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!


ATLANTIC COUNTY


Enjoy beautiful operatic arias while enjoying gourmet dining and fine wine. Reservations required. Click above for more information, or to reserve online.

Date: April 30th, 2017
Location: Tomasello Winery
225 N. White Horse Pk., Hammonton, NJ 08037


BERGEN COUNTY


This event will be held from 10 am - 5 pm. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. Here's a list of the local Maywood food establishments that will be serving at the fair: Mario's Pizza serving a wide variety of Italian foods, Uncle Pauline's Puro Sabor serving bbq chicken and ribs, the Stray Cat Brew serving all brews of hot & cold coffee along with desserts and cakes, The Seafood Gourmet serving Clams, Shrimp and seafood galore. and Uncle Louie Italian Ice.  There will also be a Gourmet Food Truck Court  along with some of your other favorite food vendors- Gina Foods selling Gyros, shishkabob, Mr Softee's Ice Cream Truck, and a Taste of Poland- Kielbasa, pierogi, stuffed cabbage, and Carnival Concessions selling Zeppole, funnel cakes & hot sandwiches. There's Mamma's Catering selling Fried foods, french fires, sweet potato fries, Manny's- Fresh Squeezed Lemonade and Juices and Linekin's Kettle Corn.

Date: April 30th, 2017
Location: 100 W. Pleasant Ave., Maywood, NJ 07607

 


BURLINGTON COUNTY


In celebration of the Roebling history and legacy in the early years of the auto industry with the design and building of America's first sport's car, the Mercer automobile, Roebling Museum and our partners at the Movin' On Kruzers Car Club are pleased to present the 8th Annual Roebling Museum Car Show! 9am-3pm. A day of fun and entertainment for the entire family, this beloved event welcome all years, makes & models, foreign & domestic, including "Rat Rods." More than 50 Awards with trophies. Music by Tom "E" Tunes. "Corvette" is our "Featured Marque" for 2017. Award for Best Corvette in each generation C1 thru C7. Free registration for Stock Cars 1920 & earlier. Annual Apparatus Muster - Classic Emergency Vehicles admitted FREE to display, but not judged in show. Awesome Food & Merchandise Vendors! Proceeds Benefit Roebling Museum's Community Outreach & Education Programs. Day of only registration for cars - $20. Spectator fee $5 per person. Children under 12 yrs old get in FREE.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Roebling Museum
100 2nd Ave., Roebling, NJ 08554


CAPE MAY COUNTY


Celebrate the arrival of Springtime in America's first seaside resort with Private Homes Tour, Ghost Tours, Murder Mystery Dinners, food and wine events, living history programs and much, much more. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Additional information is available online on by phone.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204


ESSEX


The event will once again feature games, activities, food, and fun for the whole family. This is The Arc of Essex County's largest grassroots event and funds raised will fuel vital services for The Arc of Essex County impacting children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. So come spend the day with us, and let's make a difference together! Additional details and registration available online.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: The Clipper Pavilion at South Mountain Recreation Complex
5 Cherry Ln., West Orange, NJ 07052


HUDSON COUNTY


The International Sculpture Center in collaboration with MANA Contemporary will host a TASK Party with Oliver Herring on April 30 from 2-5pm. Celebrate IS Day with this exciting improvisational art party at MANA Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ, where participants will write, interpret, and select tasks to construct a creative environment. Join us for an evening of dancing like there's no tomorrow, inventing something, making new friends, and more. Anything is possible!

Date: April 30th, 2017
Location: Mana Contemporary
888 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306


HUNTERDON COUNTY


Featuring over 80 of the area's finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment. Get your O'Fish'l Shad Fest T Shirt designed by a local artist. You'll find everything - jewelry, ceramics, furniture, apparel, accessories, home décor and more! In The Food Court: everything from taco salads to crab cakes! There will also be shad chowder, hot dogs, kettles corn, hamburgers, fries and fresh lemonade! Family fun: Face Painting, Sand Art, and other children's games and activities. Don't miss the fun and educational shad seining demonstrations down at Lewis Island where the Delaware River Basin Commission will be teaching us about how to test water quality. Over 150 original art posters, created and donated by local artists, are on display and will be auctioned off on Sunday to raise money for scholarships.

Date: April 29th, 2017 - April 30th, 2017
Location: Downtown Lambertville
11 Bridge St., Lambertville, NJ 08530

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. For more information call or email. THIS EVENT IS FOR ADULTS AGES 21 AND OVER. IDS WILL BE CHECKED AT THE DOOR UPON ARRIVAL. NO CHILDREN PLEASE.

