1. Rye Brook Announces Halloween in the Park
Rye Brook Recreation presents Halloween in the Park on October 20th from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at Rye HillsPark. This event will have programs for all ages, although parents may want to use discretion to allow young children on the haunted hayride. Please park at Crawford Park and walk over to Rye Hill Park. The first 100 children at the conclusion of the trail receive a goodie bag! Free entrance to everyone (refreshments will be sold).
2. Oyster Arts and Music Festival Oct. 6 and 7
From the Oyster Arts and Music Festival: Playland is back! Featuring over 50 Fine Artists and Crafters, great live music, and delicious food, the festival is happening October 6 & 7 from 10-6 right on the Boardwalk at Rye Playland.
Free Admission and Free Parking! New this year, we have an expanded Children's Activity Area with great stuff to do from the Westchester Children's Museum, the Rye Arts Center, the Clay Arts Center and Rock Island Sound! Also new this year, two unique Dance Performances! Many more exciting things happening this year....for complete details, visit www.boardwalkarts.blogspot.com
Read more about the event in Patch conributor Michael Iachetta's article from 2011: Arts Fete at Rye Playland Back Bigger and Better
3. Laber Foundation Raise Thousands for Arts and Music
From the Laber Foundation for the Arts Facebook page:
Thank you to everyone who came out Saturday night to support our kick-off fundraiser. We raised $3,000 and donated $300 to purchase drums for the St. Thomas Children's Choir and $640 to Our Lady of Fatima School which is on the verge of closing!!
4. LIVESTRONG Week
The Rye YMCA is hosting LIVESTRONG week to celebrate cancer survivors and the Y’s free LIVESTRONG program through Oct. 7. Throughout the week the Y will be be celebrating with events including a swim challenge, guided walks and an art exhibit by Alex Davitt (former LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participant).
The week will culminate with several events on Sunday, October 7 including an opportunity to participate in our "Locks of Love" hair donation, spin-a-thon and survivor dinner. Click here for details.
5. Scared by the Sound Opens Friday
From Westchester County: Zombies, ghouls, ghosts and creeps eagerly await you when the “Scared by the Sound” Haunted House returns with two additional all new attractions for the Halloween season, beginning Friday, Oct. 5 at Playland Park in Rye.