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Chappaqua is rocking in October!: Wow! What a town! There’s so many what to do’s in Chappaqua this fall that you need a score card to keep track of them all. So here you go. Who loves you, baby?

October

The Chappaqua Library Salutes Broadway in October   Chappaqua is rocking in October!Broadway Musical Revue, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sun, 10/8: 3pm: The Library’s salute to Broadway month kicks off with this musical revue starring Soprano Erin Stewart (A Little Night Music) and David Dewitt (Phantom of the Opera). The West Point Quinette 7 Ensemble along with the Chappaqua Orchestra strings, conducted by Michael Shapiro, will accompany them. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

chapppac_timkubart Chappaqua is rocking in October! New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall ScheduleTim Kubart & The Space Cadets, ChappPac – Sun, 10/8: 2pm: Awarded a Grammy for Best Children’s Album, Tim Kubart is the host of the popular preschool program Sunny Side Up, on NBC Universal’s Sprout Channel. He is also known as the “Tambourine Guy” from the international touring group Postmodern Jukebox. Tim Kubart & The Space Cadets deliver a family friendly dance party for all ages. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458-5143) TKTS!

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Tues, 10/10: 7pm: Chappaqua Librarian, film historian and adjunct professor at St. Francis College, The Chappaqua Library Salutes Broadway in October  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Phillip Harwood screens Stephen Sondheim’s 1962 screwball musical set in ancient Rome that includes the classic song “Comedy Tonight”. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Creating a Character with Makeup Designer Joe Dulude II, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Wed 10/11: 7pm: Joe discusses his career creating designs for characters in Wicked, Beautiful, Priscilla Queen of the Desertand the upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants. Watch him create a character improv-style from audience suggestions. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Teens On Broadway, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Fri, 10/13: 7pm: The Chappaqua Library teens sing, dance and perform music from Broadway shows. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

events_chappaqua_scotch_tasting3rd Annual Chappaqua Scotch Tasting for Type 1 Diabetes, Whippoorwill Club – Fri, 10/13: 7:30pm: “Finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes needs to be turned up a notch. Let’s start, by drinking some Scotch!” Tim Chizak and Brad Rinzler invite you to a guy’s night of camaraderie, good cheer and scotch tasting sponsored by Park Avenue Liquors, and led by the award winning whiskeys from Macallan. Light food and appetizers will be served. The evening benefits JDRF a charitable 501 organization dedicated to funding type 1 diabetes research. (150 Whippoorwil Rd., Armonk; www.eventbrite.com)

Evvents_NCHS_Womens-Suffrage-Exhibition-Poster-768x593  Chappaqua is rocking in October!New Castle’s Carrie Chapman Catt & The Women’s Suffrage Opening – Horace Greeley House – Fri, 10/13: 6-9pm: Opening of new exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State and the life and times of Carrie Chapman Catt, a leading suffragist and former New Castle resident. (100 King St., Chappaqua; www.newcastlehs.org)

Kids_chappaqua_book_festival Chappaqua is rocking in October!5th Annual Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival, Bell Middle School – Sat, 10/14: 10am-4pm: Our What To Do With the Kids Bucket List starts with the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival. It’s been written up in the New York Times and The Huffington Postand regularly draws over 4,000 visitors. The kids’ book fest showcases over 90 popular children’s book authors including co-author and illustrator of the Pinkaliciousseries, Victoria Kann. Most of them will be onsite, doing signings and book readings for the kids. The show also features authors of books for young adults, children’s entertainment and of course the Great Chappaqua Bake Sale that raises funds for No Kid Hungry. (50 Senter Place, Chappaqua; www.ccbfestival.org)

Kids_chappaqua_bakesale What To Do: With the Kids Fall 2017   Chappaqua is rocking in October!The Great Chappaqua Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry, Bell Middle School – Sat, 10/14: 10am-4pm:The Great Chappaqua Bake Sale manages the snacks at the Chappaqua Children’s Book Fair offering baked goods and raffle prizes donated by families and businesses in the Chappaqua area. It has raised over $100,000 for No Kid Hungry in the past seven years. Both events run in conjunction at the Bell Middle School. (50 Senter St., Chappaqua; like them on Facebook.)

