The New York City Gospel Choir will perform at the Jay Estate in Rye Sun., Dec. 4. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
The New York City Gospel Choir will perform at the Jay Estate in Rye Sun., Dec. 4. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

The Westchester Chordsmen’s annual holiday concert will be Sun., Dec. 4 at Rye Presbyterian Church, 882 Boston Post Rd., Rye at 5 p.m. The concert will include a wide variety of holiday favorites sung by the over 45-member chorus and a few of their member quartets in glorious four-part a cappella harmony. There is ample parking at the church and easy accessibility for those with limited mobility. $25; children under 12 are free with a ticket-holding adult. Order tickets at

The Jay Estate Gardens, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye will present the New York City Gospel Choir: The Spirit of New York in a free concert Sun., Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.; 914/698-9275.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Ave., Cos Cob, will present Christmas in Cos Cob: Holiday Tours of the Bush-Holley House, Sun., Dec. 3, 10 & 17 at 12, 1:30 & 3 p.m. $15 adults; $12 seniors and students and a Holiday Puppet Show: The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Sun., Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. $30 for non-member adult; $20 child under 18. Register at

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave. is hosting an Art Boutique thru Sat., Dec. 3 and an Art Boutique Shop & Sip Happy Hour Thurs., Dec. 15, 5-8 p.m. featuring live music & fun shopping. Gallery hours: Mon-Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. will present a Holiday Market, Sun., Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This curated shopping event highlights the best products from local & regional artists and makers. The vendors range from designer to delectable with everything from luxury knitwear, unique jewelry, natural skin care, hand painted leather goods, sweet treats like gourmet chocolate and caramel, and so much more. Tickets are $7.

The Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., Wilton, Ct., presents “Frosty the Snowman” Fri., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun., Dec. 3 & 4 at 2 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25, $15 for youth.

The White Plains Performing Arts Center at 1 City Place will present Jersey Boys Fri., Dec. 9-Jan. 8 with performances Thurs.-Sun. at 2 & 7 p.m. “Jersey Boys” takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to discover the secret of a 40-year friendship as the foursome work their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Chart-topping hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Dawn,” and “My Eyes Adored You” brought The Four Seasons the highest honor--induction into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Tickets are $45-$62 at

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 2 Generoso Pope Pl. in Tuckahoe will present Il Decameron di Giovanni Boccaccio, a 14th Century Guide to Surviving a Pandemic, Living, Loving and Establishing a New World, Wed., Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. This is an inspiring and light-hearted adventure where you will discover how Boccaccio and others confronted the great mortality of the Middle Ages with their focus on survival and rebirth. A glass of wine is included with ticket purchase--$25 + .63 service fee; Gingerbread House Decorating Party for kids of all ages, Sat., Dec. 10, 2:30-5 p.m. Ticket includes gingerbread house, icing, decorating cadies, drinks & snacks and 1 raffle ticket for gift basket. General admission. $30 + .75 service fee.

The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham will present Santa Needs Your Help, Sat., Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. Santa will be live and in-person and he needs your help to get ready for Christmas. You pick the clips from Santa’s video library. You help Santa with live games and songs. You ask Santa anything you want during the Q&A and after the show, you get your photo with Santa. It’s a one-of-a-kind show with you in a starring role! This family-friendly event is hosted by Emmy-nominated writer Kevin Maher, who will share his new book “Santa Doesn’t Need Your Help.” $16 general admission.

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Light Extravaganza Drive-thru at Kensico Dam, Valhalla will take place nightly thru Jan. 1. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & some weekends. It features 1.2 miles of breathtaking lights, live Santa display, a kaleidoscopic alley, a 30’ star and Westchester’s largest Christmas tree. Drive-thru opens at 6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 5 p.m. weekends. End times vary. $25 per vehicle off-peak; $35 during peak. Purchase tickets in advance to avoid a surcharge at On-site tickets are subject to availability.

The Hudson Chorale Concert will be held Sat. & Sun., Dec. 10 & 11 at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 43 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. They will perform Camille Saint-Saens’ “Christmas Oratorio” and Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas Cantata.” $25 at

The Taconic Opera will present Handel’s “Messiah,” Sat. & Sun., Dec. 10 & 11 at 3 p.m. at Holy Name of Mary Church, 110 Grand St., Croton-on-Hudson. $25; $20 for seniors; $12 for students in advance. $30; $25 for seniors and $15 for students at the door.

The Canticum Novum Singers will present a concert Sun., Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 68 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Repertoire: Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols” and David Lang’s “The Little Match Girl Passion.” $20; $10 for students 25 & under.

The Greenwich Historical Society is hosting a Winter Market at Christ Church, 254 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, thru Sat., Dec. 3. Hours: Dec. 2, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Suggested donation: $20; Festival of Tabletop Trees. Trees will be on display Thurs. & Fri., Dec. 8 & 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Local retailers, organizations, and designers will hand craft and decorate a tree which can be bid on and won at the end of the festival and a Holiday Family Festival, Sat., Dec. 10, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Bring the family for photos with Santa, and a visit to the festive dollhouse display in the Historic Barn, complete with gingerbread decorating and crafts in Santa’s workshop. Enjoy a winter beverage while listening to performances by the Connecticut Yuletide Carolers; enjoy delicious treats from the Crispy Melty Cheese Truck, explore the beautifully illuminated grounds and delight in the artistic prowess of ice sculptor Bill Bywater as he creates a wintry marvel from giant blocks of ice. $120 for non-member family of 4; $20 for each additional child, 2-18; $40 non-member adult.

