Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. will present Make an Adorable Raccoon with Polymer Clay Sat., Dec. 11, 2-3 p.m., for ages 5-8 and 3-4 p.m. for ages 9-12. $25. Instructor is Terry Taylor. Register at www.ryeartscenter.org.

Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye will offer Balance and Heal Your Hormones, Fri., Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This is a discussion and yoga class that will focus on stress relief, hormonal changes, adrenal fatigue and food as medicine $40; Breathwork Healing by Tricia Madden Sun., Dec. 12 & Jan. 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Experience a quieting of the mind and a heart opening through this two-part inhale and single exhale breathing technique combined with sacred intention set to music. $35. Register at www.wainwright.org.

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. will host Winter Fun Fest Sat., Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The courtyard will be full of fun activities, snacks from Food Truck Refinery and festive treats for everyone in a fundraiser organized by the Playhouse Youth Council to benefit Homes With Hope. Starting at $5, all are welcome to participate in a scavenger hunt, arts & crafts and games, and the day will be accompanied by live music. Bring non-perishable food (to benefit Homes With Hope) or new toys (for Toys for Tots) for donation to enter to win a pair of tickets for any show at the Playhouse in 2022. All visitors over age 18 must be vaccinated; please bring your vaccination card or a copy on your phone.

The City of New Rochelle will host a Holiday Market at its historic train station, providing entrepreneurship opportunities for local vendors during this season of giving. The Holiday Market will take place Fri.-Sun., Dec. 3-12, weekdays 2-8 p.m. and weekends 12-8 p.m. The City and its partners will host around 20 vendors featuring festive gifts, crafts and products as the City continues to focus on highlighting and providing local entrepreneurs with diverse and creative business opportunities. In addition to the selected vendors, the City will present daily festive attractions including giveaways, food samples, entertainment performances to mark the end of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa and more. Limited free parking will be available on the top of the train station parking garage throughout the market.

Yonkers Downtown is presenting a Winter Market Sat., Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Van Der Donck Park, 1 Larkin Plaza. Free entry. Event will feature live DJ Ultra Violet, ice skating rink and local artisan vendors.

Westchester Children’s Museum at 100 Playland Parkway, Rye presents Museum Minis, with stories, songs, movement and play, a drop-in every Friday at 11 a.m. for ages 6-20 months. Free with admission; Roll With It! Sat., Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Play with patterns and create dazzling, layered, images in their pop-up print shop. Make large rolling pin prints to brighten their walls or wrap a gift. Bring a smock or wear clothes you don't mind getting messy. Recommended ages: 5+ with a caregiver/ $5 for non-members (with admission).

Register at www.discoverwcm.org.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Parkway, Rye will offer Exploring Our Waterways During Winter in Search of Waterfowl, Sat., Dec. 4, 1-2:30 p.m. Register at https://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/55078/11/exploring-our-waterways-during-winter-in-search-of-waterfowl

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye, will offer Tracking and the Landscape, Sat., Dec. 4, 1-2:30 p.m. Register at https://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/55095/11/tracking-and-the-landscape

Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah offers a Guided Hike Sat., Dec. 4, 9-10 a.m. Join the Curator on a hike around the farm trails. Ages 10 and older. Maximum of 10 participants; Night Tours, Sat. & Sun., Dec. 4, 5, 11 & 12, 5-8 p.m. and Cookie Make and Take, Sun., Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Limited space. Ages 10 & up. $15 per person. Pre-registration required. www.muscootfarm.org.

Lenoir Preserve Winter History Walk will take place Sat., Dec. 4, 10-11:30 a.m. at 19 Dudley St., Yonkers.  Come for a walk around the park and learn about the Wightman Mansion and all the treasures Lenoir has to offer. Register at 914/968-5851.

 Old Salem Farm, 190 June Rd., N. Salem presents their Fall Jumper Show. Schedule includes Two Day C Show Sat. & Sun., Dec. 4 & 5, Jumper Show Sun., Dec. 19 and Holiday A Show Dec. 28-Jan. 2. To view their complete schedule, go to www.oldsalemfarm.net.

