Jul 28, 2014
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Patch Picks: Garden Tour; Caramoor Jazz; 'The Smurfs'

There is something for everyone to do this week in the Hudson Valley.

Patch Picks: Garden Tour; Caramoor Jazz; 'The Smurfs'

.  July 29. 4 p.m. Enjoy the Pat Metheny Unity Band with the 19-time Grammy Award winner at the helm and Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams at Caramoor's Venetian Theater. $15. ,  149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah.

.  Aug. 3. 8 p.m. Pack the kids into the car and grab a blanket and picnic basket when you head to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla for the Lippolis Electric Movie under the Stars showing of the The Smurfs (PG, 2011). Movie begins at sundown. Admission and parking are free. Refreshments and popcorn will be sold. Free.  2 Broadway, Valhalla.

  July 29. 6 p.m. A Southern Rock bad from New York, Sundown's rescheduled performance at Silver Lake begins at 6 p.m. on the village green. Free.  Hancock St & Harrison Blvd., West Harrison.

.  July 29. 10 a.m. Get access to three private gardens in Bedford Hills, Cortlandt Manor and Larchmont. Self-guided tours benefit the Garden Conservancy. See a formal croquet court, a tree platform, four greenhouses housing rare tropical plants, a dramatic lookout with garden and lake views, and late season bloomers such as hydrangeas, coneflowers, and dahlias. Hours vary at each location - see website for complete details. $5.  10 Pryer Ln., Larchmont.

.  July 31. 7 p.m. Lifeguards compete at The Fourth Annual Town of Clarkstown Lifeguard Competition. For town residents with proof of residency. Free.  Germonds Road, West Nyack.

.  Aug. 2. 1 or 2 p.m. Tour the island and take a garden walk, guided Revolutionary War Trail walk and more. Call for further details. Registration is required. Free. Tours start at West Point South Dock. 674 Thayer Rd., West Point.  674 Thayer Rd, West Point.

  July 29. 2 p.m. The Brewster Theater Company presents "Shakespeare in Hollywood," a reading of their summer production. This comedy is based on a true story. Imagine Shakespeare meets Singing in the Rain without music. Free. ,  67 Main St., Brewster.

. Aug. 3-5. 8 p.m., Sunday matinee. The smash movie turned smash musical comes to White Plains. Directed by Jeremy Quinn with musical direction by Stephen Ferri and choreography by Lexie Frare. Call 914-328-1600 for tickets or order online at  www.wppac.com or visit the WPPAC Box Office at 11 City Place, White Plains. 

Aug. 4. 3:30 p.m. Artists paint all day and will frame their work for auction. Works will be on display at Shattemuc Yacht Club on the deck of the club house from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Free. ,  1 Westerly Rd., Ossining.

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