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
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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.
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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
Instructor: Mary May
Saturday, March 18, 2017/ 10am-5pm
Fee: $45 members/ $50 nonmembers, does not include materials fee
This original version Easter basket is made with a twined woven base using a 10x 12 d handle, including spring colors. This beautiful basket will become your family’s favorite Easter Tradition. Materials fee of $35 is payable to instructor day of class. Pre-registration is required by March 12, 2017
The Ocean County Library Puppet Show Players will transform “The Princess and the Pony” picture book into a wonderful children’s puppet show at seven library branches during February.
Children and families will enjoy the story of Princess Pinecone’s birthday. She would like nothing more than to have a horse fit for a warrior. Her parents surprise her with a pony that doesn’t quite meet her expectations. Princess Pinecone may realize there is a warrior in the little pony after all. Continue reading Children’s Puppet Show Coming to Seven Library Branches