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Comedy Events in central Jersey


Bob DiBuono

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 05/29/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From MTV, Spike, Fox, The View (The Best Trump) Bob DiBuono is a master of characters and voices, which he melds with an offbeat sense…


Bob DiBuono

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 05/30/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From MTV, Spike, Fox, The View (The Best Trump) Bob DiBuono is a master of characters and voices, which he melds with an offbeat sense…


Union Riptide Comedy Night

Where: VFW Kenilworth Post 2230 – 06/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Purchase your tickets for a comedy night with host, Kevin Hall at Kenilworth VFW on Saturday, 4/4 at 8 pm (doors open @ 7:30). Tickets…


Comedy Night Out

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 06/19/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for night of laugher with some of New York’s finest comedians! Adult Content- enjoyable for adults ages 18 & up. MARION GRODIN For…


An Evening of Comedy With the Personalities of NJ 101.5

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 06/19/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also the Winner of the Make Jessica Laugh Competition In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he…


An Evening of Comedy With the Personalities of NJ 101.5

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 06/20/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also the Winner of the Make Jessica Laugh Competition In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he…


Comedy For a Cause To Benefit "Make-A-Wish®" New Jersey Fraternal Order of Eagles 2137 Bridgewater, NJ

Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles 2137 – 08/22/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dinner and Comedy show under the Eagles outdoor covered pavilion to benefit "Make-A-Wish® New Jersey.


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/18/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freddy Rubino was born on the lower east side of Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Brooklyn. It is here where Fred…


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/19/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Freddy Rubino was born on the lower east side of Manhattan in New York City and then moved to Brooklyn. It is here where Fred…



Concerts in Central Jersey


Riley Green (Rescheduled from 3/26)

Where: Starland Ballroom – 05/29/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Riley Green (Rescheduled from 3/26)


Memphis Rain Band

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 05/29/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Memphis Rain Band


Ready Set Go!

Where: Grillestone – 05/29/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ready Set Go!


Kimon & the Prophets

Where: Division Street Music – 05/30/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Outdoor Show


Ana Egge

Where: Hopewell Theater – 05/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -Ana Egge grabbed hold of her life as a musician early on - as a teenager, she built her own guitar and moved to Austin,…


Ana Egge

Where: Hopewell Theater – 05/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -Ana Egge grabbed hold of her life as a musician early on - as a teenager, she built her own guitar and moved to Austin,…


Mike Montrey Band

Where: Blackthorn Pub – 05/30/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2 sets of MMB


Memphis Rain Band

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 05/30/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Memphis Rain Band


Aaron Daniel Gaul (ADG)- The Mighty River Band

Where: NJ Weedman Joint – 05/31/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: MIGHTY RIVER BAND playing tribute to the music of the Grateful Dead! 4-8pm


Angels & Airwaves

Where: Starland Ballroom – 05/31/2020: 6:30 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.


Angels and Airwaves Tickets (Rescheduled from January 21, 2020)

Where: Starland Ballroom – 05/31/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Angels and Airwaves Tickets (Rescheduled from January 21, 2020)


Sing Along with Sculpture

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 06/03/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along of beloved Broadway standbys plus standards from the likes of Rodgers, Hammerstein, and more…


John Cannavo

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 06/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: open mic


Keb Mo

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 06/04/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Keb Mo


CANCELLED: Explorations in Musical Theater: Seussical Kids

Where: Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts – 06/05/2020: All Day
Details: CANCELLED: Explorations in Musical Theater: Seussical Kids


Explorations in Musical Theater: Seussical Kids

Where: Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts – 06/05/2020: All Day
Details: “Oh, the thinks you can think!" Explorations in Musical Theater presents Seussical - when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical…


Clouds in My Coffee

Where: The Bank Of Princeton – 06/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bank porch, Friday concert series, fireworks after the show.


