It's Trick or Treat Time!
Check out these great Halloween events happening right here in Westchester County. For a complete list of thrills and festive celebrations in Westchester County and beyond, visit our Halloween web site.
The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze
See a spinning UFO, a beehive with bumblebees, giant sunflowers, and a replica of Henry Hudson's Half Moon, along with 4,000 jacks fused together in enormous and elaborate constructions, all lit up throughout the wooded walkways, orchards, and gardens of the historic Van Cortlandt Manor. October 3, 4, 10-12, 7pm; October 16-18, 22-25, 28, 6:30pm. All ages. $15; $10 ages 5-17, FREE children under 5. Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 914-271-8981. www.hudsonvalley.org.
See the huge "Eerie Railroad" Lionel train display surrounding the House on Haunted Hill, and Audrey II from Little Shop of Horrors' in a spooky flower shop recreated from the show. Tributes to Hollywood botanical monsters and special seasonal artworks will also be on display. October 17-18, 24-25, 31, 11am-4pm. $5; $2 children over 2. FREE under 2. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Route 35, Somers. 914-273-4667. www.westchestergov.com/parks.
11th Annual Scarecrow Festival
Create and take home your own life-size scarecrow. Plus, face painters, music, and food. Proceeds benefit the White Plains Hospital Center. October 18, beginning at 10am. All ages. $35. Kids' B.A.S.E., 307 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale. 914-681-2440.
Trick-or-Treat At The Manor
Treats, music, games, costume contest, and more. October 31, 4-7pm. All ages. FREE. Philipse Manor Hall, 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers. 914-965-4027. www.philipsemanorhall.blogspot.com.