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February 2019

Asbury Park Mardi Gras 2019

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States

We're doing it again! It's time for Asbury Park Mardi Gras 2019! Join us as we bring a New Orleans style party to New Jersey for the 4th year! You can create a festive mask, eat and drink at happy hour, then dance away your winter blues at our masquerade ball. 12:00-4:00 Mask making for all ages: Pick up your free, undecorated mask here at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue. Then visit participating businesses…

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May 2019

Cinco de Mayo 2019 Punk Rock Flea Market

May 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Hola, punkitos! It's time for the Cinco de Mayo 2019 market! The Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market returns to Convention Hall on Cinco de Mayo 2019 (that's May 5th).  We’ll be there with our cool posters, sunglasses, tank tops and t-shirts, vintage collectibles, and of course, our fantastic vintage clothing.   There’s always many more wonderful vendors selling vinyl, music equipment,  macabre artwork, handmade jewelry, and other oddities. Since it is a punk rock flea market, there are also DJ’s and live music from…

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August 2019

Artisans at the Arcade

August 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, 07712
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Shop wonderful artisan crafts on August 17th! Six vendors will be showing their handmade artisan crafts in our building for a special artistic day at the Shoppes at the Arcade! Shop their artisanal products as well as the unique merchandise in our eleven shops and art gallery. Exhibiting will be: After Rain: functional art, featuring photos of Asbury Park Jewels of Wizdom: modern jewelry for ancient minds Bandana Bandits- personalized pet bandanas Sh*t Lynne made- all types of handmade items.…

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October 2019

AP Punk Rock Flea Market October 2019

October 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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AP Punk Rock Flea Market October 2019: Join us on October 6th at Asbury Park's Convention Hall for the next edition of the AP Punk Rock Flea Market.  There will be over 125 vendors, including Backward Glances. We'll be there with our cool vintage clothing, retro t-shirts and tank tops, posters, trading cards, groovy gifts and collectibles. Other vendors will be selling vinyl records, music equipment,  macabre artwork, handmade jewelry and other original creations. But there is more than just…

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Asbury Underground 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Backward Glances, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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It's time for the fall edition of Asbury Underground 2019! Once again the shops and galleries of Asbury Park will be full of music for the October Asbury Underground 2019.  There will be over 150 performances in 30 venues. Join us for 3 amazing artists at Backward Glances: At 2:00, we'll be hosting Tim Motzer in our performance space on the lower level. Tim has been touring the world for over 22 years, and just got back from England. He's…

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December 2019

Monmouth Mall Holiday Market Pop-up

December 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monmouth Mall, 180 route 35 south
eatontown, NJ 077724 United States
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Monmouth Mall Holiday Market Pop-up: The gang at Asbury Fresh Markets is doing a holiday pop up at Monmouth Mall, and we're going to be there! So if you want to get your Christmas shopping done on Thursday night after work, we've got you covered.  We'll have great vintage and retro gift items and posters. And don't forget about our unique vintage ugly Christmas sweaters! Asbury Fresh was born in the spring of 2012 out of a simple desire to…

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Asbury Park Punk Rock Christmas Flea Market

December 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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Asbury Park Punk Rock Christmas Flea Market: This holiday season, put something rocking in your stocking! Join us at the Asbury Park Punk Rock Christmas Flea Market! Saturday 12/28 is just a few days after Christmas, and it will still be Chanukah. So it's the perfect date to come to Asbury Park and shop! Get some last minute gifts for your cool friends and family, or get something for yourself. You deserve it after getting though the holidays, right? The…

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January 2020

Rachel Ana Dobken & Doug Zambon @ Asbury Underground

January 18 @ 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Backward Glances, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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January in Asbury Park means it is time for Light of Day and the free Asbury Underground music crawl! This year, Backward Glances is happy to host Rachel Ana Dobken and Doug Zambon. Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Rachel Ana Dobken released the acclaimed LP "When It Happens to You" in October 2018. You may know Rachel from her job as musical director at famed photographer Danny Clinch's Transparent Gallery.  Danny appeared on her album and did all the photography for the…

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February 2020

Asbury Park Mardi Gras/Mardi Paws Parade

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Asbury Park, Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, NJ 07712 United States
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It's time for Asbury Park Mardi Gras--and we've added a Mardi Paws pet parade! Ready for the 5th annual Asbury Park Mardi Gras celebration.?. This year there are new activities: the King Cake Baby Hunt & the Mardi Paws Pet Parade. Plus favorites, the Mardi Gras Happy Hour & the Masquerade Ball! 12 pm-5 pm King Cake Baby Hunt: a Mardi Gras scavenger hunt for all ages, free to participate. Start at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade,…

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March 2020

Womens Convention Events at the Shoppes

March 14 @ 11:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue
Asbury Park, 07712
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Join us at the Shoppes during the Asbury Park Womens Convention! This is the 3rd year for the Asbury Park Womens Convention. A new addition this year is a focus on women-owned businesses on Asbury Park. We've got a full schedule of programming presented by the many female entrepreneurs in our building, the Shoppes at the Arcade: Here at Backward Glances, we will be doing an exhibit on "Female Fashion Icons of the 60's". This display will include information and…

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