There's plenty to do on this holiday weekend. Hit Island Beach State Park, take a hike in Double Trouble State Park. But whatever you do, don't work!
• SATURDAY - Wild Animal Scavenger Hunt, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Berkeley branch of the Ocean County Library, 30 Station Road, Bayville. Hunt for wild animals, find them all and win a small prize. For all ages.
• SATURDAY AND SUNDAY - "The Buddy Holly Story,"
presented by the Ocean Professional Theatre Company, Bengal Auditorium,
Barnegat High School, 180 Bengal Boulevard. Saturday performance is at 8
p.m., Sunday show is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults, $20 for
children 12 and under. Call 609-312-8306, or go online at www.oceantheatre.org for more information.
SATURDAY - Free tours of the Barnegat Historical Society’s four-building museum and village, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., through Labor Day.
SATURDAY -"Les Miserables," at the Surflight Theater,
201 Engleside Avenue, Beach Haven. Saturday performance is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person, $35 for groups,
discounts available for veterans. Call 609-492-9477 or go online at www.surflight.org for tickets and more information.
SUNDAY - Live Animal Talks, 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Jakes Branch County Park, Double Trouble Road, Beachwood. Come and meet some of the park's inhabitants at the Nature Center. Program is free.