The small towns along the Hudson River Valley provide just a few alternatives for evening entertainment; the biggest offering is of summertime concerts. In Katonah, Caramoor Performing Arts Center, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd. (off Rte. 22; tel. 914/232-5035; www.caramoor.org), features the popular Summer Music Festival, with outdoor classical music concerts, as well as indoor chamber and cabaret performances in the spring and fall. Boscobel Restoration in Garrison, 1601 Rte. 9D (tel. 845/265-3638; www.boscobel.org), is home to the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (www.hvshakespeare.org) on the lawn in the summer and dancing to big-band music in the fall. In Tarrytown, The Music Hall Theatre, 13 Main St. (tel. 914/631-1000; www.tarrytownmusichall.org), a terrific 1885 theater and National Historic Landmark that was saved from destruction, is a great place to see a theater production or music performance. Events range from Sleeping Beauty, the ballet, to Eddie Palmieri, the Latin jazz giant.
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