Anker

Where: Old York Cellars – 06/06/2020: 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anker 1-4pm


Nothing but a Nightmare

Where: Mc Guinn’s Place  – 06/06/2020: 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: NBN at McGuinn's Place


TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 06/06/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION


La Fiocco season finale: Cantate and Canzonette, featuring virtuoso soprano Laura Heimes (in Ewing, NJ)

Where: 1867 Sanctuary Arts & Culture Center – 06/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: La Fiocco's 2019-2020 season finale explores the sacred and secular cantata repertory in Germany and Italian during the late Baroque, c. 1690 to 1750. Celebrated…


Memphis Rain Band

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 06/06/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Memphis Rain Band


Chuck Schaeffer

Where: The National Hotel – 06/06/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo acoustic performance in the Rathskellar..


Winery Sunday Music Series

Where: Terhune Orchards – 06/07/2020: All Day
Details: Come join us for Terhune wine, light fare, relaxing music, and friend-filled afternoons every Saturday and Sunday during our Weekend Music Series. Live music will…


Concordia Chamber Players
Concordia Chamber Players - The Princeton Festival

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 06/07/2020: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Concordia Chamber Players perform to acclaim throughout the region. The group has given a concert to open The Princeton Festival


Bayside

Where: Starland Ballroom – 06/07/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bayside


Bayside - 20 Years Of Bad Luck - Senses Fail, Hawthorne Heights, Can't Swim

Where: Starland Ballroom – 06/07/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bayside - 20 Years Of Bad Luck - Senses Fail, Hawthorne Heights, Can't Swim


Gordon Thomas Ward

Where: Prallsville Mill – 06/09/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "Ghosts of Central Jersey" presentation with songs


Joe DeVito

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 06/12/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From Comedy Central presents, The Tonight Show, CNN, Fox JOE DeVITO's dead-on timing, unexpected twists, and sheer flights of lunacy make him a favorite at…


Music Theater Arts Company: Mixed Up Shakespeare

Where: Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts – 06/13/2020: All Day
Details: The Music Theater Arts Company presents Mixed Up Shakespeare! Using some of Shakespeare’s classic and familiar characters as source material, students weave an updated tale…


CANCELLED: Music Theater Arts Company: Mixed Up Shakespeare

Where: Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts – 06/13/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: CANCELLED: Music Theater Arts Company: Mixed Up Shakespeare


High In the Mid 80s

Where: 22 West Tap & Grill – 06/13/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Band goes on at 9:30!


Ivan Cisternas- INTO THE VOID : THE MUSIC OF BLACK SABBATH- Sanctuary - Iron Maiden Tribute

Where: Crossroads – 06/13/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ivan Cisternas- INTO THE VOID : THE MUSIC OF BLACK SABBATH- Sanctuary - Iron Maiden Tribute


Joe DeVito

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 06/13/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: From Comedy Central presents, The Tonight Show, CNN, Fox JOE DeVITO's dead-on timing, unexpected twists, and sheer flights of lunacy make him a favorite at…


Zaire

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 06/13/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus Spring Concert: Heroic Hearts_Sunday @ Princeton

Where: Princeton United Methodist Church – 06/14/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus Spring Concert Heroic Hearts Sunday, June 14th, 4:00PM Princeton United Methodist Church 7 Vandeventer Ave Princeton NJ, 08542


The Righteous Brothers
The Righteous Brothers at State Theatre

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/14/2020: 7:00 pm
Details: See The Righteous Brothers Live with Bill Medley and Bucky Heard! With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history.


