Labor Day symbolizes the unofficial end of summer, and there are lots of local events this weekend to help you end the season with a bang. In 1884 New York City selected the first Monday in September as the “Workingmen’s Holiday”. And in 1885 Labor Day was celebrated in industrial centers of the country.
The vital force of the American laborer help make this nation the greatest economic and free democratic power of the world. We have so much to be grateful for, please take a moment this weekend to pay tribute to the resilient strength and leadership — the American worker.
Here are our picks for the Holiday weekend:
- Jazz, Blues & Jambalaya: Yonkers Waterfront (FREE)
Friday August 31st (6:30pm – 8pm)
1 Van Der Donck, Yonkers
(914) 969-6660; yonkersdowntown.com
- 812 Overture Concert: FREE fireworks and cannon salute.
Trophy Point Amphitheatre, 600 Thayer Rd., West Point New York
Sunday, September 2, 6:30 PM (Rain Date: September 3)
Call for details 845-938-2617 westpointband.com
- 26th Annual Labor Day Antiques Fair (FREE)
Lason Park on the main lawn rain or shine.
Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Route 35 Somers, NY 10589 Monday September 3rd (10 am to 5 pm).
For details call the Westchester County Parks Department
Source: New York Newsday, Entertainment, Things to Do