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New Rochelle Fundraiser Among Hottest Westchester Events This Weekend

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY. N.Y. --  Laugh out loud, taste delicious food, go shopping, catch some tunes and even get Fido a bath in Westchester this weekend.

1. The New Rochelle Humane Society's 14th Annual Dog Wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday

At this fundraiser at 70 Portman Road, Fido can get star treatment with a dog wash, nail clipping and microchipping. Many vendors will be on hand, including dog trainers, groomers, walkers, veterinarians, photographers to snap a family portrait, and even a "paw reader." Admission is free. Dog washes will cost a $20 - $40 suggested donation; nail clipping will cost $10, microchipping will cost $40; and family portraits will cost $15.

2. The National Comedy Theatre at Yonkers' Hudson River Museum Amphitheater at 8 p.m. Saturday

New York’s nationally acclaimed improvised comedy act creates an entire show on the spot with your suggestions. The free show is fast moving and hilarious, "it’s bound to be the most fun you’ll have sitting down." Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the program starts at 8 p.m. at the amphitheater on JFK Memorial Drive.

3. Tarrytown's "Third Friday," from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Friday

This month's "Third Friday" will feature music from The Slow Rollers; aerial shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. from Westchester Circus Arts; a free screening of The LEGO Movie ; vendors; freebies; face painting and more at Main Street and Washington.

4. Pleasantville Farmer's Market from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday

Voted by Westchester Magazine readers as the Best of Westchester in 2014, this farmers market boasts 50 vendors, seven nearby parking lots and weekly programming. This week Isra-Alien, a band that blends Greek, Balkan, Eastern-European and Jewish/Klezmer music traditions, will provide live entertainment. The kids’ event will feature the Nemec family making "loop-de-loop butterflies." it is all free at Memorial Plaza (next to the Metro North train station).

5. The Village of Ossining's Summer Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday

Catch a free outdoor musical performance by Breakfast for the Boys. Additional performers include Roger LaRochelle, Sam Smith, Lukas Brenard, and Damien Jackson. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring seating and bring along their picnic baskets to 160 Westerly Road.

I'm sure we missed some great events. Let us know where you'll be heading and why in the comments below. Want to see your event here?


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