Starting February 6, 2019 | Explore Warren

 

Starting February 6, 2019

“Without Valentine’s Day, February would be, well, January.” -  Jim Gaffigan, Comedian

No need to panic, dear Wanderers, Valentine's Day is still a week away, but we wanted to give you lots of ideas to make advance plans and reservations. And if you have no interest in celebrating the holiday, fear not! This issue is not solely devoted to all that mushy stuff. Concerts by James Maddock and Martha Redbone, ballroom dancing and cooking classes, classic movies and history, you'll find it all in Warren County, so Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Classic Cinema – Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” at Roy's Hall

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:30pm
The Birds is a 1963 American horror-thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It focuses on a series of sudden, unexplained violent bird attacks on the people of Bodega Bay, California over the course of a few days.

St. Patrick's Celebrity Bartender Series: Hackettstown BID

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pmThursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join their St. Patrick’s Grand Marshall, James Travis, and other local celebrities for a good time as they help serve drinks and mingle two evenings in February, from 6pm-close, to support the St. Patrick’s Parade committee. These bar crawl nights will lead up to the 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade on March 10.

Ballroom Dancing at the Library

Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Looking for something different and entertaining to do with that special someone this Valentine's Season? Then join us for Ballroom Dancing at the Library!  Ellis Roderick, an award-winning choreographer from Paso De Danza in Phillipsburg, will provide an hour lesson in both American Style and Latin Style Ballroom. Attendees do not need to attend with a partner and everyone from beginners to experts are welcome to this evening that is sure to be fun! 

Live Music at Brook Hollow - John Cain

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Wine and Works of Art at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:00pm
Anna and George are back for another paint and sip! Bring your loved one to paint ”Love at Dusk” on canvas. No experience necessary; Anna K. makes painting easy and fun!

Live Music at The Inn at Millrace Pond: Andie Baldwin

Friday, February 8, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Inn features the music of Andie Baldwin, enjoy it with dinner and drinks.

Cupid's Wine & Chocolate Weekend Wine Trail at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
It's the month of love. Cupid, draw back your bow and let your arrow go straight to Four Sisters Winery.

Valentine Weekend at Hope Junction Antiques

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Valentine's Day is one of the most celebrated "special" days of the year. Stop by for some wine tasting from Brook Hollow Winery, Bake Shoppe Goodies, Chocolates by Deb, well priced gifts for home & hostess from Chelsea Forge, and charming green things by Mary Beth from Greenery, Etc. 

Allamuchy Crafters and Artisan Fair

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Join Rutherfurd Hall for a one of a kind shopping experience! Local artists and crafters will be selling their work!

Wine and Chocolate at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy the day at Villa Milagro with your sweetheart by tasting some wine and chocolates paired with their wines. It's a perfect way to spend the afternoon.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Treat your Valentine to a special wine tasting for two weekends! Enjoy a delightful afternoon while the Alba team offers a flight of Alba’s estate wines paired with a sampling of gourmet truffles, chocolate caramels, and a selection of French macarons, mini-cheesecakes, and chocolate mocha cookies. All for $20 per person along with an etched Alba wine glass.

GSWGA Wine and Chocolate Weekend at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Brook Hollow Winery will be moving the tasting room across the street to their Banquet Facility to accommodate for their "See Red and Save Sale", live music, and chocolate tasting and sales from Chocolate Lovers Emporium. Taste all 13 wines for just $10 in their etched logo glass, which in turn gets you complimentary tastings on all future visits, provided you return with that glass.

Barefoot Grape Stomping at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
It's Stomping Time! A bit of nostalgia, a tasting of wine, something to do with friends for a special time!

Motorcycle Injury Management 101

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Motorcycle Injury Management 101. If you ride with your friends or with a group, you need to attend this seminar. This is a free event.

James Maddock and Full Band Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall: A songwriter’s songwriter, he's earned the respect of masterful writers such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, and has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression. His songs are elegantly spare, conveying sentiments in the most direct possible way.

Martha Redbone Roots Project at Centenary Stage Co.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
Miss Redbone's music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues favored by the matriarchy that raised her on a rich sojourn from Clinch Mountain, Virginia to Harlan County, Kentucky and beyond to Brooklyn's Dodge City-esque mean streets.

