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Starting August 28, 2019

“Work is no disgrace; the disgrace is idleness.” - Greek Proverb

As we prepare for Labor Day weekend, let's not be idle! We don't consider the pursuit of happiness to be idleness, and we want to help you find your fun, so this week's edition of Wanderings offers plenty from which to choose. Celebrate your labor and that of others - like these workers at Donaldson Farms in today's photo - and salute the waning summer season, but take a few moments to plan ahead, too, as many more great events are on the horizon, and you'll need to get your tickets now for some of them! Happy Labor Day, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Free Lecture at Rutherfurd Hall: Sleepless in Seattle

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
Did you know that over 40 million people have chronic sleep problems, and another 20 million have occasional sleep problems? Learn how to get a good night’s sleep from Dr. James R. Fedich, DC.

Christian Gratz At Marianna’s Patio!

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Hang outside; listen to Christian Gratz on acoustic guitar while eating some delicious Italian food!

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson Farms

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
Farm-fresh food prepared by Guest Chef Sam Freund of White Birch Restaurant in Flanders, NJ; live music from The Outcrops Band; activities for the kids and more are in store at this week's event! Bring your own picnic blanket, favorite lawn chair, and beverage.

Fridays under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: Bev and Wayne of BC Combo

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Unwind from the week and relax under the arbor enjoying great wine, food, and music.

Live Music at Brook Hollow: Turngren & Young and $10 Half Chicken Dinner

Friday, August 30, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! Friday Night Deal is bigger, better, and more delicious with a half roasted chicken and corn on the cob for $10.

T.G.I. Flynn's: Stinking Badges

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 6:30pm
Flynn's will have plenty of food and drinks; please leave yours at home.
 

The Dirty Blondes at Draught House

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm
A rock band from northern New Jersey that plays original songs and classic hits. 21+ event, first come first serve!

Customer Appreciation Day at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
As Well-Sweep marks Customer Appreciation Week, Saturday is a special day to experience this farm with informative lectures and tours, plus complimentary herbal refreshments will be served. Events include Dazzling Fall Perennials at 11am with David Hyde; Herb Garden Tours at 12:30 and 2:30pm with Patrick McDuffee; and Pollinator Paradise at 1pm with Lorette Cheswick.

Chillin' at the Villa

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Villa Milagro invites you to have your labor day weekend picnic at their place! Bring your own tent, blanket and chair, pack your picnic basket, use their grill, and chill at this estate winery!

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor with Last Thursday Band

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Relax to the sounds of Last Thursday Band. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Sage

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Relax to some free music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
It's Stomping Time! A bit of nostalgia, a tasting of wine, an Italian dinner, it's something to do with friends for a special time!

Ramsaysburg Homestead Summer Music at the Barn: Michael Jorgenson Classical String Trio

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 6:00pm
The last of this Summer 's Concerts in the Barn series, Michael Jorgenson Classical String Trio will be performing J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations rain or shine at historic Ramsaysburg!

Music & Wine at Four Sisters Winery: Janci and Berry

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Four Sisters Winery.

Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: Barbie Tatum

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Relax to the sounds of Barbie Tatum, whose soulful voice instantly captures audiences. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Paddy and the Pale Boys

Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Paddy and the Pale Boys play the traditional songs and music of Ireland and Scotland. Hard-charging with the urgency of a drowning man's last gasp for air.

Labor Day Hike on the Paulinskill Valley Trail

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10:00am
A 4- to 5-mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail with the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) friends group. The cinder-based trail provides easy, level walking. Bring lunch and a drink.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Bill Ihling

Monday, September 2, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Bill Ihling, a solo singer/guitarist, turns loose his "inner troubadour” with a performance that features a wide variety of tunes from the Americana '60s-'70s singer-songwriter, old school country, and more.

Music under the Arbor at Alba Vineyard: Tony Forliano Jazz

Monday, September 2, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Tony Forliano is a Philadelphia area jazz musician, composer, music educator, recording artist, and author. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available.

Hackettstown Historical Society Presentation: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 7:30pm
Bridge Builder in Petticoats: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge, a presentation by Carol Simon Levin. The first woman to cross the bridge also supervised its construction!
Continuing: 

Sunset Yoga at Donaldson Farm with Larissa Harm

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:45pmWednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:45pmWednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:45pm
Find your breathe and peace of mind as you practice yoga in the fresh air with sweeping views of our our vegetable crop fields and fruit orchard and a chance to view a spectacular sunset!

BBQ Friday at The Architects Club with Live Music

Friday, August 16, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 23, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Friday, August 30, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Kick off your weekend each Friday with an "All You Can Eat" Friday Family BBQ!

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:30amSaturday, August 17, 2019 - 9:30amSaturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:30amSaturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30am
Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday from 9:30am-1pm.

Washington Farmers Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am
The Farmers’ Market offers quality fruits and vegetables as well as specialty items with special events throughout the season. The weekly farmers’ market takes place every Saturday through the end of October, from 10am-2pm. This week there is music provided by Mr. Music.

Canal Museum open at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, August 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Canal Society of NJ's museum will be open every Saturday from June 22 to September 28, 2019. 

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: The Milky Way Galaxy - Structure & Evolution

Saturday, August 31, 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!

Lite Jazz at Mama's & Cafe Baci

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 9:30pmSaturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:30pmSaturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30pm
Relax and unwind with some tapas, delicious drinks and some smooth sounds.
More Things to Do: 

Corn Maze Train

The Corn Maze Train is now running! Delaware River Railroad Excursions has opened its corn maze for the seaon, and the 2019 maze celebrates The Great Pumpkin Train. Come on out and play the game where getting lost is half the fun! You'll ride the train to the beautiful century-old Snyder farm to visit the maze, pan for gems in the Ol' Susquehanna Mine, and use their beautiful picnic grove, then return on any train during the day! Click here to learn more and to order tickets.

Land of Make Believe Season Final Days

Haven't made it to Land of Make Believe yet this season? Better hurry! They are open daily through Labor Day, then the weekend after Labor Day. Since 1954, this family-owned amusement park for all ages of children and adults has been helping make family memories. Check out the rides, waterpark, and the Off Road Safari Adventure that debuted this season.
Plan Ahead: 

Victorian Days

Friday, September 6, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019
A time-honored tradition in historic and scenic Belvidere, Victorian Days is a weekend of events, vendors, food, and music with something for everyone! Free Admission for live entertainment, antique & classic car show, kids zone, artisan vendors, Heritage Auction Bid-to-Educate, two Civil War encampments with living historians, authors’ grove, historic and educational presentations and demonstrations; $5 horse & carriage rides; and get tickets now for house tours, porch teas, plein air art contest & wet paint sale, cemetery and ghost tours, the Friday evening Cotillion, and Saturday's Victorian Days Night Circus concert with the band This Way To The Egress.

Self Care Day Retreat with Mary at Orchard View Lavender Farm

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Join Mary Moses, E-RYT, and owner of Awakening Point Yoga Studio (soon to be Awakening Point Wellness), for a day of yoga, massage and communing with nature at the beautiful Orchard View Lavender Farm in Port Murray.

2nd Annual Allamuchy Country Fair

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, September 8, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
The Allamuchy Country Fair brings back the “Old Country Fair” feeling to the Waterloo Concert Fields on Waterloo Road!

Volunteer Day

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Help the Ridge and Valley Conservancy stewards with a variety of tasks such as trail clearing and invasive plant removal. Tools will be provided.

Going Native

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Tour a private residence in Hardwick where habitat restoration began in 2008.

Herb Vinegars, Oils, and Pesto at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
With the garden at its peak and an abundance of herbs – it’s time to harvest; come learn the basics on how to make your own herbal condiments.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Join the Musconetcong Watershed Association as we host our 2nd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour! This year's festival will feature films highlighting the importance of rivers, the science of agriculture, and pollinators in nature. Reserve your tickets now!

