Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 3

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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: Immerse yourself in a world of games and hands-on activities.
When: Friday August 5-Saturday August 6, 10 am-9:30 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Bring the fam for a day paddling on the water.
When: Saturday August 6, 8 am-3:30 pm
Where: Lake Tappan, Washington Avenue North, Old Tappan
 
Why: Meet the author of the children's book, Buddy's New Buddy.
When: Saturday August 6, 11:30 am
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Animals and art at this fun family activity.
When: Saturday August 6, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Meet the prince and princess.
When: Saturday August 6, 2 pm
Where: Northern Valley Sports Academy, 100 Oakland Ave., Closter
 
What: Katy Tur
Why: Meet the journalist and author of the new book, Rough Draft.
When: Wednesday August 10, 6 pm
Where: Books & Greetings, 271 Livingston St., Northvale
 
Why: Music, giveaways and podcast interviews with your fave TikTok stars.
When: Saturdays through August 20, 2-4 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Life's a peach at this PYO farm event.
When: Open now through August, 9 am-3 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
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
 
Why: Food vendors, food trucks, entertainment and activities for the whole family.
When: Sundays through November 20, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Singing, music, dance and art.
When: Saturday August 6-Sunday August 7, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, Palisades Interstate Parkway, Harriman State Park, Bear Mountain
 
Why: Rides, games and plenty of entertaining fun for everyone.
When: Saturday August 6-Saturday August 13, check schedule for daily times.
Where: Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd., Augusta
 
Why: This model train display is chugging in.
When: Opens Saturday August 6
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
 
Why: Bring your train lover for this exciting show rolling into NJ.
When: Saturday August 6-Sunday Augst 7, 10 am- 4pm
Where: New Jersey Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
 
Why: Meet the cast of "The Office" plus more entertainment
When: Saturday August 6-Sunday August 7, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Meadowlands Expo Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus
 
Why: Enjoy rides, games, entertainment and hot air balloon rides.
When: Now through Saturday August 6, 12-10 pm weekends, 3-10 pm weekdays
Where: 877 Uniontown Rd., Phillipsburg
 
Why: Shop, eat and enjoy live music.
When: Sunday August 7, 9 am-5 pm
Where: 936 Allwood Rd., Clifton
 
Why: A sunny day of music, food and flower picking.
When: Fridays-Sundays through August 14, 10 am-8 pm
Where: Stony Hill Farms, 15 North Rd., Chester
 
Why: A picture-perfect day picking sunflowers and enjoying farm activities.
When: Now through August, 8 am-3 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
 
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: Bring the little to dig up potatoes and bring them home for dinner.
When: Thursday August 11, 2-4:30 pm; Saturday August 13, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
 
Why: Join Thomas the Train and friends for a fun ride.
When: Friday August 12-Sunday August 14, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Delaware River Railroad Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St., Phillipsburg
 
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