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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: First Flight Theatre Company puts their take on the famous Shakespeare play.
When: Saturday August 28, 4-8 pm
Where: The Hermitage, 335 Franklin Tpke., Ho-Ho-Kus
Why: Celebrate a new school year with a petting zoo, face painting, music and more surprises.
When: Sunday August 29, 10 am-12 pm
Where: The Village Edgewater, 250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
Why: Grab gifts for the home and more.
When: Sunday August 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Broadway and 3rd Ave., Westwood
What: BBQ Nights
Why: A tasty night of delish BBQ and live music on the farm.
When: Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
What: Dino Safari
Why: Travel back in time as the dinos take over Bergen County in this prehistoric drive-through experience.
When: Now through Saturday September 4, 10 am-9 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, West Parking Lot, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
What: The Floral Escape
Why: Immerse yourself in a world of flowers and color for this Insta-worthy experience.
When: Now through Monday September 6, 10 am-9 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
If you're heading out of Bergen:
What: St. Sebastian's Feast
Why: Rides, games, food and summertime fun.
When: Wednesday August 25-Sunday August 29, Wednesday-Friday 5-10 pm, Weekends 3-10 pm
Where: Kaveney Field, Grove St. and Walnut St., Montclair
What: PLUS Polish Festival
Why: Get a taste of Poland with authentic food, music, dancing and more cultural fun.
When: Saturday August 28-Sunday August 29, 11 am-10 pm
Where: German Masonic Park, 89 Western Highway, Tappan
What: Summerfest at Ort Farms
Why: Find farm fun from pony rides and apple cannons to food trucks and a sunflower trail.
When: Saturday August 28-Sunday August 29, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Ort Farms, Long Valley
What: AirDotShow Live New York
Why: High-flying fun as jets take flight, plust parachute performances and more.
When: Saturday August 28-Sunday August 29, 9 am
Where: Orange County Airport, 500 Dunn Rd., Montgomery
Why: Explore the legendary author's animals with live shows, music, games and much more.
When: Now through Sunday August 29, advance reservations required
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Travel back in time for the faire's kids quest, storybook stage, sword fighting and more old-fashioned fun.
When: Now through Sunday October 3, 10 am-7 pm
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo
Why: Rides, games, music and food as summer winds down.
When: Friday September 3-Monday September 6, 4 pm
Where: 40 Spring St., Lodi
What: Bergen County Festival
Why: Family fun includes a magic show, toys, shopping, food, raffles and more.
When: Saturday September 4, 12-7 pm
Where: New Overpeck County Park, Ridgefield Park