Celebrate the Holidays at Pound Ridge Nursery, 8 Pound Ridge Rd. Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. thru Dec. 27. Pick up your Pound Ridge Polar Express holiday passport at the nursery and shop local and qualify for a chance to win gifts. Activities include Feed the Baby Farm Animals, Come Visit Santa (weekends only), Warm Up by the Fire Pit thru Dec. 19 weekends only, Road Grub Food Truck thru Dec. 19 weekends only and Horse & Carriage Rides Sun., Dec. 5 & Sat., Dec. 11. For additional information call 914/784-5781.

The Wilton Playshop at 15 Lovers Lane will present “A Christmas Carol: One Actor, Twenty-Five Character.” Fri. & Sat., Dec. 10 & 11 at 8 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. It is a timeless take of redemption and hope. $30 for adults; $25 for students/seniors. All patrons must wear masks and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the door. www.wiltonplayshop.org.

Random Farms Kids’ Theater will present Disney’s “The Aristocats Kids” Fri. Dec. 3 at 5:45 p.m. & Sat., Dec.  4, 10:45 a.m. & 2:15 p.m. at Yorktown Stage, 68 Veterans Rd., Yorktown Heights.  For ages 3 & up. $15; $25 for first five rows center orchestra. Purchase tickets at https://randomfarmskidstheater.formstack.com/forms/aristocats_covid19_audience_agreement

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 2900 Purchase St. will present “Life is a Dream” Fri & Sat., Dec. 3 & 4 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m. Free. The Purchase College Acting Company performs this new adaptation of a classic created for their voices in collaboration with the Theatre Design/Technology Department. www.artscenter.org.

White Plains Performing Arts Center at 11 City Pl., will present “A Christmas Carol: The Musical,” a delightful show for the whole family Fri., Dec. 3-30. Performances will be Fri.-Sun., Dec. 3-5; Thurs.-Sun. thru Dec. 26 and daily Dec. 27-30 at 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets are $39-$61. www.wppac.com.

Red Monkey Theater Group and M&M Performing Arts are offering performances of Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia, a new adaptation of the classic story by Arthur Conan Doyle, at Lyndhurst Mansion, 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. The production follows Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson at Lyndhurst Mansion, where a mysterious masked visitor calls on them to assist in a matter of royal proportions. Performances will take place in the Blue Parlor of Lyndhurst. Sat. and Sun. Dec. 4 & 5 at 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 for all seats, general admission. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at www.lyndhurst.org and all ticket holders must show proof of vaccination and wear masks.  No one under age 12 will be admitted.

The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford will present Lewis Black, Sat., Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. $50-$75 and A Magical Cirque Christmas, Sun., Dec. 5 at 4 & 8 p.m. $27- $62; Songs of the Season starring Javier Colon, featuring Darien Middlesex Middle School Camerata Singers & Darien High School Tudor Singers.  Sat., Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. $20. www.PalaceStamford.org or 203/325-4466.

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye will present Princeton's Tigertones and Columbia's Metrotones in a Holiday Concert in the Gardens Sun., Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. Come celebrate the holiday season with a free outdoor a cappella performance. Nibble on treats and stay warm with a mug of hot cocoa from Jimmy’s Soft Serve. Spread the joy even further by bringing a non-perishable item for Port Chester families served by the Carver Center. They are also accepting individual donations of personal items, such as diapers. Please see the Carver Market holiday wish list at https://carvercenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/holiday-food-wish-list-1.pdf

Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will present Sarah Jarosz: A Benefit Concert, Sat., Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $125; New York Polyphony a cappella vocal quartet.  Sat. Dec. 11 at 5 & 7 p.m. $30, $40, $45, $50; 18 and under: 50% off except top price. www.caramoor.org.

