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The Monmouth County Department of Public Information & Tourism strives to ensure the accuracy of the Calendar of Event listings, but changes sometimes occur without our knowledge. Monmouth County cannot be held liable in the event of omissions or errors on Calendar of Events and its listings. Contact the respective organization prior to attending the event to confirm information.
"Seeing Stars: Every Flag Tells A Story"

April 2016-December 2016

Check for Museum Times
732-842-1814

A self-guided tour that follows America's flags from its inception to today. This exhibit showcases how the flag has become a symbol of hope & has changed over the years.
The Twin Lights Museum
Lighthouse Road
Highlands, NJ 07732
Adventure and Growth in Shakespeare's Pericles

April 16-May 8, 2016

Check for time
732-345-1400

Sue Starke, PhD, will explore how "Pericles" is part of a specific Greek prose romance tradition with its own "adventure" and heroes journey.
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Avenue
Red Bank, NJ
Pericles

April 16-May 8, 2016

Check show times
732-345-1400

Join for Shakespeare’s thrilling tale of adventure, shipwreck and romance.
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
New Jersey Marathon Weekend

April 29 - May 1, 2016

7:30 a.m. race day Sun.
(732) 578-1771

Run through the neighborhoods &
business districts of: Oceanport,
Monmouth Beach, Long Branch, Deal,
Allenhurst, Loch Arbour, Asbury Park
& Ocean Grove.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday races
and programs for all ages.
Seunghwui Koo - Amazing Piggies

April 29 - May 29, 2016

call for times
732-747-2266

Terracotta mixed media sculpture
The Monmouth Museum
On the campus of Brookdale CC
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft
Crossing Delancey

April 29-June 5, 2016

Check for times
732-462-9093

In this blossoming romance, a young womans grandmother has found her a "good catch."
Center Players
South Street, Freehold
A Weekend in Old Monmouth

April 30 & May 1, 2016

See times
732-431-7460 ext. 7413

Historic sites throughout Monmouth
County will open their doors
to visitors with an interest
in local history.
Dates & Times:
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 12-5 p.m.
Peyton Meyer

April 30, 2016

Doors open at 10 a.m.
732-577-8200

Disney Channel Show Star Peyton Meyer who plays the character Lucas Friar in the show "Girl Meets World" comes to iPlay America.
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728
BBQ and Brew Fest at Allaire Village

April 30, 2016

11 am to 4 pm
732-919-3500

First Beer Fest at Allaire
Enjoy BBQ and music, explore
the village and the craft shops
Allaire Village
Route 524/4265 Atlantic Ave. Wall
Creative Arts and Music Festival

April 30 & May 1, 2016

11 am - 5 pm
732-842-4000

Enjoy a day at Thompson Park
at this juried arts festival.
Live music and food vendors.
Thompson Park
Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Belmar Art Walk

April 30, 2016

Noon - 4:30 p.m.
732-681-2002

Dancing demos, art presentations, author signing, music and more!
Full schedule and guide map will be available all day at Artifacts Boutique, 1012 Main St.
Artwalk kicks off at Beckman's, 704 10th Ave.
Met Opera: Elektra (Broadcast in HD)

April 30, 2016

1 pm
732-263-6889

Patrice Cheraeu's overpowering vision lives on in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner, who portray Elektra's prima; quest for vengeance.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
The Monmouth Civic Chorus Annual Spring Soiree

April 30, 2016

7 p.m.
732-933-9333

3-course dinner, silent auction. Entertainment featuring From Big Bang to Broadway- Music of the 1940's.
Navesink Country Club
50 Luffburrow Lane, Middletown
Asbury Park Restaurant Tour

May 1, 2016

noon - 4 pm
732-775-7676

Sample small "bites" while
you experience the culinary culture
at over 30 Asbury Park restaurants,
bakeries, lounges & more.
(check for participating restaurants
& locations).
The Ed Goldberg Band

May 1, 2016

2 pm
732-431-7220

Monmouth County Library
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Swing! Swing! Swing!

