Bather by Alex Katz from the exhibition at the Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College thru Oct. 14. See “Exhibits” for details.
Bather by Alex Katz from the exhibition at the Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College thru Oct. 14. See “Exhibits” for details.

Art Show

Sat. & Sun., Sept. 8 & 9

ASOG ANNUAL SIDEWALK ART SHOW AND SALE. Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. The Art Society of Old Greenwich will bring a festive array of colorful artworks to this annual celebration of the arts with something for everyone. There will be portraits, florals, still life, nature, animals, landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and more in a range of artistic forms from realistic to abstract. Media include watercolor, oil, acrylic, drawing/graphics, photography, pastel and mixed media. There will also be a live jazz performance by Lucas Gazianis, jazz pianist and member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra.  A feature of this event is the Sidewalk Art Show for Young Artists where children and teens up to age 17 will exhibit their paintings, drawings, collages and photography.

Auditions

Thurs. & Sun., Sept. 6 & 9

“RENT.” Random Farms Kids’ Theater, 77 Executive Blvd., Elmsford. Sept. 6, 4-8:30 p.m.; Sept. 9 1-5 p.m. Callbacks will be Sept. 15 & 16. Please prepare 32-48 bars of a pop/rock song or a contemporary musical theater song similar to the style of Jonathan Larson's “Rent.” Make sure to bring sheet music in the correct key. Accompanist provided. Bring a resume (if you have one) and a headshot (a recent photo is fine). For additional information or to schedule an audition go to www.randomfarms.com/index.php/auditions?id=196.

Benefits

Fri., Sept. 7

ZUMBA: DANCE FOR THE CHILDREN. Oakland Beach, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 6:30-9 p.m. Rain or shine. Event will benefit Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc. There will be raffle prizes. $20 per person in advance; $25 at the beach. 914/939-1180; www.foreverfamiliesthrougadoption.org or see your Zumba instructor.

Sat., Sept. 15

PICNIC IN THE PARK. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 6 p.m. Movie, cocktails, dinner, dancing.  $160. www.thepicturehouse.org.

Concerts/Music

Every Friday

FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ JAM. Hastings Station Café, 134 Southside Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. Live jazz every Friday evening from 7-10 p.m. There will be an open jam session midway through the evening. 914/693-3175.

Thru Sat., Sept. 8

JAZZ FORUM ARTS CONCERTS. The Jazz Forum, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Aug. 31 & Sept. 1: Houston Person Quartet 7 & 9:30 p.m. $15-$20. Sept. 2: Carlos Barbosa-Lima Trio at 4 p.m.; Jancy Marano featuring Mike Agene at 6 p.m. $15-$20. Sept. 7 & 8: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Joey DeFrancesco Trio. $15-20. 914/641-1000.; www.jazzforumarts.org.

Sat., Sept. 8

ROCK THE HALL. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. Seven bands all competing for first place: Alisa Amador, Tori Ciarcia, The Foxfires, Ava Heatley, Kendrix Rule, The Reveries, Saul Rivers and Dan Zlotnick. $20. Pre-show party at 5:45 p.m. includes free food and beer along with a special performance for $40. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

SALON SERIES: MAGICAL MANDOLIN. Mozartina Musical Arts Conservatory, 43 Prospect Ave., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. Concert of music for mandolin and piano with works by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Beethoven, Grieg, Hummel, Calace and Arrigoni. $30. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 7-9

YORKTOWN GRANGE FAIR. 99 Moseman Rd, Yorktown Heights. Fri. 4-11 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Theme this year is American Value, Hometown Roots. Each year the Yorktown Grange Association pays tribute to its fertile history with an annual celebration of agrarian life with popular exhibitions of champion farm animals, live music on the mainstage, old-fashioned variety acts, midway games, hayrides, a wide assortment of food and beverage and a mile-long parade of vintage tractors, trucks and vehicles on Sat. at noon. To participate in the Tractor Parade, vehicle owners can join the formation starting at 11 a.m. in the field behind the firehouse on Commerce Street. To compete for blue ribbons for homegrown poultry, livestock, produce, flowers, needlework, photography, baking, Lego designs and all-media art by ages 55 & up go to yorktowngrangefair.org for entry information. On Fri. night WHUD’s Kacey will greet fairgoers and give away prizes. Admissiom: $8; ages 62 & over, children 11 & under and all students with valid ID are $5; children under 2 are free. Tickets for rides are sold separately or as all-day wristbands for unlimited rides which start at $25. 914/962-3900.

