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Warren County Wanderings

Starting August 8, 2018

"Summertime is always the best of what might be." - Charles Bowden (1945-2014), American non-fiction author, journalist and essayist

First, let's welcome all our new Warren County Wanderers who signed up for this e-blast at last week's Warren County Farmers' Fair! And for those who made it to the fair before it was cut short by rain, we hope you picked up your Explore Warren koozie, suitable for keeping the cool on your cans, bottles, and yes, sippy cups, as this young Wanderer is doing in Amy Hoppe's photo snapped at Merrill Creek Reservoir. Send us YOUR photo of your koozie being used as you wander in Warren County, or post it directly on the Explore Warren page on Facebook, and let us know how you're spending your summer. Happy Wanderings!

 

This Week: 

Movie at the Pool: Beauty and the Beast

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
8:45pm to 11:45pm
Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be shown free of charge at the Lopatcong Pool. Viewers can enter the pool at 8pm; film begins at dusk. Bring your chairs and blankets! Snack bar remains open during the movie.

Preschool Healthy Snacks Class at ShopRite

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Preschool kids can learn how to make watermelon cupcakes and watermelon smoothies! Suitable for ages: 3-5.

Lopatcong Music in the Park: "A Couple of Guys"

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Enjoy some music in the park. Funding has been made possible, in part, by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission.

Phillipsburg Summer Concert Series - The Large Flowerheads

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Take a groovy trip back to the ‘60s with Large Flowerheads! Imagine being part of the scene when the songs spoke of love, sunshine, and happiness. The Large Flowerheads bring to life the musical sights & sounds of that era.

Free Lawn Concert at Rutherfurd Hall with Never Too Late

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rescheduled from an earlier date due to weather concerns, you have another chance to see this Americana band composed of four musicians who have, collectively, more than two hundred  years of musical experience.

Family Fishing Basics at Pequest Trout Hatchery

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:30amThursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:30amTuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:30am
Ever wanted to learn how to fish? Learn about fish biology and identification, casting techniques, equipment, knot tying and more.

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson's

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm
After some cancelations due to unfavorable weather, this week's guest chef is scheduled to be Jamie of Piggy's Deli & BBQ of Hackettstown, and The Atlanta Cafe Band will entertain on the stage. Start your weekend right with delicious farm-to-table dinner while relaxing outdoors on this family farm in Hackettstown! Bring your own picnic blanket, favorite lawn chair, and beverage. 

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. 

TGI Flynn's: Dr. Dick Show

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Flynn's the ultimate Friday night destination in Phillipsburg, and a show by the Dr. Dick Show will be epic! Call 908-454-0011 for more info.

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Laugh the night away with Comedians JJ Ramirez and Tommy Lama at Brook Hollow Winery! $20 per person and wine will be availble to purchase.

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village: Seamstress Shop

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
The Canal Society of New Jersey offers a wide range of programming at Waterloo Village this year including the new Highlands Canal Boat Exhibit featuring the recently discovered remains of what may be the last Morris Canal Boat. Some of the historic buildings will be open, historic trades & crafts will be demonstrated, and there will be canal boat rides.

Grand Reserve Weekend at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Alba is proud to release its 2014 Grand Reserve Pinot Noir this weekend, and you are invited to experience this elegant wine. $15/person admission (21 and older) includes a wine tasting OR one glass of wine from the Arbor selection, and music. Extended hours both days! Saturday: 11am-7pm with music by Jeff Bellfy & Co. from 3-6:30pm; Sunday: 11am-6pm with music by The 6th Street Trio from 2-5:30pm.

Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee Sponsors Group Bike Ride at Warbasse Junction

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
11:30am to 3:30pm
Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at Warbasse Junction in Lafayette Township, NJ for a group ride.

Magnolia and Vine Wine Tasting at Brook Hollow

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
12:30pm to 3:30pm
Ladies, do you need some new hats, accessories or jewelry? Come to Brook Hollow and check out what Magnolia and Vine has to offer. Lite fare and wine will be offered. Stop on by.

Sangria Soiree at Villa Milagro and Four Sisters

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Four Sisters Winery is teaming up with Villa Milagro Vineyards to provide you with Sangria!

Stan & Elise at Brook Hollow

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:30pm
A popular local duo, Stan & Elise return to Brook Hollow to perform a mix of classic “60s” tunes, contemporary favorites and jazz standards.
 

