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4/14, 4/15
Girlfriends Get Away Weekend

Noon - 6pm
Grab your girlfriends for a weekend of food,  fun and WINE!!!  Vendors on site offering a variety of unique, handmade quality items,  all while you socialize and sip delicious Laurita wine with your friends!!

Laurita Winery, New Egypt

4/14, 4/15
Chainsaw Carving Competition

Tuckerton Seaport hosts Carve Wars,
an epic chainsaw carving competition.
This festival will feature carvers from
New Jersey, Colorado, and Pennsylvania.
There will also have Decoy Carving,
Boat Building, and Blacksmithing Demonstrations.
Enjoy Food Trucks & Craft Beer!

The Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum

Modifieds, Mid Atlantic Sprint
Car Series, Sportsman, Street Stocks, 4-Cylinder & Rookie Sportsman

4/21 - Modifieds, Northeast
Wingless Sprint Cars,
Sportsman, Crate Modifieds
& Rookie Sportsman

Kenny Wallace
Dirt Racing Experience

11am - 5pm
Get out of the stands and get behind the
wheel of a real dirt race car at New Egypt
Speedway with the Kenny Wallace Dirt
Racing Experience! Limited spots available,
must book in advance. Visit
for more information.

New Egypt Speedway

Night of the Stars

8pm - 10pm
Spend the night under the stars and up
on the 5-story observation tower with
A.S.T.R.A., The Astronomical Society of
the Toms River Area. Volunteer members
of the club will be on-site with their
equipment to share their  out-of-this-world
knowledge and answer  your questions
about the great  unknown.  They will have
telescopes that  will leave  your mind
reeling in amazement  for days from
the views you see.

Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

4/20 - 4/22
James and the Giant Peach Jr.

4/20: 7:30pm
4/21, 4/22: 3pm
Family theatre performance.

Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood

4/12 - 4/15
Opening Day -
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies) vs.
Delmarva Shorebirds
(Baltimore Orioles)

4/16 - 4/18
Lakewood BlueClaws
(Philadelphia Phillies) vs.
Greensboro Grasshoppers
(Miami Marlins)

FirstEnergy Park, Lakewood

Glenn Crytzer's Salute to
Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang

A special concert, guitarist Glenn Crytzer
has organized a star-studded quartet  with  violinist Andy Stein, pianist Conal Fowkes  and bass saxophonist
Jay Rattman  to make  the music of
Venuti and Lang  come alive again.

Erin Brockovich
- Blauvelt Lecture Series

Say the name Erin Brockovich and you think,  strong, tough, stubborn, and sexy. She is a  modern-day "David" who loves a good brawl  with today's "Goliaths." She thrives on being  the voice for those who
don't know how to yell.  She is a mother.
She is a woman. She is you and me.

The HillBenders present
The Who's Tommy:
A Bluegrass Opry

The Who's Tommy. Forty-five years after
"The Who's Tommy" original release, this
classic of classic rock has now been fully
realized as a full-length bluegrass tribute
featuring Springfield, Missouri's
The HillBenders.

4/19 - 4/22,  4/27- 4/29
What A Piece of Work Is Man

4/19, 4/20, 4/27: 7:30pm
4/21, 4/28: 8pm
4/22, 4/29: 2pm
An entertaining sampling of the
Bard's "Hits and Misses:"
the famous to the infamous,
the comical to the tragic...

Grunin Center for the Arts
@ Ocean County College, Toms River

4/11 - 4/13
Comedian Eric McMahon

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried

Music by Scott Reeves
and Jacob Young

4/18, 4/19
Comedian Rich Vos

4/20, 4/21
Comedian Joey Kola

Uncle Vinnies Comedy Club, Point Pleasant Beach

Creative Cooking Seminar:
Florribean Cuisine

6pm - 9pm
Hands-on seminars which allow students
to prepare a dish. The Chef's will having
you cooking like the Pros in one evening!
Be prepared to feast at the end of the night!

