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Friday, June 21 SUMMER WEEKENDS
e Machine performs Pink Floyd, 8 Saturday, July 6
p.m. at Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main
St., Tarrytown. Visit tarrytownmusichall. e West Point Band presents Music
org for more information. Under the Stars, an Independence Day
Saturday, June 22 Celebration and reworks display at
7:30 p.m., at West Point’s Trophy Point
American Roots Music Festival at e Amphitheater. Visit westpointband.com
Caramoor, noon, 149 Girdle Ridge Road,
Katonah, featuring e Milk Carton for more information.
Kids, Amythyst Kiah and more! Visit
Sunday, June 23
Eighth annual Yorktown Grange Car
Show and Antique Equipment Exhibit,
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Yorktown Grange
Fairgrounds, 99 Moseman Road. Visit
yorktowngrange.org for more information.
Friday, June 28 cold samples, fun games, giveaways and Route 6, Carmel. For more information
more! By day, stroll the park snacking on visit d2idriven2inspire.com.
Spend an evening at the Overlook Drive- scrumptious treats like churros, ice cream
In, 126 Degarmo Road, Poughkeepsie. sundaes, and funnel cakes and then gaze at Friday, July 12
the eye-popping reworks shows starting
e drive-in is open seven days a week, each night at 10 p.m. Visit six ags.com/ e Priceless Band, a Gladys Knight
rain or shine. e rst movie showtime is greatadventure for more information. tribute performing in the Entertainment
based on the estimated time the sun sets. Lounge, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Empire
However, if the sky is not dark enough Sunday, July 7 City Casino, 810 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers.
at the posted showtime, the may start Visit empirecitycasino.com for more
show 5-10 minutes later. e theater will Driven 2 Inspire car show at Spins Bowl information.
not start the show prior to the advertised Carmel from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 23 Old
showtime. Visit overlookdrivein.com for Saturday, July 13
e 15th annual Pleasantville Music
Saturday, June 29 Sunday, June 30 Festival, 11 a.m. until about 9 p.m.,
at Parkway Field, 48 Marble Ave.,
Somers Independence Day Block Party Peter Frampton, the Farewell Tour, 7:30 Pleasantville. ere will be food and
drink, a beer and wine garden for the
2019 kicks o at 3 p.m. at the Sebastian p.m. at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, adults, fun activities to keep the kids
happy, and a zero-waste program to
Capital Urban Campus, 1 Pepsi Way, 200 Hurd Road, Bethel.Visit bethelwood- keep the Earth happy. Plus stu to
buy, charities to learn about, and a
Somers. is year, the focus is supporting scenter.org for more information. warm, positive backyard vibe. Visit
the veterans through Westchester All
Stars for Veterans and My Brother Vinny. Friday, July 5
ere will be music and entertainment CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
throughout the day along with games Celebrate Independence Day at Six Flags,
and rides for kids and food trucks. Pull- 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township,
up, park, party! For tickets and more N.J. From July 3 to 6, Six Flags will have
information, visit somersblockparty.com. the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest Zone with
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We reached out to the local departments of parks and recreation to nd out from the experts what their favorite summer activity is, and what they recommend for residents in the area.
Dana Mayclim, superintendent of
Parks and Recreation for Lewisboro
“My favorite summer activity is playing recreational softball. A few activities
that the community enjoys are the Town of Lewisboro annual reworks
spectacular, the Lewisboro town pool, the Lewisboro Preserve Trail systems
and shing and kayaking on the local lakes.”
