Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: July 22-24

Strawberry Fields at City Winery
Strawberry Fields at City Winery

Your Awesome Westchester Weekend: July 22-24

Doesn’t it feel like this summer is flying by? Even though July is winding down, there’s still plenty of summer left — some awesome things to do. Make the most of it by checking out a new event or activity with your kids. This weekend, you’ll find outdoor concerts, live theater, cultural celebrations, and Christmas in July! Have an awesome Westchester weekend!

Make sure to add these Cultural Celebrations in Westchester to your calendar.

Thursday, July 14th- Sunday, July 31. Weekdays: 4:00pm-11:00pm and Weekends: 1:00pm-11:00pm
182nd Annual Orange County Fair

For a mini road trip, visit the 182nd Annual Orange County Fair. For the past 100 years, this annual event has been the go-to event for families over New York. This fair includes tons of rides, carnival fare, local music, racing and auto events, family entertainment such as the Royal Hanneford Big-Top Circus, The All New Benjamin Jackson Comedy Hypnosis Show, and the Banana Derby. Check out their website for even more information to help you plan. Hudson River Museum, 239 Wisner Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940.

Friday, July 22nd at 5:00pm
Live Music: KJ Denhert Band

Enjoy a beautiful night overlooking the Hudson with your kids with live music at the Ossining Riverjam. This week the KJ Denhert Band plays. There are food trucks on-site, craft beer (starting at 5:00pm), and the live music starts at 7:00pm. Louis Engel Waterfront Park, Secor Road and Westerly Road, Ossining, NY 10562.

Friday, July 22nd – July 31st, 7:00pm
Parking Lot Plays

Bring your lawn chairs, a picnic dinner, and enjoy live theater with your kids in Ossining. Each site-specific play integrates Westchester Collaborative Theater’s parking lot as characters navigate the terrain of this environment. (GPS 21 Water Street), 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10562

Friday, July 22nd from 3:30pm-4:30pm
Coastal Cleanup at the Marine Education Center

Get your kids involved in a community project. Designed for all ages, kids will have the chance to clean-up a small area in the harbor. Kids should wear clothing that they can get dirty. Email [email protected] to sign up! 1 Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck, NY 10543.

Friday, July 22nd at 8:00pm
Live Music: 3D Rhythm of Life: Latin-Tropical Soul

Rock out with your kids watching a live performance by 3D Rhythm of Life: Latin-Tropical Soul. Held at the Hudson River Museum as a part of their Summer Arts in the Amphitheater series, this concert features a blend of Funky Latin Pop, Island Grooves, and R&B. No reservations are required and parking is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Saturday, July 23rd from 10:30am-11:30am
Kid’s Rock & Roll Bob Marley Concert

Enjoy live music with your kiddos as a part of the Cross County Center’s Rock and Roll Concerts Just for Kids Series. This family friendly concert, presented by presented by NYC’s Rock and Roll Playhouse, also include games, stories and dancing! Cross County Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers, NY 10704.

Saturday, July 23rd from 10:00am-12:00pm
Children’s Art Workshop: Create your own Mini-Fairy Garden

Visit Blue Door Art Center for a fun craft. Your kids will make a mini-fairy garden using miniature fairies, stones and rocks. Free but registration required and donations are welcome. 13 Riverdale Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701.

Saturday, July 23rd from 10:00am-1:00pm
Family Art Project: The Language of Flowers

Participate in an interactive activity with your kids, learning more about floriography and how to use flowers to communicate. Families will use upcycled materials to create your own bouquet.  Seating is limited with only nine participants at a time. Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center 4900 Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471.

Saturday, July 24th at 2:00pm
Strawberry Fields

Go on a musical journey through the Beatles timeless catalogue for an authentic audio and visual experience. City Winery Hudson Valley
23 Factory Street, Montgomery, NY.

Sunday, July 24th from 10:00am-1:00pm
Christmas in July

Bring the entire family for a festive Christmas in July featuring games and stories with Mrs. Claus, a DJ dance party, photo booth, and arts & crafts. The event takes place in the green and no reservations are required. Cross County Center, 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers, NY 10704

Sunday, July 24th from 12:00pm-6:00pm
Italian Heritage Celebration

Enjoy a day of celebrating and learning more Italian culture as a part of the County’s Italian Heritage Celebration. The all-day event also includes food, dancing, music, exhibits, children’s games, arts and crafts vendors, and live music and entertainment. Kensico Dam Plaza, One Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla, NY 10595.

Sunday, July 24th from 2:00pm-4:00pm
Guided Hike at Westmoreland Sanctuary

Enjoy a free guided hike by a professional naturalistst at Westmoreland Sanctuary. Through the hike, you and your family will learn more about their diverse, native wildlife and vibrant ecosystems! Hikes are limited to 20 people are on a first come, first-served basis. 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Have a great Westchester weekend!