Live Cooking Demonstrations:
An Evening on the
Orient Express

6:30pm - 9pm
Demonstration dinners offer participants
a fun and informative evening out.
Each course will be demonstrated live
by one of our extraordinary chefs.
Participants will receive plated servings
as each course's demonstration concludes.

Cuisine on the Green
@ Atlantis, Little Egg Harbor
4/21, 4/22
International Food Truck
& Craft Beer Festival 

Noon - 7pm
5th annual food truck festival with
food trucks full of delicious treats
from all over the world, plus beer!

Six Flags Great Adventure,  Jackson

4/21, 4/22
Jersey Shore Pirates 
Adventure Opening Weekend

Avast all ye landlubbers! Lookin' for some
adventure this summer? Buried treasure,
water cannons, and enemy pirates await
ye on board the Sea Gypsy, the Jersey Shore's
most unique form of family entertainment!
Bring your young pirates aboard the
Sea Gypsy for a swashbuckling Pirate
Adventure on the Metedeconk River.

Jersey Shore Pirates Adventure, Brick

10th Annual LBI Wedding
Road Show & Party 
Planning Tour

10am - 4pm
Looking for the perfect destination to plan
your special day? Start with LBI's annual
Road Show and take a self guided tour of
picture perfect venues filled with fantastic
party professionals. A complimentary day
for all guests who are preparing for a one
of a kind celebration. There will be samples
and giveaways, dozens of prize drawings
food and fun, plus many opportunities to
meet directly with party planning experts.

Various Venues in LBI
All the Buzz in Point Pleasant:
Earth Day Celebration 2018

Noon - 4pm
Join the Point Pleasant Environmental
Commission in Celebrating our Planet.
Learn about ways to help our environment,
assist pollinators in your yard and learn
new ways to be green in your daily life
Make Every Day Earth Day!

Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant

Astronomy Day

Daytime Event
11am - 4pm
One day each spring, astronomy clubs,
planetariums, and other groups of sky
lovers band together to share the wonders
and excitement of astronomy with their communities.  The daytime event will have astronomy  displays and demonstrations
along with  "safe" solar observing!
Nighttime Event
7pm - 10pm
Members of the Astronomical Society
of the Toms River Area (ASTRA) will
setup their telescopes and share the
views of the planets and stars. The
nighttime event will have telescope
setup to observe the wonders of the night sky!

Robert J. Novins Planetarium
@ Ocean County College, Toms River

Disney Junior Dance
Party  on Tour!

3pm - 5pm
Inspired by favorite Disney Junior series, the interactive "Disney Junior
Dance Party  On Tour" will include songs  from Mickey  and the Roadster Racers,  Sofia the First,  Elena of Avalor,
Doc  McStuffins,  The Lion Guard, as well
as  newest hit series  Vampirina and
Puppy Dog Pals! 

RWJBarnabas Health Arena
/Formerly Pine Belt Arena, Toms River

The Island Beach Distillery IS BACK!! 

Friday: 5pm to 9pm
Saturday: 1pm to 9pm
Sunday: 1pm to 6pm
Enjoy Tastings, Cocktails,
& Bottle Sales.
Don't Miss Out! 

Island Beach Distillery, Forked River
Every Sunday
Friends of Island Beach 
State Park  Lecture Series

Learn more about the natural beauty of
Island Beach State Park with the weekly
Lecture Series. Each Sunday will feature
a different speaker. Topics include
native plants, dune ecology, wildlife
 studies, and more! Coffee and pastries

Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park

Every Sunday
Live Animal Talks &
Discovery Nature Walks

Live Animal Talks
Meet the animals of Jakes Branch County Park.  Get an up-close look at the park inhabitants  and learn about each species.

Discovery Nature Walks
Join a park naturalist on a brief but
informative nature walk through 
Jakes Branch County Park. 

Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

Free First Saturdays at
Historic Arts Colony
of Island Heights

1pm - 4pm
The John F. Peto Studio Museum
joins the other arts & culture
attractions on Island Heights by
offering free admission on the
first Saturday of the month
including the Ocean County
Artists Guild, the Island Heights
Cottage Museum, and the
Ludlow Thorston Galleries.

John F. Peto Studio Museum &
other Island Heights Arts & Culture Attractions
Island Heights

Every Saturday
Science Saturdays

Science Saturdays tackle today's most
pressing scientific and environmental
issues that directly affect our shore
community and the Barnegat Bay.
They are interactive and informative
hands-on presentations in an
informal atmosphere

LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences,  Loveladies

Every Saturday
Live Country, Bluegrass,
& Folk Music Concert

Every Saturday Night, year round
live Country and Bluegrass music concert.  Come and be entertained Pineland style!

Albert Music Hall, Waretown

Every Saturday & Sunday
Cattus Island Nature Walks,
Live Animal Talks &
Turtle Feeding

Live Animal Talks
Join a park naturalist as they dispel
myths and fears of reptiles. See live 
snakes and turtles up close! 

Turtle Feeding
Join a park naturalist as they 
demonstrate the feeding and care of
some of their native reptiles.

Nature Walks
Join a park naturalist and follow footsteps
of a legendary local environmentalist. 
Discover fascinating and diverse wonders
of the park. 

Cattus Island County Park, Toms River

Every Wednesday
and 2nd & 4th
Saturday of the Month 
Joint Base Lakehurst Tour

The all-volunteer Navy Lakehurst
Historical Society and cooperation
with the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst  & NSA Public Affairs Office
ffers tours  that include: The Cathedral
of The Air,  The Hindenburg Crash Site,
The Navy  Lakehurst Heritage Center,
The Ready  Room, The POW-MIA Room,
Historic Hangar One.
Strict Security Requirements
Everyone wishing to take the tour must
adhere to strict security requirements
and must pre-register by calling
732-818-7520 or contacting
All guests must be registered two
weeks before the date of their tour.

Navy Lakehurst Historical Society

First Wednesday of Every Month
January thru May
Downtown Toms River
Winter Farmers Market

Noon - 5pm
Fruits & Vegetables, Baked Goods,
Herbs & Spices, Italian Specialties &
Gourmet Foods, Crab Cakes, Pickles
& Olives, & Winery. 

Located Indoors at  The Downtown Shops
@ 53 Main Street, Toms River

2nd Wednesday of Every Month
Lunch N' Learn Programs

9:30am, 12:30pm
Discussion and presentation on a
different topic every month.

Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum

Every Wednesday thru Sunday
The Studebaker Story

March 7 - May 13
Wed. - Sun.: Noon to 4pm
Sat.: 10am to 4 pm
The Vintage Automobile Museum
will feature e ight Studebaker cars
are on display  ranging from 1941 to 1966.

Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ, Point Pleasant
Now thru Thanksgiving 2018
Southern Ocean Made
Brew Trail Launch

This is not a crawl, this is an opportunity
for enthusiasts 21 or older to experience
the unique Jersey culture, get to meet
local experts, try authentic products, and
take part in the Long Beach Island Region
like never before. Begin by picking up a
Surf & Sip Brew Trail map at any of the
Locations listed on the website. At each
stop, ask for it to be validated. This will
become your verification of the stops you
made. The trail was created to be enjoyed
throughout the year, it is not a timed activity
and all completed entries have the same chance
to win as long as they are submitted to the
Southern Ocean County Chamber Visitor Center
before Thanksgiving.

Various Venues LBI

For Many More Exciting Events & Attractions
Visit us at 

Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders:

Director,  Gerry P. Little
Deputy Director, John C. Bartlett, Jr
Virginia E. Haines
John P. Kelly
Joseph H. Vicari, Liaison to Tourism