Nearby In-Person Events

September 1, 2023 at 3:18 p.m.
The Kingston Trio will perform at Tarrytown Music Hall, Thurs., Sept. 7. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
The Kingston Trio will perform at Tarrytown Music Hall, Thurs., Sept. 7. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

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Playland Park in Rye 2023 schedule: Fri.-Sun., Sept. 1-3, 12-10 p.m. Beach & pool hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 1-4 and Sept. 9 & 10. The Park will be open Sat. in Sept. 4:30-9 p.m. and Sun. in Sept. 12-8 p.m. thru Sept. 24. Playland is closed Mondays. There will be fireworks Sept. 3 at 9:15 p.m. At the scenic onsite Playland Beach, recently reopening for the first time since 2021, guests can enjoy melodic tunes by steel drum bands every weekend this season, along with a new 35-foot waterfront slide, beach volleyball, lounge chairs and shade umbrellas available for rent, and kayak rentals right on the beach. Recently reopening for the first time since 2019, Playland Pool features infrastructure improvements as well as upgrades to the locker rooms, bathhouse and pool deck. What’s more, brand-new features and amenities are now available with zero depth entry, a dedicated splash zone for younger children, new lounge furniture, and a sundry shop with sunscreen, sunglasses, towels, and swimsuits available for purchase. Parking is $20 on weekdays & weekends; $30 on holidays. Additional dates will be listed in upcoming issues. For admission pricing, event schedule and to purchase tickets, go to

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye will host the inaugural Margaret Nolan O’Neill Fellowship in American History Presentation, Fri., Sept. 8 at 6 p.m.; and Roses with Stephen Scanniello, Sun., Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. RSVP to

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., will host a Fall 2023 Open House, Sat., Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. It will be a celebration of artistic expression, community collaboration and creative exploration. There will be activities, food and showcases that cater to all ages and artistic interests. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

The Bruce Museum Seaside Center and Waste Free Greenwich will present Rethink Waste Day & Textile Drive, Sat., Sept. 2, 1-4 p.m.  at the Floren Environmental Ccnter, Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park, 10 Tods Driftway, Old Greenwich and The Impact of Marine Debris and Plastics on Long Island Sound, Sun., Sept. 9, 2-3 p.m. Programs are free and no registration is required. There will also be a Clothing Drive, Tues.-Sat., Sept. 5-9. Dropoff times are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. At 3:30 p.m. at Sustainability Saturday, Sept. 2, see how they can turn the clothing you donate into crafts/items they can donate. Learn about the effects of clothing waste on our environment. For information/alternate drop off locations call 203/524-1331.

Christ Church Greenwich will host a Hoedown Party Fri., Sept. 8, 6:30-9 p.m.  in an outdoor tent at the Tomes-Higgins House, 216 E. Putnam Ave. Put on your cowboy boots and favorite jeans for a fun, casual evening of great western food and live music by The Rustlers, a 5-piece classic and contemporary band. There will be a live auction that includes a vacation getaway to a White Stallion Ranch in Arizona, dinner and tennis on the Field Club lawn with the Rev. Marek Zabriskie, a boating adventure with Rev. Cheryl McFadden and more. All are welcome. $75 per person. RSVP to

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe has announced that the NY Yankees will host Italian Heritage Week at the stadium, Tues.-Sun., Sept. 5-10. The Yankees will play Detroit Sept. 5-7 and Milwaukee Sept. 8-10. Tickets are $85; $70 Field Level seats; $55 Second Level seats and $45 Third or Fourth Level Seats. Each ticket will come with a hot dog, a drink and a Yankees Italian hat. For information and tickets call 914/771-8700.

The New York Renaissance Faire is taking place Sat. & Sun. thru Oct. 8, including Labor Day, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo. Leave your worries in the past—or should we say the future—and travel back in time to 16th-century England. Visitors can relax and rejoice in a quaint Renaissance-era village in Tuxedo alongside fairies, pirates, knights, and maidens. Featured guests will include Robin Hood and his Merry Men as well as Queen Elizabeth I herself, so don’t forget to dress for the occasion in your Renaissance best. Tickets are $42 for adults; $18 for children ages 5-12 and free for children under 5. For additional information and to purchase tickets, go to httsp://

Crafts at Lyndhurst will take place Fri.-Sun., Sept. 8-10 at 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Parking is free and the show is outdoors, rain or shine. Hours: Fri. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. General admission is $12; $11 for seniors 62 & up; $4 for ages 6-16 and free for children under 6. No pets, with the exception of service animals, are allowed. Visitors can shop for original fashions, accessories, jewelry, home décor, furniture, photography & fine art, as well as functional and sculptural works in ceramics, glass, metal, wood, mixed media and more. Plus, they can enjoy gourmet specialties, tastings from local distilleries, craft demos and family activities. For additional information go to

Random Farms Kids’ Theater will hold auditions for “Mean Girls High School Version,” Sun., Sept. 10, 12-6 p.m. at 77 Executive Blvd., Elmsford or by video submission. This program is for students 13 & older.

