Sneak a Peek! Starting January 19, 2023 | Explore Warren

 

Sneak a Peek! Starting January 19, 2023

"Winter is not a season. It's a celebration." - Anonymous

Hey! Hey you! Are you looking for things to do this weekend, specifically winter things? Don't fret, take a peek at Warren County Wanderings, just like this little gray squirrel photographed by Warren County resident Charlie Fineran. Jump start your weekend with great tunes bound to warm you up and then head over to Hackettstown for their annual Winterfest. Or listen to the soulful sounds of Damn Tall Buildings performing during at Centenary Stage Company's January Thaw Fest.

While the calendar has been a little empty this month, rest assured it won't be that way for long! Happy Peeking and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Open House @ Centenary University

Saturday, January 21, 2023 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Explore Centenary's career-focused academic programs, take a student-led tour of the beautiful campus and a chance to meet faculty and staff.

Make a Snowflake Craft @ WC Habitat for Humanity Community Center

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 10:00am
All ages are welcome to make a kids snowflake craft.

2023 Winterfest in Hackettstown

Saturday, January 21, 2023 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Bundle up for a brisk stroll through the Hackettstown Business District and take a turn around an iceless skating rink, enjoy a trackless train, two fire pits to roast your marshmallows or grab a hot chocolate. Check out live ice sculpture demonstrations and shop at a local business!

Barefoot Grape Stomping @ Four Sisters

Saturday, January 21, 2023 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, February 4, 2023 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Are you ready for a smashing good time? The Barefoot Grape Stomping is a one of a kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. The event begins with a formal wine tasting followed by a mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan dinner served with roasted vegetables, salad, bread and dessert. Reservations required.

The Classical Guitar Society of Warren County

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 2:00pm
Do you have an interest in classical guitar? You are invited to join this group, perform in a relaxed atmosphere, share ideas and experiences in an effort to improve.

Paper Marbling @ Propagate Studios

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 3:00pm
Try your hand at paper marbling, a relaxing art process, to create paper for cards or collages!

Music Video Bingo @ Buttzville Brewing

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 8:00pm
Get your music trivia on for a chance at some great prizes!

January Thaw Music Festival @ CSC

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 8:00pmSaturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
It's a swinging January at Centenary Stage Company! This Saturday features Damn Tall Buildings, a Brooklyn - based band who still radiate the energy of a ragtag crew of music students playing bluegrass on the street. But anchoring that energy is their instrumental chops, their strong songwriting, and their varied influences that stretch beyond bluegrass and American roots.

Mini Printmaking @ Propagate Studio

Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 12:00pm
You're invited to create mini stamps for printmaking! Take home your creations and stamps!

Rutgers Environmental Steward Program

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Become an environmental steward with Rutgers 16-week course. Participants will be trained in important environmental issues affecting New Jersey and work to help solve local environmental problems.

Adult Craft Night @ WC Habitat for Humanity Community Center

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 6:30pm
Enjoy an evening of crafting with Jess and make two hand painted jars.
Continuing: 

January Live Music @ Panther Pub

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 8:00pmFriday, January 27, 2023 - 8:00pm
Live music featuring Maribyrd at Panther Pub.

January Live Music @ Tiptons

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 8:30pmSaturday, January 21, 2023 - 8:00pmFriday, January 27, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
Enjoy good food and live music this weekend featuring JerZGirls and Shaky Moon Band.

January Music Lineup @ Brass Rail

Friday, January 20, 2023 - 9:00pmSaturday, January 21, 2023 - 8:30pmFriday, January 27, 2023 - 7:00pmSaturday, January 28, 2023 - 9:00pm
Naked Jake and Mister T Band rocks the Brass Rail this Saturday.

Brook Hollow Live Music January 2023

Saturday, January 21, 2023 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Sunday, January 22, 2023 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy weekend music with John Cain and Alex and Patrick Kerssen.

Sunday Brunch Music @ Asbury Coffee Mill

Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 11:00amSunday, January 29, 2023 - 11:00am
Enjoy Sunday brunch at Asbury Coffee Mill this week with Matt DeBlass.

