CARTERET – The borough’s forty fifth annual Ethnic Day, Music Pageant and Charity Carnival can be held Sept. 15-19 at Carteret Park.
“This yr’s occasions are greater and higher than ever,” Mayor Daniel J. Reiman mentioned in an announcement. “We’re excited for per week full of reside music, rides, video games, meals, and a celebration of all that makes Carteret a middle for cultural variety, recreation, and household leisure.”
The Charity Carnival kicks off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Wednesday is Bracelet Evening, throughout which households could buy bracelets for limitless rides all evening. The night will function a Jazz theme, with reside Jazz music from Richard Baratta’s the 3B’s Plus 2 on the principle stage, in addition to meals, video games, distributors and enjoyable for the entire household.
Thursday is the second and last Bracelet Evening, with a rustic theme, that includes dancing and reside nation music by Radio Nashville till 10 p.m.
Friday is ‘80s and ‘90s Freestyle Evening, that includes reside performances by well-liked freestyle music artists Cynthia, whose hits embody “Dreamboy/Dreamgirl,” “Change on Me” and “Love Me Tonight;” Judy Torres, the radio host of 103.5 KTU’s “Freestyle Free for All;” and Soave, whose hits embody “Crying Over You,” “Don’t Look Again” and “If You Need Me.”
Sept. 18 is Ethnic Day, which kicks off at midday. The Charity Carnival begins at 3 p.m. The day’s occasions embody a fireworks show, rides, video games, meals, distributors and a free reside efficiency by two-time Grammy Award winner and worldwide famous person Shaggy, whose hits embody “Angel,” “It Wasn’t Me,” “Boombastic” and “Within the Summertime.”
“We’re very excited to welcome U.S Marine and worldwide recording famous person Shaggy to Carteret for a free, household pleasant live performance,” Reiman mentioned. “Shaggy’s hits are timeless and acknowledged the world over from the radio, to tv commercials, music movies and flicks. His sound is unmistakable, and he’s assured to get everybody up and dancing after months of being cooped up from the pandemic.”
The Charity Carnival wraps on Sept. 19, with the primary Carteret “Battle of the Bands” that includes dozens of native bands competing for prizes and bragging rights, in addition to rides, video games, meals and household enjoyable. Festivities start at 3 p.m.
All nights of the Charity Carnival and Ethnic Day are free to enter, with all cash raised from experience tickets and video games going on to Mayor Reiman’s Charity Belief Fund, a non-profit 501(c)(3) which offers Carteret’s kids with a financial useful resource for training, athletics, and well being. The charity additionally assists native victims of tragedies together with the current Bristol Station house hearth and pure disasters.