The 45th Annual Norwalk Oyster Festival will take place Fri.-Sun., Sept. 8-10 at Veterans Memorial Park, 42 Seaview Ave. Hours: Fri., 6-11 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Event features food and dazzling free entertainment on multiple stages, plus a myriad of special events for families and friends, including the New England Craft Village. $15 for adults; $10 for seniors 65+; $5 for ages 5-12 and free for children under 5. The festival is the main fundraiser for the Seaport Association and Sheffield Island Lighthouse.

The Greenwich Historical Society has announced free admission for kids 18 & under plus one accompanying adult at the Bush-Holley Museum, 39 Strickland Ave., Cos Cob thru Sept. 3. Museum hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Bush-Holley House Tours take place every Saturday at 12 p.m. thru Sept. 2. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. GHS will host Tavern Garden Markets at 47 Strickland Ave., Wed., Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4 & 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a Market Talk Wed., Sept. 6 on the Meaningful Connection Experience with Soul Camp Creative and Architecture of the Gilded Age: A book talk with Phillip James Dodd, Thurs., Sept. 7, 6-7:30 p.m.  Register for all events at or 203/869-6899.

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Yoga with Lekelien, Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. and Fridays, 9:30-11 a.m., $20-$25; Therapeutic Sound Meditation, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m., $30; Wunderkinds Saturday Club, Sept. 9, 23, Oct. 7 & 21; Nov. 4 & 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; Songs, Sounds & Strings: An Evening of chamber music in remembrance of 9/11. Sun., Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. featuring Sayuri Lida, Bradley Bosenbeck and Bernard Tamosatis. $50 for non-members; $25 for ages 9-18 and free for 8 & under. Register at

Bicycle Sundays will be held on the Bronx River Parkway Sept. 10, 17 & 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Events begin at Westchester County Center in White Plains and continue to Exit 22 at Scarsdale Road, Yonkers. The Parkway is closed during Bicycle Sundays.

Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown will host a Harvest Dinner, Sat., Sept. 9, 5-9 p.m. A field to table outdoor evening will feature organic produce and flowers from the farm. Feast on a multi-course meal prepared for the occasion with seasonal bounty. Seating is limited. Tickets start at $300. Register at

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon is presenting Ranger Michael Callahan, Sat., Sept. 2. He will explore the impact of the automobile on settlement patterns in Westchester County in the period between the world wars, amplifying a theme from the current feature exhibit on display, The Emergence of a National Historic Site: St. Paul’s Between the Wars; Music Historian Robert Cohen, Mon., Sept. 4. He will explore the history of the American labor movement through archival recordings of songs about workers and unions with commentary, in recognition of the national holiday; Senior Professor Phil Papas of Union County (NJ) College, Sat., Sept. 9. He will explore themes from his book, “Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee.” Events are at 1 p.m. and will be livestreamed as well through their website. Free. No registration required for in-person attendance.

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 museum will be open all Labor Day Weekend but will be closed Sept. 5-15 for a deep cleaning, to refresh the space and for staff training.

Greenwich Hospital will offer The Nurse is In, Wed., Sept. 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure and answer health questions; care seat safety checks, Wed., Sept. 6 & 20, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at W. Putnam Medical Center, 500 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. To make an appointment call 203/200-KIDS or email [email protected]. All events are free. For information call 203/863-4444.

The White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains will host Fun Friday, Sept. 1 & 8 at 4 p.m. A fun afternoon activity: video games, board games, crochet and creating writings. No registration required. This event is for teens in grades 7-12; Tech Tuesday for Youth, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m.; Artificial Intelligence in The Igloo, Thurs., Sept. 7 at 1215 p.m.;

Curtain Call Inc. will present “And Away We Go” at its Kweskin Theatre. 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford Fri. Sept. 8-Sun., Sept. 24. It is a theatrical romp through 2,000 years of history from backstage in ancient Greece to a rehearsal at Shakespeare’s Globe until today. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. plus Thurs., Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. $41 for adults; $31 for senior citizens and $23 for children under 21 at

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. will present An Evening with Justin Paul & Friends with Kelli O’Hara and James Naughton Sat., Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. This benefit concert for the Playhouse features three Tony Award winners and others who have Fairfield County connections. A limited number of tickets at $1,000, including a post-performance meet and greet with Justin Paul and other artists, may be reserved by contacting Catherine MacKay at [email protected] 203/671-1141. Tickets at $300 and $500 for the performance only may be reserved at httsp:// or by calling the box office at 203/227-4177.

