Mara’s Café & Bakery (250 South Ave., Fanwood) will host ‘Fools for the Fourth’, their first-ever comedy night on Friday, April 4 from 8-10:30 P.M. The night of comedy will include prizes, giveaways and a light buffet.

Gordon Baker-Bone, winner of the 2011 New Jersey Comedy Festival – “King of Campus Comedy,” amongst other notable achievements, will headline the event. Baker-Bone is a local favorite and has performed in the tri-state area including the Stress Factory, COMIX at Foxwoods Comedy and some venues in New York City.

Brian Rabadeau, a Fanwood resident will host the comedy night, which will also include feature acts by Karlyn Briggs and Jerrold Benford.

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“If this goes well, we are going to try to do an event like this once a month,” said Paul Michael O’Laughlin, general manager of Mara’s Café & Bakery.

Mara’s Café & Bakery requires that all audience members of the comedy night must be 18 years of age or older. There is a two coffee drink minimum for the comedy night. 

Tickets to the comedy night are $8 and can be purchased through Mara’s Café & Bakery in advance.