SOMERS, N.Y. – A scavenger hunt, a cupcake contest and St. Luke’s annual Harvest Festival are just a few of the events in Somers this weekend.
Friday, Oct. 19
Wine Tasting at Front Street Cellar: 5 to 8 p.m. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Front Street Cellar will feature wines that give back. The shop is at 3 Front Street in Croton Falls.
SIS 40th Birthday Party: 5:30 to 9:15 p.m. Celebrate Somers Intermediate School's 40th birthday with games, crafts, cake walks, food, face painting, prizes and more. The event is sponsored by the school's PTA and takes place at 240 Route 202, Somers.
Saturday, Oct. 20
St. Luke’s Harvest Festival and Tag Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s time for the annual Harvest Festival at Bailey Park, at the corner of routes 100 and 202, adjoining the church grounds. More than 50 vendors will be there, selling jewelry, art, photography, books, crafts and more. A giant tag sale will take place in the St. Luke’s parking lot, while the lawns are covered with pumpkins and mums for sale. The event will take place rain or shine. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is on Route 100 in Somers, adjacent to Bailey Park.
CrossFit Cancer Fundraiser: 9 a.m. CrossFit Somers hosts its 2nd annual ‘Barbells for Boobs Amazing Grace’ fundraiser benefiting Mammograms in Action, a non-profit organization that helps to close the funding gap and educate woman about the importance of breast health. Contact Michael or Steve McNamara at (914) 231-9399 or email@example.com for more information. CrossFit Somers is at 2 Old Tomahawk Street in Somers.
Northern Exposure: 10 a.m. to noon. The popular photography club meets at the Van Tassell House. The October assignment is titled, “Fall and Pets.” Photographers of all levels are welcome. For more information, contact Mimma at NEPhotography@googlegroups.com. The Van Tassell House is at 98 Primrose St., Somers.
Fall Festival at Harvest Moon Farm: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hayrides, face painting, cider doughnuts, a pumpkin patch, apple picking and live music are a few of the highlights at Harvest Moon’s Fall Festival. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchards is at 130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem.
Scavenger Hunt at Angle Fly: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the family to hike the trails of the Angle Fly Preserve in search of special trees, plants, rocks and other things. Prizes go to the winners. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Somers Land Trust and the Friends of Angle Fly. The fee is $10 per family. Meet at the Yellow Trail in the upper parking lot. The rain date is Sunday at the same time. The Angle Fly Preserve is on Primrose Street in Somers.
SEF Cupcake Wars: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Somers school teachers will compete against the clock and each other to create the most delicious and impressive cupcake display. Refreshments will include pizza, beverages and a cupcake sale. Tickets are $5 per person or $15 per family. It’s sponsored by the Somers Education Fund and takes place in the Somers High School cafeteria, 120 Primrose St., Lincolndale.
Lasdon Train Display: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The annual holiday Lionel train display pays special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Westchester Parks Department. The show is open weekends through October. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 12 and under. It’s at the main house in Lasdon Park and Arboretum, Route 35, Somers.
Call Me William: 1 p.m. Playwright and Broadway actor Prudence Wright Holmes performs her original play, “Call Me William,” based on the life and loves of American author Willa Cather. There is no charge. Call (914) 232-5717 to reserve a seat, or go to www.somerslibrary.org. The Somers Library is at 82 Primrose St. in Reis Park.
Family Art Workshop and Tea Ceremony: 1-3 p.m. A special family‐friendly workshop at the Hammond Museum’s “You Are Not Alone” exhibit will feature Japanese and American art created by students following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. After viewing the exhibit, each family will create a simple art piece or compose a message of support to be sent directly to the young Japanese artists. There is no charge. It’s at the Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Road, North Salem.
Sunday, Oct. 21
7th Annual Elizabeth Butler Angel Walk: Registration at 8:30 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m. Walk to raise money to help raise awareness of teen dating abuse. Learn the warning signs, see a safety demonstration, enjoy music and a barbecue. The first 200 participants get free T-shirts. The gathering begins at the North Salem Lions Club, 1 Titicus Road, North Salem.
Third Annual Run the Farm: 8:30-9:15 a.m. The 1-mile kids’ race starts at 8:30, followed by the 5-mile adults’ race at 9:15 a.m. The run takes place at Muscoot Farm, Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35 in Somers.
Farmers' Market: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fresh produce, meats, cheese, soaps, candles, honey, maple syrup, flowers, fish and delicacies from local farmers and artisans. The Muscoot Farmers' Market will continue every Sunday through October. Muscoot Farm is on Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35 in Somers.
Fall Festival at Harvest Moon: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Fall Festival continues, with hayrides, face painting, cider doughnuts, a pumpkin patch, apple picking and live music. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchards is at 130 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem.
Lasdon Train Display: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The annual holiday Lionel train display continues, paying special tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Westchester Parks Department. The show will be open weekends through October. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 12 and under. It’s at the main house in Lasdon Park and Arboretum, Route 35, Somers.
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