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Starting July 25, 2018

"Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." - Henry James, American author

"The summer night is like a perfection of thought." - Wallace Stevens, American poet

Our culture corner gives you a double-header of quotes today, because there's so much going on! Summer afternoons, summer nights, even summer mornings are a great time for wandering in Warren County. Read on for details on theater, concerts, moonlight paddling, history events, shopping, a dinner on the farm, and lots more. Plus, it's finally time for the annual return of the Warren County Farmers' Fair with its Hot Air Balloon Festival. And when you head to the fair, be sure to look for the Explore Warren display in the "Warren County and You" building, where you can enter our contest for some great prizes and pick up a free gift while supplies last. What is it? You'll have to come to the fair and find out! So see you there, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Lopatcong Music in the Park: Caribbean Steel Rhythms

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 - Cunningham & Associates

Thursday, July 26, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
A "rhythm and blues, rock 'n' roll band with a touch of soul" led by former Bethlehem Mayor and current Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham. Their repertoire ranges from Stevie Wonder and Sam Cooke to Bruce Springsteen and The Rolling Stones.

Lopatcong Music in the Park: The Castaway Band

Thursday, July 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Spend your evening in Lopatcong for a tropical rock party in the park!

Didgeridoo Down Under at Blairstown Library

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
Didgeridoo Down Under is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation!

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Hair

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pmFriday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00pmSaturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:00pmSunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
CSC's production of HAIR celebrates the Sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory, to an infectiously energetic rock beat with songs like “Aquarius,” “Good Morning, Starshine,” “Hair,” “I Got Life,” and “Let The Sun Shine.” Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, HAIR remains relevant as ever as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world. The show opens this weekend and continues August 2-5.

TGI Flynn's: Avenue 16

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Great food, cold drinks, and awesome entertainment. Admission is free and is a family friendly event. There is a good reason these shows are so popular!

Live Music at The Inn at Millrace Pond: Steve Kirchuk

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy live easy rock from Kevin Kirchuk and have a nice dinner and drinks.

Oliver! The Musical at Roy's Hall

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:00pmSaturday, July 28, 2018 - 7:00pmSunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Based on the Charles Dickens novel, 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (Dominick Lusardi) falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin. When Oliver’s intended mark, Mr. Brownlow, takes pity on the lad and offers him a home, Fagin’s henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy to keep him from talking.

Jazz Summer Series at Rutherfurd Hall: Pat Longo's Hollywood East Coast Big Band - Music of Stan Kenton

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
The series kicks off with a tribute to Stan Kenton by this swinging 17-piece big band, led by Pat Longo, who has played wih the Jimmy Dorsey Band and The Harry James Orchestra. Discount passes for all three Jazz Summer Series shows are available, too!

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm
Want a peaceful, relaxing night at White Lake? Moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities.

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

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
This band is top notch and is the closest thing you will get to seeing the Piano Man himself! 

Farm Basket Bingo at Villa Milagro

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
Do some shopping at participating farms and shops for a chance to win a $150 value basket of goodies from all the vendors! Start by getting your bingo card at Villa Milagro.

Warren County Farmers' Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
Celebrating its 81st year of providing affordable family fun, the Farmers' Fair continues through Saturday, featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival and the 21st Annual Traditional Arts Expo as well. Highlights include carnival wrist band specials; motorized events (tractor pulls Wednesday and Thursday, Demolition Derby Sunday and Friday, and the unique Mud Bog events Saturday); a hay bale rolling contest; pro wrestling; music; Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches; and so much more!

Art Exhibit at Hope Junction

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
Come to their beautiful gallery space across the street to meet and see the work of 3 talented artists, Pamela Eden, Cindi Halkola and Pat Olds. 

Canal Day at Historic Waterloo Village

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Check out the latest Canal Day events!

Midsummer Herb Festival at Well-Sweep

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Come celebrate Hops - Humulus - the 2018 International Herb Association’s Herb of the Year. Enjoy a tasty luncheon prepared with hops as well as other complimentary herbs.

Kate & Paul at Brook Hollow

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
Enjoy free live music from this popular local duo with family, friends, and delicious wines!

The Creative Edge Photography Studio Grand Re-Opening

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
2:00pm to 6:30pm
Enjoy light refreshments while you take a tour of the studio at the Grand Re-Opening of The Creative Edge Photography Studio in Hope, NJ!

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: Eric Mintel Quartet

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Come listen to some music by Eric Mintel Quartet . $15/person includes wine tasting or your choice of one glass of wine from the Arbor selection.

Clam Bake on the Patio at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Enjoy a clam bake on the patio. Jukebox Riot will be rocking the patio at 8pm. $49 per person. Taking reservations, so call 908-854-5300.

