The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
Why: This bounce is FREE for 2 children per reservation of men and women who served in the Armed Forces.
When: Friday November 10, 6-7:45 pm, charge is $16.95 per child without military ID or DD214
Where: Bounce U, 424 Market Street, Nanuet
Why: A day full of sports, inflatables, arts and crafts and more kids activities.
When: Friday November 10, 9 am-3 pm
Where: West Rock Indoor Sports & Entertainment Complex, 21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet
Why: Throw on some skates for an icy family day as the rink opens for the season.
When: Open through March 4, check website for times
Where: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Route 9W N, Bear Mountain
What: Face Painting
Why: Let the kids play and enjoy FREE face painting.
When: Saturdays, 2-4 pm
Where: Dave & Buster’s, Palisades Center, 4661 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
Why: Bring a soup ingredient and help cook up fresh foods and make dreamcatchers. Plus, animal playtime!
When: Saturday November 11, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Schuyler Farm, 45 Schuyler Road, Nyack
What: Public Rocket Launch
Why: Bring your own rocket to launch or buy at the site for out-of-this-world fun.
When: Saturday November 11, 4-6 pm
Where: Weldler Park, 178 West Maple Avenue, Monsey
Why: Want to try some local eateries? A number of restaurants in Rockland and beyond are ready to wine and dine you!
When: Through Sunday November 12
Where: See website for participating restaurants
Why: Get fit walking laps around the mall, and raise money for Rockland literacy programs.
When: Sunday November 12, 9-11 am
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
What: Arts and Drafts
Why: Check out the handmade jewerly and art, food, beer tastings and live music.
When: Sunday November 12, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Union Arts Center, 2 Union Avenue, Sparkhill
Why: Children 5 and older can enjoy this movie at the Planetarium, plus an out-of-this-world activity to follow.
When: Sunday November 12, 2 pm
Where: Challenger Learning Center, 225 Route 59, Airmont
Why: Support the Baking Memories 4 Kids charity with beer and food.
When: Sunday November 12, 3-8 pm
Where: Growler & Gill Craft Beer Shoppe, 148 E Route 59, Nanuet
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
What: Willy Wonka Jr.
Why: Come along for a sweet musical ride with singing and dancing Oompa Loompas and lots of laughs.
When: Friday November 10, 7 pm, Saturday November 11, 4 pm, Sunday November 12, 2 pm
Where: Philipstown Depot Theater, 10 Garrison’s Landing, Garrison
Why: This holiday variety show brings together dancing, a sing-a-long and a lot of laughs.
When: Saturday November 11-Sunday November 12 through December 30, 1-1:45 pm
Where: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, NYC
What: Mini Maker Faire
Why: Check out the latest in virtual reality, robotics, design and more, and create your own products.
When: Saturday November 11-Sunday November 12,
Where: Select Barnes and Noble stores in New York and New Jersey
Why: It’s girl-power at this wellness expo, with sports, activities, giveaways and more for girls ages 6-13.
When: Saturday November 11, 12-4 pm
Where: Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens
What: Story Time: Frozen
Why: Dress up your little princess for a morning of stories, sing-a-longs and activities.
When: Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12, 11 am-12 pm
Where: Strand Books, 828 Broadway, NYC
Why: This kids program lets them get involved in fun chores, games and create a Mosaic craft.
When: Saturday November 11, 9:30 am-11:30 pm
Where: Boscobel House & Gardens, 1601 Route 9 D, Garrison
Why: Let the holiday festivities begin! Tree lighting, Santa’s arrival and musical performances.
When: Saturday November 11, 5 pm
Where: Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers
Why: An awe-inspiring display of pumpkins. Purchase tickets in advance.
When: Select days through November 25
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, Croton-on-Hudson
Why: Fall farm activities including meeting sheep, chickens and pigs, planting lettuce and hands on tasting.
When: Weekends through November, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
Why: Be a farmer for the day!
When: Weekends through November 19, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stome Barns Center, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
What: Fashion’s Night Out
Why: Nyack’s hottest boutiques will host parties with music, celebs, giveaways and drinks.
When: Friday November 17, 7-10 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack
Why: Vendors selling food, handbags, jewelry, makeup and other gifts will help start your holiday shopping.
When: Friday November 17, 7-9 pm-Saturday November 18, 9 am-3 pm
Where: United Methodist Church Hall, 130 Franklin Avenue Pearl River
Why: Food, music and tons of unique items to shop from.
When: Saturday November 18, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Nyack Center, 58 Depew Avenue, Nyack