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Comedy Events in central Jersey


Spring into comedy

Where: UNO Pizzeria & Grill – 04/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come enjoy the ultimate night and Spring into comedy as SG Ent. & Magazine bring 5 hot comedians to the stage. If you attended our…


The Quickest Thinkers in Comedy

Where: Hopewell Theater – 04/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Don't Just See the Show - Be the Show Starring Isaacs & Baker, Special Guest Vinnie Mark With The Quickest Thinkers in Comedy you don't…


Johnny Watson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 04/03/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A lot of comedians exaggerate about themselves when telling jokes. When Johnny Watson tells a joke about himself, his family, and his upbringing, no exaggeration…


Johnny Watson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 04/04/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A lot of comedians exaggerate about themselves when telling jokes. When Johnny Watson tells a joke about himself, his family, and his upbringing, no exaggeration…


Artie Lange

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Artie Lange


Artie Lange

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Artie Lange


Bob Nelson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 05/02/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also Featuring Chipps Cooney Nelson began doing stand-up in comedy clubs while a theater student at Nassau Community College. Nelson specializes in rubber-faced comedy characters.…


Kerri Louise

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 05/08/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Who can turn the world on with her smile? Mary Tyler Moore. But who can turn the world on with her hysterical stories, original humor,…


Kerri Louise

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 05/09/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Who can turn the world on with her smile? Mary Tyler Moore. But who can turn the world on with her hysterical stories, original humor,…


Vince Valentine’s Comedy Collective

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 05/15/2020: 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. VINCE VALENTINE Vince…


Vince Valentine’s Comedy Collective

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 05/16/2020: 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. VINCE VALENTINE Vince…


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


Angels and Airwaves

Where: Starland Ballroom – 03/31/2020: 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Angels and Airwaves


John Cannavo

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 04/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: open mic


Anker

Where: Grovers Mill open mic – 04/02/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anker hosts weekly open mic. Music begins 630pm. Early arrival encouraged to get on list.


Herreras

Where: Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge – 04/02/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Private Show: wedding tasting. sound check 5pm


Music and Merlot

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 04/02/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a fun evening out at Hopewell Valley Vineyards!  Come listen to our live band every Friday and Saturday night from 6pm to…


Benjamin Beilman
Benjamin Beilman and Andrew Tyson

Where: Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: See Benjamin Beilman and Andrew Tyson at Richardson Auditorium. Violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson. The evening is a celebration


Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell
Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell

Where: Brook Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: The Brook Arts Center presents a special evening with Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell. Performed by Queenie van de Zandt.


Brook Arts Center- Blue, The Songs of Joni Michell

Where: Brook Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Brook Arts Center presents a special evening with Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell, on Thursday, April 2, 2020 Performed by Queenie van…


H2O

Where: Crossroads – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: H2O


Lil Mosey

Where: Starland Ballroom – 04/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lil Mosey


Andrew Alling- John Sonntag

Where: 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing – 04/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Going to be a good night of music. Andrew Alling coming in from Ithaca, NY to make some noise. A "don't wanna miss this" kind…


The Hit Men

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Hit Men


The Wag

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 04/03/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wag


Tantric

Where: All Star Music Empire – 04/04/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tantric


TPRFM After Party featuring Catch 22 at Championship Bar

Where: Championship Sports Bar and Grill – 04/04/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pork Chop Express Booking is proud to present the Official Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market After Party at Championship Bar & Music Club featuring: Catch…


Brook Arts Center- RAEL- The Music of Genesis

Where: Hamilton St. Cafe And Stage – 04/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: RAEL-The Music of Genesis will recapture the energy and originality of the early years live stage performances by Genesis on stage at the Brook Arts…


Ivan Cisternas- Sanctuary - Iron Maiden Tribute

Where: Green Knoll Grill – 04/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ivan Cisternas- Sanctuary - Iron Maiden Tribute


Joe Mama Band- Danny Rongo

Where: The Pattenburg House – 04/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: COME WITNESS THE 'JOE MAMA' SPECTACLE


RAEL-The Music of Genesis

Where: Brook Arts Center – 04/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: RAEL-The Music of Genesis will recapture the energy and originality of the early years live stage performances by Genesis on stage at the Brook Arts…


Zaire

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 04/04/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zaire


