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These Are the Best Things to Do in Westchester This Week


We round up the best activities of the week for Westchester residents, including design awards in Rye and fireworks throughout the county.

Westchester has always been home to loads of fun things to do. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining weeknight activity or something to do once your day off rolls around, we’ve got your shortlist for must-hit plans to kick off the week.


Jacob Burns Film Center
June 24-30

Fans of the “king of rock and roll” won’t want to miss this showing of Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann’s big-screen feature at Jacob Burns Film Center this week. Tickets run $10-$15, so get yours now, then prepare to fall headfirst into the story of Elvis and his rise to fame over the course of 20 years.


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2022 Westchester Home Design Awards

Wainwright House, Rye
June 28, 6-9 p.m.

Join Westchester Home on Tuesday evening as it celebrates the best interior designers, architects, and building professionals in Westchester County. The winners will be announced live, so be there to see who takes home the top spot in each of the design categories. The evening kicks off with a cocktail hour at 6 p.m., followed by the awards presentation at 7 p.m.

White Plains Farmers Market

Court St, White Plains
June 29, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Stocking up for your Fourth of July barbecue? Keep your grocery list local by shopping for fresh fruits and veggies at the White Plains Farmers Market. The market takes place every Wednesday on Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street, so pack up your reusable bags and head over to scout the local wares.

Harlem Blues and Jazz Band

BeanRunner Café, Peekskill
July 2, 6-8 p.m.

Head on over to the BeanRunner Café on Saturday night for a jazzy showcase in Westchester. The Harlem Blues & Jazz Band will be in the house to play foot-tapping tunes that will get everyone in the dancing mood. The performance will take place outside the café on Esther Street, but will move inside in the event of inclement weather.

Fourth of July Fireworks

Throughout Westchester County

Do you know where you’ll be watching fireworks this Fourth of July weekend? If you’re still picking a place, head to our list of the top spots to catch fireworks shows in Westchester County. Whether you’re looking for your fireworks to come with a carnival or a concert, our guide has something for you.

*Make sure to call ahead for the latest information on COVID-19 cancelations and protocols at any venue.

Looking for more events? Browse through our online event calendar here.

Related: How to Spend a Perfect Saturday in Armonk


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