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Quick Links
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 7
PLAY & REWIND: Ode to Summer on Film Opening Night Party | Katonah Museum of Art
The public is invited to the exhibition opening night party with DJ and filmmaker Ephraim Asili. Light refreshments included. Exhibit through Oct 7.

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.

August

Tuesday Nights through August 21 @ 6:30pm
Jazz | Horan’s Landing Park, Sleepy Hollow
4 Tuesday Evening Concerts (August 7 – 28, cancelled if rain)
Co-sponsored by Hudson Harbor. Presented by Jazz Forum Arts.

Tuesday, August 14 @ 8:30pm
Outdoor Movie: The Greatest Showman | Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park Great Lawn
The Village Recreation Department and Youth Services Council present free Outdoor Summer Movie Nights at the Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park Great Lawn. Bring your own blankets and chairs. More movies to come throughout the summer! Coco is rated PG.

Wednesday Nights through August 29 @ 6:30pm
Dobbs Ferry Music Series | Dobbs Waterfront
Ten Free Wednesday Evening Concerts at Waterfront Park, foot of High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Indoors at Hudson Social if rain) Co-sponsored by Mercy College. Presented by Jazz Forum Arts.

Wednesday, August 15 from 7:30pm–9:15pm
Greetings from Anywhere–Summer Concert Series | New Rochelle Council on the Arts
Come hear the Americana sounds of Greetings From Anywhere at Hudson Park Bandshell. This fun rockin’ band will be a true crowd pleaser. POW Burger will be the featured food truck this night.

Thursday Night through August 23 @ 6:30pm
Sunset Jazz | Lyndhurst
Eight Free Thursday Evening Concerts. (Cancelled by 3pm if rain) Presented by Jazz Forum Arts.

Thursday, August 16 @ 7pm (and every Thursday)
Summer Concert Series | Theodore Young Community Center, Greenburgh
Come and enjoy free live music under our Pavilion here at the TDYCC park.  Food Vendors, Live music, & good times.

Thursday, August 16 from 7pm–9:30pm
Sunset Social | Oasis Day Spa, Dobbs Ferry
Join us on the Rooftop Garden of our Oasis Day Spa location in Dobbs Ferry, NY for a relaxing evening in style. We are celebrating 10 years of Oasis Day Spa in Westchester and being voted Westchester’s ‘Best Day Spa’! We will also be featuring the Best of Rivertowns Square at Sunset Social. Your $45 ticket includes a wine tasting from Parkway Wine & Liquor, great bites from participating vendors like Chop’t and Buddha Asian Bistro, and your very own mini-spa service! You will also have access to a range of discounts and goodies from our friends of Rivertowns Square. Attendance at the event also gives you access to a 15% discount in our Spa Boutique, all at Westchester’s top rated spa!

Thursday, August 16 @ 7pm
Sister Act | The Play Group Theatre, White Plains
Based on the hit movie, Sister Actmay just be the funniest and funkiest musical this side of the Vatican. Don’t miss this evening of fun and divine inspiration on the PGT Mainstage!

Friday, August 17, Saturday, August 18 & Sunday, August 19
Hudson Valley Ribfest | Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz
BBQ, Bands & More!

Friday, August 17 from 6pm–8pm
Cocktails for a Cause! | Hudson Social, Dobbs Ferry
Come join the Executive Director of GrowthSource Academy for a Pop-Up Happy Hour at this hot spot on the Hudson River. Hear about our mission, meet new friends and contacts and if you get inspired by our cause you can donate $20 and be entered into a raffle for some swag! We hope to see you there!

Friday Nights through August 24 @ 6:30pm
Jazz | Pierson Park, Tarrytown
Eight Free Friday Evening Concerts at the Hudson River
(July 6 – August 24, indoors in Senior Center on site if rain)
Co-sponsored by Hudson Harbor. Presented by Jazz Forum Arts.

