Things to Do in Bergen County Week of September 21

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Sponsored PostbergenPAC, the iconic performing arts center and leading cultural and arts educational institution in Northern New Jersey, has a full slate of children's events schedule for the 2022 fall/winter season that you won't want to miss. Kicking off the season on October 14th with Masters of Illusions, additional performances include Peppa Pig's Adventure, The Nutcracker, and Blues Clues and You, among others. Tickets for all shows are on sale now. See you at the theater!
We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist! 
Events Not to Miss:
Why: Come one come all for rides and smiles.
When: Wednesday September 21-Sunday September 25 
Where: McBride Field, Franklin Lake Rd., Franklin Lakes
Why: American Dream's first fashion show bring special guests from Project Runway and So You Think You Can Dance.
When: Friday September 23, 7 pm
Where: American Dream, One American Dream Way, East Rutherford
Why: Kids get crafty making, decorating and dressing a scarecrow for the fall.
When: Friday September 23, 3:30 pm and 5 pm; Saturday September 24, 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm, 3 pm, 4:30 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Join Peppa for dancing, singing, crafts and tea time.
When: Saturday September 24, 4-6 pm
Where: The Village Edgewater, 250 Old River Rd., Edgewater
Why: Drive through more than 30 acres of spook-free lights, then enjoy s'mores by the fire pit.
When: Weekends starting Saturday September 17, Daily starting Friday September 30, 7-9:30 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: Activities for all ages to celebrate national family day.
When: Saturday September 24, 12-4 pm
Where: Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
Why: Crafts, food and a kidz zone to keep them occupied.
When: Sunday September 25, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 500 Midland Ave., Garfield
Why: Boogie with Batman plus games and more fun.
When: Sunday September 25, 11 am, 12 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: High-flying acrobatics, tricks and eye-popping fun.
When: Now through Monday September 26, check schedule for daily times
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Hop on a hayride, pick a pumpkin and visit with the barnyard animals.
When: Monday September 26-Saturday October 29, Saturdays in October 9 am-4 pm, Weekdays starting October 3, 1-4 pm
Where: Abma's Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Enjoy the best of Broadway, with this week's show featuring music from The Little Mermaid.
When: Saturdays through October 22, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Learn about cider as you make your own fresh batch.
When: Sundays through October 23, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Hayrides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, photo ops and more fall festivities.
When: Now through Monday October 31, weekdays 3-4:50 pm, weekends 10 am-4 pm
Where: Secor Farms, 85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
Why: Enjoy acres of fall festivities from a huge corn maze and scavenger hunt to fresh cider donuts.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 30, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Lupardi's Nursery, 75 Blanch Ave., Closter
For our full list of FALL FESTIVALS, click HERE
If you're heading out of Bergen:
Why: More than 6,000 Jack O'Lanterns will brighten your day (and night), with carnival rides and treats to top off the fun.
When: Friday September 23-Sunday November 6, check schedule for available daily times
Where: Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta
Why: Get some turtle power with an up-close look at the super turtles.
When: Opens Saturday September 24-Monday January 16, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City 
What: Dino Days
Why: Hop on a prehistoric ride with a dino show, dino maze, crafts and activities.
When: Saturday September 24-Sunday September 25, 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm
Where: Delware River Railroad Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St., Phillipsburg
Why: Apples and pumpkins, corn maze and hayrides.
When: Saturday September 24-Sunday September 30, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
Why: A fun day with food trucks, vendors, and entertaiment.
When: Saturday September 24, 10 am-4 pm
Where: St. Dominic's Convent, 496 Western Highway, Blauvelt
Why: Enjoy food trucks and music as you prepare to launch your lantern.
When: Saturday September 24-Sunday September 25, 4-9 pm
Where: Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr., Jersey City
Why: Enjoy live music, drinks and time spent with the animals on the farm.
When: Thursday September 29, 5 pm
Where: City Green, 171 Grove St., Clifton
Why: Stroll through thousands of jack o'lanterns as they light up the night sky.
When: Now through Sunday November 20, check schedule for daily times
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Why: Pumpkins, gem mining, hayrides, animal performances and so much more.
When: Now through Sunday November 6, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
Why: Endless amounts of fall fun including pumpkinville, a corn maze, pig races, pirate ship and acres more.
When: Weekends in September, Fridays-Sunday in October, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Why: Spend the day enjoying fall fun on the farm, plus enjoy monster truck rides.
When: Now through Saturday September 24 (apples), Monday October 31 (pumpkins) 
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
Why: Get ye family to the faire filled with live performances, activities, rides and games.
When: Now through Sunday October 9, 10 am-7 pm
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo, NY
Why: Spend the day on the farm with live music, corn maze exploration, wagon rides, pumpkin and apples. 
When: Weekends through Sunday October 30, 9 am-6 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Jct., NY
Why: Fall adventures include animal fun, rides, pumpkins, a corn maze and more.
When: Weekends through September, Fridays-Sundays in October, 10 am- 5pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
Upcoming Events:
Why: Bring your appetite for a drool-worthy day of eats and entertainment.
When: Sunday October 2, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Live performances, vendors, food and more.
When: Sunday October 2, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Washington Street between Observer Highway and 7th St.
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