Things To Do In Rockland County NY Week of October 4

Lauren Fischer Rockland County

The Best Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond…

Events Not To Miss:

What: Pearl River Day
Why: Shop and enjoy live music, pumpkin and face painting, bouncing and tons more.
When: Saturday October 6, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Central Ave., Pearl River

What: Fireboat
Why: Budding carpenters and engineers build a model fireboat.
When: Saturday October 6, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Home Depot, 43 Hutton Ave., Nanuet

What: Nyack Famous Street Fair
Why: Nyack streets lined with vendors, a big kidz zone and live music.
When: Sunday October 7, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack

What: Suffern Fire Department Car, Truck & Bike Show
Why: Music, food, raffles and lots of wheels.
When: Sunday October 7, 10 am-2:30 pm
Where: Washington Avenue, Suffern

What: Traubenfest
Why: Tappan’s Oktoberfest comes alive with food and drinks, rides and entertainment.
When: Sunday October 7, 11 am-dusk
Where: German Masonic Park, 89 Western Highway, Tappan

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: Mitzvah & Special Event Planning Showcase
Why: Experience a mock mitzvah while you eat, drink and dance.
When: Wednesday October 10, 6:30-9:30 pm
Where: Levity Live, Palisades Center 4th Floor, 4210 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

What: Apple Picking
Why: Get your pick of the ripest apples.
When: Open daily, 9 am-5 pm
Where: Dr. Davies Farm, 306 NY-304, Congers

What: Oktoberfest 2018
Why: Day-long live music, food trucks and party wagons.
When: Through Sunday October 28, 12-6 pm
Where: Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Palisades Interstate Parkway, Bear Mountain

What: Pick Your Own Apples
Why: Fall apples are ripe for picking.
When: Open through Sunday October 28, 8 am-6 pm
Where: Orchards of Concklin, 2 S Mountain Road, Pomona

More Things to Do in Rockland County and Beyond.….

What: The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze
Why: Thousands of hand-carved jack o’lanterns on display, plus plenty of pumpkin activities.
When: Thursday October 4-Wednesday October 31, Thursday November 1-4, 7-11, 15-17, 23-24, kids/$16 (Friday-Saturday, $20) adults/$22 (Friday-Saturday $27), check schedule to reserve time
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson

What: 2018 Oktoberfest New York
Why: Authentic German beer, food and games hit the streets of NY.
When: Thursday October 4-Sunday October 7, Thursday October 11- Sunday October 14, 12 pm-12 am
Where: 78 South Street, NYC

What: Heritage Applefest
Why: Sample cider, listen to music and enjoy family-friendly games.
When: Saturday October 6, 9 am-4 pm
Where: Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison

What: Fall Festival
Why: Creative activities, food and music come to the art and craft village.
When: Saturday October 6,-Monday October 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Sugar Loaf, 1405 Kings Highway, Chester

What: Fall Fest
Why: Pick a pumpkin and enjoy the fall harvest.
When: Saturday October 6-Monday October 8, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights

What: Honey & Harvest Weekend
Why: Sample honey, learn about bees and cook up some fall recipes.
When: Saturday October 6-Monday October 8, 10 am-6 pm
Where: New York Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

What: Fall Festival Halloween Train Show
Why: Model train display, Halloween crazy maze, live music and much more.
When: Weekends starting Saturday October 6 through Sunday October 28, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Friends of Lasdon Park & Arboretum, 2610 Amawalk Road, Katonah

What: Yorktown Festival & Street Fair
Why: Live entertainment, kids activities and hundreds of vendors for a fun fall day.
When: Sunday October 7, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Commerce Street and Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights

What: Boo at the Zoo
Why: Get spooked with a haunted pirate hayride, animal graveyard and animal treats.
When: Weekends starting Saturday September 29-Sunday October 28
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx

What: Candytopia
Why: Visit this sweeeeeet wonderland of tasty delights, brought to life through art installations.
When: Open 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: Apple Picking
Why: Get your pick of the season’s apples.
When: Open through early November, 9 am-5 pm
Where: Masker Orchards, 45 Ball Road, Warwick

What: Spooky Pumpkin Garden
Why: Explore hundreds of scarecrows and pumpkins, watch pumpkin carving demos and visit with slithering creatures.
When: Open through Wednesday October 31, 10 am-6 pm
Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx


What: Lamont-Doherty Open House
Why: Next generation scientists tour the lab and participate in science demos.
When: Saturday October 13, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 61 Route 9W, Palisades

What: Green Meadow Fall Fair
Why: Tons of kids activities from ziplining to pumpkin carving, plus live music and craft vendors.
When: Saturday October 13, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Green Meadow Waldorf School Campus, 307 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge