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SEPT 15 Come be a part of a fun-filled day celebrating and supporting rescue pups at Eleventh Hour Rescue’s PUPTOBERFEST, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Succasunna’s Horseshoe Lake. Visitors can enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors and games, while up to 50 dogs will be available for adoption on site. Admission: FREE. For more information, visit

SEPT 16, 23, 30 The town of Dover is holding its inaugural DOVER FARMERS MARKET from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Sunday in September. Find locally grown produce, specialty foods, artisan products and more at the Crescent Field parking lot. Admission: FREE. For more information, visit

SEPT 15–16 Whether you’re an art connoisseur or not, you’ll enjoy Rose Squared Productions’ annual FINE ART AND CRAFTS show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Anderson Park in Upper Montclair. The program will include exhibits, demonstrations and specialty food for purchase. Admission: FREE. Visit for more information.

SEPT 16 If you fancy words and the art of poetry, visit the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum in Morristown for POETS IN THE GARDEN. Award-winning poets David Petruzelli and Gail Holst-Warhaft will share their work from 2 to 3 p.m. Admission: FREE for members, $10 for non-members. For more details, visit

SEPT 21–23 Satisfy your craving for gyros and baklava during the annual ROSE-LAND GREEK FESTIVAL at the Ss. Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church. In addition to the food, attendees can enjoy live music, dancing, boutiques, cooking demos and games. Admission: FREE. For more information, visit

SEPT 22 Get a taste of Ukrainian culture during the annual UKRAINIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center in Whippany. The event will include Ukrainian meals and baked goods, an international beer garden with live music and more. Admission: FREE. For more information, visit

SEPT 22 It may be September, but the Montclair Center BID is hosting its annual OKTOBERFEST at Lackawanna Plaza beginning at 12 p.m. The FREE event will feature live music, vendors, food and beer. Families also can enjoy FAMILY-FEST in adjacent Crane Park. The fair will include interactive games and activities for children.

SEPT 22 Bring the kids to the Morris Museum in Morristown for CHEMISTRY FAMILY DAY. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can enjoy exciting experiments and explore science exhibits throughout the museum. Admission: $7–$15. For more information, visit

SEPT 23 Celebrate fall at the MILL-BURN STREET FAIR AND CRAFT SHOW, a biannual event showcasing local craft goods. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., browse many pieces of arts and crafts while enjoy-ing vendors, food, rides, live music and more. Admission: FREE. For more information, call 908.654.1400 or email

SEPT 23 Head to the Towaco Train Station for the TOWACO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event will feature artisans and craftspeople selling their wares; a variety of food will be avail-able. Admission: FREE.  For more details, visit

SEPT 30 The entire family is invited to the PARSIPPANY FALL FESTIVAL, noon to 5 p.m. The annual event has something for everyone: entertainment, rides, games and fair food! Admission: FREE. For more information, visit

SEPT 30 All future brides are invited to attend the AMERICAN BRIDE FALL WED-DING EXPO at Montclair State University. From 12:30 to 4 p.m. the event features a wide selection of the area’s top wed-ding professionals. Admission: FREE. Visit for more information.

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