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Dates: 
11/21/2017
11/22/2017
11/24/2017

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5100
Time: 
During Museum Hours

Exhibit: Our Senses at The American Museum of Natural History

Explore 11 funhouse-like spaces in this highly experiential exhibition that dares you to trust your senses.
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Dates: 
12/03/2017

Organization:

Museum Village

Location:

1010 State Route 17M
Monroe, NY, 10950
United States

Phone:

845-782-8248
Time: 
12 pm - 6 pm

Christmas In The Village

Join us at Museum Village for a FREE event with a donation for Country Kids Food Pantry (soups & pastas needed!).
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Dates: 
11/30/2017

Location:

1 Heady Street
Cortlandt Manor, NY, 10567
United States

Phone:

914-734-1002
Time: 
6 pm

Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting at Mongero Park

On Thursday, November 30th the Town will hold its annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Mongero Park off of Cortlandt Boulevard (Route 6) to kick off our holiday season! Join us for hot chocolate, caroling, and of course, meeting Santa himself!
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017

Organization:

The Farmers' Museum

Location:

5785 State Hwy 80 (Lake Road) PO Box 800
Cooperstown, NY, 13326
United States

Phone:

607-547-1450
Time: 
10:00 am–4:00 pm

Thanksgiving at the Farm at the Farmers' Museum

Experience Thanksgiving traditions of the past during a special two-day event. Discover how rural New Yorkers typically celebrated Thanksgiving in the 1840s.
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
12/02/2017

Location:

1601 Route 9 D
Garrison , NY, 10524
United States

Phone:

845-265-3638
Time: 
Tours begin at 4:00pm. The last tour commences at 7:00pm.

Twilight Tours

With the mansion lit by candles, decorated for a 19th century Christmas, and resonating with live string music, Twilight Tours offer an especially beautiful view of Boscobel House and Gardens.
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Dates: 
12/09/2017

Organization:

Emelin Theatre

Location:

153 Library Lane
Mamaroneck, NY, 10543
United States

Phone:

914-698-0098
Time: 
8:00pm

John Treacy Egan's Great Big Broadway Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit with a special evening filled with music, stories and laughs, when Emelin favorite John Treacy Egan returns along with other special guests from The Great White Way.
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Dates: 
11/24/2017
11/25/2017
11/26/2017

Location:

85 Sheafe Road
Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590
United States

Phone:

845-297 XMAS
Time: 
Varies- see info

Kevin McCurdy's Holiday Spirit Festival

Celebrating its 13th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Organization:

Sinterklaas

Location:

80 Market St
Rhinebeck, NY, 12572
United States
Time: 
All day through twilight

Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration, Kingston, New York

Sinterklass sets sail from Spain (Kingston) to 
the Netherlands (Rhinebeck) with open houses in all the shops, music, workshops for creating beautiful crowns & branches to carry in the Children’s Maritime parade & 
a visit from Sinterklaas himself.
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Dates: 
11/22/2017
11/24/2017
11/25/2017

Location:

1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY, 10523
United States

Phone:

914-592-2222
Time: 
Varies

Christmas Voyager

This Delightful Holiday Musical is a true celebration of the Season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Organization:

Emelin Theatre

Location:

153 Library Lane
Mamaroneck, NY, 10543
United States

Phone:

914-698-0098
Time: 
Varies

The Sound Of Music

Celebrate the holidays with this big-screen family classic. A beautiful heart-warming film, The Sound of Music is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups forced to flee Vienna with the advent of World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, who leaves her life at the Abby to become a governess and brings a new love of life and music into the home of a widowed naval captain and his seven children.
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Dates: 
11/29/2017

Organization:

Rockefeller Center

Location:

45 Rockefeller Plaza New York
New York, NY, 10111
United States

Phone:

212.332.6868
Time: 
7p - 9p (but get there early - like noon!)

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

The annual tree lighting ceremony is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Dates: 
12/02/2017

Location:

1570 Rte. 9
Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590
United States

Phone:

(845) 298-9200
Time: 
9 am - 12 pm

Gingerbread House Workshop at Home Depot

Build holiday memories in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required!
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Location:

