Chris Ruggiero will perform a Christmas concert at Port Chester High School Fri., Dec. 9. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.
Photo by Leesa Richards and Joseph Mirrione
Chris Ruggiero will perform a Christmas concert at Port Chester High School Fri., Dec. 9. See 10573 In-Person Events for details. Photo by Leesa Richards and Joseph Mirrione

The Port Chester Middle School Drama Club will present “Seussical Jr.” Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3 at 7 p.m. in the Port Chester Middle School auditorium, 113 Bowman Ave. Adult tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and students, at Cash tickets will be available at the door beginning 45 minutes prior to showtime.

Rye Brook’s Winter Fest will be held Fri., Dec. 2 at Pine Ridge Park, Latonia Road, Rye Brook from 6-9 p.m. Activities will include Santa in the Park, crafts & games, ice carving demos, bounce house, train rides, Santa and elf magic show and Christmas tree and menorah lighting.

The Westchester County Mobile Shredder will be in the parking lot at Port Chester Village Hall, 222 Grace Church St., Sat., Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Residents can bring items for shredding on a first come, first served basis.

Janet Heiser Game Night will be held Thurs., Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at KTI, 575 King St., Port Chester. Bring your friends for a night of mah jongg, canasta, bridge and prizes. $25 per person. RSVP to Pam Kaplow at [email protected] or Laurie Landes at [email protected]

Holiday Lights will take place at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, Fri., Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m. Note the new date and times. There will be giant inflatables, games and activities, cocoa and food trucks, tree lighting and Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Christmas with Chris Ruggiero, his new holiday show with special guests Emil Stucchio and The Classics, will take place in the Port Chester High School Auditorium, 1 Tamarack Rd., Fri., Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. For additional information and tickets, go to and Facebook page

Port Chester’s Christmas Parade—Santa Claus is Coming to Town will take place Sat., Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. The parade route will be from King Street School, along King Street to Lyon Park. Santa will hand out gifts in Lyon Park after the parade. Gifts are limited to the first 500. Bring your letters to Santa for Santa’s Mailbox that will be in the park. There will be hot chocolate, entertainment and food trucks. Rain date: Dec. 11. For additional information call 914/939-2354 or go to

Bulk pickup for trash and green waste in Port Chester will be Dec. 14 & 21.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present Hot Tuna Acoustic & Electric, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3. $55-$95; Central Park Dance Presents the “Nutcracker,” Sun., Dec. 11. Early show: doors open at 11:30 a.m., show at 12:30 p.m.; late show: doors open at 4 p.m.; show at 5 p.m. $34-$119. This event is for all ages. 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. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. 18+ unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children under 8 years of age are not permitted unless noted otherwise. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for these events. To purchase tickets, go to

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present the Rock ‘n Roll Playhouse Plays Music of the Beatles for Kids & More Holiday Party. Sat., Dec. 10. All ages. Two shows. Doors open at 11 a.m.; show at 11:30 a.m. The second show at 3 p.m. is sold out on website. $15. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for this event.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, presents a Holiday Market. Shop the market online or in-person thru Dec. 24.  For additional information, go to

SPRYE offers Gentle Chair Yoga every Wednesday at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free, but registration is required at 914/481-5706.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, offers the following weekly programs: Maker Night, Fridays, 7-9 p.m. for ages 17+. $65 includes all materials; Family Wheel Night, Saturdays, 6-8 p.m. for ages 10+. $50 and Saturday Clay for ages 6+. $35. Parent or guardian must register for these classes.

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester has announced that advance sale tickets for Joe Gatto’s Night of Comedy (Wed., Dec. 28) can be ordered online now. For information on this and all upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to

All shows at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester during the height of the pandemic have been canceled or postponed. Following is the current information from The Capitol: Yet to be rescheduled: Rival Sons, Ripe. Canceled shows: Bella Fleck & The Fleckstones; Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Lake Street Drive, Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Franti, Sunrise Day Camp Benefit, Billy Strings, Saving Grace, The Fab Faux and Devon Allman Band & Samantha Fish Band (previously June 17, 2022). Refund at point of purchase. Original tickets will be honored on the new date and tickets for all performances can be purchased at

Health Insurance Navigation Help, offered by the Westchester County Department of Health, takes place at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appointment only. Free. Questions and requests will be kept confidential. To make an appointment, call 914/995-6350 or email [email protected]

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 [email protected] For information and registration, email [email protected]

Bingo that usually takes place Tuesdays at Corpus Christi Holy Rosary School Cafeteria has been cancelled until further notice. 914/934-4407.


Ice Cream Social, 40 Merritt St., 2nd Floor, Port Chester is presenting Feast of Fates, an exhibition of new works by Adina Andrus thru Dec. 10, weekends from 12-5 p.m. and by appointment only Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For a weekday appointment, go to

The Crit Lab: Critical, Ethical Art at MAPSpace, 6 N. Pearl St., Port Chester, is presenting Ruptured Dichotomies: Lauren Bradshaw and Theo Trotter thru Dec. 10 and Mia Brownell: Garden Variety, Sun., Dec. 4-Jan. 20. There will be an Artist Reception Sun., Dec. 4, 1-3 p.m. Mia Brownell’s paintings reflect a longing for the ordinary with an understanding that ordinary may never have existed in the first place. Her paintings re-envision the genre of Still-Life images from both a macro (cultural) and microscopic (genetic) perspective.