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September 2016
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Jumpin’ Jivin’ Swingin’ Sunday Spectacular

September 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Roxy & Dukes, 745 Bound Brook Road
Dunellen, NJ 08812 United States
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Have a jumpin jivin good time while you shop our pop up vintage shop! It's the return of Backward Glances to Jumpin Jivin' Swingin Sunday. Hosting band Crash Gordon & Debra Dynamite (with All Star Band) are pleased to announce the amazing Eugene Chrysler Band as their headliner.  Eugene and the gang (Skip & Jeff) really pack a mean punch with a super danceable and fun high energy show. This will be another unforgettable event at beautiful Roxy & Duke's so…

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October 2016

Events in October: Asbury Underground & Asbury Bites

October 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Asbury Underground & Asbury Bites: It's a busy day for events in October! It seems like all of Asbury Park's events in October have been crammed into October 15th! Come downtown for the latest edition of ASBURY UNDERGROUND, the arts & music crawl. The crawl has been expanded to two days, 2 nights, 50 visual artists and one hundred musicians in thirty different venues. And it's all free! Most of the performances will take place on 10/15, starting at 12:00…

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Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market October 2016

October 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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It's time for another edition of the Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market! Join Backward Glances and a huge variety of vendors at the Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market on Sunday October 23rd. You'll find thousands of vinyl records from all genres, local artists, vegan foods, jewelry, toys, comics, and more! We'll be there with our retro concert posters and prints, vintage trading cards, unique jewelry and gifts, and a selection of vintage clothing. Special guest DJ's still to…

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November 2016

Holiday Happenings

November 26, 2016 @ 11:00 am - December 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Visit Downtown Asbury Park for our holiday happenings! The Downtown Asbury Park Merchants guild is sponsoring four weekends of holiday happening throughout the downtown. And parking will be free every Saturday from 11/26 to December 24th from 12 pm to 6 pm! SATURDAY 11/26: The festivities start on Saturday, November 26th on Small Business Saturday.  Shop small and shop local. Join us and Santa for the tree lighting in Merchants Park at 5:00 pm, with live music.  Classic holiday movies…

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December 2016

Krampus 2016

December 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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It's time for Krampus 2016! Asbury Park will be holding its 2nd annual Krampus event this week, and Backward Glances will be part of the tales of Krampus 2016 storytelling walking tour taking place between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m, starting at Paranormal Books & Curiosities, 627 Cookman Avenue.  Look for Backward Glances' psychedelic Krampus mask in our window! Who is Krampus? Here’s Wikipedia’s take on the legend. Basically, Santa rewards you at Christmas if you are good; Krampus punishes you if…

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Backward Glances at the Weihnachtsmarkt

December 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, 527 Lake Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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What is a weihnachtsmarkt? A weihnachtsmarkt  (or Christmas market) is a European holiday tradition originating from Germany, Italy, Austria and France. The history of the markets goes back to the middle ages.  There has been a December market in Vienna since 1294. The markets offer food, drink, and handcrafted goods. Asbury Park's German beer hall, the Asbury Festhalle and Biergarten, is running their second annual Asbury Park weihnachtsmarkt this year. And Backward Glances will be partaking in the fun on…

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Free Holiday Pictures at Winter Photoland

December 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, 07712
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Take your free holiday pictures at our Winter Photoland party! It's a holiday party with photo ops & treats at the Shoppes at the Arcade! We'll have a special retro holiday background set up for your selfies. We'll supply a variety of crazy Christmas hats to use to release your inner Santa or Elf. Tillie Claus will also be making an appearance. Get a holly jolly shot for your holiday greetings! Wander through our Winter Wonderland of 10 unique shops,…

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January 2017

Asbury Underground Returns!

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - January 15 @ 1:00 am
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Asbury Underground returns on January 14th! Join us on on January 14th, when Asbury Underground returns.  This free downtown arts & music crawl is held in various art galleries and stores throughout the afternoon. You can see the whole schedule here. Backward Glances is proud to be one of the host venues. We will  have Mike Askin performing here at 1:30 pm. Mike Askin is a former member of the Mable and Divine Sign. He released his solo album "Ignore…

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February 2017

2nd Annual Asbury Park Mardi Gras

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - February 26 @ 6:00 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Asbury Park Mardi Gras is back! Join us for free family fun with mask making, face painting & music on Saturday afternoon 2/25, then the Asbury Park Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball at night. Here's all the details: 1:00 to 500: 2nd Annual Mardi Gras mask decorating and contest, free face painting, and free music Pick up your free, undecorated mask at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue. Then visit businesses downtown to get free decorations…

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March 2017

Super Sale!

March 18 @ 11:00 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm
Backward Glances, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Look--down the stairs! It's Super Sale! Our biggest end-of-season sale ever-- That's why it is called Super Sale! And we're going to keep it going until March 26th or until the bargains are gone--whichever comes first! Check our deals: jewelry, sunglasses, & accessories for $2 each or 3 for $5. The more you buy, the better the price. Belts, gifts and more for $5 each Sweaters, jacket, velvet dresses and more vintage clothing for 33 1/3 % off! Yes, it is a record…

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