Westchester has something for just about everyone. When planning your trip to the Hudson Valley, Westchester County's Favorite Escapes is the ideal starting point to planning your itinerary.
|Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford
Box Office: (914) 592-2222
Sept. 25 - Nov. 30 and Dec. 31 - Jan. 11, South Pacific
Oct. 4 - Nov. 1, Scared by the Sound, Fridays through Sundays
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Katonah
Nov. 1, Soirée at the Rosen House, A Black and White Ball
Through Nov. 2, In the Garden of Sonic Delights
|LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Westchester's Ridge Hill, Yonkers
Oct. 4 - 26, Brick-or-Treat
Little ghosts and mummies can check out October’s events at LEGOLAND Discovery Center including Brick-or-Treat, which is happening every Saturday and Sunday in October. Purchase tickets online.
Oct. 24, Jay and the Americas
For these shows and others, you can purchase tickets online. All shows begin at 8 p.m.
|Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Pocantico Hills
Regular events: Get up close with the livestock and stroll through the vegetable fields with the weekly Insider’s Tour of Stone Barns Center. Young children can participate in Hands-on Egg Collecting or enjoy Story Time on the Farm. Sunday Farm Market. Farm Store on weekdays.
Get tickets for all events online.
|Horseman's Hollow, Philippsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow
Oct. 4 - Nov. 1
Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased online or by phone at (914) 366-6900.
|Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
Oct. 17 - Nov. 2, Jay Ghoul's House of Curiosities
|Westchester Ridge Hill, Yonkers
Oct. 25, Second Annual Harvestfest
Neuberger Museum of Art, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase
|Westchester Philharmonic, 123 Main St., White Plains
Sunday, Dec. 21, 3 p.m.
|Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers
Discover Muscoot Farm Family Programs
There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres.
Oct. 25, Boo Walk
The Boo Walk is an observation scavenger hunt where children of all ages walk a raked path in the woods trying to find all 31 Halloween objects hidden in the forest. Once completed, all participants are rewarded with a sweet Halloween treat.
|John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, 400 Jay Street (Route 22), Katonah
(914) 232-5651 and
Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
Oct. 25, Harvest Festival, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Part of Cultural Katonah’s "Fall is For Families" program will include cider-pressing, making a traditional God’s eye craft from yarn and twigs and pumpkin decorating. Pumpkins may be purchased during the Harvest Festival from the John Jay Homestead Farm Market’s pumpkin patch. Following festivities at John Jay, participants may bring their God’s eye to Westmoreland Sanctuary for it to be hung in the Enchanted Forest.
|Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights
This is a working crop farm and environmental education facility featuring demonstration models for backyard farming, animal management, rainwater harvesting, organic composting, and green-roof technology. Visitors are encouraged to come and hike the farm’s 3.5 miles of woodland trails, enjoy a picnic overlooking the property and visit the chickens and goats.
View the events calendar for a complete listing of events. Some events require advance ticketing.
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, 1701 Main Street, Peekskill
Oct. 26, The Lives of Hamilton Fish
|Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem
Westchester's many parks and nature centers have family-fun events throughout the season. Call (914) 864-PARK or visit www.westchestergov.com/parks.