Tuesday, October 21 @ 7pm (Series continues: 11/25, 12/16, 1/27, 2/24, 4/14, 5/12)
Harlan Jacobson's Talk Cinema [link]
The Performing Arts Center, Purchase
College
Don't wait for the release date, join Westchester's hottest film club and say you saw it here first. Renowned critic Harlan Jacobson hand-picks only the best — the selection of the night may be a quirky indy comedy, a provocative foreign film, or the next breakout hit. We can't reveal the titles just yet, but we can tell you they're all films you'll be talking about. Plus, each screening features a guest speaker; you'll rub elbows with critics, scholars, and filmmakers during the post-film discussions. In recent seasons, audiences have previewed films such as Obvious Child, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Silver Linings Playbook, and The Artist. What future hit will you see?
Tuesday, October 21 @ 7pm
Monsters On Main Street $5 Film Series: Psycho [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall

Introduction by David Schwartz, Chief Curator, Museum of the Moving Image. Series made possible in part by The New York Council On The Arts. Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) is unhappy in her job and frustrated in her romance. One afternoon, she is given $40,000 in cash to be deposited in the bank. Minutes later, impulse has taken over and Marion takes off with the cash. 36 hours later, paranoia and exhaustion have started to set in, and Marion decides to stop for the night at the Bates Motel, where nervous but personable innkeeper Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) cheerfully mentions that she's the first guest in weeks, before he regales her with curious stories about his mother. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Running time: 109 minutes
Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 7pm
Irvington Farmers Market [link]
Main Street School Parking Lot
Wednesday, October 22 @ 7:30pm
The Risk Taking Teenage Brain
presented by Mike Nerney [link]

Ardsley High School Auditorium

Michael Nerney is a consultant in Substance Abuse Prevention and Education, with over 34 years of experience in the field. As the former Director of the Training Institute of Narcotic and Drug Research, Inc. (NDRI), his responsibilities included the management of a statewide training system which delivered more than 450 training programs to substance abuse treatment and prevention professionals annually. Follow th elink for more info.
Thursday, October 23 @ 8pm
Benefit Concert for Tibetan Home of Hope [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater

**Special Guest Philip Glass. A benefit concert for the children of Tibetan Home of Hope in Tibet. All proceeds will go directly towards Tibetan Home of Hope. With 140 children in the orphanage, we wish to raise funds so that will can contribute to the preservation of Tibetan culture, while concurrently supplying the children with the best care and education possible within their homeland. A vital component to our mission is our dedication to the sustainability of the Tibetan people, their culture and the balance of nature. Tibetan Home of Hope is a nonsectarian home and school for children who would otherwise be abandoned.
Friday, October 24 & Saturday, October 25 @ 11am & 2pm
The Grisly Kids:
An All Hallows' Dance Review [link]

Tent at Horan's Landing, Bottom of Beekman Av, Sleepy Hollow

The Riedel Dance Theater and Pace Conservatory of Dance unveils tails from the crypt, inspired by stories of Stephen King, graphic novels by Neil Gaiman and t.v. shows by Joss Whedon with something twisted and delightful for all ages: sparring twins, a picnic of doom, a corps de ballet of menacing tweens, and more! This show will take you on a thrill-ride of laughs and horror.
Fridays from 10am - 4pm (Fridays thru November 21)
Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market [link]
Cedar Street
Friday, October 24 from 6pm - 9pm
Hastings Friday Night DEAD [link]
Chemka Ghoul, Hastings

Kick-off Halloween at the Chemka Ghoul!
featuring --> A Scary Walk,just a little scary for our little friends, and a A Scarier Walk,for older kids/parents
Friday, October 24 @ 8pm, Saturday, October 25 @ 8pm, and Sunday, October 26 @ 3pm
ARTtober Sounds- Three Days of Music [link]
McLean Avenue and at the Beczak, Yonkers

Friday – Urban H2O's 1st Annual Musical Pub Crawl on McLean Ave – FREE EVENT
Saturday – Urban H2O at CURB (formerly Beczak) Presents Monica Rizzio & Old Kings Highway w/Nemes $10 + Pay What You Can w/Free Beer @ Beczak
Sunday – Urban H2O at CURB (formerly Beczak) Presents a Family Music Show Featuring Mike Messer $12 + Pay What You Can
Follow the link above for more deails.
Friday, October 24 @ 8pm
Jay & the Americans [link]
Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill

