A glance at N.J. entertainment this weekend (Aug. 27-29)

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WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days.

Hasan Minhaj

Comedian Hasan Minhaj is performing shows throughout the weekend at Two River Theater in Red Bank.tworivertheater.org

Comedy

AUG. 27

BOUND BROOK Comedy Night, standup with Jessica Kirson and Adam Oliensis, 8 p.m., Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton St. $30-$35. brookarts.org, 732-469-7700.

EATONTOWN Tom Papa, Count Basie “Concert on the Green” show, 7 p.m., also Aug. 27, 9:30 p.m. Suneagles Golf Club, 2067 Tinton Ave. in Fort Monmouth. $35-$39. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.

ENGLEWOOD Mark Riccadonna, Josh Ryan, 8 p.m., Black Box Performing Arts Center, 49 E. Palisade Ave. $30. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070.

NEW BRUNSWICK Tony Rock, 7 p.m., also Aug. 27, 9 p.m.; Aug. 28, 7 and 9 p.m. Stress Factory Comedy Club, 90 Church St. $50 table for two with two-item minimum. stressfactory.com, 732-545-4242.

RED BANK Hasan Minhaj, 6:30 p.m., also Aug. 27, 9 p.m.; Aug. 28, 6:30 and 9 p.m.; Aug. 29, 3 p.m. Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave. $25-$54.50. tworivertheater.org, 732-345-1400.

SPRINGFIELD Geno Bisconte, Bobby Tamburro, 9 p.m., also Aug. 28, 9 p.m. Scotty’s Pub & Comedy Cove, 595 Morris Ave. $22 with two-item minimum purchase. scottyssteakhouse.com, 973-376-3840.

AUG. 28

BOUND BROOK Don Jamison, 8 p.m., Brook Arts Center, 10 Hamilton St. $25-$30. brookarts.org, 732-469-7700.

Fairs/Festivals

AUG. 27

LAMBERTVILLE Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Fair, rides, live entertainment, vendors, demonstrations, crafts, food, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., also Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Roger K. Everitt County Fairground, Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, 1207 Route 179. $10 parking. hunterdoncountyfair.com, 908-782-6809.

AUG. 28

CRANFORD Cranford Street Fair and Craft Show, artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides and live music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Downtown Cranford, Alden Street and North Avenue. streetfairs.org, 908-654-1400.

MADISON Giralda Music and Arts Festival, performance by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, art exhibits, children’s activities, picnic contest, 5 p.m., Giralda Farms, Madison Avenue. $20-$25, $4-$5 children, ages 3 and younger free. Rain date Aug. 29. morrisarts.org, 973-285-5115.

Music

AUG. 27

ASBURY PARK Gimme Gimme Disco, ABBA-inspired dance party, 9 p.m., House of Independents, 572 Cookman Ave. $12-$17. houseofindependents.com, 732-977-5284.

Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, the Bronx, 5 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $49.50-$54.50. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

CAMDEN Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Hardy, 7:30 p.m., BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd. $43-$138. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion, 856-365-1300.

HOLMDEL Lynyrd Skynyrd, 7 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Garden State Parkway, Exit 116. $22-$349. ticketmaster.com/PNC-Bank-Arts-Center-tickets-Holmdel/venue/16839, 732-203-2500.

JEFFERSON B.D. Lenz All Stars, free concert, 7 p.m., Jefferson Township Municipal Complex, Gazebo, 1033 Weldon Road in Lake Hopatcong. jeffersonarts.org, 973-697-2032 or973-697-3828.

MADISON Steel Pan Player Victor Provost, 7 p.m., also Aug. 28, 7 p.m. Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar, 24 Main St. $40 food-drink minimum. shanghaijazz.com, 973-822-2899.

MILLBURN “Brookside Cabaret,” live outdoor performance with optional prix-fixe meal at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant, 7:30 p.m., Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive. $20-$35 and $20-$30 food/drink minimum. papermill.org, 973-376-4343.

