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Concerts in New Jersey


Violinist Deni Bonet in Concert, Monmouth County Library Headquarters (Manalapan)

Where: Monmouth County Library Headquarters (Manalapan) – 04/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bright Shiny Objects! Quirky, melodic, violin-based pop/rocker Deni Bonet has a stellar resume, having performed and recorded with Cyndi Lauper, R.E.M., and many others. Deni…


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' The Force Awakens In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


Passaic Public Library presents Cecilia performing "Latin and Hispanic Music Carnival"

Where: Passaic Public Library – 04/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Passaic Public Library presents the Second Sunday Concert Series third performance this year. Featuring Cecilia performing “Latin and Hispanic Music Carnival.” Sunday, April 19, 2020,…


Arlon Bennett & The Healing Project- John Sonntag

Where: Acoustic Cafe’ – 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Arlon Bennett gig. Details to follow


Jeff Guenther- The Kootz

Where: Hilltop Tavern – 04/19/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kootz Show!


Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Where: Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake – 04/19/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come experience the pure harmonic tone of the crystal singing bowls with musician Peter Olsenas he plays harmonic and melodic arrangements of eight different tones.…


The Unlikely Candidates

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/19/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Unlikely Candidates


Scott Cook- Meghan Cary

Where: Earth Room Concerts – 04/19/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Earth Room Concerts presents a co-bill show featuring singer-songwriters Scott Cook and Meghan Cary.


Ty Stephens & (the) SoulJaazz

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A consummate multi-talented entertainer and performer, Ty Stephens has performed around the world, gaining an international audience with a cool, urban-tinged adult-contemporary sound, based on…


Art Garfunkel

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 04/19/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Art Garfunkel


Earth Room Concerts presents Scott Cook and Meghan Cary

Where: UUCMC – 04/19/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Earth Room Concerts presents co-bill show featuring singer-songwriters Scott Cook and Meghan Cary


Ty Stephens and (the) SoulJaazz, Jazz in the Loft

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 04/19/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A consummate multi-talented entertainer and performer, Ty Stephens has performed around the world, gaining an international audience with a cool, urban-tinged adult-contemporary sound, based on…


Lake Street Dive

Where: Paramount Theatre – Asbury Park – 04/19/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lake Street Dive


M Ward (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 04/19/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: M Ward (18+ Event)


M. Ward

Where: White Eagle Hall – 04/19/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: M. Ward


SOLD OUT: The Menzingers

Where: House Of Independents – 04/19/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: SOLD OUT: The Menzingers


Badfish - A Tribute to Sublime

Where: The Stanhope House – 04/20/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Badfish - A Tribute to Sublime


Adrianne Lenker (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 04/20/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Adrianne Lenker (18+ Event)


SHU Annual Spring Concert – Instrumental Ensembles

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 04/21/2020: All Day
Details: Take in the music of the Seton Hall University Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra in this annual spring celebration, led by accomplished director Jason Tramm.…


Attila and Xavier Wulf - POSTPONED - Volumes, OMENXIII, IDONTKNOWJEFFERY, DEAD CROWN, Court Order, Wellwisher

Where: Starland Ballroom – 04/21/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This show has been postponed. Ticketholders will be notified when new show information is announced. Thank you for your patience.


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey



Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Paws to Read

Where: Rutherford Public Library – 04/27/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Rutherford Public Library welcomes back Rodney for our Paws to Read program. Rodney, a registered Bright and Beautiful therapy dog, will visit our library…


Colts Neck Alliance for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Where: Colts Neck Library – 04/27/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Colts Neck Alliance for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Small Room


Tri-State Stitchers Meeting

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 04/27/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tri-State Stitchers MeetingThis neighborhood group of the American Sewing Guild, meets on the fourth Monday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the…


Ort Farms Storytime: Get Moo'vin

Where: Ort Farms – 04/28/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We will read stories featuring cows, go for a ride on the cow train, visit and feed the cows on the farm, and then visit…


After-School Storytime with Ilene Dudek

Where: Rutherford Public Library – 04/28/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Rutherford Public Library will hold a special storytime with author Ilene Dudek on Tuesday, Apr. 28, at 4:00pm. Dudek will be reading her new…


Tinker Club

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 04/28/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tinker Club is a STEM club designed for children age 6 and up to imagine, discover and create together. No sign up required.


Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

Where: Community Recreation Center – 04/28/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: $5 per team, teen/adult and family categories. Prizes awarded. Pre-registration is required and can be done online at CliftonRec.com or call (973) 470-5956.


Middle School Graphic Novel Book Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 04/29/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grades 5 and up. Talk about the book, do some activities and have some snacks. Books available at the library. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Bubblegum Book Club

Where: Teaneck Public Library – 04/29/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children in grades 2 & 3 meet for reading, discussion, and book related activities. Register with the Youth Services Department.


Family Movie Night: Captain Marvel (2019)

Where: Free Public Library of Monroe Township – 04/29/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: All ages are welcome to enjoy this stunning entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe! In the 1990s, pilot Carol Danvers has her DNA mixed with…


Annual Herb and Heirloom sale

Where: Montclair History Center – 04/30/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Our Annual Herb Sale is here! Visit the Montclair History Center’s Orange Road site and pick up unique, organic herbs for your garden! We will…


Ice Cream Day
Free Ice Cream Day at Alstede Farms

Where: Alstede Farms – 04/30/2020: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Free Ice Cream Day at Alstede Farms. It’s Farmer Kurt’s birthday - so come and celebrate and enjoy a free small ice cream cone!


Ort Farms Storytime: Get Moo'vin

Where: Ort Farms – 04/30/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We will read stories featuring cows, go for a ride on the cow train, visit and feed the cows on the farm, and then visit…


El día de los libros Bilingual Storytime

Where: Tuckerton Branch of the Ocean County Library – 04/30/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: El día de los niños libros (Children's Day/Book Day) celebrates children and reading. We'll share books and a little Latino culture. Ages 3-8. REG


Yarnies at the Kenilworth Public Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/30/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Yarnies at the Kenilworth Public Library|Everyone is welcome to attend our fiber craft program at the Kenilworth Public Library! Yarnies: Library Fiber Nights takes place in…


Charlotte's Web

Where: Scottish Rite Auditorium – 05/01/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. This…


Spring Festival
28th Annual Spring Festival

Where: Hatchery Hill Elementary School – 05/01/2020 - 05/03/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: The 28th Annual Spring Festival will return to Hackettstown May 1, 2, 3. On the fields behind Hatchery Hill Elementary School on Fifth and Reese Aves


Lego in the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 05/01/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lego in the Library|Lego In the Library will be held on alternating Fridays from 3:30 – 4:00pm for children ages 4 – 12 years old. Register to build and…


Garden Brothers Circus

Where: Wildwood Convention Center – 05/01/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Garden Brothers Circus


20 Year Celebration
Back to the Future – 20 Year Celebration

Where: Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum – 05/01/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Back to the Future – 20 Year Celebration. Tuckerton Seaport will be celebrating its 20th year of delivering high impact, family focused experiences.


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


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