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weekend recap august 10 - 12

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: August 10 – 12

Miss out on events you wanted to go to this past weekend? That’s ok, #HipNJ has it all covered in the lasted weekend recap! Keep reading to see what happened.

EVERY FRIDAY ‘WINE WITH US’ AT DESIGN CONSIGN!

EVERY FRIDAY ‘WINE WITH US’ AT DESIGN CONSIGN! – August 10

EVERY FRIDAY at #DesignConsign guests wined with us and had a blast! Guests had the oportunity to #ShopToSupport victims of #domesticviolence! All proceeds went towards the #GloriaFoundation to provide resources to local #safehouses and domestic violence organizations!

FESTIVAL OF THE SEA CARNIVAL

FESTIVAL OF THE SEA CARNIVAL – August 10 – 12

Families enjoyed five nights of fun for all ages! Rides for all ages. Pay one price every night to ride the rides all night long! Hourly 50/50’s, Games of Chance! Super Progressive 50/50! Great food! And, much more were there to enjoy!

 WATERPARK ADULT NIGHT

WATERPARK ADULT NIGHT – August 10

Mountain Creek Waterpark kicked off their third Adult Night of the year on Friday, August 10th. People came out, got wet, partied, and celebrated with us. Some rides that were open until 11pm were Wave Pool, Surf Hill, Alpine Pipeline and High Anxiety. 6 bars were open to drink specials by stoli & moët hennessy.

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CRAFTS AND DRAFTS LONE EAGLE BREWING SUMMER 2018 – August 11

Because it’s hot people were able to cool down with a seasonal summer beer at Marketspace and Lone Eagle Brewing’s Crafts and Drafts. Added by popular demand, the August 2018 craft market offered all of the excitement of local summer fun – with air conditioning! Guests met 16 handmade craft vendors inside the loft of this downtown Flemington, New Jersey brewery then pulled up a chair on the outdoor patio. As always, there was food truck grub and award-winning craft beer on tap! Vendors were welcomed to sample the brew. This event was free to attend, family-friendly, and dogs were permitted in the tasting room only.

PRISONERS OF 2ND AVENUE FEATURING JIMMY VIVINO, JOHN CONTE & RICH PAGANO

PRISONERS OF 2ND AVENUE FEATURING JIMMY VIVINO, JOHN CONTE & RICH PAGANO – August 11

Recreating the spirit of Bill Graham’s Fillmore East, PO2A’s Jimmy Vivino (CONAN bandleader, The Fab Faux) told 1st hand stories of attending shows as a teen & with John Conte (Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes) & Rich Pagano (The Fab Faux) performed classic blues-rock interpretations from the mid ’60s through the early ’70s. A typical setlist sumed it up: Cream, Blind Faith, The Band, electric Bob Dylan, Procol Harum, The Band, Blodwyn Pig, Traffic…and more.

WEEKEND RECAP

HIPNJ WEEKEND RECAP: JULY 27 – 29

Planned on going to a few events this weekend but got too busy to attend them all? #HipNJ has got you covered in our weekend recap!

PEACH FESTIVAL

PEACH FESTIVAL JULY 28 & 29

At the Peach Festival, guests could enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: Peach Muffins, Peach Crumb Pie, Peach Tarts, Peach Fried Pies, Peach Slushy, Peach Soft Serve, Peach Ice Cream, and Peach Blueberry Ice Cream! Once guests got full they could go on the scenic hayride to the peach orchard to pick their own peaches. Lastly, there were lots of family fun activities to enjoy!

SHAAN

SHAAN JULY 29

Shann, a contestent on the voice, performed at the Robert Treat Center. This amazing vocalist had the crowd on their feet and wanting more!

THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER SUMMER FUN SERIES

THE LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER SUMMER FUN SERIES JULY 29

The event allowed kids to participate in Scavenger Hunts, Animal Encounter, Beekeeping, Pop-Up and Live Science Shows. In addition, they participated in Touch Tank, Be a Surgeon, and so much more! Lunch was included as well as check in tables with fun trivia, challenges, and prizes throughout the day. The event had kids wanting to learn more about science and even some wanting to become scientists by the end of the day.

OUTDOOR WRITING RETREAT

OUTDOOR WRITING RETREAT JULY 29

This retreat began with a brief trail orientation and guided hike in the Palisades Interstate Park. It also helped guests get out of their comfort zone and back in touch with the healing power of nature. Then, guests got to replenish with a healthy lunch and beverages followed by a cool down and a short meditation to get themselves ready for writing workshops. Cindy, of Pen to Paper Retreats, led this workshop and shared her personal writing ritual complete with music, incense, and candles.

HIPNJ’S WEEKEND RECAP: JULY 20-22

This weekend New Jersey had a lot going on with a weekend full of events. #HipNJ has everything that you wish you went to. Keep reading to see what happened!

INFERNOS SUMMER CONCERT TOUR 2018

INFERNOS SUMMER CONCERT – JULY 20

Infernos Band is on tour in New Jersey this summer. The band is playing in multiple places throughout their tour in the NJ area. This past weekend the band played at Brookdale Park in Essex County. The crowed was on their feet with excitement and completely feeling the music!

BRING IT! LIVE

BRING IT! LIVE – JULY 20

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presented BRING IT LIVE on Friday July 20! Fans of the Lifetime hit series Bring It! got a chance to be part of the action when Miss D and her Dancing Dolls returned to NJPAC. Bring It! captured all the energy of the elite world of hip-hop majorette competition. All of the fierce, original, high-octane performances that motivate and inspire fans and guests to follow there dreams and passions.

WATER LANTERN FESTIVAL IN JERSEY CITY

WATER LANTERN FESTIVAL IN JERSEY CITY – JULY 20 – 21

Water Lantern Festival, this past Friday, was an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrated life together. This water lantern festival brought together individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life to join in one emotional and memorable night. At the Water Lantern Festival, they cherished these moments and did their best to help guests have a memorable experience.

JOHN CLEESE & MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL

JOHN CLEESE & MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL – JULY 20

The Paramount Theater at The Asbury Park Boardwalk presented an evening with comedy legend John Cleese for an afternoon that filled the audience with a live and truly unforgettable night of hilarious entertainment. The event also featured a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

SHORE STARS SUMMER PROGRAM

SHORE STARS SUMMER PROGRAM – JULY 20

Students had the opportunity to journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.! Adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture, and based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. was an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. The performance had kids loving and wanting to learn more about sea life!

LAURITA SUMMER FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

LAURITA SUMMER FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL – JULY 21

The Laurita Summer Food Truck Festival in New Egypt was a festival day of wine, relaxation, good vibes, great music and amazing food! There was fireworks on Saturday night around 9:00pm. Guests were able to socialize and meet new people and leave the festival with great new friends!

SUMMER IN THE STREET

SUMMER IN THE STREET – JULY 21

There was live entertainment from the area’s most exciting bands, activities and games for the kiddies, and a great variety of food and vendor crafts. Summer in the Street took place right in the middle of downtown Toms River on Washington Street and drew thousands of visitors in to enjoy a great day!