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Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Bella’s Bartok

Where: Wonder Bar – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tickets: $15 in advance (plus applicable surcharges), $17 at the doorTime8:00pmLocation Wonder Bar 1213 Ocean Avenue Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Directions


Kelley, Ellis, and Flynn

Where: The Pattenburg House – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kelley, Ellis, and Flynn


Rory Kelly

Where: South Stevens Pub – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rory Kelly


Soul Cruisin'

Where: Arthur’s St. Moritz – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Soul Cruisin'


The Machine

Where: Newton Theatre – 07/18/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Machine


POSTPONED: Los Van Van De Cuba En Elizabeth,NJ

Where: XL Nightlife – 07/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: POSTPONED: Los Van Van De Cuba En Elizabeth,NJ


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Dead Dog Saloon – 07/18/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Touch of Grey

Where: BERNIES HILLSIDE TAVERN – 07/18/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: GRATEFUL DEAD TRIBUTE


Fast Forward 80s- Cassidy- Ken Masson

Where: Black River Barn – 07/18/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Fast Forward 80s- Cassidy- Ken Masson


Kevin McGowan

Where: Working Dog Winery – 07/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Time to get back to normal with the best wine at the best winery on Earth. I will be performing outdoors on the patio from…


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Sharrott Winery – 07/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Inspirational Spiritual Talk and Musical Meditation with FREE Prasadam

Where: Sri Radha Gopinath Temple, India Heritage Foundation – 07/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hi Please see details and register for temple weekly updates


Inspirational Spiritual Talk and Musical Meditation with FREE Prasadam

Where: Sri Radha Gopinath Temple, India Heritage Foundation – 07/19/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hi Please see details and register for temple weekly updates


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: The Golden Inn – 07/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cheezy and the Crackers


Lets Hang On

Where: Newton Theatre – 07/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lets Hang On


Sunday Jazz Jam Session

Where: Headroom Bar & Social – 07/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Amazing women leading the band!  Musicians come signup early. Audience come and enjoy ..... Andrea Brachfeld - https://andreabrachfeld.com/ Roberta Piket - http://robertajazz.com/ Melissa Slocum - http://www.melissaslocum.com/ Slyvia Cuenca…


Whiskey Crossing

Where: Airport Pub – 07/19/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Whiskey Crossing


Touch of Grey

Where: Mr. Crabby’s Seafood House and Sports Bar – 07/19/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grateful Dead Tribute


Nickelback: All The Right Reasons Tour

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/19/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback: All The Right Reasons Tour


Nickelback VIP Packages

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/19/2020: 6:32 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback VIP Packages


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


22nd Annual Festival of Fine Craft

Where: WheatonArts – 10/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: WheatonArts, Millville. Features 150+ juried artists showcasing a wide range of handmade crafts from high-end jewelry & wearables to decor & furniture. Craft demonstrations. Beer/Wine…


OKTOBERFEST

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 10/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Historic Smithville’s famous Oktoberfest has over 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids activities, non-profit organizations and more! All of this is in…


St James the Less Fall Festival

Where: St James the Less Church – 10/03/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: St. James the Less Church will be hosting its 2nd annual Fall Festival on September 23rd on the church grounds located at 36 Lincoln Avenue,…


Irish Festival

Where: Historic Smithville – 10/10/2020: All Day
Details: The annual Irish festival at Historic Smithville is a well attended festival and for good reason! It is lots of fun. The music alone is…


South Jersey Pumpkin Show Festival

Where: Salem County Fairgrounds – 10/10/2020: All Day
Details: Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 17th annual  South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open on Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11, 2020.  This two-day…


Irish Festival

Where: Historic Smithville and Village Greene – 10/10/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The annual Irish festival at Historic Smithville is a well attended festival and for good reason! It is lots of fun. The music alone is…


Wantage Day Fall Festival

Where: Woodbourne Park – 10/10/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wantage Day Fall FestivalSave the date! Details to come.


