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Events in Ocean County NJ

The Brick Farmers’ Market WILL BE OPEN for the 2020 season. The Market happens from 9am to 2pm every Saturday from May 16th to Sept. 19th.
> The location is Windward Beach Park.
> Special Coronavirus rules will be in place.
The Downtown Toms River Farmers' Market happens every Wednesday, 11am to 5pm,  through the end of October. There is a new location for the market -- in the parking lot of The New Life Church at 700 Main Street, Downtown Toms River.  Special Covid-19 procedures will be in place.
NOTE: The July 8th Cruisin' has been canceled.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The 2020 Cruisin’ Downtown season will be transitioned into the CRUISIN' DOWNTOWN FOOD DRIVE. Along with United Car Clubs and Fulfill of Monmouth/Ocean County, there will be a food drive utilizing the classic cars, the second Wed. of the month June-Sept. Classic cars will line up along Hadley Avenue (near the Ocean County Parking Garage) at 4:30pm, with their trunks popped open. The community can drop off food for those struggling at this time. Volunteers will be available to collect food for those that do not want to get out of their cars. Once the food has been collected the cars will parade to the drop off location.
Summer Drive in Movie Series
Date: 7/10/2020 - , 7/31/2020
Venue: Barnegat Public Dock
All movies begin at 8:30pm. June 27 Frozen 2, July 10 Grease, July 31 Lion King. Social distancing rules are in effect, all patrons must remain in their vehicles.
Cost free
Barnegat Township
427 E Bay Ave
Contact Jeanne Broadbent   Phone 609-698-0080 x 122
Email jbroadbent@barnegat.net
Website: http://www.barnegat.net
Viking Village Art & Craft Shows - 7/12/2020 - 10am
Viking Village
Description: over 80 artists and crafters set up at Viking Village home to Barnegat Lights commercial fishing fleet
Cost: Free Admission
Viking Village Shows
19th & Bayview Ave
Barnegat Light Township
Contact: Pam Larson    Phone: 609-361-8039
Email: vikingshows@gmail.com
Surflight Theatre Comedy Tonight
Date: 7/13/2020 - 8:30pm, 8/17/2020 - 8:30pm, 10/10/2020 - 8:30pm
Description Enjoy a night of hilarious fun. Comedians to be announced at a later date.
Cost: All tickets: $17.00
Surflight Theatre
PO Box 1155
201 Engleside Ave.
Beach Haven Township
Contact: Mary Beth Smartt   Phone: 609-492-9477
Email: mbsmartt@surflight.org
Beach Ball a Palooza
Date: 7/31/2020 - Call or check website
Venue: Ocean County Parks Administration Office-Bayfront
A fun, Free night on the Silver Bay. Live band, Jimmy & the Parrots, food trucks, info, pontoon boat ride, info, crafts. bring a blanket, chairs. Shuttle provided from Cattus Island Park.
Cost Free
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
1198 Bandon Road
Toms River Township
Contact Linda DePonte   Phone 732-506-9090 x 5951
Email ldeponte@co.ocean.nj.us
Website http://www.oceancountyparks.org
Civil War Encampment, 8/1/2020 and 8/2/2020
Havens Homestead Museum property
Brick Township, NJ
The soldiers of the 61st New York Volunteer Regiment will camp out for a weekend, and visitors are invited to share experiences with them. The public is welcome to visit on Saturday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 2 from 10 am to 3 pm on the grounds of the Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick. The soldiers will march, fire guns and demonstrate what life was like during an encampment. This event takes place rain or shine. Free admission, donations are gratefully accepted. Other activities by the historical society may take place depending on the regulations in effect for New Jersey at the time.
Parking is in a lot 150 ft. east of the museum, accessed by a driveway with a sign for the Robert Anstett Cultural Center.
Cost: Free admission.
Brick Township Historical Society
Contact: Jane Fabach   Phone: 732-785-2500
Website: http://www.bricktwphistoricalsociety.com
Date: 8/6/2020
Venue: The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
Imagine witnessing the creativity of an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. With a palette that also mixes captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience interaction – Artrageous takes you on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity and fun! Art, Music, Theater, Singing, Dancing, Audience Interaction…All on one stage. All done as a team of friends seeing the world and sharing a love of the Arts.
