Meet Me for the Holidays

Meet me for the holidaysGet into the holiday spirit by enjoying all that Westchester County has to offer this winter season.

Travelli Tours is offering Magical Mystery Holiday Tours. Tours include a visit to Lyndhurst Mansion for "A Very Duchess Holiday Tour," the Old Dutch Church, where Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk shares his adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” and Tarrytown’s charming Main Street followed by a seLyndhurst Holidayasonal dinner at Tarry Tavern. Tickets are limited for this very special holiday event.

The fourth annual Westchester’s Winter Wonderland has new features for families to enjoy. In addition to its signature activities, there are new acts under Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus tent, a toboggan ride and a special light feature spotlighting Santa on his sleigh.

Lasdon Park’s Holiday Train Show runs Sat-Sun, Dec. 2 - 3, 9 - 10, and16 - 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families love to see Metro North trains travel up the Harlem Line from NYC to Katonah. Kids will get a chance to “interface” with Santa in Santa’s Workshop at Lasdon’s Main House.

Jacob Burns Film CenterThe holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, will be back on the big screen this holiday season at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Limited showings take place Thursday, Dec, 21 - 25.

The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents The Christmas Voyager, Nov. 22 - Dec. 23. This musical is a celebration of the season with holiday songs familiar to audiences. The Christmas Voyager is a celebration of spirit that will delight audiences of all ages.

The Nutcracker, at Tarrytown Music Hall, is anhour-long production presented by The New York Theater Ballet. This is perfect for younger audiences and for adults. The production takes place Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3 and 6 p.m.

The holidays provide a splendid occasion to visit the Rosen House at Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts for Holiday Tea Musicales. From Dec. 6 - 10 and Dec. 13 - 14 enjoy a docent-led tour of the Rosen House, followed by a 45-minute concert of holiday music in the majestic Music Room. An Afternoon Tea consisting of Carmoor Tea Musicalesscrumptious holiday treats (hot chocolate for the children), and a variety of teas, will be served in the decked out Summer Dining Room to end the afternoon.

Doral Arrowwood is offering holiday packages for winter escapes. Enjoy the Santa Brunch Escape in the Atrium restaurant on Dec. 2,  9 and 16. Packages include a lovely guest room, brunch with Santa, Saturday night milk and cookies and pajama holiday movie marathon and complimentary self-parking.

The Ritz-Carlton, New York Westchesteris offering a shop & stay package. Enjoy overnight accommodations in a Deluxe Guestroom with a $50 USD gift card to be used at The Westchester or Woodbury Commons.

 The Castle Hotel and Spa hosts Live Jazz at Equus restaurant on Wednesday evenings, beginning at 6:30 p.m. through Dec. 20.