Starting February 26, 2020 | Explore Warren

 

Starting February 26, 2020

"Happy Leap Day. A day where 'this time last year' and 'this time next year' does not apply. -Anonymous

That once-every-four-years occasion arrives Saturday, so we thought we'd leap right into this week's Wanderings with a photo from Kent Sweigert that makes us very hoppy. Speaking of hoppy, check out Hackettstown's pub crawl to support their upcoming St. Patrick's Day Parade. Speaking of leaping, be sure to leap to the Plan Ahead section, there are some events where you'll want to book your seats now! Happy Leap Day, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Hackettstown's St. Patrick's Bar Crawl

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
Support the 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade Committee as you enjoy drinks and celebration with friends at Marley’s Gotham Grill, Bea McNally’s Irish Pub, Man Skirt Brewing, and Czig Meister Brewing Company.

Line Dancing at Draught House

Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Come out and try Line Dancing, hosted by Draught House and Monteray Entertainment.

Reiki Session with Joe hosted by Gaia's Gifts

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 11:00amFriday, March 6, 2020 - 11:00am
Pamper yourself for 20 minutes to rejuvenate! Reiki is an energy healing modality, and a treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you.

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

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
A monthly Cultural Fundraiser Dinner for Ghana 4E, a non-profit organization working with students in Ghana, Africa. This month features salad, homemade manicotti, Italian sausage, tiramisu and beverage (BYOB wine or beer). Suggested donation: $25. Please reserve. Dine in the cafe or take it home!

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery: Scott Messina

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Acoustic guitarist/vocalist Scott Messina performs classic rock hits spanning six decades.
 

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Triple Headliner Extravaganza: Jerrold Benford (Comedy Central); Moody McCarthy (Conan O'Brien) and Jim Dailakis (Australia's Funniest Comic).

Seattle Sound Machine returns to Rock Creek Tavern

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00pm
1990s cover band featuring music by artists such as Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, STP, Pearl Jam, Tool, Sublime, SOAD, Nirvana, Everlast, Tom Petty, Pantera and many more.

Live Music at Panther Pub

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
8:30pm to 11:30pm
Cirotti Trio performs.

Greenhouse Tour - Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:30amSaturday, February 29, 2020 - 12:30pm
Reservations are required for this free, one-hour informative lecture-tour of this collection of herbs from around the world. Call 908-852-5390 to reserve your space.

Leap Day Weekend at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 1, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Bachelors – this could be your lucky day! Bachelorettes - bring him out for a “message in a bottle.” Guys accompanied by their sweethearts taste free.

Stan & Elise live at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Come enjoy some wine while listening to Stan & Elise play some jazz and '60s classics.  

Venison Dinner at Mountain Lake Fire Co.

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 5:30pm
Annual seven-course meal! Doors open at 5:30pm with dinner served at 6pm.

Live Music at Bea McNally's: The Nerds

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00pm
Spaz, Biff, Stretch, and Mongo have graced stages from the Jersey Shore to Las Vegas, earning their reputation as “America’s Party Band Fun-omenon” every step of the way.

Live Music at Brook Hollow: John Cain

Sunday, March 1, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Musician/composer John Cain will play songs you know well, and some new ones, too.

Change Yourself - Change Your Life Workshop at Rutherfurd Hall

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Did you start 2020 with the intention of making some changes- but find yourself in the exact same place? Sometimes all it takes is a little help.
Continuing: 

Free Tech Help for Senior Citizens

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
BY APPOINTMENT: You can learn technology at any age! Warren Hills High School Streak Nation Service Club offers Free Tech Help by appointment to senior citizens in Warren County. If you know of a senior citizen who could use help with ANY Tech Device including computers, cell phones and tablets, complete this LINK for a Personal Tech Help appointment, or email a request to: henningj@warrenhills.org.

The Sunshine Boys at Centenary Stage

Friday, February 14, 2020 to Sunday, March 1, 2020
This weekend is your last chance to see Centenary Stage Company’s well-received production of Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys continues through March 1, as a grudging reunion between two vaudevillians whose 40-year partnership broke up acrimoniously brings a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs. Don't miss Broadway veteran David Edwards and CSC's award-winning Artistic Director Carl Wallnau as the battling duo "Lewis and Clark".
Plan Ahead: 

Free Art Classes for Budding Artists

Monday, March 2, 2020Monday, March 9, 2020Monday, March 16, 2020
Budding Artists' spring session of classes (Where Art and Math Meet) is open for registration for kids ages 5-18. These free classes meet Mondays in March. Choose a time: 4-5:15pm or 6-7:15pm.

