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100.1 WJRZ Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
9/20

Brick Township Kite Fest

Go fly a kite with 100.1 WJRZ at Brick Township Kite Fest on Saturday, September 20th starting at 10am at Traders Cove, 40 Mantoloking Rd., Mantoloking. Kids, bring your own kite or get one while there free of charge to decorate and fly.

WJRZ sponsored by New Jersey Lottery. We've all played Monopoly for make-believe property and for stacks of colorful play money. Now you can play to win up to two hundred thousand dollars for real with New Jersey Lottery's new Monopoly Instant Games.

INFO 10am, Traders Cove,40 Mantoloking Rd., Mantoloking
9/20

Festival of the Sea

Summer’s not over yet! Join 100.1 WJRZ for a fun-filled day for the whole family on Saturday, September 20th, starting at 10am at the Point Pleasant Beach 37th annual “Festival of the Sea” on Arnold & Bay Avenue’s in Downtown Point Pleasant Beach, with seafood of all kinds, entertainment, games and hundreds of craft vendors featuring handmade items.

WJRZ sponsored by New Jersey Lottery. We've all played Monopoly for make-believe property and for stacks of colorful play money. Now you can play to win up to two hundred thousand dollars for real with New Jersey Lottery's new Monopoly Instant Games.

INFO 10am-7pm, Arnold & Bay Avenue’s, Downtown Point Pleasant Beach
9/21

Lucky's Bed and Biscuit

100.1 WJRZ's Bob O'Brien will be hanging out with all our furry friends at Lucky's Bed and Biscuit, 508 East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin on Sunday, September 21st from noon to 2pm. Stop by, say hi and win some stuff!!!

INFO Noon-2pm, 508 East Bay Ave., Manahawkin
9/24

Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Truex Fan Event 2014

Join the action with 100.1 WJRZ and Ricky A on Wednesday, September 24th from 4 to 7pm at Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9 and North Lakeshore Drive in Manahawkin. Meet & Greet NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers (and brothers) Martin Truex Jr., #78 Furniture Row Driver and #83 BK Racing Driver, Ryan Truex. One hundred wristbands will be given out by lottery drawing at the event. Drawing will be held at 3pm. You must be present to receive a wristband. Wristband lottery forms are available on the MTJ Foundation website: http://www.martintruexjrfoundation.org/ and through the Stafford Township Recreation Department.

Presentation of the annual MTJF Humanitarian of the Year Award at 6pm.

Live music by “Thomas Wesley Sterne” and “Impulsive.”

Inflatables · Face Painting · Fun for the entire family · Food & Beverage Trucks · Chance Raffle · Race Apparel and Souvenirs.

All proceeds will support the “Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Hooked on Helping” kids struggling from the effects of poverty, abuse and life threatening illness.

INFO 4-7pm, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9 and North Lakeshore Drive, Manahawkin
9/27

Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Join 100.1 WJRZ and Matt Knight in the Morning at Manahawkin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 500 Rt. 72 in Manahawkin on Saturday, September 27th from 11am to 1pm. Stop by, spin the JRZ Prize Wheel to win scratch-off’s, courtesy of the New Jersey Lottery.

INFO 11am-1pm, 500 Rt. 72, Manahawkin
10/1

Berkeley Township's Drive In Movie Night

C'mon out to Veterans Park in Bayville on Wednesday night, October 1st for Berkeley Township's Drive In Movie Night with "Grease." Enjoy games from 100.1 WJRZ starting at 6pm, with showtime at sundown. Give your dreams a chance; try the JRZ Treasure Chest, courtesy of New Jersey Lottery.

INFO Sundown, Veterans Park, Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville
10/1

Downtown Toms River Farmers Market

Join 100.1 WJRZ at the Downtown Toms River Jersey Fresh Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, October, 1st 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.

This month features Apples & Pumpkins.

INFO 11am-5pm, Lot H, corner of West Water and Irons Streets, Toms River
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.komencsnjdot 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
10/12

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
10/18

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.

INFO Noon-5pm, Manahawkin Lake Park, Rt. 9, Manahawkin
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
11/5

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