County Players Box Office 2681 W. Main Street
Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590
United States

Phone:

(845) 298-1491
Time: 
Call for info

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

A Charlie Brown Christmas will delight theatre audiences of all ages, but especially the young at heart.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Organization:

PHOENICIA TURKEY TROT

Location:

Parish Hall- Main St.
Phoenicia, NY, 12464
United States

Phone:

845-688-7064
Time: 
10 am

Phoenicia Turkey Trot

A 2.4 mile fun run, ramble, trot, walk or wobble to benefit the Town of Shandaken Parks and Recreation Board to help fund a Skate Park at the Smith Park, Pine Hill.
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Dates: 
11/23/2017

Location:

1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY, 10523
United States

Phone:

914-592-2222
Time: 
Buffet at 1:15 pm Show at 3 pm

Thanksgiving Celebration at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Spend Thanksgiving day with Family & Friends at WBT! Feast on a lavish Thanksgiving Buffet, including Turkey and all the Trimmings. Following dinner, it's an afternoon of Broadway as you and your guests sit back, relax and enjoy our critically acclaimed production of THE CHRISTMAS VOYAGER live on stage.
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Dates: 
12/03/2017

Location:

M&T Bank Parking Lot
527 Piermont Avenue
Piermont, NY, 10968
United States
Time: 
12:00pm- 7:00pm

Piermont Holiday Festival & Gift of Art Sale

Music and tree lighting festival with a special light installation will take place at M&T Bank. The Piermont Chamber of Commerce will host with snacks and hot chocolate. Tom Chapin will be singing!!!
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Dates: 
12/03/2017
Time: 
4pm - 6pm

Location:

Tibbets Park
1 North Broadway
White Plains,, NY, 10601
United States

Phone:

914.422.1336

City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights-Tree Lighting

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the season as the Mayor lights the City’s holiday tree. Carolers, music, refreshments and visits with Santa will follow.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Location:

1570 Rte. 9
Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590
United States

Phone:

(845) 298-9200
Time: 
9 am - 12 pm

Christmas Tree Ornament

Join our hands-on workshop where you and your child can create a holiday picture frame that doubles as a Christmas ornament.
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Dates: 
11/26/2017

Location:

408 Main Street PO Box 545
Rosendale, NY, 12472
United States

Phone:

(845) 658-8989
Time: 
2:00 pm

National Theatre: Peter Pan

All children, except one, grow up. This winter, JM Barrie’s much-loved tale takes flight. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow during a visit to London, headstrong Wendy (Madeleine Worrall, Jane Eyre) helps him re-attach it. In return she is invited to Neverland – where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook (Anna Francolini, wonder.land), await.
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Dates: 
12/09/2017

Location:

211 Route 416
Montgomery, NY, 12549
United States

Phone:

(845) 615.3830
Time: 
1 pm - 2 pm

Make a Cookie Christmas House at Orange County Arboretum

This would be a gingerbread house but we are using graham crackers for the house. Come prepared to decorate your house with candy and cookies for your Christmas holiday.
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Dates: 
11/25/2017

Location:

5281 Route 44-55
Kerhonkson, NY, 12446
United States

Phone:

845-255-0752
Time: 
1 pm - 3:30 pm

Post-Thanksgiving Walk to Echo Rock

Whether you stuffed yourself on turkey, tofu or tempeh, join Nick Martin, Park Educator, for a post-Thanksgiving hike!
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Dates: 
12/02/2017
Time: 
4pm-5:30pm

Location:

Veterans Park Gazebo
Main Street & Cedar Street
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Phone:

845-353-2221

HOLIDAY LIGHTS OF NYACK

Join us at the Veterans Park Gazebo on Main and Cedar Streets for a village tradition that is sure to get you and your family into the holiday spirit with live Entertainment, a tree lighting, refreshments and of course, the event wouldn’t be complete without a visit by Santa.
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Dates: 
12/09/2017

Location:

408 Main Street PO Box 545
Rosendale, NY, 12472
United States

Phone:

(845) 658-8989
Time: 
11:00am

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.
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