As September approaches, the fall season of events and festivals is just around the corner, so please mark your calendars for the following:
Kent Community Day will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at the Edward Ryan Memorial Park from 12 Noon-5PM, with inflatable amusements and activities, pony rides and petting zoo, community groups and vendors, and is open to all residents to attend and enjoy. Rain date is Sunday, September 11.
Patterson Family Fun Day will follow on Saturday September 17 on Front Street. Patterson Recreation, host of the event, maintains this tradition of families, friends and neighbors sharing a fun-filled afternoon. Featured attractions include arts & crafts, bouncy houses, demonstrations, DJ, dunk tank, European Bungee Jumping, face painting, vendors, workshops & much more! Also on September 17 is Putnam Valley’s annual Town Day (Rain date September 18). There will be music, merriment, vendors, activities, presentations, ceremonies, shows, classic cars, a baked pie contest and of course lots of food!
The Coalition for a Better Brewster invites area residents to attend the 25th annual Founder’s Day Street Fair on September 18 from 10-4. This year’s lineup includes inflatables (such as an over the top Velcro wall!), dunk tank, face painting, sand art, balloon animals, a “selfie station” with playful props, Brewster Police Department K9 demonstrations, Brewster Fire Department exhibition, Putnam Sheriff Operation Safe Child fingerprinting program, music & dance performances, vendors and food.
On Saturday, October 1, is the annual Mahopac Street Fair, with vendors, attractions for kids, food, and more, presented by the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Italian American Club of Mahopac. This year the Fair also intersects with the visit of Fireball Run, which will be having its sendoff from the area that morning. There will be more to follow on this important showcase event!
-Jennifer Maher, Chairwoman, the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce