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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.
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
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
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
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
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
39th Annual Spring Swap Meet

April 17-19, 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!
Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd, Englishtown, NJ
Vintage Computer Festival East

April 17-19, 2015

Check website for times
732-280-3000

A celebration of computer history! Join for demos, tours, classes & exhibits.
InfoAge Science Center
2201 Marconi Road, Wall
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
Revolutionary War Dinner Party

April 18, 2015

6 p.m.
732-919-3500

Join for re-enactments, presentations, dinner & speakers. Visit soldiers and learn about their lives and responsibilities.
Advance Reservation is required.
Allaire Village
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale
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
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
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
Lambert & Stamp (2015)

April 19, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert are aspiring film makers who decided to mentor and manage a band, which evolved into the iconic band known as the Who.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
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
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
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
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
Hannah Ueno: Metafisica

April 24-May 24, 2015

see times
732-747-2266

Hannah Ueno's "place of solace" put into her artwork. Each image is a visual narrative of her personal views of nature and sanctuary.
Opening Reception: April 24, 6-8 p.m.
Monmouth Museum
P.O. Box 359, Lincroft
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
Antarctica...A Land of Extremes

April 24, 2015

7:30- 9 p.m.

Join local globetrotter Joan Bruno as she shares captivating photos, video clips and insights of her trips to the Antarctic.
Bahrs Landing
2 Bay Avenue, Highlands
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
MET: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

April 25, 2015

12:30 p.m.
732-263-6889

Opera's most tragic double bill returns with a new production from Sir David McVivar, who sets the actions across two time periods.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
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
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
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.
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).
19th Century Bee Hive Oven Baking and Quilting at Allaire

April 26, 2015

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

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
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
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
American Sniper (2014)

April 27 & 28, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Save The Seraphs Benefit Concert feat. Brian Kirk & The Jirks

April 30, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

An energetic and a little bit of "Bruce" benefit show to support the Mater Dei Prep and Save the Seraphs.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Noel Coward's comedy Present Laughter

May 1 & 2, 2015

Check for various times
732-291-9211

Navesink Arts Center
Dean K Anderson Theater
149 Monmouth Ave., Atlantic Highlands
Spandau Ballet

May1, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Soul Boys of the Western World Tour, have brought an era of new pop with worldwide blue-eyed soul hits.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
New Jersey Shipwreck Symposium

May 1, 2015

8-10:30 p.m.
732-776-6261

Shipwrecks, Surfboats & Submarines.
Infoage Science History
Learning Center & Museum
2201 Marconi Road
Wall
American Revolution Encampment at Allaire Village

May 2 & 3, 2015

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

A weekend of family fun and history.
Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Ocean Grove Welcome to Spring Arts & Crafts Festival

May 2, 2015

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.
Spring Arts Festival at Thompson Park

May 2 & 3, 2015

11 am - 6 pm
732-842-4000

Come to Thompson Park, Lincroft
for the Park System's first
juried arts festival. See the works of
fine artists from all mediums.
Enjoy live music and food vendors.
Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
A Weekend in Old Monmouth

May 2 & 3, 2015

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.
Bandiera: Autobiography

May 2, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

The 30-year Musical Journey
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
"Morning at the Museum"

May 3, 2015

10 a.m.
732-252-6990

A program for children ages 7-11 and their parents, to take a tour of the historic Levi Solomon Barn which houses an explanation for the current "From Jersey Homesteads to Roosevelt: An Experiment in Cooperative Living."
Jewish Heritage Museum
310 Mounts Corner Drive, Freehold
Jonathan Singer: Botanica Magnifica

May 3, 2015

Call for time
732-747-2266

Portraits of the World's Most Extraordinary Flowers and Plants. A gallery talk will be given on May 31, at 2 p.m. by Marc Hachadourian, Curator of Glasshouse Collections at the NY Botanical Garden.
Monmouth Museum
on the campus of Brookdale Community College
Newman Springs Road, Lincroft
Jackie Mason

May 3, 2015

3 p.m.
732-842-9000

Jackie Mason is one of the greatest stand-up comics of all time & leaves the audiences laughing until they cry.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Mariachi Sol Del Mexico

May 5, 2015

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

A beautiful show performed by Mariachi Sol Del Mexico. They have performed for all four U.S. Presidents and are bringing you bittersweet and excitement music.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Greater Shore Concert Band Spring Concert

May 5, 2015

7:30 p.m.
732-500-6765

Enjoy beautiful classical and contemporary music by musicians of all ages!
Reformation Lutheran Church
992 Broadway
West Long Branch, NJ
National Theatre of London: The Hard Problem (Broadcast in HD)

