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Big Joe Henry LIVE at the Ocean County Irish Festival

Join Big Joe Henry on Saturday, September 9th as he broadcasts live from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Ocean County Irish Festival at Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin. This is a family event which will include live music, pipe bands, step dancers, kids activities, food trucks, vendors, and a beer tent.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Manahawkin Lake Park
Route 9 and North Lakeshore Drive, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Big Joe Henry LIVE at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston

Join Big Joe Henry and the Jersey Prize Team at the Grand Opening of Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s Cooperman Family Pavilion in Livingston as they unveil a new five-story, 241,000 square-foot soaring addition to the Livingston medical center. The Cooperman Family Pavilion, with its towering glass entrance, will become the new point of entry for all patients and visitors to the medical center.  The pavilion will encompass 114 new private, single-patient rooms; an expansive 56-bassinet Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which is three times the size of the previous NICU; many of the outpatient diagnostic services including non-invasive cardiology, cardiopulmonary and neuro diagnostics lab, endoscopy lab and pre-admission testing; a central registration area; and same-day surgery suite. A new three-story parking garage has also been built to accommodate more than 400 vehicles.

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: 94 Old Short Hills Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Atlantic City Seafood Festival

The Atlantic City Seafood Festival is moving to the boardwalk in 2017! This year's Festival will be held outdoors, adjacent to The Showboat, just steps away from the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk and Beaches! It will be the same fantastic festival, just in a new home! The Atlantic City Seafood festival will continue to give attendees the opportunity to experience Atlantic City as a culinary destination and will be a great opportunity for foodies and food seekers to meet some of Atlantic City's most unique chefs and restaurateurs all while eating their tasty creations.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Showboat Hotel
701 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

17th Annual Surf for a Cause

Registration is now open and will only be conducted online. Entries are $50 per division, $15 for each additional division and include an event T-shirt and a ticket to the after party. Entries are free for Grom Boys, 11 years old and younger and Grom Girls, 12 years old and younger, divisions. There are also divisions for longboard and standup paddleboard. After party is 4 pm at Ventura's Greenhouse, 106 S Benson Ave. Tickets to the after party only are $30. Additional information is available online.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Beach
Decatur Ave., Margate City, NJ 08402


BURLINGTON COUNTY


Burlington County Arts In the Park Festival

Every September, enjoy an eclectic mix of entertainment on three stages, including music, dance, theater and storytelling. Guests are encouraged to engage in free interactive activities, such as Chalk the Walk, Paint the Mural and Clothesline Art Workshop. Artists of all levels will have an opportunity to showcase their skills. The Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery will host the Annual Juried Art Exhibit. There will be fine art vendors, artisan crafters, art-related activities, and performers in a variety of genres!

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Historic Smithville Park
803 Smithville Rd., Eastampton, NJ 08060


CAMDEN COUNTY


Camden Jam: Arts and Music Festival

The City of Camden and Connect the Lots is proud to host the third annual Camden Jam: Arts and Music Festival. The festival will feature live music and cultural arts performances including six-time Grammy-nominated American R&B singer and songwriter, Kelly Price and singer-songwriter, Bilal, with additional performances from locals artists and musicians. The festival also features food and clothing vendors, arts and crafts, a Kids Zone, an Eco Zone, and a Health Zone. This is a ticketed event. Event runs from 2 - 8 pm.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Roosevelt Park Plaza
520 Market St., Camden, NJ 08103


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally

Cape Classics Motorcycle Club presents one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Northeast. Daily vendors, live entertainment and activities surrounding the Wildwoods Convention Center and at Oak and Atlantic Ave. Thurs., Friday & Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm, Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm.

Date: September 7th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Oak & Atlantic Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260

Revolutionary War Encampment

The American Revolution comes to life with reenactors and encampments from both Loyalist and Patriot militia. Field camps, artillery demonstrations and more.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Rt. 9, Cape May, NJ 08204


ESSEX


South Mountain Int’l Blues Festival

The festival serves as an ongoing preservation mechanism of the uniquely American art form that is THE BLUES, and the North Jersey Blues Alliace provides ongoing support through cultural and educational activities which promote, enhance or expand the narrative around THE BLUES, its roots and ongoing historical and societal relevance.

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Essex County South Mountain Reservation
9 Cherry Ln., West Orange, NJ 07052

Tracks & Rails Bourbon Bash

All aboard! It's time to wet your whistle...next stop is the Tracks & Rails Bourbon Bash! The wait is over, and we hope you're as excited as we are! You're invited to join us for our Tracks & Rails release party. Small batch craft distillation of distilled excellence. Come enjoy tastings from our first ever bourbon whiskey, refreshing craft cocktails, live entertainment, games and a darn good time. Your ticket purchase will include: complimentary cocktail and commemorative Tracks & Rails gift. The indoor/outdoor extravaganza is pet and children friendly. We sure hope you can make it.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Claremont Distillery
25 Commerce Rd., Unit K, Fairfield, NJ 07004

