NY Times baseball writer Tyler Kepner will give a talk at Christ Church Greenwich Fri., Nov. 18. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
NY Times baseball writer Tyler Kepner will give a talk at Christ Church Greenwich Fri., Nov. 18. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities will be conducting a Household Recycling Day event Sat., Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Playland Park in Rye. The event, held in conjunction with Rye’s Zero Waste Day, gives residents an opportunity to conveniently and safely dispose of their household waste, gently used furniture, children’s coats and winter clothing, prescription eyeglasses, lightly used soccer gear and pet supplies. In addition to properly labelled household chemicals, tires, scrap metal, electronics, appliances and other special wastes found in a typical household will be accepted. Residents can also bring documents for shredding and expired or unwanted medications for disposal. Residents should place items in their trunk or backseat and remain in their vehicles while staff unload vehicles in the drop-off area. For more information on what to bring to this event, visit www.westchestergov.com/recycling or call 914/813-5425.

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre, 1420 Post Rd., Fairfield, Conn., will present the jukebox musical The Doo Wop Project Fri., Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. It pays tribute to the Doo Wop and Motown music of the 20th century. Tickets are $54 & $64 at www.shucommunitytheatre.org

Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave., will present a free talk, coffee, book signing & conversation--Baseball, Faith and the Chase for World Series Glory, Fri., Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. with Tyler Kepner, NY Times National Baseball Writer. The live event will also be livestreamed. www.christchurchgreenwich.org

Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave., will present a free talk, coffee & conversation Sun., Nov. 20 at 11:15 a.m. The in-person event can also be livestreamed. The topic will be Learning & Leading: Raising Children of Outstanding Character. Speakers will be Molly King, Head of School, Greenwich Academy, and Adam Rohdie, Head of School, Greenwich Country Day School. Register at www.christchurchgreenwich.org

Historic Hudson Valley is offering tours of their historic sites, Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow & Union Church, 555 Bedford Rd., Tarrytown thru Dec. 18. Tours are given Sat. & Sun. at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m. and 1 & 2:30 p.m. $15 for adults; $12 for seniors 65+ and ages 18-25; $10 for ages 3-17. www.historichudsonvalley.org

Katonah Museum of Art at 34 Jay St. is presenting Creative Community Fridays Nov. 18, Dec. 16 & Jan. 20. Gather for creative fun on the 3rd Friday of each month. Programs include Stroller Tours, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Artful Families, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Senior Socials, 1-2 p.m. Free with Museum admission--$12 adults; $6 seniors and students; free for members and children under 12. Registration is required. For information on these programs and to register go to www.katonahmuseum.org

An all-new Holiday Stroll returns to Stamford, Ct. on select dates from Fri., Nov. 18-Dec. 24, 4-8 p.m. in Mill River Park, downtown Stamford. It is an illuminated showcase that brings alive the wonder of the season. A themed Christmas Village awaits with a visual extravaganza for the senses where you’ll celebrate the holiday with food vendors and the return of the Winter Beer Garden plus there will be carnival rides and cider doughnuts, hot chocolate and more. Tickets are on sale now--$15 for kids, $20 for adults at www.theholidaystroll.com

United Way of Westchester Putnam will present Take a Walk in Her Shoes: 2022 Women of Distinction Tues., Dec. 6, 8-10 a.m. at Tappan Hill, 81 Highland Ave., Tarrytown. Guest speaker will be Mary Calvi, award-winning journalist. For additional information and to RSVP by Tues., Nov. 29 go to tmcalister@uwwp.org or call 914/997-6700, x740.

