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Valentine's Day at Calandra's Bakeries

Valentine's Day at Calandra's Bakeries

Where: Calandra’s Bakery: Caldwell – 02/14/2020
Details: Valentine's Day at Calandra's Bakeries. All Calandra Bakery locations will be open regular business hours on Valentine’s Day! Chocolate-covered strawberries


A Taste of Romance at Cucina Calandra

Cucina Calandra Valentine's Day

Where: Cucina Calandra – 02/14/2020
Details: A Taste of Romance at Cucina Calandra. The Calandra Family invites you and the special people in your life to an eveningof fine dining at Cucina Calandra.


Calandra's Mediterranean Grill Sweetheart Specials

Sweetheart Specials at Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill

Where: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill – 02/14/2020
Details: Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill's Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Specials. Enjoy selections from their regular dining room menu and Valentine’s Day Specials.


Cupid’s Kitchen at il Vecchio Café

Cupid’s Kitchen at il Vecchio Café

Where: Il Vecchio Cafe – 02/14/2020
Details: Take your special someone to Valentine's Day Cupid’s Kitchen at il Vecchio Café. Come enjoy Chef Francesco’s four course Valentine’s day menu.


Valentine's Day Dance at Piazza Di Roma

Valentines Day Dance at Piazza Di Roma

Where: Piazza di Roma – 02/14/2020
Details: Valentine's Day Dance at Piazza Di Roma! Celebrate Valentine's Day with dinner & dancing at Piazza di Roma. Includes a full buffet dinner.


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Valentine's Day Extravaganza at The Troubadour
Valentine's Day Extravaganza at The Troubadour

Where: The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series – 02/07/2020: 7:30 pm
Details: Valentine's Day Extravaganza at The Troubadour. Talented Folk Project members perform songs, poems, and maybe dances. Celebrating the joys and woes of love.


Comedy Night at Rat’s
Comedy Night at Rat’s

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 02/07/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Comedy Night at Rat’s. Local comic celebrity Helene Angley visits for another night of raucous laughs! With a talented line-up.


Uncle Floyd
Uncle Floyd at The Stanhope House

Where: The Stanhope House – 02/14/2020: 6:00 pm
Details: Uncle Floyd offers songs and entertainment for lovers on Valentine’s Day. Get ready to fall in love at The Stanhope House. Valentine’s Day comedy show.


Valentine's Day Standup Comedy Show
Valentine's Day Standup Comedy Show and Dinner at Elaine's

Where: Elaine’s Dinner Theater – 02/14/2020: 6:30 pm
Details: Valentine's Day Standup Comedy Show! Plus Dinner at Elaine's. Dinner, dessert and appetizer options. They have cocktails and numerous Beers.


My Funny Valentines
My Funny Valentines - Stand up Comedy Night

Where: Brook Arts Center – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: My Funny Valentines - Stand up Comedy Night. Join in on Valentine Day as three of NYC’s most hilarious comedians take you on a journey of laughter.


Valentine's Boozy Drag Brunch at Cross & Orange
Valentine's Boozy Drag Brunch at Cross & Orange

Where: Cross & Orange – 02/15/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Valentine's Boozy Drag Brunch at Cross & Orange. Join in for their second edition of Boozy Drag Brunch: Drown Your Sorrows.


Brick 46
Valentine's Comedy Show at Brick 46

Where: Brick 46 – 02/15/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Valentine's Comedy Show at Brick 46. America‘s Funniest Trump Impersonator, Comedian Bob DiBuono will be returning.


Capitol Steps
The Capitol Steps - The Lyin' Kings

Where: Axelrod Performing Arts Center – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Don't miss The Capitol Steps - The Lyin' Kings at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. The Capitol Steps returns on Saturday, February 15, at 8pm.


Valentine's All Star Comedy Show
Valentine's All Star Comedy Show

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: The Valentine’s All Star Comedy Show features a star-studded lineup of comics you’ll instantly fall in love with. Includes Newark’s own Bill Bellamy.