May 1, 2016

3 p.m.
732-528-9211

The Greatest Hits of the Big Band Era with James Langton's New York All-Star Big Band.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
The Little Mermaid

May 1, 2016

check times
732-842-9000

One of the most beloved stories and Disney's classic film.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Evening Light at the Jersey Shore with Michael S. Miller

May 2, 2016

6:30- 8:30 p.m.
732-245-6699

Join for a creative workshop,
on the quality of light
Visions Photographic Workshops
Belmar Fishing Club Pier Gate
Ocean Ave. & First Belmar
StarTalk Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson

May 2, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

Co-hosted by Eugene Mirman with
special guests
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Giada Valenti

May 3, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Italian songstress Giada Valenti will take her audience on a romantic journey as she performs Italian hits from the 60s-80s in her own interpretations.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
A Caper for Three Women

May 5-June 5, 2016

Check for show times
732-229-3166

When Claire returns home from shopping, she discovers one of her packages is missing. This suspenseful game of cat and mouse is a must see.
NJ Repertory Company
Mariachi y Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

May 5, 2016

7:30 pm
732-842-9000

Fiesta Cinco de Mayo
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
The Little Mermaid

May 6-8, 2016

check times
732-842-9000

One of the most beloved stories and Disney's classic film.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Best of the Eagles "The Eagles Tribute Band"

May 6, 2016

8 pm
732-263-6889

The Eagles Tribute Band will
play the music of the Eagles
Pollak Theater
400 Cedar Ave.
West Long Branch
Spring Craft Market and Art in the Park at Allaire

May 7, 2016

10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
732-919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain Date: 5/8
NJ Vietnam Veteran's Rememberance Day

May 7, 2016

11 am - 2 pm
732-335-0033

Pay tribute to those who served our
country.
NJ Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel NJ
Mother's Day Wine Trail at 4 JG's

May 7 & 8, 2016

noon - 5 pm
908-930-8066

An afternoon to taste delicious
award-winning wines
4 JG's Orchard and Vineyard
127 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck
Laurie Berkner Greatest Hits Tour (2 shows)

May 7, 2016

12 & 4 p.m.
732-577-8200

"The queen of children's music" will have you and your children dancing in the aisles with her "kindie rock" songs.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Mommy and Me Tea Party

May 7, 2016

2-3 p.m.
732-919-3500

Bring your fuzzy friend and a fun hat! Learn about the history of tea, storytelling or a puppet show.
Historic Allaire Village
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale
Atlantic Highlands Classical Concert

May 7, 2016

3 pm

Presented by the Arts Council
Evan Schwartzman, pianist; Joel
DeWitt, violinist; Jan Dash clarinetist;
Aaron Wiener, pianist. Arts Corner
135 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands
A Tribute to Johnny Cash

May 7, 2016

7 pm
732-706-4100

Relive the music of the
legendary artist.
The Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street, Middletown
Donizetti's Roverto Devereux Encore

May 8, 2016

1 p.m.
732-263-6889

In this dramatic opera, Queen Elizabeth is forced to sign the death warrant of the nobleman she loves.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen,Nuno Bettencourt, Tosin Abasi

May 9, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

A night of Guitars
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Jersey Fresh International Event

May 11-15, 2016

check for time
609-259-0170

A family-friendly equestrian event featuring the top eventing riders in the U.S., competing for a spot on the Olympic Team!
Horse Park of New Jersey
Meet the Author/ Marco Manfre

May 12, 2016

7 pm
732-431-7220

Monmouth County Library
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Dark Star Orchestra

May 12, 2016

7:00 p.m.
732-842-9000

Dark Star Orchestra continues the Greatful Dead concert experience. Enjoy a set list from their 30 years of extensive touring.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Rebecca's Reel Quilters- Quilt Show

May 13-14, 2016

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Join for Around the Block, a professionally judged Quilt Show! Check out more than 150 traditional and contemporary quilts on display.
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

