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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Enjoy the Serious Fun Arts Festival this Weekend throughout White Plains

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Join the Fun.

ArtsWestchester Brings You Five Days of Events 

 Schedule of Events

Among the live music, art fair, dance performances and family activities, Serious Fun Arts Fest-goers will experience nearly two-dozen public artworks in the form of murals and sculptures. 

 ArtsWestchester presents the five-day festival with help from the City of White Plains, I LOVE NY/New York State’s Division of Tourism, presenting sponsor Montefiore Einstein and White Plains developers and business owners. 


Click here for the complete schedule of events.

10am-5pm: Serious Fun Art Fair at The Galleria | Former Macy*s | Enter at the corner of Main & Court Streets
10am-6pm: One Martine Gallery 
| 1 Martine Avenue near the White Plains train station
12-5pm: ArtsWestchester: “Social Fabric” exhibition
| 31 Mamaroneck Avenue

All day: Self-Guided Art WalkLearn more about the Artists’ work here.

12-2pm: Meet Artists’ at their murals:

  • Erwin Ong
  • Jackie Meier
  • Shelley Parriott
  • Oscar Lett
  • Sara Divi

Performances & Events:

11am-1pm: Music by Gary Smulyam outside Sam Ash Music Store | Mamaroneck Ave.
11am-1pm: Shlomit Oren Ross | Hula hoop & Chinese Fan Workshop | Renaissance Plaza
11am-2pm: Family Fun: Art-making with the ArtsMobile on Main Street and Mamaroneck Avenue
11am-2pm: Family Fun: Hands-on arts activities on Mamaroneck Avenue
12-6pm: “The Poet Is In” BK Fischer Poetry Event (location TBD)
2-3pm: Music by Jason Green | White Plains Train Station
2-4pm: Music by Matt Turk outside Sam Ash Music Store | Mamaroneck Ave.
4-7pm: Live music at White Plains Train Station
8-10:30pm: The Prom at the White Plains Performing Arts Center

Serious Fun Block Party – All Day Saturday with MC Baba Isreal.

Free outdoor music on Mamaroneck Avenue between Main Street and Martine Avenue!
Reservations requested, but not required.

11:30am-12:15pm: Family Fun: Songs From the Middle East with Matt Turk & Friends
12:30-1:15pm: Live-looping mastery of rootsy singer songwriter Will Evans (of Barefoot Truth)
1:30-2:20pm: Evolution of Cabaret (20th c. Soul/Pop Hits) with Porter Carroll, Jr.
2:35-3:25pm: Pop Now Grooves with REMY
3:40-4:30pm: Post-Rock Soundscapes with Wess Meets West
4:45-6pm: Indie Folk Rock with Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Enjoy a Pop-Up Dance event as Westchester Dance Artists A HYPE SQUAD responds to the music from 2:30-5:30pm! (back end of concert area)

Performer management assistance is provided by Ferry Godmother Productions

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