These Are the Best Things to Do in Westchester This Week

We round up the best activities of the week for Westchester residents, including a candlelight concert and Juneteenth celebrations.

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.

P.S. Looking for even more things to do in Westchester? Browse through our online event calendar here.

Hair Saloon & Cafe Giveaway


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We’re teaming up with Scarsdale hotspot and past Best of Westchester winner Hair Saloon & Cafe to offer a very special giveaway. Enter to win a $250 hair and spa package, which includes a hair cut, deep conditioning treatment, blowout, and styling, along with a complimentary drink and light snacks. Don’t miss this opportunity for well-deserved pampering!

Alan Cumming: UNCUT

June 21, 8-10 p.m.
Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill

Award-winning actor Alan Cumming returns to the stage with a standout cabaret show. He’s bringing his uncut, unfiltered, and complete solo cabaret show to Peekskill this Friday evening. The show will feature musical direction by Henry Koperski. Tickets for the show range from $72 to $92.

Candlelight: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & More

June 22, 6 p.m.
The Play Group Theatre, White Plains

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The Play Group Theatre will be lit under the gentle glow of candlelight this Saturday night. Tickets for the 60-minute musical performance are selling fast, and for good reason. The high string quartet will be performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in addition to other works. Tickets start at $32.

Juneteenth Celebrations

June 19 & 22
Multiple locations

In Westchester, towns and businesses commemorate Juneteenth National Independence Day on and around June 19 with parades, concerts, and family-friendly crafts to remember the historic end of slavery in the U.S. and honor the resilience, families, and heritage that define the occasion. Celebrate with a performance at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, a celebration at Villa Lewaro, and more.

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Comedy From Scratch

June 22, 8-9:30 p.m.
The Idea Kitchen, Larchmont

Every fourth Saturday, local comedian Ben Asher presents a comedy night at the Idea Kitchen in Larchmont. The two featured comics are Ashley Austin Morris and Rob Ryan. Morris is an actor, comedian, and writer who can be seen in the new CBS hit THE BITE. Rob Ryan is a comedian from Long Island who was featured on FOX’s Laughs. Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The show is also BYO food and drink.


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Decorative Arts Tour

June 22, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Armour-Stiner Octagon House, Irvington

The Armour-Stiner Octagon House has introduced a new tour this year. The decorative tour focuses on the arts of the home, including objects and histories not addressed on the other available tours. Explore the 19th-century decorative objects, including one of the finest collections of neo-Roman decorative arts in the country. Everything from furniture and carpets to lighting fixtures and silverware is must-see. Tours are recommended for ages 12 and up, include three flights of stairs, and cost $29.

Related: 7 Must-Do Events in Westchester County Throughout the Year

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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