Awesome Westchester Weekend: March 1st-3rd

Awesome Westchester Weekend

Happy weekend. We are excited to share our picks for the best local attractions and events happening throughout Westchester. This week, enjoy art workshops, plays, maple sugaring events, winter festivals, food events, and much more!

Have the best Westchester weekend!

Psst…check out our list of Where to Go Skiing In and Around Westchester

Friday, March 1st-March 3rd, various times
Young Artists 2024

Enjoy this annual exhibition of high school seniors’ artwork. Currently in its 41st year, this event features over 400 senior student artworks from nearly 40 high schools. This includes Dutchess, Fairfield, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties. This event is free. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street, Katonah, New York 10536.

Saturday, March 2nd-Sunday, March 3rd at 11:00am 
Saturday Morning Family Series

Take a drive to Rhinebeck to enjoy their All Saturday Morning Family Series. This weekend includes a performance of Wizard of Oz where you and your kids can help the characters save Dorothy and to defeat the Witch of the West. 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00am 
Maple Sugaring

Learn more about maple sugaring at this hands-on immersive event. Enjoy a demonstration involving colonial tool use, tapping one of the sanctuary’s maple trees, and a store-bought vs homemade syrup taste test. 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco, NY 10549.

Saturday, March 2nd from 11:00am-1:30pm
Sugaring Days

Families are invited to learn more about sugaring at Teatown. This include tapping, collecting, boiling, and bottling. Additionally, Teatown’s naturalists will be in Warren’s Sugar House sharing facts and folklore about this time of the year. $10-15 per family. Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.

Saturday, March 2nd from 12:00pm-3:00pm
Old-Fashioned Winter’s Afternoon

Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Winter’s Afternoon at the Rye Arts Center. This includes log-sawing, archery, maple sugaring, live raptor shows, fire-roasted marshmallows, archery, winter-themed carnival games, and crafts. Additionally, enjoy candle-making and decorating walking sticks! Food will be on-hand as well such as soup, hot dogs, waffles, and popcorn. All ages are welcome. 873 Boston Post Road, Rye, New York 10580

Saturday, March 2nd from 1:00pm-1:45pm
Krafty Kids – “Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss”! Craft

Kids are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a fun craft. Registration is required. Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, New York 10576.

Saturday, March 2nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm
A Magical Afternoon at Arts on the Lake

Arts on the Lake is hosting a fun immersive storybook experience. Called “Magical Afternoon,” the event is hosted by The Good Witch of Salem aka Ashley Tina, a teacher, children’s author and wellness role model. With a mission to encourage kids to find the magic within and foster self-confidence, they are encouraged to share their gifts with the world. In addition to the storytime, the event includes crystal magic, affirmations and intentions setting, color cauldrons, broom decorating, and more. Lake Carmel Arts Center, 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, NY 10512.

Saturday, March 2nd from 3:00pm-4:00pm
The Beatles “From Liverpool to Abbey Road”

Enjoy a discussion about The Beatles: From Liverpool to Abbey Road at Pound Ridge Library. Led by Beatles scholar and storyteller, Vinnie Bruno, the discussion will include concert performances and films, as well as a look at their studio albums (Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Peppers) to the recordings at Abbey Road Studios.  Registration is required. Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, New York 10576.

Sunday, March 3rd from 12:00pm-3:00pm

This Westchester weekend, kids and families can learn how to make Hamantshen from scratch. $25 per child. 123 Main St., Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522.

Sunday, March 3rd from 12:00pm-4:00pm
Maple Sugaring

Families are invited to learn more about the history and how-to’s. Plus, enjoy a tasting and leave with supplies for tapping a tree of your own! Reservations are suggested. 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977