Date: April 28th, 2017
Location: 243 N. Union St., Lambertville, NJ 08530


MERCER COUNTY


Presented by the Arts Council of Princeton and the students of Princeton University, the event originated as “The Art People’s Party” on the lawn of Nassau Hall in 1970. Later renamed Communiversity to capture the Town-Gown spirit of the event, the popular arts festival has grown to attract more than 35,000 visitors to Princeton, NJ each spring. Communiversity Festival of the Arts 2016 will feature more than 200 artists, crafters, and merchants from around the tri-state area; continuous live entertainment on five stages; children’s activities and games; a wide array of delicious food from around the globe; and a broad representation of the many businesses and organizations that play a prominent role in the vibrant life of the Princeton community. The event takes place on Nassau and Witherspoon Streets, the University campus and on part of Palmer Square, inlcuding a performance stage on the Green. Admission to the event is free for the public.

Date: April 30th, 2017
Locaiton: Palmer Square
40 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542


MIDDLESEX COUNTY


Rutgers Day will continue to have a statewide presence in 2017 with programming at Rutgers University-Camden, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and Rutgers University-Newark. It's a terrific opportunity for New Jersey residents of all ages to experience their state university at a family-friendly day packed with free programs, including stages performances, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, lectures, and more. For more information about Rutgers Day activities and events, visit the website.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Rutgers University
101 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Entirely student-run folk festival celebrating the diversity of cultures and traditions throughout New Jersey. From 10 am to 6 pm, rain or shine, and is open to the public free of charge.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Eagleton Institute Woodlawn
George St. & Ryders Ln., New Brunswick, NJ 08901


MONMOUTH COUNTY


A fun day with delicious BBQ, refreshing beer, unique crafters and 19th century games. While you enjoy the festival explore the historic buildings, visit craft shops, listen to live music and enjoy some good barbecue with family and friends! The historic village will be providing craft demonstrations at the blacksmith shop and carpentry shop. All historic buildings will be open for tours with cost.

Date: April 29th, 2017 - April 30th, 2017
Location: The Historic Village at Allaire
4265 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale, NJ 07727

The festival is presented by Heineken & Asbury Park Press and is a family friendly, outdoor celebration of International food, beer, wine and music! 25 of Red Banks finest restaurants will be serving specialty International menu items and International wine and beer will be available for purchase. Great music from all over the globe, including some good old all American rock and roll. Unique vendors - family friendly plus the event is a fundraiser for Red Bank RiverCenter and other deserving non-profit organizations. Admission is $5 for anyone over the age of 10. Sponsors and vendors are welcome. Rain Date: May 7.

Date: April 30th, 2017
Location: Parking Lot
19 White St., Red Bank, NJ 07719

This annual free and family friendly event features dozens of visual and performing artists throughout the downtown area showcasing their talents and artworks for sale. Children's activity area, self guided mural tours, secret word scavenger hunt and a 3D sidewalk chalk artists are highlights of this years event! Rain or shine.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Belmar Arts Center
608 River Rd., Belmar, NJ 07719


MORRIS COUNTY


Bring your fur-babies, pictures of your lost ones, family and friends to pay tribute to our loving pets that we have lost and to celebrate their lives. Sponsored in memory of Mr. Humphrey with 100% of all the funds raised will go to save the lives of animals every day! Event runs from 11 am – 4 pm. Rain or shine and will feature: Live Music, Food, Tricky Tray (3 pm), Vendors, Pet Adoptions, 50/50 (3 pm), Commemorative walk with marching band (2 pm), Closing Ceremony (3:15 pm), Free Activities for Kids, and more! Purchase your tickets in advance and save! $5 a person ($15 for a family of up to 2 Adults and 3 Children)

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Horseshoe Lake Park
72 Eyland Ave., Succasunna, NJ 07876


SUSSEX COUNTY


Big Brew Sussex Beer Festival is a perfect opportunity for beer aficionados to meet and hang out.  With over 150 unique tastings, its a great place to discover new beers and speak to brewery representatives. Inside the conservatory and outside in the Courtyard. 5 - 9 pm. Must be 21 with Picture ID. Join us for a fun filled time with great craft beer, delicious food, great music and more!

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Conservatory at Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd., Augusta, NJ 07822


WARREN COUNTY


The Washington Business Improvement District’s annual Arts, Sweets and Crafts Festival offers visitors a look at some of the finest original art works in the region. It also offers a lot more to do and see! This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday April 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is free to the public. In addition to the dozens of art, sweets and craft vendors, the Warren Arts, Sweets, and Crafts Festival", held in Downtown Washington, features live music, kids activities, demonstrations, and great food. Local establishments William’s Irish Tavern, Scotty’s Tavern, and Philberts will be serving up a variety of craft beers that day as well. Live music starts with Claire Reynolds at 11 am, The Outcrops at 1 and Kinderhook at 3.

Date: April 29th, 2017
Location: Downtown Washington
44 E. Washington Ave., Washington, NJ 07882