Sō Percussion, ChappPac, Sat, 10/14: 8pm: This groundbreaking percussion quartet, known for their use of exotic instruments like the glockenspiel, bowed marimba chapppac_sopercussion Chappaqua is rocking in October! New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Scheduleand aluminum pipes, was praised by The New Yorker for their “exhilarating blend of precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam.” Sō’s repertoire includes 20th century “classics” by John Cage and Steve Reich and original works. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Concert Salute to Broadway’s Female Composers, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sat, 10/14: 2pm: Susan King and Steven Wright The Chappaqua Library Salutes Broadway in October   Chappaqua is rocking in October!celebrate the works of women who made a huge impact on American musical theater. Including Carole King, Betty Comden and The Andrew Sisters and works like Annie Get Your Gun and Sweet Charity. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Costume Design on Broadway Lecture, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sun, 10/15: 3pm: With costume designer Lisa Renee Jordan. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Annie Sing Along, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway –– Wed, 10/18: 4pm: Broadway comes to the Children’s Room for kids in this afternoon sing- along and film screening. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Hirschfeld’s Broadway, Lecture – Wed, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – 10/18: 7pm: Hirschfeld archivist David Leopold leads a eight The Chappaqua Library Salutes Broadway in October   Chappaqua is rocking in October!decade tour of Broadway through the artwork of Broadway’s court stenographer for more than 75 years, Al Hirschfeld. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

The Fabulous Broadway Theaters Tour, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Thurs, 10/19: 10am: Tour the Great White Way with Anthony Robins, a 20-year veteran of New York’s Landmark Commission. This 2-3 hour walk traces the history and external architecture of Broadway Theaters from the 1890s to the 1990s. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Broadway’s Seven Best Musicals, Lecture, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Fri, 10/20: 7pm: Sean Hartley, Musical Theater Director of the Kaufman Music Center, outlines the elements that distinguish a truly great musical from an also-ran. Hartley curates, produces and hosts the lecture series Broadway Close Up at Lincoln Center. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

ChappPac_Soulshine  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Soulshine: An Allman Brothers Experience, ChappPac, – Fri, 10/20: 8pm: Macon, GA’s resident Allman Brothers tribute band amps up in 10514 with the brother’s best, including “Ramblin’ Man”, “One Way Out”, “Whippin’ Post”, “Melissa” and mucho mas more. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

TDcomedy_littleshop_wppac  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Little Shop of Horrors, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sat, 10/21: 3pm: Chappaqua Librarian, film historian and adjunct professor at St. Francis College, Phillip Harwood screens the 1986 film adaptation of the long-running Off-Broadway musical about a florist shop owner and a talking Venus fly trap. The film stars Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia and Steve Martin. The stage production from Alan Menken and Howard Ashman was based on the 1960 cult film by Roger Corman. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Kids_ST>Marys_harvestfest  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Apple Pies & Pumpkins at St. Mary’s The Virgin Church’s Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch – Sat, 10/21: 11am-3pm & Sun, 10/22: 12-5pm: Chappaqua’s St. Mary’s Church, the purveyors of the great Strawberry Festival held each June, take a stab at Autumn with “the most scrumptious apple pie,” hay rides, games, pumpkin decorating and a pumpkin patch where you can buy everyone’s favorite seasonal squash plant. (191 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua; www.parishoffice.wisite.com)

Heather Mieko sings Broadway, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sun, 10/22: 3pm: Heather Mieko (Cats) concludes the concert portion of the library’s Salute to Broadway with this performance. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Halloween Chappaqua Ragamuffin Parade  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Halloween Carnival & Ragamuffin Parade, Chappaqua Train Station – Sun 10/22: 12pm: The carnival starts at 12 with giant slide games, bounce castle, go carts, rides, cotton candy, popcorn and music. Come in costume and march in the parade at 2pm. Be part of the parade featuring the Blue Crew Marching Band, the Dixie Dandies Marching Band, the Chappaqua Fire Department and the Chappaqua Ambulance Dracula. Everyone is welcome. (Chappaqua Train Station; newcastlerecreation)

