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Hudson River Towns in Rockland County, New York

Brain Day at NKI!

August 23, 2017

Come to BRAIN DAY at the Nathan Kline Institute in Orangeburg, NY. Learn all about the brain and touch a real human brain! Play brain games! Go on a tour of the state-of-the-art Brain Imaging Suite and talk to researchers about careers in brain science. Hear talks by experts in brain science and mental health. Learn how you can contribute to brain research. Resources for parents and teachers and complimentary refreshments provided. All ages welcome. The talks take place in one room and the activities are in another. The activities area is open and accessible all day.

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Historical Society of Nyack Edward Hopper's Nyack Walking Tour

September 17, 2017

Born and raised in Nyack, Hopper said that “In every artist’s development the gem of the later work is always found in the earlier. What he once was, he always is.” See Nyack through his eyes. This tour highlights the influence of light, water, and architecture. We’ll meet at Edward Hopper House Art Center, 82 N. Broadway.

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Historical Society of Nyack Downtown Nyack Walking Tour

September 24, 2017

Trace Nyack’s growth from a small river village to a major commercial and manufacturing center during the Gilded Age when Nyack was called the “Gem of the Hudson”. See many of the same buildings that were present at the turn-of-the-century when Nyack was the center of Rockland County life. We’ll meet at the foot of Main Street, at the Hudson River.

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Historical Society of Nyack South Nyack Walking Tour

October 8, 2017

Visit the homes of Carson McCullers (author of “Member of the Wedding”), Hudson River school painter Julian O. Davidson, versatile artist Mortimer Borne, and others. See four Victorians in a row on S. Broadway and many others with their floral stained glass entries, palladian windows, mansard roofs, pattern roof shingles, and elaborate roof-supporting brackets. We’ll meet at the SW corner of S. Broadway and Cedar Hill Avenue.

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Historical Society of Nyack Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

Historical Society of Nyack Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

October 15, 2017

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery & celebrate the lives of many “permanent residents” of the Nyacks who made their mark on the national, state, and local stages. Actress Helen Hayes, playwrights Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, artist Edward Hopper, author Carson McCullers and some of the earliest settlers of the Nyacks are buried here. We’ll meet at the cemetery entrance gate, Route 9w, between Sickles Avenue and 5th Avenue.

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Holiday Lights of Nyack

December 2, 2017

Greet the season at the Annual Holiday Lights of Nyack event! There will be live caroling, a tree lighting, a holiday story reading free cocoa and cider and a visit by Santa. This village tradition is sure to get you and your family into the holiday spirit.

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Nyack's Halloween Parade

October 28, 2017

The Nyack Chamber of Commerce will host its 30th annual Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm (rain date Sunday, October 29) in the heart of Nyack. Festivities begin at 3:00 pm The event, organized by the Chamber and sponsored by leading local merchants, is the largest parade of its kind outside New York City, second only in magnitude to the Greenwich Village event — and just as spectacular in terms of color and sheer pageantry.

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The Nyack Famous Street Fair

October 8, 2017

The Nyack Famous Street Fair will be held from 10 to 5 downtown Main Street and Broadway and is held rain or shine. This exciting event is a great way to spend a spring day shopping amongst the over three hundred vendors from five states lining downtown Nyack. The fair features booths bursting with arts and crafts, a great selection of retail items, collectibles, home décor and commercial vendors. The whole family will have fun shopping at this unique street fair.

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SeptemberFest Street Fair in Nyack

September 10, 2017

Outdoor fun doesn’t end on Labor Day in Nyack. The festivities continue into fall as the Village hosts the Nyack Chamber’s annual SeptemberFest street fair — rain or shine. Admission is free. Families and fun-seekers shouldn’t miss this unique event, featuring over 300 vendors offering fine crafts, jewelry, art, photography, collectibles, antiques, quality handmade crafts, unique gifts — and much more. Not to mention the great shops and restaurants in Nyack that will be joining in with special offers.

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Rockland

On the West side of the Hudson River, lies beautiful Rockland County. Rockland is a unique mix of scenic Hudson River villages and mountain vistas, hiking trails, active farmland, entertainment, fine dining, shopping, art and theater.

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