Westchester has something for just about everyone. When planning your trip to the Hudson Valley, Westchester County's Favorite Escapes is the ideal starting point to planning your itinerary.
|Philipse Manor Hall Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
(914) 965-4027 x102
Dec. 7, Saint Nicholas Day
The program will feature two musical performances by the Bronx Arts Ensemble that tell the story of St. Nicholas. Also, join in holiday-themed tours of Philipse Manor Hall, a craft activity for children, a visit from St. Nicholas and Old Dutch-style refreshments
Lincoln Depot Museum, 50 Hudson Avenue, Peekskill
Dec. 8, 3 - 5 p.m., First Annual Holiday Celebration
|Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, 1701 Main Street, Peekskill
Dec. 8, Free Arts Day
Dec. 8 - Mar. 9, Based On, If Any
Jan. 4, Play with Plastillina! Family Workshop
Jan. 11, Make a Musical Instrument
Jan. 18, Cast Your Hand
Jan. 25, Create a Nature Mobile
Feb. 1, Make a Colorful Walking Stick
Feb. 8, Make a Valentine's Day Collage
|Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah
View upcoming events on Caramoor's Event Calendar. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Caramoor Box Office at (914) 232-1252.
|Westchester County Center, White Plains
Call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000
Dec. 6 - 8, International Gem and Jewelry Show
|Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, 810 Yonkers Avenue
Dec. 18, Holiday Laughfest
Comedy genius Johnny Lampert turns Ho!Ho!Ho! into Ha!Ha!Ha! Mike Citera is MC with Michael Speirs, comedian, as the featured performer at Comedy Night.
|Westchester's Ridge Hill, Yonkers
Through Dec. 21, Mrs. Claus Takes Over Ridge Hill
Through Dec. 22, Holiday Sounds by the Yuletide Carolers
|Wolf Conservation Center, New Salem
Dec. 12, Wine and Wolves
So far this year's fine food and wine providers include 121, Le Chateau, The Horse & Hound, Bacio, MarketPlace, Two Meatballs, Haiku with more to come. Ambassador wolf Atka will make a special appearance.
Tickets are $100 (100 percent tax deductible) and attendance is limited to 130. Past years' events have sold out, so sign up soon. Register online or call (914) 763-2373.
|New Castle Historical Society, 100 King Street, Chappaqua
Through Dec. 31, New Castle's Beginnings - Our Founding Farms
|Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills
Regular events: Get up close with the livestock and stroll through the vegetable fields with the weekly Insider’s Tour of Stone Barns Center. Young children can participate in Hands-on Egg Collecting or enjoy Story Time on the Farm. Sunday Farm Market. Farm Store on weekdays.
|Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers
Discover Muscoot Farm Family Programs
There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres.
Dec. 3 - 8, Artisans Faire in Main House Gallery
Dec. 7, Artisans Faire and Wine Sampling
Dec. 14, Christmas on the Farm
|Schoolhouse Theater, Croton Falls
Dec. 8, It Goes without Saying
Westchester's many parks and nature centers have family-fun events throughout the season. Call (914) 864-PARK or visit www.westchestergov.com/parks.