Open House New York @ Bayside Historical Society
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open House New York @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States

Bayside Historical Society is proud to be participating in the Open House New York weekend, a five-borough-wide event that celebrates architecture and design.

We will be participating on Sunday, October 14, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Our staff will be on hand to give tours and talk about our beautiful building and its history. This event is free to all!

Bayside Historical Society
208 Totten Avenue, Fort Totten
Bayside, NY 11359

FROM OHNY: The Castle is one of the most distinctive structures at Fort Totten and one of the finest surviving examples in New York City of Gothic Revival castellated architecture. The Castle pays tribute to the emblem of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who once used the building as their Officers’ Mess Hall and Club.

For more information, visit the Open House New York website at https://ohny.org/weekend/event-guide.

17th Annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race & Kids’ Fun Run @ Bayside Historical Society
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
17th Annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race & Kids' Fun Run @ Bayside Historical Society

Bayside Historical Society’s annual Totten Trot is on a waterfront course in historic Fort Totten Park on Little Neck Bay, a pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress. The Fort is situated in Bayside, Queens, where the Long Island Sound meets the East River at the Throgs Neck Bridge. The start and finish are located at the landmarked Officers’ Club, home of Bayside Historical Society. The course includes a loop out onto Little Bay Path to the Throgs Neck Bridge and back to the Fort. Runners will pass through the Historic District, which consists of buildings dating to the late 1800s. Timing and scoring are provided by elitefeats on a USATF Certified Course. Halloween costumes encouraged!

Time: Check-in: 7:30am . Start: 9:00am
Entry Fee: $25 until September 1; $30 until October 13; $35 until October 27; $40 on race day

The KIDS’ FUN RUN at 10:00am (costumes suggested) is a short-distance sprint for tiny tots and kids up to 12, grouped by age category. Special “Cookie Medals” for participants in the Fun Run! Free to children of registered 5k runners; $5.00 for other children (register on race day).

Amenities & Awards for the 5K race include:

* Cash prizes for top 3 overall male and female winners
* 1st place trophies & 2nd place and 3rd place medals
* $50 Value Gift Certificate for Best Costume Award
* T-shirts to first 150 participants
* Raffle prizes open to all registered runners
* Goodie bags filled with fun freebies given out to all registered runners

Enjoy the party after the race in the historic ballroom of the landmarked Officers’ Club, the Castle, for the presentation of awards and breakfast with live music.

Get the complete details and register online at elitefeats.com?tottentrot

Halloween Family Fun @ Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Halloween Family Fun @ Down to Earth Cunningham Park Farmers Market | New York | United States

Join us for Halloween-themed family fun at the Cunningham Park Farmers Market. We’ll have free pumpkin painting (with pumpkins grown by our own farmers of course!), trick or treating for kids with our vendors and a costume parade for kids so make sure to bring them in their favorite costumes!

The farmers market is open on Sundays from 9am to 2pm in the parking lot in front of the tennis courts off Union Turnpike.