Few bands have ever reached the musical heights of Jay & the Americans. From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. With three original band members, including Sandy Deanne, Howie Kane and Marty Sanders, plus vocalist Jay Reincke, their greatest hits never sounded better!
Saturdays from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Library Parking Lot, Hastings

Summer Market resumes! Every Saturday through November.
Saturdays from 8:30am – 1pm (thru Nov 22)
Tarrytown Farmers Market [link]
Patriot's Park on N. Broadway (Rt. 9)
Now in its 6th year, the market has expanded with even more vendors!
Saturday, October 25
Hartsdale Farmers Market
DeSanti Plaza, across from the E. Hartsdale
Metro North Train Station

Saturday, October 25 @ 10am
Old Croton Aqueduct at Ossining -- Weir Tour
Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center
Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center to watch a short film about the Aqueduct. 
Following the film, we will take a short walk to the Weir on the Double Arch Bridge.  Descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history.  Address: 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562,  just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte. 133) (from Ossining Metro-North train station by taxi or 15-minute uphill walk).  Contact:  Sara Kelsey, skelsey@aqueduct.org or 646-303-1448.
Saturday, October 25 from 10am - 2pm
Harvest Festival
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and Westmoreland Sanctuary

This family-friendly program will include cider-pressing, making a traditional God’s eye craft from yarn and twigs, and pumpkin decorating.  Pumpkins may be purchased during the Harvest Festival from the John Jay Homestead Farm Market’s Pumpkin Patch. Following festivities at John Jay Homestead, participants may bring their God’s eye to Westmoreland Sanctuary for it to be hung in their Enchanted Forest. This event is free.
Saturday, October 25 from 10am - 3pm
Annual Pumpkin Fair
download flyer
Springhurst Elementary School, Dobbs Ferry

2014 Pumpkin Fair is sponsored by the Dobbs Ferry PTSA. There will be activities for hte entire family. Download the flyer for details.
Saturday, October 25 @ 11am & 2pm
The Grisly Kids:
An All Hallows' Dance Review [link]

Tent at Horan's Landing, Bottom of Beekman Av, Sleepy Hollow

The Riedel Dance Theater and Pace Conservatory of Dance unveils tails from the crypt, inspired by stories of Stephen King, graphic novels by Neil Gaiman and t.v. shows by Joss Whedon with something twisted and delightful for all ages: sparring twins, a picnic of doom, a corps de ballet of menacing tweens, and more! This show will take you on a thrill-ride of laughs and horror.
Saturday, October 25 from 11:30am - 1pm
Kidgits Spooktacular Halloween
Westchester Mall, Food Court, Level 4
Wear your Costume! Dress for the occasion! Costume Character, Music, Giveaways, Costume Parade, Crafts And More! Bring Your Cameras! Preserve the memory of the 2014 Fall Season with a Halloween Harvest Photo in our Pumpkin Patch! While You're There… Find our which stores will participate in our Mall Trick or Treating on Halloween!
Saturday, October 25 & Sunday, October 26
ArtEast Open Studio Tour [link]
Amenia, Dover Plains, Holmes, Hopewell Junction, Millbrook, Patterson, Pawling, Poughquag, Wingdale, Dutchess County

Over 40 artists in 26 Studios,  Galleries, Garages and Barns. Artists by location. A great road trip at the peak of leaf season… Visit the artist around the corner or at the end of the dirt road… Visit four or more studios to enter to win an art gift… Artists will have work for show and for sale… You're almost there when you see the yellow signs. All of the studios are open the first weekend. A selection of studios are open both weekends – check carefully when you're making your list of who to visit!
Saturday, October 25, kick-off at 2:45pm - 5pm
Ardsley's Annual Halloween
Ragamuffin Parade