Lauren Rosasco, recreation Nina Kallmeyer, senior recreation
leader for North Salem leader for the Carmel Recreation
“My favorite summer activities are boating and soaking and Parks Department
up the sun on Peach Lake and hiking at Mountain Lakes
Park—both in North Salem! Sal J. Prezioso Mountain "Growing up and living in Mahopac has been an amazing ride! I have
Lakes Park is a beautiful Westchester County Park and I my bachelor’s degree in recreation and sports management specializing in
spend a lot of time there. It is a great place for our commu- outdoor recreation. I LOVE being outdoors and everything that comes
nity to hike, picnic, canoe, and camp and our four-legged with it.My summer is full of hiking,kayaking,paddle boarding,camping,
residents love it too! We are lucky to have such a great park and enjoying the great outdoors with family and friends in the greater
in our own backyard. I’ve been a part of our town camp, Hudson Valley region. Living on Lake Mahopac my whole life, I became
North Salem Day Camp at Mt. Lakes, since I was 4 years accustomed to the lake life and wouldn’t have it any other way. Working for the Town of Carmel Recreation and Parks
old! I couldn’t imagine a summer without it!” Department has allowed me to pass on this love to a lot of other people in the community. Since I have come on board
in 2015 we started to o er kayaking classes and launches on Lake Mahopac as well as SUP classes on Long Pond at
Sycamore Park. ese are classes that I instruct. I absolutely love taking people out on the water and allowing them the
opportunity to see and enjoy the beautiful place we live in. I can’t wait to see you out on the water this summer!"
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8 ways to spend a summer evening
BY SARAH GAYDEN to race their bikes at their dirt track. Not to be missed: the sprawling elds beckon kids to join together and run free.
balance bike races for kids ages 1-5.
For our kids, summer is typically a season of possibility. For us Bike Ride and Ice Cream
adults, however, while summer continues to conjure up those same Yorktown Heights Firemen’s
feelings, the reality is often not too di erent from the rest of the year. Parade & Carnival Several locations in Westchester County
e North County Trailway is a 22-mile long rail trail
is year’s summer guide will help you make the most of the 1916 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights stretching from Eastview to Baldwin Place in Westches-
little pockets of time away from work. Read on for opportuni- Who doesn’t love a carnival? e annual event includes a ter County. e paved trail has parking and access points
ties to make the most of summer when the work day is done parade, favorite fair food, midway games and rides for all throughout Yorktown Heights and Somers. Grab ice
and the night is still young. ages. Proceeds support the 108-year-old all-volunteer re cream afterwards and call it dinner.
company. Carnival dates: June 26 through June 30
Dancing at Dusk – Caramoor Splashdown Beach Water Park
Picnic in the Park
149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah 16 Old Route 9, W Fishkill
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a live music Primrose Street, Somers (Katonah on the GPS) Tickets are half price from 3 p.m. till close at this water
venue for a variety of global musical genres. e Danc- Stop by the new DeCicco’s Market in Somers to pick up park in Fishkill. Walk in as the crowds are walking out
ing at Dusk program, designed especially for families, charcuterie and refreshments. Pack up your goodies for a to avoid the midday sun and a wallet draining. e lazy
includes crafts, a musical performance and a meet and picnic at nearby Angle Fly Preserve, which has a native river is perfect for leisurely all-ages enjoyment, and thrill-
greet with artists. e evenings take place on Wednesday wild ower garden and a 10-mile network of well-blazed seekers will love the Megalodon.
nights in June and July. With programming ending at 7 trails, if you’re inclined to walk o your dinner.
p.m., the kids can be home and in bed by sunset. Block Parties at Katonah Museum of Art
Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard
Bethel Supercross BMX 134 Jay Street, Route 22, Katonah
130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem Mark your calendars for a series of cool evenings complete
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CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 Saturday, July 27
Sunday, July 14 Peekskill presents inaugural Summer Sounds,
from 2 to 7 p.m. in downtown Peekskill. is
Kayak on Lake Mahopac! All kayaking materials are provided by event is a premier summer musical and creative
the Recreation Department (including Kayak, Paddle and PFD). event, drawing thousands of people from the tri-
Recreation Department sta will help you get into the water, provide state area to enjoy this free, open-air concert on
you with a map of the lake and show you kayak routes that you will the streets of historic downtown Peekskill. Visit
be able to accomplish. Tuesdays, 7-9 a.m.; ursdays noon to 2 p.m.; discoverpeekskill.com for more information.
Saturdays 8-10 a.m.; Sundays 8-10 a.m.
