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The Dinosaur Quest of Dr. T-Rex (CAMP)

Jay and Linda Grunin Center for The Arts College Drive, Toms River, NJ, United States

    About Dr. T-Rex   “PRE-HYSTERICAL” Family Fun!   T-REX is a well-versed Paleontologist who is also a ton of laughs! His one-of-a-kind, hilarious show is jam-packed with unexpected surprises and amazing information with lots of prehistoric mischief and mayhem thrown in just for fun.   Using his six totally realistic and life–like dinosaur […]

Day Trip to Liberty Hall & Harold’s Deli

Laurel Square Shopping Center 1930 Rt. 88, Brick, NJ, United States

Guides will lead us through Liberty Hall Museum in Union.  This 14 room Georgian-style home built in 1772 became a 50 room Victorian Italianate mansion. Cost is $75 and includes transportation, driver gratuity and admission. Lunch is on your own at the famous Harold's Deli. For a reservation call the Havens Homestead Museum at 732-785-2500 […]

Failure at Gettysburg: 15 Decisions that Doomed the Confederacy

Ocean County Library Manchester Branch 21 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ, United States

Confederacy The largest invasion of the North in 1863 was led by Robert E. Lee against the new Commander of the Army of the Potomac. His name was George Gordon Meade who had only taken command 6 days earlier.  Yet;  the vaunted Army of Northern Virginia was soundly beaten.  Why? How? Come hear 15 strategic […]

28th Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree

Wells Mills County Park 905 Wells Mills Rd., Waretown, NJ, United States

28th Annual Pine Barrens Jamboree Saturday October 14th     10am-4:30pm Located at Wells Mills County Park Music of the pines, cultural demonstrations & lectures, traditional crafts & crafters, kids crafts and games, nature & history programs and food! Free shuttle buses and more! RAIN OR SHINE!

35th Annual Holiday Gifts, Crafts & Collectibles Faire

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Drive, Toms River, NJ, United States

The Ocean County Historical Society will be hosting their 35th Annual Holiday Gifts, Crafts and Collectibles Faire on Sunday November 5th, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. It will again be in the Toms River South High School Cafetorium located off Hooper Avenue in Toms River. Admission is free! There will be over eighty […]

Trackside Along the Camden & Amboy Railroad

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Drive, Toms River, NJ, United States

Train travel was an exciting improvement in New Jersey’s early 1800s, over-taking stagecoaches as a way of travel between New York and Philadelphia. The building of the Camden & Amboy Railroad and the arrival of the “John Bull” locomotive introduced a new chapter into New Jersey’s rich rail heritage. Rail historian John Kilbride tells the […]

The Affair at Cedar Bridge

Cedar Bridge Tavern Historic Site 200 Old Half-Way Rd., Barnegat, NJ, United States

At this time each year the Ocean County Parks & Recreation Department along with the Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Department present The Affair at Cedar Bridge, '' a reenactment of the last land engagement of the American Revolutionary War that took place at the Cedar Bridge Tavern Historical Site in Barnegat. Saturday December 2  […]

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