Down the Shore: Lobsterfest, Warped at PNC, Belmar Run
What to do at the beach this weekend
Heading down the Shore? Check out this weekend's best bets:
Hungry? Come off the beach and enjoy fresh lobster at the annual Bradley Beach Lobsterfest from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Fifth Avenue. If lobster isn't enough, there will be live music, vendors and two beer and wine gardens. There's activities for the kids too, including rides, face-painters and a waterslide. Visit bblobsterfest.com for more information.
More than 14,000 people are expected to pack PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel Friday for the Vans Warped Tour 2012. Fifty bands, ranging from metal to punk, will play across five stages, and a half-pipe will be set up for skateboarders and bikers. The show starts at 11 a.m., and tickets are available at livenation.com. For more information, visit warpedtour.com.
If you're enjoying a long weekend in Cape May County, head to Ocean City Monday night for a tribute to Woody Guthrie by his son, Arlo Guthrie. He will perform at 8 p.m. at the Music Pier Auditorium, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Tickets are available at the Music Pier Box Office, 609-525-9248 or from Ticketmaster.com.
The Jersey Shore Running Club and the borough of Belmar will present the 36th annual Belmar 5-Mile Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday on Ocean Avenue in the borough. Entrants can register as late as race day, with participation priced at $30. For more information, write email@example.com or visit www.belmar5.com.
Hundreds of cars are expected Saturday at a benefit show to aid Daniel Inglis of Lacey Township, who was paralyzed after a car accident on Christmas Eve. Organizers expect 300 to 400 cars and 100 to 200 motorcycles at the show, planned for Gille Park, 102 Manchester Ave., Forked River. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Admission is $10 per vehicle and $20 for vendor space.
Scouts in uniform get in free Saturday at Wall Stadium, which will feature a motorcycle stunt show in addition to stock car racing at the track located at Route 34 and Hurleys Pond Road. For more information, call 732-681-6400 or visit www.wallspeedwayracing.com.
Enjoy some jazz with your day at the Shore when duo Josh and Keppler perform for free at the Corner Cafe & Bistro at Pier Village Saturday afternoon in Long Branch. Call 732-483-0200 for more information or visit www.piervillage.com.
Captain Hook's, 1320 Boulevard, Seaside Heights:Dubbed an "adult playground," Captain Hooks features foosball, shuffleboard, pinball, pool, air hockey darts and more. And oh yeah: alcohol. Call 732-830-0006 for more information.
Martell's Tiki Bar, 308 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach: Enjoy an evening while looking out at the ocean at Point Beach's expansive Martell's Tiki Bar. Call 732-892-0131 for more information.
Pier Village, 1 Chelsea Ave., Long Branch: The Sawa Steakhouse at Pier Village will feature a DJ from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday night, while the Wine Loft features a DJ from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Saturday. Call 732-923-0100 for more information.
Belmar Friday Night Concert Series, Pyanoe Plaza, 9th and Main Streets, Belmar: The Danny White Band will rock a free concert as part of Belmar's continuing Friday Night Concert Series. Call 732-681-3700 for more information.
The Mill at Spring Lake Heights, 101 Old Mill Road, Spring Lake Heights: Carrie Jackson & Her Jazzin' All-Stars will perform originals and standards at this restaurant and bar as part of the weekly Saturday Night Jazz Sessions, beginning at 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.themillnj.com.
The Aztec, 901 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights: A favorite of MTV's "Jersey Shore," The Aztec sponsors Jersey Shore Fridays featuring a mix of Latin top 40, hip-hop, reggaeton and reggae music by DJ Edit and DJ EQ. Cover charges vary. Visit aztecoceanresort.com for more information.