Auditions

Sun., Feb. 8

"MURDER CAN BY HABIT-FORMING." Veterans' Memorial Building, 210 Halstead Ave., Harrison. 1-5 p.m. Postponed from Feb. 2. Production of the Harrison Players will take place Sat., Mar. 21 in a dinner theater format. All roles are open. 914/630-1089; email harrisonplayers@yahoo.com or go to www.harrisonplayers.org.

Sun. & Tues., Feb. 8 & 10

"CLUE: THE MUSICAL." Westchester Sandbox Theatre, 931c E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. Sun., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tues. from 5-7 p.m. Open to performers in grades 4-8, this musical is based on the board game Clue. The show will run from Apr. 16-19. A participation fee of $425 is required. All who audition will be cast in the show. 914/630-0804; www.wstshows.com.

Benefits

Sat., Feb. 7

DOWNTON ABBEY COMES TO GREENWICH. Topping Estate, Round Hill Road, Greenwich. 6:30-11:30 p.m. An evening inspired by the beloved PBS program, this is an elegant fundraiser for the Bruce Museum. Elegant cocktail reception and lavish seated dinner. Formal attire; period dress encouraged but not required. Snow date: Sun., Feb. 8 at 5 p.m. Tickets start at $650. To receive an invitation contact Jen Bernstein at jbernstein@brucemuseum.org or 203/413-6761. Tickets can also be purchased online at DowntonAbbeyBruceMuseum.eventbrite.com.

Sat., Feb. 14

FALL IN LOVE WITH THE ARTS. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. Purchase. 5 p.m. cocktails; 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. Midori violin recital. Event supports the Performing Arts Center and features an evening of fine dining crafted by celebrity gourmet chef Peter X. Kelly. Dinner is $250 per person. Performance tickets (see "Concerts/Music) are sold separately--$80. $65/$50. Reservations deadline is Fri., Feb. 6. 914/251-6178 or shaunice.jordan@purchase.edu.

Circus

Sat.-Mon., Feb. 14-16

ROYAL HANNEFORD CIRCUS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6 p.m. each day. Traditional circus in 3 rings. High flyers, the Human Cannonball, the Magical Quick Change, Elephants, Tigers, Bears and Camels and everyone's favorite Grandma-Grandma The Clown, are just a few of the circus stars ready to entertain. All seats are reserved and are on sale at the County Center box office. $25. 914/995-4050 or countycenter.biz.

Comedy

Wed., Feb. 11

JOHNNY LAMPERT. Empire City Casino, 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers. 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). Nationally known comedian brings his hysterical, high-level laughs to Yonkers. He will be joined by Erin Jackson. MC will be Gibran Saleem. $25 for non-members. All patrons receive a free drink ticket. www.empirecitycasino.com; 914/968-4200.

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.

Fri., Feb. 6

CHRISTINE LAVIN & DON WHITE. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Lavin uses her songwriting to bring the insight and wit of a humor columnist together with a novelist's eye for evocative details and White's thoughtful songs sprang from his career in stand-up comedy. Together they are probably the two funniest performers on the folk circuit today. $32. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Sat., Feb. 7

HOWARD FISHMAN PRESENTS BOB DYLAN'S BASEMENT TAPES. Common Ground Coffeehouse, 1st Unitarian Church of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Musical exploration of Dylan and the Band's "Basement Tapes" sessions from 1967. $20. www.commongroundfusw.org.

Sun., Feb. 8

SYMPHONY OF WESTCHESTER. Iona College, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. 3 p.m. Annual Family Program featuring young musicians. Featured soloist will be the winner of the second annual Concerto Competition who will perform a movement from Mozart's "Piano Concerto, No. 9. K. 271 in E-flat Major." Members of the Symphony will perform compositions written by the students in the Composers of the Future workshop. Concert is suitable for children ages 4 & older. Tickets are $15 for adults; $5 for children. www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org; 914/654-4926.

Mon., Feb. 9

MICHAEL FRANTI: ACOUSTIC ONE HEART ONE SOUL TOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7:30 p.m. 35, $45 & $50.

Fri., Feb. 13

LAURIE LEWIS AND THE RIGHT HANDS. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Singer, fiddle player and guitarist plays with musical partner Tom Rozum on mandolin and joined by some of the best bluegrass musicians. $37. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Sat., Feb. 14

MIDORI. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. The classical violinist performs. $80, $65, $50. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Sun., Feb. 15

DECODA. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Chamber music society of accomplished young musicians. $35. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

Films

Thru Feb. 25

WE GOT GAME: SPORTS ON FILM. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Feb. 12: "Why Sports?" 7:45 p.m. Selection of short films examines the appeal of sports of all kinds-from boxing to synchronized swimming to competing to be the greatest record breaker ever. Feb. 18: "Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist." 7:30 p.m. Tour de France winner Marco Pantani was a hero to millions. He died alone in a cheap Italian hotel room at the age of 34. The startling truth behind his rise and fall is revealed in race footage, reconstructions and interviews with friends, family and colleagues. In English/French/Italian with subtitles. Feb. 25: "Back on Board: Greg Louganis." 7:30 p.m. The man whose grace, beauty and courage sparked a worldwide fascination with diving. Q&A with filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic and JBFC Faculty Sean Weiner. $12 general admission; $7.50 for children under 12 unless noted otherwise. 914/747-5555; www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Sun., Feb. 8

