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Warren County Wanderings

Starting August 1, 2018

There's so much going on, and we want to get back to the Warren County Farmers' Fair to enjoy more fair fun (and fair food!) so we'll keep this short! You never know who or what you'll see at the Fair! Here's Ed Goldberg of the Odessa Klezmer Band, who comes up every year to stroll around the fairgrounds and serenade us. Read on for all the details, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Phillipsburg Area Veterans: Music in the Park

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Classic Rock Band Time Why’s will be performing at Lopatcong Municipal Park.

Marketplace on Main in Blairstown with Live Music

Thursday, August 2, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Stop by Main Street in Blairstown and shop a dozen local vendors while listening to some Americana, Jazz and Blues music from Deb D'Anne and Friends.

Phillipsburg Summer Concert Series - Uncle Rocco

Thursday, August 2, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Your favorite rock and soul party band is playing at the park! Listen to some music as the Summer Concert Series continues in Phillipsburg!
 

"All you can Eat" BBQ Fridays at Architects

Friday, August 3, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Join Architects for some live music, delicious summer BBQ, ice-cold cocktails & beverages, all while enjoying gorgeous panoramic golf course scenic views!

TGI Flynn's: Inch and the Echoes

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Great food, cold drinks, and awesome entertainment. Admission is free and is a family friendly event. There is a good reason these shows are so popular!

Bobby Clark and "The Play It Hard" Band

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
Local favorites Bobby Clark and his band are back at the fair, and playing it hard! See them on the Office Lawn Stage as they rock out to classic rock and country.

Free Lawn Concert at Rutherfurd Hall with Never Too Late

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
This Americana band is composed of four musicians who have, collectively,more than two hundred  years of musical experience.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: Blood Brothers

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00pmSaturday, August 4, 2018 - 2:00pmSunday, August 5, 2018 - 1:00pmSaturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows, which features young performers between the ages of 8 and 18 staging five different shows over 10 days, kicks off with Willy Russell's Blood Brothers, which tells the story of fraternal twins separated at birth. One brother is raised in a family of great privilege, the other in poverty. Even with their different socioeconomic backgrounds, the two boys end up becoming best friends -- until a misunderstanding leads to a tragic end.

Peach Social at Villa Milagro

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018
Stop on by for a Peachy Sangria made with local, freshly picked fruit and their popular "porch wine" - Rosita. $10 per person.
 

2018 Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30am to 3:00pm
Rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Locals have always known that Blairstown, NJ, boasts some of the best cycling on the East Coast. Now they’re ready to share it with YOU. Check-in 6:30-9am; choose from three spectacular rides with 25-, 40- and 62-mile options. Rest stops along the way, with free water and snacks. Lunch after the ride is included in your registration fee.

Butterfly Walk at White Lake

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Wake up in the morning to explore the amazing insect life to be found in the flower-filled meadows of the White Lake Preserve. Rain date, Sunday, August 5.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: A Year with Frog and Toad

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 11:00amSunday, August 5, 2018 - 4:00pmSaturday, August 11, 2018 - 2:00pmSunday, August 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Next up in the YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows, A Year with Frog and Toad, based on Arnold Lobel's beloved children's books, is a whimsical musical that tells the story of two best friends: the cheerful Frog, and curmudgeonly Toad. The musical follows Frog and Toad through four colorful seasons, from hibernation to hibernation.

Historic Blairstown Day

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Dust off your bonnets and bow ties ladies and gentlemen -- and get ready to party like its 1899! Spend the day enjoying the ambiance of a bygone era with nostalgic music; antique, craft and food vendors; classic car show; a birthday celebration for town founder John Insley Blair and much more. Free admission.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Jonathan Savage

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy Cafe Vino on the outdoor deck overlooking the beautiful 250-acre farm with breathtaking sunsets! Jonathan Savage performs Folk rock and American traditional rock on acoustic guitar.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery: Michael Long

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Music under the Arbor at Alba with The Bob Lanza Blues Band

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Relax to the sounds of The Bob Lanza Blues Band. Admission is $15 per person which includes wine tasting or your choice of 1 glass of wine.

Leah Marie Fuls in Concert

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Leah Marie Fuls was a winner of the Farmers' Fair's Country Idol contest and now she's back to perform on the stage at the fair office lawn.

Sunset At Orchard View Lavender Farm

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Come to Orchard View Lavender Farm for a fun night of delicious food, great music from Jay LaBoy, and a spectacular sunset. Click for the full menu prepared by Chef Ed Oliveira of The Angry Chouriço BBQ - including several lavernder-infused dishes - and to reserve.