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…


Frank Ferrante

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/27/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frank Ferrante


Jay Leno
Jay Leno Coming to Ocean Casino Resort

Where: Ocean Casino Resort – Ovation Hall – 04/03/2020: 9:00 pm
Details: Jay Leno is coming to Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort. Acclaimed TV late night show host and famed stand-up comedian Jay Leno.


A Night of Comedy by Ginger Ninja Productions

Where: Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake – 05/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Comedy Night on May 16th at 8 PM with headliner Davin, who has entertained the troops overseas, and also hosts a nationally syndicated radio show,…


Vic DiBitetto

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/29/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vic DiBitetto


Vic Dibitetto

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vic Dibitetto



Concerts in New Jersey


Mariel’s Melodies
Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 01/20/2020: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Details: Come see Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre. Enjoy some musical afternoon fun for the kids on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Dog Man: The Musical

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/20/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dog Man: The Musical is the hilarious new production based on the worldwide bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, about the…


Mariel Bildsten
Mariel Bildsten Septet Plays Duke and Basie

Where: Hopewell Theater – 01/20/2020: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Mariel Bildsten Septet Plays Duke and Basie. Trombone sensation Mariel Bildsten returns to Bickford Theatre with her septet to pay homage to Duke Ellington.


Math Music Motion

Where: West – 01/21/2020: All Day
Details: Math Music Motion


Angels & Airwaves

Where: Starland Ballroom – 01/21/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Angels & Airwaves


CHINA CRISIS Tue Jan 21 2020 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - $ 30 + Fees + NJ Tax

Where: RANDY NOW’S MAN CAVE – 01/21/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The return of Liverpool's CHINA CRISIS to Randy Now's Man Cave ! We're an intimate seated performance space inside a record store in colonial Bordentown…


Les DeRose

Where: Country Club Tavern – 01/21/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Taco Tuesday at the Country Club Tavern with live music by Les DeRose from 7-10pm


Musical Tots Storytime

Where: Princeton Public Library – 01/22/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 18 months to 5 years are invited to experience music through books, movement, rhythm and improvisation. Explore and experience the piano each Wednesday…


Rowan Festival of Brass Guest Artist: Jennifer Montone, Principal Horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra

Where: Boyd Recital Hall – 01/22/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details:  The Rowan University Department of Music welcomes Jennifer Montone, principal horn of The Philadelphia Orchestra, for a recital as part of the Rowan Festival of…


Free Pool Party Wednesday Guestlist in Atlantic City

Where: Boardwalk Atlantic City – 01/22/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: FREE Pool Party Guestlist Wednesdays Every Wednesday Night Please register on Eventbrite and you will be contacted to be placed on guestlist


Misbehaven Thursdays @ Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget in Atlantic City

Where: Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget – 01/22/2020: 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Every Thursday Night at Haven at Golden Nugget Misbehaven Thursdays Haven Nightclub at Golden Nugget 1 Castle Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Doors open 11pm…


Dog Man: The Musical

Where: Wilkins Theatre – 01/23/2020: All Day
Details: Fifth graders George and Harold decide to write a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part…


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Marianne Solivan Duo

Where: The Tavern on George – 01/23/2020: All Day
Details: Solivan has made a name for herself as a hard swinging, passionate, vocalist who has a commanding stage presence and is able to captivate audiences…


Snoop Dogg

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/23/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Snoop Dogg


Dog Man: The Musical

Where: Wilkins Theatre – 01/24/2020: All Day
Details: Fifth graders George and Harold decide to write a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part…


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Harbor Pines Golf Club – 01/24/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Friday Acoustic! Reservations suggested.


