NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – A colonial fair, dog walk and the New Rochelle Farmers Market are some of the events planned for the weekend.
Friday, Sept. 28
New Rochelle Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase fresh produce and baked goods and see cooking demonstrations at this weekly market, which continues through the fall. New Rochelle Public Library green, One Library Plaza, New Rochelle.
Saturday, Sept. 29
New Rochelle Council On The Arts Colonial Fair: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees can see a New Rochelle Fire Department display featuring a fire engine for children to climb on. Children can also learn about forensics and help solve crime with New Rochelle police. New Rochelle Boy Scouts will be camping on the grounds, and demonstrating scouting skills such as creating a rope bridge. New Rochelle Girl Scouts will be doing children’s crafts and face painting. The New Rochelle Humane Society will be finding people who want to adopt pets. Residents can also receive free medical screening for high blood pressure from New Rochelle’s medical group, Metro Med. Colonial soldiers will be on the cottage’s lawn, along with a colonial balladeer and painting with colonial dyes. Attendees can also shop at the white elephant sale. Resident’s can also tour the cottage on a guided tour. Thomas Paine Cottage Lawn, 20 Sicard Ave., New Rochelle.
Pelham Women’s AA: 9 to 11 a.m. This Alcoholics Anonymous meeting takes place at Christ Church, 1415 Pelhamdale Ave., Pelham.
Sunday, Sept. 30
New Rochelle Hounds On The Sound: All day. The Larchmont-based Pet Rescue and New Rochelle Humane Society sponsor this annual festival featuring food, music, vendors, children’s arts and crafts and a meet-and-greet for dogs and cats up for adoption. Money raised is used to help homeless animals including those at the New Rochelle Humane Society and Pet Rescue. Some of the profits will be used for the Mount Vernon Shelter. Glen Island Park, Pelham Road, New Rochelle.
Pelham Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first-year Pelham Farmers Market offers produce, breads, pastry, wine and specialty products. Harmon Avenue off Fifth Avenue, Pelham.
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