Don’t Miss This Exciting Time At The Jersey Shore…. Check Out The Best Of Ocean County Events This Weekend!

Jersey Shore Tourism News9/1 – Classic Car Cruise & Art Walks – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-2424 www.pointpleasantbeachchamber.com

BlueClaws

9/3 – 9/7 – Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Delmarva Shorebirds (Baltimore Orioles) Baseball Game

– FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood 732-901-7000 www.blueclaws.com

9/5 – 29th Annual Antiques & Collectibles Faire & Vintage Automobile Museum Car Show – Ocean County Parking Garage, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

9/5 – Art’s & Craft’s Show – 6th Ave. & Central Ave., Seaside Park 732-793-3700 www.seasideparknj.org

9/5 – First Responders Night: Modifieds, Sportsman, NERS Sprints Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net

Laurita PIC9/5, 9/6 – Grape STOMPing at Laurita Winery – Laurita Winery, Plumsted 609-758-8000 www.LauritaWinery.com

9/6 – Barnegat Bay Garvey and Skiff Boat Races – Barnegat Public Dock 732-496-9992 www.jerseyoutlaws.com

Casino Pier9/6 – Grandparent’s Day at Casino Pier – Casino Pier, Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com

9/6 – LBI Historical Association Fall Craft Fair & Market with Bake Sale – Veterans Park, ach Haven 609-492-0700 ww.lbimuseum.com

9/6 – Pickin’ on the Porch – Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, Tuckerton 609-296-8868 ww.tuckertonseaport.org

9/6 – Viking Village Art & Craft Shows– Viking Village, Barnegat Light 609-361-8039 www.vikingvillageshows.com

radisson-freehold_0001_Welcome-Radisson-Hotel-Freehold-NJIf you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

JSI_Logo_JSCVBFor more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks at the shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Culture, Art, Music and History.

The Jersey Shore ~ There is no place like it in the world! Check out all the events this weekend!

Jersey Shore Tourism NewsThe Jersey Shore ~ There is no place like it in the world! How many times have you said I want to go to the beach and someone says no I don’t want to?  So you miss out on the fun and excitement the Jersey Shore has every weekend.  Next time just send them this link and say, ” Come with me to the Jersey Shore, look at all the fun things to do in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. ”  I would bet the response will be much different.  Enjoy the list of thing to do.  Come for the beach and stay for the Art, Music and Festivals.

Breakwater Beach3Friday, July 24

  • Visionary Tattoo Arts Festival (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Movie Under the Stars at Laurita WineryMORE INFO
  • Keyport’s Twilight Concert SeriesMORE INFO
  • Red Bank Sidewalk SaleMORE INFO
  • Monmouth County Fair (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Highlands Farmers MarketMORE INFO
  • Hairspray at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • PopNation Tour (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Fiddler on the Roof Performance – (Ocean County College) MORE INFOTwo River Theater
  • Summer Jazz Cafe: Bucky Pizzarelli at Two River Theatre (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins – The Broadway Musical –Strand Theater (Lakewood) MORE INFO
  • Live Horse Racing at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Big: The Musical at Monmouth U (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Primus at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFOSAND CASTLE
  • Mary Poppins at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO
  • Shakespeare on the Beach (Bradley Beach) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Highlands Farmer’s Market – MORE INFO
  • Centennials at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Toupee at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Ocean Grove Bazaar – MORE INFO
  • New 12 NJ “On the Road” Live (Wall Twp) – MORE INFO
  • Count Basie ExteriorNighttimeFamily Open Mic Night at Count Basie (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • Campfire on the Beach at Sandy Hook – MORE INFO
  • Teen Yoga Class (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Sips & Serendipity Art Class: (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO

Saturday, July 25
Jenkins

  • 21st Point Pleasant Annual Fluke Tournament – MORE INFO
  • Visionary Tattoo Arts Festival (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Christmas in July BBQ Festival ( Lavallette) – MORE INFO
  • Belmar Farmer’s MarketMORE INFO
  • Fiddler on the Roof Performance – (Ocean County College) MORE INFO
  • Manahawkin Flea Market and Food Truck Festival (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Bruce Springsteen Appreciation Night – (Lakewood) – MORE INFO
  • Red Bank Sidewalk SaleMORE INFO
  • ShoreFest ‘ 15 (Sea Girt) – MORE INFO
  • Red Bank Street LifeMORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins – The Broadway Musical –Strand Theater (Lakewood) MORE INFO
  • Big: The Musical at Monmouth University (WLB) – MORE INFO
  • Shakespeare on the Beach (Bradley Beach) – MORE INFO
  • Ladies Night/Powder Puff Races – (New Egypt Speedway) – MORE INFO
  • Craft Bazaar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Raceway Park’s 50th Anniversary (Englishtown) – MORE INFO
  • Ocean Grove Bazaar – MORE INFO
    Lakewood BlueClaws
  • Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Kannapolis Intimidators –(Chicago White Sox) Baseball Game MORE INFO
  • Hairspray at Algonquin Arts Theatre (Manasquan) – MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins at Spring Lake Community Theatre – MORE INFO
  • criminal MIND, dead BODY, evil SPIRIT at Grange Playhouse (Howell) – MORE INFO
  • Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla at PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel) – MORE INFO
  • Spirituals to Soul: African American Musical Heritage Exhibit (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Atlantic Cinemas Movie Night (Atlantic Highlands) – MORE INFO
  • “Ducky Derby” at Allaire Village – MORE INFO