MONTCLAIR The Cameos, free concert, 7:30 p.m., Brookdale Park, Watchung Avenue. bloomfieldtwpnj.com, 973-783-9595.

The Flemtones, 8:30 p.m., Tierney’s Tavern, 136-138 Valley Road. $5. tierneystavern.com.

NEWTON Pirate Flag, Kenny Chesney tribute, 8 p.m., The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St. $29-$44. skypac.org, 973-383-3700.

RED BANK Three Dog Night, 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, 99 Monmouth St. $39-$89. countbasietheatre.org, 732-842-9000.

Matt O’Ree Band, “Does Led Zeppelin,” 8 p.m., Count Basie Theatre, The Vogel, 99 Monmouth St. $25. thebasie.org, 732-842-9000.

TUCKERTON Lisa Polizzi’s Janis Joplin Experience, outdoor Lizzie Rose Music Room concert, 7:30 p.m., Atlantic Shore Pines Campground, 450 Ishmael Road. $30-$35. lizzierosemusic.com, 908-310-2941.

AUG. 28

ASBURY PARK Deftones, Gojira, Poppy, 5 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $56.50-$64.50. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

BLOOMFIELD “Music at the Mansion” Porch Dinner Concert, outdoor performance by Tony Carlin and Susan Knight and family with Frungillo Catering boxed dinner, 7 p.m., Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave. $65 in person; $30 virtual. nicoristudios.com, info@nicoristudios.com.

CLINTON Gregg Cagno, outdoor “Music at the Mill” concert, 6 p.m., Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St. theredmill.org, 908-735-4101.

EATONTOWN New York Bee Gees, Count Basie Center “Concert on the Green” tribute show, 7:30 p.m., Suneagles Golf Club, 2067 Tinton Ave. in Fort Monmouth. $39-$45. suneaglesgolf.com, 732-389-4300.

HOLMDEL James Taylor, 7:30 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Garden State Parkway, Exit 116. $45-$165. ticketmaster.com/PNC-Bank-Arts-Center-tickets-Holmdel/venue/16839, 732-203-2500.

MAPLEWOOD Carrie Jackson All Star Band, annual birthday party, 7-10 p.m., Lifestyle Personal Fitness Studio, 1809 Springfield Ave. $15. carriejackson@cjayrecords.com, 973-818-0609.

MAPSO Funk Fest, live music, DJs, vendors and local entrepreneurs, children’s zone, Montclair Brewery beer garden, mini workshops and activities, 1-7 p.m., Springfield Avenue Gazebo, Hilton Library, 1688 Springfield Ave. mapsofunkfest.com, 973-986-8305.

MONTCLAIR Chamber Music Society of North Jersey, free concert under the Olmsted Oak with Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Quintet in F Sharp Minor for Clarinet and Strings, 7 p.m., Anderson Park, North Mountain Avenue. friendsofandersonpark.com/events, 973-477-7207.

The Roots, 8 p.m., Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St. $55-$95. thewellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500.

AUG. 29

ASBURY PARK Blackberry Smoke, the Allman Betts Band, the Wild Features, Jaimoe’s Jassz Band, 4:30 p.m., Stone Pony SummerStage, 913 Ocean Ave. $31-$46. stoneponyonline.com, 732-502-0600.

CAMDEN Kings of Leon, 7:30 p.m., BB&T Pavilion, 1 Harbour Blvd. $18-$122. livenation.com/venues/14115/bb-t-pavilion, 856-365-1300.

EDISON Sandy Sasso’s Swingin’ Big Band, free “Music-in-the-Park” concert, 6 p.m., Stephen J. Capestro Theater at Roosevelt Park, Route 1 South and Grandview Avenue. middlesexcountynj.gov, 732-548-2884.

HOLMDEL 311, 6:30 p.m., PNC Bank Arts Center, Garden State Parkway, Exit 116. $25-$95. ticketmaster.com/PNC-Bank-Arts-Center-tickets-Holmdel/venue/16839, 732-203-2500.