Teddy Bear Parade

Bring your favorite fluffy friend to the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum for a special treat, listen to stories, visit our Bear Hospital to have your friend marked "Beary Healthy"! Then join us for a special parade through the Arboretum's beautiful woodlands! Parades at 11:30 am & 2 pm. Visit the website for more information.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills, NJ 07078


HUDSON COUNTY


Jersey City Wine Fest

Wine Fest is your all access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Travel the world of wine at Harborside's waterfront property. Guests will enjoy unlimited wine samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games. Session 1: 12:30 - 4:30 pm; Session 2: 6 - 10 pm.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Harborside Artrium
Christopher Columbus Dr., Hudson River Pkwy., Jersey City, NJ 07302

2nd Annual Jersey City First Responders Charity Cook-Off

Taste food in several different categories prepared by Jersey City's local Police Department, Firefighters, and EMTs! Sample it all and vote for your favorite! Ticket price include food tasting and judging the entries. Come early and participate in the children's activities, music and more! Jersey City's own Midnight Market Jersey City is curating the food truck selection! The Beacon shuttle is providing free pickup with eventbrite ticket holders! Leaving every 30 minutes from Exchange Place & Grove Street PATH stations. Shuttle service starts at 10:30am and continues until 3:00pm. (Advanced purchse of cook-off tickets required for shuttle service.) Tickets: $25 for Adults & $10 for Children under 12 years of age The charities designated by the participating agencies include: the Jersey City Firefighters Family Assistance Fund. 11 am - 4 pm.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: The Beacon
20 Beacon Way, Jersey City, NJ 07304

10th Annual Cultural, Health and Wellness Festival

Come join us Sunday, September 10, 2017 for a day of fun, education, and activities at the 10th annual Cultural, Health and Wellness festival hosted by Save Latin America at Union City High School in Union City. Thousands will be attending and there will be a variety of vendors, sponsors, and activities to choose from. The event is from 10 am to 7 pm. See you there!

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Union City High School
2500 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Union City, NJ 07087


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Flemington Opa! Festival

The Flemington Opa! Festival is west Central Jersey's big cultural family event, featuring food, shopping, fun, and entertainment. It was voted for the past two years as the "Best Foodie Event" in Hunterdon. Enjoy delicious Greek fare indoors or outside under the tent. The menu features classic oven baked items and also popular grill selections such as souvlaki and gyros. A Taverna will feature Greek and domestic wine and beer. Cafe features include Greek pastries and coffee. In addition to the food, there will be amusement games for the family to enjoy, pony rides, as well as Greek folk dancing entertainment and Greek Music. The International Marketplace will feature an array of merchants to satisfy a wide variety of shopping interests. Parking is free. A portion of admission donations will support the charity efforts of the parish.

Date: September 8th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
85 Voorhees Corner Rd., Flemington, NJ 08822

Garden State Sheep Breeders 23rd Annual Sheep and Fiber Festival

Sheep shows, breed exhibit, fleece show/sale vendors, crafts, exhibits, sheepdog herding, food, regional Jacob show, rare sheep breeds, alpacas, fiber rabbits. Admission: $5/person; $10/car; $15/2 day car pass. Free parking. Additional information is available online.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Hunterdon County Farigrounds
1207 Rt. 179, Ringoes, NJ 08551


MERCER COUNTY


Community Day - EASEL Fundraiser & Pet Adoption Day

Hosted by Brandywine Living in Princeton. Join us at this Family & Pet Friendly Event. Family Barbecue - Hotdogs, Hamburger, and BBQ chicken, assorted salads, watermelon & ice-cream. Live Entertainment, The Heritage Band, Unveiling of “Our Family Portrait,” A Precious Impressions station for family Instant hand holding castings, Pet Vendors and animal friendly product vendors, 50/50 Raffle, Pet Raffle Baskets and MORE! Best of all admission is FREE with donation to EASEL. EASEL Is in need of canned, wet dog or cat food. Check or cash donations also welcomed!

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Brandywine Living (Princeton, NJ)
155 Raymond Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

To Protect & Serve Fall Feast

Join us for a celebration of the men and women who protect and serve our township with proceeds benefiting the Ewing Township PBA #111! Stop by and enjoy food trucks, BBQ, live music, demos, games, beer, and more! No tickets needed. Check out our website for details!

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: River Horse Brewing Company
2 Graphics Dr., Ewing, NJ 08628


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


HUB City Sounds: Rock New Brunswick

Rock New Brunswick: featuring punk music and entertainment, featuring Latin Rock and Afro Punk performances, New Jersey music media consortium, Smugbug Productions and a DIY Flea Market.