Curtain Call Inc., 1348 Newfield Ave., Stamford, presents “She Loves Me” Fri., Nov. 18-Dec. 17. The musical is set in a 1930s European perfumery, where two salesclerks spar endlessly, saving their sweetest words for an anonymous pen pal. Unbeknownst to them, however, their “dear friend” happens to be each other in a joyful and perfectly crafted escapade. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. plus Thurs., Dec. 8 & 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $38 for adults; $28 for seniors and $20 for children under 21. 203/481-6358 or www.curtaincallinc.com

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. will present “Orpheus Descending,” Fri., Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 19 at 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. in the PepsiCo Theater. Free; no tickets required. Seating is general admission. Please arrive in the upper lobby of the Performing Arts Center at least 15 minutes before the listed showtime; The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Conversations with Friends, Sat., Nov. 19, 5 p.m. Robert Schumann’s and Felix Mendelsson’s artistic and personal relationship will be discussed. $13.75-$62.50—50% off for 16 & under; 10% off for seniors 65+, veterans and Purchase alumni. www.artscenter.org

White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., will offer a College Planning Workshop, for adults & teens, Fri., Nov. 18, 3-4 p.m.; Minecraft for Youth, Mon., Nov. 28 at 4 p.m.; Tech Tuesday for Youth, Tues., Nov. 22 & 29 at 4 p.m. Each week participants will practice skills related to various computer science fields. Register at www.whiteplainslibrary.org

Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Morning Balance Sound Baths, Thursdays in Nov., 10:30-11:30 p.m. with Gary Posner and Sound Bath on the Hudson, Thursdays in Nov., 6:30-8 p.m.; Documentary film premier: Journey to the Children of the Ganges and Sound Bath Sat., Nov. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. View a short documentary followed by a Q&A; experience Sound Bath and enjoy snacks; Sound Bath Meditation with Sound Therapist Gary Posner, Sun., Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m. $40 for non-members. You will need a yoga mat and water for these workshops. Register at www.wainwright.org

Common Ground Coffeehouse @ South Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry will present "Blue Cactus," Sat., Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $22.21. www.commongroundconcerts.com

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. will present a discussion Sun., Nov 20 at 3 p.m. about Paul Newman’s recently published memoir hosted by Barrett Bookstore. Newman’s daughter, Melissa Newman, and Playhouse associate artist Anne Keefe will celebrate the release of “The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man.” An audience Q&A will follow the talk. Tickets are $45 and include a copy of the book. For tickets call 203/227-4177 or go to www.westportplayhouse.org

The Axial Theatre at Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Rd., Ossining, will present Never the Sinner” by John Logan, starring Patrick McGuiness as Robert Crowe” and Albi Gorn as Clarence Darrow.” Fri. & Sat., Nov. 18 & 19 at 8 p.m. It is the chillingly true story of the Leopold-Loeb case—the crime of the century. Tickets are $10 students, $25 general seating, available at axialtheatre.org

Lyndhurst Manor, 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, is presenting a trip to Victorian England with the co-production by Red Monkey Theater Group and M&M Productions of a thrilling Sherlock Holmes adventure--“The Adventure of the Red Headed League,” weekends thru Dec. 4. The production features Larry Reina of Port Chester. Limited seating. For tickets and additional information, go to https://lyndhurst.org/events/theater/sherlock/

Holiday Wish: Follow the Magic is taking place at Stamford Town Center, downtown Stamford thru Dec. 24. It is an immersive event that delivers a sensory entertainment experience and incorporates visual storytelling at its best. The experience culminates in the grand finale at the North Pole where the elves will be busy making toys in their workshop. There will also be a shopping area featuring treasured mementos, snacks, candy and more. Advance tickets are available at theholidaywish.com.

The Christmas Experience—Santa’s Village is open thru Dec. 23 at 30 Warren Pl., Mt. Vernon. Visitors will be treated to a stroll through Santa’s Village featuring larger-than-life displays, several Dickens interactive vignettes where families can take holiday photos and 50 mesmerizing animatronics. Hours: weekdays, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. and weekends 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. $10 per ticket for a 15-minute time weekdays and $15 weekends. Tickets are available online at https://tinyurl.com/santas-village. Organizations profiting from ticket sales include the Mt. Vernon Boys and Girls Club, North East STEM Academy, The Youth Community Outreach Program and the Ronald McDonald House.