Sunday, July 26

Mark Dye/For the Star-Ledger

FAMOUS MONMOUTH COUNTY FAIR

  • FAMOUS Monmouth County FairMORE INFO
  • 7th Annual Jetty Coquina JamMORE INFO
  • Rock of Ages and Constantine (Freehold) – MORE INFO
  • Fiddler on the Roof Performance – (Ocean County College) MORE INFO
  • Mary Poppins – The Broadway Musical –Strand Theater (Lakewood) MORE INFO
  • Summer BBQ and Health Fair (Middletown) – MORE INFO
  • Keyport’s Twilight Concert SeriesMORE INFO
  • Beatles vs. Stones (Belmar) – MORE INFO
  • Summer Jazz Cafe: Bucky Pizzarelli at TRT (Red Bank) – MORE INFO
  • Eric Lindell at The Saint (Asbury Park) – MORE INFOBlue Claws
  • Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Kannapolis Intimidators –(Chicago White Sox) Baseball Game MORE INFO
  • Autumn City at The Wonder Bar (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Parent’s Day at Casino Pier – (Seaside Heights) – MORE INFO
  • Art Class: Haifa by the Sea (Ocean Grove) – MORE INFO
  • Summer Salute to Patriotism Auto Show & Car Cruise (Hazlet) – MORE INFO
  • “Christmas in July” at Wall Speedway – MORE INFOBlue Grass Mini Golf Monmouth Park Racetrack
  • Cowboy Mouth at The Stone Pony (Asbury Park) – MORE INFO
  • Neptune Good News Revival – MORE INFO
  • Live Harness Racing at Freehold Raceway – MORE INFO
  • Live Horse Racing at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Bluegrass Mini Golf at Monmouth Park (Oceanport) – MORE INFO
  • Uncle VinnysComedy Performances Fridays – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar – Toms River 732-797-2570 http://unclevinniescomedyclub.com Wednesdays – Saturdays Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900 www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com
    ·        Ongoing Activities

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016 www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.orgBatman: The Ride Backwards – Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson 732-928-2000 http://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

Black Beard CaveBlackbeard’s Cave Family Entertainment Center OpenBayville 732-914-1896 http://www.blackbeardscave.com

Casino Pier Amusement Park & Breakwater Beach

Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com

Eagleswood Amusement Park Open – Eagleswood 609-978-6606

http://www.eagleswoodamusementpark.com

Fishing Trips and Sunset Cruises on Star Fish – Morrison’s Marina, Beach Haven 609-492-2591 http://lbifishingcharters.com

Island-Beach

Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506 www.friendsofibsp.org

VEHICLES WELCOME ON BEACH WITH PERMIT!

Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium

Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park  

Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com

Six Flags Great Adventure, Off Road Adventure Safari & Hurricane Harbor  Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

Summer Cabarets – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-854-2779 www.themusicman.com

BarnegatNJThe Edith Duff Gardens Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 http://lbi.net/nonprof/edgwinn.htm

Thundering Surf Waterpark & Miniature Golf Open – Beach Haven West 609-492-0869 http://www.thunderingsurfwaterpark.com

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum Open – Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

 

Weekly on Multiple Days

Fri. – Sun. – Ocean County Carousel of Music 2015 – Ocean County Library, Toms River 732-506-9090 http://www.oceancountyparks.org

Planetarium
Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows
– Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Toms River 732-255-0342 www.ocean.edu

Sat. & Sun. – Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Free Vineyard Tours – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Tues. – Sat. – Paddle Wheel Cruises Aboard the River Lady – Toms River 732-349-8664 http://www.riverlady.com
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Tues. – Sun. – Sightseeing & Dining Cruises Aboard the River Belle – Point Pleasant Beach 732- 892-3377 http://www.riverboattour.com

Weekly on Saturdays

Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert – Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593 http://www.alberthall.org

Jackson Crossing 2Summer Music Series at Jackson Premium Outlets – Jackson Premium Outlets, Jackson 732-833-0503 http://www.premiumoutlets.com/jackso

Weekly on Sundays

95.9 WRAT Live Broadcast at Casino Pier – Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 http://www.casinopiernj.com

Big JoeBig Joe Talent Show – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 http://www.jenkinsons.com

Farmers and Specialty Market – Lake Horicon, Lakehurst 732-657-4141

Lavallette Summer Concerts 2015 – Gazebo, Lavallette 732-793-7477 http://www.lavallette.org

Live Animal Talks – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Movies on the Beach – Seaside Heights Beach 732-830-3700 http://www.exit82.com

Weekly on Mondays

Northern Star Arena - Concerts

Stafford Township Summer Concerts 2015 – Manahawkin Lake Park, Manahawkin 609-597-1000 http://www.staffordhistory.org

Princess & Pirate Tea Party Performance – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-854-2779 http://www.themusicman.com

Kiddie Beach Shows – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 http://www.jenkinsons.com

Junior Keepers – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 http://www.jenkinsons.com

Farmer Markket 2 - CopyFarmer’s Market – Seaside Park Marina 732-793-3700, http://www.seasideparknj.org

Children’s Crabbing and Fishing Tournament – North Ocean Ave., Seaside Park 732-793-3700 http://www.seasideparknj.org

Bonfire on the Beach – Seaside Heights Beach 732-830-3700 http://www.exit82.com

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Beachcombing with Jenkinson’s Aquarium
– Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 http://www.jenkinsons.com

Beach Treasure Hunt – Lavallette Beach 732-793-7477 http://www.lavallette.org

Weekly on Tuesdays

Children’s classes with Mary Walker Baptiste and Lou Baptiste – Pine Shores Art Association, Stafford 609-597-3557 http://www.pineshoresartassocation.org

