2010 Food Network Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. Featuring your favorite Food Network chefs, 40 lavish events such as Sommelier Showdown, Jersey Tomato Brunch, Fashion Show and Dessert, Guy Fieri's Cheesesteak Battle. Link here

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Festival and Carnival. Fri: 6-10pm; Sat/Sun: 2-11pm. 10 St. Francis Way, Passaic. 

Mercer County 4-H Fair at Howell Living History Farm. Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 10am-4pm. Free admission/parking. Animal shows, hay rides, music, farm tours, kids crafts/activities. 70 Wooden's Lane, Lambertville. Link here

New Voices of 2010: Pure Imagination at Paper Mill Playhouse. Fri: 7:30pm; Sat: 3pm and 7:30pm. Featuring 120 of NJ's most talented young performers. Link here

Woodbury Commons Back to School Sale. 9am to 9pm. Extra savings! Link here


Essex County Free Concert Series. 7-9pm. Brookdale Park. 

Englewood Sidewalk Sale. 10am to 6pm. 


Vendors' Country Square at Ramapo College. 10am-5pm. Outdoor open air market, farmers market, and food! 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah. Parking lot D.


Hot Air Balloon Festival at Warren County Farmer's Fair. In case you missed the Reading Festival last weekend! Mass balloon launches each evening. $5 adult; $3 child 5-12yrs. Free parking. Link here. For balloon fest: Link here

JULY 26-AUGUST 6TH: Hudson County Restaurant Week. Link here


August 28, 2010: Bella Bebe Back to School Fall Sale. 12pm to 6pm. Clean out your closets, make some CASH$$! Replace what you've sold and get new clothes for school. Items: Fall/Winter clothes, Halloween costumes, snowboots, maternity wear, baby gear, furniture, books, toys, play equipment, dvd's, etc. Volunteer and you can get access to the presale. The Summit, 720 Summit Avenue, Hackensack. $5 admission.Link here