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Celebrate all things Irish and Scottish at Historic Cold Spring Village’s 14th Annual Celtic Weekend on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The weekend features live musical entertainment throughout the grounds. Main stage performances will include sets by Nae Breeks Pipes & Drums Band. Joe McGonigle will entertain all weekend long at the pub tent, with world-renowned musician Tom Brett performing as well. The New Jersey Irish Setter Rescue will join the event, accompanied by the lovable breed to meet with visitors. Various vendors will be here to fulfill your Irish/Scottish shopping needs. Back by popular demand, the Village will host the Kiddie Highland Games with child-sized versions of the infamous tests of strength including the caber toss, shot put and hammer throw.  

Fall Family Festival is Sea Isle‘s most popular autumn festival, featuring two-days of family-friendly activities and entertainment. On Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16 from 9 am – 4 pm, seaside vendor craft market and food vendors, live music, childrens activities, and amusement Rides. History-buffs and auto enthusiasts will flock to display and admire scores of vintage vehicles while enjoying live music at the Auto Antique Car show on the promenade. Also on Sunday, Historical Trolley Tours will be led by members of the Sea Isle City Historical Society, who will point-out notable landmarks and explain how Sea Isle has grown over the years.

Sea Isle Restaurant Week is back! From June 4-10, experience the flavor of Sea Isle City with participating businesses offering 4 courses for $34. Try out a new restaurant, frequent your favorites and check out the breakfast and lunch establishments during this appetizing week of all things food. Be sure to save room for dessert! For more information, contact 609-263-9090 or sicccr@gmail.com.

The New Jersey Renaissance Faire is about to begin its 9th Season, and it’s an epic event you won’t want to miss! Enjoy three weekends of fun: May 19 – 20, May 26 – 27, and June 2 – 3 from 10 am to 6 pm at 1195 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown Township. Located on the beautiful 60 acres of Liberty Lake, the New Jersey Renaissance Faire is the largest festival of its kind in the state of NJ, and has made a name for itself as the most interactive Renaissance Faire in the country. A renowned local destination for family entertainment, with seven stages host a variety of performances including sword fighting, music, comedy, fire breathing, and aerialists. Along with a cast of professionally trained actors, there is an extensive merchant village of talented artisans and delicious food and drink, including Beer and Wine, courtesy of the South Jersey Celtic Society and Valenzano Winery. Admission for 8 Hours of Astounding Entertainment: $20 for adults, and $12 for children, 5 – 12. Free Parking Online, discounts available visit website.

Fascinated by the supernatural? Not sure what the odd noise is at night? Visit Historic Cold Spring Village for ‘Paranormal Pursuits’: Spiritualism in the 1800s on July 7 and 8. In addition to experiencing the Village’s 27 restored, historic buildings dating from 1691-1912, guests can enjoy various workshops, demonstrations and tours which highlight the study of spiritualism and the paranormal of the 1800’s. In addition to “Paranormal Pursuits” weekend, Thursdays in August Ghost Walks are held at 8 pm starting from the Cold Spring Brewery. Tickets for adults – $15, children 13 years and under – $12. To sponsor this event click here Vendor Registration Form

Fun for everyone in downtown Garwood! Check out scores of vendors, fantastic food, KidZone with rides and activities, petting zoo and pony rides at the Garwood Y, classic car show hosted by Hot Rod Mike Productions, live entertainment, wine & beer garden, and so much more. FREE entrance and free neighborhood parking. More info

Hey, hey, hey, The Wiggles are coming to the USA! For the first time in 5 years the world’s most successful children’s entertainment group will perform in 12 cities this June on the west and east coast of the USA. Following the smash success of their Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle! tv series on Universal Kids and Hulu, as well as new clips released on Youtube every week receiving millions of views it’s time to see Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony off the screen and on the stage! Over the last year The Wiggles have performed to over 330,000 fans around the world. At Perth Arena, The Wiggles set a record for the most number of tickets sold by any artist at the venue (including artists such as Bruce Springsteen and Pink!) The Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle! tour will feature Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and the Wiggly dancers! Sing and dance along to “Do the Propeller”, “Emma’s Yellow Bow”, “Rock-A-Bye Bear” and “Hot Potato”. Shows at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm More info here

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