Jessica Paris- Honey Spot Blvd

Where: The Nottingham Tavern – 04/04/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jessica Paris- Honey Spot Blvd


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/05/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovskys Fifth Symphony

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/05/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Tchaikovskys Fifth Symphony


Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/05/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: HENRIK NÁNÁSI conductorAfter making a splash in his superb Metropolitan Opera debut last season, Hungarian conductor Henrik Nánási makes his first NJSO appearance with a…


Blue October

Where: Starland Ballroom – 04/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blue October


Straight No Chaser

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The acclaimed a cappella group Straight No Chaser returns to the State Theatre in 2020 with their Open Bar Tour! If the phrase “male a…


Kevin McGowan

Where: Haileys Harp and Pub – 04/08/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Performing Irish music from 7:00PM till 10:00PM. Hope to see you there!


Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 04/09/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: SHOW CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH RESTRICTIONS/VENUE CLOSING FOR A FEW WEEKSFree concerts in the winery! Music 6-9pm!


Swamp Eddy

Where: Paragon Tap & Table – 04/09/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Swamp Eddy


Black the Sky- KIX

Where: Starland Ballroom – 04/10/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Message band for tickets


Off The Record

Where: The Stage House – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Off The Record


Swamp Eddy

Where: Mannion’s Pub & Restaurant – 04/10/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Swamp Eddy


Tony Zangara / lead guitarist- HoriZontal

Where: Artie’s River Beach Bar – 04/11/2020: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This is fundraiser for the Martin family Many bands will be playing this Night to raise money For The martin Family in there time of…


Toshi Reagon

Where: Hopewell Theater – 04/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -Described by Vibe magazine as “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride” and by Pop Matters as “a treasure waiting to be found,” Toshi Reagon is a one-woman…


Toshi Reagon

Where: Hopewell Theater – 04/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -Described by Vibe magazine as “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride” and by Pop Matters as “a treasure waiting to be found,” Toshi Reagon is a one-woman…


WILD ANGEL

Where: Manville-Hillsborough Elks Lodge #2119 – 04/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: AFTER MUCH WORK AND SOME LOSS ...WILD ANGEL RETURNS TO THEIR FAVORITE NITE SPOT.LORIE AND HER NEW BAND RIP THRU BLONDIE BENATAR AND THE CULT!…


Zakir Hussain Trio

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zakir Hussain Trio


Zakir Hussain Trio

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/11/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Zakir Hussain Trio


N2D2S Tour ft: DIZASTERPIECE & Lil Loogie @ The Champ Trenton

Where: The Championship – 04/12/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: N2D2S Tour ft: DIZASTERPIECE & Lil Loogie @ The Champ Trenton


Kingsmen, Be/Gotten

Where: Championship Sports Bar and Grill – 04/13/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kingsmen, Be/Gotten


The Kingsmen

Where: Championship Bar and Music – 04/13/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Kingsmen


Max Raabe & The Palast Orchester
Max Raabe & The Palast Orchester

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/13/2020: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Max Raabe & The Palast Orchester. The Palast Orchester was founded in 1986 by Max Raabe and a group of fellow music students


Max Raabe And The Palast Orchestra

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/13/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Max Raabe And The Palast Orchestra


Sing Along with Sculpture

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 04/15/2020: 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…


Mike Bahia | Detente Tour

Where: Barcode – 04/16/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Bahia | Detente Tour


Dover String Quartet
Dover String Quartet

Where: Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall – 04/16/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: See the Dover String Quartet in Princeton. The have become one of the most in-demand ensembles internationally. Within the timelessness of music


Darren DeMarco

Where: Allstar Music Empire – 04/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Back by popular demand! Blues at the Empire with 7:30-Darren DeMarco 8:45-Lower Case Blues 9:45-Steve Guyger General Admission All Ages BYOB(Bring ID) $15 admission Pool…


Michael Zuko

Where: Frenchy’s – 04/17/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come down to Frenchy's for a cool bar vibe, cheap drinks, and 2 rocking sets from Michael and the gang! No cover, showtime 8pm.


Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra


The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Arturo O'Farril & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/17/2020: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: See Arturo O'Farril & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Plus Stefon Harris + Blackout. The regular winner of the “Best Latin Jazz Grammy.”


