Things to Do in Bergen County: October 16th

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Sponsored Post: You know what’s music to our ears? The Vienna Boys Choir, who have been entertaining audiences with their crowd pleasing repertoire since 1498(!) and will be coming to Bergen PAC on October 22nd for one amazing show. We say grab the kiddos and let them be entranced by their beautiful voices. (Wednesday, October 22nd at 7pm, BergenPAC, Tickets start at $35, purchase via ticketmaster)

What: Kris Jenner at Bookends Why: The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star, producer, and MOMpreneur actually cooks too (?)- she’ll be in to sign her new book “In the Kitchen with Kris” When: Tuesday, October 21, 7pm Where: 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood

Check out the Halloween Fun at our some of our favorite spots!

Events Not To Miss:

What: Immaculate Heart Academy Open House
Why: Meet the students, teachers, and coaches, explore the building, learn about the curriculum, and get a first-hand experience of the IHA community.
When: Sunday, October 19, 11am & 12:30pm, Online pre-registration requested at
Where: 500 Van Emburgh Ave., Twp. of Washington

What: Oktoberfest 2014
Why: Features a high quality craft show, German music and food, inflatable games, canoe rides, and more.
When: Saturday, October 18, 10am-5pm (Rain Date: October 18)
Where: The Duck Pond in Demarest

What: Steen School Fall Festival
Why: Everything we love about Fall: hayrides, petting zoo, crafts, a pumpkin patch, face painting, delicious food, and more.
When: Saturday, October 18, 11am-6pm, Raindate: Sunday, October 19
Where: Olsen Park, 162 Main St., Bogota

What: Haunted Forest at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: A haunted forest walk, with several live forest creatures, that is designed to be entertaining and educational- not scary!
When: Saturday, October 18th and Sunday, October 19th, tours depart every 15 minutes between 5pm and 7:30, $15, reservations recommended online
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Halloween Craft Bash at Couture Craft Studio
Why: Decorate your own canvas ‘trick or treat’ bag and much more at this creepy cool event.
When: Saturday, October 18, 2pm & 4:30 pm, $45 (Save $5 with a costume) Ages 4-10, Pre-registration required
Where: 10 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick

What: Mall-O-Ween
Why: Spooktacular craft projects along with Halloween coloring sheets, face painting, and balloons!
When: Saturday, October 18, 10am- 2pm
Where: Sears Wing, Paramus Park

What: St. John’s Academy Fall Fest
Why: A pumpkin patch, baseball speed pitch, midway-style games, flea market, face painting, food, and more!
When: Saturday, October 18, 10:30am-3:30pm
Where: 460 Hillsdale Ave., Hillsdale

What: Tenafly Street Fair
Why: Spend the day at this street fair and enjoy the vendors, kids activities, and festival foods.
When: Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 11am- 5pm
Where: Downtown Tenafly, Washington St. & W. Railroad Ave.

What: The Great Fall Festival at Flat Rock Brook
Why: Bluegrass music, kids activities, pumpkins, family nature walks, yummy bbq food, and more!
When: Sunday, October 19, 2-5pm, 18+/$13, Children 6+/$9
Where: 433 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood

What: Fall Family Fun Day at Temple Emanu-El
Why: Pony rides, a photo booth, petting zoo, trackless train, face painting, basketball games, food.
When: Sunday, October 19, 11:15- 1:15pm
Where: 180 Piermont Rd., Closter

What: Celebrate! Party Showcase
Why: A Party Planning Bonanza- with top area vendors showing the latest trends.
When: Sunday, October 19, 12-4pm, Free
Where: Hanover Marriott, 1401 Route 10E, East Hanover

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Enchanted Wave Hill Weekend
Why: Little hands create their own tiny woodland dwelling while listening to lively music and fairy tales amongst the beautiful autumn landscape.
When: Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 10am-1pm, Adults/$8, Children 6+/$2
Where: W 249th St. & Independence Ave., Bronx, NY

What: Harvest Festival at The Orchards of Conklin
Why: Saturday, October 18 & Sunday, October 19, 12-5pm
When: Celebrate the end of the season with live music, BBQ, petting zoo, face and pumpkin painting, apple cider donuts, and more!
Where: 2 South Mountain Rd, Pomona, NY

What: Star Dog Social Media Stars on Stage Event
Why: Come and meet some of today’s hottest local media stars at this fun charity event.  Money raised will go to buy brand new clothing for the children at Family Promise Homeless Shelter.
When: Sunday, October 19, 12pm, $30
Where: Levity Live, Palisades Center Mall, West Nyack, NY


What: Vienna Boys Choir at Bergen PAC
Why: Enjoy the voices of the incomparable child musicians as they perform a repertoire of classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, holiday favorites, and more.
When: Wednesday, October 22, 7pm, Tickets start at $35
Where: 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: Spooky Zoo at Turtle Back Zoo
Why: Family fun is a guarantee at this night-time event complete with animals, treats, and a night time train ride.
When: Friday October 24 & Saturday, October 25, 6-9pm, $5, Pre-registration required
Where: 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange

What: Fly Guy & Other Stories at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Live theater based on favorite children’s books for children ages 3 years and up.
When: Sunday, October 26, 2-3pm, $12, $17 day of
Where: 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly


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