Nearby In-Person Events

November 10, 2023 at 2:08 p.m.
Matt Schofield will perform at The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, Fri., Nov. 17. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
Matt Schofield will perform at The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, Fri., Nov. 17. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

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The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield, Fri., Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. $42.

State Sen. Shelley B. Mayer is hosting an Open House Wed., Nov. 15, 4-6 p.m. at her new office, 235 Mamaroneck Ave., Suite 400, White Plains. Reservations are preferred but not required to 914/934-5250.

The Westchester County 2024 Capital Budget will be presented for review and consideration at Public Input Sessions Thurs., Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown and Mon., Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 N. Bedford Rd. Both sessions will be livestreamed via Facebook. There will be a Public Hearing Wed., Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Board of Legislators Chambers, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains at 7 p.m. Remote participation is available.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob will present a lecture and guided tour: Visionary Art Pottery and Studio Craft in Our Backyard with Leon Gambetta Volkmar and Katharine Choy, Fri., Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. $20 for non-members. To register go to

Shuk to the Core: Israeli Vendor Fair will be held Tues., Nov. 14, 4-8 p.m. at Temple Israel Center, 280 Old Mamaroneck Rd., White Plains. Support artists and vendors from across Israel who have traveled to the U.S. to sell their wares—art, Judaica, jewelry, kippot, crafts literature and more. Suggested entry fee: $5. Register at https://tinyurl.com3wzp83m2 or call Temple Israel Center at 914/949-2900.

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye will offer Tea Talks of History & Hope, Sun., Nov. 12, 3-5 p.m. Learn about Colonel Wainwright, his contribution to WWI and establishing his home in Milton Harbor. Dr. Bill Meyer, Rye High School assistant principal, will share his thoughts on the Great War, WWI, to our current days. $30 for non-members; 30% will be donated to UNICEF.

The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye will present the Purchase Dance Company, Sat., Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. They will perform excerpts from their fall repertory, including classical ballet and contemporary dance works. There will be a chance for dialogue with the dancers after the performance. To reserve a seat, [email protected] or call 914/925-8218.

The Katonah Museum of Art will hold a Gala and Auction, Sat., Nov. 11 at Blue Hills at Stone Barns, Tarrytown. 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. seated dinner & program; 10 p.m. after party. For ticket information and for list of raffle items go to; a Craft & Connect Adult Workshop: Indigo Dyeing, Thurs., Nov. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $55 for non-members, includes refreshments and materials. Register at www.katonahmuseum,org

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd will offer Paint the Masters: A BYOB Paint + Sip, Wed., Nov. 15, 6:30-9 p.m. For ages 21+. $65. Registration required; Foam Board Printmaking for ages 7-9, Sat., Nov. 18, 1-2:30 p.m. $50 includes materials. Register at

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., will offer a workshop, Printing with Leaves, Sat., Nov. 18, 1:30-3 p.m. For all ages. $50 for non-members. Register at

Historic Hudson Valley’s Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze is taking place thru Nov. 19 at Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. It is the area’s biggest Halloween event and features over 7,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins set against the mysterious backdrop of Van Cortlandt Manor’s 18th-century buildings and riverside landscape. New for 2023, see the twirling pumpkin Ferris wheel and take in the gourd-eous circus sideshow! Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this one-of-a-kind event is not to be missed! Timed tickets start at $24. HHV is also offering tours of Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow and tours of Union Church, 555 Bedford Rd., Tarrytown thru Nov. 12; tours of Phillipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, 3 W. Sunnyside La., Irvington, both thru Dec.17. For timed entry tickets and additional information go to

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., will offer My Naturalist & Me, Fri., Nov. 17 at 9:45 a.m. Stop by for this fun-filled hour and learn all about nature through fun activities like animal meet and greets, crafts and short hikes. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $15 per family per class. Please come prepared for the weather. Register for events at

The Symphony of Westchester will perform an all-Beethoven program Sat., Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. at Iona University’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, North Avenue, New Rochelle. Purchase tickets at

Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will present the Abeo Quartet, Sun., Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. For additional information and to purchase tickets, go to or call 914/232-1252.

