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Rivertown Libraries
Ardsley Library [link]
Dobbs Ferry Library [link]
Hastings Library [link]
Irvington Library [link]
Warner Library, Tarrytown [link]

Take the Kids
Greenburgh Nature Center [link]
Hudson River Museum [link]

Live Performance
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater [link]
Paramount, Peekskill [link]
Purpl, Hastings [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall [link] Westchester County Center [link]

Art Film Houses
The Picture House, Pelham [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville [link]

through October 21
“Near and Far”, paintings by Adnan Yunus | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
“Near and Far” in Dobbs Ferry features artist Adnan Yunus’ representational paintings. Free.

through November 3
The River Flows Both Ways | Hastings Village Hall
Abstract and representational art exhibition and an homage to Hastings’ hometown Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey. Presented by the Hastings Village Arts Commission.

through December 2
Fall Exhibitions Opening | Wave Hill
Meet the artists and curators of our fall exhibitions. In a new collaboration, Wave Hill is partnering with the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) to produce and host the 21st Annual International.

through December 23
Andy Warhol: Subject and Seriality | Neuberger Museum of Art
Andy Warhol repeated images of his subjects in varied ways, concurrently and across time, and in diverse media. Andy Warhol: Subject and Seriality will explore the artist’s iconic approach to his subject matter through prints, photographs.

through January 19
Brick by Brick: The Erie Canal & the Building Boom | ArtsWestchester Gallery, White Plains
This exhibition of contemporary art is inspired by the shared story of the Erie Canal and the Hudson Valley brickyards. Powerful, large-scale installations and photographs commissioned especially for the exhibition are presented alongside historical materials and personal narratives related to the once vital brick industry.

October

through October 28
Fun Home | White Plains Performing Arts Center
The hit Broadway Musicals gets its NY Regional Premiere! When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.

Thursday, October 18 @ 1pm & 7:30
The Producers | Jacob Burns
Members-Only Screening at 7:30. In a final bid at financial success, show business has-been Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) produces a purposefully abhorrent musical, Springtime for Hitler, on the advice of accountant Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder, Blazing Saddles), who thinks that a flop will make more money than a hit. The Producers remains one of the most hysterical, enduring comedies ever made, and one of the strongest works by writer/director Mel Brooks. 4K restoration.

Friday October 19 from 6pm–10pm (doors open 5:30pm)
Cult Classic Movie Night’s 2nd Annual *Fright Night + Costume Contest* | Dobbs Ferry Library
6pm:
The Monster Squad (1987/82 min/PG-13)
7:30pm: All-Ages Costume Contest (Various Categories) w/ many cool prizes (i.e $10 Alamo Drafthouse food voucher, 2 free movie tickets, gift certificates to local businesses, etc.)!  Sign-Up is the night of.
8pm: The People Under the Stairs (1991/101 min/Rated R)

Friday, October 19 @ 7:30pm
My Identity is Not Your Opinion | Irvington Town Hall Theater
ITHT is starting a new series this season to discuss diversity in our world. From identity to cultures to disabilities, there are numerous stories to share. The series starts with an event about transgender and non-binary lives. This event will hear from those living these lives and attempting to bring attention to it via spoken word and video performances. This will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
THIS EVENT IS FREE

Saturday, October 20  from 8:30am–1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market | Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot.
Weekly Summer Market resumes.

Saturday, October 20  from 12pm–4:30pm
Spooktoberfest | Hart’s Brook Park on Preserve, Hartsdale
Spooktoberfest is the ideal   family event where children can  climb on  inflatable rides,  get their face painted,  take  a hay ride through  the woods, visit with the animals from the Greenburgh Nature Center, and be   entertained by musicians, clowns,   jugglers and the Bubble Bus! New for 2018 is David Engel’s “Wizard Academy” show, and live music by “Push for Heat”.

Saturday, October 20 from 5pm–8pm
Katonah Art Stroll | Downtown Katonah
Local art galleries – Offerings Gallery, Oak and Oil, Katonah Art and Frame, Gallarus Arts Space – and selected art establishments and local artists pop-ups will be hosting “meet the artists” with live music and refreshments. A walking map is available at each gallery with a coupon for a glass of wine with your entree at The Whitlock or KR Cafe. In collaboration with Katonah Museum of Art and Katonah Village Library.

