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It’s time to ditch the all black getup and don your red, white and blue. Check out our roundup of the top spots to throw a blanket down and watch July 4th Fireworks this Independence Day in Bergen County, NJ.
Where:105th Annual Ridgewood Fourth of July Celebration
Where: Veterans Field, 131 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood
When: Saturday, July 4th, flag raising at 9am, parade at 10am then gates open at 6:00 p.m. for musical performances and skydivers, Gates close at 9pm followed by a firework celebration
Chow at: Raymond’s for a little pre-festive eeeeeeats.
Where: Hudson River Fireworks (viewable from Alpine Boat Basin)
Where: Palisades Interstate Park Alpine Boat Basin, see parking details here (hint: get there early)
When: Saturday, July 4th, 9:15pm over the Hudson
Chow at: Baumgart’s in Englewood with the kids is always a sure bet.
Where:Ramsey Fireworks and Independence Day Celebration
Where: Finch Park
When: Friday, July 3rd, 6:30pm, will host a concert with U2 Nation band, followed by the Ramsey Wind Symphony and fireworks at Dusk (raindate: Sunday, July 5th)
Chow at: Varka for family style greek dining and festive fun.
What: Leonia Sports Booster Carnival and Fireworks
Why: Carnival fun plus fireworks on the 4th.
When: Wednesday, July st through Sunday, July 5th (Fireworks on July 4th)
Where: Overpeck Park, Leonia
Chow at: Dante’s Place for a cozy meal with great Italian food.
What: Paramus 4th of July Concert & Fireworks Celebration Sponsored by Westfield Garden State Plaza
Where: Cliff Gennarelli Sports Complex, Paramus Road & Plaza Way, Westfield Garden State Plaza - West Lot
When: Sunday, July 5th, 6:30-10pm Rain Date:TBA
Chow at: Shake Shack for a burger and something frosty
What: Hackensack Fireworks and Independence Day Celebration
When: Friday, July 4th 7:15pm
Where: Games, Rides, an All Day Flea Market, plus, a show from the Time Machine Band and the “works”
Chow at: Rosa Mexicano for house made guacamole and their new Tacos Menu.
What: Tenafly’s Annual Fireworks Display
When: Thursday, July 2nd at 9pm (Rain date is Sunday, July 5th)
Where: Behind the Tenafly High School, 19 Columbus Drive, Tenafly
Chow at: Zestt for easy Mediterranean fare.
What: Allendale’s Fireworks Celebration
When: Saturday, July 4th 7:30pm
Where: Band Concert & Fireworks at Crestwood Lake
Chow at: Mezza Luna for classic homemade pasta and other Italian fare
What: Nyack: A dazzling fireworks show at one of our favorite Hudson River Towns
When: Saturday, July 4th, 8:00 pm festivities, 9:00 fireworks
Where: Memorial Park, 53 Piermont Ave, Nyack, New York
Chow at:Temptations Café or Gypsy Donut for treats and sweats.
The county’s Annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Demonstration is happening Sunday, March 9, at the James A. McFaul Environmental Center in Wyckoff, Bergen County officials announced Tuesday.
The breakfast will feature pancakes, sausage, and of course, ‘Ramapo Gold’ maple syrup. Guests will also be treated to a free public demonstration on the maple sugaring process, from tree to table.
No reservations are needed for the demonstration, but they are required for the breakfast, which will cost visitors $5 a piece. Get more info in the attached flyer.
Source: Wyckoff Patch
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Looking for things to do this weekend in North Jersey?
If you're a Ray Charles fan, check out "Forever Ray: The Music of Ray Charles" at the Sharp Theater in Mahwah Saturday night, 8 pm.
"From country to blues to jazz to R&B and even funk, Ray Charles set the aesthetic standard for more than five decades. Forever Ray pays tribute to his music with songs such as 'Hit the Road Jack,' and 'Georgia on My Mind.' Whitley and the Hard Times Band features a stellar line-up of musicians including one of the original “Raelettes” singers."
Tickets start at $18, with a 5% discount for Seniors, WBGO Radio, New Jersey Jazz Society and WFUV Radio members. $15 for children under 17. The Sharp Theater is located on the campus of Ramapo College, Route 202, Mahwah. For more info, visit http://www.ramapo.edu/berriecenter/events/october.html.
Here are some local craft fairs that you might want to check out on Sunday:
Teaneck Creek Conservancy Craft Fair Teaneck Creek Conservancy - Teaneck, NJ
Wayne Valley Fall Craft Show Wayne Valley High School - Wayne, NJ
Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show Downtown - Fair Lawn, NJ
More info at: http://festivalnet.com/state/new_jersey/nj.html
Or take the family to a Pumpkin Festival! Hayrides, corn maze, farm animals, duck races, boo barn, hay maze and, of course, pumpkins. At Heaven Hill Farm, 451 Route 94, Vernon. More info at http://www.heavenhillfarm.com/halloween.
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