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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Historical Society to Premier Documentary on the HIstory of Scarsdale (Wed. 29 Nov, 2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Scarsdale Historical Society has produced a new documentary video "Scarsdale in the 18th & 19th Centuries: From Hardscrabble Farms to Gracious Estates" which will be shown for the first time in the Scott Room at the Scarsdale Public Library on Wednesday, November 29th. The video is hosted by Scarsdale Historical Society VP and Historian, Barbara Shay MacDonald.

The documentary was professionally produced and directed by Scarsdale native Lesley Topping. Ms. Topping is an independent filmmaker, producer and film editor whose work includes dramatic films, documentaries, and television programs. She has edited award-winning films for the Cousteau Society, CBS, PBS, and A&E, and worked on many feature films. She also produces multimedia content for businesses and not for profits. Richard Westlein is a 12-time Emmy Award winning cinematographer and ABC cameraman. His extensive credits include "One Life to Live", "All My Children", and many ABC programs, documentaries and commercials. He is a cameraman on "The View" and the owner of Jupiter Video that provides state of the art production equipment to many companies. Lesley and Richard are cousins and often partner on independent projects.
The event at the Scarsdale Public Library will include a reception beginning at 7:00pm followed by a screening of the documentary from 7:30-8:00pm. After the film, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of Ms. MacDonald and Ms. Topping.

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About the Scarsdale Historical Society
The Scarsdale Historical Society exists to discover, preserve, and disseminate historical information as well as inspire others to learn about and contribute to the history of Scarsdale and the Central mid-Westchester region.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Friday, December 01, 2017

Winter Festival Tasting at Zachys (Fri. 1 Dec, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

zachyswinterfestivalFriday, December 1 ˑ 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Winter Festival Tasting

Join Zachys for a delightful tasting through the European countryside! They will be featuring selections from France, Italy and Portugal.

France:
Though famous for their value-driven village level wines, Louis Jadot produces amazing Premier and Grand Cru wines, to boot. We will be sampling a wide variety of Beaujolais and Burgundies just to give you a taste of all that Jadot is capable of. The range offered by the terroir of Burgundy is what makes the reds and whites so versatile when it comes to food pairing during the holiday season. Let Zachys give you a tour and open your eyes to some heavenly combinations.

Italy:
Looking for something heavier and richer to cozy up to? Come and taste two top sellers: Sette Ponti's Crognolo and Tenuta San Guido's Guidalberto. The 2015 Guidalberto originally received a 94-point rating from James Suckling, which he has since been upgraded to a 95, dubbing the wine "Fantastic" and "Best ever." This delightful Tuscan blend is a steal.

Portugal:
In 1692 an English merchant by the name of Job Bearsley founded a wine business in Portugal; 325 years later this little company has grown up to become the internationally acclaimed Taylor Fladgate. Port is often overlooked as many people think it's just an after dinner drink. Give Port another chance as its sweetness pairs magically with a salty cheese like Brie or Stilton; opposites truly do attract!

See featured wines and learn more

Scholar-in Residence to Speak on European Jewry at Shaarei Tikvah (Fri. 1 Dec, 2017 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Scholar-in Residence to Speak on European Jewry
Friday evening Dec. 1, Saturday Dec. 2

Rabbi Chaim Weiner, a leader of the Masorti (Conservative) movement in Europe, will speak Friday evening Dec 1 (about 7:30) following dinner and services on "The European Origins of Today's Jewish Customs"; Saturday, Dec. 2nd during services on "Building the Masorti Movement in Europe"; and over lunch (about 12:15)on "The Jews of Portugal–History and Contemporary Challenges." He will also answer questions on the current situation of Jews in Europe today. Shaarei Tikvah, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale. Dinner $20 per adult and $10 per child. For reservations and information visit Shaareitikvah.org or call Robin at 914-472-2013 ext.300.

Saturday, December 02, 2017

Shop Early, Shop Often, Shop Zachys (Sat. 2 Dec, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

zachysshopearlySaturday, December 2 ˑ 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Shop Early, Shop Often, Shop Zachys

Join Zachys Saturday, December 2 from 12 to 4pm to taste some delightful wines that are sure get you in the holiday spirit! They will be featuring Trimbach's Riesling, which will redefine your preconceived notions of Riesling as it is light on its feet with bright acidity, minerality and a clean dry finish. For our Burgundy fans, Zachys has Henri Darnat's rouge and blanc, which show that there are still amazing values in the region that truly exemplify the notion of terroir-driven wines. Last but certainly not least, you must try the Rollan de By from Jean Guyon, who is a personal friend of Zachys from the Médoc region. Year after year, Guyon proudly produces some of the finest wines of the region at great prices and his 2011 is drinking beautifully right now.

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Scholar-in Residence to Speak on European Jewry at Shaarei Tikvah (Sat. 2 Dec, 2017 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm)

Scholar-in Residence to Speak on European Jewry
Friday evening Dec. 1, Saturday Dec. 2

Rabbi Chaim Weiner, a leader of the Masorti (Conservative) movement in Europe, will speak Friday evening Dec 1 (about 7:30) following dinner and services on "The European Origins of Today's Jewish Customs"; Saturday, Dec. 2nd during services on "Building the Masorti Movement in Europe"; and over lunch (about 12:15)on "The Jews of Portugal–History and Contemporary Challenges." He will also answer questions on the current situation of Jews in Europe today. Shaarei Tikvah, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale. Dinner $20 per adult and $10 per child. For reservations and information visit Shaareitikvah.org or call Robin at 914-472-2013 ext.300.

Picasso's Pyrenees, or How a Town in the Pyrenees Became a Center of Modern Art at the Scarsdale Library (Sat. 2 Dec, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Elizabeth Kemble will talk about Céret, the small mountain town in the French Pyrenees that became a center of three periods in modern art, at the Scarsdale Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org or by calling 914-722-1302.

Young artists including Picasso, Braque, Matisse, and Gris spent summers in Céret in the 1910s when Picasso and Braque were developing cubism. This group became known as the School of Céret. After World War I, another wave of artists and writers including Soutine, Dufy, and Cocteau descended on the town. During World War II, artists fleeing Nazism settled there, among them Chagall, Dubuffet, and Tzara.

23rd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show in White Plains (Sat. 2 Dec, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Judaica123rd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show in White Plains

A dazzling array of Judaic crafts and jewelry will be shown and sold at the 23nd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show. Saturday, December 2, 8-11 p.m., and Sunday, December 3, 10 a.m-5:30 p.m. This juried show includes hundreds of unique crafts and jewelry from the U.S. and Israel. Works are available in all price ranges, in ceramics, silver, glass, etc. for ritual, decorative and practical use in the home and synagogue.

Admission is $8 per person (Sunday re-entry free if paid Saturday night.) Children under 13 are free. A discount voucher can be found online for those who pre-register with an email address.

At Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, 295 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, NY. For additional information and directions please call 914-946-8851 Mon.-Fri., or visit www.betamshalom.org/judaicacraftshow.

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