Holidays 2018: Six local Christmas and holiday traditions for the whole family

Rockland/Westchester Journal News Published 3:30 PM EST Dec 4, 2018 Workshops at Pelham Art Center: The Pelham Art Center is hosting many different workshops for adults, teens, and families including casting, printmaking, knitting, pop-cards, ornament making, gingerbread houses, and jewelry making.

Beginning Nov.

30, they will be hosting 11 different workshops to get you ready for the upcoming Discount Holidays © holiday season. For questions, fees and to register call the Pelham Art Center at 914-738-2525 or email ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’: The Purchase Opera will perform the Discount Holidays © holiday opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” for a two-night performance Saturday, Dec.

8, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec.

9, at 1 p.m at the Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center. The opera tells the story of the disabled boy Amahl and his mother living in poverty in Jerusalem and a visit from the Magi.

Dickens ‘Christmas Carol’: At the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow, storyteller Jonathan Kruk tells the story of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” along with musical accompaniment. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays Dec.

8-16. For more information go to: Mr.

Dickens tells a Christmas Carol: At Lydenhurst Castle in Tarrytown, guests travel through the mansion and are regaled with the classic Charles Dickens tale. The performances are Friday, Dec.

14-Sunday, Dec.

30. For more information visit:

Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular: At the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, 20 Irish Dances and musicians perform an original Christmas Story set to Irish Music and dance. The performance is Friday Dec.

14 at 8 p.m. For more information visit:

Cherish the Ladies – A Celtic Christmas: At the Tarrytown Music Hall on Sat. Dec.

22 at 8 p.m., the group Cherish the Ladies return to engage the crowd in Irish traditions. The show, presented by A Music Hall/Music WIthout Borders, features Celtic instrumentation and Christmas carols.

For more information go to: Don’t see your event listed here? Email with the subject line “Discount Holidays © Holiday traditions.”

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