The rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Fri., Dec. 7. See listing for details.
The rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Fri., Dec. 7. See listing for details.

Fri., Dec. 7

SCARS ON 45: JIMMY FINK’S AFTER 6 HOLIDAY PARTY. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Doors open for show at 5 p.m. Ages 21 & over. 107.1 The Peak radio personality Jimmy Fink will be broadcasting live for his After 6 Holiday Party featuring England based rockers Scars on 45. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

RYE BROOK’S 2018 WINTERFEST. Pine Ridge Park, Latonia Road & Mohegan La., Rye Brook. 6-9 p.m. A fun-filled holiday extravaganza for all ages that will feature live ice sculptures, a polar express train ride around the park, crafts & games, music by Beth & Scott Bierko, the Blind Brook High School Band and A cappella, plus annual Christmas tree & Menorah lighting ceremony. In addition, Santa will arrive at the park at 6 p.m. and meet with children from 6-8:30 p.m. Rye Brook Rec will be collecting “new or used coats” for their annual coat drive to be distributed to neighbors who are less fortunate. www.ryebrook.org.

WINTER PAINT NITE. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 6 p.m. For kids and adults. Support the middle school’s theater program while enjoying a night of family-friendly artistic activity. Paint Van Gogh’s “Flowers.” Canvas, paint, brushes, expert instruction and a smock are included in the admission price of $30 per person. Snacks, candy and beverages will be available. No minimum age to participate. Purchase tickets at www.showtix4u.com.

CLADIES NIGHT SIP & SPIN WHEEL CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. No class Dec. 21 & 28. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Participants can have fun and get their hands dirty while learning the potter’s wheel. $50 fee includes clay and firing. Registration closes two days before class. Register at www.clayartcenter.org.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. The group is known for blending genres of gospel, country, swing and blues and have collaborated with legends of rock 'n' roll such as Gregg Allman. Also performing: Brother Hawk, a southern rock band. $30 & $40 in advance; $35 & $45 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Dec. 8

CLAY HOLIDAY: ANNUAL SALE & STUDIO TOUR. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Dec. 22. Shop local & give hand-made! The sale features hundreds of pieces of functional pottery and ceramic sculpture by local and nationally recognized artists. It is an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind clay art for holiday gift-giving as well as for one's own use. Discover the area's only ceramic center, where sculptors and potters work in a cooperative environment. Visitors are welcome to tour artists' studio spaces and meet the artists. Don’t miss the ornament wall with hundreds of hand-made ceramic holiday keepsakes. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.clayartcenter.org.

BARRY FLYNN HARBORMASTER MEMORIAL UNVEILING. Port Chester Marina, Abendroth Avenue. 11 a.m. Mayor Richard Falanka will unveil the newest Port Chester memorial in honor of the former harbormaster for the Village of Port Chester. This is a rededication of a memorial that was erected in the 1980s but was removed during the marina redevelopment project. The memorial is located next to the Byram River at the northern end of the promenade. For additional information, contact the mayor’s office at 914/939-5201.

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Saturdays thru Dec. 15. 1:30-3:30 p.m. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time. Today: Ornament making projects—session 1: 1:30-2:30 p.m., session 2: 3:30-5 p.m. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand-building projects for adults, children, family and friends. No previous experience necessary; beginners welcome. Projects take between 1.5-2 hours. Projects will be glazed and fired and available for pick-up in 2-3 weeks. Class includes materials and firing. Children under 16 must attend with a guardian enrolled in the class. $30 adults; $20 children under 12. Tickets go on sale at the front desk at 10 a.m. each Saturday. Reserve your seat, first come-first served at 914/937-2047 x3; www.clayartcenter.org.

