Attendees at a previous Clay Art Center Hand in Hand benefit & auction check out items on display. This year’s event will take place Sat., Oct. 16. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.
Attendees at a previous Clay Art Center Hand in Hand benefit & auction check out items on display. This year’s event will take place Sat., Oct. 16. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.

Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day will be celebrated Mon., Oct. 11. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. It was instituted in Berkeley, Calif. in 1992 to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Columbus in the Americas Oct. 12, 1492. Government offices in the Town of Rye and the Villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook will be closed as will the library, most banks, Port Chester and Blind Brook schools and the post office—there will be no mail delivery. In Port Chester, there will be no change in the sanitation schedule this week. In Rye Brook, Mon. garbage will be collected Tues., Tues. garbage will be collected Wed., Wed., Thurs. & Fri. garbage, recycling and bulk collections remain the same. No green waste collection this week. During holiday weeks, trucks often pick up at very different times and often earlier than normal. The Village Code requires that refuse be out by 6 a.m. on the scheduled day.

The Port Chester Mobile Food Pantry will distribute free food for those in need at Drew Gardens, 10-22 Drew St., Port Chester Sat., Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. Everyone must bring their own reusable bag. CDC guidelines will be followed to ensure community safety.

The Italian flag will be raised by the Port Chester DPW in Liberty Square Friday, Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m. in honor of Italian Heritage Month and will be up for the month of October. At 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, the Port Chester Italian Heritage Club and the Knights of Columbus will be celebrating their Italian heritage with music, coffee and cannoli at the KOC Hall on Westchester Avenue.

Meals on Main Street (MOMS), also known as Caritas, and the Colony Grill will host the inaugural Miles for MOMS, a 1.5-mile fun run, Sun., Oct. 17. Runners will start at Walgreens (107 N. Main St.), run to the MOMS' building (509 N. Main St.) and back to the Colony Grill parking lot where there will be food, drinks and music to celebrate at the finish line. Rain or shine. Runners can register at $25 per adult; $20 per student (plus community service hours for participating); strollers are free.

BBHS Class of 2025 will have a fundraiser Mon., Oct. 18 at Chipotle, 100 S. Ridge St., Rye Brook, 4-8 p.m. Mention the Blind Brook Freshman Class when you order and 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the Class of 2025. You can order in person or online at the Chipotle app or on their website,, choose pickup and select the Rye Brook location.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester is presenting Saturday Clay for ages 6+ Sat., Oct. 9, 23, 30, Nov. 6 & 20 and Dec. 4, 11 & 18, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 9 & 30 will feature Halloween themed projects; Dec. 4 & 11 will feature ornament making. No experience necessary. $25 per person and Family Wheel Night for ages 10+ Sat., Oct. 9, 23, Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4 & 18, 6-8 p.m. Have fun with the whole family in this one-time class for parents, kids, tweens and teens interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Parent/guardian must register for the class. $45 per person.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will present Wheel Thrown Pumpkins and Jack O’Lanterns, a 3-day workshop, Sat., Oct. 9, 23 & 30, 2-5 p.m. All skill levels. Learn to throw and alter an enclosed pumpkin form that can be used for decoration, as a jar or carved into a Jack O’Lantern candle holder. $147 and Double Walled & Closed Forms, a 3-day workshop, Mon., Oct. 11, 18 & 25, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Jon Townley will demonstrate how he makes his closed and double walled sculptural forms using various techniques, including a solid clay core mold, a template mold, and carving from solid. $147. Pre-registration required at

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, will present the exhibit A Taste of Home: juried by Julia Galloway. Thru Oct. 17. This is a national invitational exhibition featuring ceramic cups that explore our relationship to the meaning of “home.” View the exhibition online at and shop Paired Ceramic Cups at their website. Gallery & Shop hours (no appointment necessary) Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Clay Art Center Hand in Hand Benefit & Auction will take place Sat., Oct. 16, 4-7 p.m. outdoors in front of the Clay Art Center at 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Tickets are on sale now. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, good food, live preview of the auction items before bidding online and celebration of the community. Proceeds from the auction and benefit support vital operations, as well as programs including year-round scholarships, residencies for emerging artists, and Clay as Therapy programs which allow Clay Art Center to promote the practice and appreciation for ceramic arts in our community. Your donation of $75 includes admission for the live outdoor event- and online auction. VIP tickets are $175. Ticket info is available at

