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Big Joe Henry LIVE at TCNJ for Special Olympics Opening Ceremony!

Big Joe Henry and the Jersey Prize Team kick off Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games with a LIVE broadcast from the stadium at TCNJ. Stop by to welcome over 2000 athletes to the games! 7 pm - 10 pm.

Date: June 9th, 2017
Location: TCNJ
2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08618

Big Joe Henry LIVE at Raceway Park

Join Big Joe Henry as he broadcasts LIVE from the 48th Annual NHRA Summer Nationals at Raceway Park on June 10th from 10AM to 3 PM. Feel the power that pummels the senses with 10,000 horsepower at speeds over 330 miles per hour!  Don’t miss the fire popping jet car exhibition runs on Friday and Saturday night!

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd., Englishtown, NJ 07726


ATLANTIC COUNTY


PorchFest 2017

The Ventnor PorchFest, a music and arts festival held on the welcoming front porches of Ventnor, will take place this Spring. The family-friendly, free event will feature local musicians from a wide variety of genres. Afternoon entertainment will include more than forty performers on assorted porches throughout the city. Attendees will stroll from porch to porch and "camp out" on front lawns and sidewalks as they enjoy live, local talent. Maps of porches and performers will be provided on the day of the event. PorchFest brings important attention to Ventnor's beautiful architecture, ongoing revitalization, and highlights the musical and artistic talent here at the shore.

Date: June 11th, 2017
Location: 108 N. Dorset Ave., Ventnor City, NJ 08406

Summer Concert Series

The bands are back in town for the Bellview Winery Summer Concert Series! Soak up the sun and groove to the music of To The Max's John Coley, The Dirk Quinn Band, and more on June 10th & 24th as well as July 8th & 22nd. Need to beat the summer heat? A carafe of sangria and a seat in the shade will help you keep your cool. Be sure to check our platter menu for a delicious pairing to your favorite wine! Event times are 4 – 8 pm each day. Admission to the event is $5 and wine tasting is available for $5 at the tasting tent.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - July 22nd, 2017
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St., Landisville, NJ 08326


BERGEN COUNTY


Montvale Street Fair

Non-stop music and entertainment along with family fun attractions. Over 150 exhibitors, kiddie rides & climbing wall, kids games, face painters, amusements, temp tattoos, & more. A special section with craft exhibitors & artists. Fabulous festival foods, everything from shishkabobs, kettle corn, pulled pork, sausage sandwiches to ice cream, zeppoles, funnel cakes, and Italian ices. Come eat, shop & play! 10 am - 5 pm. Rain or Shine.

Date: June 11th, 2017
Location: Paragon Dr., Montvale, NJ 07645


BURLINGTON COUNTY


Bordentown City Green Fair

The Bordentown City Green Fair will return to this historic Burlington County town for the 8th straight year with more than 60 vendors and exhibits designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. This free event takes place rain or shine from 10 am - 3 pm, and features live music, local food selections, children's activities, artwork and the latest eco-friendly products and services. For more information email the Bordentown City Green Team.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Carslake Community Center
207 Crosswicks St., Bordentown, NJ 08505

Moonlight Walk

Come explore the village and the bogs by moon light, this special oportunity is scheduled on or as close to the full moon as possibe. An experienced guide will share insights about Whitesbog and the nature that surrounds us with a different topic each month. Meet your guide in the General Store before the start time and look around prior to the start. All walks are 3-5 miles in length. Dress weather appropriate. PLEASE NOTE: The summer start time is 8pm. Reservations are requested by calling 609-893-4646, the walk is $5/person.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Historic Whitesbog Village
120 W. Whites Bogs Rd. #34, Browns Mills, NJ 08015


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Cape May Restaurant Week

An eight-day culinary event that takes place every June. Enjoy lunch and dinner menus at a fixed price and discover new favorites.

Date: June 4th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Various Restaurants
Cape May, Cape May, NJ 08204

Location: Various Locations Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

New Year's in North Wildwood

Both the top Mummers Brigades AND top Mummers String Bands from the New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia will entertain crowds in the pub district of North Wildwood. The excitement kicks off Friday night with the Fancy Brigade Pub Crawl through local drinking establishments in the North Wildwood Entertainment District. A colorful Mummers parade will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday along Olde New Jersey Avenue where you can get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps. (Fancy Brigades begin at 3 p.m. and the String Band Grand Finale begins at 4:30 p.m.) Rain date is Sunday. Admission is FREE, so come join in the fun and learn the famous Mummers Strut!

