Events

Event Title: The HSN's Yard Sale

Date of Event: 09/23/2017 10:00am

About the Event:

Join us on Saturday, in South Nyack on September 23rd for our annual Yard Sale at the corner of Clinton and South Broadway starting at 10am!

Glass and ceramic wears, household items, books, art – you never know what you’ll find!


Event Title: Nyack Walking Tour: Downtown Nyack

Date of Event: 09/24/2017 2:00pm

About the Event:

UPCOMING WALKING TOUR
The Nyack Walking Tours continue with the Downtown Nyack Tour on September 24th, 2017, at 2pm. Meet near the bottom of Main Street, near the intersection of Main and Gedney.

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.

A $5 donation to the Historical Society of the Nyacks is suggested.

Other 2017 Walking Tour dates are listed below:
October 8th South Nyack – meet at the Southwest corner of the Broadway and Cedar Hill Ave. intersection.
October 15th Oak Hill Cemetery – meet at the cemetery gate on Rt. 9W (between 5th Ave. and Sickles Ave.)
All tours begin at 2pm


Event Title: Armchair Walking Tour: An Early History of the Nyack Library

Date of Event: 09/27/2017 6:30pm

About the Event:

An Early History of the Nyack Library
Wednesday, September 27th, 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, September 28th 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library

A look at the origins of the Nyack Library and some of the Nyack’s early library advocates.
Presented by Joe Barbieri of the Nyack Library Local History Room

Please call ahead to register:
Nyack Library Reference Desk: 845-358-3370 x214
Valley Cottage Library 845-268-7700

The other upcoming Armchair Walking Tours will be:
The Old Nyack Turnpike
Wednesday, October 18th 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, October 19th at 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library

A classic trip down one of Rockland’s most fabled roads. We’ll follow the events, personalities, and sites to see along the way!
Presented by Bob Goldberg of the Historical Society of the Nyacks

The South Nyack Historical Trail Signs
Wednesday, November 29th at 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, November 30th at 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library
The South Nyack Trail Signs Committee has been hard at work creating the informational signs that will line the Esposito Trail in 2018, come join us for a preview of them!

Presented by South Nyack Village Trustee and Trail Sign Committee member Andrew Goodwillie


Event Title: Nyack Walking Tour: South Nyack

Date of Event: 10/08/2017 2:00pm

About the Event:

UPCOMING WALKING TOUR
The Nyack Walking Tours continue with the South Nyack Tour on October 8th, 2017, at 2pm. Meet at the Southwest corner of the Broadway and Cedar Hill Ave. intersection.

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 South Broadway and many others with their floral stained glass entries, palladian widows, mansard roofs, pattern roof shingles and elaborate roof-supporting brackets.

A $5 donation to the Historical Society of the Nyacks is suggested.

The final 2017 Walking Tour will be the Oak Hill Cemetery tour on October 15th at 2pm. Meet at the cemetery gate on Rt. 9W (between 5th Ave. and Sickles Ave.)


Event Title: Nyack Walking Tour: Oak Hill Cemetery

Date of Event: 10/15/2017 2:00pm

About the Event:

UPCOMING WALKING TOUR
The 2017 Nyack Walking Tours wrap up with the Oak Hill Cemetery tour on October 15th at 2pm. Meet at the cemetery gate on Rt. 9W (between 5th Ave. and Sickles Ave.)

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.

A $5 donation to the Historical Society of the Nyacks is suggested.

Thank you for attending the 2017 Walking Tours! Look for them again in spring 2018!


Event Title: Armchair Walking Tour: The Old Nyack Turnpike

Date of Event: 10/18/2017 6:30pm

About the Event:

The Old Nyack Turnpike
Wednesday, October 18th 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, October 19th at 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library

A classic trip down one of Rockland’s most fabled roads. We’ll follow the events, personalities, and sites to see along the way!
Presented by Bob Goldberg of the Historical Society of the Nyacks

Please call ahead to register:
Nyack Library Reference Desk: 845-358-3370 x214
Valley Cottage Library 845-268-7700

 

The final Armchair Walking Tour for 2017 will be:
The South Nyack Historical Trail Signs
Wednesday, November 29th at 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, November 30th at 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library

The South Nyack Trail Signs Committee has been hard at work creating the informational signs that will line the Esposito Trail in 2018, come join us for a preview of them!

Presented by South Nyack Village Trustee and Trail Sign Committee member Andrew Goodwillie


Event Title: Armchair Walking Tour: The South Nyack Trail Signs

Date of Event: 11/29/2017 6:30pm

About the Event:

2017’s final Armchair Walking Tour presentation will be

The South Nyack Historical Trail Signs
Wednesday, November 29th at 6:30pm at the Nyack Library
Thursday, November 30th at 2:00pm at the Valley Cottage Library

The South Nyack Trail Signs Committee has been hard at work creating the informational signs that will line the Esposito Trail in 2018, come join us for a preview of them!

Presented by South Nyack Village Trustee and Trail Sign Committee member Andrew Goodwillie

Please call ahead to register:
Nyack Library Reference Desk: 845-358-3370 x214
Valley Cottage Library 845-268-7700