17LsdnHllwnTrainDozens of toy trains chugging through a miniature world, an enchanted castle with a magical fairy garden, a “live” friendly dinosaur and much more will be featured in 10th annual Halloween Train Show, beginning Saturday, Sept. 30 and continuing weekends through October at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Museum.

Show dates are Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1; Oct. 7 and 8 plus Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 9; Oct.14 and 15; 21 and 22; and 28 and 29. Times are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

The principal attraction of the event in the Main House will be the huge railroad layout, featuring Lionel and similar scale trains traveling past magical creatures and beloved characters ending in a fantasy land with a real storybook ending.

The house will be decorated as an enchanted castle. Step inside and explore the rooms where you will find a magical fairy garden, featuring a beanstalk growing through the ceiling and a dragon in his lair.

Visitors can also stroll through the Lasdon Conservatory’s “Rainforest” exhibit, the “enchanted” hay maze, the “Down the Rabbit Hole” walk or the “Dinosaur Garden” and meet and greet a “live” dinosaur.

There will be music, entertainment, face painting, storybook readings and hayrides at certain times (dates and times vary).

Food will be available from Fork in the Road Café food truck, which will have a full menu for lunch or early dinner. The Garden Shop will offer fall mums, pumpkins, gifts, food and refreshments.

The Westchester Veterans Museum will be open, featuring the exhibit “The War to End All Wars,” marking the 100th anniversary of American involvement in World War I.

The entrance fees are $5 per child and $10 per adult.

The event is presented by the Friends of Lasdon and Westchester County Parks.

Lasdon Park is located at 2610 Amawalk Road (Route 35) in Somers.

For information, including dates and times of special attractions, go to or call (914) 864-7268.