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland, a drive-thru Holiday Light Experience, will take place at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla thru Jan. 2. The event will be open seven nights a week starting at 6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 5 p.m. on weekends. End times vary per night. New this year: Peace on Earth Animated Light Display, Elf Disco, 30’ Glittering Snowflakes, Expanded Snowstorm Central and more. Reservations are required. $25 off-peak, $35 peak. Additional cost for large passenger vans/limos (call for special reservations). Tickets are not available for purchase onsite. For additional information and to purchase tickets, go to www.winterwonderland.com.

Trailside Nature Museum. 9 Reservation Rd., Cross River, presents Be A Scientist Series, Sat., Dec. 18, 1-2 p.m. In this program you will take ingredients, develop a hypothesis, perform an experiment and then draw conclusions. The program could involve the use of messy materials. Scientists of all ages are welcome. Pre-registration required. www.friendsoftrailside.org.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting A Gift of Art: Holiday Show & Boutique—A Member Group Show featuring all media thru Dec. 24. Show & boutique include fine crafts, jewelry, fiber, ceramics, glass, small paintings, small matte artwork, holiday gift items and greeting cards. There will be a holiday reception Sat., Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. View the show online at www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org.

Pelham Arts Center, 155 Fifth Ave. will host an Art Boutique featuring affordable works & handmade gifts by more than 30 artists thru Dec. 23.  Unique items in a range of media (ceramics, wood, prints, jewelry, accessories and homewares) are available at every price point. Meet the artists and take home one-of-a-kind holiday gifts that directly support the local arts scene. In the courtyard, there will be a DIY wrapping paper station where you can decorate personalized wrapping for your gifts! Thurs., Dec. 9 will feature Shop & Sip from 5-8 p.m. Art Boutique shoppers can enjoy a signature cocktail and live music during evening shopping hours. For additional information go to https://www.pelhamartcenter.org/events/

Stamford’s Holiday Stroll will take place in Mill River Park, 1040 Washington Blvd. from thru Jan. 9. It is a family-friendly stroll through the new festively dazzling world of lights, featuring 60+ amazing larger than life illuminated displays and a state of the art 30' Christmas tree. Also included in admission, Holiday Stroll’s ‘Christmas Village,’ featuring live appearances by Santa & Ms. Claus and Christmas caroling performed by the acclaimed ‘Connecticut Yuletide Carolers’ (select dates). Stop by the Half Full Winter Beer Garden, where patrons 21+ can enjoy beer and alcohol, and check out the various vendors serving up delicious bites, hot coca and more! Tickets are $15-$25 at www.theholidaystroll.com. Day of event tickets are by cash only.

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers will present the Lasdon on the Hill Holiday Train Show, thru Dec. 31. Rain or shine. The show has been expanded to more than 5,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor exhibition space. Start with a stroll through whimsical holiday scenes leading to the Conservatory where G-scale trains will be chugging on nine multi-level tracks, over bridges, under tunnels and through colorful holiday plants! The happy elf, Santa, will be available to meet with children in his Holiday Cottage located opposite the Conservatory at scheduled times during each session. Visits with Santa are available as space and time permits. Tickets will be sold online only at https://lasdonpark.org with scheduled viewing times; no tickets will be sold on-site.  $20 per adult, $10 per child and free for ages 2 and under. $15 per senior age 62 and over.

Yorktown Stage will present “A Christmas Carol—A Story of Hope” Dec. 26 at 2 & 6 p.m. and Dec. 30 & 31 at 7:30 p.m. The musical is a brand new adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic set in London, Christmas 1843. Although published almost two centuries ago, the problems of society, wealth, poverty, relationships and struggles can still be recognized in our modern world. The story celebrates the importance of kindness, family, friends and community. The key message is to never give up Hope; that is why Veronika Hindle, the co-creator of the musical decided to add another title to the original name. $25-$35 at https://www.yorktownstage.org/

ArtsWestchester’s Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays are back! Youth can join on a Tuesday or Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m. to participate in new creative and fun art-making activities led by professional teaching artists. Workshops are temporarily being held next door to ArtsWestchester at the White Plains City Center, 3rd floor at 19 Mamaroneck Ave. For the safety of participants, social distancing and masks will be enforced regardless of vaccination status. Workshops are free and open to youth 12-16 years of age. Space is limited. Email Remy Kuhn at rkuhn@artswestchester.org with questions or to register.

