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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.
Bradley Beach Memorial Day Celebration

May 25-27, 2015

see website for times
732-776-2999

Festival on the Boardwalk!
Parade is May 25 at 10 a.m.
Bradley Beach Oceanfront
George Thorogood and the Destroyers/ Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot

May 27, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Join for a night of electrifying music by the most bad-to-the-bone performers in rock.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Dark Star Orchestra

May 28, 2015

7:30 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
Creativity-By-The-Sea

May 29-31, 2015

see times
732-245-6699

Take a creative weekend retreat at the Jersey Shore where photographer Michael S. Miller will share his passion, insight & ideas on photography.
May 29: 6-9 p.m.
May 30- 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 31- 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

37 East End, Avon-By-The-Sea
Red Bank River Fest 2015

May 29 - 31, 2015

11 am
(732) 741-0055

The Festival will once again showcase talented local bands performing simultaneously on multiple stages capped by appearances of nationally known blues and jazz artists. Food vendors and crafters.
Fri. 5 - 10 pm
Sat. 11 am - 10 pm
Sun. 11 am -6 pm Marine Park, Wharf Ave.
Red Bank
Broken Crayons Still Color

May 29, 2015

7-9 p.m.

An exhibition of works by local artists Maggi Brown and Ashley McFarland.
135 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Ocean Grove Giant Spring Flea Market

May 30, 2015

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

Over 300 vendors selling new, used and antique items. This is a rain or shine event!
Sponsored by the Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.
Ocean Pathway, Ocean Grove
Superhero Fun Run

May 30, 2015

9 a.m.
732-542-1642

Racers are invited to wear
their own superhero attire!
Dorbrook Recreation Area,
209 County Road 537 E, Colts Neck
Civil War Encampment at Allaire Village

May 30 & 31, 2015

Sat: 10am - 4pm, Sun: 10am - 3pm
(732) 919-3500

A weekend of family fun and history. Meet with soldiers, shop at period stores, witness artillery demonstrations, hear 1860's music and more.
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Jersey Born Music Festival

May 30, 2015 (Rain Date: May 31)

Call for time
732-829-1104

The Nerds, B-Street Band, Billy Hector Band and many more will be coming together to celebrate the amazing talent here in the Garden State!
Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park
Lantern Tour & David Kincaid Concert at Allaire Village

May 30, 2015

7 -9:30 pm
(732) 919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
The Midtown Men

May 30, 2015

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
Be More Chill

May 30-June 21, 2015

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

World premiere musical about
your average dork trying to survive
life in his suburban New Jersey
High School.
Two River Theatre,
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Atlantic Highlands Arts Council "Eats & Arts" Festival

May 31, 2015

1-4 p.m.

Fun filled afternoon with an array
of art and delicious tastes from
local chefs and artists of
Atlantic Highlands.
First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands
Makht a Tsimes (Make a Fuss)

May 31, 2015

2 p.m.
732-252-6990

A 90-minute musical revue featuring new & classic Yiddish comedy, as well as music, performed with English sub-titles.
The Jewish Heritage Museum
310 Mounts Corner Drive,
Freehold, NJ
Giacomo Gates & Trio

May 31, 2015

2:00 p.m.
732-431-7220

Jazz Concert
Headquarters,
125 Symmes Rd,
Manalapan, NJ
Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

May 31, 2015

3 p.m.
732-842-9000

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
The Fabulous Fifties

June 2, 2015

7 p.m.
1-866-941-8188

A Live Variety Performance created by Linda Turash.
Eastern Branch Library
1001 Rt. 35, Shrewsbury NJ
Merle Haggard

June 2, 2015

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

Embraced by country fans, Haggard
has found his songs at the top of the
charts.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
Freehold Idol

June 3, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
46th Annual NHRA Toyota SUMMERNATIONALS

June 4-7, 2015

7 a.m.
732- 446-7800

Join for the annual Summernationals!
Eatontown Raceway
230 Pension Rd, Englishtown, NJ
Spring Lake Historical Society House Tour

