Arts & Entertainment

August 14, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Fair is coming back to Garret Mountain Reservation on Thursday, August 16, and will run until Sunday, August 19. Hosted by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc., the four day event will feature ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Rain once again interfered with the Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce's Summer Concert Series at Morgan's Farm.  Monday's concert featuring the Chicago tribute band Beginnings was canceled. This is one of many summer concerts that has been impacted by rainy weather.  It has been ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to today's weather forecast, the Montclair Police Department just advised that the Montclair Jazz Festival is canceled. The annual event was to take place in Nishuane Park.     

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Though Mother Nature has not made it easy, the 2018 Essex County Free Summer Music Series will continue through August.   Upcoming concerts feature International Food and Music Festival, Latino Festival, Kennedy Dancers and Alex Bugnon. “Our Free Concert Series offers a ...

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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VERONA, NJ - Our Lady of the Lake School and parish are gearing up for another eventful Kinderfest and Oktoberfest weekend this coming fall.  The 9th annual fall festival will kick off with Kinderfest on Friday, September 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. and then conclude with Oktoberfest on Saturday, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Morgan’s Farm will celebrate Farm Day on August 11 from 12 to 3 p.m., featuring a petting zoo, pony rides, lawn games and more. The Cedar Grove Historical Society's Farm Day celebration includes a chef's cooking demonstration using the farm's fresh produce and tours of the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — On New Jersey Family’s recently published “Ultimate Bucket List,” the second annual list of not-to-miss places in New Jersey, six Essex County attractions were among those selected as bucket list destinations. New Jersey Family asked its readers to vote for their favorite ...

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BRANT BEACH - Everyone enjoys the excitement of a summer carnival.  It brings out the child in all of us.  Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been hosting the Festival of the Sea Carnival, annually.   The Festival of the Sea begins Wednesday, August 8, and continues through Sunday, August ...

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Directed by Christian McBride, presented by the Bravitas Group & Silver Family Foundation and produced by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.   Artist highlights include EDDIE PALMIERI Afro-Caribbean Jazz Sextet, CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE Inside Straight, OLIVER LAKE TRIO, THE ROYAL BOPSTERS and JAZZ HOUSE COLLECTIVE.

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Tuesday night’s concert at Morgan’s Farm is canceled due to a stormy forecast.   Garden State Radio has been postponed until Wednesday, August 29th when they will perform Pop-Rock hits from the 80’s & 90’s to today.  The next concert is Monday, August 13th when The Beginnings, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Thousands of people from all over the county came out to Essex County Brookdale Park on the Bloomfield / Montclair border for a concert featuring Billy Gilman from the NBC series 'The Voice.' Fireworks followed the concert.  The evening began with performances by the Belle ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Tuesday night’s concert at Morgan’s Farm is canceled due to a stormy forecast.   The Beginnings, a Chicago tribute band, which was to perform at Morgan's Farm tonight has been postponed until Monday, August 13t.  Next Tuesday night, Garden State Radio will perform Pop-Rock hits ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Three days filled with celebrity guests and showcases from both local and international filmmakers are coming to the city in September. The third annual Newark International Film Festival will return Sept. 6 and run through Sept. 9, 2018. The festival has grown each year since it ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mike Carella, the Cedar Grove Chamber President, and his Board and Trustees kicked off the 2018 concert Series Tuesday night.  More than 850 people showed up to see The Duprees perform at Morgan's Farm.   The Duprees are an American musical group of doo-wop style who had a series ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A model call will be held on Tues, July 17 from 6-7 pm at the Pig & Prince restaurant for the upcoming fall Montclair Fashion Show.   Hosted by The Montclair Center BID, All sizes and ages are encouraged to volunteer and register. This year’s Montclair Fashion Show will be ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 15th Annual Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival, a free, two-day, live music and arts event, will be held this Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, from noon until 10 p.m. each day in Memorial Park.    The 23 bands performing were selected from a record-high 109 ...

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Hammonton, N.J. - When a red oak tree fell on Glen Guarino’s furniture workshop, he didn’t get mad, he got to work. After aging the wood, Guarino, of Cedar Grove, made it into a table called “Sweet Revenge,” a name suggested by a friend. “I’ll get quite a few pieces out ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of summer. On Friday July 13, Billy Gilman of 'The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Turtle Back Zoo will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, with the last admission to the zoo at 8 p.m. In addition, on Wednesday evenings during July and August, Zoo-vies, ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – The cast of the 2008 production of RENT: School Edition is set to return to the stage in a one night only benefit concert on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls. The Passaic Valley Summer Theater alumni will come together after a decade to ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Fireworks displays in Essex County start July 1, and continue every night until Independence Day. Residents will be able to see fireworks in Cedar Grove, Verona, Essex County Brookdale Park, Bloomfield, Montclair, and Nutley.  The Cedar Grove fireworks 2018 display will take ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs announced a month-long schedule of free activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. The County Executive invites the public to enjoy ...

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VERONA, NJ - The Verona fireworks will be held July 2 at the Verona Community Center Complex, located at 880 Bloomfield Avenue.  The rain date is July 3.   Parking is limited so people are encouraged to walk. Limited handicapped parking will be available in the Liberty Field lot. Additional ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove fireworks 2018 display will take place on Sunday, July 1 at Panther Park Field. The rain date is July 2. Gates open at 7 p.m. and the fireworks display begins at dusk. Activities leading up to the fireworks include a live DJ, a balloon artist and an artificial ...

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VERONA, NJ - Readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as the Verona Public Library presents “Libraries Rock” during its annual summer reading program. The 2018 Summer Reading Program is open to all Verona residents, from pre-readers through adult, with activities that will ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to visit the Essex County Park System and enjoy the 2018 Essex Country Free Summer Music Concert Series. Upcoming events feature Jazz Concerts, a House Music Festival, Jukebox Legends, and Julian and ...

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VERONA, NJ - The long awaited renovation of the plaground at Verona Park was completed and unveiled last week by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.  The improvements are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to revitalize the historic Essex County Parks System and ensure ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - St. Catherine's of Siena would like to invite everyone to visit the carnival from 4 pm- 8 pm tonight.  This is the last night of the carnival for 2018.  Come take advantage of Wristband Night!  A wristband gets you unlimited rides all night for just $30.  We hope to see you all ...

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