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Westchester Weekly {January 20}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat/Drink:

25 North Ristorante: (Mamaroneck) 25 North has a special Super Bowl Sunday menu with ½ and full trays available of dishes including steak and cheese egg rolls, coconut shrimp, teriyaki tossed chips and more. Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance.

The Barley House: (Thornwood) The Barley House has introduced a fun, new menu item! Tacones- three different types to choose from: cool ranch Doritos shell with pulled pork, nacho cheese Doritos shell with pulled chicken and flamin hot Cheetos shell with black bean chili.

City Limits Diner: (White Plains) The City Limits Diner has curated Super Bowl party packages or you can customize your own snacks from their special menu. Orders must be placed by February 3 and payment is due at time of order.

Diner Brew Co.: (New Rochelle) In honor of Inauguration Day, Diner Brew Co. is releasing 3 new draft beers today.

Downtown White Plains Restaurant Month: (White Plains) Enjoy the first White Plains restaurant month now through January 31. Select restaurants are offering Prix Fixe lunch ($20.95), dinner ($30.95) and 2nd Tier Dinner ($40.95) specials.

Peekskill Empanadas: (Peekskill) This new Peekskill business sells homemade Colombian empanadas. All empanadas are $2 each and they currently sell seasoned beef with potatoes or seasoned chicken with potatoes. They also make vegan/vegetarian options upon request.

Samosa Shack: (deliveries Thursday – Sunday or pick-up at TASH Farmer’s Market) In honor of today’s inauguration, Samosa Shack has a special celebratory menu this week (you can get more detailed descriptions of the celebratory menu items from their Facebook page). You can order for delivery Thursday – Sunday or orders can be picked up Saturday, January 23rd at the Tarrytown And Sleepy Hollow (TASH) Farmer’s Market from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. $10 minimum orders.

Shop:

Lauren Boutique: (Larchmont) This week the shop is having a clothing sale with 30-50% off.

Rubysue: (Katonah) is having a 50% off sale plus you can preview their new spring arrivals.

Vintage & Vine and Auntie Liana’s Baked With Love are returning to the Jefferson Valley Mall with another pop up shop beginning Friday, January 22nd. They will be open Wednesdays 1-7 PM and Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 AM – 7 PM.

Play:

A Maze in Pottery Puppy Adoption: (Briarcliff Manor) A Maze in Pottery is hosting a Puppy Adoption Painting Event on Friday, January 22nd from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Order your puppy adoption kit that you can enjoy painting from the comfort of your home during the Zoom painting party (Zoom link will be sent after you book the class). The kit comes with a stuffed puppy, a ceramic puppy (to paint), matching colors, brush and an adoption certificate, that all comes packaged in a dog house box. Cost: $33.90 + tax/child, sibling discount = 2 projects for $60 + tax.

Papi’ restaurant Virtual Cooking Class: (online) Papi’ restaurant in White Plains is holding a virtual cooking class. Participants will learn how to make Amatriciana Pasta. The class costs $25 and makes enough for two people. The fee includes the recipe kit with all of the main ingredients, the recipe and access to the zoom link. Kits must be picked up between 12 PM and 6 PM on Thursday. The class takes place via Zoom from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

The Pottery Factory Valentine Gnome Tree Workshop: (Mount Kisco) January 22 from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM enjoy painting a Valentine Gnome Tree at The Pottery Factory. The $79.00 fee includes the gnome tree, a multi-color light pack, a star and light kit. This is a BYOB, adults only event.

The Rye Arts Center BYOB Paint Night: (Rye) Enjoy an adults only evening of painting at the Rye Arts Center. On January 21st from 6:15 PM – 9:00 PM participants can bring their own drink of choice and paint a still-life. All supplies are included. $55/person (members receive a discount). Pre-registration is required.

The Rye Arts Center Bird Book Sculpture Workshop: (Rye) Kids ages 9-12 can make a bird sculpture out of an old book at The Rye Arts Center. This workshop takes place January 23rd from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Participants are asked to bring an old book (hardcover or paperback). $20/child (members receive a discount).

