Nearby In-Person Events

November 16, 2023 at 3:23 a.m.
The cast of “It’s a Wonderful Life” playing at Curtain Call, Inc. in Stamford, Conn., Fri., Nov. 17-Dec. 9. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
The cast of “It’s a Wonderful Life” playing at Curtain Call, Inc. in Stamford, Conn., Fri., Nov. 17-Dec. 9. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

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Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford, will present “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,” Fri., Nov. 17-Dec. 9. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m.; Thurs. Nov. 30 & Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. The beloved holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. Online ticket prices: $44 adults; $34 seniors; $26 ages 21 & under.

Westchester County Parks will offer the following programs and events: Sat., Nov. 18: 1-mile hike at Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., N. White Plains, 9:30-11 a.m. 914/428-1008; Community Workday: Field Cleanup, Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 914/862-5050; Winter Duck Migration Observation, Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye, 10-11:30 a.m. 914/967-8720; Raptors Rule, Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, 11 Reservation Rd., Cross River, 1-2 . p.m. 914/864-7322; History of Marshlands Hike, Marshlands Conservancy, 220 Boston Post Rd., Rye, 1-2:30 p.m. 914/835-4466; Late Fall Shelter Building, Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park Rye, 1-2:30 p.m. 914/967-8720; Fireside Storytelling, Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St., Yonkers, 1-2:30 p.m. for ages 1 & older, 914/968-5851; Meadow Insect Walk, Merestead Estate, Mount Kisco, 1-3 p.m. 914/864-7958; Beekeeping Series: Bee Photography, Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah, 1-3 p.m. and Stargazing Picnic & Hayride, 7-9 p.m. 914/864-7282; Westchester Knicks vs. the Delaware Blue Coats, Westchester County Center, 199 Central Ave., White Plains. 3-5:30 p.m. For tickets and details go to Sun., Nov. 19: History Hike, Cranberry Lake Preserve, N. White Plains, 9:30-11 a.m., 2-mile hike; Reptile Expo, Westchester County Center, White Plains, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For details and tickets go to; Archaeology Presentation, Croton Point Nature Center, 1 Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson, 1-2:30 p.m. 914/862-5290; A Journey Through Farming in Westchester, Muscoot Farm, Katonah, 1-2 p.m.

Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave., will host a Thanksgiving Family ‘Harvest Dinner’ with a Kitchen Re-Opening Celebration Sun., Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m. There will be live music by Age Against the Machine. Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings—turkey, ham, sides, desserts and refreshments. All are welcome. $20 per person; free for children under 12. For tickets go to

The Westchester County 2024 Capital Budget will be presented for review and consideration at a Public Input Session, Mon., Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 N. Bedford Rd. Session 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 Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich will present Motherwell and Multiplicity, Curator Conversations with Dr. Jennifer Cohen and Dr. Jennifer Farrell, Thurs., Nov. 30 6-7:30 p.m. $25 for non-members; $15 students; $15 livestream.

Stamford Town Center, 100 Greyrock Pl., will present the Holiday Wish Express: A Magical Journey to the North Pole for the Entire Family on select dates Sat., Nov. 18-Dec. 24. Embark on a journey with Teddy and Friends led by a Train Conductor; dive into the snow for an interactive snowball fight and step into Teddy’s House of Sweets; adopt your very own Teddy along with his storybook, “Teddy’s Christmas Adventure.” A portion of Teddy Bear sales will aid local children’s charities. Tickets are $35 for adults; $25 for children. For tickets and additional information, go to

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains will present Open Studios, Sat., Dec. 2, 12-5 p.m. Enjoy the current exhibition, Crossing Borders Revisited and shop the Luangisa African Gallery pop-up. Enjoy an intimate musical experience with violinist Zhenya Lopatnik, 7:30-9 p.m. $15. Purchase tickets at

The Lunch & Learn Series: Special Needs Planning for Children and Grandchildren with Disabilities will be held Wed., Nov. 29, 12-1:30 p.m. at the offices of Nena, Scanlan & Sirigiano, LLP, 245 Main St., White Plains. Event will cover the three basic types of special needs trusts, general drafting considerations and the newest type of special needs trust—the sole benefits trust. Light lunch and refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. Registration is required to 914/948-1500.

The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye will present the Purchase Dance Company, Sat., Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. performing 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.

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; Workshop with Iekelien Buurman: Critical Alignment Yoga, Sun., Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $65. Proceeds go to Hamish Strikes Back for pediatric cancer research. Register at

The Yonkers Public Library at the Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave., will present the Library Jazz Band: The Stars in Our Backyard Concert, Sun., Nov. 19, 2-4 p.m. For additional information, call 914/771-9616.

