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Nyack Weekender: Happy New Year

New Year’s weekend in Nyack comes complete with a choice of places to party. Or you can take listen to some great music or see some stimulating art and museum exhibits.  Or you can just ice skate into the New Year at Bear Mountain.

The Nyack Weekender is brought to you by The Arts Council of Rockland.


  • Roger Stevens Nyack Window ProjectDowntown Nyack is transformed into an outdoor art gallery through Jan 31 by the Nyack Window Project, which pairs visual artists with local landlords to create original installations in downtown storefront windows.
  • Peter Maness, NYC-based upright bassist, singer and bandleader, performs music that ranges from the 1950’s rhythm and blues of artists like Ray Charles to the older, classic jazz of Louis Armstrong. 8:30 – Midnight, Sixty5 on Main, 65 Main St, Nyack.
  • Skate at Bear Mountain Ice Rink. Adults $5, children (ages 4-11) $4. 2-3:30p. General skating: Fri from 8-9:30p, Sat & Sun from 10a-9:30p. Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Bear Mountain State Park, Palisades Interstate Parkway.


  • Maureen's Jazz Cellar New YearsEnjoy exceptional jazz music and New Year’s Eve Festivities with saxophonist Erik Lawrence and a stellar quartet. 8p at Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, 2 N Broadway, Nyack.
  •  Have a New Year’s Eve to remember with a three hour open bar & a complementary buffet for $50, plus DJ Mike spinning from 10pm to close. Prohibition River, 82 Main St, Nyack.
  • Legendary blues/r&b singer Sweet Georgia Brown performs from 9p – 1a at Sixty5 on Main, 65 Main St, Nyack.
  • Small Matters of Great Importance: Paper + Art is a juried exhibition celebrating small works that make big statements. The exhibit runs through Jan 3. Edward Hopper House, 82 N Broadway, Nyack.
  • ZaniaDollz puts on a Holiday Barbie Doll Exhibit at the Suffern Free Library, 210 Lafayette Ave, Suffern. Exhibit open during regular library hours through Dec 30.


The Historical Society of Rockland County presents Let It Snow: Holiday Exhibition that explores wintertime in Rockland. From the commercial impact of the ice-cutting industry to extreme weather and the adventure of outdoor winter activities, this exhibition includes film footage, photographs and art installations. Weekly on Sun, Wed, Thurs, Fri until Jan 15. Noon – 4p at HSRC Galleries, 20 Zukor Rd, New City.

Next Week


  • Grammy nominated folk artist Ari Hest plays with guest Jessy Tomsko at 8p Turning Point Cafe, 468 Piermont Ave.
  • The Nyack Farmers’ Market has gone undercover! From Thanksgiving until the end of March, you can still shop for fresh produce and meats, fish, honey, a variety of farm products inside The Nyack Center each Thurs from 8a-2p.  The Nyack Center is located at 58 Depew and S Broadway.

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The Nyack Weekender
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The Arts Council of Rockland

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