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Dylan Carter

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Enjoy the vocal/piano stylings of Dylan as he plays songs from the 60s, 70s and more. The deck will be open from 11am - 8pm with wine tasting, and Cafe Vino menu items available until 7pm.

Fiesta at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Get in the Fiesta spirit at Buck Hill Brewery with tacos, margaritas and a strolling Mariachi band. $35/person includes the taco bar and one margarita.

Washington Art Walk

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Join 5 East Art Gallery and M Galleries for Washington Borough’s Saturdays Art Walk! Meet the Artist! 5 East Art Gallery’s is featuring a sampling of several Warren County Arts artists.

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/person (plus tax & service fee).  Advanced tickets required.

Signing Treaty of Renewed Friendship & Potluck Dinner at Ramsaysburg

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Knowlton Township Historic Commission is honored to have the Lenape Nation of  Pennsylvania include Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead as a location of the Rising Nation River Journey for a ceremonial signing of the Treaty of  Renewed Friendship, followed by a potluck dinner on the banks of the Delaware River.

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.

Dizaster Horse at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:45pm
Dizaster Horse's debut at Rock Creek Tavern! Songs you forgot you loved from the '60s and up. 

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 10:30amSunday, August 26, 2018 - 10:30am
It’s that time again! Get your yoga on – and your wine/wine slushies! Let the stresses of your week melt away in our outdoor pavilion yoga class overlooking beautiful, lush vineyards.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Janci & Berry

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Enjoy the afternoon with an eclectic mix ranging from '60s British Invasion tunes to country-rock.

Warren County History Museums Open

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Spend an afternoon visiting the Jim and Mary Lee Museum at Plane 9 West in the Port Warren Heritage Area, Stewartsville, and the Warren County History Museum at Morris Canal Bread Lock Park in New Village, too. These two museums, both located at sites on the route of the old Morris Canal, are open and staffed by volunteers today, 1-4pm. Learn how the canal boats moved up and down the hills of northern New Jersey as they traversed the state from from Port Delaware – AKA Phillipsburg – to Jersey City. Walk the towpath trail, and learn about other aspects of Warren County's rich history, from the early Native Indians inhabitants to the Colonial-era iron industry, the Morris Canal era, the days when Thomas Edison was busy inventing and experimenting nearby, and more.

Live Music at Brook Hollow - John Cain

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Pig Roast at Rock Creek Tavern

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Listen to your favorite Country Rock band while enjoying a pig roast! There will be lots of fun for all. $25 per ticket.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - This Way to the Egress

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Hailing from Bethlehem, PA, the group uses accordion, tuba, electric guitar, trombone, piano, and drums as they incorporate elements of punk, Balkan, Klezmer, blues, reggae and ragtime with Americana Folk-Rock, causing a genre defying sound of which P.T. Barnum would be proud. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic if you like, and enjoy the free concert!
Continuing: 

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.

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! 

"All you can Eat" BBQ Fridays at Architects

Friday, August 10, 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!

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Now in its 11th season and accepting SNAP! The Market runs every Saturday 10am-1pm and features a variety of local farmers with truly local food - all sourced within a 25 mile radius - plus artisans, speakers, workshops, musicians and children’s activities.

Washington Boro BID Farmers Market

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Held every Saturday through September 22, rain or shine, with special events throughout the season. 

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.

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.

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.

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: Meteor Showers

Saturday, August 11, 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!

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.

Biker Breakfast at Tramontin

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Enjoy some breakfast before you go on a ride!

Warren County Farmers Market

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, August 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, the Warren County Farmers' Market provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. Open every Sunday.

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!
Community Corner: 

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.
More Things to Do: 

Rutherfurd Hall Closed for a Week

Or "More Things NOT To Do": As restoration of Rutherfurd Hall continues, they will be closed August 12-17 while the wood floors are being refinished. Museum Hours will be canceled August 15, but will resume Wednesday, August 22 from 1-4pm.
Plan Ahead: 

Asbury Arts & Music Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm
Introducing the inaugural Asbury Arts & Music Festival, featuring music from bands and acoustic performers, plus arts-and-craft vendors and food trucks. Vendor openings are available, so contact them now!

Blues & Craft Brews

Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
1:00pm to 7:30pm
The Inn at Millrace Pond's annual Blues and Craft Brews is an all day all-fun event devoted to great music, great beer. great food, and a select group of wonderful artistic vendors.