Visit ci.carmel.ny.us for more
Friday, Aug. 2
Music at Hardscrabble Cider featuring Gri n
Anthony and e Big Fish Food Truck, from 6 to
8 p.m. at Hardscrabble Cider, 130 Hardscrabble
Road, North Salem. Visit hardscrabbleciderny.
com for more information.
Saturday, Aug. 3
Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard has yoga on the Friday,
patio Saturdays from May 25 through Aug. 17 from
9 to 10 a.m. Visit harvestmoodfarmandorchard.com
for more information.
Friday, July 19 Movie Night at Muscoot
Park at 7:30 p.m. at 51 R
John Mayer Summer Tour at 7:30 p.m. at Times muscootfarm.org for mor
Union Center, 51 S. Pearl St., Albany. Visit
ticketmaster.com for more information. Saturday
Saturday, July 20 e 53rd annual Moon
Hammond Museum is
Celebrate the music of Grateful Dead and beyond featuring a tea ceremony
from 2 to 10:30 p.m., Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake and a live Japanese co
Avenue Extension, Danbury, Conn. is is the fth Stroll Garden. Grounds
year of the annual Forever Grateful Music Festival hammondmuseum.org fo
celebrating the music of the Grateful Dead and
beyond. It will be a day of nonstop music that will Sunday,
be sure to get you dancin’ and jammin’. Food trucks
and artisans round out this summertime festival that Sunday, July 28 e Wild Within: Holis
is not to be missed. Kids 12 and under get in free. Medicine, 2–5 p.m., at
Visit the Muscoot Farm Farmers Market, Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Center, 7 Buck Run, So
is event is rain or shine. Visit forevergratefulfest. Stroll the grounds and enjoy a number of quality vendors then check out the animals, sensory workshop series le
com for more information. Warrior founder, Vanessa
historic buildings and exhibits. Visit muscootfarm.org for more information. relationship to the land
Sunday, July 21 medicinal plants growing
Center and in the newly
Visit the Carmel Farmers Market, Sundays, 9 Experience their med
a.m. to 1 p.m., June 2 through Aug. 25, at Carmel infusions, tinctures, owe
Town Hall, 60 McAlpin Ave., Mahopac. Visit and leave awakened to th
carmelny.org/recreation. Visit nywolf.org for more
Friday, July 26 Friday, A
Random Farms Kids’ eater presents “Matilda” Kool and the Gang, 8 p.
from July 26 through Aug. 3 at the Tarrytown 810 Yonkers Ave.,Yonker
Music Hall. 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Visit com for more informatio
tarrytownmusichall.org for more information.
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Sunday, Aug. 4 Saturday, Aug. 31 Sunday, Sept. 1
Lobsterfest at Monteverde at Oldstone, noon to 4 Visit the Chappaqua Farmers Market,
p.m., 28 Bear Mountain Bridge Road, Cortlandt
Manor. Spend the afternoon with family and friends Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Chappaqua Hay elds cars and co ee Sundays, the rst
enjoying delicious seafood, ice cold drinks, lawn games,
while enjoying incredible Hudson River views. Ticket Train Station, 108 Allen Place, Chappaqua. Sunday of each month. Join Hay elds from 9 a.m.
prices include food and entertainment. Cash bar. Visit
monteverdeatoldstone.com for more information. Visit chappaquafarmersmarket.org for more to noon at 1 Bloomer Road, North Salem, and
information. enjoy some provisions with other fellow drivers.
Visit hay eldsmarket.com for more information.
Aug. 9 Saturday, Aug. 17
t Farm featuring Jurassic Inaugural Summer Soiree at SPACE on Ryder
Route 100, Katonah. Visit Farm, 5-9:30 p.m., at 406 Starr Ridge Road,
re information. Brewster. Join the farm for celebrity croquet and
y, Aug. 10 rose and a farm-to-table dinner from Hay elds
Market. Visit spaceonryderfarm.org for more
Viewing Concert at the information.
from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18
y demonstration, dinner
oncert in the Japanese Visit the Brewster Farmers Market, 10 a.m. to
s open at 6 p.m. Visit 2 p.m. Sundays, 10 Mount Ebo Road, South,
or more information. Brewster. Visit brewsterfarmersmarket.com for
, Aug. 11 more information.
