Get Out: Theatre, Comedy Night, Home Tour

We know some of you may want to stay home in your powered-up homes. But if you feel like getting out, there's plenty to do.

Comedy Night: A Community Fundraiser by The Jack DeVito Foundation

When/Where: Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Sinapi's Ceola Manor Restaurant, 489 East Main Street in Jefferson Valley. 

Why Go:The Jack DeVito Foundation is raising money, which will directly go to various organizations in the community. The Foundation was established to honor Jack DeVito, a man who had dedicated his life to helping others, and to continue his legacy. 

The evening begins with opening comedienne Adrienne Tolsch, headliner of every major comedy club in the nation. Headlining is Billy Garan, opening act for Jerry Seinfeld and Robert Klein, and featured on comedy shows on Showtime, A&E, and NBC. The closing act will be Patrick Perone (Elvis Tribute). 

Price: $75 per person, includes cocktail hour at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m.

Contact: For tickets and information contact Joe Straci at 914-271-6062, 914-646-2873, or cstraci@optonline.net

"One Love" Benefitting Madison Asia Bookall Foundation 

When/Where: Sunday, Nov. 11 from 12pm -2pm at the Somers High School turf field

Why Go: The 2nd Annual "One Love" flag football game is for third grade boys and girls. This event is to honor the life and memory of 7-year-old Madison Bookall who died last year in a tragic car accident. The Madison Asia Bookall Foundation a nonprofit organization committed to granting scholarships to local underprivileged school age children by providing them with opportunities for artistic expression.

Cost: $10 to play OR donate to the Madison Asia Bookall Foundation (www.madisonasiabookallfoundation.org

Entries Due for Yorktown's First Annual Holiday Light Parade Spectacular

When/Where: Friday, Nov. 9 by 5 p.m. at the town's Parks and Recreation Office, 176 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights.

Why go: If interested in participating in the first annual Holiday Lights Parade you can complete the Entry Application and submit it to the Parks & Recreation Office or email the form to: holidayparade@yorktownny.org. The town of Yorktown and the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department are hosting the parade on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. The parade ends with the lighting of the Christmas Tree
at the Jack DeVito Memorial Field.

Hudson River Potters Pottery Show and Sale

Where/When: Briarcliff Congregational Church on Friday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Why go: A group of local ceramic artists will be showing and selling some of their original pieces this weekend in the church's parish house this weekend.

Pricing: Free to browse

Get the Dirt on Compost: Compost Tour

Where/When: Composting info session at John Jay Homestead, noon - 2 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. tour

Why go: To learn from the Bedford 2020 Waste/Recycling Task Force all about the ease and many benefits of composting. It starts with a composting Info Session at John Jay Homestead featuring interactive displays; tips from experienced local composters; leaf mulching demo; a variety of composting bins, tools and accessories; and raffle. That's followed by a composting tour  at local homes, schools and farms including: Armstrong House, Becker Residence, Lockwoods, Mitchell Residence, Mt. Kisco Child Care Center, Mt. Kisco Elementary School, River Hills, Sevenoaks. Advance registration is required.

Price: $10

Where/When: Pound Ridge Theatre Company, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., through November 17; Thursday, Nov. 15  at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.

Why go: Comic relief from the storm-related events of the past two weeks; plus, it's a "a hilarious and poignant play about key events in five women's lives, and the clothes they wore," written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. It's directed by Larry Schneider. Bring your own food and spirits, doors open one hour prior to curtain.

Price: $24

Where/When: The Katonah Museum of Art, Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Why go: Blue Sky Studios lead character designer/illustrator (and creator of Scrat) Peter de Sève will read from “The Dutchess of Whimsy,” written by his wife Randall with his lavish and humorous illustrations. Following the reading children will have fun with the hands-on art activities.

Price: Free with museum admission

Tour Westchester Magazine's American Dream Home 2012

Where/When: 41 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown, Thurs. - Sun. through Nov. 11, starting at 10 a.m.

Why go: It's a waterfront setting, a beautifully-crafted artisan home, and a walkable community with great shops, restaurants, and a marina. The open house tour of Westchester Magazine’s American Dream Home is a luxurious, well-appointed townhome that’s both elegant and modern, and boasts every imaginable energy-efficient feature that exists in the building industry today. Open house tours of American Dream Home and its beautifully designed interiors will begin October 19, and will take place every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November 11.

Price: Free

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