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this weekend in bergen countyThis weekend in Bergen County has a lot going on that’s fun and varied.  Before I start, I’d like to offer an apology.

Because I write everything myself, it’s a problem if I get sick.  That’s why I didn’t write any blog articles for past 2 weeks and I sincerely apologize for this.  Usually I can handle things but this tine I was in bed for over 1 week.

So let’s take a look at what we have for this weekend in Bergen County now:


Thursday Night

Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold is a wonderful American artist.  Although highly recognized in Europe, she was shunned for years in the US because she was a woman and African American.  Today she is considered one of our greatest contemporary artists. Her paintings hang in prestigious galleries including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Thursday night at 7:30 pm is a very special event recognizing Faith Ringgold at Bergen Community College’s Ciccone Theater.  This will be a multi faceted event featuring Faith’s art, oral presentations and musical interludes.  Tickets to this gala are only $25 but reduced for BCC students, staff and senior citizens.

Poor Fellas – 6 One Act Plays

Poor Fellas is a free theatrical production of 6 one act plays acted and produced by Bergen County College students.  It’s an ensemble cast and you will be amazed at how talented these students are.  It’s happening at the Ender Hall Theater at 7:30 pm.  Let’s come out and support these highly talented students.  While this is a free event, they ask that you register for free tickets.

Grow A Garden In Milk Jugs

Come to the Community Garden in Johnson Park Thursday night at 7:30 pm for a fun evening.  It’s the Garden Club of Hackensack monthly meeting all about using milk jugs to create a garden.  All you need to bring is a clean, empty milk jug, scissors and seeds.  You don’t have seeds?  They’ll supply you.  If it’s raining, go to the Hackensack Recreation Center at 116 Holt St.  It’s only $5 per person.  This is really a lot of fun.

Thurday – Sunday

A Musical Play by The Players Guild of Leonia

The Players Guild of Leonia has a new production of a rock musical – The Toxic Avenger – finishing up this weekend.  Tickets are still available at 8 pm on Friday and Saturday nights plus a 3 pm matinee on Sunday.  Because this award winning musical is adult themed, it’s not at all suitable for children.  You might be interested to know that Bon Jovi’s keyboard player, David Bryan,wrote all the music.


Neil Diamond Tribute Concert

Are you a Neil Diamond fan?  If so you’re in for a treat because Super Diamond is coming to the Wyckoff Y Friday night.  Doors open at 7 and the concert starts at 8.  Super Diamond is a tribute band for Neil Diamond and they’re really good.  Tickets are less than what you’d pay elsewhere at only $45 per person.  There’s also a cash bar.  Get your tickets online because they’ll charge more on Friday.  In addition, it’s not too late to reserve a table if you come with friends


5k Runs

There are several 5k runs and walks on Saturday.  To get the details and register here are the links for all of them:

Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5k Run/Walk in Saddle RiverH

Mary Therese Rose fund Run in Memory of Rich DuHaime at Darlington Park in Mahwah

River Edge Run at Cherry Hill School in River Edge

Kearny House Eventide

The Kearny House (aka Mrs Kearny’s Tavern) is along the Hudson River at the Fort Lee Boat Basin.  This  historical site was built in the 1760’s.  A few times each year it opens it’s doors to the public with an authentic evening event.  This Saturday night is Eventide and tickets are only $8 per person.  Transport yourself to the 1700’s in this wonderful evening that runs from 8 to 10 pm.  Get your tickets online through their website using PayPal.

History Day in Bergen County

The Northwest Bergen History Coalition is a wonderful organization that manages and/or supports different historical sites in Bergen County.  These are more than homes because they’re now all museums.  This Saturday is their History Day where you’ll be able to tour 11 houses from 10 to 4.  One $10 ticket at your 1st stop is good for every one.  You’ll find a list of all museums on their website and you can call 201-652-7354 for more information too.


Paramus Food Truck Festival

Have you ever been to a food truck festival?  If you haven’t, this is one you shouldn’t miss.  Bring chairs and enjoy a wonderful fun time this Sunday at Paramus Park from 11 to 7.  This food truck festival has 20+ gourmet food trucks, DJ music, a Beer, Margarita & Sangria bar, pony rides, petting zoo, ax throwing, miniature golf and so much more.  You’ll also see a large vendor table section too.  This is a fund raiser for the Paramus Food Pantry and they ask the everyone bring 1 non perishable item.  Admission is only $5 person (under 5 free).

I’m sure you’ll agree that this weekend in Bergen County has a lot going on.  If you want more information on Bergen County and/or our real estate market, just call or text me at 201-741-8490.




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