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Comedy Events in New Jersey



Concerts in New Jersey


EagleMania

Where: South Orange Performing Arts Center – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Since their inception, EagleMania has been thrilling audiences all over the country with their stunning five-part harmony and their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable…


Handel Messiah

Where: The Dorothy Young Center at Drew University – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Begin a life-long tradition with the gift of Handel's beloved Messiah. Presented by the 100-voice Masterwork Chorus along with four of America's finest young soloists…


The Happy Fits Holiday Show

Where: House Of Independents – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Happy Fits Holiday Show


The Masterwork Chorus Subscription Series

Where: Masterwork Subscription Series – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Handel Messiah Friday, December 20, 2019 8:00 pm Dorothy Young Performing Arts Center Drew University, Madison, N.J. Serenity & Majesty Sunday, March 15, 2020 4:00…


Top of the World - Carpenters Tribute

Where: The Levoy – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Top of the World - Carpenters Tribute


Vh1 That Metal Show Annual Holiday Bash

Where: Dingbatz NJ – 12/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vh1 That Metal Show Annual Holiday Bash


Little Nikki's Radio

Where: Mr. Crabby’s Seafood House and Sports Bar – 12/20/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Little Nikki's Radio


Hq2 Fridays At Hq2 Nightclub Atlantic City

Where: HQ2 Nightclub – Ocean Resort Casino – 12/20/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hq2 Fridays At Hq2 Nightclub Atlantic City


THE ELEVATORS

Where: The Emerson Hotel Restaurant – 12/20/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rock in the holidays with a holidaze bash a The Emerson Hotel!!! It's been another great year for us at the Emerson Hotel We played…


Too Many Godz

Where: Pequannock Street Fair of Arts & Music – 12/20/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Too Many Godz rocks Bardi's! Come join the TMG revolution!


John Eddie

Where: Wonder Bar – 12/21/2019: All Day
Details: $17 in advance (plus applicable surcharges), $20 at the doorTime7:00pmLocation Wonder Bar 1213 Ocean Avenue Asbury Park, NJ 07712 Directions


Yevgeny Kutik
Music from the Suitcase – Yevgeny Kutik

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 12/21/2019 - 12/22/2019: 2:00 pm
Details: Music from the Suitcase – Yevgeny Kutik. Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik immigrated to the U.S. with his family at the age of five.


Nicki Sbaffoni

Where: White Horse Winery – 12/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Food Truck Friday at the winery!


Trans Siberian Orchestra 2019 Presented by Hallmark Channel

Where: Prudential Center – 12/21/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Trans Siberian Orchestra 2019 Presented by Hallmark Channel


Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Where: Prudential Center – 12/21/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Trans-Siberian Orchestra


Trans-Siberian Orchestra Parking

Where: Prudential Center – 12/21/2019: 3:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Trans-Siberian Orchestra Parking


RODEO OPRY CHRISTMAS MATINEE- Dec 21

Where: Oklahoma Rodeo Opry – 12/21/2019: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Oklahoma's Official Country Music Show - Sats 7PM in OKC's Stockyards City. The Rodeo Opry band backs new hosts and entertainers each week.


Kenny Curcio

Where: The Margaritaville Cafe – 12/21/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 6- 10pm


A Danceable Salsa Concert Feat. Ismael Miranda, Ray De La Paz, & more

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 12/21/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A Danceable Salsa Concert Feat. Ismael Miranda, Ray De La Paz, & more


Balsam Hill presents Michael W. Smith Christmas with Marc Martel

Where: Fellowship Alliance Chapel – 12/21/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Presented by Balsam Hill: Michael W Smith Christmas with special guest Marc Martel. Join us for a night of merriment and joy as Michael W…


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Festivals & Expos in New Jersey



Food & Wine Events in New Jersey


Christmas in New Jersey
Christmas Dinner at The Ebbitt Room

Where: The Ebbitt Room – 12/25/2019: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Ebbitt Room Christmas Day dinner features a prix fixe menu. $75 per person. This three course dinner features Christmas Maple Ham, Prime Rib Roast.


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Christmas Day Dinner at Costanera

Where: Costanera Restaurant – 12/25/2019: 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Christmas Day at Costanera. Costanera, Montclair’s celebrated Peruvian restaurant, offers authentic cuisine with bold flavors in a warm, casual atmosphere.


