EVENTS

Tri-State Railway Historical Society offers free train rides along historic former Dover & Rockaway Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey

Celebrate Rockaway 2017, Sunday, September 17, 1-5 p.m. 26 East Main St., Rockaway, NJ, 07866 

The Tri-State Railway Historical Society will be offering train rides in Rockaway, NJ on September 17, 2017 as part of the Celebrate Rockaway 2017 street fair.

In partnership with the Borough of Rockaway and the Dover & Rockaway River Railroad, passengers will be treated to free 15-minute train rides aboard DL&W No. 896, L&NE No. 580, and RRRR No. 10 along the historic former Dover & Rockaway Branch of the Central Railroad of New Jersey.

Trains depart from the parking lot of Potbelly’s Riverside Cafe. The first train leaves at 1 PM and additional trains will leave as necessary.

More information about the street fair, www.celebraterockaway.com

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Railroad Museum [for a day] Hosted by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey, Boonton, NJ

On Sunday, September 24th, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM join the United Railroad Historical Society for a celebration of New Jersey’s railroad history:

West Boonton Yard: 104 Morris Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005.

Railroad Museum [for a day] is hosted by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey, owners of the largest and most historic railroad collection in New Jersey. During this once-a-year event, the URHS Restoration Facility in Boonton, NJ will become New Jersey’s largest railroad museum.

For the sixth consecutive year, the URHS will open the gates of its normally-private Boonton NJ Restor­ation Facility to showcase some of its historic collection. Railroad Museum [for a day] will provide a rare, family-friendly opportunity to admire, explore, and go inside our historic trains and learn about their connection to the region we live in.

Visitors will be able to get up close and personal with vintage railroad equipment and well as visiting classic cars, trucks, buses, and military vehicles. Live music, food concessions, historical & educational presentations, and vendors of railroad-related souvenirs will round out a day that the whole family can enjoy!

ADMISSION – Adults (age 12+) – $5.00   Children (ages 3-11) – $3.00   Babies (ages 0-2) – FREE!

Railroad Museum [for a day] for even more details!

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Church of the Epiphany Italian Festival, Brick, NJ, August 17-20

ITALIAN FEAST: AUGUST 17, 18, 19, & 20, 2017(Thursday – Sunday). 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Our 20th Annual Festival is a traditional Italian Feast with something for everyone on our midway.  Food court with Italian and international food specialties, desserts, Arcade, Johnson fun Factory Rides, Spotlight Entertainment, Mary’s Prayer Garden, vendors, and a Wine & Beer Garden.  Free Parking and No Admission.

See website for details

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Festival of the Sea Carnival

Festival of the Sea Carnival

Aug. 9-13, 6-10 PM nightly (weather permitting). Check Event Site
St. Francis Parish & Center grounds, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Twp., NJ 08008. (609) 494-8861

Bring the whole family for five nights of fun for all ages! Rides for all ages. Pay one price every night to ride the rides all night long! POP Bracelet: $25.00 August 9, 10, 12 and 13. $20.00 Special for Friday, August 11 only! Hourly 50/50’s, Games of Chance! Super Progressive 50/50! Great food! And, much more! Check Event Site for details.

Please note that Place does not operate and is not affiliated with any event listed on this website.

 

 

Upcoming Fairs in July, August 2017

July 26 – 30: Monmouth County Fair, Freehold, NJ. Agricultural Exhibits, Fireworks, Free Entertainment, Live Music, Pay one price wristbands

July 31 – August 5: Keyport Fireman’s Fair, Keyport, NJ, Fireworks, Pay one price wristbands

August 1 – 5: Manasquan Fireman’s Fair, Manasquan, NJ. Free Entertainment, Live Music, Pay one price wristbands

August 4 – 12: New Jersey State Fair, Augusta, NJ. Agricultural Exhibits, Free Entertainment, Live Music, Pay one price wristbands

August 7 – 13: Middlesex County Fair; East Brunswick, NJ

August 15 – 20: Hillsborough Rotary Fair; Hillsborough, NJ: Fireworks, Pay one price wristbands

August 15 – 19: St. Ann’s Annual Carnival; Pemberton, NJ

August 17 – 20: North Warren Summer Fair; Blairstown, NJ: Pay one price wristbands

August 31 – September 3: Boonton Fire Dept. Labor Day Carnival; Boonton, NJ Fireworks, Free Entertainment, Live Music, Pay one price wristbands

Please note that Place does not operate and is not affiliated with any event listed on this website.

 

Freedom Fest State Fair 2017, Allentown, NJ

Freedom Fest State Fair 2017, Allentown, NJ

Horse Park of New Jersey, 626 Rte 524, Allentown, NJ 08501  – July 12th – July 16th

The 15th Annual Freedom Fest State Fair on July 12-16, 2017.

Wednesday: July 12, 2017 | 5pm-11pm
Thursday: July 13, 2017 | 5pm-11pm
Friday: July 14, 2017 | 12pm-11pm
Saturday: July 15, 2017 | 12pm-11pm
Sunday: July 16, 2017 | 12pm-10pm

The price of the ticket will include:

  • parking
  • carnival Rides (Unlimited)
  • entertainment
  • attractions
  • admission Kids under 36 inches

Guests can enjoy attractions and games as well as great fair food and picnic grounds. There will be a variety of exciting activities including a magic show, live animals, racing pigs and much more!

Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $15 or see event website for pre-sale information at participating Walgreens for $10 per ticket starting June 14th.

Every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information is made, however, you should always check Event Website or call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

March for Truth

March for Truth June 3 2017There are MARCH FOR TRUTH events taking place in New York and Bedminster today…

Foley Square, New York City. March For Truth NYC, 9-10:30 AM. Program & Gathering. 10:30 AM- NOON, march south. https://www.facebook.com/events/1315750811794807/

Bedminster, NJMarch For Truth Bedminster. 11AM – 12:30PM at River Road Park for rally, and march to the field outside the Bedminster public library, just down the road from Trump’s private club. https://www.facebook.com/events/1176749365765174