Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 4

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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: The famous Sanrio truck is back with Hello Kitty swag a limited-edition merch.
When: Saturday August 7, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Get an up close and personal look at the animals.
When: Saturday August 7, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
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
Why: Travel back in time as the dinos take over Bergen County in this prehistoric drive-through experience.
When: Now through Sunday August 8, 10 am-9 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, West Parking Lot, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
If you're heading out of Bergen:
Why: Come "sea" and eat the fresh seafood, and enjoy entertainment and activities for the kids
When: Friday August 6-Sunday August 8, check schedule for times
Where: Huddy Park, 329 Bay Ave., Highlands
Why: Have a peachy keen day with delish eats and wagon ride on the farm.
When: Saturday August 7-Sunday August 8, 8:30-11 am
Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Why: Live music, kids activities, traveling zoo and plenty of peaches.
When: Saturday August 7-Sunday August 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton
Why: Carnival rides, animals and entertainment at this huge state fair.
When: Saturday August 7-Saturday August 14, 10 am-10 pm
Where: Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd., Augusta
Why: Family fun activities, music, animals, ice cream making and more.
When: Sundays August 8, August 22, September 12, September 26, 9 am-1 pm
Where: Van Riper Hopper Museum, 533 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Why: Family fun includes hot air balloons, carnival rides, entertainment, animals and much more.
When: Now through Saturday August 7, 12-10 pm
Where: 877 Uniontown Rd., Phillipsburg
Why: Come for the weekend festival or pick your own during the week.
When: Now through Sunday August 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Stony Hill Farms, 15 North Road, Chester
Why: Sunflower and zinnia season has begun, so bring your camera for Insta-worthy shots.
When: Now through Saturday August 14 
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
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: Let your budding paleontologist discover fossils in this kid-friendly exhibit, and check the other summer of dinos fun.
When: Open daily
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Hop into the cockpit of some high-flying plans and helicopters
When: Saturday August 14, 10:30 am-4 pm
Where: The New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame, 400 Fred Wehran Dr., Teterboro
Why: Enjoy tasting from top NJ wineries, plus live music and farm fresh goodies.
When: Saturday August 14-Sunday August 15, 12-6 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: The "Long Island Medium" shares message with the live audience.
When: Wednesday August 18-Thursday August 19, 7:30 pm
Where: bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Why: The former RHONY star talk her new book, Make It Nice.
When: Thursday August 19, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
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