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Festivals & Expos in Central Jersey


Princeton Fintech and Quant Conference
Princeton Fintech and Quant Conference Spring 2020

Where: Princeton University Friend Center – 04/04/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Princeton Fintech and Quant Conference. Seeks to bring together a unique cross-section of the leading experts from academia, industry, and government.


Stangl Farmer's Market
Stangl Farmer's Market

Where: Stangl Factory – 04/04/2020: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Come join in at the Stangl Factory for the indoor, year-round farmers’ market. Features over 30 artisanal vendors. The market has a fine selection of crafts


Dvoor Farm
Hunterdon Land Trust Winter Farmers’ Market

Where: Dvoor Farm – 04/05/2020: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Hunterdon Land Trust’s winter Farmers’ Market is open in the Dvoor Farm wagon house. Please remember to check HLT’s Facebook page


Princeton Environmental Film Festival
Annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/13/2020 - 04/19/2020: All Day
Details: The Annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival. Exceptional documentary films. Explore environmental sustainability from a wide range of angles


Somerset Job Fair April 14, 2020

Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Piscataway Somerset – 04/14/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Meet face to face with top employers hiring for Sales, Customer Service, Retail, Financial Services, Management, I.T., Government positions and more! This hiring event is…


NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 04/15/2020 - 04/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come to the NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. This is a huge family-friendly show and sale. It features common, intermediate, investment grade


Women’s History Month Film Festival

Where: Scotch Plains Pain and Rehabilitation – 04/16/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Women’s History Month Film Festival


Milford Earth Day Festival
Milford Earth Day Festival

Where: Milford – 04/18/2020: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Details: Come to the Milford Earth Day Festival. Community yoga, live music, free giveaways, Earth friendly vendors, kids crafts & more.


5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest
5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest

Where: Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center – 04/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in the 5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest. Raises money for special needs programs in the community. Over 50 Beers. Tequila and bourbon tastings.


Princeton Wedding Showcase
Princeton Wedding Showcase

Where: Nassau Inn – 04/19/2020: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Details: You won't want to miss the Princeton Wedding Showcase.The historic Nassau Inn presents a sophisticated and one of kind Wedding Show!


Cranford Film Festival

Where: – 04/25/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Cranford Film Festival


Shad Fest
39th Annual Shad Fest

Where: Lambertville, New Jersey, United States – 04/25/2020 - 04/26/2020: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details: The Shad Fest features the area’s finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment. But the two-day extravaganza


Sheep to Shawl Festival

Where: Miller-Cory House Museum – 04/26/2020: All Day
Details: It's spring, and the sheep are due for their haircuts! Visit the Miller-Cory House Museum to celebrate seasonal life on an early American farm. The…


Bridal and Wedding Expo
ACS Bridal Show

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 04/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: The Bridal and Wedding Expo features an amazing selection of professionals ready to help brides. Find the perfect gown, honeymoon destination, photographer


Cinco De Emo
Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade

Where: Big Shots Restaurant & Lounge – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Details: Come out to Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade! Live cover bands & DJ playing the most memorable Emo Rock songs from the 2000's era, plus more!


Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest
Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest! You don’t need to be a baseball fan to enjoy their wide selection of gourmet food-on-wheels.


Asian American Heritage Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 05/17/2020: 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…


Wheels for the Wheel Car Show
2020 Annual Wheels for the Wheel Car Show

Where: Red Mill Museum Village – 05/17/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Be sure to attend the 2020 Annual Wheels for the Wheel Car Show! They moved the car show to May in hopes for warmer, sunnier weather!


Cirque Du Soleil Crystal

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/20/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque Du Soleil Crystal


Cirque du Soleil Crystal Trenton

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/20/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque du Soleil Crystal Trenton


NJ Jerk Fest
NJ Jerk Fest 2020

Where: Arbor Rescue Squad – 05/23/2020: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: The New Jersey Jerk Fest is the largest Caribbean Festival in the New Jersey. A deliciously entertaining experience. Feast on spicy jerk cuisine.


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


La Traviata
La Traviata - The Princeton Festival

Where: Richardson Auditorium – 06/21/2020 - 06/28/2020: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: La Traviata is is a work of magnificent depth, color, and emotion. Weaves together some of his most beautiful music into an intimate tale of love and loss


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.


