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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.
Please Touch!: Sculpture Exhibit

June 28-September 6, 2015

Call for time

"Break the rules" and feel the materials and texture of various works of art. This is a juried exhibition featuring sculptures that can be touched by visitors.
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
NJ Emerging Artists Series, Kevan Lunney, Archeology: Shared Wisdom

August 14-September 13, 2015

Reception: 6-8 p.m.

Inspirational work from discarded papyrus documents from ancient Egyptian rubbish. Join for the opening reception on August 14, 6-8 p.m. and the Artist Talk on September 2., 7-8 p.m.
Monmouth Museum
P.O. Box 359
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Nobody's Girl

August 20-September 20, 2015

Thurs & Fri: 8 p.m., Sat. 3 & 8 p.m.

A juicy tell-all memoir featuring outrageous characters who wheel and deal in a high stakes game for glory.
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ
Quiet Storm

August 31, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Join for a free outdoor concert featuring the Doo Wop Group "Quiet Storm".
The lawn at 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ
Eddie Izzard

September 1, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Eddie is one of the most acclaimed comics of his generation and is developing a reputation as a film, television and stage actor.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Keyport Farmer's Market

September 3, 10, 17, 24, 2015

1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. every Thurs.

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
Keansburg Summer Concert-Delangles

September 3, 2015

7 - 8:30 pm

Part of Summer concert series
Keansburg Beach between Pinewood
Ave. and Main St.
Suessical the Musical!

September 4-6, 2015

check for various show times

A musical based on the works of Dr. Suess and the most famous tales and characters from at least fifteen of his books comes to live on stage!
Algonquin Arts Theatre
Manasquan, NJ
Atlantic Highlands Farmer's Market

September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2015

noon - 6 p.m.

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

September 5, 2015

11 a.m.

Come see WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose with special guest MC Howard Finkle!
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
BBQ & Craft Beer Festival

September 5 - 7, 2015

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

Craft brews, BBQ & live music!
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport
Wine Festival at Allaire Village

September 5 & 6, 2015

noon - 5 p.m.

Presented by Garden State Wine Growers and Allaire Village hosting its Wine Festival
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
End of Season Extravaganza!

September 5, 2015

gates open 3:30 p.m.

Bring the family for rides, games, food, petting zoo, All You Can Eat Pig Roast and so much more!
Lakewood BlueClaws
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood
Manasquan Labor Day Celebration

September 5, 2015

5:30 p.m.

Concert at the Main Beach
Fireworks display at dusk at Main Beach
Main Street & First Avenue
Rain Date:September 6, 2015
Doo Wop Finale

September 5, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Check out the Doo Wop Finale with Gene Chandler and The Crystals!
Ocean Grove Great Auditorium
Central Avenue
Exhibit: Ocean Township High School at 50

September 6, 2015

1 - 4 pm

The doors of Ocean Twp.HS
opened in 1965.
See exhibit at Eden Woolley House
703 Deal Road
Selections from the Monmouth University Collection

September 8, 2015

Call for time

Check out a collection of works by Adam Wurtz, Salvadore Dali, Jacob Landau and others!
Monmouth University
Rechnitz Hall
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey

September 8, 2015

Call for time

Join for a traveling photography exhibition by the Grammy Museum Los Angelas, featuring 45 iconic images of Bruce Springsteen.
Monmouth University, Rechnitz Hall
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Belmar Pro Surfing Competition

September 10-13, 2015

8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
(732) 681-6405

One of the largest surfing contests on the East Coast, featuring great riders in all categories.
16th Ave. Beaches, Belmar
Keansburg Summer Concert-Guns 4 Hire Acoustic Trio

September 10, 2015

7 - 8:30 pm

Part of Summer concert series
Keansburg Beach between Pinewood
Ave. and Main St.
Monmouth County Park System 9/11 Memorial

September 11, 2015

732-842-4000 ext. 4312

Remembrance Ceremony
Mt. Mitchell Scenic Overlook
460 Ocean Blvd.
Atlantic Highlands
Asbury Park Oysterfest 2015

September 11, 12, 13, 2015


Presented by the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce.
The Asbury Park Oyster Festival is one of Asbury’s biggest free festivals, turning historic Cookman Avenue from downtown to the boardwalk into one long pedestrian mall. Enjoy food, shopping and live music at this festival.

Date and Times:
Friday, September 5: 5-10 p.m.
Saturday, September 6: noon to 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 7: noon to 6 p.m.

TheCarousel on the Water
Ocean Ave & Lake Ave, Asbury Park

September 11-13, 18-20, 2015

See times

Argentina's controversial First Lady
is the subject of a dynamic musical
Dates and Times:
September 11,12,18 & 19: 8 p.m.
September 13 & 20: 3 p.m.

