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Cat Expo 2019

83rd Annual Garden State Cat Expo & Show

Whether you're a cat lover, a trainer, a presenter or simply looking for the "purr-fect" family outing, the Cat Expo offers something for everyone.


Quickcheck Balloons

QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in association with PNC Bank, is the largest summer-time hot air balloon and music festival in North America.


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Coleman Green

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 07/19/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also Featuring Chipps Cooney Coleman Green, whose notoriety in the Philadelphia comedy scene has quickly increased his comedic opportunities. You probably recognize him as the…


Coleman Green

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 07/20/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also Featuring Chipps Cooney Coleman Green, whose notoriety in the Philadelphia comedy scene has quickly increased his comedic opportunities. You probably recognize him as the…


Johnny Watson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/02/2019: 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 – 08/03/2019: 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…


Comedy Night with MODI

Where: The Avenel Performing Arts Center – 08/07/2019: All Day
Details: Opener : Eric Neumann Headliner : MODI A night of stand-up comedy you won’t forget! Comedian Eric Neumann serves as our host through a night…


Comedy Night: James Camacho and Friends

Where: Hopewell Theater – 08/09/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: James Camacho is a NYC based comedian. He performs at The Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, Gotham…


Bob DiBuono

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/09/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bob DiBuono is a master of characters and voices, which he melds with an offbeat sense of humor and expert timing, to turn ordinary life…


Chris Monty

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/09/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Monty is one of New Yorks busier comedians. Along with being a regular at New Yorks best comedy clubs, Chris is a terrific actor…


Chris Monty

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/09/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Monty is one of New Yorks busier comedians. Along with being a regular at New Yorks best comedy clubs, Chris is a terrific actor…


Bob DiBuono

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/10/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Bob DiBuono is a master of characters and voices, which he melds with an offbeat sense of humor and expert timing, to turn ordinary life…


The Doug T Hypnosis Show

Where: The Stress Factory – 08/10/2019: 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Doug T Hypnosis Show


Tommy Gooch

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/16/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tommy Gooch was born in Brooklyn, but currently resides in Staten Island, NY. No matter what the venue or city, Tommys ranting, self-deprecating, family-oriented style…


Tommy Gooch

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/17/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tommy Gooch was born in Brooklyn, but currently resides in Staten Island, NY. No matter what the venue or city, Tommys ranting, self-deprecating, family-oriented style…


Chris Monty

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/24/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Monty is one of New Yorks busier comedians. Along with being a regular at New Yorks best comedy clubs, Chris is a terrific actor…


Brian Sheil

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/30/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brian Sheil is a multi-talented entertainer who delivers a high energy act, blending stand-up comedy, music and outrageous characters. Now based in Hollywood, Brian (who…


Brian Sheil

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 08/31/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Brian Sheil is a multi-talented entertainer who delivers a high energy act, blending stand-up comedy, music and outrageous characters. Now based in Hollywood, Brian (who…


Shuli Egar

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/06/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shuli Egar can be heard on Howard 100 and Howard 101 on Sirius XM Monday through Friday. He can also be seen touring the country…


Shuli Egar

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/07/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Shuli Egar can be heard on Howard 100 and Howard 101 on Sirius XM Monday through Friday. He can also be seen touring the country…


The Italian Chicks:A Passionate Comedy with a Little Drama

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 09/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: This is NOT a Chick Flick – this is an emotional journey that takes you back to a time and place when life was simple…


Bob Nelson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/20/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nelson began doing stand-up in comedy clubs while a theater student at Nassau Community College. Nelson specializes in rubber-faced comedy characters. His most popular originals…


Bob Nelson

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nelson began doing stand-up in comedy clubs while a theater student at Nassau Community College. Nelson specializes in rubber-faced comedy characters. His most popular originals…


Shuler King

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/27/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Special Event Comedian Shuler King was born Frank Williams III in Sumter, South Carolina. He knew at an early age that he was destined to…


Shuler King

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 09/28/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Special Event Comedian Shuler King was born Frank Williams III in Sumter, South Carolina. He knew at an early age that he was destined to…


History, Tragedy, and Comedy: The Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field

Where: Morven Museum and Garden – 10/10/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Baseball historian John Zinn brings little-known baseball lore to light expanding on details featured in Morven's exhibition.


