Violinist Simone Porter will perform with the Westchester Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center in Purchase Sun., Oct. 27. See “Concerts/Music” for details.
Violinist Simone Porter will perform with the Westchester Philharmonic at the Performing Arts Center in Purchase Sun., Oct. 27. See “Concerts/Music” for details.


Tues., Oct. 22

16TH ANNUAL A MATTER OF TASTE. Glen Island Harbour Club, Glen Island Park, Weyman Avenue, New Rochelle. 6-9 p.m. The Arc Westchester Foundation fundraiser will feature a silent auction and signature cuisine prepared by the finest chefs in the area, accompanied by a wide assortment of fine wine and craft beer. The evening will honor the Kurzer family with the Family Partner Award and Dan Mellino and Grassy Sprain Pharmacy with the Corporate Partner Award. For tickets go to

Thurs., Oct. 24

22ND ANNUAL HOLOCAUST & HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION CENTER BENEFIT. Westchester Country Club, 99 Biltmore Ave., Rye. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and small plates; 7:45 dessert and program. Event honors Spencer Barback, Partner, Citrin Cooperman and recognizes Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr., Westchester County District Attorney. Tickets start at $250. 914/696-0738;

AN EVENING IN GOOD TASTE. 1133 Westchester Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Benefit for Feeding Westchester. Join more than 30 premier chefs from across the area for Westchester County’s original and most renowned tasting event! Enjoy an evening of fantastic food from the area’s most prestigious restaurants, sample amazing wines, and celebrate with the tasting world’s biggest crowd of food loving philanthropists! Tickets are $200 & $300.

Sat., Oct. 26

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF FSW FALL FUNDRAISER. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College. 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 6:30 p.m. Art, cocktails, dinner and Oz Pearlman, mentalist. Honoree is Debbie Linder. Tickets start at $175.


Thru Sat., Oct. 26

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10.  Oct. 18 & 19: Anthony Rodia. 8 & 10 p.m. $25 & $35. Oct. 25: Friday Showcase. 8 p.m. 20. 10 p.m. The Happy Hour Show. $10. Oct. 26: 8 & 10 p.m. Joslito Da Puppet. $25; $35 VIP. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358 -9260 or

Fri., Oct. 18 & 25

WHITE PLAINS COMEDY CLUB. 189 E. Post Rd., White Plains. Oct. 18: 8 p.m. Frankie’s Friday Night Fun Fest. Led by Frankie Becerra. $20. Oct. 25: 7:30 & 10 p.m. Queens of the Compound. $25; $45 VIP. Ages 16 & over or 13 + with parent.

Sat., Oct. 19

LADIES OF LAUGHTER. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Show features four new stellar comedians. $38 & $30.; 914/698-0098.

Thurs., Oct. 24

WELLINGTON GRILL COMEDY NIGHT. 110 Halstead Ave., Harrison. 7-9:30 p.m. A night of laughs to benefit Save the Sound. Comedian Kim Berns is rounding up some of the best local comedians from NYC to help raise money for her favorite cause. Tickets are $25 and include a membership to Save the Sound. All proceeds will go towards Save the Sound projects to preserve land, improve the health of Long Island Sound, and fight against our warming climate. Purchase tickets at

Fri., Oct. 25

ROBERT KLEIN. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Stand-up comedy. $33, $40 & $48.

Sat., Oct. 26

STUCK IN THE SUBURBS: THE KAITLYN MURPHY SHOW. Lucy’s Laugh Lounge, 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. 8 p.m. $20. 914/200-4812.

Fri., Nov. 1

NYC COMEDY IN THE IRV. Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington. 7:30 p.m. Show features Barry Weintraub and Erin Jackson.  Headliner will be veteran comic Jon Fisch. Tickets are $35 and are available at

Thurs., Nov. 7

SHE SAID WHAT? LADIES COMEDY NIGHT. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 7 p.m. Features Kim Berns, Ellen Karis, Jane Condon and Nancy Witter. Free-flowing wine and lite fare will be served. Tickets are $110.


Thru Sun., Oct. 27

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Oct. 18 & 19: Mike LeDonne Quartet: Salute to Milt Jackson & Bobby Hutcherson. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $2-$25. Oct. 20: Behn Gillece Group. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Oct. 25 & 26: Veronica Swift. $25-$30. Oct. 27: Kenia Ashby: Brazilian Jazz. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20.; 914/631-1000.

Fri., Oct. 18

RHONDA VINCENT & THE RAGE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Bluegrass music. $60 & $55. 914/698-0098;

Sun., Oct. 20

FLAMENCO LEGENDS. PepsiCo Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Members of the last touring band of flamenco legend Paco De Lucia revisit the late guitarist’s music. $85, $65 & $40.; 914.251-6200.

