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Events Not To Miss:
What: Grand Opening of The Shops at Nanuet
Why: Whimsical family fun like stilt walkers, henna tattoo artists, jugglers plus appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog & Curious George! And open air shops including a brand new Fairway, Multiplex Theatre, JCrew and Sur La Table.
When: Thursday, October 10th through Sunday, October 13th, 10am to 9pm, characters on Saturday, October 12th 3:30 on.
Where: Nanuet Plaza, Route 59 E., Nanuet, NY
What: The Hungry Hungry Games: A Parody
Why: Theatre for your Katniss fan.
When: Saturday, October 12th, 3pm and 8pm
Where: NJ Pac, 1 Center Street, Newark
What: 32nd Annual Oktoberfest Craftshow
Why: Canoe & Inflatible rides, food and handmade crafts
When: Saturday, October 12th, 10am to 5pm (rain date October 19th)
Where: Demarest Duck Pond, 243 County Rd., Demarest
What: Steen School Harvest Festival
Why: Sand art, pumpkin patch, bounce houses and pony rides!
When: Saturday, October 12th, 12pm to 6pm, raindate Sunday 10/13
Where: Olsen Park, 162 West Main Street, Bogota
What: Nyack Street Fair
Why: Featuring handcrafts, unique retail, antiques & collectibles at the Hudson River Town.
When: Sunday, October 13th, 10am to 5pm
Where: Main St. & Broadway, Nyack, NY
If you’re heading over the bridge.….
What: The Little Red Lighthouse Festival
Why: Celebrate Manhattan’s only last remaining lighthouse, with tours, fishing clinics and entertainment. FREE!
When: Saturday, October 12th, noon to 4pm
Where: Fort Washington Park, Riverside Drive, between 155th/179th, Manhattan
What: Fall Back into Camp at Deer Mountain Day Camp
Why: Fall Family Fun including pumpkin painting, caramel apple making, plus tips from football experts and archery and tennis, then finish off with a BBQ Tailgate party!
When: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 - 1-3 pm (Rain Date: Oct 20th), RSVP to 845-354-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: 63 Call Hollow Road Pomona, NY
What: Haunted Forest at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Live forest creatures (think wolves, flying squirrels and porcupines) a campfire and nosh.
When: Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, tours depart every 15 minutes from 5 to 7:30 PM, $15, registration recommended
Where: Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
What: The Amazing Ridgewood Race
Why: Take your family on a treasure hunt throughout the town of Ridgewood, making stops at local businesses, collecting items, and answering questions pertaining to Ridgewood! Enjoy a Happy Hour at a secret location afterwards with specially priced drinks. (Costume dress is encouraged, but not required)
When: Saturday, October 19th, 1pm to 4pm
Where: www.ridgewoodguild.com, Ridgewood
What: Harvest Festival
Why: Cider pressing in the Old Dutch Barn, craft demonstrations, cooking in the out kitchen, petting zoo, games and much more!
When: Sunday, October 20th, 1pm to 4pm
Where: Hopper-Goetschius Museum, 245 Lake St., Upper Saddle River
What: Flat Rock Brook Fall Festival
Why: Bluegrass music, barbeque, nature walks, face painting, games and crafts
When: Sunday, October 20th, 2pm to 6pm
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 433 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
What: Tori Spelling Book Signing
Why: Actress & NY Times Bestselling Author will have you doubled over in laughter with her new book, Spelling It Like It Is
When: Wednesday, October 23rd, 7pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood