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Oktoberfest, Zombie Walk and Vegfest in NJ This Week

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The 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  Sept. 30 to Oct. 6. If you have an upcoming event to share, email news@njtvnews.org with “Community Events” in the subject line.

Rutgers 250 Corn Maze and Fun Park
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

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
Saturdays and Sundays 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

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/

Dinosaurs After Dark
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.
Field Station: Dinosaurs-Laurel Hill Park, Fort Lee Road
Leonia
http://fieldstationdinosaurs.com/calendar/view/Dinosaurs-After-Dark-2016-09-22-120305

Fall Forestry Festival
Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Environmental Protection’s Forest Resource Education Center
Jackson
www.forestrycenter.nj.gov

Asbury Park Zombie Walk
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.
Paramount Theater
Asbury Park
AsburyParkZombieWalk.com

DisABILITY Services Fair
Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thomas J. Kavanaugh VFW Hall
Manville

Team Hope Walk
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. (registration from 9 to 11 a.m.)
Roosevelt Park
Edison
www.hdsa.org/thwedison

Collingswood Book Festival
Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Haddon Avenue
Collingswood
http://www.collingswoodbookfestival.com/

Bilingual Discovery Saturday
Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit
https://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org/

Oktoberfest
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Historic Smithville/Village Greene
Route 9 and Moss Mill Road
Galloway
http://colonialinnsmithville.com/blog/smithville-events/oktoberfest/

Chowderfest
Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Taylor Avenue Ballfield (Between Ninth Street and Taylor Avenue)
Beach Haven
https://chowderfest.com/

The Food Truck and Rock Carnival
Saturday, Oct. 1 from noon to 11 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 2 from noon to 10:30 p.m.
First Energy Park
Lakewood
http://therockcarnival.com/

New Jersey VegFest
Sunday, Oct. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency
3 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown
http://www.njvegfest.com/

Historic Downtown Farmers Market
Monday, Oct. 3 from 4 to 8 p.m.
Grove Street Path Plaza
100 Christopher Columbus Drive
Jersey City
http://www.nj.com/events/event/historic-downtown-farmers-market/538295/#1475524800

Hurricane Update and Winter Forecast with Dan Skelton
Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.
Senior Center
Massachusetts Avenue and Ambler Road
Somers Point

Clothing Closet
Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
17 Franklin St.
Penns Grove
http://www.nj.com/events/event/clothing-closet/552306/#1475589600

Chicks with Sticks Knit and Crochet Club
Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.
Jersey City Free Public Library (West Bergan Branch)
476 West Side Ave.
Jersey City
http://www.nj.com/events/event/chicks-with-sticks-knit-and-crochet-club/563218/#1475679600