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Events

Dec
14
Thu
Maggie Rose @ The Wonder Bar
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Maggie Rose @ The Wonder Bar | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

With super-sized vocals and genre-spanning songwriting chops that blur the lines between country, pop and rock, Maggie Rose has earned a loyal audience, both in her adopted hometown of Nashville and beyond. It’s an audience that’s grown with her for nearly a decade, spending days as a songwriter and nights sharing the stage with artists like Tim McGraw and Sheryl Crow. Through it all, Rose has established herself as a rare triple threat: a multi-faceted artist who can write, perform, and produce a hit song.

Dec
15
Fri
The Historic Village at Allaire Christmas Lantern Tours @ The Historic Village at Allaire
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A 90 minute tour of the Historic Village at Allaire that will surely get you into the holiday spirit! This tour features a walk through of the lantern lit village, music, and history of the town and what Christmas was like in the 1800’s.

Canvas & Cocktails @ The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Canvas & Cocktails @ The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences | Long Beach Township | New Jersey | United States

Grab a paintbrush and let your creativity flow! Enjoy a fun evening of art exploration, music, and laughter. Join Abby, local artist, art teacher, and LBIF Teen Arts instructor, in this unique evening of cocktails and painting. BYO snacks and beverages, grab your friends and paint the night away! Register online.

Dec
16
Sat
The NJCYB’s Nutcracker @ Stink Theatre
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The NJCYB's Nutcracker @ Stink Theatre  | Hackettstown | New Jersey | United States

Come to the Stink Theatre and watch the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker! The NJCYB consists of over 50 talented dancers from across New Jersey  to perform for you the wonderful story of Clara Stahlbaum and her unforgettable Christmas.

 

 

Dec
17
Sun
Holiday Ceramics Sale @ Montclair Art Museum
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiday Ceramics Sale @ Montclair Art Museum  | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

Join us for an afternoon of lively holiday shopping, featuring pottery by some of the best local ceramic artists, including instructors in MAM’s Yard School of Art. A variety of items, at a range of price points, will be available from glass jewelry and ornaments, to ceramic sets, and large-scale decorative pieces. Admission to the sale is free and light seasonal refreshments will be served. Families are invited to participate in Drop-In Studio to make a holiday-themed item. This sale is fun for the whole family.

Magic and Mistletoe with Magician Joe Holiday @ Algonquin Arts Theatre
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Magic and Mistletoe with Magician Joe Holiday @ Algonquin Arts Theatre  | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

A classic traditional Holiday magic show with comedy, magic and Illusions starring Joe Holiday with a very special appearance by Santa & Mrs. Claus.

 

Stocking Making Demo at Langosta Lounge @ Langosta Lounge
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Stocking Making Demo at Langosta Lounge @ Langosta Lounge  | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Looking for a fun event of arts and crafts for you and your kids? Well look no further! Bring your family for an afternoon of treats, music, and a stocking making demo hosted by Marilyn Schlossbach and the family at the Langosta Lounge in Asbury Park!

 

 

 

Dec
21
Thu
A Garfield Christmas @ Grunion Center for the Arts at Ocean County College
Dec 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
A Garfield Christmas @ Grunion Center for the Arts at Ocean County College  | Toms River | New Jersey | United States

Bring your family and enjoy a holiday musical featuring your favorite cat Garfield! The performance will include a list of timeless holiday classics, from “Jingle Bells” to “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Singalong and help Garfield and his friends save Christmas!

 

Dec
31
Sun
Tragedy @ The Wonder Bar
Dec 31 @ 12:45 am – 3:00 am
Tragedy @ The Wonder Bar | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate New Years Eve at the Wonder Bar with Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).

The Rave-Ons @ Surflight Theatre
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Rave-Ons @ Surflight Theatre | Beach Haven | New Jersey | United States

Come to the Surflight Theatre and enjoy a Buddy Holly tribute concert performed by Todd Meredith and his Band! Made up of cast members from the national tour of the hit musical, BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Todd Meredith & The Rave-Ons are a high energy rock and roll band originally formed to revitalize the music of Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Enjoy a glass of champagne on us after the show!

Jan
1
Mon
Tragedy @ The Wonder Bar
Jan 1 @ 12:45 am – 3:00 am
Tragedy @ The Wonder Bar | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate New Years Eve at the Wonder Bar with Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees. Doors at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door (plus applicable surcharges).

Jan
13
Sat
Rare Wildlife Revealed: Gallery Exhibit Opens @ Pollak Gallery
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rare Wildlife Revealed: Gallery Exhibit Opens @ Pollak Gallery  | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Artist James Fiorentino of Hunterdon County, NJ, has won national acclaim for his ability to create uncanny likenesses of people. The youngest artist ever inducted into the prestigious New York Society of Illustrators, James uses his self-taught watercolor expression to paint some of the most recognized faces in the world, from sports icons and presidents to Nobel Prize winners and CEOs. His award-winning art is showcased in museums, galleries, and private collections across the globe, and his story has been told on national television and in the pages of magazines and newspapers.