Summer Solstice Jazz and Wine

Where: Rutgers Gardens at Rutgers University – 06/19/2020: All Day
Details: Rutgers Gardens is proud to partner with New Brunswick Jazz to present Summer Solstice Jazz and Wine.Bring a blanket or chair and join us in…


Kix

Where: Starland Ballroom – 06/20/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kix


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: GrilleStone Bar – 06/20/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Zaire

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 06/20/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


King Crimson

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/22/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: King Crimson


Baroque Chorus & Orchestra
Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus & Orchestra

Where: The College of New Jersey – 06/26/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra and Chorus come together in a magnificent concert of Handel. Performed in the exquisite Mayo Concert Hall


Fleur Seule
Fleur Seule - The Princeton Festival

Where: Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University – 06/27/2020: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Fleur Seule. The jazz and Latin band known as Fleur Seule has been firing up the dance floors of Manhattan for years. The standout bossa nova


Gypsy, A True Stevie Nicks Experience

Where: Hamilton St. Cafe And Stage – 06/27/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gypsy, A True Stevie Nicks Experience


Iconic - Timeless Moments of Bollywood

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 06/27/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Iconic - Timeless Moments of Bollywood


Dutch & Roman

Where: The National Hotel – 06/27/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dutch & Roman in the Rathskeller.


Nate Ginnetty

Where: Mc Guinn’s Place  – 06/27/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nate's first stop as he tours his new record through New Jersey!


Wolf Creek

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 06/27/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come out for some fun as we debut at this rockin Irish haunt in nearby downtown Metuchen. Known for its awesome atmosphere, food, people and…


Wolf Creek

Where: The Stage House – 06/27/2020: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wolf Creek


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Festivals & Expos in Central Jersey


Food Truck Festival
3rd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

Where: John E Riley Elementary School – 05/30/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come join in for ther 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest! Amazing food trucks, vendors, beer garden and much more. Support the kids


Concordia Chamber Players
Concordia Chamber Players - The Princeton Festival

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 06/07/2020: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: The Concordia Chamber Players perform to acclaim throughout the region. The group has given a concert to open The Princeton Festival


Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night

Where: Summit Downtown – 06/11/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come to Family Fun Night in Downtown Summit. Beechwood Road is turning into a carnival-themed kid zone with a magic show, live children’s music


Baroque Chorus & Orchestra
Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus & Orchestra

Where: The College of New Jersey – 06/26/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Princeton Festival Baroque Orchestra and Chorus come together in a magnificent concert of Handel. Performed in the exquisite Mayo Concert Hall


Fleur Seule
Fleur Seule - The Princeton Festival

Where: Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, Princeton University – 06/27/2020: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Fleur Seule. The jazz and Latin band known as Fleur Seule has been firing up the dance floors of Manhattan for years. The standout bossa nova


Festival of Ballooning
New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/24/2020 - 07/26/2020: All Day
Details: Don't miss the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning. Returns to Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ the weekend of July 24 – 26, 2020.


5k Celebration of Life

Where: NJ Sharing Network – 09/13/2020: 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The 5K Celebration of Life is a healing and uplifting experience for those whose lives have been touched by organ and tissue donation and transplantation.…


Grindhouse Nights Film Festival September 2020

Where: Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse – 09/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a full day of horror chills and thrills as we combine the best in independent filmmaking with the best in live entertainment!…


Asian American Heritage Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 09/20/2020: All Day
Details: The Asian American Heritage Festival celebrates the rich heritage and culture of the Asian diaspora in America. We bring together the sounds, sights, dances, art…


DogFest Philly-NJ 2020 (VIRTUAL)

Where: Virtual – 09/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Canine Companions DogFest is coming to you! So grab your dog and get ready to have a tail-waggin’ good time! We’ll change lives, four paws…


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…



Food & Wine Events in Central Jersey


Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling 2020

Where: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling. Features 260+ different vendor tables from up to 25+ states and 10 of the area’s finest food trucks.


Wayne Farmers Market

Where: Wayne Terrace, Union, NJ 07083, USA, Union, NJ – 05/30/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Farmers market with multiple vendors providing eggs, honey maple syrup, pickles, quiche, mushrooms, ramps, fresh jams, empanadas, prepared foods and much more.


