Starting April 17, 2019 | Explore Warren

 

Starting April 17, 2019

“Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.” - Marvin Olasky, American author and editor

Whatever religion or spirituality you choose - or choose not to - practice, surely we can join together in welcoming a holiday weekend to enjoy as we so desire. Below are upcoming events if you're looking for things to do, and don't forget to check out the "Plan Ahead" section at the bottom, as next weekend offers all kinds of interesting activities.

A warm welcome to our new subscribers, who signed up at the fun and informative "Go Green With Hope" Green Fair last weekend! We hope you like it!

Happy Passover, Happy Easter, and Happy Wanderings!

 

This Week: 

Women Playwrights Series: “Whippoorwill” by Ruth Kirschner

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30pm
In “Whippoorwill” by Ruth Kirschner: Nine-year-old Bibi and her mother have made a good life together, but Bibi is determined to get to the bottom of what really happened with her father, about whom her mother tells a different story each time she asks.

4th Annual Architects "Beers Around The World" Golf Scramble

Friday, April 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 7:00pm
Want a day of golf and beer? Then this is the event for you! Sample 18 different beers from around the world. ID is required to attend.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Sage and $5 Loaded Baked Potato Bar

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Relax to some free music with family, friends, and delicious wines! Indulge in a loaded baked potato bar.

Quartz Singing Bowl Sound Healing Sponsored by Gaia's Gifts

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 7:30pm
Bring some friends for a group sound healing session. The bowls promote relaxation which aid in self-healing. The tones of the bowls will transport you, providing a vacation for the soul.

Back on Track playing at Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Listen to a great '80s band while you eat and have a drink!

Group Hike at White Lake

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at White Lake Route 521 parking area for a group hike. The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host the hike.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Welcome to the 4th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt in the Alba Vineyard. Why should kids have all the fun?

Open House at Asbury Village Farm

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Come check out the farm; enjoy a potluck lunch if you want to participate while touring their fields.  Open to everyone.

Janci & Berry at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:30pm
The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Brook Hollow Winery.  

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: The Hazelrigg Brothers

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Relax to the sounds of The Hazelrigg Brothers. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available every weekend from mid-April through mid-November.

Danielle De Luca at Nonpareil

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy a delicious meal while you listen to some classic soft rock.

Damn The Torpedoes – A Complete Tom Petty Concert Experience at Roy's Hall

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
Mesmerizing audiences since 2007, Damn The Torpedoes offers a complete Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert experience.

Cody Templeton Band at Rock Creek

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
Spend your evening at the Rock Creek listening to some country music!

Live Music at Bea McNally's: Little Nikki's Radio

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00pm
Hang out and listen to a high-energy New Jersey-based cover band known for its diverse range in music.

Easter at The Willows

Sunday, April 21, 2019
Make your reservations now for Easter at The Willows!

Easter Brunch at Nonpareil

Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
All you can eat brunch at Nonpareil! Bring family, friends and relax. Reservations are recommended. Call 908-750-4357.

Easter Sunday Brunch at The Architects Golf Club

Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join Architects for brunch on Easter Sunday! Reservations are available and required.

Easter Sunday Brunch at Buck Hill Brewery

Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Celebrate Easter at Buck Hill Brewery! A la carte brunch, reservations are recommended, 908-854-5300.

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: BC Combo

Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Relax to the sounds of the BC Combo. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available every weekend from mid-April through mid-November.

Kid's Culinary Workshop at Washington ShopRite

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sign your children ages 7-11 to learn how to cook some breakfast tacos and chewy, sweet and salty bars. Cost: $10.
Continuing: 

Adult Egg Hunt at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 12:00pmSunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:00pmFriday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
There's a kid in all of us! This adult egg hunt begins with a formal wine tasting followed by an educational wine cellar tour.

Easter Bunny Train Ride & Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Take the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train and at the beautiful little glade where the kids can hunt for Easter eggs! Reserve your seats now for the Delaware River Railroad Excursion's special holiday ride, offered 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm.

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: Astronomy for Beginners

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
A free astronomy talk followed by night sky viewing (weather permitting). Bring your interest and an open mind to be amazed at the sights in our night sky!
Community Corner: 

Earth Day Art-Walk & Recycled Art Challenge

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Earth Day is on April 22 this year. To honor that day, the Phillipsburg Area Arts Community will hold an Earth Day Recycled Art Challenge and its First Downtown Art-Walk and Upcycle Craft Show. To participate, find something discarded or unwanted and turn it into an original art piece made from upcycled or recycled materials.
Plan Ahead: 

Adult Culinary Workshop at Washington ShopRite

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a master of the culinary arts, you’ll be sure to enjoy this interactive Culinary Workshop class experience Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Carly Sopko.

Dinner and Lecture at Panther Valley Golf and Country Club

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:30pm
Panther Valley Country Club is Celebrating 50 Years! You do not have to be a member of the Panther Valley Golf and Country Club to attend.