Aged Wine: Stand-Up For Grown-Ups

Where: Hopewell Theater – 10/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: ADAM OLIENSIS: In his stand-up, Adam explores the lessons in humility he’s learning from his wife and children, along with the adjustments being forced on…


Joselito Dapuppet

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 10/17/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joselito Dapuppet is a social media sensation who has been featured on the Wendy Williams show, Worldstarhiphop.com, Power 105.1 FM in New York city, and…


History, Tragedy, and Comedy: The Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field

Where: Morven Museum and Garden – 10/20/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Thursday, October 20 at 6:30 p.m.Doors open 6:00 p.m. $15; $10 for Friends of Morven Baseball historian John Zinn brings little-known baseball lore to light…


Chris Roach

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 10/25/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Roach is a fast-rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self-deprecating sense of humor to some of…


Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour "No Retreat No Surrender"

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/26/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Brunswick with an all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus…


The Flip Side (2019 October)

Where: Oakes Center – 10/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dreamcatcher Rep has its own improv comedy troupe called THE FLIP SIDE. This unpredictable evening is affordable, fun, and packed with laughs from start to…


Chris Roach

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 10/26/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Roach is a fast-rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self-deprecating sense of humor to some of…


Gilbert Gottfreid

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 11/09/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gottfrieds work in television soon led to roles in film. Most notable was his improvised scene as business manager Sidney Bernstein in the hit sequel…


Gilbert Gottfreid

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 11/09/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gottfrieds work in television soon led to roles in film. Most notable was his improvised scene as business manager Sidney Bernstein in the hit sequel…


NJ 101.5 and The Comedy Cove Competition

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 11/11/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Competition is for a spot on the weekend shows of November 15 & 16.Staring Jay Black, Bill Spadea and Jessica Beal/ All contestants will…


An Evening of Comedy With the Personalities of NJ 101.5

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 11/15/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he has headlined at close to 300 colleges, scoring three…


An Evening of Comedy With the Personalities of NJ 101.5

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 11/16/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In 2007, Jay Black left teaching to pursue writing and stand-up full time. Since then, he has headlined at close to 300 colleges, scoring three…


Fred Rubino

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/07/2019: 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…


Uncle Floyd

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/20/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also Featuring Tom Mongelli Floyd Vivino began his career in show business as a child performer, giving piano recitals and appearing as a dancer with…


Uncle Floyd

Where: Scotty’s Steakhouse – 12/21/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Also Featuring Tom Mongelli Floyd Vivino began his career in show business as a child performer, giving piano recitals and appearing as a dancer with…



Concerts in Central Jersey


John Cannavo

Where: American Spirits Roadhouse – 07/17/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Open Mic. Bring what you play. Backline provided. Food and Booze available.


Kristin Rebecca

Where: 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing – 07/17/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kristin Rebecca


New Brunswick Jazz Project – Presents Adam Brenner Quartet

Where: Rutgers University, New Brunswick – 07/18/2019: All Day
Details: Saxophonist and Composer Adam Brenner was born on March 31, 1960 and began playing music at 3 years old by playing on the piano at…


The Boy Band Project

Where: The Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/18/2019: All Day
Details: There’s a moment at every event, party, or gathering when a boy band song shuffles onto a play list and instantly the room is transformed…


Victor Tarassov

Where: Hopewell Valley Vineyards – 07/18/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Possible mystery guest to sit in on a few songs.


Films That Made Music: Pink Floyd's The Wall

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In this visual riff on Pink Floyd's album "The Wall," successful but drugged-out musician Pink (Bob Geldof) is looking back on his isolated childhood from…


Vic Della Pello

Where: The Blue Horse Restaurant – 07/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: VDP solo


Andrew Alling

Where: 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing – 07/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: *SOLO Set


Leah Marie Fuls
Leah Marie Fuls at Washington House

Where: Washington House Restaurant – 07/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Leah Marie Fuls is a singer/songwriter from the Lehigh Valley. Her genres include Pop, Country, and Rock and her sound is described as strong and…


The Boy Band Project

Where: Avenel Performing Arts Center – 07/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: There’s a moment at every event, party, or gathering when a boy band song shuffles onto a play list and instantly the room is transformed…


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Emma Larsson Duo

Where: Due Mari – 07/19/2019: All Day
Details: It was an invitation to sing with a local jazz trio that got her hooked. While studying classical piano at the Janacek Conservatory in the…


Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz

Where: Terhune Orchards – 07/19/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Summer Happy Hour at the orchard! Christine performs 5-8pm!


Mike Montrey Band

Where: Hightstown Memorial Park – 07/19/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: MMB plays 2 sets on the outside stage for Fun Fridays


Hidden Gems Bollywood Concert @ Woodlot Park

Where: Woodlot Park – 07/19/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for the Hidden Gems Bollywood Concert @ Woodlot Park. The Arc Middlesex County is celebrating 70 years of service! We are raising funds…


The Corsettes' Showcase

Where: Roxy and Dukes Roadhouse – 07/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey's finest cabaret & burlesque troupe is welcoming a gaggle of guests to grace the stage in The Corsettes' Showcase! Starring: Derri A. Galore…


FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST: A Music & Dance Concert Event!

Where: Galeria West – 07/19/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The popular FLAMENCO NIGHTS @ GALERIA WEST concert series continues on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:30pm at the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery,…


Guaynaa Live With DJ Camilo At The Lobby

Where: the lobby NJ – 07/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Euro EntPresentsGuaynaa Live With DJ CamiloFriday July 19thAtThe Lobby NJ821 Spring StreetElizabeth, NJ 07201Music ByDJ Camilo, DJ Jay and FriendsFREE VALET PARKINGAdvance Tickets $25 To…


Jim Flynn "JAMO"- Kelley, Ellis, and Flynn

Where: Roxy and Dukes Roadhouse – 07/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: We love this place - come on out - we'll have a few invited guests, too!


