Oct
17
to Oct 18

Fall Fine Art & Crafts Show

Fine art and fine crafts grace the 16th annual Fall Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County's Brookdale Park Show October 17-18 in Bloomfield/Montclair. Over 160 exhibitors from New Jersey and throughout the Northeast will exhibit their jewelry, furniture, glass, fiber, pottery, oils, watercolors, serigraphs, photography, leather, sculpture, wood and more.

The show will be accented with music and a variety of ethnic foods. Fine Art and Crafts at Brookdale Park, co-sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and Janet and Howard Rose of Rose Squared Productions, Inc., is located on Watchung, Bellevue and Grove Avenues in Bloomfield/Montclair. Unlimited parking is available from the Watchung Avenue entrance. Directions to the show from your location can be found via Google Maps.

The free to the public show is open on Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm, rain or shine. For more information, visit RoseSquared.com.

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2015 Essex Summer Music Free Concert Series
Jul
1
to Aug 7

2015 Essex Summer Music Free Concert Series

The Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series is back again offering a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of summer. All Brookdale Park performances all begin at 7:30pm.

  • FIREWORKS CELEBRATION & “SIMPLY DIAMOND” A TRIBUTE TO NEIL DIAMOND - Wednesday, July 1 (rain date: July 2)
  • AN EVENING WITH DARLENE LOVE - Friday, July 10
  • MARC ANTOINE, JAZZ UNDER THE STARS - Friday, July 17
  • “MJ INVINCIBLE” MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE - Friday, July 24
  • “ABBAMANIA” TRIBUTE TO ABBA - Friday, July 31
  • THE CAMEOS & THE INFERNOS - Friday, August 7 

The Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series is hosted by:
Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders: Wayne L. Richardson, Leonard M. Luciano, Patricia Sebold, Britnee N. Timberlake, President, Brendan W. Gill, Vice President, Rolando Bobadilla, Rufus I. Johnson, Cynthia D. Toro, Lebby C. Jones and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

COUNTY OF ESSEX, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS
973.268.3500 / www.essexcountynj.org
115 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

Download the 2015 PDF brochure.

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Jul
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

SummerMusic & Annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration

The Brookdale Park SummerMusic & Fireworks event will take place on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. It is part of the Essex County Free Concert Series. 

The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. Known as "America's #1 Show Band", The Infernos Band has quite a repertoire that includes: Big Band, Oldies, Motown and today's top chart busters. The band will be joined that night by Joe Piscopo from Saturday Night Live. After the concert, you'll want to hang around for a spectacular fireworks display. Essex County invites you to pack a blanket, enjoy the fresh air and dance to the sounds of great music.

This program is made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Concerts are held at accessible sites. Persons who require special accommodations or assistance are asked to call the Division of Cultural and Historical Affairs at least two weeks prior to the concert to alert staff of their needs. Call 973-239-2485. Additional funding and support is supplied by Rose Squared Productions, The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey, The Branch Brook Park Alliance, TD Bank and Filippo Berio.

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