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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 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 December 29
Winterfest Arts & Crafts | Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers
Join us for a cup of hot apple cider and a cookie at the Winterfest Arts and Crafts Show Opening Reception on Saturday December 1, from 1 – 5pm. Shop from a beautiful assortment of handmade crafts and original works of art, all available for purchase at affordable prices. Give the gift of art this holiday season! Gallery Hours: Thursday and Friday from 3 – 6pm and Saturday 1 – 5pm.

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.

December

Thursday, December 13 @ 8pm & Saturday, December 15th @ 3pm & 8pm
Just Jim Dale | The Schoolhouse Theater, Croton Falls
Jim Dale is the last of the great old music hall performers. He sings, he dances, he tells jokes with exquisite timing, but overall he exudes energy that is simply contagious.

Thursday, December 13 @ 7:30pm
The Weepies–Holiday Acoustic Duo Tour | Paramount Hudson Valley
Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed indie band The Weepies. On the strength of their simple yet insightful songwriting and distinctive harmonies, they quietly sold more than 1.5 million records with over 54 million streams on Spotify, 25+ million views on YouTube, and over 110k social media followers. They married and had three children, rarely touring but continuing to release their music; five records over seven years.

through January 1
2018 Grand Holiday Illuminaiton | Untermyer Park & Gardens
The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy, a non-profit organization working in partnership with the City of Yonkers, announces its fourth annual Grand Holiday Illumination at the Walled Garden. Free and open to the public.

Friday, December 14, Saturday, December 15 & Sunday, December 16
The Nutcracker | Westchester County Center
Experience holiday magic close to home! The Westchester Ballet Company’s production includes a cast of over 125 dancers and guest artists, with exquisite choreography, many special effects, and lavish costumes and scenery. It has become a seasonal family favorite.

Friday, December 14 @ 7:30pm
RBG: The Documentary of Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Irvington Town Hall Theater
New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins will introduce this exclusive screening of one of the most acclaimed films of the year. RBG reveals the unique personal journey of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—from legal star to unexpected pop culture icon—whose unbelievable story and legacy is more relevant today than ever.

Friday, December 14–December 30
Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol | Lyndhurst, Tarrytown
‘Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol’ recreates Charles Dickens’ own performances of the classic tale that brings the travails of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim alive. Taken from Dickens’ original script, actor Mikel Von Brodbeck plays Charles Dickens and tells the well-loved tale as guests travel throughout the main floor of Lyndhurst mansion “meeting” the different spirits and characters.

Friday, December 14 @ 8pm
Carol of the King | Paramount Hudson Valley
Featuring 20 of the world’s most skilled Irish dancers and musicians, Carol of the King brings an original inspiring Christmas story of love and salvation to life that transports the audience to a mystical time and place of heroes and redemption. The world-renowned Irish dance troupe performs lighting fast hard shoe rhythms and graceful soft shoe jigs to an original epic orchestral soundtrack featuring many Holiday favorites, while state of the art lighting and Christmas spirit ignite the stage into an explosive display of dance and music.

Friday, December 14 @ 8pm
“A Bronx Tale” Starring Chaos Palminteri | Tarrytown Music Hall
Chazz Palminteri returns performing his one-man stage version of the hit movie and recent Broadway musical A Bronx Tale. Based on his childhood memories of working men and gangsters in the Italian-American neighborhood where he grew up, Palminteri originally wrote the script for the stage and performed it in Los Angeles where it became the hottest property in Hollywood since ROCKY.

Friday, December 14 & Saturday, December 15 @ 8pm
Rob Mathes 25th Anniversary Holiday Concert | The Performing Arts Center, Purchase
Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree with the one and only Rob Mathes, as he celebrates 25 years of holiday performances at The PAC.

Friday, December 14 @ 8pm
Louie Anderson | Emelin Theatre
Sharing his childhood experiences as one of eleven children growing up in Minnesota, Louie’s comedy routines rang true to his early club audiences, and led him to his national television debut on the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” in 1984. The rest is history. Appearances on Leno, Letterman, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Comic Relief,” Showtime, HBO and CMT specials followed.

