Front Lawn of the Ocean County Courthouse
118 Washington Street

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Armistice Day Centenary


Please join the Ocean County Board of  Chosen Freeholders in marking the  Armistice Day Centenary.  At 11:00 AM  bells will toll to mark the end of the  First World War. The program will include  bagpipers and historical recollections.  This day will also mark the dedication  of the County's new monument to the Great War.  Free and open to the public.

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  Veterans Day Events!

Georgian Court University

11/6 - 11/8, 11/10, 11/11,
11/13 - 11/15, 11/17, 11/18,
11/20 - 11/22, 11/24, 11/25,
11/27 - 11/29
Mrs. Gould's 17th Annual Holiday Social

Celebrate the holidays with Mrs. Gould and her special guest Lucille LeSueur, a 1920s chorus girl who advanced her career and became the film legend Joan Crawford! 

The Jay & Linda Grunin Arts Center
@ Ocean County College

11/8 - 11/11, 11/16 - 11/18
Driving Miss Daisy

Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize  and the Outer Critics Circle Award  for Best Off-Broadway Play, Driving
Miss Daisy is a warm-hearted, humorous  and affecting study of the unlikely  relationship between an aging, crotchety   white Southern lady and a proud,  soft-spoken black man.

The Stray Cat Lee Rocker Concert 

Lee Rocker made his mark singing,  playing, standing on, spinning, and  rocking his giant upright bass as a  founding member (along with Brian  Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom), of the  Grammy nominated music group
The Stray Cats, who sold over 10 million  albums and garnered 23 gold and platinum  certified records worldwide.

Max Weinberg's Jukebox

A truly interactive experience, Weinberg invites  the audience to create in real time the set list  he and his crack four piece group will play that  night. Performing songs from the glory days of  rock and roll your guests get to choose from a  video menu of over 200 songs- everything from  the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E  Street Band's biggest hits!

Bob Anstett Cultural Arts Center

11/9 - 11/11
Guild Theatreworks Play:
"The Odd Couple" by
Neil Simon

Guild Theatreworks Play performs   "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon.   Story about Two men, a neat freak   and a slob separated from their wives, 
have to live together despite their differences.

Ocean County Parks & Recreation

Night of the Stars
Jakes Branch County Park

Members of the Astronomical Society  of the Toms River Area (ASTRA) will  setup their telescopes and share the  views of the planets and stars. Explore
the constellations and other celestial  objects of the Season!

Laurita Winery

11/10, 11/11
Laurita Veteran's BBQ & Chili Weekend  with
Food Trucks &
Fire Pits Too!

Sat.: 11am - 9pm
Sun.: 11am - 8pm
The Final Food Truck Festival of 2018!!  Laurita invites all active & retired Military  Personnel to join us for FREE, with ID! Free Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass, Kids   Playgrounds, 40 fire pits, Best Gourmet  Food Trucks, 6 Wine Bars, 2 Tasting Tent  Areas, some of the most scenic views in New Jersey!

Albert Music Hall
Veterans Day Show

There will be special recognition of  all veterans attending. Come and  join the celebration to thank all the  men and woman who keep our  country safe. All veterans are asked  to wear something from their branch of service.  (a cap, a pin, a vest, shirt....etc.)

Pineland Cultural Society Day
& Home Place Festival

"PCS Day" Come and celebrate the
Society's organization by viewing a
historical video and then enjoying
the music of regional country and
bluegrass musicians performing on
the Albert Music Hall stage. Come
and enjoy good food and good fun.

Ocean County Parking Garage Lawn
Hadley Ave.

Nov. 14 & Mon. Nov. 19
Downtown Toms River Farmers' Market

11am - 4pm
NJ Jersey Fresh farmers featuring fruits   & vegetables, baked goods, pickles &   olives, Italian specialties, herbs & spices,   candy & nuts, NJ winery, homemade   soaps, coffee, and much more!

RWJBarnabasHealth Arena
@ Toms River High School North

The Ocean County
Prosecutor's Office 

6pm - 9pm
The event will feature Rock and
Roll Hall of Famer Richie Sambora;
Actor & Musician Gaten Matarazzo;
and Musician Gabe Hurley of "The
New Black" and a host of speakers.