Winter Seeding Workshop: (Bedford Train Station) This is a free outdoor workshop on Sunday, January 24th. Participants should bring a couple gallon jugs or recycled containers that can hold 3″ of soil and be covered with a lid. Soil, native seeds and instructions will be provided and experienced gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.

Upcoming Events:

A Maze in Pottery “Winter (Love) Bird” Chip ‘n’ Dip Adult Online Class: (Virtual) A Maze in Pottery is hosting an online adult painting class
on Friday, January 29th from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The class is $34.90 and participants will paint a “Winter (Love) Bird” Chip ‘n’ Dip dish. Materials can be picked up a the store or delivered (for a charge). Registration closes 3 days before the event.

The Pottery Factory Valentine Seascape Workshop: (Mount Kisco) On January 29 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM enjoy creating a valentine resin pour seascape at The Pottery Factory. Participants can bring their own beach memorabilia to include in the resin pour. Safety goggles and gloves are provided. This is a BYOB, adults only event. $49 for a 8×10 seascape frame, $59 for a 10×13 seascape frame.

Teatown Hudson River EagleFest: This year there will be no festival at Croton Point Park. Instead, there are both virtual and limited attendance in-person events taking place January 30th – February 7th. Registration is now open for the various programs.


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Westchester Weekly {January 13}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

Dough On the Go: (Larchmont) Friday, January 15th is National Bagel Day and Dough On The Go is selling an Artisanal Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich for $10. This sandwich will only be available Friday and must be pre-ordered.

Downtown White Plains Restaurant Month: (White Plains) Enjoy the first White Plains restaurant month now through January 31. Select restaurants are offering Prix Fixe lunch ($20.95), dinner ($30.95) and 2nd Tier Dinner ($40.95) specials.

Flour Power – (Pelham) This bake shop is having the grand opening of their new Pelham storefront on Saturday, January 16th from 9 AM – 4 PM. Stop by and show them some love!

Shop:

Hilltop Hanover Farm CSA: (Yorktown Heights) CSA shares for 2021 are going on sale in mid-January. Small shares are available for $400 and large shares for $700. These are credits that can be used throughout the season. You choose how frequently you want to shop and what you want. Support local agriculture!

Kristen Speer Photography: (Irvington) Kristin is now booking for Valentine Mini Sessions. 15 minutes – proofing gallery and 3 edited digital images for $125.

Lile Boutique Spa: (Peekskill) Visit this recently opened Skincare Boutique in Peekskill that specializes in, “preventative care, corrective treatments, and graceful aging.”

Prosper IV: (Yonkers) This Vitamin IV spa in Yonkers is having a M.L. King Day special where all drips are only $150 and members will receive a free B-12 shot with a drip.

Play:

Basic Knife Skills Class with ZWILLING Cooking Studio: (Virtual) Learn the fundamentals of good knife skills from instructor Bernard Janssen. This class is being offered Friday (January 15th: 6 PM – 7:30 PM) and Saturday (January 16th: 1 PM – 2:30 PM). The class is free but registration is required.

Discover Bedford Scavenger Hunt: (Bedford) Created by Rock Paper Scissors Events, enjoy a drivable scavenger hunt around the town of Bedford. The scavenger hunt costs $10, with 50% of every sale being donated to the Community Center of Northern Westchester. The scavenger hunt is approximately 16 miles and takes about 35 minutes to complete. The route will be available through April 2021.

Family Art Activity at the Hudson River Museum: (Yonkers) This week at the museum enjoy drawing your own landscape on a postcard. This art activity is inspired by the works of Cynthia Daignault and other artists in the Landscape Art and Virtual Travel exhibit. Packets with supplies will be provided. The activity is free with paid admission.

Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden: (online) The Hammond Museum in Katonah is hosting a free virtual event, “A Sneak Peek at Japanese Art Highlights” tonight (January 13th) at 5 PM via Facebook. Register online.

House of Sports: (Ardsley) House of Sports is holding a Holiday Camp on Monday, January 18th from 9 AM – 3 PM. There is a multi-sports camp for K-2nd grade and Basketball and Soccer camp for grades 3-8. Full-day camp costs $70/child.

