Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 24

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist! 
 
Events Not to Miss:
 
Why: Enjoy some end-of-summer carnival fun.
When: Now through Saturday August 27, check schedule for daily times
Where: 29 N Washington Ave., Bergenfield
 
Why: BYO shovel for a day of digging
When: Thursday August 25, 2-4:30 pm, Saturday August 27, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
 
Why: Get all your Hello Kitty swag and more.
When: Saturday August 27, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Dancing, singing, crafting and play with Peppa Pig
When: Saturday August 27, Sunday September 4, 4-6 pm
Where: The Village Edgewater, 250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
 
Why: Explore the fairy trail and build your own mini home.
When: Sunday August 28, 12-1:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Stroll, shop, enjoy treats and eats.
When: Sunday August 28, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veterans Park, 3rd Ave. and Park Ave., Westwood
 
Why: Learn all about sea animals in this interactive show.
When: Sunday August 28, 11 am and 12 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus
 
Why: High flying fun as you walk among the butterflies. 
When: Now through Sunday September 4, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Eat, drink and be merry and this fun family fair.
When: Wednesday August 24-Sunday August 28, 5-10 pm weekdays, 4-10 pm weekends
Where: Kaveney Field, Walnut and Grove Street, Montclair
 
Why: Live music, animal fun, food and drinks.
When: Thursday August 25, 6 pm
Where: City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St., Clifton
 
Why: Take flight for this show of high-flying fun with every twist and turn.
When: Saturday August 27-Sunday August 28 
Where: Orange County Airport, opens at 9 am
 
Why: Explore the sunfower trail, plus farm animals and activities for kids.
When: Saturday August 27, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
 
Why: Get ye family to the faire filled with live performances, activities, rides and games.
When: Saturday August 27-Sunday October 9, 10 am-7 pm
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo, NY
 
What: MTV VMAs
Why: Your fave music artists hit the stage at this live awards show.
When: Sunday August 28, 8 pm
Where: Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark
 
Why: The dinos are roaring back, bigger and better than before.
When: Now through Sunday October 30, during zoo hours
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: Farm fresh apples are ripe for the picking. 
When: Opens Saturday September 3-Friday September 30, 8 am-3:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
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