Food Truck Festival
3rd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

Where: John E Riley Elementary School – 05/30/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come join in for ther 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest! Amazing food trucks, vendors, beer garden and much more. Support the kids


The Spring Portfolio Tasting

Where: Working Dog Winery – 05/31/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join the Winemakers Co-Op for an afternoon on the sprawling lawns of Working Dog Winery in eastern Mercer County, and taste some of the top…


Jazzy Sundays

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 05/31/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come in and have a relaxing and joyful Sunday here at Hopewell Valley Vineyards for our Jazzy Sunday weekly event from 3pm-6pm.  Have a tasting…


Summit Street Sounds
Summit Street Sounds

Where: Summit Downtown – 06/04/2020 - 06/26/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come out to Summit Street Sounds. Enjoy live music downtown twice a week this year! Downtown Summit will be alive with music from 5-8pm


Franklin Township Community Farmers Market
Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

Where: Franklin Township Municipal Complex – 06/13/2020 - 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market. This Market showcases local agriculture and offers fresh foods and value-added products


Chili Cook-Off
Bring the Heat Annual Chili Cook-Off

Where: Clinton First Aid & Rescue Squad – 06/13/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Bring the Heat Annual Chili Cook-Off. Do you love eating chili? Tasting tickets are $15 at the door. Enjoy great chili, musical entertainment.


Master Vetri Chef Academy: The Kitchen Bootcamp - Week 3

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Master Vetri Chef Academy: The Kitchen Bootcamp - Week 3


Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 4

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/13/2020: All Day
Details: Junior Vetri Chef Academy: The Ultimate Cooking Camp - Week 4


Goat Yoga

Where: Terhune Orchards – 07/26/2020: All Day
Details: Each session includes a 45 minute easy flow yoga class with 15- 20 minutes of additional snuggle and picture time in the orchard.This event is…



Kids & Family Events in Central Jersey


Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling 2020

Where: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market: Spring Fling. Features 260+ different vendor tables from up to 25+ states and 10 of the area’s finest food trucks.


Saturday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/30/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


STEM-tastic Storytime with Katie Howes, Michele McAvoy, and Laurie Wallmark

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 05/30/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday May 30, 2020 11:30 AM Please join us for a STEM-tastic Storytime Event! Storytime will feature 3 local authors - Katey Howes, Be A…


Food Truck Festival
3rd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

Where: John E Riley Elementary School – 05/30/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come join in for ther 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest! Amazing food trucks, vendors, beer garden and much more. Support the kids


Edison Family Day

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 05/31/2020: All Day
Details: Edison Family Day


Baby & Me Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 05/31/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Sunday January 12, 2020 11:00 AM Join us every Sunday with your little one to enjoy a special story and to cultivate a love of…


Sunday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 05/31/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Monday Morning Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 06/01/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Monday March 09, 2020 10:00 AM Join us with your littles to kick off the week with a fun story and snack!


Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 06/03/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Wednesday January 01, 2020 11:00 AM Join us every Wednesday for Storytime in our Children's Department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities…


The Frog Prince

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 06/06/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book, music, and lyrics by LOUIS PALENAbased the folk tale by THE BROTHERS GRIMM JUNE 6 – 20, 2020     Saturday @ 11am and 1pm When a young…


Melinated Moms u2014 New Jersey Chapter Community Support Group

Where: Linden Free Public Library – 06/06/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Our Mom Support Group, First Saturday of Every Month Where We Have Candid Conversations of the Motherhood, Womanhood & Sisterh


Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Somerville – 06/07/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Origami Club for all Ages

Where: Princeton Public Library – 06/10/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome.…


Family Fun Night
Family Fun Night

Where: Summit Downtown – 06/11/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come to Family Fun Night in Downtown Summit. Beechwood Road is turning into a carnival-themed kid zone with a magic show, live children’s music


Wardlaw + Hartridge Summer Adventures Program
Wardlaw + Hartridge Summer Adventures Online

Where: The Wardlaw + Hartridge School – 06/13/2020: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: For the summer 2020 season, Wardlaw + Hartridge is offering all summer adventure programs virtually, for the safety of campers, students, and faculty.