Friday, August 17 @ 8pm
Kansas | Tarrytown Music Hall
Throughout the spring and summer of 2018, KANSAS will be performing a set of KANSAS Radio Classics. (“Dust in the Wind”,  “Carry on My Wayward Son”) Fans will hear songs they have heard on the radio, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, and Classic MTV since 1974.  With more Top 100 hits in the set than ever before, KANSAS Fans will also hear some classic B-Sides, fan favorites, and material off the band’s latest studio album, The Prelude Implicit.

Saturday, August 18  from 8:30am–1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market | Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot.
Weekly Summer Market resumes.

Saturday, August 18 & Sunday, August 19 from 10am–5pm
49th Annual Riverside Crafts Fair | Garrison Art Center
Garrison Art Center’s Fine Crafts Fair is one of the most well established high quality crafts fairs in the region. Set on the edge of the Hudson River just an hour north of New York City in Garrison, New York, with majestic river views, the Fair offers a truly exquisite spot to shop and is a premier event in the Hudson Valley for collectors of hand-made traditional and alternative craft. An intimate Fair featuring 60+ juried artists participate with furniture, photography, jewelry, gourmet food, glass items, textiles, fine art, ceramics, wooden utensils, tableware, and more. This year we welcome back the Sloop Woody Guthrie offering free rides for fair attendees. Visitors can take the Train to the Fair which is steps from the MTA Metro North Hudson Line. Free parking at the Metro North train station or at Garrison School, plus a free shuttle service makes this a popular event for those who live near the river towns from NYC to Poughkeepsie.

Saturday, August 18 & Sunday, August 19 from 10am–6pm
Hawaiian Musicians Take the Stage | NYBG, Bronx
On August 18 & 19, the sounds of Hawaiian music will fill the air as Celebrate Hawai‘i Music Weekend arrives at NYBG! A lineup of legendary Hawaiian artists—including Grammy nominees Willie K and Led Kapaana—will be performing throughout the weekend, with a special Saturday evening concert during Aloha Nights and an afternoon jam session on Sunday. Drop in during the day to see live performances, from slack key guitar to ‘ukulele, along with live hula performances and instrument crafting demonstrations.

Saturdays & Sundays through Sept 30 (and Labor Day)
New York Renaissance Faire | Tuxedo NY
Follow the link to get all of the details…

Saturdays, August 18, September 15, and 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, August 18 from 6pm–9pm
Opening Reception: Equivalence: The Art of the Photograph | The Piermont Fine Arts Gallery
Alfred Stieglitz entitled his series of cloud pictures Equivalents, to illustrate how the shapes of clouds represented the internal beliefs, feelings and thoughts of the artist as well as the viewer. It is with this concept of equivalence in mind, that NY Metro/Hudson Valley photographers Lori Adams, Patrick Cicalo, Larry Davis, Cali Gorevic, Jane Soodalter and Joseph Squillante, invite you to look deeply into their images and see beyond what is printed on paper. Meet the Artists on Saturday, September 1st  from 6pm–9pm.

Saturday, August 18 @ 8pm
Hippiefest | Paramount Hudson Valley
Flower power is back and it’s coming your way! It’s peace, love, happiness and an evening full of great music that has stood the test of time! Come August, you’ll have a chance to let your freak flag fly, once again, as the immensely popular Hippiefest tour featuring Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer. Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Badfinger featuring Joey Molland- returns to celebrate an incredible era in music and American culture!

Sunday, August 19
Irvington Farmers Market | Main Street School
Summer Market begins

Sunday, August 19
Cultural Heritage Celebrations | Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
Jewish • August 19, 12noon–6pm

Monday Nights through August 20 @ 6:30pm
Jazz | Henry Gourdine Park, Ossining Riverfront
4 Monday Evening Concerts (Indoors if rain, at Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining) Presented by Jazz Forum Arts.

Tuesday, August 21–Sunday, August 26 from 10am–10pm
Dutchess County Fair | Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck
“For six days each August, the bucolic fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck plays host to nearly half a million patrons. The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 147 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm animals, agricultural exhibits and horticultural displays.”

