The Children’s Theatre Company of Peekskill Presents a Double Feature Production
When/Where: Sat. Jan. 28 and Sun. Jan. 29 (and Feb. 4 and 5), 3 p.m. at the Ford Theatre in Peekskill
Why Go: Celebrating its sixth consecutive season, The Children's Theatre Company of Peekskill will present two musicals: The Butter Battle and Tale and Stone Soup. The double musical treat, appropriate for children and adults alike, includes the musical adaptation by Lory Lazarus, based on the Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss with music and lyrics by Lori Lazarus and Stone Soup, an adaption by Mehr Mansuri and Jill Bolstridge with music and lyrics by Frank Sanchez & Mehr Mansuri in collaboration with Lory Lazarus.
Price: Tickets are $10 per person and can be prior to each performance.
When/Where: Sunday, Jan. 29, 2 p.m. at the Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant.
Why Go: So much food! And wine! Get a taste of Italian, Indian and American food from local restaurants. Then satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious treats from the area's popular bakeries. Plus, you'll be eating for charity. All proceeds go to the Cortlandt Manor Rotary's END POLIO NOW program and other charities. For more information or to save buying tickets early call 914-293-0710.
Croton Harmon Co-Ed Varsity Cheerleaders Host Cheer Competition
When/Where: Saturday, Jan. 28, 8:30 a.m. at the main gym of . Doors to the modified and all-star meet will open at 8.30 a.m. and the competition starts at 9 a.m. The Junior Varsity and Varsity competition will take place at 1 p.m.
Why Go: The Croton Harmon Varsity Cheerleaders, and their coaches, Susan Barringer and Stacy Vlad, will be hosting “The Croton- Harmon Hudson Valley Classic Cheerleading Championship.” Check out the moves of 27 cheerleading teams, representing fourteen regional high schools who will compete. They include: Brewster, Byram Hills, Dover, Fox Lane, Hendrick Hudson, Harrison, Lakeland, Putnam Valley, Somers and Yorktown.
Price: The spectator entry fee for all competitions is $10 and children under 5 are free.
The Great Westchester Toy and Train Show
When/Where: Sunday, Jan. 29 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the in White Plains.
Why Go: This is the largest toy and train show in the Northeast. See over 250 tables of new and antique toys and trains, all gauges, train parts, layouts, die cast automobiles, books, test tracks, toy soldiers, and games for all ages—food vendors as well.
Price: Admission is $10, free for children under 12.
The World of Mammals
When/Where: Sat. Jan 28, from 11a.m. - 12:30pm at in Mount Kisco
Why Go: Found on every continent in the world, across land, and in the sea, mammals are one of the most successful groups of organisms on the planet. Discover the world of mammals through the use of bones, skulls, furs, and a rabbit. Program takes place inside the nature center.
Price: Free for members.
Jack and the Beanstalk
When/Where: Sat, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the
Why Go: Take the kids to see this modern day young hero use his imagination to become the famous Jack from the book he is reading. As he spins the tale of trading the family cow for three magic beans, you will watch the giant beanstalk grow as the hero climbs through the clouds to meet an ill- tempered giant, find fabulous treasures and more.
Price: Tickets are $15
When/Where: Sat. Jan. 28 from 10:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the
Why Go: Test your skills at the library’s annual Chess Tournament for ages 6-14. Chess champion Tom Levine, who has conducted the popular tournament for more than twenty-five years, will once again referee round-robin play and award prizes to the top three players. Participants should bring a chess set and snack, and plan to play four rounds. All skill levels welcome.
Knickerbocker Ice Festival
When/Where: Sat. Feb. 28 and Sun. Feb 29 from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Rockland State Park in Congers
Why Go: It is a two-day festival featuring contests among award-winning ice sculptors, a kids park, a hike, entertainment, food and more.
Price: Parking is $8