Summer Comedy Night with Artie Lange and Rev. Bob Levy at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
Laugh the night away with Buck Hill's Comedy Night featuring Artie Lange and Rev. Bob Levy!

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: The Drowsy Chaperone

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, August 5, 2018 - 7:00pmFriday, August 10, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, August 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows continues The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce.

Live Acoustic Music and Brunch at Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 11:00amSunday, August 12, 2018 - 11:00pm
Every Sunday, stop on by for some live music and a delicious brunch!

Sunday Brunch At Willy's

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 11:00am
William's Irish Tavern hosts a monthly brunch with mimosas! 

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Richie G

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Richie G is a one man band, singing and playing the piano.

Music under the Arbor - Kathy Phillips Trio

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Relax to the sounds of The Kathy Phillips Trio - unique blend of pop, folk, rock, and jazz.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Join Rutherfurd Hall for a kids night full of creativity & inspiration! Kids will learn how to paint this Van Gogh inspired great white with Miss Jenna.

Adult Wine and Paint at Rutherfurd Hall

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers! Let's get creative while we paint this tropical beach sign! You choose what the sign says.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Poor Man's Gambit

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
A trio of traditional artists comprised of Corey Purcell (button accordion, cittern, vocals, bodhran, dance), Dylan Richardson (guitar, tenor banjo, bouzouki, vocals), and Genevieve Gillespie (fiddle, vocals, dance), they were all raised in the US but brought up on the traditional music of Ireland. In fact, the band's roots can be traced to the early '90s when Gillespie and Purcell met in Irish dance class at the age of five. Their repertoire also is influenced by traditional music of other cultures including France, Scotland, England, and America.

Camp Musky STEM

Monday, August 6, 2018 to Friday, August 10, 2018
Older campers (8-12) will use hands-on learning to foster creativity, problem-solving, life skills, resourcefulness, patience and curiosity.  Using core STEM principles, you will work together to solve real world problems, including building sensors to help us monitor the mighty Musky's health.

Music @ the Lake Pavilion

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Come out to the pavilion for an evening of music and relaxation presented by the Mt. Lake Community Association and Watershed Advisory Group.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: All My Sons

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 7:00pmWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:00pmThursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows continues with this touching story about Joe Keller, a successful businessman living comfortably with his wife and son. They have only one sadness in their lives - the loss of their other son, Larry, who went missing in World War II. After three years, Kate still clings to the hope that her son is alive.
Continuing: 

Summer Reading at the Library

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018
Reading over the summer helps kids be better prepared for school in the fall by avoiding the "summer slide" and perform better in school overall. There are programs for babies and toddlers, kids, teens, and adults. In addition to reading to earn prizes there are lots of great programs scheduled.

Warren County Farmers' Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
Celebrating its 81st year of providing affordable family fun, the Farmers' Fair continues through Saturday, featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival and the 21st Annual Traditional Arts Expo as well. Highlights include carnival wrist band specials; motorized events (tractor pulls Wednesday and Thursday, Demolition Derby Sunday and Friday, and the unique Mud Bog events Saturday); a hay bale rolling contest; pro wrestling; music; Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches; and so much more!

Boating Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
A certified lifeguard and boating instructor will teach campers everything from basic boat safety to how to steer using different strokes, and even some rescue techniques.

Dumont Building Art Show: Amanda Noll

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
A solo painting exhibition by art teacher and artist Amanda Noll, hosted by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission in the County's Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building Hall Gallery.

Camp Musky River Rangers

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
Older campers (10 years and older) will learn that for humans to live sustainabily we need to use the Earth's resources at a rate at which they can be replenished. River Rangers will develop an appreciation for the basic components necessary for sustainability, including use of water, shelter and food.

Qigong with Ellen at Gaia's Gifts

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:00amWednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:00amFriday, August 10, 2018 - 11:00amSunday, August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Ellen is a Level 1 Certified Qigong Instructor with Supreme Science Qigong Center. Learn and practice a 5 exercise movements and Qigong breath work. Cost is $5.

Mass Hot Air Balloon Launch

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 6:30pmSunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:30pmMonday, July 30, 2018 - 6:30pmTuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:30pmWednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:30pmThursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pmFriday, August 3, 2018 - 6:30pmSaturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:30pm
Every day of the Fair, weather permitting, hot air balloons will inflate and launch from green pasture to blue sky. It's a sight to behold! Tethered rides are available for $10 per person.