Stand Up Comedy Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00pm
Laugh the night away with some hilarious stand-up comedians! Hosted by Teresa DeGaetano with Don Michalowski, and featuring national headliner and NBC's Last Comic Standing Semi-Finalist Mike Gaffney.

Northwest NJ Homeschool Conference at Knowlton Presbyterian Church

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Hosted by Knowlton Fine Arts Homeschool Co-op, the conference is for anyone who homeschools or is considering homeschooling.
Antique clock

Hope Junction Antiques: Clock Clinic

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Hope Junction Antiques hosts a clock clinic with local timepiece expert, Stan Hands. Bring in your clock and see what he has to say. Estimates and appraisals are free.

Maple Sugaring at the Farmstead

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hosted by VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County, as Patrick Peckard presents the history of maple sugaring and how it came to be maple syrup. He'll show how to tap a real tree. Free and open to all ages, but preregistration required.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Formal wine tasting and cellar tour, an Italian dinner, and the opportunity to stomp grapes to music and feel the sensation between your toes!

Moe-tion Dance Theater at Centenary Stage Co.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
This contemporary modern dance company based in New Jersey returns to CSC's Lackland Center. Under the artistic direction of Maureen Glennon, the company is dedicated to experimenting and creating new forms of expression.

ACT III: A Musical Journey Featuring Timothy Liam Smith

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 2:00pm
New Jersey native Timothy Liam Smith takes us on his journey through becoming an Irish Tenor, how he sang for three US Presidents, and how life can come full circle if we work at it.

Free Concert: The Genevans

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
The 50-voice choir from Geneva College in western Pennsylvania brings their music to Warren County for a free concert entitled “Rejoice Again!” The Genevans have acquired a reputation for choral excellence, musical variety and spiritual impact.

Backyard Poultry

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30am
Interested in raising your own flock of chickens or ducks for eggs for meat? Come learn the basics and have your questions answered by Hank Bignell Jr., M.S. Senior Program Coordinator. 

Friday the 13th Classic Slasher Film at Roy's Hall

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:00pmFriday, March 13, 2020 - 9:00pm
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 your choice of two screenings at Roy's Hall, which makes a cameo appearence in the movie.

WCARTS Meeting, Lecture & Workshop with Jean Perry

Saturday, March 14, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Guest Artist, Professor of Art Jean Perry, will feature "Women of Flowers" a brief lecture on the interesting lives and works of numerous botanical artists, followed by a botanical study and watercolor painting of a flower in season.

12th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:30pm
This Irish-American tradition attracts more than 14,000 visitors—making this parade one of the biggest events in Hackettstown. Streets fill with enthusiasm as families, residents and visitors line up along the curb, in store windows and porches to celebrate and witness the festive parade, stepping off at 3:30 p.m.

Spring Break Comedy Show

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 8:00pm
Family Promise of Warren County announces its annual evening of fun and laughter featuring the comedy of Mick Thomas, who will be joined by three other comedians, Glen Jensen, Alex Barnett, and Phil Sweet. Come out for lots of laughs, food, 50/50 raffle, cash bar - all for a good cause. Doors open at 6:30pm; show starts at 8pm.

Shippen Manor Talk: Jersey Girls in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Sunday, March 29, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
In honor of the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, Shippen Manor presents a talk by Jan Hunold on "Jersey Girls in the Women's Suffrage Movement." From Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Alice Paul, the program covers the women's suffrage movement from its beginnings in the mid-1800s through the passing of the 19th Amendment. Seating is limited and registration is required for this event.

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This Week: 

Hackettstown's St. Patrick's Bar Crawl

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

Support the 12th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade Committee as you enjoy drinks and celebration with friends at Marley’s Gotham Grill, Bea McNally’s Irish Pub, Man Skirt Brewing, and Czig Meister Brewing Company.

Line Dancing at Draught House

Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Come out and try Line Dancing, hosted by Draught House and Monteray Entertainment.

Reiki Session with Joe hosted by Gaia's Gifts

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 11:00am
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 11:00am

Pamper yourself for 20 minutes to rejuvenate! Reiki is an energy healing modality, and a treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you.

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

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

A monthly Cultural Fundraiser Dinner for Ghana 4E, a non-profit organization working with students in Ghana, Africa. This month features salad, homemade manicotti, Italian sausage, tiramisu and beverage (BYOB wine or beer). Suggested donation: $25. Please reserve. Dine in the cafe or take it home!

Comedy Night at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, February 28, 2020 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Triple Headliner Extravaganza: Jerrold Benford (Comedy Central); Moody McCarthy (Conan O'Brien) and Jim Dailakis (Australia's Funniest Comic).

