This weekend offers ragamuffins and enough Fall Festivals to shake a broomstick at. Here in Larchmont the big ticket is the Rag-a-Muffin Parade.
Line up begins Saturday at 12:30pm at the corner of Palmer and Larchmont Avenues and the parade will start at 1pm. March in costume to the Fire House at the corner of the Boston Post Road where hot dogs will be served and enjoy the Friends of the Larchmont Library’s Scarecrow Festival in front of the Larchmont Library.
The Scare Fair at Central School...Let the Ghoul Times roll!
Oct 19 from 12 to 5 pm. 1000 Palmer Avenue, Mamaroneck. This event is open to the public and there is no charge for admission. The Scare Fair is the largest event coordinated by the Central PTA and includes a 70′ slide, bumper cars, face painting, games, Pony rides and a whole lot more.
Old Dutch Church – Sleepy Hollow
Enjoy grilled brats, pumpkin ale, cider, face painting, balloon tying, storytelling, music, fall crafts and the Headless Horseman. FREE
Spooktobertfest for Kids – Hartsdale
DJ, confetti clowns, inflatable slide and kid’s obstacle course, face painting, petting zoo, Halloween crafts and games and a pirate school show. $5
Pound Ridge HarvestFest – Pound Ridge
Live music by the Smithereens, New Orleans style parade, food, contests, games and activities for all ages. Beer garden by Magic Hat and a root beer garden for the little ones. FREE
Oktoberfest for Kids – Bronxville
Pretzels, root beer, apple cider, cider donuts, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, polka freeze dance, German chocolate cupcake decorating and relay races. FREE
Sheldrake’s Fall Festival – Larchmont
Join the environmental center’s day of family fun with pumpkins, animals, music, crafts and more. FREE with a suggested donation of $5.
Greenburgh Nature Center’s Fall Festival – Scarsdale
A hands-on day for the kids participating in scarecrow making, pumpkin carving and painting, cider making, scavenger hunts, tractor rides, and petting zoo. $10, $8 if you pre-register.
Muscoot Farm Autumn Celebration – Katonah
Spend the day listening and dancing to a band, watch a blacksmithing demonstration, make origami, visit the antique cars, decorate a sugar pumpkin, and take a hay ride. FREE
Children’s Halloween Festival – Bronxville
Carnival rides, pony rides, food, live music, and more. FREE
Photo: Ragamuffin 2010 by Scott Jones