The Gazillion Bubbles Show

12pm & 4pm
The unPOPable Gazillion Bubble Show,  now in its incrediBUBBLE 12th year in  New York City, is the most unbubblievable  show in the world! Audiences are delighted  with an unbubblievable experience,  awashed with a bubble tide, and some even  find themselves INSIDE a bubble.  Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser  lighting effects, and momentary soapy  masterpieces will make you smile, laugh,  and feel like a kid again.

Six Flags Great Adventure

11/10, 11/11
Salute the Troops Weekend

Help salute veterans and active military  for their service to our country. With  country music for two straight days  along the Lakefront presented by , specialty food  items, craft beer and more it's the perfect  way to honor our active and retired military.  All active military and veterans receive free  theme park admission. Friends and family e ntering with active and retired military  can purchase tickets for $20.18 + tax each  at the gate. Each day the festivities will kick  off with the national anthem at 2pm followed  by a fly over of the American flag. Wind down  each night with Fireworks along the Lakefront at 7pm.

Weekends ONLY
Nov. 17 thru Jan. 1, 2019
Holiday in the Park Festival

This winter, the Santa tracker leads  right to Six Flags Great Adventure  as this all-new holiday extravaganza  - Holiday in the Park - returns at the  world's ultimate thrill park. Millions  of glittering lights, dazzling holiday  entertainment, delicious seasonal treats,  Santa's village and many popular rides  magically transform the summer thrill  destination into a winter wonderland.

Holiday Express Performance

Need a little help getting in the
holiday spirit? Look no further,
the famous Holiday Express will
perform holiday tunes for you in
the Polar Point section of the park.

Cuisine on the Green @ Atlantis

D.O.A. Mysteries presents Mind Over Murder
Dinner & Show

Murder and laughter ensue when  a world-famous psychic performs  a séance to resurrect the spirit of a  notorious 1920's rum runner. Can   you solve this hysterically funny  interactive mystery?

Strand Center for the Arts

The Machine Performs
Pink Floyd

The  Machine Performs Pink Floyd  "with the Interstellar light & Multimedia  show" America's top Pink Floyd show,  has forged a 30 year reputation of  excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd.

The LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
11/16 - 11/30
Holiday Market

Visit the LBIF this holiday season to  shop unique works by talented local  and regional artists. Join on November 24  for Small Business Saturday for a  one-day shopping and community event  that will include outdoor vendors, live  music, and local food, as well as activities  for the family. Then, visit the LBIF anytime  during gallery hours through December 16  to continue shopping our indoor displays.  Shop Small this Holiday Season! 

Stafford Township Arts Center

A Tribute to Elvis from Memphis to Vegas

Jim Barone is an award winning 
Elvis Tribute Artist and the man 
that brings Elvis Presley's voice to life.  Jim's tribute spans the Presley catalog  keeping true  to the sound, passion, and  style that encompassed Elvis as an entertainer.  Return to the voice, return to the fire that  changed forever how we experience music.  Let Jim Barone's performance bring it back.

Surflight Theatre
Center Stage Opera
The Barber of Seville

Based in Los Angeles County's
San Fernando Valley, Center Stage  Opera brings only the highest quality  operatic productions to diverse audiences  in the Valley and beyond. CSO Artistic  Director and Co-Founder, Dylan F. Thomas,  brings his unique vision to some of the  most beloved stories in opera, with captivating  and intriguing stagings for the novice and  seasoned audience member alike.

Jersey Coast Shark Anglers

Now thru 11/30
JCSA 2018 Fall Catch and Release Striper Marathon

October 13th - November 30th 2018   Fish your way - Private Boat, Head Boat,   Kayak or Surf! Prizes based on First 200  Anglers! $5000.00 in prize money!  1st- $2500,  2nd- $1500,  3rd- $1000.

All of LBI

Now thru Dec. 9
64th Annual LBI
Surf Fishing Classic

Started in 1954, the Long Beach Island (LBI)  Surf Fishing Classic is one the nation's oldest  and most recognized surf casting tournaments,  providing an eight-week contest for beach angler  who fish for striped bass and bluefish along the shores of LBI.