Federated Conservationists of Westchester County will hold Invasive Vine Removal, Sat., Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Playland Parkway Pedestrian Path, between Boston Post Road & Milton Road, Rye; Seriously Talking About Food: Food Politics, Sun., Nov. 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. ; NY Wolf: Evening Howl, Fri., Nov. 24, 5-6:30 p.m. at 7 Buck Run St., S. Salem; Films on Purpose: Getting Warmer, Tues., Nov. 28, 6 p.m. at Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. For information go to; Pub Talk, Sun., Dec. 5, 3:30-5 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m.—two sessions—at Mohansic Grill and Lounge, 1500 Baldwin Rd., Yorktown Heights. Play Climate Change Bingo with prizes. Register at

Bedford 2030 Climate Action Now will present a Native Plant Talk with Andrea Good, Landscape Designer, Sat., Nov. 18, 1-2 p.m. at the Bedford Hills Free Library, 26 Main St. RSVP to

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Pocantico Center, 200 Lake Rd., Tarrytown will present a Jazz and Poetry Choir Collective, Thurs., Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. A night of original poetry and jazz. $15.

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd will offer 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 host an Arts Center Boutique, Fri., Nov. 17-Dec. 23 with an opening reception, Sat., Nov. 25, 12-2 p.m. and Shop & Sip Dec. 14, 5-7 p.m.; Printing with Leaves, Sat., Nov. 18, 1:30-3 p.m. For all ages. $50 for non-members; a Diwali Celebration, Sun., Nov. 19, 1-3 p.m. Free and open to the public. Event will highlight Diwali traditions and Indian culture and is geared toward all ages. Register at Gallery hours: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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 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; Dickens’s “Christmas Carol, at the Old Dutch Church, 430 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Sat., Dec. 2-17 with storyteller Jonathan Kruk. Performances are 2:30, 3:45 & 5 p.m. Advance tickets required. $47 for adults; $42 for children at

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., will offer My Naturalist & Me, Fri., Nov. 17, Dec. 1, 8 & 15 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; a Turkey Hike, Sat., Nov. 18 at 9:15 a.m. Suggested for ages 4-7. $15 per family. Register for events at

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Conn., will present “The Lightning Thief,” Sat., Dec. 2 at 1 & 4 p.m. Recommended for grades 3-6. When teenager Percy Jackson discovers he’s a demigod, he and his friends embark on an epic journey to find Zeus’ missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods. $25.

Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will present a Family Concert: Musiquita Nutcracker Tap Dance Special, Sun., Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. $30 for adults; $15 for children. For additional information and to purchase tickets, go to or call 914/232-1252.

The Old Mill Singers Annual Holiday Concert will take place Sat., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at Clear View School, 480 Albany Post Rd., Briarcliff Manor. $20 for adults; $15 seniors $5 children 12 & under. Tickets are available at the door. For additional information, go to

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

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. 20 & 27, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 20, 10-11 a.m. at the Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 109 Hamilton Ave. and at the YWCA Greenwich, 259 E. Putnam Ave., Mon., Nov. 27, 10-11 a.m. A nurse will take blood pressure and answer health questions. Free. For information call 203/863-4444.

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

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

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 Beginner Stitching, Fri., Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Learn the basics of knitting or crochet with Kat & Kristen; Fun Friday Nov. 17, 24 & Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. for teens in grades 7-12; Tech Tuesday for Youth, Nov. 21, 4 p.m.; Steffi Nossen School of Dance Performance at 6:30 p.m.; Igloo Minecraft VR for Teens, Tues., Nov. 28, 3 p.m.

The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield, Fri., Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. $42; Tony Yazbeck, Fri., Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. $45-$55; Comedian Tom Cotter, Sat., Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. with special guest, Steven Scott. $45-$

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown will present 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; Stella Blues Band &  SoulShine: Celebrating the Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers, Wed., Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. $36-$51; The Last Waltz Celebration featuring The Band with the TTBB Horns and special guests, Sat., Nov. 25. $40-$51; Drew Lynch, Stand Up, Fri., Dec. 1, 8 p.m. $40-$51; The Laurie Berkner Band: A Live Holiday Concert, Sat., Dec. 2, 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. $42; Eric D’Alessandro Stand Up at 7 p.m. $45-$65; Tab Benoit & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Sun., Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. $45-$71.

Jazz Forum Arts1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present 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; Duduka Da Fonseca & Quarteto Universale & special guest Maucha Adnet. Fri. & Sat., Nov. 24 & 25; 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Nanny Assis Album Celebration Roviano!, Sun., Nov. 26. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20; Celebrate the Holidays with Sherma Andrews, Fri., & Sat., Dec. 1 & 2, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; David Weiss Sextet, Sun., Dec. 3, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20 and Jam Session at 8 p.m. tickets at the door only. $10 minimum in food or drink per person.


The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, is presenting Tracing Lineage: Abstraction and its Aftermath, Sat., Nov. 18-Mar. 17; 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.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1997 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting a solo show, Jane & June: Two Roads Traveled, thru Nov. 25. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 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.

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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