Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 28

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!

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Events Not To Miss:
Why: Sunset yoga on the farm.
When: Thursday August 29, 7 pm, $30
Where: Abma’s Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Rides, games, food and raffles.
When: Friday August 30, 6 pm-closing, Saturday August 31-Monday September 2, 4 pm-closing
Where: 40 Spring St., Lodi
Why: Meet the red monster and enjoy open play and tattoos.
When: Saturday August 31, 10 am-12 pm
Where: The Big Playhouse, 312 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: Grab a bag for your pick of the seasons first ripe apples.
When: Starts Saturday August 31-Sunday September 29, 9 am-4:30 pm, $7 admission, bags are $12
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wiermus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Close out summer fun with swimming events, sandcastle contests, toddler golf and more.
When: Saturday August 31, 1-4 pm
Where: Crestwood Lake, South Beach, Allendale
Why: NJ’s Batman brings a bat family to the dino park.
When: Saturday August 31, 10 am-6 pm, $16.95-$18.50
Where: Field Station: Dinosaurs, Fort Lee Rd., Leonia
Why: Weekend-long fun from a corn hole tourny to Labor Day magic show, rides and wet down.
When: Saturday August 31-Monday September 2, check schedule for times
Where: Memorial Field, 150 Harrington Ave., Closter
Why: A weekly series that brings art and science together while exploring the animal kingdom.
When: Saturday August 31, 11 am-12 pm, $10
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Performances, food and cultural entertainment.
When: Sunday September 1, 10 am-8 pm
Where: Overpeck Bergen County Park, 199 Challenger Rd., Ridgefield Park
Why: Try to catch one on your finger or watch a butterfly emerge from a cocoon.
When: Now through Labor Day, 11 am-3 pm, $5
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Celebrate the end of summer with shopping and activities.
When: Monday September 2, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Park Ave., Rutherford
Why: The Bachelor and BIP alum signs her new book, Now Accepting Roses.
When: Wednesday September 4, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Learn to ride or check out the stunts.
When: Thursday August 29-Sunday September 1, check schedule for times
Where: Governors Island, Battery Park to Central Park
Why: Get an up-close look at the penguins.
When: Thursday August 29, 6 pm and 7 pm, $40
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Why: Music and games for all while you get your lobster on.
When: Friday August 30-Saturday August 31, 4-8:30 pm
Where: 3 J Ranch, 683 NY-311, Patterson, NY
Why: The whole family will enjoy hot air balloons, horses, food and music.
When: Friday August 30, 4-8 pm, Saturday August 31, 7 am-8 pm, $5-$55
Where: 3J Ranch: 683 NY-311, Patterson, NY
Why: Aerial stunts, hilarious entertainment and magic for the whole family.
When: Friday August 30-Monday September 16, Weekdays/7:30 pm, Weekends/2 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm, $40-$60
Where: Palisades Center Parking Lot J, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: A corn-y day of games, corn maze and sweet corn treats.
When: Saturday August 31-Sunday September 1, 10 am-5 pm, kids/$8, adults/$16
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow
Why: Sweet and savory eats, kids activities and art.
When: Sunday September 1, 11 am-7 pm, $5
Where: Clifton Recreation Department, 900 Clifton Ave., Clifton
Why: Shopping for you, entertainment for the kids, food for all.
When: Monday September 2, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 91 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale
Why: The singing group bring their friends for singing, dancing and fun.
When: Tuesday September 3, 5:30 pm, $40-$63
Where: The Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St., Montclair
Why: Run through the huge maze, go on a bug safari or try the kids scavenger hunt while the sunflowers are in bloom.
When: Now through Sunday September 15
Where: Liberty Farm, 101 Route 645, Sandyston
Why: Join a real master builder for dino and mosaic activities.
When: Now through Monday September 2, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, Dancing Crane Pavilion, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Take a ride to explore the corn maze, play games and more.
When: Weekends through Sunday September 22, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Delaware River Railroad Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St., Phillipsburg
Why: Go back in time for games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance.
When: Now through Sunday October 6, 10 am-7 pm, kids/$13, adults/$29.95
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY
Why: Rides, games and more fun.
When: Friday September 6-Saturday September 7, 12-8 pm, $25 wristbands
Where: 480 DeKorte Ave., Franklin Lakes
Why: A fun community day of live music, rides and eats.
When: Saturday September 7, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Pershing St., Dumont
Why: Get ready for fall making crisp cider.
When: Sunday September 8, 2-3 pm, 3:30-4:30 pm, individual/$5, family/$15
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
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