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Celebrate Jewish Culture At Valhalla's Kensico Dam

The Jewish Music and Arts festival will take place at Kensico Dam Plaza on Sunday, Aug. 17.
The Jewish Music and Arts festival will take place at Kensico Dam Plaza on Sunday, Aug. 17. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Enjoy the best of Jewish music and dance during the 40th annual Jewish Music and Arts Festival of Westchester, Sunday, Aug. 17, from noon-6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

The Kensico Dam Plaza is at the north end of the Bronx River Parkway.

Musical entertainment includes headliner Hasidic New Wave. Kol Hazzanim, Kol Rinah, The What’s Up Band, Shlomones and the Westchester Klezmer Program Band will also perform.

Dancers from Camp Zeke, a Jewish camp that celebrates healthy, active living, will perform Israeli dances, and rounding out the entertainment and activities will be magic by Phil Klipper and face painting by Andrea McCafferty.

Kosher food will be available for purchase, and vendor exhibitions will consist of Jewish art and Judaica.

Admission and parking are free. The event will be held rain or shine. Bring blankets or chairs for seating on the lawn.

The Jewish Music and Arts Festival of Westchester is presented by the Westchester Jewish Council, the Westchester Klezmer Program, Kol Hazzanim and the Cantors of Westchester in cooperation with Westchester County Parks.

For more information, contact the Westchester Jewish Council at Pam@wjcouncil.org or call 914-328-7001.

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