begins at American Legion Drive near the Library Parking Lo
t
This year's parade will kick-off at 2:45 pm on Saturday, October 25 on American Legion Drive near the Library Parking Lot and proceed south with a quick left on to Center Street and then on to the Ardsley Community Center. Center Street itself will be closed from the entrance to the DeCicco's Supermarket to the side of Sunshine Doughnuts from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. At the Community Center, parade participants will be treated to demonstrations by the Ardsley Fire D epartment and the Ardsley Secor Volunteer Ambulance Corps in addition to bobbing for apples, a costume judging contest, and other activities. For further information on this event, please contact Ardsley Parks & Recreation Supervisor Trish Lacy at 693-8012.
Saturday, October 25 from 3pm - 7:30pm
Nyack's Halloween Parade [link]
Downtown Nyack
The Nyack Chamber of Commerce will host its 27th annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm (rain date Sunday,October 27) in the heart of Nyack. Festivities begin at 3:00 pm with live music in the municipal parking lot on Main Street. The event, organized by the Chamber and sponsored by leading local merchants, is the largest parade of its kind outside New York City. Building on a history of record-breaking crowds, over 20,000 spectators are expected to line the streets of Main and Broadway in Nyack for this fun-filled, family-friendly event.
Sunday, October 25
Hudson Stage Company presents
'The God Game' [link]

Whippoorwill Hall at North Castle Public Library, Armonk

The God Game – A new play by Suzanne Bradbeer, Directed by: Giovanna Sardelli. Does the public have the right to know everything about a candidate's private thoughts? A popular, moderate Senator is tapped to serve as the running mate for a conservative Presidential candidate. There is just one request. I t would be appealing to the ticket if he could appear more "Christian." Trouble is, he is an agnostic. Will he or won't he lie on the campaign trail in order to get the job?
Saturday, October 25 @ 4pm, 7pm, & 9pm, & Sunday, October 26 @ 4pm & 7pm
Nevermore [link]
Tent at Horan's Landing, Bottom of Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow

Nevermore, A visually stunning circus-theater adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven. The dark and haunting world of the Raven comes to life with aerialists, wire-walkers, and gravity defying feats.
Saturday, October 25 @ 7:30pm
Dan Bern with special guest
Honor Finnegan [link]

First Uniterian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings

Presented by Common Ground. While he has written a song with Hunter S. Thompson, given Wilt Chamberlain tennis lessons, and written and illustrated two books under the pen name Cunliffe Merriwether, Dan Bern is best known for his prolific songwriting and electric live persona. He has released eighteen albums and built a loyal following.
Saturday, October 25 @ 8pm
Chris Huff in Concert [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater

Chris Huff is a singer/guitarist originally from NYC currently residing and playing 7 shows a week in the Philadelphia/southern New Jersey area. He has played venues from Carnegie Hall to CBGB's (and everything in between) in various rock, jazz, folk, country, and show ensembles. His song "The Night Café" was a 1999 Independent Music Awards finalist in the Folk category, and recently two of his original songs were featured on the hit reality TV series L.A. Ink.
Saturday, October 25 from 8pm - 10pm
Leif Vollebekk [link]
Purple Crayon, Hastings

London's The Independent called Leif Vollebekk's first album "timeless and monumental." Now he has left the snowy Canadian country to the United States in the footsteps of Neil Young and The Band.  Called "beautiful, memorable and moving" by NPR, Vollebekk's performance, along with his quartet of amazing musicians, will put
you in the middle of a picturesque scene, capturing your imagination and bringing you on a musical ride that you'll never forget.
Saturday, October 25 @ 8pm, and Sunday, October 26 @ 3pm
ARTtober Sounds- Three Days of Music [link]
McLean Avenue and at the Beczak, Yonkers

Saturday – Urban H2O at CURB (formerly Beczak) Presents Monica Rizzio & Old Kings Highway w/Nemes $10 + Pay What You Can w/Free Beer @ Beczak
Sunday – Urban H2O at CURB (formerly Beczak) Presents a Family Music Show Featuring Mike Messer $12 + Pay What You Can. Follow the link above for more deails.
Saturday, October 25 @ 8pm
Art Garfunkel [link]
The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester
Art Garfunkel, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and one-half of the legendary folk duo Simon & Garfunkel, comes to The Capitol Theatre for an unforgettable night of music.
Sunday, October 26 @ 11am & 1:30pm
The Magic Garden [link]
Emelin Theater, Mamroneck

The highly-acclaimed show won accolades and tons of fans during its 12 years on the air as the two schoolteachers combined their talents for performing and educating. They brought stories, songs, games, valuable lessons and even more valuable laughter to a wide audience and achieved ratings that equaled or surpassed those of Sesame Street and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. Like those shows, the program's quirky style made it entertaining for adults as well as children.
Sunday, October 26 from 11am - 3pm
Scarecrows & Pumpkin Parade [link]
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale

A fun Halloween event for young children. Follow friendly scarecrows along our pumpkin trail and meet storybook characters along the way. Come in costume and enjoy cider, treats, tattoos, and more. Fee if pre-registered by Oct. 25: Members $5, Non-members $10 (on-line registration only). Fee day of event: Members $8, Non-members $15. Food available for purchase by California Pizza Kitchen. Sponsored in part by California Pizza Kitchen, Dilmaghani Company, Gymboree Play and Music, Macaroni Kid, Mathnasiums of Scarsdale and Mamaroneck, NEA Federal Credit Union, SavATree, ShopRite, Snip-Its Scarsdale, Suburban Carting, TD Bank, Venture Photography, Jake's Wayback Burgers, Whole Foods Market Westchester, WHUD, Town of Greenburgh, Greenburgh Parks & Recreation, and Westchester County Parks. Event held Rain or Shine. No Refunds.
Sunday, October 26 from 11:30am - 2:30pm
MCW Jazz Brunch [link]
Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown
Don't miss Music Conservatory of Westchester's 85th Anniversary Jazz Brunch. You'll enjoy a gourmet brunch and fabulous performances by Conservatory jazz faculty featuring Alma Micic on vocals, Nicolas Biello on sax, and Rale Micic on guitar. Proceeds from this event will support our Scholarship Fund for low-income students as well as our music therapy program including Healing Our Heroes for US military veterans. You can double your impact by helping us match a $75,000 Challenge Grant from the Ernst C. Stiefel Foundation. Purchase tickets or make a donation below.
Sunday, October 26
ArtEast Open Studio Tour [link]
Amenia, Dover Plains, Holmes, Hopewell Junction, Millbrook, Patterson, Pawling, Poughquag, Wingdale, Dutchess County

Over 40 artists in 26 Studios,  Galleries, Garages and Barns. Artists by location. A great road trip at the peak of leaf season… Visit the artist around the corner or at the end of the dirt road… Visit four or more studios to enter to win an art gift… Artists will have work for show and for sale… You're almost there when you see the yellow signs. All of the studios are open the first weekend. A selection of studios are open both weekends – check carefully when you're making your list of who to visit!
Sunday, October 26 from 2pm - 4pm
Art & Science Sunday:
Jack-O-Lantern Painting [link]

The Science Barge, Yonkers
Art and Science Sundays, a mainstay of the Barge’s summer activities, runs from 2-4 pm every Sunday at the Yonkers waterfront from July through October. Games and activities are geared towards children aged 4 to 10 and relate to nutrition, botany, the Hudson River, and renewable energy, among other topics. The program is sponsored by the Junior League of Bronxville.
Sunday, October 26 @ 2pm
Concert: Horszowski Trio [link]
Wave Hill, Bronx
Wave Hill's 2014-2015 Concert Series begins with a performance by the widely acclaimed Horszowski Trio. The ensemble, described by The New Yorker as "destined for great things," has toured the U.S. and made debuts in Japan, China and India. Its Wave Hill program includes the Beethoven Piano Trio, Op. 70, No. 1 in D, known as "The Ghost Trio." The musicians are violinist Jesse Mills, cellist Raman Ramakrishnan and pianist Rieko Aizawa.
Sunday, October 26 @ 3pm
ARTtober Sounds- Three Days of Music [link]
McLean Avenue and at the Beczak, Yonkers

Urban H2O at CURB (formerly Beczak) Presents a Family Music Show Featuring Mike Messer $12 + Pay What You Can
Follow the link above for more deails.
Sunday, October 26 from 3pm - 5pm
Phoebe G. Greene Launch Party!
Come celebrate with Veera Hiranandani [link]

Purple Crayon, Hastings

Lunch Will Never Be The Same! Join children's author Veera Hiranandani (The Whole Story of Half a Girl), as she introduces her new food-centered chapter book series Phoebe G. Green, and spreads food inspiration all around! She will host a panel discussion with local chefs and food experts about their views on food for kids and out-of-the-box school lunch ideas. There will also be a short reading, tastings based on food from the series, and a book-signing. Bring the whole family!
Sunday, October 26 @ 3pm
Intergenerational Concert:
Beethoven's 5th Symphony [link]