Greenhouse Tour - Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:30am
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 12:30pm

Reservations are required for this free, one-hour informative lecture-tour of this collection of herbs from around the world. Call 908-852-5390 to reserve your space.

Leap Day Weekend at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 1, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Bachelors – this could be your lucky day! Bachelorettes - bring him out for a “message in a bottle.” Guys accompanied by their sweethearts taste free.

Live Music at Bea McNally's: The Nerds

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00pm

Spaz, Biff, Stretch, and Mongo have graced stages from the Jersey Shore to Las Vegas, earning their reputation as “America’s Party Band Fun-omenon” every step of the way.

 
Continuing: 

Free Tech Help for Senior Citizens

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Thursday, February 27, 2020 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

BY APPOINTMENT: You can learn technology at any age! Warren Hills High School Streak Nation Service Club offers Free Tech Help by appointment to senior citizens in Warren County. If you know of a senior citizen who could use help with ANY Tech Device including computers, cell phones and tablets, complete this LINK for a Personal Tech Help appointment, or email a request to: henningj@warrenhills.org.

The Sunshine Boys at Centenary Stage

Friday, February 14, 2020 to Sunday, March 1, 2020

This weekend is your last chance to see Centenary Stage Company’s well-received production of Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys continues through March 1, as a grudging reunion between two vaudevillians whose 40-year partnership broke up acrimoniously brings a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs. Don't miss Broadway veteran David Edwards and CSC's award-winning Artistic Director Carl Wallnau as the battling duo "Lewis and Clark".

 
Plan Ahead: 

Free Art Classes for Budding Artists

Monday, March 2, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020

Budding Artists' spring session of classes (Where Art and Math Meet) is open for registration for kids ages 5-18. These free classes meet Mondays in March. Choose a time: 4-5:15pm or 6-7:15pm.

Stand Up Comedy Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00pm

Laugh the night away with some hilarious stand-up comedians! Hosted by Don Michalowski, and featuring headliner Mike Burton, who has been seen warming up audiences for Rachel Ray and The Chew as well as appearing on TV, in national commercials and independant feature films.

Antique clock

Hope Junction Antiques: Clock Clinic

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, March 8, 2020 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Hope Junction Antiques hosts a clock clinic with local timepiece expert, Stan Hands. Bring in your clock and see what he has to say. Estimates and appraisals are free.

Maple Sugaring at the Farmstead

Saturday, March 7, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Hosted by VanNest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County, as Patrick Peckard presents the history of maple sugaring and how it came to be maple syrup. He'll show how to tap a real tree. Free and open to all ages, but preregistration required.

Moe-tion Dance Theater at Centenary Stage Co.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00pm

This contemporary modern dance company based in New Jersey returns to CSC's Lackland Center. Under the artistic direction of Maureen Glennon, the company is dedicated to experimenting and creating new forms of expression.

Free Concert: The Genevans

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:00pm

The 50-voice choir from Geneva College in western Pennsylvania brings their music to Warren County for a free concert entitled “Rejoice Again!” The Genevans have acquired a reputation for choral excellence, musical variety and spiritual impact.

Backyard Poultry CANCELLED

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30am

Interested in raising your own flock of chickens or ducks for eggs or meat? Come learn the basics and have your questions answered by Hank Bignell Jr., M.S. Senior Program Coordinator. 

Friday the 13th Classic Slasher Film at Roy's Hall

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:00pm
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 9:00pm

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 your choice of two screenings at Roy's Hall, which makes a cameo appearence in the movie.

WCARTS Meeting, Lecture & Workshop with Jean Perry

Saturday, March 14, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Guest Artist, Professor of Art Jean Perry, will feature "Women of Flowers" a brief lecture on the interesting lives and works of numerous botanical artists, followed by a botanical study and watercolor painting of a flower in season.

12th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade POSTPONED

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:30pm

This Irish-American tradition attracts more than 14,000 visitors—making this parade one of the biggest events in Hackettstown. Streets fill with enthusiasm as families, residents and visitors line up along the curb, in store windows and porches to celebrate and witness the festive parade, stepping off at 3:30 p.m.

Spring Break Comedy Show - CANCELLED

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

Family Promise of Warren County announces its annual evening of fun and laughter featuring the comedy of Mick Thomas, who will be joined by three other comedians, Glen Jensen, Alex Barnett, and Phil Sweet. Come out for lots of laughs, food, 50/50 raffle, cash bar - all for a good cause. Doors open at 6:30pm; show starts at 8pm.