional African musical influences has led them to open for such greats as Angelique Kidjo and put them on the to-do list of The Boston Globe. Put them on yours, too!
Sunday, December 7 @ 3pm
Beyond Words, a collection of mime, music and monologues [link] | The Schoolhouse is located at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls
International mime sensation Bill Bowers returns with a collection of mime, monologues and music! In Beyond Words, Mr. Bowers chronicles the hilarious and traumatic business of becoming a man. Set against his hometown of Missoula, Montana, he explores sound, silence and small-town America. The New York Times has said, "To see Bill Bowers is to see the technical elements of a style that bring Marcel Marceau readily to mind. Mime can be wonderful...the air between him and us was his palette."
Sunday, December 7 @ 4pm
Messiah Concert | Irvington Presbyterian Church, 25 N. Broadway
A professional performance by the Irvington Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra under the direction of F. Anthony Thurman. Soloists: Christina Rohm, soprano; Nancy Rathbun, soprano; Blake Friedman, tenor; Scott Lefurgy, baritone; and Samuel Hepler, baritone. Reception following. Free-will offering requested. 914-591-8124.
Saturday, December 13 @ 4pm & 7pm
RiverArts presents Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play [link] |
First Reformed Church,
24 Farragut Avenue, Hastings
Take a timeless tale, add four actors, one fiddler,human- powered sound effects and you're in the "studio" for a fresh twist on a classic holiday treat. All ages welcome.General Tickets: Adult $10/Child $7 .RiverArts Members Adult $8/Child $5. Tickets and information riverarts.org., Info@riverarts.org or 914 412 5120. ArtsGoods seasonal shopping before and after each show.
Saturday, December 13 @ 6:30pm doors open, music @ 7:30pm
Josh White, jr. [link] |
Memorial United Methodist Church,
250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains
Presented by The Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse.
Josh White, Jr. is the son of legendary blues performer Josh White (1914-1969) who has been described as the artist most responsible for introducing black folk, blues and spiritual music to white America and the rest of the world.
Tom Chapin -
January 10, 2015 6:30 PM. Tom Chapin has an easy, appealing way with songs about emotional connection, grassroots protest and personal commitment."
The Boxcar Lilies February 14, 2015 6:30 PM. The Boxcar Lilies are Jenny Goodspeed, Stephanie Marshall, and Katie Clarke - three singer-songwriters that met through a local musicians' cooperative and discovered a shared passion for three-part harmony. They joined forces and in 2011 released their debut CD Heartwood.
Joe Jencks / Natalia Zukerman (double bill) -
March 14, 2015 6:30 PM. "The key to the future is people joining in. The music of Joe Jencks captures this essential spirit. Joe is a fantastic singer who carries on the traditions." -- Pete Seeger "A strutting brass band one minute, a sighing lover the next." -- The Boston Globe
Joe Crookston / Mustard's Retreat (double bill) -
April 11, 2015 6:30 PM. His story songs are universal, masterful and his concerts are a grand celebration of all of us "Songs, rhymes and stories! Fun and frivolity! Exactly what you'd expect from Mustard's Retreat."
Kim and Reggie Harris -
May 09, 2015 6:30 PM . Consummate musicians and storytellers, Kim and Reggie Harris combine a strong folk and gospel legacy with a solid background in classical, rock, jazz and pop music.
Sunday, December 14 from 10am - 3pm (also Jan. 18, Feb. 8 and March 22)
Main Street Market [link] | Westchester County Center, White Plains
Sponsored by Westchester County Parks, this market is for the sale of local food and products. Vendors to date [link].
Sunday, December 14 from 10am - 1pm
Invasive Vine Cutting & Trail Work [link] | Exit 13 (Farragut Avenue) northbound on the Saw Mill River Parkway
Environmental recovery in Hastings. Join the Saw Mill River Coaliiton on the South County Trailway, a short walk north of the parking lot at Exit 13 (Farragut Avenue) northbound on the Saw Mill River Parkway, for vine cutting along the banks of the Saw Mill River, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers under age 16 require adult supervision. Clubs, school groups, and organizations are welcome. Wear sturdy footwear. Coalition provides tools, gloves, snacks. Call 914-815-5872 (after hours/weekends), visit sawmillrivercoalition.org or email. Add'l event: Free-A-Tree Vine Cuttings: Saturday, January 17th
Sunday, December 14 from 1pm - 4pm
Opening Reception: Rachel Weatherford Whitlow [link] | Upstream Galley, Hasitngs
Rachel Weatherford Whitlow, From Memory, New paintings and drawings; Upstream Group Show.
