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Smithsonian Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
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Location:

Various locations
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United States

Hudson River Valley Ramble

The Hudson River Valley Ramble is an annual event series that celebrates the history, culture and natural resources of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, as well as the amazing landscape, communities, and trails throughout the region.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
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Location:

625 Broadway - 4th Floor
Albany, NY, 12207
United States

Phone:

518-473-3835

Zoo Tots at the Beardsley Zoo!

This mostly 45 minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme related songs or games, live animals, and a simple craft. REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Dates: 
10/09/2018
10/10/2018
11/13/2018
10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

(203) 394-6563

Little Athletes Gymnastics Camp at Chelsea Piers (ages 3-5)-daily

Little Athletes Gymnastics Camp supports each child's natural love of movement and exploration. A low camper-to-teacher ratio ensures personal attention and maximizes safety. Through supportive instruction and creative play, preschoolers are introduced to the basic elements of gymnastics and movement while enjoying a daily "REC" activity within our state-of-the-art sports complex. Little Athletes recreational activities include rock climbing, soccer and more.
Dates: 
10/08/2018
11/06/2018
11/12/2018
8:45 am - 11:45 am
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Location:

One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States

Phone:

203-989-1100

Hudson Valley Irish Festival

Join us at THE FEST on Saturday, September 29, 2018 On the majestic banks of the Hudson River at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green Park, the Annual Hudson Valley Irish Fest celebrates the positive values of the rich Irish American culture and heritage alive in the Hudson Valley today. This year's sponsors are McCaffrey signs, JP McHale, MetroCom radios, D Bertolini & Sons and The Quiet Man Public House In Peekskill.
Dates: 
09/29/2018
11am - 7pm
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Location:

Peekskill Riverfront Green Park
Railroad Ave
Peekskill, NY, 10566
United States

Phone:

(914)588-2710

SPORTS ACADEMY SCHOOL BREAK CAMP at Chelsea Piers

Looking for something to do while your child is off from school? Chelsea Piers offers an unparalleled sports experience that is both fun and enriching. Our creative curriculum utilizes all areas of our facility, packing the fun and excitement of our classes and camps into one amazing experience. Knowledgeable and experienced coaches teach and lead games such as soccer, basketball, baseball, floorball and much more. 5 - 13 YEARS BOYS & GIRLS
Dates: 
10/08/2018
11/06/2018
11/12/2018
8:45AM - 3:45PM
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Location:

One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States

Phone:

203-989-1100

Pound Ridge Harvest Festival

The Pound Ridge Harvest Festival is a celebration of local food and culture. Free to enter, the Harvest Festival highlights local merchants and speciality food purveyors who select their most enticing dishes to serve. Craft breweries are on hand with copious pours of the finest brews, and a wine tasting features a variety of wines hand selected by the town’s speciality wine stores. The kids pavilion features a root beer garden, face painting, fun games, contests and more!
Dates: 
10/13/2018
1:00 - 6:00
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Location:

Pound Ridge Town Park
179 Westchester Ave
Pound Ridge, NY, 10576
United States

Pick Your Own Apples

PYO Apples will begin Saturday, September 8th. Open Saturdays & Sundays ONLY in September & October 10 am - 4:30 pm
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
Saturdays & Sundays ONLY in September & October 10am - 4:30pm
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Organization:

Dressel Farms

Location:

271 State Rte 208 New Paltz
New Paltz, NY, 12561
United States

Phone:

845-255-0693

Pickle Day- NYC

Pickle Day takes place annually in New York’s historic Lower East Side neighborhood and is the world’s largest pickle festival. Come on down to Orchard Street on Sunday, October 14, 2018 for this year’s event! Who is Pickle Day For? Pickle day is for everyone! Whether you’re a pickle-loving toddler or a granny with a gherkin, Pickle Day is quintessential New York and the perfect fall festival for dills of all ages! We line Orchard with three full blocks of the best in Lower East Side restaurants and boutiques – packed with giant games, a face painter, live DJs, balloon animals, carnival games, and giveaways galore! Come on down to enjoy all things pickled with 20+ picklers, 30 local eateries, specialty ice cream surprises, pickles on a stick, and our giant talking pickle mascot!
Dates: 
10/14/2018
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Location:

54 Orchard St
New York, NY, 10002
United States

Phone:

212-226-9010

New York Renaissance Faire

Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament. Meet Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Feast on savory sweets and tempting treats. See amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more. Play a game of skill or chance. Shop our Marketplace featuring over 100 Artisans offering the finest in handmade wares. Fun for the whole family!
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
10 am - 7 pm
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Location:

600 Route 17A Sterling Forest
Tuxedo Park, NY, 10987
United States

Phone:

845-351-5171

Pumpkin Picking at Apple Ridge Orchards

Prepare yourself for a new experience in pumpkin picking with pumpkins of all sizes. Our decorated pumpkin patch grasps the imagination as you stroll through the pumpkins and take pictures amongst various custom farm displays including an old tractor and family fun portrait paintings.
Dates: 
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and all holidays, from 9 am – 6 pm
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Organization:

Apple Ridge Orchards

Location:

101 Jessup Road
Warwick , NY, 10990
United States

Phone:

845-987-7717

Westchester Walk for Apraxia

he 2018 Westchester Walk for Apraxia is a celebration of the Apraxia stars in the tristate area, whom will be recognized individually and receive medals at the opening award ceremony followed by a 1 mile family friendly walk and family fun entertainment.
Dates: 
09/30/2018
9:00am - 2:00pm
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Location:

