Looking for something to do this weekend? Big Joe's got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State!

Bob Williams at the Dazzle Telecom Van Stop

Join Bob Williams and the Prize Team at the Boost Mobile in Boonton on Saturday, March 25th, as he brings the Big Yellow Van full of prizes & giveaways! We will be spending the morning playing games and doing giveaways. Located on 917 Main Street in Boonton, New Jersey, Boost Mobile by Dazzle Telecom features an assortment of prepaid mobile phones, data plans & accessories. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Boost Mobile by Dazzle Telecom
917 Main Street, Boonton , NJ 07005 United States


African American History and Genealogy Symposium

The South Jersey Culture & History Center at Stockton University and the Dr. James Still Education Center proudly present this symposium from 8:30 am - 2 pm. There is no admission fee for this event. Coffee, danish and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited, so RSVP's are a requirement. To reserve a seat, please call Dr. Thomas Kinsella at 609-562-4419 and provide a name, number, address, and email. Topics that are being covered include Fugitive slaves escaping through South Jersey, Black enclaves in South jersey, Researching enslaved ancestors, and The Underground Railroad.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Stockton University, Kramer Hall
30 Front Str., Hammonton, NJ 08037


Family Fun Day

Join us for a weekend of family fun as we welcome Spring in South Jersey! On Saturday 03/25, 10 am - 4 pm: carnival games, FREE face painting and our FREE moon bounce 11 am - 3 pm: Pollination Station 1 pm: Kids' DIY Tomato Planting Workshop 1:30 pm: Kids' Greenhouse Tour on Sunday, 03/26 we'll have another day of family fun including carnival games, FREE face painting, and our Free moon bounce!

Date: March 25th, 2017 - March 26th, 2017
Location: McNaughton's Garden Center
351 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08034


Ocean Drive Marathon & Health and Fitness Expo

Saturday will feature a Health and Fitness Expo in the Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 am - 5 pm. Runners are asked to check in during this time while having the opportunity to shop for the latest in runner's gear and accessories. The Expo is also open to the public and admission is free. Sunday will feature the 26.2 mile marathon as well as a 10 mile run starting at 9 am through the scenic barrier islands of Cape May County, and a portion includes running the entire length of the Wildwoods Boardwalk. Also included are a 5K run and a 1.5 mile fun run.

Date: March 25th, 2017 - March 26th, 20170
Location: Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260


Story Telling

Held semi-annually with a different topic each time. 'Old-timers' gather with multi-generational audiences to share stories about this 'Life Along the Bay'. A great participatory experience documenting and preserving stories for interpretation to future generations. Time: 2 - 4 pm.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Bayshore Center at Bivalve
2800 High St., Port Norris, NJ 08302


Jersey City Whiskey Fest

Jersey City Whiskey Fest features over 100 styles of whiskey and spirits. Meet the whiskey distillers, master blenders and other whiskey experts who will be in attendance. This is your chance to taste from a selection of single malt and blended Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Rye, Tennessee, Japanese, Canadian and craft distilled whiskeys all assembled in one Grand Atrium. High End Rum, Cognac and other spirits will be available as well. Benefit for Jersey City Police Athletic League. 7 - 10 pm. Tickets and additional information is available online.

Date: March 24th, 2017
Location: Harborside Plaza Atrium
153 Exchange Pl., Jersey City, NJ 07302

Beneath the Sea

Every year Beneath the Sea delivers almost 400 exhibitors and over 70 seminars reflecting all aspects of diving from equipment, destinations, medical issues, and diving safety, to underwater digital photography. Friday, high school and college students from schools across the New York Metro Area are invited to spend the entire day FREE at Beneath the Sea meeting with men and women who enjoy successful marine careers in the arts and sciences. Friday afternoon and again Friday night, Beneath the Sea celebrates local diving and local divers with presentations, clinics, seminars, symposiums, conferences, and workshops. This year we are honoring deep-sea explorer and scientist, Emory Kristof as Legend of the Sea and eminent underwater photographers, Howard and Michele Hall, as our Dive Pioneers. This year the Film Festival will feature a presentation of the underwater discovery of 45 pre-Christian wrecks and their artifacts, along with other films.

Date: March 24th, 2017 - March 26th, 2017
Location: Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Dr., Secaucus, NJ 07094


Roxey Ballet's Beer and Ballet

Come get a taste of the local art while sampling some local craft! During this 2-hour event, participants will watch professional dancers in a warm up class and rehearsals while tasting local beer. There will also be a performance of repertoire, as well as a brief question and answer session with the dancers and the artistic director of the ballet. Snacks and wine will also be offered at this event. A different variety of beers will be available at each event. A donation of $15 in advance or $20 at the door is requested to attend Roxey Ballet's Beer and Ballet experience. This event is for adults age 21 and over, IDs will be checked at the door, no children please.

