October Weekend Activities in Suffolk County

The cool weather in fall brings a renewed energy and new weekend adventures. Here are a few family friendly events  happening this month.

1. Suffolk County Farm

Suffolk County Farm and Education Center is a real working farm! Families can participate in our many special events and get up close to the farm animals. They offer educational programs for children Pre-K thru 12th grade, summer day camps, show grounds, special events, a butterfly house, a certified Nature Explore Classroom and much more. The farm is open year round, 7 days per week 9 am to 3 pm.

October Upcoming Events:

Historical Harvest
Oct. 15, 2011

Bats: Flying Friends
Oct. 22, 2011

Pumpkin Fling 2011

Oct. 29, 2011

 

350 Yaphank Avenue

Yaphank, NY 11980

(631) 852-4600

http://ccesuffolk.org/farm/

 

2. AAA Halloween Spooktacular

 

Every year AAA offers free family fun at its Halloween Spooktacular!  Don’t forget your costumes!

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Pumpkin picking
  • Safe trick-or-treating
  • Giveaways
  • Games
  • Raffles
  • And other activities including face painting, coloring contests, pumpkin decorating and more.

Non-members are welcome. Bring a non-member that joins and receive a free gift.

Tanger Outlets- Riverhead
200 Tanger Mall Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

http://www.aaany.com/savings/entertainment/attractions/Long_Island/story.asp?xml=aaa_halloween_spooktacular.xml&WT.ac=SS_HP_Spooktacular&zip=11764&referer=aaasearch.aaa.com
3. Family Days At Maritime Explorium
Whether you and your child are experimenting with forces in our innovative rice boat or you and your adolescent are creating a topographical map from depth finding readings, the Maritime Explorium offers families a place where exploring Long Island’s maritime heritage is a voyage of discovery and excitement.

Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

$5.00 per person

 

101 East Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777.
(631) 331-3277

http://maritimeexplorium.org/programs/family-days

 

4. Harbes Family Farm

Every Weekend & Holiday, Sept. 19th – Nov. 1st from 9am-6pm

  • U-Pick Pumpkins
  • Corn Maze Adventures (4 to choose from)
  • Cornstalks, Hay Bales, etc.
  • Pony Rides
  • Hayrides & Wagon Train Rides
  • Farm Animals
  • Wine Tasting
  • Gemstone Mining
  • Play Structures
  • Games & Activities
  • Picnic Tables (please, no outside food or beverages)
  • Plenty of Parking

5698 Sound Ave

Riverhead, NY

http://www.harbesfamilyfarm.com/

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