Halloween Harvest Festival

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October 19, 2013

11am-3pm.

Socrates Sculpture Park

Long Island City

All Ages

FREE

Description: Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Socrates Sculpture Park! Families can make a costume, listen to live music, and enjoy special art making workshops. Enter the family dog in the 8th Annual Canine Costume Contest or just watch the parade of, creatively clad dogs, paint a pumpkin, try harvest foods from a local restaurant.

This season, invoke the spirits of Queens as we share the stories and legends of this historic waterway. Join the Greater Astoria Historical Society

11AM-2PM Artist-led costume-making workshops 11AM-3PM Harvest foods for sale from LIC?s Breadbox Caf?, Rockaway?s Shore Fruit, and The Queens Kickshaw 11:30AM-2:30PM Face painting by Agostino Arts! 2-3PM Annual Canine Costume Contest with LIC?s Pooches Sport & Spa

Bring your friends and family to Socrates' annual Halloween Harvest Festival. Make a costume with Socrates artists; listen to live music; enjoy a special art-making workshop with Free Style Arts Association; get your face painted by Agostino Arts; enter your dog in our annual Canine Costume Contest; and try harvest foods from local restaurants.

This season, invoke the spirits of Queens as we share the stories and legends of this historic waterway. Join the Greater Astoria Historical Society for a walking tour and learn the horrors and mysteries of the treacherous East River, from churning whirlpools and electric eels. Starting under the Hell Gate Bridge in Astoria Park (Shore Blvd.), tour participants will stroll through Old Astoria Village and walk along the East River waterfront to Socrates Sculpture Park where their journey will culminate with ghostly performances of the area?s haunted history, led by the Hell Gate Kid! For tour registration, please visit: astorialic.org.

Address: 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11106
Phone: 718-956-1819
Website: socratessculpturepark.org

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