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August 01, 2011

August 1, 2011

Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!

This newsletter brings you a capsule of popular leisure events and things to do in New Jersey during the month of August, 2011.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular August Events and Things To Do
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular August 2011 Events and Things To Do

August is the last full month of the summer season in New Jersey and is the month when families and couples make their last minute plans to get in a summer vacation, a weekend getaway, or a day trip to the Jersey Shore.

This time of the year the Jersey shore is packed with people heading for the beaches, boardwalk amusement parks, a festival, and restaurants for a taste of summer.

Here is a capsule of some of the popular events that are happening in New Jersey during the month of August.

River Walk Wine Festival
August 6 & 7, 2011
Cooper River Park
Pennsauken, NJ
Features over 25 wineries and over 200 wines for tasting with live music, and food & craft vendors.

The Italian American Association of the Township of Ocean 34th annual Italian Festival
August 10- 14, 2011
Joe Palaia Park
corner of Deal and Whalepond Road
Ocean Township, NJ
(732) 531-5768
This four day Italian Festival annually attracts over 80,000 people with a taste for our traditional foods and wholesome family fun. Celebrating Italian heritage and culture! * * FREE ADMISSION * * There's something for everyone! From sampling the great taste of Italy's delicious food, rides, games, music, and fireworks display, this year's festival promises 5 fun filled days of entertainment for the entire family

Red Mill Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Red Hill Museum
56 Main St.
Clinton, NJ
A day of traditional Blue Grass Music. Tailgaters will be allowed on the grounds at 5:30 p.m. and will enjoy the addition of the Union Forge Bluegrass beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature three popular bands; Union Forge Bluegrass, String Fever and the Travis Wetzel Trio.

Atlantic City Air Show - Thunder Over the Boardwalk
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Atlantic City Boardwalk
The Atlantic City Airshow is the second largest beach front "airshow" in the United States The best viewing locations are: The rear deck of the Pier at Caesars, 100 feet into the ocean. The top floor of any parking garage, Trump Plaza, Caesars, Bally's, New York Ave Public Garage etc While the event is free, Preferred & VIP seating is available at Bellevue Ave in the center of the action for $30 - $50 per person includes a meal ticket or all you can eat & drink presented by Flight Line Club.

2011 Long Branch Jazz and Blues Festival
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Noon -10pm
The Great Lawn on the Long Branch Promenade
Long Branch, NJ
Live Jazz Performances and kids activities! Free Admission! Fireworks at 9 pm.

Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival
August 27, 2011
Noon to midnight Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery
The City of Wildwood presents this 7th annual festival --- a great event for family fun, food, crafts, games, vendors with FREE live entertainment.

Take the Family Peach Picking at a "Pick Your Own Farm"
Peach picking is a popular New Jersey family activity. If you love peaches and enjoy getting out with the family for a fun activity, head on out to a pick your own peach farm and take home fresh, fully ripened, and flavorful peaches --- peaches that you aren't able to get at the local supermarket. [ Read more ]

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Enjoy Outdoor Dining on the Waterfront in Wildwood
Uries Waterfront Restaurant
It's one of the best places in Wildwood for waterfront dining. A great place to experience that "Jersey Shore" feeling by sitting back and watching boats pass by while enjoying a drink at happy hour or staying on for a casual meal. [ Read More ]

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

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

Top Events in August - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festival.
Top Things To Do in August - Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

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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