RockNews: events in & around Rockland County

updated 9/16/2015 Listing Rockland County News & Events. We recommend that you contact each of the venues directly to check dates and times.

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Bergen Performing Arts Center

Tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or
Box Office (201) 227 1030

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents
Purchase ticketsat www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. For more information visit bergenpac.org

Shows:

  1.       Lisa Williams 9/16
  2.       Dead On Live: Grateful Dead Tribute ‘71-’72  9/18
  3.       Grupo Niche 9/19
  4.       Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway 9/26
  5.       The Wiggles 9/27

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6th Annual Italian Feast & Carnival

September 17

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German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival featuring live entertainment, Italian food, boutiques with gift items, kids rides and much more. Admission: $3 donation per person; free under age 10 Thursday: 5 pm – 11 pm Friday: 5 pm – 12 pm Saturday: 11 am – 12 pm Sunday: 10:30 am (outdoor mass) – 9 pm For more information, call 845.359.7000 or visit http://www.blauveltsonsofitaly.org

Sukey Molloy & Friends at Pearl River Library

September 17 @ 10:30 am  11:30 am

Pearl River Library, 

80 Franklin Avenue  Pearl River, NY 10965 United States 

Join Sukey Molloy & Friends for an hour of sing-along fun with songs to make you happy! Sukey is an award winning recording and video artist seen on BabyFirst (TV), known for her gentle, intimate, up-close entertaining style for families with children age birth to 6. Dance along with Sukey’s friends Sunflower, Tick Tock and Sunny, and enjoy the show! Call Children’s Librarian for details at 845-735-4084

6th Annual Italian Feast & Carnival

September 18

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German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival featuring live entertainment, Italian food, boutiques with gift items, kids rides and much more. Admission: $3 donation per person; free under age 10 Thursday: 5 pm – 11 pm Friday: 5 pm – 12 pm Saturday: 11 am – 12 pm Sunday: 10:30 am (outdoor mass) – 9 pm For more information, call 845.359.7000 or visit http://www.blauveltsonsofitaly.org

Classic Cartoons Outside in Nyack

September 18 @ 7:00 pm  8:00 pm

Nyack municipal parking lot, 

Artopee Way  Nyack, NY 10960 United States 

Rivertown Film presents a night of classic cartoons  including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck outdoors at the “Artopee Way Drive-In.” Bring your own chair. Rain date: Sept. 25 – dusk For information, call 845.353.2568 or visit http://www.rivertownfilm.org

6th Annual Italian Feast & Carnival

September 19

|Recurring Event (See all)

German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival featuring live entertainment, Italian food, boutiques with gift items, kids rides and much more. Admission: $3 donation per person; free under age 10 Thursday: 5 pm – 11 pm Friday: 5 pm – 12 pm Saturday: 11 am – 12 pm Sunday: 10:30 am (outdoor mass) – 9 pm For more information, call 845.359.7000 or visit http://www.blauveltsonsofitaly.org

Schooner Pioneer at Haverstraw Marina

September 19

Haverstraw Marina, 

600 Beach Road  West Haverstraw, NY 10993 United States 

The Schooner Pioneer, part of the South Street Seaport Museum, will visit Rockland. Sailing trips are open to the public at 11 am – 1 pm and 2 pm – 4 pm. Admission: $20 adults; $10 children 2 – 11; $5 under 2 For information, visit www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org. For group tours and charters, call 212.748.8753 or email education@seany.org

Fall Festival at Sloatsburg Library

September 19 @ 10:00 am  4:00 pm

Sloatsburg Public Library, 

1 Liberty Rock Road  Sloatsburg, NY 10974 United States 

Bring the whole family to this free event and flea market with face painting, pumpkin decorating, book sale, food, apple cider and live music with NASH EAST, the Hip Replacements and Dave Dowling. Rain or shine. For more information, call 845.753.2001 or visit www.sloatsburglibrary.org

Biodiversity Celebration at Bear Mountain

September 19 @ 11:00 am  3:00 pm

Bear Mountain State Park, 

55 Hessian Dr  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 

 Celebrate NYS native animals and plants with nature crafts, games & activities. Join the Biodiversity Parade–meet at Walt Whitman Statute at 1 pm (costumes of native species optional). Visit the animals and museums as well. Admission to Trailside: suggested donation $1/person Parking at Bear Mountain State Park: $8/vehicle

Stony Point Lighthouse Day

September 19 @ 12:00 pm  4:00 pm

Stony Point Battlefield, 

44 Battlefield Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 

As part of the 16th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, celebrate the history of lighthouses on the Hudson River with a guided tour of the Stony Point Lighthouse with music and storytelling performance. *Free and open to all; reservations required for lighthouse tour For more information, call 845.786.2521 or visit http://www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

September 19 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

Defiant Brewery Oktoberfest

September 19 @ 2:00 pm  7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Defiant Brewing Co., 

6 East Dexter Plaza  Pearl River, NY 10965 United States 

An upgraded Oktoberfest bash with two days of celebration, with beer, food and fun. Live oom-pah music by Thomas Burnett & Friends.