Jan
16
Tue
Oceanids by Joseph Coscia Jr. Opens @ Pollak Gallery
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Oceanids by Joseph Coscia Jr. Opens @ Pollak Gallery | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Oceanids are some 3000 nymphs in Greek mythology who watch over fresh water: rain, clouds, lakes, springs and rivers, as well as pastures, breezes and flowers. They are the daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. Coscia, the Chief Photographer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has spent countless hours with classical sculptures, photographing them in various settings and seasons. He focuses on the qualities of light on sculpture in changing conditions, and the shifting effects of natural light on stone surfaces. His photographs of museum pieces explore elements of the art outside the context of the museum setting.

Feb
7
Wed
Wine Tasting Art Show @ Noyes Arts Garage
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wine Tasting Art Show @ Noyes Arts Garage | Atlantic City | New Jersey | United States

Wine Tasting Art Show – 10 th Anniversary Scholarship Fundraiser

Free Parking in Garage, Auction, Art Show / Meet the Artists, Stockton’s Faculty Band, Wine Tasting, Craft Beer Tasting, Appetizers, Cash Bar

Apr
4
Wed
Rent @ Count Basie Theatre
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rent @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

RENT’s 20th anniversary. The rock musical that started on Broadway comes to the Count Basie Theatre.

Apr
24
Tue
Monster Band @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monster Band @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Monster Band is a student ensemble ‘reanimating’ classic pop music live. In this, the 3rd annual performance, the band will present music from the Wrecking Crew, the legendary L.A. studio band behind the hits of The Beach Boys, Mamas & the Papas, The Byrds, and a host of other ’50s and 60s pop stars.

Apr
28
Sat
Belmar Art Walk @ Belmar Pyanoe Plaza
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Belmar Art Walk @ Belmar Pyanoe Plaza | Belmar | New Jersey | United States

Join us for Belmar ArtWalk 2018! This FREE & family friendly event takes place along Main Street 5th though 13th Avenue including Belmar Pyanoe Plaza which is located in the heart of Belmar’s Business District! The ArtWalk showcases the talent of artists, musicians and participating businesses in the community and is held rain or shine.

Apr
29
Sun
Madame Butterfly @ Algonquin Theater
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Madame Butterfly @ Algonquin Theater  | Manasquan | New Jersey | United States

The grandeur of opera returns to the Algonquin stage! Witness Puccini’s score in an engaging and educational setting, as Father Alphonse shares his insight on key moments.

May
3
Thu
My Father’s Dragon @ Count Basie Theatre
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
My Father's Dragon @ Count Basie Theatre | Red Bank | New Jersey | United States

With talking animals, a daring rescue, a flying dragon, buried treasure and lots of humor throughout, this fabulous adventure is brought to the stage in Enchantment Theatre’s distinctive style. Using puppets, masks, inventive scenic effects and original music, Enchantment Theatre Company is delighted to bring you the story of a compassionate and courageous young boy and his unlikely friendship with a splendid yellow and blue-striped dragon.

May
4
Fri
Spring-a-Ding-DING! @ Pollack Theatre
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring-a-Ding-DING! @ Pollack Theatre | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Brianna, a charming and curious girl, hops into an ‘adventure-through-the-seasons’ in Spring-A-Ding-DING! A colorful cast of characters create the vivid enchantment of springtime. Jump-roping frogs, twirling flowers, dancing birds, glittering rain showers and even a contortionist earthworm bring the budding season to life!

May
5
Sat
Ocean Grove Welcome to Spring Fling Arts and Crafts Festival @ Ocean Grove
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Ocean Grove Welcome to Spring Fling Arts and Crafts Festival @ Ocean Grove | Asbury Park | New Jersey | United States

Join us in welcoming spring at the Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Festival where there will be crafters and artists galore displaying and selling their art, along with food vendors to satisfy your appetite.

Visit our shops and restaurants while here to see what is new in Ocean Grove while enjoying the live music on Main Avenue.

May
6
Sun
Luisa Miller Encore: Metropolitcan Opera @ Pollak Theater
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Luisa Miller Encore: Metropolitcan Opera @ Pollak Theater | West Long Branch | New Jersey | United States

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006. Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life. The cast also stars Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s father Miller, with Olesya Petrova as Federica, and Alexander Vinogradov in his Met debut and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Walter and Wurm respectively, the ruthless men determined to tear Luisa and Rodolfo apart.

May
18
Fri
Cabaret @ State Theatre New Jersey
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cabaret @ State Theatre New Jersey  | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

As life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theater history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen,” and “Maybe This Time.” Leave your troubles outside—life is beautiful at Cabaret—John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff’s Tony®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.

May
19
Sat
The Gruffalo @ South Orange Performing Arts Center
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Gruffalo @ South Orange Performing Arts Center  | South Orange | New Jersey | United States

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured the world!

Cabaret @ State Theatre New Jersey
May 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cabaret @ State Theatre New Jersey  | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

As life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theater history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen,” and “Maybe This Time.” Leave your troubles outside—life is beautiful at Cabaret—John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff’s Tony®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.