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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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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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Game On @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Sep. 27, 2022 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Game On at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limite...

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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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Let's Groove with Miss Lisa

  • Sep. 01, 2022 - Sep. 29, 2022 , Thursdays, 6-6:45pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Library
  • 10 W. Ramapo Rd., Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Get ready to move and groove to a bunch of great tunes while having fun with shakers, animal puppets, scarves, a parachute, and bubbles.

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Friday Fun @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Sep. 02, 2022 - Sep. 30, 2022 , Fridays, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main St., Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Friday Fun at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limited ...

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Circus Vazquez

  • Sep. 09, 2022 - Sep. 26, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 7:30pm; Saturdays, 12pm, 3pm and 7pm, Sundays, 12pm, 3pm and 6pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $40-$60

The Circus Vazquez performing artists come from different parts of the world. Bringing magic and joy to people of all ages!

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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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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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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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75th Anniversary Auction

  • Sep. 12, 2022 - Sep. 30, 2022 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • RoCA Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) will be celebrating it’s 75th milestone anniversary and its commitment to the arts, education and the cul...

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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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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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Phoenix Live Performing Arts Festival: The Importance of Being Earnest

  • Sep. 17, 2022 - Sep. 25, 2022 , 9/17 and 9/23-9/25, 2pm
  • Marydell Faith and Life Center
  • 640 North Midland, Nyack
  • Teen, Adult
  • $45

Oscar Wilde's scintillating comedy presented by NYC's multi-awarding winning Phoenix Theatre Ensemble outdoors at the beautiful and lush Ma...

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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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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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Fall Family Fun Day

  • Sep. 24, 2022, 10am-4pm
  • Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, NY Motherhouse
  • 496 Western Highway, Blauvelt
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free. Prices vary for goods and games

This year's Fall Family Fun Day is the perfect way to ring in the fall season with music, food, affordable vendors, carnival games, raffles, and more.

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Norwood Day 2022

  • Sep. 24, 2022, 2pm
  • Kennedy Field
  • 453 Broadway, Norwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Rides, games, a petting zoo, live DJ, food and so much more will be on hand to celebrate Norwood.

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2nd Annual Rutherford Day

  • Sep. 24, 2022, 12-6pm
  • Memorial Park
  • 2 Darwin Ave., Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the borough of Rutherford with a cornhole tournament, touch-a-truck, food trucks, beer garden, kids’ zactivities, Live Music by Kurty & Marty, and Super TransAm with Rutherford’s own James McGill & more!

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Water Lantern Festival

  • Sep. 24, 2022 - Sep. 25, 2022 , 4-9pm
  • Liberty State Park (by the Columbus Monument)
  • 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $25.99-$55.99

Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrate life together. The event begins with...

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Biodiversity Celebration

  • Sep. 24, 2022, 11am-3pm
  • Trailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park
  • 55 Hessian Drive, Highland Falls
  • All Ages
  • $1 per person suggested donation

Learn about Biodiversity & Local Habitats! Visit our Pond, River, Forest, Woodland Pool, Rocky Summit & Grassland habitat stations. Learn what you ...

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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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