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
11th Annual Pro/Am Skim Bash Contest in Sea Bright

September 12, 2015

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Skimboard competition
Sea Bright Municipal Beach
Ocean Ave., Sea Bright
Late Summer Flea Market

September 12, 2015

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain date- 9/13
Ocean Grove Giant Fall Flea Market

September 12, 2015

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(732) 774-1391

Over 300 vendors selling new, used and antique items as well as a variety of food offerings.
Rain or shine event!
Ocean Pathway from the Great Auditorium to Boardwalk
Ocean Grove
The 39 Steps

September 12-13, 18-20, 25-27, 2015

Check for various show times

A juicy spy novel mixed with Monty Python! The 39 Steps is a fast-paced masterpiece.
Monmouth Players
Navesink Arts Center
149 Monmouth Ave., Atlantic Highlands
BBQ on Beachway at Keansburg Amusements

September 12, 2015

11 am

Join Keansburg Amusement Park
& Runaway Rapids in celebrating
a BBQ on Beachway
275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg
NJ Thoroughbred Festival

September 12, 2015

11:30 a.m.

Celebrate a full day of Jersey-bred racing. FREE commemorative jacket with paid admission, while supply lasts!

Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport
Inflatable 5K Race

September 12, 2015

Check for time

Join for the insane inflatable race, brining you sky-high thrills with this crazy fun run through giant inflatable obstacles!
Six Flags Great Adventure
Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
Union Beach Day

September 12, 2015

2-:8:30 p.m.

Bring the family for activities, games, Food Trucks & more!
650 Poole Avenue,
Union Beach
August Wilson's Seven Guitars

September 12-October 4, 2015

check for various times

Jump back to 1948, where local blues guitarist Floyd “Schoolboy” Barton sits on the edge of stardom.
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Empty Bowls Community Event

September 12, 2015

Opening Reception: 6-8 p.m.

Pay it forward! Purchase handmade bowls by teens and decorated by artists for donation.
JBJ Soul Kitchen
207 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Under the Boardwalk with Michael S. Miller

September 12, 2015

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Meet at Asbury Park's "Casino" ready to unleash your creativity on the historic boardwalk of Asbury Park.
Casey James

September 12, 2015

8 p.m.

Casey James competed on season nine of American Idol, and finished third, signing with Columbia Nashville.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea

September 12, 2015

8 p.m.

Join for a live Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea!
Ocean Grove Auditorium
Central Ave., Ocean Grove
Taste of Atlantic Highlands

September 13, 2015

noon- 5p.m.

Enjoy the tastes of various
restaurants within the Atlantic

(Contact the Chamber of Commerce
for tickets.)
"Pete's Gang- A Celebration of Pete Seeger"

September 13, 2015

3 p.m.

Join for a Bob Killian Folk Music Concert. Songs and stories of the legendary folksinger, Pete Seeger.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation
1475 West Front Street, Lincroft
The Expressive Reflective Abstract with Michael S. Miller

September 14 & 21, 2015

6:30-9 p.m.

A two-session assignment driven workshop that will help you create a masterpiece of color, patterns and textures from an ordinary photograph and check out demonstrations and techniques with Michael S. Miller.
The Boatworks
608 River Road, Belmar
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

September 16, 2015

7 p.m.

Two rebels, a man of action and of few words, and a woman of action, is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo

September 18-20, 2015

see times

Featuring over 20 top dealers
and 50 of boating's best brands.
Friday, Sept. 18: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
First Energy Park
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood
Fri. 11am -6 pm
Sat. 10 am - 6 pm
Sun. 10 am - 5 pm
Pencil Me In

September 18-October 18, 2015

Opening Reception: Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m.

Janet Tsakis puts on a display of work, typically photos that be deleted from the camera, and sketched onto paper.
Monmouth Museum
P.O. Box 359, Lincroft, NJ
Fall Craft Market & Art in the Park at Allaire Village

September 19, 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-9/20
Ocean Grove British Car Show

September 19, 2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(732) 774-1391

The Ocean Grove Area Chamber of Commerce presents its Annual British Car Show with over 90 cars on display and live music to enjoy.
Main Avenue, Ocean Grove
Atlantic Highlands Flea Market

September 19, 2015

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Shop at the Annual Flea Market for your hidden treasure.
Rain Date: September 26
Municipal Harbor
Atlantic Highlands
Art in the Garden

September 19, 2015

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

A gathering of extraordinary artists and artisans. Check out over 40 artists' work such as watercolor, acrylic painters, potters and much more. Stroll the grounds and enjoy lush gardens and seasonal plants! (Free Admission)
Calgo Gardens
462 Adelphia Road, Freehold
The Open Space Pace

September 19, 2015

10:30 a.m.