Cost $32 Adult / $27 Child
Grunin Center for the Arts @ Ocean County College
Ocean County College, College Drive
Toms River Township
Contact Grunin Center Box Office   Phone 732-255-0500
Email grunincenter@ocean.edu
Website http://www.grunincenter.org
Virtual Peto Cup Celebration and Regatta 2020
Date: 8/8/2020 - Call or check website
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
Festivities Include: A-CAT and MC SCOW Races, Boxed Lunch Package, Online Auction, 50/50 Raffle Order your boxed picnic lunch for $40 and receive a red Mount Gay Rum hat with your order!! Picnic lunches will be available for pick-up in the Peto Museum garden, 102 Cedar Avenue, Island Heights from 11:30 to 2:00 on Saturday, August 8. Picnic lunches must be ordered no later than Wednesday, August 5th at 4:00 pm. Lunches are provided by ‘A Thyme for All Seasons’ in downtown Toms River.
Cost $40
John F. Peto Studio Museum
PO Box 102
Island Heights Borough
Contact Amanda Alsheimer   Phone 732-929-4949
Email info@petomuseum.org
Website http://www.petomuseum.org
Festival of the Sea
Date: 8/11/2020 - 6pm - 10pm, 8/12/2020 - 6pm - 10pm, 8/13/2020 - 6pm - 10pm
Venue: St. Francis Parish and Community Center
Pay one price (P.O.P) and ride all the rides you want - all night long. There will be delicious carnival food favorites, pizza, seafood, ice cream and much more. Maybe you’ll win a souvenir at one of the many game booths. You can also take a chance on a nightly 50/50 or purchase a Super Progressive 50/50.
Cost Free admission.
St. Francis Parish and Community Center
4700 Long Beach Blvd.
Brant Beach (Long Beach Township)
Contact Lori Dudek   Phone 609-494-8861
Email ldudek@stfrancislbi.org
Website http://www.stfranciscenterlbi.org
Dog Days End of Summer Hometown Carnival
Date: 8/15/2020 - 10am - 5pm, 8/16/2020 - 10am - 5pm
Venue: Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum
Grab your family (including the four legged members!) and head on down to Tuckerton Seaport to celebrate the Dog Days of Summer with a Hometown Carnival. There will be a trackless train, bounce house, and old fashioned carnival games. In addition there will be food trucks, craft beer and live music to help you beat the summer heat!
Cost Free admission to the museum. Tickets for activities such as the trackless train, bounce house and carnival games will be available to purchase.
Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen's Museum
120 West Main Street
Tuckerton Borough
Contact Carly Conticchio   Phone 609-296-8868
Email Info@tuckertonseaport.org
Website https://tuckertonseaport.org/
Blue Claw Craft Show Date: 8/15/2020 - 10am - 3pm
Venue: Sunset Park
When 8/15/2020 - 10am - 3pm
The Blue Claw Craft Show features many local and popular crafters from New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Also featured is a Blue Claw Crab race for children of all ages. Held in beautiful Sunset Park located on the Bay in Harvey Cedars. Something for everyone!
Cost 0.00
Harvey Cedars Activity Committee
W. Salem Avenue
Harvey Cedars Borough
Contact Christine Lisiewski   Phone 609-361-6000
Email events@harveycedars.org
Website http://www.harveycedars.org
Music Under the Stars with Tommy B and The Deep Blue Sea
Date: 8/21/2020 - 7pm - 9pm
Venue: John F. Peto Studio Museum
Music featuring rootsy guitar and sparkling harmonica playing. Join us for live music you can dance to. Bring your picnic baskets, refreshments, lawn chairs, or email us about reserved group seating for $100. Donations appreciated. Rain date: August 23, 2020, 7-9 pm
John F. Peto Studio Museum
102 Cedar Avenue
Island Heights Borough
Contact Mary Judge   Phone 732-929-4949
Email info@petomuseum.org
Website http://www.petomuseum.org
Annual Giant Yard Sale 8/29/2020 - 8am to 2pm
Venue: Havens Homestead Museum property
The Brick Township Historical Society will hold its Annual Giant Yard Sale featuring a great variety of merchandise including household goods, lamps, toys, costume jewelry, accessories and much more. There will be a NJ licensed gold/silver dealer to buy your unwanted jewelry. The society will sell homemade baked goods and beverages.
Cost: Free admission.
Brick Township Historical Society
521 Herbertsville Rd.
Brick, NJ 08724
Brick Township
Contact: Jane Fabach  Phone: 732-785-2500
Website: http://www.bricktwphistoricalsociety.com


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