White Plains HS
On Sunday, October 26, 2014, musicians of all ages and abilities will play Beethoven's 5th Symphony together, transcending generational boundaries through music. NewWSO's first ever Intergenerational Concert is an event that will inspire young people to play their instruments for the rest of their lives, no matter where life takes them.
Sunday, October 26, November 23, December 28 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Riverrun Trio [link]
Taiim Cellar, 11 Boniface Circle, Scarsdale
Art Folk Rock. Let Riverrun Trio blow your mind with guitar, bass and stunning triple harmonies. Reserv recommended: 723-6900.
Sunday, October 26 @ 8pm
The Call of Chtulhu [link]
Tent at Horan's Landing, Bottom of Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow

Actor/Storyteller David Neilsen brings H. P. Lovecraft's mind-bending tale of forbidden knowledge and cosmic horrors to life in this one-man show of madness and terror. Will you dare to answer the Call? Sanity not included. Or guaranteed.
 
 
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Focus on Nature [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Film and discussion on seed saving, the mystical allure of fly fishing, the global impact of tourism, and much more—including a Burns Booktalk with chef/author Dan Barber and a spellbinding vision of the disastrous 1927 Mississippi River flood. Programmed by Karen Sloe Goodman and Brian Ackerman. Presented in partnership with Scenic Hudson. This series is made possible through the generosity of the Hoch family and the van Hengel Family Fund.
Film Schedule:
The Great Flood Oct 21
Seeds of Time Oct 23

Hastings Friday Night DEAD [link]

Kick-off Halloween at the Chemka Ghoul!

Friday, October 24 from 6pm - 9pm
featuring -->
A Scary Walk,just a little scary for our little friends
A Scarier Walk,for older kids/parents
November 7 - FNL Literary Event.

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The Haunted Pumpkin Garden [link]
NYBG, Bronx, NYC

Giant Pumpkin Carving, Live Spooky Nighttime Adventures, and Creepy Creatures in The Haunted Pumpkin Garden. Pumpkin sculptures of spooky scarecrows, frightening spiders, sneaky snakes, and more await discovery at every turn in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden. The display includes more than 500 intricately carved pumpkins that are sure to capture your youngster's imagination.

through Friday, October 31

Boo at the Zoo! [link]
Bronz Zoo
October weekends at the zoo, including Columbus Day and Halloween, will feature hay mazes, costume parades, musical theater, magic, and more. Visit bats, owls, vultures and other winged icons of Halloween, then embark on a trip back in time as you ride our Dinosaur Safari!
through November 2


The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze [link]
Van Cortlandt Manor

See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o' lanterns in this elaborate walkthrough experience. Meander through an historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display — all made of jack o' lanterns!
through November 16


Horseman's Hollow [link]
Philipsburg Manor

Taking the tale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes, Horseman’s Hollow returns for a fifth year of highly entertaining haunted mayhem, now expanded by popular demand to THIRTEEN evenings.
through November 1


Irving's 'Legend' [link]
Old Dutch Church

Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk offers a dramatic performance of Washington Irving’s classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
through November 1

The Legend Behind the 'Legend'
Washington Irving's Sunnyside

During October, Sunnyside celebrates its connection to Washington Irving's classic tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
through November 2


The Haunt at Rocky Ledge [link]
North White Plains
If you thought you were scared last year... come this October witness our latest zombie attraction! What sets The Haunt at Rocky Ledge apart from other haunts is our ability to tap into your darkest fears. We believe the best way is to use old fashioned scare tactics with less emphasis on technology and more on human interaction.

through October 26

Scared by the Sound [link]
Playland Amusement Park, Rye
2014 marks the 15th consecutive year of Scared by the Sound Haunted House and also our return to Historic Playland Amusement Park. With our original location by the Long Island Sound completely refurbished, the only things left churned up by Hurricane Sandy are the surviving scary creatures still lurking and awaiting our guests.
through November 1

Jay Ghououl's House of Curiosities [link]
Lyndhurst
Experience the only indoor Halloween venue in Westchester. In this all-new tribute to classic movie monsters, meet the Ghoul family members who didn't quite make it in Hollywood as they lead you on a spooky tour of Lyndhurst mansion. The Mummy, The Phantom of the Opera, Frankenstein and his Bride, even Jay Ghoul's mother-in-law will take you through the first floor and the basement of Lyndhurst mansion—if you dare! Eerie, spooky and fabulously decorated, guests will be able to experience the spectacular gothic castle at night and in a way rarely seen.
October 17 through November 2


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