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!…


DogFest Philly-NJ 2020

Where: Campus Town at TCNJ – 09/26/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Canine Companions DogFest is coming to New Jersey! So grab your leash and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time! We’ll change lives, four…



Food & Wine Events in Central Jersey


West Windsor Farmers Market
West Windsor Community Farmers' Market at MarketFair

Where: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market at MarketFair – 01/04/2020 - 04/18/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at MarketFair. The new venue islight and bright. Shop for local produce, meats, cheese, mushrooms, seafood, etc.


Dining at the White House: From the President's Table to Yours

Where: Ovation at Riverwalk Welcome Center – 03/31/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Chef John Moeller's cookbook begins with a question, “How does a kid from the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country end up cooking for international heads…


Casale del Giglio Wine Dinner
Casale del Giglio Wine Dinner

Where: Sorellina – 03/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in to welcome Lisa Siddera from Casale del Giglio for the Roman Winemaker Dinner! An intimate sit-down dinner. Casale del Giglio wines


Artie’s Bar and Grill
Open Mic at Artie’s Bar and Grill

Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill – 04/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Details: Come join in for an open mic at Arties Bar and Grill. Every Wednesday from 8 ‘till midnight! Acoustic, electric, solo or bands, whatever floats your boat.


Gourmet Cooking for Young Chefs

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 04/03/2020: All Day
Details: Gourmet Cooking for Young Chefs


Read & Explore: Birds, Nesting and Birdhouses

Where: Terhune Orchards – 04/04/2020: All Day
Details: Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. Birds are getting ready for spring…


Jazzy Sundays

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 04/05/2020: 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…


Cookie Decorating Cooking Class
Cookie Decorating Cooking Class at Maricel's Kitchen

Where: Maricel’s Kitchen – 04/10/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Cookie Decorating Cooking Class at Maricel's Kitchen. Join Chef Mia as she guides you through the secrets of making these fancy sugar cookies


Bunny Chase

Where: Terhune Orchards – 04/11/2020: All Day
Details: Bunny Chase


Happy Easter
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Maggiano’s

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy – Bridgewater – 04/11/2020: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Details: Enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Maggiano’s. Breakfast is served from 8:30am to 10:15am. The Egg Hunt is held from 10:15am to 11:00am.


Easter Egg Hunt
Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Alba Vineyard

Where: Alba Vineyard – 04/11/2020 - 04/12/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Alba Vineyard. At the completion of a paid wine tasting, take a walk in the vineyard to find a hidden Easter Egg


Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Alba Vineyard

Where: Alba Vineyard – 04/11/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Adult Easter Egg Hunt in the vineyard! Why should kids have all the fun! At the completion of a Paid Wine Tasting, take a walk…


Easter at Stage House Tavern
Easter at Stage House Tavern

Where: Stage House Tavern Mountainside – 04/12/2020: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Stage House Tavern will be offering an Easter brunch buffet as well as a Easter dinner buffet. Celebrate Easter at Stage House Tavern.


Easter Buffet at Olde Mill Inn
Easter Buffet at Olde Mill Inn

Where: The Olde Mill Inn – 04/12/2020: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Details: Enjoy your Easter, and have more time to spend with family and friends when you reserve for the Olde Mill Inn or the Grain House Easter Buffet.


Mulberry House
Mulberry House Easter Buffet

Where: Mulberry House – 04/12/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: The Mulberry House is offering an Easter Buffet. Seatings available: 10am, 10:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, or 2pm. Adults $40 per person


Easter Brunch at Elements
Easter Brunch at Elements

Where: Elements – 04/12/2020: 10:30 am
Details: Elements will be offering a special 3-course Easter brunch menu from 10:30am – 3pm. For $69, and for guests 12 and under, a kids menu for $39.


Easter Sunday Brunch at Nassau Inn
Easter Sunday Brunch at Nassau Inn

Where: Nassau Inn – 04/12/2020: 11:00 am
Details: Easter Sunday Brunch at Nassau Inn. Enjoy a delicious Easter Sunday Buffet at the Yankee Doodle Tap Room! Seatings at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.


Happy Easter
Easter at Gladstone

Where: Gladstone Tavern – 04/12/2020: 12:00 pm
Details: Relax and take the family out for Easter Dinner. The Gladstone Tavern is serving Easter Sunday Family Dinner. Enjoy their menu specials.


