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Westchester Weekend Updates

Friday, December 18

Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar– An event organized by RoCA (Rockland Center for the Arts) in West Nyack – stop by or check out and support local artists online for unique gifts for loved ones and friends this season.

 


Saturday, December 19 

LuminoCity – Chances are that you have driven by Randall’s Island more times than you could count, but without every actually visiting. Randall’s Island light installations would be one reason to stop over during this holiday season. Get your tickets online and in addition to the lights, enjoy the food and shopping!

Holiday Tours of Bedford House –  Reserve your spot for one of the time slots to tour John Jay’s historic Bedford House located in Katonah and experience the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s. Tickets are available online only. Visit the website to view all the Covid-19 protocols in place. 


Sunday, December 20

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights – Always a favorite during the holiday season and this year is no exception. Get your tickets online to see attractions such as the five animal lantern safaris, ice-carving demonstrations, costumed characters, wildlife theater and stilt walkers!

DIGITAL DIAMONDS: VIRTUAL EVENTS TO SUPPORT

Chritmas balls and gift boxes on piano keyboard, front view. Xmas music, songs, greeting card template, copy space

Family Art Project: Winter Solstice Lanterns – Register for this free virtual event taking place on Saturday December 19 from 10am to 11am and join in the celebration of the shortest day of the year (December 21).


Once Upon the Holidays – Seeking a “feel good” holiday musical experience celebrating the singing talents of NYC’s youth? Don’t miss “Once Upon a Holidays”, showing on December 18th and 20th and showcasing the talents of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. The YPC emphasizes artistic excellence, diversity and inclusivity – while producing fantastic music. “With an original story by Tony Award-winning Broadway lyricist Lynn Ahrens and featuring inimitable guest star baritone Lester Lynch, over 500 members of the award-winning will sing, dance, act, and bring the holiday spirit directly to your homes in the must-see holiday special of 2020!

FEATURED BUSINESS: THE KING'S SCRIBE

Image courtesy of The King’s Scribe

The King’s Scribe in Chappaqua is unsurpassed in providing highest quality stationery, invitations and identity-tailored packages for businesses and for aficionados of fine arts injected into our daily lives. Seeking traditional or digital calligraphy work and holiday cards and gifts at the very same place!? It is a breeze to them. After patronizing this delightful store, you will never again send impersonal e-mail blasts for special occasion greetings to special people in your life. 

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Westchester Weekend Updates

Can you believe that we’re more than half way through October? I hope everyone has the opportunity to make the most of the fleeting fall weather before it gets too cold. If there is anything we’ve learned from the past few months, it’s that our outdoor time is so precious! Please head out and try one of these suggestions of things to do over the weekend with friends and family, and take some time out to smell the pumpkins! 

Friday, October 23

Winding Hills Golf Club – For a change of scenery, why not plan a relaxed dinner and drinks on their patio.

Saturday, October 24

Palaia Winery & Meadery – You may be wondering what’s a “meadery”?! Why not pay them a visit and find out first hand, but I will say that it’s got something to do with honey, fruits and the production of some drinkable delights.

Village of Monroe Fall Festival – Head over to Monroe for a mix of food, performances and fun family activities.

Sunday, October 25

Queens Botanical Garden – Head south with the kids to enjoy a pumpkin patch outing. This event is also being help on the Saturday if that’s better for you.

Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market – Head over to our neighboring County of Putnam to beautiful Brewster to visit this year-round market open every Sunday from 10AM to  2PM.   

FEATURED BUSINESS: RED HAT on the RIVER

Image courtesy of Red Hat

Sunday promises to be gorgeous in the Westchester County area, but this weekend try to snag a table any time at one of the dozens of lovely Hudson River-side eateries. One of the many gems dotting our shoreline is Red Hat on the River. A beloved Irvington institution since 2003, it is also adored by French-American bistro lovers across our region.

Westchester Weekend Updates

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I hope you’ve had a chance to take in the beautiful fall spectacle that has unfolded all around us here in the Hudson Valley, seemingly overnight. If not, there’s still time this weekend to behold the grandeur of it all! Check out some of this weekend’s suggestions of things to do. Make sure to call ahead of time or check out websites to confirm details on COVID-19 protocols and schedules. Enjoy!

FRIDAY, October 16

Benjamin Steakhouse Kick off a great weekend at this White Plains establishment with heated outdoor seating.  

SATURDAY, October 17

Catskill Mountain Railroad Pumpkin Express Book your tickets to view the magnificent foliage from open air cars.

HV Taco Fest Taco Truck Takedown 4Last week it was empanadas in Montgomery, this week it’s tacoooos! But this time, head over to Thomas Bull Memorial Park from 1pm to 5pm for more great food.

SUNDAY, October 18

Outdoor Coffeehouse Come enjoy a family friendly pop-up concert featuring local Croton-on-Hudson resident Peter Calo continuing the series of musical events at Hendrick Hudson Free Library

Bicycle Sundays  This popular Westchester County Government-sponsored season of Sunday motor vehicle bans on the Bronx River Parkway has been extended to include both Oct. 18th and 25th. Remember Cyclists: the length is from the County Center in White Plains heading south to the Scarsdale Road Exit in Yonkers, and the duration is from 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

FEATURED BUSINESS:

BRIDGEVIEW TAVERN

Image courtesy of @bridgeviewtavern

Bridgeview Tavern in Sleepy Hollow. Just off the main road, this iconic eatery has delicious, even playful craft beer options, enjoyed in a lovely beer garden area. With exquisite food options as well, it is worth the tiny wait sometimes caused sometimes by the ‘No Reservations’ policy. Enjoy the spectacular sunset views over the Pallisades.

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