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.
Enjoy a hike combined with the fun of a good old-fashioned treasure hunt. While you are geocaching (a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices), take some time and see all that the Preserve has to offer.
It’s the classic story of the Phantom and a young pupil named Christine. Their relationship becomes obsessive and impossible, leading to a stunning conclusion. This version of "Phantom" was written by Arthur Kopit, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, and is more of a traditional Broadway musical with dialogue and songs throughout.
Browse goods from over 20 unique vendors. Shop and eat local!
This historic estate in the heart of the Hudson Valley is open to visitors! The house, built in the early 1800s, is considered to be one of the finest examples of Federal-style architecture in the country. Take a docent-led tour of the mansion and spend time wandering the 60-acre property, including rose and herb gardens.
See the charming, picturesque estate of America’s “Founding Father of Literature” nestled along the Hudson riverbank. Hear about Washington Irving’s storied past and how he came to be America’s first internationally famous author, known for characters from the Headless Horseman to Rip Van Winkle.
This unique New York City destination is open for the season! The 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor has something for everyone, from biking, slides, play fountains and hammocks to tours of historic Fort Jay and Castle Williams.
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.
The wheels are in motion once again for this beloved Westchester tradition! Bike, walk or jog a 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway that’s traffic-free. Over 60,000 participants take part each year. Funded by the Westchester Parks Foundation.
Experience what’s happening on the farm! With your one-day admission ticket, explore the farm at your own pace, meet the farmers and take part in activities led by educators. Sample spring activities include egg collecting, meeting animals and prepping field beds. Dress appropriately for a day outdoors!
Art and nature come together on the grounds of PepsiCo’s corporate headquarters. Explore the sculpture collection consisting of works by major twentieth century artists, plus enjoy the gardens which are an art form in their own right.
Learn more about the Three Sisters—corn, beans and squash—and the Native Americans who grew them, the Lenape. Make your own corn husk doll, grind corn, sort beans and identify fun and interesting squash fruits and seeds.
Join visiting artist Natalie Stopka to create botanical works of art featuring common herbs and garden flowers—like marigolds, coreopsis and hollyhock. Practice the technique of hapa zome, also known as plant pounding, and then bundle-dye silk handkerchiefs using simple, ecologically friendly processes and aroma-therapeutic ways to explore botanical color.
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.”
Kick off the fall season in Armonk at this old-fashioned country shindig. Enjoy fresh donuts and apple cider, live music, carnival rides, bouncy houses, face painting, arts and crafts, a pie-eating contest and more.
Hear ye, hear ye! Travel back in time to a beautiful 16th century English village! See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, jousting and more! With kid-friendly shows, crafts, games and tempting treats, there’s something for everyone. Check website for stage schedules.
Visit Squirt, a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle, before his year-long stay at The Maritime Aquarium ends! Squirt has been staying in the Sea Turtle Nursery but is scheduled to be returned to the ocean off North Carolina on October 14.
Explore dozens of friendly larger-than-life scarecrows set among hundreds of rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Pot up a spooky black coleus to take home, put on a haunting show with insect, owl and scarecrow puppets, and investigate a mysterious Victorian playhouse to learn all about bats. Weekends feature pumpkin carving demonstrations and live …
Celebrate American culture and traditions at this historic home in Rye. Enjoy live music, period dance performances, book signings and activities with children’s authors, face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, house tours and more. Plus, browse items from craft vendors and a farmers’ market.
Savor the flavors, sights and sounds of Latin America. This colorful, multicultural festival features music and dance from Venezuela, Argentina, Peru and more. Enjoy fashion shows, storytelling and other activities with a Latin flare. Plus, food trucks and vendors spice things up with tastings of Latin dishes.
A lively lineup of nine short films from around the world. Free hands-on activities upstairs in the Jane Peck Gallery before and after the screening.
On a trip from Sesame Street to the moon, Big Bird and Elmo with friend Hu Hu Zhu discover that planets are different from one another but people on Earth are often the same. More learning, too, about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun, and the moon. Ages 5+, 27 minutes, + Q & A
The City Parks Foundation presents the original marionette play based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales. This version is a spin on the beloved children’s classic. Leaving their parents behind, the Darling children follow Peter Pan back home to Neverland for the adventure of a lifetime. When the cunning Captain Hook turns Peter’s pals Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell against him, the …
In this fun and exciting program, children get closer to nature to give them a better understanding of the way the animal kingdom lives, eats and plays.
Nature’s friends need roofs over their heads! Using natural items found on the forest floor - pinecones, twigs, pebbles, acorns and more - construct a home for your favorite fairy or gnome to live in.
Travel back in time to 1876 during tours of this Gilded Age historic home at the Hudson River Museum. See the Great Hall, Dining Room, and Ebony Library, plus furnishings, paintings and sculptures that reflect the lifestyle of its residents, the Trevor family.
Play a game of chance! Using a key, roll one die to find the number and roll another die to find the color. Match the color and number to find the pattern to add to the Museum’s community mural.
Creative activities inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and arts and science professionals. This month, create an abstract river scene.
Take in the Sun in a whole new way, with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at it. See sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
A selection of nine clever, thought-provoking short films from around the world that’s sure to inspire older kids to expand their horizons. Free hands-on activities upstairs in the Jane Peck Gallery before and after the screening.