Where/When: Sinapi’s Ceola Manor, Jefferson Valley; Saturday, February 26, 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Why Go: Music, comedy, great food and open bars are on pretty much everyones lists of favorite things to do. A live DJ will be provided by Jimmy Dee Music Productions and Maddog Mattern the Comedian will be performing.
Pricing: $89.95 per person (plus tax), includes open bar, an amazing nine course authentic Italian feast and venetian dessert tables. Call 914-245-0630 for reservations.
Where/When: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase; Thurusday – Sunday, 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Why Go: What better way to get ready for Women's History Month early, than to study this exhibition, which includes 68 photographs, prints, paintings, videos, and installations by 22 artists and one artist’s collaborative. Together, these female artists examine the feminist contribution to the development of deconstructivism in the 1970s and ’80s.
Pricing: General public - $5, Seniors & students - $3, Free for children 12 & under, members, and Purchase College faculty, staff and students.
Where/When: Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill; Saturday, February 26, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Cray has won not one, not three, but five Grammys, which is pretty impressive. The award winning blues guitarist just released his newest album, “This Time,” and recently signed on for this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival later this spring, but you can catch a glimpse of his talent right here in Peekskill this Saturday.
Where/When: Northwood Inn, Mahopac; Friday, Feb. 25, 10 p.m.
Why Go: To enjoy a rocking psychedelic experience without having to ingest anything illegal. This five-piece cover band spices up the mix of classic rock, soul, and funk covers with a few original tunes as well. The music for the evening will be accompanied by the band’s special guest, an up and coming NYC visual artist, who will be presenting a unique light show better known to all the cool kids as Liquid Light Lab.
Pricing: No cover
5. Teen Night
Where/When: Nellie’s Café, Peekskill; Saturday, Feb. 26, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Why Go: You’re between the ages of 13 and 17 and you have some serious singing/dancing skills to show off (or like to enjoy others' skills, or lack of). Karaoke will be available in all rooms, and a Wii will be set up in the main dining room for you to play Dance Revolution.
6. Until Hamlet Laughs
Where/When: Beanrunner Café, Peekskill; Sunday, Feb. 27, 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Why Go: Support local theatre. The Peekskill Playhouse Presents "Until Hamlet Laughs", a play by John Curran. The performance will be followed by a wine and cheese tasting and an hour of Live Music by Agent Si.
7. Chair Yoga
Where/When: John C Hart Library, Shrub Oak; Friday, Feb. 25 at 1:30 p.m.
Why Go: Besides reaping the health benefits of yoga, you’ve been looking for ways to spend more time with your furniture outside of the normal “practical use” relationship that has begun to bore you both. Join Ruane Edge for this easy yoga class and learn how to increase flexibility as well as improve your coordination and balance.
Pricing: Please register at the Reference Desk or call 914-245-5262, x-227
Where/When: Hilton Theatre, New York City; Saturday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Why Go: It’s a great way to introduce your kids to live theatre on Broadway, and it’s fun for all you comic book hero adoring adults as well. The story line is based taken from over 40 years of Marvel comic books and three blockbuster Hollywood films. The tale has been recreated by Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor (Across The Universe, Frida, The Lion King on Broadway) along with playwright Glen Berger (Underneath the Lintel, The Wooden Breeks).
Pricing: $83 - $315
9. Flow Circus Presents "Read Yourself Silly"
Where/When: Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Montrose; Friday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Why Go: Because everyone loves balloon animals. Bring your elementary school aged child to learn about juggling, balloons, magic, and the history of the circus. Paul Miller will be putting on a 45-minute juggling and magic show in which he tells the story of how a trip to the circus inspired him to visit his library to learn more about the topic.
Pricing: No registration required.
10. Peking Acrobats
Where/When: The Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown; Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, 7 p.m.
Why Go: Join this amazing group as they celebrate 25 years of crazy backflips, twisted poses and more. The Peking Acrobats, a troupe of China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts practice an acrobatic art 2,000 years in the making. The show is accompanied by live musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments. For video of their amazing show, click here.