Things to Do in Bergen County Week of October 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: Get access to food from some of the neighborhood's top restaurants while you sip and sample spirits. 
When: Thursday October 5, 6-9 pm
Where: Edgewood Country Club, 449 Rivervale Rd., River Vale
Why: The weekend-long event has music, hayrides, a kids spot, and biergarten for you to unwind.
When: Saturday October 7-Sunday October 8, 12-10 pm
Where: Wilsey Square Parking Lot, Ridgewood
Why: Book your spot for the open house that will have special classes, a kids obstacle course, giveaways, a concert, and more all-day fun
When: Saturday October 7 
Where: Fitometry, 129 S Broad St., Ridgewood
What: Closter Family Festival 
Why: Enjoy a fun day of fun times, fun games, and food trucks. 
When: Sunday October 8, 12-5pm
Where: Closter Commons, 570 Piermont Road. Closter
Why: Get creative while you meet an animal creature.
When: Saturday October 7, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Pay to pick a pumpkin then decorate it for free on the farm, and grab a seasonal cider donut while you're there.
When: Weekends, Saturday October 7-Sunday October 22, 12-3 pm
Where: Fresh & Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd., New Milford
Why: Enjoy the fall air with this huge tow street fair filled with shopping and fun.
When: Saturday October 7, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 234 Main Street, Ridgefield Park
Why: Step into the pilot seat and pretend to take flight.
When: Sunday October 8, 10:30 am-4 pm
Where: The New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame, 400 Fred Wehran Dr., Teterboro
Why: The singer and author signs her new book, Just Eat.
When: Monday October 9, 7 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave. Ridgewood
Why: Step inside a scary world of Halloween-themed rooms, and pick your level of spookiness.
When: Now through Wednesday November 1, 3:30-8 pm
Where: Paramus Park Mall, 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
Why: Cider season has arrived, with apple lessons and more. 
When: Now through Sunday October 22, 2-4:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Hitch a hayride and head to the patch to get ready for the spooky holiday.
When: Now through Saturday October 28, open Thursdays-Saturdays, 1-4 pm weekdays, 9 am-4 pm Saturdays
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: The season has arrived with hayrides, a petting zoo, corn maze, and more.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Lupardi's Nursery, 75 Blanch Ave., Closter
Why: The season is back with tasty vendors, food trucks, and live entertainment.
When: Sundays through October 29, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Demarest Farms' annual drive-through event is back with 32 acres of light displays.
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, 7-9:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Celebrate autumn with a visit to the farm for some fall farm.
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, Mondays-Fridays, 3-5 pm, Weekends 9:30 am-4 pm
Where: Secor Farms, 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
If You're Heading Out of Bergen:
Why: Watch the night come alive as hundreds of water lanterns are released, plus enjoy more family fun.
When: Saturday October 7-Sunday October 8, 4-9 pm
Where: Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr., Jersey City
Why: The scare-free fun includes a Halloween laser show, spider scavenger hunt, pumpkin, lab, and more.
When: Saturday October 7-Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: The huge street fair is back for the fall season with shopping and activities.
When: Sunday October 8, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Main Street and Broadway, Nyack
Why: Bring the fam for yoga, activities, beekeeping, and vendors.
When: Monday October 9, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Lomar Farms, Palisades, NY
Why: This brand new Halloween event is lighting up the fall night with an animal-themed jack o'lantern trail and more.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 6-10 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd. Bronx
Why: Bring the kids for activities like tractor rides and pig races, and take a trip to pumpkinville.
When: Now through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 135 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Why: Spend the day with PYO apples and pumpkins, wagon rides, and music.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Jct., NY
Why: Walk through more than 6,000 lit pumpkins, and end with a fall festival.
When: Now through Sunday November 5, 6:45-8:45 pm
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Pl., Augusta
Why: Welcome the not-so-scary season with the massive festival filled with rides, entertainment, cider donuts, and of course, pumpkins.
When: Now through Sunday November 5, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
Why: Rockland's brand new can't-miss Halloween event brings Jack O'Lantern paths, pumpkin carving, and fall treats. 
When: Now through Tuesday October 31, 6:30-9:30 pm
Where: Clover Stadium, 1 Phil Tisi Way, Pomona
Upcoming Events:
Why: Shop the crafts show and enjoy dancing, canoe rides, and more.
When: Saturday October 14, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Demarest Nature Center, Wakelee Dr., Demarest
Why: Autumn's in the air at BTC, with pumpkin painting, food trucks, a football zone, and much more.
When: Sunday October 15, 12-5 pm
Where: Bergen Town Center, Route 4 East & Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: From pumpkin painting to food trucks to pony rides, there's plenty to make the kids smile.
When: Sunday October 15, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
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