August 6 – 12

Welcome to the first full week of August! Below we have highlighted what to do over the next 7 days across Westchester! For summertime events that reoccur with an expiration date, click here. Check back often as we update daily.

Thursday, August 6:

5 – 9pm: First Thursday an art, music, in-store promotions, dining, wine tastings and more in downtown Armonk.

Thursday, August 6 – Saturday, August 8:

Thursday – Friday from 6 – 10pm and Saturday from 5 – 10pm: South Salem Fire Department Carnival


Thursday – Saturday at 11:15am and Thursday – Friday at 6:15pm, Sunday at 11:45am and 5:15pm: Godspell The beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), is based on “The Gospel According to St. Matthew,” the musical, uses “improvisation and contemporary themes to illustrate the parables, bringing these lessons vibrantly to life. Songs include “Day By Day,” “Save The People,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford.

Friday, August 7:


5:30 – 9:30pm: City Island Seaside Trolley We continue the free Bronx Seaside Trolley every first Friday of the month, leaving hourly on the half hour, from Pelham Bay Station and going to The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum then on to City Island For an evening of Art, Music and Fine Dining. Take advantage of special offers when you show your Trolley Card at participating establishments. The Trolley Card is only available from the driver on the Trolley.

8pm: Friday Night Music: Timothy Bloom R&B star Timothy Bloom mixes rock and soul, and counts Marvin Gaye, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers, and Jeff Buckley among his inspirations. Doors open at 7:30pm. Free Parking at the Kennedy Marina. John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and Trevor Park Amphitheater, Yonkers.

Saturday, August 8 – Sunday, August 9:

10am – 5pm: Westchester Cat Show Family of four $25, adults $8, children $5, children under 2 are free. Bring a can of food and receive $1 off of admission. Iona College, Hynes Athletic Center, New Rochelle.


10am – 7pm: The New York Renaissance Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance – set within the majestic groves of Tuxedo Park, New York.

Saturday, August 8:

10am: Kids Cooking Class Fresh Pasta & Pesto It’s lots of fun to create homemade pasta. We’ll make the dough and roll it out with a hand-cranked machine. You’ll also watch us make dough in a machine that mixes and extrudes the pasta for you. Then we’ll whip up some basil pesto in a food processor. Finally, we’ll toss the cooked pasta with the pesto and eat. Super-simple and yummy! Suitable for ages 8–13. Suitable for ages 5 – 13. Call to reserve your spot. Free. Williams-Sonoma locations.

10am: Hulk’s Tank Our “Marvel Avengers Assemble” Summer continues this week with Hulk’s Tank. Register your child and they can build this awesome project! Watch the Animated Series Sunday Mornings on Disney XD! Lowe’s Home Improvement locations.


10am – 12pm: National Bowling Day Enjoy a free game of bowling. Select Bowlmor locations.


11am: The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School Storytime When a class leaves for recess, their just-baked Gingerbread Man is left behind. But he’s a smart cookie! Join us for our special hero Storytime featuring The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School. Barnes & Noble locatio


11am – 4pm: The Muddy Puddles Mess Fest is a huge, annual event in the tri-state area.  The format for the “Mess Fest” event is similar to a carnival with various tented areas and a wide range of fun family activities including swimming, paddle boats, a climbing wall, ziplines, bungee jumping, treasure hunts, dunk tanks, a whipped cream pie toss, the Morgan Stanley Slopstacle course, splatter paint, glitter crafts, food fights, musical performances, a rescue animal exhibit, TY-die t-shirts, pie eating contests, bingo, raffles, bounce houses by Jumpin’ Jakes, tons of other activities and hundreds of kid-friendly prizes. $35 per person. This is a general admission ticket for all attendees. Ticket includes all activities offered the day of the event. Pony rides, carnival rides, zip lines, climbing walls, pools, boating, bounce houses and so much more will be available all day. Children under 3 years do not require tickets for admission. Rain or shine except extreme weather than raindate is 8/9. Kiwi Country Day Camp, Carmel.

11am – 5pm: Sleepy Hollow Family Fun Day Inflatable rides, face painting, fire trucks, pony rides, video gaming truck and more. Skyes Park, Sleepy Hollow.

11am – 5pm: 3rd Annual Artists On The Street: A Plein Air Event Engage with over 20 renowned Hudson Valley artists as they create paintings and watercolors inspired by the landscape of Historic Huguenot Street. Maps will be available denoting the location of each artist across the site. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to view the Portrait Gallery in the 1799 House (54 Huguenot Street). At 4 pm, artists will bring their work to the DuBois Fort (81 Huguenot Street) to be displayed during an hour-long catered reception, sponsored by Bridge Creek Catering and Brotherhood Winery. The event is free and open to the public, rain or shine.


1 – 4pm: Style Lounge Come discover the latest fashion and beauty trends with our celebrity stylists at the SummerFest Style Lounge, brought to you by Macy’s. Meet with NY celebrity stylists and get a new look – from head to toe! Learn about the latest products for eyes, lips and nails; receive hair consultations, beauty makeovers and more at our Style Lounge this summer! Enjoy a girl’s day out in our red carpet atmosphere with a live DJ, mock-tails and summer treats. The Style Lounge will be open from 1PM to 4PM on the following Saturdays, near Gap and Bath & Body Works. Don’t forget to sign up to win a fashion and beauty shopping spree at the event! Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

8pm: An Iliad, presented by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival In this Obie Award-winner the New Times calls “spellbinding …an age-old story that resonates with tragic meaning today,” a Poet unleashes the power of his story about the heroism and horror of war. Written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, adapted from Homer’s Iliad, and directed by Gaye Taylor. Doors open at 7:30pm. Free Parking at the Kennedy Marina. John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive and Trevor Park Amphitheater, Yonkers.

Sunday, August 9:

10am: Dragonfly Walk Learn all about the different dragonflies that call Muscoot Farm home. Mascoot Farm, Katonah.

10am – 4pm: Hastings Flea Visit the beatiful Rivertown of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY the second Sunday of every month from April-November, for a rocking day filled with community, crafts, music, good food, family and a new surprises!

12 – 3pm: Sheep Program Learn about the different types of Sheep we have on the farm. Mascoot Farm, Katonah.

12 – 5pm: Corn Festival Riverfront Park, Beacon.

1pm: Technique Class: Pairing Fresh Pasta with Sauces It’s easier than you might imagine to make fresh pasta at home. We’ll demonstrate everything, from preparing the dough to rolling it through a hand-cranked machine and showcase techniques for pasta extruding as well. Then we’ll create some simple sauces. Take home smart shortcuts for getting a pasta supper on the table even when time is short. Class times vary by store location. Call to reserve your spot. Free. Williams-Sonoma locations.

1 – 3pm: Sunday Funday: Bubbles Looking for fun activities to do with your kids in the Hudson Valley? Bring your family to Cross County Shopping Center for Sunday Fun Days and enjoy live music from a DJ. Plus kids can enjoy a new activity each week from face painting to a magic show, balloon animals, story time and much more. The children’s entertainment is free and takes place throughout the mall from 1pm to 3pm. Cross County Shopping Center, Yonkers.

Tuesday, August 11:

10 – 11:30am: Storytime Join us each week for story time as we read aloud some of your favorite books. Become a book club member and receive a special gift after attending five-story times. Free. Pottery Barn Kids locations.

6:30 – 8:30pm: Free Intro Class: Jewelry Combine natural materials with a pop of color and a bit of bling to make this stylish wrapped cord necklace. Michaels locations.

We always provide the links for your convenience and encourage you to check the event listing directly for any changes, re-schedules or typos (cause I am not a robot), before heading out.

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