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Comedy Events in central Jersey


Comedy Night at Rat’s
Comedy Night at Rat’s

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 02/07/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Comedy Night at Rat’s. Local comic celebrity Helene Angley visits for another night of raucous laughs! With a talented line-up.


My Funny Valentines
My Funny Valentines - Stand up Comedy Night

Where: Brook Arts Center – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: My Funny Valentines - Stand up Comedy Night. Join in on Valentine Day as three of NYC’s most hilarious comedians take you on a journey of laughter.


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…



Concerts in Central Jersey


Musical Tots Storytime

Where: Princeton Public Library – 01/22/2020: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 18 months to 5 years are invited to experience music through books, movement, rhythm and improvisation. Explore and experience the piano each Wednesday…


New Brunswick Jazz Project - Marianne Solivan Duo

Where: The Tavern on George – 01/23/2020: All Day
Details: Solivan has made a name for herself as a hard swinging, passionate, vocalist who has a commanding stage presence and is able to captivate audiences…


Nio Garcia & Messiah Live At Cafe Imperial

Where: Cafe Imperial – 01/24/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Nio Garcia & Messiah Live At Cafe Imperial


Vic Della Pello

Where: Working Dog Winery – 01/25/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: VDP solo.


Matt Colligan

Where: Washington House Restaurant – 01/25/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Solo/acoustic


Jeremy Jordan

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jeremy Jordan


Jim's Big Ego
Jim's Big Ego

Where: Hopewell Theater – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Jim's Big Ego at Hopewell Theater. Jim Infantino is the band's secret to awesomeness. A singer, songwriter, and all around super-genius.


Jim's Big Ego

Where: Hopewell Theater – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, Jim's Big Ego is "The Greatest Band in the History of Recorded Music." They say they carve a unique place in…


Sean Morton

Where: Hyatt Regency Princeton – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sean Morton


Jessica Paris- Honey Spot Blvd

Where: The Nottingham Tavern – 01/25/2020: 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jessica Paris- Honey Spot Blvd


Westminster Choir: Homecoming Concert 2020

Where: – 01/27/2020: All Day
Details: Welcome the Westminster Choir back to Princeton as it presents Benjamin Britten’s Hymn to Saint Cecelia, Daniel Elder’s O Magnum Mysterium, Arnold Schönberg’s Friede auf…


The Good Tymes String Band at the Kenilworth Public Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 01/29/2020: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Good Tymes String Band at the Kenilworth Public Library|The Good Tymes String Band will be entertaining children ages 2 & up and their families…


Midland

Where: Starland Ballroom – 02/01/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Midland


Andy Borowitz: Make America Not Embarrassing Again

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Andy Borowitz: Make America Not Embarrassing Again


Michael Patrick/Suburban Hillbillies/Ring of Fire

Where: Arties Bar and Grill – 02/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Debut of RING of FIRE Band at Arties! Great room, sound system and food.. Don't miss it 🙂


Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/03/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For over 50 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award®-winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies and…


Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/04/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For over 50 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award®-winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies and…


Yamato - The Drummers of Japan

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/05/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Yamato - The Drummers of Japan


Stephanie Chin

Where: The Nottingham Tavern – 02/06/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Danny Coleman's Rock On Radio Happy Hour featuring Chin & Blum


Davina and the Vagabonds

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: -With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band draws from the last 100…


Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds at Hopewell Theater

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/06/2020: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Don't miss Davina and the Vagabonds at Hopewell Theater. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.


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Cabernet Cabaret - Songs of the Silver Screen

Where: Arts Council of Princeton – 02/07/2020: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Cabernet Cabaret - Songs of the Silver Screen. The Arts Council of Princeton presents Cabernet Cabaret. An intimate cabernet-infused performance.


Jack Broadbent

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hailed as “The new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “The real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins. Born and…


Jack Broadbent
Jack Broadbent at Hopewell Theater

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/07/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Jack Broadbent at Hopewell Theater. Hailed as “The new master of the slide guitar.” This young musician’s career is going full throttle!


The Red Affair

Where: International sports bar – 02/07/2020: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Red Affair at International Club The Red Affair at International Club.


MR. RAY
Mr. RAY Milk & Cookies

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/08/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Mr. RAY is back at The State Theatre! He's bringing along his famous sticker-covered guitar and family-friendly songs with a rock-and-roll beat.