Music in the Park will take place at Lasdon Park and Arboretum, 216 Amawalk Rd., Katonah Sun., Sept. 10, 17 & 24. Gates open at 1 p.m.; performances are 2-4 p.m. Admission is $10. Sept. 10 will feature Dan Zlotnick; Sept. 17 will feature Deni Bonet & Chris Flynn and Sept. 24 will feature Back to the Garden 1969. For additional information go to

The White Plains JazzFest will be held Wed.-Sun., Sept. 6-10. Events are free unless noted otherwise. Wed., Sept. 6 will feature the Aaron Seeber Quartet, 12-2 p.m. at the White Plains Farmers Market, 59 Court St.; Helen Sung presents PUSH, 12-1 p.m. at Downtown Music at Grace, 33 Church St. Thurs., Sept. 7 will feature the Louis Hayes Quartet including dinner served by Via Garibaldi at 6:30 p.m. at White Plains Plaza, 1 N. Broadway. Performance & dinner price is $65 per person. Fri., Sept. 8 will include Jazz at Noon, Edmar Castaneda at White Plains Public Library Plaza, 100 Martine Ave., 7 & 9 p.m. $45 single set (7 or 9 p.m.); $80 both sets; John Scofield & Joe Lovano Quartet, Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave. Sat., Sept. 9 will feature the MCW Jazz Faculty Ensemble: A Tribute to Wayne Shorter, Music Conservatory of Westchester, 215 Central Ave. 7 & 9 p.m. $45 single set; $80 both sets.; Cécile McLorin Salvant & Sullivan Fortner, ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave. Sun., Sept. 10: White Plains Jazz & Food Festival, 12:30-7:30 p.m. on Mamaroneck Ave. between Main St. and Martine Ave. Westchester Center for Jazz & Contemporary Music, 12:30-1:15 p.m.; Richie Goods & Chien Chien Lu, 1:45-2:45 p.m.; Mike Freeman ZonaVibe, 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Endes Owens & The Cookout, 4:45-5:45 p.m. and Mike Phillips, 6:15-7:15 p.m. For a full festival schedule and to purchase advance tickets go to

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown will present The Kingston Trio, Thurs., Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. $56-$76; Beth Orton, Sat., Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. $38-$54.

The Palace Theatre at Stamford Center for the Arts, 61 Atlantic St. will present Casting Crowns, an American Christian rock band, Fri., Sept. 1, 7 p.m. Tickets start at $77.

Jazz Forum Arts1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the Dave Stryker Quartet, Fri. & Sat., Sept. 1 & 2, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25-$30; Andromeda Ture, Sun., Sept. 3, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20; Jam Session at 8 p.m. $5-$10—tickets sold only at the door; Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet, Fri. & Sat., Sept. 8 & 9, 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Andrea Brachfield, Sun., Sept. 10, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. $10 minimum in food or drink per person.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is at FDR State Park, 2959 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights thru Oct. 22This outdoor interactive event is for all ages. It is a nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter ™ and Fantastic Beasts ™ films. Set in a beautiful woodland, this experience has been brought to life by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators. Limited availability in Dec. & Jan. Tickets for ages 16+ are $46 + booking fee; ages 5-15 are $35 + booking fee. Parking if booked online is $8; $10 if purchased on site. Admission includes standard entry to the forest trail inspired by the wizarding world + access to the Village where you can find magical food and drink to add to your experience. For tickets go to


C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich will present a new show Blue Skies: Now More Than Ever, Thurs., Sept. 7-Oct. 8. The show honors the United Nations International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies Global Initiative.  Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

A New Summer Art Installation: The Bulldog Walking Gallery 2023 is on view on Main Street and Bridge Street, Irvington thru September. It features bulldogs which have long been the mascot of Irvington. They signify strength and courage, especially among its sports teams. The new art installation pays tribute this summer to the village’s beloved mascot.

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., will present PAC Student Exhibition, thru Sept. 1. Gallery hours: Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, is presenting Material Matters: The Sculptures of Elie Nadelman on view thru Sept. 24; Then is Now: Contemporary Black Art in America on view thru Oct. 15; 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, announces the exhibit “A Matter of Discovery: The Art of Luis Perelman” which runs thru Nov. 5. Dynamic retrospective features signature resin sculptures and never-before-seen studies and Romuald Hazoumé: The Fa Series, Wed., Sept. 6-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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