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Weekend in Somers: Cupcake Wars, Scavenger Hunt, Run the Farm

There are plenty of fun events for the family this weekend, Oct. 19 to Oct. 21.

There are plenty of events in Somers this weekend, but be sure to visit our events calendar for many more happenings.

Somers Intermediate School's 40th Birthday

When/Where: Friday, Oct. 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. 

Why Go: There will be games, crafts, cake walks, food, face painting, prizes and so much more. To find out everything you need to know about SIS' Birthday Party, click here. This is the school PTA's biggest fundraiser. 

CrossFit Somers Cancer Fundraiser

When/Where: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. 2 Old Tomahawk Rd. (just off Route 118).

Why Go: CrossFit Somers is hosting 'Barbells for Boobs' a breast cancer fundraiser benefiting Mammograms in Action. Mammograms in Action is a non-profit that helps provide women with free breast cancer screening and education. The event is free and open to anyone. There will be food and prizes.

Scavenger Hunt at Angle Fly Preserve

Where/Where: Saturday, Oct. 20 (rain date is Sunday, Oct. 21) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Angle Fly Preserve in Somers.

Why Go: The Somers Land Trust will be hosting the scavenger hunt, which will raise money for the organization. The fee is a $10 donation per family.

St. Luke's Harvest Festival and Tag Sale

When/Where: Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bailey Park, right in the middle of downtown Somers on Route 100.

Why Go: Vendors will sell crafts, gifts, books, art, jewelry and clothing. The Festival will also have food, mums and pumpkins for sale, plus a bake sale, and games for the children. 

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon

When/Where: Every weekend until Halloween from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, located at 130 Hardscrabble Road in North Salem. 

Why Go: Festival activities include hayrides around the farm, face painting, pony rides, cider doughnuts, a pumpkin patch and more.

Cupcake Wars for Somers

When/Where: Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Somers High School. 

Why Go: You’ve seen the show, now you can watch Somers teachers compete to win the title of Cupcake Masters. At the Somers Education Foundation’s first annual Cupcake Wars teachers will compete against the clock and each other to create the most delicious and impressive cupcake display. Tickets are $5 each or max $15 per family. Click here for more details.

Lasdon Train Show

When/Where: Saturdays and Sundays through October at Lasdon Park and Arboretum in Somers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Why Go: A variety of trains will wind their way through a world of skeletons, haunted houses, eerie cemeteries and the Hogwarts Castle in the main room of Lasdon house. A second knee-high train layout in the dining room will allow young children to play “engineer” and control the trains. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children (12 and under).

7th Annual Elizabeth Butler Walk-A-Thon

When/Where: Sunday, Oct. 21 at 9 a.m. at the North Salem Lion’s Club.

Why Go: The walk was created to help raise awareness about teen domestic abuse in memory of Elizabeth Butler, a victim of dating violence. The day’s activities include an interactive safety demonstration by Tiger Schulmann’s Mixed Martial Arts, BBQ, music and more. The first 200 participants will receive free T-shirts. 

Run the Farm at Muscoot

When/Where: Sunday, Oct. 21 at Muscoot Farm on Route 100. The Kids trail races are 8:30 a.m. The 5 mile trail race is 9:15 a.m.

Why Go: Muscoot Farm will be the site of the annual "Run The Farm" and "Kids Run The Farm" trail races. The 5-mile "Run The Farm" trail race takes runners into the back trails of Muscoot Farm, climbing over hills, gliding through meadows, traversing stone walls, scurrying up a cliff side, followed by a sprint past the animals to the finish line.

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