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. will present the Purchase Symphony Orchestra, Fri., Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. performing Ottorino Respighi’s Antiche danze et arie Suite No. 2 P. 109, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major BWV 1050 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scherherazade Op. 35. $25; $15 for seniors and non-Purchase students; The Klezmatics, Wed., Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. They play music steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition. $45. or 914/251-4200.

The Westchester, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, hosts Mall Walks Fridays & Tuesdays, 8-10 a.m.

The Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. will present a Script in Hand Playreading: “Theatre People,” Mon., Nov. 13, 7 p.m. It’s a comedy that’s in love with theater and people in love with theater who, in pursuit of a surefire Broadway hit, might have to give reality a rewrite to arrive at a happy ending. $25.

The Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La. is presenting “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” thru Nov. 11. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m.; $35 adults; $30 students and seniors 62+.

Senior Cinema is taking place at The Picture House Regional Film Center ( Moviegoers 65 and older enjoy a great afternoon of film and friends at the theaters in Bronxville and Pelham on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. through June 2024. For free admission on Tuesdays, seniors should head to the box office before showtime to pick up their ticket. Annual membership holders ($55 for those 65+) will also enjoy free popcorn every time they visit the theater along with discounted tickets every day of the year. As a reminder, The Picture House Regional Film Center offers half-price tickets on Tuesdays for all other moviegoers.

Greenwich Hospital will offer The Nurse is In at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Mon., Nov. 13, 20 & 27, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; at the YMCA of Greenwich, 50 E. Putnam Ave. Mon., Nov. 13, 10-11 a.m. and Mon., Nov. 20, 10-11 a.m. at the Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 109 Hamilton Ave. A nurse will take blood pressure and answer health questions. Free. For information call 203/863-4444; Car Safety Checks, Wed., Nov. 15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at W.  Putnam Medical Center, 500 W. Putnam Ave. Free. To make an appointment call 203/200-KIDS or email [email protected]

The MetroCard Van will at the White Plains Trans Center, Water Street & N. Lexington Ave. Wed., Nov. 15 & Dec. 20, 1-2:30 p.m.; and Thurs., Nov. 16, Dec. 21, 1-2:30 p.m. at Huguenot Street at Lawton Ave., New Rochelle, Mon. Nov. 13, & Dec. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. No credit cards, cash only. For additional information, call 914/813-7777.

Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah, will offer Little Explorers, Tues., Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12 & 19. 9:30-10:30 a.m. For children 3-5 years old. For additional information go to

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Tai Chi Thursdays at 1 p.m.; Sunset Yoga Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.; Wunderkinds Saturday Club, Nov. 18, Dec. 2 & 9, 9:15-10:30 a.m. For children under 5. Neurodiverse & neurotypical children come together for a magical morning of joy & connection.; Meditation on Mondays with Jackie in person and online Register at

Westchester Children’s Museum100 Playland Parkway, Rye presents Weekend Story Time every Sat. & Sun10:30 a.m., 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.; Maker May, Sat. & Sun.9 a.m.-5 p.m. Make discoveries at Maker May! Make your own paper, record music with Bach to Rock, and bring your own robotics to life with iCamp! Good for all ages. All activities included with admission—$10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members. Hours: 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For additional information and registration go to

The White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains will offer Igloo Virtual Tours: Visit a College, Mon., Nov. 13, 4 p.m.; Tech Tuesday for Youth, Nov. 14 & 21, 4 p.m.; Drop In College and Career Club, Wed., Nov. 15, 4 p.m.; Author Visit: Adriana Erin Rivera, Thurs., Nov. 16, 4:30 p.m. For 3rd-5th graders; Beginner Stitching, Fri., Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Learn the basics of knitting or crochet with Kat & Kristen; Fun Friday at 4 p.m. for teens in grades 7-12.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown will present 10,000 Maniacs, Fri., Nov. 10, 8 p.m. $50-$70; One Night of Queen: Performed by Gary Mullen & The Works, Sat., Nov. 11, 8 p.m. $45-$71; Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age, Sun., Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Sold Out on website; An Evening with Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey, Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. $54-$91; Sing Along A Sound of Music, Sat., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. $31 general admission.

