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Get Lost in a Corn Maze in Queens

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Usually when people say they got lost in Queens, I wish them luck and say nice knowing you, but now there’s a spot I wouldn’t mind getting lost in. Every Saturday and Sunday, put yourself up to the challenge with this 3-acre corn maze at the Queen’s County Farm Museum.  Apparently there are farms in the city, not counting all the ones on the rooftops of Bushwick.

For 8 bucks, you get to wander around the maze, following a series of clues and solving puzzles as you go. For the spatially challenged I recommend tackling this thing during the day, but for the more advanced navigators, go at night for an added spooky factor. While you’re there, pick your own giant pumpkins and ride the train home with your produce trophy. As for the maze, it’s no Shining, but it certainly comes in handy when you’re trying to break it off with your girlfriend.

Corn ‘Maize’ Maze
Saturday, October 16, 11:00am-9:00pm
Queen’s County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, New York
Take the E or F Train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station

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Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe

Laura S, left the "sixth borough" three years ago to settle in Brooklyn. After working at some daily rags, she now does writing on the side but still eats more Ramen then necessary. When she's not moving residences every 6 months, eating her way through every neighborhood, and trying every microbrew known to man, she is unsuccessfully rediscovering home economics. With her binging days behind her, she's now exploring new projects and rediscovering the city that she loves (although is still prone to sliding on her knees during a Prince karaoke set).

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