We’re staying outside all weekend with sidewalk sales, a Mexican party complete with mariachi band, a free musical for kids at Columbus Park and a Sunday morning cruise of the Hudson River. Intrigued? Read on…
This weekend both New Rochelle and White Plains are having sidewalk sales in their downtown. New Rochelle’s annual sidewalk sale started on Wednesday, September 12 and runs through Saturday, September 15. Enjoy the beautiful late summer as you shop for kids clothes from Jay’s Boutique (490 Main Street), wearable art at Just Funki (37 Division Street) and school supplies at Educational Tools N Toys (572 Main Street) plus many more. For the entire list of vendors visit their website.
The White Plains Sidewalk Sale started also started on Wednesday and runs through Sunday, September 16 from 10am – 5pm. Shop at American Terrain Outdoors (175 East Post Road), Fair Deal Cafe (253 Mamaroneck Avenue), Green Mountain Energy (445 Hamilton Avenue) and more. Get the full list of retailers here.
Treat your family to a free musical at Columbus Park in Mamaroneck this Saturday, September 15, at 3:00 pm. You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown will be performed by Westchester’s Sandbox Theatre. (Rain date: Sunday, Sept 15th at 3:00pm) Columbus Park: Van Ranst Place, off Mamaroneck Avenue.
On Sunday, September 16, bring your family to the Fiesta Grande at New Rochelle Library Green and you’ll think you have been transported to Mexico with Mexican food, vendors, artisans demonstrating traditional Mexican arts, craft making booths plus live music from Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York with a 5-6 piece ensemble of Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino and traditional music dancing. Ole! The Fiesta Grande is from 12 – 5pm and launches New Rochelle’s Big Read, a community-wide reading of Sun, Stone and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories.
If you’re in the mood for something truly spectacular (and when are we not?), this Sunday, Sept 16 you can take a Hudson River Cruise on the tour boat “Evening Star” departing from Peekskill, NY. The 30 passenger boat includes a canopy for shade and open deck. The cruise lasts for 3 hours and soft drinks, beer and wine are sold aboard. Bring a picnic and enjoy the sights of Dunderberg Mountain, Iona Island, Bear Mountain Bridge, the sites of Revolutionary War forts and more. Make a reservation by calling 914-589-7773 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Cost: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15, child 5-12, under 5 free. ) Find out about more cruise dates at Hudson River Valley Ramble and get $5 off by mentioning that you are a “Rambler”! This Sunday’s boat departs from the Riverfront Green Park (near the Metro North Train Station): 50 Hudson Ave. Peekskill, NY.