6th Annual Italian Feast & Carnival

September 20

|Recurring Event (See all)

German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 will host the 6th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival featuring live entertainment, Italian food, boutiques with gift items, kids rides and much more. Admission: $3 donation per person; free under age 10 Thursday: 5 pm – 11 pm Friday: 5 pm – 12 pm Saturday: 11 am – 12 pm Sunday: 10:30 am (outdoor mass) – 9 pm For more information, call 845.359.7000 or visit http://www.blauveltsonsofitaly.org

Pearl River Auto Show

September 20 @ 9:00 am  3:00 pm

Central Avenue Field, 

Central Avenue  Pearl River, NY 10965 United States 

Annual Car Show co-hosted by the Rockland Rodders Antique Car Club and the P.R. Hook & Ladder Co.  Music, food, vendors and lots of beautiful automobiles. Registration for show cars day of show $20 Rain date: Sept. 27

Multi-Festival Sunday in Piermont

September 20 @ 10:00 am  6:00 pm

Downtown Piermont, 

Ash Street  Piermont, NY 10968 United States 

10 am  – 12 pm: Free guided walking tour of Piermont’s historic district. Meet in parking lot behind Confetti’s Restaurant on Ash Street. 12 pm – 3 pm: Hike along the scenic Erie path to Piermont’s train station and learn about Piermont’s unique and diverse history. Free admission. 50 Ash Street. 1 pm – 6 pm: Art in the Park. Free admission. Flywheel Park. 2 pm – 6 pm: Lobsterfest – Live music with The Jug Addicts. $30/adult; $12/child. Goswick Pavillion,…

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

September 20 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

6th Annual Highlands Bluegrass Festival

September 20 @ 1:00 pm  6:00 pm

Harmony Hall, 

15 Liberty Rock Road  Sloatsburg, NY 10974 United States 

The Sixth Annual Highlands Bluegrass Festival & Outdoor Craft Fair will feature live music by the Jeff Scroggins Band, The Eric Escoffrey Band, Dogs Like Us and The Moonshine Creek Band, as well as food, raffles and kids fun. Bring a chair. $10/person suggested donation, kids free For information, visit http://www.harmonyhall1848.org

Food Crawl in Haverstraw

September 20 @ 2:00 pm  6:00 pm

Knights of Columbus parking lot, 

52 Broad St  Haverstraw, NY 10927 United States 

Haverstraw RiverArts and the Village of Haverstraw celebrate the diverse cuisine of downtown Haverstraw with “A Taste of Haverstraw” – a small plates or tapas- food crawl. $3 – $10 per plate. Rain or shine.

20th Annual A Taste of Rockland

September 21 @ 6:00 pm  10:00 pm

Pearl River Hilton, 

500 Veterans Memorial Drive  Pearl River, NY 10965 United States 

Don’t miss ARC of Rockland’s 20th annual five-star culinary event highlighting signature dishes from over 40 of the area’s finest restaurants. For information and tickets, call 845.267.2500 or visit http://www.arcofrockland.org

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Hispanic Heritage Celebration at R.C.C.
Honoring Our Heritage, Building Our Future
[events Sept. 24 – Oct. 27]
Rockland Community College, 145 College Road, Suffern, NY 10901

All are welcome for the following special events during the annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Rockland Community College highlights the unique contributions and perspectives of Hispanic Heritage, with this year’s celebration theme, Honoring our Heritage, Building our Future.

