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weekend recap aug 3 - 5

HIPNJ’S WEEKEND RECAP: AUGUST 3-5

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

just peachy festival

JUST PEACHY FESTIVAL – AUGUST 4 & 5

The weekend was filled with plenty of activities for kids, including a ride through the orchards on tractor-drawn wagons, pony rides, face painting, games and barnyard fun. On Sunday Aug. 5, Schafer’s Sports Center was there with an interactive tumbling fun area.

NJ CRAB FESTIVAL

NJ STATE CRAP FESTIVAL – AUGUST 4

The NJ State Crab Festival featured a block party atmosphere with “crabby” fun for the entire family! The festival included bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, “must try” crabby bloody marys, vendors and exciting things for the kids including a crab race. “Parrotbeach,” a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, preformed as well. All proceeds earned went to Lunch with Lynch (#YouInspireKindness).

corn tomato and beer festival

Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival – August 4

The festival featured a beer garden serving local brews, live music, and food that highlights those famous Jersey tomatoes and corn. The event was a family friendly event for people of all ages featuring an expanded kids zone and free entertainment!

BELLA NYC MAGAZINE ANNUAL HAMPTONS WHITE PARTY

BELLA NYC MAGAZINE ANNUAL HAMPTONS WHITE PARTY – AUGUST 4

The event was hosted by Full House star Lori Loughlin who is also the Bella NYC Magazine August and July cover girl! A full 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales benefited the Northwell Health Staten Island University Hospital‘s New Women and Children’s Center!

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO – AUGUST 5

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presented the five-time GRAMMY-winning a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo – “South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the world” – made a welcomed return to NJPAC.

DAVID DOBRIK & JASON NASH PREFORM VIEWS

DAVID DOBRIK & JASON NASH PREFORM VIEWS LIVE – AUGUST 4

Fresh off their Shorty Award win for Best Podcast, social media superstars David Dobrik (a 21-year-old youtube millionaire) and Jason Nash (a 40-something single dad with a successful vlog), came to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) with a live version of their outrageous, top-rated Views. Fans came from all over the country just to watch this iconic duo, plus special guests, preform their show live and in person!

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 6 - 8

HipNJ’s Weekend Recap: July 6 – 8

Too busy over the weekend to attend some eye catching events? That’s okay, because #HipNJ has everything you missed out on in our latest Weekend Recap!

HAIR – THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE MUSICAL

HAIR – THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE MUSICAL JUNE 6 – 8

Pioneer Productions presents Hair – The American Tribal Love Musical directed by Daniel Peter Vissers. The event took place on July 6-8, and will be shown again on July 13-15 at The George Fry Center for the Arts at the Fair Lawn Community Center. The shows themes of rebellion, activism and also speaking truth to power had the audience on their feet with empowerment and pride.

Blueberry Bash

BLUEBERRY BASH JUNE 7 & 8

The Blueberry Bash festival enjoys a successful opening weekend! The event had over two acres of land for guests to pick to their own blueberries. Events for children were also available such as Tucker’s Tales Puppet Theater. In addition, tractor rides were available for people to travel the grounds and pick as many blueberries as they wanted.

TUCKERTON WITH A SIDE OF BACON

TUCKERTON WITH A SIDE OF BACON JUNE 7 & 8

This event had everything bacon that you could imagine. The event included Live Music, Craft Beer, Gourmet Food Trucks & Restaurants serving up bacon’s best, and Ice cold craft beers on tap. It also included Mini Pig Races on Saturday and Sunday, 

EXIT 82 CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

EXIT 82 CELEBRATING 10 YEARS JUNE 8

Exit 82 Studios proudly announced the new studio venue opening in Toms River New Jersey! The brand new theater venue offered an immersive, intimate atmosphere. Doors opened on July 6th, 2018 with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. The show had the audience full of laughter and featured one show-stopping song and dance number after another.​ Taking place in a New York City apartment, a man in a chair takes us through his favorite record: the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical.