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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.
The "M" Spot -Straight Marriage Play

February 26-April 5, 2015

Call for time
732-229-3166

A World Premiere Comedy by Michael Tucker (Star of L.A. Law).
NJ Repertory Company
179 Broadway, Long Branch
Eyesights 2015

February 28-April 9, 2015

noon to 7 p.m.
732-741-1441

Monmouth County's prestigious Juried Photography Exhibit featuring many works of art in monochrome & color.

Opening Reception: March 1, 3-5 p.m. & Awards at 4 p.m.
The Guild of Creative Art
620 Broad Street, Shrewsbury
Jersey Shore: America's Playground

March 20-April 26, 2015

Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
732-747-2266

Take a trip back in time to grand hotels and boardwalks through photos, paintings, souvenirs and more.
Monmouth Museum
Lot #1, 765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ
The African Children's Choir

March 31, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

The voices of 31 children of war-torn Africa come to the West to bring the first tour of the choir.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
NTL: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

March 31, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

A Broadcast in HD Meera Syal returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
The Play's the Thing

April 1, 2015

7 p.m.
732-345-1400

Five of the most adventurous and exceptional writers in the American Theater will share insights into the time and collaboration it takes to craft a play.
Two River Theatre
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Lectures on Abraham Lincoln

April 1, 2015

7:30 p.m.

"The Lincolns in the White House" - Learn the stresses Lincoln endured while running a war, undergoing assassination threats, running a family, etc.
Atlantic Highlands Senior Center
3 Simon Lake Drive., Atlantic Highlands
The Very Best of Celtic Thunder

April 2, 2015

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

An eclectic collection of the group’s best-loved and most popular songs from the past seven years.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Allaire Village Easter Egg Hunt & Handmade Bonnet Contest

April 4, 2015

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
(732) 919-3500

Children's activities and contests and Parade.
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
The Buddy Holly Story

April 4, 2015

3 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Easter Sunrise Service at Allaire Village

April 5, 2015

6:00 - 7:00 a.m.
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Asbury Park Easter Parade

April 5, 2015

1 pm
(732) 502-5752

Asbury Park Easter Parade Celebration.
At the Paramount Theatre
Ocean Ave. on the Boardwalk
Asbury Park
Easter Sunday at Keansburg Amusements

April 5, 2015

1:00 p.m.
732-495-1400

Enjoy rides and fun.
Keansburg Amusements
275 Beachway, Keansburg
(Rain or shine Event)
NTL: View from the Bridge (Broadcast in HD)

April 7, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

A magnetic and electrifying production where the great author Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Gallery Exhibition: Second Senior Show- Fine Art and Art Education

April 10, 2015

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
732-263-5715

Featuring the work of Monmouth University graduating seniors who will receive their degrees in Fine Art and Art Education.
Rechnitz Hall's DiMattio Gallery
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., Long Branch
South Pacific

April 10-19, 2015

See for times
732-528-9211

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific debuted on Broadway in 1949 is still a crowd favorite today.
Date and Times:
4/10: 8 p.m.
4/11: 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
4/12: 3 p.m.
4/17: 8 p.m.
4/18: 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
4/19: 3 p.m.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Asbury Park Music in Film Festival

April 10, 11, 12, 2015

see website for times
732-775-8900

Events begin at the Asbury
Park Musical Hertiage Foundation
Where Music Lives
708 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park
Jay Leno

April 10, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Comedian, actor, writer, producer and television host Jay Leno is best known for his stint as host of NBC's The Tonight Show.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Step Up for The ARC Walk & 5k

April 11, 2015

8 am
732-493-1919 ext 125

A 5K run and walk
on the Asbury Park Boardwalk
All proceeds go to support
The ARC of Monmouth County
Early Spring Flea Market at Allaire Village

April 11, 2015

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

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain Date: 4/12
Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine

April 11-May 3, 2015

Check for various times
732-872-1814

A powerful world-premiere drama from playwright and director, Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Two River Theatre
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Cinderella: A Storytale Ballet

April 11 & 12, 2015

2 p.m.
732-842-9000

The Company of Dance Arts is presenting their original version of Cinderella, presenting this classic tale to come to life onstage.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Noel Coward's comedy Present Laughter

April 11-12,18-19,24-26, 2015

Check for various times
732-291-9211

Navesink Arts Center
Dean K Anderson Theater
149 Monmouth Ave., Atlantic Highlands
18th Annual Brookdale Guitar Show

April 12, 2015

10 am - 5 pm
732-224-2345

Donald D. Werner Student
Life Center at Brookdale C. College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft
Open Hearth - Open House (Free Event)

April 12, 2015

noon-4 p.m.
732-462-1466

Join for a colonial Sephardic Jewish cooking demonstration. Traditional recipes will be cooked 18th century style over an open hearth.