FRISSON. Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye.  4-6 p.m. Presented by the Chamber Music Society of Westchester. This ensemble of nine musicians showcases a myriad of rarely-performed masterworks. $40; free for students. 914/320-4168.

Tues., Oct. 22

AN EVENING WITH ELANA ARIAN: A CELEBRATION IN STORY AND SONG. Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT. 7:30 p.m. World-renowned Jewish composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, Elana Arian, will headline the 2019 “Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert.” She is considered to be one of the leading voices in contemporary Jewish music. Open to the public. Reservations are requested to or 203/254-4000 ext. 2066.

Thurs., Oct. 24

TOWER OF POWER. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Soul, rock and pop music. $48-$78.

Sat., Oct. 26

STUDENT MUSIC RECITAL, Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 3 p.m. Halloween recital. Free. A celebration of the season with performances by the talented students and instructors.; 914/967-0700.

HER CROOKED HEART AND RACHAEL KILGOUR. Common Ground Coffeehouse, 25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door.

8TRACK BAND. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. They pay tribute to classic 1970s rock ‘n’ roll.$30 & $25.; 914/698-0098.

Sun., Oct. 27

WESTCHESTER PHILHARMONIC: BREAKING NEW GROUND. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Eric Jacobsen conducting; Simone Porter, violin. Program: Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte,” Barber’s “Violin Concerto” and Brahms’ “Symphony No. 2.” $98, $76 & $36. 914/251-6200.

YONKERS PHILHARMONIC. Saunders Trade High School, 185 Palmer Rd., Yonkers. 3 p.m. Free. Pianist Alan Murray, soloist. Program: Prokofiev’s “Piano Concerto No. 3 and Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9 From the New World. 571-310-7060.

Fri., Nov. 1

MARC COHN. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Cohn is a folk singer who weaves vivid, detailed, often drawn-from-life tales that evoke some of our most universal human feelings. Opening act: multi-instrumentalist Mark Erelli. $75 & $65.; 914/698-0098,

Sat., Nov. 2

TOMMY DORSEY ORCHESTRA. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. The Dorsey orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around dance bands in Big Band history. $65, $55 & $45.; 914/698-0098.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Fri.-Sun. thru Oct. 31, Nov. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22, 23, 29 & 30

THE GREAT JACK O’LANTERN BLAZE. Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. Rain or shine. For all ages. Features more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site. Admission is every half-hour, 7-9:30 p.m. $29; $22 for children ages 3-17. For tickets go to

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 18-20, 25-27; Nov. 1-3

HORSEMAN’S HOLLOW. Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Travel back in time to cursed Sleepy Hollow, an 18th-century village driven mad by the Headless Horseman! Enter the foreboding gates and make your way through haunted landmarks like the cemetery, tavern, and Old Dutch Church. Be careful on your journey! The undead, the evil, and the insane rule this terrifying landscape, all paying homage to the Hessian who forever hunts his head. $22 adults; $28 on Saturdays. For times and tickets go to

Sat., Oct. 19

WESTOBERFEST. Downtown Westport. 1-5 p.m. More than 30 New England breweries will serve up their favorite beer tastings. Westoberfest will also feature delicious food with options to satisfy any appetite. Line up early to experience traditional brats and pretzels or spicy miso ramen, tofu pockets and sesame noodles. Live music will accompany beer and fare. There will be a designated kids and family area that will feature fun fall crafts and the Goddard School pumpkin giveaways. Children can play historical games with the Westport Museum of History and Culture and stop by the One River tent for monster making crafts; meet live animals at the Earthplace exhibit and experience complimentary face painting and more. Tasting tickets are available for ages 21+ for $40 (early bird); $70 for a pair; $320 for a party pack of 10; $45 day of event. Tasting participants receive an age verified wristband, unlimited tastings and a take-home commemorative Westoberfest tasting glass.

Sun., Oct. 27 & Nov. 10

FOLK ART EVENTS. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 2-4 p.m. Free and open to all ages. Events celebrate cultures from around the globe with performances, art-making opportunities that are free and open to the public. Oct. 27: Mexican Day of the Dead. Experience this festive Mexican tradition when passed loved ones are remembered with joy and celebration. There will be a traditional Veracruz dance performance and a traditional Nahualt dance. Nov. 10: Indigenous American Folk Art. Members of the Matinecock Tribe of Queens and Long Island will introduce attendees to local indigenous American history, culture and customs. 914/738-2525.


