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Aaron Copland House -
Rock Hill was home to the famous composer, 1960-1990. Now a creative center for American music. Appointment-only tours.

P.O. Box 2177
Cortlandt Manor, (914) 788-4659
Cortlandt Manor

Bendheim Performing Arts Center -
A 200+-seat theater offering musical and theatrical performances, films, comedy acts, children’s programs and lively discourse with leading intellectuals, followed by intimate receptions with celebrities.

999 Wilmot Rd.
Scarsdale, (914) 472-3300 ext. 403

Bush Homestead -
Farmhouse built in 1740s, inhabited by several generations of Bush family. General Israel Putnam’s Revolutionary War headquarters. Advanced reservations required.

479 King St.
Port Chester, (914) 939-2354
Port Chester

Capitol Theatre -
Hudson Valley's premier destination for top-notch, year-round concert acts. With an audience capacity of 1,800 seats and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, the theater that opened in 1926 and reopened last fall after millions of dollars of renovations appears to be paying off for local music fans.

149 Westchester Ave.
Port Chester, (914) 934-9362
Port Chester

Clay Art Center -
The Clay Art Center, founded in 1957 by Katherine Choy & Henry Okamoto and located in Port Chester, New York, is a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement of the ceramic arts. Our studio is unique in that it not only provides artists with studio space, but it also offers extraordinary clay classes and workshops in wheel throwing, pottery, sculpture and handbuilding. Furthermore, our classes are available to adults and children and serve the Westchester and Connecticut communities. Lastly, our Gallery is solely dedicated to exhibiting ceramics. Gallery and office hours are Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our e-mail is

40 Beech St.,
Port Chester, (914) 937-2047
Port Chester

Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Garden -
**Closed for renovations through 2014** More than 152 acres with 45 major pieces of 20th-century sculpture, including works by Moore, Nevelson and Rodin. Free self-guided walk or drive-thru tours. Get map at Information Booth. Open daily, year-round. Memorial Day to Labor Day 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., other days 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PepsiCo World Headquarters, Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, (914) 253-2001 (for directions)

Emelin Theatre -
Featuring the very best in theater, family programming, film and music, including folk, bluegrass, indie rock, country, pop and Latin.

153 Library Ln.
Mamaroneck, (914) 698-0098

Ever Rest -
Former home and studio of Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, built in 1835. Advanced reservations required.

49 Washington Ave.
Hastings-on-Hudson, (914) 478-1372

Flat Iron Artists, Open Studios -
Guided tours of more than 100 area artists represented by the Flat Iron Gallery, and seven art studios at the Flat Iron Building. Open Thursday - Sunday 12 - 6 p.m. and by appointment. Advanced reservations required.

105 S. Division St.
Peekskill, (914) 734-1894

Hudson Stage Company -
Westchester's premiere professional Actors' Equity non-profit theatre, producing new plays. Whippoorwill Hall Theatre at the North Castle Public Library, Kent Place, Armonk, NY. This is a 186-seat intimate beautiful theatre with access to the village. Two main stage productions per year and several staged readings of new plays throughout the year.

19 Whippoorwill Road East
Armonk, (914) 271-2811