The Westchester County Events to Check out in February

A moving exhibit in Yonkers, top-notch entertainment in Mamaroneck, and more add color to the month.

Feb 2–Sept 1

Water World

The concept of the river takes center stage in this inventive exhibit at Yonkers’ Hudson River Museum. Rivers Flow/Artists Connect explores the societal, spiritual, and cultural significance of these remarkable waterways — and humanity’s symbiotic relationship with them — with works from American artists produced during the 1820s to modern times.

Rachel Bay Jones
Photo by Susan Stripling

Feb 3

By the Bay

Having made her name originating the role of Heidi Hansen in the Broadway smash hit, Dear Evan Hansen — for which she won a Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy — Rachel Bay Jones has become an entertainer to watch. Local audiences can do just that when she drops by Mamaroneck’s Emelin Theatre, demonstrating why she still appears on TV shows like Young Sheldon, The Good Doctor, and The United States of Al.

Feb 11–Mar 3

Futurism

The Katonah Museum of Art has been ushering in the next generation of talented creators for more than four decades with their annual exhibit, Young Artists 2024. The show offers high school students a chance to not only display their work, but also earn hands-on experience mounting a museum exhibition. The result is a smorgasbord of cutting-edge art by talented local students.

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Dionne Warwick
Photo courtesy of the artist

Feb 15

Queen of R&B

A true music legend, Dionne Warwick is descending upon our region this month. The six-time Grammy-winning icon has more than 75 charted hit songs to her name and was ranked one of Billboard’s Top 100 “Greatest Artists of All Time,” not to mention 100-million records sold and 18 consecutive Top 100 singles. Now, locals can see the queen of R&B in the flesh when she lights up The Ridgefield Playhouse stage on February 15.

Justin Willman
Photo courtesy of Tarrytown Music Hall

Feb 22

It’s Magic

Known worldwide for his hit Netflix series Magic for Humans, famed illusionist Justin Willman is coming to take audiences’ breath away when he shows his stuff onstage at the Tarrytown Music Hall for one night only. Currently on his Magic for Humans In Person Tour, Willman has already impressed during appearances on The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and Conan.

Urban Bush Women
Photo by Hayim Heron

Feb 24

Urbane and Urban

The voices of women of color are amplified by this dynamic dance collective onstage at Purchase College’s Performing Arts Center. Urban Bush Women is celebrating its 40th anniversary with their new program, Legacy + Lineage + Liberty, featuring works by founder Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and a new piece by the company’s artistic directors, Mame Diarra Speis and Chanon Judson.

Caramoor
Photo courtesy of Caramoor Center for the Arts

Feb 25

Making History

Celebrate Black History Month when Katonah’s Caramoor Center for the Art’s 2022–23 Ernst Stiefel String-Quartet-in-Residence takes the stage one last time. Their final show as part of their residency at Caramoor, the Ivalas Quartet will spotlight Black and indigenous composers with a world premiere by Derrick Skye, a composer with Nigerian, Ghanaian, Native American, and British/Irish heritage.

Feb 29

Fancy Footwork

Anyone with a soft spot for 90s sensation Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance may want to listen up. The Irish step superstars are coming to scratch that itch for lightning-fast footwork when they touch down at Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre with a show featuring new costumes, staging, and choreography, as well as updated special effects and lighting.

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