Easter Brunch at Bridgewater Manor
Easter Brunch at Bridgewater Manor

Where: Bridgewater Manor – 04/12/2020: 12:00 pm
Details: Enjoy an Easter Brunch Buffet at the Bridgewater Manor. Bake shop, market table, seafood bar, and more! $46 per Adult. $20 per Child (under 12).


Easter Brunch at The Ryland Inn
Easter Brunch at The Ryland Inn

Where: The Ryland Inn – 04/12/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: The Ryland Inn is hosting an Easter brunch with a special Easter menu. Join in for Easter Brunch & Petting Zoo! $79.00 per person | $25.00 Kids.


Happy Easter
Easter Sunday at Pluckemin Inn

Where: Pluckemin Inn – 04/12/2020: 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Easter Sunday at Pluckemin Inn. Celebrate the joy of the season with a special menu prepared for this day. Enjoy fine food, fine wine, friends, family


Think Spring at Alba Vineyard
Think Spring at Alba Vineyard

Where: Alba Vineyard – 04/18/2020: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Think Spring at Alba Vineyard. To kick off the season the Eric Mintel Quartet will be there on Saturday from 1:30-5pm. Freshly made wood-fired pizza.


5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest
5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest

Where: Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center – 04/18/2020: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in the 5th Annual Bridgewater Beerfest. Raises money for special needs programs in the community. Over 50 Beers. Tequila and bourbon tastings.


Gourmet Vegan Lunch at Lady and the Shallot

Where: Lady and the Shallot – 04/19/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This event is co-sponsored by NJveg and Vegan in NJ. Lady and the Shallot is a completely vegan, gluten free, and nut free restaurant located…


Read & Explore: Composting

Where: Terhune Orchards – 04/21/2020: All Day
Details: Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. Our program is about Composting. We…


Happy Earth Day
Special Earth Day Lunch at Chauncey Hotel

Where: The Chauncey Conference Center – 04/22/2020: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Celebrate a Special Earth Day Lunch at Chauncey Hotel. The lunch features local products from Terhune Orchards and Cherry Grove Farms.


Read & Explore: Composting

Where: Terhune Orchards – 04/25/2020: All Day
Details: Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. Our program is about Composting. We…


Portugal Dinner
Portugal Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern

Where: Brick Farm Tavern – 04/30/2020: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Come enjoy a Portugal Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern. Each dinner is a carefully curated four-course tasting menu with beverage pairings.


Kite Day

Where: Terhune Orchards – 05/02/2020: All Day
Details: Kite Day


Cinco De Emo
Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade

Where: Big Shots Restaurant & Lounge – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020: 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Details: Come out to Cinco De Emo - The Sombrero Parade! Live cover bands & DJ playing the most memorable Emo Rock songs from the 2000's era, plus more!


Kite Day

Where: Terhune Orchards – 05/03/2020: All Day
Details: Kite Day


Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest
Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Bridgewater Grand Slam Food Truck Fest! You don’t need to be a baseball fan to enjoy their wide selection of gourmet food-on-wheels.


She Is...Mother's Day Brunch
She Is...Mother's Day Brunch

Where: Fab Event Space – 05/09/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Take your Mom to Mother's Day Brunch at Fab Event Space. Tickets include: Brunch, bottomless mimosas & unlimited wine, raffles


Mother's Day
Mother's Day at Pluckemin Inn

Where: Pluckemin Inn – 05/10/2020: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Details: Take your mom to Mother's Day at Pluckemin Inn. Enjoy an afternoon of food, family and fun, and make the moms in your life proud! Three Courses: $79.


Dine in Dunellen Restaurant Week
Dine in Dunellen Restaurant Week

Where: Downtown Dunellen – 05/16/2020 - 05/24/2020: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Dine in Dunellen Restaurant Week. Local eats. Great deals. From May 16 to May 24. Dunellen restaurants will offer special deals


NJ Jerk Fest
NJ Jerk Fest 2020

Where: Arbor Rescue Squad – 05/23/2020: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: The New Jersey Jerk Fest is the largest Caribbean Festival in the New Jersey. A deliciously entertaining experience. Feast on spicy jerk cuisine.


Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern
Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern

Where: Brick Farm Tavern – 05/28/2020: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Don't miss the Caribbean Dinner at Brick Farm Tavern. Each dinner is a carefully curated four-course tasting menu with beverage pairings.