The Joe R. Engle Organ Concert

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 02/08/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at Princeton Theological Seminary as we celebrate twenty years of the Joe R. Engle Organ. In partnership with the Central New Jersey AGO…


The Joe R. Engle Organ Concert

Where: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary – 02/08/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at Princeton Theological Seminary as we celebrate twenty years of the Joe R. Engle Organ. In partnership with the Central New Jersey AGO…


Java & Jazz in East Brunswick on Feb 8th

Where: – 02/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: On Saturday, February 8th at 8:00pm, Temple B’nai Shalom presents the 2nd Annual Young Artist Series featuring “Java & Jazz” with The Saul Dautch Band,…


Leah Marie Fuls
Leah Marie Fuls at Washington House

Where: Washington House Restaurant – 02/08/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Leah Marie Fuls' acoustic show at Washington House. Leah is a singer/songwriter from the Lehigh Valley. Her genres include pop, country and rock.


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra


Star Wars concert
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert performed by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga,…


Thrice - Vheissu 15th Anniversary Tour - mewithoutYou, Drug Church, Holy Fawn

Where: Starland Ballroom – 02/09/2020: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Thrice - Vheissu 15th Anniversary Tour - mewithoutYou, Drug Church, Holy Fawn


Yuja Wang

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/12/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Yuja Wang


Boyz II Men

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/13/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Grammy® Award-winners Boyz II Men are one of the most iconic R&B groups in music history. With an astounding 60 million albums sold, the group…


Claire Chase

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Claire Chase


Claire Chase

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Claire Chase


Queensrÿche - John 5, Eve To Adam, Without Reason, 6 Fulton

Where: Starland Ballroom – 02/15/2020: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Queensrÿche - John 5, Eve To Adam, Without Reason, 6 Fulton


An Evening With Eagles Songwriter Jack Tempchin

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: 2019 Songwriter Hall Of Fame Inductee Jack Tempchin is a legendary California hit songwriter whose best known compositions, "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and "Already Gone” are…


Human Wheels

Where: – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come see Human Wheels perform this beautiful historic theater in downtown Bound Brook. Opened in 1927, this theater is beautiful and a great place to…


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Human Wheels – John Mellencamp Tribute Band

Where: Brook Arts Center – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Human Wheels – John Mellencamp Tribute Band. Rock with the Brook Arts Center on February 15 at 8pm. Human Wheels plays the classics of John Mellencamp.


Ice-t

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Ice-t


Jake Shimabukuro

Where: Berlind Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jake Shimabukuro


Jake Shimabukuro Trio

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jake Shimabukuro Trio


Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/15/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor Pavel Milyukov, violin PROGRAM RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Overture for the Opera Tzar's Bride SHOSTAKOVICH, Violin Concerto No. 1 with violin…


Leah Marie Fuls
Leah Marie Fuls at The Rathskeller

Where: The National Hotel – 02/15/2020: 9:00 pm
Details: Enjoy live music by Leah Marie Fuls at The Rathskeller. Leah is a singer/songwriter from the Lehigh Valley. Her genres include Pop, Country, and Rock.


The Journey with Romantic Cello - Sunday, February 16 at 2:00 pm

Where: Farmstead Arts – Farmhouse – 02/16/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mira Kang (cello) and Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano) present "Belle Epoque Paris and thereafter"


Russian Renaissance

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/16/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Russian Renaissance


Dr K's Motown Revue

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 02/20/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dr K's Motown Revue


Dr K's Motown Revue

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 02/21/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Dr K's Motown Revue


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Festivals & Expos in Central Jersey


2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival
2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival

Where: Lambertville Station – 01/18/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival. Enjoy 9 days packed with events for adults, children and families. Events include chili cook off.


Super Pet Expo
Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 02/07/2020 - 02/09/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center! This year visitors and their dogs can participate in dog features.


New Jersey Wedding Expo
New Jersey Wedding Expo

Where: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center – 02/09/2020: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Come to the New Jersey Wedding Expo at the Convention Center. Many new vendors, shows and displays! Plus all new prizes and grand prizes.


Curls N Cupcakes
2nd Annual Curls N Cupcakes - A Natural Hair Event

Where: Crowne Plaza Edison – 03/21/2020: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out yo the 2nd Annual Curls N Cupcakes. An annual event to celebrate natural hair by having curl chats, question and answer sessions.


Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo
Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo

Where: The New Jersey Convention and Expo Center – 03/27/2020 - 03/29/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Heart of Oneness Holistic Expo. This community event is dedicated to Wellness, Spiritual Growth & the Conscious Evolution of Humanity.


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…



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.


Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s
Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 01/19/2020 - 01/25/2020: 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Details: Beginning Thursday, January 16th, join in for Winter Restaurant Week at Rat’s. Features a seasonal three-course menus available for lunch and dinner!


Winter Artisan Market at Unionville Vineyards
Winter Artisan Market at Unionville Vineyards

Where: Unionville Vineyards – 01/25/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Winter Artisan Market at Unionville Vineyards. A weekend of artisan crafts, gourmet food products, live music, and delicious wine!


Wassailing the Apple Trees
Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards

Where: Terhune Orchards – 01/26/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Join in Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards. Activities include dancing and singing and re-enactments of old English traditional rituals.


Tuesday Tastings with Tony
Tuesday Tastings with Tony

Where: Eno Terra Restaurant – 01/28/2020 - 02/25/2020: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Join in for Tuesday Tastings with Tony. Classes held Tuesdays, January 28 to February 25, 2019. Taste and learn about the different French wines


Wine Tasting Series - California Classics
Wine Tasting Series: California Classics

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 02/07/2020: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Details: Wine Tasting Series: California Classics. Join Rat's Restaurant each month to sample exquisite selections curated by their sommelier.


Comedy Night at Rat’s
Comedy Night at Rat’s

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 02/07/2020: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Don't miss Comedy Night at Rat’s. Local comic celebrity Helene Angley visits for another night of raucous laughs! With a talented line-up.


Wine and Chocolate Weekend
Wine and Chocolate Weekend at Alba Vineyard

Where: Alba Vineyard – 02/08/2020 - 02/16/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Take your special someone to the Wine and Chocolate Weekend at Alba Vineyard. February 8 & 9 and February 15 & 16 11am - 5pm. Two weekends.


Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend
Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards

Where: Terhune Orchards – 02/08/2020 - 02/16/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards. Enjoy chocolate paired with their award-winning wines.


Indoor Winter Market at Duke Farms
Indoor Winter Market at Duke Farms

Where: Duke Farms – 02/11/2020: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Duke Farms Farm to Table Indoor Winter Markets. The Winter Markets provides a great opportunity to support local businesses and farms.


Valentine's Dinner at Woolverton Inn
Valentine's Dinner at Woolverton Inn

Where: Woolverton Inn – 02/11/2020: 5:30 pm
Details: This year, celebrate love in the country with Woolverton Inn’s Valentine’s Stay & Dine Event. It’s the perfect way to have a romantic getaway.


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Rainforest Cafe Valentine's Day Bash

Where: Rainforest Cafe – 02/12/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Rainforest Cafe. Let your kids celebrate with a tasty buffet. Plus, special Valentine's Day cupcakes. Free goodie bags.


Happy Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day at The Ryland Inn

Where: The Ryland Inn – 02/13/2020 - 02/16/2020: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Details: Celebrate with your Valentine at The Ryland Inn. They are offering a four course menu for Valentine's Day. Menu available February 13-16.


Valentine's Day at Ursino
Valentine's Day at Ursino

Where: Ursino Steakhouse and Tavern – 02/14/2020: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Details: Treat that special someone to dinner at Ursino Steakhouse and Tavern. Join in on Valentine's Day! Call for reservations 908.977.9699.


Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day at Metuchen Inn

Where: Metuchen Inn – 02/14/2020: 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Treat that special someone in your life. Come to Metuchen Inn on Valentine's Day! Enjoy a four course dinner with the one you love.


Valentine’s Day at Rat's
Valentine’s Day at Rat's

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 02/14/2020: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Enjoy Valentine’s Day at Rat's Restaurant. Bring your sweetheart and celebrate with a special four-course prix fixe menu! Limited á la carte menu available.


Valentine's Day at Ivy Inn
Valentine's Day at Ivy Inn

Where: Ivy Inn – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 12:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Ivy Inn Friday February 14 and Saturday February 15. All seatings for Valentine's Day are two hours.


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Valentine's Day at Stage House

Where: Stage House Tavern Mountainside – 02/14/2020: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Stage House in Mountainside. Stage House is offering a Valentine's Day 3 course pre fixe menu.