May 13-22, 2016

see website for show times
732-528-9211

The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is back! Six awkward spelling champions learn that winning (and losing) isn't everything.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main St., Manasquan
Spring Sidewalk Sales in Manasquan

May 13-14, 2016

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
732-223-8303

Shop sidewalk sides throughout Main Street in Manasquan.
30th Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

May 13-15, 2016

check for times
(732) 681-3700 ext. 214

One of the largest seafood festivals in the nation. Great seafood, crafters, and live entertainment. Sponsored by the Belmar Tourism Commission.
Silver Lake Park
Fifth and Ocean Ave, Belmar
Kidz Bop: Life of the Party Tour LIVE

May 13, 2016

check for time
732-577-8200

This show features the biggest pop songs of the year, new dance moves, and super fun surprises from the Kidz Bop Kids!
iPlay America
Schanck Road, Freehold
Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin

May 13, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

A group of professional musicians who are passionate about the music of Led Zeppelin, striving to do justic to one of the greatest bands in history.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Flea Market at Allaire Village

May 14, 2016

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain date-5/15
Ocean Grove Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Festival

May 14, 2016

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
800-388-4768 or 732-774-1391

Arts & Crafts Festival, as well as
music on main.

Main Ave, Ocean Grove.
Spirit of New Jersey History Fair at Monmouth Battlefield

May 14, 2016

11 am - 5 pm
609-777-0238

NJ State history Fair
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
NJ Route 33, Manalapan
11 am - 5 pm
Opening Weekend at Monmouth Park Racetrack

May 14 & 15, 2016

11:30 a.m.
732-222-5100

Season open at Monmouth Park
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Ocean Port Ave., Oceanport
Remember Jones Soul Revue & Dance Party

May 14, 2016

8 p.pm
732-897-6500

Soul Music from the 1960's & 70's
Convention Hall
1300 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park
Ravel Bolero

May 14, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Monmouth Symphony Orchestra presents Ravel Bolero!
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Run The Hook

May 15, 2016

11 a.m.

Join for this 5k & 10k race!
National Park
Sandy Hook, NJ
Walnford Day

May 15, 2016

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
609-259-6275

Come to the Annual Open House Celebration! Take a tour from the cellar to the attic, & participate in blacksmithing, demonstrations, games & much more!
Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ
Strauss' Elektra Encore

May 15, 2016

1 p.m.
732-263-6889

Patrice Cheraeu's overpowering vision lives on in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner, who portray Elektra's prima; quest for vengeance.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Olate Dogs

May 15, 2016

2 p.m.
732-577-8200

Winners of Season 7 of America's
Got Talent
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Gellman American Dream

May 15, 2016

3 p.m.
732-252-6990

A documentary about the Gellman family, created by New Jersey filmmaker Gary Gellman. Gellman will discuss how families can create their own history documentary.
The Jewish Heritage Museum
310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold
Paul Anka

May 15, 2016

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

Paul Anka is the only artist to have a CD on the Billboard Top 100 Chart for seven consecutive decades.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
The Galleria Farmer's Market

May 17-November 22, 2016

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
732-530-7300

Every Sunday, May 17- November 22nd enjoy fresh NJ organic produce, baked goods, crafts & more!
The Galleria
2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank
Curious George: The Golden Meatball

May 18, 2016

10 a.m.
732-263-5715

Join the lovable monkey for a delightful new musical!
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses

May 19, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
An Evening of Doo Wop and Rock & Roll

May 20, 2016

7 & 9 pm
732-706-4100

Starring the legends of Doo Wop.
Your host Johnny Vernotica
The Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street, Middletown
The Midtown Men

May 20, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

The Midtown Men, the origional cast members of Broadway's Jersey Boys, is the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway Show.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Ocean Grove Vintage Car Show

May 21, 2016

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
800-388-4768 or 732-774-1391

The Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce presents its Annual Spring Vintage Car Show with over 90 cars on display and live music to enjoy.
Main Avenue, Ocean Grove
SK8 Jam at Seven Presidents