Tibbetts Brook Park
355 Midland Avenue
Yonkers, NY, 10704
United States

Weir Tour

Meet at the Joseph Caputo Community Center & take a short walk to the Weir on the Double Arch Bridge. There you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history supplying water to a thirsty New York City. There is an optional (self-led) walk along the Sing Sing Kill Greenway, located below the Double Arch Bridge, after the Weir Tour. Address: 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562, just west of Rte. 9/Highland Ave. at the junction of Croton Ave. (Rte. 133) (from Metro-North Ossining Train Station by taxi or 15-minute uphill walk). Inquiries: Peter Dispensa, solarconstant@msn.com or 914-522-5000.
Dates: 
10/13/2018
10:00 AM
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Location:

15 Walnut Street (Park Office)
Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522
United States

Phone:

914-522-5000

Play Days@Jay

Fridays through October 26, Play Days @ Jay, 12pm-2pm. Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at John Jay Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm. Free admission.
Dates: 
09/21/2018
09/28/2018
10/05/2018
12 pm–2 pm
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Location:

400 Jay Street
Katonah, NY, 10536
United States

Phone:

914.232.5651

Chelsea Piers FULL-DAY GYMNASTICS CAMP- Daily

At Chelsea Piers Gymnastics Camp, gymnasts of all levels, from beginners to advanced, experience the thrill of learning new skills and mastering old ones. Our experienced and highly qualified staff works with small groups to identify individual strengths, teach proper technique and help campers reach their highest potential. Campers are divided into small groups by age and skill level. Whether a child dreams of mastering Olympic-level goals or simply wants to channel their boundless energy, he or she will love Chelsea Piers Gymnastics Camp.
Dates: 
10/08/2018
11/06/2018
11/12/2018
8:45AM - 3:45PM
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Location:

One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT, 06902
United States

Phone:

203-989-1100

Pick Your Own Apples

Apple picking begins September 6th and runs daily from 10:00am – 5:00pm through November. There are a variety of over 20 apples to choose; depending on the type of apple the picking period varies. Check out the chart below to see when your favorite apple is available for picking. If you just want to take a trip to enjoy the farm and enjoy a delicious apple, you can purchase apples in the farm stand.
Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
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Organization:

Stuart's Fruit Farm

Location:

62 Granite Springs Rd.
Granite Springs, NY, 10527
United States

Phone:

(914)245-2784

Rivertown Public Market

Rivertown Public Market, a celebration of local food and makers, will take place at the Waterfront Park in Dobbs Ferry on September 22nd. Join us for some of Westchester and the Lower Hudson Valley's best food and drinks, in a beautiful park on the Hudson River with live music and kids' activities. The Rivertown Public Market is a food festival will be held in Dobbs Ferry on September 22nd and net proceeds will benefit the Rivertowns Chamber of Commerce. This event will be free and filled with food and fun activities for families. Including Mario the Magician at 11:00 am.
Dates: 
09/22/2018
11 am - 4 pm
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Location:

Waterfront Park
Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522
United States

Open House at The Harvey School

Please join us for an open house event to meet our faculty and students and get a tour of our beautiful campus!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
9 am - 12 pm
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Organization:

The Harvey School

Location:

260 Jay Street
Katonah, NY, 10536
United States

Phone:

914-232-3161 ext. 113

OKTOBERFEST at Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain is honored to announce Oktoberfest has been included in USA Today's 10 Best Oktoberfests in the Nation!
Dates: 
09/22/2018
09/23/2018
09/29/2018
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Location:

Route 23A PO Box 295
Hunter, NY, 12442
United States

Phone:

800-486-8376

Nyack Famous Street Fair

The fair features booths bursting with arts and crafts, a great selection of retail items, collectibles, home décor and commercial vendors.
Dates: 
10/07/2018
10am - 5pm
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Location:

Nyack Street Fair
N Broadway & Main St
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Apple Picking at Apple Ridge Orchards

Welcome to Apple Ridge Orchards the most scenic and rustic pick-your-own apple orchard, peach orchard and pumpkin patch throughout the Hudson and Warwick Valley. Prepare yourself for a new experience in apple picking. Apple Ridge Orchards features well-manicured trees, spectacular views, and tasty apple varieties – home to more than 20 varieties of pick-your-own apples. Educational fun with dwarf trees even little ones can reach. From September to November, we offer schools, families, friends and visitors an opportunity to enjoy breathtaking scenery, tractor pulled hay wagon rides, pet and feed friendly farm animals, explore a corn maze, view our honey bee observation hives and savor our delicious honey, fresh pressed apple cider, apple cider donuts, homemade mixes, apple butter, fresh preserves, and other treats at our farm.
Dates: 
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
09/22/2018
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and all holidays, from 9 am – 6 pm
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Organization:

Apple Ridge Orchards

Location:

101 Jessup Road
Warwick , NY, 10990
United States

Phone:

845-987-7717

Fall Festival and Apple Picking at Harvest Moon

Come on out to the farm, support what we do, and create life long memories with your loved ones!
Dates: 
09/19/2018
09/20/2018
09/21/2018
Orchard/Picking Hours: Daily from 9am - 4:30pm; Festival Weekends 10am - 5pm
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Location:

130 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem, NY, 10560
United States

Phone:

914.485.1210

In the MKNG - the creativity festival

Join us for In the MKNG, a new festival celebrating creativity and DIY. There will be hands-on, family-friendly experiences, including live demonstrations, interactive activities, craft vendors, food and live music.
Dates: 
09/29/2018
09/30/2018
10 am - 6 pm
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Location:

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
200 Hurd Rd
Bethel, NY, 12720
United States

Phone:

201-835-1200