Valentines Day
Valentine's Weekend at Enzo's Cucina

Where: Enzo’s Cucina – 02/14/2020 - 02/16/2020: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Enzo's Cucina is offering Valentine's Day Weekend specials. Their regular menu will also be available. Celebrate Valentine's Day at Enzo's Cucina.


Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day at Agricola

Where: Agricola Eatery – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Agricola Eatery. They will be serving a Valentine's Day Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu. $65 per person. $35 to add wine.


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Valentine's Day at Heirloom Kitchen

Where: Heirloom Kitchen – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Dazzle your Valentine this year. Celebrate Valentine's Day at Heirloom Kitchen. Enjoy an intimate three course dinner experience. $90/person.


Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day at LaFocaccia

Where: LaFocaccia – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at LaFocaccia with your special someone. LaFocaccia is serving a limited ala cart menu all weekend.


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Valentine's Day at Morini

Where: Osteria Morini – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate love on Valentine's Day at Morini with your special someone. Morini will be serving a specially curated 3 course menu. $59 per person.


Valentine's Day at The Cranbury Inn
Valentine's Day at The Cranbury Inn

Where: The Cranbury Inn – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Valentine's Day at The Cranbury Inn is a traditional, romantic celebration of loving relationships. They prepare a special menu for Valentine's Day.


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Valentine's Day at The Frenchtown Inn

Where: The Frenchtown Inn – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Frenchtown Inn. They will be serving Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 14th from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm.


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Valentine's Day at Verve Restaurant

Where: Verve Restaurant – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Verve Restaurant. They are serving a four course classic French prix fixe dinner. Seating from 5-10pm. $75 per person.


Valentine heart of roses
Valentine's Day at Watchung Hills Elks

Where: Watchung Hills Elks – 02/14/2020: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Watchung Hills Elks is hosting a Valentine's Day Pasta Dinner. Proceeds benefit the lodge’s Veterans Services Committee. Which benefits programs.


3-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner
Valentine's Day at The Bernards Inn

Where: The Bernards Inn – 02/14/2020: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Valentine's Day at The Bernards Inn. The Bernards Inn offers an enchanting Valentine's Day like no other. Valentine's Day 3-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner.


Happy Valentine's Day
Valentine's Weekend at Pairings

Where: Pairings – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Take the one you love to Valentine's Weekend at Pairings. Enjoy a four course prix fixe menu. Join us on Valentine's Day! Call for reservations.


Valentine's Weekend at Pluckemin Inn
Valentine's Weekend at Pluckemin Inn

Where: Pluckemin Inn – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Valentine's Weekend at Pluckemin Inn. Enjoy a special menu created by executive chef Jason Ramos. Celebrate with your significant other.


Wine Pairing
Three Course Wine Pairing Event at Autumn Lake Winery

Where: Autumn Lake Winery – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Three Course Wine Pairing Event at Autumn Lake Winery. Want to experience something fun and different this Valentines Day? Attend a wine pairing event.


When Harry Met Sally
Valentine's Weekend Film Fest: When Harry Met Sally

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/14/2020 - 02/16/2020: 6:00 pm
Details: When Harry Met Sally - Valentine's Weekend Film Fest at Hopewell Theater. Optional Supper Club. Features Menu created by Chef Mike Pearson.


Valentine's Day Burlesque Dinner Show
Valentine's Day Burlesque Dinner Show

Where: Blackthorn Restaurant & Irish Pub – 02/14/2020: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Valentine's Day Burlesque Dinner Show at Blackthorn. They're kicking it old school, like real old school. Join in for a Roaring 20's Burlesque Dinner Show.


Cupid's Kitchen a Valentines Day Special
Cupid's Kitchen a Valentine's Day Special

Where: The House – 02/14/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Love & Passion with a side of Grown & Sexy. Please come join in the Bearded Chef as they present to you All Cupids Kitchen A Valentine's Day Special.


Atlantis Yacht Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise
Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise

Where: Elizabeth Marina – 02/14/2020 - 02/15/2020: 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Details: Enjoy the Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise. Step back from the busy streets of New Jersey & New York City and sail the New York Harbor. Take a romantic cruise.


Dining In The Dark
Dining In The Dark - Valentines 4 Course Dinner

Where: PURE EVENT CENTER – 02/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Dining In The Dark - Valentine's 4 Course Dinner. Diners wear comfortable blindfolds throughout the event that are provided.