Hispanic Heritage Events – Open to the Public

Thursday, September 24 • 12:30 – 1:30 pm Academic Quad 3D Music Band with Latin food available for purchase. Tuesday, September 29 • 12:30 – 1:30 pm Technology Center, Ellipse Career Mosaic: Hispanic Latino Perspective Panel discussion. Successful professionals from a range of careers in health, law enforcement and government share their experiences, insight, advice and Q & A.   Tuesday, September 29 • 3 – 4 pm Academic II, 2315 (3rd floor) THREE SHORT FILMS: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980): The Latino Americans: Chávez’s and Huerta’s national boycott to promote fairer working conditions for farm workers. Great Speeches, Volume 18:

Chávez giving a speech seeking support of a boycott. Still an Activist at 82: Dolores Huerta calls herself “a born-again feminist.” Thursday, October 1 • 12:30 – 1:15 pm Student Union, 3214 Zumba Lesson Tuesday, October 6 • 12:30 – 1:15 pm Cultural Arts Atrium (outside of Cafeteria) M&K Dance and Magic Zone Performance incorporating dance and magic. Includes Salsa, Tango, Merengue and Bachata along with entertaining and comedic magic.   Thursday, October 8 • 12:30 – 1:30 pm Technology Center, Ellipse Visual Artist: Nicolás Dumit Estévez Hailing from Santiago de los Treinta Caballeros, Dominican Republic, Nicolás Dumit Estévez is an interdisciplinary artist who works in performance and mixed media installations.

 

Tuesday, October 13 • 12:30 – 1:30 pm Student Union, 3112 (Hospitality Kitchen) Cooking demonstration and empanada tasting.

Tuesday, October 27 • 3 – 4 pm Technology Center, 3rd Floor, Room 8322 The Book of Unknown Americans, by Cristina Henríquez A novel of hopes and dreams, guilt and love that offers a resounding new definition of what it means to be American. (CETL: Last Good Book I Read Colloquium)

All events are FREE & open to the public unless otherwise specified

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4th Annual NY Shriner’s Circus

September 24

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German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

Join the fun at the Annual Shriner’s Circus featuring bouncy rides, pony rides, face painting, motorcycle cage, food and more.

4th Annual NY Shriner’s Circus

September 25

|Recurring Event (See all)

German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

Join the fun at the Annual Shriner’s Circus featuring bouncy rides, pony rides, face painting, motorcycle cage, food and more.

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New City Fire Engine Co. No. 1

15 Maple Ave, New City, New York 10956

will be hosting a blood drive this September 26th from 9 am until 3 pm in honor of Bridget Kunz, daughter of 2nd Assistant Chief Tim Kunz, as she continues her battle against Leukemia. As well as Bridget is doing, her fight is far from over. Blood is always needed for her and others like her. The previous drive held at the New City Ambulance Corps raised 115 PINTS!! We are hoping to match or beat that number! Please make time to swing by the firehouse at 15 Maple Ave., New City and donate! We also are asking that people take a minute to register online here https://drm.nybloodcenter.org/PublicSche…/GroupLanding.aspx…
and schedule what time you will be coming. Walk ins are always welcome- but the registration allows the blood bank to estimate how many donors will show. THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR BRIDGET AND HER FAMILY!!

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4th Annual NY Shriner’s Circus

September 26

|Recurring Event (See all)

German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

Join the fun at the Annual Shriner’s Circus featuring bouncy rides, pony rides, face painting, motorcycle cage, food and more.

 

National Hunting & Fishing Day

September 26 @ 9:00 am  3:00 pm

congers lake memorial park, 

6 Gilchrest Rd  Congers, NY 10920 United States 

A free, fun filled educational, informative day devoted to learning about the outdoors. Learn about fishing, hunting, trapping, wilderness survival and much, much more. Fishing equipment supplied by the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation. Try your hand at archery and fly fishing. This will be a “free fishing” day so no fishing license will be needed to fish on the lake.   For more information www.nhfday.org

 

Revolutionary War Re-enactment with the 2nd NY Regiment

September 26 @ 11:00 am  4:00 pm

Stony Point Battlefield, 

44 Battlefield Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 

Known for their precision drilling with 18th century reproduction weapons and military tactics, the 2nd New York Regiment will demonstrate throughout the day with each presentation ending in musket fire! At 3 p.m. watch the artillery drill. For more information, call 845.786.2521 or visit http://www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

 

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

September 26 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

 

Colonial Day at Tappantown Historical Society

September 26 @ 12:00 pm  3:00 pm

DeWint House, 

20 Livingston St  Tappan, NY 10983 United States 

Bring the whole family to Tappantown’s Annual Colonial Day. Tour the Carriage House Museum and the DeWint House with costumed guides, see Colonial Army reenactors, encampment soldiers and live farm animals. For children there is apple pressing, stenciling, candle dipping, juggling, writing with quill pens and more.

