Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 23

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
Book Now:
Why: Tickets are on sale NOW for this exciting holiday experience.
When: Opens Saturday November 17-Sunday November 30, see schedule for times and prices.
Where: Whippany Station, 1 Railroad Plaza, Whippany, Hanover

Events Not To Miss:
Why: Rides, games and tons of screamin fun.
When: Thursday August 23, 6-10 pm, Friday August 24, 6-11 pm, Saturday August 25, 3-11 pm
Where: Parish Parking Lot, 29 N Washington Avenue, Bergenfield
Why: Grab the gals for shopping, dancing, makeovers and goodies.
When: Thursday August 23, 6-10 pm, $25
Where: The Terrace, 293 Paramus Road, Paramus
Why: Top golfers of the PGA Tour hit Paramus.
When: Through Sunday August 26, daily ticket/$45-$75
Where: Ridgewood Country Club, 96 W Midland Avenue, Paramus
Why: Tons of finger-licking good food and music for a perfect summer night on the farm.
When: Thursdays through August 30, 5:30 pm, kids 4 and under/$5.95, kids 5-12/$10.95, adults/$19.95
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale
Why: Meet the bats and enjoy bat-inspired food and drinks.
When: Friday August 24, 4-5 pm, $5 suggested donation
Where: Brix City Brewing, 4 Alsan Way, Little Ferry
Why: Live music, local art, food and cocktails.
When: Friday August 24, 6-10 pm
Where: Blackbird Yoga Studio, 167 Terrace Street, Haworth
Why: Celebrate delish grown corn and tomatoes, plus more family fun on the farm.
When: Friday August 24, 3-7 pm
Where: Abmas Farm, 700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff
Why: Hang with the Princess of the Sea and enjoy open play.
When: Friday August 24, 3:30-5:30 pm, one child/$28, two children/$49.50
Where: The Big Playhouse, 312 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood
Why: Comic book artists, games, performances, costumes and more comic book-themed activities.
When: Saturday August 25-Sunday August 26, 12-5 pm
Where: Bergenfield Library, 50 West Clinton Avenue, Bergenfield
Why: Wear your fairy best and join your fave princesses for a sing-a-long.
When: Saturday August 25, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm
Where: The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, Center Court, Route 4 East & Forest Avenue, Paramus
Why: Food trucks, bounce houses, specialty rides and music from The Nerds.
When: Saturday August 25, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Overpeck County Park Amphitheater, Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park
Why: Browse and shop for your home, with sweets and eats available.
When: Sunday August 26, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veterans Park, Broadway & Third Avenue, Westwood
Why: The bestelling authors sign their newest collaboration, Cuddly Critters for Little Geniuses.
When: Tuesday August 28, 6 pm
Where: Books and Greetings, 271G Livingston Street, Northvale
What: 2018 Butterfly House
Why: Try to catch one on your finger or watch a butterfly emerge from a cocoon.
When: Open Wednesdays-Sundays through September 2, 11 am-3 pm, 1 adult and 2 children non-members/$5
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
Why: Peach picking season is ON, plus enjoy a hay wagon ride and petting zoo.
When: Open through Friday August 31, 10 am-3 pm, $5
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale
Why: Go back in time and have a roaring good day with the dinos. Check out the summer “Super Stars of Science” series on Saturdays.
When: Open Tuesdays through Sunday through September 2, 10 am-6 pm, $15.50 day pass
Where: Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
Why: This week, kids explore Europe through art.
When: Wednesday August 29, 10-11 am, $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Tennis superstars, performances and all-day entertainment.
When: Saturday August 25, 9:30 am-4 pm, tickets start at $10
Where: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens
Why: Tons of trucks, cooking demos, live entertainment and a kids zone to keep everyone happy.
When: Saturday August 25, 12-8 pm, $5/person or $15/family
Where: Warinanco Sports Center, 1 Park Drive, Roselle
Why: Come hungry and spend the day enjoying good food, music and games.
When: Saturday August 25, 11 am-7 pm, kids/$5, adults/$10
Where: Ginty Field, 49 Woodland Avenue, Morris Township
Why: Food and craft vendors, plus games and live music.
When: Open weekends starting Saturday August 25 through Sunday October 28, 2-10 pm Saturdays, 12-8 pm Sundays.
Where: Harborside, 3 Second Street, Jersey City
Why: Hunt for treasure and keep a lookout for pirates in this digital game.
When: Saturday August 25, 10 am-2 pm, kids/ $6, adults/$12
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY
What: Stone Barns Center Weekend Admission
Why: Farm activities from meeting pigs and bees to collecting eggs.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am-5 pm, $22
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
Why: Visit this sweeeeeet wonderland of tasty delights, brought to life through art installations.
When: Open through Thursday November 15, 10 am-8:30 pm, kids/$26, adults/$34
Where: Candytopia @ Penn Plaza, 145 W 32nd Street, NYC
Why: Explore the grossest parts of the human body, in the coolest of ways.
When: Open through Sunday September 23, premium pass required.
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
What: Dino Dig
Why: Sift through the sand to uncover dinosaur bones, eggs and fossil.
When: Open through Monday September 3
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
Why: Join Arthur and his friends and family in this interactive learning exhibit.
When: Open through September 16, free with admission
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
Why: Swifties: Step inside the life of the hugely popular singer, who hand-picked personal photos, videos and lyrics for display.
When: Open daily through October 19, 11 am-6 pm, kids/$7, adults/$10
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark
Why: Run through the huge maze, go on a bug safari or try the kids scavenger hunt while the sunflowers are in bloom.
When: Open through Sunday September 23, 9 am-6 pm, kids/$6, adults/$10
Where: Liberty Farm, 101 County Road 645, Sandyston
Why: Rides, games and tons of festival foods.
When: Friday August 31, 6 pm, Saturday September 1-Sunday September 2, 4 pm, Monday September 3, 2 pm
Where: St. Joseph Church, 40 Spring Street, Lodi
Why: Vendors, food and entertainment for the whole crew.
When: Monday September 3, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Park Avenue between Ames and Donaldson Street, Rutherford
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