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Lyon and Casale

SANFORDVILLE: Mary Lyon and Mary Ann Casale, 4 p.m., at The Hermitage, Robin McClellan’s home, 465 Old Market Rd., Sanfordville; a benefit for Tedra Cobb.


Folklife Fair

CANTON: TAUNY Folklife Fair, celebrating 25 Years of North Country Heritage Awards, noon-5 p.m.; baskets to blintzes, fiddling to fungus art; kicks off a year long celebration of 25 years of the North Country Heritage Awards program, which has honored 127 individuals, groups, places, and events focused on North Country cultural and artistic traditions; demonstrations, live music, local food, hands-on activities shared by award recipients and others carrying on the region’s arts and skills are planned.

Haunted Mall

MASSENA: Massena After Dark and Elite Events by Lenny staginghaunted house in the former T.J. Maxx space in the St. Lawrence Centre mall Oct. 27, Oct. 28 and Oct. 31 starting a 6 p.m. all three nights; teenage and adult volunteers needed as scarers: 315-705-4146; admission $5, proceeds to charity.

Halloween Fun Fest

CANTON: St. Lawrence University is hosting its annual Halloween Fun Fest, noon-3 p.m., Eben Holden hal; games, face painting, music, candy, costumes, dancing; organized by the university's Rotaract & Pre-Health clubs; donations of money and non-perishable food items will be accepted upon entry.

Norfolk Halloween Festival

NORFOLK: Annual Norfolk Halloween Festival, from Oct. 25-28 with costume races, trick or treats, carnival games and other Halloween fun; 8-11 a.m. closing breakfast at the fire station; 9 a.m. soap box derby; 11 a.m. pumpkin chuckin' contest.


Kids’ Halloween projects

WADDINGTON: Kids’ Halloween Projects, 1-3 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; paint gourd pumpkins, paint “monster” rocks, or make a spider web; no experience necessary, all materials provided; $5 plus tax; walk-ins welcome;, 315-308-4410 to preregister and prepay.