events_Chapp_Library_westsidestory Chappaqua is rocking in October! The Chappaqua Library Salutes Broadway in October Jerome Robbins Broadway, Lecture, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Mon, 10/23: 2pm: Westchester lecturer and dancer, Edith Glass show videos of Jerome Robbins choreography for West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and On the Town. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Bob Fosse’s Broadway, Lecture, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Tues, 10/24: 7pm: Kevin Winkler, author of the forthcoming book Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical explores the roots of Fosse’s iconic choreography. The lectures touches on the highlights of his stage career and his continuing influence on Broadway Dance. Fosse’s blend of jazz and vaudevillian dance motifs is reviewed through his work on The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Chicago, Sweet Charity and Pippin. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Runaway Slave cover [8-2-16].indd  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Book Talk, In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in the Mid-Hudson Valley, Greeley House – Thurs, 10/26: 7:30pm: Susan Stressin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini discuss their new book chronicling the history of slavery in the Hudson Valley from 1735-1831. The book features 523 archival newspaper notices for runaway slaves, 36 illustrations and 5 maps. Susan is a former professor at SUNY New Paltz. Susan and Ashley have curated various exhibits on the history of the Hudson Valley. (100 King St., Chappaqua; www.newcastlehs.org)

events_nwh_breast_cancer   Chappaqua is rocking in October!Northern Westchester Hospital’s Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, Chappaqua Performing Arts Center – Fri, 10/27: 10:45am: A multi-disciplinary group of seven clinicians who form Northern Westchester Hospital’s Simulated Breast Tumor Board lead this symposium on comprehensive treatment choices for breast cancer patients. No fee but registration is required. (480 Bedford Rd., Chappaqua; www.nwhconnect.org)

Chappaqua is rocking in October! Halloween for Grown Ups 2016 New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Schedule

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show, ChappPac – Fri, 10/27: 8pm: It’s astounding, time is fleeting, madness takes it’s toll…” Try to keep control when Riff-Raff and Magenta come to 10514 (home of 12,741 Brad & Janet’s) with their Time Warp tutorial. WARNING: It may be just a step to the left, and then a step to the right, “but it’s the pelvic thru-ust that really drives you insa-a-a-a-ane!” Just in time for Halloween. This we gotta see! (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Kids_grease  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Grease, Teen Film, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Fri, 10/27: 3pm: Dress up as a Pink Lady or a T-Bird and celebrate Broadway at this movie and pizza party at the library. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Chicago, Film, Chappaqua Library’s Tribute to Broadway – Sat, 10/28: 3pm: The Chappaqua Librarian, film historian and adjunct professor at St. Francis College, Phillip Harwood concludes the library’s Salute to Broadway with a screening of the 2002 film of the Broadway musical, Chicago, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and Richard Gere. (195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua; www.chappaqualibrary.org)

Echoes of Sinatra, ChappPac, Sat, 10/28: 8pm: Take a musical journey through time, tracing the career and life of Frank Sinatra. This fast-paced performance featuring juicy gossip, insider stories and classic songs from tribute artist Steven Kazlauskas and his Tony T. Orchestra, serves up a Big Band experience with “elegant” Vegas style dancers. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Walking Tours: Fair Ridge Cemetary – Sun, 10/29: 1, 1:15 & 3:30pm: The North Castle Historical Society leads a walking tour of the monuments of historic New Castles families. Registration required. (435 Quaker Rd., Chappaqua; www.newcastlehs.org)

November

Chappaqua is rocking in October! ChappPac_mattscofield New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall ScheduleMatt Schofield, ChappPac, Thurs, 11/2: 8pm: British Blues Hall of Famer, Matt Schofield was named “Guitarist of the Year” three years running at the British Blues Awards, Schofield’s melodic style blends influences from players like Robben Ford, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