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.


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…


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



Kids & Family Events in Central Jersey


West Windsor Farmers Market
West Windsor Community Farmers' Market at MarketFair

Where: West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market at MarketFair – 01/04/2020 - 04/18/2020: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: West Windsor Community Farmers Market at MarketFair. The new venue islight and bright. Shop for local produce, meats, cheese, mushrooms, seafood, etc.


FlexSchool Open House
FlexSchool Open House

Where: FlexSchool – 03/31/2020 - 05/26/2020: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the FlexSchool Open House. FlexSchool is the learning community for gifted and twice-exceptional learners. Come see how FlexSchool could help


Baby Storytime

Where: Princeton Public Library – 03/31/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Lap Sit at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 03/31/2020: 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…


Baby Playgroup

Where: Princeton Public Library – 03/31/2020: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Following Baby Storytime at 11 a.m., parents, caregivers and children up to 17 months old are invited to stay for our play group. No big…


Dial-a-Poem

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/01/2020: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: To celebrate National Poetry Month, Youth Services staff will read a different poem every day to callers over the phone. Call often to build phone…


First Sightings of Spring Tour
First Sightings of Spring Tour

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 04/01/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The First Sightings of Spring Tour at Grounds for Sculpture. Discover the hidden treasures that appear as the season changes. This hour-long tour


Toddler Time at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/01/2020: 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…


Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 04/01/2020: 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…


STEAM Classes for Kids! Thursdays

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 04/02/2020: All Day
Details: STEAM Classes for Kids! Thursdays


PJ Storytime at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/02/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PJ Storytime at the Library|PJ Storytime for children ages 3 and up will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:00pm. Parents are not required to accompany…


Disney's Moana Jr. Registration

Where: CDC Community Theatre – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: CDC Theatre's Young Artist Program presents Moana Jr. Performances: June 20, 2020 11AM and 3PM (2 shows) SPACE IS LIMITED to 30 participants. Applications are…


Friday Fun Day Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Princeton/Market Fair – 04/03/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Friday December 20, 2019 11:00 AM Join us every Friday for Storytime in our Children's Department. From classic stories and favorite characters, to seasonal stories…


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Main

Where: Woodbridge Public Library – 04/03/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Bingo for Young Children

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/03/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bingo for Young Children|Bingo for Young Children will be held from 3:30-4:00pm for children ages 3 and up:   Games may include A-B-C Bingo, Number Bingo…


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Main

Where: Woodbridge Library-Main Branch – 04/03/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Dream Big - Design Your World for Girls

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 04/04/2020: All Day
Details: Dream Big - Design Your World for Girls


Little One's Nature Series

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 04/04/2020: All Day
Details: Little One's Nature Series


STEAM Classes for Kids Saturdays

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 04/04/2020: All Day
Details: STEAM Classes for Kids Saturdays


Easter Egg Hunts on the Farm
Easter Egg Hunts on the Farm

Where: Oasis Family Farm – 04/04/2020 - 04/11/2020: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in the Easter Egg Hunts on the Farm. Meet, greet, and take your spring photos with the Easter Bunny! Great prizes, fun activities


Easter Bunny Express
Easter Bunny Express at Black River & Western Railroad

Where: Black River & Western Railroad – 04/04/2020 - 04/11/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Easter Bunny Express at Black River & Western Railroad. Meet Peter Cottontail aboard the Easter Bunny Express, a classic spring event!


Easter Egg Handprints
Easter Egg Handprints

Where: Color Me Mine Bridgewater – 04/04/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Details: Easter Egg Handprints. Make some memories at Color Me Mine, and get a wonderful keepsake. Choose from two sizes of plate, or large platter.


Easter Egg Hunt at Rahway Recreation Center
Easter Egg Hunt at Rahway Recreation Center

Where: Rahway Recreation Center – 04/04/2020: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Come to the Easter Egg Hunt at Rahway Recreation Center. This event is for children ages of 3-11. They are also expecting a visit from the Easter bunny.


Girls Who Code Club

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/04/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Girls in grades 6 to 12 are invited to explore core concepts of coding while building confidence, learning teamwork and making friends. Activities for all…


Spring Beekeeping
Spring Beekeeping

Where: Howell Living History Farm – 04/04/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come see Spring Beekeeping at Howell Living History Farm. Expert beekeeper Bob Hughes will open the hives before your very eyes.


