We've listed the biggest events in town and nearby this weekend, but be sure to visit our events calendar for many more happenings! (Don't see your event? You can post it! Click here.)
The Most Stuff Going On at a Farmers' Market Ever!
When/Where: Tarrytown Farmers' Market, Patriot's Park, Tarrytown, Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 to 1 p.m.
Who Go: Saturday's market is teeming with good food of course and truly something for everyone this week. There's the annual environmental fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., scarecrow making for all at 10:30 a.m. (materials provided), Move to the Music performance from the Tessera String Band from 10 a.m. to noon...and wait, there's more: Taste the Season cooking demos and food samples with Jackie Vanovor and Maggie Harris from 10 a.m. to noon, and... Pick-a-Book Picnic with Warner Library at 11:30 a.m. If that doesn't get you to the market, I don't know what will...
Themed Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Lantern Tours: There Goes the Neighborhood!
When/Where: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, 540 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Sun, Oct. 14. More dates: Oct. 21, 27, 28, 31; from 7 to 9 p.m.
Why Go: Join Sara Mascia and Tara Van Tassell of our local historical society on these evening walking tours of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery as they discover our colorful local residents and some of our world famous inhabitants. You’ll visit author Washington Irving, self-styled frontiersman Alfred Weed, eccentric poet Minna Irving, business owner and social activist Amanda Foster, wealthy industrialists William Rockefeller and John Archbold, labor leader Samuel Gompers, and many others—all by the light of kerosene lanterns! Yes, Tara is a real Van Tassell, and she may even dish on her famous family!
Pricing: $24.99, purchase tickets here or by calling 1-888-71-TICKETS Monday-Friday, 9 am to 9 pm. Tickets are selling fast.
Lyndhurst: Scarecrow Invasion
When/Where: Lyndhurst, daily during daylight hours. 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
Why Go: Participating in this year's Scarecrow Invasion are Irvington School District Middle and High Schools, Westlake Middle School, Mount Pleasant School District, Blind Brook Elementary School, and Another Step, Elmsford. Walk amidst this exuberant installation of over 400 scarecrows from October 12 through October 31. Then there’s the greenhouse: inside the “bones” of Lyndhurst’s spectacular 18,600 square foot greenhouse are the setting for an outdoor art exhibition, opening October 14 through November 11. For more information visit Scarecrow.
Pricing: Free to walk the grounds
Dance to Make a Difference
Where/When: Lewisboro Town Park, Sat. Oct. 13, 10 a.m. - 3p.m
Why go: To support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Light the Night Walk on November 3rd, and a local girl who suffers from the disease, Sabrina Marciante. ZUMBA Demos will be held at 10:30am, 12:00, and 1:30. Jump for a cure in the Inflatable Castle and take part in arts and crafts, face painting, giveaways and raffles and a live Candy Land Game. Hot Dogs, Popcorn, and Hot Apple Cider. Details here.
Price: $20 per Zumba class, refreshments for purchase.
Pound Ridge Harvest Festival
Where/When: Downtown Scotts Corners, Sat. Oct. 13, 2 p.m - 6 p.m.
Why go: Great food, great music, see neighbors and friends. More details can be found on the event listing. Toad the Wet Sprocket and musicians from Fox Lane High School are slated to perform.
Pricing: Cost of food, event is free.
Bedford Hills Lions Club Car Show
Where/When: The Lions Club of Bedford Hills will be hosting a Car Show on Sunday, October 14 [rain date Sun., Oct. 21) from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Show will take place in the Katonah Commuter Parking Lot #3 [50 Woods Bridge Road, Katonah, NY).
Why go: Whether or not you are a car aficionado, it's fun to check out the variety of vintage and new cars on display. hould arrive by 8:30am; the show will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be food and various vendor tables throughout the show area.
Price: The cost is $15 to enter a vehicle in the Show. Spectator price is $5 per person, 5 yrs and under are free.
Briarcliff Harvest in the Village
Where/When: Pleasantville Road Business District on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: The Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual day of sidewalk sales, entertainment for families, food sales and more on Saturday. Check out pony rides, a petting zoo, a bouncy castle, live music, yoga, a juggler, arts and crafts and more.
Pricing: Free to browse
Pleasantville Sidewalk Sale Days
Where/When: Downtown Pleasantville on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 all day
Why go: More than 28 village businesses will be offering special deals and more on Friday and Saturday, along with special activities and entertainment for families. Read more here.
Pricing: Free to browse
Pleasantville Lions Club Horseshoe Tournament
Where/When: Roselle Park on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m.
Why go: The Lions Club is gearing up for its annual horseshoe tournament, which is open to two-person teams comprised of anyone 12 and up. There are cash prizes and trophies. There will be grilled food, snacks and drinks available for purchase. Check our photos from last year's tournament here.
Charity Golf Outing to Benefit the National Amputee Foundation & SPCA of Westchester
When/Where: Friday, Oct. 12 at the Somers Pointe Golf Club, located at 1000 West Hill Drive in Somers
Why Go: Yorktown's CobbleStone Abstract company will be hosting a small charity golf outing to benefit the Veteran's National Amputee Foundation and the SPCA of Westchester. There will be two amputee veterans from the National Amputee Foundation, which helps all veterans. They will be playing golf. The National Amputee Foundation helps all veterans.
Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Warm up on the range is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a BBQ at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12:30 p.m. The cocktail reception, dinner, raffles and auction begin at 5:30 p.m.
Price: $200 per golfer for lunch, dinner and golf; dinner only $100.
YHS Music Boosters Gigantic Tag Sale
When/Where: Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. at the Yorktown High School cafeteria
Why Go: It's the 6th Annual YHS Music Boosters Tag Sale when dozens of families can contribute a variety of items. Donations will be accepted on Friday, Oct. 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. and can be brought to the YHS Band Room. You can donate new or gently used collectibles, books, household items, small (working) appliances, clothing, furniture, toys, sports equipment or other treasures. No baby items, stuffed animals, upholstered furniture, mattresses, pillows or exercise equipment.
The money raised from the tag sale will help defray the cost of the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra's participation in regional music festivals
Price: Admission is free.
10th Annual Community Car & Contraption Show
Where/Where: Sunday, Oct. 14 at 12 p.m. at Peter Pratt's Inn, located at 673 Croton Heights Rd. in Yorktown
Why Go: Spend the afternoon at Yorktown's historic Peter Pratt's Inn for the 10th Annual Croton Heights Community Car and Contraption Show featuring cars, tractors and antique mechanical exhibition. Refreshments will available through the local Girl Scout troop.
Contact: For information call 914-962-4090.
Cary Brown Jazz Concert
Where/Where: Sunday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown, located at 2880 Crompond Rd. in Yorktown
Why Go: Cary Brown has been an international touring musician since the early 90's, when he toured extensively with the founding fathers of Jamaican jazz, The Skatalites. He has since played, recorded, and toured with many diverse artists, including The Toasters, The New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, The Sloan Wainwright Band, and Levon Helm. He is joined by Kermit Driscoll on Bass and Pete Zimmer on drums.
Price: Suggested donation