Date: June 9th, 2017 - June 10th, 2017
Location: Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08210

Boardwalk Craft Show

Dozens of crafters offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to water colors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you've been searching for-and of course, a little something for yourself. If you would like to become a vendor please contact us at craftshows@capemaycity.com

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Promenade
Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204


ESSEX


Sunset Safari

Sunset Safari cocktail reception is being held to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Lion and Hyena Exhibit. This private event will be held after hours from 6 - 8 pm in the African Adventure Wing at Turtle Back Zoo. Join the zoo's animal ambassadors and some awesome visiting species for this special occasion. A silent auction with one of a kind animal themed items will be on display.

Date: June 9th, 2017
Location: Essex County Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052

Montclair's South End Wellness Day

The Community Wellness Day is a free, educational opportunity for families and individuals in the surrounding community to learn more about wellness and practicing healthy lifestyles. Booths from local businesses in the South End and beyond, sponsors, and community education volunteers will work together by offering free educational activities, food, demonstrations, health screenings, give-aways, entertainment and information on community resources. There will be fitness classes, children's and family activities, and healthy farm-to-table demonstrations. Rain date: Sunday, June 11.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Garden State Community Bank
323 Orange Rd., Montclair, NJ 07042


HUDSON COUNTY


Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival

Mayor Dawn Zimmer & the City of Hoboken present the 24th Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival. Featuring over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers & local crafters, as well as local businesses, restaurants, food vendors and more. A special children's section offers rides, games, creative activities, face painting, sand art & more. Live music performances, featuring Burnt Sugar, the Arkestra Chamber's Tribute to Prince, Karyn Kuhl Band, The Demolition String Band, Glenn Morrow's Cry for Help, Mike Daly & The Planets, The Toll Collectors, RockNRoll Hi-Fives, In the Works & more to be announced. Admission is Free. 11 am - 6 pm. Rain or Shine. Note: New location! Washington between 8th & 14th Streets.

Date: June 11th, 2017
Location: 8th & 14th Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030

3rd Annual Bayonne Hometown Fair

The Event will include Children's Rides, Games, Local Merchants, Specialty Vendors, Food Vendors, Non-profits, Musical entertainment and so much more! Saturday 11 am - 8 pm and Sunday Noon - 5 pm.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: 21st - 25th St. & Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Hidden Gardens of Lambertville Tour

Tour highlights some of Lambertville's most elegant and unique "hidden gardens." The self-guided tour begins at the Kalmia Clubhouse and showcases a variety of garden types and plants, from eclectic to formal, orchids to cactus and beyond. The walking tour benefits the women's club's mission and assists with its community outreach and annual scholarship programs. 10 am - 4 pm, rain or shine.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Kalmia Club
39 York St., Lambertville, NJ 08530


MERCER COUNTY


115th Trenton Library Anniversary Block Party

BLOCK PARTY In Celebration of 115 Years of the Trenton Free Public Library Food Trucks! Face Painting! Book Sale! Local Author Tables! 11 am – 4 pm.

Date: June 9th, 2017
Location: 120 Academy St., Trenton, NJ 08608


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


Feria de Sevilla

Enjoy the 5th annual "Feria de Sevilla" from 2 - 5 pm (Rain date Sat. June 17), celebrating Spain's unique cultural heritage with live Flamenco music and traditional dances performed by Alborada's professional artists, educational workshops, delicious foods and drink (Sangria Tasting), children's arts & crafts and vendor tables. Admission is FREE! Sponsored by Woodbridge Township, The Bank of Woodbridge, Macys and other additional sponsors to be announced.

Date: June 11th, 2017
Location: Parker Press Park
428 Raway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095


MORRIS COUNTY


Strawberry Harvest Festival

Take a hayride to the strawberry patch to pick your own strawberries. Also enjoy homemade strawberry treats like strawberry ice cream, strawberry shortcake, strawberry milkshakes and more. The kids will enjoy pony rides, moon bounce, feeding our friendly farm animals, taking a wagon train ride, playing in Corn Kingdom or climbing our giant hay pyramid. Hot and cold refreshments also available.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 25th, 2017
Location: Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, NJ 07930

Big Greek Festival

A family friendly venue, thousands of visitors each year visit the St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church grounds to experience how Greeks preserve the character and ties to Greek culture in a classic way. A handful of key ingredients are central to a characteristic Greek community gathering: Tantalizingly fresh, hot off the grills Greek food and handmade dishes and delicacies - sweet goodies and pastries to eat in or take home, live Greek music and entertainment featuring traditional Greek folk dancing, tasty Greek wines and liquors, and family friendly fun featuring special activities for younger children. Church tours reveal intricate craftsmanship and detail adorning colorful icons and wood carvings, and bright and colorful glass windows. Come join the fun! See the event website at www.biggreekfestival.com to keep up to date on the schedule of activities and highlights of the weekend.