Adult Variety Art Class @ The Makery

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
The Makery's Liz Dwyer is hosting an eight week adult art session. Classes are driven by the participants and can include acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawing, clay, printmaking, small scale sculpture, crafts, and mixed media.
More Things to Do: 

Warren County Community Singers Are Looking for Members!

Warren County Community Singers are looking for members to join their adult choir. Members come from Warren, Hunterdon and other counties. Adult rehearsals are held every Tuesday from 7:30 - 9:30pm.
The Children’s Chorus of Warren County is also open for enrollment. Child rehearsals start February 7. They are sponsored by the WCCS and its singers are funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts through the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Division of the county Land Preservation Department.
For more information on WCCS, go to www.wcsingers.org. For information on the children’s chorus, email wcsingers.childrenschoir@gmail.com.
Photo credit: Cathy Miller
Plan Ahead: 

Wild Game Dinner @ Buck Hill

Thursday, January 26, 2023 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Join Buck Hill for a creative menu! (Alligator, octopus, quail, antelope.) $99/person, plus tax and gratuity.

Dried Flower Container workshop @ Well-Sweep

Saturday, January 28, 2023 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Create a lasting bouquet of dried flowers for your home. Arrange dried flowers from a selection of colors and styles in an attractive 7″ pottery pedestal.

Food and Wine Pairing featuring Vince The Prince Seneri

Saturday, January 28, 2023 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Have you ever wondered why your wines pair so well with certain foods? Musician and recording artist Vince the Prince will accompany a Brook Hollow special food and wine pairing.

Board Game Sunday @ Buttzville Brewing

Sunday, January 29, 2023 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Why not stop by Buttzville Brewing to join friends and neighbors for a few board games over a pint or two of local craft beer this Sunday!

WCArts presents Jean and Gordon Perry Art Exhibit Reception

Sunday, January 29, 2023 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Enjoy an art reception of artists Jean and Gordon Perry whose work consists of photography and paintings.

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This Week: 

2023 Winterfest in Hackettstown

Bundle up for a brisk stroll through the Hackettstown Business District and take a turn around an iceless skating rink, enjoy a trackless train, two fire pits to roast your marshmallows or grab a hot chocolate. Check out live ice sculpture demonstrations and shop at a local business!

Barefoot Grape Stomping @ Four Sisters

Saturday, February 4, 2023 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Are you ready for a smashing good time? The Barefoot Grape Stomping is a one of a kind experience, sure to intoxicate all your senses. The event begins with a formal wine tasting followed by a mouth-watering Chicken Parmesan dinner served with roasted vegetables, salad, bread and dessert. Reservations required.

January Thaw Music Festival @ CSC

It's a swinging January at Centenary Stage Company! This Saturday features Damn Tall Buildings, a Brooklyn - based band who still radiate the energy of a ragtag crew of music students playing bluegrass on the street. But anchoring that energy is their instrumental chops, their strong songwriting, and their varied influences that stretch beyond bluegrass and American roots.

Rutgers Environmental Steward Program

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Become an environmental steward with Rutgers 16-week course. Participants will be trained in important environmental issues affecting New Jersey and work to help solve local environmental problems.

 
Continuing: 

Adult Variety Art Class @ The Makery

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

The Makery's Liz Dwyer is hosting an eight week adult art session. Classes are driven by the participants and can include acrylic painting, watercolor painting, drawing, clay, printmaking, small scale sculpture, crafts, and mixed media.

 
More Things to Do: 

Warren County Community Singers Are Looking for Members!

Warren County Community Singers are looking for members to join their adult choir. Members come from Warren, Hunterdon and other counties. Adult rehearsals are held every Tuesday from 7:30 - 9:30pm.

The Children’s Chorus of Warren County is also open for enrollment. Child rehearsals start February 7. They are sponsored by the WCCS and its singers are funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts through the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Division of the county Land Preservation Department.

For more information on WCCS, go to www.wcsingers.org. For information on the children’s chorus, email wcsingers.childrenschoir@gmail.com.

Photo credit: Cathy Miller

 
Plan Ahead: 

Board Game Sunday @ Buttzville Brewing

Sunday, January 29, 2023 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Why not stop by Buttzville Brewing to join friends and neighbors for a few board games over a pint or two of local craft beer this Sunday!