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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.

 

Clay Art Center Clay Art Center, 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
(914) 937-2047

March 21 - May 9, Divergent Currents: The Ripple Effect of Japan on American Ceramic Art
Divergent Currents is a national invitational exhibition curated by master potter Jeff Shapiro.  Featuring sculptural and utilitarian works by 13 artists who each have ties to Japan, this exhibition crafts a compelling manifestation of how Japan and its sensibilities have influenced contemporary American artists.


Westchester County Center Westchester County Center, White Plains
(914) 995-4050

March 26 - 29, Disney Live!
April 17, Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection


Camelot Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford
Box Office: (914) 592-2222

Through April 5, Camelot
Lerner and Loewe’s timeless masterpiece, Camelot, was inspired by T. H. White's chivalric tale, "The Once and Future King.”  It is considered one of history’s greatest love stories. King Arthur and his new queen, Guinevere, rule their kingdom with ideals of chivalry and peace, but the arrival of Sir Lancelot threatens the foundation of the realm in one of the most fabled love triangles of all time. Revel in the glorious music including, Camelot, If Ever I Would Leave You, the Lusty Month of May, I Loved You Once in Silence, and What Do the Simple Folk Do?

April 9 - July 5, West Side Story
July 9 - Aug. 16, Godspell
Aug. 20 - Sept. 27, Backwards In High Heels

Live from Nashville Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford
Box Office: (914) 592-2222

April 13, Live from Nashville
This incredible theatrical production brings phenomenal fiddling, fancy footwork and top-flight vocals to the theater in a trip through some of country’s greatest music—songs brought to life by Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton to the country rockers like The Eagles, Brooks & Dunn and Garth Brooks, and including today's hits from stars like Carrie Underwood Brad Paisley,Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum.

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills
(914) 366-6200

April 25, Sheep Shearing Fest
At the end of a long winter, celebrate the arrival of spring, the growth of tender new grass and the animals that thrive on our pastures.

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.


Neuberger Neuberger Museum of Art, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase
(914) 251-6100

View the event calendar for lectures and special exhibits.


Muscoot Farm
Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers
(914) 864-7282

Discover Muscoot Farm Family Programs
There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres.


Hilltop Hanover Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights
(914) 962-2368

This is a working crop farm and environmental education facility featuring demonstration models for backyard farming, animal management, rainwater harvesting, organic composting, and green-roof technology. Visitors are encouraged to come and hike the farm’s 3.5 miles of woodland trails, enjoy a picnic overlooking the property and visit the chickens and goats.

View the events calendar for a complete listing of events. Some events require advance ticketing.


Wolf Conservation Center Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem
(914) 763-2373

Spring Programs
Check out the Wolf Conservation Center program calendar and current events.


Caramoor Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah
(914) 232-1252

March 28, Edward Arron and Friends with Pamela Frank, violin
The string quintet lends itself to camaraderie, and with this theme of friendship, Edward Arron brings together alumni of Caramoor’s Rising Stars mentoring program and Artistic Director Pamela Frank for an evening of inspiring chamber music in the historic Rosen House.

March 29, Caramoor@Waveny: Calidore String Quartet
A unique opportunity to discover exceptional artists in a special setting – the charming 19th-century Carriage Barn at Waveny Park in New Canaan, CT.

April 14, Chamber Talk with Max Mandel - Age is Just a Number
Why are we so obsessed with age in the classical music industry? Joined by the promising Horszowski Trio, Max Mandel explores the phenomenon of composers dying young and our fascination with performers in their youth. On the flip side, he’ll also talk about the longevity of composer Joan Tower, who will make an appearance at the Horszowski’s April 19 concert to introduce her piece “For Daniel.”

April 19, Horszowski Trio
Two-time Grammy-nominated violinist Jesse Mills, Raman Ramakrishnan - founding cellist of the prize-winning Daedalus Quartet and pianist Rieko Aizawa will present repertoire spanning the traditional and the contemporary.

May 5, The Mind and Music of Chopin
Juilliard-trained concert pianist and Harvard-educated psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan will give a lecture and concert that explores the psychological forces that influenced the creative output of the great Polish composer Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849).

Comedy Fest 2015 April 18 - 26, Westchester Comedy Festival
Various locations

April 18, Kick-off at the Dole Center, 250 South 6th Avenue, Mount Vernon. Competition at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Performering: Freddie Ricks Actor, Chloe Hilliard, winner of Last Comic Standing and guest host Phyllis Yvonne Stickney.

April 22, Second Round of the competition at the New Yonkers Brewing Company.  Competition at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Headliners: Rob Stapleton, Def Comedy Jam, Comic View, Comedy Central, Sara Contreras(Latin Diva) and Kevin Magee, 2014 Westchester Comedy Festival Winner.

April 23, Rhina Valentin "La Reina" will appear at Elements, 161 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains at 8 pm. Featured comic: Adam Oliensis of LoHud Comedy Festival.

April 26, the Final Round and crowning of the funniest comedian/comedienne in Westchester at 6 p.m. at Alvin and Friends, 14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle. Show:  Women in Comedy at 8 p.m. headlining Rain Pryor and Regina DeCicco, 2nd prize winner of the 2014 WCF.

For more information, visit www.westchestercomedyny.com

Westchester's many parks and nature centers have family-fun events throughout the season. Call (914) 864-PARK or visit www.westchestergov.com/parks.

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