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Old 06-19-2008, 09:50 PM
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Default Hey New Jersey dads...

You guys know anything about Tuckerton? We're thinking about heading over for the day on Saturday to go to this festival. Just wondering if you guys have any opinions on the place...it's nearly a 2 hour drive for us.

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Old 06-19-2008, 10:17 PM
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Yeah haven't been but that festival is usually a madhouse. The food is good but can be pricey. Wifey's brother in law has gone once or twice. To me I'd wait til next year when the kids are a bit older to enjoy it especially since it's a 2 hr drive.
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Old 06-20-2008, 12:34 AM
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You'll be right down the coast from us. And we'll be in Philly this weekend.

Never been to this festival though. Let us know how it is.

They're having the AVP Volleyball tourney in Belmar this weekend. I used to love walking from my condo to watch the girls play ..... . Now I've made myself sad....
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:40 AM
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How was Tuckerton? Did you go? Was it worth it?
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Old 06-27-2008, 10:19 AM
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We didn't go but my parents did. They said that it was pretty good...lots of kid things going on. Maybe next year when the kids are a bit older.
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We went there this past Thursday. Although I personally found it underwhelming, we did spend the afternoon there. Quite a bit of history and art pertaining to NJ's nautical past, clamming, oyster, cranberry, menhaden, lumber, and iron industries mostly as it pertains to the 'bay' and pine barrens. It's mostly recreations/replicas of actual buildings concentrated around a lagoon. All stroller accessible. There were lots of kids groups coming and going and we may have gotten more out of it if we had a guided tour.

The baby didn't like it much.

And horseshoe crabs have blue blood and are more closely related to arachnids - spiders, ticks, and scopions than actual crabs (crustaceans). Ick.
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