Saturday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/04/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Palmer Square's Easter Egg Hunt
Palmer Square's Easter Egg Hunt

Where: On the Green at Palmer Square – 04/04/2020: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Details: Join in Palmer Square's Easter Egg Hunt. Children ages 0-10 hunt for a chance to win an assortment of egg-cellentprizes. Ranging from toys and chocolates


Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 04/04/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday April 04, 2020 11:00 AM Can one young chickapig follow his dreams of being just like his adventurous grandpa? Join us as we read…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 04/04/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday April 04, 2020 11:00 AM Can one young chickapig follow his dreams of being just like his adventurous grandpa? Join us as we read…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers East Brunswick – 04/04/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday April 04, 2020 11:00 AM Can one young chickapig follow his dreams of being just like his adventurous grandpa? Join us as we read…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Little Joe Chickapig

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Menlo Park Mall – 04/04/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Saturday April 04, 2020 11:00 AM Can one young chickapig follow his dreams of being just like his adventurous grandpa? Join us as we read…


Military Heritage Day
Military Heritage Day 2020

Where: Red Mill Museum Village – 04/04/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Military Heritage at Red Mill Museum Village. Join in to celebrate the 4th annual Military Heritage Day. Features reenactors and artifacts


Somerville Arts & Crafts Festival

Where: Downtown Somerville – 04/05/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Somerville Arts & Crafts Festival


Baby & Me Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 04/05/2020: 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…


Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny at Menlo Park Mall

Where: Menlo Park Mall – 04/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Easter Bunny Photo Experience Bring your furry friend for photos with the Easter Bunny on Sunday, April 5th, 2020 at 7pm!


Little Pandas

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/06/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Through engagement with books, songs, rhymes and crafts, these sessions are designed to help children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers improve Mandarin…


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Iselin

Where: Woodbridge Library-Iselin Branch – 04/06/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Maker Mondays: Let’s LEGO

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/06/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children in grades 1-5 are invited to participate in a non-competitive community-based Lego session, including building time and round-table discussion. Duplo blocks will be available…


Gente y Cuentos

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/06/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In discussing Latin American short stories in Spanish, participants recount their personal experiences and how they relate to the characters in the story.Presented with support…


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Fords

Where: Fords Branch Library – 04/07/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Fords

Where: Woodbridge Public Library – Fords Branch – 04/07/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Deciphering the Past

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/08/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Volunteers who would like to help make Library of Congress collections more discoverable online are invited to dive into important historical events related to women’s…


Teen Craft: Black Out Poetry @ Inman

Where: Woodbridge Library-Henry Inman Branch – 04/08/2020: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us and make your own black-out poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.. Snacks and drinks will be provided. For grades 8-12.


Origami Club for all Ages

Where: Princeton Public Library – 04/08/2020: 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.…


PJ Storytime at the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/09/2020: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PJ Storytime at the Library|PJ Storytime for children ages 3 and up will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:00pm. Parents are not required to accompany…


Good Friday – Library Closed

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 04/10/2020: All Day
Details: Good Friday – Library Closed|The Kenilworth Public Library is closed for Good Friday.


Plowing, Harrowing & Wash Day
Plowing, Harrowing & Wash Day

Where: Howell Living History Farm – 04/10/2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Come out to Plowing, Harrowing & Wash Day at Howell Living History Farm. Farmers will be using horses to plow and harrow the ground


Sesame Street Live

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/10/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Sesame Street Live


Community Easter Egg Hunt
Community Easter Egg Hunt

Where: Bridgewater United Methodist Church – 04/11/2020: 10:00 am
Details: The 3rd Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt starts off inside to hear the Easter Story. Sing a few songs, and do a craft. Then head outside for the egg hunt.


Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt at Liberty Hall Museum

Where: Liberty Hall Museum – 04/11/2020: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Details: Don't miss the Easter Egg Hunt at Liberty Hall Museum. Children search for plastic eggs filled with holiday treats hidden throughout the landscape.


