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Top Things To Do This Month: Morris County, October 2014

Donald McDermott


Transform Your World
The Big Apple Circus is back under the Big Top at Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center in Manhattan starting October 17. The magic continues for 135 performances and concludes January 11, 2015. The 37th season brings about Metamorphosis, which is both mesmerizing and astonishing. Bring your brood to the circus where every audience member is entertained and never more than 50-feet from the stage. Visit www.bigapplecircus.org or call (888)541-3750 for information on tickets and showtimes.

Fun for Families
There is sure to be plenty of fun for everyone when New Jersey’s Biggest Oktoberfest makes its long awaited return! The event includes singing, dancing, delicious foods, vendors, and an amazing kids’ pavillion with everything from inflatables and rides to face painters and more! The festivities are held on October 11 at Forest Lodge, 11 Reinman Road, Warren. Find out more at www.forestlodge.com.

Live on Stage
The State Theatre keeps audience members of all ages entertained with The Wiggles on October 4. Other shows this month include children’s entertainer Spook Handy on October 11 and Masters of Illusion on October 17. The State Theatre is located at 15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick. For times, tickets, and more, call the box office at (732)246-7469 or visit www.statetheatrenj.org.

Fright Fest
Enjoy family-friendly thrills by day and spine-tingling frights by night when Fright Fest returns to Six Flags Great Adventure! Presented by Snickers every Friday to Sunday (and Columbus Day Monday) through November 2, the amazing event features a Trick-or-Treat Trail, Monster Mash Bash, Haunted Trail Rides, and more Halloween-themed smiles and screams than ever before. Six Flags Great Adventure is located off of Exit 7A of the New Jersey Turnpike, Jackson. Questions? Call (732)928-2000 or visit www.sixflags.com.

Imagine That!
The Imagine That! Museum makes it an October to remember with events for all to enjoy. The fun begins with a fully interactive Superheroes program on October 11, and it ends with the Spooktacular holiday celebration on October 31. Families are also welcome to visit the museum’s amazing outdoor maze throughout the month. Located at 4 Vreeland Road in Florham Park, Imagine That! can be reached at (973)966-8000 or via www.imaginethatmuseum.com for more information.