The Play Group Theatre: (online) The Play Group Theatre, a theatre for children and teens, is holding a virtual performance of Clue. Performances are Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM. Tickets: $18/general admission, $36/family admission

Traditional Tea Ceremony at the Katonah Museum of Art: (Katonah) Discover the history and significance of a traditional tea ceremony. This is an in-person event with limited capacity. Tickets: $35/members, $40/non-members

Virtual Travel Through the Five Senses: Sound at the Hudson River Museum: (virtual) This virtual program is the second in a family program series that explores artwork through the five senses. This program’s focus is all about sound. Participants will explore a selection of Cynthia Daignault’s Light Atlas and then make a collective sound recording. The event is free, but registration is required.

Upcoming:

January 24th: Ramen Pop Up at Bread & Brine (Hastings) Other special menu items include roast peking duck, hot & sour soup, pork bao buns, cold sesame noodles and more. Pre order by Thursday, Janury 21st.

February 6-28: Young Artists 2021 at the Katonah Museum of Art. Enjoy viewing over 300 pieces of artwork created by high school seniors from more than 30 area schools.

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Westchester Weekly {January 6}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

Bread and Brine: (Hastings-on-Hudson) The seafood restaurant is now serving brunch for dine in or take out every Saturday and Sunday.

Britt & Co. Bagels: (Online ordering, local delivery or pick-up in Greenwich, CT ) For Veganuary, Britt & Co. has made a vegan cinnamon roll bagel.

Downtown White Plains Restaurant Month: (White Plains) Enjoy the first White Plains restaurant month now through January 31. Select restaurants are offering Prix Fixe lunch ($20.95), dinner ($30.95) and 2nd Tier Dinner ($40.95) specials.

Shop:

Jane Street Sweets: (Online ordering w/delivery) Jane Street Sweets recently debuted their new winter menu which includes new cocoa bomb and cookie flavors. Order online for a Saturday delivery.

O2 Living Sanctuary: (Cross River) This day spa is offering 15% off juice cleanses and spa services now through January 16th.

Winter Farmers Market at the Jefferson Valley Mall: (Yorktown Heights) January 6 – April 7 the Jefferson Valley Mall is hosting a winter farmers market inside on the upper level near the food court. The market will take place from 1:30 – 5:30 PM every Wednesday through April 7.

Play:

January 8th – Trivia at the Jay Street Cafe: (Katonah) 7 PM enjoy trivia from Let’s Go Trivia.

Westchester County Parks Winter Scavenger Hunts: (throughout Westchester County) Visit one of Westchester County’s many parks and use their winter scavenger hunts as a guide for your hike/visit.

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Westchester Weekly {December 30}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

Brothers Fish & Chips: (Ossining) They have a couple NYE preorder takeout specials that include surf & turf, lobster tostones, fish cakes and a paella mixta platter.

The Cookery: (Dobbs Ferry) The Cookery is offering New Year’s feasts to take out. They have several different entree choices with a variety of add-ons.

Meraki Taverna: (Armonk) This Greek restaurant is open for their normal dinner hours on New Year’s Eve and opens at 4 PM New Year’s Day. They are serving their regular menu.

Meso Mediterranean Cuisine – (Rye) This restaurant opened in Rye earlier in December. They are open New Year’s Eve and will be serving brunch January 1, 2021.

Modern on the Rails – (Mamaroneck) Modern on the Rails is ringing in the new year at 8 PM on New Year’s Eve. They are serving their regular dinner menu. Reservations are requested.

OKO – (Rye) This Japanese restaurant is open New Year’s Eve with seatings between 5 PM – 8:30 PM. Takeout is also available.

Tredici North – (Purchase) They are offering both indoor and outdoor seating, takeout and delivery for New Year’s Eve dinner.

Z Prime Italian Steakhouse: (White Plains) Z Prime is serving a 5 course dinner with beer, wine and soda for $225/person. There will also be live entertainment. Reservations with a deposit are needed.

Shop:

Beascakes Bakery: (Armonk) Starting today they have special New Year DIY cookie decorating kits.

Longford’s Ice Cream – (Rye) is selling mini sundae bars to go that serve up to 10.  Everything, from ice cream and four toppings to the cups, napkins and spoons, costs $35.

Play:

Amaze in Pottery (Briarcliff Manor) open this week for walk-ins and pottery to go.  Closed January 1.

