Awesome Westchester Weekend: June 14-June 16

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Awesome Westchester Weekend: June 14-June 16

It’s time for another awesome Westchester weekend. Now that summer’s here, the fun pretty much never stops, and our weekends are full of fun events. This weekend’s a special one; we’re bringing you some fun Father’s Day events that will be fun for the entire family. Time to start making plans for a fun weekend with Dad!

Be sure to check out our full calendar of events

June 14th-16th

Ukrainian Heritage Festival

Head to Yonkers this weekend for the annual Ukrainian Heritage Festival. This festival promises three days of fun, food, music, vendors, fair rides, and lots of family fun. This year’s festival will be dedicated to the people of Ukraine. St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 501 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY, 10703

June 14th-16th

Finding Nemo Jr. – Workshop Production

Bring your little ones to a performance of a Disney favorite this weekend at Random Farms Kid’s Theatre. Disney’s “Finding Nemo Jr. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2003 Pixar movie “Finding Nemo, with new music by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. The intended audience age is three and up. The performers in this production are students from 3rd to 5th grade. Finding Nemo JR. is designed for theater-goers aged three and up, and children under three are not permitted in the theater. Tickets for the show are available at two price points: regular tickets for $20 and premium seating in the first five rows of the center orchestra for $30. Yorktown Stage, 268 Veterans Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Friday, June 14th

HudCo Provisions: Mini Farmers Market

Join HudCo for a summertime mini-farmers market experience! Families can indulge in fresh, locally sourced produce, artisanal products, and homemade treats. It’s an excellent opportunity for families to discover and support local vendors who bring their best to this mini-market. Fresh Neo-Neopolitan style pizza will be available from Mostly Dough for purchase on-site. 145 Palisade Street #Suite 200 Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Friday, June 14th

Yonkers Waterfront Live Concert Series

Bring the entire family out by the water for a night of free music. This weekend kicks off the Free Live Music on the River: Yonkers Waterfront Live Concert Series, which will run through August. The series will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Waterfront Amphitheatre, next to the Yonkers Pier, at 71 Water Grant Street, Yonkers, NY.

Saturday June 15th & Sunday June 16th

Run Wild for Father’s Day, Greenburgh Nature Center

Greenburgh Nature Center invites families on June 15th and 16th to Run Wild on an improved 1.25-mile forest run and obstacle course with climbing walls, balance beams, rope challenges, and belly crawls. It is suitable for all ages starting from 5+, and parents are highly encouraged to join. This event will happen rain or shine from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with 30-minute start times and the last run at 1:30 p.m. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583-1705

Saturday June 15th & Sunday June 16th

Family Art Workshop: Dad’s Key Charm

Check out the Family Art Workshop event at the Hudson River Museum in the Greene Education Center on Saturday, June 15th, and Sunday, June 16th, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This activity is perfect for families and is free with general admission. Kids aged four and above can create a unique keychain for Dad using beads, keychain rings, shrinkable plastic sheets, and Sharpies. It’s a great way to remind Dad how special he is. 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701

Saturday, June 15th

Father’s Day Crafts

Head to the Pound Ridge library for a day of crafts with/for Dad. Create something special at the library just in time for Father’s Day this weekend! Registration is required, and all can register at poundridgelibrary.org. Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, New York 10576

Sunday, June 16th

Father’s Day Hike at Lasdon Park

Head to Lasdon Park for a Father’s Day hike on the Trail of Honor! This hike is perfect for families with children of all ages and will kick off at 10:30 a.m. from the entrance next to the parking lot. The trail will be easy, with gentle slopes and a length of about .5 to 1 mile. Remember to pack bug spray, water, and snacks. While they recommend registration, walk-ins are also welcome. The hike will be canceled if it rains. Participants are advised to wear walking or hiking shoes as strollers won’t be suitable on this trail. It is suggested that baby carriers be used for young children who are still learning to walk and for non-walkers. 2610 Route 35, Katonah, N.Y. 10536

Sunday, June 16th

The Dad Games at Dave & Buster’s Pelham

Celebrate Father’s Day at Dave & Buster’s Pelham! Join the Dad Games for an arcade showdown. The winning family gets bragging rights and free gameplay for a year. Tickets include entry, appetizers, drinks, a $20 Power Card, and unlimited video games for dads. Children under 2 enter free. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 881 Pelham Parkway, Pelham Manor NY 10803

Can’t make it out this weekend? Be sure to check out our list of Westchester’s Summer Festivals and Celebrations happening all summer.