Sat., Oct. 19

NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY OF SIBERIA: RUSSIAN SOUVENIRS. Academic Arts Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 p.m. Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia they do thrilling folk dance choreography, athleticism, stunning costumes and energetic music. $28 for adults; $26 for non-WCC students, seniors, faculty & staff; $18 for children under 13.

Thurs., Oct. 24

EVENINGS OF DANCE IN WESTCHESTER. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7 p.m. Performances created by renowned choreographer Carole Alexis of Ballets des Amériques in Port Chester. $25.; 914/698-0098.


Fri.-Sun., Oct. 18-20, 25-27; Thurs.-Sun., Oct. 31-Nov. 3

“THE UNSILENT PICTURE.” Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Sat. & Sun. 12:45, 2:45, 4:45, 6, 7,8 & 9 p.m., Fri & Oct. 31, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m.; no 9 p.m. performance on Nov. 3. This original short film is based on Washington Irving’s ghostly tale “The Adventure of the Mysterious Picture.” Recommended for ages 10 & up. $15 for adults; $10 for children; $2 per ticket surcharge for onsite and phone purchases.

Sun., Oct. 20

ANA ADORE.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 8 p.m. John, a freelance photographer from New York, recovers from a bad breakup by becoming the owner of a seductive android named Ana. Over time he starts to realize that not everything is what it seems and that the artificial is starting to become real. This film showcases the mistreatment of women but told as a sci-fi drama feature film. $12; $10 for students/ teachers/seniors.

Wed., Oct. 23

ADAPTED PAGE TO SCREEN: “THE VIRGIN SUICIDES.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 1 p.m. Sofia Coppola exploded onto the scene with The Virgin Suicides, her adaptation of Jeffrey Eugenides’s popular first novel. Like the book, the film tells the story of the suicides of the five Lisbon sisters, a clan of tight-knit siblings in 1970s suburbia who are eventually broken by the stifling, borderline cruel control of their uptight, zealous parents, all recounted by the collective memory of a group of men who knew the girls in their youth. $15 for non-members.

Thurs., Oct. 24

INTERVENTION: A FILM SCREENING AND MEET & GREET WITH DIRECTOR AND ACTORS. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7 p.m. Film is a family drama about a young Italian American couple in the Bronx in the 192, inspired by a true story. Following the screening there will be a Q&A with the director and some of the actors. $25 for non-members. Register at

Sat., Oct. 26

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 & 11:30 p.m. Includes live floor show. $15.

Sun., Oct. 27

“FREE TRIP TO EGYPT.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 8 p.m. Seeking to build a bridge of mutual understanding and friendship, an entrepreneur of Muslim faith decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. Traveling across the U.S. to find Americans concerned about an Islamic threat, Tarek Mounib makes them an intriguing offer... a Free Trip to Egypt. $12; $10 for students/ teachers/seniors.

Thru Oct. 24

DANCE ON FILM. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Oct. 18 & 20: 7:30 p.m. “Impulso.” Rocío Molina is electrifying on stage, alternately possessed by unearthly forces and pacifying them with rhythmic precision and a mighty will. She has taken her largely improvised “impulsos” to venues around the world, boldly addressing themes of womanhood, sexuality, and power through traditional flamenco made new with infusions of hip-hop, modern dance, and even kabuki. Oct. 19 & 22: 5:30 p.m. “Danseur.” In this award-winning documentary we hear from young danseurs themselves what it’s like to be a boy in ballet. Oct. 19 & 24: “From Knee to Heart.” Oct. 19 at 2:45 p.m.; Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. A portrait of the charismatic Catalan dancer and choreographer Sol Picó, who began performing in street theater and rose to create an internationally recognized dance company. Oct. 19 & 23: “Creative: Alexander Ekman’s Study in Creativity.” Oct. 19 at 7:15 p.m., Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Ekman explores the choreographer’s version of the blank slate—an empty white room—and a playful attempt to come up with movement ideas. Also screened on these dates: “Ekman’s Concise Guide to Natural Movement.” Oct. 20: “Dancers Dancing: Love Stories.” 5:15 p.m. Q&A with choreographer Peter Pucci. In this edition of Dance on Film’s annual shorts program curator Peter Pucci explores different relationships that evolve out of love, intimacy, and loss. Demonstrating choreographic invention, a diversity of characters, and extraordinary partnering, these films attest to the power of dancers to explore and express deep emotion as they test the boundaries of technique. All films are $15 unless noted otherwise. Additional films will be listed in an upcoming issue.

Wed., Oct. 30; Nov. 13 & 20

EMELIN FALL FILM CLUB 2019. 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by David Schwartz. Some of the best new critically-acclaimed films from around the world. Q&A after each screening with special guest(s). Limited availability. For information go to or 914/698-0098.