The Cliffs – (Valhalla) Through tomorrow (12/31), The Cliffs is open from 10 AM – 6 PM for staff assisted climbs with free gear rentals. You need to book in advance.

Hudson River Museum – (Yonkers) Thursday (12/31) at 2 PM, enjoy a virtual family science project: Snowflakes in Spaaace! Registration is required for this free event.

In The Area:

Florrie Kaye’s Tea Room – (Carmel) Florrie Kaye’s Tea Room will be hosting a special New Year’s Day candlelight breakfast from 9 AM – 2 PM. There will be a special breakfast menu along with their regular menu. Reservations are required.

Westchester Weekly {December 23}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

Benjamin Steakhouse: (White Plains) The restaurant is offering a three course prix-fixe menu for $79.95 on Christmas. The menu is available for dine-in or takeout.

Risotto Restaurant: (Thornwood) Risotto officially reopened yesterday for dinner service. They are open this week from 4:30 PM – 10 PM, including Christmas Day.

Rory Dolan’s: (Yonkers) This restaurant is offering a 4 course Christmas dinner for $32.95/person. Open from 11 AM – 10 PM.

Sea Flame Restaurant: (Scarsdale) The restaurant is offering a four course dinner on December 24 and 25 for $79.95/person. Reservations only.

Whiskey River: (Peekskill) This restaurant is open on Christmas Day from 5- 10 PM for dinner and drinks.

Shop:

Branches of Beauty: (Scarsdale) This skincare boutique in Scarsdale provides facials, microblading, laser hair removal and so much more. They are currently offering a holiday promotion. When you purchase gift card of $100 or more, you receive another $25 gift card for yourself.

Double Barrel Roasters: (Yonkers) Buy their new limited edition holiday Cinnamon Chocolate Truffle flavored coffee. They also have limited quantities of their other holiday flavors like Candy Cane, Biscotti and Anisette. You can choose decaf or regular (caffeine). Orders are placed online via their website.

Play:

December 15, 2020 – January 4, 2021: (New Rochelle) Take a StoryWalk with the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District, the New Rochelle Library and the City of New Rochelle. Start at the New Rochelle Public Library’s Lawton Street Drop off/Pick up entrance windows. There you will find the first few pages of the classic children’s book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. A map shows where the next few pages of the book can be found. Enjoy this free, outdoor, socially distant family-friendly activity.

December 24 – December 31: City of Yonkers Jingle Jangle Virtual 5K (Yonkers) This is a free virtual 5K to get people active and to raise community awareness. The run can be done inside or out. Head to the site to print up your participant bib.

December 28 – December 30: Holi-Daze Mini Camps at Teatown (Ossining) Teatown is offering mini camps for children ages 4-12 from 1 PM – 3 PM. There’s a different theme each day (December – 28 Reptiles, December 29 – Mammals, December 30 – Raptors). 11 AM each day there’s a 30 minute zoom session with the Animal Ambassadors. In the afternoon, there will be exploration in the woods. Members: $120, Non-Members: $150, includes morning zoom session.

Hudson Valley Holiday Events Guide

Upcoming Events:

January 2 – 31: Downtown White Plains Restaurant Week

January 25: Chappaqua School Foundation Virtual Dumpling Night with Dale Talde of Goosefeathers

Opening January 2021: Fusion Food Hall (Peekskill)

Westchester Weekly {December 16}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

December 18th – 20th: 4 Bros Pizza: (New Rochelle) Grand opening weekend for this restaurant. Sunday, there will be music by Mixx Labs. The restaurant serves pizza, calzones, wings, pasta, sandwiches, salads and more.

Saturday, December 19th: Holiday Donut Pop-up at The Cookery (Dobbs Ferry) Pre-order your donuts and cocktails now for pickup on Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM.

Penny Lick Ice Cream Collaboration – Penny Lick Ice Cream teamed up with Jeanne Muchnick, food editor at LoHud, to create LoHud Lemon Bar. This ice cream is flavored with lemon and nilla wafers and is only available for a month, so get yours now!

Shop:

December 19 – 20: Holiday Market at Makers Central (Tarrytown) Shop at Makers Central last market of the year. Find handcrafted goods made by local artisans.

