Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 9-11

Get scared, get laughing, or get active.


Photo provided by The Haunt at Rocky Ledge

The Haunt at Rocky Ledge

Scare season is upon us. Ring it in with the opening of this spooky White Plains attraction. This weekend is your first chance to get lost in Westchester’s only haunted cornfield. Get ready to scream as you meander through two haunted houses on the event’s grounds. The Haunt opens on Friday at 8 pm. Get your tickets online at

Kevin James at Purchase College

Remember Paul Blart, mall cop?  How about the The King of Queens? Kevin James will bring lots of laughs to the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, this Friday at 7 pm. This being his second-to-last show on this comedy tour, get ready for a night full of laughing. You can purchase your ticket online at, or at the door.

Sesame Street Live’s “Make a New Friend”

This kid-friendly show opens on Friday at 10:30 am. Perfect for children 6 and under, this interactive show is a learning experience, featuring songs from the show, and all your favorite furry friends. Purchase your tickets at the door, or online at


Healing Half Marathon & 10K

Join Westchester Medical Center for its 12th annual Healing Half Marathon (formerly Running Festival). Enjoy a run along the Bronx River Parkway starting at 8:30 am, or start a half hour earlier at 8 am for a nice walk. With perks like T-shirts, post-race refreshments, and even a medal, you won’t want to miss out on the beautiful fall weather this weekend. Visit for more details, and register online at

Eastchester Columbus Day Carnival

Opening on October 9 at 6 pm, this carnival will be a full weekend of fun. Featuring giveaways and food vendors, plus an opening night dance party. Enjoy rides and activities for all ages at this 4-day weekend event. Enter a meatball contest on Saturday, and top off your weekend with a fireworks show on Sunday. Admission and parking at the Vernon Hills Shopping Center, are free. 



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