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6 Things That Make This The Best Weekend Ever In New Jersey (July 23-24, 2016)


Summertime and the livin’ is BUSY! There is so much going on in the Garden State but we found six things that are sure to make your weekend the best ever.

Saturday July 23

Lola and FriendsBasemeant Wrx hosts Clear The Shelters for the Montclair Township Animal Shelter 10 AM – 5PM

Basemeant WRX is located at the corner of North Willow and Walnut Streets. It is the former home of Poor Ricahrds. Fans of the Montclair Animal Shelter will recognize it as “the parking lot just across the street.”

Rockstar Racecar at Montclair Farmer’s Market

Bloomfield’s hottest young artists take Center Stage at 11am. (The farmers’ market runs 8am to 2pm every Saturday)

Backyard FunFest

A family friendly event! Rain or Shine!
Fundraiser Yard Sale, Craft Fair, Outdoor Concert & Comedy Show – Portion of proceeds will benefit Sharron Miller’s Academy for the Performing Arts – Ella Bandes Alumni Scholarship in support of students from Paterson’s Rosa L. Parks School of Fine & Performing Arts.

Location: 112 Park Street, Montclair 12 to 5pm Performances begin at 2pm

Featured events include:
Yard Sale, Indie folk rock band Ibex, Comedians: Jennie Sutton & Friends, Jewelry-making Table by The Eclectic Chic BoutiqueMake Your Own Bath Scrub Table by Aura And Earth Boutique, Facepainting and Body Art by Teresa DeFabrizio, Canvas paintings by A Sip of Art, Refreshments provided by The Spot Montclair and Katherine Bermeo, Realator Associate

Jersey City Statewide 21st Caribbean Carnival Parade

The magic of Carnival begins 9am with Scholarship Breakfast sponsored by Sidewalk University.

The parade steps off at 12:00 noon at Lincoln Park (Kennedy Blvd & Belmont Ave) travels to City Hall (Reviewing Stand)

Festival Site with Children’s Village, Main Stage, Market Place, Food Court at Exchange Place Waterfront O’Grundy Pier, Jersey City, New Jersey from 3pm – 8pm.

Sunday July 24

Food Truck Festival, Street Fair, Antiques & Collectibles

Hosted by Wayne NJ PAL at 1 PAL Drive, Wayne NJ 07040.

Now through July 31

Taste of Campani at Spuntino Wine Bar and Italian Tapas. Clifton Commons, Clifton.

Best known around the world for its pizza, Campania’s exuberant cuisine has influenced all the regions within Italy and around the world. There is more to be known than just Neapolitan style pizza and water Buffalo’s mozzarella; vegetables play a large part in the Campania cuisine. The fertile soil provides bountiful amounts of food including tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, garlic and herbs. As in every region within Italy, Campania has an impressive array of grape varieties, some of which are found almost nowhere else on earth. Take a journey to Campania with this expertly paired food and wine menu. View the Taste Of Campania menu HERE.

August 7 – 14: Caldwell

Save The Dates: Caldwell Restaurant Week is August 7 – 14. For up to date details including participating restaurants follow Caldwell Restaurant Week on Facebook. 

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