Things to Do in Bergen County Week of September 8

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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: Games, rides and authentic Greek eats.
When: Thursday September 9-Sunday September 12, check schedule for daily times
Where: 51 Paramus Rd., Paramus
 
Why: A dazzling spectacle with high-flying tricks and amazing acts from around the world.
When: Friday September 10-Monday September 27, 7:30 pm Mondays-Fridays, 2 pm, 5 pm and 8 pm Weekends
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Rides, games, food and fun, plus wristband night every night.
When: Friday September 10-Saturday September 11, 6-11 pm, Sunday September 12, 4-9 pm
Where: Teaneck Armory, 1799 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck
 
Why: The drool-worthy festival is back bringing more than 70 of Bergen's tastiest foods and drinks.
When: Sunday September 12, 1-4 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Join TNC for a night of magic, mindreading and meals.
When: Sunday September 12, 5-9 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Enjoy a fun family day of paddling and fishing.
When: Sunday September 12, 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Where: Oradell Reservoir, 400 Lake Shore Drive, Haworth
 
Why: Enjoy a day on the farm with the butterflies.
When: Sunday September 12, 1:30-3 pm
Where: Garretson Farm, 4-02 River Road, Fair Lawn
 
Why: Arts, crafts, music, dancing and fun for all.
When: Sunday September 12, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Veterans Field, Edgewater
 
Why: Ride your way into fall with this fun family night out.
When: Tuesday September 14 - Saturday September 18, 6-10 pm
Where: 320 Franklin Tpke., Allendale
 
Why: Join the "Queer Eye" star for virtual cooking and conversation.
When: Wednesday September 15, 8 pm
Where: Bookends virtual, includes access to conversation, signed book and bonus gift
 
Why: An apple-solutely fun time learning about cider-making and make your own batch.
When: Sundays through October 31, 2-3 pm, 3:30-4:30 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
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Get lost in the maize maze and enjoy music, food and crafts.
When: Friday September 10, 3:30-8:30 pm, Saturday September 11, 11 am-6 pm, Sunday September 12, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens
 
Why: Authentic food, activities and games for kids, music and more.
When: Friday September 10, 4-8 pm, Saturday September 11, 12-9 pm, Sunday September 12, 12-8 pm
Where: 55 Wentick St, Totowa
 
Why: Time travel to the exciting days of yore.
When: Saturday September 11-Sunday September 12, Saturdays September 18-Sunday September 19, 10 am-6 pm
Where: 844 White Lake Rd., Sparta
 
Why: Eat, drink and be merry, plus music, crafts and cooking demos.
When: Saturday September 11-Sunday September 12 
Where: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6636 US 9, Rhinebeck
 
Why: More than 40 family activities from a corn maze and carnival rides to games and sand art.
When: Open Saturday September 11-Sunday November 7, 10 am-6 pm weekends, 12-5 pm weekdays
Where: Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon
 
Why: Fall fun includes apple picking, wagon rides, live music and treats.
When: Weekends starting Saturday September 11-Sunday October 31, 9 am-6 pm
Where: Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction, NY
 
Why: Feed the animals, play pumpkin bowling, take a tractor ride or enjoy tons of other activities.
When: Saturday September 11-Sunday October 31, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Happy Day Farm, 106 Iron Ore Rd., Manalapan
 
Why: Shopping for you, entertainment for them, food for all.
When: Sunday September 12, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Main Street and Broadway, Nyack
 
Why: Dance to bluegrass plus food, crafts for kids and more.
When: Sunday September 12, 1-5 pm
Where: Harmony Hall, Jacob Sloat House, 15 Liberty Rock Rd., Sloatsburg
 
Why: Take a ride to a field filled with two mazes, games, mining and more.
When: Weekends through Sunday September 26, 11 am-3:30 pm
Where: Delaware River Railroad Excursions, 100 Elizabeth St., Phillipsburg
 
Why: Travel back in time for the faire's kids quest, storybook stage, sword fighting and more old-fashioned fun.
When: Now through Sunday October 3, 10 am-7 pm
Where: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo
 
Why: Give kids a day at the farm with cow train rides, pumpkin picking, corn maze and more.
When: Weekends through Sunday October 31, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: A spooktacular drive-thru light display on the farm. 
When: Opens Friday September 17-Sunday October 31, 7-9 pm Sundays-Thursdays, 7-9:30 pm Fridays and Saturdays
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Lane, Hillsdale
 
Why: This musical event brings the popular screen character to life on stage.
When: Sunday September 19, 2 pm
Where: bergenPAC, 30 N Van Brunt St., Englewood
 
Why: Shop local and snag a unique item or two.
When: Sunday September 19, 11 am-5 pm
Where: E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
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