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Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads

Where: Wonder Bar – 07/31/2020: All Day
Details: Mystic Bowie’s Talking Dreads with Suburban SensiOn “Life During Wartime,” the first single from Talking Heads’ 1979 album Fear of Music, David Byrne famously sang the…


XPoNential Music Festival

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/31/2020: All Day
Details: XPoNential Music Festival


Xponential Music Festival - Friday Wiggins Only Pass

Where: Wiggins Waterfront Park – 07/31/2020: All Day
Details: Xponential Music Festival - Friday Wiggins Only Pass


Xponential Music Festival - Friday Wiggins Only Pass

Where: Wiggins Waterfront Park – 07/31/2020: All Day
Details: Xponential Music Festival - Friday Wiggins Only Pass


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Union League National Golf – 07/31/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Pam McCoy(& Familiar Faces)

Where: BeachWalk Hotel – Tikki Bar – 07/31/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: YESSSSSSSS!! Back at The BeachWalk Tiki Bar!! This is the BEST fun around!! Always a cool crowd, great menu items, and excellent bar staff!! What…


Nickelback: All The Right Reasons Tour

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback: All The Right Reasons Tour


Nickelback VIP Packages

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 6:32 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback VIP Packages


Built To Spill Tickets (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 07/31/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Built To Spill Tickets (18+ Event)


The Non- Domestiks

Where: Scotland Run Highlander Pub and Grill – 07/31/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 7-10


Nickelback Parking

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback Parking


Dion

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dion


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Fins – 07/31/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Crackers Acoustic Trio


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Fins – 07/31/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Crackers acoustic trio


Real Estate

Where: Asbury Lanes – 07/31/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Real Estate


Real Estate Tickets (18+ Event)

Where: Asbury Lanes – 07/31/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Real Estate Tickets (18+ Event)


High In the Mid 80s

Where: Beachcombers Bar – 07/31/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: High In the Mid 80s


Concert: Separate Ways The Band (Journey Tribute)

Where: Excursion Park – 08/01/2020: All Day
Details: Concert: Separate Ways The Band (Journey Tribute)


Tim McGraw Parking

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 08/01/2020: All Day
Details: Tim McGraw Parking


Xponential Music Festival - Saturday Wiggins Only Pass

Where: Wiggins Waterfront Park – 08/01/2020: All Day
Details: Xponential Music Festival - Saturday Wiggins Only Pass


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 12/05/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Follow Kris Kringle as he returns to the small town of Sombertown, where he stands up to grumpy Mayor Burgermeister Meisterburger for outlawing toys. With…


The Reindeer Who Saved Christmas - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 12/12/2020: All Day
Details: Mr. and Mrs. Donner are proud to present their new baby reindeer... who has a bright red nose! And one of Santa's Elves wants to…


LIBRARY CLOSES @ 5:00 PM

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 12/24/2020: All Day
Details: LIBRARY CLOSES @ 5:00 PM


Christmas Day – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 12/25/2020: All Day
Details: Christmas Day – Library Closed|The Kenilworth Public Library is closed December  for Christmas Day.


Masters of Illusion

Where: Count Basie Center for the Arts – 02/18/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Masters of Illusion


Paddington Gets In A Jam

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 02/28/2021: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Paddington Gets In A Jam


The Sleeping Beauty

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/06/2021: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Featuring the Russian National Ballet and performed to a score composed by Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty has become one of the most illustrious classical ballets of all…


The Peking Acrobats

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 03/13/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Peking Acrobats


The Peking Acrobats

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 03/13/2021: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Peking Acrobats


Schoolhouse Rock Live

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 03/20/2021: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Schoolhouse Rock Live


Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/21/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished, and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious…


Sussex-Wantage Quilters- CANCELED

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 05/05/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sussex-Wantage Quilters- CANCELEDAll events scheduled to be held in the Library have been canceled until further notice.Experienced and novice, hand or machine, quilters are welcome.…


