NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – A Thanksgiving Day Parade and a high school play are some of the events planned over the weekend in the New Rochelle and Pelham area. For more to do, see our Events page.
Friday, Nov. 16
New Rochelle Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase fresh produce and baked goods and see cooking demonstrations. New Rochelle Public Library green, One Library Plaza.
Iona Prep Annual President's Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Iona Preparatory School honors 1978 alum Frank Mara and his wife, Lynn. A cocktail hour, dinner and live/silent auctions will be held. Funds will go toward the renovation of the school’s athletic field and track. New York Giants radio announcer Bob Papa is the emcee and auctioneer. Glen Island Harbour Club, 299 Weyman Ave., New Rochelle.
Children's operetta: 7 p.m. The New Rochelle Council on the Arts, Songcatchers and Tutti Bravi Productions present Washington Irving’s two-act children’s operetta “Rip Van Winkle." Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students. Call 914-654-8312 or 914-654-1178 for more information. Performances also at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Daniel Webster Elementary School, 95 Glenmore Drive, New Rochelle.
Pelham High School Play: 7:30 p.m. Sock n’ Buskin students present the George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart comedy “You Can’t Take It With You.” Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and ticket reservations. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Pelham High School, 575 Colonial Ave.
Delayed opening of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum:” 8 p.m. The play opens after being postponed because of Hurricane Sandy. General admission tickets cost $25, seniors are $20, and students are $15. Call 914-654-5373 to reserve seats or email email@example.com. Seating is limited. Performances also at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. College of New Rochelle, Romita Auditorium.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Pelham Women’s AA: 9 to 11 a.m. This Alcoholics Anonymous meeting takes place at Christ Church, 1415 Pelhamdale Ave., Pelham.
Thanksgiving Day Parade: 10 a.m. The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce's annual parade begins at Eastchester Road and North Avenue then heads south on North Avenue to Main Street followed by a right onto Main Street to Maple Avenue. New Rochelle.
Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library Book Store: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Customers can find books and other items at bargain prices at this biweekly book sale. New Rochelle Public Library, One Library Plaza, New Rochelle.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Huguenot Children’s Library: Closed .
Pelham Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Pelham Farmers Market offers produce, breads, pastry, wine and specialty products. Harmon Avenue off Fifth Avenue, Pelham.
Artist's Opening Reception: 3 to 7 p.m. New Rochelle artist, teacher and musician David Tobey holds an opening reception for his 30 painting exhibit titled “Imaginaries II.” He will also play violin pieces from his professional work with the Westchester Philharmonic and other musical groups. 52 Nob Court.
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