Mike Garner- Annie Masciandaro

Where: P.J. Rufo’s – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- Annie Masciandaro


Ritualizer

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: We are beyond pleased to usher in 2020 by joining metal legend Ross the Boss for one hell of show in NJ! New year's resolution…


Ross the Boss

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ross the Boss


Spin Doctors & The Uprooted Band Feat. Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Spin Doctors & The Uprooted Band Feat. Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


Vernon Lights Festival
Vernon Lights Festival

Where: Vernon Lights Festival – 11/29/2019 - 02/02/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Vernon Lights Festival is a Wonderland of Lanterns and Light. Don’t miss this walk-through wonderland of family fun. See massive lighting displays.


2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival
2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival

Where: Lambertville Station – 01/18/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival. Enjoy 9 days packed with events for adults, children and families. Events include chili cook off.


Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival
Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival

Where: Downtown Mount Holly – 01/25/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival. Over a dozen professional ice carvers from up and down the east coast. Plus an equal number of professional chili chefs.


Asbury Park Beerfest
Asbury Park Beerfest

Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall – 01/25/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Asbury Park Beerfest at Convention Hall! The event features craft beers, ciders, retro beers, classic boardwalk food, tasting glasses.


Bridal Showcase at The Merion
Bridal Showcase at The Merion

Where: The Merion – 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Bridal Showcase at The Merion. Wedding exhibits with everything you need for your wedding day and married life! Wedding seminars.


Sneaker Fest
Sneaker Fest New York City

Where: Harborside JC – 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Sneaker Fest, the greatest sneaker convention. Allows collectors to buy, sell, and trade some of the rarest sneakers, clothings, and items in the world!


Jersey City Whiskey Fest at Harborside Atrium
Jersey City Whiskey Fest at Harborside Atrium

Where: Harborside 3 Atrium – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Come to the Jersey City Whiskey Fest at Harborside Atrium. Jersey City Whiskey Fest features over 100 styles of whiskey and spirits.


Great Beer Expo
Great Beer Expo: New Jersey

Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 02/01/2020: 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: The biggest names in brewing are getting ready for New Jersey’s biggest pre-game tailgate party. Selected as one of the “Top ten NJ expos” by BestOfNJ.com.


Super Pet Expo
Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 02/07/2020 - 02/09/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center! This year visitors and their dogs can participate in dog features.


New Jersey Wedding Expo
New Jersey Wedding Expo

Where: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center – 02/09/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to the New Jersey Wedding Expo at the Convention Center. Many new vendors, shows and displays! Plus all new prizes and grand prizes.


Shanghai Circus World

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 02/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shanghai Circus World


St. Patty's Bar Crawl
St. Patty's Bar Crawl

Where: The Laundromat – 03/07/2020: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the St. Patty's Bar Crawl starting at The Laundromat. There will be lots of great giveaways all day throughout the crawl. Plus, free apps.


Shamrock Brew Fest at Westfield Garden State Plaza
Shamrock Brew Fest at Westfield Garden State Plaza

Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza – 03/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Shamrock Brew Fest at Westfield Garden State Plaza. Join MegaBite Events and 25 breweries from around the tri-state area.


Flip FabriQue

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 03/08/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Flip FabriQue


Curls N Cupcakes
2nd Annual Curls N Cupcakes - A Natural Hair Event

Where: Crowne Plaza Edison – 03/21/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out yo the 2nd Annual Curls N Cupcakes. An annual event to celebrate natural hair by having curl chats, question and answer sessions.


Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo
Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo

Where: The New Jersey Convention and Expo Center – 03/27/2020 - 03/29/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo. This community event is dedicated to Wellness, Spiritual Growth & the Conscious Evolution of Humanity.


Street Fair
Red Bank Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Red Bank – 04/05/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Red Bank Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art


Castle Point Anime Convention 2020
Castle Point Anime Convention 2020

Where: The Meadowlands Exposition Center – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Castle Point Anime Convention 2020. A variety of exciting events. Including anime showings, game tournaments, and more.


Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl
Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl

Where: Hoboken – 05/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Hoboken's Tacos N' Tequila Crawl! Let's taco 'bout sipping margs, eating tacos & getting festive. Dance your tacos off at the Tacos N' Tequila Crawl!


Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest
Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest! You don’t need to be a baseball fan to enjoy their wide selection of gourmet food-on-wheels.


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


GIGM-Winter Market
Grow It Green's Morris Winter Farmers Market

Where: Alexander Hamilton Elementary School – 12/01/2019 - 03/29/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Come out to Grow It Green's Morris Winter Farmers Market. Shop local every Sunday at the Morris Winter Farmer's Market, hosted by Grow It Green Morristown.


Fire Pit Fridays at Willow Creek Winery
Fire Pit Fridays at Willow Creek Winery

Where: Willow Creek Winery – 01/03/2020 - 01/31/2020: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Don't miss Fire Pit Fridays at Willow Creek Winery. Enjoy live music by talented local musicians every Friday evening. On warmer nights relax on the patio.


West Windsor Farmers Market
West Windsor Community Farmers' Market at MarketFair

Where: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market at MarketFair – 01/04/2020 - 04/18/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at MarketFair. The new venue islight and bright. Shop for local produce, meats, cheese, mushrooms, seafood, etc.


Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s
Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 01/19/2020 - 01/25/2020: 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Details: Beginning Thursday, January 16th, join in for Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s. Features a seasonal three-course menus available for lunch and dinner!


Ice cream social
Ice Cream Social and Winter Craft at Alstede Farms

Where: Alstede Farms – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Don't miss the Ice Cream Social and Winter Craft at Alstede Farms! Join Miss Jenn for a fun day on the farm on kids day off from school.


A Taste of Marlboro
A Taste of Marlboro - Manalapan

Where: The Chelsea at the Solana Marlboro – 01/23/2020: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Details: Join Right at Home of Central New Jersey and The Chelsea at the Solana Marlboro. All in A Taste of Marlboro - Manalapan. Enjoy a taste of local cuisine.


Ales for Whales
Ales for Whales at Garden State Beer Company

Where: Garden State Beer Company – 01/23/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Join in Ales for Whales at Garden State Beer Company. 6 pm- Doors open. Beer, wine and soda available, and time to peruse the auction table.


Glenfiddich Dinner at The Knife & Fork Inn
Glenfiddich Dinner at The Knife & Fork Inn

Where: The Knife & Fork Inn – 01/23/2020: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Don't miss the Glenfiddich Dinner at The Knife & Fork Inn. Learn about Glenfiddich distilling methods while sampling each selection.


Rutherford Irish Grand Marshal Gala
Rutherford Irish Grand Marshal Gala

Where: The Fiesta – 01/24/2020: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Rutherford Irish Grand Marshal Gala! Join the Rutherford Irish American Association in honoring the dignitaries of the 3rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.


Stone & Rail's Beertastic Dinner
Stone & Rail's Beertastic Dinner

Where: Stone & Rail – 01/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Stone & Rail's Beertastic Dinner. Enjoy a four course menu that pairs perfectly with four beers the brew masters at Newburgh have created.


Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival
Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival

Where: Downtown Mount Holly – 01/25/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival. Over a dozen professional ice carvers from up and down the east coast. Plus an equal number of professional chili chefs.


Mac & Cheese Mayhem
Mac & Cheese Mayhem

Where: Morristown Armory – 01/25/2020: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Mac & Cheese Mayhem. Mac and cheese lovers rejoice! Your dreams have come true. Try different variations of mac and cheese.


Asbury Park Beerfest
Asbury Park Beerfest

Where: Asbury Park Convention Hall – 01/25/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Asbury Park Beerfest at Convention Hall! The event features craft beers, ciders, retro beers, classic boardwalk food, tasting glasses.


