Whether you’re entertaining the kids or want to feel like one again, the South Salem Fire Department’s annual carnival is the perfect place to spend this Friday or Saturday night, Aug. 12-13. The event will feature rides, games, classic carnival foods (cotton candy, anyone?), T-shirts, and even a raffle of $3,000 worth of prizes. Plus, all-access ride bands are just $25. Rain or shine, the carnival will run 6 pm-10 pm.
Forget everything you thought you knew about traditional Sunday indulgence and head to NoMa Social for their hashtag-ified #ThePoolsideBrunch on Aug. 14. With appetizers aplenty, happy hour- and bottle-service specials, hookahs, and music from Primo X Messiah, this decadent extravaganza carries on from 2-9 pm.
With Pokémon Go taking over the phones and minds of players around the world, it’s refreshing to know you don’t have to rush and catch them all, but you can create ’em as well, Well, two of them, that is. On Friday, Aug. 12, join the Rye Arts Center for a Pokémon Polymer Clay Workshop, and learn how to craft your very own Pikachu and Gengar character sculptures. The two-hour workshop will also teach students basic polymer techniques that can be used again and again, making this a steal for just $22. The class runs 9 am-11 am, but hurry and reserve your seat before it fills up.
|Photo courtesy of Rye Arts Center|
In the market for local wine, baked goods, produce, meats, jams, cheeses, crafts, or kitchenware? The Pleasantville Farmers Market has all of that, plus live music, in a spacious and lively outdoor setting. This week, the’re topping off the festivities with a demo by Chef March Walker of Harper’s and a lesson on composting for kids. If that’s not enough to convince you, the fact that they are three-time winners of our very own Best of Westchester award should prove that they are worth the hype. Swing by and check them out this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 am-1 pm.
The Hotel Transylvania has opened its doors to humans, and the Kensico Dam Plaza is opening its grounds to you. Enjoy a free screening of the popular kids film Hotel Transylvania 2 beneath the spectacular summer sky this Friday, Aug.12, beginning at 6 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase, and guests are encouraged to bring along their own lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. But check the weather before heading out, as the showing will be canceled in the event of rain.