First up, head down south anytime this week to celebrate Yonkers International Restaurant Week. Once again this year the Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront BID has rounded up more than a dozen local restaurants showcasing cuisine from all over the world. Through Sunday, snag 20% off any lunch order, and 25% any dine-in dinner.
Join Lord & Taylor for a networking event specifically geared towards the Dynamic Women of Westchester from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sip some refreshments, enjoy lite bites and music, enter a few raffles, and meet some of Westchester’s other most energized professional women, including panelists like food blogger and media personality Intoxikate and Westchester Home’s own Ana Mantini! Registration is free.
Need a little thunderous rock in your week? Hoping to repeat last year’s sold-out show, Get the Led Out, a celebration of legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, hits the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $67.
Through Sunday, stop by Fellowship Hall at St. Matthew’s Church in Bedford between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to check out the gallery for The 47th Annual Art Show: Bedford. Over 40 local and NYC-based artists will be showcased in this year’s exhibition, though media including painting, photography, sculpture, jewelry, glass, and pottery. Proceeds from all works sold will be used to benefit county charities.
This weekend will also mark the first annual Irvington Folk Festival. Featuring local and nationally-recognized fold acts like Dar Williams and Dustbowl Revival, Friday and Saturday will be packed with good tunes, fun and informative workshops, and even a few VIP receptions/whiskey tasting! Tickets start at $40.
For a fun kids activity this weekend — that even sneaks in a little STEM education —Garry Krinsky’s Toying With Science is headed to the Emelin Theatre. For more than 30 years, Krinsky has been delighting young minds with his cartoonishly animated performances that present and test simple scientific principles in impressively entertaining ways. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for kids, with one-hour showtimes at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Congrats, you made it to Super Bowl Sunday! If you haven’t already made plans at one of the county’s many celebrations — or if you’ve failed to get out of having to attend one —we’ve still got a couple options for you to enjoy today!
Firstly, in addition to being the Super Bowl, today is also Groundhog’s Day! If you don’t trust a sleepy, chubby rodent to get your long-term weather forecasts, might we suggest a chicken? Muscoot Farm in Somers will be divining whether we get two more weeks of winter from 10 a.m. until noon by checking to see if “Clucksatawney Hennrietta” has laid an egg. (Games, crafts, snacks, and farm tours will also be available if you don’t feel like eggs for breakfast.)
Lastly, at 3 p.m. music lovers can head back down to Yonkers for the 6th Annual Beethoven Festival with the Yonkers Philharmonic. The free concert will spotlight Beethoven’s very first symphony, which opens with the composer’s only violin concerto, performed by soloist Chin Kim.