Starting December 21, 2016 | Explore Warren

 

Starting December 21, 2016

The holidays are upon us! Hope you're ready! If not, you can get ideas for some destinations for shopping here. Still looking for your fresh Jersey Grown Christmas Tree? Many of the choose-and-cut farms here in New Jersey's Christmas Tree Belt are open right through Christmas Eve, so check out our list to find a farm! Looking for places to dine this weekend, and what to do New Year's Eve? Then read on! We're making this a double-issue of Warren County Wanderings, and so on behalf of the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders and their Explore Warren County Tourism Partnership, we want to wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, a Safe and Prosperous New Year, and Happy Wanderings! We'll see you in 2017.

This Week: 

5th Annual Christmas Open Mic Jam

Thursday, December 22, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Bring your voice and/or instrument and have a couple seasonal tunes in your pocket for us all to jam on. Backline provided, sign-up sheet for all and don't forget to hang up your sock!

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Marty Koppel

Friday, December 23, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!
Glenn and Frank, of the duo Frank & Genn

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Frank & Glenn

Friday, December 23, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Frank Jeckell and Glenn Lewis, two members of the still touring 1960s pop band 1910 Fruitgum Company (Frank is one of its founding members), bring a collection of their own cover tune favorites to the Inn at Millrace Pond.

Dreamline (Rush Tribute) Christmas Extravaganza

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
Rock Creek Tavern celebrates the holidays in style with Dreamline, the best Rush tribute band around! Giveaways, specials and more!

Live Music at SoMa - Rob Viola

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 9:00pm

Holiday Party at Draughthouse Bar & Grill

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Drink specials, carolers, live music during dinner, dance floor under the stars in the atrium banquet room!

TubaChristmas in Belvidere

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
An old fashioned sing-along and performance on the steps of the Warren County Courthouse. Listeners as well as musicians of Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba, and Sousaphone are welcome, regardless of age or experience. Registration for musicians starts at 3pm followed by a rehearsal, then the performance.

Christmas Eve Dinner at The Willows

Saturday, December 24, 2016
Special Christmas Eve menu offered. Call 908-574-5101 to make your reservation.

Christmas Eve Dinner at Marianna's

Saturday, December 24, 2016
Join us for Dinner on Christmas Eve! Reservations Required! No Walk-Ins. Call now for Reservations 908-777-3500.  

Christmas Day Buffet at Almond Tree Manor

Sunday, December 25, 2016
Come join us at the Almond Tree Manor for our Annual Christmas Day Buffet! Three seatings.

Bea McNally's Tweener Music Fest

Monday, December 26, 2016 to Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The week between Christmas and New Year's is a time of year when old friends get together for fun times. At Bea McNally's they are taking it one step further, scheduling their first ever "Tweener Music Fest" with bands performing three straight nights. Monday: Aroarus opening up for The Spanakopita Band. Tuesday: Zach Russack Trio. Wednesday: Joe Cirotti Band.
Plan Ahead: 

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Andy Rimer

Friday, December 30, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Don Elliker

Friday, December 30, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Live music at the historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features local artists, tonight with multi-instrumentalist / songwriter / singer Don Elliker.

Early Bird New Year's Eve Lunch at Marianna's

Saturday, December 31, 2016 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Introducing Early Bird New Year’s Eve Lunch at Marianna's! 

First Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Saturday, December 31, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
The 2nd annual family friendly event with lots of live entertainment, food vendors, AND Fireworks. Pre-sale is underway - $10 per button (reserve your button soon, last year it sold out!)  Shuttle buses will bring guests from remote locations but you can also pre-purchase Premier Parking onsite for $25 per car.

New Year's Eve Party at Flynn's On The Hill

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 6:30pm
Ring in 2017 with your friends at Flynn's! Featuring Uncle Rocco in our banquet room and DJ Dave Kish in our bar room. Please call 908-454-0011 for reservations.

New Year's Eve Gala at Almond Tree Manor

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 8:00pm
Ring in the New Year at Almond Tree Manor! Our New Year’s Gala begins at 8pm.

New Year's Eve Party at Buck Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 7:30pm to Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 2:00am
Ring in the New Year... Buck Hill style! Two special dinner seatings; 7:30pm and 10pm. Check website for details.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Zabava

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 9:00pm
New Years Celebration at Zabava with live music! Make your reservation today on our website (reservations are limited).

New Year's Eve Dinner at The Willows

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Special New Year's Eve menu offered. Call 908-574-5101 to make your reservation.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Marianna's

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Make your New Year’s Eve dinner reservations! Marianna's offers a Four-Course Meal for $27.99/person; more information to come!

