The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
Why: Kids will love the farm activities and playing with the animals — and each other!
When: Friday November 3, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Schuyler Farm, 45 Schuyler Road, Nyack
What: First Friday Nyack
Why: Enjoy a night of music, art and poetry in support of local artists.
When: Friday November 3, 5-8 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack
Why: Throw on some skates for an icy family day as the rink opens for the season.
When: Saturday November 4, (opening) through March 4, check website for times
Where: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Route 9W N, Bear Mountain
Why: In honor of Veteran’s Day, kids can build and personalize a wooden humvee.
When: Saturday November 4, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Avenue, Nanuet
What: Joe McGee Author Event
Why: Meet Joe McGee, author of Peanut Butter and Brains, as he reads his newest children’s book.
When: Saturday November 4, 2 pm
Where: Barnes and Noble, 140 Rockland Plaza, Nanuet
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: Listen to a story then create pottery related to the story.
When: Monday November 6, 11 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
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
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 3, 7 pm, Saturday November 4, 4 pm, Sunday November 5, 2 pm
Where: Philipstown Depot Theater, 10 Garrison’s Landing, Garrison
What: STEAM Fair
Why: Workshops and activities from 3D printing and 3D animation to ceramics, jewelry design and Minecraft.
When: Saturday November 4, 1-4 pm
Where: Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, White Plains Extension, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains
What: Full Moon Hike
Why: Take a guided family hike through a forest, under the moonlight.
When: Saturday November 4, 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
Why: Fall fun continues! Bounce, get crafty, play games and enjoy music.
When: Saturday November 4, 12-3 pm
Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 11101 Corona Avenue, Flushing
Why: Spend the afternoon with the super popular children’s performer and author, with activities and a meet and greet.
When: Saturday November 4, 1-4 pm
Where: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue, NYC
What: Pumpkin Smash
Why: Still holding on to your pumpkins? Bring em, smash em, then compost em.
When: Saturday November 4, 10 am-1 pm
Where: Clement Clarke Moore Park, 10th Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street, NYC
What: Play Fair
Why: Gear up for a huge celebration of play with character appearances, toys, performances and more.
When: Saturday November 4-Sunday November 5, 9 am-7 pm
Where: Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, NYC
Why: Learn about American sculptor Alexander Calder, then build your very own sculpture.
When: Sunday November 5, 1 pm
Where: Storm King Art Center,
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
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: 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: 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