Wondering what to do with this weekend? Below are the top five picks that you and your family can enjoy this weekend:
1. Meet Jermaine Jackson
Where/When: Saturday 1 p.m.; Bookends , 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Why Go: Meet the singer Jermaine Jackson and have him sign his new book You are Not Alone Michael: Through a Brother's Eyes.
2. Comedian Gilbert Gotfried
Where/When: Saturday, Two Sets: 7:30 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.; Bananas, 283 Route 17 South, Hasbrouck Heights, 201-727-1090
Why Go: Who doesn’t know wacky, crazy and oh so funny Gilbert? He's been seen on Beverly Hills Cop II, Problem Child, Look Who's Talking II, and Aladdin.
Pricing: $25 per ticket
3. 3rd Annual Women's Health & Fitness Day
Where/When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; HNH Fitness Center, 514 Kinderkamack Rd., Oradell
Why Go: A fun filled morning of chair massages, fun exercise samples like Hula Hoops and stretching, healthy refreshments and screenings.
4. Glass Etching Class
Where/When: Saturday 12 pm; The Craft Lounge, 324 Broad Ave., Leonia
Why Go: Get in touch with your inner-crafter and attend this drop in glass etching class.
5. Film in the Fall: Grease
Where/When: Saturday at dusk; The Amphitheatre at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park
Why Go: Bring your own lawn chair and some popcorn to enjoy this movie under the stars.
6. Make Your Own Fossil Craft
Where/When: Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Lakeshore Learning Center, 449 Essex St., Hackensack, 201-441-9214
Why Go: Your kids can learn all about fossils as they create this age old craft!
7. Hillsdale Town Day
Where/When: Saturday 1 to 3:30 p.m.; Beechwood Park, Hillsdale Avenue, Hillsdale
Why Go: Its an afternoon of fun, food and music!
Pricing: Adults $2.00, Children $1.50, Children under 3 are free.
8. River Edge Road Rally
Where/When: Sunday 10 a.m.; Historic New Bridge Landing, Steuben House Parking Lot, 201 Continental Ave., River Edge
Why Go: Enjoy competing in one of several Rally Tour Routes carefully planned through Bergen County
Pricing: $65 per team
9. Edgewater Arts and Music Festival
Where/When: Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Old River Road & Thompson Lane, Edgewater
Why Go: To listen to the free jazz in the afternoon and see a juried art competition and vintage auto show.
10. Celebrating Life and Liberty Event
Where/When: Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Green Ring Area, Liberty State Park, Jersey City
Why Go: Enjoy a view of the Statue of Liberty with great food, entertainment, and a very special performance by The Infernos
11. Ridgewood Fall Street Fair
Where/When: Sunday noon to 5 pm; Downtown Ridgewood, East Ridgewood Avenue
Why Go: Expect crafts, music and delicious food!
Where/When: Sunday; Sacred Heart Church, 102 Park Street, Haworth
Why Go: An all day event full of games, rides, food, and fun!
13. Fall Pies & Tarts Cooking Class
Where/When: Friday 6:30 p.m.; Chef Central, 240 Route 17 North, Paramus
Why Go: Learn how to bake your favorite fall treats.
Pricing: $65 per person
14. Pick Your Own Apples
Where/When: Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why Go: Enjoy a day of picking New Jersey apples. While visiting the farm don’t forget to check out the country bakery and delicatessen.
Pricing: $5.00 per person for admission which includes the hay ride. $8.00 per bag of apples picked. Each bag holds 12 to 15 lbs.
15. Pirates of Penzance
Where/When: Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.; Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn
Why Go: This witty play is a fundraising benefit by Skyline Theatre and a musical treat for both young and old.
Pricing: $28 Adults, $18 Students, $20 Seniors
What do you have planned for the weekend? Share your plans in our comment box below. We want to hear from you!