Jagerstein Biergarten New Year’s Eve

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Pre-fixe menu with many options, $39.95/person. Assorted New Year’s goodies for dessert and complimentary glass of Muscato. Call ahead for reservations: 908-475-5777.

New Year's Eve Party at Bea McNally's

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
Bring in the New Year with us! New Years Eve party with DJ Nappz! Get your tickets now for $55 ($60 at door) for open bar and free buffet! Call 908-813-1900.
 

Warren Highlands First Day Hike

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 9:00am
Join with members of the group Metrotrails for our traditional First Day Hike on New Year's Day, this time returning to the route of the Warren Highlands Trail in western Warren County! 

32nd Annual New Year's Day Hike on the PVT

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 10:00am
The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host a 4-5 mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail.  The trail is cinder-based which provides easy, level walking.

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We hope you've found this to be informative, and now feel inspired to come out and explore Warren County! If so, please:
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Explore Warren County Tourism Partnership
C/o Warren County Public Information Dept.
tourism@co.warren.nj.us | ExploreWarren.org
165 County Route 519 South - Belvidere, NJ 07823
908-475-6580 / 800-554-8540

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This Week: 

5th Annual Christmas Open Mic Jam

Thursday, December 22, 2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm

Bring your voice and/or instrument and have a couple seasonal tunes in your pocket for us all to jam on. Backline provided, sign-up sheet for all and don't forget to hang up your sock!

Glenn and Frank, of the duo Frank & Genn

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Frank & Glenn

Friday, December 23, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Frank Jeckell and Glenn Lewis, two members of the still touring 1960s pop band 1910 Fruitgum Company (Frank is one of its founding members), bring a collection of their own cover tune favorites to the Inn at Millrace Pond.

TubaChristmas in Belvidere

Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 4:30pm

An old fashioned sing-along and performance on the steps of the Warren County Courthouse. Listeners as well as musicians of Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba, and Sousaphone are welcome, regardless of age or experience. Registration for musicians starts at 3pm followed by a rehearsal, then the performance.

Bea McNally's Tweener Music Fest

Monday, December 26, 2016 to Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The week between Christmas and New Year's is a time of year when old friends get together for fun times. At Bea McNally's they are taking it one step further, scheduling their first ever "Tweener Music Fest" with bands performing three straight nights. Monday: Aroarus opening up for The Spanakopita Band. Tuesday: Zach Russack Trio. Wednesday: Joe Cirotti Band.

 
Plan Ahead: 

Live Music at Inn at Millrace Pond: Don Elliker

Friday, December 30, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Live music at the historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, features local artists, tonight with multi-instrumentalist / songwriter / singer Don Elliker.

First Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Saturday, December 31, 2016 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm

The 2nd annual family friendly event with lots of live entertainment, food vendors, AND Fireworks. Pre-sale is underway - $10 per button (reserve your button soon, last year it sold out!)  Shuttle buses will bring guests from remote locations but you can also pre-purchase Premier Parking onsite for $25 per car.

New Year's Eve Party at Flynn's On The Hill

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 6:30pm

Ring in 2017 with your friends at Flynn's! Featuring Uncle Rocco in our banquet room and DJ Dave Kish in our bar room. Please call 908-454-0011 for reservations.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Zabava

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 9:00pm

New Years Celebration at Zabava with live music! Make your reservation today on our website (reservations are limited).

New Year's Eve Dinner at Marianna's

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Make your New Year’s Eve dinner reservations! Marianna's offers a Four-Course Meal for $27.99/person; more information to come!

Jagerstein Biergarten New Year’s Eve

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Pre-fixe menu with many options, $39.95/person. Assorted New Year’s goodies for dessert and complimentary glass of Muscato. Call ahead for reservations: 908-475-5777.

New Year's Eve Party at Bea McNally's

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 10:00pm

Bring in the New Year with us! New Years Eve party with DJ Nappz! Get your tickets now for $55 ($60 at door) for open bar and free buffet! Call 908-813-1900.

 

Warren Highlands First Day Hike

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 9:00am

Join with members of the group Metrotrails for our traditional First Day Hike on New Year's Day, this time returning to the route of the Warren Highlands Trail in western Warren County! 

32nd Annual New Year's Day Hike on the PVT

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 10:00am

The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, will host a 4-5 mile hike along the Paulinskill Valley Trail.  The trail is cinder-based which provides easy, level walking.