Veterans Day Events

Nov. 11
Armistice Day Centenary
Front Lawn of the Ocean County Courthouse, 118 Washington St., Toms River
Please join the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders in marking the Armistice Day Centenary. At 11:00 AM bells will toll to mark the end of the First World War. The program will include bagpipers and historical recollections. This day will also mark the dedication of the County's new monument to the Great War. Free and open to the public.

Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
Fred Watts Gazebo Park, Corner of Rt. 9 & E. Bay Ave., Barnegat
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
Blue Star Memorial Park, Scow Ditch Park, Bridge Ave., Bay Head
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Memorial Park, Engleside & Beach Aves., Beach Haven
Honoring of our Veterans, hosted by Beach Haven Community Arts Program, Beach Haven VFW Post # 3729, and Borough of Beach Haven
Nov. 11
Veterans' Remembrance Ceremony

Brick Municipal Complex -Flag/Monument area
401 Chambers Bridge Rd., Brick
A veterans' remembrance ceremony service, hosted by VFW Post 8867 and American Legion Post 348, held at the monument in front of the
Municipal Building.
Nov. 11
Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Memorial Garden Site
Jackson Mills Rd. & Commodore Blvd., Jackson
732-492-3601, 908-692-8817,
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 9
Veterans' Day Ceremony
Jackson Senior Center, 116 Jackson Mills Rd., Jackson
The Center will have a few speakers and lunch sponsored by
 Bartley Rehabilitation of Jackson.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Celebration
Cathedral of the Air, Route 547, Lakehurst
1000 - 1300 (10am - 1pm)
Day will begin with a tour of the Cathedral of the Air, followed by special tours of displays, which include uniforms, flight suits, airplane, ship, helicopter, and lighter-than-air models. Also a visit to Hindenburg Memorial. See tributes to all service branches. Pre-register by November 5.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
Lake Horicon, Union Ave. & Lake St., Lakehurst
Honoring of Our Veterans, sponsored by VFW Post 10061.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
Municipal Court Yard, 260 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
World War II Memorial Park, Lake Rd., Whiting
Manchester Township invites everyone to participate in the "Bells of Peace". A World War I Centennial Armistice Remembrance. Americans across the nation will toll bells to remember the 4.5 million Americans who served, the 375,000 wounded and the 116,516 Americans that died in World War I. No bell? No problem. A free Bells of Peace App has been created for smart phones. Just have the App open before 11am on November 11th. As the built-in countdown timer reaches 11am, Bells of Peace will toll every device, Together, 21 times. In a remembrance of this very special moment when the fighting stopped "Over There". For download information go to or visit your app store to download Bells of Peace.

Nov. 11
Veterans' Day Ceremony
Veteran's Park, Ocean Gate Ave., Ocean Gate
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 12
American Legion Patriotic Monument Dedication &
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veteran's Park, Arnold Ave., Point Pleasant Beach
In a tribute to both Veteran's Day and the 100th anniversary of the American Legion, the Point Pleasant Beach American Legion Post 196 will dedicate a monument to "All Armed Forces Veterans Since WW!"  After the brief ceremony, attendees are invited to the Point Pleasant Beach VFW Post 4715, 603 St. Louis Ave. for food and refreshments.
Nov. 11
Veterans Day Ceremony
American Legion Post 351, Bay Avenue, Seaside Heights
Honoring of Our Veterans, refreshments served.
Nov. 12
United States Navy Submariner Veterans Day Memorial Service
Mathis Veterans Memorial, 100 Atlantic City Boulevard, South Toms River
A memorial service will be held at the Torpedo memorial, at Mathis Veterans Memorial, following the Toms River Memorial Day Parade.  
Nov. 9
A Salute to Veterans
Ocean County College Veterans Memorial, College Drive, Toms River
Ceremony honoring our Veterans.
Nov. 12
Ocean County Veterans Parade
Downtown Toms River, Washington and Main St., Toms River
Parade honoring our Veterans followed by a commemorative salute will begin at the 11am featuring speakers and honored guests, a rifle salute and the placing of the wreath on the Veteran's monument.
Supported in part by a grant from the NJ State
Dept.  Division of Travel and Tourism

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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