Here are the details for a few of the evens that are taking place the weekend(click on the links for more information). Check out our events calendar for activities that are taking place.
FRIDAY: Actor/comedian Brian Scott McFadden is having a live taping for his television comedy special Friday, Sept. 27 at the White Plains Performing Arts Center, located at 11 City Pl. in White Plains. There are two opportunities to see McFadden: 8 pm and 10 p.m.is one of the hottest stand up comics working today. Tickets are available for $20 and $30 and are available here. McFadden has opened for Jerry Seinfeld, appeared on MTV, NBC and Comedy Central and is a regular in Las Vegas and clubs all around the country. His vocal talents have been heard in such films as Ice Age II with Ray Romano and Robots with Halle Berry & Robin Williams.
SATURDAY: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains is once again holding its Wheelchair Games Saturday, at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Burke's Wheelchair Games gives those with physical impairments an oppurtunity to stay fit, enjoy sports, and compete.
SATURDAY: The New Apostolic Church, located at 663 North St. in White Plains, is hosting a Fall Fair to benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be baked goods, natural delights, treats for pets, a kids corner, barbecue and refreshments. The church will give 50 percent of the proceeds from the fair to the Damon Runyon foundation.
SATURDAY, SUNDAY: The White Plains High School is host the White Plains Columbus Day Festival Saturday, from noon to 10 p.m., and Sunday, from noon to 9 p.m. The event will feature rides, games, food, Italiana and American music, and more. Admission and parking is free. Check here for a full schedule.
SUNDAY: The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Westchester and nearby area residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. White Plains High School will be the site of the Walk on Sunday, September 29 at 9 a.m. Go here to find more information about the event and how to help.