Saturday, December 15, from 9am–1pm (winter hours)
Hastings Winter Farmers Market | Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot
Weekly Market continues outside.
January 5, 19, February 2 & 16, March 2 & 16, April 6 & 20: Community Center. Back outside in the Library Lot: May 4 & 18.

Saturday, December 15 from 9am–1pm
Community Health & Wellness Fair | 75 Morris Street, Yonkers
Improve your health, improve your life. Food, fun, health services,

Saturday, December 15 from 9:30am–5pm & Sunday, December 16 from 1pm–5pm
Holiday Giftique & Bake Sale | Hastings Library 
Find that special holiday gift.

Saturday, December 15 @ 11am & 2pm
Just Kidding: I Spy Butterfly | Symphony Space, UWS, NYC
How does a nature-loving explorer become a bug’s best friend? Find out in this delightful puppetry tale about the ways we all grow and change. Live music, colorful critters, and oodles of audience interaction make this show a fun, ecological romp in the wild.

Saturday, December 15 from 11:30am
The Nutcracker | Andrus on Hudson, Hastings
Presented by Amanda Kupollas Dance. $5/kids are free.

through December 30
Guided Tour: Explore Lyndhurst | Lyndurst
See Lyndhurst mansion transformed into an extravagant wonderland of holiday splendor. Described as one of the “Ten Best Historic Holiday Tours” by USA Today, Lyndhurst goes all-out during the holiday season, filling the mansion with elaborate tableaus of décor, which change every year.

Saturday, December 15
Jessica Lynn–A Very Merry Country Christmas | Paramount Hudson Valley
Deck the halls with boughs of holly and break out your best Christmas sweater! Country music star Jessica Lynn is returning to the Paramount Theater on December 15th for an exhilarating, fun-filled family sleighride through the most wonderful time of the year, and you’re all invited along for the ride!

Saturday, December 15 @ 8pm
The Weight Band Performs The Band “Music from Big Pink” | Tarrytown Music Hall
We are thrilled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Band’s “Music From Big Pink”, Named #34 of Rolling Stone Magazine’s top 500 albums of All Time. Performed by The Weight Band who originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock, New York barn of Levon Helm when Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante — both former members of The Band — performed “Songs of The Band” with Band founder, Garth Hudson, alongside Jimmy Vivino and Byron Isaacs.

Saturday, December 15 @ 8pm & Sunday, December 16 @ 2pm
The Wind in the Willows | Play Group Theatre, White Plains
The Wind in the Willows is a riotous comedy based on Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking but lovable menace Mr. Toad, and his insatiable need for speed that lands him in some serious trouble.

Sunday, December 16 from 10am–5pm
Music Hall Holiday Market | Tarrytown Music Hall
Join us on Sunday, December 16th, from 10am – 5pm as we showcase local and regional, artists, makers and indie pop-up shops, at this year’s Music Hall Holiday Market! Stop by for delicious seasonal snacks, live music, photos with Santa, a toy drive to benefit Toys For Tots, chances to win great raffle prizes & tickets to Music Hall shows, and to find the perfect holiday gifts from over 35 artists & makers!

Sunday, December 16 from 11am–3pm
Art Opening: Carolyn Bloom, “The Evolution of a Fiber Artist” | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
“The Evolution of a Fiber Artist” in Dobbs Ferry features Carolyn Bloom’s knitted and crocheted items, patterns, and photographs. A boutique of handmade knitwear will be part of the opening event. December 16, 2018 through January 27, 2019.

Sunday, December 16 @ 3pm
Westchester Philharmonic: Winter Pops! | The Performing Arts Center, Purchase
We’ve waited a long time to bring the exuberant maestra and Rockland native Rachael Worby to our stage. She has been Music Director of the Pasadena Pops, Wheeling Symphony, Carnegie Hall’s Young People’s Concerts, guest-conducts around the world with legendary soprano Jessye Norman, and leads her own LA-based ensemble, Muse/ique.

Sunday, December 16 from 5:30pm–7:30pm
Opening Reception for “The Tunnel: A Passage Through History” | Keeper’s House, Dobbs Ferry 
A new exhibit of engineers’ drawings and photographs curated by Robert Kornfeld.

