By the Water – July 16 – Aug 2
Hurricane Sandy wields its force upon the home of Marty and Mary Murphy, threatening to destroy not only the life they have built together but the neighborhood that they grew up in. Will Marty manage to save his neighborhood and his home, or are the secrets unearthed by the storm too powerful to overcome? Premiere Stages is proud to present the New Jersey Premiere of this gripping and affecting play, described by The New York Times as “drawn with acute sympathy and in gritty detail.”
Dates: July 16th – August 2nd, 2015 (Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8 pm; Sat & Sun at 3 pm)
Address: Zella Fry Theatre, Vaughn Eames Hall; 1000 Morris Avenue, Union
Cost: $15-30. Tickets Here
Grand Opening Wine Chateau in Matawan – July 17
Grand Opening featuring tasting stations, light appetizers and a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Buccellato. Join us as we celebrate the fourth Wine Chateau location in New Jersey!Through the acquisition of Wine Chateau’s brick and mortar stores, Wine Chateau was born and has become one of the most experienced wine retailers online. With more than 40 years of its trusted name, you can rely on Wine Chateau to find just the right wine for you. Our mission is to provide a level of excellence and low prices on all our products. We strive to enhance our customers’ wine drinking experiences by offering a vast selection of wines from around the world. With more than 17,000 domestic and imported premium wines on our shelves, Wine Chateau has a flavor for every palate. Our selection of hard to find collectors wines and affordable everyday wines offers a special something for every wine lover.
Date: Friday, July 17th, 2015; 5:00pm
Address: 60 Main St, Matawan
Vampire Diaries Convention – July 17-19
SUPER SPECIAL GUESTS: IAN SOMERHALDER and PAUL WESLEY The talented actors who are Damon and Stefan Salvatore, plus a great line-up of other TVD and THE ORIGINALS stars, LIVE AND IN PERSON in NEW JERSEY: DON’T MISS IT!
Dates: July 17th – 19th, 2015
Address: Hilton Parsippany; One Hilton Court,Parsippany, NJ
Cost: Get tickets HERE
Pequannock Township Food Truck Festival – July 18
Join us as we hold our first Food Truck Festival as we celebrate our Towns 275th Birthday. Admission to PV Park is free for the day. Bring a sand chair, your bathing suit, and an appetite as we serve up fun, entertainment, and lots of good food.
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 11am to 5pm
Address: Pequannock Valley Park; Pompton Plains, NJ
Cost: Free admission
Pour-a-Palooza – July 18
South Jersey’s premier outdoor beer event featuring 44 breweries and live music. Rain or Shine event!
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 12pm to 4pm
Address: The Pour House; 124 Haddon Ave, Westmont
Cost: $40 advance, $45 at the door. Buy Here
NJ Crab Festival – July 18
No COVER Charge!
Pay as you go!
Draft Beer in the Tent!
“Crabby” Bloody Mary
Frozen Drinks – Virgin and not so Virgin
Under the Tent Sample Menu Items:
Harbor Fries – Regular Fries – Hot Dog – Crab Cake Sandwich – Pulled Pork Sandwich – Ice House Made Spring Rolls – U-Peel Shrimp and of course……
Fresh Cooked Blue Claw Crabs!
Clean or Dirty ~ Your Choice!
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; Begins at 11am
Address: Ice House Restaurant; Along Park Blvd. Wildwood
Cost: Free to Attend
Burger Mania – July 18
Mercer County’s Original and Annual Burger Cook-Off where national chain restaurants, food trucks and caterers battle it out for the coveted title of “The Best Burger” in Central Jersey. This competition is fierce between chefs while spectators enjoy a day filled with music, crafters, kids activities, beer and wine garden and Burgers Galore! Burgers are judged by our professional panel, plus people’s choice. TGI Fridays, Red Robin, Hooters, Plum on the Run…plus more!
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 3pm to 8pm
Address: The Hibernian Club of Trenton; 2419 Kuser Rd., Trenton
Cost: Attendance is free. A $1 donation is suggested for Driven By Heroes, a Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization that provides rides to medical appointments for Veterans in need.
Summer in the Street – July 18
Live Entertainment, Family Fun, Crafters, Food and More!
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 3pm to 8:30pm
Address: Washington St, Toms River, NJ
Sourland Music Festival – July 18
Central New Jersey’s Premier Live Music Festival Turns Up the Volume in Support of the Sourland Mountain Region! Building on record-setting attendance in 2014, the Sourland Music Festival will return to “The Polo Field” at the Hillsborough County Club (146 Wertsville Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ) on Saturday, July 18. Doors open at 3:00p.m. The daylong Festival, now in its 12th year, will bring together live music, local food and plenty of family-friendly fun in support of the Sourland Conservancy.
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; Begins at 3pm
Address: Hillsborough County Club; 146 Wertsville Rd, Hillsborough Township, NJ
Cost: General Admission Online – $30, General Admission Door – $40, VIP Ticket- $60, Children (Ages 8 – 12)- $10
Nepal Cultural Night Fundraiser – July 18
The Homes of Hope Nepal project will be hosting a Nepal Cultural Night Fundraiser at Flemington DIY [90 Main Street, Flemington] on July 18 from 5-9. The evening will feature traditional Nepali dishes created by local chefs, as well as traditional music, dance, and art. The event is free to attend, and food is all you can eat for $10. All the proceeds will go to the Homes of Hope Nepal project.
Date: Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 5pm to 9pm
Address: Flemington DIY; 90 Main Street, Flemington
Cost: Free, $10 for all you can eat Food
Barrel Trail Weekend – July 18 & 19
New Jersey winery tasting rooms will give patrons a two day glimpse behind the scenes of local grape growing and wine production in the Garden State! Enjoy vineyard & winery tours, tastings of wines still developing in barrel, new wine releases, discounts, food pairings, and much more!
Dates: July 18th & 19th, 2015; Noon to 5pm
* At participating Wineries. Prices will Vary
Summer Laurita Food Trucks – July 18 & 19
Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will converge at the Laurita Winery in New Egypt for a Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Trucks and Fire Pits weekend. Experience the trending Gourmet Food Truck offerings while sipping on wine and enjoying a seat by a Campfire! Live music and good friends will make this day special!
Dates: July 18th & 19th, 2015
Address: Laurita Winery; 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt
Jersey Shore Summer Comic Book Show – July 19
Comic book show featuring guest artists and writers, costume groups. Vendors with old and new comic books, non-sport trading cards, toys, action figures, collectibles. Guests include Joe del Beato, Howard Bender, Bob Petrecca, Neil Vokes, Paris Cullins, David Hardy, Steve Lisefski.
Date: Sunday, July 19th, 2015
Address: Toms River Elks, 600 Washington Street, Toms River
Somerdale Tour De Fish – July 19
Join Flying Fish Brewing Co for the Somerdale Tour De Fish. Bike Races, Brewery tours & beer, food trucks and more. Prizes and medals for the winners. A portion of the precedes benefits ALS.
Date: Sunday, July 19th, 2015; 9am to 4pm
Address: Flying Fish Brewing Company; 900 Kennedy Blvd., Somerdale, NJ
Cost: Register Here