Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 23-25

Feasts, films, and performances you won't want to miss around Westchester.


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Cooktoberfest

Described as a "food and beer debacle like no other," Captain Lawrence joins forces with The Cookery for the fourth annual Cooktoberfest. Specialties on the menu include pork belly pastrami, bangers and mash, and The Cookery's Whole Roasted Suckling Pig, all paired with cold pours from Captain Lawrence. Tickets are $75, which includes admission, food, and beer. 

Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm.
Captain Lawrence Brewery
444 Saw Mill River Road
Elmsford, NY

YoFi Fest

Yonkers Film Festival is back for a third year. In an interview with Westchester Magazine earlier this month, festival director Dave Steck said this year's show will be broken into blocks (such as comedy, Japanese short films, food-centric) to "reach different communities and show different types of filmmaking." Read more of that interview here.

Thursday-Sunday. Times vary. 
Yonkers Riverfront Library
1 Larkin Plaza 
Yonkers, NY

Dancers Among Us

Featured in our Fall Arts Preview, check out this collection from photographer Jordan Matter at Hudson River Museum in Yonkers. Includes images from his New York Times bestselling book Dancers Among Us, and new images set in Westchester. 

Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 

Ana Gasteyer: I'm Hip! 

The Saturday Night Live alum swings into the Purchase Performing Arts Center. Her new show features a jazzy back-up band and will harken back to the days when live bands ruled the nightclub scene. Tickets between $21 and $52. 
 

Saturday, 8 pm
The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
SUNY Purchase 
Purchase, NY 

Get Outside! 

If you'd rather make your own outdoor weekend fun, we've got some guides to help with that. Leaf lovers can check our list of best fall road trips. Active types, here's our list of the five best hikes in Westchester. Or, you could always just take it easy in one of Westchester's many beautiful parks.   

 

 

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