Blippi The Musical

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blippi The Musical


Blippi the Musical Tickets (Rescheduled from July 18, 2020)

Where: Prudential Hall at New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blippi the Musical Tickets (Rescheduled from July 18, 2020)


Tri-State Stitchers Meeting CANCELED

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 05/24/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tri-State Stitchers Meeting CANCELEDAll events scheduled to be held in the Library have been canceled until further notice.This neighborhood group of the American Sewing Guild,…


Sussex-Wantage Quilters- CANCELED

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 06/16/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sussex-Wantage Quilters- CANCELEDAll events scheduled to be held in the Library have been canceled until further notice.Experienced and novice, hand or machine, quilters are welcome.…


Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/7/2020)

Where: The Levoy – 07/09/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/7/2020)


Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/8/2020)

Where: The Levoy – 07/10/2021: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/8/2020)


Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/9/2020)

Where: The Levoy – 07/11/2021: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frozen Jr (Rescheduled from 8/9/2020)


Tri-State Stitchers Meeting CANCELED

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 07/26/2021: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tri-State Stitchers Meeting CANCELEDAll events scheduled to be held in the Library have been canceled until further notice.This neighborhood group of the American Sewing Guild,…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


ARTrageous Camp

Where: Civic Center – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: ARTrageous Camp


Day Camp - Week 9

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 9


Day Camp - Week 9

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 9


Pre Camp Fencing - Camp 3

Where: Recreation Trust – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Pre Camp Fencing - Camp 3


Salute Fencing Day Camp Session 3 (Grades 5-8)

Where: Recreation Trust – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Salute Fencing Day Camp Session 3 (Grades 5-8)


Senior Camp - Week 9

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 9


Senior Camp - Week 9

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 9


South Brunswick Rec: Wet Paint full day

Where: Woodlot Park Art Room – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: South Brunswick Rec: Wet Paint full day


John Davidson

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/17/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: August 17 at 3:00pm A Surflight favorite returns. A man and his guitar


Family Comedy Night

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/17/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: August 17 at 6:00pm Taylor Mason brings his one-of-a-kind persona to Surflight in our first comedy show geared toward the whole family. Taylor is a…


Comedy Tonight

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/17/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for the funniest comedians from far and wide! Comedians will be announced at a later date.


Two River Rising - An Online Benefit Reading Series Presents "The Hombres"

Where: Two River Theater – 08/19/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: THE HOMBRES By Tony Meneses Directed by Annie Tippe Live Event: One Act Play with Q&A on Wed, Aug 19 at 7:00PM EDT Originally scheduled…


Tai Chi Ch'aun

Where: Maplewood Parks and Recreation – 08/20/2020: All Day
Details: Tai Chi Ch'aun


101 Dalmatians

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/21/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: music, and lyrics by MEL LEVEN, RANDY ROGEL, RICHARD GIBBS, BRIAN SMITH, MARTIN LEE, FULLER, and DAN ROOTbook adapted and additional lyrics by MARCY HEISLERmusic…


By Popular Demand

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: AUGUST 21 – 23, 2020        Friday and Saturday @ 8pm, Saturday and Sunday @ 3pm“I don’t really know that show.” can be overheard on occasion…


Colin Jost

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 08/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colin Jost


Colin Jost (Rescheduled from 4/23)

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 08/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colin Jost (Rescheduled from 4/23)


Young Rembrandts: Learn Anime Manga Drawing Camp

Where: Civic Center – 08/24/2020: All Day
Details: Young Rembrandts: Learn Anime Manga Drawing Camp


Late Nite Catechism: Back to School

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 08/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: It is that time of year again and Sister is preparing her classroom for another long year of Catechism. You are in store for another…


Chess: The Musical

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 08/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: August 27, 30, September 1, 6 at 2:00pm August 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, September 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 at 8:00pm With its dazzling…


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