Concert in the Barn at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead: Bohemian String Quartet

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Enjoy an ensemble of two violins, a viola and cello playing well-known and hidden gems of the contemporary and earlier classical repertoire.

Orchard Tour & Farm to Table Dinner at TreeLicious Orchards

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Spend the evening watching the sunset, listening to live music, light appetizers, wines by Ventimiglia Vineyard, dinner and dessert.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Rock Solid

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
A mix of classic rock, southern rock, country, pop, and everything in between. If you're up for a night of dancing, you've found your band! 

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Sage

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
Relax to some free music with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: BC Combo

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:30pm
Relax to the sounds of the BC Combo. $15/person includes wine tasting or your choice of one glass of wine from the Arbor selection. The wine tasting is complimentary for Gold Club Members.

Live at Panther Pub: Jukebox Trio

Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Jukebox Trio will be entertaining Panther Pub. Stop on by.

Shippen Manor Lawn Concert - Kinderhook

Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kinderhook plays a unique blend of original music mixed in with their own takes on classic cover songs.

Boating Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
A certified lifeguard and boating instructor will teach campers everything from basic boat safety to how to steer using different strokes, and even some rescue techniques.

Camp Musky River Rangers

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
Older campers (10 years and older) will learn that for humans to live sustainabily we need to use the Earth's resources at a rate at which they can be replenished.  River Rangers will develop

Kids Healthy Camp at ShopRite

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Sign up your kids for a morning filled with fun, cooking & learning. Kids will learn how to follow a recipe, how to participate in meal prep, healthier cooking options and more!
Continuing: 

Dumont Building Art Show: Amanda Noll

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018
A solo painting exhibition by art teacher and artist Amanda Noll, hosted by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission in the County's Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building Hall Gallery.

Summer Reading at the Library

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018
Reading over the summer helps kids be better prepared for school in the fall by avoiding the "summer slide" and perform better in school overall. There are programs for babies and toddlers, kids, teens, and adults. In addition to reading to earn prizes there are lots of great programs scheduled.

Camp Musky Trailblazers

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Campers will explore the connection between humans and nature.

Outdoor Survival Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Campers, ages 9-13 will leave all modern conveniences behind as they build an emergency shelter, learn primitive fire building skills, navigate using a compass, and learn how to handle basic first aid emergencies. 

HKTWN Restaurant Weeks & Passport Program

Thursday, July 12, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
Through July 29, visit a participating Hackettstown restaurant and order from a specially designed Restaurant Week menu or any highlighted specials to enjoy the tastes in town. Show your Passport to receive your stamp. The more stamps you collect, the more chances you have to win prizes!

Qigong with Ellen at Gaia's Gifts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:00amFriday, July 20, 2018 - 11:00amSunday, July 22, 2018 - 11:00amWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:00amFriday, July 27, 2018 - 11:00amSunday, July 29, 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.

Sunset Yoga at Donaldson Farm with Larissa Harm

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:45pmWednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:45pmWednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:45pm
 Find your breathe and peace of mind as you practice yoga in the fresh air with sweeping views of our our vegetable crop fields and fruit orchard and a chance to view a spectacular sunset!

Family Fishing Basics at Pequest Trout Hatchery

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:30amTuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:30amThursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Ever wanted to learn how to fish? Learn about fish biology and identification, casting techniques, equipment, knot tying and more.

Music by DJ Nappz at Bea McNally's Irish Pub

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00pmThursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:00pm
It's another fun night with DJ Nappz! 

Acoustic Open Mic Night/Jams at Kathy's Kove

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:00pmFriday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00pmFriday, July 20, 2018 - 7:00pmFriday, July 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Every Friday, sing your heart out! Bring your instrument, voice, poetry, story or written word. They have the mic and amp.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 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, July 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Held every Saturday through September 22, rain or shine, with special events throughout the season. 

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Urock LLC

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Urock LLC is a one man rock band performing live on custom instruments. He delivers an impressive live show with hours of covers and original tunes.

Beauty & the Beast "The Musical" at Country Gate Players

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:00pmSunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: Looking for Another Earth

Saturday, July 28, 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!

Lite Jazz at Cafe Baci

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, July 14, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, July 21, 2018 - 9:30pmSaturday, July 28, 2018 - 9:30pm
Relax and unwind with some tapas, delicious drinks and some smooth sounds.

Summer Yoga at White Lake

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 8:30amSunday, July 15, 2018 - 8:30amSunday, July 22, 2018 - 8:30amSunday, July 29, 2018 - 8:30am
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. 

Biker Breakfast at Tramontin

Sunday, July 15, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Enjoy some breakfast before you go on a ride!

Warren County Farmers Market

Sunday, July 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 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.