Date: March 24th, 2017
Location: Canal Studios
243 N. Union St., Lambertville, NJ 08530

Wine & Cheese Weekend

Join us for a special wine and cheese pairing in our Tasting Room. We will be featuring an assortment of premium cheeses from Cabot Creamery that are complimentary with your purchase of a wine tasting. Cabot Creamery is a cooperative of over 1,200 New England Farm Families that make some of the best cheddar cheeses in the world. Open Noon to 5 pm. A regular wine tasting is $7 per person.

Date: March 25th, 2017 - March 26th, 2017
Location: Old York Cellars Winery
80 Old York Rd., Ringoes, NJ 08551


Read & Explore Program: Getting Ready for Spring

Terhune Orchards Read and Explore Program is our winter education series, following the popular seasonal Read and Pick Program. Our program is about Getting Ready for Spring. We will get ready to wake up from winter and prepare to start gardening. As St. Patrick's Day is the traditional day to plant peas and spinach and get the garden ready!  The program lasts about an hour and includes a story and educational segment. After story time, each child will plant seeds to take home. 10 am & 1 pm. Everyone is welcome. Please call to register. Registration is requested. The fee is $7 per child.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540

SMASH - Prehistoric Adventure!

Visit the New Jersey State Museum for SMASH: Prehistoric Adventure! Explore the intersections of science, fine art and history! Discover New Jersey's ancient life - there's so much more than dinosaurs! The March SMASH event will feature cool projects to explore footprint trackways, make Ice Age puppets, DIY fossils, and create an imaginative Cretaeous world (complete with volcanoes!) The March SMASH event is part of the New Jersey Makers Day program. The program is offered from 10 am - 3 pm.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08625


Spring Egg-stravaganza

Please join us for children's Egg Hunts, Dog Photo Sessions, and more from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. All activities will be held outdoors at the sanctuary, and dogs (on leashes) are welcome! Rain Date: April 2. Kids' egg hunts begin at 12:45 pm, with sign in at 12:30 pm. There will also be: - Crafts and other activities for children of all ages; Dog Photo Sessions - with or without our Easter Bunny (a big, cuddly costumed human); Jelly Bean Counting Contest; 50-50 raffle drawing at 3 pm, ticket-holder does not have to be present to win; shopping for homemade dog treats, Marty's Place merchandise and more. There is no charge for admission. All donations, activity fees and proceeds from purchases will benefit Marty's Place residents and go directly for their care.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Marty's Place Senior Dog Sanctuary
118 Rt. 526, Upper Freehold Township, NJ 07726


NJ Makers Day

The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) is an official site for the 3rd Annual NJ Makers Day! This statewide event celebrates, promotes, and introduces "Maker Culture" a growing movement that encourages tinkering, science, technology, art, and math. METC will celebrate with a variety of hands-on projects for children of all ages. Tyler Merson of Codfish Park Design will lead a workshop on making handcrafted wooden tool kits and our education staff will present hands-on demonstrations of simple machines. Guests can also tour METC, a museum dedicated to the history of early trades and craftsman technology, the origin of the current "Maker culture."

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main St., Madison, NJ 07940

A Festival of Music 3 to Benefit The Seeing Eye

Beacon Hill Musicians is returning to the stage with our third annual Concert to Benefit The Seeing Eye. The mission of The Seeing Eye is to enhance the independence, dignity and self-confidence of people who are blind through the use of specially trained Seeing Eye Dogs.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Drew University Dorothy Young Center for the Arts
36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940


Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular!

Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular is an epic journey derived from a tale of good versus evil with a storyline that will capture the imagination of everyone in the family and transport them to a mystical time and place of heroes and redemption. The battle scenes transcend the struggle of dark versus light as lightning fast rhythms and a thunderous world-class dance troupe display Irish dance like never before seen. Tickets: $50* - $30 *Pre-Show Dinner Package available with select seats. Dinner begins at 6 pm at P.J. Sweeney's Restaurant & Irish Pub.

Date: March 24th, 2017
Location: The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
College Dr., Toms River, NJ 08753

Barnegat Women's History Tea

Barnegat Public Library will sponsor a featured speaker on Woman's Topics. Tea, cakes will be served beginning at Noon and speaker will begin at 1 pm. This event is free but pre-registration required.

Date: March 25th, 2017
Location: Barnegat Public Library
112 Burr St., Barnegat, NJ 08005


Maple Sugaring Open House

Come to beautiful Lusscroft Farm and see how maple syrup is made from sap. Live demonstrations in the Lusscroft Sugar Shack and tours of the sugar maple forest. Fresh maple syrup available for purchase. No admission fee. Hours are 10 am - 3 pm daily. Presented by the Heritage & Agriculture Association, the NJ Tree Farm Program, the NJ Society of American Foresters, and the NJ DEP/Division of Parks and Forestry.

Date: March 25th, 2017 - March 26th, 2017
Location: Lusscroft Farm
50 Neilson Rd. & 4-H Trail, Wantage, NJ 07461

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