June 4, 2015

10 am - 3pm
(732) 449-4375

Sponsored by the Spring Lake
Historical Society
Tickets available at Kate & Co
and Camel's Eye
Keyport Farmer's Market

June 4,11,18, 25, 2015

1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. every Thurs.
732-739-5138

Every Thursday in June to October, shop a variety of fresh produce,
honey/beeswax products, pickles,
relish, olives, potted plants & more.
Fireman's Park,
West Front Street, Keyport
A New York City Gala

June 4, 2015

See times
732-709-1287

A New York City Gala featuring Chass Palminteri from a Bronx Tale.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Keyport Thursday Summer Concert Series

June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015

7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
732-739-5138

Free live concert featuring
Jerry Topinka & Friends
In the Minipark,
West Front St., Keyport
Buddy Guy

June 4, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Guy is the recipient of 30 awards including 6 Grammy Awards, 28 Blues Music Awards, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and many more!
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Atlantic Highlands Farmer's Market

June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2015

noon - 6 p.m.
732-872-8711

Fresh produce, fruit, vegtables & more for sale.
Veterans Park
Across from Borough Hall
100 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands
National Trails Day

June 6, 2015

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

At Various Parks.
The Amazing Funtathlon

June 6, 2015

9 a.m.
(732) 842-4000 ext. 4236

This offers the family a
chance to compete in a
variety of outdoor challenges
Thompson Park, Rte. 520
Lincroft
2015 Horse show- Special People United to Ride (SPUR)

June 6, 2015

9 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-224-1367

Join for a day of fun as SPUR Riders showcase their talents.
Sunnyside Equestrian Center
628 Middletown-Lincroft Road Middletown 732-224-1367
Sea Girt Library Art Show

June 6, 2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
732-899-4034

Sponsored by the Manasquan River Group of Artists.
Local area artists show and sell both original artwork and prints.
The Plaza
The park by the old train station (library)
*Rain date: 6/8*
Keyport Garden Walk

June 6 & 7, 2015

11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
732-687-9519

FREE, self-guided walking & biking
tour of public & private gardens in
Historic Keyport.
Keyport Waterfront Park
American Legion Drive, Keyport
The Queen B's of Broadway

June 6 & 7, 2015

see times
732-252-6990

A musical revue that honors three of Broadway's most loved celebrities, Sarba Streisand, Better Midler, and Bernadette Peters.
Dates & Times:
June 6- 8:30 p.m. & June 7- 2 p.m.
The Jewish Heritage Museum
310 Mounts Corner Drive
Freehold, NJ
Saltwater Festival

June 6, 2015

5 p.m.
732-709-1287

Celebrate more than 100 years of surfing history in New Jersey!
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Cimorelli

June 6, 2015

5 p.m.
732-577-8200

This unique group of six sisters is preparing to release their debut album in 2015, gaining more than 2 million fans on YouTube.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Maria Allaire's Wedding & Vow Renewal Service

June 7, 2015

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
732-919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
45th Annual Irish Festival

June 7, 2015

12:00-6:00 p.m.
732-222-5100

Join for live entertainment,
Pipe & Drum Band competition,
Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Raffles,
& more!
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport
Matty B in Concert

June 7, 2015

3 p.m.
732-577-8200

Matty B has started his musical career on the internet at age 7. He has gained more than a billion video views and more than 2.5 million subscribers.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Magician Collins Key

June 7, 2015

4 p.m.
732-928-2000

Collins Key puts on a magical performance that is included with theme park pass.
Six Flags
Rt. 537, Jackson, NJ
Blues by the Beach in Long Branch

June 7, 2015

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-923-2044

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands playing jazz and blues
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
Jersey Shore Partnership Summer Celebration

June 8, 2015

5:30 - 9:30 pm
732-212-4145

Reception with dinner
Awards program, music and dancing
Sandy Hook, Fort Hancock
Adobe Lightroom 101- The Library Module

