Things to do in Jersey – May 11 12 13 2012

by Donald Hanson • May 11, 2012 • EventsComments (0)1343

A selection of events taking place in the Garden State this weekend.

National Train Day 2012

This Saturday is National Train Day. Here are some New Jersey events:

Toy Train Emporium

41 Coles Ave
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002Event Date: 05/12/2012

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Time: 05:00 PM

Event Description: Bring family and friends to the ToybTrain Emporium and celebrate National Train Day! We will be running Amtrak trains in all gauges on our store layout.

Website: visit

Black River Railroad Historical Trust

Black River Railroad Station/ Rt 12 and Stangl Road
Flemington, NJ 08822Event Date: 05/12/2012

Start Time: 11:01 AM

End Time: 04:01 PM

Event Description: Privately owned cabooses will be available for open for tours and discussions regarding each cars unique history and restoration

Website: visit

Washington Township Historic Commission

200 Egg Harbor Rd.
Sewell, NJ 08080Event Date: 05/12/2012

Start Time: 09:00 AM

End Time: 03:30 PM

Event Description: At the 120 year old Reading Blackwood Railroad Station, a former Conrail Engineer will take you on Journey through time to the Old South Jersey Railroad Days with stories, songs, presentations, artifacts, pictures and RR items for sale.

Website: visit

Township of Franklin Historical Advisory Committee (Gloucester County)

1584 Coles Mill Road (across the road from the Library/Community Center)
Franklinville, NJ 08322Event Date: 05/12/2012

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Time: 04:00 PM

Event Description: Open house of the 1880’s Franklinville Railroad Station located at 1584 Coles Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ 08322. Old railroad memorabilia and Lionel Train display. Parking availavle accross the street at the Community Center. For information contact Carol Coulbourn at 856-694-0654.

Website: visit

Atlantic Shore Model Railroaders

Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234Event Date: 05/12/2012

Start Time: 10:00 AM

End Time: 03:00 PM

Event Description: Join the Atlantic Shore Railroad Modelers for National Train Day! Located in a local mall, we have several operating train layouts for the public to view and enjoy. We plan on using the event to encourage people to renew their interests in model trains and to learn more about the USA’s train history. We also serve a Merit Badge Counselers for Railroading Merit Badge for the local Boy Scout Council, and a tie into National Train Day would encourage boys to work on the merit badge and to learn more about railroading. We are open to the public two days a week (Free of charge) and our displays and efforts are a natural fit with National Train Day

GRAND-AM Weekend 2012

May 11-13, 2012

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

The Presby Memorial Iris Gardens Bloom season began on May 5th and will last until June 3, 2012

Rick Ross, Meek Mill & French Montana Boardwalk Hall Arena – Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Rob Zombie & MegadethPNC Bank Arts Center

Holmdel, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Antigone RisingStone Pony

Asbury Park, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Eve 6Starland Ballroom

Sayreville, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Trailer Park BoysCount Basie Theatre

Red Bank, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Legends In ConcertBallys Casino

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets RuskoWellmont Theatre

Montclair, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Weird Al YankovicHouse Of Blues – Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

8:00 PMview

tickets The Temptations & The Four TopsBergen Performing Arts Center

Englewood, NJFriday

5/11/2012

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tickets Fred DurstBorgata Music Box

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

9:00 PMview

tickets Whitney CummingsTropicana Casino – Tropicana Showroom – NJ

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

9:00 PMview

tickets The Musical BoxHarrah’s – Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJFriday

5/11/2012

9:00 PMview

tickets Bret MichaelsParamount Theatre at Asbury Park Convention Hall

Asbury Park, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

7:00 PMview

tickets Legends In ConcertBallys Casino

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

7:30 PMview

tickets Mother’s Day Music FestBoardwalk Hall Arena – Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

7:30 PMview

tickets Steve Tyrell & Debby BooneCommunity Theatre At Mayo Center For The Performing Arts

Morristown, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

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tickets La Explosion Salsera: Tito Nieves, Charlie Cruz, & Jose AlbertoTrump Taj Mahal – Mark G. Etess Arena

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

8:00 PMview

tickets Willie NelsonCount Basie Theatre

Red Bank, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

8:00 PMview

tickets Florence And The MachineBorgata Events Center

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

8:00 PMview

tickets Weird Al YankovicBergen Performing Arts Center

Englewood, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

8:05 PMview

tickets Fred DurstBorgata Music Box

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

9:00 PMview

tickets Legends In ConcertBallys Casino

Atlantic City, NJSaturday

5/12/2012

10:00 PMview

tickets Keith SweatCaesars Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJSunday

5/13/2012

4:00 PMview

tickets Stephen SorrentinoTropicana Casino – Tropicana Showroom – NJ

Atlantic City, NJSunday

5/13/2012

7:00 PMview

tickets LeAnn RimesCount Basie Theatre

Red Bank, NJSunday

5/13/2012

7:30 PMview

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