Check out some of the local events happening in Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor and beyond this weekend:
Mezzapalooza Benefit Concert
Where/When: Law Memorial Park on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 11 p.m.
Why go: Friends of late Briarcliff Manor firefighter and Briarcliff High School graduate John Mezzatesta will commemorate him with a special Battle of the Bands benefit concert featuring local groups, Angry Neighbor, Blame the Dog, The Mulligans and The New Irrelevants. All proceeds from the concert will go to the Mezzatesta Family Fund. Bring your own food and drink. There will also be a silent auction. Purchase tickets in advance online.
Movie & Pizza Night
Where/When: Clinton Street Center on Friday, Sept. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Why go: Pleasantville third and fourth graders are invited to a screening of Rango (PG) at the Clinton Street Center Friday night, beginning at 5 p.m. The evening will also include a pizza dinner. Register in advance at Village Hall.
The Hunger Games Screening
Where/When: Briarcliff Manor Public Library on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
Why go: The first film verison of Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games triology will be shown on the big screen this Friday night. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as teen Katniss Everdeen in a futuristic action-packed setting, the film is rated PG-13 and is not recommended for viewers under age 14. Light refreshments will be served. Register in advance by calling 941-7072 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historical Society Harvest Wine Dinner
Where/When: Hudson at Haymount House on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.
Why go: The Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society will be hosting its fall dinner at one of the village's newest restaurants. Register by calling 941-4393 or by emailing email@example.com.
Fridays After Dark: The Big Lebowski
Where/When: Jacob Burns Film Center on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 p.m.
Why go: Revisit the 1998 cult classic with Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore and Steve Buscemi at a special JBFC screening, part of its "Fridays After Dark" series. The film is 118-minutes-long and is rated R.
Pricing: $11 adult nonmembers, $6 adult members, $6.50 children, $8 students
Dionne Warwick at Tarrytown Music Hall
Where/When: Tarrytown Music Hall on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.
Why go: Five-time Grammy Award-winning music legend, Dionne Warwick makes a stop on her tour at The Tarrytown Music Hall...The American pop music and cultural icon has earned more than sixty charted hit songs and sold over 100 million records including “Walk on By,” “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again," “A House is Not a Home,” “Alfie,” “Say a Little Prayer,” the theme from “Valley of the Dolls" and "That’s What Friends Are For" among many others.
Pricing: $48 to $105