Tuesday, December 18 @ 8pm
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy | Westchester County Center
Together for over 25 years, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy — famously named after an autograph by blues legend Albert Collins — has appeared in concert venues across the world, sold millions of records, and had their music appear in hundreds of movies and television shows. With sold out concerts from the Hollywood Bowl to Lincoln Center, appearances with many of the country’s finest symphony orchestras, and television appearances ranging from Dancing with the Stars to Superbowl XXXIII, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy continues its decades long mission to celebrate and revitalize jazz and swing music — America’s original musical art form — and bring joy to audiences around the world.

Wednesday, December 19, Thursday, December 20, Friday, December 21 & Saturday, December 22
Slam Dunk 20th Anniversary Tournament | Westchester County Center
Tickets $5.
Wednesday, Dec. 19 | 4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 20 | 4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 21 |4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 22 |11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Thursday, December 20 @ 6pm
ROH: The Nutcracker | Jacob Burns
A cherished holiday tradition, The Nutcracker is pure enchantment. This production of the classic tale set to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s score is presented by the great artists of The Royal Ballet.

Thursday, December 20 @ 8pm, Friday, December 21 @ 8pm, Saturday, December 22 @ 3pm & 8pm, and Sunday, December 23 @ 3pm
Axiel Himalo’s Christmas Fish Tale| Schoolhouse Theater
This is a saga about water. This is a tale of sharing. This is a yarn about
legends and lies. This is a Christmas story … about people, places, … bread and fish.

Friday, December 21 from 7pm–9pm
Cult Classic Movie Night: Blast of Silence  | Dobbs Ferry Library
Frank Bono (played by the director himself, Allen Baron) a lonely hitman starts to have doubts about his job due to being assigned a job back in his old home town during Christmas Eve. Due to the combination of the cheerful Christmas atmosphere and a chance encounter with an old school friend, Bono starts to mess up what should’ve been a simple assassination, a series of digressions that start to put his life at risk.

Friday, December 21 through Sunday, January 13
Beauty and the Beast | White Plains Performing Arts
A timeless family favorite, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.  Now a hideous beast, the prince must learn to love and earn their love in return, before the last petal of an Enchanted Rose falls. Should he fail, he would be doomed to remain a beast for all time. All of the fanciful characters, such as Cogsworth, Lumiere and Mrs. Potts are also trapped in this spellbound form until the Beast can learn to love and have his love returned.

Saturday, December 22, from 9am–1pm (winter hours)
Indoor Irvington Farmers Market | Main Street School Auditorium
January 12, 26 (Senior Center), February 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27: Back outside in May.

Saturday, December 22 @ 2pm, Sunday, December 23 @ 12pm, Monday, December 24 @ 12pm & Tuesday, December 25 @ 12pm
It’s a Wonderful Life | Jacob Burns
A holiday classic for the whole family! Frank Capra (Arsenic and Old Lace) directs this beloved story of desperate bank manager George Bailey (James Stewart) who contemplates jumping off a bridge on Christmas Eve. Clarence, his bumbling guardian angel, intervenes—showing George the good he has done in the world—and sets him on the right path.

Saturday, December 22 @ 7:30pm
Holiday Dance Party | Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society, Jackson Ave., Hastings
with The Rock & Soul Revue. While some music makes you feel, other music makes you feel like dancing! With that mind, we will be clearing the chairs at Common Ground for a good old, hip shaking dance party with The Rock & Soul Revue,

Saturday, December 22 @ 8pm
Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas | Tarrytown Music Hall
One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish The Ladies have shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over thirty years. In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night,” in arrangements that highlight the group’s unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies, and spectacular step dancing.

Sunday, December 23 @ 7pm
$5 Film: It’s a Wonderful Life | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Holiday family classic that needs no introduction! The heartwarming story of how George Bailey finds the true Christmas Spirit with the help of another friendly spirit. Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers. Director Frank Capra.

Wednesday, December 26 @ 11am & 1:30pm
The Paper Bag Players | Emelin Theatre
THE PAPER BAG PLAYERS: STAND UP AND CHEER, WE’RE 60 THIS YEAR! honors the troupe’s landmark 60th season with a blend of classic sketches as well as brand new works that together pay tribute to its rich history and ongoing creative vision. The family-friendly hour is brimming with lively music and dance, raucous audience participation, larger-than-life characters, singalong songs, hilarious stories, all wrapped in signature paper and cardboard costumes and sets.

