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100.1 WJRZ Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
10/2

Pine Belt Cadillac

Join 100.1 WJRZ and Matt Knight in the Morning at the grand opening of the brand new showroom at Pine Belt Cadillac, 76 Route 37 East in Toms River on Thursday, October 2nd from 4-6pm.

Pine Belt Cadillac: NJ's fastest growing luxury dealership.

INFO 4-6pm, 76 Route 37 East, Toms River
10/4

Chowder Cook-off Merchants Mart

Enjoy a whole day of family fun with 100.1 WJRZ at the 26th annual Chowder Cook-off Merchants Mart at the Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Ninth Street and Taylor Avenue in Beach Haven, Saturday, October 4th from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy games and prizes from 100.1 WJRZ.

Stop back the next day for the Chowder Cook-off Classic. Enjoy unlimited chowder tasting, with the opportunity to vote for your favorite red and white chowder. This year's Clamiccon themed cook off takes flight! The Jersey Shore’s best restuarants make a no holds barred effort to take home the Grand Champion title for red and white chowder. Ticket holders get unlimited samples throughout the day and cast their vote for their favorites.

INFO 10am-4pm, Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Ninth Street and Taylor Avenue, Beach Haven
10/5

Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure

Join 100.1 WJRZ at Six Flags Great Adventure on Sunday, October 5th for the Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Registration is at 7am. Register today at www.komencsnj.org or call 609-896-1201.

INFO Registration: 7am, Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
10/5

Chowder Cook-off Classic

Enjoy a whole day of family fun with 100.1 WJRZ at the 26th annual Chowder Cook-off Classic at the Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Ninth Street and Taylor Avenue in Beach Haven, Sunday, October 5th from 10am to 5pm. Enjoy unlimited chowder tasting, with the opportunity to vote for your favorite red and white chowder.

This year's Clamiccon themed cook off takes flight! The Jersey Shore’s best restuarants make a no holds barred effort to take home the Grand Champion title for red and white chowder. Ticket holders get unlimited samples throughout the day and cast their vote for their favorites.

Tickets are on sale www.chowderfest.com.

INFO 10am-5pm, Taylor Avenue Ball Field, Ninth Street and Taylor Avenue, Beach Haven
10/11

Lester Glenn Truck Sale

Check out all the great deals on Saturday, October 11th from 4 to 6pm with 100.1 WJRZ and Lisa Anderson at the Lester Glenn Truck Sale at the Ocean County Mall parking lot, off Hooper Ave., Toms River. Stop by the WJRZ tent to win a pair of Jets tickets.


 

 

INFO 4-6pm, Ocean County Mall parking lot, Hooper Ave., Toms River
10/12

Ocean County Columbus Day Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the 23rd annual Ocean County Columbus Day Parade on Sunday, October 12th at 1pm down the Boulevard in Seaside Heights. Celebrate with thousands of people throughout New Jersey and neighboring states, with floats, bands, civic, police and military organizations, along with your favorite radio station, all to preserve and maintain the legacy of the great navigator, Christopher Columbus.

INFO 1pm, Boulevard, Seaside Heights
10/13

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Health Fair

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty Health Fair at their office at 364 Rt. 9 in Manahawkin on Monday, October 13th from 10am to 3pm.

Come join us and show your support in the Fight Against Cancer. Professionals will be on site to answer questions and provide education on steps to take which help prevent cancer and things that can help during treatment. Mammograms will be available for those with or without Insurance. Mammograms will be provided by the Dr. Jan Astin Mobile Digital Mammography Van. Early detection is the Key!

There will be refreshments and entertainment. There will also be t-shirts on sale, and any donations and proceeds from the sale of these shirts will be given to the Meridian Health/Oncology Fund.

Community support is always an important part of helping others.

Please share, like and tell your friends and family to come out and show their support for this worthwhile cause.

INFO 10am-3pm, 364 Rt. 9, Manahawkin
10/18

Downtown Toms River Harvest Arts Festival

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Downtown Toms River Harvest Arts Festival, Saturday, October 18th from 11:30am to 5pm on Washington Street. Celebrate autumn with great food and music, pumpkin decorating, apple cider donut eating contests and 100.1 WJRZ.

INFO 11:30am-5pm, Washington Street, Toms River
10/1810/19

Stafford Township Fall Harvest Wine Festival

Join 100.1 WJRZ for the 3rd annual Stafford Township Fall Wine Festival at Manhawkin Lake Park on Saturday and Sunday, October 18th and 19th from noon to 5 pm, rain or shine. This year’s festival features wine tasting by seven New Jersey wineries, along with food, crafters, vendors, and live music. Wine festival admission is $12 in advance or $15 at the gate for adults 21 years and older. For more information, go to staffordwinefestival.eventbrite.com.

