Halloween Festivities

Stamford Rotary Annual Scarecrow Festival
Sunday, October 4th 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Park
Stamford, NY
A celebration of fall, the Scarecrow Festival has plenty of craft and food vendors – rain or shine! Enjoy live music, children’s activities, face painting, psychic readings, henna body art, clowns, balloon animals and crafts. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite scarecrow!

American Cancer Society's Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 10, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Delaware County Fairgrounds
Walton, NY
A huge variety of vendors with holiday & fall decor, paintings, photography, pumpkins and squash, woodworking, jewelry, children's crafts, live demonstrations, food and music. Fun for everyone!

Twilight Lantern Guided Tour of the 1797 Gideon Frisbee House
Saturday, October 24, starting at 5:00 pm
Delaware County Historical Association
Visit DCHA at twilight and experience a guided lantern tour of the historic 1797 Gideon Frisbee House. The more eerie elements of the house will be highlighted, including the "coffin door," the "break-neck" rear stairway, and the narrow room in which a "presence" is said to lurk. Tours leave promptly at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm and 6:30pm. Refreshments served.
Admission: $5/adults, kids 12 and under free.

Twilight Tour of the Bovina Center Cemetery
Saturday, October 24th 4:00 pm
Town Historian Ray LaFever will conduct a Twilight Tour of the Bovina Center Cemetery for interesting stories about citizens from Bovina's past and how some of them met their maker. The grave of Frederick McFarland says he "died on or near" February 21, 1889. If you want to hear the story behind those words, come for the Twilight Tour!
Admission: $5/person, kids under 12 free. All proceeds to benefit the Bovina Historical Society. Note: children must be accompanied by an adult.

Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree
Saturday, October 25th 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m.
Maple Shade Farm, Delhi NY
The day’s events will include pumpkin-carving, carving demonstrations, children’s entertainment, a jack-o-lantern contest, a giant pumpkin display, local produce & products, crop art, animals, outdoor recreation, crafts & food. The highlight will be a giant display of jack-o-lanterns all lit at the same time in an attempt to break a local record that we set to beat each year. Individuals are encouraged to bring a jack-o-lantern to carve on site.
Admission: $5/adults and $1/kids

Hanah's Spooktacular Party
Sunday, October 26th 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Hanah Mountain Resort & Country Club, Margaretville NY
Costume parade, contests, music, games, prizes and more! Lunch is served at 12:00 pm. Proceeds go to Margaretville Scholarship Program.
Admission: $10/adults and $5/kids