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Harvest Moon Hayride, Foodie Film Festival and Dog Walk of the Dead in NJ This Week

NJCommunityEvents_FallThe weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening  Oct. 21 to Oct. 27. If you have an upcoming event to share, email news@njtvnews.org with “Community Events” in the subject line.

Fun Fridays
Friday, Oct. 21 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Five Corners Branch Library
678 Newark Ave.
Jersey City
http://www.nj.com/events/event/fun-fridays/563228/#1477076400

Haunted Hayride
Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Allaire State Park
4265 Atlantic Ave
Farmingdale
www.allairevillage.org

Foodie Film Festival
Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.
Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Road
Somers Point
https://www.facebook.com/events/1758353361086797/

Pine Creek Railroad Haunted Halloween Express
Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22, every half hour from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Allaire State Park
4265 Atlantic Ave.
Farmingdale
http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/new-jersey/nj-haunted-train-ride/

Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church
1410 Church St.
Rahway
http://www.jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com/rahway-home.html

Strut Your Mutt Annual Canine Halloween Costume Parades
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m.
Essex County Brookdale Dog Park

Montclair
http://baristanet.com/2016/10/strut-mutt-essex-county-halloween-costume-contest-canines/

1st Annual Oktoberfest
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Ocean Boulevard and Dupont Avenue
Seaside Heights
http://newjerseywineevents.com/oktoberfest.html

Dog Walk of the Dead
Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta
http://www.dogwalkofthedead.com/

Tenafly Street Fair and Craft Show
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22 and 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Downtown Tenafly
Washington Street and West Railroad Avenue
Tenafly
http://streetfairs.org/

Costume Pet Parade
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 1 p.m.
Historic Smithville/Village Greene
Route 9 and Moss Mill Road
Galloway
http://colonialinnsmithville.com/blog/2011-pet-parade-in-historic-smithville/

Spooky Skies
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 3 and 7 p.m.
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg
www.raritanval.edu/planetarium

Fright Light (Family Version)
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m.
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg
www.raritanval.edu/planetarium

Halloween Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
1 Henkinsifkin Road
Woodbine Township
http://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2016/16_0098.htm

Fright Light (PG-13 Version)
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg
www.raritanval.edu/planetarium

William Paterson Eaglemania: A Tribute to Glenn Frey
Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m.
William Paterson University-Shea Center for the Performing Arts
300 Pompton Road
Wayne
http://cms.wpunj.edu/calendar/index.html?id=92ee58b6-c163-4706-b6a4-196e6d2833b1

JDRF One Walk
Sunday, Oct. 23 at 8 a.m.
Camden County College
200 College Drive
Blackwood Gloucester
http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR?fr_id=6414&pg=entry

Walk for Diane
Sunday, Oct. 23, check in at 8 a.m., starts at 9 a.m.
Buccleuch Park
321 Easton Ave.
New Brunswick
http://www.firstgiving.com/amyfoundation/8th-annual-walk-for-diane

River Reads Book Festival
Sunday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prallsville Mill
33 Risler St.
Stockton
http://www.bookgarden.biz/workshop/river-reads-book-festival/

Cape May Halloween Parade
Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.
Perry Street and Carpenter Lane
Cape May
http://www.discovercapemaynj.com/news-release/cape-may-halloween-parade-trick-or-treating-mall-sunday-october-23

Alcoholic Beverage Control Hearing
Monday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.
Guttenberg Town Hall (Second Floor Council Chambers)
6808 Park Ave.
Guttenburg
http://www.nj.com/events/event/alcoholic-beverage-control-hearing/567125/#1477353600

Ongoing throughout the fall season:

Terror in the Timbers
Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Parvin State Park
Elmer
https://www.facebook.com/Terror-in-the-Timbers-at-Parvin-State-Park-751031368353105/

The Great Pumpkin Train 2016
Weekends through Oct. 25, trains leave at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
The Delaware River Railroad Excursions
100 Elizabeth St.
Phillipsburg
http://877trainride.com/pumpkintrain.htm

Harvest Moon Hayride
Weekends through Oct. 29 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Land
Chester
http://alstedefarms.com/family-fun-nj/harvest-moon-hayride/

THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night in October
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Ocean Port
www.theglowjackolantern.com

Fright Fest
Weekends through Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Six Flags
1 Six Flags Boulevard
Jackson
https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/festival/fright-fest-0

The Great Pumpkin Festival
Weekends through Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon
http://www.heavenhillfarm.com/special-events/great-pumpkin-festival/?_ga=1.58282606.551506490.1472677197

Rutgers 250 Corn Maze and Fun Park
Daily through Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stony Hill Maze Fun Park
15 North Road
Chester
http://www.stonyhillfarms.com/market/funpark/info.php