Plan a fun weekend for your family in Rockland and Bergen counties!
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
WHEN: Sept. 20- Nov. 30, 9/20-9/22; 9/26-9/29; 10/3-10/31; Fridays-Sundays in November
WHERE: Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson
WHAT: See more than 10,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o’ lanterns in this elaborate walk-through experience.
WANT TO GO? $22 (Fri-Sat $27); $16 (Fri-Sat $20) children 3-17; free for members and children younger than 3. 914-631-8200. hudsonvalley.org.
Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market
WHEN: June 23- Dec. 29, Sundays, 10am-2pm
WHERE: Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association, 15 Mt Ebo Rd So, Brewster
WHAT: See what this year-round indoor-outdoor Farmer's Market has to offer every Sunday.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-629-2824. https://facebook.com/HVRegionalFarmersMarket.
Public Skating Lessons
WHEN: Nov. 2 - March 1, Mondays and Tuesdays, 10-11:30am and 12-1:30pm; Fridays, 8-9:30pm; Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm; Please check website for additional times during School Breaks and School Holidays
WHERE: Bear Mountain Ice Rink, Bear Mountain Ice Rink State Park, Bear Mountain
WHAT: Break out your skates, or rent a pair for the day, and enjoy the outdoor Bear Mountain Ice Rink.
WANT TO GO? $5; $2 non-skaters and seniors; free for children 4 and younger; $5 skate rentals. 845-786-2701. bearmountainicerink.com.
Family Fun This Weekend in Bergen County, NJ
FREE Crafts in Ridgewood
WHEN: Nov. 22-23, Friday, 7-9:30pm and Saturday 10am-5pm
WHERE: Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood
WHAT: Shop hand-made crafts for the holidays with prices to suit every budget.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 201-444-6225. uuridgewood.org.
A Magical Cirque Christmas
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 3pm and 8pm
WHERE: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown
WHAT: Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live.
WANT TO GO? $39 and up. 973-539-8008. https://mayoarts.org/shows/a-magical-cirque-christmas.
Opening Weekend and Strawberry Festival
WHEN: June 6- Nov. 24, Sundays, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Ramsey Farmers' Market , Ramsey Main Street Train Station, Ramsey
WHAT: Celebrate everything strawberry! Plus, fresh, local produce and products, including organic and responsibly grown vegetables and fruit, artisan breads and fine cheese, and so much more.
WANT TO GO? 2016756866. ramseyfarmersmarket.org.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 24, 1pm and 4pm
WHERE: Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
WHAT: See the holiday classic that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.
WANT TO GO? $25-$55. 201-227-1030. bergenpac.org.
FREE Ridgewood Chamber Of Commerce 19th Annual Farmers' Market
WHEN: Nov. 24 - June 23, Sundays, 9am-3pm
WHERE: Ridgewood Chamber Of Commerce, Westside of NJ Transit Train Station, Ridgewood
WHAT: Stroll around and get some fresh mozzarella, homemade jams with flavors you cannot get any other place, fresh baked goods, preservative-free pickles on a stick for the kids, and more.
WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 201-445-2600. https://ridgewoodchamber.com.
FREE Saturday Storytime
WHEN: Sept. 7- Aug. 25, 2020, Saturdays, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Teaneck Public Library, 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck
WHAT: Enjoy old and new favorites at this family storytime.
WANT TO GO? 201-837-4171. https://teanecklibrary.org/.
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