For a relaxed afternoon, meet you at the Autumn Wine Festival at Manahawkin Lake located off of Route 9 featuring wine tasting of more than 250 New Jersey wines from wineries such as Amalthea Cellars, Auburn Road Vineyard, Coda Rossa Winery, Cream Ridge Winery, DiMatteo Vineyard, Plagido’s Winery, Renault Winery, Sharrott Winery, Tomasello Winery and Wagonhouse Winery. This brand new two day festival takes place Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21 from 11 to 5pm, in the heart of the famous Stafford Township Fall Harvest Festival which offers Hay Maze, live music, Scarecrow Making, Hayrides, with Movie and Bonfire at dusk on Saturday and live music all day on Sunday. Tickets to sample the Autumn Wine Festival are available at www.visitLBIregion.com or at festival both days for purchase.
Tuckerton Seaport brings back ghosts of pirates, sea captains and other creatures of the deep on October 25, 26 & 27 from 6 too 9pm. Haunted lighthouse, hayrides, and pumpkin patch make it fun of all. For something more devilish, take part in the Revenge of the Jersey Devil Murder Mystery Dinner Show at the Sea Oaks Country Club on October 26 take advantage of the overnight packages and make a weekend of it!. Contact Tuckerton Seaport at www.tuckertonseaport.org for ticket information What is Halloween without the classic horror story? Witness three of Poe’s most famous mysteries as they are brought to life at Ocean Professional Theatre’s matinee or evening performance of The Poe Mysteries on running October 24,25, 26, 27 and 28 at the Bengal Auditorium at Barnegat High School. For tickets visit oceantheatre.org. Try a another new tradition this fall, with the Bonfire and Halloween storytelling taking place at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on Saturday October 27 from 630 to 8pm in historic Barnegat Light.
Still looking for more? Stay connected with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at 265 West Ninth Street in Ship Bottom, 609 494 7211 or online at visitLBIregion.com or Facebook and Twitter as
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