2nd Annual Pig Roast on the Patio at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Fill your plate with pulled pork, bourbon baked beans, potato salad, corn on the cob, dessert and more! $35 per person. Call 908-854-5300.

Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries, holds its 5th annual festival at one of North Jersey's oldest wineries – Four Sisters Winery. Seven wineries are slated to participate, as well as food trucks and specialty food and wine-related vendors and crafters.

Grill it Up at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Spend the evening at Alba with delicious food from Osteria Morini, award-winning wines from Alba Vineyard, and live music under the arbor.

Rutherfurd Hall Jazz Summer Series: Allan Harris Quartet

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
The Summer Jazz Series continues with the Allan Harris Quartet featuring the music of Nat King Cole and Eddie Jefferson.

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This Week: 

Movie at the Pool: Beauty and the Beast

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

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be shown free of charge at the Lopatcong Pool. Viewers can enter the pool at 8pm; film begins at dusk. Bring your chairs and blankets! Snack bar remains open during the movie.

Phillipsburg Summer Concert Series - The Large Flowerheads

Thursday, August 9, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Take a groovy trip back to the ‘60s with Large Flowerheads! Imagine being part of the scene when the songs spoke of love, sunshine, and happiness. The Large Flowerheads bring to life the musical sights & sounds of that era.

Free Lawn Concert at Rutherfurd Hall with Never Too Late

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Rescheduled from an earlier date due to weather concerns, you have another chance to see this Americana band composed of four musicians who have, collectively, more than two hundred  years of musical experience.

Family Fishing Basics at Pequest Trout Hatchery

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:30am

Ever wanted to learn how to fish? Learn about fish biology and identification, casting techniques, equipment, knot tying and more.

Summer Nights on the Farm at Donaldson's

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

After some cancelations due to unfavorable weather, this week's guest chef is scheduled to be Jamie of Piggy's Deli & BBQ of Hackettstown, and The Atlanta Cafe Band will entertain on the stage. Start your weekend right with delicious farm-to-table dinner while relaxing outdoors on this family farm in Hackettstown! Bring your own picnic blanket, favorite lawn chair, and beverage. 

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. 

TGI Flynn's: Dr. Dick Show

Friday, August 10, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Flynn's the ultimate Friday night destination in Phillipsburg, and a show by the Dr. Dick Show will be epic! Call 908-454-0011 for more info.

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Laugh the night away with Comedians JJ Ramirez and Tommy Lama at Brook Hollow Winery! $20 per person and wine will be availble to purchase.

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village: Seamstress Shop

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

The Canal Society of New Jersey offers a wide range of programming at Waterloo Village this year including the new Highlands Canal Boat Exhibit featuring the recently discovered remains of what may be the last Morris Canal Boat. Some of the historic buildings will be open, historic trades & crafts will be demonstrated, and there will be canal boat rides.

Grand Reserve Weekend at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
11:00am to 6:00pm

Alba is proud to release its 2014 Grand Reserve Pinot Noir this weekend, and you are invited to experience this elegant wine. $15/person admission (21 and older) includes a wine tasting OR one glass of wine from the Arbor selection, and music. Extended hours both days! Saturday: 11am-7pm with music by Jeff Bellfy & Co. from 3-6:30pm; Sunday: 11am-6pm with music by The 6th Street Trio from 2-5:30pm.

Magnolia and Vine Wine Tasting at Brook Hollow

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
12:30pm to 3:30pm

Ladies, do you need some new hats, accessories or jewelry? Come to Brook Hollow and check out what Magnolia and Vine has to offer. Lite fare and wine will be offered. Stop on by.

Stan & Elise at Brook Hollow

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 1:30pm

A popular local duo, Stan & Elise return to Brook Hollow to perform a mix of classic “60s” tunes, contemporary favorites and jazz standards.
 

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Dylan Carter

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
2:00pm to 7:00pm

Enjoy the vocal/piano stylings of Dylan as he plays songs from the 60s, 70s and more. The deck will be open from 11am - 8pm with wine tasting, and Cafe Vino menu items available until 7pm.

Fiesta at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm

Get in the Fiesta spirit at Buck Hill Brewery with tacos, margaritas and a strolling Mariachi band. $35/person includes the taco bar and one margarita.

Washington Art Walk

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Join 5 East Art Gallery and M Galleries for Washington Borough’s Saturdays Art Walk! Meet the Artist! 5 East Art Gallery’s is featuring a sampling of several Warren County Arts artists.