Sunday, August 26 @ 7pm
Melissa Etheridge | Tarrytown Music Hall
Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs” and “Ain’t It Heavy,” for which she won a Grammy® in 1992.

Wednesday, August 29 @ 7pm
$5 Film: Smokey & The Bandit | Tarrytown Music Hall
“Bandit” and a buddy are hired to run a tractor trailer full of beer over state lines, in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff and his son, a spurned bridegroom whose hitchhiking fiancée the truckers unwittingly picked up.

Friday, August 31 @ 8pm
The Fixx – Beach Tour | Paramount Hudson Valley
Alternative rock and MTV pioneers THE FIXX are coming to The Paramount as part of their ‘Beach Tour”, which will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the release their multi-platinum “Reach The Beach” album!

September

Saturday, September 1 @ 8pm
Chris Isaak | Paramount Hudson Valley
And for First Comes The Night—his first album of new material in six years—this singer/songwriter is bringing us a load of strong and intriguing songs from which to choose.

Thursday, September 6 from 6:30pm–8pm
The Importance of Mindfulness in Education | The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St., Ste. 64, Irvington
With Amy Edelstein, co-sponsored by SUNY Purchase. Free to attend. Registration recommended.

Saturday, September 8
River Spirit Music & Arts Festival | Draper Park, Hastings
River Spirit Music is proud to present the 2018 River Spirit Music & Arts Festival. Join us this summer at Draper Park in Hastings-on-Hudson and enjoy live music, delicious food from local restaurants, and samplings from your favorite breweries!

Saturday, September 8 @ 7pm
Rock the Hall | Tarrytown Music Hall
Rock the Hall is The Music Hall’s First annual talent competition and showcase. After listening to dozens of fabulous entries, we’ve narrowed it down to SEVEN outstanding bands! Each will compete for First Place in our first-ever Rock The Hall talent competition. The Peak (107.1 FM) will host the evening. Come for a celebration of great music, and to support and cheer on your favorites — this is a showcase and a party with the best home-grown talent around.

Sunday, September 9 from 10am–2pm
Bicycle Sunday | Bronx River Parkway
The program runs September 9, 16, 23 and 30. No dates in July or August.

Sunday, September 9 from 10am–4pm
Hastings Flea | Commuter Lot, Hastings
Follow the link for this month’s details.

Sunday, September 9 @ 7pm
An Evening with Groucho | Paramount Hudson Valley
Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York, and London Acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity.

Wednesday, September 12–Sunday, September 16
Jazz Fest | White Plains
Returning to the city of White Plains for its seventh year, 2018 Jazz Fest White Plains is a five-day celebration of jazz for music lovers of all ages.

A partnership between ArtsWestchester, the City of White Plains and the White Plains BID, Jazz Fest has become a signature White Plains event of free and affordable jazz performances attracting jazz enthusiasts from throughout Westchester and beyond.

Thursday, September 13 from 7pm–8:30pm
Mentorship 101: A Path to Helping Others | The Aligned Center: 1 Bridge St., Ste. 64, Irvington
We are all students and teachers, and we all have the capacity to help others.  Have you ever felt a desire to serve as a guide for someone else, but don’t know where to begin?  In order to help others, we need to first understand our own personal paths. Join us for an evening of exploration of ourselves, and best mentorship practices according to The Aligned Center’s philosophies.  This is the first in a series of workshops that will create the foundation for The Aligned Center’s upcoming mentorship program, which will help support a wide range of local candidates from young adults to second career seniors.

Friday, September 14 from 10am–5pm, Saturday, September 15 from 10am–6pm, & Sunday, September 16 from 10am–5pm
Fall Crafts | Lyndhurst
Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst is a celebration of all things handmade and returns to Tarrytown, New York, on September 14, 15, 16, 2018! Featuring 300 modern American artists, designers and craftspeople, it is Westchester County’s most beloved arts event and favorite shopping experience at one of its most popular landmarks.