Date: June 9th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church Community Center
1447 Sussex Tpk., Randolph, NJ 07869

7th Annual Groove in the Grove - Indie Songwriter Music Festival

Bringing the best regional songwriters to Northwest New Jersey! Offering an afternoon full of original music in a shaded, park-like setting with on-site playground, plenty of parking and interesting vendors. Festival food & adult beverages available for purchase. Always great music, food and FUN! Bask in the sun or relax in the shade while grooving to some awesome tunes! Perfect for the whole family! Skylands Songwriters Guild is a recognized 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing the community of Singer/Songwriters of Northwest New Jersey and the surrounding region. All donations made to Sklylands Songwriters Guild are tax deductible.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Vasa Park
Wolfe Rd., Budd Lake, NJ 07828


OCEAN COUNTY


Arts and Crafts by the Sea

Seaside Heights will host two events that will satisfy every shopper, Arts and Crafts by the Sea and a Town-wide Garage Sale. Held from 11 am - 7 pm on the boardwalk between Dupont & Grant Ave. Shoppers will have the chance to browse handmade arts and crafts from local vendors while enjoying the beautiful ocean view. Over fifty vendors specializing in everything from photography to paintings will be in attendance. Arts and Crafts by the Sea will also feature a variety of beautiful hand-crafted items such as jewelry, candles, nautical paintings, wooden engravings, and bird houses. The town-wide garage sale will take place the same day from 8 am - 2 pm throughout the town. Residents will be selling a treasure trove of household items. After a day of shopping guests can stroll the boardwalk, visit an arcade or the amusement pier, and grab a bite to eat in the many renowned eateries in Seaside Heights.

Date: June 10th, 2017
Location: Boardwalk
Dupont Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ 08571


PASSAIC COUNTY


Ringwood Manor Vintage Marketplace & Food Truck Show

Collectors, treasure hunters, and decorators can spend the day shopping for their favorite antiques from more than 75 on the historic grounds of Ringwood Manor.The marketplace will feature vendors selling antiques, collectibles, and vintage items such as coins, U.S. and world stamps, comic books, toys, military items, currency, trains, sports and non-sports cards from the early 20th century, watches, clocks, jewelry, furniture, records, and more. While visitors shop, there will also be live performances from jazz and acoustic musicians. Tasty treats will be plentiful from the variety of gourmet food trucks on site, serving empanadas, ice cream and more. Meanwhile, younger visitors can stop at the kids craft area to create their own treasures that will be available to them at no charge.There is no cost to enter the antiques & vintage marketplace, but there is a $5 per in-state car parking fee, and $7 per car out-of-state parking fee to enter Ringwood State Park.

Date: June 11th, 2017
Location: Ringwood State Park
1304 Sloatsburg Rd., Ringwood, NJ 07456

Greenwood Lake Air Show

The 9th annual Greenwood Lake Air Show is bringing the top performers from across the nation to thrill audiences in the highlands of New Jersey. Crowds will be entertained by top names like Rob Holland and Bill Stein who perform solo and duel acts. Rex Pemberton will be a sure highlight of the day as he glides through the air in his Xwing suit. This one of a kind performance is making it's debut for the 2017 season. Rex is a world renowned sky diver and took his passion for flight to new heights with this jet powered wing he straps to his back. A list of all the acts can be found on the website. Throughout the day guests can find food, drinks, and merchandise on the field. As well as a car show and historical exhibits.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Greenwood Lake Airport
126 Airport Rd., West Milford, NJ 07480


UNION COUNTY


Kick for a Cause - Jessica Williams Fundraiser

Jessica Williams was one of the two Dunellen teens severely injured in the Times Square attack that took place a few weeks ago. Come out Sat. and Sun. to 9Round Kickboxing in Green Brook to help raise money for Jessica. Min $5 donation for a 30 minute 9Round kickboxing workout. 100% of proceeds and all raffle sales will go towards Jessica's recovery.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: 326 Route 22 West, Suite 3A
Green Brook, NJ 08812


WARREN COUNTY


Strawberry Social

The full Strawberry Moon heralds the arrival of strawberry season. Come on out to enjoy strawberry-wine daiquiris and strawberry desserts made from berries from our neighbor, Phillips Farm. You can also purchase a basket to take home or go next door to pick your own. $10 admission. 1 - 5 pm.

Date: June 10th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017
Location: Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Rt. 627, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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