We May Be Right (Billy Joel Tribute Band) at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
This band is top notch and is the closest thing you will get to seeing the Piano Man himself! 

Supernova at Bea McNally's

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:00pm
Supernova covers a wide variety of music from the '70s to today’s hits.

Acoustic Sunday Brunch at the Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Great coffee, home-baked treats, and a tasty selection of cooked-to-order breakfast items...all served up with live local acoustic music from Bill Ihling

Chef Jay's Cooking Classes at Pandan Room

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 11:30amSunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
Explore and learn how to make signature Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese dishes with Chef Jay Chai, the owner of both Pandan Room & TOPO Restaurant in Hackettstown. Two sessions are offered, lasting about three hours each.

Monthly Plant Nite at Rock Creek Tavern: Valentine's Theme Chalkboard Planter

Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
It's that time of the month! Join them for some awesome food, drinks and a special Valentine Planter.

Open House at Warren County History Museum at Bread Lock Park

Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Broaden your mind; see a scale model of a working canal boat lock, interactive dioramas, and displays of Warren County history including the Morris Canal, Shippen Manor, Oxford Furnace and Lenape Indians. Bring the whole family to learn some history about Warren County. Volunteers will be on hand to interpret the models and answer your questions. For more information, please visit our websites at www.warrenparks.com and www.morriscanal.org.

Come Have Lunch on Us at The Kitchen at The Sand Bar

Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
The Sand Bar welcomes its new neighbor, The Kitchen! Come by to have lunch on them and try out the new menu.

Taste 10 Tour at ShopRite in Washington

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Have you wished you could taste a product before committing to purchasing it? Sign up for this free heart-healthy grocery store tour in honor of National Heart Health Month.

Hope Junction Antiques: Learn How to Make Macrame

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Macrame continues to grow in popularity as people discover the many wonderful things that can be made. In this class, Beth will be showing participants how to create a beautiful textural wall hanging, approximately 14" x 20". Basic square and spiral knots will be taught.
Community Corner: 

WCARTS Meeting and Golden Artist Colors Lecture/Demo Presented by Roy Kinzer

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 1:00pm
This Warren County Arts group meeting will feature the Golden Artist Colors lecture/demo presented by Roy Kinzer. This is a two-hour presentation on acrylic paints, gels and mediums.

Tuesdays at the Vault Youth Center in Washington

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:00pmTuesday, February 19, 2019 - 3:00pmTuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:00pm
Teens, invite your friends for food, fun, games, movies and just to hang out for a while. 
Plan Ahead: 

Classic Cinema – Casablanca – at Roy's Hall

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid).

Valentine's Day 4 Course Dinner at Mama's and Cafe Baci

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Spend Valentine's Day with your loved one and enjoy a four course meal for $125 per couple.

Valentine's Day at The Willows

Thursday, February 14, 2019 -
4:00pm to 10:00pm
Bring that special someone for an all-inclusive 4 course menu.

Valentine's Day Grand Buffet with Sushi Bar at Architects

Thursday, February 14, 2019 -
5:00pm to 10:30pm
Take your loved one to a buffet with a sushi bar!

Valentine's Day Dinner and Dance at Marianna's

Thursday, February 14, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner and dance to Johnny's Jukebox Band with your sweetheart. This special dinner will offered from 2/14-2/17, Friday's entertainment is The Frost.

Valentine's Day Wine and Food Pairing Dinner at Brook Hollow Winery

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00pm
Enjoy a romantic evening with your loved one by having a six-course wine and food pairing dinner and live music from AcousticSol. Tickets are $100 per couple, plus sales tax.

Valentine's Day Paint N' Sip at Empanada Mamasita

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00pm
Bring your loved one to a paint-n-sip, only $35. There is a $12 open buffet and it's BYOB.

Centenary Stage Co. presents: An Enemy of the People

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2:00pmFriday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00pmSaturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, February 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
What happens when the truth comes up against the will of the majority? This drama follows Tom Stockmann, a geologist who discovers dangerous water pollution in the Springs, a highly-anticipated resort that recently opened in his Norwegian town. In Tom's mind, the path to a solution is clear: inform the public and close the resort to prevent a crisis. With ripped-from-the-headlines relevance, this high-intensity drama is a powerful investigation of ambition, integrity and the price we pay for the truth.

Stand Up Comedy Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
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.

Quartz Singing Bowl Sound Healing Sponsored by Gaia's Gifts

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:30pmFriday, March 15, 2019 - 7:30pm
Bring some friends for a group sound healing session. The bowls promote relaxation which aid in self healing. The tones of the bowls will transport you, providing a vacation for the soul.

Clay Dance Gestalt Workshop at M Galleries

Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
This workshop is for both kids and adults."It takes a stone a million year to turn to clay. It takes me merely days to change this soft, malleable material into something almost rock-hard again.

St. Valentine's Dinner Dance at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 6:30pm
Enjoy a truly intimate and romantic evening with your loved one. Meet the chef up close as your dinner is being prepared. The entire meal is classic - paired with Villa Milagro’s exceptional wines followed by a dazzling desert. During the evening you will savor the smooth sounds of Cellist Dan Kassel, performing sounds to make your heart sing. Between courses, waltz among twinkling lights as you enjoy an amorous evening to remember! 

A Lovely Night Polar Painting

Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join Mix & Mingle Masterpieces to paint this adorable polar bear! Beginners of all ages are welcome and no art skill required. 

David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band at Rutherfurd Hall

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Since 1980, this acoustically electrifying group has appeared nationally and internationally. Tickets on sale now!

Adult Culinary Workshop at the ShopRite In Washington

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carly, your in-store Dietitian is hosting an interactive cooking class for a 3-course meal that the group makes and eats together.

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This Week: 

Classic Cinema – Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” at Roy's Hall

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

The Birds is a 1963 American horror-thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It focuses on a series of sudden, unexplained violent bird attacks on the people of Bodega Bay, California over the course of a few days.

St. Patrick's Celebrity Bartender Series: Hackettstown BID

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join their St. Patrick’s Grand Marshall, James Travis, and other local celebrities for a good time as they help serve drinks and mingle two evenings in February, from 6pm-close, to support the St. Patrick’s Parade committee. These bar crawl nights will lead up to the 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade on March 10.

Ballroom Dancing at the Library

Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for something different and entertaining to do with that special someone this Valentine's Season? Then join us for Ballroom Dancing at the Library!  Ellis Roderick, an award-winning choreographer from Paso De Danza in Phillipsburg, will provide an hour lesson in both American Style and Latin Style Ballroom. Attendees do not need to attend with a partner and everyone from beginners to experts are welcome to this evening that is sure to be fun! 

Wine and Works of Art at Brook Hollow Winery

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

Anna and George are back for another paint and sip! Bring your loved one to paint ”Love at Dusk” on canvas. No experience necessary; Anna K. makes painting easy and fun!

Cupid's Wine & Chocolate Weekend Wine Trail at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

It's the month of love. Cupid, draw back your bow and let your arrow go straight to Four Sisters Winery.

Valentine Weekend at Hope Junction Antiques

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Valentine's Day is one of the most celebrated "special" days of the year. Stop by for some wine tasting from Brook Hollow Winery, Bake Shoppe Goodies, Chocolates by Deb, well priced gifts for home & hostess from Chelsea Forge, and charming green things by Mary Beth from Greenery, Etc. 

Allamuchy Crafters and Artisan Fair

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Join Rutherfurd Hall for a one of a kind shopping experience! Local artists and crafters will be selling their work!

Wine and Chocolate at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy the day at Villa Milagro with your sweetheart by tasting some wine and chocolates paired with their wines. It's a perfect way to spend the afternoon.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Treat your Valentine to a special wine tasting for two weekends! Enjoy a delightful afternoon while the Alba team offers a flight of Alba’s estate wines paired with a sampling of gourmet truffles, chocolate caramels, and a selection of French macarons, mini-cheesecakes, and chocolate mocha cookies. All for $20 per person along with an etched Alba wine glass.

