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Nyack Weekender: It’s The End Of The Year As We Know It

Wrap 2018 up with a choice of places to party on New Year’s Eve. There’s music, plays, and art to see. Or you can just relax and ice skate into the New Year.
This Fri-Sun list of what to do and where to do it is brought to you by Rockland Center for the Arts Registration for summer Camp RoCA 2019 is open now.


  • Attend the annual winter holiday blowout concert The Bossy Frog Winter Holiday Extravaganza. Experience an interactive concert featuring banjo, fiddle, guitar and bass along with a 6-foot-tall dancing frog, monkey, and crab. Stay for milk and cookies after the show. 11a-12p, Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack.
  • Yoga Fury – Come join Kurt on the mat for a practice of profanity, laughs, and a great stretch. Bring your holiday angst and leftover anxiety for a Vinyasa-inspired class. 6:30-7:45p, Nyack Yoga, 42 Main St, Ste 101, Nyack.


  • “Over the Moon” Art Exhibit closing reception, Sat 12/29, 6-8p at the Corner Frame Shop, 40 S. Franklin St, Nyack

    Mapping Nyack: a History of Maps and Mapping Techniques is the new exhibit at The Historical Society of the Nyacks. See Nyack through different periods and styles, dating from the 18th to the 21st Century. Come to the opening ceremony from 1-4p, 50 Piermont Ave, Nyack.
  • See Phantom, an epic tale of murder, intrigue, and romance based on Gaston Leroux’s timeless love story. The play tells the story of how Erik became the tortured figure underneath the Paris Opera House. 6:15p, Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford.


Shop, sip, and mingle at Jane Cowles’ exhibition A Few Shiny, Bright, and Colorful Things at the The Outside In in Piermont. The exhibit runs through January 6.

Enjoy a magical wonderland of jewelry designs and petite mixed media works. Order custom designed unique jewelry and sample delicious treats and beverages from Il Freno Espresso Bar, Drunken Taco, and Grape D’Vine. Sponsored by Renaissance Financial Group. Visit the upstairs gallery at The Outside In. 2-5p, 249 Ferdon Ave, Piermont.

  • Skate at Bear Mountain Ice Rink. Adults $5, children (ages 4-11) $4. General skating times: 10a-9:30p. Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Bear Mountain State Park, Palisades Interstate Parkway.
  • The Albert Ahlf Jazz Trio plays jazz of different styles and from different eras at the Young Masters Recital Series. Listen to swing, bebop, cool jazz, fusion, and more at the Valley Cottage Library. 1:30-3p, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage.
  • Ring in the new year a day early with the Tribute to The Band and their greatest hits. 4-6p, The Turning Point, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont.

Next Week

Monday, New Years Eve

  • At Sixty 5 on Main you can celebrate the new year with a pre-fix four course dinner, a live DJ, and mini prosecco bottles at midnight. 7:30p, 65 Main Street Nyack.
  • End the year with Nick Di Paolo and a night of unfiltered, unapologetic, stand-up comedy. By the time the show ends at 10p, you’ll be hurting with laughter. But you’ll still have time to make it home before the ball drops. 8p, Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St, Tarrytown.
  • It’s time for Maureen’s New Year’s Eve Early Countdown. The David Budway Trio welcomes you at 8:30p with  party favors, an early countdown, and champagne toast. After that, stay for the Fancy Dress Party. Come dressed up as your spirit animal. The theme is “It’s a Jungle out there.” Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, 2 N Broadway, Nyack.

Looking Ahead: Make A Date For the 2019 Resolution Run

Nyack is ringing in the New Year with a resolution to end hunger in the community. On Sat Jan 5, the Nyack Hunger Coalition is asking everyone to join them for a four mile fun run/walk to end the hunger crisis in Nyack. Your donations will benefit The Nyack Hunger Coalition, a group of 10 local non-profits that provide food to those in need in Nyack and beyond.

The Nyack Weekender is your Fri-Sun list of what to do and where to do it. This weekly series is brought to you by Rockland Center for the Arts.
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