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Celebrate Christmas at Sofia's

Where: Sofia – 12/25/2019: 4:00 pm
Details: Come celebrate Christmas with Sofia on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. There will be plenty of great holiday food and drink for you and your family!


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Christmas Day Dinner at Ocean Place

Where: Ocean Place Resort & Spa – 12/25/2019: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy a classic Christmas Day Dinner at Ocean Place. The menu features roasted squash soup, pan roasted chicken breast, roast prime rib of beef.


NJ New Years Eve
New Year's Eve Dinner at Cafe 37

Where: Cafe 37 – 12/30/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Cafe 37. They are taking reservations for New Years Eve! Holidays Gift Certificates available! Call (201) 857-0437.


Robin's Nest Restaurant
New Year's Eve at Robin's Nest

Where: Robin’s Nest Restaurant – 12/31/2019: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve at Robin's Nest. Robin's Nest is offering a special New Year's Eve menu. Lunch 11-3:00. Dinner 4:30-9:00.


Pilsener Haus Kid's New Year's Eve
Pilsener Haus Kid's New Year's Eve - Day Party

Where: Pilsener Haus – 12/31/2019: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Join in Pilsener Haus Kid's New Year's Eve - Day Party. There will be two Parties this year. Tuesday December 31st, 11:00am to 2:00pm or 3:00pm to 6:00pm.


New Year’s Eve with il Vecchio Café
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at il Vecchio Cafe

Where: Il Vecchio Cafe – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Details: New Year ’s Eve at il Vecchio Cafe! il Vecchio Cafe gives you options this New Year's Eve. A La Carte Dining, Family Buffet, or New Year's Eve Party.


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Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Rat's Restaurant

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 12/31/2019: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Ring in the new year at Rat’s with an exquisite prix fixe tasting menu. Please Note:A limited à la carte menu will also be available.


New Year's Eve 2020
New Year's Eve Dinner and Party at Sanzari

Where: Sanzari’s New Bridge Inn – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Details: New Year's Eve Dinner and Party at Sanzari! Opening at 11:30 am. Last reservation for dinner at 10:00 pm. Party until 1:00 am!


New Year's Eve 2020
New Year's Eve Dinner at Mountain View Chalet

Where: Mountain View Chalet – 12/31/2019: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Mountain View Chalet. They are serving a special New Year's Eve menu. The menu features Manhattan clam chowder.


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Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Serenity

Where: The Serenity Cafe – 12/31/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: Enjoy New Year's Eve Dinner at Serenity. The Serenity Cafe is offering a special New Year's Eve menu. The menu features a surprise plate for the table.


NYE
New Year's Eve at Ruth's Chris Steak House

Where: Ruth’s Chris Steak House – 12/31/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a great meal at Ruth’s and toast to a year well spent. Enjoy their special Celebration Menu.


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New Year's Eve Celebration at The Grand Hotel

Where: Grand Hotel of Cape May – 12/31/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: A Grand New Year's Eve. Party like no other in the picturesque 5th Floor Penthouse Ballroom in The Grand Hotel! 3 Day / 2 Night Package.


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New Year's Eve Dinner at The Stage House

Where: The Stage House – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Details: Stage House is serving a New Year's Eve Menu serving ala carte & Specials. Last Seating 9pm. NYE Entertainment: The Mighty Movers 10pm - 1am.


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Ring in the New Year at Inn at Laurita Winery!

Where: Laurita Winery – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Details: Ring in the New Year at Inn at Laurita Winery! Stay at Inn at Laurita Winery. Laurita Wine and cheese welcome reception. 4 Course gourmet plated dinner.


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Celebrate New Year's Eve at Rails Steakhouse!

Where: Rails Steakhouse – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm
Details: Celebrate New Year's Eve at Rails Steakhouse! Rails will be serving their Full Dinner Menu in addition to their New Year's Eve Three Course Dinner.


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Charlie's of Bay Head New Year's Eve Feast

Where: Charlie’s of Bay Head – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm
Details: Charlie's of Bay Head New Year's Eve Feast! Enjoy a 3-Course Dinner. $200 Per Person. 8:30 pm Seating. Chash Bar. Moet & Chandon Imperial Chanpagne Toast.