Franklin Township Community Farmers Market
Franklin Township Community Farmers Market

Where: Franklin Township Municipal Complex – 06/13/2020 - 09/05/2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Franklin Township Community Farmers Market. This Market showcases local agriculture and offers fresh foods and value-added products


Somerset County 4-H Annual Spring Show - 2020

Where: Ted Blum 4-H Center – 06/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Annual Spring Show of the Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters, celebrating 20 years as a club in Somerset County 4-H, will be held on Saturday…


Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Westfield – 06/13/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Friends of the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 06/16/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Friends of the Library|The Friends of the Library meet on the third Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at 6:30pm in the Activity…


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

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session I (Ages 4-5)


Fairytale Ball

Where: Cranford Community Center – 06/27/2020: All Day
Details: The Cranford Public Library will be celebrating week one of our Summer Reading Challenge with a Fairytale Ball! Children of all ages are invited to…


Nature Play

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Nature Play


Lap Sit at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 06/30/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Lap Sit at the Library|Lap Sit, for newborns through age 24 months and their caregivers is held on Tuesday mornings from 10:30am to 10:50am. Simple…


Toddler Time at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/01/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Toddler Time at the Library|Toddler Time for 2 year olds will be held on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 10:50am. Stories, puppets and music just right for…


Melinated Moms u2014 New Jersey Chapter Community Support Group

Where: Linden Free Public Library – 07/04/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Our Mom Support Group, First Saturday of Every Month Where We Have Candid Conversations of the Motherhood, Womanhood & Sisterh


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

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session II (Ages 4-5)


FROZEN: KIDS - CDC Theatre Curtain Call Summer Camp: Grades K-4

Where: CDC Theatre – 07/06/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Do you want to build a snowman? Campers will love this fanciful and heartwarming stage adaptation of the celebrated animated film. Adapted for young performers,…


Remote Summer Photo Camp for Teens

Where: Remote Summer Camp – 07/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: July 6 - July 10, 2020 · August 10 - August 14, 2020 Starts at 10:00 am daily Here at Princeton Photo Workshop, we've been…


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…


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…


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


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)


Lego® Engineering: Bash'em Bots - Week 8

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Lego® Engineering: Bash'em Bots - Week 8


Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (August 10-14)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/10/2020: All Day
Details: Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (August 10-14)


Lego® Engineering: Batman Gotham Gadgets - Week 9

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 08/17/2020: All Day
Details: Lego® Engineering: Batman Gotham Gadgets - Week 9


Camp Favorites 1-3

Where: Scherman-Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary – 08/24/2020: All Day
Details: Camp Favorites 1-3


Qusitive STEM Camp - Jr Robotics w/ Lego WeDo 2.0 (Gr. 1-5)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/24/2020: All Day
Details: Qusitive STEM Camp - Jr Robotics w/ Lego WeDo 2.0 (Gr. 1-5)


Labor Day – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 09/07/2020: All Day
Details: Labor Day – Library Closed| HOLIDAYSThe Kenilworth Public Library is closed  for Labor Day


The Skinny Dippers Band
Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival

Where: Schaefer Farms – 09/12/2020: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: See the Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival. Join the Skinny Dippers as they honor our veterans and get the party going! Family friendly event.


Melinated Moms u2014 New Jersey Chapter Community Support Group

Where: Linden Free Public Library – 10/03/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Our Mom Support Group, First Saturday of Every Month Where We Have Candid Conversations of the Motherhood, Womanhood & Sisterh


5K Heart and Sole Dog Run Walk
2020 5K Heart and Sole Dog Run/Walk

Where: Duke Island Park – 10/18/2020: 9:30 am
Details: The FOSRAS Heart & Sole 5K Run Walk annual fundraiser. Proceeds help pay health care costs for homeless animals at the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter


Charlotte Blake Alston: “Come Tell With Me”

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/24/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Charlotte Blake Alston has shared her African and African American tales with audiences from Cape Town to Carnegie Hall, at events ranging from concerts in…


Shrek

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 11/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: book and lyrics by DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIREmusic by JEANINE TESORIbased on the Dreamwork Animation motion picture and the book by WILLIAM STEIG  NOVEMBER 6 –22, 2020   …


Sugarloaf Craft Festival

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


Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Fall '20 Edison, NJ

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo – 11/13/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Nov 13, 14, 15 Fri & Sat 10a-6p Sun 10a-5p Shop America's Handmade Market and support artist entrepreneurs this fall at the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival!…


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.


