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Fun Fall Activities in the City

by Rikkilynn Shields, Staff Writer

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

It may be November, however, fall in New York isn’t quite over yet. Before we begin playing Christmas tunes and putting up the tree, we still have some time to enjoy the leaves changing colors and the crisp air. New York is known for holding events of every sort, and here are some for this month that you might enjoy.

If you missed out on any Halloween festivities, don’t worry. There is still plenty of events taking place these next few weeks. From Nov. 4 through the 29, Room Escape Adventures, located at 355 Seventh Ave in New York, NY, on the third floor, is holding a “Trapped In A Room With A Zombie” event. You and 11 other people are placed in a room with a zombie chained up, and every five minutes one chain breaks loose. You have one hour to solve clues and puzzles to escape out of the room. Tickets are being sold online at roomescapeadventures.com/new-york-tickets/.

On Nov. 6 and 7, Blood Manor, located at 163 Varick Street in New York, NY will be hosting a Haunted House with intense, creepy, actors confronting you as you walk through the labyrinth in the house. Tickets are being sold at www.bloodmanor.com

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

New York City will be hosting the competitive Horror Film Festival on Nov. 12 through the 15. The film festival will be hosted near Times Square showcasing a variety of short and long-length films. More info about the festival could be found on nychorrorfest.com/schedule/.

If you’re looking for fall activities, Cider Week in New York is going on from Nov. 6 through the 15. A variety of events will be taking place from traditional cider tastings to classes and shows. More information on event dates and ticket purchasing can be found on http://ciderweeknyc.com/events/.

New York City is hosting the Veteran’s Day Parade on Nov. 11. The parade salutes the brave men and women who served and continue to serve for our country. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. with an opening ceremony and wreath-laying, located at the Eternal Light Monument on Fifth Ave at 24th Street.

Living in New York you can find plenty of ways to celebrate the holidays. The parade showcases tons of performers, dancers, floats, and so much more. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held this year on Nov. 26 and is so worth the watch. To find the route of the parade, or any other information, you can visit social.macys.com/parade/.

Chappaqua is holding its 5th ann

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

Photos by Rikkilynn Shields

ual Farmers Market. The Farmers Market has a variety of vendors, events, music, a flea market and other things to enjoy. The Famers Market is occurring every Saturday until November 21st, and will be taking place at the Chappaqua Train Station at 108 Allen Place.

The Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is beginning on November 2nd and going on until the 15th. The Restaurant Week sponsors more than 200 restaurants. Restaurant Week provides discounts at participating restaurants, giving customers the opportunity to enjoy premier quality food at a fraction of the normal price. For more details on the event and what restaurants are participating, visit http://www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com/home.php

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