You will love each and every one of these special days!

I love Red Bank in ALL seasons, but here are some must-attend events coming up as the weather grows cooler and the leaves begin to change color.

1. The Galleria Red Bank Farmers Market: The best of the Garden State's bounty is featured every Sunday in the parking lot from now until Nov. 18th. Enjoy the locally harvested produce and products from some of our state's top purveyors every Sunday, along with artfully designed crafts and top food truck attractions like the Cinnamon Snail and Johny's Pork Roll.

2. Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival: Noon to 7 pm on Sunday, Sept. 30th in Red Bank's White Street parking lot. Try a diverse selection of savory bites, along with beverages, music, and fun for all ages, including fresh oysters, the Emerald Isle's most treasured stout, a petting zoo, a bevy of children's rides and games, and more! Two stages on the festival grounds will include an impressive variety of local and regional bands including Tim McLoone & the Shirleys, Brian Kirk & the Jirks, Pat Roddy Band, Atlantic Watch Pipes & Drums and more. For the full music schedule, CLICK HERE.

3. Red Bank Restaurant Week: Red Bank is already known as one of our state's top dining destinations with numerous venues recognized by New Jersey Monthly magazine. For restaurant week, which kicks off Monday, Oct. 8th and runs through Thursday, Oct. 18th (excluding Friday 10/12 and Saturday 10/13), several local eateries will be offering tantalizing menus, sweet treats and savory cocktails for you to sip and sample. Various restaurants throughout Red Bank's downtown will feature $25 and $35 menus that include a selection of appetizers, main courses, and dessert. For the full roster of restaurants and culinary events happening throughout Restaurant Week, CLICK HERE!

4. Holiday Express Concert and Town-Wide Tree Lighting. This takes place the day after Thanksgiving, on Nov. 23rd, so mark your calendars now! It's a music-filled evening in Red Bank that you won't want to miss. This hallmark of the holiday season in Monmouth County includes a ceremonial tree lighting and the annual Holiday Express Concert led by local restaurateur and philanthropist Tim McLoone. And free hot chocolate compliments of the Red Bank Fire Department. This is truly an evening to remember for all ages and a perfect boost to follow Thanksgiving and kick off the Christmas season. For all the details about this tree-lighting and concert, CLICK HERE!