CasinoDisney Sing-Along – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-854-2779 http://www.themusicman.com

Evening Ghosts Walking Tours at the Museum – Long Beach Island Historical Association Museum, Beach Haven 609-709-1425 http://www.lbimuseum.com

1.) Jenkinson’s Wristband Ride Specials& 2.) Dining with Perky – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 http://www.jenkinsons.comMovies on the beach

Movies on the Bay – Lavallette Gazebo 732-793-7477 http://www.lavallette.org

Movies on the Beach – Seaside Heights Beach 732-830-3700 http://www.exit82.com
Strolling Children’s Entertainment – Seaside Heights Boardwalk 732-793-6488 http://www.casinopiernj.com

Weekly on Wednesdays

A Grease”ful” Ice Cream Musical – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-854-2779 http://www.themusicman.com

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If you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  You can also check out our website at www.visitthejerseyshore.com for more lodging opportunities.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

For more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks at FLASH MOBthe shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music.

Ocean County Events For This Weekend~ Explore Ocean County And See What All The Talk Is About!

Jersey Shore Tourism NewsNEW!! Now through September! Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District Presents J. Seward Sculpture Exhibition “Celebrating the Familiar”.   Visit www.downtowntomsriver.com for more info. 732-341-8738 

June 18 – Lakeside Children’s Theatre Performances 2015 – Ocean County Park, Beach Complex 732-506-9090 www.oceancountyparks.org

June 18 – Music Under the Stars – John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949 www.petomuseum.org

June 18 – Vintage Automobile Museum Car Show – Pines of Whiting 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org

Lakewood BlueClawsJune 19-21- Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Greenville Drive (Boston Red Sox) Baseball Game – FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood 732-901-7000 www.blueclaws.com

June 19 – 30 – Summer Broadway Cabaret Show – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-857-2779 www.themusicman.com

June 20 – 125th Anniversary Bay Bash Concert and Pig Roast – Walsh Field, Beach Haven 609-492-0111 www.beachhaven-nj.gov

June 20 – 15th Year Reunion Cocktail Party –Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

June 20 – Barnegat Light Campfire – Barnegat Lighthouse State Park 732-506-9090 www.oceancountyparks.org

June 20 – Craft Show – St. Francis Parish and Community Center, Brant Beach 609-494-8861 www.stfranciscenter.org

June 20 – Father’s Day: Modifieds, Crates, Street Stocks, NERS Sprints Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net

June 20 – Hot Rods & Food Trucks – Seaside Heights 732-830-3700 www.exit82.comHOt

Join us in Seaside Height this Saturday for the best Food Truck and Hot Rod Show the Jersey Shore has ever seen. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS! Classic cars and food trucks will take over Seaside Heights from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m for the 2nd Annual Hot Rods and Food Trucks event June 20th. The event, sponsored by the Seaside Heights Business Improvement District and iRunNewJersey, will feature hundreds of hot rods on display at Bay Boulevard and Grant Avenue. The car show will feature everything from 1930s Fords to Camaro Clubs, and everything in between. Fifteen of the best gourmet food trucks will line Bay Boulevard, with plenty of variety to satisfy every taste bud. Admission to the event is free. There will also be vendors and exhibitors showing their wares and demonstrating new products and services to participantsHot Rods

This is the second year for the Hot Rods and Food Trucks event. Participating Food Trucks include: Original Soupman; Fed By Ed; Kenny’s Empanadas; CheezN; Mobile Mardi Gras; Pompei Catering; Latin Grill; Plum on the Run; Stewarts; Metro Candy Apple; Ice Cream Shop of Manahawkin; Rita’s; Smiley’s Ice Cream; Dino’s Ice Cream, House of Cupcakes, and Carnivale. Trophies will be awarded for Best in Class and the Best in Food. Music will be provided by a DJ. Visitors will want to be sure to bring cameras to remember this great event! Also, bring your sunscreen and comfy shoes, since you’ll want to stay all day to sample the variety of different foods!

June 20 – Israel and New Breed Concert – Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

June 20 – Komen Kolor 5K– Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

June 20 – Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ Car Show/Raffle Sales – Toms River Center (K-Mart) 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org

June 20 – Dr. Floyd Mooreland Carousel 105th Birthday Celebration – Casino Pier, Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com

June 20 – SteelFit Championships – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com

June 20 – 21 – Sand Soccer Storm – Seaside Heights Beach 732-830-3700 www.exit82.com

June 20 – 21 – Great American Volleyball Seaside Tournament – Seaside Heights Beach 732-830-3700 www.exit82.com

June 21 – Barnegat Bay Garvey and Skiff Boat Races – Barnegat Public Dock http://jerseyoutlaws.com

Casino Pier

June 21 – Casino Pier Father’s Day Promotion – Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com

June 21 – Father’s Day Celebration – Jenkinson’s Aquarium & Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com

June 21 – Father’s Day Celebration – Seaside Heights Boardwalk 732-830-3700 www.exit82.com

June 21Cork & Pork BBQ at Laurita Winery! Celebrate Dad! – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Save the Date! 

27 – Ocean County Parks and Recreation 75th Anniversary Celebration – Ocean County Park, Lakewood 732-506-9090 www.oceancountyparks.org

Open in June! 

