This Weekend: Halloween begins …

Historic Hudson Valley’s Halloween season events will kick off on Friday, Sept. 30, with the opening of the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze® at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. Artists have carved more than 7,000 pumpkins into elaborate pumpkin sculptures: new this year are a Pumpkin Planetarium, a Pumpkin Promenade and an 80-foot-long Pumpkin Zee Bridge. The Blaze® is open … read more

This Weekend: garlic, apples, giant pumpkins and more!

Chekhov Festival Ridgefield’s Chekhov International Theatre Festival will conclude with a weekend of performances, starting Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. with Seeger, a one-man show by Randy Noojin re-enacting  Pete Seeger’s 1982 benefit concert in Cuba. This performance will take place at East Ridge Middle School, where on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 the festival will present Strange Country, … read more

This Weekend: Two Irish festivals, Macbeth and more

Full STEAM Ahead The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and the Ridgefield Library are joining forces in a weekend of programming around STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art (+Design), and Math). Full STEAM Ahead: Learning and Making in the 21st Century will begin with a symposium on Friday (4:30-6 p.m.) and Saturday (8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.), Sept. 16 and 17, featuring multi-disciplinary speakers … read more

This Weekend: Music Fest, new exhibits, new shows

Monroe textile/tag sale The Monroe Historical Society will host a textile and tag sale on the grounds of the historic Beardsley Homestead at 31 Great Ring Road in Monroe Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9-11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The selection includes “tons of fabric” featuring cotton for quilters, sewing notions, weaving supplies, crafts, yarn and more. The tag … read more