David Cassidy, Harlem Globetrotters, Mardi Gras Bash

Preview our editors’ favorite events for the week of Feb. 7-13, 2013


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Friday, February 8

Think you love somebody? Show it by making a date to see the dreamiest of teen idols, David Cassidy, at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Rest assured, the former Partridge Family star still can make those hearts flutter. Take your sweetie as a pre-Valentine’s Day gift—what are you so afraid of?… More

The Color Purple

You read the Pulizer Prize-winning novel and saw the Oscar-nominated film. Now it’s time to see the stage adaptation of The Color Purple. The musical, which will be at the White Plains Performing Arts Center from February 8 to February 24, is set to a score that features jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues… More

Music On Another Level

Integrating classic rock and blues with today’s alternative music styles, Drew Bordeaux is sure to draw a crowd to Music On Another Level at 12 GrapesMore

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Lover’s Quarrel

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company will be hosting a special event this Friday in the Tasting Room. Lover’s Quarrel: A Pre-Valentine’s Debacle invites singles and couples to indulge in a night of food from The Cookery paired with live music from Monogamy’s Dilemma. Wines and several specialty punches will be served, in addition to CLBC’s great selection of ales… More

Saturday, February 9
Wines Showcase

Sample a spectrum of vintages at the Mauro Molino’s Red Wines Showcase, held at Zachys Wine & Liquor. Martina Molino, daughter of Mauro Molino, will pour some of the vineyard’s top wines, including Barolo Crus… More

Chinese New Year


It’s the Year of the Snake—start it off right at the free Chinese New Year Celebration at the Pelham Art Center. Make a snake puppet with local artist Lisa Yang Zimmerman, who will lead a paper-craft workshop, then watch Kwan’s Kung Fu Studio in Peekskill perform a traditional lion dance… More


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Champagne Tasting

Feeling simultaneously festive and artsy? Stop by the Smitten Champagne Tasting & Art Show at Vintology Wine & Spirits. Attendees will taste Brut and Rose Champagne, as well as view a “romantic” art exhibit by Elisa Contemporary Art in Riverdale, New York… More

Sunday, February 10
Valentine's Day

For certain things, an email just won’t do. Valentine’s cards are one of them. Lucky for paper-phobes, there’s the Victorian Valentine’s Day Cards and Decorations workshop at Muscoot Farm. There, kids can make old-fashioned notes for families and friends… More

Monday, February 11
Marteal & Estrada

Ready to see into fashion’s future? Fashion boutique Marteal & Estrada of White Plains will be featuring a special exhibition of its Fall 2013 collection at Gaucho Grill in White Plains. Admission is free and cocktails and tapas will be served. RSVP to martealandestrada@yahoo.com or via contact form at martealandestrada.comMore

Tuesday, February 12
Harlem Globtrotters

The Harlem Globtrotters play basketball with balls that shoot confetti, throw two balls at once, and do four-point shots and other tricks traditional sports fans can’t even anticipate. It may not be a game that’s focused on good, solid sports fundamentals, but it’s more entertaining that way. See the Globetrotters when they come to the Westchester County CenterMore
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Mardi Gras Bash

If you can’t make it down to New Orleans, then head down to The Bayou Restaurant for Fat Tuesday. Its Mardi Gras Bash will have you feeling like you’re in the Big Easy, complete with Southern dishes, beads, masks, doubloons, and live music by CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band… More

Wednesday, February 13
Mug Night

Wednesday night is Mug Night at Wicked Wolf Tavern. Purchase a $7 mug—includes first drink—and get $3 refills of any draft beer all night long. Mug Night takes place every Wednesday night… More

Thursday, February 14
Valentine’s Day Dinner

Lovebirds will be serenaded while dining on a four-course meal at Sonora’s Live Music and Valentine’s Day Dinner. On the menu: seared red snapper à la veracruzana, roasted chicken relleno, vegetable paella, sautéed shrimp skewers, and grilled rib-eye… More

Valentine Date Night

Take that special someone to the Red Hat on the River for a three-course prix-fixe Valentine Date Night dinner. On the menu: cioppino (Italian-American fish stew); pan-roasted, free-range organic chicken; sautéed Block Island fluke; and duck confit and lentils. A dessert tasting includes chocolate ganache cake, Key lime pie, and blood-orange sorbetto… More

Tito Castro Tango Trio

Spend Valentine’s night in Argentina—without even leaving Westchester. Vintage Lounge & Restaurant will immerse you into the Argentinian spirit with great food and live music by Tito Castro Tango Trio—as you and your sweetheart dance the Argentine Tango… More.

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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