These Are the 6 Best Things to Do in Westchester This Week

From grilling to fun runs, cruises to boozes, Mammas to Papas, everything you’ll want to be doing in and around your home county this week.

As summer starts in, we’re gifted with beautiful days, cool evenings, and even one pretty major holiday this week! Check below for all the events you’ll want to attend lose to home!


Photo provided by Manhattanville College

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6/12 — Networking, But With Barbecue

Manhattanville College is celebrating students this week — current, former, and prospective — marking the 35th anniversary of its Adult and Continuing Education program and the 25th of its master’s program in Organizational Development and HR Management. How do you celebrate such things? Obviously, you throw a barbecue! Next you invite the public, students, and tons of successful alumni to help grow professional networks and build up careers. The event is free and runs 6 to 8:30 p.m.

6/14 — A True Community Bank

After three decades in the business, Country Bank in Scarsdale is hosting its own 30th anniversary party, and it’s inviting everyone! Everyone? EVERYONE! From 6 to 8 p.m. guests can enjoy a community event including giveaways, refreshments, good food, ad even bagpipe players. Local business leaders will gather for the highlight of the evening: a rededication ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch the next decade of doing business in Westchester.

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6/14 — Cruise for a Cause

Sunset cruises return to Westchester this Thursday, as Groundwork Hudson Valley teams up with Vista Yacht Cruises to benefit the former’s many programs. Board the Majestic Princess from the Science Barge (just one of those aforementioned programs!) starting at 5:30 p.m. and depart at 6, sailing down the Hudson to the Statue of Liberty and back by 10. Cocktails, buffet dinner, and even a raffle for a free cruise for two are on the docket for the evening. Tickets start at $150. Contact Sara Brody at GHV for more details.

6/15 — Local Theatre? Mamma Mia!

A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) of Connecticut, though a little bit of a drive in Ridgefield, is running multiple performances of ABBA-distilled Broadway smash Mamma Mia! every Thursday-Friday-Saturday through July 1. If you love heyday pop and hereditary comedies, this show is definitely worth going a little out of your way. Tickets start at $57.

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6/16 — Well Color Me Intrigued

Head to Sleepy Hollow this Saturday for the 5th Annual Horseman “Color Me Mud” Run. Come to Kingsland Point Park for ½ mile, 1 mile, and 5k runs for all age groups, including two mud pits, tunnels, walls, a barrage of color, and of course plenty of food, fun, and prizes for the whole family. Day-of registration is $50 for adults and $25 for children, but mention Westchester Magazine and receive a $5 discount off adult entry! Registration is open from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m.

6/17 — Daddy Dearest

Happy Father’s Day! Not sure what to do for the big guy? Make sure to check out our 2018 Father’s Day Guide for some of the best ideas Westchester has to offer!

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