DAVID CROSBY & FRIENDS. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. They will interpret Crosby’s greatest hits as well as performing music from the album “Lighthouse” and the new album “Here If You Listen.” $36, $46, $56, $66 & $86 in advance; $41, $51, $61, $71 & $91 day of show. Note: $1 from each ticket will be donated to a David Crosby charity. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sun., Dec. 9

THE NUTCRACKER. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Doors open at 4 p.m., show at 5 p.m. Central Park Dance performs its third annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. One night only, join Clara on her wild journey through a blizzard of ballerinas into a Land of Sweets filled with colorful characters and pure holiday magic. This beloved classic features over 100 dancers from Central Park Dance and surrounding Westchester communities. Children ages 3 & under are admitted free provided they sit on a parent or guardian’s lap. Children 4 years old and over require a ticket. $25, $35 & $45. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Mon., Dec. 10

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA TUTORING PROGRAM. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free TASC/GED Tutoring program. No appointment necessary. Tutors are available to help you prepare for the exam. 914/231-3264; TASC@wlsmail.org.

FREE HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY MATH TUTORING. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free math tutoring for the TASC (formerly GED). No registration is required for this drop-in service. 939-6710.

KING STREET SCHOOL WINTER CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Third grade singers, 4th & 5th grade glee clubs and 5th grade band. Directors are Kristin Fleming and Ulysses Torres.

Tues., Dec. 11

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment only to 914/813-5192. Representatives from the Westchester County Department of Health will answer questions and register patrons for this insurance. Assistance is available in both English and Spanish.

BINGO. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School Cafeteria, 136 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Every Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:45 p.m.

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL. Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Adults only. This is a great way to socialize and network. $4 per person. www.Carvercenter.org.

Wed., Dec. 12

DEADGRASS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Music of the Grateful Dead with a bluegrass twist. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Dec. 13

STATE SEN. SHELLEY MAYER’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE. Port Chester Senior Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 4-6 p.m. Free. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks with your neighbors, local municipal officials, community leaders and your State Senator for the 37th District. At the event, Sen. Mayer will be collecting donations for Feeding Westchester. Suggested donations are diapers, toiletries and non-perishable food items. For a list of additional items, go to FeedingWestchester.org. RSVP is required for the Holiday Open House at 914/934-4250, bit.lyMayerHolidayOpenHouse or email smayer@nysenate.gov.

KENNEDY SCHOOL WINTER CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. 4th & 5th grade glee clubs and 5th grade band. Directors are Kristen D’Avanzo and Ulysses Torres.

EVERYONE ORCHESTRA. 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. A powerhouse of musicians create a night of musical improv like never before. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

ZUMBA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Every Thursday. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Martha Oceguera, who also teaches at the Rye YMCA. Your first class is free. Come for a fun, exciting, high calorie-burning workout that feels like a party. Classes are open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. No dance experience required. Bring friends and meet new ones. For information, write to Martha Oceguera at zumba.w.martha@gmail.com.

Fri., Dec. 14

PORT CHESTER-RYE BROOK-RYE TOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY. T&J Italian Restaurant, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Customers Bank. $45 per person. For additional information call 914/939-1900.

CLADIES NIGHT SIP & SPIN WHEEL CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. No class Dec. 21 & 28. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Participants can have fun and get their hands dirty while learning the potter’s wheel. $50 fee includes clay and firing. Registration closes two days before class. Register at www.clayartcenter.org.

DEAD ON LIVE WINTERLAND ’74: “WALL OF SOUND.” The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Dead’s classics. Also performing: Doobie Decibel System with songs and sounds that cross every genre. $25 & $45 in advance; $30 & $50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

THE BODEGA TALLBOYS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. Country & soul tunes, rambling ballads, original barnyard stompfest classics. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Dec. 15

WEEN. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. SOLD OUT on website. See Dec. 16 listing.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Corpus Christi Gym, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Directed by Kelly Budde; musical direction by Cindy Moore; producer Peggyann Munnick. Cast includes Enrique Amaro, Alyssa Asiain, Laura Asiain, Alexa Budde, Natalie Budde, Samantha Ceja, Lester Villeda, Keyla Guayllasaca, Camila Gudino, Ashley Francisco, Skyler Kucera-Kondi, Milena Martinez, Gage Saresky, Titan Saresky, Xander Tamucci, Elisa Nicole Tenecela, Mariana Tenecela, Sergio Toledo and Emily Trezza. All proceeds will be used to support the Parish Religious Education program and children. $2 donation per person welcome.

