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8:00 am

New Providence Scarecrow Stroll

October 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

One event on November 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

Springfield Ave- New Providence, Springfield Ave
New Providence, NJ United States
Free

New Providence Business is once again hosting the very popular annual Scarecrow Contest, bringing a fun and festive feel to our downtown!   The contest encourages New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families to build the wildest, cleverest, funniest scarecrows they can imagine (within contest guidelines).  The scarecrows will be on...

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10:00 am

Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate

October 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

One event on October 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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Free

October 11 - November 3 at the Emlen Physick Estate FREE ADMISSION Once again, the grounds of the Physick Estate will be transformed for a spooky Halloween, and Scarecrow Alley showcases homemade scarecrows -- from the ghoulishly gruesome to the foolishly funny! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE! Visit the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate...

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4:00 pm

Italian Street Festival and Columbus Day Parade in Seaside Heights

October 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

Seaside Heights, NJ Seaside Heights, NJ 08751 United States + Google Map
Free

Italian Street Festival Friday, October 11th, 4:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday, October 12th, 10:00am to 10:00pm Sunday, October 13th, 10:00am to 8:00pm Location: The event will be held on Grant Avenue.   Italian Street Festival Activities Italian Food Vendors Crafts Columbus Day Parade on Sunday 10/13   Entertainment Schedule Columbus Day Parade - Sunday, October 13th,...

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5:00 pm

Fall Festival in East Rutherford

October 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

Park Avenue – East Rutherford, Park Avenue
East Rutherford, NJ 07073 United States
Free

East Rutherford Fall Festival Friday, October 11 ~ 5-10PM Saturday, October 12 ~ 9AM-10PM Sunday, October 13 ~ 10AM-9PM Location: The event will be held on Park Avenue next to the Rutherford Train Station.   Fall Festival Activities Food Vendors Pumpkin Patch Face Painting Children's Vilage Beer Garden Super 50/50 5K Run (*FEE & registration)...

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Northfield Halloween Celebration

October 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birch Grove Park, 1700 Burton Ave
Northfield, NJ 08225 United States
Free

Date: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5:00pm Location:  Birch Grove Park, Burton Avenue Come join the Northfield Police Department and other City employees for a night out in the Park. We will be featuring a Halloween(ish) kids movie, and providing free snacks and beverages. Trunk or Treat 5-7pm Mini hayrides start at 6pm Movie starts...

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5:30 pm

Flashlight Nights in the Corn Maze in Galloway NJ

NON-Scary Flashlight Nights in the Corn Maze at Sahl’s Father Son Farm

October 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sahl’s Father Son Farm 420 Pestalozzi Street
Galloway, NJ 08205 United States
$9.50

Details on the Flashlight Corn Maze in Galloway, New Jersey at the Sahl's Father Son Farm

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6:00 pm

Vincent Fire Company Fire Prevention Open House

October 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vincent Fire House, 16 Race St
Vincentown, NJ 08088 United States
Free

Vincent Fire Company Fire Prevention Open House Please join us for our annual fire prevention open house! When- Friday October 11, 2019 6:00pm- 9:00pm Where- 16 Race Street Vincentown NJ 08088 the Vincent Firehouse Attractions: Sounds of DJ Steph, Bounce House, Smoke House, Be a Fire Fighter Fun Maze, Stove Fire Demonstration, Vehicle Extrication Demonstration,...

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Full Moon Hike in Lebanon Township

October 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve, 30 Pleasant Grove Rd
Port Murray, NJ 07865 United States
Free

Friday, October 11 ~ 6:00pm Teetertown Ravine Nature Preserve There's nothing like hiking under a full moon! Come join the Recreation Commission and a Naturalist from the Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation for a FREE guided night hike at one of Lebanon Township's best hiking venues! Night hiking is a unique experience, the...

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6:30 pm

Free Movies in Downtown Freehold

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hall of Records, E Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
Free

Grab a lawn chair or a blanket, pick up a bite to eat downtown and watch a movie outside, right in front of the Hall of Records. Friday, October 11 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Movie: ET

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Flemington Trunk or Treat at Chirp’s Workshop

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Chirp Workshop, 26 Fulper Rd.
Flemington, NJ 08822 United States
Free

After an amazing Trunk or Treat last year, we are back at it for Halloween 2019! Trunk or Treating is FREE and our and does NOT require pre-registration. We'll have a game or two, some giveaways, and a pumpkin sand art table too! We need trunks and will be having a "Best Trunk" contest, so...

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Fire Department Open House – Metuchen

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Fire Department, 503 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, NJ United States
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Free

Our event will include meeting the Fire Fighters, touring the Station and our trucks, and live gear and equipment demonstrations. Parking will be offered across the street at Borough Hall - no parking can be offered at the Fire Station.   For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the...

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Haddon Heights Community Bonfire

October 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Cabin Parking Lot Haddon Heights, NJ United States
Free

Friday, October 11  - 6:30pm Stories 'Round the Bonfire with Haddy the Witch   For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. 

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7:00 pm

Dinosaurs After Dark at Field Station Dinosaurs DISCOUNT TICKETS

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Field Station Dinosaurs, 40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ 07605 United States
$15
disney world dinosaur

Get the lowest price on tickets to Dinosaurs after Dark at Field Station Dinosaurs. It's a dinosaur-themed Halloween event for kids in North Jersey.

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