stic Herbalism and Wild Friday, Aug. 23
the Wolf Conservation
outh Salem. is multi- Newburgh Jazz Series, Fridays, Aug. 16-30, 6:30-
ed by herbalist and Sacred 8:30 p.m. at the Newburgh waterfront, Front Friday, Aug. 30
Chakour, will explore our Street in Newburgh. Bring your own chair or e Victory Cup, Westchester County’s only hot air
balloon festival and polo match, will be held Friday,
through the edible and blanket. Visit ferrygodmother.com for more Aug. 30, and Saturday, Aug. 31, at Westchester County
Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla. It
at the Wolf Conservation information. features polo, live music, hot air balloons, food and drink
vendors. is event is kid and pet friendly, bring the entire
planted medicine garden. Saturday, Aug. 24 family. Enjoy a day with majestic horses, heart pounding
dicine through herbal- polo, dozens of food and alcohol partners, and (weather
permitting) beautiful hot air balloons! Visit victorycup.
er essence and meditation Visit the John Jay Homestead Farmers Market
org/westchester for more information.
he magic under your feet. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 400 Jay St., Katonah.
e information. Visit johnjayhomestead.org for more information.
Aug. 16 Sunday, Aug. 25
e Brewster Elks Car Show is from 10 a.m. to 4
.m. Empire City Casino, p.m. at the Brewster Elks Lodge, 1430 Route 22,
rs.Visit empirecitycasino. Brewster. Proceeds bene t the Elks charities. Visit
on. brewsterelks.org for more information.
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BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
A Season of
Song & Celebration.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary
where it happened, where it’s happening still.
June 13-16 July 27 August 31 Outdoor dining with iconic
Mountain Jam Train & Pentatonix Hudson Valley views
June 19 The Goo Goo Dolls Rachel Platten
Dave Matthews Band Allen Stone Sundays Sept. 1-29 (Free) Dining al fresco in our area usually means eating DIVERSIONS &
June 21 July 29 Harvest Festival outdoors and by the water. To be sure I didn’t miss the EXCURSIONS
Zac Brown Band Heart September 12 best our region has to o er, I asked all of my friends who
Caroline Jones Sheryl Crow & Elle King Luke Bryan are out and about regularly. I compared their lists with NANCY
June 23 July 30 Cole Swindell mine, and chose the top eight spots. It turns out almost SORBELLA
Adam Sandler Joe Bonamassa & Jon Langston all of them are on the Hudson River, a view I grew up
Rob Schneider August 1 & 2 September 13 seeing every day but never gets old.
June 27 Gordon Lightfoot Canned Heat
A Royal A air: Event Gallery Event Gallery RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen
Yes, Asia, John Lodge August 8 September 21
(of The Moody Blues), Alice Cooper Chris Thile 127 West Main Street, Tarrytown | rivermarketbarandkitchen.com
and Carl Palmer’s ELP & Halestorm Event Gallery Located in the newest section of the Tarrytown riverfront redevelopment, this farm to
Legacy Motionless in White September 29 table hot spot has a hip, yet healthy vibe. e RiverMarket is dedicated to sustainable,
June 30 August 9 Jimmie Vaughan locally grown organic produce, meats, poultry and artisanal dairy products, served
Peter Frampton Nelly, TLC, & Flo Rida Event Gallery in the restaurant and stocked in the market through which you enter the restaurant.
Jason Bonham’s Led August 15 (SOLD OUT) October 5
Zeppelin Evening Film on the Field Wine Festival e view of the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, stunningly lit at night and
July 5 with Arlo Guthrie October 12 panoramic river vistas, do not disappoint.
