Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the 4:30 PM performance of Kelly Miller Circus. Mayor Russell W. Felter presents John Ringling North II, great nephew of the famous Ringling brothers, with the "key to the city" when his circus comes to Jefferson. Jefferson was home to Alfred T. Ringling, one of the famous Ringling brothers, and his original 1916 mansion still stands to this day and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Saturday, July 8th will usher in a new era in Jefferson Township as the 30 year old Jefferson Township Day event becomes the new Jefferson Fest – Food Truck Festival, Concert, and Fireworks celebration on the fields of the Jefferson Township High School at 1010 Weldon Road, Milton/Oak Ridge.
The new Jefferson Fest – Food Truck Festival, Concert, and Fireworks event is replacing the traditional Jefferson Township Day that ran its course for 30 years; out with the old and in with the new and food trucks are an essential part of this fresh approach to a township wide celebration.
Saturday, July 8th not only will mark the date of the new and exciting Jefferson Fest – Food Truck Festival, Concert, and Fireworks event but also the date of the 13th annual Irish Road Bowling Contest.
By Jason & Justin Senft
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 6, 2017) - In advance of Kelly Miller Circus’ arrival in Jefferson on June 22nd, the circus sent their magician, Dennis Hampel, to amaze and delight children and adults at last week’s carnival at Jefferson Middle School.
Saturday, July 8 marks the transition from the 30 year old traditional Jefferson Township Day celebration to the new modified exciting Jefferson Fest – Food Truck Festival, Concert, and Fireworks event.
On Friday, August 11, 2017, the staff and campers in attendance at the Camp Jefferson Summer Day Camp will be participating in activities centering around the week’s theme of Super Heroes. At that time, they would like to honor Jefferson’s own community heroes – police officers, state troopers, firefighters, first aid responders, members of the armed forces (retired, former and current), etc.