Jun 18, 2018

Special Events for June and July 2018

Wind & Sea Festival at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth

Summer Style at Shadowbrook

JUNE 5, 11:30 A.M.

SHADOWBROOK AT SHREWSBURY

1 OBRE PLACE, SHREWSBURY

The Friends of the Monmouth Museum are hosting a fashion show fundraiser featuring summer chic fashions by 606 in Fair Haven. The event will include lunch, a fashion show and unique boutique vendors. Tickets: $65 for members; $70 for non-members. For reservations, contact Helen at 732-224-1993 or info@monmouthmuseum.org.

Bayshore Greek Festival

JUNE 7 THROUGH 10

KIMISIS TIS THEOTOKOU GREEK CHURCH

20 HILLCREST ROAD, HOLMDEL

Guaranteed fun for the whole family at this long-standing traditional favorite event with Greek food and pastries, music and dancing, specialty booths, amusement rides, games, cooking demonstrations and more. Free parking and free shuttle bus. Hours are Thursday 6-10 p.m.; Friday 5-11 p.m.; Saturday 1-11 p.m.; and Sunday noon-8 p.m. For information, visit greekfestivalholmdel.com.

Annual Irish Festival

JUNE 10, 11 A.M.

MONMOUTH RACE TRACK

175 OCEANPORT AVENUE, OCEANPORT

Start your day with a traditional Irish mass at 11 a.m., followed by a fun-filled day of live thoroughbred racing, Irish step dancing, crafters, food, pipe and drum competition, two human horse races and more. Authentic Irish music and step dancing will be performed throughout the day. Plus, enjoy free Family Fun Day with face painting, pony rides, a bounce house and more!

Grandstand Admission: $5; children 12 and under admitted free; general parking $5.

Gates open 10 a.m.; First race 12:50 p.m.; no pets allowed.

For information on how to become a vendor, visit njirishfestival.com. For information about Monmouth Park, visit monmouthpark.com/event_detail.aspx?id=11602.

Invitational Golf Classic & Tennis Tournament

JUNE 14 (RAINDATE JUNE 21)

HOLLYWOOD GOLF CLUB

510 ROSELD AVENUE, DEAL

Monmouth Medical Center Foundation is hosting a Golf Classic and Tennis Tournament fundraiser. Golf Classic starts at 7 a.m. with first round registration and a continental breakfast. Tennis Tournament starts at 9:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast. Tickets start at $100 for cocktail party reception. For more information, call 732-923-6886 or visit rwjbh.org/golfandtennisclassic.

Magic Show with George the Magician

JUNE 15, 6 P.M.

MONMOUTH MUSEUM

765 NEWMAN SPRINGS ROAD, LINCROFT

George the Magician will perform various acts including a puppet show, a magic show, a bubble show, a snowstorm and a giveaway! Price for members: $10 child; $12 adult. Non-members: $12 child; $15 adult. Tickets at the door: $15 all. For tickets, contact 732-747-2266; jeisenberg1953@gmail.com or visit Monmouthmuseum.org.

Ocean Grove Giant Craft Show

JUNE 16, 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. RAIN OR SHINE

OCEAN PATHWAY AT OCEAN AVENUE

OCEAN GROVE

The Giant Craft Show features close to 300 craft vendors offering high-quality, unique, handcrafted items including apparel, jewelry, home décor, and much more.

For more information, contact 732-775-0035; giantcraftshow@oceangrove.org or visit oceangrove.org/craft-show.

Annual Skim Bash

JUNE 23 AND 24, 8:30 AM

1167 OCEAN AVE., SEA BRIGHT

Skimboarders of all ages, from beginners to professionals, gather for this annual action-packed event to show off their skills, and compete for prizes and cash.

The SkimBash is the premier Pro/Am skimboarding contest on the Jersey Shore. The day includes a Mandatory Riders Meeting at 8 a.m. followed by Rider Check-in at 8:30 a.m. The Competition begins 9 a.m. sharp. Riders must be prepared to spend the entire day at the beach.

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Holiday Express Golf Classic

JULY 16

MANASQUAN RIVER GOLF CLUB

RIVERVIEW DRIVE, BRIELLE

The Holiday Express Golf Classic, presented by Saker Shop Rites, is one of the nonprofit’s biggest fundraisers. The cost of $450 per golfer includes green fees, cart, golfer’s gift, on-course refreshments, a special gourmet treat at the halfway house, lunch, cocktail reception and awards dinner, gift auction and entertainment. A forecaddie will be provided for each foursome. Don’t golf? Non-golfers can still enjoy the cocktail hour and dinner for $75. For reservations, call 732-544-8010 or visit holidayexpress.org.

Comedy for a Cause

JULY 26, 8 P.M. (DOORS OPEN AT 7:30 P.M.)

MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER

36 CHURCH ST., MIDDLETOWN

A Comedy for a Cause fundraiser will benefit Stephy’s Place: A Center for Grief and Loss, a nonprofit organization that provides free support groups to those who have lost a loved one. The lineup of comedians for the comedy night includes Mike Gaffney, Jimmy Failla and James Goff. The evening is sponsored in part by Carlos Bakery in Red Bank. Tickets are $65, which includes the show, one drink and dessert. To buy tickets, email SP.comedyforacause@gmail.com. Note: Purchase tickets early as the show is expected to sell out.