Women Playwrights Series: “Across the Aisle” by Alyssa Haddad

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
In “Across the Aisle” by Alyssa Haddad:  A young interracial couple hosts their traditional families for Thanksgiving and drops the bomb that they are engaged, igniting the challenging and often hilarious question of how one creates a future with someone from an entirely different past?

NEXTstage Rep: Avenue Q at Centenary Stage Co.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:30pmFriday, April 26, 2019 - 8:00pmSaturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q.

Ghana 4E Fundraiser Dinner at Kathy's Kove & Kafe

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Please join Kathy's Kove for a monthly Cultural Fund Raiser dinner for Ghana 4E. Ghana 4E is a non-profit organization working with students in Ghana, Africa.

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix with The Woodstock Horns at Roy's Hall

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
The Music Of The Band show has been performed by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix since 2000 and continues today at many of the best festivals, theaters and clubs throughout The USA, Canada and Europe. The songs are steeped in the fabric of the Rock n Roll, Blues, and American Roots Music.

MWA Native Plant Sale

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Spruce up your garden this spring, and go native! They will have a great selection of perennials, trees, ferns, and bushes for sale at great prices! Rain or shine.

Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Open House Spring 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Visit this farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, to imagine what life was like in a bygone era.

Pequest Open House and Sportsmen's Flea Market

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, April 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Every year the Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center opens its doors to the public for the annual Open House. It's free of charge and is held rain or shine.

Washington Arts, Sweets & Crafts Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Join the Washington BID for a full day of art work galore, music, kid's activities and demonstrations.

Garden Rock Painting Party at Orchard View Lavender Farm

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy the afternoon outside, decorating a large garden rock. They will provide smocks, stencils, tips and tricks. Bring your own snacks and something to drink.

Hike with Watson the Dog at White Lake

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm
Join Watson for a tour of the White Lake trails. Enjoy White Lake from a new - and lower - perspective as Watson points out some of his favorite spots to fellow canines and their human companions.

Roast Beef Dinner at Buttzville UMC

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
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.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
NORWESCAP Career & Life Transitions Center will hold its First Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser.

Beams & Dreams - Raising the Roof with Laughter

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
You are invited to join Warren County Habitat for Humanity’s continuing effort to build dreams for area families in need.

Cinema at Roy's Hall: GLASS – from M. Night Shyamalan

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass.

Elks Northwest District Poker Run at Tramontin

Sunday, April 28, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Help our Veterans and participate in a Poker Run sponsored by Elks Northwest District. There will be food, beverages, prizes and music.
DONATION:  $20 per person

Tea with the Other Side

Sunday, April 28, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Join a pair of up-and-coming psychic mediums for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side!  

Phillipsburg Rotary Corks and Forks

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
The Phillipsburg Rotary Club is proud to be holding its 12th Annual Corks & Forks of the Valley Food, Wine and Beer tasting event at Flynn's on the Hill in Phillipsburg.

Basic Lawn Care IPM Workshop

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Has your lawn exhausted you with grubs, brown spots, pests, weeds and more?

MWA River Talk Series: Birding 101

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Have you ever wanted to take up birdwatching but didn't know how to start? Join MWA and guest speaker Brian Butler for discussions about optics, field guides, local places to bird and more.

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This Week: 

Women Playwrights Series: “Whippoorwill” by Ruth Kirschner

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 7:30pm

In “Whippoorwill” by Ruth Kirschner: Nine-year-old Bibi and her mother have made a good life together, but Bibi is determined to get to the bottom of what really happened with her father, about whom her mother tells a different story each time she asks.

Group Hike at White Lake

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am

Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at White Lake Route 521 parking area for a group hike. The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host the hike.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Welcome to the 4th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt in the Alba Vineyard. Why should kids have all the fun?

Open House at Asbury Village Farm

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come check out the farm; enjoy a potluck lunch if you want to participate while touring their fields.  Open to everyone.

Janci & Berry at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 1:30pm

The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Brook Hollow Winery.  

Easter Brunch at Nonpareil

Sunday, April 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

All you can eat brunch at Nonpareil! Bring family, friends and relax. Reservations are recommended. Call 908-750-4357.

 
Continuing: 

Adult Egg Hunt at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

There's a kid in all of us! This adult egg hunt begins with a formal wine tasting followed by an educational wine cellar tour.

Easter Bunny Train Ride & Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019

Take the Easter Bunny Train Ride and visit with Mr. E. Bunny on the train and at the beautiful little glade where the kids can hunt for Easter eggs! Reserve your seats now for the Delaware River Railroad Excursion's special holiday ride, offered 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm.

 
Community Corner: 

Earth Day Art-Walk & Recycled Art Challenge

Saturday, April 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Earth Day is on April 22 this year. To honor that day, the Phillipsburg Area Arts Community will hold an Earth Day Recycled Art Challenge and its First Downtown Art-Walk and Upcycle Craft Show. To participate, find something discarded or unwanted and turn it into an original art piece made from upcycled or recycled materials.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Adult Culinary Workshop at Washington ShopRite

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Whether you’re a novice in the kitchen or a master of the culinary arts, you’ll be sure to enjoy this interactive Culinary Workshop class experience Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Carly Sopko.