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30amSunday, July 15, 2018 - 10:30amSunday, July 29, 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: Bill Ihling

Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Bill Ihling, a solo singer/guitarist, turns loose his "inner troubadour” with a performance that features a wide variety of tunes from the Americana 60s-70s singer-songwriter, old school country, and more.

Yoga For Veterans at the Farm in Harmony

Monday, July 2, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 9, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 16, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 23, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
There is a therapeutic yoga class designed for you and your families to learn through experience, the benefits of a regular yoga practice including peace of mind, improved physical health and overall well-being. 
More Things to Do: 

Three Free Concerts at Warren County Farmers' Fair

This year the Fair is presenting a series of 3 FREE country music concerts! Saturday night kicks off with Adam Yarger, an up and coming country singer. Friday night, Aug. 3, Bobby Clark is back with the “Play It Hard” Band. Closing day Saturday Aug. 4 enjoy Leah Marie Fuls, former winner or our Country Idol contest and nominated for numerous local musical awards for her original songs. Click here for more details and information about the Free Concert Series. See you at the Fair!
 
Plan Ahead: 

2018 Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30am to 3:00pm
Join Tour de Blairstown with rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage that all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Blairstown is just 1.25 hours from NYC and Philadelphia and 7 miles off I-80, Exit 12. Locals have always known that Blairstown, NJ, boasts some of the best cycling on the East Coast. Now they’re ready to share it with YOU.

Historic Blairstown Day

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Dust off your bonnets and bow ties ladies and gentlemen -- and get ready to party like its 1899! Spend the day enjoying the ambiance of a bygone era with nostalgic music; antique, craft and food vendors; classic car show; a birthday celebration for town founder John Insley Blair and much more. Free admission.

Sunset At Orchard View Lavender Farm

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Come to Orchard View Lavender Farm for a fun night of delicious food, great music and a spectacular sunset.

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This Week: 

Phillipsburg Summer Concert Series - Cunningham & Associates

Thursday, July 26, 2018 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

A "rhythm and blues, rock 'n' roll band with a touch of soul" led by former Bethlehem Mayor and current Lehigh County Executive Don Cunningham. Their repertoire ranges from Stevie Wonder and Sam Cooke to Bruce Springsteen and The Rolling Stones.

Didgeridoo Down Under at Blairstown Library

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 7:30pm

Didgeridoo Down Under is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation!

Summer Jamfest at Centenary Stage Company: Hair

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

CSC's production of HAIR celebrates the Sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory, to an infectiously energetic rock beat with songs like “Aquarius,” “Good Morning, Starshine,” “Hair,” “I Got Life,” and “Let The Sun Shine.” Exploring ideas of identity, community, global responsibility and peace, HAIR remains relevant as ever as it examines what it means to be a young person in a changing world. The show opens this weekend and continues August 2-5.

TGI Flynn's: Avenue 16

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Great food, cold drinks, and awesome entertainment. Admission is free and is a family friendly event. There is a good reason these shows are so popular!

Oliver! The Musical at Roy's Hall

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

Based on the Charles Dickens novel, 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (Dominick Lusardi) falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin. When Oliver’s intended mark, Mr. Brownlow, takes pity on the lad and offers him a home, Fagin’s henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy to keep him from talking.

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

Friday, July 27, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:00pm

Want a peaceful, relaxing night at White Lake? Moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities.

Farm Basket Bingo at Villa Milagro

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018

Do some shopping at participating farms and shops for a chance to win a $150 value basket of goodies from all the vendors! Start by getting your bingo card at Villa Milagro.

Warren County Farmers' Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018

Celebrating its 81st year of providing affordable family fun, the Farmers' Fair continues through Saturday, featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival and the 21st Annual Traditional Arts Expo as well. Highlights include carnival wrist band specials; motorized events (tractor pulls Wednesday and Thursday, Demolition Derby Sunday and Friday, and the unique Mud Bog events Saturday); a hay bale rolling contest; pro wrestling; music; Mass Hot Air Balloon Launches; and so much more!

Art Exhibit at Hope Junction

Saturday, July 28, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018

Come to their beautiful gallery space across the street to meet and see the work of 3 talented artists, Pamela Eden, Cindi Halkola and Pat Olds. 

Midsummer Herb Festival at Well-Sweep

Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Come celebrate Hops - Humulus - the 2018 International Herb Association’s Herb of the Year. Enjoy a tasty luncheon prepared with hops as well as other complimentary herbs.

Kate & Paul at Brook Hollow

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

Enjoy free live music from this popular local duo with family, friends, and delicious wines!

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: BC Combo

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:30pm

Relax to the sounds of the BC Combo. $15/person includes wine tasting or your choice of one glass of wine from the Arbor selection. The wine tasting is complimentary for Gold Club Members.