ChappPac Gala, Sat, 11/4: 8pm: Fundraising event sponsored by Friends of the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. Program details to be announced soon. Guess who? . (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Chappaqua is rocking in October! ChappPac_pirates New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall ScheduleThe Greatest Pirate Story Never Told, ChappPac – Sat, 11/11: 2pm: A crew of misfit pirates have only one chance to get their treasure; by performing the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage! However, when half their script is missing, the audience helps fill in the blanks and laugh along as they IMPROVISE a brand new musical adventure based on your suggestions! Kids ages 5 and up. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Purse & Accessories Party, Greeley House, Sat, 11/11: 10am-4pm: Light refreshments and purse shopping to benefit the New Castle Historical Society. Contact NCHS or drop by to d0nate slightly used purses and accessories. (100 King St., Chappaqua; www.newcastlehs.org)

events_chappaqua_craft_fair  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Chappaqua Craft & Gift Fair, Bell Middle School – Sat, 11/11: 10am-4pm: 32nd annual craft fair featuring over 85 vendors presenting handcrafted jewelry, designer clothing, handbags and accessories, original artwork, tableware, furniture, bath & beauty products, children’s gifts, floral designs, gourmet foods and more. This event produced by the Bell Middle School PTA benefits the Bell Middle School. (50 Senter St., Chappaqua; www.chappaquacraftfair.com)

Classical Music Fall 2017Chappaqua Orchestra Chamber Series, Julian Langford, Chappaqua Library – Sun, 11/12: 3pm: 2017 Concerto Competition Winner Cellist Julian Langford performs the great Schubert Cello Quintet and more with TCO Chamber Players. (195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua; www.chappaquaorchestra.org)

Ars-Antiqua 30th Anniversary Season, City of Light, Church of St. Mary the Virgin Chappaqua – Sat, 11/18: Classical Music Fall 20178pm: Mark Kramer’s (viola da gamba) seven piece ensemble with soprano Ilana Davidson perform the music of Francois Philidor in this recital of the music of the rococo period on period instruments. Come for the gilded Parisian music and stay for the champagne celebration with pastries from Susan Lawrence Gourmet Foods. This show celebrates their new CD. Listen here. (26 N. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua: www.ars-antiqua.org)

December

Chappaqua is rocking in October! Chappac_whatfresh New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall ScheduleWhat Fresh Hell Live! ChappPac: Fri, 12/1: 8pm: Comedians Margaret Ables and Amy Wilson bring their hit parenting podcast What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood to a live audience. Ables and Wilson combine their twenty-year friendship, their comic sensibilities and their usually completely opposite approaches to parenting, for a ‘Mom’s Night Out’ full of games, laughs, and maybe even a little parenting advice. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

Chappaqua is rocking in October! Music_chapp-orch-GreeleyHouse250x176 Classical Music Fall 2017Chappaqua Orchestra Holiday Sing-Along, Bell Middle School – Sat, 12/2: 3:30pm: TCO’s assistant conductor Davis Knobloch leads the orchestra’s annual holiday sing-along followed by the New Castle Historical Society tree lighting at the Horace Greeley House. (50 Senter St., Chappaqua; www.chappaquaorchestra.org)

events_empty_bowls_bett_midler  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Chappaqua Cares Empty Bowls, Crabtree’s Kittle House – Sun, 12/3: 5pm: This event from Chappaqua Cares is a benefit to help raise awareness and funds to combat hunger. This year they will auction off three hand-painted celebrity bowls from: musician Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule, Bette Midler and a third signed by Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce, Gavin Kreel and Kate Baldwin. (Crabtree’s Kittle House, 11 Kittle Rd., Chappaqua; www.chappaquacares.org)

New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Schedule  Chappaqua is rocking in October!Ragtag Theatre’s Cinderella, ChappPac: Sat, 12/9: 2pm: This adaptation is performed in the street theater style known as Commedia dell’arte with larger-than-life characters, colorful song and dance numbers, and a message on self-worth for kids. Broadway World wrote that this winner of the 2016 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show is “Perfect for all ages and people attending, with or without kids in tow.” (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

New Chappaqua Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Schedule  Chappaqua is rocking in October!ELF, ChappPac: Sun, 12/17: 2pm: Embrace your inner elf at this screening of the 2003 Christmas fantasy comedy about one of Santa’s elves who discovers he’s a human and treks to NYC to find his biological father. Directed by Jon Favreau and starring Will Ferrell James Caan, Zooey Deschanel and Bob Newhart, Elf has become a holiday classic and inspired the hit 2010 Broadway musical, Elf: The Musical. (480 Bedford Road, Chappaqua; 914.458.5143) TKTS!

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