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New York Renaissance Faire

  • Aug. 27, 2022 - Oct. 09, 2022 , Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, 10am-7pm
  • Renaissance Faire, Tuxedo Park
  • 600 NY-17A, Tuxedo Park
  • All Ages
  • $35; $30 seniors 62 and older and military; $18 ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5

Travel back in time to cheer for your favorite knight at the Joust Tournament, meet Robin Hood and his Merry Band, see amazing acrobats, magical fairies, swashbuckling pirates, and more! 

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Apple Cider Making

  • Sep. 11, 2022 - Oct. 23, 2022 , Sundays, 2pm and 3:30pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 members; $40 member family max 6 participants

Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and experience one of the original ways of making fresh, crisp apple cider! 

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Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit

  • Sep. 12, 2022 - Oct. 01, 2022 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit celebrates its teaching artists who continually inspire students of all ages and skill levels. ...

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Music fun for Babies, Toddlers & Preschooler with musician Kurt Gallagher at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library

  • Sep. 14, 2022 - Oct. 12, 2022 , Wednesdays, 10-11am
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers will have a blast moving, giggling & making music as they sing, stomp, clap & flap along to Kurt's i...

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Nickelodeon Universe: Nickelodeon BOOniverse!

  • Sep. 23, 2022 - Oct. 21, 2022 , Monday-Thursday, 12-7pm; Friday, 12-9pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am-10pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • $59-$79

Discover costumed characters, Halloween dance parties, spooky parades, autumnal arts and crafts, Halloween surprises, and more!

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The Harmfulnes of Tobacco

  • Sep. 30, 2022 - Oct. 07, 2022 , Fridays, 5:30pm
  • Gardent at Hopper House Museum & Study Center
  • 82 North Broadway, Nyack
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $45

A rarely performed gem by Anton Chekhov - A music concert being given and a middle aged man, who suffers from unluckiness, has been instructed by h...

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School of Rock Orangeburg's House Band at American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Walk

  • Oct. 01, 2022, 10am
  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • Valley Cottage, Valley Cottage
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The School of Rock Orangeburg House Band is comprised of the most dedicated and talented students that attend School of Rock Orangeburg. They play ...

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Phoenix Live Performing Arts Festival: The Skin of Our Teeth

  • Oct. 01, 2022 - Oct. 16, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm
  • The Marydell Center
  • 640 N Midland Ave., Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • $45

Maggie and George have been married 5,000 years. George invented the wheel, and together with their family, they triumph over seemingly insurmountable challenges - the Ice Age, mammoths and dinosaurs, the Big Flood and a World War.

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Crafty Critters

  • Oct. 01, 2022, 2-3pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $12; $8 members

Meet a live animal and explore your creative and crafty side! After an up close visit with one of Tenafly Nature Center's Animal Ambassadors, w...

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Oktoberfest

  • Oct. 01, 2022 - Oct. 23, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5pm
  • Anthony Wayne Recreation Area
  • Exit 17 off the Palisades Interstate Parkway , Bear Mountain
  • All Ages
  • $35-$150

Enjoy beer, delicious food, live music, and fun activities for all ages.

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R.E.A.D. to a Dog

  • Oct. 01, 2022, 10:30am-12pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

For ages 5 & up. Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-on-one to a therapy dog! Registration is open for everyone. Call to register....

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3rd Annual Children's Book Festival

  • Oct. 01, 2022, 11am-3pm
  • Borough Hall Lawn
  • 1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Glen Rock Guild is bringing the 3rd Annual Children's Book Festival to Glen Rock in partnership with The Curious Reader! The festival will feat...

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9/11 Rockland County 21st Anniversary Event - A Family Day to Remember-Reflect-Educate

  • Oct. 01, 2022, 10am-8pm
  • Germonds Park
  • 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • A suggested donation of $30 per family

The Foley Family of Rockland County, along with the 9/11 Education Foundation and the Town of Clarkstown, is hosting a family day event to mark the...

