Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: July 21-23

Take a tour of the Lasdon Dinosaur Garden with your family.
Take a tour of the Lasdon Dinosaur Garden with your family.

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: July 21-23

Happy weekend. We hope you’re having the best summer so far. This weekend is packed with opportunities to enjoy live music, interactive activities with shark weekend, “A Multicultural Celebration” in Peekskill, and a tour of the Lasdon Dinosaur Garden, to name just a few options. We hope this list inspires you to try something new and enjoy one of the many local events and attractions in Westchester!

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Friday, July 21st from 9:00am-12:00pm
Farm Team Day

Kids can join Hilltop’s summer Farm Team to work on an actual vegetable farm. This includes weeding, watering, harvesting, taking care of the vegetables, and playing games. Ages 6 and up. $20 per person, $40 per family. 1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.

Friday, July 21st from 11:30am-11:30am
Creative Communities: Artful Families

Families of kids ages 2-5 are invited to enjoy story time, gallery activities, and art at the Katonah Museum of Art. 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536.

Friday, July 21st at 7:00pm
Ossining River Jam

Enjoy live music singer/songwriter, KJ Denhert for a fusion of  jazz, folk, and world music.  Plus, enjoy food trucks, craft beer, and fireworks. Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 25 Westerly Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.

Friday, July 21st at 8:00pm
Lost Soul Found 

Enjoy a free musical performance of Lost Soul Found. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd from 9:00am-5:00pm
Shark Weekend

Learn all about Sharks during this interactive and education series. This fun and educational event includes hands-on STEAM activities as kids and their families can enjoy shark teeth sorting, dissolving seashells, shark trackers, sinking boat challenge, mermaid’s purse sketching, and more. 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY

Saturday, July 22nd from 10:00am-2:30pm

Families will enjoy a guided tour of the Lasdon Dinosaur Garden where they will learn more about the T-Rex and other dinosaurs. After the tour, kids can make a  wooden dinosaur to take home. 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Katonah, NY 10536.

Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am-4:00pm
Family Fun Day

Take a trip to Wappingers Falls for Family Fun Day at at the Sports Museum of Dutchess County. The event includes local vendors, yoga, kids’ activities, a new baseball exhibit, face painting, crafts, and much more. Sports Museum of Dutchess County,  72 Carnwath Farms Ln, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Saturday, July 22nd at 12:30pm
Caramoor Jazz Festival

Enjoy live jazz at the annual Caramoor Jazz Festival. This all-day event features a range of artists/musical performances such as Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Summer Jazz Academy Big Bands, Jazz House Kids Ambassadors, Edmar Castañeda Quartet, Russell Malone, Christie Dashiell, Mariel Bildsten Septet, Anthony Hervey Quintet, and headliner, Cécile McLorin Salvant. 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah, NY 10536.

Sunday, July 23rd from 12:00pm-6:00pm
Italian Heritage Festival

Celebrate and learn more about Italian culture at the Italian Heritage Festival. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595.

Sunday, July 23rd from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Abstract Art Tanabata Workshop 

Families can enjoy a free art workshop to make abstract hanging decorations. 115 7th Street, Verplanck, NY 10596.

Sunday, July 23rd at 5:00pm
Summer Dance Fest- A Multicultural Celebration 

Enjoy a fun multi-cultural dance experience with “A Multicultural Celebration” in Peekskill. Presented by Arts10566 in collaboration with The Dance Conservatory, Gateway Arts Collective’s Spring Dance Fest, the celebration is designed to present dance and culture to kids of ages. $15 per ticket. 1008 Brown Street, Peekskill, NY 10566.

Sunday, July 23rd at 6:00pm
Back to the Garden 1969 

Enjoy live music in Yorktown with a performance from Back to the Garden 1969. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and arrive early to get a spot on the field.