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.

Katonah Museum of Art at 34 Jay St. is presenting Family Day: Celebrating Jerry Pinkney, Sat., Dec. 3, 12-4 p.m. Visitors are invited to meet illustrators Bryan Collier and Eric Velasquez and enjoy book readings and participate in gallery activities. $12 for adults; $6 for seniors, students and children under 12; Craft and Connect Adult Art Workshop: Drawing from Life, Thurs., Dec. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $60-$70; Creative Community Fridays, 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

An all-new Holiday Stroll returns to Stamford on select dates thru 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

Curtain Call Inc., 1348 Newfield Ave., Stamford is presenting “She Loves Me” thru 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. 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

White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., will offer Author visit—Hanukkah Nights, Fri., Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. Join Amalia in celebrating a colorful and creative Hanukkah. She will demonstrate how she created amazing textures for each night of Hanukkah; Tech Tuesday for Youth: Animation Design, Tues., Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. Participants will practice skills related to various computer science fields; Genealogy: Leaving a Legacy, Thurs., Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Learn different techniques and methods to tell your ancestors’ stories so they will be passed down and enjoyed by future generations. Register at

Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye will offer Chakra Sound Bath Meditation with Gary Posner, Thursdays in Dec. at 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. $30. Register at

Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” will be presented at the Old Dutch Church, 420 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Sun., Dec. 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18 at 2:30, 3:45 & 5 p.m. $45 for adults; $40 for ages 3-17.

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

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

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 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; 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. or call Isobel Perry at 914/967-4894

Caramoor Center for the Arts, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will present Josh Ritter, Sat., Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in a benefit concert to celebrate and support Caramoor’s programming throughout the year. Tickets start at $125; Calmus: Christmas a Capella, Sat., Dec. 10, 3 & 5 p.m. Tickets start at $40. Family event--Reggie Harris Sun., Dec. 11, 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Adults: $20; children: $10.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown will present Edmar Castaneda Quartet: top jazz harpist, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3, $25-$30; Greg Abate Quartet, Sun., Dec. 4, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20; Eliane Elias celebrating new CD Quietude, Fri. & Sat., Dec. 9 & 10, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $45-$50; Sheila Jordan @94, Sun., Dec. 11, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. 2 for 1 discount code: 241W4822 is good for Fri. & Sat. 9:30 p.m. shows and Sun. 4 & 6 p.m. shows. It is an exclusive offer for email subscribers. 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

The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present Holly Bowling, Sat., Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. $38/$45; Dan Tyminski featuring Gaven Largent Fri., Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. $32; Click, Clack Moo, Sat., Dec. 10, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. A hilariously moving musical about negotiation and compromise. $24; $19 for children under 17; An Evening with Martin Sexton, Sat., Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. $44, $49, $59.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. will present Indigo Girls, Fri., Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. Sold Out on website; The Laurie Berkner Band: A Live Holiday Concert, Sat., Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. $35-$100. $100 ticket includes a meet & greet and photo op; Lewis Black: Off the Rails, Sun., Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. $58-$98; An Evening with Steve Hackett, Wed., Dec. 7 8 p.m. $58-$88; The Machine Performs Pink Floyd, Thurs., Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. $30-$45; Judy Collins: Holidays & Hits, Fri., Dec. 9, 8 p.m. $35-$65; Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas, Sat., Dec. 10 8 p.m. $38-$48.

Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye presents Museum Minis, every Wed., 11-11:30 a.m., free with museum admission; WonderSpark Puppet Company presents The Lost Latke, a special puppet show, Sat., Dec. 10, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Uh Oh! Someone has stolen the latkes and we need to find them before Hannukah! Join us for a special puppet show and together we’ll search for clues, meet crazy characters, sing songs and apprehend the culprit. Free with Museum admission--$10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members. For additional information and registration go to

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

Rye Farmers Market in the parking lot on Theodore Fremd Avenue behind the Purchase Street stores. The last market of the year will be held Sun., 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

Mall Walks at The Westchester, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, take place every Tues. & Fri., 8-11 a.m. thru Dec. 30. 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


The CapaSpace, a photography-based education and exhibition center at 2467 Quaker Church Rd., Yorktown, will present Empathy and Empowerment: The Documentary Photography of José Alvarado Jr. Sat., Dec. 10-Feb. 25. CapaSpace is a 21st century arts center that embraces photography as a means to draw a community together in common purpose and to strengthen the bonds that exist between neighbors. Alvarado is   NY based Puerto Rican photographer.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Arts, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale is presenting For the Love of Paint thru Dec. 24. It is a celebration of painting-- a foundational element of MJFA’s program over the past 20 years through the practice of seven contemporary artists. As the most enduring medium of Western European “high art” over centuries, the tradition of painting began with the earliest humans and continues to be privileged today as a medium for art and Lawrence Schiller: Marilyn Monroe & American Icons thru Dec. 31. The themes of celebrity and scandal anchor much of Schiller’s diverse body of work which spans from photography and nonfiction writing to directing Oscar-winning films including “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “The Man Who Skied Down Everest.” His most iconic images capture a nude Marilyn Monroe filming a pool scene for the motion picture “Something’s Got to Give” just a few months before her death in 1962. Photos can be viewed and purchased at the gallery. Hours: Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 914/723-8738;

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.

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.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting A Gift of Art 2022—a holiday members’ Art Exhibit & Gift Boutique thru 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

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

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.

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 (

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.