The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…
Events Not To Miss:
What: Craft and Chocolate Sessions
Why: Choose a craft and decorate a chocolate treat.
When: Thursday August 30-Friday August 31, 11 am-12:30 pm
Where: Chocolatier Matisse, 32 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: 5th Annual Summer Concert Series
Why: Rock out to 80s tribute band “Rubix Kube” and enjoy food trucks, bounce houses and more entertainment.
When: Thursday August 30, 5 pm, concert begins at 7 pm
Where: Shops at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Drive, Nanuet
What: Frozen Luncheon & Ice Cream Party
Why: Cool off with Elsa, Anna and Kristoff, plus face painting and balloons.
When: Thursday August 30, 11 am-1 pm
Where: The Pearl River Saloon, 45-49 W Central Avenue, Pearl River
What: Field Goal Game
Why: Kids jump into the workshop and create their own field goal game.
When: Saturday September 1, 9 am-12 pm
Where: The Home Depot, 43 Hutton Avenue, Nanuet
What: Kids Club Hedgehog
Why: Shopping for you, hedgehog crafts for them
When: Saturday September 1, 10 am-12 pm
Where: Michaels, 14A Spring Valley Marketplace, Spring Valley
What: Train Station Sundays
Why: Take your train lover on a ride to this newly renovated museum.
When: Sunday September 2, 12-3 pm
Where: Piermont Historical Society, 50 Ash Street, Piermont
What: Glaze Storytime
Why: Ages 3-5 hone their artistic skills painting pottery related to a storytime book.
When: Mondays, 11:30 am
Where: Glaze Art Studio, 34 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
What: Apple Picking
Why: The orchard opens with the earliest apples ready to be picked.
When: Apple picking opens Monday September 3, 9 am-5 pm
Where: Dr. Davies Farm, 306 NY-304, Congers
More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….
Why: You’ll feel corn-y playing corn games and running in the corn maze, plus music, and more fun on the farm
When: Saturday September 1-Monday September 3, 10 am-5 pm, kids/$8, adults/$16
Where: Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow, NY
What: 1,2,3 Pollinator Weekend
Why: Get the earliest picks of the season and enjoy activities from pollinator face painting to pollinator crafts.
When: Saturday September 1-Monday September 3, check schedule for special activity times
Where: Hurds Family Farm, 2187 State Route 32, Modena
What: Apple Picking
Why: Get your pick of the season’s first apples.
When: Opens Saturday September 1-early November, 9 am-5 pm
Where: Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Road, Warwick
What: Children & Families: Kids on Climate Change
Why: Kids create their own work of art based on climate change.
When: Sunday September 2, 1 pm
Where: Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Road, New Windsor
What: New York Renaissance Faire
Why: Come ye to the faire filled with art, music, crafts, rides and old-fashioned fun.
When: Weekends and Labor Day through September 30, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Route 17A, Tuxedo
What: Kids vs. Grown-Ups Imagination Build-Off Challenge
Why: It’s a battle of creativity, where kids and their parents compete in building everything from vehicles to dogs to trees.
When: Weekends through August, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 15 minute challenge
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers
What: Stone Barns Center Weekend Admission
Why: Farm activities from meeting pigs and bees to collecting eggs.
When: Weekends, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
Why: Visit this sweeeeeet wonderland of tasty delights, brought to life through art installations.
When: Open through Thursday November 15, 10 am-8:30 pm, kids/$26, adults/$34
Where: Candytopia @ Penn Plaza, 145 W 32nd Street, NYC
What: The Taylor Swift Experience
Why: Swifties: Step inside the life of the hugely popular singer, who hand-picked personal photos, videos and lyrics for display.
When: Open daily through October 19, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark
What: SeptemberFest Street Fair
Why: Vendors, entertainment, kids activities, plus don’t miss the Breast Cancer Awareness Fashion Show.
When: Sunday September 9, 10 am-5 pm, Fashion show 12-1 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack
What: 9th Annual Highlands Bluegrass Festival & Craft Fair
Why: Music, crafts and games for kids and adults.
When: Sunday September 9, 1-6 pm
Where: Friends of Harmony Hall, 15 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg