1. Take the Kids to Learn About the Nature of Winter
When/Where: 1 p.m. Sunday/ in Southeast
Why go: The presentation will focus on how animals survive the cold winter months. This family-oriented event will provide the kids with facts on hibernation and tons more. Who says they can't learn on a Sunday?
Pricing: $5 per family
2. Watch a Holiday Classic — Performed by a Single Actor
When/Where: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday/Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls (3 Owens Road)
Why go: Comic actor Christian Thom is slated to put on an amazing, one-man show, as he embodies George Bailey and all the other characters of It's a Wonderful Life. What better way to enjoy this favorite than with a twist?
When/Where: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday/ in Southeast
Why go: More than 50 wines, spirits and cordials will be available for tasting, and 10 percent of wine sales that day will go to a local non-profit.
When/Where: 12:30 p.m. Saturday/ in Southeast
Why go: Tons of community members are slated to attend and enjoy music, face-painting, raffles, a visit with Santa, free skating and more. Just be sure to bring something (either a new, unopened, unwrapped gift; or money) to donate to Toys for Tots.
5. See You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Live
When/Where: 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday/The Play Group Theatre (on North Broadway) in White Plains
Why go: Based on the famous comic strip with its lovable characters, this production brings them all to life with laugh-out-loud jokes and lively songs. Does Charlie Brown finally get up the nerve to talk to that cute little red-haired girl? Will Linus give up his trusty blanket once and for all? It’s a fun show for the whole family.
Pricing: $18 ($15 for senior citizens and children younger than 12)
6. Step Inside a Hanukkah Wonderland
When/Where: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday/Chabad of the Rivertowns (on Broadway) in Dobbs Ferry
Why go: Celebrate Hanukkah with face-painting, candle-making, donut-making, and lots more activities for the kids to enjoy. There will be a chance to take a picture with Judah the Maccabee, too.
7. Hear John Tesh: Big Band Christmas
When/Where: 3 p.m. Sunday/ Eisenhower Hall Theatre, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
Why go: On stage with 14 performers, Tesh will play favorite holiday tunes in the big band style along with piano solos. With three gold albums, two Grammy nominations, and a nationally-syndicated radio show, Tesh is known worldwide in the entertainment industry.
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