NORWALK OYSTER FESTIVAL. Veterans Memorial Park, Seaview Avenue, Norwalk. Fri., Sept. 7, 7-11 p.m. with a kick-off by Funky Dawgz on the Main Stage with a performance that combines an upbeat mix of traditional New Orleans r & b, original music, hip-hop, funk and today’s top hits played with a brass twist. Deep Banana Blackout takes the Main Stage at 9 p.m. with grade A+ funk.  Sept. 8: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Festival headliner Steven Augeri, former Journey lead singer, will be on the Main Stage. Sept. 9: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band will perform on the Main Stage. Children of all ages will be engaged and entertained by an enthralling magic act with lots of audience participation that is suitable for all ages. There will be photo opportunities with characters, face painting and pint-sized carnival games at Kids Cove throughout the day. On Sat. & Sun., there are special packages and meals at many food booths available for children with the highlight being a special $25 wristband for unlimited rides from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. both days. Sunday is Family Day when kids 12 & under get in free with a paid adult. Admission is $10 on Friday for adults; $12 Sat. & Sun. Senior tickets are $10 on all days. Children 5-12 are $5; free for children under 5 and U.S. military personnel on active duty. For tickets go to www.seaport.org.

Films

Thurs., Sept. 6

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE’S “JULIE.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 2 p.m. Broadcast live. Fresh from a break-up, Julie throws a wild party. As the revelry continues upstairs, three women become embroiled in a power struggle that rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival. This edgy reworking of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie is set in contemporary London. $35 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Fri., Sept. 7

“PICK OF THE LITTER.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 7 p.m. Film follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense 2-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose ultimate responsibility is to protect their blind partners from harm. Q&A after screening with director Dana Nachman. For information go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

Galas

Sat., Sept. 8

WESPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE GALA. 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 5:15 cocktail party and silent auction; 6:15 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. performance by Sutton Foster; 9 p.m. after party; silent auction continues. Broadway and TV star Sutton Foster will perform Broadway standards with a trio of musicians. Tickets start at $350. Gala proceeds will benefit the non-profit, professional producing theater. For additional information and tickets go to westportplayhouse.org or call 203/571-1138.

HUDSON STAGE 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA. At a home in Armonk overlooking the 13th hole of the Whippoorwill Golf Course. 7 p.m. cocktails & hors d’oeuvres, sunset concert, dessert, coffee and more. Hosted by Broadway star and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck. $150 per person. Contact Hudson Stage at 914/271-2881 or www.hudsonstage.com.

Theater

Thru Sept. 9

“ANYTHING GOES.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, One Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. One of the greatest tap dancing musicals of all time. A brassy nightclub singer, a starry-eyed stowaway and Public Enemy No. 13 are booked on a transatlantic luxury liner bound for romance and laughter. Cole Porter’s delightful, delicious, first-class score includes some of musical theatre’s most memorable standards. Wed. & Thurs. & some Fri. matinees: Lunch 11:30 a.m. and show 1 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. evenings: Dinner 6:30 p.m. and show 8 p.m. Sunday matinees: Lunch 12 p.m. and show 1:30 p.m. Sunday evenings: Dinner 5:30 p.m. and show 7 p.m. Tickets: $59-$89 plus tax depending on the performance. Reservations: 914-592-2222 or www.BroadwayTheatre.com.

Thru Sat., Sept. 1

“THE UNDERSTUDY.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tues. at 7 p.m., Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m.; matinee Sept. 1 at 3 p.m. Audiences mob the theater when a Hollywood action star takes the Broadway stage in a recently discovered play by Franz Kafka. But what if he can’t go on? Enter Harry, the understudy, a journeyman who has the chops but not the resume. This hilarious look at life backstage gets even crazier when Harry reunites with the stage manager (his ex-fiancée) and dukes it out with the film star as obstacles mount and tensions rise. $30, $40 & $50. www.wstportplayhouse.org; 203/227-4177.

Tours

Sundays

MANSION TOURS. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 2-5 p.m. or every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 12-1:30 p.m. (stop by with a brown bag lunch). Learn about our shared American history or recent gifts. 914/628-9275.

Exhibits

BRAND-NEW & TERRIFIC: ALEX KATZ IN THE 1950S. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru Oct. 14. Featured are more than 60 works from public and private collections, including many rarely seen works from the artist’s own holdings. Museum hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m., Wed., 12-8 p.m. $5 general public; $3 seniors 62+; $3 students. www.neurberger.org.

ART EXHIBIT. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Weekends in September. 12-4 p.m. Artwork by Robert Uricchio in the Main House Gallery. 914/864-7282.

COOL & COLLECTED ’18. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru Sept. 2. This is the 4th emerging artist exhibition and features five artists age 35 & under vetted by the exhibitions curators, gallery manager and associate who are themselves under 30. The show introduces new artistic explorations and movements within the millennial generation. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment. www.kbfa.com.

US. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Sept. 15. US is the third of four themed exhibits for 2018, a year featuring artists whose works examine social justice issues and the intricacies of maneuvering life, lifestyles and living within a global society. US is a national invitational exhibition of ceramic works exploring the idea of what it is to be an American. Invited artists: Natalia Arbelaez, Russell Biles, Andrew Coombs, Jared Gelormino, Brian Harper, Virgil Ortiz, Mariko Paterson, Jessica Putnam Phillips, Hope Rovelto, Steven Montgomery, Sana Musasama, Ehren Tool and Shalene Valenzuela. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. 914/937-2047; www.clayartcenter.org.

A CONTINUOUS THREAD: NAVAJO WEAVING TRADITIONS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Sat., Thru Nov. 25. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the earliest Mexican-inspired Saltillo serapes, c. 1880 to mid-20th century pictorial rugs and will feature a dozen items from the Museum’s Native American ethnographic collection, some of which have never been publicly exhibited. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

PLAY & REWIND: ODE TO SUMMER ON FILM. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Oct. 7. Exhibition features artists working in the expanded field of video, film and photography and includes works by Trisha Baga, Tina Barney, Phil Collins, Laida Lertxundi, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Cengiz Tkin and Agnes Martin, whose only film, Gabriel, will be shown.

ANDY WARHOL: SUBJECT AND SERIALITY. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Thru Dec. 23. Warhol helped transform popular culture into an art movement. His method of repeating images of his subjects in various and multiple ways brings this complexity into focus. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m., Wed., 12-8 p.m. Admission: $5 general public; $3 seniors 62+ and students. www.neuberger.org.

EXPRESSSIONISM IN PRINT: THE EARLY WORKS OF RICHARD HAAS, 1957-1964. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Oct. 21. His expansive oeuvre is predominantly marked by trompe l’oeil murals and detailed renderings of NYC’s architecture. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

WILD BEES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY PAULA SHARP AND ROSS EATMAN. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Nov. 11. Features approximately 26 photographs of wild bees in their natural habitats, along with native bee specimens that can be viewed under a video microscope, an interactive website, bee houses and giant model bees at 20x scale. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO ARK. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Through Sept. 2. Features the work of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. This is an ambitious project committed to documenting every species in the work’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries—inspiring people not just to care, but also to help protect these animals for future generations. Exhibition will highlight more than 50 of Sartore’s most compelling images. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

BRETT SLAVIN EXHIBITION AND SALE. Slavin Studios, The Mariner, 21 Willett Ave., Port Chester. Ongoing. Ceramic sculpture and functional wares.  914/671-4252. www.slavinstudios.com.

COASTAL SCENE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent. The Bruce Museum has acquired and installed this painting by Alfred Thomas Bricher, a well-known 19th century American landscape artist. The painting, which currently hangs behind the information desk in the front lobby of the Museum, is a fine example of luminist painting. www.brucemuseum.org.

CHINESE FOLKTALE: KAI AND THE DRAGON. Rye Town Park Administration Building, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. Permanent installation. Clay Art Center invites individuals and families of all ages to celebrate this mural installed on the wall surrounding the historic buildings in Rye Town Park. This mural project was created and installed during the summer of 2009 by local ceramic artist Sarah Coble who created the clay tiles with elements sculpted in relief so that the mural seems to move and flow like the waterfront it faces. The tiles narrate a folktale about a young boy named Kai who fights against adversity to save his town and outwit a fearsome dragon. The vibrant tiles also reference the historic Dragon Coaster of Playland amusement park and the inspiring waters of Long Island Sound. It was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rye Town Park. It was made possible by ArtsWestchester’s Municipal Challenge Grant, funded by Verizon and in partnership with the Rye Town Park Commission and the Clay Art Center. www.clayartcenter.org or 914/937-2047.

HOPE MURAL. Café Brazil Courtyard, North Main Street between Westchester Avenue and Adee Street, Port Chester. Sponsored by Hope House and the Westchester Arts Council.

SCULPTURE FOR PERMANENT EXHIBIT. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. The Museum has acquired a major sculpture by the French/American artist Gaston Lachaise titled “Man Walking (Portrait of Lincoln Kirstein).” Lachaise was one of the pioneers of modern art in the early decades of the 20th century. The sculpture depicts author, impresario and patron of the arts, Lincoln Kirstein, who with George Balanchine established the School of American Ballet which later became the NYC Ballet. “Man Walking” is the finest piece of 20th century sculpture in the Bruce collection and is currently on view in the entrance rotunda of the Museum. Admission is $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.

CHANGES IN OUR LAND. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent exhibit. Exhibition addresses environmental history from global to local perspectives and from ancient times to the present. This visual display of the environmental and historical development of the area includes a mineral gallery, wigwam, life-size woodland habitat and a live-animal marine tank. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseumorg; 203/869-0376.