Westchester County Parks: Hudson Horrors at Playland, tally bird species, stroll around Cranberry Lake

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Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Story Craft: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Listen to a story and make a craft. $5; registration required (914) 864-7286.


Playland Park, Playland Pkwy., Rye: (914) 813-7000

Hudson Horrors: 7 p.m. – 10:45 p.m. 

This one-hour, timed-admissions event immerses you in three unique haunt experiences. It uses elements of live theater and haunted houses to create physical, emotional and psychological experiences. Not advised for children under 16. No costumes or masks allowed; parental discretion advised. $39.99 and $49.99 per person: hudsonhorrors.com/tickets.

Scared by the Sound: Fri. 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sat. 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

It’s a 12,000-square-foot enclosed haunted house and outdoor cemetery loaded with a terrifying cast of characters who eagerly await your arrival! Might not be suitable for children under 10 years old even when accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Tickets: scaredbythesound.ticketleap.com. $22 per person. playlandpark.org. People adversely affected by fog and strobe lighting, as well as those with some physical limitations or compromised health conditions, are advised not to enter.


Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St., Yonkers: (914) 968-5851

The Big Sit: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet at 10 a.m. behind the Lenoir Mansion. Tally as many bird species as we can in a day from a single position. Bring a chair, drink and snacks, and join us anytime that day to help us find the birds!

Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

Hike Around the Lake: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us for a leisurely stroll around the lake, taking in all of its the beauty.

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Volunteer Work Project: Clear Overgrown Vegetation rrom Marie’s Neck: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Help beautify our shoreline trails. Great for any type of service credit hours. Please bring work gloves. Hand tools will be provided.


Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Art Show: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Works on view from Hudson River Pottery, weekends through October.


Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Pumpkin Picking Three-Day Weekend: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Muscoot offers pumpkin picking, hayrides and more on Columbus Day weekend as part of its Autumn Celebration. Fees for pumpkins and hayrides.


Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Farmers Market: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Nearly 30 local farmers offer a variety of produce and other food goods Sundays through October. Vendors at muscootfarm.org.


Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Photography Exhibit Opening Reception: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Opening of the conservancy’s 46th annual photography exhibit. Refreshments served courtesy of the Friends of Marshlands.