Tour de France - Walk Around Wine Tasting
Tour de France: Walk Around Wine Tasting

Where: Eno Terra Restaurant – 02/20/2020: 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Join in the Tour de France: Walk Around Wine Tasting. They have asked some of their industry friends to make an exclusive group visit to Eno Terra.


Japanese Cooking Class at Maricel's Kitchen
Japanese Cooking Class at Maricel's Kitchen

Where: Maricel’s Kitchen – 02/25/2020: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: The Japanese Cooking Class at Maricel's Kitchen. Join Maricel and explore the flavors and food of Japan. Learn to cook Gyoza (Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings)


Annual Wine Tasting Night
Annual Wine Tasting Night

Where: Delicious Heights – 02/27/2020: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Details: Join in the Annual Wine Tasting Night. Get together to refocus, reorganize, and re-prioritize for the New Year! A night to cure any Holiday Hangover.


Pétillant Naturel & Dry Rosé Release Weekend
Pétillant Naturel & Dry Rosé Release Weekend

Where: Unionville Vineyards – 03/14/2020 - 03/15/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Pétillant Naturel & Dry Rosé Release Weekend. 2019 was the vintage of a decade. Taste the first wines of Spring from that special year.


Louis Martini Wine Dinner
Louis Martini Wine Dinner

Where: Rat’s Restaurant – 03/19/2020: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Louis Martini Wine Dinner. Join Rat’s Restaurant, Joe Canal’s and Louis Martini Winery for a four-course tasting menu. Paired with six wines.


Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing
Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing

Where: Lone Eagle Brewing – 03/29/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come out to Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing. Taste award winning beer and meet talented local artists. Sipping a craft beer while shopping.


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.



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.


2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival
2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival

Where: Lambertville Station – 01/18/2020 - 01/26/2020: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the 2020 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival. Enjoy 9 days packed with events for adults, children and families. Events include chili cook off.


Tots for Sculpture at Grounds for Sculpture
Tots for Sculpture: Movement and Motion

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 01/25/2020: 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Details: Tots for Sculpture at Grounds for Sculpture: Movement and Motion. Early learners explore materials, make art, and get inspired by GFS’s current exhibitions.


Wassailing the Apple Trees
Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards

Where: Terhune Orchards – 01/26/2020: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Join in Wassailing the Apple Trees at Terhune Orchards. Activities include dancing and singing and re-enactments of old English traditional rituals.


Lunch Bunch at Dunellen Library
Lunch Bunch at Dunellen Library

Where: Dunellen Library – 01/27/2020: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Details: Come out to Lunch Bunch at Dunellen Library. A new type of story time. Bring your lunch and a blanket. Spread out on the meeting room floor.


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Eagles Through a Photographer's Lens

Where: Hunterdon County Arboretum – 02/05/2020: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Come see Eagles Through a Photographer's Lens. Look into the lives and behaviors of Bald Eagles through the camera lens of Bob Reith.


Super Pet Expo
Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 02/07/2020 - 02/09/2020: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Details: Don't miss the Super Pet Expo at the New Jersey Convention Center! This year visitors and their dogs can participate in dog features.


MR. RAY
Mr. RAY Milk & Cookies

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/08/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Mr. RAY is back at The State Theatre! He's bringing along his famous sticker-covered guitar and family-friendly songs with a rock-and-roll beat.


Star Wars concert
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/09/2020: 3:00 pm
Details: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert performed by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. In the spectacular climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga,…


Free Reading Assessment
Free Reading Assessment at Princeton Playspace

Where: Princeton Playspace – 02/11/2020: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Details: Come to the Free Reading Assessment at Princeton Playspace. Ages 3-5. This assessment will determine if your child is ready for in-home reading sessions.


Heart
Rainforest Cafe Valentine's Day Bash

Where: Rainforest Cafe – 02/12/2020: 5:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Rainforest Cafe. Let your kids celebrate with a tasty buffet. Plus, special Valentine's Day cupcakes. Free goodie bags.


Sugar Maple Celebration
Sugar Maple Celebration at Duke Farms

Where: Duke Farms – 02/15/2020: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in the Sugar Maple Celebration at Duke Farms. Celebrate the Sugar Maple and the magic it brings to your table. Participate in tree identification.


