Archive for September, 2013

Food Trucktoberfest in Monmouth on Sept 28!

September 16, 2013

Move over, Oktoberfest, Food Trucktoberfest is coming to town.

ThisSeptember 28th, usher in the fall with a special celebration featuring a German beer garden and mobile eateries, set to live music by an Oompah Band.

The event will be held at the Monmouth Park Racetrack. Gates open at 11:30 am.

Food Trucktoberfest eateries include: Amanda Bananas, Cupcake Carnivale, Dark Side of the Moo, El Lechon de Negron, Four Boys Ice Cream, Freezy Freeze, The French Quater, Hibachi Heaven, Jersey Johnny’s Grill, JT’s Drive In, Kona Ice, Max’s Hot Dogs, The Morris Truck, The Outslider, Pizza Vita Pizza Truck, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Surf & Turf LLC, Taste of Smoke, Wrapstar, and Zinna’s Mobile Bistro.

Breweries include: Hacker Pschorr, Franziskaner, Spaten, Ramstein, Ayinger, Pinkus, Westmalle Trappist, Hofbrau, Rodenbach, Weltenburger,Steen Brugge and St. Stefanus.

Heads up: All fans wearing lederhosen receive FREE Grandstand admission!

Please drink responsibly. For nearby accommodations, contact Cedars and Beeches Bed & Breakfast at 732-571-6777  or visit


38th Annual Clearwater and Music Festival

September 13, 2013

New Jersey’s oldest and largest celebration of the environment, will be oceanfront at The Great Lawn in Long Branch this Sunday September 15.

The 38th Annual Clearwater Festival is FREE and features live music and exhibits on the environment and tips on conserving resources from advocacy groups, as well as green crafts and  green vendors. There will be many family-oriented activities, including a children’s area with face-painting. The event is presented by the New Jersey Friends of Clearwater, a non-profit group that advocates for the environment.

The festival runs from 11 am to 7 pm. at the Great Lawn on Madison and McKinley Avenues; adjacent to the Promenade in Long Branch. For more details visit:

PS – Bring a blanket or a chair… and if you’d like to come a day early or stay a day or to after, call Cedars & Beeches at 732-571-6777 for overnight lodging right in town!