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Our New Jersey 101.5 Events

Atlantic County

Wine and Chocolate Weekend

There might not be a true language of love, but wine and chocolate are probably as close as it gets! Celebrate St. Valentine and all his delights with your wine and chocolate adoring valentine here at our tasting room with all the things that they yearn for. As part of the Garden State Wine Growers Association's Chocolate & Wine Trail Weekend we will be accompanying our wines with delectable chocolates from Le Qualite, an amazing local chocolatier. Also, an acoustic guitarist will be setting the mood in our tasting room for you and your special someone. Wine and chocolate along with an acoustic guitarist? Your Valentine's Day just got a lot easier! And if the weather is nice we'll have some toasty outdoor fire pits rolling for you and your date to cuddle up around, if you're feeling so bold. So come out, enjoy some wine, have some delicious chocolate, enjoy some tunes and indulge in all that New Jersey has to offer. 10 am - 5 pm.

Date: February 13th, 2016 - February 14th, 2016
Location: Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic St., Landisville, NJ 08326

Wine and Chocolate Trail

This weekend we will have light fare, & chocolate desserts along with sampling of award winning wines. You will also be able to taste new vintages straight from the barrels. You will be taken through this tasting with one of our Knowledgeable Tasting room attendance. $10 (includes souvenir glass).

Date: February 13th, 2016 - February 14th, 2016
Location: Plagido's Winery
570 N. 1st Rd., Hammonton, NJ 08037

Cape May County

Crafts with Critters

Live critters provide the inspiration for this weekly craft session held at the Zoo's Education Station, just outside the zoo entrance. Parents pay per child, per craft. Afterward, check out some of the larger animals at this nationally-accredited zoo. Don't be deterred by winter weather. Chilly days are a great time to check out bald eagles, bison, alpaca, snow leopards, elk, otters and snowy owls.

Date: February 14th, 2016
Location: Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Wine & Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend

Bring your Valentine to Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery for a special wine tasting paired with gourmet chocolates. After your wine tasting in our romantic tasting room, head out to our cozy crush pad and enjoy a glass of wine with something from our tasty lunch menu. The tent will be up and heated with plenty of seating. Also offering case discounts and a selection of wine related gifts and accessories.

Date: February 12th, 2016 - February 14th, 2016
Location: Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Essex County

Valentine's Day Art Workshop

Express Yourself Studios is hosting a special Valentine's Day Workshop. Paint a canvas with either "love," a heart and swirls or an abstract heart while enjoying cookies, lemonade and Valentine's day treats. Please register 1-2 days before the workshop.

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

Guided Hot Chocolate Hikes at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Winter offers a wonderful chance to explore the woods of the Arboretum. After our walk, warm up with a "cuppa" cocoa in the Stone House. This event is open to all ages. 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm. Second Sunday of every month. Suggested Donation $5 per person.

Date: February 14th, 2016 - March 13th, 2016
Location: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills, NJ 07078
973-376-3587 | 973-376-3587 | 973-379-5059

Hunterdon County

Valentine's Weekend Sleigh Rides

Families can enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride at Howell Farm, a former grain and dairy farm dating to the 1730s. The rides are offered free, weather permitting, on a first-come first-serve basis. Afterward, take a tour of the historic farmhouse, enjoy live music, sip hot cocoa or shop for Valentine treats. 11:00 am.

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ 08530
(609) 737-3299

Mercer County

Art For Families: Art From The Heart

The museum hosts this Saturday morning program for families. Drop in anytime for an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. This week, learn about the love stories that inspired some of the works in the Museum’s collection then create your own Valentine's Day masterpiece. 10:30 am.

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: Princeton University Art Museum
Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540

Wine and Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards

Looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate Valentine's Day? Stop by a New Jersey winery for the annual Wine and Chocolate Wine Trail Weekend! Surprise your special someone this Valentine's Day weekend with a wine tasting where you can learn about and taste local wines paired with chocolate treats and more. Sponsored by the Garden State Wine Growers Association. Visit us in the Terhune Orchards Vineyard & Winery tasting room as we join other New Jersey wineries across the state for a weekend of wine and chocolate. Sample our award winning wines, enjoy a glass in our 160 year old barn and take home a bottle. This weekend, we will offer chocolate treats made from scratch in our bakery along with our wines. With the purchase of a bottle of wine, enjoy a free local Thomas Sweet chocolate. Warm up with a sample of our hot mulled wine by the fire. Tastings are $5.

Date: February 13th, 2016 - February 14th, 2016
Location: Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540

Middlesex County

Masters of Illusion

Fun for the whole family! Masters of Illusion–Believe the Impossible includes grand illusions, levitating women, escapologists, comedy magic, sleight of hand, and beautiful dancers. And it's all LIVE! No camera tricks, no computer graphics-just amazing illusions in real time in front of a live audience. Everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible-all rolled up into a live show! 8 pm. Tickets: $35-$75

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: State Theatre
15 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Monmouth County

Valentines Day Dinner Party with the Jersey Four

Following the popularity of “The Jersey Boys,” which opened on Broadway November 6, 2005, The Jersey Four will take its audience on a journey of hits featuring Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Sing along to Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Rag Doll, Walk Like a Man and Who Loves You. Admission includes a dinner buffet but not beverages. Anyone under age 21 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 25. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

Date: February 14th, 2016
Location: iPlay America
110 Schanck Rd.
Freehold, NJ 07728

Ocean County

Jenkinson's Family Date Night

Families are invited to enjoy a special Valentine's family night out at Jenkinson's first annual Family Date Night. This package includes aquarium admission for four people, a $10 play card to Jenkinson's Arcade, a large, plain pizza, pitcher of soda and sweet treats. 5:30pm.

Date: February 13th-14th, 2016
Location: Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Sussex County

Ice Sculpture Extravaganza

Skylands Stadium presents Frozen In Ice, a super-cool extravaganza with 100 tons of sculpted displays. Highlights include: Colorful slide 250-foot long working ice slide, furnished ice cabin, giant-sized throne, ice maze and more. 11:00 am.

Date: February 12th-14th, 2016,
Location: Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Agusta, NJ 07822

Union County

Mother-Daughter Valentine

Drop by Just Bead Yourself for this "mom and me" Valentines Day workshop. Make two natural lip glosses by combining natural ingredients, flavors, colors and sparkles. Then make matching bracelets. Please call ahead to register. 10:00 am.

Date: February 14th, 2016
Location: Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave. 2nd Floor
Westfield, NJ 07090

Warren County

St. Valentine's Dinner & Dance

Limited seating for this very personal, romantic event. Start your magical evening with hors d'oeuvres served in the Vintner's Residence. Meet your Chef as he prepares your dinner. Enjoy four courses paired with Villa Milagro's exceptional wines. Then waltz among twinkling lights as you listen to jazz soloist, Ginni Corsello. An amorous evening to remember! Reservations required. Priority to vineyard customers.

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: Villa Milagro Vineyards
33 Rd. 627, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Various Locaitons

Cupid's Chase 5K

This annual 5K race invites walkers, runners, joggers and rollers (strollers and wheelchairs) to participate. Races will be held in the following locations: Glen Rock, Morristown, New Brunswick, Princeton, Cooper River Park, Seaside Heights.

Date: February 13th, 2016
Location: Various locations.

Asbury Park Music Scene

Bobby Bandiera
Dark City Strings, Francis Lombardi
Black Dog
Tim McLoone and the Shirleys
Bob Polding Band
Miguel Rodriguez Trio
Tim McLoone and the Shirleys
Wonder Jam