Sun., Dec. 16

PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS, gym side of building on College Avenue, Rye Brook, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Aluminum soda or beer cans, plastic and glass beverage or beer bottles eligible for deposit refund will be collected. Remember that water bottles now carry the deposit too. The collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year.

LIFE CHAIN. Kohl’s Plaza, Boston Post Road, Port Chester. 2-3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Respect Life Ministry, Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary Parish, Port Chester. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, legal and non-confrontational presence. For information, call 914/939-3169.

WEEN PRE-SHOW: GOD WEEN EVAN LIVE PODCAST. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m. Free for Ween ticketholders. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

WEEN. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They move from rock to punk to psychedelia, to country to alternative and all point in between. $55, $65, $75 & $99.50 in advance/ $60, $70, $80 & $104.50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

For Kids

Sat., Dec. 8

ORNAMENT MAKING CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. (two sessions). For ages 6-15. www.clayartcenter.org. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a guardian enrolled in the class. $20 per child under 12; $30 all others. Fee includes materials and firing. Ornaments will be glazed and fired and available for pickup 2 weeks after the class. Space is limited. Register in advance at 914/937-2047 or at the front desk at 10 a.m. the day of class.

GREGG ALLMAN BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FT. THE MUSIC OF THE ALLMAN BROTHERS FOR KIDS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., show at 3 p.m.  The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids’ games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. It is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. $15 in advance; $17 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Dec. 15

HOLIDAY PARTY FEATURING GRATEFUL DEAD FOR KIDS WITH STELLA BLUE’S BAND. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Doors open at 11 a.m., show at 11:30 a.m. and doors open at 2:30 p.m., show at 3 p.m. All ages. The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. It is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. $15 in advance; $17 day of show; free for children under 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

For Seniors

Wed., Dec. 12

STEW LEONARD’S NORWALK. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 10 a.m. Enjoy a fun day of shopping and lunch on your own. $2; $4 for non-members. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Mon., Dec. 17

HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 4:30 p.m. for the annual trip to enjoy local holiday lights followed by pizza dinner at the center. $5; $7 for non-members. Register at 914/939-7904.

Mondays

YOGA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. 914/939-4975.

TAI CHI. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 1 p.m. $42 or $5 drop in for members; $70 or $8 drop in fee for non-members. 914/939-7904.

Tuesdays

PAINTING INSTRUCTION. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Taught by Kathleen Pasquale. This class is for the beginner as well as accomplished painters. Free for members. 914/939-7904.

TAI CHI. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester.10:30 a.m. 914/939-4975.

Mon., Tues. & Thurs.

GENERAL FITNESS/STRENGTH TRAINING. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9 a.m. Free for members. Treat yourself to an aerobic workout concentrating on building muscle mass and stronger bones. Includes stair exercises. Taught by Tiffany Mon. & Tues. and by Jodi Thursdays. 914/939-7904.

Mondays & Fridays

MAH JONG FOR ALL LEVELS. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30 a.m. Free. Join Rye Brook resident Anita Penchina and either learn to play this age-old game or be paired with some fellow players and learn or perfect your skill. For information call 939-7904.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

COMPUTER INSTRUCTION WITH JOSH BROWN. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 4-5 p.m. Free. By appointment only—1/2-hour appointments. 914/939-7904.

3rd Tuesday

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. For information call 939-7904.

Every Wed., Thurs. & Sat.

BINGO. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

Every Thursday

ZUMBA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. For information call 914/939-4975.

SENIOR BENEFITS INFORMATION CENTER. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Trained counselors are available to help adults 55 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Please bring your Medicare card as well as any other insurance card you may have. 914/269-7131.

Every Friday

PAINTING CLASS. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30-11:45 a.m. With instructor Kathleen Pasquale. 939-4975.

YOGA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10 a.m. Class is limited to 12 and is on a first come, first served basis. Join instructor Pat Gleason on an exploration in the practice of Yoga. $45 for $5 drop in for members; $75 of $8 drop in for non-members. 914/939-7904.