Classic boats...Apple Fest...and more!Saturday it's the Classic Boat Show at the Johnson Brothers Boat Works on Bay Avenue in Point Pleasant Boro. The boat show will be held in conjunction with the official opening of the Vintage Automobile Museum, with dozens of antique and classic boats and cars on display.

Friday and Saturday check out a Miniature Circus at Monmouth Mall in Eatontown (10 am - 9:30 pm). Feel all the thrills and exhilarations of a real circus...in miniature. This exhibit is free and features 50 exciting miniature circus and circus railroad displays throught the mall.

Saturday it's the Irish Festival in Sea Girt at the National Guard Armory (9 am - 10 pm). Great music, cultural exhibits, rows of vendors and shopping for jewelry, gifts, clothing, and more. And food: corned beef sandwiches, fish and chips, beer...and, for the kids, a children's area.

Saturday it's the British Car Show in Ocean Grove (10 am - 4 pm). 130 British cars around town and Main St., along with music all day.

Saturday it's the Annual Butterfly Release in Asbury Park in Sunset Park (3pm - 4pm). Join Unity by the Shore and put your wishes and your prayers on wings as they release butterflies.  The event is free...it costs $15 to release your own butterfly. www.unitybytheshore.org, or call 732-918-3395. Get there early to find parking. It begins promptly at 3 pm.

Saturday is the Late Summer Flea Market at Allaire Village (8am - 3pm). Vendors displaying treasures of all types. $1 admission.

Sunday and Sunday is Apple Fest at Delicious Orchards in Colts Neck (11 am - 4 pm). Live music, antique car show, food samplings, clown entertainment, and, of course plenty of freshly-picked apples!

Sunday is the last day of the Belmar Pro Surf Week. Go see what the best of the best can do! 16th Ave beach in Belmar, 9am - 5pm.

Sunday is the Classic Longboard Surfing Contest in Manasquan at Inlet Beach from 11am - 4 pm. Grab your camera and take in the beauty and the surfers riding waves.

And experience the best of the great outdoors this weekend in Jackson. The NJ Wild Outdoor Expo at Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area features hiking, camping, rock climbing, trap shooting, hunting instruction, birding and fishing...along with much more free family fun!