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Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo in 2018

Nov 11. 2018: Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo in 2018

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.

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Oct 20-21, 2018: The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit?

Oct 15. 2018: Oct 20-21, 2018: The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit?

The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ is a rain or shine, two-day opportunity to visit 10 land-based lighthouses. one museum and two life-saving stations. Participants may purchase a souvenir pamphlet for only $2 and have it stamped at each stop of your journey! This event encourages you to explore coastal New Jersey while raising the funds needed for the continued preservation of these beautiful historic sites! This is the only time of the year, when all of the lighthouses agree to stay open at the same time for two days. Enjoy!

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Howell Farm 2018 Corn Maze Opens in September

Sep 1. 2018: Howell Farm 2018 Corn Maze Opens in September

The Friends' fall Corn Maze is growing taller each day, and promises to be a challenging course for those willing to step in. The Howell Farm Corn Maze will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 28. There will be special courtyard activities and games, as well as theme-related exhibits and demonstrations featuring farm animals. Last exit for the corn maze is at 9 p.m.

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Come on out to the 2018 Waterloo Farmers Market!

Jun 1. 2018: Come on out to the 2018 Waterloo Farmers Market!

Come visit our market! We have an array of fresh produce, artisan bread, pastries, pies, eggs, jams & jellies, honey, maple syrup, non-alcoholic beverages, apple cider and more!

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Keyport GardenWalk, June 2nd and 3rd: Self-guided tour of public and private gardens in Keyport

May 20. 2018: Keyport GardenWalk, June 2nd and 3rd: Self-guided tour of public and private gardens in Keyport

The Keyport GardenWalkis a unique, free opportunity to enjoy and explore the public and private gardens of this charming town on the Raritan Bay.

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Opening Day at the Highlands Natural Pool (May 26th)

May 1. 2018: Opening Day at the Highlands Natural Pool (May 26th)

Join members, friends & neighbors as we celebrate a new season. The pool opens with the ringing of the bell, words of welcome & our annual pool jump-in! A pot-luck lunch will be served, bring a dish to share (please include a list of ingredients).

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(Closed for the Season) Don't Drive To Holland - Drive to Holland Ridge Farms!

Apr 17. 2018: (Closed for the Season) Don't Drive To Holland - Drive to Holland Ridge Farms!

Home to the largest tulip event on the East Coast, the Holland Ridge Farms Tulip Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year. The 140-acre farm features more than one million blooming tulips that brighten the landscape with brilliant blues, purples, yellows, reds and more.

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26 Gardens You Should Visit This Summer

Apr 8. 2018: 26 Gardens You Should Visit This Summer

With the greener months of 2018 just a few weeks away we wanted to help you find the most beautiful gardens of the great Garden State. And here you go :)

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2018 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival

Mar 12. 2018: 2018 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival

Pick one or join us for many of our fabulous featured events during the 2018 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival!

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Trail Maintenance Day in Mercer County Park - Nov 2016

Nov 19. 2016: Trail Maintenance Day in Mercer County Park - Nov 2016

Volunteers with the Mercer chapter of Jersey Off Road Bicycle Association ( S.M.A.R.T. ) worked hard to fix a muddy issue on the blue trail in Mercer County Park.

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Scenic Train Rides Around NJ (2016)

Sep 24. 2016: Scenic Train Rides Around NJ (2016)

We have a bit of a soft spot for scenic train rides, and always search them out whenever we are out exploring. We hope this list helps you find a few scenic train rides for your next adventure!

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A Special Time to Stargaze: 2016 Perseids Meteor Shower

Aug 5. 2016: A Special Time to Stargaze: 2016 Perseids Meteor Shower

This year is setting up to be one of the best years for seeing the Perseids Meteor Shower. With a projected rate of 50 - 150 per hour, this should be a great show to watch.

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Rock n River Fest, July 11th - Delaware Water Gap

Jul 8. 2015: Rock n River Fest, July 11th - Delaware Water Gap

The first annual Rock n River Fest will be held in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Photos from Battle At The Beach Disc Golf Tournament, July 2014

Aug 7. 2014: Photos from Battle At The Beach Disc Golf Tournament, July 2014

On July 5th, Ocean County Disc Golf Course held their very first tournament on the recently completed 18 hole course. Here are some photos from that great event.

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Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Open House, April 2014 (with video)

May 8. 2014: Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Open House, April 2014 (with video)

We visited the spring 2014 open house at the Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead on April 26th. There were live demonstrations, historic artifacts, actual descendants of the original family living in the farm, and much more. We found the level of hospitality, historical knowledge, and overall professionalism to be top notch.

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Visiting Oasis Family Farm in central New Jersey (with video)

May 1. 2014: Visiting Oasis Family Farm in central New Jersey (with video)

Oasis Family Farm in Robbinsville, NJ is a new 'agritainment' destination in central Jersey. The Farm prides itself on providing a fun family experience, while teaching the visitor about farming activities at the same time. Attractions include a Honey House, a Gem Mine, playground, farmstand and seasonal events.

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Great Cause / Event: Ice Bowl at Ocean County Disc Golf Course

Feb 10. 2014: Great Cause / Event: Ice Bowl at Ocean County Disc Golf Course

On Jan 25, 2014, Ocean County Disc Golf club the South Jersey Disc Golf put on their first annual Ice Bowl at Ocean County park. 52 players braved the elements, raising $590 and donating 180 pound food for Ocean County Hunger Relief.

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