"Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons." - Jim Bishop, American journalist

Indulge your inner artist at hands-on workshops, experience history with a house tour or a Halloween event, meet a former president or see a show - your choices are as varied as your imagination while you wander in Warren County this week! A warm welcome to all new Wanderers who visited us and signed up at Longmeadow Farm's recent Harvest Festival, and last weekend's Phillipsburg Pork Roll Palooza! Enjoy this beautiful weather, and Happy Wanderings!

Starting October 18, 2017

 
This Week: 

Miniature Gardening Workshop

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

Get lost in the whimsical world of fairy gardening! Offered twice; No registration required.

Hope Junction Antiques: Artist Reception & Pop Up Sale

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Meet local artist Shelley Bartlett and see her beautiful oil paintings. Light fare and mimosas will be served, and be sure to grab a free pumpkin on your way out!

Halloween Fun Tour at Roseberry House

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

A free, kid-friendly event with games, snacks, a tour of the house, and local history. Co-sponsored by Phillipsburg Area Historical Society and Firth Youth Center.

Pohatcong's 23rd Annual Historic House Tour

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Celebrate the beautiful fall season with a drive through the scenic countryside around the Township of Pohatcong with exclusive access to amazing historic houses. Start at Alba Vineyard for the self-guided tour of local historic homes, sites, and other structures.  Proceeds benefit historic and environmental preservation efforts in Pohatcong Township.

Fall Grape Gallop at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

The last Grape Gallop of 2017 at the amazing Alba Vineyard, either 2- or 3.5-mile routes. Register by October 19 for $55, Race Day $65.

Live Music at Four Sisters Winery: Henry Wieczorek

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

As Family Harvest Weekends continue, Saturday's live music on the deck will be performed by Henry Wieczorek, an Acoustic Soloist currently living in Flemington NJ. His renditions of Rock & Roll classics and Pop songs, as well as his own original music, will have you dancing with the beat.

Harvest Food Truck & Wine Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for our last festival of the year and celebrate the end of another great harvest, with cuisine from the region’s best food trucks, Alba’s estate wines, and live music by The VooDUDES!

 

Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Workshop

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

A hands-on workshop in Precious Metal Clay, directed by Suzanne Dominiquez, a multi-talented artist and member of 5 East Art Gallery. Learn the basics of working with fine silver clay (99.9%) and be able to create two of your own original silver pendants.  

Janci & Berry at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Brook Hollow Winery. Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Halloween Program with Evening Lantern Tours at Millbrook Village

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
2:00pm to 8:00pm

The village buildings will be open from 2-5pm for tours and traditional craft demonstrations like cider pressing, natural dyes, woodworking, a scavenger hunt and crafts including cornhusk and apple-head dolls. During the evening, lantern tours of the village will be offered by advance reservation starting at 6pm, and you can also listen to ghost stories around the campfire!

Fall Harvest Celebration & Franklin D. Roosevelt

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

17th annual fall harvest gathering with honored guest, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, an American statesman and political leader who served as our 32nd president.

Landscape Painting Autism Fundraiser

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hosted by The Artsy Palette, paint an autumn landscape on an 11x14 Canvas to support Autism awareness. $35/person, light refreshments and gifts will be provided at the end of the night.

Trivia Night at Asbury Coffee Mill

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

It's $5 per player as teams of 2 to 6 people compete for the prize: the winning team takes the pot (no house split). The lunch menu will be available and they are BYOB friendly.

 

Peter Rowan In Concert at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Grammy-award winner, six-time Grammy nominee, and 2015 IBMA Award winner for Recorded Event of the Year, Peter Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades.

Live Music at Plan B Pub: Jersey Sound

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

Jersey Sound is one of the tri-state area's premier oldies band, known for its versatility and talented members. Reservations recommended!

Live Music at Four Sisters Winery: Richie G.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

As Family Harvest Weekends continue, Sunday's live music on the deck will be performed by Richie G., a one man band, singing and playing the piano. He uses backing tracks and voice harmonizer to create a full band sound. Richie G sings covers from the Beatles and hits from the '60s through today.

 
Continuing: 

The Farm in Harmony Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017

This 7-acre, military-themed Corn Maze is open for the season through November 10, Wednesday through Sunday, 9am-6pm (Monday and Tuesday by appointment) and culminating with a free invitation-only event for veterans and their families on Veterans Day.

The Learned Ladies at Centenary Stage Company

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

This is the final weekend to catch this production! Like a screwball comey from the 30's, there is chaos in the household of a married couple when the wife decides to dedicate herself and her home to the life of the mind. A funny, witty, delightful new adaptation based on the comic genius of Moliere.

Hayride of Horrors at Corrado's Farm

Friday, October 20, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017

Ready for the 2017 Haunting Season! Come if you dare to the Hayride of Horrors & Haunted House at Corrado's Farm, operating Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 6-29.

Friday's Fish and Chips at Four Sisters Winery

Friday, October 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Wine down your week on the deck at Four Sisters Winery. Other menu items available.

Country Gate Players present: Little Shop of Horrors

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years.