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Elmer B Boyd Park
Rt. 18 N., New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Helene Cody Cranbury 5k & Fun Run

Join us for our 9th annual run/walk through the flat, fast, and shady streets and parks of Cranbury. The 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:15 am and is perfect for K-8th grade competitors but all ages are welcome. Each finisher receives a medal and the top 3 boys and girls receive trophies. The 5K starts at 9 am and is a chip-timed, USATF certified event with a fun, upbeat atmosphere and great prizes!  After the races, enjoy the DJ, get a free massage, fill up on snacks, and see if you won a raffle prize! All proceeds support the Helene Cody Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of inspiring youth to volunteer, to better their community and themselves.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: Cranbury Fire Department
2 S. Main St., Cranbury, NJ 08512


MONMOUTH COUNTY


Apple Fest 2017

Each year, our Apple Fest event gets bigger and bigger! Attendee's enjoy a full antique car display (over 40 cars ranging back to the early 1900's), fun games, local vendors offering delicious product samplings, clowns, live music, and of course plenty of apple options including more than a dozen varieties, Delicious Orchards' famous apple cider, apple flavored cotton candy and made on site apple fritters are always a huge hit. We look forward to seeing you there.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Delicious Orchards
320 Rt. 34, Colts Neck, NJ 07722

Beach Bash 2017

Beach Bash is the largest event for Autism Community in New Jersey. It will bring together families from the autism community. We expect over 7,000 in attendance. The Beach Bash is a FREE event and includes: music, lunch, arts & crafts, exhibitor tents, face painting, product giveaways and much more!

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: On the beach, 7th Ave., Belmar, NJ 07715


MORRIS COUNTY


44th Annual Fall Chester Craft Show

Enjoy a day in the town of Chester as it hosts artists for the 44th Annual Fall Chester Craft Show. Consistently ranked one of New Jerseys top craft shows, it attracts many artists from New Jersey as well as quality artists from as far away as Maine, Ohio, Florida and North Carolina. Come experience a wide variety of handmade items including traditional and country craft, fine art, and beautiful handcrafted furnishings for the home. Crafters will be located in the Municipal Field by the Gazebo and on Perry Street. The show is sponsoring a free raffle at the information booth with the winner receiving a $100 town shopping spree. Please note that this is a rain or shine event and dogs are not permitted.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Municipal Field
134 Main St., Chester, NJ 07940

The KOH - Gail MacNeil Morristown Walk

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Join with other Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation supporters to learn about the symptoms of ovarian cancer and raise funds for ovarian cancer research. Event begins at 9 am and includes 1, 3 and 5 mile walks. T-shirts to all registered participants. Registration opens at 8:15 am. Register online.

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Loantaka Brook Reservation
468 South St., Morristown, NJ 07962


OCEAN COUNTY


Wine on the Beach Festival

"Wine in your hand, toes in the sand" Wine on the Beach Festival will be held on the sugar white sand of Seaside Heights South Beach. This upscale event hosts a dozen wineries and numerous food venue. Concerts on the beach stage on Saturday by Eaglemania and on Sunday by the NY Bee Gees. Performances start at 2:30 pm each day. Guest will also be able to attend wine and food seminars and presentations. Ticket required, tickets go on sale in August.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Beach
Blaine Ave., Seaside Heights, NJ 08751


UNION COUNTY


Roselle's Sweet & Savory Beer, Wine & Food Truck Festival

In collaboration with the township annual Multi Cultural Festival we bring to you Roselle's Sweet & Savory Beer, Wine & Food Truck Festival. Two exciting events in one day! 20+ mobile cuisine vendors and a exclusive beer and wine garden. FREE Entry To Enjoy Family Fun Including Bounce Houses, Face Painting & Mechanical Bull Rides. Shop the Artisan Pop-Up Marketplace for art, jewelry, clothing, bath, beauty and more. 20+ Gourmet Mobile Eateries (available for purchase). Main Stage Entertainment throughout the day. Beer & Wine Garden.

Date: September 9th, 2017
Location: 210 Chestnut St., Roselle, NJ 07203

St. Demetrios 40th Annual Greek Festival

Join us for the 40th Annual Greek Festival in St. Demetrios of Union! Be Greek for a weekend and you’ll love it! Authentic Greek food prepared on premises, Souvlaki, Gyro, Pastry Shop, Beer/Liquor/Wine/Ouzo! Live Music, DJ Entertainment, Folk Dancing, Vendors, Rides & Games, Free Parking.

Date: September 7th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
721 Rahway Ave., Union, NJ 0708

Fanwood End of Summer Arts & Crafts Fair

This juried event is held in the heart of their downtown at the Fanwood Train Station. It will feature 75+ artisans selling and displaying their original work. Open to the public from 10 am - 5 pm, you will find a wide variety of items such as, paintings, sculpture, ironworks, metalworks, glassworks, pottery, jewelry, fashion clothing, garden works and much more.

Date: September 10th, 2017
Location: Fanwood Train Station
232 South Ave., Fanwood, NJ 07023


WARREN COUNTY


Celebrate Grandparents

It's National Grandparents weekend. If you are a Grandparent come on out to sample delicious wines served with tasty tidbits. To appreciate all that you do for your kids and theirs, we will give you a small gift. Vineyard and winery tours at 1:30 pm and 3 pm. Don't have a Grandparent? Adopt one! They will appreciate if and so will you! $10 includes tasting, tidbits and tour. 1 - 5 pm.

Date: September 9th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017
Location: Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Rt. 627, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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