Amaze in Pottery:(Briarcliff Manor) has new paint your own pottery kits in the shop.

Phat Olive Oil: (Katonah) The shop has a 12 Days of Christmas Deals with a new deal each day. Stock up on oils, vinegars, dishes and more.

Where to Buy Hot Cocoa Bombs in Westchester County

Where to Buy DIY Cookie Decorating Kits in Westchester County

Play:

December 15, 2020 – January 4, 2021: (New Rochelle) Take a StoryWalk with the New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District, the New Rochelle Library and the City of New Rochelle. Start at the New Rochelle Public Library’s Lawton Street Drop off/Pick up entrance windows. There you will find the first few pages of the classic children’s book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. A map shows where the next few pages of the book can be found. Enjoy this free, outdoor, socially distant family-friendly activity.

December 16 : Virtual Video Holiday Party: (online/Peekskill) Every Wednesday in December at 7 PM enjoy a Virtual Video Holiday Party with Cap’n Goodtimes Entertainment and Gleason’s. Order themed cocktails and food and snacks and you will get a link for the movie with your order.
Movies include:
December 16 – Gremlins
December 23 – Classic TV Specials (Rudolph, The Grinch and more)
December 30 – Trading Places

Monday, December 21: Nutcracker Party! at Breaking Ground Dance Center (Pleasantville) Little ones can enjoy a fun party that includes dance, games, crafts and a visit from the Sugar Plum Fairy. 1-3 PM for ages 3-4 and 4-6 PM for ages 5-6. Register online – $55/members, $65/non-members.

November 27 – January 3: Westchester Winter Wonderland: (Valhalla) This year’s Winter Wonderland will be a 1.2 mile drive-thru experience featuring lights and music. $25/car

Hudson Valley Holiday Events

Upcoming Events:

December 24 – December 31: Jingle Jangle 5K (Yonkers)

December 28 – December 30: Holi-Daze Mini Camps at Teatown (Ossining)

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Hudson Valley Gift Guide

Westchester Weekly {December 9}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

December 12: MAD Donut Popup (White Plains) 8 AM – 12:30 PM at Memorial Brew in White Plains (250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605). Preorder your donuts from this week’s popup menu.

December 12: Sourdough Night Bites 123Dough Bakery Pop-up Snack Bar (Pound Ridge) From 2- 7 PM the 123Dough Bakery will be having a snack pop-up selling sourdough corn dogs and dessert pancakes.

Mangia Mondays at Public Pizza Italian Restaurant Ridge Hill.  (Yonkers) From 4 PM – close enjoy 50% off the dinner menu (except steak and seafood). This offer is good for dine-in, takeout or delivery. Please check this post for more details.

Shop:

December 3 – 13: White Plains Holiday Market: (White Plains) This holiday pop up market will feature over 40 vendors.

Hot Cocoa Bombs – check out my post on where you can find this season’s hottest food trend in Westchester County!

Peekskill Brewery just launched new branded merchandise. Stock up on t-shirts and sweatshirts for the holidays.

Play:

December 11: Virtual Cooking Class with Ashley Covelli of Big Flavors (online). In this class participants will be making Sausage and Peppers, Garlicky Broccoli Rabe and Settino’s Bruschetta. (6 PM – 7 PM, $25)

December 12: Grand Holiday Illumination at Untermyer Gardens (Yonkers) The Grand Holiday Illumination begins December 12. Admission is free, but timed-entry reservations are required. Guests have 20 minutes to enjoy the garden. Tickets can be reserved for the week of Dec. 12 – 18 here. For dates, after, tickets are released on a weekly basis on Wednesdays at 8 AM.

December 13: Virtual Kids Cooking Class with Ashley Covelli of Big Flavors (online). In this class kids will be making Snickerdoodle cookies. (11:30 AM – 12: 15 PM, $15)

November 27 – January 3: Westchester Winter Wonderland: (Valhalla) This year’s Winter Wonderland will be a 1.2 mile drive-thru experience featuring lights and music.

