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Our monthly jazz series hosted by Audra Mariel returns with
Rolando Alvarado’s South of Mendoza

Thursday, May 25, doors 6:30pm, show starts at 7:00pm

Strauss Mansion  

An evening of music featuring an interweaving of genres, with reinterpretations of songs old and new, classic, original and obscure. This formation of South Of Mendoza is presented as a hybrid jazz/chamber ensemble—one that draws deeply from musical traditions, yet is beholden to none…

Melody Chibnik - vocals, guitar & ukelele / Nick Esposito - guitar / Ed Soles - guitar / Max Carmichael - banjo, bouzouki, flutes, misc. / Rolando Alvarado - bass / Kurt Leon - drums


Doors @ 6:30 PM / Show @ 7 PM

The mansion will be set up cabaret-style. If weather permits, we will open the windows and doors and part of our porch will be open for additional seating.  

$15. Bring a dish or drink to share

Season sponsor: Steven Griffing






Saturday, June 17, 4:00pm

Strauss Mansion  
$10 suggested donation,
free for current Members

Learn the difference between a Gambrel and a Gable.

Spend 45 minutes on a guided walking tour through this bayside enclave and discover the variety of architectural styles that add character to the 1.25 square mile town.

Queen Anne, Colonial Revival,
Craftsman, Sears, Edwardian, Shingle and Folk Victorian are styles that may be seen. Tour routes vary.
Please check the website for an
updated schedule. 

Rain dates may apply.


Funded by a  grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust. Sketch of the Strauss Mansion by Michael Scherfen.




Classic Boat Rides Again!

Friday, 23 June, 6:30pm

Pier 1, Atlantic Highlands Harbor

On this Sandy Hook Bay cruise / (anchor and relax) aboard the Mariner you'll enjoy the sunset over Sandy Hook bay and live music from Atlantic Highlands own Mike Burke. You'll also learn a little history about Sandy Hook.  Hosted by our good friend Classic Boat Rides.  Proceeds will benefit their efforts to preserve local history.  While we enjoy the music we will anchor right near historic officers row and the Sandy Hook Lighthouse.  Mike Burke has a great collection of classic rock songs you're sure to enjoy.  Food will be provided by the Historical Society.  A cash bar will be available with soft drinks and adult beverages for those 21 and over.  Be sure to bring your camera and an appetite for a good time. Great shots of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse are almost guaranteed.  We will relax at anchor for most of the this trip, with just a half hour cruise across the bay.