Super-fun, large-scale events abound throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley this weekend, and choosing our top picks was no easy task.
Festivals and carnivals are springing up all over, including the ICS Carnival, which we told you about in our recent review, and the return of the annual Newburgh Illuminated Festival, a 13-hour extravaganza punctuated by more than 40 performances, a Colorfest and other outdoor attractions.
Aficionados of visual arts might prefer the Annual Peekskill Open Studios, featuring studio tours, gallery visits, meet-the-artist opportunities and intriguing interactive art, while animal buffs can immerse themselves in the world of eagles, falcons and others at Birds of Prey Day, where a three-digit quantity of these creatures are expected to appear.
Looking to enjoy fresh air, get some exercise and support a children’s charity? Sign up to raise funds for Walk Now for Autism Speaks.
Read on for details about the above, as well as other enticing options (many of which are FREE). For more options, peruse our Event Calendar and plan the rest of the month with our June GoList. And if you haven't done so already, sign up for our weekly newsletter.
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