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.
|The Winery at St. George, 1715 E. Main Street, Mohegan Lake
May 22, Women of Song Concert
May 25, 100 Years in the Making Commorative book signing
Visit The Winery at St. George for more information about these events and others. Links for ticket sales found on their Web site.
|Ossining Municipal Building, 16 Croton Avenue
Through Oct. 26, Ossining in 3D: Honoring Its Past-Embracing The Future
The cornerstone of the “Ossining in 3D” celebration is a large-scale, 25-piece outdoor sculpture exhibit throughout the village’s historic buildings and downtown waterfront area. The six-month juried exhibition will provide direct and free access to art for thousands of residents and visitors.
|Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills
May 23, Cook Book Club: Saltie
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.
Get tickets for all events online.
|Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford
Through June 9, Guys and Dolls
The Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Guys and Dolls may well be the greatest musical of all time. Subtitled "A Musical Fable of Broadway," The show is set in the colorful world of New York City in the mid 20th century. Guys and Dolls, is populated with gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls and beautiful showgirls, and has one of the great musical scores in the history of American theatre. Including Frank Loesser hits; “Luck Be a Lady”, “Guys and Dolls”, “If I Were a Bell” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat.”
|Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers
Throughout May, Discover Muscoot Farm Family Programs
There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres. In May, meet the baby animals, learn about blacksmithing and sheep shearing, view the Main House art exhibit and shop the Sunday Farmers Market. Pre-registration is required for workshops.
|Westchester County Center, White Plains
Call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000
May 29, The Price is Right Live!
A special series of events that will take place in the Hudson Valley this summer, celebrating our greening cities with locally-sourced feasts, heritage ships, outdoor adventures and music. Check back later for details. View the trailer of the documentary, Hudson Rising, to air on PBS later this year.
|Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College
June 7-Sept. 15, Coney Night Maze
A monumental sculptural installation by artist Donna Dennis, Coney Night Maze, inspired by the Coney Island Cyclone rollercoaster, will be presented to the public for the first time at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, from June 7 through Sept. 15, 2013. An opening reception will be held Friday evening, June 7, from 6 to 8:30 pm.
|Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck
May 31, Laughing Out Loud: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy
June 1, Seussical
June 3, Rental: Shelly Burch - One Night Only!
June 7, Catie Curtis
June 8, Rockapella: Motown & More
June 9, Rental: Ballet des Ameriques
|ArtsWestchester, White Plains
Music in the Air is Back
This summer, ArtsWestchester, in partnership with Westchester County Government and The Board of Legislators, is promoting free or affordable (under $20) outdoor concerts. You don’t have to travel far to enjoy these great events. Check out what’s in store this summer in our complete, expanded guide to all the Music In The Air.
|White Plains Performing Arts Center, White Plains
Tickets: (814) 328-1600
June 1, Robert Klein: An Evening of Comedy, Theatre and Song
Robert Klein with long-time musical director Bob Stein on piano will present an evening of comedy, theatre and song to benefit the White Plains theatre.
Buy tickets online or call (814) 328-1600.
|Philipse Manor Hall, Yonkers
Tickets: Online purchase
June 8, Visit the Village of Philipsburg
In 1751, Frederick Philipse III became Lord of the Manor of Philipsburg, set up his family home at Philipse Manor Hall, and began plans to build a village church. On June 8, visitors can travel back in time to the Village of Philipsburg, the heart of the Philipse's manor. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, and St. John's Episcopal Church, and includes guided tours of the Manor Hall, downtown Yonkers, and St. John's Church.
For more information, visit the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall.
|Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah
Through June 16, Beyond the Bed: The American Quilt Evolution
Exhibition traces the dynamic evolution of the North American quilt – in form, fashion, and function – from the beginning of the 19th century to the present day.
|Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway (Route 9), Sleepy Hollow
June 21-22, A Night on Fire
A Night on Fire is a fully choreographed, live display of fire arts featuring four flame-wielding, fire-eating performers twisting and turning, juggling and dancing, spinning and sword fighting. Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band kicks off the evening and gets everybody dancing. Perfect for audiences of all ages with jaw-dropping stunts, knee-slapping humor, and just enough danger to create a spectacle guaranteed to have you talking about it long after the fire’s extinguished. Expanded by popular demand to four performances over two nights. Buy tickets online.
|Pelham Art Center, Pelham
(914) 738-2525 x111
June 24 – Aug. 17, Summer “Camp” Week-long Workshops and Classes for All Ages
Treat yourself or your kids to some creative exploration this summer with exciting week-long creative "camp" workshops or summer art classes.
|Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah
June 22 - Aug. 7, Summer Music Festival
July 18 - 20, Summer Music Festival Highlights
|Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway (Route 9), Sleepy Hollow
July 4-7, Pirates of the Hudson: The Siege of Sleepy Hollow
Gangs of blackbeards and beauties will be swashbuckling their way through Philipsburg Manor at this rollicking event. Boisterous pirates, gypsy sword dancers, and scallywags of all sorts will roam the grounds, ready to make you smile while secretly stealin’ yer gold. Kids can take part in the Pieces of Eight treasure hunt, wiggle their way into a pirate shipwreck, and learn to speak and act like a bloody pirate! All admissions are by timed ticket only. Buy tickets in advance online.
|Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining
July 6, Butterfly Count
July 13, Phragmites and Cattails - From Natural Science to Painting au Naturel
July 14, Animal Adventures: Incredible Insects
July 20, Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count
July 27, Morning Chores at Cliffdale
|Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase
Through July 14, Reopening Celebration: Pre-Columbian Remix
The Art of Enrique Chagoya, Demián Flores, Rubén Ortiz-Torres, and Nadín Ospina; as well as exhibit tours.
|Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem
Sep. 11 – 15, American Gold Cup
Mark your calendars for the American Gold Cup. Enjoy the excitement of a world-class International Show Jumping Competition in a family-friendly atmosphere. Spectators will enjoy the thrill of competition, equine related activities, shopping and the beautiful grounds of Old Salem Farm.
|New Castle Historical Society, 100 King Street, Chappaqua
Through Dec. 31, New Castle's Beginnings - Our Founding Farms
Trace our town’s origins from Native American lands through the farms of the nineteenth century, to the large estates and housing developments that turned New Castle into the community we know today. A focus on several local farms and their products will be featured – Sutton Farm, Dodge Farm, Brann Farm, Taylor and Annandale Farms, and of course the Greeley Farm.
Westchester's many parks and nature centers have family-fun events throughout the season. Call (914) 864-PARK or visit www.westchestergov.com/parks.