All things entertaining in Westchester, Rockland and the Hudson Valley
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Spirits producers from the Hudson Valley will pour their handcrafted beverages at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic’s Fourth Annual Opening Night Gala on Friday, May 17. The event, which kicks off the five-day festival, is a chance for distillery reps to showcase their products while some of the city’s top bartenders mix drinks for attendees.
Hudson Valley producers at the event will include...Read more »
The Peekskill Brewery, Newburgh Brewing Co. and Captain Lawrence Brewing of Elmsford are among the 85 New York State craft beers that will be featured at the 16th annual TAP New York Craft Beer & Fine Food Festival this weekend.
The event will take place at Hunter Mountain ski resort in the Catskills, and nearly 6,500 beer lovers are expected to attend the two-day event. It will feature...Read more »
Kids can explore the wonders of the great outdoors when Grasshopper Grove, a neat little play space outside the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall, opens Saturday.
The play space, which was designed to appeal to 2- to 6-year-olds, will give young adventurers access to the natural world, minus some of nature’s minor perils and discomforts. A whimsical gateway designed with natural branches...Read more »
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" director Benh Zeitlin and "Blue Velvet" actress Isabella Rossellini are scheduled to appear and be honored at the Pelham Picture House's Big Night gala in Rye Brook on Saturday.
Zeitlin, who graduated from Hastings High School, earned Academy Award nominations for best director and best adapted screenplay (with co-writer Lucy Alibar) for "Beasts...Read more »
The Village of Rye Brook inaugural carnival, which was scheduled to begin Friday at 5 p.m., has been postponed due to weather. The event will now run on Saturday and Sunday only.
Open to all ages, the weekend event will feature a variety of carnival games and 15 rides, including The Starship, The Dizzy Dragon, Circus Town, The Swinger, The Hampton, Bumper Cars and a 30-foot Ferris wheel.
“The...Read more »
Mark Ruffalo, Glenn Close and Yoko Ono are among the celebrities scheduled to attend the annual Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball on Tuesday, April 16, at Pier 60 in Manhattan.
Riverkeeper, an Ossining-based nonprofit organization that was founded to protect the Hudson River and advocate for clean drinking water in New York State, hosts the fundraiser to celebrate supporters of the clean water...Read more »
You can eat well while supporting a good cause tonight as 42 The Restaurant in White Plains hosts a "Feast for the Beast," a fundraiser for South Salem's Wolf Conservation Center's Atka Ambassador Program. Atka is the oldest wolf ambassador at the center, which hosts programs for children and adults and travels with Atka to outside events.
Chef Anthony Goncalves, who crafted the...Read more »
Hudson Valley, come on down! “The Price is Right” live tour will make a stop at the Westchester County Center on May 29 (198 Central Ave., White Plains; 914-995-4050; wmconcerts.com). If you want to have the game show experience without traveling to Hollywood, tickets for the event go on sale next week.
“The Price is Right” is crisscrossing the country to commemorate the iconic game show’s...Read more »
In ripped tights, her dyed black hair pulled into a side braid sticking out of her safety helmet, Aileen Walsh, a 34-year-old pediatric physical therapist from Stony Point, tightened her roller skates and prepared for battle.
"There's more to suburbia than white picket fences and housewives," said Walsh, a skater for Westchester County's Suburbia Roller Derby League, which has about...Read more »
Looking for a mid-week laugh? Empire City Casino in Yonkers is continuing a weekly Wednesday night comedy series, and they've announced the featured comics set to take the stage through the month.
Comedian Joe Matarase kicked off the March series last week, and this Wednesday at 8 p.m., RC Smith, a warmup comic for ABC’s daytime show, “The Chew,” will keep the laughs coming.
“Empire...Read more »