June 8, 2015

6:30-9 p.m.
732-245-6699

Join for a hands-on workshop that will help you bring out the best in your photographs. Michael S. Miller will guide you as you begin to import, organize and achieve your images and how to manage your catalog.
The Boatworks- 608 River Rd., Belmar
Freehold Idol

June 10, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

June 11, 2015

7:00 pm
732-923-2044

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
Rosanne Barr & Sinbad

June 11, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

These comedian superstars are here to perform a night of laughs & comedy.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
29th Annual New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

June 12, 13, 14, 2015

6/12:4 - 8pm, 6/13:11am - 8pm, 6/14:11am - 6pm
(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
Four Common Threads: One Heartstring

June 12, 2015

call for time
732-263-6889

In an intimate setting, Jody Joseph reveals her feelings about life and love through her powerful songs.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Early Summer Flea Market at Allaire

June 13, 2015 (Rain Date: 6/14)

8:00 am-3:00 pm
732-919-3500

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Allentown Garden Club and Art Guild

June 13, 2015

9 a.m. -2 p.m.
609-259-0334

Garden and art lovers get to enjoy a historical tour, offering glimpses into residents' most expensive gardens. The tour will feature a number of gardens, as well as art displays from Allentown Art Guild artists with artists at work in the gardens.
Endless SUP Race-in Asbury Park

June 13 & 14, 2015

Visit website for times
848-404-9033

See paddle boarders compete
from Hawaii, California and Florida
and many othe states including NJ
Many different compeitions, clinics,
lessons, yoga, board demos.
Beach front in Asbury Park
"Scared & Sassy"

June 13 & 14, 2015

see times
732-579-8449

The New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus will be performing "Scared & Sassy."
Saturday- 8 p.m.
Sunday- 4 p.m.
503 Asbury Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ
Shark Fest 2015

June 13-14, 2015

see times
609-349-2375

A 2 day themed festival full of activities, rides, vendors, food, live bands & much more!
Times:
Saturday Noon - 8 PM
Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM
Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor
2 Simon Lake Dr, Atlantic Highlands
Chris Soules

June 13, 2015

7 p.m.
732-577-8200

Chris Soules from ABC's "The Bachelor" is coming to you at iPlay America!
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Jersey Championship Pro-Wrestling

June 13, 2015

7:45 p.m.
732-928-2000

Pro-wrestling show at the Movietown Arena.
Six Flags, Rt. 537, Jackson, NJ
The Fab Faux

June 13, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Rubber Soul and Magical Mystery Tour
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Asbury Park House Tour

June 14, 2015

noon-5 p.m.
732-829-1104

Asbury Park's most impressive resident homes will be on display!
Tickets are available at:
The Showroom
Cookman Avenue
The Laurie Berkner Band LIVE!

June 14, 2015

noon-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
Talley's Folly

June 14, 2015

2 p.m.
732-431-7220

Live Theater of Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play! Performance by the Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center.
Manalapan Headquarters
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
Blues on the Beach in Long Branch

June 14, 2015

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-923-2044

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands playing jazz and blues
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
Lindsey Stirling

June 15, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Lindsey Stirling is a classically trained violinist that has entered the futuristic world of electronic beats & animation.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Sandy Hook 2015 Free Summer Concert Series

June 17, 2015

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Brian Kirk & the Jirks
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Freehold Idol

June 17, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
Melissa Etheridge This is M.E. SOLO

June 17, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Melissa Etheridge This is M.E. SOLO
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

June 18, 2015

7:00 pm
732-923-2044

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
Keb' Mo'

June 18, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Three-time Grammy Award Winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist has released his 12th studio album.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
BattleFrog Series Obstacle Course Race

June 20-21, 2015

7:30 a.m.
786-479-6498

An obstacle race series designed by Navy Seals! Enjoy different courses for the whole family, (15k, 5k, 1 mile,400 meter) course & a family friendly festival area.
Raceway Park
Englishtown, NJ
Annual Pro/Am Skim Bash in Sea Bright

June 20 & 21, 2015

8am
732-596-6028

Largest skimboarding contest
on the East Coast!
Sea Bright Municipal Beach
Battle of Monmouth Re-Enactment