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…


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…



Performing Arts Events in Central Jersey


The Refuge Plays

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/29/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays


Dancing and Dessert: May 30

Where: Township of Plainsboro Municipal Building – 05/30/2020: All Day
Details: Dancing and Dessert: May 30


The Refuge Plays (Open Caption)

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/30/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays (Open Caption)


"Virtually Yours" Digital Performance Series (The Princeton Festival)

Where: Princeton, New Jersey, United States – 06/01/2020: All Day
Details: The Princeton Festival’s free digital performance series, Virtually Yours, begins June 1 and continues daily through June 28. Offerings include instrumental and vocal music, musical theater,…


Once On This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Once On This Island


Once On This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/06/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Once On This Island


The Refuge Plays (ASL & Audio Described)

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 06/06/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays (ASL & Audio Described)


Acrobuffos

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 06/06/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Acrobuffos


Into the Woods
Into the Woods - The Princeton Festival

Where: 185 Nassau – Matthews Acting Studio – 06/06/2020 - 06/28/2020: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Into the Woods is a brilliant, darkly funny musical from Stephen Sondheim. It weaves classic fairy tales into a new story full of unexpected twists


Once On This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Once On This Island


Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Somerville – 06/07/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Somerville Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Once On This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/07/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Once On This Island


Anything Goes

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 06/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: music and lyrics by COLE PORTERoriginal book by P.G. WODEHOUSE & GUY BOLTON and HOWARD LINDSAY & RUSSEL CROUSEnew book by TIMOTHY CROUSE & JOHN…


Day Camp - Week 1

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 1


Senior Camp - Week 1

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 06/22/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 1


King Crimson

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/22/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Led by longtime bandleader and guitarist Robert Fripp, King Crimson, the godfathers of progressive rock, make their State Theatre New Jersey debut! Celebrating over 50…


Rapunzel

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 06/26/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: JUNE 26 – JULY 4, 2020     Friday and Saturday @ 11am & 1pmThe beautiful Rapunzel is being held captive in a tower by a witch…


Jurassic Quest

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 06/26/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jurassic Quest


Dancing and Dessert: June 27

Where: Township of Plainsboro Municipal Building – 06/27/2020: All Day
Details: Dancing and Dessert: June 27


Jurassic Quest

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 06/27/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Jurassic Quest


Jurassic Quest

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 06/28/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Jurassic Quest


Day Camp - Week 2 - AM

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 2 - AM


Senior Camp - Week 2

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 06/29/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 2


Day Camp - Week 3

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Day Camp - Week 3


Rex Arts - Acting Camp (Grades 3-6)

Where: WWP High School North – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Rex Arts - Acting Camp (Grades 3-6)


Senior Camp - Week 3

Where: Chapin School Princeton – 07/06/2020: All Day
Details: Senior Camp - Week 3


Adult Guitar Workshop

Where: St. Bernards Church – 07/07/2020: All Day
Details: Adult Guitar Workshop


Aureum

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/08/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The benevolent White Queen of Aureum and her warrior guardian welcome twins into the world. Knowing that the White Queen’s bloodline is the only way…


2020 Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 07/09/2020: 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…


Pinocchio

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/10/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: book, music, and lyrics by LOUIS PALENAbased on the novel by Carlo Collodi  JULY 10 – 18, 2020               Friday and Saturday @ 11am & 1pmAn…


Head Over Heels

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: music and l