Saturday, September 15 from 12pm–6pm
Yonkers Riverfest | Downtown Yonkers
The most awaited festival in Westchester is here: The 26th Annual Riverfest in Downtown Yonkers! Riverfest is more than just a festival, it is a celebration of community. It is a time to reunite with friends and family. A time for grandparents to sit with their grandchildren and listen to the some of the greatest songs from each generation. The 26th annual Yonkers Riverfest is a FREE event to the public that draws 25,000 people to Yonkers Downtown, one of the biggest events in Westchester! The 26th Annual Yonkers Riverfest, held along the majestic Hudson River, will be held rain or shine on Saturday September 15th, from noon to 7:00pm.

Saturday, September 15 @ 2pm
VoiceScapes Audio Theater | Warner Library, 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown
Presents an afternoon of comedy and drama. Featuring famed audio book narrators Barbara Rosenblat and Robin Miles. Free Admission

Saturday, September 15 @ 8pm & Sunday, September 16 @ 3pm
Braiding | Andrus on Hudson, Hastings
A RiverArts Multi-Arts Performance Piece. RiverArts multidisciplinary performance project “Braiding” reflects the dimensions of arts and culture along the shores of the Hudson. Presenting world class dancers, classical and world musicians and original set designs by contemporary and traditional artists, the performances are scheduled for a variety of Rivertowns venues.

Saturday, September 15 @ 8pm
David Bromberg Big Band with Special Guest Tom Rush | Tarrytown Music Hall
An evening with two of the most celebrated artists of the Americana tradition. David Bromberg’s incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son.

Sunday, September 16 @ 1pm
Free Family Movie: WALL-E | Tarrytown Music Hall
We invite you to join us for a special free screening of WALL-E! After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE.

Saturday, September 22
Rivertown Public Market | Dobbs Ferry Waterfront 
Public markets were once a hallmark of civic life, where producers and neighbors could meet as they went about their daily routines. We are embracing the sense of community that defines the Rivertowns, while providing a forum for our local culinary stars to share their latest creations. Join us at the Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park for a day filled with vibrant food, exciting drinks, live music, kids’ activities, and an easygoing but festive vibe.

Saturday, September 22 @ 8pm
“Classic Deep Purple Live” performed by Glenn Hughes | Tarrytown Music Hall
Glenn Hughes, former bassist and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the ‘Voice of Rock’, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and the current front man for rock super group Black Country Communion is pleased to announce that he will be performing Deep Purple only material with his “Classic Deep Purple Live Performed by Glenn Hughes” nationwide US tour in August-Sept. 2018.

Sunday, September 23 @ 7pm
The Jayhawks | Tarrytown Music Hall
The incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements of The Jayhawks set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s. By the early 90’s they became a driving force and inspiration behind the growing Americana movement.

Friday, September 28 @ 8pm
Angel Olsen | Tarrytown Music Hall
Special Guest: Julianna Barwick & Mark Trecka. How do you best describe Angel Olsen? From the lo-fi, sparse folk-melancholy of her 2010 EP, Strange Cacti, to the electrified, polished rock ‘n’ roll bursting from 2016’s beloved and acclaimed My Woman, Olsen has refused to succumb to a single genre, expectation, or vision. Impossible to pin down, Olsen navigates the world with her remarkable, symphonic voice and a propensity for narrative, her music growing into whatever shape best fits to tell the story.

Saturday, September 29 @ 8pm
Wanda Sykes–Oh Well Tour | Tarrytown Music Hall
Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand up has sent her career in many different areas.

October

Friday, October 5 from 6pm–9pm
Friday Night Live: Oktoberfest | Downtown Hastings
Rain date: October 12

Saturday, October 6 form 1pm–8pm
Ferry Festa 2018 | Main & Cedar Streets, Dobbs Ferry
Rain or shine. Follow the link for vendor information.

Saturday, October 13
Sleepy Hollow Street Fair | Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow
Join us for a day of family fun: food, crafts, music and more. Rain or Shine

 

 

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