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Sustainability Walk and Showcase

  • Oct. 02, 2022, 10am-2pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10 suggested donation; free admission for children younger than 18

Enjoy a day of fun nature inspired activities and learn about environmentally friendly products and services.

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Tree Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 02, 2022, 10-11am
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15; $10 members

Enjoy the start of fall with this fun filled program for adults and families with children 4 and up. This program is in support of a local Girl Sco...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Upper School Open House

  • Oct. 02, 2022, 10am-2pm
  • The Academy of the Holy Angels
  • 315 Hillside Avenue, Demarest
  • Young elementary, Teen
  • FREE

Eighth grade girls and transfer students: The opportunity you’ve been waiting for is here! Take a closer look at the Academy of the Holy Ange...

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Dinosaurs After Dark

  • Oct. 01, 2022 - Oct. 29, 2022 , Fridays and Saturday, 7-9:30pm
  • Field Station: Dinosaurs
  • 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
  • All Ages
  • $24

A spooky, funny and thrilling adventure for the whole family featuring a lantern lit tour of the park! But watch out! The trails are dark and there...

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Halloween Party

  • Oct. 01, 2022 - Oct. 30, 2022 , Thursdays-Sundays, see website for schedule
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $29.99-$31.99 per adult; $24.99-$26.99 ages 2-12

Throughout the month, LSC explores the spooky side of science. Make your way through the fan-favorite outdoor Spider Maze and learn about ...

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Brick-or-Treat

  • Sep. 24, 2022 - Oct. 30, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-6pm
  • LEGOLAND New York Resort
  • One Legoland Blvd., Goshen
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $67.99

Brick-or-Treat will bewitch LEGOLAND® New York Resort with tons of candy, an all-new show line up, never-before-seen exclusive LEGO® characters, and more!

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Kids Boo Fest

  • Sep. 17, 2022 - Oct. 30, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $49.99

Explore all your family favorite coasters and park rides together, travel the Trick-or-Treat trail, and more at this festive Halloween event.

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Halloween Light Show

  • Sep. 16, 2022 - Oct. 31, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays 7-9pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-9:30pm
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant Halloween light displays, enjoy farm fresh goodies in the retail farm market, warm-up by the fire pits, make your own s’mores and hot coco.

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Fright Fest

  • Sep. 16, 2022 - Oct. 31, 2022 , Fridays, 5:30-11pm; Saturdays, 6-10pm; Sundays, 6-9pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • Teen, Adult
  • Starting at $49.99

Experience Six Flags like never before...if you dare! Ride thrilling roller coasters when the sun gows down and the ghouls come out! Recommended for Guests 13 and Over. No Costumes for Guests Over 12. No Park Re-Entry After 7:00 pm.

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Meditate with Mandalas

  • Sep. 10, 2022 - Nov. 19, 2022 , Saturdays, 1-2pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Teen
  • FREE

For grades 9-12. Zen out while you color different mandala sheets, and listen to relaxing music. This is a great way to relieve stress from your bu...

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GAME ON! Middle School Board Game Club

  • Sep. 11, 2022 - Nov. 20, 2022 , Sundays, 2-3:30pm
  • Nyack Library
  • 59 South Broadway, Nyack
  • Tween
  • FREE

For grades 6-8. Connect 4, Monopoly, Uno, and more! Enjoy old favorites and learn how to play games you haven't tried before.

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Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer

  • Sep. 24, 2022 - Jan. 16, 2023 , See website for schedule
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $29.99 for adults and $24.99 ages 2-12

Solve puzzles, navigate mazes, shoot pizza into apartment windows, and more with your favorite green crime fighters!

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • May. 01, 2022 - Nov. 27, 2022 , 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Browse this non profit "pay it forward" farmers market that features over 50 local farmers and food purveyors.

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Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

  • Apr. 01, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • Museum at Bethel Woods
  • 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $5

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special...

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