Charis Chamber Voices will celebrate the holidays Sat., Dec. 11 at 4 p.m. at Presbyterian Church of Mt. Kisco, 605 Millwood Rd. and Sun., Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. at Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. Program includes Christmas works by the German Baroque masters Dietrich Buxtehude, Georg Philipp Telemann and Heinrich Schutz, contemporary classics by John Tavener and others and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ joyous “Fantasia on Christmas Carols. The audience will be invited to join in carol singing and there will be a wine and cheese reception after the concert. $25; $20 for seniors; $15 for students. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.charisvocals.com or at the door. Proof of vaccination and masks required.

Tarrytown Music Hall will present Richard Thompson Fri., Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. $39-$60 and Jane Lynch starring in 'A Swingin' Little Christmas’, featuring Kate Flannery, Tim Davis, & the Tony Guererro Quintet, Sat., Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. $49-$69 and Michael Feinstein: Home for the Holidays, Sun., Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $76; Leo Kotkin & Mike Gordon, Fri., Dec. 10, $38. $48 & $58; Martin Sexton & KT Tunstall Sat., Dec. 11; $38. $55 & $65’ Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Tommy Mckee Sun., Dec. 12. Sold out on website. Vaccinated patrons only for all shows. For tickets and show information go to www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present Liberty Comedy Presents A Rockpella Holiday Fri., Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. with Ophira Eisenberg, Liz Miele, Nore Davis and Shaun E Fri., Dec. 3. $30 & $39; The Gibson Brothers, bluegrass music Fri., Dec. 10. $45 & $55; We Banjo 3, Sat., Dec. 11. $35, $40 & $45.  All shows are at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. The Emelin has announced 20% off on all Dec. events. www.emelin.org/events

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the Paquito D'Rivera Quintet Fri. & Sat., Dec. 3 & 4, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $35-$40 and Ana Fernandez Sun., Dec. 5 $15-$20; Joey DeFrancesco Trio Fri. & Sat., Dec. 10 & 11, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $35-$40 and Nanny Assis Quartet, Sun., Dec. 12, 4 & 6 p.m. In an abundance of caution, the Jazz Forum requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination at the box office and that you wear a mask, except while seated. $10 minimum in food or drink per person.www.jazzforumarts.org.

Curtain Call Inc. 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford will present “Cinderella,” in the Kweskin Theatre, thru Dec. 18. Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 p.m.; Sun. at 2 p.m. This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago," alongside an up-to-date, hilarious and romantic libretto. $35 adults; $25 seniors and $20 children. www.curtaincallinc.com.

C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich will present Cool Yule—A Rock & Roll Holiday Art Exhibition by Mark Weiss Thurs.-Sun., Dec. 9-12 featuring artwork created by rock stars, famous rock photographers, album artwork, concert posters, animation art & more plus special guest appearances. Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Famed rock photographer and author of the book will sign copies at the gallery Sat., Dec. 11, 2-4 p.m. Free and open to the public. All works are available to purchase. 203/661-0205; cparkergalllery.com.

White Plains Public Library at 100 Martine Ave., will host Imagining the Artist Book: An Exhibition of Artist Books by self-taught artist Mark Shanker Mon. Dec. 6-Fri., Feb. 4. The exhibition includes more than 30 prints and 11 Artist Books. 914/422-1400; www.whiteplainslibrary.org.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale will present Hunt Slonem Totems thru Dec. 11. This is a solo exhibition of new paintings and sculpture by Slonem. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MadelynjordonFineArt.com; 914/723-8738.

Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah will present Nowhere to Arrive; A Night of Poetry with Jenny Xie, Fri., Dec. 10, 7-8 p.m. She invites us to reflect on our national mythologies and what it means to be American. $15 for non-members. Register at www.katonahmuseum.org.

The Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., is presenting “The Rise of Social Consciousness in the Arts of Mexico Since the Revolution” thru Dec. 24. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m. www.neuberger.org.

The Katonah Museum of Art at 134 Jay St. will present “Arrivals,” a new exhibition that explores American origin stories through five centuries of art. On view thru Jan. 23. Exhibit features more than 50 artists. To accompany the exhibition KMA will give visitors the opportunity to share their own stories related to family history, immigration and national identity. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m. Advanced timed tickets are recommended. adults: $10; seniors & students $5; members and children 12 years & younger are free. www.katonahmuseum.or g.

The Katonah Museum of Art will present “Picture Our Journey,” on view in the Learning Center thru Jan. 23. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with Arrivals (see above) on view in the Museum’s main galleries. Picture Our Journey will feature original children’s picture book art that shares personal yet universal stories of immigration. Through illustrations and words, these stories give voice to topics such as the struggle to belong in one’s new home, the pain of separation, and the ties that bind immigrants to their country and culture of origin. In a country filled with families that trace their roots back to other homelands, these stories have resonated throughout American history and are woven into the vibrant fabric of our nation. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m. Advanced timed tickets are recommended. adults: $10; seniors & students $5; members and children 12 years & younger are free. www.katonahmuseum.org.

Pelham Art Center at 155 Fifth Ave. is displaying a new public art installation, The Conversation Sculpture, by Brooklyn artist Musa Hixson. It is a 9 ft. x 6 ft. x 6 ft. steel sculpture that mimics a blooming flower with three seats enclosed in its frame. The interactive piece intends to facilitate new connections and encourage people to think differently about public space. The installation will be on display through June 20, 2023. www.pelhamartcenter.org.

The Rye 2021 Down to Earth Farmers Market is open Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. thru Dec. 5. It is located in the parking lot on Theo Fremd Ave. directly behind the Purchase St. stores. For information on participating vendors go to https://downtoearthmarkets.com/markets?region=Westchester&market=Rye

The Emelin Theatre has announced the following schedule: Red Molly is postponed. New date TBD.  Season for Joy with Melissa Errico & Billy Stritch Fri., Dec. 17; On A Winter’s Night Jan. 20; The Sixties Show Feb. 11; Lisa Fischer Feb. 12; James Hunter Feb. 19, Marc Cohn, Sun., Mar. 6. Peking Acrobats postponed, date TBD.; Hey 19, Tribute to Steely Dan, postponed until Fall 2021; Leo Kottke is postponed to May 14, 2022. The Sweet Remains is canceled; Mark Morris Dance Group postponed to 2022. Existing ticketholders for above rescheduled events have been moved to the new dates. For information on all shows go to www.emelin.org.

Tarrytown Music Hall has rescheduled the following previously announced events Puddles Pity Party will be Dec. 16; Paula Poundstone will be Jan. 21, 1922; Anais Mitchell & Bonny Light Horseman will be Feb. 16, 2022; The Righteous Brothers will be Feb. 25, 2022;  Red Hot Chilli Pipers, will be Mar. 11, 2022; Niki Jacobs: The Ballad of Mauthausen will be Mar. 15; Tom Segura will be Mar. 29; Marc Broussard will be Apr. 2, 2022; Colin Hay will be Apr. 7, 2022; One Night of Queen will be: Apr. 15, 2022; Rick Thomas will be Apr. 23, 2022; Kevin James will be Apr. 29 & May 11, 2022; The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour will be  May 14, 2022; Melissa Etheridge will be June 12, 2022

Cancelled shows: Survivor Blues with John Mayall & Walter Trout; Mary Chapin Carpenter - Marc Cohn - Shawn Colvin: Together in Concert, Shovels & Rope; Judy Collins & Arlo Guthrie, In Conversation with The Sopranos. Legends of British Rock Dave Mason with special guest John Mayall, Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers and The Fixx The English Beat US Tour 2021.

Above information is subject to change. For a complete listing of upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to www.tarrytownmusichall.org