The Capitol Theater, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will feature Umphrey’s McGee Presents UMBowl 2021 Fri. & Sat., Oct. 8 & 9. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $59.99/$69.99/$74.99 (advance), $64.99/$74.99/$79.99 (day of show), $149.98 (2-day pass); Phil Lesh & Friends Mon.-Wed., Oct. 11-13; 18-20 & Fri.-Sun., Oct. 29-31; $59.60-$376.75; Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Fri. & Sat. Oct. 15 & 16; Blue October, Sun., Oct. 17. $25-$35. Doors open at 6:30 show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. $38.50-$271. Some shows may be sold out on the website. Ages 18+ unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted. For tickets go to

All shows at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester during the pandemic were canceled or postponed. Following is the current information from The Capitol:

Rescheduled shows: Oct. 21: Spoon. Oct. 22: Lukas Nelson & The Promise of Real. Oct. 23: Get the Led Out; Oct. 27: Foreigner. Oct. 28: J.I: The Young and Restless Tour; Nov. 3 & 4: Gary Clark, Jr.; Nov. 7: Cheap Trick; Nov. 11: Little Feat; Nov. 17: Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening; Nov. 21: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons; Nov. 22: Joe Bonamassa. Nov. 23 & 24: Bob Dylan; Nov. 26 & 27: Twiddle Friendsgiving. Dec. 4: Hot Tuna Acoustic; Dec. 10 & 11: moe; Mar. 31, Apr. 1&2, 2022: Disco Biscuits. Apr. 9, 2022: The Beach Boys. Apr. 10, 2022: Bela Fleck & the Fleckstones. Apr. 29, 2022: Nate Bargatze.

Yet to be rescheduled: Rival Sons, Ripe.

Canceled shows: Lake Street Drive, Dark Star Orchestra, Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Franti, Sunrise Day Camp Benefit, Billy Strings, Saving Grace and The Fab Faux.

Refund at point of purchase. Original tickets will be honored on the new date and tickets for all performances can be purchased at

Tickets for the Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real concert at The Capitol Theatre Oct. 22 are available at

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Oukuo, Fri., Oct. 8 immediately following Umphrey's McGee at The Capitol Theatre. Doors open and show at 11 p.m. $30 + $9.95 fees; Doom Flamingo: Umphrey's McGee After-Party, Sat., Oct. 9, immediately following Umphrey's McGee at The Capitol Theatre. Doors open and show at 11 p.m. $30; Petite Mur de Son- Mini Wall of Sound, Mon.-Wed., Oct. 11-13, doors open & show at 6:30 p.m. Phil Lesh & Friends pre-show; free with show tickets; The New Motif, Fri., Oct. 15. Doors open & show at 6:30 p.m. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong pre-show. Free with show ticket; Dogs in a Pile, Sat., Oct. 16. Doors open & show at 6:30 p.m. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong pre-show. Free with show ticket. General admission. Ages 21+. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. for all performances unless noted otherwise. All patrons must show proof of either full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of entry.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present The Rock and Roll Playhouse, the Music of Phish for Kids & More. Sat., Oct. 16. All ages. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. $15 advance; $17 day of show.

The Port-Chester-Rye Brook Public Library will offer a Halloween StoryWalk thru Nov. 1. Take a storywalk around the outside of the library and enjoy walking and reading The Ghosts Went Floating by Kim Normal. For additional information call 914/939-6710, press 3.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library has announced that registration is open for their October Grab and Go Halloween Craft. Sign up now by emailing or by calling 914/939-6710; press 3. Grab and Go Halloween craft will be distributed from Oct. 18-30. Children will be given a bag with all of the pieces they need to make the craft.

Yoga in the Park with Jamie Maldonado at Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook takes place every Sun., 9:30-10:30 a.m. All levels welcome. Jamie is a native of Rye Brook and a Port Chester High School graduate. Please bring a yoga mat and towel. Fee: $20 suggested amount by cash or check at Venmo@JMalYoga. For information and registration, email

Music in the Mansion at Crawford Park in Rye Brook will take place Sat., Nov. 13 featuring Hubby Jenkins. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Refreshments will be available, including beer and wine. or email

Bingo that usually takes place Tuesdays at Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School Cafeteria has been cancelled until further notice.