ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Community Events in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening May 23 to 29. If you have additions, post them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival
Friday, May 23 through Monday, May 26
Wildwoods Convention Center
Wildwood
http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm?Mode=Results&coe_id=963&KEYWORD=&ANYALL=PHRASE&MonthYearCat=5_2014

Unlocking of the Ocean and Business Person Plunge
Friday, May 23
Noon
Moorlyn Terrace Street Beach
http://www.oceancityvacation.com/details/1406-unlocking-of-the-ocean-and-business-persons-plunge.html

Hispanic Youth Showcase
Friday, May 23
7 p.m.
NJPAC
Newark
http://calendar.northjersey.com/newark_nj/events/show/370572030-hispanic-youth-showcase

2014 StandUp4SEALs “Get in the Fight Beach Challenge”
Saturday, May 24
Ocean City Beach
http://www.oceancityvacation.com/details/1441-2014-standup4seals-qget-in-the-fight-beach-challengeq.html

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday, May 24
9 a.m.
Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue
Wildwood
http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm?Mode=Results&coe_id=1655&KEYWORD=&ANYALL=PHRASE&MonthYearCat=5_2014

Electric Daisy Carnival
Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, May 25
10 a.m.
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford
electricdaisycarnival.com/NewYork/

Trenton Pork Roll Festival
Saturday, May 24
10 a.m.
Trenton Social Bar & Restaurant
Trenton

Comic Book Festival
Saturday, May 24
10 a.m.
Parker Press Park
Woodbridge
comicbookfestival.com

Blues & Wine Festival
Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25
Gates open at 11:30 a.m., Sampling starts at noon
Natirar Park
Peapack-Gladstone
About 18 of New Jersey’s premier wine producers gather for the Garden State Wine Growers Association’s annual Blue and Wine Festival. Held in Natirar Park, sampling tickets will be available at the admission tent attendees will receive a wine glass and wristband for sampling.
http://newjerseywines.com/blues-wine-2014.html

JerseyFest
Saturday, May 24
5 p.m.
Meadowlands Racetrack
East Rutherford
Phone: 201-843-2446
www.playmeadowlands.com

American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
Through May 24
Noon
Newark Museum
Newark
http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/American-Chronicles-The-Art-of-Norman-Rockwell/16268/

Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday, May 25
7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park
http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm?Mode=Results&coe_id=1294&KEYWORD=&ANYALL=PHRASE&MonthYearCat=5_2014

Guitar Night 2014
Thursday, May 29
7 p.m.
Trumpet’s Jazz Club
Montclair
http://calendar.northjersey.com/montclair_nj/events/show/370104655-guitar-night-2014

Ante Up
Thursday, May 29
7:45 p.m.
The Coffee Cave
Newark
http://calendar.northjersey.com/newark_nj/events/show/370387303-ante-up

Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print
Through June 8
Princeton University Art Museum
609-258-3788
puamweb@princeton.edu
http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1551

Robert Smithson’s New Jersey
Through June 22
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Ave.
Montclair
973-746-5555
http://montclairartmuseum.org/exhibitions-details.php?id=42#.UuApTvYo6X0

50 Years of Latin American Art From the Collection of the Neuberger Museum
Through June 6
Karl & Hell Burger Gallery, Center for Academic Success, Kean University
Union
http://www.kean.edu/~gallery/docs/keangalleries-brochure-2013-2014.pdf