Thursday, December 18 @ 7pm
"Joyful Traditions” by Peter G. Rose [link] | Gothic Chamber, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers
In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall presents the lecture, “Joyful Traditions” by Peter G. Rose. This lecture is free and open to the general public. This event is made possible through the Speakers in the Humanities program with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In this slide-accompanied lecture, food historian Peter G. Rose will delve into the early history of the life of Saint Nicholas. She will explain the various changes in his veneration, as well as relate how he was brought to America by the Dutch in the 17th century, and again, transformed into Santa in the 19th century. The talk encompasses such subjects as literature, religion, the fine arts, and Dutch cuisine to describe the extraordinary story of Saint Nicholas' generosity, which has had a lasting impact on American culture.
Sunday, January 11 @ 2pm
BARBER OF SEVILLE by Gioachino Rossini [link] | Performing Arts Center, Purchase
Sung in Italian at the Opera de Paris, September 2014
Starring Rene Barbera, Carlo Lepore, Karine Deshayes, Dalibor Jenis and Orlin Anastassov.
It may have been a resounding flop upon its premiere in 1816, but Rossini's opera buffa has become one of the most famous and revered works in the history of music and an eternal source of delight. Carlo Montanaro conducts and Damiano Michieletto directs.
LA FILLE DU REGIMENT by Gaetano Donizetti
Sunday, March 8 @ 2pm
Sung in French at the Vienna State Opera, 2007
Starring Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Florez, Carlos Alvarez and Montserrat Caballe.
Director Laurent Pelly updates the story of the opera world's most irrepressible tomboy to the early 20th century and proceeds to send up the comic-opera genre with a frantic stream of visual highlights. Conducted by Yves Abel. Co-produced with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and The Metropolitan Opera.
Sunday, January 11, doors open for dinner @ 4pm, music @ 5pm
House Concert Series: Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche [link] | Hastings. Concert address will be provided when reservation is confirmed.
All Shows – Suggested donation: $20 in advance ($20.88 after PayPal processing fee) or $22 at the door , 100% goes to the musicians.
February 8 - The Grahams
March 8 - Radoslav Lorković
April 19 - Jess Klein
Saturday, January 24 @ 7:30pm
Joe Crookston, with special guests The Levins [link] | First Uniterian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings
Presented by Common Ground. Joe Crookston of Ithaca, New York, is an artist, writer, singer, guitar picker, painter, clawhammer banjo player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. You'll be pulled in by the magic and musical world he creates, and you'll end up in the moment, humming and buzzing with the rest of the crowd. He'll sing to you—you'll sing with him. He's plumbing for lyrical gold, like some kind of social archaeologist. Joe's story songs are universal, masterful and his concerts are a grand celebration of all of us. Come to a show … you'll ride along mystical, historical, and humorous roads, and twist through personal stories along the way—stories of amber eyes, Oklahoma towns, rattlesnake tails, Grandmother Moons, Galway heather, meter maids and silver crowns. At the end of the night, you'll leave inspired, with a renewed sense of what's possible. Joe appears tonight in a duet performance with Peter Glanville. Together as the BlueBird Jubilee, Joe and Peter have played to full houses at Festivals and Performing Arts Centers across the U.S.
February 6 @ 8pm
Live at the Fillmore [link] | Paramount Husdson Valley
Join us for LIVE AT THE FILLMORE, the definitive tribute to the original Allman Brothers Band featuring Duane Allman, Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley. Great attention is paid to recreating the music of the original band with an unparalleled degree of authenticity. The excitement and intensity of 'At Fillmore East,' considered by many to be the greatest live rock album of all time, is performed with near exact note-for-note accuracy using the same instruments and equipment used by the original band. This goes for all of LIVE AT THE FILLMORE's repertoire of songs from 'The Allman Brothers Band,' 'Idlewild South,' 'At Fillmore East,' 'Eat A Peach,' 'Brothers And Sisters, and Derek And the Dominoes 'Layla.'
Saturday, March 7
Ardsley Education Foundation's Spring 2015 Gala [link] | The Coliseum, White Plains
The AEF is already working toward our 2015 Spring Gala, which will be held at The Coliseum on Saturday, March 7, 2015. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year; proceeds benefit all of our children by enhancement to our district funding for cultural and educational endeavors. We look forward to a fun-filled evening with high profits from our online and live event auctions!!
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