May 6, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, "The Hard Problem" returns to the National Theatre. A young psychology researcher at a brain science institute is questioning where psychology and biology meet.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
NJ Vietnam Veteran's Rememberance Day

May 7, 2015

11 am - 1 pm
732-335-0033

Pay tribute to those who served our
country.
NJ Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel NJ
An Evening with the Stars of Rock n' Roll

May 8, 2015

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

Starring the Duprees, Jimmy Beaumont & more.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Greater Shore Band 48th Annual Concert

May 8, 2015

8 p.m.
732-500-6765

Enjoy beautiful classical and contemporary music by musicians of all ages with Director, James R. Rast.
Reformation Lutheran Church
992 Broadway
West Long Branch, NJ
Late Spring Flea Market at Allaire Village

May 9, 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-5/10
Opening Day at Monmouth Park

May 9, 2015

see website for times
732-222-5100

Free grandstand admission to all guests!
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Ave.
Oceanport
Shrek the Musical

May 9-17, 2015

See for times
732-528-9211

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation Film, Shrek the Musical is a must see!

5/9: 7 p.m.
5/10: 3 p.m.
5/15: 7 p.m.
5/16: 2 & 7 p.m.
5/17: 3 p.m.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan
Spirit of New Jersey History Fair at Monmouth Battlefield

May 9, 2015

11 am - 5 pm
609-777-0238

NJ State history Fair
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
NJ Route 33, Manalapan
11 am - 5 pm
Spirit of the Jerseys - State History Fair at Monmouth Battlefield

May 9, 2015

11 am - 5 pm
732-462-9616

2015 State History Fair
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Route 33, Manalapan
This is a rain or shine event
Memories of Frank

May 9, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Come celebrate 100 years of Frank Sinatra with music interpreted by Michael Martocci, alongside Sinatra's Pianist, Vincent Falcone Jr.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Spring Fling at 4JG's

May 14 , 2015

7-8:30 p.m.
908-930-8066

Enjoy a guided outside tour
along with tastings and more!

4JG's Orchards & Vineyards
127 Hillsdale Rd.
Colts Neck
Sidewalk Sales

May 15-16, 2015

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

Shop sidewalk sides throughout Main Street in Manasquan.
Noah Guthrie of "Glee"

May 15, 2015

7 p.m.
732-577-8200

Check out this bluesy-pop singer/songwriter perform music from his debut album "Among the Wildest Things."
iPlay America
110 Schank Road, Freehold
Amazing Race- Ten Highland Destinations

May 16, 2015

9 a.m.-1 p.m.
732-615-7784

Atlantic Highlands' version of the Amazing Race! This course will take you to 10 destinations that bring excitement to both locals and visitors.
Race begins at et al Fine Foods
71 Waterwitch Avenue
Ocean Grove Vintage Car Show

May 16, 2015

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
Combat Paper Project Workshop

May 16, 2015

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

The NJVVMF will host a one-day paper and art making workshop.
Vietnam Era Musuem Parking Lot
1 Memorial Ln, Holmdel, NJ 07733
Spring Lake Irish Festival

May 16, 2015

noon to 4 pm
(732) 449-0577

Sponsored by the Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce
Rain Date: May 17

Spring Lake, NJ
19th Century Spring Festival at Allaire

May 16, 2015

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

Historic Allaire Village
within Allaire State Park
Rt. 524/4265 Atlantic Ave., Wall
Rain Date: 5/17
Annual Fishing Derbies

May 16, 2015

4-7 p.m.
732-842-4000

Get hooked on fishing while competing in the Second Annual Saltwater Fishing Derby! Bring the whole family for some fun..open to beginners as well as experienced anglers.
Bayshore Waterfront Park
719 Port Monmouth Road,
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
National Theatre of London: Man and Superman (Broadcast in HD)

May 16, 2015

7 p.m.
732-263-6889

An exhilarating reinvention of with provocative classic.
Monmouth University
Pollak Theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
Get the Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin

May 16, 2015

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
Ocean Fun Days 2015 at Sandy Hook

May 17, 2015

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
Walnford Day

May 17, 2015

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
Taste of Manasquan

May 17, 2015

12 p.m.-4 p.m.
732-223-8303

Taste delicious food from restaurants throughout town.
Manasquan, NJ
Vespers Fusion

May 17, 2015

4 p.m.
732-933-9333

Intermingled in the Resonance of a Stone Church accompanied by authentic period istruments.
Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
101 Chelsea Avenue, Long Branch
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