Six Flags Grape AdventureSix Flags Great Adventure/Off Road Adventure Safari & Hurricane Harbor

Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

Casino Pier Amusement Park & Breakwater Beach

Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com

Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park

Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com

Spring/Summer Cabarets – The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Lavallette 732-854-2779 www.themusicman.com

Events in June!

Uncle Vinnys
Comedy Performances
Fridays – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar – Toms River 732-797-2570 http://unclevinniescomedyclub.com Wednesdays – Saturdays Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900 www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com

Daily

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016 www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org

Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506 www.friendsofibsp.org

Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium

The Edith Duff Gardens Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 http://lbi.net/nonprof/edgwinn.htm

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum Open – Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

Fishing Trips and Sunset Cruises on Star Fish Morrison’s Marina, Beach Haven 609-492-2591 http://lbifishingcharters.com

Weekly on Multiple Days

Planetarium

Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows – Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Toms River 732-255-0342 www.ocean.edu

Sat. & Sun. – Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Free Vineyard Tours – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Sundays

Live Animal Talks – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Weekly on Tuesdays

Evening Ghosts Walking Tours at the Museum – Long Beach Island Historical Association Museum, Beach Haven 609-709-1425 http://www.lbimuseum.com

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Jenkinson’s Wristband Ride Specials
– Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 http://www.jenkinsons.com 

Weekly on Wednesdays

Evening Ghosts Walking Tours at the Museum – Long Beach Island Historical Association Museum, Beach Haven 609-709-1425 http://www.lbimuseum.com

Girls’ Night Out – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 http://www.lauritawinery.com

See, Touch and Learn About Baby Clams and The Bay – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-349-1152 http://www.reclamthebay.org

Weekly on Thursdays

Laurita Idol Competition – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 http://www.lauritawinery.com

See, Touch and Learn About Baby Clams and The Bay – Surf City Yacht Club 732-349-1152 http://www.reclamthebay.org

Weekly on Fridays

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Jenkinson’s Wristband Ride Specials – Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 http://www.jenkinsons.com

See, Touch and Learn About Baby Clams and The Bay – 732-349-1152 http://www.reclamthebay.org @ the places listed below:

Morrison’s Marina, Beach Haven – Old Coast Guard Station, Beach Haven

Barnegat Light Nursery Municipal Boat Ramp

Holiday Harbor Marina, Waretown

Mantoloking Yacht Club, Mantoloking 

Weekly on Saturdays

Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert – Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593 http://www.alberthall.org

Art & Exhibits

NEW!! Now through September! Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District Presents J. Seward Sculpture Exhibition “Celebrating the Familiar”.   Visit  www.downtowntomsriver.com for more info.  732-341-8738 

Daily – Art Classes – Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin 609-597-3553 www.pineshoresartassociation.org

Sat. & Sun. – Contemporary Sculpture that Tricks the Eye – John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949 www.petomuseum.org

Mon. – Fri. – Alumni Art Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu

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Mon. – Fri. – Home of Sun and Fun: Seaside Heights, NJ Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 http://www.oceancountyhistory.org

Mon. – Sat.Seniors Art Exhibit – The Grunin Center Art Gallery @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 http://www.grunincenter.org

Tues. – SundayGallery I – “Carvings for You”, Gallery 2 – Rose Sinatra – “Making an Impression Through Reality”, Studio Gallery – Members’ Show – Ocean County Artists’ Guild, Island Heights 732-270-3111 http://www.ocartistsguild.org

Museums

Sat. & Sun. – Barnegat Light Museum Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 www.bl-hs.org

Sat. & Sun. – Long Beach Island Historical Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-3988 www.lbimuseum.org

Mon. – Fri. – Home of Sun and Fun: Seaside Heights, NJ Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Tues., Wed. & 1st Sat. – Ocean County Historical Society Museum Research Center Open – Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat. – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Tues., Thurs. & Sat. – Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum Open – Toms River 732-349-9209 www.tomsriverseaport.org

Joint Base

Wed. & 2nd & 4th SaturdayJoint Base Lakehurst Tour– Lakehurst 732-818-7520 www.nlhs.com

Wed. & 3rd Sat. – The Cottage Museum Open – Island Heights 732-929-1486 Http://www.islandhts.org/IHC&HA.htm

Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun. – New Jersey Museum of Boating Open – Point Pleasant 732-606-7605 www.njmb.org

Wed. – Sun. – My Other Car Exhibit – Vintage Automobile Museum – Point Pleasant 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org

Wed. & Sun. – Lakehurst Historical Society Museum Open – Lakehurst 732-657-8864 www.nlhs.com

Wed. & Sun. – New Egypt Historical Society Museum Open – New Egypt 609-758-8111 www.newegypthistoricalsociety.com

Fri. – Sun. – NJ Maritime Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-0202 www.njmaritimemuseum.org

radisson-freehold_0001_Welcome-Radisson-Hotel-Freehold-NJIf you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

For more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks at FLASH MOBthe shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music.

 

Ocean County Soars With Events, Festivals, Musemums, Amusements, Great Food and Friendly People. Check Out This Weeks Events!

