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Thursday, Dec. 20 (See map view)

A musical worth melting for! If you loved the movie "Frozen," you’ll love seeing Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf come to life on stage to tell the timeless tale of two sisters who are pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Of course, there’s the classic song “Let It Go,” plus many new numbers for this new production.

See a recreation of Charles Dickens’ own performances of his classic tale. Visitors travel throughout the main floor of the beautifully decorated mansion “meeting” the different spirits and characters. Performances are approximately 60 minutes.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, Check website for times

Take a magical nighttime journey to the North Pole. Every coach becomes a stage for a live musical performance of “The Night Before Christmas.” Celebrate the spirit of the season with Santa and Mrs. Claus, festive sing-a-longs, hot chocolate and sugar cookies during this 90-minute ride. Children are invited to wear their favorite pajamas!

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, Check website for departure times

A musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic - with a surprising new twist! Featuring the timeless characters and traditional carols you know and love, this production is a wonderful holiday treat.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, Check website for showtimes

Visit Santa for special pictures and a free gift! Santa is available at his winter home, located between Gap and Bath & Body Works.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, Check website for times

Take a deep dive into modern ocean exploration in this brand new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History! Highlights include a virtual ride in a submersible into the shadowy depths and a magnetic sand table where visitors can dig trenches and form islands. There are also live marine animals such as comb jellies, seahorses, pipefishes, and chain catsharks.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–5:45pm

Enter the world of DreamWorks Trolls with an all-new, immersive, interactive experience. Travel through Critter Creek, enjoy dancing in Poppy’s 3-D Party Room, meet your favorite Trolls and more.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–8pm

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–6pm

A spellbinding exhibition for all fans of Harry Potter! See original material from series publisher Scholastic and author J.K. Rowling’s own archives. Plus, explore the subjects studied at Hogwarts through century-old treasures including rare books, manuscripts and magical objects from the collections of the British Library and New-York Historical Society. Check website for special events and …

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–6pm

Childhood wonder and the loving bond between children and their "imaginary" friends are on display at the Westchester Children’s Museum. This new exhibit in the art gallery features original illustrations by artist George H. Lewis. The artwork is from the forthcoming book “Arthur and Bun-Bun: Adventures With Tut.”

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–4pm

Step inside an imaginative confectionary wonderland and explore your sweet tooth like never before! Featuring over a dozen unique rooms and larger-than-life interactive art installations (a candy cab, a candy Statue of Liberty and more) inspired by pure, sugary bliss, with plenty of photo ops. Plus, try candy samples throughout the experience.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–8:30pm

No matter the weather outside, it’s a snowy forecast at the Aquarium throughout December! A special snow machine produces a fun flurry every hour on the hour for 5 minutes. And thanks to unique technology, the snow evaporates as it hits the floor, so no shoveling is required.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–4pm

Visit Santa Claus in his enchanting home at Ridge Hill! The magical cottage features interactive elements for children and Santa’s library provides a beautiful setting for keepsake photographs. Located at Ridge Hill’s Town Square.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10am–9pm

Meet up in Toddler Beach for songs, movement, stories and plenty of fun.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:30–11am

This beautiful new film explores the largest and least-understood habitat on Earth: the oceans. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, “Oceans” captures the awesome power and beauty of the sea and also reveals untold stories about the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 11am, 2pm, 4pm

Santa is trading his sleigh for scuba gear! Watch as he enters the Aquarium’s "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit, which is home to some big sharks! Bring your camera for a unique holiday photo as Santa swims up to the exhibit window.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 12:15pm & 2:15pm

Celebrate the holiday season with a guided tour of John Jay’s historic Bedford House. Tours focus on the holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

The Everett Children’s Adventure Garden gets into the holiday spirit with train-inspired fun! Hop aboard a play train and pretend to ride the rails! Hike winter trails and find evergreen trees and shrubs. Warm up in the Discovery Center while learning more about amazing evergreen plants. Make a festive evergreen swag bundle to brighten up your home.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 1:30–5:30pm

Skate on over to the Cross County Shopping Center and visit the new Holiday Ice Rink! The rink is not real ice, but is actually a synthetic floor. Everyone wears real ice skates but skaters glide a little slower than on real ice. Perfect for young and first-time skaters! Located by Victoria’s Secret and Gap. Check website for special skating events including "Skate with the Characters."

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 4–8pm

Light up your shopping experience during the holidays! Enjoy nightly light shows every half hour throughout the center (in Fountain Plaza, Town Square and at 73 Market Street).

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 5–10pm

A one-of-a-kind holiday experience close to home! Meet Santa, skate on the outdoor ice rink (skates included), watch the Holiday Circus and a musical light show, hop on your favorite holiday rides and more.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 5–9pm

Experience John Jay’s historic Bedford House as it takes on the glow of candlelight to celebrate the holiday season. These unique guided tours focus on holiday traditions and decorations of the 1820s.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm

See a dazzling holiday light extravaganza at Stepping Stones! Every surface of the museum’s exterior becomes a canvas for animated projections, glowing LEDs and an explosion of color. The amazing nighttime display is paired by day with STEAM adventures, interactive storytelling and hands-on art making taking place indoors. The celebration includes the introduction of Light Nights, a special schedule …

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 5pm–midnight

A neighborhood Christmas lights show to rival any you’ve seen! Enjoy this computerized display with over 10,000 lights on 144 channels, all synchronized to music. Check website for song schedule.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 5:30–11pm

If it’s December in New York City, it’s time for The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center. This New York City Ballet production is a timeless hallmark of the holiday season, with inspiring dance, elaborate stage elements, beautiful music and the classic story about a brave young girl’s wondrous journey.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 7pm

Based on the popular children’s book of fractured fairy tales, this show has fun music, witty narration, zany characters and enough stinky cheese to go around. Featuring 1st through 6th grade performers from Theater O in Ossining.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 7pm

A dazzling extravaganza of music, dance and spectacle within the awesome space and acoustics of the world’s largest cathedral! Featuring the 10-piece Paul Winter Consort, powerhouse gospel singer Theresa Thomason, the dancers and drummers of the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre and special guests.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 7:30pm

The Grinch steals the show - and hearts - as the whimsical holiday classic comes to life on stage. Inspired by the original children’s book and featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” the Grinch, his sidekick Max and Cindy Lou Who help remind us of the true meaning of the holiday season.

When: Thursday, Dec. 20, 7:30pm

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