The Westchester Chamber Music Society will present concerts live and recorded Sun., Dec. 4, Mar. 19 & Apr. 30 at 4 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye. The Thalea String Quartet performs Shulhoff, Vittal, Roumain, and Dvorák Dec. 4; The Amerigo Trio will perform Bach, Jean Cras, and Beethoven Mar. 19 and the final concert Apr. 30 will feature the Horzsowski piano trio performing music of Shubert and Shostakovich. $40 per concert. Remote viewing is $20 per household per concert. www.westchestermusicsociety.com or call Isobel Perry at 914/967-4894

Caramoor Center for the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will present Thomas Dunford, lute, Sun., Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. with classical music, operatic and vocal. Tickets start at $40. www.caramoor.org

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown will present David Amram @92, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 18 & 19, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25-$30; CeCe Cable Group, Sun., Nov. 20, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. .2 for discount code 241W4522 Fri.& Sat. 9:30 p.m. shows and Sun. 4 & 6 p.m. shows. The 2 for 1 is an exclusive offer for email subscribers. Duduka Da Fonseca Samba Jazz feat. Maucha Adnet, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 25 & 26, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25 & $30; Mark Sherman Quartet, Sun., Nov. 27, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. 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. Tickets at www.jazzforumarts.org.

The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present The Sixties Show, Fri., Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $35-$45; Tab Benoit, Sat., Nov. 19, 8 p.m. $62, $67, $72; Bill Frisell Trio, Sun., Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Rescheduled from 4/1. Current ticket holders will be honored. $40, $48. $58; Ivy League of Comedy (stand-up), Sat., Nov. 26, 7 p.m. $37, $42 & $47.  www.emelin.org

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., will present Joan Osborne w/special guests Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Fri., Nov. 18, 8 p.m. $49-$69; Gary Gulman: Born on Third Base, Sat., Nov. 19. Sold out on website; Tower of Power, Sun., Nov. 20, 7 p.m. $59-$89; Stella Blue’s Band & Soulshine: celebrating the Grateful Dead & Allman Brothers Wed., Nov. 23, 8 p.m. $30-$39; The Last Waltz Celebration featuring The Band with the TTBB horns & special guests, Fri., Nov. 25, 8 p.m. $40, $45 & $51; Lotus Land: The American RUSH Tribute, Sat., Nov. 26, 8 p.m. $41, $46, $51. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye will present Museum Minis, every Wed., 11-11:30 a.m., free with museum admission; My Superpower Workshop Series—3 sessions designed for children to understand themselves, the world around them and the tools to identify differences and celebrate them. Each workshop will produce artwork from participants that can be provided as an assessment and/or shared in classrooms, school social medica community or museum.  Session 2: Culture (My Universe) and Session 3: Global Communities (Our Universe). Sessions will be Nov. 19, 10-10:45 a.m. ages 3-6; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. ages 7-11; Storytime and Book Signing with Christina Geist. Hear “Buddy’s New Buddy,” Sat., Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. Non-member admission: $10 ages 1 & up; $9 for seniors; free for children under 1. For additional information and registration go to www.discoverwcm.org.

Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah presents Lenape Life Sun., Nov. 20, 1-2 p.m. The Lenni Lenape, or “common people,” once inhabited most of what we now call Westchester County. Get a glimpse into how they survived, including what they ate and the shelters and tools they used. Kids will get to make and take home their own version of a Lenape toy. www.muscootfarm.org

Historic Hudson Valley is presenting Blaze thru Sun., Nov. 20 at Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. Experience 7000+ Jack O’Lanterns. Timed entry tickets start at $32. Limited availability and sold out for some dates. Purchase tickets at www.hudsonvalley.org.

The Historic Jay Gardens at the Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye are open Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed on holidays. For additional information go to www.jayheritagecenter.org.

Rye Farmers Market will be held in the parking lot on Theodore Fremd Avenue, behind the Purchase Street stores, Sundays thru Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The market features locally grown fruits & vegetables, pasture-raised meat & eggs, local seafood, honey, small batch baked goods, pickles and more. For additional information go to downtoearthmarkets.com.

The Muscoot Farmers Market, 51 Route 100, Katonah, will be open Sun. Nov. 20, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. It features more than 20 local vendors. Admission is free. For additional information call 914/864-7282 or go www.muscootfarm.org/

Mall Walks at The Westchester, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, take place every Tues. & Fri., 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2. Membership is free and members park for free from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Tues. and 8 a.m.-11 a.m. on Fri., Every walker, including past participants must register at the registration table before walking. 914/231-4645.