An exciting day of family fun at
Freehold Raceway.
Educational booths, amateur races, under-saddle races, giveways, live music and charitable presentations.
Freehold Raceway
130 Park Ave, Freehold
10:30 a.m. Parade through Freehold, starts at Hall of Records on Main Street.
11:00 a.m. Arrive at track for demonstrations, exhibits, food and family activities.
12:30 p.m. Races begin
Day ends with an outdoor concert
Wind and Sea Festival

September 19, 2015

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Bayshore Waterfront Park
Bradley Beach Fall Festival

September 19, 2015

11 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Bring the family for food, music & more!
Riley Park
Main Street, Bradley Beach
Feast of San Gennaro at the Jersey Shore

September 19 & 20, 2015

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
732-681-3700 ext. 214

Food, fun, games and live entertainment.
Main Street, Belmar
between 10th and 12th
Thomas & Friends (2 Shows)

September 19, 2015

12 or 3 p.m.

Get your photo taken with Thomas and all of his friends. The family will love this fun-filled sing-along adventure!
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Delicious Orchards Apple Festival

September 19 & 20, 2015

Call for time

Join for fresh food, entertainment, classic cars, & much more!
Delicious Orchards
Route 34, Colts Neck
150th Anniversary of Alice

September 19, 2015

2 p.m.

Meet Charles Nurnberg, Author of Alice in Wonderland Down the Rabbit Hole. Join for Q&A, book signings, crafts and more.
Manalapan Headquarters
125 Symmes Road, Manalapan

September 19, 2015

Gates open at 11:30 a.m.

Jersey Shore Food Trucks return to
Monmouth Park. Sample foods from around
the world & imported spirits.
Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport
Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Run

September 20, 2015

Registration: 8 a.m., Depart at 11:30 a.m.

The Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom honors United States veterans who were prisoners of war and those missing in action from all wars.
The Ride will travel from Warinanco Park in Roselle to the
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial,
1 Memorial Ln, Holmdel, NJ 07733
Freehold Borough- Senior Appreciation Day

September 20, 2015

noon - 5 pm

Tribute to community seniors
Music, dancing, food, vendors
Hall of Records parking lot
Main Street, Freehold
Donna Maxon as Bette Midler

September 20, 2015

2 p.m.

Donna Maxon is a performance artist, presenting Bette Midler's music, comedy and unique style.
The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County
310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold
Bravo Amici

September 20, 2015

Call for time

An uplifting collection of well-known classical and contemporary arias.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
Jackson Browne

September 21 & 22, 2015

8 p.m.

Singer/Songwriter Jackson Browne has performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Cheap Trick

September 23, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Since the 70s this blending band of pop, punk and even metal have been making themselves catchy and recognizable.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
National Theatre Live: The Beaux' Stratagem (Broadcast in HD)

September 24, 2015

7 p.m.

A comedy of love and cash.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Josh Turner

September 24, 2015

8 p.m.

Country music's most recognizable
hit-maker performs a rockin' show with special guest, Raquel Cole.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
39th Annual Fall Swap Meet & Auto Show

September 25-27, 2015

7 a.m.-6 p.m.
732- 446-7800

Browse a wide display of antique, classic and commercial cars. Check out over 3,000 Vendors, over 300 cars for sale, sale merchandise and much more!
Eatontown Raceway
230 Pension Rd, Englishtown, NJ
Connection Beyond Live

September 25, 2015

7:30-9 p.m.

See Medium Marisa Liza Pell, who is internationally known, connecting to loved ones who have passed.
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
Wild Safari Invitational

September 26, 2015

9 a.m.

Join for this annual race in the Hurricane Harbor Parking Lot and through the safari.
Six Flags
Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ
Colts Neck Treasure Hunt Appraisal Event

September 26, 2015

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

The New Jersey-based professional appraisers are experienced in jewelry, collectibles, antiques, vintage transportation toys and more. Admission is $20 per person, which will include the appraisal of three items.
The Colts Neck Fire House #1
88 Route 537, Colts Neck
Manasquan Fall Arts & Crafts Festival

September 26, 2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bring the family to the Fall Arts & Crafts Festival!
Squan Plaza
Abe Vorhees Dr, Manasquan, NJ 08736
National Free Museum Day

September 26, 2015

call for time

The Monmouth Museum will open its doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian magazines eleventh annual Museum Day Live!
Monmouth Museum
Lot #1, 765 Newman Springs Road,
Lincroft, NJ 07738
19th Century Fall Harvest Festival

September 26, 2015

12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck

September 26, 2015

8 p.m.

Chick has been at the forefront of jazz, both as a renowned pianist and as an innovative electric keyboardist.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Annual Twin Lights Bike Ride

September 27, 2015

7 a.m.

Choose from four routes for all ages levels along some of NJ's most spectacular seashore and countryside scenery.
Onsite registration opens at 7am and closes at 10:30am
Huddy Park
at the corner of Waterwitch & Bay
Harvest Home Festival

September 27, 2015

11:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Old-fashioned country fair
reminiscent of the 1890's.
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival

September 27, 2015 (Rain Date: October 4)

noon-7 p.m.
(732) 842-4244

Join for a huge celebration filled with food, wine, live music, beer & more! Don't miss this fun event located in the
White Street Parking lot
Red Bank, NJ
Golden Dragon Acrobats

September 27, 2015

3 p.m.

Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
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