Every Sunday: iPlay America’s GameTime Bar & Grill hosts a wing-eating contest open to anyone who’s up to the challenge during halftime of both the 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. games. Contestants must eat as many wings as possible in two minutes. The winner gets a $25 gift card to the restaurant as well as a $25 game card. GameTime Bar & Grill, iPlay America, 110 Schanck Road, Freehold, 732-577-8200.
All Month: Pick up Zinburger Bar and Grill‘s Pumpkin ‘Stache Shake for No-Shave November, a cause that asks men to grow out their hair to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Each shake will benefit ZERO, a nonprofit organization working to end prostate cancer. Zinburger has locations in Cherry Hill, Clifton, and Paramus.
November 7 to 16: Jersey Shore Restaurant Week invites guests to enjoy three-course meals for either $20.14 or $30.14 at participating restaurants, which include Cibo e Vino, Casa Comida, Doolan’s Shore Club, andBrooklyn Bistro. The event launched in 2009 with participation from 56 restaurants in 2009, and is up to more than 75 this year. For more info, call 732-859-5643 or read our more in-depth coverage here.
November 8 and 9: The More Than Wine trail event brings vineyards all over the state together for one weekend of tastings and events. Offers and prices vary from location to location. More information is available from Vintage North Jersey.
November 9: The Freehold Food Fest takes place from noon to 5 p.m. The event, which benefits the Lung Cancer Program at CentraState Medical Center, includes food trucks such as The Outslider and The Original Soupman, a beer garden, and live music. Admission is free. 110 Schanck Road, Freehold.
November 12: Actress Tracy Pollan just wrote a new cookbook, The Pollan Family Table, and now you can be part of the fun with a cooking demonstration in Morristown. Attendees can watch the stars make recipes from their cookbook and sample their dishes. The event is free and begins at 6:30 p.m. Chambers Center, 435 South Street, Morristown, 973-971-6301.
November 15: The Relief Beerfest gives you a great reason to give back: beer! Held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., the festival offers beer from more than 20 breweries and has a menu prepared by Robert Minniti, owner of Bacio Catering and Marketplace. Tickets are $50 and benefit Relief Engine Company. Morristown Community House, 16 E Main St., Morristown, 856-235-0326.
November 17: Forks and Corks combines just that – the best of food and wine in New Jersey. Sponsored by Jersey Bites, the event features more than 25 bars, restaurants and other vendors from 6 to 9 p.m. There will also be live entertainment from The Paul Marino Band and The Joey Evans Band. Tickets are $65 before Nov. 1, $75 after Nov. 1, and $700 for a 10-person VIP table. The Mill, 101 Old Mill Road, Spring Lake Heights, 732-528-4336. Sponsored Listing
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