June 20 & 21, 2015

9:00am-4:30 pm
(732) 462-9616

The Battle of Monmouth was the largest one-day battle of the Revolutionary War in terms of participants. Observers are encouraged to arrive early for seating and various activities before the beginning of the re-enactment each day.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park.
347 Freehold-Englishtown Rd., Manalapan
Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market

June 20, 2015

9 am - 1pm
732-542-1642 ext. 31

Dorbrook Recreation Area
209 County Road 537
Colts Neck
Spring Lake "Art in the Park"

June 20, 2015

call for times
(732) 449-9287

Sponsored by the Manasquan River Group of Artists.
Divine Park, Spring Lake
Rain date-6/21
7th Annual Car Show in Atlantic Highlands

June 20, 2015

10 a.m. -4 p.m.
732-872-8711

7th Annual Car Show.

Along First Ave, Atlantic Highlands
Summer Craft Market & Art in the Park at Allaire Village

June 20, 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-6/27
Freshwater Fishing Derby

June 20-21, 2015

2-5 p.m.
732-842-4000

The Park System is hosting its third annual fishing derbies for beginners and experienced anglers.
Date & Locations:
Saturday, June 20:
Manasquan Reservoir
Howell, NJ 07731
Sunday, June 21:
Turkey Swamp Park
200 Georgia Rd.
Freehold, NJ 07728
Israel and New Breed Concert

June 20, 2015

5 p.m.
732-928-2000

Israel and New Breed in concert with opener Karen Clarke Sheard!
Six Flags, Rt. 537, Jackson, NJ
Norah Jones

June 20, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Norah Jones self-described "moody little record" introduced a singular new voice and grew into a global phenomenon.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
21st Annual Cruise to the Jersey Shore

June 21, 2015

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
732-923-2044

Live rock 'n' roll on The Great Lawn on the Boardwalk Promenade near Rooney's.
Oceanfront Promenade, Long Branch
School Days in the 1830's and Children's Tea Party at Allaire

June 21, 2015

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

Participate in a traditional
school lessons, play historic
games, & partake in a historic
tea party in the picturesque
setting of the historic village.
Great for all ages!
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Blues on the Beach in Long Branch

June 21, 2015

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
732-923-2044

A Sunday night music series featuring local bands playing jazz and blues
West End Park
Brighton Avenue, Long Branch
Mavericks

June 23, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Raul Malo and his musical comrades bring people together, often in the name of good times and great music.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street,
Red Bank
Spring Lake Garden Tour

June 24, 2015

call for times
732-449-0577

Sponsored by the Garden Club of Spring Lake
Annual Used Book Sale (Freehold Branch)

June 24-27, 2015

Call for time
732-521-2725

Come check out and purchase over 30,000 books on display for sale!
First United Methodist Church
91 West Main Street, Freehold
Sandy Hook 2015 Free Summer Concert Series

June 24, 2015

6 p.m.
(732) 291-7733

Each Wednesday during the summer come enjoy live entertainment at Sandy Hook's beach.
This week's performer:
Steve Reilly & the Rain Band
Beach Area E
Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook Unit
Freehold Idol

June 24, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-333-0094

Talented singers aged 10 and older are given the spotlight to show off their vocal abilities in this very popular fourth annual singing contest.
in front of the Hall of Records
1 E. Main Street
Freehold
The World Premiere of Closure

June 25-July 19, 2015

check for show times
732-229-3166

Closure by Richard Dresser is about a daughter mysteriously dissapears while on spring break, where the drama unfolds on an exotic tropical Caribbean isle.
New Jersey Repertory
179 Broadway, Long Branch
Thursdays by the Sea in Long Branch

June 25, 2015

7:00 pm
732-923-2044

A week-night music series
featuring local talent.

Festival Plaza
Pier Village
Daryl Hall & John Oates

June 26, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

The Number-One Selling Duo in music history! From the mid-'70s to '80s, this duo scored six #1 singles including, "Rich Girl","Kiss on My List", & more!
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
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