Weekend Round-up: Mist-e the cow, a beer bike, and two Dutch festivals take over Governors Island

This weekend, thousands of visitors came out to Governors Island to enjoy the last official weekend of summer. Many visitors took advantage of the miles of car-free biking here, while others caught performances at the New Island Festival, and saw the houses of Nolan Park as they were transformed by Droog design as a part of Pioneers of Change.

One attraction that provided delight for children and adults alike was Mist-e Simone, the New Island Festivals’ iconic cow.  Mist-e took up residence on the Festival’s Boulevard of Broken Dreams and was a great ambassador for the Island.

Another unique site during the festival was the archeological dig. Even though the festival is over, the archeological dig will remain open every Friday – Sunday until the Island closes.  So even though these wonderful Dutch events are over, there are still many more dynamic exhibitions, performances and programs happening through October 11.

Visitors at the Pioneers of Change exhibition in Nolan Park, where visitors experienced unique examples of Dutch architecture, fashion and design

Visitors at the Pioneers of Change exhibition in Nolan Park, where visitors experienced unique examples of Dutch architecture, fashion and design

 
Children on the Boulevard of Broken Dreams, at the center of the New Island Festival

Children on the Boulevard of Broken Dreams, at the center of the New Island Festival

Mist-e relaxing on Colonels Row with visitors

Mist-e relaxing on Colonels Row with visitors

Many visitors ate and drank at the New Island Festival. Here, visitors enjoy a beer on the beer bike

Many visitors ate and drank at the New Island Festival. Here, several enjoy a beer on the beer bike

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