 

Benedict Arnold Lecture at SP Battlefield

September 26 @ 1:30 pm  2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Stony Point Battlefield, 

44 Battlefield Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 

An illustrated lecture covering the events of Benedict Arnold’s life leading up to his decision to switch allegiance and pursue a career with the British Army. It will cover his treasonous dealings with the spy, Major John Andre, and his ultimate demise. Presenter: Tim Chase.   For reservations, call 845.786.2521 or visit www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

 

Defiant Brewery Oktoberfest

September 26 @ 2:00 pm  7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Defiant Brewing Co., 

6 East Dexter Plaza  Pearl River, NY 10965 United States 

An upgraded Oktoberfest bash with two days of celebration, with beer, food and fun. Live oom-pah music by Thomas Burnett & Friends.

 

“A Jew Grows in Brooklyn” at RCC

September 26 @ 8:00 pm  10:00 pm

Rockland Community College, 

145 College Road  Suffern, NY 10901 

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the Off-Broadway musical comedy hit “A Jew Grows in Brooklyn,” starring Jake Ehrenreich.

 

4th Annual NY Shriner’s Circus

September 27

|Recurring Event (See all)

German Masonic Park, 

120 Western Hwy S  Tappan, NY 10983 

Join the fun at the Annual Shriner’s Circus featuring bouncy rides, pony rides, face painting, motorcycle cage, food and more.

 

12th Annual Apple Fest in Piermont

September 27 @ 10:00 am  5:00 pm

Flywheel Park, 

Piermont, NY 10968 United States 

The Blauvelt Lions Club will host the 12th Annual Apple Fest in Piermont with children’s rides, entertainment, food and a flea market.

 

Congers Italian Festival

September 27 @ 11:00 am  6:00 pm

Congers Station Park, 

Burnside Avenue  Congers, 10920 United States 

The Congers-Valley Cottage Rotary presents the 2015 Italian Festival featuring Italian favorites from local restaurants, arts & crafts vendors, specialty vendors, live music and much more. FREE admission Rain date: Sunday, October 4 For information, visit www.congersitalianfestival.com

 

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

September 27 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

 

Benedict Arnold Lecture at SP Battlefield

September 27 @ 1:30 pm  2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Stony Point Battlefield, 

44 Battlefield Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 

An illustrated lecture covering the events of Benedict Arnold’s life leading up to his decision to switch allegiance and pursue a career with the British Army. It will cover his treasonous dealings with the spy, Major John Andre, and his ultimate demise. Presenter: Tim Chase.   For reservations, call 845.786.2521 or visit www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

 

October 2015

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents “Priceless”

October 2  October 4

|Recurring Event (See all)

Penguin Rep Theatre, 

7 Cricketown Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 United States 

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the world premiere comedy by David Robson “Priceless.”

 

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

October 3 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

 

Rock n’ Roll Never Forgets

October 3 @ 8:00 pm  10:00 pm

Rockland Community College, 

145 College Road  Suffern, NY 10901 

Join legendary New York radio personality Dennis Elsas for this live multimedia experience as he shares his favorites stories and experiences in this fascinating show.

 

Bear Mountain 2015 Oktoberfest

October 4 @ 12:00 pm  6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, 

Palisades Interstate Parkway  Bear Mountain, NY 10911 United States 

Visit the 2015 Oktoberfest  for German food and beer, entertainment, craft vendors and much more. FREE admission. $8 per vehicle parking fee For more information, call 845.786.2731 or visit http://www.visitbearmountain.com

 

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents “Priceless”

October 9  October 11

|Recurring Event (See all)

Penguin Rep Theatre, 

7 Cricketown Rd  Stony Point, NY 10980 United States 

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the world premiere comedy by David Robson “Priceless.”

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Friday, Saturday & Sunday Nights Oct. 9 to Nov. 1

Fridays, 7PM – 12AM: $25

Saturdays, 7PM – 1AM: $30

Sundays, 7PM – 11PM: $20

600 Rte. 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY

845.351.5171

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Smoke and Fire Fest

October 10

Provident Bank Park, 

1 Provident Bank Park Dr  Pomona, NY 10970 

The Hudson Valley’s Annual Smoke and Fire Food Fest features smoked and fiery food from the Hudson Valley featuring family entertainment, craft beer and more.

 

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Levity Live Comedy Club, Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

For tickets and showtimes, call 845.353.5400 or visit www.levitylive.com

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