May 21, 2016

10 am - 2 pm
732-842-4000

Amateur skateboarding contest
Seven Presidents Skateplex
Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park
Long Branch
Rain date 5/22
Dog Appreciation Day at Allaire Village

May 21, 2016

11 am - 4 pm
(732) 919-3500

A day of family fun.
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
rain date:5/22
Keyport Annual Antiques and Artisan Festival

May 21, 2016

11 am - 8 pm
732-739-5138

Come visit the Bayshore's
finest antique dealers,
artists, crafters, and musicians.
Free trolley service from Matawan
train station.
Waterfront Park and West Front Street
Spring Lake Irish Festival

May 21, 2016

noon to 4 pm
(732) 449-0577

Sponsored by the Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce
Rain Date: May 22

Spring Lake, NJ
Jim Jefferies Live

May 21, 2016

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Ocean Fun Days 2016 at Sandy Hook

May 22, 2016

11:00am-3:00pm
(732) 872-1300 ext. 19

Join NJ Natural Gas and
NJ Sea Grant Consortium
Celebrate the wonders of
the Jersey Shore. Enjoy hands-on
marine exhibits, classes,
nature tours and children's
activities.**Rain or Shine Event
NJ Sea Grant Consortium
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Taste of Manasquan

May 22, 2016

noon - 4 pm
732-223-8303

Visit 25 eateries and sample
a variety of Manasquan's finest cuisine.
Throughout Manasquan
Claudio Roditi and Friends/ Jazz Concert

May 22, 2016

2 pm
732-431-7220

Monmouth County Library
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Spring Concert- 25th Anniversary Celebration

May 22, 2016

4 pm
732-579-8449

Celebrate 25 years of music
and memories.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Asbury Park
503 Asbury Ave., NJ
"Cimorelli" at iPlay

May 22, 2016

5 pm
732-577-8200

Come see "Cimorelli", Teen Choice
award winner! pop singer and rapper from Atlanta
iPlay America
Schanck Road, Freehold
The Zombies & Felix Cavaliere's Rascals

May 24, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Join for a performance by The Zombies, who's release marks another milestone for the English combo, and history stretches back to its 1964 debut single, "She's Not There." Followed by the Zombies, legendary singer songwriter Felix Cavaliere will perform a "feel good" show.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Jewish Landholdings at the Jersey Shore

May 25, 2016

1:30 P.M.
732-531-9100

Talk by Joseph Grabas
Jewish Community Center
In Jewish War Veterans Room
100 Grant Ave., Deal
BobFest: A Celebration of Bob Dylan's Birthday

May 26, 2016

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Celebrate Bob Dylan's 75th birthday starring Pat Guadagno and Tired Horses.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Laura Marano

May 27, 2016

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
732-577-8200

Disney Channel Show Star Laura Marano from the hit show "Austin & Ally" comes to iPlay America.
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ 07728
Spring Lake 5-Mile Run

May 28, 2016

8:30 a.m.
(732) 449-0577

A USATF certified course and custom designed t-shirts for all entrants.
Ocean & Sussex Avenues, Spring Lake
Historical Society of Ocean Grove Spring Auction

May 28, 2016

9 am
732-807-3897

Fundraiser for the historical Society Ocean Grove
Previews 9- 11 am
auction at 11 am
Bradley Beach Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

May 28 - 30, 2016

9 am - 7 pm
732-776-2999

Festival on the Boardwalk!
Bradley Beach Oceanfront
Parade on Ocean Ave. 10 am
on Saturday.
Spring Lake Sidewalk Sale

May 28 & 29, 2016

all day
732-449-0037

Two-day sidewalk sale being held in the downtown Third Avenue business district.
Seaport Craft Show in Highlands

May 29, 2016

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
732-291-4713

A delightful collection of various handmade crafts.
Huddy Park
Waterwitch and Bay Ave
Jersey Shore Foodtruck Festival at Monmouth Park

May 29-30, 2016

11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(732) 222-5100

Food trucks & live music!
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport
The Monkees 50th Anniversary Tour

May 29, 2016

7:30 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
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