ECMHoF Opening Night Pool Party!

Where: The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort – 10/12/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Pool at Harrah's Atlantic City is a star in its own right - a real spectacle!  The East Coast Music Hall of Fame is…


ECMHoF Official Opening Night Welcome Reception

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/12/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The official Opening Night Welcome Reception is sure to be a blast!  We'll greet old friends and make new ones as you mix and mingle…


Cooking with Tony Orlando (11 AM session)

Where: Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City – Viking Kitchen – 10/13/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: "If music be the food of love, play on!"  Passions for music and food have always been closely intertwined and Tony Orlando's passion for great…


Lunch - Legends Awards Ceremony

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/13/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The East Coast Music Hall of Fame presents its Legends Awards ceremony, preceded by a lunch gathering of supporters, music fans and honorees.  Attendance to…


ECMHoF Pre-Gala VIP Reception

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/13/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Last year's pre-Gala VIP Reception was such a smash, we've made it bigger and better.  This year's reception will feature honorees from both 2019 and…


ECMHoF Official After-Party

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/13/2020: 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Last year, a benevolent local businessman invited a select few of his artist friends and family to an after-party and before we knew it, dozens…


ECMHoF Farewell Breakfast

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 10/14/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: A sumptuous breakfast buffet awaits you, including All-American rise-and-shine starters, coffee, tea and more!  It's one final chance to say goodbye to new friends and old…


Clifton Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Wayne P.A.L. Hall – 10/18/2020: All Day
Details: Food! Beer! Music! Fun! It’s a fun filled family day! Over 25 Gourmet Food Trucks, music, pony rides, & petting zoo,  vendors & fun! Bring…


Fall Festival

Where: Rutgers Gardens at Rutgers University – 10/18/2020: All Day
Details: Join us for a fun-filled, family-friendly day in the Gardens! Explore the many different areas in the Gardens as you Trunk or Treat for candy…


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Four Day Pass Oct 22 - 25

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/22/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Four Day Pass Oct 22 - 25


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Thur, Oct 22

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/22/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Thur, Oct 22


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Fri, Oct 23

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/23/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Fri, Oct 23


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Sat, Oct 24

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/24/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Sat, Oct 24


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


Outdoor Parent/Child Gym Class with Toddlers - Age 2.0- 3.0 years old

Where: Van Horne Park – 07/22/2020: 10:40 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Fun OUTDOOR Exercise Class for Parent/Guardian with Toddlers! Meet ONCE per week in VAN HORNE PARK


Zumba Kids

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/23/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Ages 5 and under. A high-energy music, book and dance program with instructor Mary-Lee Costello.  For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Online Eid al-Udha Storytime

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/23/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for this festive online program! Volunteer Miss Ruba will read a story on Zoom to celebrate this important Islamic holiday. Learn about the…


Lego Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/23/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See what you can create. Children ages 5 and under must attend with an adult. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Teen Thursdays

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/23/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grades 6 to 12. Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. A variety of programs including button making, board games, mug cakes and more. Programs do…


Princess and the Peabrains

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/24/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book and lyrics by DAVID WHITEMANmusic by ERIC BARNESbased on the folk take by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN JULY 24 – AUGUST 1, 2020           Saturday @ 11am…


Lunch & Learn: TBA

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 07/24/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Lunch & Learn: TBADetails TBA


Hairspray Jr.

Where: The Levoy – 07/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hairspray Jr.


Drive-In Movie - JAWS!
Drive-In Movie - JAWS!

Where: Smithville Park – 07/25/2020: 12:30 am - 2:30 am
Details: JAWS! The Outdoor Movie Series continues at Smithville Park in Eastampton! Hang in your car and tune the dial to the movie audio or bring a chair.


Barks & Books: Read with Brady on Zoom

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/25/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: For all ages We love to read with our therapy dog, Brady! A lovable yellow lab, Brady enjoys picture books and the occasional early reader.…


Hairspray Jr.