"CHERRY COTTAGE: THE STORY OF AN AMERICAN HOUSE." Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, Ct. 3:30-6 p.m. Documentary of the 1782 cottage in Stockbridge, Mass. That tells the tale of America drawing on a cast of characters associated with the house across two centuries-many with surprising connections to significant moments in American history. Hans and Kate Morris, who supervised the restoration and searched out period furnishings-will be on hand with director Dave Simonds to take questions from the audience. Wine, other refreshments and light bites will be served. Non-member fee is $15. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899, ext. 10.

Wed., Feb. 11, 25, Mar. 4, 11 & 18

FILM CLUB. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Enjoy lively, intelligent discussion and gain access to the Emelin's popular Film Club featuring an eclectic selection of new and exciting films from some of today's most important filmmakers. Enjoy pre-release films and conversation with movie industry guests. Seats are limited. To subscribe call 914/698-0098.

Thurs., Feb. 12

BABY PICTURES: "JUPITER ASCENDING." City Center 15: Cinema de Lux. White Plains. 12 p.m. Baby Pictures offers discounted admission to enjoy a current movie in a convenient, baby-friendly setting. Amenities include dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium; lowered movie volume for babies' sensitive hearing; baby changing stations and stroller area. $6. www.nationalamusmements.com.

"VIDEOFREEX: THE ART OF GUERILLA TELEVISION" Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. The Videofreex were a pioneering collective of creative young people who used the brand-new technology of portable video to tell the world about the social changes of the 1960s and 70s. Q&A with Dorsky Museum curator Andrew Ingall, filmmaker Jon Nealon and Videofreex members Skip Blumberg and Nancy Cain. Non-member tickets are $12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Fri.-Thurs. Feb. 13-19

"SEARCHING FOR GENERAL TSO." The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Who was General Tso and why are we eating his chicken? This feature documentary explores the origins and ubiquity of Chinese-American food through the story of an iconic sweet and spicy chicken dish. www.thepicturehouse.org.

Sat., Feb. 14

"BRINGING UP BABY." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 5 p.m. Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, a leopard, a million dollars, snappy dialogue and humor, along with true love, come together in this screwball comedy. $12 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Tues., Feb. 17

OSCAR TALK. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. Janet Maslin and Mark Harris talk about this year's slate of Academy Award nominees. There will be a Q&A with Mark Harris and Janet Maslin. $15 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Tues., Feb. 17 & Mar. 17

WCC FILM SERIES. Gateway Center, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Free and open to the public. Feb. 17: "Belle." Film is based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth (Belle), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain, raised by her aristocratic great-uncle and aunt. Her lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Mar. 17: "Wadjda." Comedy drama about an enterprising Saudi girl who signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise funds for the bicycle that has captured her interest. 914/606-5616. www.sunywcc.edu/smartarts.

Wed., Feb. 18

AFTER DARK: THE STRANGE, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE OFFBEAT. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. "Close-Up." A fiction-documentary hybrid based on the true story of a man arrested for impersonating filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. It's a stunning, layered investigation into movies, identity and artistic creation. In Persian/Azerbaijani with subtitles. Q&A Reel Talk with JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin. $12 general public; $7.50 children under 12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

Films

Thurs., Feb. 19

BABY PICTURES: "FIFTY SHADES OF GREY." City Center 15: Cinema de Lux. White Plains. 12 p.m. Baby Pictures offers discounted admission to enjoy a current movie in a convenient, baby-friendly setting. Amenities include dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium; lowered movie volume for babies' sensitive hearing; baby changing stations and stroller area. $6. www.nationalamusmements.com.

Readings

Fri., Feb. 6 & Mar. 6

THE NAKD STAGE PLAY READINGS. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. Feb. 6: "Bus Stop" by William Inge. Mar. 6: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams. $10. 914/328-1600; wppac.com.

Mon., Feb. 9

"PAINTING CHURCHES." Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Ct. 7 p.m. A play-in-hand reading of the humorous and poignant play about a Connecticut theatrical family whose daughter is a leading character in TV's "Nurse Jackie." She is on the verge of artistic celebrity and hopes, by painting her parents, to come to terms with them and they with her. $20. 203/227-4177; www.westportplayhouse.org.

Fri., Feb. 13

"WARREN (OR) THOSE PEOPLE." Whippoorwill Hall Theatre, North Castle Library, Kent Place, Armonk. 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of a new play by Brian Quirk presented by the Hudson Stage Company. Suggested donation: $10. No reservations necessary. 914/271-2811; www.hudsonstage.com.

Sat., Feb. 21

"HOW TO KILL YOUR MOTHER WITHOUT REALLY TRYING." White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 7 p.m. Postponed from an earlier date. Comedy about a gay man who invites his mother to dinner and when she becomes too ill to move, she's stuck on the sofa-with the gay man and his lover. This comedy explores relationships, NYC living and much, much more. $15. 914/328-1600.

