Steve Martin & Martin Short
Oct 30 The legendary Saturday Night Live costars
reunite for a one-night show, An Evening You Will
Forget For the Rest of Your Life. 7 pm; $59.50-
$249.50. NJPAC, Newark ( njpac.org).
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See page 37 for harvest and other seasonal
festivals, page 45 for scary attractions.
Sept 30-Oct 2 Amusement park rides, rock ’n’
roll, food trucks, live pro wrestling, pig racing
and more beef up this family-friendly affair.
Headliners include Alice Cooper, Blue Oyster
Cult, Clutch, Twisted Sister and Daughtry. Kids
16 and under free with paid adult admission.
$14.99-$79.99. First Energy Park, Lakewood
Big Brew Beer Festival
Oct 1 The annual tradition is back at the Morristown Armory for two tasting sessions of craft
brews, plus food trucks and live music. A free
shuttle will whisk attendees to and from the Morristown train station. Session 1: noon- 4 pm; session 2: 5:30-9: 30 pm; $60-$70; designated driver,
$10-$15. 430 Western Ave ( bigbrewnj.com).
New Jersey VegFest
Oct 2 Guest speakers at this vegan lifestyle
conference include New York Times best-selling
author Dr. Joel Fuhrman and Long Valley-based
Dr. Ron Weiss, founder of Ethos Health. And
of course, there will be plenty of delicious food.
10: 30 am-5: 30 pm; general admission, $25;
Fuhrman lecture plus admission, $39. Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza ( njvegfest.com).
VNA Rummage Sale
Oct 7-9 Proceeds from New Jersey’s largest
rummage sale go to home health and
hospice care for families in need. Fri & Sat, 9: 30
am-3: 30 pm; Sun, 12:30-3: 30 pm; Far Hills
Fairgrounds, Far Hills ( visitingnurse.org).
Jack Daniels’ Atlantic City Smoke
on the Water BBQ Championship
Oct 7-9 Pitmasters face off at Atlantic City’s annual KCBS-sanctioned barbecue championship,
featuring an amateur rib cook-off, free samples,
grilling demonstrations, live music and more.
Golden Nugget ( smokeonthewaterbbq.com).
Cape May Wine Experience
Oct 8-9 Fasten your seatbelts, because South
Jersey’s annual wine festival offers drinks in the
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum’s
historic hangar. Noon- 5 pm; $20. Cape May
Airport, Rio Grande ( newjerseywines.com).
Pinelands Music Festival
Oct 9 Bands Hawthorne Heights, Hidden in Plain
Atlantic City Cinefest
festival, which also features food trucks, artisan
vendors and a beer garden. 2 pm; $40-$48, kids
under 12 free. Cumberland County Fairgrounds,
Millville ( pinelandsfest.eventbrite.com)
Oct 14-16 The ninth annual film festival screens
documentaries, shorts and feature films at Dante
Hall and the Noyes Art Garage at Stockton
College. General admission, $8; day pass, $25;
weekend pass, $40. Atlantic City
Harborside Craft Brew Fest
Oct 15 Enjoy more than 150 styles of craft beer
and cider from regional breweries, live music,
interactive games and tasty food vendors, all with
a view of the Hudson River and the Manhattan
skyline. Session 1: noon- 4 pm; session 2: 5:30-
9: 30 pm; $60; designated driver, $15. Harborside
3 Atrium, Jersey City ( jcbrewfest.com).
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Pathways of History Tour
Oct 8-9 Twenty participating historic
venues in Morris County offer reenact-
ments, special exhibits, lectures, weaving,
spinning demonstrations and more in this
self-guided tour. Sat, 10 am- 4 pm; Sun, noon– 4
pm. ( pathwaysofhistorynj.com).
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