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
It's Stomping Time! A bit of nostalgia, a tasting of wine, an Italian dinner, it's something to do with friends for a special time!

Fall Yoga at White Lake

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 8:30amSunday, September 15, 2019 - 8:30amSunday, September 22, 2019 - 8:30amSunday, September 29, 2019 - 8:30am
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. 

Hike with Watson the Dog at White Lake

Sunday, September 8, 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.

Phillipsburg Rotary 2019 Golf Tournament

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:00am
Register now for the annual Golf Tournament, which includes a Shotgun Scramble 18 holes of Golf with a beverage and snack at the turn, plus carts, prizes, luncheon, and awards.

Jason Fest w/ Ari Lehman and Special Guests

Thursday, September 12, 2019 -
5:00pm to 11:45pm
THREE Jason Voorhees Actors! ONE Location! Celebrate Friday the 13th Eve with Ari Lehman, C.J. Graham Jason VI, and Jason Brooks at Hunter's Lodge. Meet and greets, food and drink, a showing of the film, a rock concert with Ari Lehman and the First Jason band, a campfire and more. Advance tickets only, ending Sept. 1!

Friday the 13th The Original Movie at Roy's Hall

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 4:00pmFriday, September 13, 2019 - 6:00pmFriday, September 13, 2019 - 10:00pm
In 1979 filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham chose the area in and around scenic Blairstown as the location to film his low budget horror flick. When the movie debuted on May 9, 1980 it started a genre of filmmaking that has remained popular ever since. Celebrate this cult classic with screenings at Roy's Hall, which makes a cameo appearence in the movie.

Friday the 13th Blairstown Museum Grand Opening

Friday, September 13, 2019 -
11:00am to 10:00pm
Come celebrate the new FRIDAY THE 13TH MUSEUM! They will have an Official Ribbon Slashing Ceremony at 11am, and the doors will open soon afterwards.

Jazz Summer Series at Rutherfurd Hall: The David Leonhardt Trio with Nancy Reed

Friday, September 13, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
A jazz pianist, composer, and a highly skilled and versatile artist. His professional experience includes T.V., radio, concerts, festivals, night clubs & stage shows. 

Free Paper Shredding Service for Warren County Residents

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
8:00am to 11:00am
Warren County's semiannual Paper Shredding event is a free service to Warren County residents (not for businesses, and proof of residency required).

Agripalooza and Tractorcade at VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County will be holding their Agripalooza/Tractorcade at the Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead®.

Festival in the Borough

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 10:00pm
Northwest Jersey's largest street and music festival is back in Downtown Washington, with live music, vendors, kids fun area, food, beer garden, and more! 

Hackettstown BID's Autumn Lamplight Dinner

Monday, September 16, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Dine under the a starlit sky and dine on a variety of refined menu offerings from diverse restaurants while enjoying classic funk, rock, soul and blues from the band Captains of Leisure. Reserve now!

Darlene Love at Centenary Stage Co. Curtain Up! Season Opener

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
The 2019-20 season kicks off with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love, the voice that helped launch a hundred hits, headlining CSC’s annual, celebratory “Curtain Up!” gala. She's known for chart-topping hits like "He’s a Rebel", "(Today I Met) the Boy I’m Gonna Marry", "He’s Sure the Boy I Love" and "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)". Get your tickets now before they're gone!

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This Week: 

Free Lecture at Rutherfurd Hall: Sleepless in Seattle

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

Did you know that over 40 million people have chronic sleep problems, and another 20 million have occasional sleep problems? Learn how to get a good night’s sleep from Dr. James R. Fedich, DC.

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson Farms

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 5:00pm

Farm-fresh food prepared by Guest Chef Sam Freund of White Birch Restaurant in Flanders, NJ; live music from The Outcrops Band; activities for the kids and more are in store at this week's event! Bring your own picnic blanket, favorite lawn chair, and beverage.

The Dirty Blondes at Draught House

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 9:00pm

A rock band from northern New Jersey that plays original songs and classic hits. 21+ event, first come first serve!

