NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Music, mozzarella and more. That's just a taste of what's on the menu this week in New Brunswick. What will catch your interest?
Check out TAPinto New Brunswick’s weekly roundup of some of the best tickets in the city.
Tuesday, Aug. 22
Who says Tuesday needs to be quiet? The New Brunswick Jazz Project hosts the Ian Howells Band from 8-11 p.m. at the Garden State Ale House. An Emerging Artists Night, this show also launches an open jam session at 9:30 p.m. No cover entry.
Wednesday, Aug. 23
Mozzarella is great. But did you know that you can make it at home? Chef Kevin Knevals and Due Mari head to Rutgers Gardens, 140 Log Cabin Rd., at 6:30 p.m. to teach a cooking class focused on making, shaping and using fresh mozz.
Bail reform has changed the criminal justice system in New Jersey. Make sense of it at an outreach session from 6-8 p.m. at the New Brunswick Free Public Library. The forum includes judges, court employees, public defenders and more.
Thursday, Aug. 24
Get loose with some yoga. Rutgers Gardens hosts a class by Yoga Dosha from 7:15-8:30 p.m. at Hort Farm No. 1, 135 Log Cabin Rd. For more information, click here.
Friday, Aug. 25
Enjoy the season’s bounty. Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Ln. More than 20 vendors will be on hand..
Rock your way into a weekend of music. Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals play the State Theatre at 8 p.m. The blues rock act blends funk and reggae with its acoustic-heavy style. Harper is a platinum artist
Or go to Evelyn's at 8 p.m. to see One Time Thing, a two-person acoustic band, serenade a crowd of drinkers and diners.
Silent Knight and Cymarshall Law perform at 10 p.m. at Old Bay. Special guests, too. Expect no cover charge and drink specials.
Saturday, Aug. 19
The second annual Caribbean Festival promises plenty of fun. From noon to 6 p.m. in Boyd Park, the event offers food, vendors, moon castles, face-painting, a petting zoo and live music from artists like Arita, Jazmine Stewart, Ramya and more.
Everyone loves free food. Khanisa's Deserts plans to give away free samples from 4-6 p.m. at Wings Over Rutgers on Easton Avenue. The company is going to introduce new signature flavors, available for sampling and buying.
Get artsy. Ikenna Chineme displays displays a number of abstract-realism paintings from 7-11 p.m. at 55 Morris St. The event includes free wine and appetizers. For more information, check this out.
Sunday, Aug. 20
Soccer is back. Rutgers women's soccer takes on Uconn at 10 a.m. at Yurcak Field in Piscataway. Bring food for grilling at the Rutgers Jitney.
Cap off the weekend a free film at The Yard at College Avenue. The big screen shows “Finding Dory” at 4 p.m. This is the final rendezvous of the summer.
Yet another “Game of Thrones” season is coming to an end. Catch the finale at the Canterbury House at Rutgers University. The event runs from 8-11 p.m. and includes dinner.