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Comedy Events in New Jersey


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Concerts in New Jersey


Dublin Square Traditional Irish Music Session

Where: Dublin Square – 07/19/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dublin Square167 Route 130 Bordentown, NJ 08505 Sunday, July 28, 2019, 4 – 7pm


Nickelback Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/19/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nickelback Parking


PDP Musical Theatre Workshops (Ages 6-11)

Where: Your Home! – 07/20/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: During these one week workshops, performers will participate in an audition workshop and will explore a given musical while learning several songs and dances from…


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille – 07/20/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nicki Sbaffoni


Cheezy and the Crackers

Where: Mudhen Brewing Company – 07/20/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cheezy and the Crackers


Breaking Benjamin & Bush

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/21/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Breaking Benjamin & Bush


Matchbox Twenty Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/21/2020: 7:31 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Matchbox Twenty Parking


Legends In Concert

Where: Harrah’s Atlantic City – 07/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Legends In Concert


Legends in Concert

Where: Harrahs Atlantic City – 07/21/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Legends in Concert


Chicago - The Band & Rick Springfield

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center – 07/22/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chicago - The Band & Rick Springfield


Kevin McGowan

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 07/22/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Performing Irish music from 7:00PM till 10:00PM. Hope to see you there!


Sammy Hagar & The Circle w/special guest Night Ranger

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/22/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sammy Hagar & The Circle w/special guest Night Ranger


Sammy Hagar Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/22/2020: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sammy Hagar Parking


Long Beach Dub All-Stars Tickets 21+ (Event)

Where: Bird and Betty’s – 07/22/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Long Beach Dub All-Stars Tickets 21+ (Event)


Long Beach Dub Allstars

Where: Bird & Betty’s – 07/22/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Long Beach Dub Allstars


Summer Concert Series – Hoi Polloi

Where: HORSESHOE LAKE – 07/23/2020: All Day
Details: Jersey’s Own HOI POLLOI enjoys bringing a good time to a crowd of fun-loving folks! The band has entertained at weddings, parties, restaurants, clubs, and…


Blackberry Smoke wsg The Allman Betts Band, Spirit of the South Tour

Where: The Stone Pony – 07/23/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke wsg The Allman Betts Band, Spirit of the South Tour


Blackberry Smoke, The Allman Betts Band, Jaimoe & The Wild Feathers

Where: Stone Pony Summer Stage – 07/23/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blackberry Smoke, The Allman Betts Band, Jaimoe & The Wild Feathers


Breaking Benjamin & Bush

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/23/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Breaking Benjamin & Bush


Zaire

Where: Shappell Park – 07/23/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Weekend Pass (sat & Sun)

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 10/24/2020: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Weekend Pass (sat & Sun)


Harvest Festival

Where: Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum – 10/24/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a family-friendly Harvest Festival with bounce houses, petting zoo, face painting, balloon-twisting and plenty of activities.Free admission.  Food will be available for…


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival - Single Day Admission Sun, Oct 25

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


Paramus Food Truck & Music Festival

Where: Paramus Park Mall – 11/01/2020: 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 your…


Holiday CraftMorristown 2020 (Day 1)

Where: National Guard Recruiter – 12/11/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday CraftMorristown, on December 11-13, 2020 is NJ’s most exciting and unique shopping event of the holiday season! Find uncommon and extraordinary gifts loved ones…


Holiday CraftMorristown 2020 (Day 2)

Where: National Guard Recruiter – 12/12/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Holiday CraftMorristown, on December 11-13, 2020 is NJ’s most exciting and unique shopping event of the holiday season! Find uncommon and extraordinary gifts loved ones…


Barefoot Country Music Fest: Carrie Underwood - 3 Day Pass

Where: Wildwood Beach – 06/18/2021: All Day
Details: Barefoot Country Music Fest: Carrie Underwood - 3 Day Pass


Barefoot Country Music Fest 3 Day Pass with Carrie Underwood Tickets (June 18-20, 2021, Rescheduled from June 19-21)

Where: Wildwood Beach – 06/18/2021: 12:59 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Barefoot Country Music Fest 3 Day Pass with Carrie Underwood Tickets (June 18-20, 2021, Rescheduled from June 19-21)


Magician Matt Roberts

Where: Boardwalk Showroom at the Claridge Hotel – 07/03/2021: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Levitation, Mindreading & Comedy Magic With Matt Roberts Direct from New York, award-winning magician Matt Roberts will have you alternating between laughter and awe as…


Hypnoparty

Where: Boardwalk Showroom at the Claridge Hotel – 07/05/2021: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hypnoparty Hypno-magician Jeffrey Powers is the real deal. Both with the magic — he’s been performing magic and acting since age 10 — and the…


Sea Hear Now Festival 2 Day Pass Tickets (September 18-19, 2021, Rescheduled from September 19-20, 2020)

Where: Asbury Park Oceanfront – 09/18/2021: 12:59 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sea Hear Now Festival 2 Day Pass Tickets (September 18-19, 2021, Rescheduled from September 19-20, 2020)


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Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


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…


Booktalks!