Customer Appreciation Day at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

As Well-Sweep marks Customer Appreciation Week, Saturday is a special day to experience this farm with informative lectures and tours, plus complimentary herbal refreshments will be served. Events include Dazzling Fall Perennials at 11am with David Hyde; Herb Garden Tours at 12:30 and 2:30pm with Patrick McDuffee; and Pollinator Paradise at 1pm with Lorette Cheswick.

Chillin' at the Villa

Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, September 1, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Villa Milagro invites you to have your labor day weekend picnic at their place! Bring your own tent, blanket and chair, pack your picnic basket, use their grill, and chill at this estate winery!

Labor Day Hike on the Paulinskill Valley Trail

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10:00am

A 4- to 5-mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail with the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) friends group. The cinder-based trail provides easy, level walking. Bring lunch and a drink.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Bill Ihling

Monday, September 2, 2019 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Bill Ihling, a solo singer/guitarist, turns loose his "inner troubadour” with a performance that features a wide variety of tunes from the Americana '60s-'70s singer-songwriter, old school country, and more.

 
Continuing: 

Sunset Yoga at Donaldson Farm with Larissa Harm

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:45pm

Find your breathe and peace of mind as you practice yoga in the fresh air with sweeping views of our our vegetable crop fields and fruit orchard and a chance to view a spectacular sunset!

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:30am
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 9:30am
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:30am
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30am

Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday from 9:30am-1pm.

Washington Farmers Market

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 10:00am

The Farmers’ Market offers quality fruits and vegetables as well as specialty items with special events throughout the season. The weekly farmers’ market takes place every Saturday through the end of October, from 10am-2pm. This week there is music provided by Mr. Music.

Canal Museum open at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, August 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, August 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The Canal Society of NJ's museum will be open every Saturday from June 22 to September 28, 2019. 

Lite Jazz at Mama's & Cafe Baci

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 9:30pm

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

 
More Things to Do: 

Corn Maze Train

The Corn Maze Train is now running! Delaware River Railroad Excursions has opened its corn maze for the seaon, and the 2019 maze celebrates The Great Pumpkin Train. Come on out and play the game where getting lost is half the fun! You'll ride the train to the beautiful century-old Snyder farm to visit the maze, pan for gems in the Ol' Susquehanna Mine, and use their beautiful picnic grove, then return on any train during the day! Click here to learn more and to order tickets.

Land of Make Believe Season Final Days

Haven't made it to Land of Make Believe yet this season? Better hurry! They are open daily through Labor Day, then the weekend after Labor Day. Since 1954, this family-owned amusement park for all ages of children and adults has been helping make family memories. Check out the rides, waterpark, and the Off Road Safari Adventure that debuted this season.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Victorian Days

Saturday, September 7, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019

Step back into yesteryear as the Warren County seat holds its 30th Victorian Days celebration on and around the town green, with live entertainment, an antique and classic car show, a kids zone, artisan vendors, an auction, two Civil War encampments with living historians, an authors’ grove, historic and educational presentations and demonstrations, all for free, plus delicious food, ticketed house tours, porch teas, cemetery tours, and ghost tours, $5 horse & carriage rides, and so much more.

Self Care Day Retreat with Mary at Orchard View Lavender Farm

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Join Mary Moses, E-RYT, and owner of Awakening Point Yoga Studio (soon to be Awakening Point Wellness), for a day of yoga, massage and communing with nature at the beautiful Orchard View Lavender Farm in Port Murray.

2nd Annual Allamuchy Country Fair

Friday, September 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday, September 8, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm

The “Old Country Fair” feeling comes back to the Waterloo Concert Fields on Waterloo Road! Rides, entertainment, magic and reptile shows, contests, Corn Hole Tournament, music, vendors, Food Court, Beer Garden and more! On Saturday night The Nerds will be playing, followd by fireworks.

Volunteer Day

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Help the Ridge and Valley Conservancy stewards with a variety of tasks such as trail clearing and invasive plant removal. Tools will be provided.

Going Native

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Tour a private residence in Hardwick where habitat restoration began in 2008.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour

Saturday, September 7, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Join the Musconetcong Watershed Association as we host our 2nd Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour! This year's festival will feature films highlighting the importance of rivers, the science of agriculture, and pollinators in nature. Reserve your tickets now!

Fall Yoga at White Lake

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 8:30am
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 8:30am
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 8:30am
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 8:30am

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. 

Hike with Watson the Dog at White Lake

Sunday, September 8, 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.

Phillipsburg Rotary 2019 Golf Tournament

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:00am

Register now for the annual Golf Tournament, which includes a Shotgun Scramble 18 holes of Golf with a beverage and snack at the turn, plus carts, prizes, luncheon, and awards.

Jason Fest w/ Ari Lehman and Special Guests

Thursday, September 12, 2019 -
5:00pm to 11:45pm

THREE Jason Voorhees Actors! ONE Location! Celebrate Friday the 13th Eve with Ari Lehman, C.J. Graham Jason VI, and Jason Brooks at Hunter's Lodge. Meet and greets, food and drink, a showing of the film, a rock concert with Ari Lehman and the First Jason band, a campfire and more. Advance tickets only, ending Sept. 6!

Friday the 13th The Original Movie at Roy's Hall

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 10:00pm

In 1979 filmmaker Sean S. Cunningham chose the area in and around scenic Blairstown as the location to film his low budget horror flick. When the movie debuted on May 9, 1980 it started a genre of filmmaking that has remained popular ever since. Celebrate this cult classic with screenings at Roy's Hall, which makes a cameo appearence in the movie.

Friday the 13th Blairstown Museum Grand Opening

Friday, September 13, 2019 -
11:00am to 10:00pm

Celebrate the new FRIDAY THE 13TH MUSEUM! The Official Ribbon Slashing Ceremony is 11am, with doors opening soon afterward. Tickets are required for special events throughout the day that mark the Northern Warren's area as as the setting of the original Friday the 13th film, including a Meet & Greet with Ari Lehman, the original Jason.

Free Paper Shredding Service for Warren County Residents

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
8:00am to 11:00am

Warren County's semiannual Paper Shredding event is a free service to Warren County residents (not for businesses, and proof of residency required). Bring your confidential/sensitive paper materials; any document that contains personal exclusive information.  Please limit the quantity to 4 bags or boxes weighing no more than 20 lbs. each. Staff will be available to unload documents.

Agripalooza and Tractorcade at VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County hosts an Agripalooza/Tractorcade at the historic Farmstead. Celebrate local agriculture with a Tractor Parade (starting 9am), tack sale, workshops and demonstrations, live animals, agricultural displays, live music and The Angry Chouriço BBQ food truck on site. Free admission!

Festival in the Borough

Saturday, September 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 10:00pm

Northwest Jersey's largest street and music festival is back in Downtown Washington, with live music, vendors, kids fun area, food, beer garden, and more! Featuring national headliners Slambovian Circus of Dreams (pictured) and Yarn, and annual favorites JerZgirls and Southbound. Some of the other great acts include Trevor B. Power Band, The Emulators, The Bassboards, and Bulldog Mack Band. Festival in the Borough is free to attend and includes plenty of free parking. This event takes place rain or shine.

Hackettstown BID's Autumn Lamplight Dinner

Monday, September 16, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Dine under the a starlit sky and dine on a variety of refined menu offerings from diverse restaurants while enjoying classic funk, rock, soul and blues from the band Captains of Leisure. Reserve now!

Darlene Love at Centenary Stage Co. Curtain Up! Season Opener

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 8:00pm

The 2019-20 season kicks off with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love, the voice that helped launch a hundred hits, headlining CSC’s annual, celebratory “Curtain Up!” gala. She's known for chart-topping hits like "He’s a Rebel", "(Today I Met) the Boy I’m Gonna Marry", "He’s Sure the Boy I Love" and "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)". Limited seats left, so don't delay, book online!