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No. 64: Visit the Annual Village Fair

It's the next activity on our list of 100 things to do in Farmingdale.

It's a Farmingdale tradition not to be be missed.

The annual , sponsored by the Village of Farmingdale Fire Department, is this weekend.

The festivities include a craft fair on Oct. 8 and 9. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and a parade on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks at 10 p.m. There's also a barbeque, carnival rides and much more.

The fair takes place behind the firehouse on the south side of Conklin Street.

Additionally, the is holding its annual Yard Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. New and used items will be for sale, including household goods, toys and crafts, including the church's best-selling wooden roses and figurines courtesy of Nicole’s Flower & Gift Shop. The money raised will support church and mission projects. 

During the weekend the Farmingdale Fire Department will also be fundraising to help the family of Valentina Bravin, . There will be donation jugs behind the Village of  on Friday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and from 12 noon - 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Category: Family, Food, Shopping, Entertainment
Date: Thursday, Oct. 6 to Monday, Oct. 10

Stay tuned for #63 next week. Same time, same place.

Dale from Farmingdale October 07, 2011 at 06:11 PM
I realize the fair is always Columbus Day Weekend, but this year, that includes Yom Kippur. Much of Farmingdale's Jewish community will be fasting and attending services from sundown Friday thru sundown Saturday. Perhaps in this unusual calendar event, the fair could have been moved to the following weekend, in consideration of those observers...including many local children.


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