News from the City of White Plains                  DECEMBER  2017
DECEMBER EVENTS

Now thru 16th
Sun - 3rd

Sun - 17th
20th thru 24th
Sun - 31st


Santa's Mail Box. City Hall steps. 
Skate with Frosty. Ebersole Rink.
Winterfest. Main & Court Streets.
New Year's Eve Celebration. 
Main & Court St.


The Gift of Giving
There are many organizations sponsoring holiday toy, coat, and food  drives and other services to support our neighbors in need.  
Here are just a few:  
 
City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights 
The City of White Plains will kick off the holiday season on Sunday, December 3rd with the annual City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights Community Celebration from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Court Street between Main Street and Martine Ave.  Guests will enjoy an evening of family entertainment in the heart of White Plains. 

Please join us for holiday music, tasty treats, an ice carving exhibit, tree lighting and a visit from Santa and his friends Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman.

This is a free community event.
Great Shopping & Entertainment On Tap for Winterfest in Downtown White Plains

Now in its third year, WinterFest Holiday Market is a  special shopping and entertainment experience that brings the community together with festive music, food and shopping. 

Conveniently located on Court Street between Main St. and Martine Ave., WinterFest will run from Wed., Dec. 20th to Sun., Dec. 24th:         
                                                                    
Wednesday
December 20
11 am - 7 pm
Thursday
December 21
11 am - 7 pm
Friday
December 22
11 am - 9 pm
Saturday
December 23
11 am - 9 pm
Sunday
December 24
10 am - 2 pm

WinterFest Holiday Market provides the perfect shopping venue for those unique, one of a kind gifts for everyone on your list and will also offer Christmas trees, wreaths, centerpieces and natural holiday decorations.  More than two-dozen vendors will be on hand. Click here for the complete list.

WinterFest will also offer prepared food.  Enjoy lunch, dinner, dessert or a glass of Gluhwein  (traditional holiday mulled wine) and a full line-up of festive music and activities for the whole family.   Here's the schedule of performances and activities:  
  
Wed. Dec 20th
12:00pm - 2:00 pm


4:00pm - 5:00 pm
Cooking Demo with Chef Lisa Caccamise,  Wild Sea Salt 

Archbishop Stepinac High School Chorus
 
Thurs. Dec 21st
11:00am - 2:00pm
Cooking Demo with Chef Joe Brefere, White Plains Education Training Center
 
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Forever Young Singers - White Plains  Recreation & Parks Chorus
  6:30pm - 7:00pm Dierdre O'Mara School of Irish Dance
Fri. Dec 22nd 12:30pm - 1:30pm Flounder Warehouse - Jazz Band
  5:00pm - 5:30pm Westchester Chordsmen - Holiday Music
  5:30pm - 6:00pm Room to Create Mandala Cards Workshop - Crafts Workshop  - Free Activity 
  6:00pm - 6:30pm Reading of the Polar Express by David Engel, veteran New York family entertainer, "Get your magic ticket and find a seat on the Polar Express," with a frolicking and fun family show and reading of the famous story presented by the Conductor himself! Bells chime and snow falls during this magical, comedy show
  6:30pm - 7:30pm Lagond School of Music 
  7:30pm - 9:00pm
7:30pm - 9:00 pm
Open Mic 
Conte's Seafood Special Feature - Oyster Bar 
Sat. Dec 23rd 12:00pm - 2:00pm Santa Visits
  2:00pm - 2:30pm Dicken's Times with Jim Keyes
  2:00pm - 3:00pm Winter Chicklets and One Elf -  Rock & Roll Band
  3:00pm - 3:30pm Christopher Agostino's StoryFaces -a one-of-a-kind performance enhanced by face painting to illustrate the stories as he tells them
  4:00pm - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Bach 2 Rock

Break Bread Not Hearts Cooking Demo. Reserve your place here  
  6:30pm - 7:30pm Katonah Celebration Ringers Holiday Bells by Katonah Presbyterian Church
  8:00pm - 9:00pm Jacob Harelick, The Jacob Harelick Groove
Sun, Dec 24th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mayor Roach  Reads ' Twas the  Night Before Christmas
Many Options for Holiday Fun in White Plains
In addition to the malls, shops, restaurants, movies and City sponsored events, White Plains is home to a number of venues offering an array of entertainment options this month.

Check out their schedules  . . . and enjoy!
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