1. New Year's Day Gala Concert: The Cortlandt Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of guest conductor Adam Fontana, will present its 20th annual New Year’s Day Gala Concert on Wednesday. The program will include favorite music by the Strauss family as well as popular American composers. Free, 2 p.m. Holy Name of Mary Church, 110 Grand St., Croton-on-Hudson.
2. 2014 Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show: The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, the world’s first and longest-running boat show, kicks off Wednesday at the Javits Center in New York City. The five-day event caters to both boating enthusiasts and novices, and features luxury motor yachts, sport fishers, performance boats, sailboats, and thousands of marine accessories. Tickets are $15 for adults, and children under 15 are admitted for free. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.nyboatshow.com. Noon, Javits Center, 655 West 34th St., New York City.
3. Cloudy and getting colder. The snowstorm may start tonight—check back here at Patch for details at midday.
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