Sat., Oct. 19

NEUW AMSTERDAM SOIREE. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 7-11 p.m. Cocktails & dinner by Scarborough Fair; live music by Octane. Proceeds from this event benefit the educational programs in American History, Social Justice, Architecture and Environmental Stewardship at the historic Jay Estate, a National Historic Landmark. Dynamic events and school experiences are organized by the non-profit Jay Heritage Center. One lucky guest will literally ride away with a super Dutch Van Moof bike. Festive cocktail attire encouraged—from pants to twirly dresses, shapr suits, even a dashing blazer with jeans—whatever you can dance in. Tickets start at $275. 914/698-9275.


Sat., Oct. 26

FIORELLO LA GUARDIA: A MAN FOR HIS TIME. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 10:30 a.m. Presented by Toni McKeen. His full and varied career as well as his private life will be discussed. $25 for non-members. Register at


Sat. & Sun., Oct. 19 & 20

“ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO.” Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce Ct., Yorktown Heights. Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m.; Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. Presented by Taconic Opera. Mozart’s opera is the story about two men rescuing two women from a Turkish harem where the women are being held after being kidnapped. Unlike most other operas, Seraglio contains dialogue in English that is spoken not sung and songs in German with supertitles above the stage. Tickets are $35-$69.; $12-$15 for students. or 855/886-7372.


Mon., Nov. 4

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 12-1:30 p.m. Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch and settle in for a program of clever, provocative one-act play readings by both classic and contemporary playwrights read by terrific professional actors. Following the performance engage in a short discussion with the actors, director and often a playwright or two. $55 for non-members.


Thurs., Oct. 24

DANCING THROUGH BORDERS: AN ILLUSTRATED TALK BY JAMES ALEXANDER-SINCLAIR. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Rd., Chappaqua. 6:30 p.m. reception; 7 p.m. illustrated talk. Free; no registration required. James Alexander-Sinclair is a renowned British garden designer.


Thru Nov. 24

“AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.; Sun. evening dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m.; Wed., Thurs. & some Fri. matinees lunch at 11:30 a.m.; show at 1 p.m.; Sun. matinees lunch at 12 p.m.; show at 1:30 p.m.  This is the thrilling story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Prices for dinner and show range between $61-$91 plus tax, depending on the performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in ticket prices. 914/592-2268;

Thru Sat., Oct. 19

“MLIMA’S TALE.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 8 p.m.; matinee Sat. at 3 p.m. This theatrical fable is about a magnificent and beloved Kenyan elephant named Mlima hunted for his coveted ivory tusks. As traffickers maneuver the illicit ivory market from Kenya to Vietnam to Beijing, the animal’s invincible spirit follows their path of desire, greed, crime and corruption. Tickets are $40.

Thru Sun., Oct. 20

“THE AMISH PROJECT”: A PLAY OF HOPE. Schoohouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m. Play focuses on a shooting that occurred in 2006 at the West Nickel Mines School in the Amish community of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The emphasis on the play is on forgiveness and reconciliation in the Amish community’s response to the horror of that day. Play is a fictional account of that day. $38; $35 for seniors.

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 18-20, Oct. 31-Nov. 3

SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE. Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, 3 W. Sunnyside La., Tarrytown. 6:30 & 8:30 p.m. An immersive evening production of Irving’s most famous ghost story. Meet Ichabod crane and Katrina Van Tassel, along with a certain headless Hessian in the very placed where the author imagined them. Follow the characters from scene to scene with live music and a little bit of mayhem. Tickets are limited. $45; $25 for ages 3-17; free under 3. or 914/366-6900.

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 18-20; Wed., Oct. 23; Fri.-Sun., Oct. 25-27

ELTON JOHN & TIM RICE’S “AIDA.” White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sun. & Wed. at 2 p.m. An enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, finds her heart entangled with Radames, an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter Amneris. As their forbidden love blossoms, Aida is forced to weigh her heart against the responsibility that she faces as the leader of her people. Tickets start at $37. 914/328-1600;

Fri.-Sat., Oct. 18-Nov. 2

“A DOLL’S HOUSE—PART 2.” Whippoorwill Theatre, Kent Place, Armonk. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. & Sat. Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. Presented by the Hudson Stage Company. Lucas Hnaths’ inspired comedic modern imagining of Nora Helmer’s return 15 years after her shocking decision to leave her husband and children in Ibsen’s world of 1879. $40; $35 for seniors.