In the Area:

December 11th & December 12th: Silent Nights at Boscobel (Garrison) Stroll the grounds of Boscobel while you enjoy the twinkling lights.
3 PM – 7 PM in two-hour time blocks. Advance reservations required. Admission: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $6/children (ages 5-18), Free/health care workers, members and children under 5

December 12: Visit with Santa at Boscobel (Garrison) Help welcome Santa in person at Boscobel. He will be on the front porch of the Historic House Museum, for socially distant visits. Guests are welcome to take pictures and talk with Santa. 11 AM – 4 PM, Admission: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $6/children (ages 5-18), Free/health care workers, members and children under 5 (Also taking place December 19)

December 13: Renegades Holiday Mart and Tree Lighting (Beacon) 3 PM – 7 PM, Shop local vendors, enjoy food trucks and watch the tree lighting. Admission is free, $5 parking

Check out our Hudson Valley Holiday Events guide.

Upcoming Events:

December 19: Holiday Donut Popup at The Cookery (Dobbs Ferry)

December 19-20: Last Minute Market at Makers Central Market (Tarrytown)

Westchester Weekly {December 2}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat/Drink:

Longford’s Ice Cream: (Rye & Larchmont) Get festive and enjoy a scoop (or two!) of seasonal Peppermint Stick Ice Cream or buy an ice cream Yule log for the holidays.

Peekskill Coffee House: (Peekskill) Try the new Rainbow Cookie Latte (Raspberry, almond and chocolate flavored latte) at the Peekskill Coffee House.

Wing Things: A Takeout Pop-up at The Parlor: (Dobbs Ferry) On December 7th, The Parlor is having its first takeout pop-up featuring chicken wings. There will be six different flavors of wings by Chef Sanchez Salazar. Online pre-ordering and pickup only. Check the website for the menu.

Shop:

Coffee Lab Roasters: (Tarrytown) All month long they are offering 10% off all coffee and merchandise purchased on their website (code: DECEMBER)

Katonah Museum of Art Jewelry Show: (Katonah) This year’s show will be virtual, where you can purchase, “a diverse array of contemporary jewelry from a curated selection of artisans.” (December 1-4)

Peekskill Clay Studios Holiday Market: (Peekskill) December 5th & 6th at the Hat Factory, 11 AM – 4 PM. Shop for pottery, jewelry and other gifts at this holiday market.

White Plains Holiday Market: (White Plains) This holiday pop up market will feature over 40 vendors in individual open-air booths. (December 3 – 13) Thursday – Saturday: 11 AM – 9 PM, Sunday – Wednesday: 11 AM – 7 PM

Play:

Booze & Boughs at the Bedford Playhouse: (Bedford) Saturday, December 5th, 4 PM. Enjoy holiday themed cocktails while you participate in a wreath making class lead by designers from the Bedford Village Flower Shoppe. $150/ticket

Virtual Chamber Music Festival: (online) Saturday, December 5th at 7 PM, enjoy a screening Watch Party on YouTube of The Purchase College Conservatory of Music’s student performances. Students in the Classical Chamber Music program have recorded a series of duos over the semester for your listening enjoyment.

Virtual Video Holiday Party: (online/Peekskill) Every Wednesday in December at 7 PM enjoy a Virtual Video Holiday Party with Cap’n Goodtimes Entertainment and Gleason’s. Order themed cocktails and food and snacks and you will get a link for the movie with your order.
Movies include:
December 2 – Home Alone
December 9 – Scrooged
December 16 – Gremlins
December 23 – Classic TV Specials (Rudolph, The Grinch and more)
December 30 – Trading Places

Westchester Winter Wonderland: (Valhalla) This year’s Winter Wonderland will be a 1.2 mile drive-thru experience featuring lights and music. (November 27 – January 3)

Check out our Hudson Valley Holiday Events Guide.





Westchester Weekly {November 25}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat:

Bona Bona Ice Cream Pop-Up at the Westchester Mall – (White Plains) This pop-up opened November 21st. You can enjoy Bona Bona’s signature meringue topped ice cream treats while you do your holiday shopping! The pop-up is located across from the Lululemon store. They will be selling ice cream sandwiches, sundaes and pints.

PB Pizza and Beer at the Jefferson Valley Mall – (Yorktown Heights) Peekskill Brewery has opened up an extension of their Peekskill production facility at the JV Mall. Visit the new restaurant on Level 2. Enjoy their selection of beers as well as pizza, wings and more. You can dine in, take out or get delivery.