Shinedown August 16 Craft: Beer, Spirits &
Badﬂower, Dinosaur Ringo Starr Food Festival ® NYSDED 3 Westerly Bar & Grill
Pile-up, & Broken Hands & His All Starr Band October 15
July 6 Edgar Winter Band & Graham Nash
Jackson Browne Blood, Sweat & Tears Event Gallery
Lucius August 17 October 19
July 11 Santana John Sebastian
The Klezmatics The Doobie Brothers Event Gallery
Event Gallery August 18 November 7
July 20 John Fogerty David Sanborn Jazz
Elvis Costello Tedeschi Trucks Band Quintet
& The Imposters & Grace Potter Event Gallery
and Blondie August 25 November 24
July 26 (SOLD OUT) Pat Benatar Max Weinberg’s
Chris Stapleton & Neil Giraldo Jukebox
Margo Price + Melissa Etheridge Event Gallery
& The Marcus King Band August 30 December 7 & 8 (Free)
Bush & +Live+ Holiday Market
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We Are Golden: Reﬂections on the e views of the upper Westchester Hudson Highlands are pristine and serene day
and night. e menu includes a wide variety of seafood and traditional pub fare, arti-
50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival and sanal pizzas and more.
Aspirations for a Peaceful Future.
Shadows on the Hudson
To learn more, purchase tickets , and see a complete list of 176 Rinaldi Blvd., Poughkeepsie | shadowsonthehudson.com
programs and events visit BethelWoodsCenter.org. A massive restaurant high above the Hudson River, Shadows on the Hudson is both
formal and casual. e perfect spot for meeting friends, casually, or hosting large
Follow Us events. e menu is traditional seafood and classic American fare. Shadows is known
for their lavish Sunday brunch. Views include the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the Hud-
Special 50th anniversary events and activities are supported in part by donors to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and by a grant awarded to Bethel Woods by Empire State son Highlands.
Development and New York State’s Division of Tourism/I LOVE NY under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative. Bethel Woods Center for
the Arts is a 501c3 nonproﬁt cultural organization that inspires, educates, and empowers individuals through the arts and humanities.
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OUTDOOR DINING top and water’s edge. Each o ers unique and overlooking the falls of Fishkill Creek in
stunning year-round vistas of the Palisades, historic Beacon. e Patio is open from
FROM PAGE 12 the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and Memorial Day through Columbus
the New York City skyline. e menu still in- Day and features an eclectic, con-
Half Moon cludes signature French bistro o erings and temporary sustainable menu from
also robust American and European-in u- small bites to full entrees. e vibe is
1 High Street, Dobbs Ferry | enced choices using locally sourced, sustain- cool and hip and matches the current
halfmoonhudson.com able produce, sh, meat and poultry. transformation of this former factory
town. e Roundhouse also encom-
Full disclosure; growing up in Dobbs Ferry I Winston Restaurant passes a hotel, event space and more
came of age when Half Moon was the former formal restaurant.
Chart House. Never could I have imagined 130 East Main Street, Mt. Kisco |
the next chapter for this riverfront gem. Half winstonrestaurant.com Blu Pointe
Moon took a venerable, early Hudson River-
front restaurant to new heights. e ’70s era Winston Restaurant is located in the heart 120 Front Street, Newburgh |
building is open and contemporary and feels of Mt. Kisco and features a New American blu-pointe.com
as if you are on a boat as the windows and deck menu and an extensive wine, beer and cocktail
are strategically positioned on the water. e selection. e restaurant encompasses three Hudson Riverfront ne seafood din-
menu is classic American and sourced from ing is what you will nd at Blu Pointe.
the Hudson Valley with the seafood fresh from oors culminating in a sophisticated outdoor
Montauk and the surrounding area. Views in- rooftop lounge. is is the only al fresco din- e restaurant is located on the New-
clude the New York City skyline, the Palisades ing experience on our list that is not on the burgh waterfront and features farm
and the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Hudson River, or any water for that matter. It’s to table prime beef and fresh seafood.
the quintessential summer spot for getting to-
Red Hat on the River gether after work. ere is indoor reside dining, a love-
ly al fresco patio featuring broad
One Bridge Street, Irvington on Hudson | The Roundhouse views of the marina, Mount Bea-
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2 East Main Street, Beacon | and the Hudson Highlands. e
Located on yet another reclaimed, mixed-use roundhousebeacon.com outdoor bar has an extensive wine, craft beer
Hudson Riverfront, Red Hat on the River is and cocktail list as does the lounge, which
takes al fresco dining to a new level. ere are e Patio, part of e Roundhouse Beacon also features a raw bar.
