Looking to stay local for Fourth of July Fireworks or some things to do during in July? Check out some upcoming events happening in Northern Westchester.
Pops, Patriots & Fireworks – Caramoor: Curt Ebersole leads the 60-piece Westchester Symphonic Winds in a celebration of the music of Frank Sinatra joined by Broadway heart-throb Ryan Silverman and there will be plenty of Sousa and Caramoor’s traditional performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. This “most civilized way to see 4th of July Fireworks” features stilt walkers, picnic options and no stress parking. Sat, 7/2: 8pm. (www.caramoor.org)
Caramoor Summer Festival: Thirty-three nights of music under the stars in the Spanish Courtyard, the Sunken Garden or under the big tent in the Venetian Theatre! The party starts hours before the show on their picnic & Sauvignon Blanc friendly, Friends Field. Broadway superstar Kelli O’Hara headlines opening night. There’s a jazz festival, an American Roots Music Festival, a renowned opera program and plenty of chamber music and orchestral music featuring the St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra. Plus four Dancing at Dusk Events suitable for the whole family. www.caramoor.org
Summer Concerts at Wampus Brook Park: The Small Town Theatre Company presents:The Swingaroos, NYC’s swing group performs 30s/40s inspired originals and goodies from Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw. Sat, 7/9: 8pm. Charlie Lagond: Co-founder of the Lagond Music School Charlie has performed with Chet Baker, Chuck Mangione and Kid Creole & The Coconuts. Sat, 7/23: 8pm. (28 Maple Ave., Armonk;www.smalltowntheatre.com)
Remains of the Day – Menus in the Movies – Chappaqua Library: In James Ivory’s 1993 film, Anthony Hopkins plays a butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer. With Emma Thompson, commentary and dessert following the screening by food author and film buff, Carol Durst. Fri, 7/22: 7pm. (Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave.,www.chappaqualibary.com)
Summer Concert– Bedford Hills Memorial Park: Blonde Ambition plays well-known pop, rock and Motown at Sammarco Soccer Field. Fri, 7/22: 7-8:30pm. (60 Haines Rd., Bedford Hills;www.bedfordny.gov)
Faith Prince performs at Armonk’s Hudson Stage Company Gala: Broadway legend Faith Price will perform at the Hudson Stage Company’s annual gala at Whippoorwill Hall on July 31. A reception follows the performance at Amore Italian Kitchen, next to the theater. Sun, 7/31: 4pm. (Whippoorwill Hall, North Castle Public Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd. E., Armonk; www.hudsonstage.com)