Fri., Oct. 25

BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Stephen DeAngelis in a “spook-tacular” star studded event. Four of New York’s finest vocalists pay homage to Broadway and Off-Broadway’s most original, intriguing and terrifying characters. The evening will include musical selections from “Wicked,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Jekyll and Hyde” and more. $65 & $55.; 914/698-0098.

Fri.-Sun., Oct. 25-27; Nov. 1-3

IRVING’S LEGEND. Old Dutch Church, 430 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Master storytellers offer dramatic performances of Washington Irving’s classic tale, featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky music, the spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences. $28 for adults; $22 for children. For times and reservations go to or call 914/366-6900.

Fri., Oct. 25-Nov. 9

“THE LION IN WINTER.” Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers Lane, Wilton. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. Sun. Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. Play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. 425 & 30. 203/762-7629;

Sat., Oct. 26

“A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM”: AN EDGAR ALLAN POE EXPERIENCE. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. 5-6 p.m. Presented by Lawn Chair Theatre. Free. For ages 10 & up. Features text from “The Tell Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” “A Dream Within a Dream,” “Annabel Lee” and more. 914/967-0700.

Fri.-Sun., Nov. 1-17

“THE UNDERPANTS.” Dressing Room Theatre, Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. Play by Steve Martin is a 90-minute romp set in Germany, 1910 and tells of a newly married Louise who is bored with her demanding and uptight bureaucrat husband.  Then one day at the royal parade, she jumps up on a bench to see the king go by and her bloomers come loose falling down around her ankles. Her husband is panicked that her display will cost him his job and reputation. But suddenly the room they’ve been trying to rent has plenty of takers and it just have something to do with her underpants. $35 for adults; $25 for senior citizens and $17.50 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. 203/461-6358 x36 or


Sat. & Sun. Oct. 19, 20, 26 & 27; Nov. 2 & 3;

HOME OF THE LEGEND. Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, 3 W. Sunnyside Lane, Irvington. Take a spooky tour of Washington Irving’s cottage, learn about the history of hair-raising stories and 19th century crazes like the vampire scares and séances. A special exhibit highlights how the “Legend” has lived in the imagination of popular culture through the centuries. Create Halloween-themed art activities, explore the grounds on a literature-themed scavenger hunt, play historic games, pose for a photo op and listen to some spooky tales. $16 for adults; $12 for seniors and students 18-25; $8 for children ages 3-17; free for children under 3.

Sun., Oct. 20, Tues. & Wed., Oct. 22 & 23

GHOST TOURS OF THE MUSIC HALL. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Oct. 20 at 5:30, 7 & 8:30 p.m., Oct. 22 at 9:30 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. These are the only tours for which tickets are still available on the website. Unexpected happenings and paranormal activity have been experienced at the Music Hall during its 134 years. Lights mysteriously turning back on after closing; the eerie sound of an unknown singer performing vocal scales in the wings after hours; high profile artists refusing to stay in one particular dressing room because they sensed a presence—who or what could be the cause? This is a special balcony backstage guided tour to learn more about the secrets of the theater, its intriguing history and the ghostly guests who still linger. The 45-minute tour kicks off in the lobby and includes climbing stairs and extended periods of standing. $25.


EXHIBIT, SALE AND BENEFIT NIGHT RECEPTION. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Benefit and sale, Fri., Oct. 18. 12-5 p.m. to benefit the Mamaroneck Artists Guild Gallery. Oct. 19: Benefit Night Reception. 6-8 p.m. Silent auction, delicious food, drinks and entertainment. $50.  914/834-1117.

JULIA GALLOWAY: THE ENDANGERED SPECIES PROJECT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Nov. 16. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. 914/937-2047.

ART SHOW. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Weekends in October. 12-4 p.m. Works on view from Hudson River Pottery. 914/864-7282.

THE CHAIR SHOW. ArtsWestchester. 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Thru Oct. 19. Show explores the creativity, forms and art of seating and includes sculptural, conceptual, functional and dysfunctional forms of seating as well as paintings and installations inspired by chairs. Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 12-5 p.m.; Sat. 12-6 p.m. 914/428-4220.

IN/FLUX. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru Nov. 2. This is a visual art exhibition of people in flux or an influx of people, bringing together immigrant and first generation artists. Each artist responds to immigration stories through their unique vantage point in a time of diverging worldviews. Oct. 27: Mexican Day of the Dead celebration, 2-4 p.m.  Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

SPARKLING AMAZONS: ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST WOMEN OF THE 9TH ST. SHOW. Katonah Museum of Art, 149 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Jan 26. Exhibition presents the often-overlooked contribution by women artists to Abstract Expressionism and the significant role they played as bold innovators within the NY School during the 1940s and 50s. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-5 p.m. Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors & students; free for members and children under 12.