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October 01, 2010

October 1, 2010

Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!

In this newsletter we'll bring you a capsule of popular upcoming leisure events and information about New Jersey for the current month..

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular October Events and Happenings
  • This Month's Featured Fine Dining Restaurant

Popular October Events and Happenings
October is the peak of the fall season and with it the beauty of fall foliage, weekend getaways to the NJ Skylands, pumpkin picking, Halloween fright shows, and Columbus Day celebrations.

For those that enjoy the shore, this is your last chance for pleasant beach weather and water temperature, especially in the Southern Jersey shore. And best of all, the crowds are down, and the motel/hotel prices are lower.

Here is a capsule of some of the popular events that are happening in October.

Chowderfest Weekend
October 2, 3, 2010
Beach Haven (across from Bay Village & Schooner's Wharf)
Twenty restaurants create 4,000 gallons of New England and Manhattan Clam Chowder and vie for the title of Chowder Grand Champion Chowder contest is on Sunday with unlimited chowder tasting! Live music, children's entertainment, and a food court are all part of the event. Rain or Shine event held under the "Big Top" tents.

Ocean County Columbus Day Parade & Italian Street Festival
October 8, 9, 10, 2010
Grant Avenue from Bay Blvd. to Boardwalk Seaside Heights, N.J
Celebrating the 19th Annual Columbus Day Parade and Italian Heritage Festival A fun filled weekend of food, friends, and Italian Culture

Wildwoods Country Music Weekend
October 22 - 23, 2010
The Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood, NJ
Enjoy live country dance music by After the Reign, line dancing lessons, and contemporary country DJ Cowboy Kenn between sets, Due South Band, and more.

Get Out and Do Some Pumpkin Picking With The Kids
Pumpkin picking is a great fall activity and a memorable experience for families with young kids? Spend a day with the kids in New Jersey farm country picking pumpkins, and time permitting, add on a hay ride or a trip to the corn maze.

Visit One of the Frightful Halloween Attractions
Halloween is a time for many scary, frightful shows, events, attractions, and parades that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Check out the top NJ Halloween activities.

Are you a restaurant enthusiast? Visit our new Restaurant Forum - Just Launched This past Month!
Our new restaurant forum and discussion group providers readers with a forum to ask questions, post responses, and share restaurant comments and experiences with others.

This Month's Featured Fine Dining Restaurant

Nonna's Citi Cucina
190 Route 9
North Marlboro, NJ 07726
Recently given an exterior face lift and the menu upgraded to include fine dining dishes.
Nonna's is very popular Italian casual dining restaurant that is a great value for budget conscious large parties with families and a group of friends. The are kid and family friendly and are especially attentive in accommodating large groups.
Nonna's Restaurant Review.

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews

For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do in October visit:

Top Things to do October

October Events

Note: Most of this information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

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