This weekend be prepared to roar with laughter and experience music like you never have before. On Saturday, Rx: Laughter at the Nyack Village Theatre will leave you in stitches and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams at The Turning Point brings you a musical experience like no other. There’s lots of family fun with magic & music, a barn dance, a cyclo-cross race, a model aircraft exhibition, and a musician/band doubleheader. If you want to shop until you drop, there’s a fashion event and a handmade arts and crafts show to cross some names off that holiday list. Comedic theater, acrobatic poetry and classical music round out the offerings.
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It’s opening weekend for two art exhibits and a new musical. Jazz music lovers are in for a treat as Craig Taborn gives a rare solo performance at the Union Arts Center on Friday. On Sunday, Union Arts Center also hosts Arts and Drafts where upscale crafts combine with draft beer tastings. There’s classical music, comedy and a sing along, too. On Friday, Rivertown Film invites you to see where creative individuals get their inspiration and on Wednesday screens a movie about wedding plans gone awry.
This weekend we fall back with an extra hour for art, music and books. The Nyack Art Collective kicks off the weekend with First Friday, Hopper House features their artist of the month and there’s an inaugural art exhibit at a new gallery. Music fans won’t be disappointed with jazz, hot salsa for a cause, pop, rock, folk and a symphonic orchestra. There’s a book signing and reading and a book sale, too. To really turn up the heat, sit by a fire by the river by the light of the full moon.
‘Twas the weekend before Halloween and all through the towns spooky and scary events could be found. Watch a film classic, go to the fourth best parade in the country, take a spooky guided hike or bring the little ghosts and goblins trunk or treating. For those looking to do good or make their voices heard, march for climate change, adopt a furry four legged friend or listen what your local candidates have to say.
This weekend there’s music for every taste from the rhythm and blues of SaRon Crenshaw and his Quartet and the classical stylings of Russian Connection at the Union Arts Center on Friday and Sunday, respectively, to classic rock, hip hop and electronic music. You can run for a cause, take a history hike, celebrate fall, attend a lecture or become more community or environmentally involved.
View art openings, watch some local theatre, listen to live music, do the time warp (again), hike the hook or tour a water treatment plant (truly, there’s something for everyone). Next week, two Nyack natives return home to perform at Maureen’s Jazz Cellar and The Hudson House. Also: see some spooky critters. Tis the season, you know.
Want to know more about climate change and meet scientists on the front lines of Earth Science? The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory annual Open House is Sat 10-4p. It’s also a weekend of firsts and lasts. There’s a First Friday arts and music event downtown; Sunday is the last Nyack Street Fair of the season; and Rivertown Film gets in the last word with a screening of Obit.
It’s a weekend of festivals and family fun with something for everyone. Travel the world at an Oktoberfest or celebrate the culture of India. Welcome the season at an autumn festival or grab the whole family for a day of fun everyone will enjoy. The animals haven’t been forgotten: you can learn about hawks and other birds of prey, watch baby turtles get released or get a free rabies vaccination for your family pet. There’s a variety of music from jazz to rock to karaoke for a cause.
It’s a feast for eyes and ears for art and music lovers this weekend. Local indie artist Alyssa Sequoia brings her unique mixture of comedic stories and original music to the Nyack Village Theatre on Friday. The Carnegie Concert Series opens and the South Nyack Summer Concert Series concludes and young up and coming jazz musicians get their day (er, night). Three events celebrate the works of world renowned sculptor and a designer, Jacques Jarrige. There’s a festival of art and music and a block party with art, music and dance. It’s also time to taste the donuts and crush those grapes. There is a walking tour, an armchair tour, a sail on a schooner and a bicycle ride over two Hudson River bridges, too.
“C’mon people now — smile on your brother — everybody come to the Great Nyack Get-Together — this Saturday.”
The Great Nyack Get-Together is a community day at Nyack Memorial Park which is free, fun, educational and — breathtaking. Ride the a Ferris Wheel On The Hudson, hear what 60+ non-profits have to offer, cheer the canoe races on the river, hear live music or just hang with your neighbors. After you ride the Big Wheel That Keeps On Turning by the river, you can take a bicycle spin, lace up for a walking tour, visit a farm, see a film under the stars, or eat all the spaghetti and meatballs your heart desires.