Jersey Shore Tourism NewsOutstanding Music Festivals Coming to Ocean County! Get Tickets Now! MUMFORD

June 5 & 6 – Mumford & Sons “Gentlemen of the Road” Stopover Music Festival – Seaside Heights Beach  www.gentlemenoftheroad.com

June 12 & 13 – 3 Sails Jazz Fest – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 www.grunincenter.org

Six FlagsOpen Weekends in May! Six Flags Great Adventure & Off Road Adventure Safari  Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventure
Casino Pier Amusement Park Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com
Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park   Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com

WelcomeEvents in May!
5/7  – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com
5/7  – Golf Tournament – Ocean County Golf Course @ Atlantis, Tuckerton 732-506-9090 www.oceancountyparks.org
5/7 – River Lady Begins Cruises – Toms River 732-349-8664 www.riverlady.com
5/9 – Mother’s Day: Modifieds, Crates, NERS/TSRS Sprints, Rookies Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net
5/9  – New Egypt Day 2015 – Main Street New Egypt 609-758-2241 www.mainstreetne.net
5/9 – 5/12 – Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Asheville Tourists (Colorado Rockies) Baseball Game – FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood 732-901-7000 www.blueclaws.com
Casino Pier
5/10  – Casino Pier Mother’s Day Promotion
– Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com
5/10  – Celebrate Mother’s Day @ Laurita Winery – New Egypt 609 758 8000 www.lauritawinery.com
5/10  – Mother’s Day Celebration – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com
5/10  – Mother’s Day Celebration – Seaside Heights Boardwalk 732-830-3700 www.exit82.com

Uncle VinnysComedy & Stage Performances
Fridays – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar – Toms River 732-797-2570 http://unclevinniescomedyclub.com
Wednesdays – Saturdays Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900 www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com
5/7 – Garden State Philharmonic presents “Una Bella Notte” – An Evening of Food, Wine & Song – Aqua Blu, Toms River 732-255-0460 www.gardenstatephilharmonic.org

Daily

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016 www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org
Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506 www.friendsofibsp.org Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium
The Edith Duff Gardens Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 http://lbi.net/nonprof/edgwinn.htm
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum Open – Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

PlanetariumWeekly on Multiple Days

Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows – Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Toms River 732-255-0342 www.ocean.edu
Sat. & Sun.  – Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org
Sat. & Sun. – Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org
Sat. & Sun.  – Free Vineyard Tours – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Jakes Branch County Park
Weekly on Sundays

Live Animal Talks – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Weekly on Wednesdays

Girls’ Night Out – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Saturdays
Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert – Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593 www.alberthall.org

Grunnan Center for the ArtsArt & Exhibits

Mon. – Sat. – Art Schindler Art Exhibit Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 www.grunincenter.org
Mon. – Fri. – B.F.A. in Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Presentation M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu
Tues. – Sun. – Galleries I: Lynne Whitfield “Living Out Load”, Gallery II: George Chosich “Remember”, Studio Gallery: Members’ Show – Artist’s Choice – Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights 732-270-3111 www.ocartistsguild.org
Sat. & Sun. – Contemporary Sculpture that Tricks the Eye – John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949 www.petomuseum.org
ALL MONTH: Daily Art Classes – Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin        609-597-3557 www.pineshoresartassociation.org
Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit  -Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Barnegat_Light_Schoolhouse_MuseumMuseums
Sat. & Sun.  – Barnegat Light Museum Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 www.bl-hs.org
Sat. & Sun.  – Long Beach Island Historical Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-3988 www.lbimuseum.org
Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Mon. – Fri.  – Holocaust Remembrance Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu
Tues., Wed. & 1st Sat.  – Ocean County Historical Society Museum Research Center Open – Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat.  – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Tues., Thurs. & Sat.  – Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum Open – Toms River 732-349-9209 www.tomsriverseaport.org
Wed. & 2nd &4th Saturday – Joint Base Lakehurst Tour- Lakehurst 732-818-7520 www.nlhs.com Wed. & 3rd Sat.  – The Cottage Museum Open – Island Heights 732-929-1486 http://www.islandhts.org/IHC&HA.htm
Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun.  – New Jersey Museum of Boating Open – Point Pleasant 732-606-7605 www.njmb.org
Wed. – Sun.  – Hot Rod and Street Rod Display Vintage Automobile Museum – Point Pleasant 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org
Wed. & Sun.  – Lakehurst Historical Society Museum Open – Lakehurst 732-657-8864 www.nlhs.com
Wed. & Sun. – New Egypt Historical Society Museum Open – New Egypt 609-758-8111 www.newegypthistoricalsociety.com
Fri. – Sun.  – NJ Maritime Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-0202 www.njmaritimemuseum.org

radisson-freehold_0001_Welcome-Radisson-Hotel-Freehold-NJIf you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

JSI_Logo_JSCVBFor more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks the shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music.

Ocean County, The Real Gem Of The Jersey Shore Offers A Weekend Of Fun In The Sun ~ Check It Out!

Jersey Shore Tourism NewsOcean County, the real gem of the Jersey Shore has so much more then just the shore to offer family, friends and visitors.  As we see mother nature fighting to let spring and summer in, we are ready!  We invite you to visit Ocean County this weekend and every weekend in May to experience the culture, music, fine food and nightlife the real Jersey Shore has to offer.  Here are just some things that will keep you busy this spring.

Outstanding Music Festivals

Coming to Ocean County!  Don’t Wait!  Get Your Tickets NOW
June 5 & 6 – Mumford & Sons “Gentlemen of the Road” Stopover Music Festival -Seaside Heights Beach www.gentlemenoftheroad.com

June 12 & 13 – 3 Sails Jazz Fest Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River   732-255-0500 www.grunincenter.org

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Now Open for the Season!

Lakewood BlueClaws  First Energy Park, Lakewood
Go to website for schedule! www.blueclaws.com
732-901-7000

Open Weekends in April: Six Flags Great Adventure &
Off Road Adventure Safar, Jackson 732-928-2000
http://www.sixflags.com/ greatadventure

Casino Pier Amusement Park Seaside Heights 732-793-6488
www.casinopiernj.com

JenkinsJenkinson’s South Amusement Park
Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600
www.jenkinsons.com

Events in April!

4/23 – 4/26 – Lakewood Blueclaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Hagerstown Suns (Washington Nationals) Baseball Game –  FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood 732-901-7000 www.blueclaws.com

4/25 – Baseball Night: Sportsman, Crates, Street Stocks, NERS/TSRS Sprints, 4 Cylinders Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net

4/25 – Earth Day Celebration -Brown’s Wood Preserves, Toms River 732-270-6960 http://bbp.ocean.edu

4/25 – World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day in New Egypt – American Legion Post 455, New Egypt 609-752-1048 www.nextstepstrategiesllc.com

Events in May!

5/1 – Adventures in Fine Art: Velazquez: Portraits of History Presentation – Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu

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5/1 – 5/3 – 2015 Huddy Park In-Water Boat Show – Huddy Park, Toms River 732-505-3002 www.njoutboards.com

5/2 – Banner Night: Modifieds, Sportsman, Street Stocks, NEWS Sprints, Rookies Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net

5/2 – Ocean County Parks & Recreation 40th Annual Fishing Contest – Lake Shenandoah County Park, Lakewood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

5/2 – Bayville First Aid Car Show – Veterans Park, Bayville 732-269-1313 http://www.oceangateems.org

5/2 – The Asian Tea Experience – China & Japan – Ocean County Library, The Little Egg Harbor Branch 609-294-1197 www.theoceancountylibrary.org

5/2 – Toms River Food Fest – Downtown Toms River 732-341-1000 www.tomsrivertownship.com

5/2 & 5/3 – “Truck”erton Food Truck Preview Event – Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

Laurita5/2 & 5/3 – Spring Wine Festival @ Laurita Winery – New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

5/3 – Behind the Scenes Tour – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com

5/3 – 2015 NJ Bluebird Festival – Colliers Mills WMA, Jackson & Good Tree Farm, New Egypt 609-775-7134 www.nabluebirdsociety.org

5/3 – Paint Your Sole: 5-Mile Run with Color and 1 Mile Fun Run – Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Loveladies 609-494-1241 http://www.lbifoundation.org
Daily:

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016
www. friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org

Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506 www.friendsofibsp.org

Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium

Weekly on Sundays
Live Animal Talks – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www.oceancountyparks.org

Weekly on Wednesdays

Girls’ Night Out Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Thursdays 

Laurita Idol Competition ~Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200  www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Saturdays
Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert
Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593 www.alberthall.org

Weekly on Multiple Days

Wed. – Sun. – Hot Rod and Street Rod Display – Vintage Automobile Museum, Point Pleasant 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org

Barnigate LighthouseSat. & Sun. – Barnegat Light Museum Open – Barnegat Light
609-494-8578 www.bl-hs.org

Sat. & Sun. – Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Drop by Science on the Fly – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750 www. oceancountyparks.org

Sat. & Sun. – Free Vineyard Tours – Laurita Winery, New Egypt
609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat. – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 http://www.oceancountyhistory.org

Fri. – Sun. – NJ Maritime Museum Open – Beach Haven
609-492-0202 www.njmaritimemuseum.org

Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows – Robert J. Novins Planetarium,
Toms River 732-255-0342 www.ocean.edu

Comedy & Stage Performances

Uncle VinnysFriday Nights – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar Toms River 732-797-2570  http://unclevinniescomedyclub. com

Wed. – Sat. Nights – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900 www.unclevinnescomedyclub.com

4/23 – 4/26 – OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents Comic Shorts – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0400

http://www.grunincenter.org
4/25 – Carmen – The Atlantic City Ballet – Strand Theater, Lakewood 732-987-2263
www.strand.org

4/25 – Grunin Family Series presents Yates Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0400 www.grunincenter.org

4/25 – The Dream Kings – The Best of Doo-Wop, Oldies, and Elvis! – St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church Hall, Toms River 732-691-0161 www.dreamkingsnj.ticketleap. com

4/26 – The New Dimensions Performance – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0400 www.grunincenter.org

5/1 & 5/2 – OCC Repertory Theatre Company presents “Comic Shorts” – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500
www.grunincenter.org

5/1 – 5/4 – Our Gang’s performance of “Gypsy” – Bengal Theatre @ Barnegat High School 609-597-0553

http://www.ourgang.org
5/2 – Arlan Feiles, Matt Keating and George Wirth BACKSTAGE PASS Concert Series! – Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood 732-367-7789 www.strand.org

5/ 2 – OCC Concert Band presents “World Tour” – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0400 www.grunincenter.org

Art Classes & Exhibits

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(May) Mon. – Sat. – Art Schindler Art Exhibit
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 www.grunincenter.org
(April) Mon. – Fri. – Holocaust Remembrance Exhibit
(May) Mon. – Fri. – B.F.A. in Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Presentation
M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu

(May) Tues. – Sun. – Galleries I: Lynne Whitfield “Living Out Load”, Gallery II: George Chosich “Remember”, Studio Gallery: Members’ Show – Artist’s ChoiceOcean County Artists Guild, Island Heights 732-270-3111 www. ocartistsguild.org

Sat. & Sun. – Contemporary Sculpture that Tricks the Eye –
John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949 www.petomuseum.org

ALL MONTH:
April Arts at the Tuckerton Seaport – Tuckerton Seaport, 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org

Spectacular month-long celebration of creative expression which includes artists, drama, poetry and music along with classes and demonstrations of South Jersey folk arts for both children and adults.

