Things to do in Jersey – August 7 8 9 2015

by Donald Hanson • August 4, 2015 • EventsComments (0)1211

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

Hub City Sounds

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New Brunswick Cultural Center, Arts New Brunswick, and Johnson & Johnson present the fourth annual HUB CITY SOUNDS
A Free Family Performing and Visual Arts Festival in Downtown New Brunswick
August 8 – September 26
New Brunswick, NJ (July 29, 2015)—New Brunswick Cultural Center, Arts New Brunswick, and Johnson & Johnson present the fourth annual Hub City Sounds series, taking place every Saturday, as well as some Sundays this summer from August 8 through September 26. This FREE family-friendly series includes music, dance, and much more from industry professionals, emerging artists, local theatre companies, and other artists. Local artists are featured at neighborhood parks and theatre venues located in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, NJ including Boyd Park, Alice Jennings Archibald Park, Crossroads Theatre, George Street Playhouse, and State Theatre.

Festivalgoers are welcome to bring blankets or chairs for lawn seating at park events, and refreshments will be available for purchase. The festival includes collaborations with the city of New Brunswick, State Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Crossroads Theatre Company, American Repertory Ballet, New Brunswick City Market, coLAB Arts, New Brunswick Civic League, and Lazos Unida. Admission is free of charge for all Hub City Sounds events. Free parking is available for the Boyd Park events, exactly one block away at the Rutgers Public Safety Building, located at 55 Commercial Avenue.

Events at the Jersey Shore

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National Lighthouse Day – Cape May
August 07 2015 – Celebrate National Lighthouse Day at our very own Cape May Lighthouse with a crafts show fun family activities!

53rd Annual Boardwalk Art Show – Ocean City
August 07 2015 – Leading artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their work. Traditionally an ideal place to buy fine artwork at reasonable prices. Hours: Fri. & Sat. – 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 4pm. For more information call 609-399-6111. Aug. 7th 2015

Summer Music Series – Big House – Wildwood Crest
August 08 2015 – For over 17 years, The BIG HOUSE Band has been one of the very best wedding, corporate, party and nightclub bands in the Philadelphia area and beyond. With incredible lead vocals, a slammin’ rhythm section, a phenomenal touch of saxophone and a list

40th Annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament – Ocean City
August 08 2015 – 9:00am – 12:00pm at the north end beach adjacent to the Ocean City/Longport Bridge. Registration: 9:00am – 10:00am in the Longport bridge parking lot. Fishing from 10:00am – 12:00pm. Parental supervision required, participants must bring their own ba

Eastern Surfing Assoc. South Jersey District Conte – Ocean City
August 08 2015 – Registration at 7th St. beach begins at 7:00am. First heat in the water – 8:00am. If your membership is expired or if you are a new member you may renew or join on the beach. (No wave date: August 15th) For more information visit http://snj.surfesa.o

Miss Ocean City Pageant – Ocean City
August 08 2015 – At the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and boardwalk. Sponsored by the Ocean City Exchange Club. For more information visit www.ocexchangeclub.org or call 609-399-6111.

Outdoor Zumba Class – Wildwood Crest
August 08 2015 – Get fit through this high-energy, intense dance workout overlooking the beach and ocean from the entertainment pavilion at Centennial Park. Cost: $5 per class, or 20 classes for $80. No pre-registration necessary. Info: 609-523-0202.

Cape May Craft Beer & Crab Festival – Cape May
August 09 2015 – Our third annual event! An all-day festival featuring local craft beers to wash down favorite summer picnic foods, entertainment and more!

Festival of Lights – Stone Harbor
August 09 2015 – Boat Parade at the Yacht Club of Stone Harbor starts at 7:30PM.
Click here for more 2015 events at the New Jersey Shore.

Concerts & Shows

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Needtobreathe, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Colony House & Switchfoot Aug 7, 2015
Fri 6:00PM
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ

Toby Keith Aug 7, 2015
Fri 7:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

Shobox: The New Generation Aug 7, 2015
Fri 7:00PM
Ballys Casino
Atlantic City, NJ

Shrek Aug 7, 2015
Fri 7:30PM
Levoy Theatre
Millville, NJ

Joe Bonamassa Aug 7, 2015
Fri 8:00PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, NJ

Jerry Seinfeld Aug 7, 2015
Fri 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

Andy Grammer & American Authors Aug 7, 2015
Fri 8:00PM
Starland Ballroom
Sayreville, NJ

Chris Botti Aug 7, 2015
Fri 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, NJ

Kevin & Caruso: Madame Houdini Aug 7, 2015
Fri 9:00PM
Tropicana Casino – Tropicana Showroom – NJ
Atlantic City, NJ

Incubus, Deftones, Death From Above 1979 & The Bots Aug 8, 2015
Sat 6:15PM
Susquehanna Bank Center
Camden, NJ

KCON: New Jersey Aug 8, 2015
Sat 7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ

Shrek Aug 8, 2015
Sat 7:30PM
Levoy Theatre
Millville, NJ

Chayanne Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena – Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ

Joe Bonamassa Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

KC and The Sunshine Band Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
Tropicana Casino – Tropicana Showroom – NJ
Atlantic City, NJ

Yes & Toto Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Jerry Seinfeld Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

Future Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
Newark Symphony Hall
Newark, NJ

Mind Candy: Wayne Hoffman Aug 8, 2015
Sat 8:00PM
Trump Taj Mahal – Xanadu Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ

Miguel Aug 8, 2015
Sat 9:00PM
Borgata Music Box
Atlantic City, NJ

Stafford Brothers Aug 8, 2015
Sat 10:00PM
Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ

Summer Slaughter Tour: Arch Enemy, Born of Osiris & Veil of Maya Aug 9, 2015
Sun 1:30PM
Starland Ballroom
Sayreville, NJ

Chieli Minucci, Special EFX & Marion Meadows Aug 9, 2015
Sun 2:00PM
Paramount Theatre at Asbury Park Convention Hall
Asbury Park, NJ

moe. Aug 9, 2015
Sun 3:00PM
Stone Pony
Asbury Park, NJ

Shrek Aug 9, 2015
Sun 3:00PM
Levoy Theatre
Millville, NJ

Yes & Toto Aug 9, 2015
Sun 7:00PM
Borgata Events Center
Atlantic City, NJ

New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC Aug 9, 2015
Sun 7:00PM
Red Bull Arena – NJ
Harrison, NJ

Van Halen & Kenny Wayne Shepherd Aug 9, 2015
Sun 8:00PM
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ

Don Felder Aug 9, 2015
Sun 8:00PM
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ

Mind Candy: Wayne Hoffman Aug 9, 2015
Sun 8:00PM
Trump Taj Mahal – Xanadu Showroom
Atlantic City, NJ

Borgeous Aug 9, 2015
Sun 11:00PM
Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ

Click here for a Calendar of Upcoming Concerts in New Jersey

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