RED BANK: STREET FAIR SHINES AGAIN

Sunday was a day of sunglasses, leashes, and bibs in downtown Red Bank for the annual late-summer edition of Street Fair, a fundraiser for the volunteer fire department and the local PBA. Every nook and niche, it seemed, was taken up by hungry fairgoers. (Photos by Susan Ericson. Click to enlarge)

RED BANK: STREET FAIR BUSTLES

The spring edition of the Red Bank Street Fair drew hundreds of visitors downtown on a warm and sunny afternoon Sunday. The event was a fundraiser for the Police Benevolent Association and the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department. (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge)

WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND? SO MUCH CHOICE

rb street fair 041413The Red Bank Street Fair late summer edition returns Sunday. The Count Basie Theatre, below, is home to a weekend-long food extravaganza called ‘Appetite.’ (Click to enlarge)

Friday, September 6:

basie marquee 1 090213MIDDLETOWN: The first and third Friday’s of the month mean Teen Art Club at the Middletown Public Library. This twice-monthly teen-led art session requires few tools: a drawing pad and pencil. Teen Art Club begins at 4 p.m. 55 New Monmouth Road.

RED BANK: The Count Basie 365 Cultural Series presents some cool Friday night jazz  to cool down the summer heat in the pocket park at Shrewsbury Avenue and Drs. James Parker Boulevard. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

SANDY HOOK: Celebrate the end of summer as the Sandy Hook Foundation presents local caterers, live music and auction items at the End of Summer Party. Proceeds benefit the restoration, maintenance, and education projects of the National Park Service. The farewell to summer runs from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sandy Hook North Beach.

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STREET FAIR SIGNALS SUMMER’S END

Scenes from Sunday’s Street Fair in Red Bank. (Photos by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge)

By DANIELLE TEPPER

Sunday’s balmy mid-70s temperatures brought locals out in droves to experience the eclectic collection displayed at the Red Bank Street Fair.

The annual event offers residents and visitors six hours of live music and 200 stands of crafts, clothing and flavorful foods – most of which have been dipped into a vat of frying oil.

This year was no different. Broad Street and Monmouth Street were overrun with excited kids in strollers, happy dogs on leashes, and adults of all ages eager to give the summer a proper send-off.

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A FAIR DAY TO STROLL THE STREETS

Red Bank’s annual Street Fair drew early-autumn skies – plus an orchestra, lots of crafts makers, the Socialist Party, food vendors and a whole slew of home-improvement contractors – to Broad and Monmouth streets Sunday.

redbankgreen was there, camera in hand. Were you?

STREET FAIR WITH FLAIR

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Some scenes from the Street Fair held in downtown Red Bank on Sunday, where shoppers had their pick of wares, services and amusments such as dog adoptions, marinara sauce, landscapers, hair ornaments, Christmas ornaments, fishing rods, reading glasses, lifelike baby dolls, spin art, sand art, a big band with a big sound, masseuses, dogs on leashes, puppet dogs on strings, gyros, pickles, honey, popcorn, candles that look like pies, foot long hot dogs, firemen, more popcorn, pretzels, blouses that look like popcorn, exotic fruitty drinks, old-fashion lemonade, Italian lemon ice and a clown named Rascal. (Click to enlarge)