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Late Fall Fun at Muscoot Farm

November 1, 2005

Learn how to raise sheep, alpacas and llamas, take a guided tour of Muscoot Farm or learn something about the lost art of blacksmithing during the month of November at the farm in Somers.

Farm and Fiber Workshop, Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Participants can learn about starting a small farm and raising such animals as sheep, alpacas and llamas, which can be sheared for their wool and fiber. Co-sponsored by the Hudson Valley Fiber Company. Advance registration required. There is a $50 fee per person or $75 per couple. Fee includes lunch.

A Walking Tour of Muscoot, Sunday, November 6, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Take a guided walking tour of Muscoot and explore the many of the nineteenth century buildings and landmarks that are rich in local history. Admission is free.

Blacksmithing Workshop, Saturdays, November 12 and 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mahopac blacksmith Bill Fitzgerald sends sparks flying when he shows participants his lost art during two workshops. Five participants maximum for each workshop. Pre-registration is required. Call for a registration form. There is a fee of $70 per person. Parking is free for all programs.

Muscoot is a Westchester County Park located on Route 100 in Somers and can be reached via I-684, exit 6. Go west on Route 35 to Route 100 and turn left; the farm is one-and-a-half miles down on the right. The park is accessible to the disabled with assistance.


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