Ernest Kaufman tells his remarkable story as a holocaust survivor, a WWII survivor and local award winning chicken farmer, this Sunday September 17 at the Little Egg Harbor Meeting House located at 21 E. Main Street in Tuckerton.
This story, which has been presented by Ernest Kaufman with a focus on lessons learned from the holocaust, to numerous schools and community groups over the years, was published last year. From Fright to Fight to Farm is a memoir of three dramatic, life-changing chapters in one man’s life. It is an inspirational, three-part saga that follows his extraordinary life from Nazi Germany to life in America. As stated by Outskirts Press April 19, 2016: Continue reading Author Ernest Kaufman Speaks This Sunday 1 pm at Little Egg Harbor Meeting House
This is a two-day event highlighting the culture of the Barnegat Bay region. Demonstrations, contests, seminars, crafters, carvers, vendors, food and music. Includes the Dock Dog competition as featured on ESPN! Visit the Tuckerton Seaport Heritage Tent at the lake.
Two great locations: Tip Seaman Park and Tuckerton Seaport. Free off-site parking and shuttle bus.
September 23 & 24 7 AM to 5 PM
Tuckerton Seaport & Tip Seaman Park
120 W. Main St.
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Tuckerton Seaport’s signature event returns for the 5th consecutive year with a 1950’s greasy twist. As in years past, attendees can expect food and fun from over a dozen food trucks featuring the best from NJ, as well as 8 craft brews and live music.
TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
August 12: 11am-7pm
August 13: 11am-5pm
Grease is the word in August. Enjoy carnival games and the Justin Wood Circus Performers. Dress for the 1950’s and receive Buy One Get One Free Admission.
Doo Wop Music will round out the afternoon! Continue reading TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
August 12: 11am-7pm
August 13: 11am-5pm
Tuckerton Seaport’s signature event returns for the 5th consecutive year with a 1950’s greasy twist. As in years past, attendees can expect food and fun from over a dozen food trucks featuring the best from NJ, as well as 8 craft brews and live music. Continue reading TRUCKerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
Come celebrate the 4th of July with Tuckerton Seaport! Continue reading Celebrate the 4th of July!
Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring local crafted beers. Shop for gifts and souvenirs from unique vendors. Listen and dance to the music from local favorites: September’s Brew on Saturday and Motts Creek Pickers on Sunday. Enjoy crafters, family activities, demonstrations, boat builders and decoy carvers. Speak to commercial fishermen to learn about occupations on the bay or take a clam shucking class. In addition, we will be holding the 25th Anniversary Gift Auction!! Bring the whole family and plan to spend the day.
June 24 and 25
11 am – 5 pm Continue reading 25th Annual Baymen’s Seafood Festival
Saturday, June 10
11 am – 5pm
Arrrgh, me hearties! Would-be pirates of all ages are invited to Tuckerton Seaport for the 6th Annual Privateers & Pirates Festival.
This is your chance to set sail for a fun-filled day for the entire family. The Seaport staff has been plottin’ and schemin’ for months to come up with a line-up even a landlubber would enjoy. The day’s activities begin at 11am with a Pirate Meet & Greet. Get your hands on a treasure map as you enter to join in the fun of a treasure hunt.
Continue reading Privateers and Pirates Festival
Got a hammer? Like to build things? Then you can help us build our new blacksmith shop! Construction starts at
8 am, May 20, 2017. Please call us at 609-296-8868 if you can help.
Continue reading Help Us Build Our New Blacksmith Shop!
Join us on Saturday, May 6th from 11am-6pm for food and fun from a dozen food trucks featuring the best from North and South Jersey, as well as 12 craft brews and live music.
This year’s event will settle the great debate in the Garden State: is it Porkroll or Taylor Ham?
Continue reading TRUCKerton: Pork Roll vs. Taylor Ham!
Artist Spotlight: Greg Melega
We are pleased to welcome a new instructor to the Jersey Shore Folklife Center! Greg Melega has apprenticed under Randy Budd and is now teaching our popular Surfboard Shaping Classes.
Continue reading April Surfboard Shaping Class