I- 287 Classic Rock Duo

Where: Tim Kerwin’s Tavern – 07/19/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: I- 287 Classic Rock Duo


Sandy Zio- Kim Yarson- Lisa Bouchelle- GyrlBand

Where: Freddie’s Tavern – 07/19/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sandy Zio- Kim Yarson- Lisa Bouchelle- GyrlBand


SHORE BET BAND at City Streets Bar & Grill

Where: City Streets Bar & Grill – 07/19/2019: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Cruising to the the Streets...City Streets. We're back! Reservations: (609) 426-9400. We are a 5 piece Jersey Shore band covering tunes from the 60's to…


the Williamsboy

Where: Working Dog Winery – 07/20/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: the Williamsboy


Aaron Carter VIP at Union County PAC 07/20/19

Where: Union County PAC – 07/20/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Aaron Carter VIP Upgrade Union County PAC. 1601 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065 This does not include general admission tickets. Please go to aaroncarter.com to…


FREE CONCERT - THE GREEN PLANET at SOMERVILLE SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

Where: Division Street – 07/20/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Green Planet is "Recycling Rock n' Roll One Song at a Time"


Silversun Pickups

Where: Starland Ballroom – 07/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Silversun Pickups


Vic Della Pello

Where: The Blue Horse Restaurant – 07/20/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: VDP Band w Dave Ambrosy, Ray Suhy & Steve Blaufeder


Black Cat Habitat

Where: Small World Coffee – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2 hour Black Cat Habitat show!


Kanika Kapoor Live Concert 2019 in NJ

Where: RITZ Theartre – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rajsun Megastar Entertainment presents Guru Randhawa & Kanika Kapoor Live concert in NJ On July 20th @08.00 PM at RITZ Theartre 1148 E Jersey St,…


Lance Bass - 2000s Pop Music Tribute

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Lance Bass - 2000s Pop Music Tribute


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: The Cone Institute Concert

Where: Princeton University – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: The Cone Institute Concert


Official Guru Randhawa & Kanika Kapoor Live concert in NJ-Lowest price

Where: Ritz Theatre & Performing Arts Center – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gursharanjot Singh Randhawa, an Indian singer and beautiful Kanika Kapoor is an Indian playback singer coming to New Jersey to entertain you


Official Live Guru Randhawa concert on 20th july in Ritz Theatre NJ-Buy now

Where: Ritz Theatre & Performing Arts Center – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gursharanjot Singh Randhawa, an Indian singer coming to New Jersey to entertain you. Come and listen live Guru Randhawa singing hot #s


Pop 2000 Tour
Pop 2000 Tour

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Pop 2000 Tour at Union County Performing Arts Center! Join Lance Bass of the hit boy band *NSYNC as he takes you on a journey…


The Brubeck Brothers Quartet Celebrates Dave Brubeck's Centennial

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris and Dan Brubeck have been making music together practically all their lives. Drummer Dan and bassist, trombonist, and composer Chris cut their first record…


Up After Dark

Where: Cafe Z – 07/20/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us at Up After Dark, a curated night out hosted by Consistent Coob Saturday July 20th at Cafe Z in Union, NJ from 8:00 pm…


Joe K (Krzyzewski)

Where: Oh’ Brian’s on the Green – 07/20/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Joe K (Krzyzewski)


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Emerging Artists Night & Open Session - Jonathan Kirschner Quartet

Where: Garden State Ale House – 07/23/2019: All Day
Details: Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday, Jonathan…


Summer Sounds - Tweed Schade and the Sugar Daddies

Where: SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch – 07/23/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy live music on the lawn all summer long at Mary Jacobs. Tweed Schade and the Sugar Daddies bring Rockabilly and Country hits as well…


Ziggy Isaacs

Where: Bahama Breeze – 07/24/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 6-10 SOLO


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Brian Landrus Quartet

Where: Rutgers University, New Brunswick – 07/25/2019: All Day
Details: Multi-instrumentalist and composer Brian Landrus has established himself as one of the leading voices on low woodwinds in the world. The New York Times recently…


Bowie Ball
Bowie Ball: Different Decade Dance Party

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/25/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: Bowie Ball is a different decade Dance Party! You can dance the night away to the greatest hits of the 70s and 80s. You'll belt…


Foreign Thursdays

Where: Dolce – 07/25/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us on Thursdays at the Dolce Lounge.  Foreign Thursdays bridges the GAP where Music, Fun, Drinks, and Dining all meet!  Enjoy The Sounds of…


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Presents Jackie Jones Duo

Where: Due Mari – 07/26/2019: All Day
Details: Jackie Jones, delivers a brand of performance excellence and professionalism that places her among an elite category of vocalists of exceptional caliber and unsurpassed capability.…


Anker

Where: Old York Cellars – 07/26/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Anker


Ascending From Ashes (AFA)- Charetta

Where: Crossroads – 07/26/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ascending From Ashes playing along side Charetta


Darren DeMarco

Where: The Pattenburg House – 07/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Honey Badgers Live at 8pm


The Wag

Where: Veteran’s Park – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Wag


Chuck Schubert & Company

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/27/2019: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Chuck Schubert & Company


Kevin McGowan

Where: Working Dog Winery – 07/27/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Performing from 1:00PM till 5:00PM. I look forward to seeing you!


