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Contemporary Rockland Artists Exhibit

  • Sep. 13, 2021 - Oct. 09, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., 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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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Dinosaurs After Dark

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Friday and Saturday, 6:45-9:30pm
  • Field Station: Dinosaurs
  • 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
  • All Ages
  • $24.95, explorer pass; $16.95, day pass; free for children younger than 2

Go on a lantern lit tour of the park, watch out for a hungry T-Rex, and gather around the campfire for a dinosaur sing-a-long, and more!

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Harvest Moon Nights at Alstede Farms

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 6-10pm; 8:30pm last admission
  • Alstede Farms
  • 1 Alstede Farm Lane, Chester
  • All Ages
  • $17.99

Delight in picking your own pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, sip fresh pressed cider, and more. 

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New York Renaissance Faire

  • Aug. 21, 2021 - Oct. 03, 2021 , Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, 10am-7pm
  • New York Renaissance Faire Grounds
  • 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo
  • All Ages
  • $175 season pass; $29.95 adult; $13 ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5

Travel back in time to an age of adventure to cheer for your favorite knight, meet Robin Hood, see amazing acrobats and more!

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Halloween Light Show

  • Sep. 17, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , 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,. warm-up by the fire pits, and make your own S’mores and Hot Cocoa.

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Fright Fest

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Fridays, 5:30pm-12am; Saturdays, 11am-12am; Sundays, 11am-10pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Prices starting at $29.99

Dare to enter the Halloween event of the season, featuring family-friendly attractions during the day...and thrills once the sun goes down.

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Apple Cider Making

  • Sep. 12, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 2-3pm or 3:30-4:30pm **NO SESSION 10/24**
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $30 four pack member family tickets; $12 individual tickets; $8 individual tickets members

Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and then make your own apple cider. 

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Xpedition Dino

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $19.99 per person

This prehistoric adventure features 30 life-sized dinosaurs with realistic movement and sound.

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , First Sunday of Each Month, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission and parking is free, prices vary for goods

Ramsey Farmers' Market open year round on Sundays! Double your pleasure on the first Sunday of each month (Sept-Nov) as the popular Vegan Corne...

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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

  • Sep. 22, 2021 - May. 01, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • At the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; In advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12

Join the pups of PAW Patrol to answer every yelp for help and make daring rescues.

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