Valentine's Weekend
Valentine's Weekend Film Fest: The Little Rascals

Where: Hopewell Theater – 02/15/2020: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Details: Come to the Valentine's Weekend Film Fest at Hopewell Theater. They will be showing The Little Rascals on Saturday, February 15.


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…


MasterChef
MasterChef Junior Live!

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


Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live

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


Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

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


Apex Kicks Cancer
Soccer Tournament Benefiting American Cancer Society

Where: Apex Sports & Events – 03/28/2020 - 03/29/2020: All Day
Details: Come to the Soccer Tournament Benefiting American Cancer Society. Knock the ice off your cleats and come kick cancer with Apex Sports & Events!


Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing
Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing

Where: Lone Eagle Brewing – 03/29/2020: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Come out to Crafts and Drafts at Lone Eagle Brewing. Taste award winning beer and meet talented local artists. Sipping a craft beer while shopping.


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.


Street Fair
Highland Park Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Highland Park – 05/03/2020: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Details: Come to Highland Park Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Street Fair
Raritan Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Raritan – 05/09/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Raritan Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Joanie Leeds
Joanie Leeds at State Theatre New Jersey

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 05/16/2020: 10:00 am
Details: Joanie Leeds at State Theatre New Jersey. One of the top nationally-touring kindie rock singers with her high-energy, interactive kids’ rock.


Street Fair
Woodbridge Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Woodbridge – 05/16/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Woodbridge Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


Street Fair
Metuchen Street Fair and Craft Show

Where: Downtown Metuchen – 05/17/2020: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Come to the Metuchen Street Fair and Craft Show. Free admission for Spectators! Come on down for a day of family fun with original & interesting Art.


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.


Street Fair
Westfield Street Fair and Craft Show

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


The Skinny Dippers Band
Skinny Dippers Band at The Croton Festival

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


Sugarloaf Craft Festival

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



Performing Arts Events in Central Jersey


New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 01/25/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Mikado


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: All Day
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.” —Daily News Don’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime,…


The Color Purple

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/30/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: “Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever.” —Daily News Don’t miss the Tony Award®-winning revival that exhilarated Broadway! With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime,…


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 01/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/01/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Goodnight Nobody (Open Caption)


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/01/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


The Color Purple New Brunswick

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/01/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The Color Purple New Brunswick


Champions Of Magic

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) – 02/02/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Champions Of Magic


Goodnight Nobody (ASL and Audio Described)

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


Dance Theatre Of Harlem

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


Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

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


National Ballet Theatre of Odessa - Romeo and Juliet

Where: McCarter Theatre Center – 02/16/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: National Ballet Theatre of Odessa - Romeo and Juliet


Be Here Now

Where: Oakes Center – 02/20/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: February 20 - March 8 Surrounded by painfully cheerful co-workers, Bari is deeply cynical and woefully underemployed. After an unexpected and unexplainable turn of events,…


Mummenschanz

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 02/21/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mummenschanz


Masters Of Illusion
Masters Of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family - but can you figure it out? Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand,…


Masters of Illusion

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 02/28/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Fun for the whole family! Masters of Illusion® includes grand illusions, levitation, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand, and more! A hit TV show on…


West-Eastern Divan Ensemble

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/01/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PROGRAM SCHUBERT, Rondo in A, D. 438 for Violin and String Quartet ATTAHIR, Solo for Violin and String Ensemble MENDELSSOHN, String Octet in E-flat Major,…


Sherlock Holmes Returns

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 03/10/2020: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sherlock Holmes Returns


Sleuth

Where: Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center – 03/10/2020: 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Sleuth


Jay Leno

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/12/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Jay Leno


Russian National Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/14/2020: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Russian National Ballet - Sleeping Beauty


Irish Cabaret

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 03/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Irish Cabaret


Russian National Ballet - Sleeping Beauty

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/14/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Russian National Ballet - Sleeping Beauty


Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live

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


Irish Cabaret

Where: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse – 03/15/2020: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Irish Cabaret


Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/28/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/28/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/29/2020: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment

Where: CURE Insurance Arena – 03/29/2020: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment


Peking Acrobats

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


Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 03/31/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Hailed as a “matchless American dance company” by the Philadelphia Enquirer, Complexions Contemporary Ballet transcends dance tradition through a groundbreaking approach to the art. Founded…


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…


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


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


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 – 04/24/2020: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Pilobolus Dance Theater


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…


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


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


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