WJRZ sponsored by Seaview Orthopedics.

INFO Noon-5pm, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9, Manahawkin
10/22

Brick Township’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular and Trunk or Treat”

Bring the kids to trunk or treat on Wednesday, October 22nd starting at 6pm. 100.1 WJRZ will be on hand for all the scary fun at Brick Township’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular and Trunk or Treat” at the Drum Point Sports Complex in Brick. Cars will be decorated for Halloween with trunks full of treats. Enjoy a costume parade, pumpkin patch, haunted hay rides, trophies for best costumes, best decorated trunks and lots more. Free to attend. All are welcome. If you would like to decorate your car and participate, call 732-262-1073 to register. Rain date is 10/23.

INFO 6-8pm, Drum Point Sports Complex, Brick
10/25

Pre-Halloween Parade LIVE BROADCAST

100.1 WJRZ will be broadcasting live in front of the Toms River Business Improvement District office on Main Street, Downtown Toms River, starting at 3pm and leading up to the Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 25th. Stop by and say hi.

INFO 3-7pm, 218 Main St., Toms River
10/25

Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ as we lead the 76th Toms River Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 25th starting at 7pm. Enjoy 2 miles of fabulous floats, live music and great costumes. Get your costumes and floats ready. You can pick up a copy of the rules, regulations and registration form at Toms River Fire Company #1 on Robbins Street, Ocean County Connection in the Ocean County Mall, Downtown Toms River Office on Main Street or by visiting www.trfc1.org/halloween.

INFO 7pm, Main Street, Downtown Toms River
11/2

Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run

100.1 WJRZ is proud to be a part of the Hometown Heroes Zombie 5K Fun Run on Sunday, November 2nd. Hosted on 100 acres at Argos Farm in Forked River, the Zombie 5K will feature apocalyptic obstacles, including a giant corn maze. We’ll also have free face painting at The Zombification Station by professional make-up artists.

Enjoy the day with family and friends at Argos’ brand new Farm Market and Café, by savoring seasonal treats, including apple cider donuts and fudge. Come for the run, but stay for the fun!

We will be giving away prizes for Best Zombie, First Finisher and so much more!

Sign up today for your free event t-shirt and other great goodies. Tickets available by visiting USAHometownHeroes.org.

 Nutrishop will also be on hand with Swag Bag Giveaways.

Argos Farm, off Exit 74 in Lacey Twp.

A zombie filled obstacle run through. Come dressed as a zombie or human or visit our zombification station.

100 Acres Including, Corn Cannon, Hay Mountain, 30 Ft. Hay Slide. Navigate the Corn Maze of Doom.

Come for the run and stay for the fun with everything that Argos Farm has to offer: Hay Rides, Pony Rides, All new Argos Farm Market and Café.

Tickets available by visiting USAHometownHeroes.org.

INFO 9am-2pm, Argos Farm, 1250 Lacey Road, Forked River
11/5

Downtown Toms River Farmers Market

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Downtown Toms River Jersey Fresh Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, November, 5th in lot H, on the southeast corner of West Water and Irons Streets in Downtown Toms River from 11am to 5pm, rain or shine. Join us the first Wednesday of each month to celebrate Jersey Fresh Fruit and vegetables. Enter the free raffle to win a basket of Jersey Fresh produce, featuring the fruit and vegetable of the month.

INFO 11am-5pm, Lot H, corner of West Water and Irons Streets, Toms River
11/11

Ocean County Veterans Day Parade

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the annual Ocean County Veterans Day Parade, as we honor our veterans who have served in the Armed Forces, Tuesday, November 11th at 9:30am down Main and Washington Streets in Toms River.

INFO 9:30am, Main and Washington Streets, Toms River
12/5

Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting

Have some holiday fun with 100.1 WJRZ's Glenn Kalina at the Downtown Toms River Christmas Tree Lighting, Friday, December 5th starting at 6pm. The Christmas Tree Lighting festivities begin around the Christmas Tree at Town Hall Courtyard. Toms River Fire Co. #1 will arrive with Santa at 7:30pm for the Tree lighting and kids can enjoy photos with Santa at Town Hall.

INFO 6pm, Town Hall Courtyard, Washington St., Toms River