Things to Do in Bergen County Week of September 15

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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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What: The Wiggles Live at the bergenPAC
 Kids will have a blast dancing and singing to the world’s most popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles for their new “Wiggle Town!” tour
When: Sunday, October 2, 1pm, purchase tickets here or click here for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets!
Where: bergenPAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
Events Not to Miss:
Why: Rides, food, games, music and more.
When: Now thru Sunday, September 18 (Fri & Sat 6-11pm, Sun 2-7pm)
Where: 32 Locust Ave., Emerson
Why: Fun games, carnival rides, food and more. 
When: Friday, September 16, 5pm-10pm, Saturday, September 17, 2pm-10pm and Sunday, September 18, 1pm-7pm
Where: 105 Harrison St., New Milford
Why: Enjoy this adorable playspace and hang with the Queen of Cool.
When: Friday, September 16, 4-6pm, Pre-Registration required 201-523-9495
Where: 465 Old Hook Road, Emerson 
Why: Delicious food, live entertainment, games and more at this giant block party.
When: Saturday, September 17, 10am-5pm, FREE
Where: 187 Main St., Ridgefield Park
Why: Live music, petting zoo, inflatables, apple pie eating contest and more.
When: Saturday, September 17, 11am-4pm, FREE
Where: Memorial Field, Pascack Rd., Wash. Twp.
Why: A fav Bergen autumn tradition is back. Press and make your own cider.
When: Sunday, September 18, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm, $11/Adult, $22/Adult & Child
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Enjoy the art shows and musical artists along with food and drinks.
When: Sunday, September 18, 11am-6pm
Where: Old River Road/Thompson Lane, Edgewater
Why: A fun-filled day with essential information for special need families.
When: Sunday, September 18, 11am-4pm, FREE, Pre-Registration required
Where: Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe
Why: Enjoy live music, dancing, $1 hot dogs and more.
When: Sunday, September 18, 2-4pm, FREE
Where: Alpine Pavilion
Why: A Kids Zone, crafts, petting zoo, eats and more!
When: Sunday, September 18, 12-5pm
Where: Downtown Ridgewood

What: Les Tout Petits Fall Factory Sale
Why: Up to 70% off retail prices at this amazing Pop Up Sale.
When: Wednesday, September 21 thru Saturday, September 24 (10am-7pm during the week, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-2pm)
Where: 600 Grand Ave., Ridgefield

What: Fort Lee Restaurant Week
Why: 22 restos participating in this first-ever four day event. Prix fixe menus range from $15-$25 for three-course meals
When: Thursday, September 22 thru Sunday, September 25
Where: Participating restaurants
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Rockland's answer to everything Italian for four fun days.
When: Now thru Sunday, September 18 (Friday/5pm-12am, Saturday/11am-12am, Sunday/12-9pm 
Where: Tappan Masonic Park Fair Grounds, Tappan
Why: Kids activities, gourmet foods, art shows, a rose garden and more.
When: Friday, September 16 thru Sunday, September 18 (10am-5pm) Ages 6-16/$4, Adults/$12
Where: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
Why: Your little monkey gets curious like George as they explore key concepts in science, math, and engineering.
When: Saturday, September 17 thru January 8
Where: Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
What: Oasis Pirate Day
Why: Ready for a pirate adventure? Help Captain Lucky find treasures all over the farm. 
When: Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 10am, 12noon, and 2pm
Where: Oasis Family Farm, 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville, NJ
Why: A fun day to benefit local animal rescues with live music, a puppy red carpet and more.
When: Saturday, September 17, 11am- 4pm
Where: 225 River Rd., Edgewater
Why: Because with hundreds of vendors, food trucks, and more, there has never been a better time to finally check out the awesome JC scene you keep hearing about.
When: Saturday, September 17, 11am-6pm
Where: Newark Ave. between Grove Street  and Jersey Ave., Jersey City
Why: Live music, vendors, family activitites, corn hole, Laurita Winery wine garden and more.
When: Saturday, September 17, 10am-7pm, $9
Where: Point Pleasant Beach
Why: Enjoy a traditional country breakfast at the Zoo.
When: Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18, 8:30-10am, $30
Where: 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange
Why: Kick off the season with a story and music double feature featuring beloved astronaut Chris Hadfield and this year’s Grammy Award-winning band for Best Children’s Album, Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets.
When: Saturday, September 17, 11am-1pm, FREE
Where: David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, NYC
What: Peppa Pig's Big Splash Live
Why: Kids will laugh along as they watch their favorite British pig make a big splash on stage  
When: Sunday, September 18, 2pm and 5pm
Where: State Theater NJ, 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
Why: Celebrate the art of the spoken word at this fun family event.
When: Sunday, September 18, 12-6pm, Free with park admission
Where: 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton
Why: A craft show, beer and wine garden, kids zone, food and more.
When: Sunday, September 18, 10am-5pm
Where: 74 Lafayette Ave., Lafayette, NY
Why: Art, live music, food, drinks and more.
When: Sunday, September 18, 1-6pm
Where: Flywheel Park, Piermont, NY
Why: The corn maze is OPEN! (and we love ourselves a good cornmaze), plus family fun including moon bounce, pony rides, and wagon trains.
When: Open daily, 9am-6pm, Tickets start at $6, prices vary based on day and time. 
Where: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Why: 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance.
When: Now thru October 2, Ages 5-12/$12, Adults/$25
Where: Tuxedo Park, NY
Why: Amazing “trek tech” experience as you become a cadet at the Starlet Academy. Check out the overnights too! 
When: Now thru October 31, Ages 5+/$18, Adults/$25
Where: Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave., NYC
Why: Snag tickets now and take the family on a night-time adventure through thousands of illuminated pumpkins arranged in outrageous designs.
When: Various dates starting on September 30 and throughout October & November
Where: Van Cortland Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
What: Daphne Oz: The Happy Cook Event
Why: Meet the co-host of The Chew, hear about her new book, sip on some cocktails and take a pic with Daphne Oz
When: Friday, September 23, 12pm, pre-registration required.
Where: The Women's Club of Ridgewood, 215 W Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood
What: Open Casting Call
Why: An exciting opportunity for your child to show off their talent to industry professionals.
When: Sunday, September 25, 2pm-4pm, pre-registration encouraged.
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: Enjoy the season of new beginnings with seasonal family fun.
When: Sunday, September 25, 9:30am-1pm
Where: Upper School Field, 143 Charlotte Place, Englewood Cliffs
Why: Run to provide help and hope to anyone affected by cancer.
When: Sunday, September 25
Where: Bergen Community College, 400 County Road, Paramus


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