Saturday, October 20 @ 7:30pm, Sunday, October 21 @ 2:00pm
The Laramie Project | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Everyone carries a piece of the truth. Twenty years ago, on October 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming, was brutally attacked and tied to a fence in a field outside of Laramie, Wyoming and left to die. On October 12, Matt succumbed to his wounds in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. That November, ten New Yorkers set out for Laramie to explore a town and the crime that occurred there. After interviewing more than 200 residents, they created a deeply moving play about bigotry and tolerance, fear and courage, hate and hope  – THE LARAMIE PROJECT.

Saturday, October 20 @ 8pm
Los Lobos & Funky Feat (Feat. Original Members of Little Feat) | Tarrytown Music Hall
An evening of rock n’ roll featuring two of the most celebrated bands of our time. Since 1974, East L.A.’s Los Lobos have been exploring the artistic and commercial possibilities of American biculturalism, moving back and forth between their Chicano roots and their love of American rock & roll.

Sunday, October 21
Irvington Farmers Market | Main Street School
Fall Market continues.

Sunday, October 21
Joe Jencks with Lara Herscovitch | Tarrytown Music Hall
A 20-year veteran of the international Folk circuit, Joe Jencks delivers compelling musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove and grit. Blending vivid songwriting with well-crafted instrumentals, Jencks serves it all up with a lyric baritone voice that has the edgy richness of a good sea-salt caramel. Jencks was co-founder and primary vocal arranger for the harmony trio Brother Sun, and has penned several #1 songs in the Folk genre, including the ever–relevant “Lady of The Harbor.”

Wednesday, October 24 @ 7pm
$5 Double Feature: Frankenstein and The Wolf Man | Tarrytown Music Hall
Frankenstein: The original “chilling thriller” based on Mary Shelley’s book! An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. It’s ALIVE! Starring Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff. Director: James Whale. The Wolf Man: Hairy horror! A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him cannot possibly exist. Starring: Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi. Director: George Waggner.

Thursday, October 25 & Friday, October 26
The Mavericks | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall favorite returns once again! The Mavericks are back for a two night run, supporting their newest album Brand New Day.  The genre-defying Mavericks are declaring their independence and stepping out on their own with Brand New Day, the first studio album released on Mono Mundo Recordings, the label they founded in 2016.

Thursday, October  25 @ 7 pm
Find the Power of Your Voice with Dominique Hellsten | Irvington Library
Dramatic Soprano Dominique Hellsten is offering free voice workshops.  All are welcome!  No need to feel intimidated.  She says no one is born with a professional singing voice.

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27 from 6:30pm–10:30pm
Aloha Nights Encore | New York Botanical Garden
Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i culminates on this final weekend with the return of two spectacular Aloha Nights featuring an after-hours viewing of the exhibition in the Conservatory and Art Gallery as the centerpiece. Gather around our beautifully crafted fire pits under the autumn sky to enjoy live music, dance, and storytelling honoring Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire and volcanoes (depicted at left). Invoking awe and respect, her legendary force is always in harmonious balance with the creation of new land, life, and hope.

Friday, October 26 @ 9pm
Halloween Movie Marathon V | Jacob Burns
Get ready to stay up all night as we present our fifth annual Halloween Movie Marathon! Hosted by JBFC Senior Programmer Andrew Jupin, you won’t want to miss out on this year’s selection of restored classics, oddball gems, and shocking new favorites.

Saturday, October 27 @ 8pm
The Grand Slambovian Halloween Ball | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Called everything from ‘hillbilly-Pink Floyd’ to ‘surreal Americana’, the Hudson Valley’s own Slambovian Circus of Dreams is bringing its legendary annual Halloween musical costume ball to Irvington! Formed in Sleepy Hollow, NY over a decade ago, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams “is a riveting, mesmerizing, crazy, amazing machine of music.” (Chronogram Magazine).

Saturday, October 27 from 8pm–11pm
Outrageous Ornament” Fall Fling DJ Dance Party | Katonah Museum of Art
Come celebrate the opening of Outrageous Ornament at the Katonah Museum of Arts Fall Fling fundraiser. Get your groove on at the event of the season complete with DJ, raffles, signature cocktails, a craft beer garden and complimentary food trucks. Hosted by Casey Carter, and Melissa and Dave Dilmaghani.

Saturday, October 27 @ 8pm
Air Supply | Tarrytown Music Hall
We are thrilled to welcome Air Supply back to the Music Hall! Australian soft rock duo with British-born singer-songwriter and guitarist Graham Russell and lead vocalist Russell Hitchcock are known for their heavily orchestrated sweet ballads.

