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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
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
Jersey Shore Restaurant Week

April 17-26, 2015

Visit Website

Enjoy a 3-course meal with your choice of appetizer, entree & dessert for either $20.15 or $30.15.
Visit website for participating restaurants.
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
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
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.)
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
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- 4:00 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).
Gallery: Annual Student Exhibition

April 26, 2015

1-4 p.m.
732-842-9000

Selective works by Monmouth University students in graphic design , photography and studio art.
Monmouth University
Pollak theatre
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
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.
Gateway to Creativity Visions Photographic Workshop

May 2, 2015

4-:8:30 p.m.
732-245-6699

Take a guided creative workshop with Michael S. Miller, who will help you use your own vision and awareness to create a masterpiece.
Sandy Hook National Recreation Area
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
Lost River (2014)

May 4, 2015

7 p.m.
732-842-9000

"Lost River" is a dark fairytale about family, love and the fight for survival in the face of danger.
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth St., Red Bank
Beginning Photography Using Your Digital SLR with Michael S. Miller

May 5-9, 2015

see times
732-245-6699

A fun workshop designed to help you open the doors to mastering the technical features on your digital SLR camera.
Tuesday, May 5: 6:30-9 p.m.
Saturday, May 9: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Boatworks
608 River Road, Belmar
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
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
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
Adobe Lightroom - Getting Started with Michael S. Miller

May 11, 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. This class is designed to help you learn Adobe Lightroom and the techniques behind it.
The Boatworks- 608 River Rd., Belmar
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
Rock of Ages and Constantine

May 16, 2015

9 p.m.
732-577-8200

A free show! Check out a local band and a former American Idol contestant who went on to star in the Broadway Show Rock of Ages!
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold
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
Met Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Broadcast in HD)

May 17, 2015

1:00 p.m.
732-571-3483

Opera's most enduring tragic double bill returns, setting the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch
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
Parmalee

May 19, 2015

7 p.m.
732-577-8200

This country rock band has its roots in the bluegrass, traditional country, southern rock and blues covers that they grew up hearing.
iPlay America
110 Schanck road, Freehold
Bog Iron Boys Baseball Club - Opening Day

May 21, 2015

12-2 p.m.
732-919-3500

Enjoy a 19th Century baseball
reenactment while experiencing
the history of this historic game.
The Bog Iron Boys vs. Flemington Neshanock
Historic Allaire Village
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale
BobFest: A Celebration of Bob Dylan's Birthday

May 21, 2015

8 p.m.
732-842-9000

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend & celebrate Bob Dylan's 74th birthday and the release anniversary of two essential albums, "Bringing It All Back Home" and "Highway 61 Revisited".
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank
Spring Lake 5-Mile Run

May 23, 2015

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

A USATF certified course and custom designed t-shirts for all entrants.
Ocean & Sussex Avenues, Spring Lake
Spring Lake Sidewalk Sale

May 23 & 24, 2015

all day
732-449-0037

Two-day sidewalk sale being held in the downtown Third Avenue business district.
Jersey Shore Food Truck Showdown at Monmouth Park Racetrack

May 23 - 25, 2015

Gates open: 11:30 a.m., First post: 12:50 p.m.
732-222-5100

Sample delights from the most
popular Food Trucks
This event will also feature
crafters, vendors, and live music
Monmouth Park Ractreack
175 Oceanport Ave.
Oceanport
Bog Iron Boys vs. Elizabeth Resolutes

May 23, 2015

call for time
732-919-3500

Enjoy a 19th Century baseball
reenactment while experiencing
the history of this historic game.
The Bog Iron Boys vs. Elizabeth Resolutes
Historic Allaire Village
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale
Bog Iron Boys vs. Brooklyn Atlantics

May 23, 2015

call for time
732-919-3500

Enjoy a 19th Century baseball
reenactment while experiencing
the history of this historic game.
The Bog Iron Boys vs. Brooklyn Atlantics
Historic Allaire Village
4263 Atlantic Ave., Farmingdale
Manasquan Memorial Day Celebration

May 23, 2015

5:30 p.m.
732-223-0544


7:30 p.m. concert at the Main Beach
Fireworks display at dusk at Main Beach
Main Street & First Avenue
Rain Date: May 24
Runaway Rapids at Keansburg Amusements

May 23, 2015

Call for time
732-495-1400

Runaway Rapids opens for the season at Keansburg Amusements.
Keansburg Amusement Park
275 Beachway Ave., Keansburg
Seaport Craft Show in Highlands

May 24, 2015

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

A delightful collection of various handmade crafts.
Huddy Park
Waterwitch and Bay Ave
Art in the Park in Long Branch

May 24, 2015

noon - 8 p.m.
732-923-2044

A judged art show and sale.
West End Park
Brighton and Ocean Ave, Long Branch
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
NJ Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation Memorial Day Ceremony

May 25, 2015

11 a.m.
732-335-0033

NJ Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
1 Memorial Lane(exit 116 off GSP)
Holmdel
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