Mike Montrey Band

Where: Ironbound Farm – 07/27/2019: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: MMB plays Jersey Day Fest 4-7 2 sets. Kids welcome!


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Festivals & Expos in Central Jersey


Princeton Student Film Festival

Where: Princeton Public Library – 07/18/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Original short films, created by filmmakers in high school to age 25, are featured as part of the two-night festival. Now in its 16th year,…


Cat Expo 2019
83rd Annual Garden State Cat Expo & Show

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 07/20/2019 - 07/21/2019: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Whether you're a cat lover, a trainer, a presenter or simply looking for the "purr-fect" family outing, the Cat Expo offers something for everyone.


Psychic Fair

Where: Fairbridge Hotel – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Professional psychics reading tarot cards, astrology, palmistry, channelers, crossing over, past life, psychic, and more. No admission $30/15 mins.


Somerset Job Fair - July 23, 2019 Job Fairs & Hiring Events in Somerset, NJ

Where: Postal code 08854, US – 07/23/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: SOMERSET JOB FAIRLOCATION: Embassy Suites by Hilton Piscataway Somerset - NJ 08854DATE & TIME: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11AM - 2PMWHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND…


St. Ambrose Parish Carniva
St. Ambrose Parish Carnival 2019

Where: St. Ambrose Parish – 07/23/2019 - 07/27/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Ride an unlimited number of rides at the 2019 St. Ambrose Parish Carnival for just $25. Purchase online before July22 at midnight. Armbands will be…


Quickcheck Balloons
QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/26/2019 - 07/28/2019: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in association with PNC Bank, is the largest summer-time hot air balloon and music festival in North America.


Westminster Summer Choral Festival Concert

Where: Princeton University – 07/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The evening's program reflects the Asian philosophy of the five fundamental elements of the universe — earth, water, wind, void and fire — as represented…


Hub City Sounds: Just Jersey Festival

Where: Rutgers Gardens at Rutgers University – 07/27/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Celebrate the Jersey summer vibe in the beautiful Rutgers Gardens; filled with Live Music and Art, food and craft vendors, courtesy of locally sources artists,…


Roselle Park Art Festival
Roselle Park Art Festival

Where: Downtown Roselle Park – 07/28/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: The first annual Roselle Park Jazz Festival heats up the summer. Saturday, July 27, 3 - 8:30pm at the Michael J. Mauri Park, Chestnut Street…


NJ Parent Summit
4th Annual NJ Parent Summit

Where: The Heldrich Hotel & Conference Center – 08/02/2019 - 08/04/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The 4th Annual NJ Parent Summit on August 2nd-4th! Over the course of the weekend, parents, guardians, and community stakeholders will have the opportunity to…


Just Peachy Festival
Just Peachy Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Just Peachy Festival will be filled with plenty of activities for kids. The fun includes a ride through the orchards on tractor-drawn wagons, pony…


Minefaire
Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire. Meet MINECRAFT YouTube Celebrities. Compete in tournaments and build battles. Participate in the famed costume contest. Learn…


Just Peachy Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/04/2019: All Day
Details: Just Peachy Festival


Flemington Festival
Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival

Where: Stangl Road – 08/10/2019: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival is for foodie and beer-lovers! This event will feature an expansive micro-brewery beer garden, live music, great food and…


Street Fair
Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Westfield – 08/17/2019: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11am to 5pm. Artists, Crafters, Vendors, Food, Rides. Live Music, DJ, Dancing, Delicious foods,…


Summit street fair
Summit Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Summit – 08/18/2019: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Summit Street Fair & Craft Show. Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 11am to 5pm. Downtown Summit, NJ. Artists, Crafters, Vendors, Food, Rides, Live Music &…


Vintage North Jersey Food & Wine Festival

Where: Vintage North Jersey – 08/24/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vintage North Jersey Food & Wine Festival - Vintage North Jersey - Sat Aug 24 at 12:00PM Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New…


Wine Festival
Vintage North Jersey Wine Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/24/2019 - 08/25/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries announces its 6th annual Wine & Food Festival on the weekend of August 24th &…


Cranford Street Fair
Cranford Street Fair & Craft Show

Where: Downtown Cranford – 08/25/2019: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Cranford Street Fair and Craft Show Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 11am to 5pm. Live Music, DJ, Dancing, Delicious foods, Performances and more! Children's rides,…


Hub City Sounds: Indo - American Festival

Where: Boyd Park – 08/25/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Offering mouthwatering treats, music and dance performances inspired by the culture and traditions from Northern and Southern India. Complemented by educational Yoga demonstrations and classes.


Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival

Where: Vintage North Jersey – 08/25/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival - Vintage North Jersey - Sun Aug 25 at 12:00PM Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New…


Fanny Wood Day
Fanny Wood Day Street Fair

Where: Downtown Fanwood – 09/15/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Fanny Wood Day is much more than just a street fair. Besides the many food and craft vendors, this year's Fanny Wood Day will host…


Green Fai
Monroe Township 10 Annual Green Fair

Where: Monroe Township High School – 09/28/2019: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: The Monroe Township 10th Annual Green Fair will encourage the use of healthy, green & sustainable living products & services. This event will also promote…


Baby Expo 2019
2019 NJ Baby & Toddler Expo

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 10/05/2019 - 10/06/2019: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: At the 2019 NJ Baby & Toddler Expo you'll find free educational seminars. Free Parking. Free goodie swag Bag. Free samples. Door prizes and Gifts.…


Hub City Sounds: 5th Annual Corazon Latino

Where: Joyce Kilmer Park – 10/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy a celebration of our local environment and community featuring live music, vendors, the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market, activities for children, cardboard canoe races…


3rd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 11/15/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: BUY TICKETS SUGARLOAF CRAFTS FESTIVAL THE SUGARLOAF EXPERIENCE SHOP AMERICA'S HANDMADE MARKET MEET EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED ARTISTS SCHEDULE FALL TOUR SPRING TOUR BUY TICKETS Each…


Cirque Eloize Hotel

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



Food & Wine Events in Central Jersey


Sunset Sips & Sounds

Where: Terhune Orchards – 07/19/2019: All Day
Details: Come join us for Terhune wine, wine fare, relaxing music, and friend-filled evenings every Friday night this summer (June 7 through Sept. 6) from 5:00…


Whiskey: Want to Become Knowledgeable & certified? One-day course

Where: The Heldrich Hotel – 07/20/2019: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: This is the World’s first accredited Whiskey training Program. It will develop your whisky knowledge and tasting abilities and will make you comfortable speaking, selling…


Silent Headphone Party - Bollywood vs Hollywood

Where: Brownstone Bar & Grill – 07/20/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pricing:Early Bird: $10 (first 50 tickets)Almost Sold Out: $15Last Minute: $20HOOKAHS Available on Sale!Hey all you Party Lovers!!Do you wanna glow up in the Dark,Under…


Read & Pick: Flowers

Where: Terhune Orchards – 07/23/2019: All Day
Details: Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines a hands-on activity with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the activity. Parents…


Metuchen Whiskey Fest

Where: Brownstone Bar & Grill – 08/03/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing the very first Whiskey Fest in the very heart of NJ, The Brownstone will be home to this exclusive event that features a showcasing…


Giddy Up Junction
Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church – 08/05/2019 - 08/09/2019: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Details: Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019. Invite friends, relatives & neighbors to join in for an awesome week of music, snacks, animals, western skills, games and…


Silent Headphone Party - Bollywood vs Hollywood

Where: Brownstone Bar & Grill – 08/17/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pricing:Early Bird: $10 (first 50 tickets)Almost Sold Out: $15Last Minute: $20HOOKAHS Available on Sale!Hey all you Party Lovers!!Do you wanna glow up in the Dark,Under…


Winemaking Open House - Make Your Own Wine With Us!

Where: Grape Finale – 08/23/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Our Fall Winemaking season is here! Make wine with premium wine grapes from California, Washington, and Oregon. To help you decide what type of wine…


Wine Festival
Vintage North Jersey Wine Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/24/2019 - 08/25/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries announces its 6th annual Wine & Food Festival on the weekend of August 24th &…


rats
Labor Day BBQ Cook Out

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 09/02/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: A Labor Day BBQ Cook Out! Join in this Labor Day and enjoy all of Rat's Restaurant's BBQ favorites and beer specials all day long.…


Silent Headphone Party - Bollywood vs Hollywood

Where: Brownstone Bar & Grill – 09/21/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pricing:Early Bird: $10 (first 50 tickets)Almost Sold Out: $15Last Minute: $20HOOKAHS Available on Sale!Hey all you Party Lovers!!Do you wanna glow up in the Dark,Under…


Epicurean Palette
Epicurean Palette

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 09/22/2019: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: The Epicurean Palette is a gala celebration of food and wine that helps support the exhibitions and educational initiatives at Grounds For Sculpture. Spend a…


The 19th Annual Epicurean Palette

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 09/22/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grounds For Sculpture invites you to participate in the 19th Annual Epicurean Palette on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm throughout…


A Modern Approach to Southern Cuisine: Halloween Jambalaya by Chef Jesse Jones

Where: SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch – 10/12/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chef Jesse Jones is the author of "POW! My Life in 40 Feasts.” Chef Jesse will be preparing Halloween Jambalaya. Registration required.