Daily Art Classes – Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin  609-597-3557 www. pineshoresartassociation.org

Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit  -Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Museums & Historic Exhibits

Sat. & Sun.  – Barnegat Light Museum Open –
Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 www.bl-hs.org

Sat. & Sun.  – Long Beach Island Historical Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-3988 www.lbimuseum.org

Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Mon. – Fri.  – Holocaust Remembrance Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu

Tues., Wed. & 1st Sat. – Ocean County Historical Society Museum Research Center Open – Toms River 732-341-1880
www.oceancountyhistory.org

Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat. – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org

Tues., Thurs. & Sat. – Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum Open  – Toms River 732-349 9209  www.tomsriverseaport.org

Joint BaseWed. & 2nd & 4th Saturday – Joint Base Lakehurst Tour – Lakehurst 732-818-7520 http://www.nlhs.com/take-a- tour.html

Wed. & 3rd Sat. – The Cottage Museum Open – Island Heights 732-929-1486  http://www.islandhts.org/IHC& HA.htm

Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun. – New Jersey Museum of Boating Open  – Point Pleasant 732-606-7605 www.njmb.org

Wed. – Sun.  – Hot Rod and Street Rod Display – Vintage Automobile Museum – Point Pleasant 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org

Wed. & Sun. – Lakehurst Historical Society Museum Open – Lakehurst 732-657-8864 www.nlhs.com

Wed. & Sun. – New Egypt Historical Society Museum Open – New Egypt 609-758-8111 www.newegypthistoricalsociety. com

Fri. – Sun. – NJ Maritime Museum  Open – Beach Haven 609-492-0202  www.njmaritimemuseum.org
Double TreeeIf you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

JSI_Logo_JSCVBFor more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks the shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music.

It Is Going To Be “HOT” At The Jersey Shore This Weekend! Check out these Ocean County Events!

Jersey Shore Tourism NewsOpen Weekends in April! Six Flags Great Adventure & Off Road Adventure Safari Jackson 732-928-2000 www.sixflags.com/greatadventureSix Flags
Casino Pier Amusement Park  Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 www.casinopiernj.com Jenkinson’s South Amusement Park   Point Pleasant Beach 732-892-0600 www.jenkinsons.com Uncle Vinnys 
Live Comedy Shows Fridays – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar – Toms River 732-797-2570 http://unclevinniescomedyclub.com/tuscan-house-comedians.html

Wednesdays – Saturdays Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900   www.unclevinniescomedyclub.com
Save the Date! 25 – Earth Day Celebration – Brown’s Wood Reserves, Toms River 732-914-8110 http://bbp.ocean.edu/pages/134.asp?item=1697

This Week!
April 13 – 15 – Lakewood BlueClaws (Philadelphia Phillies) vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers (Miami Marlins) Baseball Game – FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood 732-901-7000 www.blueclaws.com
April 15 – 29th Annual Music Spectacular Jazz Festival Strand Theater, Lakewood 732-367-7789 www.strand.org
April 16  – Looking Back at the American Civil War 1865 Commemoration – Ocean County Courthouse, Toms River 732-929-4779 www.co.ocean.nj.us/ch
April 17  – Garden State Philharmonic presents The Maestro’s Dance Mix Performance – Strand Theater, Lakewood 732-255-0460 www.gardenstatephilharmonic.org
April 17 – 19 – NJ Outboards Boat Show Ocean County Mall, Toms River 732-505-3002 www.njoutboards.com
April 18 – Earth Day Celebration @ Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org
April 18  – Modifieds, Crates, Street Stocks, NEWS Sprints, Rookies Races – New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt 609-758-1900 www.newegyptspeedway.net
Laurita PICApril 18, 19 – Girlfriends Getaway Weekend – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 www.lauritawinery.com
April 19  – Duquesne University Tamburitzans Performance – Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 www.georgian.edu

Daily

Barnigate LighthouseBarnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016 www.friendsofbarnegatlighthouse.org
Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506 www.friendsofibsp.org    Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659 www.jenkinsons.com/aquarium
The Edith Duff Gardens Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 http://lbi.net/nonprof/edgwinn.htm
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum Open – Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org
Weekly on Multiple Days Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows – Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Toms River 732-255-0342 www.ocean.edu

April Sat. & Sun.  – 1.) Bird Feeding Station, 2.) Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960 www.oceancountyparks.org
April Sat. & Sun.  – Free Vineyard Tours – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Wednesdays

Girls’ Night Out – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Thursdays

Laurita Idol Competition – Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-752-0200 www.lauritawinery.com

Weekly on Saturdays
Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert – Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593 www.alberthall.org
Art & Exhibits Daily – April Arts at the Tuckerton Seaport – Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton 609-296-8868 www.tuckertonseaport.org
Daily
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Art Classes –
Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin 609-597-3553 www.pineshoresartassociation.org
Sat. & Sun.  – Contemporary Sculpture that Tricks the Eye – John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949 www.petomuseum.org
Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Mon. – Fri.  – Holocaust Remembrance Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu
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Mon. – Sat. – Paula Kolojewski Art Exhibit
– Grunin Center Art Gallery @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500 www.ocean.edu
Tues. – Sun.  -Tues. – Sun. – Galleries I & II: Karen Overbye & Andree Lisette Herz – “Structured Realities”, Studio Gallery: Members’ Show – Artist’s Choice  – Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights 732-270-3111 www.ocartistsguild.org