Signing Treaty of Renewed Friendship & Potluck Dinner at Ramsaysburg

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 5:00pm

Knowlton Township Historic Commission is honored to have the Lenape Nation of  Pennsylvania include Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead as a location of the Rising Nation River Journey for a ceremonial signing of the Treaty of  Renewed Friendship, followed by a potluck dinner on the banks of the Delaware River.

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.

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 10:30am
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 10:30am

It’s that time again! Get your yoga on – and your wine/wine slushies! Let the stresses of your week melt away in our outdoor pavilion yoga class overlooking beautiful, lush vineyards.

Warren County History Museums Open

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Spend an afternoon visiting the Jim and Mary Lee Museum at Plane 9 West in the Port Warren Heritage Area, Stewartsville, and the Warren County History Museum at Morris Canal Bread Lock Park in New Village, too. These two museums, both located at sites on the route of the old Morris Canal, are open and staffed by volunteers today, 1-4pm. Learn how the canal boats moved up and down the hills of northern New Jersey as they traversed the state from from Port Delaware – AKA Phillipsburg – to Jersey City. Walk the towpath trail, and learn about other aspects of Warren County's rich history, from the early Native Indians inhabitants to the Colonial-era iron industry, the Morris Canal era, the days when Thomas Edison was busy inventing and experimenting nearby, and more.

Pig Roast at Rock Creek Tavern

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 3:00pm

Listen to your favorite Country Rock band while enjoying a pig roast! There will be lots of fun for all. $25 per ticket.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - This Way to the Egress

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Hailing from Bethlehem, PA, the group uses accordion, tuba, electric guitar, trombone, piano, and drums as they incorporate elements of punk, Balkan, Klezmer, blues, reggae and ragtime with Americana Folk-Rock, causing a genre defying sound of which P.T. Barnum would be proud. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic if you like, and enjoy the free concert!

 
Continuing: 

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.

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! 

"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!

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Now in its 11th season and accepting SNAP! The Market runs every Saturday 10am-1pm and features a variety of local farmers with truly local food - all sourced within a 25 mile radius - plus artisans, speakers, workshops, musicians and children’s activities.

Washington Boro BID Farmers Market

Saturday, August 11, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Held every Saturday through September 22, rain or shine, with special events throughout the season. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Warren County Farmers Market

Sunday, August 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, August 26, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Formerly known as the Belvidere Farmers' Market, the Warren County Farmers' Market provides a venue where local farmers, producers, and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. Open every Sunday.

 
Community Corner: 
 
More Things to Do: 

Rutherfurd Hall Closed for a Week

Or "More Things NOT To Do": As restoration of Rutherfurd Hall continues, they will be closed August 12-17 while the wood floors are being refinished. Museum Hours will be canceled August 15, but will resume Wednesday, August 22 from 1-4pm.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Asbury Arts & Music Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
3:00pm to 8:00pm

Introducing the inaugural Asbury Arts & Music Festival, featuring music from bands and acoustic performers, plus arts-and-craft vendors and food trucks. 

Blues & Craft Brews

Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
1:00pm to 7:30pm

The Inn at Millrace Pond's annual Blues and Craft Brews is an all day all-fun event devoted to great music, great beer. great food, and a select group of wonderful artistic vendors.

Vintage North Jersey Wine & Food Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Vintage North Jersey, a collaboration of northern New Jersey wineries, holds its 5th annual festival at one of North Jersey's oldest wineries – Four Sisters Winery. Seven wineries are slated to participate, as well as food trucks and specialty food and wine-related vendors and crafters.

Grill it Up at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, August 18, 2018 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm

Spend the evening at Alba with delicious food from Osteria Morini, award-winning wines from Alba Vineyard, and live music under the arbor.

Rutherfurd Hall Jazz Summer Series: Allan Harris Quartet

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Summer Jazz Series continues with the Allan Harris Quartet featuring the music of Nat King Cole and Eddie Jefferson. An internationally renowned vocalist, guitarist and composer, Allan Harris has performed worldwide, in prestigious international festivals and halls in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as the 2012 Olympics in London. He's the recipient of numerous awards, including the New York Nightlife Award for “Outstanding Jazz Vocalist” (which he won three times), the Backstage Bistro Award for “Ongoing Achievement in Jazz,” the Harlem Speaks “Jazz Museum of Harlem Award,” and the Down Beat Critic’s Poll Award for “Rising Star Vocalist.”