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QNS Weekender: Five things to do in Queens

Weekend activities
(Photo via Onderdonk website)

From harvest festivals to a board-game brunch, there’s something for everyone this weekend!

Saturday, Oct. 8

Children’s Harvest Festival at Far Rockaway Farms

The Campaign Against Hunger is hosting its annual street fair and will include scavenger hunts, face-painting, performances, free food, games and more! The fair runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at the farm located at 385 B 45th Street.

Astoria Board Game Brunch

Brunch + Board Games + Mimosas = Best Saturday plans. Come enjoy a library of over 250 board games while sipping on sangrias and margaritas at Katch. Tickets are $30 for a raffle ticket and 90 minutes at the brunch bar. Non-alcoholic tickets can also be purchased for $15 at www.ShenanigansNY.com. No experience is necessary; Game Gurus are there to help!

Sunday, Oct. 9

Celebrate Autumn at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House

The historic Vander Ende-Onderdonk House in Ridgewood brings fun to the whole family in the annual Harvest Festival. Tickets must be purchased in advance with timed entry slots from 12 to 4 p.m. $10 is for general admission and children under 12 are free and get a complimentary pumpkin. There will be arts & crafts, games, and more!

All weekend 

EEEEEATSCON NY 2022

Starting Saturday, Oct. 8 – 12 p.m.

Ending Sunday, Oct. 9 – 6 p.m.

EEEEEATSCON embodies the spirit of a music festival but with local restaurants and imports as the main attractions. Live music and panels from industry pioneers connect the community to those inspired by eating and entertainment. Tickets can be purchased here.

Saint Luke’s Church Annual Rummage Sale 

Saturday, Oct. 8 : 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 9 : 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The St. Luke’s Rummage Sale offers a treasure of gently used vintage and boutique fashions, books, recordings, jewelry, clothing, and much more. The White Elephant department is a worthy rival to the Antiques RoadShow. The snack bar tempts hungry shoppers with sandwiches, hot dogs, chili, quiche and delicious homemade desserts supplied by the church’s renowned bakers. Visit www.stlukesforesthills.org for more information.

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