Silent Headphone Party - Bollywood vs Hollywood

Where: Brownstone Bar & Grill – 10/19/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pricing:Early Bird: $10 (first 50 tickets)Almost Sold Out: $15Last Minute: $20HOOKAHS Available on Sale!Hey all you Party Lovers!!Do you wanna glow up in the Dark,Under…



Kids & Family Events in Central Jersey


Summer Nature Program
Summer Nature Camp

Where: Echo Hill Park – 06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019: All Day
Details: This Summer Nature Program offers a camp program for kids entering kindergarten through tenth grade. The program is broken down by the grade campers are…


Lego in the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/18/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Lego in the Library|Lego In the Library will be held on alternating Fridays from 11:00am – 11:30am for children ages 4 – 12 years old. Register to build and create with…


Space Academy

Where: SCLSNJ’s Bound Brook Library Branch – 07/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Calling all cadets! Commander Beth is recruiting members for the Library Space Academy. If you think you have what it takes to learn the ins…


Forrest Gump
Classic Film Series on 35mm: Forrest Gump

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 07/19/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: “Forrest Gump,” the 1994 blockbuster starring Tom Hanks, will be played on 35 mm film! Each ticket includes free popcorn and entry to a pre-show…


Nature Storytime for Sprouts 2019: The Humble Bumble

Where: Duke Farms – 07/20/2019: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers are invited to join us for a two hour nature-themed monthly program. Each month our “sprouts” will use…


Saturday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 07/20/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Menlo Park Mall – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


EPIC Summer Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Menlo Park Mall – 07/20/2019: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for an EPIC Summer Storytime! Immediately following Moon! Earth's Best Friend, local children's book authors will read their own books! Joining us…


Saturday Afternoon Cartoons: Superman Part 1

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/20/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: t's a bird…it's a plane...it's Superman cartoons! The Man of Steel first came to the screen in 1941 and there was no turning back. Since…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Art Cycle
ArtCycle

Where: Metuchen Town Plaza – 07/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Watch celebrated local artists as they push boundaries and make art from recycled materials! Metuchen artists Kim Adlerman, Joe Castranova, Easton Davy, Dave LaMorte, Mickey…


St. Ambrose Parish Carniva
St. Ambrose Parish Carnival 2019

Where: St. Ambrose Parish – 07/23/2019 - 07/27/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Ride an unlimited number of rides at the 2019 St. Ambrose Parish Carnival for just $25. Purchase online before July22 at midnight. Armbands will be…


Tweed & The SugarDaddies

Where: Mary Jacobs Memorial Library – 07/23/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tweed & The SugarDaddies


How to Write a Great College Essay (Edison, NJ)

Where: Edison Public Library – 07/24/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.”…


Library Bingo for Children Who Can Read

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/25/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Library Bingo for Children Who Can Read|Bingo For Children Who Can Read will be held  from 11:00 – 11:30am for children ages 4 & up. Games may include Book Bingo, USA…


Tabletop Game Night

Where: Princeton Public Library – 07/25/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone 16 and older is invited to enjoy an evening of playing tabletop and strategy games. The library will provide several games to choose from,…


Quickcheck Balloons
QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/26/2019 - 07/28/2019: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in association with PNC Bank, is the largest summer-time hot air balloon and music festival in North America.


GFS Family Breakfast
GFS Family Breakfast

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 07/27/2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: GFS Family Breakfast is Free for members at membership levels Family, Family Plus, Contributor, Sustainer, Benefactor. Calling all Family level members and above! Enjoy breakfast…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers East Brunswick – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Somerset Patriots vs. Long Island Ducks Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 07/28/2019: 5:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - The ZOOperstars will entertain fans throughout the game. - Come out and enjoy one of the best entertainment acts in minor league baseball! -…


Roselle Park Art Festival
Roselle Park Art Festival

Where: Downtown Roselle Park – 07/28/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: The first annual Roselle Park Jazz Festival heats up the summer. Saturday, July 27, 3 - 8:30pm at the Michael J. Mauri Park, Chestnut Street…


Moth
Moths of NJ for Families

Where: Duke Farms – 07/28/2019: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join moth expert Blaine Rothauser, Senior Ecologist, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. for Moths of NJ for Families. This indoor presentation introduces the audience to the over…


Post Camp - Olympic Debate/Mock Trial (7/29-8/2)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: Post Camp - Olympic Debate/Mock Trial (7/29-8/2)


Teen Constellation Necklace-Iselin Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library-Iselin Branch – 07/29/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 07/30/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Just when things seem completely hopeless, Mary Poppins returns to save the day. In this magical Disney musical, Mary helps the next generation of the…


Teen Constellation Necklace Craft-Main Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library-Main Branch – 07/30/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


Somerset Patriots vs. York Revolution Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 07/30/2019: 7:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - Join us at TD Bank Ballpark for Bark In The Park Night. - Bring your well-behaved, socialized dog to the game to enjoy a…


Teen Constellation Necklace-Fords Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library- Fords Branch – 07/31/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


plays in the park
Plays-in-the-Park

Where: Plays-in-the-Park – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Plays-in-the-Park is a unique government sponsored outdoor amphitheater, presenting 3 full-scaled musicals each summer. The Addams Family runs from July 31 through August 10. Tickets…