New Years Eve Ball Drop
Enjoy New Year's Eve at Bahrs

Where: Bahrs Landing – 12/31/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: New Year's Eve at Bahrs. Open House Call for Reservations. Full dinner menu + specials ring in the new year! Be there to count down.


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New Year's Eve at Steakhouse 85 Restaurant

Where: Steakhouse 85 Restaurant – 12/31/2019 - 01/01/2020: 4:00 pm - 1:45 am
Details: Join the Steakhouse 85 Family as they bring in the New Year in Style. John Bianculli and the Band will perform live music from 7 pm till 1 am.


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Kids & Family Events in New Jersey


MasterChef
MasterChef Junior Live!

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/08/2020: 7:00 pm
Details: MasterChef Junior Live! brings MasterChef Junior directly to fans and foodies alike…live! The family-friendly stage show features cooking demonstrations.


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Appel Farm Mother Daughter Art Retreat

Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center – 03/13/2020 - 03/15/2020: 6:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Details: Join Appel Farm Arts and Music Center for a weekend packed with intentional opportunities for connection. Guests will sleep in cozy, heated dorm-style bunks


Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/15/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Grab your compass and join…


The Cat in the Hat

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 03/16/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Cat in the Hat


Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 04/01/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Crafty Campout at Appel Farm
Crafty Campout at Appel Farm

Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center – 04/03/2020 - 04/05/2020: 12:00 am
Details: Crafty Campout at Appel Farm. Brownies and Juniors are invited to join in for an overnight camp experience. The curriculum is designed to teach girls.


My Little Pony Live

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/11/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: My Little Pony Live


The Magic School Bus

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 04/15/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Magic School Bus


Little Kids 'n' PC

Where: East Orange Public Library – 04/18/2020: 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Age Group(s): See Description Start Time: 5:00 PM End Time: 6:00 PM Children in Grades K-2 are invited to learn PC basics, and how to…


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Llama Llama - Live!

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 04/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Llama Llama - Live!


Superhero Princess Tales

Where: Studio Playhouse – 05/02/2020: 1:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See your favorite fairy tale princesses in a super new light! Join superheroes Princess and Frog as they try to defeat a wolfy supervillain. Along…


Story Time Boogie February - June 2020

Where: Shooting Star Dance Center – 05/06/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for this all new collaboration with the Children’s Library and Miss Cheryl! During Storytime Boogie we will be bringing the books to…


Family Arts Camp at Appel Farm
Family Arts Camp at Appel Farm

Where: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center – 05/16/2020 - 05/17/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Family Arts Camp at Appel Farm. Join Appel Farm for a weekend of camp fun for the whole family! Spend the weekend with your family in a dorm-style bunk.


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Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival

Where: Lake Lenape Park East – 07/12/2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in at the 5th Annual Gilda's Club South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival! This event features dragon boat races, Brews for Dragons beer tasting, food…


Sugarloaf Craft Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 11/13/2020: All Day
Details: Friday: 10am – 6pmSaturday: 10am – 6pmSunday: 10am – 5pm


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Performing Arts Events in New Jersey


Rent

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rent


Goodnight Nobody (ASL and Audio Described)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/08/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Goodnight Nobody (ASL and Audio Described)


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


Rent

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rent


Drum Tao: 2020

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Drum Tao: 2020


Drum Tao: 2020

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Drum Tao: 2020


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra


Black Like Me

Where: Pollak Theatre – 02/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Black Like Me


Dance Theatre Of Harlem

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dance Theatre Of Harlem


Rent

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rent


Dinosaur World

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 02/09/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinosaur World


Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga, Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the…


Dinosaur World

Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center – 02/09/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinosaur World


Pete The Cat

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/10/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pete The Cat


Present Laughter

Where: Pollak Theatre – 02/13/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Present Laughter


Present Laughter - National Theatre Broadcast

Where: Pollak Theatre – 02/13/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Present Laughter - National Theatre Broadcast


The Tap Pack

Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center – 02/13/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Tap Pack


Rent

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 02/13/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rent


Passport to Dance February - May

Where: 403 Broad St – 02/14/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Each month we will mot only explore a different style of dance, we will learn some common steps and then as a group create our…


Rent

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rent


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