Photo courtesy of Donaldson's Facebook page

Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm

Enjoy a day of fall fun at Donaldson's every weekend (weather permitting) through October.

Fall Harvest Weekends at Four Sisters

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm

Pick your own pumpkins & apples; tractor drawn hayrides; corn maze ($5); wine tasting, wine cellar tours; games for everyone! Live music from 1-6pm, and food available for purchase on the deck from 11am-5pm.

Fall Fest Weekends at Tranquillity Farms

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

On the vine pumpkin-picking, hayrides, pumpkin launchers and corn cannons, corn maze, bounce pillow and cow grain are among the fun waiting for you and your family. No admission fee to visit the farm, and some activities are free, but others have fees.

The Great Pumpkin Train

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:30pm

In the month of October, every Delaware River Railroad Excursion train is The Great Pumpkin Train. Every child gets to pick their own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. $18/adult; $12/child. Trips leave 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. 

Live Music every Sunday at The Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, October 1, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Live Acoustic Music every Sunday! Enjoy some coffee, food and music.

 

 
Community Corner: 

Silent Auction

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

The Friends of the Warren County Library will be presenting a Silent Auction of quality handcrafted hats, sweater, scarves, blankets and more.  Place a bid on that special holiday gift!  

 

Roast Beef Dinner at Buttzville UMC

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm

All-you-can-eat Family Style Roast Beef Dinner with assorted desserts. Call ahead and leave message to reserve tickets, or buy them at the door. $15/adult; $14/Senior and take-out; $8/child age 6-12; free for kids age 5 and younger. 908-453-2301.

8th Annual Warren County Hall of Fame Dinner

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 5:30pm

Five outstanding individuals representing various backgrounds and accomplishments will be inducted into the Warren County Hall of Fame at its 8th annual dinner. Presented by the Warren County Community College Foundation, the event is open to the public. Tables may be reserved. Proceeds from the event benefit students in need, as well as special programs at the college. Pictured, left to right, are inductees Dr. Robert Friedman; Sal Simonetti; Kathleen Halpin; John McCann; and Tomás Gonzales. Posthumous inductees are Vice Admiral John Bulkeley, one of the Navy's most highly decorated heroes, and Blairstown ground-breaker John I. Blair.

Yoga Series at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, October 16, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017
Monday, October 30, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Begin your journey to a better life! Six-week session of Yoga classes with Delia. Beginner Yoga at 4pm, followed by Advanced/Beginner and Intermediate at 5:15pm.

Warren County 4-H Open House

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

Come to the open house to learn more about what 4-H program does, what activites they are involved in and how you can join!

 
Plan Ahead: 

Sew with Sue

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn some basics of sewing while you make some Christmas tree ornaments out of our naturally dyed fabrics. You can use a machine or hand sew. Decorate with beads and/or simple embroidery.

Annual Belvidere Halloween Parade

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:45pm

Fun family parade hosted by the Belvidere Lion Club.  You can join with your costume or come to watch the parade.

Song & Dance Men at Kutz Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

It's The Rat Pack with tap shoes! New York's best variety show features famous tunes by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, and the dance stylings of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and many more.

Octoberfest Fund Raiser Dinner

Friday, October 27, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Ghana 4E presents an authentic October Fest dinner. German Chef, Margit Langstaedtler of Flemington, will prepare Sauerbraten, Spaetzle, Red Cabbage and Potato Salad.

Tillie Smith: the Play & Historical Walk

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

A mysterious murder in Hackettstown over a century ago is recalled in a narrated historical walk which follows the path of Tillie's last night alive, followed by a reading of Jeanne Murray Walker's play Tillie Smith.

Halloween Costume Party at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Start your Halloween weekend off right at Brook Hollow Winery's first Costume Dance Party Extravaganza! Costumes required! Prizes to be awarded to funniest, scariest, best couple and most creative costumes! $15/person includes DJ dance music and appetizers. 

Live Music at Villa Milagro: Dave Richards

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Dave Richards Connection for a  "Jazz Standards Tribute"  with multi-instrumentalist David Richards, accompanied by Bob Devos on guitar, James Roberts on bass and Karl Latham on percussion.

Halloween Party at Bel-Pike Lanes

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Come in your scary costume! $12.50 per person includes three games of bowling, orange shakes, drinks, pies, snacks. Book your reservation by calling 908-475-2067.

Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Belvidere Lions Club presents the Ghoul's Night Out Dance Party at Belvidere Manor. Featuring the band Uncle Rocco, plus beer and snacks, and costume judging.

Hal Ketchum - Redux at Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Hal Ketchum returns to the Roy's Hall stage for an encore performance. He will be accompanied by longtime friend and sideman Kenny Grimes on guitar.

School House Rocks at Centenary Stage Company

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:30am
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

Saturday cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science, and politics through clever, tuneful songs is instructing a whole new generation to Unpack Your Adjectives and do The Circulations!  

NJ Ballet at Centenary Stage

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet.

NJ Ballet: Cinderella at Centenary Stage Company

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

The classic fairy tale comes to life with lavish sets and costumes, performed with New Jersey Ballet's original "storyteller" narration so little children can follow the story.  

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