A glance at N.J. entertainment this weekend (Aug. 13-15)

Marco B Divaio

WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days. The annual air show at Greenwood Lake Airport in West Milford will take place this weekend, Aug. 13-15.greenwoodlakeairshow.com Art/Museums AUG. 13 OCEAN CITY […]

WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days.

Greenwood Air Show

The annual air show at Greenwood Lake Airport in West Milford will take place this weekend, Aug. 13-15.greenwoodlakeairshow.com

Art/Museums

AUG. 13

OCEAN CITY “Death or Liberty,” opening reception 7-8:30 p.m. for exhibit of works by Sydnei Smith Jordan depicting the African-American experience, which will run through Aug. 28. Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., first floor. oceancityartscenter.org, 609-399-7628.

AUG. 14

JERSEY CITY “Visages, opening for solo art show by Jersey City artist Gail M. Boykewich, 6 p.m., 313 Gallery, 313 Third St. jcartist.org, 732-877-9116.

Comedy

AUG. 13

ENGLEWOOD Dan Lamorte, Alex Nicholas, 8 p.m., Black Box Performing Arts Center, 49 E. Palisade Ave. $30. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070.

AUG. 14

EATONTOWN Chris Distefano, Count Basie Center “Concert on the Green,” 7 and 9:30 p.m. Suneagles Golf Club, 2067 Tinton Ave. in Fort Monmouth. $39-$59. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.

WOODBRIDGE Bobby Collins, 7 and 9 p.m. Avenel Performing Arts Center, 150 Avenel St. in Avenel. $49.50. avenelarts.com, 732-314-0500.

AUG. 15

WOODBRIDGE Zarna Garg, Pranav Behari, Usama Siddiquee, 6 p.m., Avenel Performing Arts Center, 150 Avenel St. in Avenel. $39.50. avenelarts.com, 732-314-0500.

Fairs/Festivals

AUG. 13

FRANKFORD New Jersey State Fair and Sussex County Farm and Horse Show, carnival rides, live music and other entertainment, animal showcases, exhibits, fair food, demolition derby, oxen pull and other contests, agricultural museum, craft tent and other attractions, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., also Aug. 14, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sussex County Fairgrounds, New Jersey State Fair, 37 Plains Road in Augusta. $14, ages 6-12 $6, ages 60 and older $10. newjerseystatefair.org, 973-948-5500.

WOODLAND PARK Passaic County Fair, amusement rides, live music, petting zoo, pony rides, chess tournament, games, vendors and fireworks, 6-11 p.m., also Aug. 14-15, 3-11 p.m. Garret Mountain Reservation, 8 Mountain Ave. [email protected], 973-881-4405.

AUG. 14

MOUNT OLIVE Vets Summer Fest 2021, Operation Chillout fundraiser with live music, craft vendors, children’s zone, bike run and food, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Vasa Park, Wolfe Road in Budd Lake. vetssummerfest.org, 908-377-4199.

NEW BRUNSWICK New Brunswick Heart Festival, free in-person and virtual activities including live music, dance, spoken word, interviews with local artists, behind-the-scenes look at the local theater scene, historical closeup of Middlesex County and craft activities, presented with the New Brunswick Cultural Center, NBPAC and Above Art Studios, 4 p.m., State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave. bit.ly/3eWWVxn, 732-246-7469.

OCEAN GROVE Victorian Day and Illumination Night, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association celebration of Victorian and Methodist heritage with free live music, walking tours, horse-and-carriage rides, children’s games and crafts, poetry readings, historic reenactments, hymn sings, light display and worship, noon, Great Auditorium, 54 Pilgrim Pathway. oceangrove.org/victorian, 732-775-0035.

AUG. 15

LAMBERTVILLE Corn Fest, hands-on activities including corn hole, corn grinding for chickens, corn husk doll and bracelet-making crafts, corn on the cob, hotdogs, drinks, museum tours and music by Moss Henry and the Brophytes, noon-4 p.m., Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum, 1605 Daniel Bray Highway. $5, ages 4 and younger free. holcombe-jimison.org, 908-334-0528.