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Hair

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:30pmFriday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00pmSaturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, August 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
HAIR celebrates the Sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory. See this smash production before the final curtain on Sunday!

Music by DJ Nappz at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00pm
It's another fun night with DJ Nappz! 

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: What's Up in the August Sky?

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 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!

Lite Jazz at Cafe Baci

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, August 11, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:30pm
Relax and unwind with some tapas, delicious drinks and some smooth sounds.
Community Corner: 

BID Goodnight Networking

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
5:15pm to 6:45pm
Join the Washington BID on the first Tuesday of every month for an evening of casual networking.

Movies at the Pool: Coco

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
8:45pm to 11:45pm
Disney Pixar's "Coco" will be screnned at the Lopatcong Pool. Movies are free of charge and viewers can enter the pool at 8pm. The movie begins at dusk. Bring your chairs and blankets and join us!
More Things to Do: 

Win With Warren County Wanderings at The Fair

Remember to stop by the "Warren County and You" building at the Farmers' Fair and check out the Explore Warren display, where you can win great prizes generously donated by some of the terrific attractions here in Warren County! Just fill out your entry form, drop it in the box, and get ready to win! We're pulling a winner every day for a family pack of tickets to Land of Make Believe in Hope. After the fair ends, winners selected at random will get prizes including a 2-pound jar of raw, local Honey from Woodsedge Tree Farm, Belvidere; a pair of Vivitar® Binoculars courtesy of United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey; a pair of tickets to Allan Harris Quartet playing the Music of Nat King Cole and Eddie Jefferson at Rutherfurd Hall; Two Free Admissions to Lakota Wolf Preserve, Knowlton, for a Wolf Watch Tour; a “Friday the 13th” Gift Basket from the Blairstown Museum; $10 Gift Certificates to Brook Hollow Winery in Columbia; Pairs of tickets to Centenary Stage Company Productions: DRACULA (Oct. 12-28); NJ BALLET: Romeo & Juliet/Macbeth (Nov. 3) or Sleeping Beauty (Nov. 4); ANNIE Holiday Musical (Nov. 23- Dec. 8); or Raffle Tickets for chances to win an original painting by Dan Campanelli ($10,000 value) courtesy of Pohatcong History & Heritage Society.  Pick up literature on all these attractions and more, a copy of this year's edition of The Wonders of Warren County, and an ExploreWarren.org koozie to keep your cans and bottles cool while you're enjoying the summer (while supplies last). And if you happen to see one of us from Explore Warren at the table, be sure to let us know you're a Warren County Wanderer!
Plan Ahead: 

Farm to Table Dinner at Four Sisters

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Spend your evening at Four Sisters Winery enjoying delicious food, live music from Genevieve and wine. There will be 100% grass fed beef from Beaver Brook Ranch, Jersey Fresh vegetables from Hensler Farms and Donaldson Farms and artisan cheeses from Fulper Family Homestead. Genevieve is an American singer-songwriter performing on the piano supporting her sultry, bluesy, earthy and sometimes sweet and soft raw vocals. 

Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee Sponsors Group Bike Ride at Warbasse Junction

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at Warbasse Junction in Lafayette Township, NJ for a group hike.

5K, BBQ, and Pool Party Benefiting Children with Cancer

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Celebrate the joy of Christmas in August with a fun 5K, BBQ, and pool party! Special guest appearance by Santa Claus and his elves.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
"A Stomping We Will Go" at our Barefoot Grape Stomping! $37.50 per person (plus tax & service fee).  Advanced tickets required. Call for tickets at 908-475-3671.

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Yessongs

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Recreating this fantastic visual and audio, masterpiece, The Hype Touring Agency presents Yessongs The Concert! starring Phil Naro, John Kastelic, Matt Riddle, Mark Matthews, and Marty Zlocki.

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This Week: 

"All you can Eat" BBQ Fridays at Architects

Friday, August 3, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Architects for some live music, delicious summer BBQ, ice-cold cocktails & beverages, all while enjoying gorgeous panoramic golf course scenic views!

TGI Flynn's: Inch and the Echoes

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00pm

Great food, cold drinks, and awesome entertainment. Admission is free and is a family friendly event. There is a good reason these shows are so popular!