GSWGA Wine and Chocolate Weekend at Brook Hollow Winery

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Brook Hollow Winery will be moving the tasting room across the street to their Banquet Facility to accommodate for their "See Red and Save Sale", live music, and chocolate tasting and sales from Chocolate Lovers Emporium. Taste all 13 wines for just $10 in their etched logo glass, which in turn gets you complimentary tastings on all future visits, provided you return with that glass.

Motorcycle Injury Management 101

Saturday, February 9, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Motorcycle Injury Management 101. If you ride with your friends or with a group, you need to attend this seminar. This is a free event.

James Maddock and Full Band Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm

James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall: A songwriter’s songwriter, he's earned the respect of masterful writers such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, and has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression. His songs are elegantly spare, conveying sentiments in the most direct possible way.

Martha Redbone Roots Project at Centenary Stage Co.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm

Miss Redbone's music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues favored by the matriarchy that raised her on a rich sojourn from Clinch Mountain, Virginia to Harlan County, Kentucky and beyond to Brooklyn's Dodge City-esque mean streets.

Chef Jay's Cooking Classes at Pandan Room

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 11:30am
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00pm

Explore and learn how to make signature Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese dishes with Chef Jay Chai, the owner of both Pandan Room & TOPO Restaurant in Hackettstown. Two sessions are offered, lasting about three hours each.

Open House at Warren County History Museum at Bread Lock Park

Sunday, February 10, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Broaden your mind; see a scale model of a working canal boat lock, interactive dioramas, and displays of Warren County history including the Morris Canal, Shippen Manor, Oxford Furnace and Lenape Indians. Bring the whole family to learn some history about Warren County. Volunteers will be on hand to interpret the models and answer your questions. For more information, please visit our websites at www.warrenparks.com and www.morriscanal.org.

Taste 10 Tour at ShopRite in Washington

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Have you wished you could taste a product before committing to purchasing it? Sign up for this free heart-healthy grocery store tour in honor of National Heart Health Month.

Hope Junction Antiques: Learn How to Make Macrame

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Macrame continues to grow in popularity as people discover the many wonderful things that can be made. In this class, Beth will be showing participants how to create a beautiful textural wall hanging, approximately 14" x 20". Basic square and spiral knots will be taught.

Hope Junction Antiques: Learn How to Make Macrame

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Macrame continues to grow in popularity as people discover the many wonderful things that can be made. In this class, Beth will be showing participants how to create a beautiful textural wall hanging, approximately 14" x 20". Basic square and spiral knots will be taught.

 
Community Corner: 
 
Plan Ahead: 

Centenary Stage Co. presents: An Enemy of the People

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

What happens when the truth comes up against the will of the majority? This drama follows Tom Stockmann, a geologist who discovers dangerous water pollution in the Springs, a highly-anticipated resort that recently opened in his Norwegian town. In Tom's mind, the path to a solution is clear: inform the public and close the resort to prevent a crisis. With ripped-from-the-headlines relevance, this high-intensity drama is a powerful investigation of ambition, integrity and the price we pay for the truth.

Stand Up Comedy Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

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.

Quartz Singing Bowl Sound Healing Sponsored by Gaia's Gifts

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:30pm
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

Bring some friends for a group sound healing session. The bowls promote relaxation which aid in self-healing. The tones of the bowls will transport you, providing a vacation for the soul.

St. Valentine's Dinner Dance at Villa Milagro

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 6:30pm

Enjoy a truly intimate and romantic evening with your loved one. Meet the chef up close as your dinner is being prepared. Villa Milagro’s exceptional wines are paired with a classic meal, followed by a dazzling dessert. During the evening you will savor the smooth sounds of Cellist Dan Kassel, and between courses, waltz among twinkling lights as you enjoy an amorous evening to remember! 

A Lovely Night Polar Painting

Sunday, February 17, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join Mix & Mingle Masterpieces to paint this adorable polar bear! Beginners of all ages are welcome and no art skill required. 

David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band at Rutherfurd Hall

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America’s own great art form. Since 1980, this acoustically electrifying group has appeared nationally and internationally. Tickets on sale now!