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Cape May Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament

Cape May Beaches - Windsor Beach 238 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ

Friday, August 30, 2019 As summer draws to a close, mark your calendars for a fun Cape May tradition—The Rich Reinhart Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament. The longest-running contest of its …


End of Summer Concert in Margate City

Lucy the Elephant 9200 Atlantic Ave, Margate City, NJ

“MOTOWN MEETS MARGATE” DR. K’S MOTOWN REVUE IN FREE END OF SUMMER CONCERT. The Margate City Public Library and Lucy the Elephant are pleased to present a free “End of …


Family Movie Night at Red Mill Museum in Clinton 2019

Red Mill Museum 56 Main Street, Clinton, NJ

Come down for a FREE movie night under the stars on our quarry lawn. Movie starts at dusk, approximately 7:45pm. Treats will be available for purchase. Don’t forget your lawn …


Olde Time Antiques, Crafts, and Collectibles Faire

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River, NJ

Olde Time Antiques, Crafts, and Collectibles Faire.  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Over 50 vendors, plus live music, food trucks, historical reenactors, classic cars, antique engines and more.


Meet the Author at The Little Point Bookshop in Point Pleasant

The Little Point Bookshop 629 1/2 Arnold Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Meet the Author: Annie Silvestro Celebrate the end of summer and get the littles ready to go back to school with Annie Silvestro and Bunny's Book Club!


Bradley Beach Labor Day LobsterFest

Bradley Beach LobsterFest 500 Ocean Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ

Bradley Beach Labor Day LobsterFest! August 31 & September 1 Hours: 11 am - 8 pm Free event! 6 bands and emcee/DJ playing requests Over 180 craft and specialty vendors …


Labor Day Family Event Bass Pro Shops Atlantic City

Bass Pro Shops 30 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ

  LABOR DAY WEEKEND FAMILY EVENT 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday Noon-5pm come get your free photo download with a red white and blue background. Kids get your face painted (1pm-4pm), …


Night Prowl at Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Plaza NJ

Explore the Sandy Hook Holly Forest on this sensory led tour with a ranger. Family fun for everyone!  Bring insect repellant, flashlight, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Free! Reservations Required: …


Crestwood Lake Movie Night

Crestwood Lake West Crescent Ave, Allendale, NJ

August 31st Movie starts around dusk (8:30) Movie is TBD


12th Annual Labor Day Weekend Concert – Edison

Roosevelt Park 1 Pine Drive, Edison, NJ

Grab your beach chairs and sit back to enjoy Tramps Like Us- a Bruce Springsteen tribute band and Wanted DOA- a Bon Jovi tribute band. Free Admission | Gates open …


Where to Pick Apples Today

New Jersey NJ

Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for places to go apple picking in New Jersey today.


Food Truck Festival in Haddonfield

Downtown Haddonfield W Kings Hwy,, Haddonfield, NJ

This festival promises to bring food trucks to the downtown, offering their creative spin on all types of cuisine from barbecue, Latin, Italian, Mexican and more! Also taking place during …


Oysterfest in Asbury Park

Bradley Park Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ

Asbury Park Oysterfest Friday, September 6: 5pm-10pm *Free Admission* Saturday, September 7: 11am - 10pm Sunday, September 8: 11am - 6pm Location The event will be held across the street …


Allamuchy Country Fair 2019

The Fields at Waterloo 2 Kinney Road, Stanhope, NJ

As of September 2, 2022 there are no details about this event for 2022.   The Allamuchy Country Fair will be held at Waterloo Concert Fields in Allamuchy located on …


Community Health Day in Morristown 2019

Headquarters Plaza - Morristown Speedwell Ave, Morristown, NJ

As of September 10, 2022 there are no details about this event for 2022. 24 Annual Community Health Day at HQ's Plaza Saturday, September 7th from 9am - 1pm The …


NJ Wild Outdoor Expo – Jackson

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management 299 East Colliers Mill Road, New Egypt, NJ

The NJ WILD Outdoor Expo is back!!! September 7 & 8 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days! DFW's NJ WILD Outdoor Expo is at the Colliers Mills Wildlife …


River Days

Camden Waterfront 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ

The River Days event on September 7th is the kick-off event of a month-long celebration of the Delaware River. The event brings families together to educate them about their local …

Sailfest – Toms River

River Avenue, Island Heights NJ RIver Avenue, Island Heights, NJ

FREE Family Event Ample FREE street parking and FREE shuttle from Island Heights Firehouse Sailboat races in the morning Exciting crafters and vendors Great food vendors, including food trucks Inflatable …


Apple Fest – Colts Neck

Delicious Orchards Route 34, Colts Neck, NJ

Apple Fest 2017 Dates: September 7th and 8th Rain or Shine Time: 11am – 4pm Each year, our Apple Fest event gets bigger and bigger! Attendee’s enjoy a full antique …


High Bridge Community Day-Hunterdon

High Bridge High Bridge, NJ

A fun filled day with free snacks, face painting, live music and lots of community vendors. For more information please click here.


Ringwood Town Fireworks

Shepherd's Lake Sloatsburg Rd, Ringwood, NJ

Ringwood Town Fireworks to Celebrate our Volunteers Saturday, September 7th starting at dusk Rain Date is Sunday, September 8th At Shepherd Lake


Grandparents Day at iPlay America 2019

iPlay America 110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ

As of September 3, 2022 there are no details about this event for 2022. GRANDPARENTS DAY 2019 Grandparents Eat Free: -Purchase an Adult Entree, Get a FREE Entree for Grandma …



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