Bobby Clark and "The Play It Hard" Band

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 7:00pm

Local favorites Bobby Clark and his band are back at the fair, and playing it hard! See them on the Office Lawn Stage as they rock out to classic rock and country.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: Blood Brothers

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 1:00pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows, which features young performers between the ages of 8 and 18 staging five different shows over 10 days, kicks off with Willy Russell's Blood Brothers, which tells the story of fraternal twins separated at birth. One brother is raised in a family of great privilege, the other in poverty. Even with their different socioeconomic backgrounds, the two boys end up becoming best friends -- until a misunderstanding leads to a tragic end.

Peach Social at Villa Milagro

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Sunday, August 5, 2018

Stop on by for a Peachy Sangria made with local, freshly picked fruit and their popular "porch wine" - Rosita. $10 per person.

 

2018 Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30am to 3:00pm

Rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Locals have always known that Blairstown, NJ, boasts some of the best cycling on the East Coast. Now they’re ready to share it with YOU. Check-in 6:30-9am; choose from three spectacular rides with 25-, 40- and 62-mile options. Rest stops along the way, with free water and snacks. Lunch after the ride is included in your registration fee.

Butterfly Walk at White Lake

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Wake up in the morning to explore the amazing insect life to be found in the flower-filled meadows of the White Lake Preserve. Rain date, Sunday, August 5.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: A Year with Frog and Toad

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

Next up in the YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows, A Year with Frog and Toad, based on Arnold Lobel's beloved children's books, is a whimsical musical that tells the story of two best friends: the cheerful Frog, and curmudgeonly Toad. The musical follows Frog and Toad through four colorful seasons, from hibernation to hibernation.

Historic Blairstown Day

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Dust off your bonnets and bow ties ladies and gentlemen -- and get ready to party like its 1899! Spend the day enjoying the ambiance of a bygone era with nostalgic music; antique, craft and food vendors; classic car show; a birthday celebration for town founder John Insley Blair and much more. Free admission.

Leah Marie Fuls in Concert

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Leah Marie Fuls was a winner of the Farmers' Fair's Country Idol contest and now she's back to perform on the stage at the fair office lawn.

Sunset At Orchard View Lavender Farm

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Come to Orchard View Lavender Farm for a fun night of delicious food, great music from Jay LaBoy, and a spectacular sunset. Click for the full menu prepared by Chef Ed Oliveira of The Angry Chouriço BBQ - including several lavernder-infused dishes - and to reserve.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: The Drowsy Chaperone

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 4:00pm

The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows continues The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Poor Man's Gambit

Sunday, August 5, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

A trio of traditional artists comprised of Corey Purcell (button accordion, cittern, vocals, bodhran, dance), Dylan Richardson (guitar, tenor banjo, bouzouki, vocals), and Genevieve Gillespie (fiddle, vocals, dance), they were all raised in the US but brought up on the traditional music of Ireland. In fact, the band's roots can be traced to the early '90s when Gillespie and Purcell met in Irish dance class at the age of five. Their repertoire also is influenced by traditional music of other cultures including France, Scotland, England, and America.

Camp Musky STEM

Monday, August 6, 2018 to Friday, August 10, 2018

Older campers (8-12) will use hands-on learning to foster creativity, problem-solving, life skills, resourcefulness, patience and curiosity.  Using core STEM principles, you will work together to solve real world problems, including building sensors to help us monitor the mighty Musky's health.

Music @ the Lake Pavilion

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Come out to the pavilion for an evening of music and relaxation presented by the Mt. Lake Community Association and Watershed Advisory Group.

Centenary Young Performers Workshop: All My Sons

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

The YPW 2018 Summer Festival of Shows continues with this touching story about Joe Keller, a successful businessman living comfortably with his wife and son. They have only one sadness in their lives - the loss of their other son, Larry, who went missing in World War II. After three years, Kate still clings to the hope that her son is alive.

"All you can Eat" BBQ Fridays at Architects

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 17, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 24, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 31, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Architects for some live music, delicious summer BBQ, ice-cold cocktails & beverages, all while enjoying gorgeous panoramic golf course scenic views!

 
Continuing: 

Summer Reading at the Library

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018

Reading over the summer helps kids be better prepared for school in the fall by avoiding the "summer slide" and perform better in school overall. There are programs for babies and toddlers, kids, teens, and adults. In addition to reading to earn prizes there are lots of great programs scheduled.

Warren County Farmers' Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018

Celebrating its 81st year of providing affordable family fun, the Farmers' Fair continues through Saturday, featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival and the 21st Annual Traditional Arts Expo as well. Highlights include carnival wrist band specials; motorized events (tractor pulls Wednesday and Thursday, Demolition Derby Sunday and Friday, and the unique Mud Bog events Saturday); a hay bale rolling contest; pro wrestling; music; Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches; and so much more!

