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'Escape' to Irvington; Hudson River Valley Ramble

Here's a look at some upcoming local happenings in the Rivertowns area this weekend.

'Escape' to Irvington; Hudson River Valley Ramble
Here are some ways to get out and enjoy the Rivertowns and beyond over the next few days:

Hudson River Valley Ramble

Where/When: Various points in Westchester on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29
Why go: It's the final weekend for the Hudson River Valley Ramble, and nearby events this weekend include the Dobbs Ferry Keepers House Walk, Designers for the Millionaires of the Gilded Age (which includes a tour of the Irvington waterfront; starts at the Irvington Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Saturday), a stop at the Historic Mead House in Dobbs Ferry and more. View all of this weekend's Westchester events here.
Pricing: Free

Escape to the Rivertowns: Discover Irvington

Where/When: All around Irvington on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to midnight
Why go: The Rivertowns Tourism Board is inviting the public to see everything Irvington has to offer on Saturday. Check out the village's original architecture during a walking tour, take a sewing lesson at the Eileen Fisher Lab Store, enjoy live jazz, enjoy a movie at the Irvington Town Hall Theater (see below for more information; and save any local meal receipt from the day for free admission) and more.
Pricing: Free

"Best of" Film: 20 Feet from Stardom

Where/WhenVillage of Irvington Town Hall Theater on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.
Why go: The Irvington Town Hall Theater is beginning its "Best of" film series season with a film highlighting the stories of some of the backup singers who worked alongside the biggest musical sensations of the century, including Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Winder, Mick Jagger, Sheryl Crow, Sting and more. The film is 91-minutes-long and is rated PG-13. There will also be a champagne toast to mark the unveiling of the Theater's new skylight and an after party with free hors d'oeuvres (and a cash bar) at the Red Hat. Raffle tickets are available. Purchase tickets in advance  here.
Pricing: $9

How to Declutter & DeStress

Where/WhenGreenburgh Hebrew Center on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m.
Why go: The Greenburgh Hebrew Center's Sisterhood is kicking off its year with a welcome back brunch on Sunday. Alison B. Segal, Ph.D., an expert organizer, will be on-hand with tips to de-clutter your life. RSVP here.
Pricing: Free

Greetings From Anywhere Live

Where/WhenRiver Roadhouse on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 10 p.m.
Why go: Roots-rock band Greetings From Anywhere kicks off its fall schedule in Hastings this weekend. 
Pricing: Free

Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market

Where/When: Corner of Cedar and Main Streets on Friday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: Shop for straight-from-the farm produce, seasonal goods like apples, prepared foods, baked goods and more at the village's weekly market.
Pricing: Free to browse

Celebration of F.I.S.H.

Where/WhenHastings-on-Hudson Public Library Orr Room on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Why go: Friends In Service Helping (FISH) is hosting an afternoon celebration for all of its volunteers, potential volunteers and those who have benefitted from the volunteers' work. Stop by if you would like to learn more about F.I.S.H. To RSVP, call 478-2380 ext. 644 or email senioroutreach@hastingsgov.org.
Pricing: Free


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