MORRISTOWN ETHEL, outdoor concert with the string quartet, 8 p.m., Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road. $50 for space to accommodate two patrons by advance order only. morrismuseum.org, 973-971-3706.

OCEAN CITY Ocean City Pops, “Kimber Sprawl — Girl from the North Country,” 7:30 p.m., Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace at Boardwalk. $20-$25. ocnj.tix.com, 609-399-6111.

TUCKERTON Willie Nile, outdoor Lizzie Rose Music Room concert, 7:30 p.m., Atlantic Shore Pines Campground, 450 Ishmael Road. $38. lizzierosemusic.com, 908-310-2941.

WOODBRIDGE Panama Dead, free outdoor New Riders of the Purple Sage tribute concert, 7 p.m., Woodbridge High School, Kelly Street. woodbridgeartsnj.org, 732-602-6045.

Sports/Recreation

AUG. 28

NEWARK League of Legends Championship, 5 p.m., also Aug. 29, 4 p.m. Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St. $37-$45. prucenter.com, 973-757-6600.

Theater

AUG. 27

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS “Chamber Music” and “Baloon Shot,” dessert-theater production of one-acts, 7:30 p.m., also Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. First Avenue Playhouse, 123 First Ave. $25; reservations required. firstavenueplayhouse.org, 732-291-7552.

BERNARDS “Annie,” free Trilogy Repertory outdoor production of the musical, 8 p.m., also Aug. 28, 8 p.m. Pleasant Valley Park, Valley Road in Basking Ridge. trilogyrepertory.com, 908-204-3003.

ELIZABETH “Mannequin Diaries,” Trazana Beverly musical satire where mannequins come to life and discuss topics such as homophobia, racism, sexism, body image and the importance of having a voice, 7:30 p.m., also Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m. The Liberty Center, 1121 Elizabeth Ave. $35-$45. mannequindiaries.com, 848-239-8631.

LAMBERTVILLE “Carousel,” musical about a brash carnival worker and a quiet town girl that leads to tragedy and redemption from beyond the grave, 8 p.m., also Aug. 28-29, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theatre, 1483 Route 179. $25. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

METUCHEN “Popcorn Falls,” outdoor production of two-actor comedy presented by Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center and the Metuchen Arts Council, weather permitting, 6:30 p.m., also Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; Aug. 29, 3 p.m. Metuchen Public Library, 480 Middlesex Ave. $10. dragonflyartsnj.com, 908-930-3210, dragonflyartsnj@gmail.com.

RIDGEFIELD PARK “As You Like It,” free outdoor Black Box Performing Arts Center production, 8 p.m., also Aug. 29, 8 p.m. Overpeck Park, amphitheater, 100 Challenger Road. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070, blackboxpac@gmail.com.

SPRING LAKE “The Little Mermaid,” on-site production of the musical, 7:30 p.m., also Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 29, 2 p.m. Spring Lake Community House, 300 Madison Ave. $25-$35. springlaketheatre.com, 732-449-4530.

WOODBRIDGE “Late Nite Catechism: The Holy Ghost and Other Terrifying Tales,” interactive comedy about a nun offering advice on relationships, 8 p.m., also Aug. 28, 8 p.m. Avenel Performing Arts Center, 150 Avenel St. in Avenel. $39.50. avenelarts.com, 732-314-0500.

AUG. 28

HO-HO-KUS “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” outdoor First Flight Theatre Company Colonial era reimagining of the Shakespeare comedy, weather permitting, 2 p.m., The Hermitage, 335 N. Franklin Turnpike. $20. thehermitage.org, 201-445-8311.

RIDGEFIELD PARK “Hamlet,” free outdoor Black Box Performing Arts Center production, 8 p.m., Overpeck Park, amphitheater, 100 Challenger Road. blackboxpac.com, 201-569-2070, blackboxpac@gmail.com.

WEST CAPE MAY “Vaudeville Variety,” outdoor East Lynne Theater Company revue of skits and songs, 7 p.m., West Cape May Borough Hall, 732 Broadway. $20-$25. eastlynnetheater.org, 609-884-5898.

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