Symposia

Sat., Feb. 7 & 21

BAROQUE BRILLIANCE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 12-4 p.m. Eight student speakers have been selected from prestigious art history programs to present their research. Doctoral students will present on Feb. 7 and undergraduates will present on Feb. 21. The Museum invited students to submit research on the art and culture of 17th century Europe to complement the current exhibition Northern Baroque Splendor: The Hohenbuchau Collection. The selected students will present on a variety of topics, from Italian Baroque painting to city planning in the 17th century Netherlands. The two symposia will be moderated by top scholars from local universities. Each symposium will begin with light refreshments and open galleries after which the speakers will deliver 20-30 minute presentations on their research. Each day will conclude with moderated session where speakers will answer questions from the audience. Free with museum admission of $7 for adults. Admission fee will be waived for members, students and educators with ID. Reservations are strongly recommended. www.brucemuseum.org; 203/869-0376.

Theater

Thru Apr. 5

"CAMELOT." Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30; show at 8 p.m.; Sun. evening dinner at 5:30, show at 7 p.m.; Sun. matinee lunch at 12, show at 1:30 p.m.; Thurs. matinee and some Wed. matinees lunch at 11:30 a.m., show at 1 p.m. Lerner and Loewe's timeless masterpiece about one of history's greatest love stories. Dinner and show prices range between $54 and $80 plus tax depending on the performances chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in the ticket price. 914/592-2222; www.BroadwayTheatre.com.

Thru Sun., Feb. 8

"13 THE MUSICAL." Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Evenings at 7 p.m., matinees Feb. 7 & 8 at 2 p.m. A hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that "cool" is where you find it, and sometimes where you least expect it. There are four casts performing. Casts include Lee Price (Cast B), Samantha Gibbs (Cast C) and Rachel Dashow (Cat D), all from Rye Brook. Contains mature language and themes. Tickets are $16 for children/seniors and $18 for adults. www.randomfarms.com/tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Fri., Feb. 6 & Mar. 6

THE MAGDALENE MYSTERIES. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Feb. 6: Guardian of the Grail. Mar. 6: Sacred Lands and Hidden Magic. Presented by Gloria Amendola with open discussions. $38 each. 914/967-6080; www.wainwright.org.

Fri.-Sun., Feb. 6-28

"MAN OF LA MANCHA." Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Fri & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. matinee at 2 p.m. Musical based on "Don Quixote" by Cervantes. $32 for adults; $24 for seniors and $16 for students/children. 203/461-6358; www.curtaincallinc.com.

Sat., Feb. 7

OUR SINATRA. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Tribute to Frank Sinatra with the original cast reuniting for this sophisticated production marking Sinatra's centennial year. $45. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Tours

Wed., Feb. 11, Mar. 11

STROLLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 10 a.m. New moms, dads and caregivers with babies are welcome for a guided tour of museum exhibitions. No registration needed. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for students up to 22 years and seniors and free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

Workshops

Sun., Feb. 15, Mar. 8 & 29

FAMILY STUDIO WORKSHOP. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-3 p.m. All ages. Families explore the process of making art while using quality art-making supplies and discussing current exhibitions. No reservations. $15 per person plus museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students up to 22 years and free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

Exhibits

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE EYES OF FOUR ARTISTS. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Free. Tues., Feb. 10-Sat., Feb. 28. Paintings by Jane Black and Marion Schneider and photographs by Ruth Raskin and Rita Baunok present their perspectives of the world through their own individual and unique vision. There will be an opening reception Sat., Feb. 21 from 3-5 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. 914/834-1117.

GREENSCAPES: OF/IN/FROM THE GARDEN. Clay Arts Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Mar. 14. This is an exhibit of work inspired by the garden and its accoutrements. Hours: Mon-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. 914/937-2047; www.clayartcenter.org.

YOUNG ARTISTS ON THE RISE. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru Feb. 7. Free. Features the work of budding young artists from Mamaroneck and New Rochelle High Schools as well as the French American School of New York. These students, chosen to participate by their teachers, were selected because of their extraordinary talent. Exhibit features works in a wide variety of media. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. 914/834-1117; www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org.

IMMIGRATION IN RYE. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. Tues., Feb. 10-Nov. 2015. Through archival documents, photographs and artifacts from the Society's collections and items on loan from local families, the exhibit chronicles the role immigration played in the rapid population growth in Rye and the impact the mass migrations of the 19th and 20th centuries had on a community like Rye. The exhibit also examines some of the back stories of various groups of immigrants-where they come from and equally important, why the emigrated from their home countries and eventually settled in Rye. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 914/967-7588; www.ryehistory.org.

RELICS FROM THE AGE OF CARBON. Academic Arts Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Thru Mar. 7. Exhibition of artwork by Stuart Vance who is interested in the formal, abstract qualities of freeways, highways, interchanges, railroad bridges and other human-made megastructures. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. evenings 4-6 p.m. www.sunywcc.edu/gallery or 914/606-7867.