Boating Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

A certified lifeguard and boating instructor will teach campers everything from basic boat safety to how to steer using different strokes, and even some rescue techniques.

Dumont Building Art Show: Amanda Noll

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

A solo painting exhibition by art teacher and artist Amanda Noll, hosted by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission in the County's Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building Hall Gallery.

Camp Musky River Rangers

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

Older campers (10 years and older) will learn that for humans to live sustainabily we need to use the Earth's resources at a rate at which they can be replenished. River Rangers will develop an appreciation for the basic components necessary for sustainability, including use of water, shelter and food.

Qigong with Ellen at Gaia's Gifts

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Ellen is a Level 1 Certified Qigong Instructor with Supreme Science Qigong Center. Learn and practice a 5 exercise movements and Qigong breath work. Cost is $5.

Mass Hot Air Balloon Launch

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:30pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:30pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:30pm

Every day of the Fair, weather permitting, hot air balloons will inflate and launch from green pasture to blue sky. It's a sight to behold! Tethered rides are available for $10 per person.

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Hair

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

HAIR celebrates the Sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory. See this smash production before the final curtain on Sunday!

Music by DJ Nappz at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:00pm

It's another fun night with DJ Nappz! 

Lite Jazz at Cafe Baci

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:30pm

Relax and unwind with some tapas, delicious drinks and some smooth sounds.

 
Community Corner: 

BID Goodnight Networking

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -
5:15pm to 6:45pm

Join the Washington BID on the first Tuesday of every month for an evening of casual networking.

Movies at the Pool: Coco

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 -
8:45pm to 11:45pm

Disney Pixar's "Coco" will be screnned at the Lopatcong Pool. Movies are free of charge and viewers can enter the pool at 8pm. The movie begins at dusk. Bring your chairs and blankets and join us!

 
More Things to Do: 

Win With Warren County Wanderings at The Fair

Remember to stop by the "Warren County and You" building at the Farmers' Fair and check out the Explore Warren display, where you can win great prizes generously donated by some of the terrific attractions here in Warren County! Just fill out your entry form, drop it in the box, and get ready to win! We're pulling a winner every day for a family pack of tickets to Land of Make Believe in Hope. After the fair ends, winners selected at random will get prizes including a 2-pound jar of raw, local Honey from Woodsedge Tree Farm, Belvidere; a pair of Vivitar® Binoculars courtesy of United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey; a pair of tickets to Allan Harris Quartet playing the Music of Nat King Cole and Eddie Jefferson at Rutherfurd Hall; Two Free Admissions to Lakota Wolf Preserve, Knowlton, for a Wolf Watch Tour; a “Friday the 13th” Gift Basket from the Blairstown Museum; $10 Gift Certificates to Brook Hollow Winery in Columbia; Pairs of tickets to Centenary Stage Company Productions: DRACULA (Oct. 12-28); NJ BALLET: Romeo & Juliet/Macbeth (Nov. 3) or Sleeping Beauty (Nov. 4); ANNIE Holiday Musical (Nov. 23- Dec. 8); or Raffle Tickets for chances to win an original painting by Dan Campanelli ($10,000 value) courtesy of Pohatcong History & Heritage Society.  Pick up literature on all these attractions and more, a copy of this year's edition of The Wonders of Warren County, and an ExploreWarren.org koozie to keep your cans and bottles cool while you're enjoying the summer (while supplies last). And if you happen to see one of us from Explore Warren at the table, be sure to let us know you're a Warren County Wanderer!

 
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Farm to Table Dinner at Four Sisters

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Spend your evening at Four Sisters Winery enjoying delicious food, live music from Genevieve and wine. Dine on 100% grass-fed beef from Beaver Brook Ranch, Jersey Fresh vegetables from Hensler Farms and Donaldson Farms, and artisan cheeses from Fulper Family Homestead. Genevieve is an American singer-songwriter whose piano playing complements her sultry, bluesy vocals. 

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Yessongs

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00pm

Recreating this fantastic visual and audio, masterpiece, The Hype Touring Agency presents Yessongs The Concert! starring Phil Naro, John Kastelic, Matt Riddle, Mark Matthews, and Marty Zlocki.

Roy's Hall: Suzy Bogguss

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 8:00pm

Roy's Hall presents Suzy Bogguss live in concert, with an exclusive VIP Meet & Greet available before the show.