Highlands is Happening!



The Highlands Business Partnership put out a great colorful little in sheet on all the events this year, and it’s pretty impressive . There seems to be a lot going on just about every month, including the Brew by the Bay at the Seafarer on Atlantic Street on May 14 at 1 p.m., then the Seaport Craft Show at Huddy Park on May 29 starting at 10 a.m. This will be the 21st year for this craft show that features artists in everything from jewelry to furniture.

The annual Farmers Market opens this year on Jun 18 at Huddy Park, and what a terrific event that is, with so many farmers and artisans and the best local produce anywhere. This will be the 28th year for this very popular event.

There will be the second year of a fluke tournament on Jun 17 at Captain’s Cove Marina, with a tournament, prizes, and a post weigh-in party.

The annual Taste of Highlands features some of the fabulous eateries in the borough, and that’s set for June 25 from noon to 5, the 11th year they’ve been holding this event.

Of course the Clam Festival is a popular favorite and draws visitors from all over. That will be the weekend of Aug. 5, the 27tth year of featuring the shell food most connected with Highlands, and includes o much more than clams…all other kinds of seafood, beer and wine, specialty vendors, live entertainment, concerts, bands,, even more, and it’s all free!

The Twin Light Bike Ride will be Sept. 17 and entrants have their choice of signing on any one of 5 choices of distance from 15 to 100 miles. This is the 20th annual year for this event, and it’s been known for its landmark views, well-marked routes and well-stocked rest areas. Visit www.bikeny.org for more specifics.

Naturally the 21st annual Oktoberfest on Oct. 21 will feature Bavarian food, German beers, oompah bands and a lot more which will be announced closed to fall.

The handy little brochure spelling out al the events is available at all the local business partner businesses, and was made possible through the generosity of members Bahrs Restaurant, In the Grden, Captains Cove, Montecalvo and Baysore companies, Inlet Café, Dovetail vintage rentals Off the Hook, Highlands Board Club and Rentals the Proving Ground and Hufnagel Tree professional tree service.

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