Museums Sat. & Sun.
Barnegat Light Museum Open
– Barnegat Light 609-494-8578 www.bl-hs.org
Sat. & Sun.  – Long Beach Island Historical Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-3988 www.lbimuseum.org
Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Mon. – Fri.  – Holocaust Remembrance Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263 www.georgian.edu
Tues., Wed. & 1st Sat.  – Ocean County Historical Society Museum Research Center Open – Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat.  – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880 www.oceancountyhistory.org
Tues., Thurs. & Sat.  – Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum Open – Toms River 732-349-9209 www.tomsriverseaport.org
Joint Base
Wed. & 2nd &4th Saturday
– Joint Base Lakehurst Tour- Lakehurst 732-818-7520 http://www.nlhs.com/take-a-tour.html
Wed. & 3rd Sat.  – The Cottage Museum Open – Island Heights 732-929-1486 http://www.islandhts.org/IHC&HA.htm
Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun.  – New Jersey Museum of Boating Open – Point Pleasant 732-606-7605 www.njmb.org
Wed. – Sun.  – Hot Rod and Street Rod Display Vintage Automobile Museum – Point Pleasant 732-899-0012 www.vintageautomuseum.org
Wed. & Sun.  – Lakehurst Historical Society Museum Open – Lakehurst 732-657-8864 www.nlhs.com
Wed. & Sun. – New Egypt Historical Society Museum Open – New Egypt 609-758-8111 www.newegypthistoricalsociety.com
Fri. – Sun.  – NJ Maritime Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-0202 www.njmaritimemuseum.org

Double TreeeIf you’re coming down for the weekend or just an overnight check out some special rates at the one of the Hotels Unlimited properties.  They offer a special CVB rate so ask for it!  They also sponsor this blog.  Some on down this fall and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

For more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks at FLASH MOBthe shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music.

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Jersey Shore Tourism News

February 28 – 15th Annual Gospel Extravaganza w/ special guest Howard Gospel Choir Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College, Toms River 732-255-0500

January 1 – Pickin’ on the Porch – Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton 609-296-8868
2 – 19th Annual International Chef’s Night Out  – Pine Belt Arena, Toms River 732-286-5670

Uncle VinnysLive Comedy Shows Friday Nights – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club @ the Tuscan Bistro Bar – Toms River 732-797-2570

Wed. – Sat. Nights – Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club – Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-3900

Art Exhibits Sat. & Sun.  – Exhibit – National Juried Tompe l’oeil Exhibition – John F. Peto Museum, Island Heights 732-929-4949

Mon. – Fri. – Ocean County Teen Arts Festival – The Grunin Center Art Gallery @ Ocean County College, 732-255-0500

Mon. – Fri. – World Exposure Exhibit – M. Christina Geis Art Gallery @ Georgian Court University, Lakewood 732-987-2263

9Mon. – Fri. – Hook, Line and Sinker: History of Fishing in Ocean County up to 1950 Exhibit – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880

Tues. – Sun.  – Art Exhibits – Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights 732-270-3111 

Daily Barnegat Lighthouse State Park Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-2016

Island Beach State Park Open – Seaside Park 732-793-0506

Jenkinson’s Aquarium Feeding Schedule – Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant Beach 732-899-1659732-899-1659

 6The Edith Duff Gardens Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578609-494-8578

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum Open – Tuckerton 609-296-8868609-296-8868

Weekly On Sundays Live Animal Talks  – Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood 732-281-2750732-281-2750

Weekly on Saturdays

Live Country, Bluegrass, and Folk Music Concert – Albert Music Hall, Waretown 609-971-1593609-971-1593

Weekly on Multiple Days Sat. & Sun.  – Barnegat Light Museum Open – Barnegat Light 609-494-8578609-494-8578

Sat. & Sun. (except Nov. 1)  – 1.) Bird Feeding Station, 2.) Live Animal Talks, 3.) Nature Walks – Cattus Island County Park, Toms River 732-270-6960732-270-6960

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Sat. & Sun.  – Free Vineyard Tours
– Laurita Winery, New Egypt 609-758-8000609-758-8000

Tues., Thurs. & 1st Sat.  – Victorian Museum Tours – Ocean County Historical Society, Toms River 732-341-1880732-341-1880

Wed. – Sun.  – Vintage Automobile Museum Open – Point Pleasant 732-899-0012732-899-0012

Fri. – Sun.  – NJ Maritime Museum Open – Beach Haven 609-492-0202

Fri. – Sun. – Planetarium Shows – Robert J. Novins Planetarium, Toms River 732-255-0342732- eight.

Come enjoy a variety of activities at the Jersey Shore.  If your coming down for the weekend The_Ocean_View_Inn_Ocean_Grove_New_Jersey_53420or just an overnight check out some special rates at the Ocean Plaza Inn, in Ocean Grove ,   The Sheraton in Eatontown or Hotels Unlimited  also has some great rates.   So come on down this year and make a long weekend out of it.  The Jersey Shore Is More Than Just The Shore!

For more information on the Jersey Shore, Jersey Shore Amusements, Jersey Shore Beaches, Jersey Shore Festivals, Weddings at the shore, parties, beaches, fireworks at FLASH MOBthe shore, rainy day activities, bonfires at the beach, New Jersey Tourism or maybe you just want to call and remind us how beautiful the Jersey Shore really is, visit us on the web at http://www.visitthejerseyshore.com or call Robert Hilton Executive Director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau at 732-244-9283. Come for the beaches and stay for the Music. #oceangrove, #njtourism, #weddingdestination, #Jerseyshorefun #jscvb, #jerseyshoretourism, #cooltownnewjersey