Where: The Levoy – 07/25/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hairspray Jr.


Water Lantern Festival NY/NJ

Where: Liberty State Park – 07/25/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Water Lantern Festival is coming up on July 25, 2020 Water Lantern Festival was Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY! Water Lantern Festival…


Lego Education: Coding with Lego Level 2

Where: Civic Center – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Lego Education: Coding with Lego Level 2


Lego Education: Problem Solving and Engineering

Where: Civic Center – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Lego Education: Problem Solving and Engineering


Junior Art Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/27/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Second and fourth Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. For grades 1 to 4. Explore a variety of art styles and projects. Materials will be…


Teen Volunteer Hour

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/27/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Looking for volunteer opportunities? Come to this open volunteer hour at the library. For information, call 201-327-4338 ext. 2 or visit leememoriallibrary.org.


Alliance for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Where: Colts Neck Library – 07/27/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Alliance for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Large Room


Tri-State Stitchers Meeting

Where: Sussex-Wantage Library – 07/27/2020: 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…


Online Program: Dragons, Return of the Ice Sorceress

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/27/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for this funny science party by Science Tellers. This is an online interactive storytelling program featuring science education! For children 3 years old…


Ort Farms Storytime: One Corny Playdate

Where: Ort Farms – 07/28/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a Pick-Your-Own Storytime where you get to pick your own corn! We will read stories under the Storytime tent, visit the friendly…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Kingdom Comedy Tour (18+ Event)

Where: White Eagle Hall – 07/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kingdom Comedy Tour (18+ Event)


Two River Rising - An Online Benefit Reading Series Presents "Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine"

Where: Two River Theater – 07/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: YOUR BLUES AIN’T SWEET LIKE MINE Written and Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson Live Event: One Act Play with Q&A on Sun, July 26 at 7:00PM…


ARTrageous Camp

Where: Civic Center – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: ARTrageous Camp


Day Camp - Week 6

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 6


Day Camp - Week 6 - AM

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 6 - AM


July 27-31: Five Days - Five Adventures (Virtual)

Where: Online Session – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: July 27-31: Five Days - Five Adventures (Virtual)


July 27-31: Prime Time TV & Film (Virtual)

Where: Count Basie Center Virtual Classroom – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: July 27-31: Prime Time TV & Film (Virtual)


July 27-31: Watercolor Fun Ages 12+ (Virtual)

Where: Online Session – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: July 27-31: Watercolor Fun Ages 12+ (Virtual)


Junior Art Studio: Magical Museum Mystery Tour - Week 6

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Junior Art Studio: Magical Museum Mystery Tour - Week 6


Performing Arts Camp Week 9 - EST Start

Where: Online Session – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Performing Arts Camp Week 9 - EST Start


Senior Camp - Week 6

Where: William Allen Middle School – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 6


Senior Camp - Week 6

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 6


Session 3 | Regular Camp Hours

Where: Camp Liberty – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Session 3 | Regular Camp Hours


South Brunswick Rec:Underwater Adventure

Where: Woodlot Park Art Room – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: South Brunswick Rec:Underwater Adventure


The Edwards Twins-World Class Male & Female Impersonators

Where: The Surflight Theatre Mainstage – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: July 27 at 5:00pm and 8:00pm Remember all the wonderful variety shows we all grew up on in the 70’s & 80’s? Now is your…


Week 4-Private Instruction-60 minutes

Where: ACBT Performing Arts Academy – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Week 4-Private Instruction-60 minutes


Week 6 American Girl

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Week 6 American Girl


Week 6 Baseball Camp

Where: Friends School Mullica Hill – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: Week 6 Baseball Camp


YPAC Week 4

Where: ACBT Performing Arts Academy – 07/27/2020: All Day
Details: YPAC Week 4


Folk Art Painting

Where: Civic Center – 07/28/2020: All Day
Details: Folk Art Painting


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