multiple outdoor dining areas including roof- complex, is a seasonal al fresco dining hotspot
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It’s not summer without sangria
As soon as the trees start to blossom and I’m sure that winter is behind us, I am all about nding fun spots that serve sangria, my go-to summer drink. Coming out of hibernation on
the hunt for places that feel fresh and new, but close enough that my husband doesn’t think we are going on a day trip, we’ve been sampling our way into the season, enjoying this classic
Spanish treat. So far we have not been disappointed and compiled this list of our favorites:
Las Mananitas DIVERSIONS & Billy Joe’s Ribworks
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Even if the sangria wasn’t delicious, tangy, sweet and fruity in NANCY In warm weather, I can’t wait to dine al fresco and Billy Joe’s Ribworks
either house-made red or white, the magni cent reservoir- SORBELLA on the Hudson in Newburgh is a lively, fun spot. e restaurant is huge
side tiered terraced venue would make up for it. Stop in and and bustling, but waiting at the outdoor bar for a table is part of the fun.
sip at the bar, inside or al fresco well into the fall to keep the Watching the boats sail up and down the river is the perfect way to drink
summer mood alive. their sweet, refreshing, fruit-stu ed sangria.
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margaritas). Tangy and edgy like their rich Puerto Rican cuisine, barbecue.
their version of this classic Spanish wine drink has a sweet Carib- Sangria traces its origins to Spain. It is tradi-
bean air that pairs well with their creative menu selections. tionally made with wine and chopped fruit. Since • 1/2 part orange juice
Tomatillo sangria is Spanish for “blood,” red wine is often • 1/2 part pink grapefruit juice
the vintage of choice, though lighter wines can be • 1/4 part pomegranate juice
13 Cedar Street, Dobbs Ferry | mexchester.com used based on personal preference. • 1 part Prosecco, well chilled
e sustainable organic Mexican cuisine at Tomatillo extends to the Sangria is often mixed with juice, spices and • Slices of assorted citrus and pome-
fresh, sweet and zesty sangria. e sangria is served well-garnished sweet liqueurs, such as brandy. Sangria is a punch granate seeds, to garnish
in a mason jar and is the perfect complement to Tomatillo’s “Farm- that can be prepared in advance and served in a In a large pitcher or punch bowl with
to-Taco” fresh menu. decorative bowl so guests can simply re ll their plenty of ice, combine the fruit juices. Pour
Lola’s Mexican Kitchen drinks as needed. the Ru no Prosecco over top. Garnish
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Summer music at the Caramoor
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah and tap dancer DeWitt Fleming Jr. A bandstand and a persed throughout the grounds.
has a variety of top-notch music this summer, with many large dance oor under the gala tent will provide the set- e season is the second year of programs developed by
concerts unique to the region, ranging from cutting-edge ting for music and swing dancing (lesson included). A Kathy Schuman.
compositions to the nest in period-instrument early mu- special early family set by Bria Skonberg will be presented “I continue to be inspired by the unique setting that
sic, and from orchestral and chamber masterpieces to jazz, in collaboration with New York Hot Jazz Camp. Caramoor provides,” Schuman said. “Being able to present
roots, and world music. Among the performers of Shaw’s pieces are Grammy- such a diverse array of artists in our varied venues means
Highlights of the summer include a spotlight on the winning vocal group Roomful of Teeth, singer Davóne audiences can experience live music in many di erent ways.
music of Pulitzer Prize-winner Caroline Shaw, plus music Tines, and pianist Jonathan Biss, who plays the New I am hugely encouraged by the wonderful response to last
from 14 other living composers, including regional pre- York premiere of Shaw’s new piano concerto, Watermark. summer’s new directions and look forward to continuing to
mieres. is is a rare opportunity to hear peerless French Concerto performances by cellist Alisa Weilerstein and develop new genres and concert formats here.”
pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard perform Messiaen’s com- violinist Christian Tetzla with the resident Orchestra of On performance days during the summer, spread a
plete Catalogue d’oiseaux during the bird themed “Car- St. Luke’s open and close the season. blanket on the lawn, reminisce with family and friends
amoor Takes Wing!” weekend on July 13 and 14. During Also in this season’s vocal lineup: Renowned mezzo- over a glass of wine at a picnic table, or set up your own ta-
that weekend, there are additional free events, including soprano Vivica Genaux appears in concert with New ble and chairs for the day—Caramoor has plenty of space.
bird walks hosted by the Bedford Audubon Society, a York Baroque Incorporated; the Boston Early Music Fes- Bring your own picnic, or purchase onsite from a selec-
performance of John Luther Adams’s songbirdsongs with tival presents French chamber operas; and Anthony Roth tion of delicious, organic, and locally sourced snacks and
Sandbox Percussion and piccolo players Emi Ferguson and Costanzo and Paul Appleby perform with composer/pia- beverages. Great Performances also o ers pre-ordered
Catherine Gregory as well as interactive children’s activities nist Matthew Aucoin. Chamber o erings include con- picnic boxes in a variety of menus. Each picnic includes
provided by the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. certs featuring the Takács,Dover,Omer and Aizuri Quar- an entrée, sides, and dessert and must be pre-ordered by
Other summer events include a recital by Russian su- tets; and superlative mandolinist Avi Avital performs with Tuesday at 4 p.m. for the upcoming week’s performance.
perstar pianist Daniil Trifonov who returns to Caramoor’s the Venice Baroque Orchestra. Caramoor’s Jazz Festival All parking is free and close to the performance areas.
Venetian eater on Friday, July 26. is headlined by the Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra. e Handicapped parking is also free and readily available.
is year there will also be a “Hot Jazz Age Frolic,” Milk Carton Kids headline the American Roots Festival For more information and to reserve your seats, and, if
which brings Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, along and world music artists are featured throughout the sea- you wish, a picnic, visit caramoor.org or call the box o ce
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Count down to college move in
BY ELAINE MCMAHON July rounding areas. O campus, research whether or not
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Your kid has been accepted! e depos- Finances: Research meal plans. Many have di er- To further put your mind at ease, consider purchasing a
it is in. You can relax...well, sort of. ere are ent levels and exible options with varying price points. family locator app for your smartphone such as Life 360
plenty of tasks to complete before moving your son or daughter Make sure you understand whether or not unused funds or Find My Friends.
into college in August, so don’t procrastinate. roll over or if they are lost at the end of the term. Look
for retailers and eateries in your college town that o er Move in: Arrive in time to participate in activities
June student discounts or accept “college cash.” designed to help students connect. Recognize that this
might feel awkward for some teens, but encourage them
Finances: Have a frank discussion with your young Shop: Organize your shopping list by category. Shop to stick with it. Belongingness is critical.
adult about nances. Discuss all expenses and how they with a budget in mind. Consider renting or buying used
will be paid. Open a joint checking account with online textbooks as opposed to new ones. If you’re ying, you can Here’s a checklist for students:
access and debit/credit card options, and establish appro- make your purchases at a local Bed Bath and Beyond and
priate uses for them. Create a budget together and em- pick them up at store near or in your college town. • Sign up for notices from your school such as freshman
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interest charges and establishing good credit. August
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dates such as placement exams, orientations, move-in grocery shopping, mailing a package, and making doctor
weekend, parents weekend. Make travel plans. Attend a appointments. If you anticipate needing a specialist, know • Find a roommate. Is it random? Can you request
New Student Orientation as soon as possible. Registra- where those doctors are located. Some insurance plans o er someone? Do you complete a survey and get matched up?
tion takes place at these events and classes tend to ll up. online consultations with doctors and include prescriptions. Coordinate with your prospective roommate and decide
Take some time to tour the campus, visit the dorms and what each person will bring.
explore the new town or city. Documents: Once your child turns 18, you will need spe-
ci c documentation to obtain his or her medical and educa- • Explore your school’s website and familiarize yourself
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important information. • Discuss a communication plan with your parents such
Safety: Consider campus safety. Discuss options avail- as how often will you call, text, etc. is separation can
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