Friday, December 28 @ 8pm
Moondance: A Tribute to Van Morrison | Tarrytown Music Hall
Rock and roll doesn’t get any better than Van Morrison. Van the Man has done it all – from classic rockers like Brown Eyed Girl and Domino to legendary tunes like Tupelo Honey and Into The Mystic, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has never failed to impress music lovers around the globe.

Friday, December 28 @ 8pm
Sinbad | Paramount Hudson Valley
Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “Greatest Standups of All Time”, actor and comedian Sinbad has had audiences laughing for over three decades. Throughout his incredibly successful career as a standup comedian, Sinbad has starred in two Comedy Central specials and four HBO comedy specials. As an actor, Sinbad has been featured in leading roles in such films as Jingle All the Way and Good Burger and on the FX super series, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Monday, December 31 @ 8pm
New Years Eve with Nick Di Paolo | Tarrytown Music Hall
This New Years Eve unwind with Nick Di Paolo and guests for a night of unfiltered, unapologetic, stand-up comedy (yes, that means adult language). Nick will tell it like it is with no concern for political correctness or hurt feelings. And by the time the show ends at 10pm, you’ll be hurting with laughter, but will still have time to make it home before the ball drops.  It’s going to be a great way to celebrate New Years!

Monday, December 31 from 9:30pm–11:30pm
Almost Queen | Paramount Hudson Valley
THE most authentic QUEEN live show since the days of QUEEN themselves. A deliberate 4 piece band, Almost Queen delivers a live show consisting of signature 4-part harmonies and genuine costumes while recapturing the live energy that is THE ultimate Queen experience.

January

Friday, January 4 @ 8pm
Bobby Collins | Tarrytown Music Hall
Comedian Bobby Collins has an ability to truthfully translate the human condition. Audiences across the country relate to his comedic characterizations as he exposes the humor of day-to-day situations as well as serving up resplendent rants on world events.

Saturday, January 5 from 11am–4pm
19th Annual Westchester Wedding & Bridal Expo | Westchester County Center
Visit the Westchester County Center for one-stop shopping and planning with the best wedding professionals. Hear live music from wedding bands and DJs. See the latest, most popular wedding dances performed live. Excellent prize packages including a limo package, tux package, and more. Visit with everyone from expert photographers and videographers to florists in one location..

Saturday, January 5 from 7pm–12am
Winter Blues, A fundraiser to Benefit the Sleepy Hollow Performing Arts Boosters | Tarrytown Music Hall
This year’s line up features some great local bands, including favorites Juke Joint and the Tarrytown Horns, the SHHS Teacher’s band- Losing Our Faculties, and several other Special Guests!  Starting off the evening are the HS Jazz Combo and performers of the High School and Middle School musicals.

Sunday, January 6 from 2pm–5pm (through January 27)
Opening Reception: 25th Annual Small Works Show | Upstream Gallery
Our show will feature 126 pieces of work primarily from Westchester County artists. Drawings, sculptures, paintings, photographs, collages and more will be on display in this exhibit. All of the work is for sale, and affordably priced. The reception is open to the public and all are welcome.

Saturday, January 12 @ 8pm, Sunday, January 13 @ 2pm, Saturday, January 19 @ 8pm, Sunday, January 20 @ 2pm, Monday, January 21 @ 2pm
Mamma Mia! | Play Group Theatre, White Plains
A Greek wedding + a 70s girl band + 3 possible dads = all out fun! Mamma Mia! tells an enchanting tale of love, laughter, family, and a young woman’s search for her dad.

Saturday, January 19 @ 7pm
“Dancespiration” | Tarrytown Music Hall
Christmas is over and so is New Years.  There’s nothing much going on…or so you think! It’s time for “Dancespiration”. Each year the students and teachers of the Tarrytown Fred Astaire Dance Studio celebrate the magic of ballroom dance with an extravaganza of foxtrots, salsas, rumbas and show dances. This year’s show – “Dancespiration” – has been created by three award winning choreographers and inspired by the world music legends of many decades and generations – like Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and many more!!!

 

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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