Hearth Cooking Class at the Whitall House

Where: Red Bank Battle Field Park – 01/25/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Learn to cook in the Colonial hearth over a fire just as our ancestors did. You will prepare, cook, and eat a meal with meat,…


Atlantic City Weekly's Wing Wars
Atlantic City Weekly's Wing Wars 2020

Where: Golden Nugget Atlantic City – 01/25/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Atlantic City Weekly's Wing Wars 2020! 21 of the top spots in the area will go head to head at Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s Grand Ballroom.


Bites + Brews
Bites + Brews at Ocean Casino Resort

Where: Ocean Casino Resort – 01/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Join in Bites + Brews at Ocean Casino Resort. Enjoy delicious samples from Pit Boss, Topgolf Swing Suite, Zhen Bang Noodle & Sushi.


Eat, Drink, Jerky at Tomasello Winery
Eat, Drink, Jerky at Tomasello Winery

Where: Tomasello Winery & Banquet Hall – 01/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Eat, Drink, Jerky! Stop in for an exclusive Tomasello Winery and Jersey Boys Jerky wine tasting! Enjoy 5 delicious jerky samples paired with wines.


Onesie Bar Crawl
Onesie Bar Crawl

Where: South Street Social – 01/25/2020: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Join in the Onesie Bar Crawl. Get your favorite onesie ready! Prizes for Scariest, Funnest or sexiest onesies. Lots of great giveaways. Free apps.


chocolate and wine
6th Annual Chocolate, Wine, and More

Where: iPlay America – 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Join iPlay America and enjoy the sweeter side of life at Central Jersey’s 6th Annual Chocolate, Wine, and More. A perfect time to indulge in chocolate.


Wassailing the Apple Trees
Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards

Where: Terhune Orchards – 01/26/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Join in Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards. Activities include dancing and singing and re-enactments of old English traditional rituals.


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Vernon Lights Festival
Vernon Lights Festival

Where: Vernon Lights Festival – 11/29/2019 - 02/02/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Vernon Lights Festival is a Wonderland of Lanterns and Light. Don’t miss this walk-through wonderland of family fun. See massive lighting displays.


West Windsor Farmers Market
West Windsor Community Farmers' Market at MarketFair

Where: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market at MarketFair – 01/04/2020 - 04/18/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at MarketFair. The new venue islight and bright. Shop for local produce, meats, cheese, mushrooms, seafood, etc.


Family Garden Game Day
Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day

Where: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum – 01/05/2020 - 02/09/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day. Play Garden-opoly, Plant Scrabble, life-sized chess, and Garden Bingo.


Snow in the woods
Family Snowshoe Fun-Day

Where: Pyramid Mountain Natural Historical Area – 01/08/2020 - 02/19/2020: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Details: Don't miss the Family Snowshoe Fun-Day! Get outside and active this winter, and experience the unique and exhilarating sport of snowshoeing!


2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival
2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival

Where: Lambertville Station – 01/18/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival. Enjoy 9 days packed with events for adults, children and families. Events include chili cook off.


Maple Sugaring
Maple Sugaring Demonstrations at the Great Swamp

Where: Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center – 01/18/2020 - 03/08/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Maple Sugaring Demonstrations. The trees are tapped, and the firewood is chopped. It’s maple sugaring season at the Great Swamp OEC!


Great Swamp
A Day Off with Nature at The Great Swamp

Where: Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center – 01/20/2020 - 02/18/2020: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss A Day Off with Nature at The Great Swamp. Through fun and interactive activities. Learn the way active animals stay warm.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Princeton

Where: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts/Arts Council of Princeton – 01/20/2020: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Come to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Princeton. Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with art and history activities and music.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp at Tenafly Nature Center
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp at Tenafly Nature Center

Where: Tenafly Nature Center – 01/20/2020: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Details: Join Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp at Tenafly Nature Center. When school is out, 1st-5th grade kids can keep learning and have fun too!