Sunday, October 28 @ 3pm
Bunnicula: A Rabbit–Tale of Mystery | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Celebrate Nearly 4 Decades in the Life of a Bit of Whimsy that Became a Modern Children’s Book Classic. Live Music, Cartoon Mayhem & More
Bunnicula Author James Howe in Conversation with fellow author Roni Schotter

Sunday, October 28 from 6pm–8:30pm
Harvest Hayride | Matthiessen Park, Irvington
Haunted Hayride begins at 7pm

Sunday, October 28 @ 6pm
Life not the Stage: Falsettos | Jacob Burns
Q&A director James Lapine & actor Christian Borle with moderator Dori Berinstein. Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film
Join us for a screening of the five-time Tony nominated musical Falsettos, captured live by Live From Lincoln Center during its revival in 2016. Directed by legendary Broadway director James Lapine who co-wrote the book with William Finn, the show’s composer and lyricist, and starring Christian Borle (two-time Tony winner), Andrew Rannells (two-time Tony nominee), Stephanie J. Block (two-time Tony nominee), Brandon Uranowitz (two-time Tony nominee), Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, and Betsy Wolfe, the musical tells the story of a gay man, his wife, lover, about-to-be-Bar-Mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbian couple next door in a profoundly funny and poignant look at what makes a modern family.

October 29–November 11
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week | All Around the Hudson Valley
For two weeks, over 200 restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley offer special, three-course dinner menus for $32.95. Many also offer 3-course lunches for $22.95. (Plus beverage, tax and tip). Follow the link to learn more.

November

Thursday, November 1 @ 7:30pm
Kaya Nicole & Samba Soul | Emelin Theater
The New Rochelle native with her band of incredible musicians will perform Bossa Nova and Samba classics from the 60’s and 70’s, as well as original Neo-Soul, Jazz, Blues and Samba Funk compositions.

Friday, November 2–11
YoFiFest: Yonkers Film Festival | Around Yonkers
The sixth annual YoFiFest film festival is taking place November 2nd through 11th! It will be screening over 150 independent movies that you might not see anywhere else, both from around the world and right in our own back yard. It shows all types of films, including features, shorts, comedies, dramas, documentaries, animation, music videos and student work.

Saturday, November 3 @ 7:30pm
As iFF: Film as a Dream | Irvington Town all Theater
As iFF’s fall 2018 program,”Film as Dream,” honors the human imagination with a curated evening of award-winning short films from around the world that illustrate timeless storytelling–from the immediate and real, to the untethered stories weaving through our dreams. A festive after-party follows the screening for festival ticket-holders and filmmakers.

Sunday, November 4 @ 3pm
Talking Pictures | Hastings Library
Save the date for the final Talking Pictures screening…

Sunday, November 11, 10am–4pm
Hastings Flea | Commuter Parking Lot
Enjoy a fun Hastings Flea filled with many treats and vintage treasures Visit our vendors sharing everything from vintage, antiques, collectibles, home goods, handmade jewelry, clothing, soaps, lotions and so much more

Friday, November 16 @ 7pm. Saturday, November 17 @ 7pm, & Sunday, November 18 @ 3pm
Cats | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Presented by Broadway Training Center – Combined Ensemble ~Now and Forever!~ From the composer of The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Evita: here’s the hit that changed Broadway! Rated G – PERFECT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Sunday, November 18
Awaken Wellness Fair | DoubleTree, Broadway, Tarrytown
The best-loved body, mind, spirit holistic expo, Awaken Wellness Fair, is back! In its 17th year of educating people about holistic wellness techniques, the Awaken Fair presents both ancient practices and cutting edge technology. Offering 100+ exhibitors, including compelling speakers, gifted healers, unique vendors and inspired readers, the Awaken Fair returns to Tarrytown NY on Sunday November 18, 2018. Three rooms of Speakers all day at no extra charge!

Saturday, November 24 @ 7pm
Westchester Teen Idol 2018 | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Westchester Idol — Westchester’s most popular singing competition — is back! 20 talented teens and “tweens” will be singing live on stage, before celebrity judges, for the honor of being named Westchester Idol. Tickets sell fast so don’t miss out! Check out our premium seating!

 

February

Wednesday, February 20 @ 7pm (also April 24, June 26)
Westchester Wednesday Dance with Ballet des Amériques | Tarrytown Music Hall
French-American choreographer Carole Alexis and her Ballet des Amériques dance company bring a rich and sprawling repertoire to the Tarrytown Music Hall in a new series called Westchester Wednesday Dance. These weekday evenings of dance offer audiences a break in the workday routine and a chance to witness the original work of the Music Hall’s company in residence. Treat yourself to a Wednesday night of vibrant culture!

 

 

 

 

 

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