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New Jersey Guide Newsletter - February, 2019 Edition
January 31, 2019

New Jersey Leisure Guide Monthly Newsletter
February, 2019

February is one of the the coldest months of the year and a time for many indoor events ---- and for the more adventurous, there are some great outdoor winter fun activities like skiing, snow boarding, and skating. February is also the time to celebrate Valentines Day and Presidents weekend. In the United States, Presidents Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of February.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular February Events and Things To Do
  • Seasonal Frequently Asked Question
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Note: 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

Popular February 2019 Events and Things To Do

Frozen Carnival in Ice
Now until February 25, 2019
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ
(973) 383-7644
Parking is Free  
This indoor/outdoor event will feature more than 100 tons of ice transformed into breathtaking displays by the amazing ice artists at Sculpted Ice Works. Frozen in Ice will thrill both adults and children, and offers plenty of great photo and selfie opportunities! You can also enjoy hot food and beverages, s'mores for roasting, carnival games, shopping, and more.

Tim McGraw
Feb 1, 2, 2019; 8:00PM
Mark G. Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Sarah Brightman
Sat Feb 2, 2019; 8:00PM
Tropicana Showroom at Tropicana Casino

Dr Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
February 6, 2019; 10:30am & 12:30pm
The Levoy Theatre
126 - 130 N. High St.
Millville, NJ 08332
This theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will Mum find when she comes home?

Super Pet Expo
February 8 - 10, 2019
New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave.
Edison, NJ 08837
Tickets: One Day Adult (12+) $13.00. One Day Child (4-11) $8.00. Weekend Pass (Adult) $20.00. Weekend Pass (Child) $10.00. Kids 3 & Under Free (one per adult).
Animal lovers big and small-pet parents and future pet owners--will discover electrifying new activities and returning favorites at the 19th Super Pet Expo, the largest pet shopping extravaganza on the east coast. Over 2,000 dogs, cats and an occasional pig, pony, parrot or iguana will visit the show along with 20,000 pet lovers and enjoy the expertise of 200 exhibitors addressing pet adoption, pet care and health, grooming, food, and daycare. An exceptional array of creative pet gifts, treats, fashion, grooming accessories and toys will be for sale. Pets are welcome. Leashed pets admitted free.

Renew Your Vows at Laurita Winery
Saturday, February 9, 2019; 1 PM – 3 PM
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd,
New Egypt, NJ
Cost: Free, but must register in advance
A great pre-Valentines Day celebration. Show your happily-ever-after is still going strong! "Say: 'I Do', Again" is a non-denominational service performed by Wedding Officiant Dave Turner.
Arrive by 1pm to check in, receive your carnation for the ladies and shot of Chocolate Therapy for the gentlemen, and relax. Music begins at 1:30 pm, with the ceremony beginning promptly at 2pm.

Valentine's "Sweetest Tabooze" Food & Wine Pairing
February 9, 10, & 16, 17, 2019; 12pm, 2pm & 4pm
Old York Cellars Winery
80 Old York Rd
Ringoes, NJ 08551
Web Site
Contact: Narendra Haynes, Phone: 908-284-9463, Email: [email protected]
Event Cost: $50/Person (reservations required)
Give them the "Sweetest Tabooze" and remind them why they're in love with you! This exclusive seated sampling features a Sparkling Rosé toast and a selection of sweet and savory treats. Each food item will be paired with a wine chosen to enhance the already delectable flavors. Yum!

Chocolate Week in LB!
February 10-17, 2019
Various locations
Treat yourself and your love one to some sweet time in LBI this winter. Chocolate Week is back! This annual event it brings a series of offers, activities and events that include Valentine's Day and President's Day Weekend. Keeping the focus on simple pleasures that tie in with Valentine's Day and mid winter escapes, the Southern Ocean County Chamber coordinates local businesses and organizations to extend special promotions, offers and classes that are being to create a sweet vibe throughout the Long Beach Island Region of the Jersey Shore, including Long Beach Island and locations from Little Egg Harbor up through Lacey Township. A good place to start for all 21 and over is the Southern Ocean Made Surf and Sip Brew Trail featuring offerings and events from four local craft breweries as well as surf experience related galleries, shops and hands on exhibits to keep that summer feeling coming throughout the winter.

Romancing the Stars
Thursday, February 14, 2019 @7 p.m.
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, New Jersey
For ages 16 & older (no children, please)
It's date night at the Planetarium!  Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe, Stars, constellations, songs, and stories all celebrate love.Take a trip into outer space in the state-of-the-art, digital RVCC Planetarium. Using the SkySkan DigitalSky system, we can recreate the day and night skies from here on Earth, or anywhere else! We show you what stars and planets are visible in tonight's sky.

Brian McKnight
Fri Feb 15, 2019; 8:00PM
Revel Ovation Hall

Kidz Bop Live
Friday, February 15, 2019; 7:00PM
Prudential Center
Newark, NJ
A family concert featuring kid-friendly versions of today's biggest pop music hits sung by kids

Atlantic City RV & Camping Show
 February 15 - 17, 2019
Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Blvd.
Atlantic City
Camping enthusiasts can find the all under one roof opportunity begin planning your camping vacations for the coming season, trading up to your dream RV, see the new 2017 RVs, or just learn about the joys of travel in a recreational vesicle.

Patti LaBelle
Sat Feb 16, 2019; 8:00PM
Tropicana Showroom at Tropicana Casino

Cape May Wine Trail
February 16, 2019; 11AM - 5PM
Trolley leaves from the Physick Estate at 11am and returns approx. 5 pm.
Physick Estate
Cape May, NJ
Cost: $75
Includes lunch and a brief tour and wine tasting at Willow Creek Winery, plus a wine tasting, cheese and crackers and a souvenir glass at Natali Vineyards.

Erykah Badu
Sat Feb 16, 2019; 8:00PM
Boardwalk Hall Arena - Boardwalk Hall

Casting Crowns
Fri Feb 22, 2019; 7:30PM
Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Michael Buble
Sat Feb 23, 2019; 8:00PM
Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Seasonal Frequently Asked Question:

Question: Kids Snow Sledding; Where are the best places to go snow sledding in NJ?

Answer: New Jersey has many hills with public parks for safe, family snow sledding. Some of the top snow sledding hills and parks are:
Allamuchy Mountain State Park
Hackettstown, NJ, 908-852-3790 - A 7,000 acre designated natural area, they are open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Holmdel Park
Holmdel, NJ 732-946-9562 - The park is open for sledding when there is two or more inches of snow on the ground. Park hours are from 8am-7pm, Sunday through Thursday, and from 8am-9pm Friday and Saturday.
Chestnut Branch Park
Mantua Township; 856-415-9999 - Rest rooms are located in the building near the pavilion.
For information on many more top snow sledding hills and parks, Visit Best NJ Sledding Hills

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Find a restaurant in a town of your choice with comprehensive restaurant reviews.

This Month's Featured Restaurant:
Rat's Restaurant
Hamilton, NJ
This is a great place to celebrate Valentine's Day with a loved one. It's upscale wirh romantic ambiance , and well prepared food. While there, stroll the scenic sculptured grounds.
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Top Ten Things To Do in February - The top ten seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a loved one. Tips, things to do, events, and places to stay to make it a memorable occassion

February 2019 Events - This months events includes concerts, theatre, festivals, sports, and entertainment, that have appeal to people of all ages and interests.

Monthly Events - This page has links to events that appear in future months, usually 3-4 months in advance. The Monthly newsletter that you are receiving includes many of the events found on the pages.

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