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MIX PICKS For The First Weekend In August

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August is finally here! And yes, that means summer is in the home stretch. So, you should be enjoying your weekends, but you have no clue what to do? Don’t worry cause the MixPicks For Your Weekend are here. So whether you want to stay in town or travel for some fun, Mix has got it done!

1. Dancing Under the Stars with the Benny Havens Band
Location: Trophy Point, West Point NY
Happening: Saturday, August 5, 7:30 PM – 9 PM
This weekend it isn’t Dancing with the Stars it’s Dancing Under the Stars. Happening at trophy point on the West Point campus is the annual Dancing Under the Stars concert presented by the West Point Band as a part of their summer concert series. Feel free to dance to your heart’s Delight whether that’s doing the Dougie, the Mashed Potato, the Foxtrot, the Tango or the Freestyle. All types of music will be played during the festivities from Disco to Country and everything in between. Also, feel free to bring the whole family because thi’s event is free and open to all. For more information head to www.WestPointBand.com

2. Slide The City
Location: Saturday, August 5, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Happening: North Church Street (from the Square to Golden Hill Ave) Goshen
This ain’t your backyard slip and slide. Nope, “Slide the City” is a family fun event that’s main attraction is a 1000 ft water slide. Yes that’s the record breaking slide. Apart from the huge slip-and-slide there will also be live music, food trucks and festive games. So, enjoy this truly once-in-a-lifetime event and see how fast you can go through the city of Goshen. Feel free to bring sunscreen a bathing suit and don’t forget shoes cuz the pavement is going to be hot on Saturday August 5th. Four tickets to this event head to eventbrite.com

3. Jump for Jaclyn
Location: Nu Cavu 857 Plains Rd, Wallkill, New York 12589
Happening: Sunday, August 6, 8 AM – 5 PM
Do you want to kick cancer in the butt will then come check out one of the most unique fundraising activities on the Hudson Valley. Jump for Jaclyn  is a fundraiser that benefits the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation which is a non-for-profit that seeks to improve the lives for children battling pediatric cancer. The event which is in its second year will have experience skydivers take on the exhausting task of completing 25 skydives in one day to raise money for Pediatric cancer. Also if you an experienced skydiver you can buy a pass to skydive as well. For more information check out facebook.com/JumpForJaclyn

4. Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock
Location: Radio City Music Hall 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York
Happening: Saturday, August 5, 8 PM- 11
If you’re looking to add a little laugh to your life then look no further than Dave Chappelle’s Comedy Tour as it stops by Radio City Music Hall in NYC. Oh and did we mention he’s going to have a special guest Chris Rock. There also be Trevor Noah on hand The Roots and Childish Gambino. Come see one of the living legends of Comedy as he makes you laugh like if you can. For tickets and event info head to NYCDailyEvents.Com

5. Mix At The Movies: The Dark Tower & Kidnap
Hitting the box office this weekend is Halle Berry’s Kidnap. This action thriller tells the story of a mother (Barry) and her unsurmountable will to save her child by who is abducted. Also, opening theaters is The Dark Tower. The Dark Tower is a big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel series of the same name the film stars Matthew McConaughey as the evil “Man in Black” and Idris Elba as the “Gunslinger” who’s on a quest to protect the Dark Tower from mythical evil creatures.

 

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