This months events includes concerts, theatre, festivals, kids events, and entertainment, that have appeal to people of all ages and interests,
executive orders in effect may restrict or require cancellation of events.
With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.
April 9, 2021: 8:00 PM
Brook Arts Center
10 Hamilton Street
Bound Brook, NJ
Three of NYC's most hilarious comedians will take you on a journey of laughter about finding love, being in love, relationships, marriage… and so much more! The lineup of stand-up comedians are regulars on the NYC comedy club circuit that will have audiences laughing well after they leave the theater. Hosted by LoHud Comedy's Actor/ Comedian Adam Oliensis, who recently appeared on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
(Social Distancing enforced)
The Sensational Soul Cruisers
Saturday, April 10, 2021: 5PM & 8PM
Count Basie Center for the Arts
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ
New Jersey's top show band, performing the best of RnB, Motown, Disco and Philly Soul. Fans describe them as a cross between Kool and the Gang, Chicago and the Temptations, delivering a WOW" show, time after time. Their four choreographed lead vocalist deliver the greatest hits of The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Jackson Five, The Spinners, Smokey Robinson and so many more
Exit 0 International Jazz Festival
April 23-25, 2021
Cape May, NJ
Cape may comes alive this weekend with more than 40 jazz performances taking place in a three day multi-venue festival featuring top national headliners. All venues staged using otdoor spaces with multiple stages respecting all CDC and State of NJ Covid-19 guidelines.
April 24, 25, 2021; 11am - 5pm
Located on the Village Greene side of Historic Smithville Village
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more. Join in on the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance. The good Duke of Northumberland has decreed merriment for all. Stroll amongst the wares of the local vendors and traveling merchants sporting historical gifts and finely crafted items.
Waretown Wine Festival
Saturday, April 24, 25, 2021: 12 noon to 5 p.m. (rain or shine)
Waretown Recreation and Lake Area
182 Wells Mill Road
Cost: $20 until the day of the event when it is $25. Designated drivers and festival attendees are $5.00 and Children Under 12 are FREE.
This annual event features a tasting of wines from many of the state's most prized wineries. In addition to wine tastings, there will also be live entertainment, as well as crafters, retail vendors, and food vendors all overlooking a beautiful lake situated under magnificent shade trees
Classic Film Series on 35mm: THE WIZARD OF OZ
April 30, 2021: @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UCPAC Main Stage
1601 Irving St
A Classic comes to the UCPAC! When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help. Enjoy popcorn, a pre-movie organ show played on our historic Wurlitzer Organ, a classic Betty Boop short, and a 35MM screening of The Wizard of Oz all for $5!
Socially distanced seating for all shows. Main Stage theater has a clean air air conditioner, meaning the air in our theater is not recycled air which greatly reduces the chance of Covid-19 particles spreading through the air.