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23
Sep

35th Annual Queens County Fair

The Queens County Fair features pie eating & corn husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, pig races, and world-class children’s entertainment by jugglers, magicians, and acrobats! Don’t miss the Blue Ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts & crafts, baked goods, and more. Dance the day away at the Beer Garden with the Shannon Breeze Irish Band. Check out the Con Edison Ecology booth where you can adopt a worm for your home compost bin, get gardening and recycling tips, and create free crafts for kids. Enjoy live music on the Gas House Gorillas on stage until 1:30 pm, followed by Something Special Big Band.

The Amazing Maize Maze opens this weekend, and there will be food and craft vendors at the farm all day.

When: Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24, 11 AM – 6 M

Where: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004

Admission: $10/adult; $7/kid ages 3-12. Ticket is for one day only.

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23
Sep

Florence Price: Classical Music Revolutionary

Orchestra of St. Luke’s presents a free chamber concert focusing on trailblazing composer Florence Price, who was the first black female composer to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra. Her story will be brought to life with dramatic monologues that are performed alongside her music. Bring a contribution of canned goods for a local food drive.

When: Saturday, September 23, 3 PM

Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Admission: FREE (Online RSVP Required)

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23
Sep

On the Town (Film)

On September 13th, the One Film, One New York initiative will unite the entire City. People were given the opportunity to vote on which film they want to see. While we don’t know which film will win by the time this mailing goes out, Greater Astoria Historical Society has selected their favorite: On the Town. This film tells the story of three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City who find romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

When: Saturday, September 23, 1 PM

Where: Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11106

Admission: FREE

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23
Sep

2017 Amazing Maize Maze

Prepare to be amaaazed by this 3-acre corn maze! Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this living puzzle. The adventure begins with a “Stalk Talk” to prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and making your way out of the maze. This year’s theme is Alice in Wonderland. Feel up to the challenge? Then join us for the fun of getting lost and loving it.

When: Open Sat/Sun, September 23 – October 29, 11 AM–4:30 PM

Where: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004

Admission: $10/adult; $5/child (ages 4–11); Ages 0-3 free

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The Queens Tourism Council promotes the world’s most diverse county through organized efforts by local businesses, cultural institutions and government. We foster economic opportunities, travel and tourism by letting visitors and residents know that – with great places to visit, eat, play and stay – It’s in Queens!

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