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/28/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Fall students entering Grades 7-12 in Fall 2020 Keri will tell you about 75+ amazing YA books in a wide variety of genres that you…


Virtual Nature Walk

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/28/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Take a walk around your neighborhood or a local park and complete fun activities. You will receive a printable activity sheet to help guide your…


Middle School Graphic Novel Book Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 07/29/2020: 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.


Yarnies at the Kenilworth Public Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/30/2020: 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…


Face Mask Sewing with Miss Juliana

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/30/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Learn how to sew a face mask with an instructional video by Miss Juliana! Kids will receive a pattern, instructions, and link to a video showing…


Draw Your Own Comics - Online

Where: Clifton Public Library – 07/31/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In this online program, kids will play silly drawing games, generate ideas for their own characters, and start to write their own comic book stories. This program is fun…


Disney Princesses

Where: Online Session – 08/01/2020: All Day
Details: Disney Princesses


Liberty Base Ball Club of New Brunswick vs. Elizabeth Resolutes

Where: Rahway River Park – 08/01/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Games are double-headers unless noted, and played utilizing reproduction uniforms and equipment, and rules and customs from the 1850s and beyond. Stay tuned for more…


Virtual Vacation Bible Camp

Where: Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States – 08/02/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Announcing Virtual Vacation Bible Camp for kids ages 4-yrs through 8th grade. All are welcome. To register, visit https://vbspro.events/p/events/railway. Registration deadline is July 13. A…


In-Person Circus Camp

Where: The Circus Place – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: IN PERSON CAMP IS BACK FOR AUGUST!!!!!One Week Options: Week of Aug 3, Aug 10, Aug 17 & Aug 24We have been given the green…


Lenape Day Camp - Session IV (Grades 1-6)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Lenape Day Camp - Session IV (Grades 1-6)


Nature Arts & Crafts

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Nature Arts & Crafts


Orange - Orange County Public Library - Level I (1st session)

Where: Orange County Public Library – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Orange - Orange County Public Library - Level I (1st session)


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/03/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)


BUMC Virtual VBS

Where: Bridgewater United Methodist Church – 08/03/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a virtual "Compassion Camp" where we will do many of the traditional VBS activities online from August 3-7, 2020. This inclusive curriculum,…


Middle School Art Club

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 08/03/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grades 5 and up. Explore different styles of art with Ms. Emily and Miss Marcia. From doodling to painting to pointillism, try it all. Supplies are…


Summer Crafts - week 6

Where: Roxbury Public Library – 08/04/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Please note: for both crafts this week, you will need markers or something to color with at home! These fun crafts are for all ages!…


Board Game Brigade

Where: Lee Memorial Library – 08/04/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Choose from the entire supply of board games for free play. Learn a new game or play an old favorite. Ms. Alessandra will spotlight a…


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Folk Art Painting

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


On-Camera Family Fun! The Musical Show

Where: Online Session – 07/28/2020: All Day
Details: On-Camera Family Fun! The Musical Show


BORN YESTERDAY

Where: First Presbyterian Church of Cape May – 07/29/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This 1946 comedy is about a business tycoon, Harry Brock, who brings his Broadway chorus girlfriend, Billie Dawn, to Washington, D.C. on a business trip.…


Iliza Shlesinger

Where: Monmouth Park Racetrack – 07/30/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Iliza Shlesinger


Startalk Live: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 07/30/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Startalk Live: Neil deGrasse Tyson


Virtual Open Mic Night

Where: Johnson Public Library – 07/30/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Open Mic Night is online this month and featuring YOU! Feeling a little bottled up lately? Missing your usual outlets or audiences for your creativity?…


Forever Plaid

Where: Centenary Stage Company – Sitnik Theatre – 07/30/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Forever Plaid


Forever Plaid

Where: Centenary Stage Company – Sitnik Theatre – 07/30/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Forever Plaid


2020 Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 07/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for four unique evenings of one-person plays read at the intimate brownstone MONDO venue. Every Thursday between July 9 and July 30 features…


Carousel

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: music by RICHARD RODGERSbook and lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN IIbased on the play “Liliom” by FERENC MOLNAR JULY 31 – AUGUST 16, 2020         Friday and Saturday…


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


Cinderella Ballet Englewood

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella Ballet Englewood


Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 07/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella


Bergenpac Presents - Cinderella - 3:00PM

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bergenpac Presents - Cinderella - 3:00PM


Broadway Millennials

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sat 8/1 @ 3PM Broadway MillennialsWhen Covid-19 struck, many people went out of work. This included tons of young performers who had jobs lined up…


Cinderella - The Musical

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella - The Musical


Cinderella Ballet Englewood

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cinderella Ballet Englewood


Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella


Plastic Cup Boyz

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Plastic Cup Boyz


Bergenpac Presents - Cinderella - 8:00pm

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bergenpac Presents - Cinderella - 8:00pm


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