150 W. Main St.
Freehold
2nd Birthday Storyfest

April 12, 2015

2 p.m.
732-531-1935

Storytellers Mosaic of Monmouth County celebrates their 2nd birthday with a program of storytellers sharing folktales, personal stories & much more.
Belmar Arts Council
608 River Road, Belmar
April in Paris The French Connection

April 12, 2015

2 p.m.
732-431-7220

Pianist Diane Goldsmith and singers Ivan Woods and Shannon Hunt.
Manalapan Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive
Guild of Creative Art Hosts Students' Exhibit

April 13, 2015

Check website for times
732-741-1441

Red Bank Regional, Rumson Fair Haven High School & Teen Arts Students' Exhibit. Students ages 18 & younger display their artwork in
a variety of media.
Guild of Creative Art
620 Broad Street, Shrewsbury
The Monmouth or Navesink Patent

April 14, 2015

7 p.m.
732-431-7220

Presented by Joseph A. Grabas, author and land title historian.
Manalapan Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive., Manalapan
David Sedaris

April 15, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Annual Wine & Martini Tasting

April 16, 2015

7 p.m.
732-933-9272

Join for the 12th Annual Wine & Martini Tasting to benefit the Kortney Rose Foundation.
Enjoy an evening of wine vendors, hors d'oeuvres, pasta stations, live jazz music & more.
Salt Creek Grille
4 Bingham Avenue, Rumson NJ
Something's Happening Here

April 16, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-683-6889

A musical cavalcade featuring the Monmouth University Chamber and Concert Choirs, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, student bands and soloists.
Wilson Hall Grand Staircase at Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Fourplay with Spyro Gyra

April 16, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

This contemporary jazz quartet has enjoyed consistent artistic and commercial success by combining elements of R&B, pop & other sounds into their jazz foundation.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
All Time Low: The Future Hearts Tour

April 17, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

This American Rock Band is a worldwide sensation and is kicking off a whole new chapter.
Monmouth University MAC
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Jackie Evancho

April 17, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Jackie Evancho's soprano and stunning voice comes to you live in concert.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
RunAPalooza - Jersey Shore Running Club

April 18, 2015

8 am - 1 pm
(732) 681-9464

The day features a Relay Marathon, Half-marathon, and 3 mile walk.
Asbury Park, NJ
Dog Talent Show and Exposition

April 18, 2015

11-4 p.m.
732-919-3500

Dog Talent Show & Exposition
4252 Atlantic Ave, Wall
The New Jersey Chamber Singers "Whimsy" Concert Series

April 18 & 25, 2015

8 p.m.

"Whimsy" Concert Series
West Grove Memorial United Methodist Church
102 Walnut St., Neptune NJ
John Mellencamp Announces Plain Spoken 2015 North American Tour

April 18, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Grammy-winning musician John Mellencamp has influenced American Culture with enduring songs, he is also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
19th Century Bee Hive Oven Baking and Quilting at Allaire

April 19, 2015

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
732-919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Meet the Author: Pam Jenoff

Apri 19, 2015

2 p.m.
732-431-7220x7222

Bestselling author of "The Kommandant's Girl."
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan
Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary

April 19, 2015

2 p.m.
732-263-6889

Peter Yarrow's work is frequently directed at using music to convey a message of humanity and caring..he performs heartwarming renditions of iconic folk songs we know and love.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon

April 22, 2015

4 p.m.
732-842-9000

Based on the beloved book series by Crockett Johnson.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Ralphie May

April 22, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Audiences cant get enough of Ralphie May, who was voted one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch". All of Ralphie's stand-up specials have achieved record-setting ratings on Comedy Central.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Spring Plant Swap

April 23 & 25, 2015

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
732-842-4000 ext. 4312

Bring plants in one quart,
one gallon or 2 gallon containers
Deep Cut Gardens
152 Red Hill Road
Middletown
The Realization of Emily Linder

April 23-May 24, 2015

Check for various times
732-229-3166

Comedic-drama about a girl named Emily, an eccentric , retired university professor who has come to the "realization" that she knows the exact day she will pass.
NJ Rep
179 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ
Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible

April 23, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, Long Branch
Ivan the Terrible

April 23, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

Ivan the Terrible is a work in the true Bolshoi style...a choreography full of vigor, strength and wild jumps.
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
A Little Shakespeare: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

