The focus for many will be taking place June 13-14 from 10am to 5pm at Ethel Jacobsen Field, in Ship Bottom. The Jersey Shore Fine Arts Festival, hosted by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, brings over 100 local and nationally recognized artists to LBI for this open air art market. The promoter of this event, Paragon Art Events, is the producer of the prestigious Cape Cod, East Hampton and Montauk Art Festivals, promises something for everyone during this free two day show.
The chamber has also collaborated with member organizations to promote the Eco Tour/Treasure Hunt June 13. This self guided event, starts in Loveladies at the LBI Foundation of the Arts and Sciences and promises a fun afternoon for young and old kids. Find giant clams, museums, see baby oyster growing, tour a working seaport in Barnegat Light. Visit www.relcamthebay.org for details and the Viking Village Jazzy Scallop Festival also taking place June 13 from 4 to 7:30 pm. An evening of live local jazz, fresh seafood prepared by local restaurants, cash bar, plus free movie night under the stars at dockside.To benefit Southern Regional High School Scholarship Fund. Advanced tickets $20.00 are being sold at Viking Village Shops and the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, Ship Bottom. Tickets can be also be purchased for $25 at door.
The pre season blitz of activity has been promoted across the state in newspapers, broadcast interviews and advertising, featured in Ocean County’s Out & About Magazine, and multiple websites and calendar listings. For more information regarding Art & Leisure Weekend, Restaurant Preview or other upcoming events, please contact the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, 265 West Ninth Street, Ship Bottom, 609 494 7211 or visitLBiregion.com.
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