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Performing Arts Events in Central Jersey


Peking Acrobats

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 03/31/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peking Acrobats


BLUE, The SOngs of Joni Mitchell

Where: Brook Arts Center – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Blue, The Songs of Joni Mitchell. The Brook Arts Center presents a special evening with Blue - The Songs of Joni Mitchell, on Thursday, April…


The Play That Goes Wrong

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/02/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “COMIC GOLD!” —Variety What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway…


RearView Mirror: Dancing through the 80s

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 04/04/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Journey through the 1980s as Bodiography takes the stage in Maria Caruso’s latest ballet, Rearview Mirror. Get ready to watch a decade of iconic sounds…


The Play That Goes Wrong New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/04/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Play That Goes Wrong New Brunswick


Cirque Eloize Hotel

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/04/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque Eloize Hotel


RearView Mirror: Dancing through the 80s

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 04/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Journey through the 1980s as Bodiography takes the stage in Maria Caruso’s latest ballet, Rearview Mirror. Get ready to watch a decade of iconic sounds…


Cirque Eloize Hotel

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/05/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cirque Eloize Hotel


David Sedaris

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 04/07/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: David Sedaris


Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace


Disney THE LION KING EXPERIENCE Kids

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 04/11/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: music and lyrics by ELTON JOHN and TIM RICEadditional music by LEBO M, MARK MANCINA, JAY RIFKIN, and HANS ZIMMERbook by ROGER ALLERS and IRENE…


Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/19/2020: 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…


Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/19/2020: 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…


Pilobolus Dance Theater

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 04/22/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pilobolus Dance Theater


An Evening with Itzhak Perlman- 75th Birthday Celebration

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for a special 75th year birthday celebration of the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman, whose career has become legendary since his…


Street Fair
Cranford Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Cranford – 04/26/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Cranford Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Diavolo

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/28/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “…the dance equivalent of going down a roller coaster…a pure shot of adrenaline." —Broadway WorldSeen by over 95 million people as one of the top…


Diavolo

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 04/28/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “…the dance equivalent of going down a roller coaster…a pure shot of adrenaline.“ —Broadway World Seen by over 95 million people as one of the top…


Noises Off

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 05/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: by MICHAEL FRAYNMAY 1 – 17, 2020 Friday and Saturday @ 8pm, Saturday and Sunday @ 3pmIn the first act of this wildly funny romp,…


Giselle
American Repertory Ballet presents: Giselle

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/02/2020: 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Details: The American Repertory Ballet presents: Giselle. A young peasant girl Giselle dies of a broken heart when she learns that the man she loves has betrayed her


Late Nite Catechism: Til Death Do Us Part

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 05/06/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: After teaching countless students about the saints, venial sins, limbo and more, Sister is now offering up hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and…


Yao Yao
Yao Yao

Where: New Brunswick Performing Arts Center – 05/07/2020 - 05/08/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Yao is a mischievous little girl who loves to play with her dad. She hates it when he has to go off to work each morning. Celebrates childhood imagination.


The Refuge Plays - Preview Performance

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/08/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays - Preview Performance


The Refuge Plays (Preview)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 05/08/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays (Preview)


Cats

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: "CATS IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!” —The Huffington PostAudiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the…


Cats

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7…


Cats New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/09/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cats New Brunswick


Listen To Your Mother Central NJ

Where: JFK Conference Center – 05/09/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: You won't want to miss this ground-breaking show presented for the first time in Central NJ. Listen to Your Mother (LTYM - www.ListenToYourMotherShow.com) is a…


Cats

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/09/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cats


Cats

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/10/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cats


The Underwater Bubble Show

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 05/10/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Underwater Bubble Show


I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 05/12/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse


The Refuge Plays

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 05/16/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays


Legally Blonde

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 05/22/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: music and lyrics by LAURENCE O’KEEFE & NELL BENJAMINbook by HEATHER HACKbased on the novel by AMANDA BROWN and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture MAY 22 –…


The Refuge Plays

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/23/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays


Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 05/26/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


The Refuge Plays

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/27/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays


The Refuge Plays

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 05/28/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Refuge Plays


My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 05/28/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A native of Brooklyn, Steve Solomon grew up in the multi-ethnic neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay. This was the perfect training ground for a dialectician and…


The Refuge Plays

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


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)


Once on This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!”  —The New York Times Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for…


Once on This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/05/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a…


Once On This Island

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 06/06/2020: 2:00 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: Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a…


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: Winner of the 2018 Tony® Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a…


Street Fair
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.


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