April 23-May 1, 2015

8:00 p.m.
732-345-1400

One of Shakespeares most
famous, romantic & magical
comedies.
Two River Theatre,
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Jane Lynch

April 23, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch can currently be seen in the television series Glee on FOX.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Comedy Happens Here- Vic DiBitetto

April 24, 2015

5:30 p.m.
732-577-8200

DiBitetto leaves his audiences breathless with laughter...he has been cqalled a cross between Rodney Dangerfield and Ralph Kramden.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Roger McGuinn

April 24, 2015

8:00 p.m.
732-263-6889

Roger McGuinn combines the rock beat of the Beatles with the folk sensibilities of Bob Dylan.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Jeff Beck

April 24, 2015

8:00pm
732-842-9000

Jeff Beck is a legendary rock guitarist who has had one of the least flashy yet most influential careers in rock history.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap

April 25, 2015

8 a.m.-2 p.m.
732-671-6050

Bring plants in a one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon container & take home the same size and number of plants!
Deep Cut Gardens
152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748
New Jersey Marathon Weekend

April 25 - 26, 2015

8:30 a.m.
(732) 578-1771

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

(wheelchair athletes will start
@ 8:00 am, followed by the rest
of the corrals.)
Spring Craft Show

April 25, 2015

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
732-842-4000 ext. 4312

Stop by to Deep Cut Garden's
Plant Swap & pick up the perfect
item for your garden or home.
Tatum Park
151 Red Hill Road
Middletown
50's Bash

April 25, 2015

10 a.m.-4 p.m.
732-223-8303

Join for crafts, cars & 50's music!
Squan Plaza
Abe Vorhees Dr, Manasquan, NJ 08736
Spring Craft Market & Art in the Park at Allaire Village

April 25, 2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain date-4/26
Monmouth County SPCA Dog Walk & Fair

April 25, 2015

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-440-1558

Join over 2,000 people and their pets and enjoy shopping vendors, live music, raffles, doggie costume contests and much more!
Brookdale Community College
Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
40th Anniversary of Operation Babylift

April 25, 2015

11 a.m.-4 p.m.
732-335-0033

A full-day program including a 21-gun salute and flag ceremony, music, art exhibit & much more!
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ
Wool Days/Sheep Shearing

April 25 & 26, 2015

noon- 3:00 p.m.
732-946-3758

This annual demonstration allows visitors to appreciate the work of an old-fashioned sheep shearer.
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel
11th Annual Spring Tea

April 25, 2015

2-4 p.m.
732-531-2136

Join for the 11th Annual Spring Tea! Come enjoy tea, sandwiches, desserts, etc., as well as gift auctions, boutiques & a fancy hat wearing contest!
West Park Recreation Center
615 West Park Ave., Oakhurst
Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

April 25, 2015

2 p.m.
732-263-6889

Opera's most enduring tragic double bill returns in a production set in two time periods in the same Sicilian Village.
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Konig Conducts Dvorak

April 25, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Rising conductor Christoph König leads the NJSO in scores by Czech master Dvořák, his engaging Fifth Symphony.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Monmouth County Park System Earth Day Celebrations

April 26, 2015

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
732-842-4000 ext. 4312

Events taking place at the
following parks:Holmdel Park,
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Deep Cut
Gardens, Thompson Park, HWEC & MREC
Belmar Art Walk

April 26, 2015

Noon - 6 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.
4th Annual Red Bank International Flavour Festival

April 26, 2015 (Rain Date: May 3, 2015)

noon-7 p.m.
732-829-1104

Join for a family-friendly outdoor celebration of International food, live music, wine, beer & more!
White Street Parking Lot
Downtown Red Bank
Asbury Park Restaurant Tour

April 26, 2015

noon- 5:00 p.m.
732-775-7676

Sample small "bites" while
you experience the culinary culture
at over 25 Asbury Park restaurants,
bakeries, lounges & more.
(check for participating restaurants
& locations).
Carol Fredette & Trio

April 26, 2015

2 p.m.
732-431-7220x7222

Jazz Concert
Monmouth County Library Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan
Orchestra of St.Peter by the Sea: La Traviata in Concert

April 26, 2015

3 p.m.
732-528-9211

"La Traviata" features some of Verdi's most unforgettable arias. Experience this timeless story of passion, life and death performed live by the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
2Cellos

April 26, 2015

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

Two cellists have broken down
the boundaries between different
genres of music, from classical
and film music to pop and rock.br> Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
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