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Stone Harbor Arts and Crafts Festival 2019

Stone Harbor Recreation Field 8100 Second Ave, Stone Harbor, NJ, 08247, United States

Saturday & Sunday, August 3-4, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday/ 9:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday Don’t miss this premier, nationally ranked event! The Festival showcases over 200 artisans from more than...


Barbie Event at Walmart in Turnersville

Walmart Supercenter in Turnersville 3501 Route 42, Turnersville

Barbie’s 60th Celebration Comes to Turnersville Walmart; Featuring National Geographic Explorer Jennifer W. Lopez     Barbie Be Anything Tour stop in South Jersey in Turnersville Walmart Supercenter 3501 Route 42...


Brigantine Beach Sand Castle Building Contest 2019

Brigantine Beaches - 14th St South 14th St South, Brigantine

The 10th Annual Ashore Realty Amateur Sand Castle Building Contest will take place on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 in front of the Laguna Restaurant on the 14th street south beach...


Mercer County 4-H Fair 2019

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville

101st Annual Mercer County 4‑H Fair August 3 & 4, 2019 at Howell Living History Farm Saturday, August 3–10 am to 8 pm Sunday, August 4–10 am to 4 pm...


Essex County Environmental Center BuzzFest

Essex County Environmental Center 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland

August 3, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm Buzzfest For all ages. Have you ever wondered how honey goes from hive to jar? Come join our local beekeeper as he extracts honey...


James P. Allaire’s Birthday and Guild Day

The Historic Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall Township

Join us to celebrate our founder, James P. Allaire's birthday. Enjoy toasts, cake, music, and entertainment throughout the village and our historic buildings. Participate in our Field Day activities and...


Allentown Faerie Festival 2019

Allentown, NJ Allentown

Faerie Festival August 3 • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Come down for a day of magical faerie love in Allentown, NJ. The veil shielding the Faerie Realm will fall...


Food Truck Festival in Brigantine

Brigantine Beaches - 38th Street Beach 38th Street, Brigantine

We are proud to present the First Annual Brigantine Food Truck Festival! The City of Brigantine has such a unique and fun history and has built a community around locals...


1880s Music Day at Milltown

Cooper Gristmill 66 State Route 24, Chester

Saturday, August 3 1880s Music Day at Milltown Enjoy many of the folk tunes and dances that were popular in the 1880s – you may recognize more of them than...


Rockaway Townsquare Back to School Event

Rockaway Mall 301 Mount Hope Ave, Rockaway

Don’t forget to add “fun” to your back to school supplies list. Join us on Saturday August 3 for activities for the entire family including a balloon artist, pretzel rolling, kids craft, music, refreshments and...


Downtown Wildwood Rib-Off Festival

Byrne Plaza in Wildwood Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Rib-Off Festival~NEW! Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave, Wildwood.  Dates: Sat., 8/3: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sun., 8/4:  11 am - 5 pm Come and enjoy the...


Public Astronomy and Star Watch – Batsto Village

Batsto Village Hammonton

The wide open fields at Historic Batsto Village are the perfect place to explore the night skies! Join members of the West Jersey Astronomical Society as they set up telescopes,...


Hardyston Movies in the Park

Wheatsworth Road Park Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston

Hardyston Township Recreation will be hosting its annual Programs in the Park at Wheatsworth Sports and Recreation Complex this summer. Saturdays in August will offer Movies in the Park at...


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