Fall happenings


This fall, the Chamber of the Moriches has prepared with events sure to please every trick-or-treater.

Fall Fest, Sunday, Oct. 15

The fair will be held on Oct. 15 with a closed-off Main Street in Center Moriches from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be vendors, food trucks, and of course, the Main Street merchants displaying their merchandise as well as the Main Street eateries serving up tasty snacks and meals.

Vendor spots are $85. Nonprofit vendor spots are $45. Chamber Member vendor spots are $45. For more information or for application contact Geraldine Sapanaro at 631-878-3849 or visit moricheschamber.org.

Spooky Walk, Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28 at Camp Paquatuck

Celebrating its 35th year, the Spooky Walk will be held to benefit the camp for children with disabilities. The walk will be open from 7 to 9 p.m. at 2 Chet Swezey Road in Center Moriches.

Delivering about 45 minutes of scares, the Spooky Walk is considered the longest-lasting haunted walk on Long Island. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the camp.

Tickets are $20. For more information visit spookywalk.com.

Fall Festival, now through Oct. 31

Waterdrinker Farms will be hosting a fall festival every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their farm, located at 663 Wading River Road in Manorville. There will pumpkin-picking, hayrides, a corn maze, and animals.

Full Moon Halloween Dance, Oct. 28

The event will be hosted by the VFW Post 414 from 7 to 11 p.m. Eventgoers are encouraged to gather up their dead and come out to have a howling good time. The event includes dinner and dessert as well as beer, wine, and soda. There will also be a DJ, 50/50 raffle, and prizes for the best costumes, most creative, and best couple. Tickets are $50. For tickets call commander Bobby at 845-475-4571 or Patti 631-317-0923.

March of the Goblins, Oct. 31

The trick-or-treat event will be held for the children of the community to provide a safe environment to get candy along Main Street. Businesses along Main Street are welcomed and encouraged to have candy for the children. Main Street will be closed to traffic from Chichester to Railroad avenues. Since the event started in 2002, the fire department has staffed the streets intersecting with Main Street to ensure the children’s safety. 

The event will be held on Main Street in Center Moriches from 4:30-6 p.m.

Veterans Parade, Sunday Nov. 6 

The chamber will be hosting the annual Veterans Day parade on Nov. 5 starting at 3 p.m. on Main Street in East Moriches. If you or someone you know is a veteran and would be interested in participating in the parade, please call Miriam Gillies at 631-878-1111. If you are unable to walk, the chamber will drive. For more information visit: www. moricheschamber.org


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