New York Renaissance Faire: Opening Weekend! Kids’ Weekend and Teacher Appreciation - Sterling Forest
Through August 18, 2019 - Tuxedo
Join the New York Renaissance Faire for children’s activities throughout the Shire: Kids’ Quest, Boffer Wars, Robin Hood’s Merry Band, the Children’s Knighting Ceremony at the Queen’s Glade, plus rides, games, and more. Show off your finery at the children’s costume contest!
Open Cockpit Weekend - The Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey
Through August 18, 2019 - Teterboro
The Open Cockpit Weekend display includes a very rare Lockheed Bushmaster, a Convair 880 circa 1958, a M*A*S*H Bell Helicopter, and more. Additionally, a Coast Guard Helicopter, an OV-1 Mowhawk observation plane, and a Cobra Gunship Helicopter are on display, but the cockpit can't be accessed. Museum admission is included.
BUTTERFLY WEEKEND - Hudson Highlands Nature Museum OUTDOOR DISCOVERY CENTER
Through August 18, 2019 - Cornwall
Flutter in this weekend to discover the beauty of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars! Enjoy presentations about monarch butterflies at 11:30am and 1:30pm, followed by tagging and releasing as part of Monarch Watch. Also featuring Butterfly tent (one ticket with each paid admission), crafts for kids, and admission to Grasshopper Grove included.
Ramsey Farmers' Market Peach Festival - Ramsey Farmers' Market
Through August 25, 2019 - Ramsey
The Ramsey Farmers' Market invites all to kick off Sundays at the market with their annual Peach Festival and Best Peach Pie/Cobbler contest, along with National Farmers' Market week 8/4-8/10. Each Sunday over 50 local farmers and food purveyors offer fresh, local seasonal vegetables and fruits, artisan breads and cheeses, fresh fish directly from the Hampton Bays, gluten free baked and prepared foods, homemade pastas, chili, sauces, jams and jellies, made on site guacamole and so much more. See website for a complete list of August participants and events. Enjoy music, children's crafts, scheduled book signing and chef demos. The Ramsey Farmers' Market is the perfect destination for the entire family!
Pick Your Own Peaches & Nectarines - Demarest Farms
Through August 31, 2019 - Hillsdale
Pick your own peaches and nectarines! General admission includes free parking, entrance to peach orchard, hay wagon ride, petting zoo, and picnic area with tables. Starts mid to late July and continues while supply lasts!