We’ve been hearing from more and more friends and readers that they’d like to know where we’re going each week so they can join us. We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time. Here’s what is on our radar this week. We’re on vacation this week so we’re counting on you to get out and see all these cool events. Support local arts or get outside and do something educational and active!
Friday, October 28th at 6:30pm, Brighton Bar, Long Branch
It’s been 11 years, 7 independently released albums, 4 tours & now it’s time to close the door on a high note. Come get weird with Johnny B. Morbid one last time! Our set will be professionally filmed, photographed & recorded for a LIMITED CD / DVD release in 2017 entitled “Welcome to Live!” Johnny B. Morbid (10:45 – ?); The Zombie Mafia (10 – 10:30); Deadly Nights (9:15 – 9:45); Synergi (8:30 – 9); Golden Age (7:45 – 8:15); Silence Unbound (7 – 7:30)
ALL AGES! $12 in advance. $15 at the door.
Saturday, October 29th from 10am to noon, Petty’s Island
The Camden County Historical Society (CCHS) and New Jersey Audubon Society (NJAS) are sponsoring a Petty’s Island History Walking Tour on October 29, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Preregistration is required. Space is limited and will be assigned on a first come/
Saturday and Sunday, October 29th and 30th, 10am to 5pm, 675 S. Clinton Ave., Trenton
GOBLINS AND GHOULS! IT’S THE TWO DAY HALLOWEEN EDITION OF THE TRENTON PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET! OVER 200 DIFFERENT TERRIFYING VENDORS EACH DAY! 10 HORRIFIC FOOD TRUCKS EACH DAY!
$5 AT THE DOOR (GOOD FOR BOTH DAYS)! NO TICKETS REQUIRED! KIDS 10 AND UNDER ARE FREE!
That’s right, ghosts and ghouls! We’re taking over Halloween 2016 as the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market fall edition moves to a TWO DAY Halloween Extravaganza! We’ll be welcoming over 200 different DIY vendors and ten different food trucks each day!
We’ll be hosting this grand event at the Historic Roebling Machine Shop building (675 South Clinton Ave, Trenton, NJ) and we’ll be punching you square in the face with 200+ vendors, a dozen food trucks, tons of vinyl, sweet vintage gear, original art, horror memorabilia, handmade jewelry, vintage toys and a whole lot more!
Saturday, October 29th from 11am to 3pm, Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange
FREE Admission, Rain or Shine. Join us in our first-ever Barktoberfest adoption event! Meet adoptable cats and dogs of all ages, shapes, and sizes. You might just find a new furry best friend to give a forever home.
Whether you already have a pet or are adopting at the event, there’s fun for all. Enter your pet in our Halloween costume contest for the chance to take home great prizes. You won’t want to miss our DJ, photo booth, face painter, food trucks, animal enrichments, and MORE!
Saturday, October 29th at 7:30pm, Convention Hall, Asbury Park
Dark City’s Second Annual Convention Hell is back with another killer line up for the spookiest weekend of them all! Come party in one of the most haunted rooms in Asbury Park with your favorite big local bands covering the best stadium acts around! You never know who might show up, or what thrills might happen during Convention Hell!
**COSTUMES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED!**
Convention Hell, Doors at 7:30PM, 21 and up, $20 advance, $25 at the door, featuring:
The Parlor Mob as INXS
Des & The Swagmatics as Michael Jackson
Deaf Rhino as Black Sabbath
The Shady Street Show Band as No Doubt
Karmic Juggernaut as YES
The Vansaders as The New York Dolls and Johnny Thunders
Matt Wade as Elton John
w/ DJ Mike Merrell
Saturday, October 29th at 8:30pm, Tierney’s Tavern, Montclair
Another big Tierney’s Halloween Bash with Live performances from The Porchistas & The Defending Champions! Early Bird Drink FreeBees – Dance contest and costume contest – Amazing Prizes! Wear any costume you want but if you want to be considered for the costume contest the theme is Heros and Villains! The first 30 entrees before 9pm get a FREE Pabst Blue Ribbon. $10 cover. Tickets are on sale behind the bar at Tierneys or at this link: https://
Saturday, October 29th from 4pm to midnight, Central Railroad of NJ Terminal, Jersey City
Chicpeajc & Hayoner present: in collaboration with RDG Restaurant Group (owners of Raval JC, Lucky Bar, Satis Bistro) and Premiere Vibes Entertainment bring you a BOO-tiful Halloween event you will never forget.
Join us as we transform the historic Central Railroad of NJ into The Terminal of Terror on October 29th. Located in a one of a kind venue over looking the gorgeous Manhattan skyline in the heart of Liberty State Park. All aboard!
4 of the top leading Jersey City DJ’s will be spinning your fav beats, Food Trucks, Haunted Activities, Bouncy House, Costume Contest and more! There will also be a Family Friendly event from 4-8pm in collaboration with JC Families!
Sunday, October 30th from 6:30-8:30pm, Waterloo Village, Stanhope
FREE Trick or Treat, Spooky Forest walks, and a Ghost story telling Witch in the Woods, plus kids crafts and great food and spirits available for purchase. $5 parking
Monday, October 31st at 7:30pm, The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
Join Us for this VERY SPECIAL HALLOWEEN LIVE PERFORMANCE of ROCKY HORROR SHOW, plus the Movie, Plus Audience Participation!! Come In COSTUME TO WIN PRIZES!!! The AMAZING Home of Happiness Cast will Rock Your Socks, so get ready to get your Goody Bag of Props (available for a few $ at the Cemetery) and JOIN THE PARTY!!! GATES at 7:30 No minors allowed without parent or guardian please.. $15 donation at the Gate. No outside alcohol please….There will be hot food , bar, refreshments available. THIS IS OUR FINAL OCTOBER FUNDRAISER, and we MAY have some special SURPRISE GUEST appearances!!! PLEASE COME AND SPEND HALLOWEEN AT your FAVORITE HISTORIC CEMETERY!!! Bring a Friend! Bring TWO friends!! BRING the Family!! This is a PG-13 rated production – no nudity, but language may be objectionable for small ones….WE HAVE LIMITED FOLDING CHAIR SEATING, so COME EARLY, or BRING YOUR OWN LAWN BLANKET OR Comfy FOLDING CHAIR!! COME DO THE TIME WARP WITH US!!!!!! 435 NEWARK AVE, Jersey City (No onsite parking this nite – plemnty of street parking 1/2 block away on 7th street)
Tuesday, November 1 at 8pm, Flemington DIY
An Evening of Riffs™ at Flemington DIY featuring Secret Mountain [The Internet in band form], Peaer [Brooding and beautiful soft math, new record on Tiny Engines], Pupppy [MCR and Cass McCombs in a blender i shit you not (sorry Will)], Rhea [New Kids On The Block (allegedly) have a bunch of hits]
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