Tarrytown Music Hall cancelled shows: The Allman Betts Band with Special Guest River Kittens, Westchester Symphonic Winds: Polkas & Other Stories; 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. For a complete listing of upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Exhibits

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Power Ct., Westport is presenting Departures/Arrivals in the Lucille Lortel White Barn thru Dec. 1. Free. The self-guided tour runs Mon.-Fri., 12-6 p.m. Westport Museum’s collaborative exhibit with the Playhouse gets granular around themes of the Great Migration explored in “From the Mississippi Delta.” Considered among the largest movements of people in human history, The Great Migration took place between 1910 and 1970 when African Americans from the South moved to Northern, Mid-Western, and Western states seeking liberty, personal security, and opportunity. Departures/Arrivals explores the social and economic motivations that drove African Americans northward to major cities where manufacturing jobs and other work opportunities were more abundant. www.westportplayhouse.org

Madelyn Jordon Fine Arts, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale, is presenting For the Love of Paint thru Dec. 24. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 914/723-8738.

Artist Amanda Browder has installed a soaring, six-story fabric sculpture, Metropolis Sunrise on the exterior of ArtsWestchester’s headquarters, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. It can be viewed thru Nov. 30. www.artswestchester.com

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob is presenting Life & Art, the Greenwich Paintings of John Henry Twachtman, thru Jan. 22. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. www.greenwichhistor.org

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye is presenting Unknown Soldiers: The Making of Dickinson at the Jay Estate and the Real-Life History Behind It every Sunday this autumn, 2-5 p.m. www.jayheritagecenter.org.

The Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting the Interpretations Art Show by Helen Schilliro, Suzanne Montresor, Virginia Zelman, thru Nov. 19. Gallery hours: Mon., Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tues., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The exhibition can also be viewed online at mamaroneckartists.guild.org; www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont will present A Gift of Art 2022—A holiday members’ Art Exhibit & Gift Boutique Fri., Nov. 25-Dec. 24. There will be a Holiday Reception Sat., Dec. 3, 5-7 p.m. featuring 10% off all purchases. Exhibit and sale feature affordable fine art 2D & 3D, holiday gift boutique, handmade glass, jewelry, ceramics, fiber and other unique gifts. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 11 & 18, 12-4 p.m. and Thurs., Dec. 22, 5-7 p.m. View the show online at www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org.

The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St. is presenting two exhibits honoring the work of Jerry Pinkney: Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney and A Sense of Community: Celebrating Jerry Pinkney’s Legacy, thru Jan. 22. Hours: Tues., Wed. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thurs. 1-8 p.m. Admission: $10 adults; $6 seniors and students; free for members and children under 12. Social www.katonahmuseum.org

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. is presenting Gallery B: Mitchell Visoky thru Nov. 22. Gallery hours: Mon. & Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. www.ryeartscenter.org.

The Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. is presenting a new retrospective solo exhibit by Nicolas De Jesus thru Dec. 23. It features works by the visual storyteller—his monumental colorful paintings, intricate etchings and large banners that once billowed above the streets in his home in Mexico. His works tackle contemporary social and political issues from global headlines and events. Gallery hours: Wed-Sun., 12-5 p.m. Admission is currently free for all visitors. www.neuberger.org.

The David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at Pocantico, 200 Lake Rd., Tarrytown, is presenting its first exhibition in the gallery, Inspired Encounters: Women Artists and the Legacies of Modern Art thru Mar. 19. The exhibition is comprised of 43 artworks and pairs pieces by a dozen groundbreaking women artists of the postwar period with new commissions of contemporary art. Gallery hours: Wed., Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs., 3-7 p.m. All visitors must have a free timed-entry ticket prior to visiting available at Inspired Encounters | Rockefeller Brothers Fund (rbf.org)

SUNY Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla is presenting The Sculpture of Ronald Bladen at its art gallery thru Nov. 30. The exhibit is open to the public. Bladen was an American painter and sculptor renowned for his large-scale sculptures. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. evenings 4-8 p.m. wcc.artgallery.com

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 thru June 20, 2023. www.pelhamartcenter.org