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Sunday, Dec. 15 (See map view)

Visitors are transported to a miniature wonderland as model trains zip through an enchanting display of more than 175 New York landmarks, each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods, acorns,and cinnamon sticks. New replicas of Central Park’s iconic architectural features include Belvedere Castle, the Dairy, the Old Bandstand, the Angel of the Waters sculpture atop the …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for days and times

Big Apple Circus is bigger, better, and back with a brand new show under the big top, at Lincoln Center for its 42nd season! Featuring thrilling new acts from around the world and more immersive than ever before, BAC42 is more than a show, it’s an experience you won’t ever forget! Why just watch, when you can join the circus! So step into the ring, your circus awaits!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

Join the world-famous Rockettes® and the entire cast (including Santa!) for the stunning sets, costumes and the kind of breathtaking stage effects that have earned Radio City Music Hall® the title "Showplace of the Nation." With perennial favorites like the show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” and the majestic “Living Nativity,” this is the holiday treat your …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

Watch this classic holiday story that never gets old. As the clock chimes midnight, a brave young girl turns the tide in a battle between toy soldiers and mischievous mice, and a blizzard of ballerinas reveals a wonderful world of confection.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

Skate through the holidays having fun with the whole family at their pop-up ice skating rink! The pop-up ice skating rink is not real ice, but instead is made of synthetic material which is easier for young ones and first time skaters. Admission includes skates and a one hour skate session. Check website for theme nights.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

Come ice skating at the pop-up rink throughout the month to skate with characters like Mickey & Minnie, Mr. Freeze and more.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

Mr. Dickens Tells A Christmas Carol recreates the famous performance tour by Charles Dickens in 1867 with his classic tale bringing the travails of Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and Tiny Tim to life. Taken from the original script, actor Mikel Von Brodbeck plays Charles Dickens and tells the well-loved tale as guests journey through the main floor of the beautifully decorated Lyndhurst mansion, meeting …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Check website for times

The delicious buffet breakfast includes a visit with Santa and his elf and photo opportunities with Frosty the Snowman, Stripes the Tiger, & Thirsty the Penguin. After breakfast take a carousel ride!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 8:30–10am

No matter the weather outside, The Maritime Aquarium guarantees a snowy forecast inside every day in December, thanks to a special snow machine that produces a fun flurry on the hour every day.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10am–4pm

Kids can step inside the colorful world of Trolls in this interactive exhibit in New York City. Pick out your favorite Troll hairdo, then head out on a scavenger hunt to get ready for Poppy’s Best Day Ever party. Step inside the confetti Caterbus, climb around Critter Creek, and don 3D Glitter Goggles to let loose at the big event.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10am–5pm

Bring your conductor’s hat and enjoy zooming freight cars, flashing bells and tooting whistles at this popular train show.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10am–4:30pm

Children of all ages can explore the wonders of science and nature in our outdoor 12-acre garden. Climb the boulders and view the landscape below from your high perch, dash through Beth’s Maze, and check out the cattails and lily pads at Habitat Hub.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10am–5:30pm

Look to the internal navigational systems of swifts and pigeons. Look to the bees, who use remembered landmarks to find their way, and to the sea turtle, who uses the sun for way-finding. And the wood mouse, who forages twigs and leaves to create landmarks for exploration. Then think about the tracks animals leave behind. Using natural and food materials, create your own self-portrait from the tracks …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10am–1pm

Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti and pet cat, Tinsel Kitty, on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountaintop nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun, but also learns the value of friendship.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 10:30am

Lasdon Park’s annual Holiday on the Hill features holiday model display, decorated main house, meet and greet with Santa, holiday conservatory exhibit, fire pits and holiday music.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 11am–4pm

Get festive with live music, kids crafts, make a menorah contest, raffle and cooking and tasting demo.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 11:15am–2pm

A new screening of the 1929 story.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 12 pm

Little ones are in for an adventure with I Spy a Santa or Two in The Music Room, followed by a 30-minute concert of favorite holiday songs when Santa Claus appears to delight the whole family. Santa’s favorite snack — milk and cookies — are served in the cloisters. Bring your cameras and begin the festive season with joy!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Noon and 3pm

A new screening of the 1929 story.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 12 pm

The Yorkville Nutcracker brings this timeless holiday tradition, with over 50 original ballets and four original scores.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Noon & 5pm

Learn the step-by-step instructions to make your own piñata! Piñatas are a traditional craft in Mexico and are commonly used in the month of December. Decorate your own piñata using tissue paper and cones to resemble a bright star. Walk out with a colorful piñata!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, Noon – 2pm

MAKE A BRAND NEW LIFEBOOK OR UPDATE AN EXISTING ONE!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

A winter tradition for Westchester families, Central Park Dance returns this holiday season with its fourth annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Join Clara on her wild journey through a blizzard of ballerinas into a Land of Sweets filled with colorful characters and pure holiday magic. This beloved classic features over 100 dancers from Central Park Dance and surrounding Westchester …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 & 5:30pm

Nutcracker Dream is a beautiful interpretation of the beloved holiday classic. This show brings families and friends together around the essence of what the story represents, namely, the beautiful balance between Marie’s childhood playfulness and her coming of age in the midst of her own circle of family and friends.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 2pm & 5pm

The Nutcracker, performed by the Westchester Ballet Company. Enjoy the thrill of this professionally produced live production, with its exquisite choreography, stunning costumes, and exciting special effects.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 2pm

Celebrate the holidays close to home! Westchester’s Winter Wonderland is a one-of-a-kind holiday experience featuring the Santa Experience, unlimited skating on an outdoor ice rink, the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, your favorite holiday rides at FUNderland Village, great food and beverage options, and a bigger and brighter Lights of Wonder show!

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 4–9pm

Paint and collage a cardboard house with candy-like treasures and trimmings.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 4–5pm

A concert of holiday favorites and other choral delights.

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 4pm

Discover the holiday season at the Bronx Zoo. Animal lanterns, animated sculptures, and colorful designs will light your way throughout the park. Enjoy a magical night that’s greener than ever thanks to LED technology. Listen to roaming carolers, take a ride on the holiday train, watch live zoo ice carving demonstrations, bring home souvenirs and don’t forget to munch on some seasonal …

When: Sunday, Dec. 15, 5–9pm

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