ArtsFest Returns October 15 – 17

ArtsFest returns this weekend, featuring open artists studios, gallery shows, live music, films, dance performances and much more. Highlights include the free ArtsFest Music Festival and ArtsFest Dance Festival, plus activities at dozens of public and private venues across New Rochelle and Pelham.  Be prepared to wear a facemask and/or show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, if required at certain sites.  Visit for more.

Jazz Festival on Library Green – October 9

New Rochelle’s Jazz Festival kicks off this Saturday, October 9 from Noon to 5:00pm at Ruby Dee Park on Library Green.  Come enjoy performances from Louis Hayes and Cannonball Legacy Band, Bobby Sanabria Nonet, Brazilian Jazz Ensemble, GJC All Star Female Band, and Rocky Middleton Jazz Ensemble. Valet service will be available for all visitors to assist with parking in lots near the event.  Hope to see you there.

Iron Man

Celebrating the renovation of the second floor at the New Rochelle Public Library.  One of us is definitely overdressed for the occasion.

Tonight: Learn About Clean Energy Options

This evening at 7:00pm, New Rochelle will launch a campaign to encourage clean energy solutions for heating and cooling.  Supported by the Urban League of Westchester, Comrie Enterprises, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), this campaign will provide practical information about the benefits of clean heating and cooling technologies, connect contractors to customers, and help residents make the switch to electrification.  You can view the virtual launch by registering at  More in this press release.