Things to Do in the Hudson Valley this weekend

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Things to do in Westchester and Rockland County September 25-27, 2015

The White Plains Jazz Festival will take place over 4 days, from September 24th-27th. There will be different concerts representing different jazz genres. On Sunday, the Jazz Festival will also be a Food Festival with food from local restaurants.

The New Rochelle/Pelham Arts Festival will kick off on Friday, and take place September 26-27. There will be 34 venues featuring arts events for the whole family, including open studios, live music, dancing, classic car show, and more.

The Armonk Outdoor Art Show will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 26-27 from 10am-5pm. The fine art and fine crafts juried show is sponsored by the Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc. In addition to artwork by 185 artists, there will be guided tours, children's activities, a food court, and free movie and concert.

Larchmont is celebrating its 125th birthday, and will host a series of celebrations. It will include a street festival on Saturday, September 26 from 1-5pm, and a cocktail dinner at night. Click here for more details.

On Saturday, September 26, Dobbs Ferry will host the Ferry Festa. Main Street and Cedar Street will be closed from 1pm-8pm to provide the stage for a block party. Music, food, games, events, and fun will be enjoyed by a crowd that has exceeded 15,000 in previous years.

The Village of Sleepy Hollow’s annual Oktoberfest takes place this year at the Kathryn Davis Bathhouse in the riverfront Kingsland Point Park on Saturday, September 26 from 1-5pm. Feast on authentic German food and beverages, and dance to live Bavarian music. 

The Village of Suffern will celebrate Suffern Day on September 26, 2015. There will be lots of fun events, ending with fireworks at night.

For some circus fun, the annual Shriner’s Circus will be back at the German Masonic Park in Tappan, featuring bouncy rides, pony rides, face painting, motorcycle cage, food and more this weekend.

Ongoing weekend activities this week include Bicycle Sundays, New York Renaissance Faire, and Bear Mountain Oktoberfest.

Things to Do in the Mid Hudson Valley September 25-27, 2015

The Saugerties Garlic Festival will be held on September 26-27, 2015. The popular festival attracts over 30,000 people and over 200 exhibitors and food vendors every year.

There are lots of family fun activities on Saturday, September 26, including: family day at the Constitution Island at West Point. There will be miniature horses, petting zoos, annual teddy bear parade, and much more; The Warwick Children's Book Festival will be from 11am-4pm; and Kites Over the Hudson will take place at the Washington's Headquarters Historic Site in Newburgh.

The Pooch A Palooza, Pet Walk and Vendor Fair hosted by K104, is on Saturday, September 26 at the Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery. The pet walk starts at 11am, and there will be raffles, demonstrations, pet playground, and pet adoption area. 

The historic City of Port Jervis will hold its Fall Foliage Festival on September 27. It features continuous live entertainment, as well as foods, antiques, crafts, antique cars and much more.

The Brotherhood Winery will hold its grape stomping festival this weekend, and the next two weekends through October 11, 2015. 

The Second Annual Fall Fun Fest will take place at Gerring Park in Fishkill on Saturday, September 26. There will be vendors, music, fun activities and giveaways, benefitting March of Dimes.

Spend an enjoyable time at the largest town park in the Town of Poughkeepsie on September 27. Join the "Apple Cider Ramble" for a short hike around Peach Hill Park, collect apples and then help make your apples into apple cider.