Music

AUG. 13

ASBURY PARK Blackberry Smoke, the Allman Betts Band, the Wild Features, Jaimoe’s Jassz Band, 4:30 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $31-$46. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

CAMDEN Korn, Staind, 6:30 p.m., BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd. $14-$101. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion, 856-365-1300.

EATONTOWN Pink Martini, Count Basie Center “Concert on the Green,” 7:30 p.m., Suneagles Golf Club, 2067 Tinton Ave. in Fort Monmouth. $49-$69. suneaglesgolf.com, 732-389-4300.

HOLMDEL Daryl Hall and John Oates, Squeeze, KT Tunstall, 7 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Garden State Parkway, Exit 116. $34-$350. ticketmaster.com/PNC-Bank-Arts-Center-tickets-Holmdel/venue/16839, 732-203-2500.

MADISON Blue Soul Quintet, 5:45 p.m., also Aug. 13, 8 p.m. Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar, 24 Main St. $40 food-drink minimum. shanghaijazz.com, 973-822-2899.

SOUTH ORANGE The Weeklings, “The Music of The Beatles and More,” 8 p.m., South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. $38. sopacnow.org, 973-313-2787.

AUG. 14

ASBURY PARK Jason Mraz, 6 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $50.50-$56. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

BLOOMFIELD “Music at the Mansion” Porch Dinner Concert, outdoor performance by Marissa Mulder with Frungillo Catering boxed dinner, 7 p.m., Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave. $65 in person; $30 virtual. nicoristudios.com, [email protected]

BYRAM From Good Homes, 5:45 p.m., Waterloo Concert Field, 525 Waterloo Road. $35-$60. shermantheater.com/event/1854195-from-good-homes-waterloo-hackettstown/, 570-420-2808.

CAMDEN Jason Aldean, 92.5 XTU anniversary show, 7:30 p.m., BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd. $30-$115. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion, 856-365-1300.

JERSEY CITY Parquet Courts, Public Practice, 9 p.m., White Eagle Hall, 335-337 Newark Ave. Sold out. whiteeaglehalljc.com, 201-885-5166.

MADISON Saron Crenshaw Band, 5:45 p.m., also Aug. 14, 8:15 p.m. Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar, 24 Main St. $40 food-drink minimum. shanghaijazz.com, 973-822-2899.

MONTCLAIR Lackawanna Block Party, free Montclair Jazz Festival performances by Irwin Hall Organ Trio, Lauren Sevian Quartet and Jazz House musicians concluding with DJ dance party with Christian McBride, 1-9 p.m., Lackawanna Train Station, Lackawanna Plaza, 294 Bloomfield Ave. montclairjazzfestival.org, 973-744-2273.

TUCKERTON Stone Flower, outdoor Lizzie Rose Music Room concert with the Santana tribute, 7:30 p.m., Atlantic Shore Pines Campground, 450 Ishmael Road. $30-$35. lizzierosemusic.com, 908-310-2941.

AUG. 15

ASBURY PARK Lee Brice, 6:30 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $39.50-$81. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

EATONTOWN Gary U.S. Bonds, Count Basie Center “Concert on the Green” with Tangiers Blues Band, 7 p.m., Suneagles Golf Club, 2067 Tinton Ave. in Fort Monmouth. $49-$59. suneaglesgolf.com, 732-389-4300.

ENGLEWOOD Queensryche, 7 p.m., Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St. $29-$79. bergenpac.org, 201-227-1030.

MORRIS PLAINS North Jersey Composite Band, free concert by more than 80 members from 48 North Jersey Association of Community Bands member groups, 6-8 p.m., Roberts Garden Park, 99 Mountain Way. [email protected], 973-998-1081.