Women Playwrights Series: “Across the Aisle” by Alyssa Haddad

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:30pm

In “Across the Aisle” by Alyssa Haddad:  A young interracial couple hosts their traditional families for Thanksgiving and drops the bomb that they are engaged, igniting the challenging and often hilarious question of how one creates a future with someone from an entirely different past?

NEXTstage Rep: Avenue Q at Centenary Stage Co.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm

The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He soon discovers that, although the residents seem nice, it's clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood. Filled with gut-busting humor, a delightfully catchy score, and puppets! NEXTstage Repertory is the all-student production company highlighting the close collaboration between the Centenary University Theatre Department and the professionally producing Centenary Stage Company.

Professor Louie & The Crowmatix with The Woodstock Horns at Roy's Hall

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 8:00pm

The Music Of The Band show has been performed by Professor Louie & The Crowmatix since 2000 and continues today at many of the best festivals, theaters and clubs throughout The USA, Canada and Europe. The songs are steeped in the fabric of the Rock n Roll, Blues, and American Roots Music.

MWA Native Plant Sale

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 2:00pm

Spruce up your garden this spring, and go native! They will have a great selection of perennials, trees, ferns, and bushes for sale at great prices! Rain or shine.

Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Spring Open House

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Visit this farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, to imagine what life was like in a bygone era. Featuring children's activities, fiber arts demonstrations, open-hearth cooking in the summer kitchen, war reenactors, an opportunity to visit with a Spruce Run State Park Naturalist, and other informational vendors.

Pequest Open House and Sportsmen's Flea Market

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, April 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The annual Open House at Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center is a great way for people of all ages to celebrate spring's arrival. Free and held rain or shine, the event features many environmental and conservation exhibits, historical reenactors, wildlife artists, carvers and taxidermists with goods and services to sell. Activities include fishing for kids between the ages of 6 and 16, archery ranges for those 10 years and older, hunter education (pre-registration required), and more, plus a sportsmen's flea market so you can purchase what you need to get started or to stock up for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons.

Washington Arts, Sweets & Crafts Festival

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Join the Washington BID for a full day of art work galore, music, kid's activities and demonstrations. Music by Doc Pappa & the Renegade Ramblers (Bluegrass), Clouds In My Coffee (Carly Simon Tribute), and The Trevor B. Power Band (Blues/Rock).

Hike with Watson the Dog at White Lake

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm

Join Watson for a tour of the White Lake trails. Enjoy White Lake from a new - and lower - perspective as Watson points out some of his favorite spots to fellow canines and their human companions.

Roast Beef Dinner at Buttzville UMC

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
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.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 5:00pm

NORWESCAP Career & Life Transitions Center will hold its First Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser.

Beams & Dreams - Raising the Roof with Laughter

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

A buffet and a show featuring comedian Bob Nelson, along with raffle baskets, live and silent auctions, supporting Warren County Habitat for Humanity’s continuing effort to build dreams for area families in need.

Tea with the Other Side

Sunday, April 28, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join a pair of up-and-coming psychic mediums for an afternoon of messages from the Other Side!  

Phillipsburg Rotary Corks and Forks

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00pm

The 12th Annual event to sample food, wine and beer from various local restaurants and celebrate the work of the Rotary but also a distinguished former leader in our community, as the late Terrance “Terry” Lee will be honored posthumously.

Basic Lawn Care IPM Workshop

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm

Has your lawn exhausted you with grubs, brown spots, pests, weeds and more? Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County will show you how to take all of the guess work out of your lawn care and maintain a healthy, sustainable turf using the Integrated Pest Management approach.

MWA River Talk Series: Birding 101

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Have you ever wanted to take up birdwatching but didn't know how to start? Join MWA and guest speaker Brian Butler for discussions about optics, field guides, local places to bird and more.

WPS RESCHEDULED TO 2020/21 SEASON- "Drive" by Deborah Yarchun

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 7:30pm

In "Drive" by Deborah Yarchun, a community of truckers in a small town in Iowa are forced to shift gears when they lose their jobs to self - driving vehicles. When Gloria becomes the only trucker in town still employed, resentments begin to surface.Set in a future not far down the road, Drive explores our collective fears.

WPS RESCHEDULED TO 2020-21 SEASON-"Badlands" by Nora Leahy

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 7:30pm

"Badlands" by Nora Leahy follows three library employees in the heart of "The Badlands" who have become first responders to the opioid crisis and witness to a changing neighborhood. Badlands examines what we owe to each other, and to the places we come from.

WPS RESCHEDULED TO 2020-21 SEASON-"The Sister Play" by Patricia Cotter

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 7:30pm

In "The Sister Play" by Patricia Cotter, Paulette and Ann Marie are sisters - they share some DNA, a brutal sense of humor and that's about it. So what happens when Paulette shows up unannounced to Ann Marie's San Francisco apartment? The Sister Play is a ruthless comedy that investigates the meaning of family, responsibility and the power of letting go.