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Rockland County Weekend Events Geared Toward The Family

Rick Lyon, a puppet performer with experience on "Sesame Street" and "Avenue Q" is set to bring muppet magic to the Nyack Center on Sunday.
Rick Lyon, a puppet performer with experience on "Sesame Street" and "Avenue Q" is set to bring muppet magic to the Nyack Center on Sunday. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The Nyack Weekender has compiled a list of events for this coming weekend. For the full list, visit the Nyack Weekender . See below for some of the highlights.

  • The Elmwood Playhouse presents "Harvey," a classic comedy about a kind hearted, middle-aged eccentric whose best friend is an invisible mythological creature resembling a six-foot tall rabbit at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Unnecessary Farce" is an award-winning stage comedy by Paul Slade Smith that combines all the elements of classic farce with a contemporary American plot. Sat at 8p.m. and Sun at 2p. at the Antrim Playhouse, 15 Spook Rock Road, Suffern.
  • The Historical Society of Rockland invites the public to "Lasting Legacies 1915: The 40th Holiday Exhibition." Part I, "Happy 100th Birthday Raggedy Ann," celebrates the beloved character while Part II, "A 1915 Congers Christmas", re-creates a parlor setting decorated for the holidays circa 1915. Sun 12-4p at HSRC, 20 Zukor Road, New City.
  • The Bear Mountain Ice Rink is open for the winter! Adults $5, children (ages 4-12) $4. Check this website for holiday hours. Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Bear Mountain State Park, Palisades Interstate Parkway.
  • Window shopping in Nyack takes on a whole new meaning through Jan 31. The Nyack Window Project pairs visual artists with local landlords to create original installations in downtown storefront windows, a project conceived by award-winning set designer and Nyack resident Joanne Howard. Exhibits on Main St and Broadway in Nyack.
  • Don’t miss "Broadway and Baseball for Kids," a concert that features Broadway’s greatest stars singing for kids! Check out the star-studded line-up and purchase tickets to benefit the Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League. 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at Nyack High School, 360 Christian Herald Road.
  • Neil Berg’s "Pianomen" pays an intimate tribute to the compositions and songwriting of two of the most iconic composers of the 20th Century – Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets will be sold to benefit the Nyack-Valley Cottage Little League. 7 p, m. Saturday at Nyack High School, 360 Christian Herald Rd.
  • "Attend Dare 2 Dream," a Martin Luther King Unity Weekend Award Ceremony and live show featuring a performance by Gyptian. Tickets are $35. Doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday at Rockland Community College’s Cultural Arts Center, 145 College Rd, Suffern.
  • Local favorite, River Skye Band, performs pop favorites and originals. 10 p.m. Saturday at the Brickhouse, 20 South Broadway, Nyack.
  • The Edward Hopper House Annual Members Exhibition features William Rauschenberg who was an Artist Member of the Month. His recent series, "In Shadow: an exploration of Edward Hopper’s themes," is on display. 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Edward Hopper House Art Center, 82 North Broadway.
  • Rivertown Film presents their second annual what-inspires-you fundraiser. Known as a Pecha Kucha, a Japanese term for the sound of conversation (chit-chat), these events were originally conceived as a setting where creative people could meet, show their work, and exchange ideas. The engaging result is a self-narrated presentation of what inspires them with 20 slides at 20 seconds per slide. Rose O'Donnell is set to be the mistress of ceremonies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
  • Come join us for A Night of Classic R&B from the 60’s to 80’s and beyond. The first show is at 7 p.m. The second is scheduled for 9 p.m at the Nyack Village Theatre, 94 Main St.
  • Join the fun at ArtsRock’s Puppet Festival. Rick Lyon from "Sesame Street" and "Avenue Q" will perform "The Magic Orange," a fractured fairy-tale about a poor farm boy trying to make his dream come true. Local Puppet Masters Skye Leith and Jill Liflander will make an appearance. After the puppet show, the concert hall transforms so children can make puppets and try out their own skills. The show is recommended for ages 1–10. The show starts at 3 p.m. Sunday at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
  • The Young Masters Recital Series features Joseph Hauer, a classical pianist who performs Beethoven, Kapustin, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. Show starts Sunday at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage.
  • See the exhibit of Nyack artist William Bruckner on display each Sunday from 1-4 p.m. through February at the Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave, Nyack.
Click here to visit the Nyack Weekender website and see a full schedule for weekend events .

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