Boating Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

A certified lifeguard and boating instructor will teach campers everything from basic boat safety to how to steer using different strokes, and even some rescue techniques.

Camp Musky River Rangers

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

Older campers (10 years and older) will learn that for humans to live sustainabily we need to use the Earth's resources at a rate at which they can be replenished. River Rangers will develop an appreciation for the basic components necessary for sustainability, including use of water, shelter and food.

Kids Healthy Camp at ShopRite

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:30pm

Sign up your kids for a morning filled with fun, cooking & learning. Kids will learn how to follow a recipe, how to participate in meal prep, healthier cooking options and more!

 
Continuing: 

Dumont Building Art Show: Amanda Noll

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

A solo painting exhibition by art teacher and artist Amanda Noll, hosted by the Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission in the County's Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building Hall Gallery.

Camp Musky Trailblazers

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

Campers will explore the connection between humans and nature.

Outdoor Survival Camp at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

Campers, ages 9-13 will leave all modern conveniences behind as they build an emergency shelter, learn primitive fire building skills, navigate using a compass, and learn how to handle basic first aid emergencies. 

HKTWN Restaurant Weeks & Passport Program

Thursday, July 12, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018

Through July 29, visit a participating Hackettstown restaurant and order from a specially designed Restaurant Week menu or any highlighted specials to enjoy the tastes in town. Show your Passport to receive your stamp. The more stamps you collect, the more chances you have to win prizes!

Qigong with Ellen at Gaia's Gifts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, July 29, 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.

Sunset Yoga at Donaldson Farm with Larissa Harm

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:45pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 6:45pm

 Find your breathe and peace of mind as you practice yoga in the fresh air with sweeping views of our our vegetable crop fields and fruit orchard and a chance to view a spectacular sunset!

Family Fishing Basics at Pequest Trout Hatchery

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:30am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am

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

Acoustic Open Mic Night/Jams at Kathy's Kove

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Every Friday, sing your heart out! Bring your instrument, voice, poetry, story or written word. They have the mic and amp.

Blairstown Farmers' Market

Saturday, July 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 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, July 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

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

Beauty & the Beast "The Musical" at Country Gate Players

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 

Lite Jazz at Cafe Baci

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 9:30pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 9:30pm

Relax and unwind with some tapas, delicious drinks and some smooth sounds.

Summer Yoga at White Lake

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 8:30am
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 8:30am
Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 8:30am
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 8:30am

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. 

Biker Breakfast at Tramontin

Sunday, July 15, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am

Enjoy some breakfast before you go on a ride!

Warren County Farmers Market

Sunday, July 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 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.

Yoga at The Brook Hollow Winery

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 10:30am
Sunday, July 29, 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: Bill Ihling

Sunday, July 29, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm

Bill Ihling, a solo singer/guitarist, turns loose his "inner troubadour” with a performance that features a wide variety of tunes from the Americana 60s-70s singer-songwriter, old school country, and more.

Yoga For Veterans at the Farm in Harmony

Monday, July 2, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 9, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 16, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 23, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

There is a therapeutic yoga class designed for you and your families to learn through experience, the benefits of a regular yoga practice including peace of mind, improved physical health and overall well-being. 

 
More Things to Do: 

Three Free Concerts at Warren County Farmers' Fair

This year the Fair is presenting a series of 3 FREE country music concerts! Saturday night kicks off with Adam Yarger, an up and coming country singer. Friday night, Aug. 3, Bobby Clark is back with the “Play It Hard” Band. Closing day Saturday Aug. 4 enjoy Leah Marie Fuls, former winner or our Country Idol contest and nominated for numerous local musical awards for her original songs. Click here for more details and information about the Free Concert Series. See you at the Fair!

 
Plan Ahead: 

2018 Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30am to 3:00pm

Rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Locals have always known that Blairstown, NJ, boasts some of the best cycling on the East Coast. Now they’re ready to share it with YOU. Check-in 6:30-9am; choose from three spectacular rides with 25-, 40- and 62-mile options. Rest stops along the way, with free water and snacks. Lunch after the ride is included in your registration fee.

Historic Blairstown Day

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

Dust off your bonnets and bow ties ladies and gentlemen -- and get ready to party like its 1899! Spend the day enjoying the ambiance of a bygone era with nostalgic music; antique, craft and food vendors; classic car show; a birthday celebration for town founder John Insley Blair and much more. Free admission.

Sunset At Orchard View Lavender Farm

Saturday, August 4, 2018 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm

Come to Orchard View Lavender Farm for a fun night of delicious food, great music from Jay LaBoy, and a spectacular sunset. Click for the full menu prepared by Chef Ed Oliveira of The Angry Chouriço BBQ - including several lavernder-infused dishes - and to reserve.