Space Academy

Where: SCLSNJ’s Bound Brook Library Branch – 08/01/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Calling all cadets! Commander Beth is recruiting members for the Library Space Academy. If you think you have what it takes to learn the ins…


Just Peachy Festival
Just Peachy Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Just Peachy Festival will be filled with plenty of activities for kids. The fun includes a ride through the orchards on tractor-drawn wagons, pony…


Minefaire
Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire. Meet MINECRAFT YouTube Celebrities. Compete in tournaments and build battles. Participate in the famed costume contest. Learn…


Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event (Edison, NJ) (Exhibition)

Where: New Jersey Expo & Convention Center – 08/03/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center August 3-4, 2019. MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire to:…


Family Fun Concert: Bee Parks & The Hornets

Where: Hopewell Theater – 08/03/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: An indie pop-rock band for all insects and ages, Bee Parks and the Hornets perform high-energy concert parties that combine rockin’ music, puppetry and audience…


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

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 08/05/2019: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)


Giddy Up Junction
Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church – 08/05/2019 - 08/09/2019: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Details: Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019. Invite friends, relatives & neighbors to join in for an awesome week of music, snacks, animals, western skills, games and…


Scratch Camp for Kids

Where: Princeton Public Library – 08/05/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children entering grades 3 to 5 put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites will help students…


INCREDIBLES 2

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 08/06/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone's favorite family of superheroes is back! This time, it’s Elastigirl leading the way, facing off against a the city’s newest mega-villain, Screenslaver, and his…


Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 08/09/2019: 7:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - The first 2,500 Fans in attendance will receive a T-Shirt when they enter the ballpark. - The Somerset Patriots will host 90's Night at…


Flemington Festival
Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival

Where: Stangl Road – 08/10/2019: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival is for foodie and beer-lovers! This event will feature an expansive micro-brewery beer garden, live music, great food and…


Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (Aug 13-17)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (Aug 13-17)


Summer Debate Camp

Where: Princeton Public Library – 08/12/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton community get the chance to build confidence in skills that involve debate in a fun and…


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Performing Arts Events in Central Jersey


Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 07/18/2019: 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 11 and August 1 features…


Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde

Where: Hamilton Stage, Union County Performing Arts Center – 07/19/2019 - 07/28/2019: 7:30 pm
Details: Elle Woods appears to have it all, but her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard…


Wait Until Dark

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 07/19/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Wait Until DarkJuly 19 – 28Written by Frederick KnottFrederick Knott's thriller is the story of Susy Hendrix, a recently blinded housewife who unwittingly possesses a…


Brunch Club Featuring Bill Flemer

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Hopewell Theater for a delicious and entertaining brunch with a performance by local musician Bill Flemer. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet with an array of…


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Where: Princeton University – Hamilton Murray Theater – 07/25/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mayhem ensues when a star-crossed couple flees their disapproving parents to the fairy-infested woods. Coupled with a hilarious, bumbling play within a play, this is…


Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 07/25/2019: 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 11 and August 1 features…


Grease

Where: Summit Playhouse – 07/26/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey Its 1959, and Rydell High Schools senior class is in rare form. At the heart…


Milonga Trucha - Argentine Tango Dance Social

Where: IM Gallery – 07/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: We had so much fun we are doing it again on Friday, March 22. Join us for a night of tango dancing till midnight. Big…


Metropolis Burlesque

Where: Roxy and Dukes Roadhouse – 07/26/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In July, Metropolis Burlesque takes on the works of Kevin Smith, not once, but twice! Join us in Manhattan OR in Kevin Smith’s home state…


Mary Poppins Returns

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 07/30/2019: All Day
Details: Just when things seem completely hopeless, Mary Poppins returns to save the day. In this magical Disney musical, Mary helps the next generation of the…


plays in the park
Plays-in-the-Park

Where: Plays-in-the-Park – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Plays-in-the-Park is a unique government sponsored outdoor amphitheater, presenting 3 full-scaled musicals each summer. The Addams Family runs from July 31 through August 10. Tickets…


Chris Redd

Where: The Stress Factory – 08/01/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Chris Redd


Cocktail Hour: The Show by Ballets with a Twist

Where: The Avenel Performing Arts Center – 08/01/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: See the Mai Tai, Martini, Manhattan and more spring off the menu and onto the stage in this electrifying production from New York City. Cocktail…


Monologues @ MONDO

Where: Dreamcatcher Rep @ MONDO – 08/01/2019: 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 11 and August 1 features…


The Will Roger's Follies

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/02/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Will Rogers FolliesAugust 2 – 18Book by Peter Stone                                      Music Composed and Arranged by Cy Coleman                  Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph GreenClaiming to…


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Where: Princeton University – Hamilton Murray Theater – 08/03/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: In A Midsummer Night's Dream, mayhem ensues when human and fairy love triangles collide in a world in environmental crisis. This hilarious and musical reinvention…