MORRISTOWN Tesla Quartet, outdoor concert, 8 p.m., Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $50 for space to accommodate two patrons by advance order only. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.

OCEAN CITY Ocean City Pops with Michael James Scott, 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace at Boardwalk. $20-$25. ocnj.tix.com, 609-399-6111.

TUCKERTON Popa Chubby, outdoor Lizzie Rose Music Room concert, 7:30 p.m., Atlantic Shore Pines Campground, 450 Ishmael Road. $40-$45. lizzierosemusic.com, 908-310-2941.

Theater

AUG. 13

CHATHAM 27th Annual Jersey Voices One-Act Festival, seven original short plays by New Jersey playwrights, 8 p.m., also Aug. 14, 8 p.m.; Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Chatham Playhouse, 23 N. Passaic Ave. $15. chathamplayers.org, 973-635-7363.

EDISON “Showtune,” free “Plays-in-the-Park” production, 8 p.m., also Aug. 14-15, 8 p.m. Stephen J. Capestro Theater at Roosevelt Park, Route 1 South and Grandview Avenue. middlesexcountynj.gov, 732-548-2884.

ELIZABETH “Mannequin Diaries,” Trazana Beverly musical satire where mannequins come to life and discuss topics such as homophobia, racism, sexism, body image and the importance of having a voice, 7:30 p.m., also Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m. Christ Fellowship, 1121 Elizabeth Ave. $35-$45. mannequindiaries.com, 848-239-8631.

LAMBERTVILLE “Matilda,” musical based on the picture book character, 8 p.m., also Aug. 14-15, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $25. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

MANASQUAN “Rent,” 8 p.m., also Aug. 14, 2 and 8 p.m.; Aug. 15, 3 p.m. Algonquin Arts Theatre, 60 Abe Voorhees Drive. $30-$40. algonquinarts.org, 732-528-9211.

NEWTON “Peter Pan Jr.,” 7 p.m., also Aug. 14, 7 p.m. The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St. $20. skypac.org, 973-383-3700.

PLAINFIELD “Having Our Say — the Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years’,” outdoor production of bio-play of two African-American sisters, 6:30 p.m., also Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m.; Aug. 15, 3 p.m. duCret School of Art, 1030 Central Ave. $10. ducret.edu/plays, 908-930-3210.

RED BANK “Upstream,” outside show with Chesney Snow and Fay Chiao, 7 p.m., also Aug. 14-15, 7 p.m. Two River Theater Company, Plaza, 21 Bridge Ave. $50 table for two; $100 table for four. tworivertheater.org, 732-345-1400.

RIDGEFIELD PARK “As You Like It,” free outdoor Black Box Performing Arts Center production, 8 p.m., also Aug. 15, 8 p.m. Overpeck Park, amphitheater, 100 Challenger Road. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070, [email protected]

AUG. 14

RIDGEFIELD PARK “Hamlet,” free outdoor Black Box Performing Arts Center production, 8 p.m., Overpeck Park, amphitheater, 100 Challenger Road. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070, [email protected]

Other

AUG. 13

NEWARK Monster Jam, 7 p.m., also Aug. 14, 1 and 7 p.m.; Aug. 15, 1 p.m. Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St. $20-$125. prucenter.com, 973-757-6600.

WEST MILFORD Air Show, day and night flight demonstrations, aircraft displays, car show, vendors, children’s activities, 5-10 p.m., also Aug. 14, 2-10 p.m.; Aug. 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Greenwood Lake Airport, 126 Airport Road. $10-$65. greenwoodlakeairshow.com, 973-728-7721, [email protected]

WILDWOOD Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m., also Aug. 14, 7 p.m. Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk. $23-$83. wildwoodsnj.com/cc, 609-729-9000.

AUG. 15

TRENTON Harlem Globetrotters, novelty basketball, noon, also Aug. 15, 5 p.m. Cure Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave. $27-$122. cureinsurancearena.com, 800-298-4200.

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