by LeeAnn Mailly
If you are committed to shop until you drop, we can suggest a few fun things to do after you do your part to kick start the 2015 holiday shopping season. Nyack merchants will do their part to make the season (and parking) feel right with Small Business Saturday and the 2nd annual Nyack Indoor Street Fair on Sunday from 10a-4p at the Nyack Center. You can park for free at Nyack’s two public parking lots every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
- Elmwood Playhouse presents Good People, an insightful comedy of class and culture by David Lindsay-Abaire. Fri & Sat at 8p, Sun at 2 & 8p at Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack.
- Nyack Village Theatre shows all the winning films of the 2015 Nyack Film Festival. 7:30p Best Local Documentary – This House Matters by Tina Traster. 7:40p Best Foreign Film – Volta directed by Stella Kyriakopoulos. 7:50p Best Short Feature – Waterless by Marc Daniels. 8:40p Best Feature – Hoboken Tales by Victoria and Jay Gable. Fri at 7:30p – Sat at 11p, Nyack Village Theatre, 94 Main St.
- Nyack merchants invite you to think small before driving to the mall on Small Business Saturday. Visit the Main Street Gazebo to get a map of businesses offering special discounts. Free parking in the village’s public parking lots on the day after Thanksgiving and every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas (11/27 through 12/20). Street parking meters will remain in effect.
- The Photographers of P.ross features the work of Catherine Gelchinsky, Pam Grafstein, A. Roufa MD, the Photo Doctor, Julie Scholz, Sona Viola and Doris Shepherd Wiese. 11a-6p at P. ross, 89 Main St.
Nyack Indoor Street Fair features your favorite local merchants and popular vendors, artisans selling one-of-a-kind gifts, jewelry, art, clothing, home decor, chocolate and sweets. Musical entertainment throughout the day including the Nyack High School Orchestra. 10a-4p at the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
Rivertown Film presents Phoenix. At the end of WWII, a nightclub singer recently liberated from a concentration camp searches for her husband. He fails to recognize her, due to the facial reconstruction she’s undergone. A cool, noirish film, complete with Hitchcockian twists. 8-10p at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
The Nyack Farmers’ Market moves indoors. Shoppers can find fresh produce and meats, fish, honey, a variety of farm products as well as arts and crafts all while enjoying live music from local musicians. Thursday, December 3 at the Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave. The winter market operates every Thursday from 8 until 2p until March 31.
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