Julia Scotti & Uncle Floyd

Where: Brook Arts Center – 08/03/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The laughter will be nonstop at the Brook Arts Center on Saturday Aug 3rd when Sarcasm Comedy presents comedian Julia Scotti and the legendary Uncle…


Topdog/Underdog

Where: Princeton University – Hamilton Murray Theater – 08/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Two black brothers, Lincoln and Booth, try to make a living as a carnival performer and a card hustler. This searing, darkly comedic play, winner…


Topdog/Underdog

Where: Princeton University – Hamilton Murray Theater – 08/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Two black brothers, Lincoln and Booth, try to make a living as a carnival performer and a card hustler. This searing, darkly comedic play, winner…


Topdog/Underdog

Where: Princeton University – Hamilton Murray Theater – 08/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Two black brothers, Lincoln and Booth, try to make a living as a carnival performer and a card hustler. This searing, darkly comedic play, winner…


Aladdin Jr

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/09/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Aladdin Jr.                               August 9, 10, 16, 17                Fridays & Saturdays at 11am & 1pmMusic by Alan MenkenLyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice…


DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)

Where: The Stress Factory – 08/09/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)


DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)

Where: The Stress Factory – 08/09/2019: 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)


The Actual Dance: One Man Play with Samuel Simon

Where: Hopewell Theater – 08/10/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: An award-winning play, The Actual Dance is a graceful and inspiring love story. It is theater that opens a rare window into the mind and…


Winslow- An Evening of the Eagles

Where: Brook Arts Center – 08/10/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Eagle Tribute Band, Winslow performs the signature sounds of The Eagle’s halcyon era, on August 10, 2019 at 8pm on the Historic Brook Theater…


DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)

Where: The Stress Factory – 08/10/2019: 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: DougT Hypnosis (16+ Event)


25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Where: Music Mountain Theatre – 08/23/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling BeeAugust 23 – September 1Conceived by Rebecca FeldmanAdditional Material by Jay ReissMusic and Lyrics by William FinnBook by Rachel SheinkinAn…


Ira Glass

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 08/24/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ira Glass


Yasmina's Necklace
Yasmina's Necklace

Where: Vaughn Eames Hall – 09/05/2019 - 09/22/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, his mother is Puerto Rican - but if you ask him, he'll say he's Italian. Longing to shed…


Yasmina's Necklace

Where: Kean University – 09/05/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Meet Abdul Samee: his father is Iraqi, his mother is Puerto Rican - but if you ask him, he'll say he's Italian. Longing to shed…


Gloria: A Life

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 09/06/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gloria: A Life


Michael Menes: A Juggler's Travelogue Adventure; Above and Beyond

Where: Hopewell Theater – 09/06/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Part performance, part travelogue, ALL AMAZING. An avid juggler and world traveler, Michael Menes has toured the world for over 3 decades as a virtuoso…


GPYO Symphonic Orchestra

Where: Montgomery High School – 09/16/2019: All Day
Details: GPYO Symphonic Orchestra


Jason Bishop
Jason Bishop: Straight Up Magic

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 09/22/2019: 2:00 pm
Details: From his spectacular Double Levitation to his phenomenal illusions, Jason Bishop, presents an astonishing magic show for all ages. The show features grand illusions, sleight…


Season Pass (3-show Mainstage) for Dreamcatcher Rep

Where: Oakes Center – 09/26/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Support the local professional ensemble theater you love and subscribe to Dreamcatcher Rep. Subscribers get the biggest discount available, saving 20% on all tickets. Plus,…


The Lucky Ones

Where: Oakes Center – 09/26/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: September 26 - October 13 Vanessa and Janie are best friends... until a devastating diagnosis forces them to consider what that friendship means and how…


Gloria: A Life (Open Caption)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 09/28/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Gloria: A Life (Open Caption)


Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour

Where: Starland Ballroom – 10/03/2019: 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Theo Von: Dark Arts Tour


Tango Lovers
"I am Tango" by Tango Lovers

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 10/06/2019: 6:00 pm
Details: "I am Tango" is an ensemble of 24 dancers and musicians! It creates distinctive tango performance by staging the artistic evolution of the genre over…


Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 10/15/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


Carol Burnett

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/25/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most notably…


Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/26/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live


Mystery Science Theater
Mystery Science Theater 3000: No Retreat No Surrender

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 10/26/2019: 3:00 pm
Details: The hilarious Peabody Award-winning hit TV comedy is coming to New Brunswick. An all-new Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour!…


Harlem 100

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 11/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Harlem 100


Harlem 100

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 11/06/2019: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem RenaissanceA multimedia experience capturing the sights and sounds of Harlem when legendary artists like Fats Waller, Duke Ellington,…


Beautiful

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 11/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New YorkFor five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true story…


Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 11/08/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “A MUST SEE!” —NBC, New York For five years, Beautiful, the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Carole King musical, has thrilled Broadway with the inspiring true…


Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 11/09/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical


Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 11/09/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical


Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 11/10/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical


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