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
A Celebration for all Ages: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Where: Newark Museum – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: A Celebration for all Ages: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Join in at the Museum to celebrate his life and further his mission.


Ice cream social
Ice Cream Social and Winter Craft at Alstede Farms

Where: Alstede Farms – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Don't miss the Ice Cream Social and Winter Craft at Alstede Farms! Join Miss Jenn for a fun day on the farm on kids day off from school.


Martin Luther King Day of Service
Martin Luther King Day of Service

Where: New Day Family Success Center – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in the Martin Luther King Day of Service. The schools are closed but New Day Family Success Center is open. They will read a book. Watch a movie.


MLK Day of Service at the West Windsor Arts Center
MLK Day of Service 2020 at the West Windsor Arts Center

Where: West Windsor Arts Council – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: MLK Day of Service 2020 at the West Windsor Arts Center. Come to the WW Arts Center and participate in several projects supporting local services.


Scotch Plains Fanwood Martin Luther King Day of Service
Scotch Plains Fanwood Martin Luther King Day of Service

Where: JCC of Central New Jersey – 01/20/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in Scotch Plains Fanwood Martin Luther King Day of Service. Adults and families welcome! Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King!


Mariel’s Melodies
Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 01/20/2020: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Details: Come see Mariel's Melodies at Bickford Theatre. Enjoy some musical afternoon fun for the kids on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Vacation Workshop

Where: Morris Museum – 01/20/2020: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Join in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Vacation Workshop. Make a peace dove craft. Then participate in an interactive experience in their latest exhibit.


We Have a Dream Day
We Have a Dream Day at Wyoming Presbyterian Church

Where: Wyoming Presbyterian Church – 01/20/2020: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: We Have a Dream Day at Wyoming Presbyterian Church. 3rd Community-wide/Family friendly celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Where: Bergen Community College – 01/20/2020: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Details: We the People's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. 5th through 8th graders from Bergen County are invited to join together.


We Have a Dream Day
We Have a Dream Day at Congregation B’nai Israel

Where: Congregation B’nai Israel – 01/20/2020: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Details: We Have a Dream Day at Congregation B’nai Israel. 3rd Community-wide/Family friendly celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


We Have a Dream Day
We Have a Dream Day at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Where: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church – 01/20/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: We Have a Dream Day at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. 3rd Community-wide/Family friendly celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Disney On Ice Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 01/20/2020: 1:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice Parking


The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Simon & Garfunkel Story


Year of the Golden Rat: Nai Ni Chen Dance

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Year of the Golden Rat: Nai Ni Chen Dance


NJSO Lunar New Year Celebration

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NJSO Lunar New Year Celebration


New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado


Adelphi Chamber Ensemble

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 01/26/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Teaneck Public Library. Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. Mahwah Public Library.


Year of the Golden Rat: Nai Ni Chen Dance

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/26/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Year of the Golden Rat: Nai Ni Chen Dance


Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 01/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Classical Mystery Tour: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.” —Daily News Don’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime,…


The Color Purple

Where: 15 Livingston Avenue – 01/30/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.”  —Daily NewsDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The…


The 5 Browns

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 01/30/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The 5 Browns


Unmasked - The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

Where: Papermill Playhouse – 01/30/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Unmasked - The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.” —Daily News Don’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime,…


The Color Purple

Where: 15 Livingston Avenue – 01/31/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.”  —Daily NewsDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The…


The Wiz of Oz
The Wiz of Oz at South Orange Middle School Theater

Where: South Orange Middle School Gym – 01/31/2020 - 02/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Come see The Wiz of Oz at South Orange Middle School Theater. Welcome to the mash-up of the classic and contemporary movie musicals!


Romeo & Juliet

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Romeo & Juliet


Romeo and Juliet

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 01/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Romeo and Juliet


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


The Color Purple

Where: 15 Livingston Avenue – 02/01/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.”  —Daily NewsDon’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The…


Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/01/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)


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