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Kevin McCurdy's Holiday Spirit Festival

Celebrating its 14th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones. From it's inception, The Holiday Sprit Festival. was designed to take you back to those days of yesteryear, with holiday tunnels and twinkling light displays, while adding a new twist. " Kevin’s ability to blend creativity and good old fashioned fun, together with leading edge technology, make the Holiday Spirit Festival a truly magical family holiday experience for all ages”.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Fridays 6:00pm - 9:00pm Saturdays 4:30pm - 9pm Sundays 4:30 - 8:30pm Special Holi-Days Thurs. (12/20) 6:30 - 8:30 pm Friday (12/28) 6:00 - 9:00pm Saturday (12/29) 4:30 - 9pm
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Location:

85 Sheafe Road
Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590
United States

Phone:

845-297 XMAS

Train Show at Greenburgh Nature Center

Yonkers Model Railroad Club presents a display of model trains. Members of the club will be on-site to answer questions. Fee: Members Free, Non-members Adults $10, Seniors/Students $9, Children (ages 2-12) $8, Children under 2 Free. Includes admission to all Manor House exhibits
Dates: 
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
10 am - 4 pm
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Location:

99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY, 10583
United States

Phone:

914-723-3470

Visit Santa at Poughkeepsie Plaza

HE’S BACK! SANTA IS AT THE PLAZA!
Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
DAILY: 10 AM TO 7 PM
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Organization:

Poughkeepsie Plaza

Location:

2600 South Road
Poughkeepsie , NY, 12601
United States

Phone:

845-471-4265

Holiday Lights in Bloom at The Orange County Arboretum

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
5 pm - 8 pm
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Location:

211 Route 416
Montgomery, NY, 12549
United States

Phone:

(845) 615.3830

Across the Curriculum with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Join Carle educators and their colleagues from The Museum of Science, Boston as they share how this iconic text can be utilized across the curriculum, from creative writing prompts to scientific, observational drawing.
Dates: 
01/18/2019
9:30am - 1:30pm
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Location:

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA, 01002
United States

Phone:

413 59 6300

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM

Come join us for Christmas on the Farm! We feature a large selection of freshly cut Douglas, Fraser , Concolor and Blue Spruce trees, Living Spruce and Fir trees ready to plant after the holidays, and a variety of wreaths and roping. Our Christmas display includes a Nativity Scene and other picture taking areas and Farm animals. We have holiday gift items in our Christmas Shop as well as hot drinks, food and baked goods . Our freshly cut trees including extra large trees up to 13 ft.tall are all priced reasonably from $35 and up. Santa is here on the .weekends starting Nov.24th from 11-4 and we offer Pony rides and Horse drawn wagon rides on weekends from 11-3 also. One free ride for one person with each tree sale ! Free coloring books and candy canes for each child also ! Sorry no Reindeer this year!
Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
Christmas Season hours are 9-5 Monday thru Thursday 9-6 Friday - Sunday
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Location:

730 State Rt. Rt 211
Montgomery, NY, 12549
United States

Phone:

845-692-4364

A Frosty Fest

A family fun holiday light spectacular that will prove to be unlike any other event in the country. The creators of Headless Horseman in Ulster NY now Presents a new family fun holiday light spectacular that will prove to be unlike any other event in the country. Each evening begins with our Parade of Characters and Lighting of Frosty's Tree. Visit with the Holiday Characters throughout Frosty Fest: Mr. & Mrs. Frosty, Snowbear, The Gingerbread Man, The Candy Cane characters, Penguin, and of course, Rudolph! Bring your camera for great photo opportunities with the characters of Frosty Fest! Have fun on our Frosty Train! All aboard!
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
Fridays: 6 pm - 8 pm Saturdays: 4 pm - 8 pm Sundays: 4 pm - 7 pm
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Location:

778 Broadway, Route 9W
Ulster Park, NY, 12487
United States

Phone:

845-339-2666

METEOR GAZING at Outdoor Discovery Center

Join us for the Geminid meteor shower! The Geminids occur every December and is one of the brightest meteor showers of the year.
Dates: 
12/15/2018
6pm – 7:30pm
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Location:

Outdoor Discovery Center
Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road
Cornwall, NY, 12518
United States

Phone:

845-534-5506

Disney's Beauty & the Beast

We invite you to "Be Our Guest" as this beloved Disney classic comes to life on stage!
Dates: 
12/21/2018
12/22/2018
12/23/2018
2:00PM & 7:00PM
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Location:

White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place
White Plains, NY, 10601
United States

Phone:

914.328.1600

Holiday Break Camp at Westmoreland Sanctuary

The holidays are a great time of the year, but we hope to make it even better for your child. Have them take a break from their newly acquired toys and games and bring them to Westmoreland for some nature-based learning and fun. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Open to all ages
Dates: 
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
12/29/2018
9 am - 3 pm
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Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

914-666-8448

KATONAH ART CENTER OPEN HOUSE

All ages! Come create art with us, and meet our instructors on Jan. 5th from 1:30-3:30pm! Light refreshments will be served. New Location in 40 Radio Circle Mt. Kisco!
Dates: 
01/05/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organization:

Katonah Art Center

Location:

40 Radio Circle Drive
Mt Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

9142324843

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at Queens County Farm Museum

Warm up by the fireplaces of the decorated Adriance Farmhouse at this celebrated annual event. Take a tour of this historic landmark building and enjoy seasonal kids' crafts and hot mulled cider throughout the afternoon!
Dates: 
12/26/2018
12/27/2018
12/28/2018
12 pm – 4 pm
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Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

5th Annual Westchester Winter Wonderland with Tree Lighting Celebration

Westchester's Winter Wonderland runs Friday, November 23 through Monday, December 31. This one-of-a-kind holiday experience features an exciting lineup of entertainment and activities for all ages, including the new FUNderland Village, the Santa Experience, unlimited skating on its outdoor ice rink, the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, nightly magic shows, favorite holiday rides, fantastic local food trucks and more. Proceeds from this event benefit WPF and allow the organization to further its mission to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
Thursdays: 5pm-9pm Fridays: 5pm-10pm Saturdays: 5pm-10pm Sundays: 5pm- 9pm New Year’s Eve: 5pm-9pm
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Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

914-231-4600

Santa at Newburgh Mall

There will be photos with Santa daily from November 17th through December 24th.
Dates: 
12/10/2018
12/11/2018
12/12/2018
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Organization:

Newburgh Mall

Location:

1401 NY-300
Newburgh, NY, 12550
United States

Phone:

(845) 564-1400

NYACK WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET

The Farmer’s Market in Nyack is year-round in Nyack. From December through March, every Thursday from 8 am – 2 pm, we operate at the Nyack Center located at 58 Depew Avenue at the Corner of South Broadway. From April through November, we are located in Nyack’s main municipal parking lot.
Dates: 
12/13/2018
12/20/2018
12/27/2018
8 AM - 2 PM
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Location:

Nyack Center
58 Depew Ave
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Phone:

(845) 353-2221