Jazz Forum Arts1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the Joey Alexander Trio, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 10 & 11, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $35-$40; Peter Hand Quartet, Sun., Nov. 12, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. $10; David Amram @93, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 17 & 18, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Kate Baker Brazilian Quartet, Sun., Nov. 19, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. $10 minimum in food or drink per person.


Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1997 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting a solo show, Jane & June: Two Roads Traveled, thru Nov. 25. There will be an opening reception Sat., Nov. 11, 3-5 p.m.; 914/834-1117.

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye is presenting The Swimsuit Series: A Pictorial Reflection on Women’s Rights, an exhibit by Rye resident Fleur Spolidor, thru Nov. 30.

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. will present Gallery B: Enchanted NYC—works by Lisette Overweel, thru Dec. 8. Enthrall yourself in the meticulously captured essence of our magnificent urban panorama in her series of mixed media paintings. Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains presents the work of 15 regional artists in Crossing Borders: Revisited, thru Jan. 14. Through sculpture, site-responsive installations, video, photography and two-dimensional mixed media works, ArtsWestchester explores the ways in which geographic and cultural borders have come to define individual and group identities. Gallery hours: Wed.-Fri., 12-5 p.m. & Sun., 12-5 p.m., Sat., 12-6 p.m.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob in conjunction with Clay Art Center, Port Chester, is presenting Radical Pots & Cooperative Hands, thru Feb. 24. It is a dynamic exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of the late ceramic artist, Katherine Choy, visionary co-founder of Clay Art Center. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m.

The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St. is presenting Rhonda Khalifeh: Immortal Stitch, thru Jan. 28. Experience a unique immersive environment and experiment with various textile arts activities in the Pollack Family Learning Center. Immortal Stitch grapples with shifting notions of identity and loss of place. Using a combination of repurposed Aghabani tablecloths and hand-dyed silk and wool, Rhonda Khalifeh's installation explores material heritage and her past and present relationship with Syrian craft. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-5 p.m. Admission: $12 adults; $6 students & seniors; free for children under 12 & members. Advance timed tickets recommended.

The White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., is presenting Terry Kessler Schwarz: Impressions Art Solo Exhibition on display in the gallery thru Nov. 28. She is presenting drawings and paintings of nature focusing on land, sky, water and city life.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Pocantico Center, 200 Lake Rd., Tarrytown will present Portraits of Process thru Dec. 23. This new exhibition from the American Artists’ Hand Archive showcases 34 expertly crafted bronze sculptures of influential American artists’ hands. Hours: Wed., Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thurs., 3-7 p.m. All visitors must reserve a free timed-entry ticket prior to visiting at

The Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Gallery, 1 Larkin Center, is presenting Across Imaginary Boundaries thru Dec. 14. It is a group exhibition exploring diasporic identity across the Caribbean while celebrating new modes of thinking about shifting identities, place and home through photography, printmaking, painting, ceramics, sculpture and video. The gallery is open during library hours—Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, is presenting Harry Bertola: Sculpture for Living, thru Apr. 7; Connecticut Modern: Art, Design and the Avant-Garde, 1830-1960, thru Jan. 7; Robert Motherwell and Multiplicity, thru Dec. 3; Monsters and Mermaids: Unraveling Natural History’s Greatest Hoaxes, thru Feb. 11. Encounter “monsters,” “giants” and “lost civilizations” that confounded scientists and the public. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $20 adults; $15 seniors (62+) and students; free for children under 5 and members.

Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, is presenting the exhibit The Fa Series, thru Dec. 23. It is a solo exhibition presenting 22 large-scale canvas works inspired by the Venice Biennale-bound artist’s personal journey through the visual lexicon of the West African divination system, Admission to the museum is free. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-5 p.m.

Westchester Children’s Museum100 Playland Pkwy, Rye, is presenting A World of Possibilities organized by The Arc Westchester. It is an exhibit of vibrant original works of art made by children with developmental disabilities supported by The Arc Westchester’s Children’s School for Early Development and adult artists participating in programs at The Arc Westchester. The colorful canvas designs represent each student’s individual creativity, fostered in a nurturing setting. Museum hours: Wed.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members.


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