Shop:

American Christmas: (Mount Vernon) The well-known Christmas Display Company is having a warehouse sale open to the public for the first time! You can shop their Christmas decorations sale November 27, 28 and December 5 from 10 AM – 5 PM.

Auntie Liana’s Baked with Love and Vintage & Vine Pop-Up Shop at the Jefferson Valley Mall: (Yorktown Heights) Enjoy Auntie Liana’s cakeballs and buy Vintage & Vine’s antique arrangements filled with live succulents. This pop-up featuring woman-owned shops will be open November 21st – December 24th.

hOMe Beauty & Wellness: (Chappaqua) The owners of Cold Spring General have opened a new store in Chappaqua. hOMe Beauty & Wellness is a wellness studio and boutique selling all kinds of beauty, wellness, home and holiday gifts.

Makers Market at Makers Central: (Tarrytown) Saturday, November 28, 11 AM -5 PM. Do some holiday shopping at the Makers Central studio and support local. This will be a socially distant, COVID conscious event. Dress warmly, as it will be similar to an outdoor market.

Play:

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland: (Valhalla) This year’s Westchester’s Winter Wonderland will be a 1.2 mile drive-thru experience featuring lights and music. (November 27 – January 3) Tickets are $25/car and are for a selected date and time.

Upcoming Events:

Katonah Museum of Art Jewelry Show: (Katonah) This year’s show will be virtual, where you can purchase, “a diverse array of contemporary jewelry from a curated selection of artisans.” (December 1-4)

White Plains Holiday Market: (White Plains) This holiday pop up market will feature over 40 vendors. (December 3 – 13)

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Hudson Valley Holiday Events Guide

Westchester Weekly {November 18}

Check out this week’s edition of Westchester Weekly to find out where to eat, shop and play in Westchester County this week:

Eat/Drink:

Christopher’s by Chef Joe: (Larchmont) Enjoy lunch or dinner at this new restaurant in Larchmont. Christopher’s by Chef Joe opened at the beginning of November and serves steak, seafood, pasta and more.

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week: (multiple locations) This is the last week of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. It is taking place until the 22nd. (Lunch $25.95, Dinner $35.95) Make your reservations now!

Meraki Taverna: (Armonk) This new Greek restaurant opened yesterday in Armonk. Head chef and owner, Mike Sarris is not new to the restaurant world, as he formerly owned and ran Elia Taverna in Bronxville and Yia Yia Taverna in Brooklyn.

Shop:

Clay Holiday Annual Sale: (Port Chester) Shop online or in-person, by appointment for the holidays. They have a variety of handmade products include decorative sculptures, mugs, serving pieces and more. Sale begins Saturday, November 21.

Play:

Hoe Down at PizZaZzles (Jefferson Valley Mall): (Yorktown Heights) Saturday, November 21st, 6:15 PM – 8:45 PM. A drop off event for children ages 4-10. Limited to 30 kids. $45/per child. Games, fun, fried chicken and cornbread and more. Register at: Jessica@pizzazzles.com.

Saturday Clay at Clay Arts Center: (Port Chester) Get introduced to clay at this class. Participants will be guided through themed handbuilding projects by professional ceramic artists. Pre-registration is required.
$25/person, ages 6+
Select Saturdays: November 21, December 5, December 19 (2 – 4 PM)

Other:

Holiday Clothing Drive: (Yorktown Heights) Clean out your closet and drop off any unused clothing at the Yorktown Love in Action Holiday Clothing Drive. Saturday, November 21st, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Curbside drop off.

Upcoming Events:

Katonah Museum of Art Jewelry Show: (Katonah) This year’s show will be virtual, where you can purchase, “a diverse array of contemporary jewelry from a curated selection of artisans.” (December 1-4)

Westchester Winter Wonderland: (Valhalla) This year’s Winter Wonderland will be a 1.2 mile drive-thru experience featuring lights and music. (November 27 – January 3)

White Plains Holiday Market: (White Plains) This holiday pop up market will feature over 40 vendors. (December 3 – 13)

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Hudson Valley Holiday Events Guide