Seastreak Ferry minutes from SeaScape offers fall foliage tours up the Hudson River and day trips to places such as West Point, Newburgh and Cold Spring, NY. Take Seastreak to NYC and take in a Broadway Play, see the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall, see the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. Visit the Rockefeller Center spectacular Christmas Tree, Macy's Window displays, FAO Schwartz Toy Store and Bloomingdale's.
There are many Octoberfests, and Pumpkin Festivals in the area. PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ has a spectular lights display during the holiday season.
Count Basie Theater www.countbasietheatre.org., Pollack Theater/Monmouth University Center for the arts - www.monmouth.edu/arts have great offerings throughout the year.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) offers many options - World Renowned Symphony Orchestras, Broadway Performers, e.g., - Stars of the Broadway Musical - Beautiful (Carole King) - Jessie and Jarrod, Aretha Franklin, check for their current listings. www.njpac.org. You can take the NJ Transit train into Penn Station, Newark and you are very close.