Hastings Friday Night Live is an event hosted by the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, intended to transform our downtown into a vibrant destination for residents and visitors alike. Everyone is invited to come together in the downtown to shop, dine and enjoy community!
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Hastings Friday Night Give
• Every Saturday through Thanksgiving, special August hours 8:30am–1pm
• through September 1, opening reception Sunday, August 11 from 2pm–5pm
• Saturday September 7
• Sunday September 8
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz
We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Journeys to Places Real and Imagined, presented by the Hastings Village Arts Commission.
Hastings Village Hall
7 Maple Avenue, Hastings
Viewing hours, Mon.- Sat, 9-4:30 pm
• Thursday, September 12, 6pm–8pm: Art Exhibition Opening Party The Hastings Village Arts Commission Exhibit “We’re Not In Kansas Anymore- Journeys to Places Real + Imagined” • Hastings Village Hall. Live Music & refreshments, free,
• Sunday, September 22, 2pm–4pm: Special Talk: The Magical Life of Billie Burke. Presented by Natalie Barry, President, Hastings Historical Society
Hastings Public Library, The Orr Room. Lecture followed by reception
• Saturday October 5
“Follow the Yellow Balloons!” throughout Downtown Hastings-on-Hudson for “Oz” themed specials and activities at businesses! Check this page for a list of participating merchants or just head downtown and follow the yellow balloons!
Attend The Good Witch Coffee Bar – ‘Oz” Family Events at the Metro North Train Station:
9am–12pm: The Technicolor Pachyderm, presented by the Hastings Village Arts Commission, Help build and paint a colorful paper cache elephant!
“The Good Witch’s Bubble Party” 3pm–5pm
Families are invited to come make oversized bubbles in the spirit of Glinda’s preferred mode of transportation! Themed refreshments, “cake walks” on the half hour and a musical performance by Amy Lynn Hamlin!
Free Wizard of Oz Face Painting and Film Screening at the Library!
Wizard of Oz Face Painting: 5:30pm–7pm
Sunset “Wizard of Oz” Film Screening at Fulton Park (adjacent to the library) 7:30pm – bring a blanket! (in case of rain, screening will take place in the library’s Orr Room).
*The Hastings Art Commission Exhibit: “We’re Not In Kansas Anymore- Journeys to Places Real + Imagined” will be on view until 8pm!
Friday Night Live Oktoberfest & Fire Dept. Demos
• Friday, October 4 (rain date October 11)
Boulanger Plaza (parking lot off Main Street)
Food & Drink
Boro6 Wine Bar • Bread & Brine • Divino Cucina Italiana • The Mill Beer Garden • Penny Lick Ice Cream Co. • Pizza Grill • Saint George Bistro • Sakura Garden • Slices “German Sausage Stand”
Jake Shulman-Ment and Midwood
Fire Dep. and Ambulance Corp Demos! • Jaws of Life – Hook & Ladder – Smoke Trailer • Fire Dept. Cookout • Fire Truck Jumbo Slide, Face Painting & Tattoos for kids • Stein Holding Competition
Shops and Upstream Gallery Open Late!
Hastings Halloween Events
• October 19, 20, and 31
FNL Lights Up The Night – Tree Lighting and The Village Crawl to benefit the Hastings Food Pantry
• Friday December 6
Drop & Shop Bingo Night at the JHCC
• Thursday, December 12
Holiday Celebration at the JHCC
• Sunday, December 15
Drop & Shop Movie Night at the JHCC
• Thursday December 19